It's Book Discovery Day! Twice a week we bring you a selection of books that are newly-published, or that have been overlooked.

Every great book was once a hidden gem. Browse through the books below and start your own discovery!

Book Discovery - newly-published and overlooked books!

The Incredible Cousins and the Magic Caboose, by M. E. Gerhardt
Six cousins discover an abandoned train caboose in the woods and decide to make it their clubhouse. When they discover the caboose has magic powers, they settle in and start having the time of their lives. But, one day a witch shows up, says the clubhouse belongs to her and demands they return it to her. When they refuse, a struggle begins that might just cost the cousins a lot more than their beloved clubhouse....
Izzie Firecracker and the last of the family diamonds: A sparkling, fun, and uplifting novel about second chances, by Janet Butler Male
Confrontation-shy Carlotta is sick of her layabout lentil-obsessed boyfriend but doesn't know how to get rid of him. Posh Portia discovered her husband in bed with the chauffeur, and that's left her flummoxed. And meek Martha is fantasising about murdering her husband before he can run off with what's left of her family inheritance.

Izzie Firecracker is an unconventional therapist in 1990's London. Without the typical straitlaced, po-faced attitude exhibited by her peers, she keeps things light, and casual. Clients relax around her and let their guards down. She has a different way of doing things, but it works.

Her skills are tested when the three desperate women turn up within hours of each other. She wants to...
Broken Worlds: The Awakening (A Sci-Fi Mystery), by Jasper T. Scott
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Darius Drake is desperate to save his daughter, Cassandra. So desperate he's willing to risk their lives in Cryo-sleep to give her a future. But the dark, freezing vault where he wakes up is nothing like the luxurious Florida hospital he remembers. Everything about this place is alien to him, even the language. Little does he know how alien it really is.

Darius and his daughter go exploring their new surroundings with a few others from the cryo pods, and they soon discover frozen, mutilated bodies everywhere. The dead are wearing strange uniforms, and t...
Imperator, by Nick Cole
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Warrior. Slave. Survivor. Emperor.

As a crumbling Galactic Republic falls to the relentless assault of a merciless foe, so begins the rise of an enigmatic emperor intent on saving a corrupt galaxy-spanning civilization from itself… and from something much darker that lies beyond the reaches of the known.

Just as the reins of power fall into his iron-fisted grasp, an assassination attempt by a hidden cabal within his own inner circle jeopardizes every plan he has set in motion for his Dark Legion, his Imperial Navy, and his ultimate conquest of the stars. But the assassins have no idea who they are actually dealing with...
Missing Person: The Beginning, by James Hunt
The small town of Deville, Washington holds a population of less than ten thousand people. In addition to its annual fall cider festival, it also boasts one of the lowest crime rates in the state. It's an idyllic little town, where people escape the big city to enjoy nature. For Chase Grant, it was a fresh start, a new beginning. But when the family down the street disappears, Grant is forced to confront a past that he had thought he'd left behind.
The Painting Murders: A Paranormal Painting Mystery- The Beginning, by J.S Donovan
Newlywed artist Ellie Batter has it all: the perfect husband, the dream job and a nice cushion of money earned through years of sacrifice and hard work. After creating her latest masterpiece, Ellie's entire world is flipped upside down. What caused her to paint the bloodied stranger? Ellie didn't know, but days later a woman of the painting's exact likeness is found dead. Obsessed with finding answers, Ellie quickly becomes the next target of a mysterious killer hunting artists throughout the city of Northampton, Massachusetts....
Animals and the Shaping of Modern Medicine: One Health and its Histories (Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Modern History), by Abigail Woods
This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.

This book breaks new ground by situating animals and their diseases at the very heart of modern medicine. In demonstrating their historical significance as subjects and shapers of medicine, it offers important insights into past animal lives, and reveals that what we think of as 'human' medicine was in fact deeply zoological.

Each chapter analyses an important episode in which animals changed and were changed by medicine. Ranging across the animal inhabitants of Britain's zoos, sick sheep on Scottish farms, unproductive livestock in developing countries, and the tapeworms of California and Beirut, they illuminate the multi-species dimensions of modern medicine and its ...
The Austen Escape, by Katherine Reay
Falling into the past will change their futures forever.

Mary Davies finds safety in her ordered and productive life. Working as an engineer, she genuinely enjoys her job and her colleagues-particularly a certain adorable and intelligent consultant. But something is missing. When Mary's estranged childhood friend, Isabel Dwyer offers her a two-week stay in a gorgeous manor house in England, she reluctantly agrees in hopes that the holiday will shake up her quiet life in just the right ways.

But Mary gets more than she bargained for when Isabel loses her memory and fully believes she lives in Jane Austen's Bath. While Isabel rests and delights in the leisure of a Regency lady, attended by other costume-c...