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Fighting for Eden

What happens when a fighter and a peacenik fall in love?

From the wind-swept horse country of the Yakima Valley to the airy academic halls of the University of Washington, three adventurers pursue their own Edens. One wants to be a hero, the second just wants to save her home, th ...

The Other Side of the Sky

Telma confidently marches over the bridge of her life and then… Telma is an opinionated little girl who doesn’t quite fit into the world around her. She becomes a physics professor, happily married to Uri, a bridge engineer, whose life seems secure as the bridges her husband builds. However, the lit ...

Author:Haner Bat Hannah
Zappa's Mam's a Slapper

A powerful, unrelenting page-turner. Highly recommended Wishing Shelf Awards

Sad, uplifting, shocking, funny, hopeful and frustrating. Bookmuse

A wonderful book...Helen Baggott

I have to give this five stars and I ...

Author:John Lynch
All the Ways You Can Face the Sky

Washington, D.C./London. February 20, 2018 -- All the Ways You Can Face the Sky is a new novel by Farlo Ben Truman, an American writer who shares a complex and gripping story about human connection in a "reality" pervaded by addiction. The book is available for pre-ordering and will be globally rele ...

Author:Farlo Ben Truman
GOOD SAM

#1 Amazon Bestseller and multi-award winner! Romantic mystery with an uplifting ending. Good Sam is in development as a film for The Hallmark Channel. Publishers Weekly says: "Meserve’s narrative has..well-conceived dialogue throughout. Kate’s relatable qualities of self-reliance tinged ...

Author:Dete Meserve
Together They Overcame

Eighteen year old Rosalind, a German Catholic descendant, left South Africa for Israel with her doctor boyfriend, Foxy, so they could pursue their dream of helping the wounded soldiers together. But when his jealous temper again gets the better of him, she decides to end their relationship, but stil ...

Fortress of the Sun

It’s 243 B.C. and Greece is ready for a revolution. Eighty years have passed since the death of Alexander the Great, the man who first cowed free Hellas into submission. His successors to the Macedonian throne have only tightened their grip in the interim, the present king no exception. Spartan rebe ...

Beauty and the Scalpel

When young, New York plastic surgeon Jack Donahue’s reputation is destroyed, he changes his name and makes a fresh start in Sydney. Blessed with unique surgical skills and driven by greed and lust, it’s not long before Donahue is a multimillionaire but he wants more – much, much mo ...

The Rise and Fall of a Poor Man

Rise and Fall of a poor man is a tragicomedy inspired by real cases. It tells the story of a poor, nearly illiterate boy named Alexander Baum, who grew up in a street where crime and poverty went hand in hand and who one day, thanks to football, became a multimillionaire hero of the masses. 
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Author:John Rose
Beautiful Stranger

Age and wealth are just numbers, right? Twenty-four year old Claudia has always been the sensible one. From her boring call centre job right down to her practical wardrobe; flash and extravagant are not part of her normal vocabulary. She may live in Ascot, the home of British horse racing, but the p ...

A Room of My Own

“In this seamless and well-researched narrative, Tatlock provides a compelling look at the Depression. At the same time, she accurately conveys exuberance, naïveté, humor and optimism.” --CBA Marketplace Excellence in Media “Silver Angel Award”

Author:Ann Tatlock
SPARROW IN THE MIRROR

Ever since the act of disobedience, man has been at constant war with his greatest adversary, his EGO. The more he gives in to his ego, the farther he gets from his divine self. His materialistic motives, quest for power and gross indifference alienate and isolate him. Enslaved by ego, the man delig ...

Author:Kunal Narayan Uniyal
Perfect Family

Sadie always wanted the perfect family: a husband, a son, a dog, a house in the suburbs. For a little while she had it all. Then after an accident one afternoon, her son starts acting oddly and displaying strange new abilities. His new behavior threatens to bring to light a secret that she's been ke ...

Author:H. Lovelyn Bettison
Under The Oak

Under the Oak collects poems previously shared, and some that will be new to readers. We have tried to include a broad sample, hoping to find something for everyone to enjoy and re-read in the future. Although his poetry has been published in several anthologies with other poet’s work, it has never ...

Author:Peter Hynes
In Wolves' Clothing

On his best days, Zero Slade is the worst man you can imagine. He has to be. It's the only way to save the Lost Girls. During his seven years on a team fighting sex trafficking, Zero's become quite good at schmoozing with pimps, getting handcuffed by cops and pretending not to care about the young g ...

Author:Greg Levin
Chance Encounters: The Collection

Chance Encounters is a series of stand-alone novellas set in jolly old England, following a set of loosely connected people as they find love in unexpected places. Can love conquer all, from class differences to age gaps? Read on and find out. Book 1 – One Night Stand Lucy has always had every ...

The Rebel's Redemption

Annie Campbell has made a good life for her young son in the mountain town of Tidal Falls. She's dating the sheriff, owns a successful business, and has the support of the community.  So why isn't it quite enough?  Jared Martin left Tidal Falls a hotheaded youth. Eight years in the military has ...

A Small Country about to Vanish

Winner of the 2016 Golden Crown Literary Society Award. Runner Up for the 2015 Rainbow Award. This sweeping novel follows childhood sweethearts Rona and Shelli as they come of age and face impossible choices. Passion and heartbreak come alive in this lyrical exploration of love, friendship, and fami ...

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Light My Fire

No Way. I can’t be falling for him. No freaking way...,. Alexandria I’ve been the acting chief at this station ever since they let Larry go. There’s no reason why they shouldn't make my position official. I’m a seasoned firefighter and I’m the best man for the job. Besi ...

Havana Girl

Havana, 1958. Magdalena Fuentes is eighteen years old and she has the world at her feet. The city has become a magnet for the Hollywood stars and the mobsters who flock to Havana to lie by the casino swimming pools and listen to the boleristas in the nightclubs, like her father’s. She has her future ...

Author:Colin Bowles
Blue Hydrangeas, an Alzheimer's love story

What if the person who know you best and loved you most forgot your face, and couldn't remember your name? Retired Cape Cod innkeepers struggle with Alzheimer's disease.

Author:Marianne Sciucco
Circle in the Sand

"Circle in the sand practically screams quality from the first page...It is sensational...If you're looking for beauty, then this is it." ~Mia's Point of View From Bestselling Author, Lia Fairchild Four Friends. Four Different Paths. One Unwavering Friendship. Two decades of love, laughter, promises ...

Good Enough

Good Enough, explores classic barriers to love - barriers such as class, family obligations and skillfully disguised insecurities. The two protagonists, Camisha Ann Robbins and Lennox Ali Robinson are two seemingly unmatched lovers who discover who they truly are through their love for one another, ...

Author:Vonna Ivory Joseph
Butterflies

Butterflies are often used as symbols of physical or spiritual transformation. At a time when women continue the quest for the Holy Grail of “equality,” the prospect of such a transformation remains tantalizingly out of reach for the Muslim women that dominate these series of short stories set in Pa ...

Author:Zeena Nackerdien
Pepperman's Promise

One life ended in tragedy. Another challenged by a promise. Will a teen’s twenty-year journey to make his dad proud change him into the man he’s meant to be? In 1966, Jim Pepperman comes home from practice to the news that his dad has died in an oil rig accident. Not only has the high school footbal ...

Author:Bill Briscoe
American Voices

American suburbs are populated with mostly white and wealthy residents, white picket fences, and children preparing themselves for corporate positions at Ivy-league schools. Connecticut certainly fits this profile, as it is often cited as a state with the densest concentration of wealth in the USA. ...

Author:Zeena Nackerdien
Cold Sunflowers

"Everything happens for a reason." It's 1972. Raymond Mann is seventeen. He is fearful of life and can't get off buses. He says his prayers every night and spends too much time in his room. He meets Ernest Gardiner, a gentleman in his seventies who's become tired of living and misses the days of chi ...

Author:Mark Sippings
Beginnings -  A Short Story

A young girl. A foreign land. An assassination. All Asha wants is to belong. Born of parents from two different countries and living in a third, she's always the foreigner, the outcast no one talks to. The day she commits a crime in a desperate bid to gain trust and keep a friendship, her whole worl ...

Author:Tikiri
A None's Inner Peace: Living the Good Life Without a God Pointing the Way

Author, illustrator and humanist thinker Jeff Stilwell follows up his seminal work Here and Now: A Whimsical Take on God with this collection of illustrations about how to live the good life. Whether for a daily chuckle, or used as meditation pieces, Stilwell's fans agree that his comics act as visu ...

Behind the Walls

There’s something hidden behind the walls of the hurricane damaged house Jolie bought in her New Jersey beach town. Something someone seems willing to kill for. After Jolie and Scoobie find a small sack of jewelry as they do a mold attack on her bungalow, Jolie is pursued by a purse thief and ...

Gaia's Majesty Mission Called:Women in Power

Our earth mother, Gaia, foresaw a definitive epoch when the survival of humankind and her precious planet would be at issue. That day is upon us. Earth is enveloped in environmental and social crises. Unless humankind serves as stewards for Earth and themselves the planet may be despoiled. Gaia coul ...

These Islands Here – Short Stories of the South Pacific

Fictional tales presenting the varied facets of living in the South Pacific – pleasure, pain, calamity, comedy, fun, misfortune, loss, triumph – as in any part of the world, of being human. Most have been published previously, several have won short story competitions.

Author:Bronwyn Elsmore
Rain Clouds and Waterfalls

A novel told in short stories, follow young protagonist Ellen as she narrates each story of love, loss, longing, friendship, and entrapment. Inspired by the artistry of the Beatles, each story is framed by a Beatles song or actual Beatles event. Follow Ellen's journey from 1976 to 1990: Her beloved ...

Author:Piper Templeton
Stories Untold

A GRIPPING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER Can a psychologist, still grieving the loss of her husband, save a traumatized war veteran who is planning his own death? Stories Untold explores the devastation of loss, the struggle to find meaning in life, and the enduring power of love that transcends boundaries ...

Ocean Alley Adventures

The first three books in the Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, set in the fictional Ocean Alley, NJ. Fiction you can share with your mom. Appraisal for Murder - Jolie returns to Ocean Alley. Soon she's appraising houses, dodging a low-level wise guy, and searching for a murderer. Rekindling Motives ...

The Art of Peeling an Orange

2015 Rainbow Awards Finalist. When Carly Rosen is jilted on the eve of her wedding, she embarks on a startling journey of self-discovery. This gender-bending, risque retelling of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, set in sizzling West Hollywood, echoes the ancient story of the lovers in the Un ...

Author:Victoria Avilan
SPIRAL (Book 1 of The Salzburg SagaTrilogy)

One plane crash. One extraordinary faith. One million lies. A successful solicitor, Nina Bishop is accustomed to solving problems. Now that she and two friends run their own law firm, she gets paid for solving other people's problems. And as a businesswoman, she can always smell a great opportunity. ...

City Times and Other Poems

Vihang A. Naik throws light on the life of a city in all its shades, glory and misery in his City Times and Other Poems. It is an anthology of his intuitive and philosophical poems. The Poems are divided in 6 seg ...

Author:Vihang A. Naik
Cutters

Living with mental illness isn't easy... Zach just left the hospital determined to get his life together. But life away from the support of a team of doctor's and nurses isn't easy. The pervasive demons of psychosis persist no matter how much medication he's on. Zach is barely getting by when he run ...

Author:D.C.S. Ross
Coming to Rosemont

Forensic accountant Maggie Martin survives the sudden death of her husband, the charismatic President of Windsor College, only to uncover the secrets of his carefully concealed double life. Dealing with the financial and emotional wreckage left in Paul's wake, she is stunned to learn he inherited an ...

Author:Barbara Hinske
Every Five Minutes

Gina, if that's her real name, walks into the city then turns and returns home. This is not a day for work. Today she will spend with a white dog and a remarkable man. Every Five Minutes is a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree. Readers say: “Bronwyn Elsmore has crafted a beautiful story in a unique wa ...

Author:Bronwyn Elsmore
A Man's World

Lillian Hawthorn did all the things her parents told her to do. She went to finishing school. She married one of the most eligible bachelors in New York. But she was not happy. One night she took her courage and made a snap decision that would make her realize why she was not happy. And why she was ...

Author:Kate Merchant
My Beauty For Your Ashes

Though they hail from backgrounds that are worlds apart, it only takes one fateful accident to rearrange their priorities and set them on roads that intersect, forcing them to acknowledge the relationships they can’t do without. Elder Paige Morganson has worked hard to overcome the anger, hate, and ...

Author:Traci Wooden-Carlisle
Believe

Springen O'Flaherty has the ability to see auras. As a child she lived in a Popsicle world where the kids were swathed in brilliant colors and the grown-ups were a fuzzy pastel. Later, her psychic powers multiplied and resulted in a life of secrets and half-truths---of otherworldly sights and experi ...

Author:Annaliese Darr
Boots and Bedlam

'Tis the Season for Chaos Wedding bells will soon be ringing in the Lowcountry. All Sam Sweeney wants is to marry her man on Christmas Eve surrounded by family and friends. But emerging complications, some humorous and some not so humorous, threaten to converge and derail the best-laid plans during ...

Author:Ashley Farley
Ambassador's Bride

In a dystopian future where humans have foolishly squandered Earth’s natural resources, the few remaining people are becoming desperate. Crowded in huge underground cities, they’ve finally come to the end of the line and they must decide whether or not they will trade the only valuable r ...

His: A Bad Boy Mafia Romance

I’m wrong for her in all the right ways. Everyone in the city knows who I am: Vincent Citrione, top capo of the most powerful crime family in the city. If you’ve got two brain cells to rub together, you’re scared sh*tless of me. As for women, I given them the hardest, dirtiest f*ck ...

Crushing on the Rock Star

She had no idea he was going to rock her world to pieces. Birdie Frost graduated from college two years ago, top of her class. She wants to change the world for the better so she interned at a production company called Change The World Media. She listens to Beethoven and doesn't even like rock music ...

The Way It Really Is

Fifteen-year-old Lisa Jones just wants to go back to a time “when my dolls could talk and soldiers had minds of their own.” But childhood eluded her way too early and caused wounds too much for her young mind to handle. She’s a product of her environment and a poster child for dysfunction in the mod ...

Author:J.D. Morrison
The Geometry of Love

A Top Ten Women's Fiction Title in Booklist, this novel takes place in New York and Northern California. Julia, a poet with writer’s block, attempts to choose between Ben, a professor at Princeton whom she sees as good husband material, and Michael, a charismatic composer who inspires her yet is als ...

Author:Jessica Levine
Cat and Mouse

Cat and Mouse is the gripping tale of two sisters fighting for their ideals in the turbulent year of 1914. When Sarah, a militant suffragette, is arrested for a dramatic protest for women's rights, her sister Deborah tries to rescue her from prison. But what will her husband, and secret lover, do?

Author:Tim VIcary
Seduce Me Sweetly (Heron's Landing Book 1)

The sexiest of seductions… When Joy McGuire arrives in the sleepy Missouri town of Heron’s Landing, she thinks she’s left her past behind in Chicago. As a journalist, Joy just wants to write—and to forget. When she meets local vineyard owner Adam Danvers, though, she discove ...

In Short - A Four Story Collection

'In Short' is a compilation of four stories in forms of short stories and novelettes including the titles, 'The Dream Chant', 'Anabia', 'Vicious Bottles', and 'Unearth'. The stories endeavor to explore themes like surrealism, psychology, love, science, religion, politics etc and tries to paint a per ...

Author:Siddhesh S
ALEXIS

“Look at this way, you’re going to be an entirely new person.” “I didn’t know there was anything wrong with the person I am right now,” Alexis said coldly. And so, at age fifty-two her midlife journey begins. When her boss and his wife give Alexis weight loss surg ...

Author:Dianne Harman
Her Sister's Shoes

Set in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Packed with Southern charm and memorable characters Her Sister’s Shoes is the story of three sisters—Samantha, Jackie, and Faith—who struggle to balance the demands of career and family while remaining true to themselves. Samantha Sweeney has a ...

Author:Ashley Farley
Mother's Day Babies

his book is dedicated to the mothers we celebrate and those we remember with love. 

Author:Mona Risk

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30 Red Dresses

While on a book tour in Cambodia, author James Moore unwittingly seeks refuge in a brothel to escape a devastating flash flood. He and his translator witness the atrocities of girls forced into prostitution, including a young child with a special gift. Together, they fight to not only save the girls ...

Heavenscribe: Part One

Zobie Marsh hides the fearsome talent of prophecy. Young, poor and grieving the loss of her beloved Black Gram, she leaves home suddenly to avoid the advances of her mother’s latest boyfriend. Her decision to travel to South Carolina sets in motion Heavenscribe, a spiritual transformation devi ...

Author:Christine Nolfi
Here & Now: A Whimsical Take on God

Author, illustrator and humanist thinker Jeff Stilwell takes us on a journey that begins in ancient history, in the land of Ur, where God making was all the rage. Pursuing that thread through the Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam to the present day, we discover that we don't nee ...

Lorraine's journey down under

She had given him her heart. He walked out on her.

Lorraine Marshall, age 40, shaken by the loss of her boyfriend to another woman, journeys to the land Down Under to overcome her great sense of emptiness and despair. To her surprise her vacation in Australia transforms her life in unexpe ...

Dying To Be Straight! Again. (Dying To Be Straight Series Book 3)

Pastor Kendall Johnson is a rising star among pastors in the city of Atlanta. He has a beautiful wife, two children and a weekly Sunday attendance of eight-thousand members. He enjoys the limelight with nationwide television distribution, speaking tours and book deals. He has a million dollar home a ...

Author:Michael D. Beckford
All the Tomorrows

Sometimes we can’t escape the webs we are born into. Sometimes we are the architects of our own fall. Akash Choudry wants a love for all time, not an arranged marriage. Still, under the weight of parental hopes, he agrees to one. He and Jaya marry in a cloud of colour and spice in Bombay. Their marr ...

Author:Nillu Nasser
The Bridge Club

How far would you go to help a close friend? Is there a place where you might draw the line and simply have to say no? Eight women. Four decades of friendship. One unimaginable request. Where can you find a story about friendship, laughter and the good things in life that also touches on alcoholism, ...

Author:Patricia Sands
Moms Are Nuts

Emmy winners, magazine editors, comedians, TV personalities, bestselling authors and social media superstars team up to bring you a laugh-out-loud book not about being a mom, but about having a mom, g ...

The Cowgirl's Christmas Wish

Event planner Eve Canaday and her secret crush, Dr. Ben Tyler, are unexpectedly drafted to help a little girl fulfill her late mother’s wish—a magical Christmas to create some happy memories. Eve sees this opportunity as a sign; Ben, as a glitch in his plan to leave Marietta behind for g ...

Author:Barbara Ankrum
The Parlay

It is 2005, and Brock Albert is fresh out of business school. He landed a marketing research job for an ad agency, but quickly grows bored with it. For an intellectual distraction, he creates a statistical model to predict the outcomes of men's college basketball games. He does this as a hobby until ...

Author:Jefferson Webster
Magic Dan

It's 1985 and keyboard player Jonnie Cole's dream of playing in a band revolves around girls, money, girls, travel, girls, drugs, girls - oh, and music too. But the band's first single has stalled at number 40 in the charts. Still, with new hit producer 'Magic' Dan McCloud on board, 1986 looks like ...

Author:Mick Kelly
Outrageous, The Victoria Woodhull Saga, Vol. 1: Rise to Riches

Women empowerment, overcoming adversity, social change, and hope were the cornerstones upon which Victoria Woodhull (1838–1927) and her younger sister Tennessee Celeste Claflin built their incredible lives in Victorian America. OUTRAGEOUS, Rise to Riches sets the psychological verity ...

The Siege

One hundred inmates hold twelve guards hostage in the laundry dorm of The Indiana Penal Farm. Emergency squads are massed along the fence, awaiting the order to attack, while sharpshooters are perched like crows on top of the administrative building. Tom Hemmings, a dorm counselor, has been drafted ...

Queenie's Teapot

A post-Brexit, post-Trump romp through the world of what-if... In a world where democracy has been declared no longer fit for purpose, a cohort of randomly-selected British Republic citizens receive their call to serve in parliament. As the strangers gather to learn their tasks for the next three ye ...

Author:Carolyn Steele
The Rejected Writers Christmas Wedding

Southlea Bay's favorite sweethearts, Flora and Dan, are getting married and the members of the Rejected Writers' Book Club are excited to help. Especially the group's head honcho, Doris Newberry, who, much to Flora’s frustration, wants to control every detail, attempting to strong-arm Flora into acc ...

Vandervilles Book 1- When Beauty Met The Beast

Betrayal! Obsession! Revenge! Can love conquer all? Deep beneath the veneer of luxury, beauty, and wealth, lie secrets that could be used to destroy the Vanderville family. Secrets that a cold, calculating, and vengeful person has been collecting, patiently waiting for the perfect moment to exact a ...

The Ghost of Vincent van Gogh: A Love Story

“At death we are but the memories of our battles, our kindnesses, and our conversations with God . . .” Sheehan Xavier Donovan is a famous Irish pianist, and the world is his playground. That is, until a night of drinking and driving kills his only brother and another man–the son of a prominent judg ...

The Land of Grace: Book 4 of THE GRACE SEXTET

Grace is a thief on the run from some very bad people who want the money she has stolen. Her thieving adventures have left her with a vague but compelling impression of the beauty and serenity of the Rhône valley in southern France, so she goes there in 1930 to hide and to acquire farm land th ...

Author:Weldon B. Durham
Encountering Darkness

Do you enjoy Christian fantasy fiction? "Encountering Darkness," a christian fantasy and adventure novel, will take you on a thought provoking journey. In this nightmarish tale, Pete and Amy try to discover who or what to follow. As Pete and Amy hear many voices declaring "truth", which is the right ...

STAINER: A Novel of the 'Me' Decade

New York City, 1975: Decent-hearted but spoiled Jewish college kid Ben Steiner is naively possessed by an overwhelming desire to be cool. At a springtime party on the night of his twenty-first birthday, he meets two people: Rebecca Glaser, the longed-for sweet girl of his dreams, and P.T. Deighland, ...

Author:IOLANTHE WOULFF
Yesterday Rules

Jeff Bailey is turning 40. Settled and happily married, he spends his nights writing unsold screenplays while working security at a remote desert nuclear power plant after 9/11. Surfing the web one night, he sees the name of his first love, Shelley Dawson, pop up on a high school website. Bailey off ...

Author:John Kestner
Ties That Bind

Ties That Bind is one woman's quest to find out the truth involving her adoption. Secrets can't remain hidden forever. At what lengths would you go to find out the truth? Romantic, and suspenseful, Ties That Bind will have you swiftly turning the pages to find out.

Author:Debbie White
Chained Melodies

For fans of The Danish Girl, an extraordinary and award-winning transgender love story about self-belief and the true nature of courage. Best friends since childhood, life takes very different courses for Will and Tom when they leave school. Tom joins the army to become a MAN. Will goes to universit ...

Silver Bells: A Holiday Romance

Mystery writer, Joel Carpenter, has no time for romance. He has a deadline to meet, and too many skeletons in his closet to trust the slightly spinny artist renting his house. Christy Taylor has her hands full dealing with an ailing business and a diabetic daughter, she doesn't need the temptation t ...

Ezicash

Was it all some elaborate plan of Pope's, or just a farce? 

Me? Looking back now, I think it was the caper to end all capers, and if it I'm right, what he did was nothing short of genius.

What you're about to bear witness to is possibly the greatest swindle of all t ...

Author:Ian Thompson
Pacific Cove Testament of Faith

Jason and Naomi’s son, Peter, returns home from college and back to the ranch he loves. A series of devastating events will test their strength, faith, and their hope for the future. Can they endure the hardships? Through their own personal loss and that of their friends, they learn to lean on ...

The Rejected Writers' Book Club

Librarian Janet Johnson is puzzled when she is invited—and practically dragged—to her first meeting of the Rejected Writers’ Book Club. This quirky group of women would much rather celebrate one another’s rejected manuscripts over cups of tea and slices of lemon cake than actually publish a book. Bu ...

Dark

She had my baby and now she’s mine. Women know I’m a bad boy. They know that they should keep their distance, but they never do. All they ever get is one night. The dirtiest, wildest, hottest night of their lives. Court appointed shrink Dr. Julia Connors shouldn’t have been any dif ...

The Settler

In August 2005, Sarah Dakar didn't lose only the home she loved in Gush Katif, a Jewish settlement in Gaza, she lost her faith: in God, in the State of Israel, and in mankind. How could God have mercilessly allowed her own army to drag her out of her home? And how could her fellow citizens have chee ...

Author:Orit Arfa
Lethal Copycats

The Columbine high school massacre was the most lethal school shooting in modern US history when it took place on April 20, 1999. Regrettably, the frequency and lethality of mass shootings appear to have increased post-Columbine. One of the reasons may be that some youths were inspired by these even ...

Author:Zeena Nackerdien
Christmas Joy

A heartwarming Christmas story about family, friendship and finding love in unexpected places. Joy Holbrook might be all work and no play, but that changes when her Aunt Ruby takes a fall that lands her in a rehabilitation center before the holidays. Joy takes a leave of absence from her job as a ma ...

Author:Nancy Naigle
Call Me Pomeroy

Pomeroy, a towering street musician on parole, is out of the clink for the umpteenth time and wants to become a rock star. With fame and fortune in mind, he heads to Occupy Oakland, hoping to get on television, attract an agent, and score a million dollar contract for Ants in My Pants, his marathon ...

Author:James Hanna
Don't Call Me Chip!

DON'T CALL ME CHIP is a tale about Timothy: a chipmunk who protects an elderly man and a host of woodland creatures from the wrath of a family of nasty neighbors, who seem determined to drive out everyone Timothy cares about. Timothy might seem like your average chipmunk who loves seeds, sunbathing ...

Author:Neil O'Donnell
Family Love

When novelist Aiden Love publishes his parents’ story he has no idea the trauma it will cause. The epic saga of one family’s turbulent beginning is entwined with the challenge of a mother’s relationship with her youngest child—the longed for only daughter, Angelique. But a se ...

Author:Liz Crowe
The Music of Us

In 1970, Lenny can no longer deny that his wife is undergoing a profound change. Despite her relatively young age, her mind succumbs to forgetfulness. Now, he goes as far back as the moment he met Natasha, when he was a soldier and she a star, brilliant yet illusive. Natasha was a riddle to him then ...

Author:Uvi Poznansky
Angels Always Near: A Poetry Collection

The Angels Always Near poetry collection offers an experimental take on the timeless emotions of adolescence, capturing moments of imagination and being while exploring the universal theme of love through emotional w ...

Author:Denise Alicea
Soul Painter

Miriam paints the future...but can she change it? Chicago, 1891 Miriam watches the people jostle their way below the windows of her warehouse home, never thinking to look up at her as she paints their faces. But Miriam's gift as an artist goes beyond a mere recording of what is: Miriam paints their ...

Author:Cara Luecht
A Better PLace To Be: Based on the Harry Chapin Song

A story about life, though perhaps not the one you would choose to live. inspired by the characters from the Harry Chapin song of the same name, 'A Better Place To Be’ is a story of love, loss, and the ability to overcome the worst that life can throw at someone and come out the other side.

Author:David Wind
The Bonfires of Beltane

Beyond the sea lies ancient, Celtic Ireland, a proud land where tradition is everything and travel through the wild can mean slavery or death. There the Roman evangelist, Saint Patrick, carries a message of love, hope, and salvation — a message that threatens kingdoms, rulers, and powerful dru ...

A Curious Book

What if all you can see isn't all there is to be seen? 23 curiously magical tales to help you stay human in a world gone mad. A Troll inflicts a bloody revenge on a family of evil, murdering Bankers. A beautiful, compassionate, campaigning Princess falls foul of The Establishment and meets a tragic, ...

Kincaid's Hope

Beth Kincaid left her hot temper and unhappy childhood behind and created a life in the city free from untidy emotionalism, but even a tidy life has danger, especially when it falls apart. In the midst of her personal disasters, Beth is called back to her hometown of Preston, a small town in southwe ...

Author:Grace Greene
The Swines: Anecdotes Of A Piggly Family

“Eclectic, eccentric, and original. Fast-paced. Absurd. Whimsical.” ─ Suidae Gazette
“Cheeky, original, and witty. Wickedly fun!” ─ Bacon Daily News


Sam is a twelve-year-old boy from a family of pigs. His mom is a prize sow, a British Lop of very high breeding. His da ...

Twilight's Encore

One man's betrayal will seal another's fate.  Ty Garrett fell in love with Katy Fowler from the moment they'd met. When her father’s betrayal yanks the young couple apart, Ty becomes bitter.  After a decade away, Katy returns to Tidal Falls with plans to get married in her famil ...