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by Dete MeserveWhen Los Angeles TV news reporter Kate Bradley is assigned to cover a story about ten people who have each found $100,000 in cash on their front porch she sets out to find the identity of the anonymous Good Samaritan, dubbed Good Sam, who is behind it all. As interest in the extraordinary gifts sweeps across the country, Kate finds the elusive Good Sam and her exclusive interview with him thrusts her into the national spotlight. Even as his message captivates viewers and wins ratings, Kate sus... more
by Michael Gordon Bennett
7-10 Split: My Journey As America’s Whitest Black Kid, is the memoir of Michael Gordon Bennett, who at age 5, escaped America’s fractious racial climate for the friendly streets of Madrid, Spain, only to return to America and be captured by hatred’s web, forced to simultaneously confront the personal anguish of his own existence, and the harrowing history of a nation in a centuries long battle with a malignant past.
It’s late 1965 when... more
by Kealan Patrick BurkeAt first glance, Phil Pendleton and his son Adam are just an ordinary father and son, no different from any other. They take walks in the park together, visit county fairs, museums, and zoos, and eat together overlooking the lake. Some might say the father is a little too accommodating given the lack of discipline when the child loses his temper in public. Some might say he spoils his son by allowing him to set his own bedtimes and eat candy whenever he wants. Some might say that such leniency i... more
by David KristophThe red giant Saria is dying. Praetar, a sand-blown planet, lies occupied. Its people are buried and beaten, forced to toil for the Melisao Empire that prepares to flee their star. Hyken, a Sentinel pilot in orbit around the planet, is faced with a moral dilemma that forces him to choose between his co-pilot and their mission. Mira, a factory worker on Praetar, struggles to make a better life for her daughters--using what little resources at her command. A slumlord named Bruno makes his own ar... more
by Ruth KaufmanLady Eleanor de la Tour’s life turns upside down on her wedding day. Instead of her betrothed, she must wed Richard Courtenay, to whom the king has given his title and lands. Though handsome and intriguing, Richard pursues his father's alchemy quest, anathema to her because the obsession to turn base metals into gold is destroying her father. She wants Arthur, the man she loves and chose. Richard needs and wants to stay wed to Eleanor to uncover her father’s secrets. He vows to win her even as... more
by Michael W. HarkinsA decade after an accidental shooting by a defective gun forever altered his life, teenager Brandon Maxfield and his attorney Richard Ruggieri managed to do what law enforcement and a dozen U.S. cities had attempted but never accomplished – hold accountable a manufacturer of guns so connected to crime and tragedy they were known as crime guns, junk guns, and listed in the government’s “Top Ten Guns Used in Crimes.” When the gunmaker filed bankruptcy to avoid paying his half of a $50,000,000 pro... more
by Rachel Straub, MS, CSCS
The exercise will never hurt you—only improper form causes injury. Master the essentials of proper weight training and be safe while performing the squat, lunge, leg press, lat pulldown, reverse fly, bench press, chest fly, shoulder press, shoulder raise, biceps curl, triceps extension, plank, and more!
With over 350 full-color, step-by-step photos, Weight Training Without Injury’s unique, revolutionary approach teaches right from wrong at every step with metic... more
by Hillary SigristWhen you hold the hand of a warrior, you’re joining him on a quest—one that traverses glory and pain. It’s a journey traveled by few, and fewer make it through till completion. Extraordinary men have run our colors across the battlefields of history, but behind them have been the women who have held vigil as they go. This passage in matrimony is unique in the way the military will change you, your husband, and your marriage. PTSD, deployments, or never-ending household moves are just some ways ... more
by Rob Couteau
The interview subjects in this collection include Michael Korda, the former editor in chief at Simon and Schuster and the author of "The Charmed Life"; Robert Roper, author of "Nabokov in America: On the Road to Lolita"; the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Justin Kaplan (the biographer of Mark Twain and Walt Whitman); Professor Jeffrey Jackson, author of "Paris Under Water" and "Making Jazz French"; Christopher Sawyer-Lauçanno, author of "E. E. Cummings: A Biography"; James Dempsey, author of "... more
by Theresa Nicassio
A delectable gluten- and sugar-free plant-based and allergy-friendly cookbook that is also a coffee-table art-book, YUM: plant-based recipes for a gluten-free diet goes above and beyond these parameters.
The 368-page allergy-friendly resource book YUM has a scope that extends far beyond the typical cookbook in any genre. The book, described as “a masterpiece” by many is an unprecedented comprehensive resource th... more
by Dan SheehanModern warriors are extremely well prepared to go into combat. But we don't know anything about how to come home. Continuing Actions aims to fix this problem. Throughout history, returning veterans have always faced challenges readjusting to life after war. But these challenges are not mentioned in the modern warrior's preparation for combat. This lack of knowledge leaves returning veterans, and their families, exposed to needless injuries and pain. Continuing Actions is written by a veter... more
by Sherban Young
The world is changing for John Hathaway, newlywed and occasional PI. He has a wife who is pushing to start a family, a best friend who is keeping a secret from him and a mentor who may soon be dropping the prefix on his semiretirement. Even the number of Maltese dogs in his life has doubled. Fortunately for Hath, there are some things that never change. Invited to a restaurant opening, he immediately lands in the midst of another zesty murder. Apparently, he's not the only one with a taste fo... more
by L. Penelope
Orphaned and alone, Jasminda is an outcast in her homeland of Elsira, where her magical abilities are feared. When ruthless soldiers seek refuge in her isolated cabin, they bring with them a captive – an injured spy who steals her heart.
Jack’s mission behind enemy lines nearly cost him his life, but he is saved by the healing power of a mysterious young woman. Together they embark on a perilous journey straight into the heart of a centuries-old conflict.
Thrust into a hostile soc... more
by Richard McMahonWhen Michelle Iverson disappears after posting a provocative message on a BDSM Internet bulletin board, her father hires Mason Grant to find her. Mason teams up with the missing woman's sister, Tracy, and the pair delves into the dark side of cyber space seeking clues to Michelle's disappearance. The journey leads mason and Tracy into a love affair, down false trails, and finally to a confrontation with a sadistic abductor, who is obsessed with seeking a willing partner in his sexual fantasies. ... more
by Ursula LeCoeurTHE WILLING WIDOW will thrill fans of Amanda Quick, Madeline Hunter and Tessa Dare with intrigue, mystery, and the glamorous setting of New Orleans during the Gilded Age. Cultures clash and collide in thrilling and provocative ways in this historical romance by debut author, Ursula LeCoeur. On Sundays, Mass at St. Louis Cathedral is standing room only, but on Mondays, the good Catholics of New Orleans are buying love potions and devotional candles from their favorite voodoo priestess. Fashiona... more
by Jessica Scott"Beautifully Written" JoAnn Ross - New York Times Bestselling author of the Shelter Bay series He’s always loved her… First Sergeant Gale Sorren waited a war and half a lifetime for a chance to get stationed near the ex-wife who left him years ago. When he finally musters the courage to see her, the life he imagined she was living was nothing close to the reality. She’s never stopped loving him… Melanie never stopped worrying about Gale each time he headed off to war. But he’s never been th... more