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by Karen M CoxLIZZY QUINLAN LIVES IN THE SHADOW OF HER PAST.... Everyone in Orchard Hill knows Lizzy's bad reputation and won't let her forget it. But in the summer of 1959, Billy Ray Davenport, an itinerant minister's son, arrives in town. He discovers an indomitable strength behind the allure his father says is 'designed to lead men astray.' Lizzy spouts quirky bursts of wisdom and exudes an effortless sensuality that calls to him like a siren's song. Billy Ray thinks he could be the one who helps her swim... more
by Harry ConnollyBOOK THREE OF THE GREAT WAY: What was once the Peradaini Empire is now a wasted landscape of burned, empty cities and abandoned farmlands. The Blessing, now more numerous than ever, continues to spread across the continent, driving refugees to the dubious safety of the city walls. Unharvested crops mean that few strongholds have enough provisions to last the winter, although most know the grunts will take them before starvation will. But hope survives. A piece of stolen magic just might halt t... more
by K. P. Ambroziak
EVELINA IS PREGNANT.
EVELINA IS THE LAST HUMAN ON EARTH.
EVELINA IS TRAPPED IN A ZOMBIE-PLAGUED, VAMPIRE-INFESTED WORLD.
“True Blood meets the Walking Dead.” ~ thatistheday
“I raced to get to the end ... a truly scary story to keep you up late.” ~ catlover
“It had me hooked from start to finish and has left me unset... more
by Beth RevisThe future world is at peace. Ella Shepherd has dedicated her life to using her unique gift--the ability to enter people's dreams and memories using technology developed by her mother--to help others relive their happy memories. But not all is at it seems. Ella starts seeing impossible things--images of her dead father, warnings of who she cannot trust. Her government recruits her to spy on a rebel group, using her ability to experience--and influence--the memories of traitors. But the leader... more
by Wendell Affield
Making meaning of Vietnam fifty years later: Muddy Jungle Rivers illuminates the boredom, misery, alcohol abuse, crew conflict, ambushes, terror, and death aboard an armor troop carrier river boat in Vietnam and the angst of the cox’n after he is wounded and medevaced home. After publishing Muddy Jungle Rivers in 2012, Affield reconnects with ambush survivors at a Mobile Riverine Force Reunion in 2013. He makes an amazing discovery.
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by Garret HolmsIt’s 1976, Los Angeles. Sarah Collins, a young mother of two, is brutally raped and murdered at the Hollywood Reservoir. For nineteen years, the murder remains unsolved and the case goes cold. In 1995, the streets of Los Angeles are being terrorized by Jake Babbage, a traffic cop who uses his position of power to rape and murder innocent women. On his way to court one day, Babbage sees Judge Daniel Hart. The two recognize each other, and the terrifying night of nineteen years ago comes back to h... more
by Don M. WinnIn the medieval land of Knox, 12-year-old Kaye dreams of becoming a knight like his father. When the new queen knights Kaye for doing a brave deed, he gets his wish a lot sooner than he expected—but he’s got a lot to live up to. Can he hold his own against all the other knights who hate him? Can he outwit the terrible Sir Melchor and defeat him in the tournament?
by Joshua O'NeillWinsor McCay was perhaps the greatest cartoonist of all time, and the Sunday newspaper strip Little Nemo in Slumberland was his greatest creation. In Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream, many of the world's finest cartoonists will pay tribute to the master and his masterpiece, following their own voices down paths lit by McCay. Over 100 of the world's greatest cartoonists and illustrators -- including Bill Sienkiewicz, J.H. Williams III, Paul Pope, Michael Allred, David Mack, Stephen Bissette, Cr... more
by Harry ConnollyBOOK TWO OF THE GREAT WAY: Having lost the prince to the madness of The Blessing, Tejohn and Cazia are the only people who know of his plan to retrieve a secret spell that might, just might, turn the tide of battle against the grunts. But Tejohn’s body is broken, and Cazia has been stripped of her magic. Worse, both are being held captive: Tejohn faces charges of treason in the lands where he was born. On the other side of the continent, Cazia is a prisoner of the Tilkilit queen, a creature wi... more
by Anthea LawsonShe is filled with wild passion... Jessamyn Lovell, the "Gypsy Violinist," is the newest musical sensation among the ton, but she and her sister are caught in the grip of an unscrupulous uncle, who uses her performances as a cover for his crimes. He has scoured the recklessness from his soul... The Earl of Silverton, Morgan Trevethwick, has spent ten years restoring his family's reputation in the wake of scandal– and it has made him a tightly controlled and unyielding man. Together, they will ... more
by Mark Van Steenwyk
The Blood Wolf prowls near the village of Stonebriar at night. She devours chickens and goats and cows and cats. Some say children are missing. But this murderous wolf isn’t the villain of our story; she’s the hero!
The Blood Wolf hates humankind for destroying the forest, but an encounter with a beggar teaches her a better way to confront injustice. How will she react when those she loves are threatened?
This imaginative retelling of the legend of Saint Francis and Wolf explores ... more
by B. MamathaStrange fiction; altered realities: six short stories inspired by notions of home - disorienting, darkly comic and uniquely memorable.
by David LaMotteWhy is it that while most of us can identify and explain problems challenging our communities, nations, and world, we so rarely act to address those problems? What keeps us paralyzed? David LaMotte suggests that the stories we tell ourselves and each other about how the world works are a big part of the answer. Stories matter. They guide our actions more powerfully than data because they place boundaries around what we believe to be possible. Unfortunately, some of our common stories are simply... more
by Martha ConwayOn a humid morning in 1806, seventeen-year-old Susanna Quiner watches helplessly from behind a tree while a band of Potawatomi Indians kidnaps her four older sisters from their cabin. With both her parents dead from Swamp Fever and all the other settlers out in their fields, Susanna rashly decides to pursue them herself. What follows is a young woman's quest to save her sisters and the parallel story of her sisters' new lives. Fast-paced and richly detailed, Thieving Forest explores the transfor... more
by Ivor DavisIn the summer of 1964, the Beatles embarked on a record-breaking pandemonium-inducing tour of America and Canada. “The Beatles and Me on Tour” presents the first chronicle of that tour told by an insider: author/journalist Ivor Davis, then a young reporter for the LondonDaily Express. Ivor traveled with the Beatles as the only British newspaper writer invited on the entire tour. Through thirty-four days and twenty-four cities, Davis traveled with the Beatles watching them make rock history. He e... more
by Anne KaierWhen copywriter Anne Kaier stops traffic to rescue a stray cat, neither she nor the cat knows what lies in store. Readers will lose themselves in this witty, true-life story of how Anne hopes a beguiling cat called Henry can help her as a woman in the amped-up city. "Pet lovers will lap up every word of this charming and candid story of a single woman opening her heart and home to an emotionally complicated cat. Like the best pet memoirs, it is what we learn about the human experience that matt... more