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by Izzy BallardFairbanks, Alaska? Adventure, -40 °, bears, moose . . . husband-school dropout of an ex. Yikes! Abigail Vertuccio, reluctant clairvoyant, has three simple goals in \tlife. One. Don’t let people find out about her infuriating habit of seeing the future. Two. Stop seeing the future. Three. Get as far away from her her past (and that means Alaska) as possible. \t\t She thought she’d succeeded when she hopped in her ancient motor home and hit the road. Only now she’s back in Alaska – Grandma’s ord... more
by Barbara K. McNally
Imagine sending your spouse to war with a heavy heart, then receiving a life-shattering phone call telling you he's been badly injured. Your beloved returns to your arms, but changed, broken, angry, conflicted, and in need of around-the-clock care. What do you do?
Meet the women who drew upon their inner resilience and prevailed. Their vivid personal accounts provide inspiration to those who face daunting challenges, and offer a path forward. Each one of these brave, strong military spo... more
by Robert J. WolfeIn a frantic search for her pups, a transplanted, disease-infected wolf threatens the fate of all wild wolves in Alaska, unless Nick John and anthropologist Camila Mac Cleary can stop the rogue runner. Book Two of the Falling Walrus Mysteries.
by Seven SladeA long time ago, on a playground far, far away, an awkward boy with two mothers and a penchant for pink shirts shook a tough girl’s hand over the rattled frame of a deposed playground bully. Tamsyn promised to be Rodrigo’s bodyguard if he’d draw her pictures of girls wearing superhero capes. Rodrigo promised to be Tamsyn’s buddy if she’d let him braid her hair. A deal, struck. A partnership, forged. And the timid gay boy and the fearless straight girl became inseparable. Now college gradua... more
by James HeadReaders of historical fiction and nonfiction works alike will not want to miss out on book one of the new trilogy An Affair with Beauty - The Mystique of Howard Chandler Christy: The Magic of Youth. With the help of the late Christy’s wife, Nancy, a former Cosmopolitan model, author James Phillip Head shares intimate details of his illustrious artistic career and intriguing life. This captivating novel begins with exploring how Howard Chandler Christy achieved the American Dream and attained f... more
by Heather Day Gilbert
Viking warrior. Dauntless leader. Protective mother.
Determined to rise above her rank as the illegitimate "forest child" of Eirik the Red, Freydis launches a second voyage to Vinland to solidify her power and to demand the respect she deserves. She will return home with enough plunder to force her brother, Leif, to sell her the family farm in Greenland.
But nothing can prepare her for the horrors she must confront in Vinland...and nothing can stand in her way when her family is t... more
by Robert BrandtPainted Trillium is an absorbing story of relationships, survival, and rebirth in the Civil War, told through the lives of a twenty-one-year old Tennessee woman and a young Union officer with a fiancée back in Ohio. The war snuffs out life as Carrie Blaylock knows it, taking her father, her brother, and the man she planned to marry. The war does something else. It pulls back the curtain of convention and lays bare Carrie’s deepest desire: a life beyond the confines of domesticity. She vows to m... more
by Valerie IpsonIDEAL HIGH follows the journey of high school senior Taryn Young from tragic loss to the beginnings of hope and self-discovery. The story confronts bullying and asks the question, after tragedy will people treat each other better? For Taryn, though, the question is more pointed, can there be life after such a devastating loss? With additional themes such as friendship and betrayal, Ideal High also has at its core a page-turning mystery. What really happened that night at Ritter’s Crossing when a... more
by Sondra Kraak
She’s about to lose her home. He never wanted to see his again. And a stalker is staking a claim . . .
Mary Smith was never one to back down from a challenge. Her father’s health may be failing, but their dairy farm was her mother’s dream, and Mary will do whatever it takes to keep her father from selling it—even if it means sneaking off to the next town to earn money by playing the piano in a questionable establishment. No one seems to understand why home is so important to her, least ... more
by Brian Anthony & Bill Walker
There are whispers even now that Abraham Lincoln never really died, that a voodoo spell cursed him with a terrible eternal life. It has even been claimed that he robbed banks in the 1930s with John Dillinger, only to mysteriously disappear once again into the pages of history. But the truth is even stranger than the rumors...
Watched over by a vengeful J. Edgar Hoover and held in a secret location near his old Springfield home, Lincoln re-awakens in the 1960s, and finds himself thrust i... more
by Sophie Schiller
During the Great War in 1916, Abigail Maduro is devastated when her parents are killed in a freak accident along the Panama Canal. Orphaned and alone, she is sent to St. Thomas, an island in the Danish West Indies, to live with a bad-tempered aunt and her household of eccentric servants. Despite the island's veneer of tranquility, St. Thomas is a hotbed of German spies and saboteurs who are using their Hamburg-America Line steamers to aid the Kaiser’s War effort. When a mysterious stranger su... more
by Michael H WardIn this insightful and inspirational memoir, Michael Ward returns to the early years of the AIDS epidemic, when so little was known and so few who were diagnosed survived. He chronicles in candid detail his partner Mark’s decline and eventual death. By looking back on these devastating events, the author not only honors a generation lost to the illness but also opens a vital window onto the past, before medication helped save lives and when HIV/AIDS was usually a death sentence.
by Terrance Coffey
In the year 1355 BCE, the land of Egypt was the superpower of the known world. King Tut's father, Akenaten, the so-called 'heretic pharaoh,' and his wife, Queen Nefertiti, are on the verge of catapulting Egypt into a revolution that will forever divide its people and rip the most powerful empire on the earth from its foundation.
Inspired by the actual Hittite and Amarna letters of 14th century BCE, 'Valley of the Kings: The 18th Dynasty' is an... more
by Angela QuarlesThe Jacobite Rebellion--not the best time to get drunk, hook up with a guy, and lose your sister. A drunken bet... When computer game designer Traci Campbell gets too close and personal with a bottle of Glenfiddich while vacationing in Scotland, she whisks her kilt-obsessed sister back to 1689 to prove hot guys in kilts are a myth. Hello, hundred bucks! But all bets are off when she meets Iain, the charming playboy in a to-die-for kilt. Wrong place, wrong time, wrong name... Iain MacCowan regu... more
by Hazel McHaffieVictor Grayson adores his 8-year-old daughter, India, so why does he vanish leaving only a neatly folded pile of clothes on a windy beach? India is devastated and bargains with God: I’ll stop eating chocolate if you send my Daddy back to me. Now 15 and seriously anorexic, she’s convinced that she heard his voice on a crowded London station, and sets out to track him down. Isolated and overwhelmed, her mother, Tonya, succumbs to gnawing doubts about the man she thought she knew. Who exactly was h... more
by Lynnda Pollio
Author Lynnda Pollio’s life changes when she begins hearing the voice of Addie Mae Aubrey, a Southern, African American woman from the late 1930s rural south. Together, they begin a journey into Addie Mae's turbulent teenage years that leads to the author’s own spiritual awakening.
As Addie Mae, the narrator, shares her story about the struggle, tragedy and magic of her teenage years, she brings each reader into their own life story. It is a unique visionary novel with three levels of e... more