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  • What is presbyopia and its Symptoms?

    by Jonh Robinson
    It is estimated that practically 100% of people over 50 years of age suffer from presbyopia or eyestrain. The possibilities to counteract it range from the use of different types of lenses to surgery. Presbyopia or eyestrain is an eye disease caused by the aging of the lens and the ciliary muscle, the two structures of the eye that serve to focus through a process called accommo... more
  • Prairie Sonata

    by Sandy Shefrin Rabin
    Richly textured and lyrically written, Prairie Sonata is the story of Mira Adler and her journey from innocence to experience. Mira grows up in post–World War II Canada, in a close-knit community founded by secular Jews from Eastern Europe. At the heart of her journey is her friendship with her teacher, Chaver B (Mr. B), a recent immigrant from Prague who is mysterious and intriguing and who Mira believes harbours a painful secret. Chaver B becomes deeply entwined in Mira’s life, and their rela... more
  • Flower Still Blooms

    by Shukdeb Sen
    Flower Still Blooms, his first published work of fiction, is a collection of short stories written over a fifteen-year period. The stories describe many aspects of the human experience. Magda describes how a Budapest prostitute's life is changed by kindness and compassion shown by a stranger; a chance encounter on the train reveals one man's horrific experiences in Dachau concentration camp. Flower Still Blooms is a collection of stories that can move you to tears of both despair and joy, a wond... more
  • The Winterkeeper

    by Jo Horne
    The Winterkeeper takes place in Montana in 1933, where fourteen-year-old Millie Chase has just been orphaned. She resists the idea of living with her stepfather, who already has a replacement wife waiting in the wings. She feels he is "just a man Momma had married." She decides to track down her mother's good friend Ginny Baker, who lives in Yellowstone Park with Nate, a winterkeeper for the north end of the park, which is closed for the season; but instead finds that Ginny's husband Nate is... more
  • Monica's War

    by Jo Horne
    Monica Beresford Wichfeld lived life on her terms and without apology. As a young woman, she socialized with some of the most famous people of her era—Noel Coward, Tallulah Bankhead, Coco Chanel—using her connections to build a business that would save her husband’s familial estate from bankruptcy. Born in Great Britain, she married a Danish aristocrat and landowner and moved to his lavish estate on the island of Lolland, south of Copenhagen. Shortly after settling there, she began a nine-year a... more
  • Betsy and Catherine An Uncommon Friendship, A revised and revisited edition

    by Helen Gailey
    Set in eighteenth-century London, England, this fictional novel touches on the life of the upper crust and those who served them. As they both come together, foolish choices and harrowing consequences take two women—one an aristocrat and the other her servant—into a storm of trial, scorn, and tribulation. Stripped of title, recognition, and value, one wonders who the heroine really is, Catherine or Betsy? Catherine repeatedly asks, How will Lord Edward find us? A twisted and perverse judge cond... more
  • Tally and the Angel: Mystery, adventure and magic with Tally and her angel Jophiel. (Book One India)

    by Eleanor Dixon
    On the saddest day of her life, Tally discovers that the pendant which belonged to her mother is home to the Angel Jophiel. Tally knows that having her very own angel will change her life forever. Solving mysteries and having adventures with an angel in tow is awesome, right? What could go wrong? But being best friends with an angel doesn't stop Tally from plunging into great danger when she discovers a deadly plot to destroy India with a gigantic flood. In a race against time beneath the beauti... more
  • The Graceful Ghost

    by Eleanor Dixon
    Grace is a ghost at her ancestral home, now a girls’ ballet school. She’s desperate to visit live ballet performances and experience the thrill of thunderous applause. But Grace can’t leave Amberwood Hall because she is bound by a spell. The only way to break it is to help someone achieve their dream. That shouldn’t be difficult! So, Grace chooses to help Lauren, a new pupil. But Lauren is beset with secret problems and refuses to see Grace. Things get so bad that Lauren is in danger of losing... more
  • 9781777741600

    by Annie M. Ballard
    When quiet Mackenzie Brown lost everyone, her mother, her husband, even the pregnancy she desperately wanted, she mustered the courage of desperation and leapt into the unknown. Her discovery that her biological father probably didn’t even know she existed gave her hope. Maybe she could find him and belong to someone again. She escaped Boston for a house-sitting gig in a tiny fishing village on the Bay of Fundy, following the clues from her mother's past. The locals welcomed her into Stella Ma... more
  • The Monster Upstairs

    by S. Auyeung
    What’s that mysterious noise upstairs? Take a magical journey through vivid illustrations and a heartwarming story that leads to a beautiful discovery of friendship.
  • Boom! Boom! Boom! The Upstairs Monster

    by S. Auyeung
    What’s that mysterious noise upstairs? Take a magical journey through vivid illustrations and a heartwarming story that leads to a beautiful discovery of friendship.
  • Boom! Boom! Boom! The Upstairs Monster

    by S Auyeung
    What’s that mysterious noise upstairs? Take a magical journey through vivid illustrations and a heartwarming story that leads to a beautiful discovery of friendship.
  • Life in Motion

    by Michael McCullough
    SEAN MATHEWSON is hoping his drunken decision to hitchhike across the U.S. and Canada with his friend PAUL DAVIS, a college football center, will be the best adventure of his 19 years. Sean is filled with angst and needs to get over his girlfriend dumping him, figure out how to stay in college for more than a semester at a time, and what direction his life should take. Does he finally pick a major and stick to that decision or give up, go to work in a local factory, or even decide to join the mi... more
  • Blue

    by L.E. DeLano
    When Blue Mancini’s mother picked her name, it ended up being a self-fulfilling prophecy. A year ago, her brother, Jack, was involved in a car accident that killed the father of Blue’s classmate, Maya Rodriguez. Luckily for Jack, he got out of a manslaughter charge and into a plea bargain thanks to the top-notch lawyer hired by Blue’s wealthy parents. The fallout is now affecting Blue as Maya returns to school determined to carve out a pound of flesh from the only member of the Mancini family... more
  • All Good Tova Goodman

    by Mary E. Carter
    "All Good Tova Goodman" is my novel published April 2021 It is available through Ingram or on amazon The story features Tova Goodman who seeks the meaning of the word "good" throughout her life. She lives to be one hundred years of age. To some extent this book, and Tova Goodman's story, seek to answer the question that is posed from my award-winning debut novel "I, Sarah Steinway": What happened to Sarah Steinway at the end of the book?
  • Bud and Maggie's Secrets

    by Tom Kranz
    Gunfire rings out in the Armitage town council meeting and Bud Remmick is confronted by the shocking secret he’s been hiding from the world. Always magnified by the TV news lens, Bud and Maggie Remmick’s 19-year marriage has endured a killing, prison, a psychotic videographer, a corrupt governor and Bud’s dormant anger. Can they survive secrets they are both harboring? The biggest challenge yet to their marriage may be the lies they are living.