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  • Blood and Swash: The Unvarnished Life (& Afterlife) Story of Pirate Captain, Bartholomew Roberts

    by V'léOnica Roberts
    In "Bolt Of Fruition", Part 1 of this 2 part Anthology: Our heroine, for the love of a man, now a ghost, searches for a way to include romance in their otherwise perfect relationship, but there’s another, who in vying for the very soul of the great pirate Roberts, enlists the aid of an old flame, believed dead, who will stop at nothing to achieve his objective. When Lucifer’s henchman fails at the corporeal level, our fervent duo, as they are besieged by treachery, struggle for their ve... more
  • All I've Ever Wanted Is Nothing To Do

    by christopher robin
    I don't know much about very many subjects, except for maybe masturbation and eighties a game of musical trivia, I would surely win. Ramona, my girlfriend, says we don't fit in very well at the campground, because most of the people here are older than us. The reason being that people our age are stuck in the Wheel with their mortgages and traffic jams, and don't want to live on a song and a prayer, out here with the owls, bobcats, and deer, (and the often broken, dirty swimming pool)... more
  • The Big Melt

    by Ned Tillman
    The Big Melt is a Coming of Age story about two high school seniors who face a series of climate catastrophes on the week following graduation. They each struggle to find their voice and their purpose for living as they fight to save their families, their friends, and their town. Highly relatable characters and a touch of fantasy and hope keeps the reader engaged and upbeat as they follow the protagonists on a journey that might prove to be all-too-real for their generation.
  • The Moon and Stars: A Tale of Dakota Rising

    by R. Calhoun Sargent
    Fifteen year old Dakota Dagger is on the fast track to self discovery. Living on the Greek island of Santorini soon becomes a vague memory when his parent's plane crashes, leaving Dak an orphan. That is, until his maternal grandparents introduce him to his Sioux heritage. Financial hardships, falling in love for the first time and depression lead Dak to discover his inherited ability to capture photographic images through his unique perspective. The Moon and Stars - A Tale of Dakota Rising ente... more
  • The Ogurt Shop...a Tale of Two Villages

    by Kristin Greene
    Join Calvin, the most curious of bunnies, as he ventures beyond his home of Beautopia to the forbidden land of Mudapolis, where is it said that the icky, sticky, and mean ogres reside. With his best pal, Benny, the bluebird, they experience the journey of a lifetime as they uncover a surprising secret. But just how icky and yucky are the ogres? Adventure will be had and friendships made in this timeless life lesson of never judging a book by its cover.
  • Uncommon Counsel

    by Art Smith
    Rip Taylor is an opera-loving defense attorney wrestling with schizophrenia. Medications help, but their delicate balance is threatened by his new psychiatrist. Rip’s only allies are a mysterious pair of jays who advise him on his cases. When Rip loses access to them, he strays into a situation that pits the demands of his profession against his personal ethics. This ultimately kindles an unlikely partnership and sets a new direction for his life. Uncommon Counsel is told from a combination of ... more
  • Three Women and the River

    by William Harry Harding
    Surviving the fiercest combat in Flanders, a head wound in the final and least-publicized great battle front of World War I (along Italy's Piave River), and threatened with execution by firing squad for desertion, a teenager from West Kent forges a new family and future, only to find he must once again face a life-and-death moment and risk everything ̶ this time for love.
  • Cryptofauna

    by Patrick Canning
    Could be his job as a janitor at an insane asylum, could be the meaninglessness of existence, could be the unwanted cilantro on his tacos. Whatever the reason, Jim has elected to commit suicide. But before he can do the deed, a mysterious resident at work equips him with a dog and a bag of ash, and throws him into a secret game known as Cryptofauna. Cryptofauna is played by Operators, persons of special abilities who battle one another to influence important events around the world. To become an... more
  • The Colonel and the Bee

    by Patrick Canning
    Beatrix, a spirited but abused acrobat in a traveling circus, seeks more than her prison-like employment offers. More than anything, she wants to know her place in the world of the halcyon 19th century, a time when the last dark corners of the map were being sketched out and travel still possessed a kind of magic. One night in Switzerland, the mysterious Colonel James Bacchus attends Beatrix’s show. This larger-than-life English gentleman, reputed to have a voracious appetite for female conqu... more
  • My Lady Zane

    by Steven M. Sullivan
    Currently being packaged as a feature film in Los Angeles. A gripping page turner, tells the true story of a female war hero in our American History! In the writing style of Best Selling Author Lee Child and the immersive historical action of great epic love stories like, The Titanic, Dances With Wolves, and Outlander. Marines love to get mail. Good old U.S. Post mail. Handwritten. It is 2003 and Sergeant Leah Ann Sullivan reads one hell of a story from her past in the letters. Her grandmo... more
  • Taming the Twisted 2: Reconstructing Rain

    by Jodie Toohey
    It may have appeared that the Sinkey family had tamed the twisted, but with a war disrupting their world as much as the tornado, there’s even more to unravel. Alice Sinkey, Abigail’s younger sister, gets the chance to tell her story in Taming the Twisted Two: Reconstructing Rain – from her estranged relationship with her best friend to dealing with a scoundrel she thought had left their lives forever, so she can leave her family safe when she escapes her stifling responsibilities to a new life. ... more
  • Sin & Redemption: The Pink Elephant Connection

    by James McCarthy

    From street thug to international heroin smuggler, to murder, to prison inmate, to vengeance, to redemption, about a life of true crime and coming of age.

  • The Childless Ones

    by Cam Rhys Lay



    In the “real world,” we open with aspiring fantasy writer, Jack, just leaving a prostitute when he receives a phone call that his wife Sarah has been attacked and possibly sexually assaulted. With this incident as a launching pad, the novel moves through both Jack and Sarah’s lives as they deal with past guilt and regrets as well as ... more

  • Of Our Own Device

    by M.K. South

    What do you do when you realize that the American Dream you have been working for so hard is not enough if it will be yours and yours alone? And that what you are told to do will destroy the only true friend you have ever had?

    Summer of 1985. Jack Smith is a rookie CIA case officer posted at the American Embassy in Moscow. Despite his gregarious nature, Jack is a lonely man: not only is he a reluctant spy, he is also gay. When he meets Eton Volkonsky, a talented nuclear physics student,... more

  • Saint Pontianus: Bishop of Rome

    by Michael Ponzio
    As recorded in the Catholic Encyclopedia, several Christian Romans have been canonized as saints and one was pope in 235 A.D. In the third novel, St. Pontianus: The Bishop of Rome, the pope must not only deal with the persecution by Roman authorities, but fight street battles with the followers of the anti-pope, Hippolytus. Pope Pontianus baptized a Roman senator name Pontius, who in turn converted the Roman Emperor Phillipus to the Christian faith. Phillipus is killed, however, and the new e... more
  • Pontius Pilatus: Dark Passage to Heaven

    by Michael Ponzio

    The second novel, in the Lover of the Sea series, Pontius Pilatus, Dark Passage to Heaven, takes place almost 100 years after the initial novel-  Pontius Aquila: Eagle of the Republic. A letter of complaint had been issued to Tiberius that Pilate had used unnecessary force to put down a rebellion in Judea. Thus, Pilatus (Pilate in English), was ordered by Emperor Tiberius Caesar to return Rome from his governorship in Judea. Tiberius dies before Pilate arrives in Rome and ... more