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by Paul A. BroomeCLOUDS FLOAT SOUTH is a volume of ten linked stories that chronicle the span of thirty years in the world of the Smith family, four children and their mother. Alan Smith, the third born child, narrates each story. The initial story, told by seven year old Alan, centers on the untimely death of the family patriarch in the mid-fifties, and the final story takes place in the early seventies, when Alan is twenty-three years old. The volume as a whole depicts various triumphs and failures of a mid-tw... more
by Romuald Roman
“Let me serve others by giving a brief respite from routine thoughts. I lack the material wealth to build a hospital or library, but if my animal stories make you relax and chuckle instead of worrying about problems, then I have succeeded far beyond Jeff Bezos, for he has only his billions, but I have a new friend.” —from the Preface
Here you’ll find the humorous plot twists and unusual characters of great fiction, but these tales touch on deeper truths abou... more
by A. T. French
From A.T. French comes a mesmerizing debut collection of short fiction: ten fantastically imaginative, exhilarating, heartfelt stories. Light but profound, these are tales that set the mind aflame.
“Commendable Delusions is one of those hidden gems... In only ten pieces, it does what the best of stories do: it at once imparts wisdom, inspires the mind, and entertains with a sense of playful joy.” — I... more
by JC MillerStrategically set against the white walls of a psych ward, this contemporary fiction orchestrates a written tapestry chronicling the fragile state of a woman pushed to the edge of insanity. Involuntarily admitted and forgotten under the abusive care of a mental asylum, Mary Magdalene, controlled by an endless routine of over-stimulating antipsychotic drugs and a desire to forget her past, loses sight of herself. That is until a hidden gem resurfaces, compelling her to unscramble the memories... more
by Lara Byrne
A.D. 1062. The Holy Roman Emperor is dead, and his underage son, snatched from his mother, is a puppet in the hands of regents. The fate of the empire lies in the hands of three women. Surprisingly, the Church takes their side, but Rome’s support has a price. Countess Matilde refuses to be a pawn in the marriage game. Is she the child of Charlemagne’s prophecy?
The youths of Matilda of Tuscany and Henry of ... more
by Isla WynterBlaze the unicorn is born without a horn - will he be able to get it back? Or is he maybe not a unicorn at all? Join Blaze on his adventures as he searches for his horn, meets new friends and encounters an unexpected foe. This illustrated children's book tells a magical story of friendship, helping others and forgiveness. (Revised edition with beautiful new illustrations.)
by Isla WynterLila the little llama is given a cat - but she has no idea what to do with it! Do they like ice cream? And can you be friends with a cat? An illustrated children's book about the joys of adopting a pet.
by Isla WynterLila the little llama has read all about space, but she knows she'll never go there. That's until a dream lets her fly in a rocket, meet animals in space (including the famous dog Laika) and learn about constellations. Get ready for a truly out-of-this-world adventure! An illustrated children's book about space, stars and friendship.
by J FremontOne of the most innovative designers of his time, René Lalique was a leader in the decorative arts. Magician of Light begins in his adolescent years in Paris as a striving apprentice. Meanwhile, across the channel, Lucinda Haliburton is facing her own struggles, including a dysfunctional family and history of mental illness. Her grandfather, Lord Haliburton, suggests a visit to his archeological dig in Egypt in an effort to help her escape her difficulties at home—but the trip ends in disaster, ... more
by Richard TaylorEden Lost is a romantic novel of 85,000 words cast in a historic setting of grand events and deep human adversity. This story will appeal to those who enjoy the panoramic sweep of history as seen through the eyes of lovers from diverse cultures. Once they confront their differences, can they reconcile them and survive? Can happiness be found in a Lost Eden? This action-packed, romantic story is of hope and love struggling to endure under the most adverse circumstances, yet poetic in utter sorrow... more
by Victor D. O. Santos
"A beautifull illustrated, touching tale of love." – Kirkus Reviews (starred review) ⭐
"A heartfelt and moving ode to the father-son bond. A genuine delight" – Booklife Reviews (Editor's Pick) ⚡️
"A touching title for good dads everywhere."
Betsy Bird (School Library Journal's Fuse #8 Production and Evanston Public Library Collections Development Manager)
by GARY OLIVERDEAR LOVE POWA -POETRY RHYME AND SONNETS- VALENTINES SPECIAL Attention news and radio! Dear Love Powa (Special Edition 2022), By midlands based Gary Oliver has been released on Lulu books; This book of sonnets, poems, love songs and verse. He addresses the many aspects of love, its wonder-lust, its excitement, and its joyfulness, but also the life trails, the tribulations and, for those engaged in it, what he calls the Roller-coaster ride of love. In this new powerful poetic work Gar... more
by Thomas RippyIn the boys back yard lives a green caterpillar. He has no friends, all the other creatures that live in the yard think his fuzzy bristles will sting. As all the animals watch, the boy picks the caterpillar up, and the caterpillar does not sting! The boy names his new friend Fred. And one day, Fred has to defend the young boy, his best friend.
by Siegfried Johnson
A boy’s miraculous birth in Bethlehem was vastly unlike Jewish messianic expectations. Might God’s next act be unlike Christian expectations? What if, before Jesus returns, God chooses to send another miracle child . . . a girl?
In January 2021, archaeologist David Aaronson unearths a 3,000-year-old autobiographical psalm of David near the Dead Sea, inscribed across six tablets and dedicated to a mysterious woman the king calls his Kochav Hayam (Star of the Sea). The discove... more
by David Finkle"The face is familiar. Elihu knows he can easily place it. He doesn't complete the thought because the young man speaks... 'My name is Ethan Haas. My mother is Emily Haas. You're my father.'" In his twenties Elihu Goulding was a famous, award-winning author of two novels. His work brought fame and fortune and yet he stopped writing. Instead, he traveled, renting various places in which to live. Each time he appreciated the solitude of his newest surroundings. Now Eli is entering his senior... more
by Edward HargreavesThis comedy adventure tells of a man who finds himself unexpectedly lifeless and arguing with his killer. Rather suddenly locked in a barren underworld, confused and confronted by his new surroundings, Jason goes in search of answers. Without the constraints of society, or a body, he finds himself freshly motivated. Their living hell has given him a confidence stolen in life and drives a need to learn why he was condemned. Regardless of all the adventure, sin and consequence, Jason forever uphol... more