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  • On Burning Mirrors

    by Jamie Klinger-Krebs
    On the outside forty-year-old Jules Kanter seems to have the perfect life—a beautiful daughter, a loving husband, and a successful career as the arts and entertainment editor for an award-winning newspaper. But, Jules also has well-hidden secrets. While celebrating the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s recent Pulitzer Prize win, Jules meets Erin, a thirty-four-year-old musician/bartender who instantly catches her attention. As a talented performer who rose to stardom in Nashville, Erin’s career fa... more
  • A Pirate Born (Pirate's Life)

    by Fount Adams
    1688 . . . Nick Pearson, his sweetheart Sarah, and his best friend Harry live in the English village of Naunton, but a new law called “inclosure” divides them by driving Nick and his family from home to the dirty port city of Bristol. There, desperate for money, Nick uses his sword-fighting skills to try to save his family from poverty and move back to Naunton to claim Sarah’s hand. However, as he delves ever deeper into Bristol’s underworld its promise of freedom, gain, and adventure begin to o... more
  • House Under the Hill

    by Rachel V Knox
    The year is 1954. Eight-year-old Alis loves her life in the decaying mansion, Gwylfa Hiraethog, but it is sold and the family must move on. During a snowstorm, while playing hide-and-seek with her older brother and sister, Alis goes missing. Her siblings know more than they are letting on and try to keep their sister’s disappearance secret. They must search for Alis in the ‘other-house’, the dark and empty part of the mansion, and it is here that they will find mysterious remnants of the origi... more
  • The Best of All Netherworlds

    by paul buchheit
    This book is a medley of reality and fantasy, taking readers on a adventurous journey into current social issues (e.g., job loss due to robots; economic inequality), new and old computer technology, and the workings of the human brain.
  • kerala nightingale

    by Frank Martin
    Guideline is one of noteworthy bit of our life so all society doing no short of what one degree. Preparing is getting the hang of, understanding the earth, acquisition of learning, capacities and characteristics similarly speakers of educators. In any case, this isn't authentic strategy for guideline. The best securing of learning is quick research and making own locations. Preparing is done by formal way, for instance, schools and colleges. Preparing is required in some country so every individ... more
  • The Infield Fly Rule

    by Randall Wilbert
    This richly tuned novel follows a baseball team comprised of 16-18 year olds led by a quixotic coach through a summer of baseball they will never forget. The games are played on long lost ballfields of New Hampshire amid the backroads and by-ways. The youthful team along with the the team's adult coaches experience the joys and sorrows of life as the team bus meanders through New England spreading the love for a game and the lessons it teaches.
  • Look for Me Under the Rainbow: A Novella

    by Bernard Jan

    Sometimes all you need is a big heart and burning desire.

    Danny, a curious harp seal pup, has soft white fur and black innocent eyes. Helen is an environmentalist and member of a young activist crew of the Rainbow Warriors. Their mission is to save animals.

    As winter turns into spring, a new generation of seal pups comes to life. A few weeks later, the killing begins. Against a spectacular backdrop of ice and snow, Helen prepares to look horrific human cruelty in ... more

  • Sovereignty: He Lied For Your Sins

    by Rhys Hagan
    A self-gratifying Roman banker is desperate to make a name for himself in the volatile world of imperial finance. When he's offered a lucrative contract he can't fulfil, he considers the dying religion in his city of Jerusalem. It soon becomes clear that faith is profitable if only he can find a man to spearhead his campaign and revive the churches. His idea comes to fruition when he meets a respected local wiseman—Jesus Christ.
  • A Glimpse of Peace on the Journey to Armageddon

    by Walter Schenck
    Walter’s newest novel presents a strong sense of personal, familial, and historic pasts interacting with each other, affecting the narrative in the present moment of remembering and reflecting. Memories of combat in Vietnam, growing up in the house of a grandmother filled with her own conflicts, the love and devotion of a caring aunt, dealing with a wayward sister, leaving home, and learning about his grandparents killed in a genocide by the Turks. A powerful linkage binds the memories through f... more
  • The World's Stupidity Is Set Against the Light of Truth

    by Walter Schenck
    religious poetry revolving around Abraham, King David, and Iran
  • Hamlet, Reimagined

    by Walter Schenck

    Schenck’s version of Shakespeare’s Hamlet is a must reading. It is BOLD. DARING. And, a BRILLIANT, BRILLIANT play! Schenk’s version of Hamlet is precisely formatted, demonstrating a high level of creativity without wasted or superfluous scenes. 

    Though the author has taken extensive liberties with the original play, Schenck’s changes adhere to the author’s goal. The women have been given new and enhanced characteristics while Laertes, Osric, Fortinbras... more

  • Something Magical in the Soul

    by Walter Joseph Schenck. Jr.
    A masterpiece of conservative religious, political, and profound poetry, offering a multitude of subjects and styles by award-winning poet, Walter Schenck. In 2017, Walter was nominated for Florida's Humanities Literary Award.
  • Crazy Eddie

    by Thomas Jewusiak
    A book of short stories including Crazy Eddie about a young criminal who started his a career in the 1950s and Brides of Christ about the Catholic School experiences of a young boy. Wolf is a portrait of a gangster who lived in the 1920s
  • A MAN OF NO COUNTRY : A Biographical Novel: Book 5 of the Lord Byron Series

    by Gretta Curran Browne

    The Man ... The Poet ... The Legend Having left England behind him, Lord Byron arrives on the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland, where he meets the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Godwin and Claire Clairmont. Four young people seeking a new life.

    All are brought to life in that happy and haunted summer of true friendship, love, and story-telling; when during a period of stormy weather over the Alps, Mary writes 'Frankenstein'; and Byron writes 'The Vampyre', later pla... more

  • Arise Crusader

    by Val Jensen II

    New Edit and Title: Arise Crusader

    (First Edition Title: The People's Crusade)

    In the year 1096, the Kingdom of France is set ablaze by righteous fire. Men, women, brigand, and knight - with a promise of forgiveness of sins - answer the pope's call to retake Jerusalem. In a village along the Oise River, Anseau of Valois, a young ploughman, has defied his Church, enraged his lord, and disappointed his father. 

    A forbidden relationship... more

  • Best of All Gifts

    by Sheila M Cronin

    Jonquil Bloom, skilled gift counselor at a local department store, is raising her ten-year-old alone. The new man in her life wants them to become a family. Then, her long lost father, a veteran of the Korean War, turns up unexpectedly to make his amends. But faced with a new heartbreak, her spirit darkens, and she must undergo trial and transformation before she discovers the best of all gifts. Set in the 1990s in Southern California. Suitable for young adults, book club recommended, Best of... more