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  • 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

  • The Big Field:a Child's Year Under the Southern Cross (Third edition)

    by Anne Morddel
    Patterned after books of hours, "The Big Field: a Child's Year Under the Southern Cross" is a month-by-month account of life on a farm at the edge of the Atlantic Rainforest in South America. Birds, flowers, butterflies, and bugs abound in a warm and gentle story of three young children living on their grandmother’s farm and learning from her the seasonal changes and simple activities that often mirror those of children in the northern hemisphere. The subtext of the grandmother’s determination t... more
  • Hollywood Daze: a gripping and timely coming-of-age story

    by Simona Moroni

    All you need is one cut, to kill it in this town.

    UnREAL meets Bringing up baby, in this oh-so-relevant dark and wacky coming-of-age story.

    "They’re waiting at the grave. We plant the seeds ... Next year they’ll bloom, technicolor fed by darkness. Like this town." 
    Hollywood Forever Cemetery, June 2015: A freshly dug grave.
    Halloween, 2014: Mona arrives in Los Angeles. 
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  • Walking Shadows: Stories of Tragedy, Love & Triumph.

    by Chijioke Dikeocha


    Walking Shadows is a collection of nine breathtaking, compelling stories, which no doubt keeps you spellbound as you read its fascinating pages. With an uncharacteristic, innovative form of chapters, plots and characters, the author stylistically narrates his stories that are replete with satires.

          Dikeocha’s collection of compelling short fictions is an attempt to examine the complexities of “Love”, “Rela... more

  • À la Murder: The Couturière’s Tale

    by Mireille Pavane

    ‘May you gain your heart's desire.’

    Yvonne, Suzy, Jo, and Stephanie became friends over a shared affinity for misadventures, gluttony, the occasional book, and a lot of bickering. Although not entirely without intelligence or redeeming qualities, they displayed the usual giddy girlish interests in pretty things and fun, and had little else on their minds besides the blissful prospect of the upcoming Renaissance Ball and holidays. Nobody expected—least of a... more

  • Digital Spine: A Study in Business Strategy

    by Vikram Kalkat
    This is a business strategy for the digital era. It’s all about identifying the business drivers of digital revolution that’s happening all around us. DIGITAL SPINE: BUSINESS STRATEGY MODEL FOR THE DIGITAL ERA As digitisation takes hold of developed economies and new companies, business trends are appearing all around us. These trends are putting to question the conventional wisdom and business models of companies that have thrived for decades. Several of these digital themes and new age ... more
  • To Build a Home: Poetry and Prose

    by Hinnah Mian
    on learning that it is not love if it hurts you. on learning that abuse comes in many forms. on learning that you can't make a home in someone else. on learning that the most divine love there is, is self-love. on learning that to build a home starts and ends with yourself.