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  • The Hunger Artist

    by Jeffrey N. Johnson
    High school art teacher Carl Rittenhaur is in line to inherit the family farm, but his guilt over the deaths of his parents burdens him from claiming his legacy. His life gets a jolt when his ex-fiancé, who had once pulled him from depression and later abandoned him at the altar, returns to town with her two-year-old daughter in tow. She is in the last throes of a custody battle with the girl’s father, and Carl has been mysteriously named in the hearings. Tangled in an old romance and a corrupt ... more
  • Powder Blue Tweed & Rye/13:978-1479229284

    by Faye Whittaker
    When, several years after the heart-rending tragedy Kelly Templeton inadvertently finds herself at the scene of her parents’ murder, she totally understands why the one person who could have revealed the mystery surrounding the deaths chose not to tell—police or family. Kelly herself bears the humiliation and shame engendered from harmless teen-juiced sexual exploits being highhandedly exposed by a supercilious busy-body. And worse, the subsequent prejudicial judgement—the consequence of miscon... more
  • Keota

    by Toni Volk

    Keota, reckless and unstable, runs out on her young daughter and alcoholic husband and eventually lands in Mexico where circumstances both soften her and threaten to destroy her. In her absence, Chris, the daughter she abandons, grows up on stories in her father's yellow-rag newspaper and at the AA meetings he drags her to. Later, about the age her mother was when she left, Chris quits her job and pesters a friend to go with her to Mexico. So begins an ill-conceived bu... more

  • Porter Searches for Santa

    by Jonathan Gonzales
    When a letter addressed to Santa arrives at Porter’s house by mistake, Porter makes it his mission to safely deliver the letter to Santa. But first, Porter must find out who Santa is! With lots of determination and a little help from his friends, Porter sets out on an adventure that takes him sliding across the Seven Glacier Arches, swimming the dangerous waters of Killer Whale Cove, and climbing the dreaded Snowman Mountain. Along the way, Porter discovers who Santa is from an unexpec... more
  • For a Fee of 2 Shillings/978-1-62857-337-4

    by Faye Whittaker
    Fate weaves its tricky threads amongst te garment of intrigue and mystery shrouding Miri, a beautiful young Maori woman. Her attempt to materialise her childhood obsession and fantasy to be other than she is, only serves to create a mantle of despair to hover over her life. Her choices, and her mistakes, impact upon her children's lives as well as those she unwittingly influences. These adults are confronted by their own personal weaknesses and they are given cause to examine their religious ... more
  • In the Mean Time

    by Ellys Phox
    In the Mean Time: by Ellys Phox The personification of paradox, Ruby was a card-carrying nerd who played in a rock band, a Sunday go-to-church preacher’s kid, with tattoos down her thigh and a doobie in her pocket. Adept at knowing when to keep her mouth shut and her head down, Ruby could also speak her mind, when the situation required it. Sometimes, coping meant creating stories, into which she would climb, when reality impinged. For Ruby, finding her way passed the loss of one parent... more
  • After The Rising: A Novel (An Irish Trilogy Book 1)

    by Orna Ross

    Can we ever remake the past that made us?

    When Jo Devereux returns to Ireland after an absence of 20 years, the last person she expects to meet at her mother's funeral is Rory O'Donovan. The bitter conflict between her family and his, full of secrets and silences, was the one constant of Jo's childhood.

    Now she's back in village where they both grew up, he's urging her to stay and, to her own surprise, she's tempted. Because of him? Because her life in San ... more

  • Blue Mercy

    by Orna Ross

    Will you side with mother or daughter?

    When Mercy Mulcahy was 40 years old, she was accused of killing her elderly and tyrannical father. Now, at the end of her life, she has written a book about what really happened on that fateful night of Christmas Eve, 1989.

    The tragic and beautiful Mercy has devoted her life to protecting Star, especially from the father whose behavior so blighted her own life. Yet Star vehemently resists reading her manuscript.

    Why? What is Mercy hidin... more

  • Days of the Giants

    by Rachel Anderson
    In Days of the Giants, the new novel by emergency doctor and researcher R.J. Petrella, not only do readers get a close-up view of the kinds of cases doctors on the front lines face everyday— shootings, drug overdoses and heart attacks— they get an insider’s look at the politics that go on in our nation’s hospitals. Though entirely fiction, the story, which is told in both first person and through narration by the main character’s father, was inspired by Petrella’s own experiences as a resident... more
  • Temptation, Alaska

    by Izzy Ballard
    I never dreamt of running away to Alaska, but things have a way of changing. Now I was certain of only three things: 1. Waking up in bed with a stranger isn't the fun it might sound like on three vodkas and a dare. (And, no. I haven't done either.) 2. Looking in the mirror and not knowing who you are? Sucks. 3. Rolling out of bed with enough bumps and bruises to make a linebacker cry, means I have no choice. I have to make a break for it, even if the stranger in bed looks like the boy n... more
  • Winds of Betrayal 1 & 2; The Cry For Freedom and Embrace of the Enemy

    by Jerri Hines
    A rousing family saga for the fight for America's independence! The winds of change brews over the colonies. Tension against the crown is mounting daily. In Williamsburg, the rebellion burns strong in the hearts of two siblings, Jonathan and Hannah Corbett. Spirited and headstrong, Hannah finds herself thrust in the middle of a conspiracy when her father receives a strange package from Philadelphia. Jonathan, a physician for the Continental Army, is torn between duty and family. With war loo... more
  • Leon's Share The Young Conquerors Series Book 1

    by Mabel Elizabeth Singletary
    Leon Chandler is a fifth grader at Clara Barton Elementary School who wants to be noticed. Realizing he doesn't share his older brother's talent for sports; he decides telling jokes and making fun of others is the way to get noticed. When Leon gets a new classmate named Autumn Tanner, he comes to understand that every joke isn't funny and real friendships involve sharing with others.
  • Rock 'n' Roll Princesses Wear Black

    by Kelly Polark
    Music class and recess totally rock, but being teased in school and ignored at home totally stinks. Stefani Lucas is a rockin’ sixth grader who loves music and dresses like a mini hipster in all black, but there's one thing cramping her style - her lame baby brother who manages to hog all the attention from her parents. When classmates tease her about her clothes and even double dare her to (gasp!) wear another color, Stef decides a minor makeover may be in order. Can Stef change for others ... more
  • The C Enigma

    by Spiros Gratsias
    Based on actual heroes who gave their lives in order to fight the dark evil that Hitler’s Nazism represented, The C ENIGMA explores the premise that each and every one of us has the personal responsibility to fight for freedom, justice, and the forces of good. An individual’s actions can have a drastic impact on the outcome of any battle, war, or campaign. A particular brand of evil has reared its ugly head at certain points throughout history, and humanity must fight to keep it in check. Thi... more
  • Moon Hallow's Strange Halloween

    by Paula M. Ezop
    Deep in the forest of the small village of Moon Hallow, beneath the roots of an ancient oak tree lives a small band of leprechauns. The wee leprechauns are only five to six inches tall. But don’t let their size fool you; they have magical powers greater than the great Wizard of Ballydehob. Oh and for sure these lads just can’t behave themselves. Creating mischief is always at the top of their list of things to do. Ah, the boys do love mischief. There’s one thing that ... more
  • Judas: Hero Misunderstood

    by Dr. J. E. Cross
    Judas Iscariot, the man we love to hate. But who would Jesus have been without him? In this unique short story we journey with the man who Jesus chose to be one of the original twelve disciples, who was with Jesus throughout his entire three-year ministry. Going beyond his worth, which always seems to start at thirty pieces of silver and suicide, dare to step outside the boundaries of one-dimensional thinking and tradition and ask yourself: “In the grand scheme of things, did Judas have a purpo... more