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These are a sensational variety of nine imitative short stories, moving from a little boy named Billy and a bug, to a little worm that has his own big adventure, to Nora with a ballerina friend in a meadow. We meet a silly snake having fun, a very clever coyote, a tiny mouse, and a gentle giant who gardens with a little dragon. We travel to a magical place a...

The Gypsy Chronicles is the beginning of our adventure with the Gypsy and Chasey. The Gypsy is an asexual male prostitute who meets Chasey after his arrival to the town in which she has grown up. He meets many good people and begins some wonderful relationships with them. He also has some encounters with some unsavory locals that push his limits. He and Chas...

At the end of the decade of the 1950's, a bastard boy returns Home to the Mountain deep in the heart of Virginia, as a young man. Shunned by many and an object of man's cruel condescension as a youth, Clayton McCleary must again face the small-minded thinking of those same bigoted individuals.

Armed with a kind and loving temperament, Clayton wins th...

Marion Jones Sr. was born September 13th, 1945 in the town of Dunn, NC. He graduated from Harnett High School 1963 and is married to Linda A. Smith. He is the father of 5 children, has 9 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. He is now living in Erwin, NC....

Our country is full of famous quotes by the trailblazers that have made this country great. As a result, we all live by quotes in one form or another. From love to heartaches to sorrow and pain. It may be good advice from your mother, a dear friend, or someone famous, but in the end it's all the same—a quote about how to live your life. Although you may fi...

Dr. Jeffrey Mongroll II created a monster out of his grief for the loss of his father. He vowed that he would create the perfect humanoid that would thrive in this world to take over humans as we know. It escaped into the waters of the Willamette River of Portland, Oregon. This creature if left to live will be the extinction of all mankind.

Detective...

As a young girl, Scarlett always tried to fit in, not realizing she was unique all by herself. As an adult, she finds that she is beginning to see signs. Others are put in place, déjà vu is. Battling to overcome the battles of life, Scarlett did not want to give up. Inside, she always knew she was more than more. She slowly begins to understand who she is ...

This book is about true-life hunting experiences of a hunting warrior who finds himself drifting off into dreamland with a high-spirited dog who is also a gatherer. The hunter recounts chase techniques and episodes taking place in various terrains and locations and tells of encounters with several species of split-hooved animals. The author takes his readers...

I was pleasantly surprised at all the nice letters that l received after writing Babbling On. With the main topic about deer hunting, I was surprised that most of the letters were from middle-aged women. Below is a few comments from my readers.

It made me laugh. It made me cry.

—Becky from Illinois

It made me fe...

For You is the story of a mom who does her best to take care of her baby but still finds that she has much to learn. Despite feeling exhausted and even crazy at times, this story is a reminder that as long as she loves her baby and gives him her all, then nothing else matters, and she can enjoy the laughs along the way....

From steamy Alabama to brisk Wyoming, the United States of America is definitely a land of contrasts. Within each state is a variety of sights, sounds, and attractions that give the state its own special flavor.

Where did Coca-Cola (loved around the world) originate? Where did the country's first female judge serve? In a unique poetic form, What's in ...

Ebony Daniels, med student by day and sexy stripper by night—she had it all. Money, glamour, and popularity. She had her life all planned out until one day, her two worlds collide. Her med career is on the line and so is her family. Now Ebony must find the balance between good and evil. Now she must right all her wrongs and set things straight to get her l...

Empress sat in her thoughts for days wondering if she would ever escape the prison that she had created for herself. It was as though she could see the jail bars, smell the stench of loneliness, feel the hunger of lonely prison nights, and yet all Empress wanted was freedom, freedom from sadness, fear, heartaches, and ultimately her own self.

For Empr...

Ricky A. Helton wrote this book and began this project because he had the simple thought that as humans and/or adults, moreover, have not come very far as a species. What he means to say is, as a veteran of the US Navy and US Army (reserve), he has traveled the world and has served in several operations, as well as the War on Terror and Persian Gulf War.

A job loss that led to an adventure.

A fifteen-year-old young man named Sodao Colasta was given a job and trained at the police station after putting a stop on a criminal when he lost a job. He ended up going on the adventure heading to four different cities by the order of the president of Dominican Republic where the crime boss had ordered the mafia...

This book is a way for children of families moving across country to keep in touch. As a mom, it hurt most to see my child's first friend move away. It hurt to see the look on my son's face when he asked to go see his friend, and I told him we could not.

In here, the kids can journal back and forth about what is happening in each of their wor...

From deep in the hills of the West Virginia coal mines comes a tale of intrigue, fraud, and corruption through the eyes of the man who lived it. A Life, Black as Coal is the true life story of Marcus Dreyton, who grew up working the coal mines, carrying on the family business. As a young boy, he remembers his parents telling him to do what is right a...

Everyone has seen or heard that mom, the overly enthusiastic parent at kids' sporting events. This mom, though, takes the cake! (She bakes cookies too!) She should get a blue ribbon for her zeal. However, will Mom's overboard exuberance be a hit with her son's coaches, or will it cause her to strike out?...

Cassia Marie Westfield Burns is not afraid of ghosts. She has good reasons for not fearing the dead because her mother is part of that spirit world. Her experiences in life thus far have proven that it is always the living that does all the hurting.

What Cassia does fear is the number six—her mother died six minutes after giving Cassia life, her fat...

I ran into Georgina, and she decided to check out a new movie that was playing, and we had heard good reviews. She was a little stressed because she had finals, and also, Arthur was driving her crazy with wanting to marry her. She could not take all the pressure. What wonderful pressure!

After the movie, we went to dinner and then home, and she decide...

Beware of the Banker is a crime fiction story that takes place in the Portland, Maine area. It was inspired by the true story of Bonnie and Clyde, the most notorious bank robbers in United States history next to Jesse James.

It is the story of Tony, a bank branch manager who is addicted to casino gambling and as a consequence, is heavily in de...

Stories from a Rearview Mirror follows the life of a boy, raised at the bank of the Danube River after World War II.

This covers seventy years of some of the most turbulent events in history: fascist and communist dictatorships, revolutions and wars, and how he became a man during it while balancing studies, sport careers, family and work. Stories fr...

Alanna lived a beautiful life with her husband and daughter in Seattle. She was renowned for her work as a forensic nurse collecting evidence and testifying against the perpetrators of horrific crimes. When an attempt on her life ended with the death of her husband, she lost everything that had given her life meaning and purpose.

Alanna fled to Mo...

Jill never thought that taking care of her sister's affairs could be so complicated and dangerous, until she started being followed every place she went.

Then the murders started and the cell phone started calling from her sister's dead husband's grave.

As the story unfolds, the stranger it gets.

...

We want to believe that our life is so much more than being alone.

We hope to have a friend, who will listen with understanding. You want to get the chance to share your story so it can help you move forward, and look ahead to something new.

There should be no need to feel afraid, lonely or weak.

We should tell ourselves to be "strong a...

The title character of these short stories is a Dwarf Hotot bunny rabbit. They are a small bunny with very large round brown eyes, short but straight ears, and a very fluffy white fur coat.

The title character is named Bushido, who is the last of his ancient samurai warrior class.

Bushido itself started as a type of Buddhist philosophy in twelf...

Endorsements

Frances, what a story! It's amazing how God can override our stubbornness and negative emotions and create divine appointments, encounters with the King. Only God!

—Pastor Garry Sheaffer

Bethel A/G

Littlestown, Pennsylvania

Children as well as adults can all learn a lesson from a stubborn donk...

In Bela's Nocturne, we encounter Bela, a delightful bear cub embarking on his first hibernation. Bela's adventures lead him to discover not only the meaningful significance of this annual ritual; he also acquires insights into himself as well as his rich ancestral heritage....

Nopesures is about Charlie, Nelly, Carlos, Sara, Fred, Isabell and their actions as the world around them learns to like the idea of magic. But are the humans going to let magic back into their society?...

I was sitting in church one Sunday morning, and my pastor, Todd Braswell, walked out on the platform with a toolbox. We all couldn't help but smile, even giggle a little, because we knew it was gonna be good!

He opened the toolbox and pulled out one tool at a time. Pastor Todd told us what they were and their purpose. He also shared the importance of ...

Vinny is a kid just like you, or is he? Vinny is from a family of metalheads and like his parents, he's one too. As a child Vinny was unaware of his family's differences, but as he got older, Vinny noticed that he was, in fact, not like other children. As the years passed, the more Vinny realized that being different is not easy. He noticed people st...

This book is about a wife, her God, and the husband she loved. Though it was a very hard journey, she persevered, only to see her God get her through each day. You will be amazed as you read this story of an ordinary person whose husband was losing his memory, and how you can still have hope even in the midst of the storm....

Danny McDuff is a wise old leprechaun, who spends his days guarding his treasure, his precious pot of gold. But one day he has an enchanting encounter with a man who teaches him about the true treasure in life—family. Follow along as Danny McDuff reveals the tale of how a simple promise became a legacy....

Senior Officer Ron Darby is on a fast track with the North Lakes Police Department. Physically fit and tactically astute with a street smart earned from years of being in the trenches, he is at the top of his law enforcement game. Yet on one routine night during one typical call on non-descript Kentwood Street, Darby's faith in his skills and beliefs is shat...

For a deaf infant, the harsh reality is that his or her life will be dramatically impacted by the decisions and choices made by his or her parents. If the parents are deaf, then it is likely that infant will be immersed within the deaf ways and community where silence is cherished and sign language is used as a main communication mode. Whereas if the parents...

Destined to Fail? was written for those who fear failure; feel marginalized by religion, culture, or tradition; question their existence. It's a must read.

In this book, the author gives a voice to the voiceless, and offers a different view to the millennials in particular on how to better overcome doubts and the feeling of rejection and unwor...

Glen Rock is a great small town located twenty-two miles northwest of New York City in Bergen County, New Jersey.

The author was born in 1945 and lived there until he went off to college. He started writing e-mails to his high school classmates in 1995. Over a twenty-five-year period, he wrote about 200 remembrances about his youth.

Whi...

In Prayer, Praise and Worship, Minister O'Neal uses personal and practical experiences to give clarity and understanding that God is always directing us back to him by inviting all to have a close and personal relationship with him through prayer, praise, and worship. Minister O'Neal gives simple tools to help those in need of knowing the truth and, a...

Welcome to Olympus, a dwarf planet with a moon, which were both found to be habitable just as Earth was on the brink of nuclear war. Colonizing the planet became an immediate priority. However, the first settlers discovered they were not alone and a superior species was already doing the same. Eighty years later and peace has reigned. The two species have cr...

Three years after an epidemic caused by the “Phantom virus,” an unknown catalyst that causes victims to turn into zombie-like beings with yellowing flesh, a young teen named Griffon lives on his own in Rochester, New York, fighting for survival. Things change when he meets with a group sheltered up outside of town. Just when he thinks he finally has a pl...

Seymore the Sea Sick Duck is a fun tale about a little duck who is different than all the rest on the farm where he resides. He is sorrowful until he finds close friends; a robin named Roberta and Oliver, a wise old owl. Seymore learns about life and love and how to live in a world that at first just seems to be big, scary and unfriendly. Here we will follow...

Greenwood assisted living facilities is more than a retirement facility. It is home for most of the residents living there, a safe haven for the rest. New night-shift nurse, Mike Jericho isn't that convinced of resident's safety, especially after three residents expire within a forty-eight-hour period. Not satisfied with administration's slow response Mike J...

The Multiverse Series revolves around a boy existing in parallel realities of varying circumstances where he struggles with physical, emotional, and mental challenges, working his way through darkness into the light on his path of self-discovery and spiritual enlightenment.

Join Raven as he travels the earth paths of pain and turmoil…birthed through...

“Phantom here is your new friend Pinky, please come and say hi,” Mr. C exclaimed, but Phantom refused to come out. Mr. and Mrs. C told Phantom, “Sometimes it is hard to meet new people, but you will never know how great a friend can be until you first introduce yourself to them.”

The Adventures of Phantom and Pinky follows the life of two adve...

Logan grew up in a small town, with a small family, and a small group of friends. An ordinary life with ordinary people, until one night, one decision changed his whole world. Family became distant, friends became family, and life became more difficult that he had ever expected. A long-forgotten memory regains its place in Logan's life just when he needed it...

What does butter have to do with faith? How has cell phone texting taken away the majesty of the name(s) of God? What does God really think about you? The Creator of the universe does not have "A FLAT FOREHEAD."

He doesn't look down on you, slap himself on the forehead and say, "What in the world have I done?" The beauty is that he made you for h...

One of the Military Police (MP) said “Nothing doing. You two are going in one way or another.” He walked towards Garland with the gun in his hand, and like a flash, Garland had him on the ground and was going after the other one. The other one chambered a round in his .45 pistol but it was too late. Garland had both men down and took their guns. Garl...

Have you ever lived with a secret? A secret that makes you feel ashamed?

Danikah Bloo has her whole life. The only person that she can turn to is her younger brother, Rikki. Will Danikah find a way to accept her secret? Will she find confidence? What about love?

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In the mid-sixties in East Germany, Wolf Richter, a young electronics engineer, has only one goal - to flee from the oppressive Communist dictatorship. He dreams of a free life in distant America.

After serving as a draftee at a secret radar facility of the People's Army, Wolf finds a challenging job at the Port of Rostock. Because he speaks English, ...

Jade went to Savannah and Hilton Head for a rest and family vacation. At home, she felt she was being watched but thought it was just exhaustion. Maybe some time away would help to shake that feeling, but it didn't. Even while away, Jade still felt eyes on her. When Jade felt someone was watching, she would look around but found no one that looked suspicious...

The Finding Shapes in Nature book uses a unique method of introducing children to the concept of shapes while fostering an interest in the natural world surrounding them. The book encourages children to look for shapes on the wings of birds, on land animals, in the woods, and in other natural settings. The captivating photos encourage children to dialogue ab...

This self-help guide is a must have for anyone who is still in the workplace; however, it will also be useful to recent high school graduates, recent college graduates, and individuals wanting to excel in their careers. This book contains do's and don'ts in the workplace and will guide you on how to get off to a good start in the workplace as well as how to ...

“The Mob” has been alive and well in Youngstown, Ohio since the 1950s. Youngstown was the halfway point for mobsters traveling between New York and Chicago. Often called Mobtown, Crimetown, and Boomtown, Youngstown still has many mobsters and corrupt officials. If you have a skill they can use, you will be “recruited.”

Benjamin Holmes is an en...

When Mama brings home a foundling kitten, Maggie Baggie-Bottom, Cassie Sassy-Puss, and Molly Jolly-Collie are less than thrilled. Maggie is most concerned about interlopers at her food dish. Molly already has her paws full watching out for her two feline sisters. But Cassie has the worst cattitude toward the newcomer. She likes things the way they are, and s...

Go on a crazy safari. It isn't easy, and you just can't give up. Let's have fun and look for that elephant!...

Driven to Change lays out a simple no-nonsense approach to creating your best self, how to create a winning attitude in your life, and how changing the way you think changes your life direction. Learn what it takes to become your best self as you read this personal life story of a man's quest to become a better person as he worked to silence the demons stuck...

The lunar heavens are in danger as an evil force threatens to take power, consuming everything in its path. A young goddess named Raya must learn how to awaken her power with help from the moon to reclaim her home. After gaining a star in the heavens and becoming a member of the zodiacs, who are sworn protectors of earth, she finds out that there is more to ...

Grief of any kind can and will take a toll on a person, which Sylvia found out upon losing numerous loved ones in a short time. As an author she is hoping that these imaginary stories will help one mother, one father, a sister, a brother, and any other people who have lost loved ones to be able to learn how to deal with grief within themselves. Sylv...

This is a collection of short fiction rooted in the Afro-American experience with no particular theme binding them. The title story, My Only Friend, is a coming-of-age story, although not your average coming-of-age story where the main character is a teen. This one is of a young adult in his twenties. It seemed age-appropriate with people delaying most thing...

Originally written when the author was going through a divorce. It was intended as a humorous view of someone having to go out on his own and learn to cook, clean, wash, and iron for the first time. It developed into a real survival/cookbook for someone that doesn't know how to manage on their own for the first time.

A funny way to put together all t...

Mari Rogers is the daughter of a wealthy prominent contractor and architect. She lives on a large vineyard ranch on the east range of the Napa Valley during the mid- to late 1950s. Mari is a naive yet mature high school sophomore who is spiky and fearless.

Mari finds that even in the wealthy close community of the Napa Valley, secrets of many friends ...

Earth was devastated: gas clouds were creeping across the sky. Few areas remained clear. It was only a matter of time. No one would survive. Commander Matt and his co-pilot Pat were in need of passengers. No clocks or cars were working, but a horse and wagon would get them where they needed. The spaceship was all loaded and ready to launch, and with a load o...

Angela Brown had enjoyed her life as a wife. She works full-time Monday through Friday and is home for the weekends. She had success in school and success in her career. One day, though, her life is turned upside down. Her husband, Todd, leaves her for someone younger. Angela is crushed, with feelings of helplessness and uncertainty. Angela decides t...

Studies show that four out of five Black women are overweight. Many are suffering from diabetes, high blood pressure, sleeplessness, unrest, devastation, and are prone to weight gain. Do you know your thyroid levels? For many women the answer is no. Many women suffer from too much weight gain due to an under-active thyroid and a Vitamin D deficiency. The str...

From questioning to discovery, this book contains a collection of poems exploring the innocence and wonderment of the world, as seen through the eyes of a child....

All her life, Tina had been put down because of her weight. She grew up isolated from everyone but her mother.

Even though her mother was her best friend, she had longed for a family, for siblings, or for a friend to share things with, to go places with, and to fit in somewhere. Even as a teenager, Tina knew what she wanted in life, a husband and chil...

A charmingly relatable series of tongue-in-cheek satirical and observational humor segments about human nature, relationships, pop culture, and pets. It's mostly written in the first-person perspective of a fictional, fiercely independent-thinking, comically exaggerated stereotypical male who is casually insightful, unintentionally self-effacing, and brutall...

Sometimes the family grows and not everyone is ready for it. Carter discovers that he is no longer an only child. His parents are about to introduce him to his new baby brother, and he's not quite sure how to handle it....

Nate is a twelve-year-old boy that doesn't have a dog but is guided through his day by an angel dog. Where will the adventures take him?...

At eighty-nine years old, or young as I like to remind myself on days when the glorious sun is up at my ranch and the blue sky beckons, people tell me I've lived a fascinating life, indeed even a remarkable life, one that started out as the son of Polish farmers and grocers, but one which has taken me to all over the United States, most of Europe, the Island...

Are you sitting by watching things happen? Or are you taking a stand to stop things from happening?

This book outlines some of the things that is going on in what used to be a great nation, a nation that people came to for sanction, but now they rather commit suicide or homicide because we as a nation haven't come to terms that trouble is lurking. Th...

This is a descriptive narrative of a child with learning disabilities who overcame the odds of dyslexia with determination and the grace of one teacher. Her adopted mother did not believe she was a “slow child” and got the proper teachers, doctors, and schooling she needed. Having gone through the cruelty of bullying as a child and growing into a young w...

Based on a true story, Donna was born in West Virginia and was unwanted and unloved from birth. At two weeks old, her mother gave Donna to a sister to babysit, but her mother never came back for her. She was passed from family member to family member, never living with the same family for more than a few months. Often abused and neglected, she hid in a hole ...

Have you been overlooked in your career path? Have you struggled to find the job you actually want to work at? Are you struggling with the interview process or maybe having trouble landing an interview in the first place?

I wrote this book to answer all these questions and dozens more. This small pocket guidebook is meant to set you apart from all the...

Raw and uncut, This Can't Be Life is the shocking, brutal, and at times, comical story of a young man coming of age in a tumultuous household amid a family of colorful characters. Raised by a single mother wrestling with her own personal demons, Rock finds himself struggling to resist the allure of fast money, easy women, and mind-numbing substances. His jou...

Preappreciation is simply changing the timing of when you say thank you. Instead of waiting until the end or after, you simply say thank you in advance. This can act as a reset button for previous experiences and align you right here and now with the person right in front of you. If you think about it, all the stress comes before an event, before a meal or b...

Spiritual Ninja is the true account of the mystical and healing experiences of Sherry Pryor, a spiritual seeker. Sherry shares her background as a broken individual who found Jesus and his healing light. She reviews her life experiences including her childhood, drug use, the suicide of a dear friend, her exploration of energy and shamanic healing, dreams, re...

Inconsiderate actions toward a mysterious old lady frees an unwanted entity that was subdued within her for unexplained reasons. Now this unknown entity's main purpose is to cripple the existence of life by abducting innocent lives on the day they were born and disband the process which led to the uprising of Omniscient—the All Knowing and Guardian over ea...

It is sometime in 2055. The day is Saturday, just after midnight. This is a world where, the divide between rich and poor is even wider. Robotics and A.I (Artificial Intelligence) has taken over most of the industries of the Global States. There is high unemployment. There are more people out of work, than in work. Major civil unrest. Rioting and looting is ...

This book was written to shine the light on issues facing fathers in family court. This book has been written to help you understand that everything in this book happens daily. You listen to breaking news of a child that has been neglected or a child that was abused but this happens in family court every day. We all look at the news and we see illegals separ...

Thank you for making a difference.

All net proceeds from Beyond My Wildest will go to AmberCo to help single mothers improve life for themselves and their families.

About AmberCo: As a destitute single mother at the age of eighteen, Peggy Larsen faced the uncertainties of providing for her son with no more than a high school education and the w...

A young Cambodian boy struggled among the strife, fears, and gunfire of the Vietnam War era to find a possible route to academic success, yet that was one thing that could lead to his execution later in his life. Then when life's struggles seemed to be improving, the communist-controlled Pol Pot regime Khmer Rouge deliberately yet somewhat surreptitiously en...

Arkansas “Ark” Redwood, while traveling back from a vacation in the United States to his home in Qaisumah, Saudi Arabia (a remote part in a large desert), was in for the adventure of a lifetime. Little did he know that the trip included a plane crash resulting in an encounter with the Little Bedouin, or Badawi, as he was known in his mortal life. During ...

Many may wonder why this book was written. Others may question the motive or the purpose of such a book. The answer to these questions and others is very simple.

God is the reason why this book was written.

It was in September 2005, when I had the first dream. Around three o'clock one morning I had a dream. It appeared to me that I was awake ...

Sherry Ortiz, a highly capable, decorated police sergeant, was looking for a new start for herself and her son, Sam. She thought she had found the perfect place to serve and protect when a former employer became chief in the little mining town where she grew up. He had won the chief of police position and begged her to help him out in suppressing the drug pr...

All lives are marked with points in time when decisions are made that not only affect them when made but also for years to come. Eddy Kepler is a perfect example of life long consequences due to teenage decisions. After Eddy marries Harriett for an ulterior motive, he is drafted. With a backdrop of the Korean War, Eddy finds true love; only to be sabotaged...

If after reading this book you feel Jesus is knocking at your door, let him in. Just get on your knees and say come in. Jesus, I've made a mess of things, come in and tell me what to do and I'll do it.

I would suggest you get a bible and start reading at the gospel of John Chapter One and verse one and read a little every day, then pray, and h...

Do you need peace and assurance that all is well in your life?

Is your future secure?

Amid the highs and lows of this earth's journey comes the question: what's next?

There is a “next,” and the author is passionately pointing the reader to victory that is attained only through God's divine plan.

The plan is simple and too good...

This is a book about a famous singer back in the 1990, who had a love triangle, which got way out of hand. Now this woman needs help from someone who is living. Read more and find out....

Fifteen-year-old Ashlyn Jordan could not understand her nightmares. She had no way of knowing they were a portent of her destiny and would propel her into a horrifying situation . . . in another world. Almost in an instant, her character and talents would be challenged by evil forces threatening a nation of people she had never heard of . . . the Caddo India...

This is a historical fiction in that two of the main characters were significant and well publicized dangerous historical figures at the time this story takes place. However, the man involved with them and relating this story is a widower living alone with his dog in a sparsely populated area of northwestern Louisiana in the spring of 1934. So it is not a re...

The Loppy Adventures of Boogernose Joe: Take a Hike follows Joe and his two best friends on an after- school hiking adventure. The animated trio discover the wonders of the great outdoors—that is, until they come face-to-face with a grizzly bear! Will they be able to escape? Follow Joe and his friends as they journey through the woods, only later to discov...

My passion and dedication for nursing are the reasons that made me love my profession and inspired me to write a book.

With so many years working in this kind of profession, I have realized it and always feel it deep in my heart that anytime I take care of an individual, I get some sort of emotional connection. It gives me a feeling of satisfaction an...

This book is about two friends who have always liked adventure. But this time, this adventure gave them much more than they bargained for. They encounter circumstances that become life-threatening. It is a story where two friends must rely on each other for their very survival.

Peggy Rogers is now in her 39th year as an educator. Her students...

In this book, I've created the carnage image of evil to emulate the ongoing presence of the master of blasphemy, sometimes referred to as the Devil. Normally in such works of bizarre fiction, we find the character itself thriving on special effects and some form of unconquered prelude to match the innocence of specially chosen characters that are inevitably ...

It's Up to You! is a straightforward look at the principles of success. This book identifies what is required to achieve success and presents it in a friendly, easy-to-read manner. It is almost like a conversation between friends, and it gives you realistic examples you can relate to. There is even a chapter that will allow you to verify the principles for y...

One frosty autumn morning the quiet was shattered by a craft of unknown origin as it pierced through the clouds with an apparent rush to find a better place, leaving a broken world behind. Those hopeful escapees would indeed find a new place, but unbeknownst to them it would not be without its own peril: it would show them wonders, both amazing and terrifyin...

All men are created unequal.

—John Adams, President no. 2

In this book, I describe meditation as internal peace and joy achieved by way of a high happy score. I showed that you can be in an elevated mood in a happy reality despite the inequality of society.

The principle of following and being humble to the Lord is used to trai...

Have you ever been a victim of wrong doing and suffered the indignation there would be no possibility to right the wrong? Perhaps, you know of someone who did, maybe someone close to you, or even someone distant. What did you do? Perhaps, in brief moments you thought of ways the wrong could have been righted, only to have reality once again remind you this w...

Dorothy and her son Ryan typed, edited, and had published a cookbook for the Shriners Hospital for Children Houston volunteers several years ago. Dorothy was instrumental in typing and having a cookbook published for Riverview Baptist Church Houston, Texas, about fifty years ago.

Dorothy was a bookkeeper most of her adult life. She became a collector ...

BESA recounts my life, beginning as a young boy of a large, happy three-generation family living together in southern Albania. The Bylykbashi's were prosperous land owners and store owners, but when Enver Hoxha and his Communist regime muscled their way into power, that idyllic life quickly fell apart for my family, my village, and my country at large.

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WILLIAM—was only attending the season with his grandmother Lady

Rebecca Grayson to make her happy that she was fi nally going to be able to

help him make some good business connection and maybe new deals during

this season also. She had been telling him how most of town will only deal

with their own peerage and the social season...

That “thing” that happens in our head that we call self-talk doesn't automatically think of words of wisdom or encouragement. We typically must seek them out. With all the negative and disempowering content being aimed at us every minute, we need a way to reset the negative with positive and humorous content. That is the purpose of Keep Believing! to emp...

After her last adventure, Claira Williams thought her life was finally going to settle down. An upcoming wedding to Matt, the town sheriff, and writing her father Sean's life story, she really has no time for any extra adventures right now. When Claira realizes she has more blood relatives than just her mother and brother, the next adventure begins, whether ...

Muddy Feet is a nostalgic story of a young girl who, after overcoming unimaginable tragedy and heartache, becomes a source of inspiration to a community desperately in need of her unconditional love and the hope it brings.

In 1933, when Elle Lewis is seven years old, her life turns upside down in a single day. First, her brother leaves home seeking hi...

Out of the air, one as a flock, the original thirteen Wicca arrived. Settling in the forested trees of the glen, they conversed, cackling and calling. Liking what they perceived, the Wicca decided to stay.

Out of the darkness above, Hecate, the Dark One, she who watches from above, spoke into the hearts of the thirteen Wicca below, “Go forth...

This is the story of a family vacation where sisterhood blossoms into friendship and memories that will last a lifetime.

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This is an incredible true story of the survival of an orphan who, lured by the power of knowledge, went on to achieve his life's dream of becoming one of the highly educated of his time, despite all odds. The story starts when he lost his father—the only person he had—at the age of seven. He hardly knew his mother who died earlier when he was barely fou...

Inspired by true events.

Two young girls alone at home on the South Dakota prairie hear a baby crying outside in a blizzard. Miles from any neighbors, with no way to call for help, they must decide if they should open their door to strangers and dangers. Mustering courage, they find an Indian family outside badly in need of shelter. The girls im...

Three Lost Turtles by Deborah Martin is about a common problem that affects many newly hatched turtles along our built-up beaches in Florida. Bright lights are distracting baby turtles. Instead of being drawn to the sea, hatchlings are drawn toward artificial lights. They never make it to their natural environment—the ocean....

How far would you go to protect the ones you love?

Kina Rey was an ordinary woman living quite the normal life. That is until a mysterious man shows up on her doorstep one night, telling her that what she had always believed to be true was not entirely the case. His arrival creates a chain reaction of events that will change Kina's life forever. She w...

Set primarily in one of the most visited areas of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Ghosts of the Cove takes the reader from the turmoil of the Civil War to present day east Tennessee while providing a glimpse of a unique pioneer community and the people who settled there.

Seeking a brief respite from her job as a prosecuting attorney, ...

My Book of Job is a group of meditations about the mind, body, and soul. When spirit rules, change manifests from the soul. The soul some believe is made of pure energy. Energy cannot be created nor destroyed, only changed into other types of energies; some constructive, others destructive, and for the purpose of what? These are the questions we can all ans...

The Coming is a novel about the second coming of a savior. It is written for the common man/woman, who believes in God, or who doesn't, even those that don't know. It is set in the late seventies, early eighties and takes place in the four corner's region of the southwest. This area, with its unique beauty, is the setting I grew up in and I consider myself b...

What if I told you that your life and who you think you are is only surface information? That who you really are is a bigger mystery than any one person on this earth could ever know? What if I added that you're destined for greatness, but before you could reach that level of achievement, you had to learn to let go of all your inhibitions and face the person...

What do you want to do after you graduate? Who do you want to be when you grow up? Go on a journey that will entertain, provoke, and inspire you to an answer. Brainstorming has never been more fun, and daydreaming has never been more impactful!

How do you know if you're on (or might be heading down) a hummingbird path? Do you have a thousand ...

Enter the realm where God is the Architect, and the angel Gabriel leads the project to create it. Living aspects created are constructs that help formulate and mold this new project. Unlike other projects created, this project involves time and jealousy as key constructs that help define the battle to come.

This universe, this realm, was created as on...

Alec Driver, a WWII veteran, uses the GI bill to earn an advanced degree in music from a prestigious university. At age thirty-seven, with glowing recommendations in hand, he secures the post of choir teacher at a small town high school on Florida's west coast. Soon after assuming his duties he falls in love with Tracy Ashbury a bright, talented and attracti...

This book was written for anyone who is considering a career as a secondary teacher. It gives the reader many tips on becoming an effective secondary educator in a very modest amount of time. The goal is to make the transition to secondary teaching as painless as possible for the new teacher. The author does not want the reader to go through the difficult pi...

This is a story about a handyman who lived in a small town and was in just the right place when destiny came knocking on his door. Lon looked to be little more than a handyman, a bit complex as complex goes. He is smart but a little stubborn; he is compassionate but selective about who he is compassionate to. He is defiantly creative but didn't always think ...

The poetry I write is a way to express my feelings on things I see and hear about. Often, it just comes to me and I'll write it down quickly. I hope when you read this collection, there will be some that you can relate to. I thank those who take the time to read this book, and I hope you enjoy it. ...

As I Muse explores the many thoughts and ideas the author had during his journey through life. His aim is to share these thoughts and ideas with you. Hopefully, this book will inspire you to write about your life and maybe answer some questions you may have about relationships, religion, etc....

A Journey through the Stars is in-sorts, an autobiography. This book is to represent the end of an era.

Throughout this collection of poems and stories, I lay out a road-map of what I will soon realize is my future.

In writing my poems, I have decided that the interpretation of a person, while up to each individual, is what shapes a person. ...

She had been on the move for years. This was a place where she thought she would finally be able to find some peace, small and quiet. Maybe she could finally settle down and have a normal life?

Ellen was a mystery not only to the town but to herself as well. Troubled thoughts seemed to be making her paranoid despite her rural surroundings.

Or w...

Sowing Seeds of Connection can be very instrumental in bridging the gap between parents, grandparents, caregivers, and children. This booklet assists in filling a void children suffer from due to an extensive absence of a parent or loved one, because of military duty, summer camp, vacation, hospitalization, boarding schools, etc. It allows the opportunity ...

Meet retired police detective Robert Raines. After devoting forty-three years of his life to serving and protecting the streets of Chicago, he has called it a career. But good cop instincts die hard—--if they die at all. Before long, he finds himself teamed with two fellow retired cops, Dale Gamble and Ashe, as they take on the case of a missing 19 year o...

“Beyond Inside” is an introspective look and insight into the life of a young boy/man growing up in middle America in the 1950's through the '80's. It is mostly true to form although some parts are partly fictional. It is designed to give as true a picture as possible through the author's personal experiences....

This book is made to grow with your children from learning colors, counting, shape names, spelling of shapes, and numbers. The shapes included in this book are from basic up to the shapes they will learn and need to know in school up to second grade. It also includes short sentences for those children who are learning to read.

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Julie, an eleven-year-old Irish Catholic, had no inkling that the mysterious yet undeniable bond formed in a fleeting encounter with a priest would later transform her life. This memoir, in part told through actual letters, is the inspiring story of how two souls, grounded in faith and destined to be together, escape violence to move confidently from darknes...

I congratulate you on taking the time to read this book.

Every journey begins with taking the first step. Let's take it together.

Everyone in life has a story to tell. My life story comes down to every vowel and syllable written in these poems. What is your story?

Change is difficult for most people unless they can see the reward at the ...

Shelby (formerly Ellen), is a real Shih Tzu who was rescued from South Suburban Humane Society when she was nearly two years old. Although she only had a short stay at the humane society before finding her forever home, not all animals are that fortunate.

South Suburban Humane Society is a not-for-profit dedicated to promoting the well-being of pets a...

Do you know how thinking about the possibility of extraterrestrial life can help make better decisions in your everyday life? The answer to this question will be the first, of many, that enlighten you and is found in the Introduction to The Humaniverse Guide to Better Reasoning and Decision-Making. Every person has to reconcile how to solve the many problems...

Hope doesn't always feel good. Hope is never looking over your shoulder again. Hope is your expectant view forward. Every twenty-four hours, we have decisions to make. These choices that are in our control will define the place that we are able to make future moves forward. Having a deliberate plan and exploring our thoughts and intensions through a lens of ...

A technician traveling the country repairing computer-controlled machines, Roger has a life that is about as mundane as possible. Every Monday, he heads out by airplane or rental car to install or repair machines at woodworking companies in different towns and cities. At home, he would do yard work and the other chores that pile up during his trip.

Th...

In an attempt to reenergize his practice, a mild-mannered, blandly ineffectual psychologist organizes an anonymous peer-counseling self-help group that is haphazardly attended by seven divergent strangers—a punk rocker, a teenaged prostitute, a DMV examiner, a food critic, a judge, a priest, and a little old lady.

As the story unfolds in a series o...

Riyah and Addie girl set out to build a fort in their backyard. While looking for logs in the forest behind their house, they travel deeper and deeper into the woods. When they get to the deepest part of the woods, they find a long-hidden treasure.

When they open the treasure, they find strange items with ominous warnings. Before they know what has ha...

Hershy is a black lawyer. He has multiple women of different nationalities and a wife. All of his women know about each other. He is generous with his gifts. He doesn't come cheap.

His wife Roseanne is tired of him not coming home. She does not want to be a part-time wife.

His long-time sex companion Pam wants a baby but Hershy doesn't want a...

This suspense filled autobiographical fiction, has many twists and turns; a love story, drama, suspense, mystery, magic, with a dark edge of conspiracy and betrayal intertwined.

Unbeknownst to her, Chantelle was born one of the many “Chosen Ones”, that from birth was followed, monitored, studied, to be part of a developed, manufactured new world. ...

In the quiet, affluent neighborhood of Atherton, California, Charles Gill Jr., a sixteen-year-old teenager lived a comfortable life with his father until his attraction to a beautiful girl from the wrong side of the tracks led to an act of disobedience, which caused his life to spiral out of control.

Now, after making one bad decision after another, c...

Heart of a Servant is a story based on true events of how a Chinese-born orphan named Pon K-Manee witnesses the growth of modern Thailand from his days of being a boy servant to the king, until World War II: when he becomes a trusted spy and one of the king's closest confidants. Upon declaring his loyalty at a tender age, despite having been given away to th...

To lose the joy of play is devastating, for the spirit of the soul needs play for its uplifting. Jesse Owens, International American Hero, lifted his country to a moral high and momentary state of color blindness. Mental slaves—strong, powerful, and skilled; free to move around as they saw fit on the plantation, successful in keeping their owners popular a...

Can a promise be carried out from beyond the grave?

The Promise is a true story of the love, grief, fate, and tragedy that befell two soul mates during their life here on earth.

The Addison family has lost their beloved brother and son Steve to leukemia. Before Steve passes away, he makes an unusual pact with his sisters and his wife.

Af...

Marge Lyse (b.1959 Chicago, Illinois, USA) is an American author, lecturer, and certified NASM fitness trainer.

Obese for the first part of her life (near four hundred pounds), an embarrassing episode at a family gathering led to a change in lifestyle which resulted in the loss of over two hundred pounds which she has kept off for nearly twenty year...

Dana Brown is a cigarette-smoking, vodka-and-tonic-drinking woman who fights crime her way. Working for the Bureau of Land Management, her handpicked loyal agents will do anything Dana wants to bring her style of justice to the bad guys. Using everything from a borrowed trash truck, weed killer, rattlesnakes, and other assorted, unusual methods, she catches ...

A native Californian and successful entrepreneur in the world of merchandising and acquisitions, Rebecca McMahon finds herself faced with making life-changing choices that include taking custody of her grandchildren who have been removed from the home by CPS. Taking them from dysfunction, loss, and injustice, she struggles to make a home for three little one...

This is a story about a young boy's life that was raised on a small farm in Southwest, Pennsylvania. His lifelong dream was to have his own airplane and to learn to fly. He manages to buy an airplane and later got his pilot's licenses. He tells many stories of his experiences of flying.

In 1952, he was inducted into the Army. He completes basic traini...

The basic premise of what Paul will be presenting in his book is that an individual's happiness, success, and fulfillment in life stem from their thoughts. To achieve maximum success, it is imperative to keep our thoughts calm, positive, constructive, and rational. The key to creating that mental process is a disciplined mind. This disciplined mind helps us ...

Nelson is a real dog. He lets Mom and Pop live with him, but there is no question who is in charge. He lets them pamper him, prepare his food, and walk with him. And in return, he is the nicest dog in the world. No one could possibly argue....

Laney Masterson is living a perfectly comfortable and content life when a return of a past flame, Brad Green, and the persistence of a recurring dream cause her to question everything she thought she knew, sending her into a tailspin.

Laney's world is turned upside down when she walks into the realization of a love she has known before. Her inexplicab...

Marcus Moreno was born in East Los Angeles, California, to a proud, loving, tough, dope-dealing father. He was born a warrior; he had to be. He started fighting on the day he was conceived; his body was polluted with the heroin his mother shot up daily and almost killed him. He survived that and then fought the rest of his life growing up in the tough street...

As a child, I would wish upon the stars late at night when I could not sleep—hoping, wishing, and dreaming for when I grow up I want to be me!

Writing and telling stories made me happy and other people's children happy, my children, and my grandchild Layla. Writing and telling stories kept me out of trouble and being bored. Now, I teach Layla to tel...

In 1985, at 25 years old, I began a journey to find my true purpose. I began a game of trust and sharing. The day I stepped into Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. How could I begin to compete with all these super talented artists?

A simple idea came to me. For all living things, just five things: a home, clean water, healthy food, create energ...

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Samuel Franklin McCoy Jr. (Professional Mixed Martial Artists and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete) Hollywood, Florida

“After injuring my shoulder, I was told by a doctor that my mixed martial arts career was over and I almost believed him until...

Use my ten years of Kauai experiences in the industry that I love to help lead you to successful choices concerning where to eat during your time on The Garden Island. In your specific case, that may be for quality of food, the best value, ambiance and view, or to support honest community contributors. There are plenty of resources already in the marketplac...

Enter a reality where one man has total control over the Earth, past, present, and future. A man with the power to control even the thoughts of any and all he chooses. His power restricted only by the need to avoid the relentless pursuit of ARGO, who possess the same technology but need Terrance Newton Tupnic's ability to fully access the power he has master...

Learn how a simple science fair created lifelong friends with adventures around the world.

Bob and Suzy built the first flying car after the science fair that started all their adventures. Each stop around the world with their flying car, they had to overcome challenges and conflicts. Learn how they overcame the copycats in China, being captured by el...

A true autobiography of a young cowboy raised well in the midtwentieth century out West, dodging Indian and Mexican gangs, fighting winter snowstorms, not raised with the amenities of comfort of many around him knew. Growing up to become a criminal investigator, not only with the USAF during the Vietnam War, but afterward in three different states: Texas, Ne...

Whether close together or far apart, Samantha the artist, Daniel the musician, and Rebecca the actress have always found a way to make the differences in their lives work in their favor.

As teenagers life always seemed so easy. When the trio grew, they realized life wasn't always as simple as they thought. They learn that, no matter how close you are,...

This easy-to-read book is intended to provide valuable information to alcoholics who wish to work toward achieving and maintaining a sober lifestyle. Since alcoholism affects the entire family system, the alcoholic's family and significant others will learn the disease concept and glean appropriate ways of relating to the addict in a supportive role. The pra...

“The Tug of War is profoundly evocative of scenes etched deeply with in my own memory and, I'm sure, the memories of all who served there. Despite the fact that Vietnam was many things to many people, as were so many different wars experienced by those who were in combat, your work seems to bridge all by its reality.”

- Chaplain Ray W. S...

Ultimate Betrayals: The Crisis of Violence Against Women examines multiple narratives and social constructs that continue to fuel patriarchy, misogyny, and violence against women. The United States remains a leading perpetrator of violence against women, and the prevalence of these crimes continue at historical levels. Ultimate Betrayals describes multiple o...

Autism is often stigmatized and looked at as a difficult road for parents and caregivers facing this challenge. However, children with autism have unique gifts and abilities that are often overshadowed by their social deficits. It is important to recognize the gifts in these children and to nurture their strengths. Trey, the Chef, offers a unique perspective...

This story is about a beautiful witch who is different and has to prove to herself and to others that being different is okay. She goes to a dreadful village of hags and warlocks, and she's not there to start any trouble, but because she is different she is seen as a threat by all the others.

The young witch is so pretty that the old hags don't thi...

Hank and Katharine—how much do we really know about our spouse? Katharine is about to find out more than she ever imagined about her seemingly ordinary husband. Hank has guarded his past carefully, but recent events caused his past to collide with his present. In an attempt to protect Katharine and her family from an increasing threat, Hank is about to fin...

Everyone needs encouragement sometimes. These writings were penned out of my situations and thoughts. When I started sharing them with others, their comments on how they encouraged them were overwhelming. I was encouraged by so many to write a book. The more I thought about it, the more it became a reality to me.

One day, as I was sharing some of the ...

Chloe was born in Savannah Georgia. Her family moved away for the earliest part of her life. After Chloe's father landed a better job, he moved the family back to Savannah. There she spent a lot of her time on her uncle's farm. After only a short period of time helping her aunt and uncle out with the farm chores; she began having some paranormal dreams...

Humans are not Earth's dominant species and never were.

Nestled on the outskirts of Boston, Sudbury, Massachusetts, is a quaint colonial town that was incorporated in 1639. Mark Massi has recently moved back to his childhood home with his wife, four kids, a cat, a dog, and a tortoise. He and his family feel safe and secure and are loving life until Ma...

Meet KG and Nigel, friends of Krissy. KG finds some books that Nigel had never seen. While they listen to Krissy tells an in-depth story of her military career which consist of a fifteen-month tour in Iraq and a not so in-depth story of her childhood that included some baby pageant trophies and a dance trophy. Krissy introduces her friend Angel to both men. ...

Blueberry Lu loves frozen blueberries. However, when she eats them, she struggles with the effects they have on her. Will her friendship continue to grow with her best friend, Sue, or will Lu's love for frozen berries make Sue find a new friend? Come join us as Sue and Lu prepare to cook up some fun in Blueberry Lu Learns to Cook....

The Den Blue Rooster is a true story with lessons of courage, devotion, and survival from a determined little banty rooster....

The year is 2233, and humanity has finally found a viable new home. Named for a second chance in the discoverer's native tongue, the opportunity could not have come at a better time. Earth has too many people, too much conflict and not enough resources for either. However, the Colony I, Earth's new Ark, disappears after the last wormhole jump to Segunda. Pow...

Frinagri has seen its fair share of war, famine, and death. But none of its hardships can compare to the havoc that once plagued its land that was led by the Great Traitor, Msalf. Through sheer numbers in unity and strength in hope, this Great Traitor was defeated by what Frinagri dubs as the Meridian Force. Followers of the Orylium credit this victory to th...

The building of the canal system, in the United States although short

lived, provided industrial access to areas that were closed to economic

development. The canal system in the eastern United States helped

to provide the impetus for the development of the railroad which

in fact brought about the demise of the canal system as a ...

Seven out of ten people really don't find out their gift from God and follow it. The majority love and worship his presence. Jessie Cotty had a gift to spread that was a miracle. He knew his time had come to pray and ask for one more chance. He was gifted that miracle if he could make the journey back from his quest alive and, along the way, a new family—p...

Come join Benny on his first days of kindergarten, where he learns about cleanliness, making friends, and all the things you get to do at school. Read along to see if Benny wins his hopping contest at recess or if something stops him from earning his win....

A violent uprising, a missing corporate jet, and a priceless black diamond make for a desperate flight ending in tragedy. Sam Burke and his company that finds lost aircraft, AeroFind Unlimited, search for answers to the mysterious disappearance. A Fisher Industries plane is sent to South America to rescue company executives from being captured by rebels. The...

My granddaughter, Kelsey, suffers from a genetic deficiency known as Adenosine Deaminase 2 (DADA2), with a manifestation known as polyarteritis nodosa (PAN). She was diagnosed at 3-years-old and started on injectable medication at that point. She has been receiving injections on a frequent basis ever since. She has anxiety when it is time for her injection, ...

At head office in New York, executive assistants are running around in turmoil getting the last important details together for the annual meeting in London, if they only knew the plans of others! A company controlled by the Chinese government wants to seat two new directors on the board of Advanced Surveillance Systems Inc., but will they? The reason is simp...

There are thousands and thousands of basketball players across the United States of America, worthy of playing college basketball. As a former high school basketball player, I felt that I was good enough to play on the next level.

My high school coach made that dream possible. He took me and two of my teammates to a few college basketball try-outs in ...

This fictional story has some episodes and events that are true. This leaves the reader a lot to wonder and ponder upon. All personal names and places have been changed, rather they are true or false.

It begins with a married deaf couple going on vacation with their young hearing daughter. They'd lived their lives so carefully and tried to do everythi...

This book is intended to give everyone a little guidance, to bring you back to where you started and to try to push you in a new direction. Rekindle is intended to make you laugh and to help you have some fun in Reigniting the Flames of Passion for each other! Through Rekindle, I have brought back some very basic manners that we have all forgotten but mean s...

Peter Guttilla is a professional writer/researcher whose articles have appeared in many books and magazines. Early experiences of encounters with the paranormal have become the driving force behind his writings. With over forty years of hands-on experience, Peter Guttilla has been a significant contributor to the fields of ufology, cryptozoology, parapsychol...

Author Angie Gilchrist shows you how to make the Bible a book of prayers and reference that can powerfully influence your everyday lives. You'll gain new, biblical perspectives on God's purposes for your life. And through the encouragement of the Scriptures, you'll find out what a huge difference your prayers really make in the lives of those you love most. ...

An insightful series of essays portraying a plateau of disfunctioning attitudes emanating from both the government and citizens and resulting in the gradual deterioration of strength and unification of the USA.

It delineates issues and conditions that I consider detrimental to the future positive growth of our country. Some of these matters consist of...

"Faith Without a Date" is a true story about a man that lost everything, a man that virtually had nothing to live for. But despite of all that he lost, all the pain and suffering he endured. He continued to fight to remain relevant, to overcome and in the end to inspire. Giving up would have been so much easier, especially when he was forced to live within ...

Thoughts Along the Way is a daily guide of topics and related quotes that have been gathered over almost five decades of work and life experiences. The guide, quotes, and related thought questions are intended to provide valuable daily insight, inspiration, and evaluation for those who strive to reach the best of life and career opportunities. With today's e...

Feeling alone, without the words to show how you truly feel, is something we all go through, and some are still at war with our demons. Yet that doesn't mean we all don't deserve one good day. So go ahead, open up this book that will hopefully help you free yourself and help find that voice you need and to know somebody is there for you.

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What is more beautiful than seeing the bright colors of a rainbow in the sky after it rains?

A new girl comes to school one day, and everyone views her as beautiful. When Eve returns home from school, she is depressed because she does not see herself as beautiful compared to her new classmate. Her mother decides to use a rainbow to show Eve that ther...

Alfy and Elfie are a pair of twin elves, whose adventures become misadventures, which, more often than not, find them having to answer to Santa for their misdeeds.

Elfie suddenly realizes her brother Alfy is not around. No matter where she looked, he just couldn't be found. Unlike them to be apart from each other, Elfie assumes her brother is lost. A...

Kakistocracy, a term that describes what our government has become, a government controlled by “leaders” who are the least able or least principled citizens. These leaders are labeled “kakistocrats.”

In Reform the Kakistocracy, Kovacs describes how the kakistocracy transformed our federal government from one of limited powers to one of immense...

The following is a summary of Don Rogers's adventures. In volume one and in the following volumes, he lets the young readers, and the older ones, know how important it is to do your best, take your endeavors to the next step, and practice being better than good through all his adventures. Logging and sawmill work, managing a rock and roll band, hydro boat ra...

No one likes to be alone, but sometimes we have little choice in the matter. Through adventure or through tragedy, we find out who we are and what we are capable of. But sometimes, it is also okay to be broken.

Nerissa, homeless and alone, is trying to understand why the odds have been stacked up against her. All she wants to do is get away from the p...

My book is my brain child and I am very proud of it. The words all throughout were from my heart and joyful for me to write. The main message is brief, God is always with us no matter where we are. I hope that my words help someone else feeling down in the dumps to feel better. My inspiration was my mother who is with the Lord now.

-Theresa Wr...

Growing up on the East Side of Chicago, the streets were home

These are the stories of my life, my struggles with loss

In 2010, I caught the Coxsackievirus, after that meningitis followed

This left me to learn walking, talking, and reading again

Through these years, I have had fifteen surgeries

In September 2016, I was diag...

Les Kachurek is leading a movement to inoculate police and other law enforcement practitioners from personal and organizational liability, by inspiring transformational change from traditional paradigms to learning organizations. As a police chief, he used his award-winning, Values-Oriented, Daily Ten-Minute Education and Training Model to lead two police de...

Cal Ross was hungry and broke, and in desperation, he agreed to help Skinny Lacy rob army payroll. But Lacy double-crossed him, took all the money, and caused Ross to be sent to prison. But not for long. He was out now and bent on revenge.

Thinking that Cole and Casey were bank robbers, the citizens of the town of Station Four fired on them, k...

Legend tells of a special few who have been chosen by Bella Luna, the moon goddess. These Chosen are granted special powers or gifts to aid them in preserving and restoring the werewolf species. Werewolves are dying. Female numbers are declining, and most are infertile after mating, so finding a companion mate is difficult but finding one's true mate is a mi...

Seekers of the Dogazoids is the story of wayward aliens who wind up on planet Earth by accident, a fuel crisis. They can change their appearance via shape-shifting and are quite intelligent. But they know nothing about this planet or the beings who live here, us humans. The one thing they do know is that they need fuel for their ship. So they set about seeki...

Diggory is a tiny yet mighty javelina — an explorer with enormous dreams and desires! This intelligent, fearless pioneer captivates readers and listeners, young and old. Children of all ages are swept away on a journey into a wonderful, whimsical world of imagination and discovery!

In his very first adventure, Diggory abandons all caution and must c...

Fear is a strange thing. It can warp your thoughts. Contort and dismember the firm grip you thought you had on your reality. All within a single moment. A single sound. Your eyes catching a shimmer of light off sharp metal. The cold grip of death as it wraps its fingers around your neck. The way it reaches into your chest, squeezes your heart tightly until a...

The Unforgiven is the story of two women who meet in their childhood, spend their lives together, and in an act that takes place, it forever changes the course of their lives and people in it.

The story embodying the manuscript is the depiction of two young women of diverse ethnic and social backgrounds, brought together as young girls on summe...

When William (Dub) Brooks and George Sayre first met, they soon realized they shared a mutual love for Ireland's northwest coast. One had a passion for writing verse. The other had a love of photography. They decided to spend a month together in Ireland viewing with their separate lenses and combining their views in this book. There were four driving mechani...

This is a biography of my time in the United States Marine Corps from 1966 to 1969. From Marine boot camp where I received the title of a United States Marine to Vietnam. In Vietnam, I became part of Kilo Company Third Battalion, First Marines. Kilo Company boarded the USS Valley Forge which carried CH-46 helicopters along with the Marines of Kilo Company. T...

I've read a lot of “self-help” books. In all of them, there was one thing that always bothered me: why were they more inspirational than practical? That approach never made sense to me. As a visual, hands-on, learner, I need to be able to visualize a goal, see each step in my head. Most books aren't written that way. They're more prose, and inspirational...

A selection of poems about common everyday objects, situations, and feelings written in a whimsical manner flavored with a touch of humor....

In 2009, Kevin C. McCall, loving husband and proud father of three, experienced the unimaginable: His youngest son, Ryan, was murdered in a robbery attempt after leaving a college party in Tampa, Florida.

In For the Love of Family, Kevin shares his personal journey through shock, horror, grief, anger, reconciliation, and healing. Over the cours...

Jonas staggers and slurs up to a front door he doesn't recognize. His pocket holds a key that fits and unlocks the door. Peeking through the slit of an opening, Jonas is sucked into what he dreads the most – himself. Awaiting him is the gauntlet he's running, and an opportunity for redemption, if he's brave enough to take it.

Jonas walks bac...

Looking back on life and being blessed in seeing my dreams as a young man come to light.

For those who ride motorcycle—if you're thinking of riding or just want to read about the life of one whose dream came true in the motorcycle world.

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An autobiographical novel which concerns the stories and future of two young boys and their collective experiences during their adolescent years as they enter military service in order to get away from a stringent parental upbringing in New York City's Harlem. Seventeen years old, virgins (through no fault of their own), who live under the strict parental en...

Jennifer Tuttle, a successful gay woman, struggles with her sexuality as her overbearing desire to become a mother interrupts her life.

Mickey Swift, a mature handyman struggles with the meaning of the US Constitution as he is victimized by corrupt cops.

The moral of the story or subplot is to protect your constitutional rights and let freedom ...

Not since Love Story and Endless Love has there been a more compelling story of young love

Now for the first time after fifty years, you will know the story of Tommy and Laura. A gripping tale of young love, first love. Their story first told in the 1960s hit song “Tell Laura I Love Her.”

Their undying love for each other and the tragic fai...

Val Simons's debut picture book will delight pre-readers and toddlers with the unpredictable antics of a pet bird in What Else Could Cheeper Do? Children will be actively involved asking and answering questions and making predictions as they find out What Else Could Cheeper Do?...

Happy stories of fun and imagination

Each one is a new adventure

See how the Little Fire Hydrant over comes being so small

And how the Shiny Penny travels the world

Discover what's behind the Secret Door

And find out why the Rooster could not tell time

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It's Halloween night. Suddenly, on this very spooky night, my friend and I have a run-in with a witch. She is the real deal but with a big problem. Find out the amazing solution for her to happily complete her Halloween tour.

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If you love the outdoors—its beauty, bounty, and diversity—I am just like you. If you enjoy being creative in the kitchen as you prepare delicious and sometimes unusual meals for your friends and family, I am just like you. And if you take pride in savoring the rewards of your outdoor adventures in a carefully planned and prepared meal that makes the mo...

I decided to write these police stories to share with others and to give some insight into how police work and feel. I described real events from my view as a police officer. I also considered the perspectives of others affected by police actions and inactions.

For those who are thinking about a career in law enforcement, I hope that this book provide...

“Well it takes work to change your mind about something you have anger toward. The question is, when does that happen? I guess the better question is whether you want to do the work to make it happen for yourself.”

This is the author's personal journey in finding GOD and claiming my soul. I wrote this book to glorify God.

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Atsuko Oshiro is seventeen years old, and her life is falling apart. She's always lived on a farm and is used to hard work. But now it's much more difficult. Her country, Japan, has been at war the entire time she has been a teenager. As Japan marches toward defeat, the government enacts increasingly harsh policies. Food and supplies become scarce; people go...

Rosita Jovani Bustos survived abandonment, illness, loneliness, sadness, injuries, and abuse—all before the tender age of ten. Above all that, she stood strong, working to buy her medicine and writing her memoirs. She survives because she strongly believes that God—her Diosito, her Chuchin—has been her guide. Such is her faith.

Barely a few days...

The Promise Trail begins in the mid-1800s, with Henry Shanks being just sixteen. His curiosity of sidearms takes his interest in guns and their use even further. With the help of a few dime novels, Henry's mind was made up a bit before he turned fifteen. He worked several odd jobs to earn enough money to purchase the guns he longed for, a pair of guns that w...

Night Songs

Night Songs is a titled expression

To confirm God's presence;

For especially in the midst of trouble,

We can experience his essence.

A song is usually a brief composition

Meant to be sung;

A poem that gives a special message

With melodious tongue.

A song usuall...

In the history of the Wild West, when it seems things happened with no other explanation than angels' intervention, mysteries abound in this book, supposedly all true.

About the Author

Irv Lampman, Big Irv as he is commonly known, was born and raised at Deerfield, Wisconsin, on a small farm about fifteen miles east of Madison. Thanks to...

Welcome to Florida. If only I had a sand dollar for every time an odd occurrence was explained away with the unique expression: Welcome to Florida.

My wife, Vikki, and I decided to leave our home state of Wisconsin and follow our dream with a move to paradise, known to us as Florida. We had vacationed in the Sunshine State many times, and the sun and ...

My wish is that American citizens treat one another with dignity and respect. Understand that we can disagree without getting angry because someone does not agree with us. People are entitled to their opinions. We need to stop and think of our Constitution and Declaration of Independence and what they really mean. Some of us have never s...

Immaturity has played a major part in the challenges of life. We say we love God, yet many believers really don't want what He has to offer in terms of spiritual growth. “Take my yoke upon you and learn of Me” (Matt. 11:29). Being still long enough to learn is a challenge in the church community, especially when positions and titles are offered for littl...

As the old adage says, “If you love someone or something, let them go, and if they come back to you, they were always yours, and if they don't, they were never yours.” Six years ago, Isadora fled to New York from Italy to escape her family's arranged marriage and became a successful doctor on her own. There she found love and passion she never thought ex...

Sharing this story for every child who will experience all the phases of growing up and being able to look back with a smile!...

Let me introduce myself, my name is Melvin L. Jones. I was born in Chicago, Illinois, raised on the south side of town. I am one of six children. I have three brothers and two sisters. We were brought up in a home by my uncle, an Alpha male type, my mother and grandmother. They were strong people and they instilled in us high moral Christian values. We were ...

An inspirational book detailing the profound changes in the life of a black child being left at a hospital after birth. Thirteen months into his life being adopted by a white couple that migrated from Europe before World War 2, who would later adopt over twenty children with different nationalities.

The author writes of his emotional struggles from b...

Confrontation on the Curb is a remarkable story about hope and redemption and how they can be found in unexpected times and places as when a group of boys from the hood stumble across a wino, who was one of the first black men to graduate from the city's law school. But because of a tragic event in his life, he turned to alcohol. The boys began to listen to ...

Jackson Ackerman is your ordinary Midwestern, small town man. Recently divorced with no love interests on the horizon, a motorcycle in his garage, and a love for hunting and fishing; he is just trying to get through each day. The highlight of his normal day is watching baseball or Sports Center on ESPN after work. His stepdaughter is his life, but she only c...

Eighteen year old Ariel is a senior in high school. This boy in her English class catches her eye: he is her dream crush. When she gets to know him, she realizes that he is a nightmare, rather than a dream. ...

Beneath the Surface is a true-life journey through the experiences of Sue Johnson who works as an occupational therapist in the healthcare system.

Sue entered this field to help others at their most vulnerable time, only to discover deceit, greed, and manipulation.

Ride along as Sue's personal life clashes with her professional career.

T...

My son Riley is twenty-five now. But when he was five, one time, he went to bed early and woke up too early and thought it should be the morning and it was not. See what happens to Riley throughout that night until he sees the light.

The intention of this book is to help kids learn how to tell time and avoid the mishaps of waking up too early.

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Flowers come in different shapes, sizes, and colors. Those differences make our world beautiful.

Your neighbors or schoolmates may seem to be quite different from you and your family, but when we come together in friendship, we are able to appreciate the beauty of our differences. Brotherhood for all!

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Tall-for-his-age, curly haired Happy Taskett is one of the most appealing, wonderful boys in town, all the adults say. He's growing up quickly with his older twin sisters in small town 1970s Middle America. Beneath the friendly exterior, that which his family sees begins to collide sharply with a darkening private view of his pastor-father's words from the p...

June 2020. An outspoken climate scientist is murdered. Investigators believe she was assassinated to end her forceful advocacy for untested geoengineering techniques that might slow global warming.

Frequent extreme storms and rising sea levels are undermining the viability of coastal cities. Millions of subsistence farmers and fishermen are fa...

Modern Tribal Politics points out that the American capitalistic society is superior to European tribal socialism and is the ultimate in social organization. American capitalism sublimates the inherent tribal aggressive instincts of conquer, kill, and plunder by moving them to organizations, businesses, and companies. American capitalism provides a controlle...

My mom always said, “A jealous person will kill you.”

At the time, I didn't quite fully understand what this meant, until I was faced with the realities of being hated by people to whom I had not done anything wrong. At this point in my life, I saw firsthand that there was true evil in this world. I was hurting, and my life was consumed by pure an...

Lyme disease does not exist!

Where did it come from? What is it? How do I fix it? These are the questions that inevitably come up when the diagnosis of Lyme disease is entertained. The doctors are vigorously divided and politics of the issue end with many patients committing suicide.

How can an infectious disease that soon celebrates its fortie...

A scared little boy struggling to fit in and fighting with his own demons. At such a young age, a million questions are suffocating him. No one is around to lead him to the right direction. He became the best at faking a smile. He is doing his best to survive in a world full of predators where he is the prey. With the passing of the years, his pain became hi...

46 Years

“It's been forty-six years since I left Vietnam.”

—Mark W. Olver, 2014

Framed as a novel, 46 Years introduces Mark W. Olver, one smart, funny, young man and how he endured during the harrowing years of 1966–1969 while a foot soldier in the Vietnam War. As a member of Delta Company, First Battalion, 26th Infantry,...

Jesse Monroe was invited to the three hundredth anniversary of the known universe's most popular paranormal convention to review a breakthrough software known simply as Ouija. Little did she know that this would spawn off supernatural trouble and dangers that she and her new friends must survive. In the end, she received unexpected and divine assistance in e...

Petty lords battled each other across the land of Greater Xetas for a hundred weary years, sending seers and sages into short supply. Only ruins and myths remain of the peoples, places, and creatures that once filled it with magic and wonder. Even the meaning of the name of the land itself has been forgotten. Rife with warfare and small-mindedness, X...

They did not want their world to perish, but in her quest for power, one devious mind will bring them nearer to destruction and extinction. Overwhelmed with joy after finding a new planet, they did not realize that treachery lurked in the shadows. One woman's lust for respect and power will bring them to their knees. She will remove a piece of the Amiscoria ...

“Time is sure fun when you're having flies.” This is just one example of the wit that violin and viola teacher Steve Kamradt uses to ease his student's tension in his studio. This collection of short stories takes you on a journey through Mr. Kamradt's adventures and misadventures first as a student of music, then as a teacher. Sometimes serious, somet...

Participate in the Lessons of Experience of a boy born in Bellevue, Kentucky, continuing through high school in Pinellas County, Florida, and then the University of Cincinnati. Follow the twenty-three years of experiences as he joins the Financial Management Program and then goes on the fast track program of corporate audit staff, and increasingly more respo...

Fifteen Hundred miles away from her past and she is still haunted. Leslie wondered if she would ever be free of the terrifying nightmares. Would she ever be able to open a door without trembling in fear of what or who was on the other side? Would she ever be free to live her life to start over, to one day marry and have a family of her own? Most of all woul...

No one goes near Old Wood Road anymore. Most stay as far away as possible. They stick to the interstate, not only because it's faster, but because of the terrible things they've heard about the forsaken road and the decaying old town that lies abandoned and forgotten at the end of it. History claims the town of Davis Farm was once a beautiful little nirvana....

This is a story of a girl who made the biggest mistake of her life but overcame the journey of a lifetime. She became so inspired by what she went through that she wanted her story to change the world.

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Paisley Aliyah Parkes is a beautiful twenty-one-year-old black woman. When she left home at the age of thirteen, she was forced to grow up fast. She was happy with her new life and her job at the diner until the day her mother died and the plague of nightmares began. She knew, in the pit of her stomach, that going back to New Orleans was a bad idea.

P...

My book is about the major injustices that exist in America. I spend time explaining the various social and economic issues that have since become a burden to the American republic. I go into detail about my viewpoints on the injustices that have caused a myriad of controversy and political unrest. I express my inner voice that greatly appeals to how I view ...

From Chalkboard to Smartboard is a collection of vignettes that depict inspiring accounts that take place during the author's teaching career. The tales depict situations that the writer hopes will inspire his readers and help them to grow in the appreciation of teachers and students alike.

Each individual episode shows the author's enthusiasm for tea...

Rick Sinclaire was a man that grew up surrounded by death. Born and raised in the Chesapeake area of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Rick had been locked up in prison and had served almost twenty years for second degree murder. When Rick got out of prison he thought that he had controlled his dark, warped anger, and his blood-thirsty rage. Rick had...

Healthy, I loved running and walking for hours on end. Relaxing feeling as the wind blowing through my hair, listening to music through earphones, without a care in the world. Teaching early morning aerobics at 5:30 a.m., enjoyable never a problem, enjoyed dancing to the music. One decision driving home from work changed my life forever. Should I wait for th...

End of the steam locomotive era. With the advent of the diesel-electric locomotive in the twentieth century, the decline of the steam locomotive became a reality. The diesel-electric locomotive took hold by the 1930s, and by the 1950s, the full transition from steam power in North America was complete. The romantic nature of the steam locomotive mainly exist...

Our heroine, Aria James, has it all except for the love she desperately wants. She's a decorated psychologist. A classical pianist on the side. She has it all together until she meets one man who can unravel it all—Collin Spencer. He's a patient with a dark side. Falling in love with a patient could cost her career. Will she risk it all to find that one tr...

In the latter part of the 1800s, settlers settle in a remote area that is now called Simi Valley, California. An old Indian tribe curses the settlers for taking over their precious land and kill almost all of them. No one knows for sure if any of the tribe survived. The curse remains dormant in the small area for over one hundred years until something sets i...

Power Geopolitics in the Pacific Age: East Asia, the United Nations, the United States and Micronesia at the Edge of the 21st Century, 1991–2001 is not only a historical review of the Pacific Rim and Pacific Islands throughout the 1990s, but also a prognostication of the entire area for the coming century.

C. D. Bay-Hansen is a seventy-four-year-old...

This is the real-life story of a beautiful black woman from West Virginia who was torn from her home at a young age, isolated from society, and raised in the worst way possible.

In this story, you will follow this woman throughout her entire life from being a young girl growing up with her family to being abused and alone, surrounded by strangers in a...

Writing is what makes masterminds, legends, creators, builders, developers, and brings the heart and soul out of experiences and into the lives of those around us. Writing is the place on earth where no one can control our thoughts, no one else has an opinion, and most of all it's self-expression. Why write about it? To share it perhaps. To mold it, form it,...

Dare finds himself in Southgate Mental Health Care Facility, and he's not sure why he is there. Except for the voice in his head. The problem is, the voice won't tell him everything he needs to know to get out. What will it take for Dare to finally learn the truth?

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The underworld streets of Oakland California is no place for the weak . . . power, loyalty, and respect is taken, not given. There's an old saying. Being a gangster will put you in one or two places—in prison or a casket.

Slim has made a name for himself in this gritty lifestyle, dealing in prostitution, drug dealing, and robberies. Paroling from p...

Walking in Darkness then the Light is a true story about my addiction to drugs and how drugs tried to take my life more ways than one. I grew up in a small town in Iowa and very against drugs during my high school days. I was a shy, nerdy athlete. My second year of college, I broke down and tried pot when I was a little depressed. I was instantly addi...

Grayson worked as his own boss doing plumbing for his customers. His life wrapped around his business and his ability to do his work. He knew things were what they looked like, a pipe was a pipe, a wrench was a wrench. He also knew his woman was a woman. But he didn't get along with her anymore. And he knew that, too. At least, Grayson had his work. His frie...

Inspired by a true story, Peace of Ourselves is a coming-of-age novel about a young

man's evolving objection to the Vietnam War and his subsequent move from the US

to Canada. The book offers a unique point of view that will trigger contemplative

memories for those who lived during that time and a historical perspective for those

w...

Meet Kevin, a bright and happy seven-year-old who loves baseball, dinosaurs, and pizza. Kevin likes school but it's always been hard for him. He just doesn't understand…no matter how hard he tries…he can't read and write like everyone else. Sometimes, Kevin gets frustrated because he can't keep up in class and homework takes him forever.

Do you ev...

Can the paranormal be the key to catching a killer?

Alan Graubard's supernatural crime drama, The Astral Sacrifices©, foretells a new standard in suspense!

Does the future of a murder-torn city depend on the paranormal? Two visionaries join forces with cops in a desperate attempt to solve a series of unrelated killings in this innovative whodu...

This workbook is designed to provide education, emotional support, and inspiration to persons suffering from addiction. It offers step-by-step lessons to people striving to turn their lives around regarding abstinence, relapse prevention, family dynamics, and self assessment to continue to discover self day by day. Recovery is up to you. Mentors help. Journa...

You probably want to know if I had to do it again, would I? In those eighteen years, I have learned a lot. As you read and I lived, there were both good and bad situations and normal experiences for the landlord (me).

To answer the question, I think that I had no choice. I had lost the high interest CDs that we were using for my three daughters' colle...

“Life is an unfair, shitty thing, and there is no one, single, all-encompassing, awe-inspiring, inspirational and spectacular, goshdamn fucking meaning. There is nothing.

I wish it had been me.”

Jerry and his best friend Grant were just two normal teenage guys until they teamed up with cocaine-fueled Mad to concoct the street's n...

Woody was a unique dog. His intellectual capacity, obedience, perceptiveness and enthusiasm for life became notable amongst anyone who met him.

His “Dad” had a problem with addiction, primarily to alcohol. This was a matter of great concern for this unusually empathetic dog.

“Woody's World – The Diary of a Dog” i...

This book is about the art of the game. It talks about strategies and technics that can be used to attract the things one may desire out of people and life in general. These strategies and technics have been proven to work so effectively that those that have harnessed the art have put them to work in ways that can be considered a hustle, as it is through the...

This book, through the principles offered, seeks to give practical and spiritual assistance in order to inspire and encourage those leaders who are grappling with the intricate issues of this noble calling of leadership and passionately yearning to be better at it. The principles of leadership that it contains are countercultural or in opposition to much of ...

Well, there is no denying it—it is an unlikely friendship shared by Legs the spider and his sidekick, Buzz, a quick-thinking housefly. Their adventures in the Sugar and Scrap salvage yard are chronicled in this energetic narrative. Legs has come to Sugar and Scrap salvage yard to escape the dangers of dwelling in a house inhabited by newspaper-wielding hum...

My First Year in the Army is Clyde W. Kamppi's point of view as Private First Class during his first year experience of army life in B Troop 3rd Squadron Fourth Cavalry 25 Division during the Vietnam War. ...

Has your marriage lost its spark? Do you look back at your first years together and wish you could have that fun and exciting loving relationship again?

You can! You most certainly can, and I'll give you the step-by-step instructions on how to make that happen. You will learn how to let go of what's not working, so you can focus on a new, shared strat...

Follow the way of light, and it shall lead you to the heavenly world....

Charley Chipmunk wished he could win a chipmunk race. Charley's legs were a little different from those of the other chipmunks, so he couldn't run fast. But with the help of his friends, could Charley win?...

An old woman now, Bethany and her friends sit around a table, eating popcorn, sipping hot tea and working on jigsaw puzzles. She replays her life. Did she make the right decisions? Is she fulfilled? Any regrets? Well, it was certainly exciting and terrifying. And of course, there was that murder...."

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Get ready to go on an adventure when a pretty horse named Tic Tac breaks out of her pen! Join her as she takes a tour of her very own neighborhood and see what she discovers! ...

This book will help you find joy in all situations, even in the fight of overcoming cancer. It will help your thinking, change your life, and help to achieve your goals and dreams. It will help you find natural ways to heal your body, fix your marriage, heal broken relationships, help you find your gift, and your inner life purpose that God created you for ...

This book is about some turkey vultures who are tired of living the normal lives that turkey vultures do, always waiting for the scraps of food after the kill. They want to go out on their own and experience a different sort of life for themselves, only to find out that the life of a turkey vulture, living in the desert, really isn't such a bad idea after al...

Growing up in Charlotte North Carolina, Q worked his way up in the ranks to become the most notorious drug dealer North Carolina has ever seen.

With his actions in the streets, he was able to do something that has never been done before, he was brought in to join the notorious mob family.

With over ten thousand soldiers backing ...

Believing he is a good American, Kaden embarks on a journey, learning not all is as it seems....

Candy was still up to her old tricks. After about a year without any contact with Jack, she still has love in her heart for him, and the passion was getting stronger. Candy gave birth to Tom's third child, but the desire for Jack was still there. During the year Candy and Jack were apart, she started back-dating Tom, since she had three of his children. Jack...

While truck drivers owning their own trucks have been an integral part of the trucking industry since the early days of trucking, the knowledge and understanding the business aspect has become more apparent in the twentieth century. What this means is that more and more truckers are trading their company trucks in favor of truck ownership. For most truck dri...

Life can be unpredictable, and no matter how much you try preparing, there are some events that will still take you by surprise. There are some things that you will never see coming such as abuse, betrayal of trust, and major loss of material things.

No matter how much you may think you have things figured out, God has a way of reminding you that you...

Monty Lane is on the vengeance trail of some killers who murdered his sheriff father. They shot him in the back and they point blank in the forehead. Monty works on his fast draw until he is fast, very fast. His search leads him to working at a certain ranch where he meets a woman boss who was raised with a different set of values. ...

In 1980, Kathleen Paquette had cerebral aneurysm. She was lucky enough to have gotten the best brain surgeon money can buy, Dr. Clough, who also happens to be the brain surgeon for the K.C. Chiefs.

According to the doctor, due to the location of the aneurysm, it was assumed if she lived, she would have an enormous amount of brain damage, although she ...

The Third Day, a book of stories based on the research and beliefs of its author.

It is ancient. It is new. It starts with a revelation about the most sacred place in the universe—its core. Some believe it all started with the Big Bang.

In this book, it all begins from the heart and core of the universe. From an ancient family of six, to fo...

Maria learns her grandmother has passed away, she heads to Charleston, AZ. While at a dinner in Charleston she meets the handsome Gaven Dupont, a man with a difficult past. When Maria meets Kevin Smith, her grandmother's lawyer, she finds out she is to inherit the house, her personal belongings and all of her grandmother's stock. Little does she know how Gav...

The book came into existence because I have two sons, and when they moved out, they would call and ask how to fix a certain dish. So for their purpose, I decided to start perfecting my recipes. I started working all my recipes with this idea in mind. My hardest one was the traditional turkey dressing because the recipe has certain spices in it, of course. To...

I have taken the time to write this book to bring to attention the facts regarding justice and the truth behind it, to try to open eyes to the concept that choices in life that will affect you forever, and to change the course of expectations and reinforce the characteristics needed to be successful in all endeavors, not like myself and my team. We were our ...

Five-year Muscogee County Sherriff officer Billy Newport investigates a string of murders by the Dark Clowns that have reached into Nashville, Tennessee, where he meets Daniel as they now team up to stop the Dark Clowns from taking more innocent lives.

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The Littlest Tree does exist, as written, in Howard, Wisconsin. Man communicates quite well in this world of many languages and customs, but does nature do this as well? To our best guess as humans, we think not. But what if trees and animals do? Was it my imagination that the littlest tree grew so big in a short amount of time, or did it really get help? <...

Little Drummer Girl is a story about a little girl's choice. Her mother is a music instructor, and she teaches lessons in their home, and all the instruments are in the living room. Tallah's favorite is sitting near the window, which has a wonderful view of their street and the nearby park. Tallah is only three years old, but she will gain her mother's atten...

While slowly finding out how family members were stealing from their mother as she sinks lower and lower into the state of dementia, the author deals with his morals and personal demons in his questionable ways of finding and sorting out the truth of what they are doing. Clearly coming from a family with many skeletons in the closet, the author fights to sav...

Before the Mayflower set sails for the New World, the April Flower left the coasts of England for the same destination. As it closed in on the shores of Virginia, a strong whirlwind pushed the April Flower and its crew of ex-convicts and rejected of the English society into an underground tunnel. The interdimensional journey took them under Lake Michigan. Fo...

Aldon the sloth had always been happy in his tree. He would spend his days watching his friends play on the ground below. He starts thinking he might be missing out on the fun. Maybe it isn't so great being a sloth. His friends could do so much more than he could. He decides that it would be better if he climbed down from his tree and try to be something dif...

For an individual's condition to be considered a social, political, racial, economic, or religious concern, a portion of the population typically agrees these conditions present complications in society and should be reformed.

Today, the United States of America maintains an unrivaled global superiority in terms of economics, military, political influ...

When we really think about all that God has created, it can be hard to comprehend. There is such diversity in His creation and so much of it that man still hasn't seen or discovered yet. However, though the things manifested by our creator can be very different from each other, when we take a closer look, we can see how they connect with all of creation. We ...

“In our first year of marriage, we made a whopping sixteen thousand dollars.”

Author Amanda Kintz lays out exactly how she and her husband ate, budgeted, and creatively lived a healthy lifestyle on such a tight budget—all while paying off student loans and sponsoring two children overseas.

If you have ever believed that living a healthy...

What would you do? What if your family had been suddenly ripped away from you without a trace of what has happened to them? This book is a fascinating look at the true life adventure of one father's journey into love, loss, and fear, all the while helping him along the way to understand the true meaning of his life....

Pathways is an autobiography about how my life before and after my brain injuries. Just knowing that having a relentless attitude will help you during the tough times in your life....

Shortly after the passing away of her grandmother Bessie, Angeline was born under difficult circumstances but survived with all ten fingers and toes complete in 1890! While in her late teens, fate took her to Europe in a strange and mysterious cycle that had once been replicated in the past, albeit in a reversed role. Bessie's Angel is a fascinating biograph...

Lydia Lopez decided to share her clowning side with children. Thinking of her fun vacations to Maine, she wrote Lolita's Vacation with the motive to bring excitement and laughter to reading for all children around the world. ...

Have you ever encountered someone so beautiful and found yourself filled with unexplainable hatred or a dire need to tear them down?

Perhaps the more important question should be why is it when we are faced with such profound beauty are we filled with such ugliness?

The answer to that question is not unknown to us, it is merely not spoken aloud...

Life is full of choices and consequently what-ifs. You can spend your whole life pondering about them or just choose one, as I did.

Searching for a CD, I bumped into an enchanting stranger from Japan at a music store. Immediately captivated by his charismatic aura, I did something out of the ordinary for me and accepted his invitation to have a drink,...

Gorgon Rea, a retired soldier now living life as a posh rapper, is called out of his retirement by the president of the Galactic Confederacy to defend humanity and its most advanced colony on Earth, Resurgence, from an alien invasion one last time. He hires Lucy, a young Tethesian from planet Torthin, to help him defeat the insurgents. The duo bicker across ...

Miriam Engel is a forty-something-year-old single woman who has been desperately searching for love and purpose her whole life. Her story begins some thirty years prior on a high school study-abroad program in Israel. Miri experiences a series of ambitious exploits, a tumultuous journey that is upended time and time again by her impulsive decisions. Miri had...

Have you ever had a best friend? Was your best friend a person, or was your best friend something else, like a puppy or a kitten? This book is about finding your best friend in the unlikeliest of places. Not just a friend but family. This book is about the true story of a puppy who didn't have a name, not until two people found her in the shelter. Love comes...

Pray more? When? How? For What?

Are these questions you ask yourself when you feel like you don't have your prayer life in order? After all, God knows how busy you are with family, work, and other demands on your time. Furthermore, if you decided to commit to pray more, how should you pray? There can seem to be so much to pray for, how can you pray fo...

We've all had that moment when we simply have to say, “Well, that sucks.” The Things That Suck book is just that; it captures those moments when things have just plain sucked!

Started March 16, 1995, the Things That Suck is a numbered compilation of things that have sucked throughout my life and in the lives of my family and friends. It started as...

Silent Tears tells the story of twenty-four-year-old Jaslynn Gholson as she makes it through various trials and tribulations throughout her life, all told through the use of poetry. As a child, Jaslynn suffered from depression, and as she grew into a young adult, she held her pain inside and would simply mask it to make it through her tough life. Each poem t...

Written based upon my personal experiences as an African American Woman in education for almost thirty years. A lot of my stories will be told from a humorous perspective, because if nothing else, I have learned that in this profession you must learn to laugh at yourself and it will drown out the laughter of everyone else around you. So, remember as ...

Over 50 years ago, a former friend and roommate of mine at the University of Texas in Austin, made a decision to end his own life! But, all too dreadfully, he imposed this sordid decision on his loving wife, his adoring Mother and numerous innocent victims, who were sadly either killed or scarred for life by his insane actions! This is my sharing with you, T...

Things I Should Keep to Myself is a collection of short stories and poems, written over the past twenty years, that touch on love, loss, mental illness, and paranormal experiences.

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We each will face times of transition, loss, challenge, and change in our lives. The goal of this book is to provide perspective and encouragement that will lead to living more meaningfully in response to the many significant events that will occur over the course of a lifetime. Among the themes addressed are life's essential untidiness; memory; ordinary hol...

The story of Cleodine Georgette Duarté is told through firsthand narrative style as she discovers pertinent historical information that led to her understanding and forgiveness of the parent whose actions terrorized her childhood while at the same time developed the foundation for the person that she has become. Growing up in a household with mental illness...

Raised in the ghetto, people having hard times in life men and women some up's and some down's but stands strong on what they want to achieve in life and their believing. Trying to make things good happen for them. Thankful for the good that has been placed in their hearts for a better future today.

Get ready, lay back with a cool drink and e...

Tenants and Travelers: From Pond to Pasture—Incorporating poetry, especially my own, was a practice I began early in my teaching career. Fun for me, fun for my students, and a sneaky good way to double down on subjects and concepts.

Tenants and Travelers approaches living things from two biomes: the pond and the pasture. I felt the feature character...

Brutality of slavery and its legacy transformed a large segment of the African-American population into a state of despair through the epigenetic modification of the structure of DNA that resulted in neurobehavioral, mental, and other pathophysiological conditions. Toxic stress and traumatic experiences inflicted on Black people altered the function of vario...

Mama and Louise are a special pair. Louise never dreamed she would have such a wonderful Mama after traveling all the way from China to America. Mama wasn't looking for a fur-ever friend, but she found one unexpectedly. Louise recalls fondly and with some humor the things Mama does that make her feel special and loved....

Ben was young and being raised by a single mom. Becky was young and being raised by her grandparents. Ben and Becky happened to meet near Ben's favorite fishing spot, thank goodness for a little red-tailed critter. Becky had a great secret that she shared with Ben. That secret may put Ben and Becky on a wonderful adventure. Things got complicated. Will they ...

Everything you know is a lie! The biggest irony in that statement lies in the fact that the truth is always right in front of your face. Sometimes it just takes an unbelievable situation to find out what is real and what is part of the illusion. As is the case with our most unlikely hero-slash-victim, Trent Fowler.

Waking up in an unknown prison unlik...

Many of us have encountered people who were so heavenly minded they were of no earthly good. Within the pages of this book, the reader will discover the amazing link between the deity of Jesus and His humanity as it as never before been revealed. It is frequently overlooked that there were other things occurring while a miracle was taking place. Though those...

Susie Duck has a love for travel and adventure. Her travels take her to St. Louis, Missouri where she explores the city and finds out what exciting adventures wait for her.

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Are you frustrated with life and tired of the same old grind? I was too. Having spent close to 30 years in Human Resources, you would think I had it all figured out…especially when it comes to work. I was after all, managing a department where employees and leaders go to for help when they are struggling at work. But like John Maxwell once said. “You can...

This story begins with the birth of a man who begins life as a child and remembers the lessons of his mother and father taught to him, which brought him through a harsh world into leadership. The trials that he has endured and written about piece together small fragments that form a bigger picture that could have never been expected. Twists and turns around ...

Luckie goes on a quest to find his treasure, but what he finds is far more valuable than gold....

Pittsburgh Homicide Detective Sasha Abraham thought she was going to have an easy day coming back from a weekend off. To her surprise, she received a call about an unusual case, a case she was determined to solve. With help from her partner and clues inside an abandoned storage facility, were these murders or were they an act of revenge? The decision is your...

Through time, Kegan's love for Angelica haunted him through the ages. Vowing to always love her, he hires Lord Hathorn to track down Angelica's last living relative.

Abby Fitchgerald and her cousin, Loral Cunningham, hope to spend a whirlwind vacation with her father's friend, Lord Hathorn, in the quiet mountains of Romania.

But...

It's Strictly Personal vividly chronicles Eric Friedmann as a child of the movies during the eight-year period of 1975 to 1982, when groundbreaking blockbuster motion pictures like Jaws, Rocky, Star Wars, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Saturday Night Fever, Superman—The Movie, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and E.T. not only impacted his childhood, but also...

The red rose is an eagle,

the white rose is a dove.

The red rose stands for passion

The white rose stands for love.

—Anonymous, Old English

Prophet Jesus, peace forever be upon said, “I give you one commandment, that ye love one another.”

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After working as the premier porn star for thirty years, Tiara decided to retire from the business, only retaining control of her production company. She moved back to her favorite city into her dream house. Her best girlfriend, Shanti, also lives in Spokane, so she knows her retirement is going to be rocking. All she needs is a good man in her life.

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Enough Is Enough is about a faithful grandmother whose love for her five grandchildren sent her through a journey of emotional legal challenges and unexpected joys. This story is both gripping and empowering with honesty about a grandmother's strength and willingness to fight for those she loves.

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Full of poems, short stories, and short novels. It is full of wickedness, malevolence, and abundance throughout the passage. Every poem is unique as well as the short stories are meaningful and significant. The two short novels are described as achievement, conquering, and sacrifices. ...

“They don't need a reason to shoot people.” Sophie Stach Virgilio heard that repeatedly before she was three. When Hitler invaded Poland in September 1939, she was almost a year old. During those years of Nazi occupation, she lived on a farm in Godowa, Poland, with her aunt and her aunt's two children. The Gestapo visited their farm regularly, and these ...

“My life is a mess.” “I really don't know what to do now.” “I think I'm going to explode.”

I wish that I had a nickel for every time I have heard these expressions. We have all felt confusion at some point in our lives. Whether it's at home, at work, or in public, the decisions we make shouldn't be that difficult.

Th...

It is not always easy to tell your story, especially when it revolves around feelings you do not quite understand. Vulnerability has proven to be terrifying. However, the most beautiful and enlightening accounts are often the hardest to share. My story, the one you are reading, was written during the most trying times of my life. I will carry you through my ...

Being alone and the target at school would affect anyone, and Luke Bridger was no exception. By the time he graduated, he was filled with hatred and was sinking into his own dark world. One night while he was in one of his darkest moods, he made a kill list of all those that had wronged him. It was becoming his obsession, but when he met and married Ann, the...

It's always a hot, sticky mess with Paige Adams.

I was convinced that true love and great orgasmic sex did not exist. Lust, yeah, that's something I do know, and what I have been doing for the last five years with my boss, Kyle Andrews. To say the least, he is the master at toying with my mind and emotions.

Needing a break, I find myself on a w...

This is a collection of famous sayings and expressions that I have put my own little twist to. I've tried to keep them whimsical and humorous. I have used many real people as part of my writing, No harm was meant in any of it to anyone or anything....

Sammy is a two-toed sloth about five years of age. He was abandoned by his mother, like other sloths, after only six to eight months of nursing. He is from Costa Rica where there is a heavy population of sloths.

Sammy gets adopted by Tommy and his parents, the same parents who just adopted Tommy. Tommy is a very impatient boy, who finally learns patie...

The West Chesterfield neighborhood stood tall back in the 1920s, '30s, '40s, '50s, and it still stands tall in the '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, and today, 2017! Please organize your neighborhood and stand with us....

This is the fascinating and absolutely true first-person narrative of an extraordinary author of his descent into the morass of death, drugs, and sex that was the American agony of Vietnam. This is his confessional—a full and candid recounting of years at war, drug,s and debauchery in that surreal purgatory.

Jay Dee Ruybal came home, his bod...

We have all seen the CSI-type TV shows characterized by the beautiful women with their ample bosoms and low-cut tops and the dashing, debonair men who find the one hair follicle that will solve the case. Then, after they are through with the crime scene, in the background we see the two ME techs taking the body away on a stretcher.

I was one of those ...

I wrote this devotional to motivate people to look deeper into the Word. It is for people whom may have some questions about their faith. What is the point of it all? The book is separated into twelve topics for each month. Each day has a question. I answer each question using what I believe after years of searching God's Word. I use scriptures to back up ea...

I struggled to be a good Catholic boy despite Father Sentilla and the awkward feeling that I always had whenever I was near or in the Church. However, besides negotiating with God to save my brother's life, there was another problem. I understood the change from caterpillar to butterfly but growing into teen age, I couldn't comprehend exactly what the bump...

Divorce was never really in Claira Williams's life plan, but when your husband knocked up his sister-in-law, what is a girl to do? Relocating from Houston to a small town in West Virginia, Claira is ready for a new adventure. Inheriting her Aunt Emma Jean's cabin in the mountains seemed to be the perfect solution. A fresh start in a new place. A good idea un...

Josef was a young German male who had recently finished school, but he was uncertain of his direction in life. His parents would have liked to see him eventually take over the family business and settle down to the life they had enjoyed in the southern German town of Freudenstadt. His mother had already chosen the girl she hoped he would marry and planned fo...

Officer of the law Sebastian Adam Greyson is challenged to question everything he thought he ever knew about himself. After being assaulted and left for dead, Sebastian must make one of the hardest decisions he's ever faced. As life thrusts him into a series of unforeseen events, he prepares to fight a battle he never saw coming.

How Little Changed...

This is a story about Fuji, a dog who teaches Nathan, a little boy, the joy of having a companion, friend, protector, and a hero.

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Set onboard the Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas and ports in Norway and Denmark, this true story of a cruise of a lifetime takes readers through the fjords of Norway, across the Arctic Circle, and to the extreme north of Europe. Along the way, meet the people and see the sites of Norway and Denmark, and participate in the Blue Nose Ceremony. Onboard, to...

Blessings of God on a Black Man in America is based on real-life experiences. Sometimes, people are born into a family that is dysfunctional, with anger issues, and bad experiences which they pass onto family members and friends. In the beginning, I had anger, fear, anxiety, nervousness, and loneliness. The book also covers hard times early in my life...

I Am a Convict can be lifted with one hand. However, the readable contents are so heavy you may need two hands to handle it. It comprises a wealth of wisdom that encompasses culture, religion, business, politics, and education. We encounter an unquestionable love that begins with school friends. Jeff was too afraid of his buddies to let her know he really l...

Within lies the story of how Pilgrims and Indians came together to create the idea of working as one and how they all celebrated....

Dan Darwin and his brother, Carl, were a struggling comedy team trying to make it in the bright lights of New York. Lately, the Darwins had evolved backward from up-and-coming to struggling through no fault of their own.

No, the fault, dear Brutus, was in the stars. If not for fate, Dan and Carl would not be in this position.

Dan had just been ...

This is an act of love book in that it consists of a series of poems, thoughts, and writings each put on paper within a few minutes. That is to say I feel GOD'S spirit within me and I write down as quickly as I can what is passing through me. They span over a period of forty years and a lifetime of experiences. My desire is to share with all of you in a lovi...

Hell Is Also For Real is a true story about my daughter's experiences before she passed away, in which she visited a place of hell and brought proof back with her.

After seven years, pieces of the puzzle have kind of come together and I am ready to share her story of literally going to hell and back.

Also the proof in which I've not even shared...

Lucy loves blueberries! She especially loves blueberries when they are frozen! However, the colder the berries, the riskier for Lucy's friends and family. Come with us to discover what happens when Blueberry Lu eats her cold berries....

God touches the lives of so many people in his own way. In 2015, God touched my life with his mercy in a way that would change it forever. What he put me through and what he did for me was simply amazing. This is my personal story of how God's mercy and love turned my life around and help prepare me for my mother's passing.

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Scott Taylor returns to his readers with Finding Jesus Part 2, Trust in Him. He gives his account of the power of prayer and the hope you will gain in your life by putting all your trust in Jesus. Scott shares his discovery of finding a path to stay in the Word to allo...

Man has been on earth for millions of years. Recorded history has covered only a few thousands of these years. Archeologists can account for a few thousand more. If you think about it, that leaves time for numerous rises and falls of advanced cultures, sufficient time that no sign of their existence would be recognizable today. Some of these near extinctions...

Standing still

Time stands still for no one, yet some of us have our hearts come to a full stop, stuck with words that cut through the skin. It is sad how people have no remorse for their actions, forgetting that the ramifications of their actions come back as karma. I'm standing still; nothing ever goes unseen. I'm standing still because vict...

In the fall of 1993 a Wilmington, NC woman was beaten in her home. Taken to the hospital, she died. The local police soon arrest a suspect, and the Chief and the DA consider the murder solved. Their suspect languishes in the local lock-up for almost two years, then witnesses recant, and the case is never brought to trial. The murder remains a cold case.

The letters include tragedies of Dickensian nature and scale, but unlike Charles Dickens's tales, they're not fiction. They are supplemented by eighty-six documents, photographs, and ephemera. With one exception, the letters have not been subjected to historians' interpretations and inferences. This provides inquisitive readers the opportunity to form their ...

The title of this book sounds like an oxymoron because the book reveals an oxymoronic nature of marriage. Idealistically, marriage was designed by God to be like paradise or heaven on earth, but realistically, marriage has become a game of two contradictions and paradoxes: blessing and curse. These two words—blessing and curse—are an oxymoron that descri...

The Georgian family is back together again after being separated by a tour of duty. Alex thought he had retired, but they go from one extreme to another. As one chapter closes, another one starts, and there are things in his past that won't let him and his family go until the job is finished. In this last mission, this man goes through mountainous terrain an...

Welcome to the beautiful land of Winsome Meadows, where the resident animals live in harmony. The heroine of the story, a mysterious lost unicorn named Falina, possesses the special gift to heal with the touch of her horn. Making herself at home in Winsome Meadows, Falina experiences many adventures during a journey finding faith while embracing her gift. Th...

As the War Between the States ground to an end, tens of thousands of men were left to pick up the pieces of their lives.

Some units on the losing side did not surrender or lay down their weapons. Not sure if they would be treated as traitors or outlaws, they merely disbanded then went to their separate ways and fates.

One rode towards his home,...

Jimmy is a fifteen-year-old boy who spends most of his time with his grandmother at a nursing home that is connected to a hospital in ward 3 of a mental institution. He sneaks into ward 3 and can't get out. As he journeys through a variety of life and death experiences, he enters through a door of paradise....

What happens when a one-year-old Siamese cat is abandoned by the side of the road in April 2007?

This is a true story as told by the Siamese Kitti Puppi. It is about his abandonment, rescue, and the rush to save his life when rescued by an elderly couple.

Grammy and Georgie started the quest to bring this cat home to live with them and what a ...

For over 90 years, Lone Pine, CA. has been a popular location for filming Western movies. Lone Pine celebrates this history with an annual Film Festival held on the Columbus Day Weekend.

In 1996, the Film Festival Board added another feature to the celebration; a worship service that is held on the Anchor Ranch just South of Lone Pine. The service in...

Life could be beautiful and idyllic on the little Raptor farm nestled among the shady green forests and sunny meadows of the Big Timber Indian Reservation. But strange and powerful forces were tearing the tiny mission church apart at the seams. Tough and ruggedly handsome Carl Raptor with his coldly competent wife, Charlotte, were raising their small sons in...

Human trafficking, slavery, and the horrors associated with it are still a common occurrence even in this modern age. Throughout the world, young children and adults disappear every day. Many willfully pay to try to find their way to a better life, but monetary or forced services for payment can exact a terrible toll. Some are kidnapped or sold into slavery,...

Poetry can be drawn forth from many things as is the same for this case. As a host body walks through life, there are two internal residence walking an influential path of personalities. One passive, the other aggressive—two entities walking the same line with very different strides. Conversing with each other, whether it be taking turns or conversing with...

This is the story of Fayt Lionhart and his trusted companions (The Destiny Five). In the beginning, Fayt is aboard a train with his father Bill. Disaster strikes, and the train is derailed, which sends Fayt through a series of events that led him to a going to a college. But, this is no ordinary college. Yeah, there's beer drinking and partying, but it's ran...

This true story is about the author who was born in Chicago in December 1922, where he grew up to become an adult on the South Side's black ghetto.

From his early childhood, he became a delinquent child with older boys involved in shoplifting and truancy that caused him to be confined in the city's juvenile detention home.

As he grew older, he ...

If you have ever worked with or had partners who had odd or strange idiosyncrasies, you will enjoy this book or maybe you were the strange one. Hmmm.

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My neurologist stunned me when she said, “You have multiple sclerosis, and looking at your MRI, you are a walking time bomb. You may not have symptoms today, but it's just a matter of time.” As the MS tightened its grip on my body, I plunged deep into a myriad of strange feelings—denial and depression for over a year. Her diagnosis came true, but it wa...

A collection of expressions. Honest thoughts for this millennium. ...

An unscrupulous landlord is trying to illegally evict a pregnant young Iraqi war soldier's widow and her mother-in-law from their twenty-five-year-leased apartment. Marshal Harry Bailey, who recently returned from a reservist unit tour in Iraq and is now on medical leave, rents an apartment from the same landlord as that of the two women. During this young w...

Red trucks, blue trucks, both big and small,

Brought trash to the dump, and they dumped it all.

Mountains of rubbish reaching oh so high,

And that noisy tractor that kept driving by....

Zuggy, the often mischievous and always adorable Pug, is here with six of his favorite tales (not to be confused with his own tail)! Laugh along as Zuggy tackles a snowman, tries to finagle a mouth-watering donut, and comes snout-to-snout with a potentially dangerous desert dweller. Hold your breath when Zuggy narrowly escapes a horrible accident and encount...

Anne thought she had a wonderful life—a marriage of twenty years, a booming advertisement business, and a new home out of the city. But all of that crumbles around her when she finds out the truth about her husband and her best friend. Now trying to save everything she has worked so hard for and making life changing decisions, will Anne ever find her happi...

An international murder thriller, this book follows me from when I left UPenn undergrad to travel to southern France, so I could explore the Cote du d'azur.

It tells of the strange, eccentric characters I encountered, drank with, and ran from to save my live and the life of my friend, Peter De Sharonn, a famous bank thief and embezzler.

As a s...

When Luke discovers his terminally ill father donated over $700,000 to sleazy southern televangelist Reverend Sterling, he drops everything and travels to the church's TV studio in Florida. Certain the church doesn't give refunds, he must devise a plan to get the money back- and sees an opportunity in the form of becoming the Reverend's hired gun, after disc...

This first book in what promises to be a great new series is a very engaging and entertaining novel in the fantasy genre. Guaranteed to entertain kids and adults alike, this book would be particularly memorable to enjoy as a family. The author's distinctive take on his magical and mystical world is unique, refreshing, and fun.

The whimsical tale begin...

Because my family was a migrant family is why I decided to write this manuscript. It is not based on true happenings, but it very well could be.

This script is about a migrant family consisting of a father, mother, son, and two daughters traveling to the state of Oregon to work in the fruit orchards. Their car broke down in Las Vegas. The husband had ...

How can you tell when the sky is falling on your head? Normally, you can't until you're face down on the ground. Daniel Robicourt feels the same way. He has an amazing life: great job, beautiful family, gorgeous home in a nice neighborhood. His life is perfect. Just ask anybody—anybody but him. In Daniel's mind, he is living a nightmarish cycle that seems ...

Fortune City is more than just a place; it's the place where anything is possible and where everyone's life is like a story that they want to tell the world. The story is about a man named Gold Clip and how he struggles to enjoy his life while trying to find the perfect woman in the beautiful Silena Grim....

Going to school can be rough when you are only four inches tall and everyone makes fun of you, day in and day out, just because you are puny.

In Mary Emkey's Alex the Alligator, Alex Longtail, an alligator struggling to get through elementary school, is so small that his only friend, Charlie Shortleg, has to help him climb into his chair so he can get...

"For the Crown" is about doing life with people in your life. "For the Crown" can be a guide book, a "how to" manual for anyone who may seek to influence another for Christ, not just in an athletic setting, but at home and/or in the work place. This work, this story of a pastor and his experiences can help any Christian as they strive to influence others a...

As a war rages on in her homeworld of Etharzi, an Etharian princess named Ziza from the constellation of Lyra is sent to Earth where she is still pursued by her enemies from Etharzi. As she lands in an unknown world, she admires the beauty. But the serenity is short-lived when her pursuers land and try to capture her. A human named Anthony spots the landing ...

November in January is a unique collection of literary juncture and abstract coffee blend small talk, which finds muse in the soul while hoping to endeavor further into the adaptations of a sobering humanity....

Absence of Truth is a suspenseful narrative set in Southwest Florida, part of the expanding empire of Nicholas Costa, the infamous boss of the New York crime family whose murderous rage reaches new heights after a suspected breach in his organization.

Costa, specializing in death, orders the termination of FBI's Special Agent Michael Brennan, whom he ...

Billy Zoomer interviews some scary guests inside his bedroom and discovers that everyone (and everything) is afraid of something....

A small town weekly paper becomes the central hub in an appalling scandal in The Journalist by Leslie Weatherill. Zoey has just graduated from Berkeley and her only job offer is to write obituaries for a small newspaper in Hampshire County. Not exactly the large, prestigious city newspaper she had in mind, or the exciting position she dreamed of, Zoey reluct...

Matthew is a tall, slim man that lives in a small one-horse town known as Waystation. He declared himself sheriff, mayor, and judge. He thought of himself as judge, jury, and executioner of this small town. Nobody wanted his job.

Julia came from a very poor Spanish-speaking town down south. Julia was a beautiful young lady with long curly black hair. ...

Every generation has felt the sting of parental alcohol abuse. Our numbers are staggeringly high. Only God can possibly know to what extent lives have been changed for the worse by the scourge that alcohol has become. Anyone who has ever lived in the shadow of a drunkard knows the hurt and humiliation that comes with having done so. At first glance, it would...

Terrence Allen and Donovan Michaels were best friends, and upon their return home, they encountered various new changes. They were looking forward to reconnecting with a past friend. But this past friend offered new surprises about his life now—the first being that he had a family and a sister who eventually became involved with Terrence Allen in a relatio...

A Time of Trouble and Other Stories tells of events that take place in a small town called Laurens in the state of South Carolina. Although most of the book is based on fiction, there are some facts such as location, street names, and the names of my family members. Growing up in Laurens, we had to deal with poverty, racism, and crime namely murder. All in a...

Heartaches and pains, baby.

I can say that with a smile now, but I couldn't say it then. This is my opportunity to tell the world that no one has to take being mistreated, even though my book is not giving a solution to the problem.

I'm sure you can feel the hurt, pain, and suffering that I endured. No one can inflict anything upon you unless ...

MacArthur “Mac” Crandall, 34 years old, 6 feet tall, brown hair, hazel eyes, muscular and swarthy, war veteran, a Navy Seal, now a private investigator residing in Tarpon Springs, Florida. He is a man with everything. A well-stocked and well-appointed Gulfside office-apartment, a 35-foot yacht named The Small Diversion, a modest bank account, and an ab...

As Daisy roams around the farm, she is always wearing her sparkling tiara. Follow her as she roams the farm sharing her tiara and love with her animal family....

Abigail Whitney had studied music most of her life. After graduating high school and working a final year with her music professor, she was encouraged to go to New York and continue her studies.

As time drew near for her departure, she realized more and more that this was her father's dream and not hers. After meeting a certain gentleman, she knew her...

This is a story about an alien species coming to earth one hundred thousand years ago to mine for fossil fuels. The most important thing the aliens did was engineering the early stages of mankind as a slave-labor force to assist the aliens in procuring more fossil fuels to build cities back on their home planet. After the aliens mined what they neede...

These techniques are solutions that train you to become a calculator. The processes can transform a closed brain system to a dynamic open brain system that will solve mathematical problems faster than a calculator. This book will heighten your interest to tackle more difficult arithmetic in mathematics. The love of learning shortcuts in arithmetic will certa...

It was while she was growing up in an old farmhouse in Iowa, Mel become aware that her family was unlike others she knew. Her father was distant and ended up moving away. Her mother didn't trust her, and it became obvious that she was hiding something terrible in her past.

When Mel learned that she did not have a birth certificate or a baptism...

During the late 1970s, 1980s, and into the 1990s, South Florida became the primary point of entry for thousands of pounds of marijuana and cocaine into the United States, controlled by the Colombian drug cartels. The influx of cash created an inbalance in the Florida economy along with the violence to control the cash. During the late 1970s into the early 19...

Twenty-one Life Nuggets. The experts tell us it takes twenty-one days to form new habits. In this book, Twenty-one Life Nuggets you will go on a spiritual journey that will challenge, encourage, and lift you up, and accelerate you to a whole new level of living. These powerful nuggets were taken and formulated from twenty-one powerful teaching videos from Da...

Jabarius and Tameesha have been collecting African American baby names for more than twenty years from all over the United States.

The authors now live in Tennesee, but have lived in New York, Pennsylvania, Florida, Alabama, and Arizona. They love to travel and meet new people and also volunteer with the American Red Cross. They assist with national d...

A short story about a new version of Santa and his friends Old Clip and Dollie. The premise of the story is one that helps children relate to bullying and bad behavior while reinforcing friendship building and good behavior. The story is intended for children ages 5 to 10, and it is a book parents can read to their younger children. It also reminds parents...

It's the sixteenth century. Phillip is born into royalty. When the time is right, he will become the king of Farley. The king's right-hand man, Cormac, has a son on the same day Phillip is born. While still babies, Cormac decides to kill the king. He then switches the babies so that his own son will eventually become king.

At the age of s...

Vegan Delectable presents versatile, delicious recipes for vegetarians, vegans and carnivores fusing Guyanese-American flavors to indulge and delight our palates. This is a celebration of delectable foods for everyone! Volume l brings lunch and dinner offerings. Simplistic instructions follow each recipe that even a novice can effortlessly follow. Healthy nu...

A true story of growing up and dealing with major bullying. How I overcame many hurdles to get to where I am today. A wife and mother. ...

Do you believe in guardian angels? I do! Ever since I was thirteen years old, something has been watching me, stalking my every movement! Even in my dreams, he visits me. I can't escape his clutches; I don't want to!

The closer I get to him, the closer I find myself intrigued by his mysterious world. And the more I learn of his secrets, the more in d...

Let's go back to the past 113 years or more—to a time in America where in a small community in Bradford, Pennsylvania, lived a young, beautiful woman named Rosie. Her wants and dreams took her down a path of the worst kind, and her innocence never saw it coming.

This unbelievable true story, never been told, will have you become more than just a rea...

This book is about my life as I remember, the way that I was treated growing up and how I became as an adult. Remembering these things are very painful to me, but they unclogged my mind about the things that I had blocked out of my life, not wanting to remember. I am writing as I remember. I know that there are lots of kids and adults that have gone through ...

Kaboe (ka-bo-e) Valley was the perfect place to live. It was far enough away from the sea that brought pirates to the village who would loot stores and cause havoc. It was nestled between two great cliffs and offered a self-sufficient lifestyle to all that lived there. The land was very fertile, and the weather was usually good. Everyone who lived in the val...

Best friends come in all shapes and forms. There is nothing better than a friend who makes you giggle. I Love You Funny Bunny is the story of a little boy and his silly, furry friend. It was written to uplift the hearts of young children and to bring a little joy to anyone in need of a smile....

This group of poems is an expanded collection of poetry from my previous book, Darkling Dreams. I set out to begin with the things that haunted me because once I did, everything else fell into place. Contained within these pages are words that will hopefully move you. If they do, then I have met my goal, and I thank you for that....

Bridgette Livingston has spent the last six years on Deselvo Island hiding from Horace, the man who murdered her father and brother. Reoccurring nightmares of the military coup that took their lives haunt her nights. The frustration of knowing her father's murderer wears his crown haunts her days. When a mermaid offers to take her into the city to find answe...

Giving children permission to acknowledge and accept their importance on earth is the central focus of this book. And although its words are chosen to speak to a young audience, its powerful message extends to adults as well....

Monica's only desire was to succeed in her new career . She was given a fresh start in life; she had no idea that her life would be changed forever. She thought that she had met her soul mate; little did she know that he would bring with him evil spirits from past generation, putting her in danger. Their union unleashed a host of separated souls that had to ...

A Promise to Azfal is filled with heartache, love, and betrayal. Devout Jassim, watches in horror alongside his grandfather, Azfal, as bombs shower Baghdad during Operation Iraqi Freedom. The boy is forced to live in Italy with the family patriarch due to the precarious conditions in his hometown. Months of watching the news coverage ends with one horrible p...

After seeing the sickness and death plaguing her quiet village, Phoenix decided she wanted to escape the mortality she saw all around her. This led her to a mysterious mansion in the woods where she met a man named Thad who changed the course of her life forever. He introduced her to Nostrum who put an end to fear of death once and for all.

Phoenix tr...

Join your favorite pet bunny and hamster, Mary B. and Petie, as they explore the beautiful island of Hawaii. Following them on their tour as they see the sights and learn about the traditions that The Big Island has to offer....

The intent of the author is to warn the reader of impending events that will be devastating to mankind. That is, unless people turn to God and away from sin. This prophecy is evidenced in the Holy Bible, the Word of God. For God will not allow our horrendous violence and moral depravity to go unpunished. The era of Divine Mercy is about to end; God's justice...

Imagine finding a spaceship just full of technology several hundred years ahead of us. And there are no flight controls. It is piloted by a sentient—formally sapient—artificial intelligence. It has powerful weapons that could destroy our planet, and medical technology that promise immortality. Can we humans, with our biological intelligence, bridge the g...

This old man finds his youth once again by looking back in the hope of moving forward. Assessing his understanding, he finds that hope truly springs eternal.

Michael Kowch is a radio host, producer, author, lover, and optimist.

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Contained within is one man's journey through life, accounting fifty years of experiences to seek and find the perfect life mate, if, in fact, such a person exists. It chronicles both the humorous and serious encounters he experiences over this time. At the same time, he learns valuable lessons about himself and the true value of life and relationships. Over...

Raul and Lidia had a dream and a plan. The dream was a lifelong togetherness in a happy home with several children and enjoying a comfortable economic status. The plan was driven by their profound love for each other and their naturally ambitious personalities. What the plan did not consider were the difficulties in assimilating their new life, the quick add...

In recent repetitive night and also day dreams, I have identified my beautiful and wonderful purpose. The events and experiences of my life, connects with what I believe I was created to do. I am driven and can hardly wait to enter into its manifestation. I dedicate the rest of my life to representing and serving our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Yes, I beli...

Head East: A Labor of Love is a collection of stories from inside the band that captured the imagination and affection of America's Heartland and far beyond. Here you will be in the recording studio, traveling on the tour bus, and on the stage in front of thousands of adoring fans. This is the story of what it was like being a member of a big time roc...

This tale is the recorded memory of a man who recently experienced a remarkably strange journey after being admitted to the intensive care unit of a Houston medical facility with a severe case of pneumonia and septic shock. I know the story so well because I am that man.

Although spending eleven weeks in hospital, six of those were in an induced coma...

Imagine a world where you are afraid to go out at night. Even the daytime lurks with unimaginable dangers. You never go anywhere alone, and you never know when the last time will be that you will see your friends and loved ones. A place where the birds have stopped singing their songs, and the insects have stopped buzzing for fear they will be next. . . <...

All Timmie wants for Christmas this year is a cat, but Timmie's mother doesn't believe that will be possible so close to Christmas day. With a bit of Christmas magic, Timmie's wish may come true. If Timmie is lucky, perhaps there will be a cat in need of a good home....

This is a true story about a young boy, Rico, who was looking for a dog when he found Hershey. What a surprise! This story shows that there is someone or something out there for all of us, and this idea forms the basis for this book....

Mark and Lily wrote letters to each other in the 1950s. Jeff and Nicole emailed one another in the 2010s. Through the years, so much has changed, like technology and medical advances.

But have relationships really changed? Are there still the ups and downs? What happens when family members care too much? Is communication so different from one ...

Growing Up in the Dragonfly Zone is a story about a boy and his dog and their many backyard adventures. The days are filled with wonder and exploration as they play and learn. Every new path leads to another discovery and with each change in season the duo find a different and exciting playground…down at the pond in the dragonfly zone....

It is 1853. Jeremy Maitland, the son of tenant farmers in Essex, England, faces the loss of all that he knows and loves with the sudden death of his father. His only hope for advancement in life lies with the military. He is accepted into The Rifle Brigade, an elite unit of the British Army. In little more than a year, Jeremy is fighting alongside French and...

“If we forget the past, it is impossible to mend the present and pave the way to the future.”

Failure: A word that draped across Ezrak's shoulders like a tattered cloak. For years, he and the Fist of Xyrus fought to better the kingdom of Koyo Sheeta. They were called heros. Standing as paragons of order, while brandishing swords against chaos. The...

When an oral historian dies, countless stories die with the storyteller; this is an example of oral history being prone to rapid death. The stories of the Chedepo people in northwestern River Gee County, Liberia, do not go too far back in the past. The stories die out fast because they are not written. Transgenerational communication, therefore, consists of ...

The road from earth to glory is a hard one to navigate through. Life is full of challenges that can leave us overwhelmed and discouraged. This book explores some of the issues we're faced with as well as a way to handle them in accordance to God's Word. This book uses scripture to combat life's issues as well as application for our daily lives....

Growing up without a father puts most boys at risk for becoming just like the men who abandoned them.

How can a boy that's been raised in the streets of Detroit change the life that he was accustomed to?

Being in a gang, getting shot and stabbed were just some of the things he was into.

When a certain death in the family leads him back d...

Santa has the flu and is unable to get out of bed! His household is in chaos, who shall deliver the gifts on Christmas Eve? The walls are oozing with uncertainties... Oh no!

A star appears in the middle of the night to help the elves find the one that can help. The elves must venture through white snow to a fiery volcano filled with danger. Wi...

James Antonio was born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1943. After a two-year stint as an army paratrooper, he attended Indiana University in Bloomiington, Indiana where he majored in business and philosophy. From college, he joined the corporate world as a Yellow Pages representative for the Bell Telephone System. It was here that he challenged the age-old c...

Șoc..., surpriză..., nedumerire! S-ar putea ca strămoșii noștri să fi avut o înțelegere mai profundă a realității decât noi. Da, ei credeau în urmă cu mii de ani că Pământul e plat și că soarele, luna și stelele se învârtesc pe cer deasupra lui. Doar de vreo cinci sute de ani a fost introdus treptat și forțat modelul heliocentric. Oar...

"All I can say is WOW. I started reading and could not stop. What a powerful story and testimony. Will definitely buy the book."
—Pastor Ethen Gillespie

"What a great read! God used and strategically placed you in a position to impact the church and community around you. I am certain that faith will be enhanced, patience encouraged, lives...

The story of Cam's Dragon starts in a rather interesting way. One night, I received a call from a lady friend of mine, and she was babysitting a young man, ten, who refused to go to sleep. So in desperation, she called me to tell him a “bedtime story.” I said, “I would be happy to do it.” So she handed the phone to him on speaker, and I starte...

This book is about my life as a child—specifically how I saw spirits and had been rejected and sexually abused. I would like to thank God for blessing me and letting me share my life story with you all....

Do you agree that our government is interfering in our everyday life when it comes to our education, health care, retirement, income, and some social issues, such as racism, gun control, immigration, and the way we vote? This book will give you some ideas how we can transfer government responsibilities to personal responsibilities. When we as American citize...

Jerome Martin is an awkward teenager living a seemingly meaningless existence in a small seaside village. Little does he know that is all about to change when he is drawn into the lives of those haunted by the Secrets of Time.

When a shy, unassuming Jerome crosses paths with Sam Addison, a teacher at his high school, neither of them expects it ...

At the age of eight, Henry got a close up of the world as there were never any holds barred.

Henry's mom stood there with a knife in her hand saying what his dad would and would not do. She attacked him and he assaulted the weapon. He punched the knife. He knocked the knife into the next zip code. Did she stop? No, she got bolder. She should have gott...

Larry was so confused. What he grew up with was just a big lie. The family he thought he had was now just a memory....

A Guyanese immigrant girl who came to America in 1992 with a high school education, went through some tough times in her home country to persevere in America. Nadira didn't have an idea when she came to America, staying with family in Brooklyn, NY didn't make her life easier because of the way she was treated reminded her of home back in Parika, Guyana.

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Too frequently, we see or hear sad stories of cases where dogs have been neglected or mistreated. This should never be! If you are a true dog lover, you know full well that your dog is not only a family pet and faithful companion but also one of the best friends you can ever have. In fact, your dog most likely is considered a family member! You will give you...

An angel guided me through hell and asked me if I loved myself. I tried to lie but she could tell. Said it's okay to ask for help....

100 Short Stories is the author's second book of short stories. The stories consist of humorous and philosophical tales based on events and happenings in the author's life. These stories are in addition to the stories and sketches told in the author's book Stories and Sketches....

Aubrey, Evan and the Hurricane, tells a story about two kids who evacuate with their parents during a storm. They're scared, worried and sad when they discover parts of their home and some of their favorite toys were destroyed. But they quickly learn what's really important – their safety!

Author Jennifer Bauer and her family evacuated t...

I am Annette Shaw the author of Vegetarian Master Plan who has been a vegetarian for 10 years. It is the number one guide to becoming a healthy vegetarian while eating delicious foods. This is not yet another vegetarian recipe book. This radically simple guide covers every possible question and answer a person considering becoming a vegetarian or who, like ...

This book will take you on a journey of great excitement. Infused with wizards, majestic creatures of many faces, suspense, excitement, and untold surprises. There's adventures, journeys, and dangers throughout that are sure to keep you captivated till the very last page. It will leave you eager to find out what comes next for these brave magical characters....

Follow Charlie as he has fun with his friends on a beautiful day at the beach.

Charlie loves being at the beach and seeing all of his friends. The friends Charlie keeps come in all shapes and sizes, but he knows that should not matter because a friend is a friend. All are welcome to join in the fun. ...

May who I am and who I portray be two separate entities.

May all hear my words though I've cloaked my identity.

~ Drado...

Feisty, independent, petite Annie Crawford has lived in the little clapboard cottage on Mill House Lane in the rural paper mill town of Jackson since she was a nineteen-year-old bride. Now in her eighties, she is alone.

It broke George and Annie's hearts when Clifford, their only child, decided to move to California to seek his fortune. Annie vowed ne...

Have you ever willingly or even secretly acted out of character and you thought no one will ever know the hidden personalities you were nourishing and portraying behind the closed curtains? Have you ever asked yourself “how could I have allowed myself to be cornered into this uncompromising position?” Have you ever asked yourself “how in heaven's name ...

Never before in our country's history had our first responders been more appreciated than during the tragic events surrounding 9/11. When many of these brave men and women were asked why they would risk their own lives to save strangers, their answers rang with a common theme:

“It's who I am.”

“It's in my core.”

“It's my callin...

Sara Jenkins is just trying to get home from work late one night when she is unwittingly ripped from her predictable and mundane life and is transported to a strange and seemingly deserted land called Catharta. She quickly learns that Catharta is a gathering place of ghosts. It is a land built of memories and spirits. It is where the souls of the dead go to ...

A young girl named Ernistine with first encounters of fire, school, and playing in her neighborhood in Reading, Pennsylvania, with her best friend Sasha....

In 1366, a young Geoffrey Chaucer travels to Canterbury with a group of pilgrims to worship at the tomb of Thomas a' Beckett. Along the way, the procession is halted with a kidnapping and murder. Chaucer, along with other members of the trip, must come to the rescue of the kidnapped victim. This experience will influence Chaucer to write his masterpiece twen...

Martin Sands was a young American soldier stationed at an American military base in Germany during the early 1950s. Martin often visited a Kinderheim where he became close friends with one of the nuns, who later introduced him to Marianne, mother of a five-year-old named Kurt. At first distant and intimidated by the American soldier during the months and yea...

You are about to become a parent for the first time, and suddenly you are overwhelmed by the awesome responsibility of raising a child. How do you prepare to be a parent? Will you be a good parent? How can you help your children build a solid foundation of values and behaviors that will support them throughout their life?

This little book should put ...

From the day they met, Princess Andrea and Prince Steven knew there was something special between them. When they were young, they were never able to find what that something special was. Torn apart and kept apart, Princess Andrea and Prince Steven tried to forget each other and keep on living. Years went by. And though they both made new lives for themselve...

Just Imagine Alice was originally brought to life as a bedtime story for the author's two children, who happen to be the main characters.

Alice Blair has a problem. Her family is moving away from the only home she's ever known, and she is not happy about it. But she quickly becomes distracted from her big problem when she notices something strange is ...

Eric was a sweet man with a sweet bride, but in an instant, they become embroiled in a war between two powerful crime families. All they did was go out for dinner, yet after this traumatic evening, he is forced to go into hiding in order to save his life, and the lives of those he loves.

United States Marshals are in charge of setting up relocations ...

A humorous and sometimes embarrassing insightful look at law enforcement during the performance of their duties.

Dale Wizieck was in Law Enforcement for forty-years, from 1975-2013. He served with two agencies; a Police Department in Indiana, where he was the Chief for five years, and twenty-seven years with a Sheriff's Office in Colorado. He...

As a child, I had always wondered why I couldn't throw a ball on target or why I tended to walk with a forward-leaning gait. But I was thirty-three when I first felt that something was wrong. After being rear-ended by a drunk driver, my symptoms became more noticeable. My right shoulder was aching, and in general, my right side just felt different from my le...

I can still vividly recall that dreadful day my parents received the telegram that Margie, my twin sister, had taken her own life. Margie, was an enlisted WAC serving as a surgical technician during WWII. A natural beauty with a witty sense of humor; she was always the strong one, fearless, determined, and adventurous. Merely days before her death, she had w...

Nine-year-old foster child Rose Wilkins has terrible nightmares. Not knowing that her nightmares and sudden visions when awake are telling her of events that are going to happen, Rose suffers in silence, in fear of being sent back to the children's home that she hates. When she dreams of someone's death, although scared, she feels she must tell her present f...

Aubre Desaulle had become the very thing he was trying to kill, a pirate. Combing waters of the New World, he endlessly searched for the man who had destroyed everything he knew and loved.

Captains Aubre and Ketch commanding as one sailed the Golden Lion. Many galleons began to fall prey to the gilded vessel and her close crew. Aubre's exploits and fa...

In a remote location, two friends are looking for fun, peace, and quiet. Nathan and Scott have been friends for a long time. After being dumped by his girlfriend, Nathan is seeking the way to forget his problems and heal his broken heart.

The two friends leave for a camping trip away from everything. Along the road, they meet two girls that are headin...

Aligning historical events with family history, Heart of a Cuban: Refugee to American Hero exposes the account of Cubans who refused to be pushed like pawns by evil government leaders and one boy's refusal to give up on the dream his great-grandparents had for a free Cuba. Amid the backdrop of an idyllic childhood spent on his family's farming estates...

Lisa with Her Baby Brother is a short but relatable story to children that have a younger sibling, cousin or even friend. While they are all just children, they experience some of the things that the children in this book go through.

Both English and Spanish children can easily grasp the context of the story as well and learn the simil...

My Brother's Greed is a memoir about corruption, greed, illegal activities, and land theft—but also heart and promises. Meet a wide-ranging cast of characters, from family to Supreme Court justices, as Joanie fights them all.

Joan McCormick is a Norwegian Montana ranch girl who believes in hard work and honesty. Her family is very important ...

There are many stories about genies, with their three-wish policy and their limited powers. What if there was another more sinister creature? One that could give you any wish you want with no limit? For a cost, would you make the deal?

Ryan's life changes one day when he meets a strange man named Winguard. After sealing a deal with Winguard, Ryan find...

Have you ever perceived something to be real when you were so far from the truth? George's perception was his reality. In his world, he led a content life but not a complete one. From the day Joanna entered his life, his perception began to change. Upon entering Cassie's world, his reality of his perception took a different turn. George diligently protected ...

Twilight Never Sleeps is a story of deception, corruption, and ways that small-town life has changed due to the influence of drugs and the money it brings to rural America.

About the Author

Betty was born and raised in North Little Rock, Arkansas, and is a mother of four wonderful sons. She is a retiree from the state of Arkansas and now contin...

After so many years of peace, a forgotten war awakens making all life that comes in contact with it a faded memory. This story takes place when a high school student named Andy looks forward to start his last year of high school.

Unfortunately, his future will be shattered as the war reaches his world.

With running trying to survive and tryin...

Mary is your typical student, your typical homebody. She doesn't know what to do with her life and doesn't expect much out of the days to follow until things suddenly change for her. A serial killer is on the loose and kidnaps her off the streets with the intent of ending her life. But then his plans change. Instead, he keeps her like a pet, chained up in hi...

Victoria is a princess, she is also beautiful, smart and brave, only she does not know it. Fortunately, she has a cat, not any cat, a cat who can talk and who knows what true magic is!

Russian born French educated, Daria Goiran holds a PhD in translation and speaks four languages but her true passion has always been helping people look and fee...

This book will give you the practical tools and inspiration to be more effective in student ministry. The principles in this book will become a blueprint for you and your team as you continue to reach students in your community....

Me and You and A Man Named Job is a combination of our life's struggle with chronic pain illnesses and conditions and our memoirs.

We have strived to share first hand how we have dealt successfully with our conditions, the medical industry, friends and family on a daily basis.

Having myself fifty eight medical diagnosis many sin...

Everything I've ever felt from the time I was little, is true. I was sent here to study the balance of emotions but wasn't allowed confirmation of my feelings until I was older, thanks to Lorena. Scars is a journey through my life, altered by a two-sided-nickel. You can't erase scars as you'll find out when you read my story.

My fork in the road, a tw...