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This book is about a kid named Bobby who gets to go to the beach for the first time with his parents. Bobby soon realizes that there is more to the beach than he ever could have imagined. Bobby finds himself in another world where he meets pirates and a whale.

Does Bobby end up finding lost treasure? One thing is certain: Anything is possible!

An Irish tale you've never been told.

As the last days of mythical Ireland draw to a close, experience the collision of the magical and early-nineteenth-century worlds. On a mission to secure the funds to recover his family land, Donn, an adolescent boy, joins a crew including Irish knights and escaped rebels as they set sail to restore an ancient kin...

K.J. the Whistling Turtle is an uplifting story of a young boy facing physical obstacles in his life. Helping him through his struggle and fear are his two pets that he adores very much. This story is also about how the love of family and faith in God can help overcome hardships in life.

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Every day, thousands of people go to work in some sort of retail establishment, from convenience stores, fast food restaurants, supermarkets, to pharmacies (just to name a few) in either a full or part-time capacity to serve and provide great service to their customers. Once the customer enters the establishment, the customer service dance begins.

Dan...

Words do naught to function without meaning or expression providing a foundation, and despite the benevolence, grace, or malign intention that backs them up, often enough do we find that these variables mean nothing in a written state—too often are false affections and prejudices ascribed to our words and sewn into our lips; if it is the duty of the author...

There are moments in our lives that seem to burn in our memories. Good and bad, these split-second decisions matter, whether in the moment or as time unfolds. Each one of our actions affects our personal destiny. Minute decisions at any given moment in our lives can shape, form, mold, deform, and tear apart our whole being and everything we were or everythin...

The season of Advent brings a stir of excitement in the air. The season has changed, the scenery is festive, and somehow hope has made its journey through hopelessness and transformation has emerged! It is a season that even those that are limited in their resources find a way to lift the spirits of others through their giving. It is a time to celebrate Jesu...

Six great fiction stories that were put together to make one great book! Jump back to the nineties where you're taken through that decade of friendship, love, and loss. Jump back further to the eighties where two people are from two different environments but cross each other's paths and spark up an unusual romance. Two brothers who are different in many way...

This story is about six seedlings that grew up in a forest around a clearing in the deepest part of the forest. The Elder Trees told them many stories and some bits of wisdom to pass the time away. One of the seedling's favorite stories is of how humans came to the clearing one winter and warmed them with a fire for a moment. Sadly, humans don't visit that p...

Mr. Hoot is a very wise owl who believes children must never keep secrets from their parents. They must tell their parents everything they see and hear no matter how big or how small.

Soon he tells his children, Spotty and Dotty, the truth about secrets. In the end, Mrs. Hoot tells a secret that will change their lives forever. ...

Paul Kelly was just trying to go home from the gym when he witnessed a scene that would turn his routine life upside down. Paul took the same route home every time he went to the gym because he enjoyed the serenity of the trails along the Bronx River. Everything was always the same, except on this day he witnessed a woman being murdered.

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Scholars have concluded that leadership is among the most studied of phenomena yet the least understood. This inability to precisely define leadership recalls Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart's struggles to define pornography: “I shall not…attempt further to define the kinds of material I understand to be embraced within that… But I know it...

Aadya's boyfriend asked her to marry him. They decided it was best she moved to Brooklyn, New York, from Oakland, California. She went out there three different times: spring, winter, and summer. Summertime was when her life was turned upside down.

Imagine going to sleep normal. Then when you wake up you are almost completely blind, your face is disfi...

Everyone wants to be Better!

We are all striving to improve some aspect of our lives. From our first day on the job until our last,

we are each trying to improve skills, our personality and our relationships.

Some things are easy, while others seem impossible.

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“She hated herself for it, but the way Jordan looked at her made her want to serve him and not the Lord.”

Hanna McCormick is a naive, book smart, yet damaged girl who grew up sheltered with negligent parents. She bids her time by looking for love in all the wrong places, which leads her to Jordan Whitbeck, who is a troubled alcoholic and is emotio...

Tugboat to Palmyra Atoll is a true story that I experienced back in the fall of 1997. The story starts with me talking to a new neighbor who is a tugboat captain. We become friends, and two years later, he asked me if I would like to experience going to sea. At that time, I was in love with sailing and had dreams of blue-water sailing. The story takes the re...

Kizzy and Jelly Bean is the cutest little pet story. It is enjoyed by children two to eight years old, and any pet family, owners, or pet lovers all. The illustrations are outstanding drawings of K. T. Rome's collection of real-life pictures. K. T. Rome brings the doggies' personalities to life by simple imagined dialogue.

The various activiti...

Have you ever wondered what your dog is thinking? Do you ever wonder what their purpose is in your life? This book takes a peek inside the mind of a therapy dog as she discovers her special purpose in life while providing a reading program for children.

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My books were born out of my love of children and my hope to guide them through important learning experiences. I was looking for a new and creative way to show the children how they could use their imaginations and express their feelings. I showed them how with a few pictures of their beloved pets they could create a fun adventure. A book made easy through ...

A tornado is brought to life, and his name is Johnny. He struggles to understand why he and his mom and papa have strong winds and why they destroy things. It is just what tornados do, just as birds chirp or planes fly.

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Here at last is a comprehensive study that examines, via an extensive review of the literature, the psychological variables that contribute to black-on-black male adolescent homicides. And here also are clear direction signs for the future research that is needed....

In the end, there is no accurate portrait of a human life. There is a coming and going, a squawking arrival and an unknown unavoidable departure. But there is no rational passage from point A to point B, and eventually, point Z. Life is a turbulent journey that produces a blurred and disorienting picture to any objective observer.

But we do have our s...

In 1997, after surviving a devastating, disfiguring accident, a six-year-old waif from Honduras was brought to Madison, Wisconsin, where University Hospital's world-class reconstructive surgeons took her into their care. In this true story, her mother tells how the adventurous and resilient young Brenda immediately embraced seven complete strangers, adopting...

Tessa Morgan wakes up day after day in a suspended cage. She tries repeatedly to escape, not knowing why or how she came to be there. Each time she attempts to leave, she is followed by a strange creature. When she is finally free, the two of them become friends and embark on a journey to find her father. In the process, they become unlikely heroes who must ...

There are many ups and downs in a marriage, many good and bad times, and many challenges. These obstacles even exist when both spouses are saved.

There will be times when you might want to count your losses and walk away from it all, but when you're faithful to God, His grace overshadows you. Prayer Still Works! God always answers, and the Holy Spirit...

The year was 2345, and the fall of humanity has come and gone. The natural disasters that occurred at the fall brought to light two different alien races that had been living on earth among the humans for thousands of years, both needed humans for one thing or another. In what seems like a random-chance encounter in what is left of Seattle Washington, three ...

Throughout this book the generic term “manager” is meant to apply to anyone who prioritizes, directs, supervises, and is responsible for the work and performance of others. Few jobs in the corporate environment are as difficult or important as one entrusted and responsible for delivering corporate objectives through the interaction, oversight, an...

This book is written by the author, John Itso Elijah, as a goad and as a wake-up call to the reader; it is intended to fill in the gaps and omissions which occur in modern-day ‘church' teachings, which repetitiously teach the “milk” of salvation only. As valuable as God's message of salvation is, these modern-day churches enfamish and enfeeble their pa...

This is a true story, not one that was told to me by someone else. I have lived this story for almost sixty years, and it is something that the world should hear and take seriously. Ministers are just beginning to wake up and tell it from the Bible—finally!

Demons are very real. Unseen as they are, they are a mighty force that works for Satan. They ...

During my life, I've met some special people who have inspired me to write about the, Reflections of a lifetime of experience and wisdom, all I have learned leads to this truth. After reading this book, I pray that you will find them to be positive inspirations to you. I came up the rough side of the mountain and survived. From this point on, I request smoot...

April Braxton did not know that she would be forced to travel a path to enlightenment and discover what true love was. Her divine masculine was on the verge of self-destruction, so the universe appointed her to be his guide back to reality. Before he met her, he carried in his DNA his great-great-grandfather's sorrow, and he was only a few notes away from be...

Since he first appeared in the 1887 Beeton's Christmas annual A Study in Scarlet, a great deal has been written about Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary character, the consulting detective Sherlock Holmes.

Now, for the first time, Raymond G. Farney offers a concise, case-by-case compendium of these Sherlockian adventures. In an easy-to-read format...

It was a beautiful day. The sun was shining brightly, and a gentle breeze was blowing through the meadow. A young raccoon had been playing in the meadow and was having fun. As this perfect day was coming to a close, he was called by his grandma that it was time to come in for dinner. As he went to his grandparents' house, he saw his grandpa looking out in th...

Neanderthal to Homo Sapiens on the outside, city people.

Lurking inside these city people the forgotten,

unused skills to live in the wild.

Macho, poetry revealing these forgotten skills

and acts of substance

still found in some human psyches.

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Making friends of little old ladies isn't always the wisest thing to do especially when they're the great-great-great-granddaughter of BlackHeart, the pirate whose maps to where he buried his treasures had never been found. Never been found, that is until the Larkin family comes along.

Relive the times in stories told by Robert Louis Stevenson and por...

Sacrifice. Does anyone really understand the true meaning of the word? Sloane Taranto does. All of her life, she assumed that she was typical, ordinary. Nothing though had prepared her for what was to come—from a poor college student to being the key player in the war with vampires. The vampires knew that she was unique. She was human, but there was a part...

This fly just won't leave Frannie alone. Frannie has things to do! Follow along with Frannie through her day as she thinks of many ways to get this fly to buzz off.

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In No, They Are Not Okay…but It's Okay!: A Very Special Journey of Grief, Grace, and Gratitude, Raising Special Needs Kids, Julie shares with readers the full experience of raising special needs children from birth through puberty with an emotional honesty that is both real and raw. Julie helps others understand the hardships and the joys. Her goal is for ...

Captured is the ideal balance between the marriages of image and line, resulting in the enchanting alchemy of photographs and words.

— Joy Williams

I found Blake's poetry quiet yet forceful — with an underlying mysticism that is also evident in her beautiful photographs.

— Joyce Carol Oates

With the ey...

Learn alongside Alexa as she begins to develop an understanding of what's right. Character words take on meaning when they're taught by example. Understanding and practice of good character come at different ages for children. Trustworthy and honesty are included in this lesson as Alexa makes a mistake at an early age. This is based on a true story....

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Simon stands on a cement seating bench in the empty Dolphin Play Time Stadium watching big trucks break down the stadium stage. No more laughing kids, no more lemonade and popcorn, and no more home. He has to leave. Simon kicks off the stadium bench, waves good-bye with his very long wings, and begins his journey to find his magical friends and a new home. <...

This story is about a former college basketball star who was forced not to be the best basketball player in the NBA, because of injuries. After retiring from basketball, he decided to open a facility to teach children to play basketball, but the business went into bankruptcy. He turned to the underworld, meeting an interesting man, and started in the “busi...

Ron Schildt was born and raised in Quincy, Illinois, a small town near the banks of the Mississippi River. The surrounding country is grain and livestock farms with rolling hills, brushy draws, and creeks. He was born with dyslexia and has lived with it his whole life. This condition also affected his ability to be able to go to college. His grandfather and ...

This is a true story. It's a semi-autobiographical reflection of a life lived well. While reading you'll find yourself reflecting on your own life giving the text a personal connection. The author's passion for cutting detailed paper snowflakes is used as an analogy to life, tying each of its separate cuttings into a beautiful overall picture. The snowflakes...

Andre Friedman's life encapsulates the story of a generation of Hungarian Jews born and living through one of the twentieth century's darkest times. In this sense, he can be considered a poster boy for the resilience of those who survived....

The entire universe is you, is your journey between the place we all start and the place we all dream about. In the infinite capacity of our ever-evolving universe, we can feel small and insignificant, but I challenge you to harness the power of the very thing you feel victimized by. That power is you—in all of your authenticity!

When facts and fict...

If extraterrestrial intelligence (ETI) exists elsewhere in our universe, any meaningful and absolute confirmation would require either a transformative announcement, global broadcast, single fantastic irrefutable event experience, or acknowledgment of a large accumulation of increasing evidence which equates to that historical revelation.

The Humanive...

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 ...

Patricia is a young girl battling with mix emotions within herself. Patricia's emotions ranges from feeling nervous, scared, and having to be brave. Patricia's reflection represents all of her feelings about having to move from a small town in the country to a big city in New Jersey, as she prepares herself for the first day of school.

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There's trouble in River City! The much celebrated city manager, Stacy Lamar, darling of the liberal media is missing. She has vanished overnight and the SAPD hasn't got a clue as to what has happened to her. They come up empty after a week long search. San Antonio's mayor, who is up for re-election, is worried and needs answers. He decides to bring in priva...

After suffering a devastating breakup with his first love, Kahlil Smooth, a self-made millionaire, has now transformed himself into a very proud bachelor. With the world literally at his feet, love need not apply because he has put it in his rear view; or so he thinks. Can a chance encounter that has his eyes locked in on one of the most beautiful women he's...

Cassandra Claude is a Miami-based vocal instructor, as well as a vocal health consultant training performer since 2005. Exclusively specializing in diverse vocal technique for optimal versatility and longevity. Cassandra works with singers to achieve a voice that can move healthily and easily through a variety of genres. Her students consist of professional ...

In this whimsical story, Santa gets into a little trouble on one of his Christmas Eve deliveries. Find out how no one is disappointed on the big day, and Santa learns what is the greatest gift of all. ...

The sole purpose of this book is to exist. As the author of this book, my sole purpose is to provide the souls of humanity with a gift. This gift is not from me to you, this gift is from God through me to you. Once upon a time in existence, God spoke directly to human beings. This is simply what drives me to focus on the higher power. In the technolo...

The Kingpins of Riverbend is set in a fictional town along the Mohawk River in upstate New York in 1968. It is about a group of seven pin boys at a local bowling alley who, in one way or another, are confronting their futures against the backdrop of a town desperately trying to recapture the prosperity of the past. The pin boys include the th...

Need inspiration for your next Halloween get-together? With all its delightfully demonic minutia on full display, this exceptionally detailed compilation delivers the goods! Brimming with creatively conceived unique ideas, Halloween: Life of the Party takes the reader on an excursion through a state-of-the-art All Hallows' Eve habitat where the most unusual ...

This is a wonderful story of a day in the life of a dog through the mind of a dog waiting for Mr. Cookie and all the things she encounters in a day. A great story for any child that loves bedtime stories or any other time of the day or night.

In the picture is Silly Jillie on the left getting a cookie from Mr. Cookie. Jillie is a mother of eight. Mr. ...

I have always been a fan of history, especially military history. However, I have found that the military history of African Americans in the defense of America has had very little written about it, and in some cases, their deeds and accomplishment were completely omitted. This book is a brief look at some of their accomplishments. Americans of every race sh...

This book is about a young girl's dream and the adventures she encounters in her dream....

Someone is visiting horrific retribution on rapists and murderers around Northern Indiana.

Handsome, outgoing Derek Martin survived a rough childhood with the help of his inseparable older brother, Frank. Like Frank, he endures the ostracism of their conservative Mennonite culture and pursues a college degree. There he meets the love of his li...

How I Became is a short story about a man who has always loved the company of women and loved the idea of loving a woman or longing to be in love with one and to be in a relationship.

Sen grew up in Dallas, Texas, around his two beautiful sisters and loving mother. His desires of being surrounded by many different types of women started during his hig...

This is a story about a young female soldier named Marie who hates snakes and has a close encounter with a snake. It shows that adults - and even people in our military - can be afraid of snakes, and it is funny how Marie tries to deal with an unwanted snake that got into her bedroom. ...

This book is about "intentional parenting," values based concept. It refers to parents being guided by certain principles or values by which they raise their children. "The 4Rs of Parenting" documents authentic conversations about parenting beliefs and practices the author had with parents, young adults who are not yet parents and grandparents, referred to a...

Truth is not always easy to accept, but when someone has lived to experience the difficulties from the lowest points in their life, it is important to use those real-life issues to teach, encourage, motivate, enlighten, and inspire others to keep fighting. It is possible to be free and completely whole from within and to know how to treasure life as a gift, ...

As sure the sun will rise, the stock market will go up and down, housing prices will rise and fall, and jobs will come and go. Whether you are facing an uncertain economic future, affected by a downturn in the economy, or just seeking to supplement your existing income, Recession Proof Income—Cleaning Up in the Commercial Office Cleaning Business, ...

Starting a new job is a time of nervousness, right? Well, in “Store Security,” it gets a little worse than that. And having a pet is fun, you agree? But good things can be carried to extreme in “Killing Cats.”

Some of us here have had to suffer through a long-distance relationship. “The Awakening of Amy” goes the extra mile. And some of us...

Roy Darwin goes for a long hike in the forest. When he returns, he believes he had a scary but adventurous dream. Then little things make him wonder if it was a dream....

My Perceptions is a collection of poetry based on the author's life experiences and those who have touched her significantly....

Trevor Combs is a former US Marine living outside the rural farm community of Beulaville, North Carolina. His life of seclusion and self-dependence is shattered when the nearby military base at Camp Lejuene, NC, is attacked by unknown enemy aggressors who are part of a surprise national assault on bases across the United States.

The fight quickly engu...

I hope this book clearly and properly explains the career, life, and legacy of Coach James P. “Bubbling” Small, who gave us and future concerned coaches a blueprint for success as teachers, mentors, father figures for their children, father figures for boys and girls, a husband, a parent, but most all men and women of character and respect for the craft ...

Whatever can the Water Fairies do when storms in the Gulf of Mexico destroy their shark tooth storage buildings? What can they do with all the teeth littering the seafloor and more coming every day? Can this problem ever be solved? And who will help?

Escape to the Gulf and follow their story.

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The Love in Art, a book that tells you a story about a young lady named Krysta and the life she thought she would never have. Join her in her experience that will change her life. When she meets a young man that sees something in her that she doesn't. With one glance sees beauty! Now with a stroke of his brush and a sketch of the eyes! Find out what Krysta g...

Someone is playing a deadly game…

A series of random murders, each increasing in size and scope, has the police baffled. More concerning, each crime has been committed by a law-abiding citizen, and afterward, the offender has no memory of their actions, nor are they willing to talk.

A wealthy powerbroker, whose son is among the suspects, hire...

Isaac Collins is a young boy from the hills of East Kentucky. He and his father, Will, leave home to go to the bluegrass to buy horses. But as fate will have it, they are conscripted into Morgan's raiders of the CSA. There, his life changes from a peaceful young man to a trail of gunsmoke and cattle drives and to becoming a deputy US marshal and falling in l...

Come with me on a journey. One filled with vampires, werewolves, and everything in between. This tale is about the hidden souls among us and how the entire world is about to change. Creatures from fairy tales are stepping up, and they are us....

Matt and Christina Carter live an extremely busy life as a young married couple in Olympia, Washington. Barely having any time for one another, both find themselves in career paths that push them further away from one another until an auto accident leaves Matt paralyzed from the waist down and in a wheelchair. Realizing they need to make changes in their liv...

The following novel is a product of the factual accounts, as informed by the actual letters sent by and to soldiers across the world in battles during World War II, together with conjecture of probable occurrences; and summarized by the truthful outcomes of the most prominent lives involved.

No matter which side the soldiers fought for, their devotio...

This book deals with segments of life, love and liberties in our short journey on Planet Earth. All praises due to our Creator, Lord and Eternal King. ...

Are you ready to find out what's been holding you back financially? It doesn't matter what your age or income is, most people have the same basic issues when it comes to saving.

Like many, I've had my share of challenging times and learned some very valuable lessons related to money management. With much encouragement from family and friends...

A world that rises out of the ashes is the only world that Trest Ravenwood has ever known. Within the blink of an eye his life changes from one of basic survival, to that of a battle for the survival of the world.

After stealing an orb from a group called The Wardens, Trest realizes that this orb is a connection to the element of water. He begins a q...

All these mysterious phenomena were manifested right before my eyes. It had a tremendous impact in my life. It is a reality and not a fiction that instead of letting these circumstances just linger permanently in my thoughts, it prompted me to create a book about it.

Some people have the ability to see, feel, and hear something supernatural in their l...

A horrific act of terrorism is unfolding on United States soil—not in a large metropolitan city, but in a small rural community…

Catherine, known to most as Cat, is a brash, cocky, fast-talking teenager whose family has moved from life in the city to a small rural town in Kentucky. Due to her love of the outdoors and living off the land, this move...

As I was writing this book, I kept thinking that this would be a good bit of information someone could use to better themselves. Luck has a part in everything we do. But having some kind of an edge would really help. Apply these matrix systems to your best chance to win. Don't get overwhelmed with them but play within your means you can afford. Good luck!...

Love is a moment, a feeling, a connection, and a faith. For a young man in Barnegat, it was everything he believed in. When he started the last year of high school with football dreams and choices already made, falling in love was the curveball he never saw coming. That last year would change his world. It would lead to a new path in life. For the young woma...

My cookbook will teach you how to cook many of your favorite foods, such as chicken, pork chops, catfish, onion rings, steak, tilapia, etc., easier with the use of canisters. All you have to do is follow the easy instructions written in my cookbook....

RN Math Excellence, We are Here to Help. Our workbook is guaranteed to provide 100 percent accuracy before patient medication administration. Safety requires virtual accountability among all health care professionals which will reduce preventable medication errors.

Trust the process of practicing math calculations using the x factor with dimensional a...

Snazzy Cat is one book with three wonderful stories. The book title story takes place in a caterpillar garden. The caterpillar community decides to take in and raised an orphaned baby caterpillar. It doesn't work out as well as they have hoped. The second story is “The Lucky Boy.” It's a fun story of kids growing up in a small town and learning life's le...

This book has poems for different age groups.

Hope this book encourages all age groups to maybe one day write their own.

Use your imagination. It's a wonderful read! ...

You are invited to come along on The Adventures of Farlow the Magical Dog!

Join Farlow, Donnie, and Miss Elizabeth as they soar off into outer space, swim with dolphins, and go on many, many more thrilling and educational adventures.

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Sydney Riley had spent the last year of her life training as hard as she could. Running, boxing, CrossFit, weightlifting, and even self-defense classes. She had tried everything she could think of to take back the control she had lost and gain the power she needed to never be helpless again. It infuriated her to know that one person and one night could strip...

Ryan's First Day of School explores the anxieties that a child with autism may experience being a part of a typical early childhood classroom. As Ryan familiarizes himself with his class, his teacher gains a new insight on having an inclusionary-style class. With autism diagnoses on the rise, it's pertinent to educate ourselves so that we can accommodate the...

Aubrey and Evan are excited to start a new school year but become worried when they learn their class will soon start practicing lockdown drills. They've never done them before and don't know what to expect.

Aubrey, Evan and the School Safety Drill is a book that gently introduces kids to the Code Red drill. It explains what happens and wh...

Unexpected Love completely catches us off guard. Leading us down untraveled paths, where time and distance often go unnoticed. For most of us, love finds its fullness, but for those of us that remain, our love is still unfinished. ...

Join the Kool little pigs on a celebration of homes they made. See how they escape the crafty wolf attacks. ...

This book sends children a powerful message: when you choose to focus on what is good and right in this world, your life will be filled with love and light.

Follow Sunny Bunny and her friend Funny Bunny as they embark on an outdoor adventure where they encounter a grumpy duck, a happy-go-lucky pig, and a tricky fox with an evil grin. Parents and child...

Broken Reflection is a trip inside the psyche of the creator where she expresses the emotion felt when confronting difficulties as a progression of poems. You can grasp the personality of the author as she shares her perspective on the ongoing adversities.

“When I read her writings, I find complete comfort within them, they're just so differ...

Zippy wants to explore but quickly finds out there is really no place like home....

When someone talks about spiritual or biblical knowledge and understanding, salvation that is eternal is the most important concept to know and understand. I have read many books, attended many Sunday school lessons, and heard a lot of preachings/teachings that talk about God's love, grace, faith, and salvation.

The problem is that the vast majority o...

Princess Theadosa longed to leave the Crystal Palace and explore the forest on Earth. After her fiftieth year celebration, she finds herself waking on the forest floor. Here, she learns to make a home, meet some friends, explore all the four regions of the forest. Through her travels, she grows in knowledge, inner strength, and awareness. When a threat comes...

Hello, my name is Debra Cox. I was born with cerebral palsy. I was in and out of the Shriners' Hospital for Crippled Children in Saint Louis, Missouri, where I had several surgeries to try to correct my walking. I have always wanted to help people but just never could find a way until about three years ago, I decided to start a group to give people with disa...

An epic tale of one man's strength, courage, and luck -

plus a haunting family secret that spans an ocean and sixty-five years.

“Some people suggested that I was born under a lucky star. I wanted so much to believe this chisme from our gossipy neighbors and friends. I remember those nights as a young child when Mamá would tuck me int...

Part 9 of the Halloween Warriors describes how the beings and the creatures of evil seized the industrialized cities again in a mysterious way, forcing the beings of goodness to travel to the sacred lands, to find solutions from the god of the divine cults. The god of the divine cults provides them with a powerful amulet that will free their territories from...

Sydney had escaped from the orphanage in hopes of finding a place where he truly belonged. Along the way, he only found pain and betrayal from everyone he met while riding the lonely cold rails—until he found Gertrude, the only person who showed him how to give and receive real love. He never thought that he could experience a life with someone like her. L...

An Idaho farm-country family man faces challenges to his moral and honesty standards as he is put to the test several times. His reward is to become what most every young baseball player dreams of—to be a major league batter with perfect home run–hitting ability. The resulting strategies to make him an effective designated hitter for the American...

Calvert Law was born in Bayou Cane, Louisiana the son of two prominent attorneys. Born into wealth and power he had it all; movie star good looks, acclaim as a star athlete and a can't miss tag in life. Then in an instant it was gone, replaced by depression and a dependence on the bottle. Crippled and flawed by his own frailties and the knowledge that he...

This story is about a little girl called Izzy, short for Isabella, who has the ability to communicate with nature, and anyone who is with her can hear anything that she speaks with. It's about her adventures while visiting one of the most exotic, historic, and beautiful places in Jamaica. It speaks to the importance of protecting our environment and playing ...

Mariah Marten suffered through a girl's worst nightmare. With the help of her twin and two older sisters, Mariah survived but was never able to forgive and forget. A chance for both came with a job opportunity and a move from her hometown. It was a chance to start over with new people and surroundings. Followed by her sisters, they all got a chance to heal, ...

A short story about love and loss and the journey in between. A portion of the proceeds will go to a local animal shelter....

Adventures, and misadventures, with eccentric characters, fill this quirky read about two brothers, abandoned by their mother (a convent novitiate nun).

Luigi and Guido grow up with an adopted father who rubbed pigs and an Irish mother who danced for a living. When their professions died out, they started an Irish pizza restaurant in the pork capital...

A meeting of the Tree Sprites and Gromulas is called to settle the many disturbances between the groups. During the meeting, another disturbance breaks out. Father Sprite tells the Gromulas that they must leave the Tree Sprites' land. One Gromula decides he will not leave this place and fights back.

Because Father Sprite had to leave to go to other Sp...

A 1969 prophecy through 2010 regarding political and ecclesiastical politics, including President Barack Obama.

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Dr. Schlife developed the first wellness program in family medicine in Salina, Kansas, in 1971. He went on to develop programs in Alaska and Michigan.

The Meal Planner has evolved over a thirty-five-year period as the nutrition component of this lifestyle plan. Dr. Schlife learned from his patients what worked. “Everyone Needs a Plan” was part of ...

This book is a collection of short stories that consist of fiction and some nonsense, which is to say they are totally fiction. They came directly from my brain, and I had no idea that they were even in my head. They range from a story of a lost puppy to a red eye that follows a woman around for her entire life. When the title says nonsense, that is exactly ...

Born and raised in Belfast, Tennessee, I now live in Waynesboro, Tennessee with my husband Marvin. I have been in love with writing since the age of ten. Writing is a good encouragement for thoughts and imaginations. Writing is building blocks for strong faith and love. Before there is a book, it is merely gaining life experience. Love for my husband and pri...

What started out as a youthful life of innocence in South Central Los Angeles turned into a fight of the fittest, fueled by a life of addictions and wrong decisions. I called all the shots. I was in control of everything. I was the one who caused people to break themselves apart until in the end, I broke apart from the inside out. My second wife and daughter...

This book is based on my life story from being adopted into a wonderful unconditional loving family to being diagnosed with bipolar disorder and eventually into a life of drugs and alcohol, running away, theft, deceit, adultery, and prostitution—becoming a very selfish and abusive person to those who tried so hard to love me and breaking lots of hearts.

Bobbie Gene was a woman of wisdom, perseverance and “do as I say”. Despite growing up with very little, she instilled in her children that little is much. Through life she would remind us that, to get a little bit, there is usually much work required. The different stages of her life depict her strength to keep moving no matter what the outcome. To her, ...

In 1972 the Soviet Union was known as the USSR and consisted of fifteen Soviet republics. East Germany was a satellite state of the USSR, allowing easy access to carry out their main objective, which was to undermine the USA's presence in West Germany. They wanted America to leave Germany and to dissolve NATO. They wanted to create bad moral among the US sol...

David Bakish holds AB and MA degrees from Bucknell University and a PhD from the University of Delaware, all in English literature. He is the author of articles and books on African-American literature and a book on the comedian Jimmy Durante that was a finalist for an ARSC award. His fourth book was a memoir entitled Zero to Seventy-Five in 30 Snapshots. Th...

Jackson Hole County is about to be woken up from its long unsympathetic past. Forensic Psychologist and Investigator T. K. Donovan returns to help his old partners and town when a new serial killer starts dumping young women's bodies. Fourteen young women have turned up dead in the Sherman's Forest, near the Sherman Estates, which now involves the old family...

Jaxon Bartleight is a police officer with twenty-two years of working on cold-case files. He is a very angry man, struggling with relationships and inner demons. He carried the burden and pain silently, of his fiancée's murder from many years ago, believing her death was his fault. Her murder, never solved, has left him burdened emotionally. Things changed ...

A lonely tiny teddy bear just wants to go home to a special child for Christmas whom he can love, but he feels he is too tiny for anyone. Follow him from the grocery store to Toys for Tots and into a home of a challenged special child, who loves to share him with her baby sister....

This book is a must read for today's society and churches from the oldest until the youngest. It is most controversial and argumentative but truly based on fact and scripture. ...

Had Jesus really “descended into hell” as the Apostles' Creed asserts? Was physical death God's only punishment for first man's and his wife's disobedience to Him? What will be the ultimate fate of those who have already died as well as that of all humans still alive? Answers to questions like these begin to take shape at the start of Genesis and fully m...

Little Krissy is a very active seven-year-old. She may say, “I hate water,” but her spontaneous gift of one activity after another will make you wonder. She will draw you into her world of water....

Scott Smithfield knew he was in for one hell of a summer since purchasing his new RV that he teasingly christened “The Titanic.” Unbeknownst to him, that doomed name foretold events Scott couldn't imagine in his darkest nightmares.

The annual camping party started off good when leaving the city but deteriorated upon entering the mountains. Not to ...

The first day of spring arrives and the Bear family plans to celebrate. Mutti, the mother bear, prepares a special breakfast for her bear family, Papa, Chubby Cub, and his twin brother Pudgy. The day is glorious and all abuzz with the busy sounds of birds and bees. But Chubby hears a new sound out his window, unfamiliar to him. Determined to identify this my...

Sage Weiss loses his mother in an unimaginable murder. After he returns home to investigate, he suffers a second heartbreak when his fiancée is murdered. While recovering from the horrific losses, he stumbles onto a theory that leads him to discover that some humans have genetic predispositions to be attracted to one another. These dispositions also create ...

The struggles of a dissatisfied accountant navigating several crises of the mind, only to find himself standing at the crossroads of his future. Take a right, and it's lights-out. Move to the left, and amazing adventures await while he dictates words and sentences from the voices in his head. Eventually he creates literary magic that will transform himself i...

An illustrated career book for children looking for the right future...

Truth is constant. Truth does not change, neither does it have variables. However, the truth referred here is that which the bible teaches. It is the truth of salvation which is man's reconciliation and restoration after the fall. This truth is found in John 14:6. Jesus Christ is the way, the truth, and the life. No man can come to GOD without going by him a...

Today's Rights and Illusions is the best component for potential paths, serving as a frontline for a climate brewing with strengths that give provoking thoughts. It is inspired by words dynamically expressed as shout-outs entrenched with communication nurtured for conferences supporting truth. It presents tips for one to feel the objective of a party of offe...

Ned Harrison and Kitten Lang are tied together by dreams. Both have seen each other and discover who they both are. They have seen in dreams red floating feathers and flying cardinals, the unhappy dead who have been betrayed, who are pleading for help and justice to be done. All which ties to a murder case. It will take all the skills as a detective and a wi...

Exemplifying nonsensical but random quotes directly related as a result from my entire lifetime of

experiences in which I have been facing, is the entire essence of this book. I live and breathe just as others.

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A God-send is a blessing bestowed upon a person by our heavenly Father, who knows more about what we need and when we need it than we do. Upon the arrival of this unruly, untrained, and unhealthy specimen of a dog, we were skeptical, to say the least, that he had been sent from heaven. The next thirteen years would prove to be a strong lesson in patience, st...

Life is most definitely not fair. Sometimes, we are dished more than we feel we deserve. This book is about how it took a toll on me and what I learned from it. My hurts, pains, joys, and accomplishments are the beginning and end of me. If I can survive them, so can you. ...

All of Bella's life, she has struggled to fit in with the witches in her coven, and a week before her seventeenth

birthday when she receives her familiar and learns the truth about herself. Bella is now on the run from an all-

powerful demon known as the Keeper of Souls, and while on the run, she learns more of her past from a half

demon...

If you have ever been down and out and felt like you have no purpose, this book is for you! This book will inspire you to dream and dream big! This story is about a quiet boy from the country, his story of shame and redemption growing up in Central Texas on a former cotton plantation with very little in terms of material things. This story will inspire you t...

What if?

With the government in complete control of the country and the constitution and bill of rights changed in favor of the government, the United States of America had become the most powerful socialist country in the world. The American people were brainwashed into believing they had to give up their rights to move forward and build a freer soci...

This is a story about a young girl who was a big liar. She was teased and picked on as a child. If you did anything to hurt Tammy, she would get her revenge by any means, and you would lose your life or more.

She was very curious about life and sex after being raped as a child, which caused her to grow up too fast. She was threatened and taken advanta...

The purpose of this book is for people to realize that “we can't judge a book by its cover”! A student, Josephine,

has a disability that causes her to use forearm crutches. Like many of us, performing certain daily tasks may make

us feel inferior, maybe excluded, and possibly cause anxiety. However, the classroom teacher, physical educator,...

Many children today think that superheroes are only in today's comic books or movies. But I wonder if they know that back in ancient times, there were people who did miraculous things and were the old-time original superheroes? Have they ever heard of the man who survived being swallowed by a great big fish or the boy who defeated the giant soldier all by hi...

Maggie had a lifelong aversion to touch, which kept her apart from normality. She hid behind a fortress of solemnity that few could bridge. Her sister introduced her to music. A single voice stood out above all others, a voice so revenant in tone, so pleading, it wore through her fibrous being. He alone awakened her. She had to see him.

She w...

This is a story of love and heartbreak, of passion and betrayal. It follows the lives of two immortals as they face many obstacles on their paths to find each other.

Lily St. James arrives in London in the early 1800s, searching for friends and companionship. She wasn't expecting love, but that's what she finds when she meets a young rakish immortal w...

Friends are like a family that brings a bond of growth that lasts a lifetime. My friends are my sisters and my family. We are all a part of an extended family. My name is Lola, and I would like to introduce you to mine.

Every story has a beginning, middle, and an end.

The story you are about to read is all about love experiences in one month—...

Hans was up before the call at ten o'clock on Saturday evening. He had been dreaming about the plight of the William R. Jammison. The dream had not been a pleasant one. He was still at a loss to explain what had happened to the steering system between Friday, when it was operating by the book, and this morning when it was not. Could it have anything to do wi...

The human psyche is a remotely amazing, mostly strong, yet sometimes an incredibly fragile thing. The brain protects its host, like a parent does their child. But what's to become of a child who's brain seemingly abandoned all hope? Deceit, and rape lead Samantha Hive to a world she has never known. A world where there is more than one state of mind. The goo...

Frank did it again. He barked at his boy. He was off to Dr. Garver's where a new set of glasses await. Immediately the world looked much clearer. New adventures await for Frank, the dachshund who wore spectacles.

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Sage, perceivably a perfect example of a successful serial entrepreneur, devoted mother, and wife, has within her an ancient secret awaiting discovery. Though her public persona is nothing short of an ideal existence, she leads a second life imbued with spiritual, sensual, and esoteric behavior. Sage's mind procures a curator's elucidation in the structure o...

Many children wonder where and what the tooth fairies go and do when they are not taking teeth in exchange for money. Toothopea to the tooth fairy is like the North Pole to Santa Claus. Toothopea is a place where the tooth fairies can live each day just as we live on this earth. They bring the children money for their teeth and find obstacles and fun within ...

This book features what could possibly be the reader's favorite color and illustrates things that are of that color....

After a humiliating divorce in a small Midwestern town, Mallory Malone accepted her brother's invitation to visit him in Santa Monica, California, for a month. Brian Malone was a realtor who had lived and worked in Southern California for the past sixteen years. After two days at his small half-a-million-dollar condominium, they both realized that the bustli...

This is my autobiography, overcoming cancer, finding my faith, and the power of prayer. I was lucky to still be alive that day on the football field after practice. I was covered in bruises and every hit that I took felt like a car wreck. I am never one to complain and especially when contact is expected in the sport. I never wanted to seem behind compared t...

Dr. Park, an American virologist, has disappeared while on a scientific expedition to study rare viruses in the permafrost of the Ural Mountains in Russia. Just before disappearing, he has found exactly what he was looking for. Weeks later, Dr. Park resurfaces in the captivity of North Korean affiliated agents. An elite US military special operations team is...

While vacationing in Southern California, an unassuming and ill-equipped young man

was directly and inexplicably addressed by an individual who suddenly appeared

close to him, only to identify himself as “Angel.” At this time, “Angel” proclaimed he

held in his possession, an actual “Letter from God!” The young man's rightful ...

The story is about a father and his bond with his baby girl. Daddy's Magic Dust is based on Daddy making a promise to his daughter that he will do anything to keep his promise, “and I do mean anything.” The story takes place in modern times and turns into this adventurous journey along the way. ...

Strange things are happening on the White House grounds. What could be causing them? Will it be safe to hold the scheduled peace talks with the Russian President at the White House? A Mole In The White House will get to the bottom of this mystery. ...

Growing Up in the Medieval Time Zone is a story about a little girl and her hardworking donkey and their many great adventures up and down from the ancient castle nestled atop the small mountain town she calls home. With each measured step taken, the duo collect hidden treasures uncovered along the way together with the precious memories made…in the mediev...

Randomly selected poems with a unique flair that collide into a fangirl fantasy story with a twist of reality.

Expressing through creativity to cope with insecurities, nightmares, and silly infatuations. A real roller coaster of a

sanity struggle of wanting to be loved and know her worth is enough versus accepting her dreams are broken, a

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Far in the future, animals and humans live much closer than they do now. Technology has been reduced to prevent the end of humanity by a single push of a button. Struggle remains, and the tower that has sworn to preserve all knowledge is under attack. The guard, who are sworn to protect it, will have to partner with new friends, animals, and creatures if the...

Mary Dove, or Malaga Moll as she is known amongst historians, has been a popular subject of folklore and mystery for decades. Her true story has never been revealed until now. Fully researched and documented, SOLD! takes you from the harem of the royal palace of Koch Behar, India, in 1682, and chronicles the incredible journey of a woman who is forced to tra...

Ghosts are everywhere. You merely need to know where to look.

During the first odyssey, the ghost hunter finds a supposed haunted house in Grove Valley. A strange entity is discovered in the living room. Is the entity a ghost, spook, apparition or spirit?

In an inhabited ghost town, Fern Wood, the ghost hunter enters a curio shop, touches the t...

Forced to live in shame for his father's accused crime of murder, Riorik, a young elf, vows to restore his family's honor and prove his father's innocence. After Riorik discovers an ancient legend might be connected to his father's circumstances, Riorik and his friends leave all that they know behind in the search for the truth....

A Celebration of Humanity is a collection of poems that are all related. While each may stand on its own merits, collectively they tell a story. It's the story of people not considered normal by society's standards on a quest to find a place where they can fit in and belong. In that journey, they discover each other and the one man whose compassion leads him...

In a not-so-perfect world, Sharon Lordes is living in a not-so-perfect life. Being a single mother of two, she longs for a bit of happiness in her stressful life. So when she meets the man of her dreams, she becomes so lovestruck that she ignores all of her womanly intuitions. Having a teenage daughter in high school and a grown son who lives the lif...

'What You Don't Know' is based on a revelation God gave me concerning three

important things we must know as believers to have a victorious life here on earth. It's time that

the people of God take their rightful place here on earth, the place where Christ died for us, the

place that God has ordained for us to have from the foundations o...

To most people, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a medical condition of unknown understanding. This book delves deeply into the history, causes, effects, and treatments of ADHD and contains a “Homework” section of suggestions for better understanding of this little known and little understood medical conditions....

This is the journey of a young European immigrant who was living the American dream—life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness—until she found herself a prisoner of the social injustice of domestic abuse with a partner who had succumbed to the illness of alcoholism. Wanting to become an artist and a writer, the struggle to regain the freedom of her chil...

It's said there is no such thing as total honesty, but this narrative is as close to total as you will probably ever read. Sam's understanding of the places he's lived is filled with great empathy and feeling, yet he is also capable of seeing unvarnished truth.

He has somehow been in places and at moments that allowed his innate skills to be shown to...

It was supposed to be another boring camping trip for Bub and his family during their annual vacation to Land Between the Lakes in Western Kentucky. Playing video games with his best friend, Seth, picking on his sister, and fishing with his dad was all that was the on the agenda…or was it?

Over the next three days, Bub, his family, and his friends ...

Growing Up in the Splash Zone is a story about a little girl and her many shared adventures with family and friends as they play and explore along the Jersey Shore. With each new visit to the beach, treasured memories are collected along with the many seashells found… in the splash zone....

This book is about an act of kindness in someone's time of need. The sorcerer outwitted Emily and won the valley but when he tried to be a leader and friend he was an outcast. The little witch came to his aide, not laughing at him or belittling him, but standing by him in his time of need.

Emily never spoke a bad word of the sorcerer nor did ...

Addiction and the 12 steps as a program are designed to help be a roadmap for a better tomorrow. We all struggle with hurts and pain because of broken trust which lead to broken relationships. It doesn't matter if our hurts come from the workplace, community organizations, neighborhoods, friends, family, or former relationships; wounds leave scars. <...

The book reveals the inner workings of a large union taken from newspaper and union officials accounts.

The story involves several union officers, how they related to each other in their rise in union power, and how they shared and honed their respective skills over the years to the rank and file, which they all had represented in their early days. O...

Life hasn't been easy on Linny since being separated from her parents when she was just a little girl. Until her friends joined her from the forest it had been very lonely. Yet the long nights had their way of bringing the sadness of what it would be like to feel the love of her parents again. The nights also had a way of making Linny face one of her biggest...

As life continues after a devastating loss of many good wizards, Genesia (the people's badu) continues to lead her remaining kind in the rightful direction with the guidance of her powerful grandfather Paa. Although it seems things are getting much better since the invasion of Luther, a mysterious powerful sorcerer secretly invades the magical land of all wi...

I stopped at the door and read the text message from the unknown number:

Back off or you'll regret the choice to stay with him.

Go away. - I texted.

A few seconds later, I received a picture of Carol and Scott from this morning. Scott held a glass door open for Carol as they walked into the news station.

Chills raced across my ski...

Mariel and her friends sneak away from their caravan in search of her prized possession and the secret it holds....

This fictionalized account based of my true-to-life experiences as a police officer for twenty-seven years in the shore area of New Jersey. The events are from my memories, notebooks and newspaper accounts of the incidents that occurred during this time period. The characters and dialogue are products of the author's imagination and not to be construed as re...

King Wesley Xentir and Lady Elena Zephyr's betrothal merged their respective kingdoms together to create the nation of Zurek. After four people committed heinous, unimaginable, and unforgivable crimes, King Xentir created the District, a place for all the criminals to be placed so they did not continue to wreak havoc. King Xentir gathered up everyone with a ...

The saga of the DeWitt and Dubois families continues, fighting against all odds with friends and foes alike to fight for the balance of good and evil over all of humanity. Now, it's possible that God's left-hand angel Jonathan DeWitt and Esmeree Dubois are missing and presumed dead. Generals on both sides are jockeying for a place at the head of the table ...

Nadia's dreams were finally coming true. She was now a successful author. During her trip to South Korea, she meets Jihun, a South Korean actor with a reputation for his womanizing ways. Her life is thrown into a passionate but dangerous love affair. Her life becomes tangled up in lies, love, agony, and despair. Will their love for one another be enough to s...

We all know there are different kinds of storms in life.

Children, just like Little Dog and Miss Kitty (The Tailless Cat), only know that storms are noisy and scary.

In this adventure, The Storm, Little Dog and Miss Kitty (The Tailless Cat) discovers what it means to be prepared, where their safe place is, and how important it is to use their l...

A young woman's life ends too soon. Faced with leaving everyone she loves, all that she holds dear, she chooses to stay. She has lost everything, everything but her consciousness. She now exists within the walls of the home that she once shared with her beloved husband and her two daughters. Holding on to every memory, she fears the loss of those memories wo...

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Fifty Years on the Wrack Line is a collection of poems, haikus, and musings from Corona del Mar's second most eminent poet and author, Dr. William Hauser. He moved to Newport Beach, California in 1968 and upon retiring he sought a spiritual life of meditation and reflection. The quiet and solitude of the shoreline provided the peace of mind he was se...

Nolan is a little boy who hates to go to bed. So his grandmother sends him a book that tells how animals sleep....

Teach your children how to help stop the spread of germs through words, actions and song.

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the story within these pages could belong to anyone. why? because love and grief do not discriminate. follow the bittersweet journey of the elation of love, the agony of heartbreak, and finding the strength within each of us to allow that love to help us move on. how long does love last? how deep does it truly go? cycle through emotions like the seasons as e...

“No. Never saw it coming. Jake's a nice guy. Normal, you know? The man coached my son's little league, for gods-sake! I don't understand any of this.”

“I've known Anne for years. Not once did I ever think she could do something like this. Ever.”

“You're nuts. Mike would give the shirt off his back if you needed it. The...

This book consists of essays pertinent to political issues, e-mails to and from my former Political Science Professor and comments from some of my associates. In no way do I profess to be an authority nor is there a right or wrong in any of my contentions. The book is not intended to promote any political party nor any political agenda. The purpose is to st...

Basically, the book relates to how easily affluent people can be taken advantage of and the steps they take to survive....

“Dad, what does Charley dream of?” was all that was needed to put in motion Charley's story that brings awareness of the urgent need of dog adoption. A portion of the profits of Charley's story will be donated to dog rescue organizations. ...

Dirty Sally is about a little girl who is having a problem with her friends. The problem is that no one wants to play with her, so she tries to find out what the reason is so she can make things better. ...

Lieutenant Colonel Francis James Preston is promoted to colonel and assigned to train new recruits fresh out of infantry school to reactivate the 289th Infantry Regiment. Training these soldiers isn't hard enough; Second Lieutenant Katharine Wilson is promoted to lieutenant colonel and assigned as the regiment's executive officer. The regiment attempts to pr...

Murder Doesn't Figure is a story about a wily financial consultant, who goes by the name of Fred Dansk. Dansk gets caught up in a complex murder investigation when he is persuaded by his attorney to meet with a prospective client by the name of Albrecht Von Klamer. Von Klamer is an eccentric elderly German businessman with ties to Nazi Germany and a sinist...

This is a nonfictional journey through forty years of life, ever-changing memories of life, changing definition of love in family, as we all start from humble beginnings to a peak of possible destination. For the love of humanity sake. ...

Can psychology's fundamental ideas be organized into a scientific study? That's a question only readers of this book can answer. It will supply sufficient evidence for pondering the issues and wondering what will come next from this author's quest to make sense of the whys and hows of unnecessary, mental, and emotional suffering.

This first volume in...

Navy SEAL Shawn Bryant narrowly avoids criminal charges over his violent attack on a fellow SEAL in Afghanistan. After the resolution of the charges against him, he returns home to Burns, Oregon to spend time with his dying mother. Soon he, along with his extended ranch family, is swept up in the turmoil surrounding this small rural community.

In Jan...

A man in his early forties is unable to sleep as he contemplates the decision of running for mayor of his small town. While considering his options, his thoughts drift to his wife and their devoted relationship. As he reflects on his good fortune, one fact becomes apparent—his relationship with his wife originated even before it began.

In 1992, life...

Welcome to the world of VA benefits. Picking up and reading this book is a good place to start. The book is set up in a realistic scenario of a soldier getting off active duty/retiring. It's appropriate for all uniformed services. It's an easy to understand guide geared to navigating VA benefits. Each of the chapters stand on their own.

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A woman is declared dead on arrival after an alien attack on a cargo space vessel, and her remains are used in a

special military project. Doctors revive her and find a way to give her alien abilities. But she has no memory of

her former self. She doesn't even know her own name, but the doctors consider her a success. She has cutting-

ed...

After finally finding the perfect house with an apple tree in the front yard, Paul and his wife are told by its owner that the house comes with enormous responsibility: the apple tree and an object the owner had hidden inside the walls must be protected. After reading a manuscript written by the old man's dead wife, Paul thinks the old man has lost touch wit...

My name is John Richard Campbell. I've been called Rick all my life. Instead of Ruckus, I named this book Rickus. That was the name of my band, whenever I had one.

For you, who choose to read this book, I hope you find it interesting. It contains some events that happened in my life. I would swear in a court of law they are true.

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Addie May was in many ways before her time. She was strong willed, not afraid to speak her mind,

and distinguish between right and wrong with good common sense. For her there was no middle

ground. This became evident at an very early age as she was born with two strikes against her. First,

one leg was shorter than the other, which caused...

This is a story about Chilah, a little African boy who always played alone until he befriended an elephant. He named him Mimou. Through their relationship, Chilah learns the importance of friendship and love. When this relationship is in danger, he learns that self-sacrifice may be the key....

So You Want Seven Wives? encourages men to be honest about their want for multiple relationships and to be themselves in it, to know that some men are just built that way. And to be proud, responsible, and also truthful with their decision. Therefore, allowing the monogamous to be monogamous (i.e., not holding women captive in a lie), and the ethical consens...

Brann, the little dragon, doesn't listen to his mother and while he is exploring, he finds himself lost in the forest....

Is it a crazy idea to pack up and migrate from your country to another for no specific reason except that you want to experience living in another country?

Are you prepared for all the changes that come with migration, the cultural, political, religious, work, and racial changes? What did I expect? Surely not what I have experienced. I have learned th...

War is brewing against Poseidon and his kingdom. Tane, a Taniwha water god, a man of honor, decides to join in the war to help protect Poseidon and his kingdom. Then, he meets the beautiful Leia, Poseidon's daughter, that keeps him distracted and on edge. She is everything a goddess should be: kind, caring, and beautiful.

The daughter of Poseidon shou...

If you can, imagine William Faulkner meeting Pablo Neruda meeting Charles Bukowski. You might just arrive at D.C. Knight, the South's newest poet.

The Road to Jacinto is pure poetic blues. D.C. navigates his way through a life that is filled with love, war, heartache, and loss. Now in his later years, he reflects through his prose the many lives he ha...

I was inspired to write this book because of the injustice the VA has done on veterans. To the VA, we are just a number, and the people who work for the VA ignore our situation. We deserve to be treated as individuals and not as a number....

A buzzard not having meat. Who would have ever thought? Papi Buzzard doesn't get to enjoy his food—meat. The meat he gathers for the day isn't going into the cooking pot. What will Papi do?...

Why is there something rather than nothing? In this New Age Book/Bible, these mind-expanding questions will be answered in tasty chapters consumable at anytime and anywhere in your busy day.

After reading and absorbing the complete book, I don't want the reader to put the book down, feel satisfied and enlightened and show no more interest. I n...

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Larry P. Revisited is a timely effort on the part of a group of dedicated professionals to address failures to afford quality education for African American students because of faulty testing procedures. America can't afford to fail to fully educate its black children. They, along with other people of color, will comprise 50 pe...

Children, follow Charlie Bear through his first day of school and learn how much fun school can be!

This delightful tale is sure to calm and reassure anxious children as they prepare to enter preschool and kindergarten.

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This book is for everyone who is struggling or suffering along life's path.

Everyone has a life's journey. This journey can be frightening and lonely. It may seem that this part of the journey will never end.

This story is about a boy's journey in life. He is alone and frightened by the jungle of life. He works his way out of the swampy...

Graham Stone is a young detective with the Memphis Police Department and is assigned to the Violent Crimes Task Force. Graham is part of an elite unit of crime fighters who are given the toughest tasks and pursue the most notorious criminals in the city. As a result of this, Graham finds himself in the challenge of a lifetime and his drive and determination ...

The idea of The Big Valley Returned was born after a weekend of binge watching episodes of the original western. What if, came the thought, the entire concept was lifted from the 1870s, the period where the original series was set, and moved to the present day? The Barkley family and some of the situations they found themselves in plus other known characters...

Jeff Dorrell has spent 40+ years in Florida working, fishing, hunting, scuba diving, and simply enjoying year-round living and adventure. Treasure is here if you look for it long enough and dream of it even longer, but be careful of what you wish for. There may be a dark history behind it, and greed beyond understanding. If you can't control the beast, the b...

A simple story of wonder and adventure as seen through the eyes of a young black bear....

Bullyproof is an inspiring tale based on a group of friends that are enthusiastic about a new year of school. Their enthusiasm and hopes of having an easy school year suddenly takes a rapid turn when they discover that Billy, a school-mate bully, is being transferred to their class. Lessons are learned when Jason, a classmate/member of the group of friends, ...

A little more love…

Panda Loves is an animated children's book that introduces everyone to a cute, fun-loving corgi named Panda. This easy to follow picture book shares all the things that Panda Loves…jumping in a lake, playing in the snow, and riding in a car with his head out the window. This book will also introduce you to Panda's broth...

William Nothingham is fair, decent, honorable, principled, virtuous, truthful, and above board. Mr. Nothingham is also a product of his environment, background, culture, and ménage. He tries to handle and abide by the influences and factors that are imposed upon him by his family, even though they are not in alignment with his character. William's sincere a...

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

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Although it arrived a day late, there was something very special about the birthday bear that appeared on her doorstep. Moving to a new home can be scary, but Kiera was there to show her new friend Venturous that there was nothing to be afraid of as they set out to explore the noises that she was all too familiar with. While shedding some light on all of the...

Nick is an aging sixty-eight-year-old white business executive and chronic alcoholic. Nick is just widowed and completely lost and lonely.

Nick finds beautiful Leyah, a young African American online. Leyah's story is truly heroic. Leyah is from Haiti and struggles every day just to survive. She is a beautiful and talented health care provider who must...

It's Fenway Park, mid-September 1941. A man and his son, Bobby, are leaving a Boston Red Sox game, when someone asks, “What did Ted have?” While Bobby goes back to retrieve the scorecard, his father is fatally shot.

Three years later, by a twist of fate, Bobby and the killer end up in the same unit as soldiers preparing to go overseas to...

Jim Coker leads an undermanned troop of Union cavalry in the fight against marauding guerilla raiders in Kansas. John Jacobs, a vicious half-breed, with a personal vendetta against the owners of Ferris Station, leads a band of guerillas, against the homesteaders of Southeastern Kansas, both for personal gain and the lust for murder. After several raids are t...

A man exploring the back roads of Colorado finds himself involved in a century old mystery. He ventures halfway across the country in an effort to resolve it. Hopefully to an inspiring and rewarding conclusion…...

Pickle is a sweet boy. He is a smart boy. He is also an absent boy. Pickle is on a journey through Autism, and the story needs to be told. Mama wants to share this story so that you don't feel alone, so that you know there are many of us out there, struggling, dealing, trying. We are all here to help, and Mama wants you to know, mostly, you are not along, sh...

In many areas of the southern United States, the South, any plant with thorns is referred to as a stickabriar. The blackberry vine is one such plant. Many aspects of life, such as the under belly of the streets, is also a barb-laden place. The blackberry plant can produce very sweet, succulent fruit, while also having some of the most bitter, almost vengeful...

Have you just ever wanted to tell your story but wondered who would listen? My name is Jessie, and I have a lot to say. My life isn't perfect, but I know my story is worth it. I am a daughter, a mom, a fiancée, and a friend. I took on obstacles in life that you wouldn't believe. I had it all (so I thought) then lost it. I don't want to live, but I don't wan...

Blood in the Streetz is a story about three men that go by the names of Young Don, Trill, and G Money who are in a drug trade on the streets of Washington, DC. Their goal is to become kingpins of the city, who are bigger than the drug dealers before their time. This road is to the top of the game where a lot of things come up, like murders and betrayal while...

This book consists of short stories seen through a mystic window, with your fantasies occurring by daydreaming or an unconscious swoon. Metaphors are used to imply and compare phrases ordinarily similar or equal to the content being mentioned. Suspense starts to build when the darkness enters and starts showing itself; the tales and fables get wilder as you ...

From dreams to visions to life experiences, these letters to God represent the struggles and victories that come with the gift of living a life.

The reader is invited to come along and sample some experiences of the journey. No matter whether it is crawling through the underbrush of struggle or climbing the mountain of hope, chances are you have been...

This book depicts a romantic story between two sisters and two brothers that may lead to marriage. The relationship between the couples are romantic and demonstrates the courtship between couples that is humorous and exciting....

Growing up in the baby boomer age was much simpler than growing up today. We did things without the fear of getting hurt or dirty without helmets.

My story tells of the rise and fall of me. I have mapped out my life with some of the shenanigans and havoc me and my brother created over a lifetime of drinking and drugging. Surprisingly, I think we both...

You have been searching your whole life for answers to your questions, like why am I here why is my life so broken why can't I make it in this world? Why do I feel so depressed at times? Why can't I have a better life? I feel like I have been left behind and all alone. Why can't I find someone to love? Why is my mind so messed up at times? Why can't I fix my...

Mama, don't take my Kodachrome away.

—Paul Simon

To preserve some of the poignant and humorous moments of his thirty-five-year career as a family doctor, Michael Hahalyak jotted down snapshots of a few words on pieces of scrap paper whenever an interesting moment occurred at work. After a few years of collecting these brief snapshots ...

Cabone Bonajetti (pronounced Cab-o-nay Bone-a-yeti) was born the all American son. High in morals, distinguished in appearance and all around good guy. Victor Reese however does not hold the vision of a distinguished gentleman. With a button missing on the middle of his partially tucked shirt and his tie is home to an ancient stain of unknown origin. He is a...

Who am I? Where did I come from? Where do I belong? These are daunting questions that almost every adoptee has asked themselves.

Take a look inside the world of adoption and reunification through Joanne's eyes.

Where her journey began in 1968 on the tiny island of Newfoundland, Canada, but only for a short time. Suddenly, she was living a life...

Inspired by a multitude of actual encounters, "Love Never Ends", sheds a fantastic new light on the fact that we are not alone in the universe. Fiction informed by fact takes up where fact is stranger than fiction leaves off in this mystery dripping with intrigue. Divine intervention often involves lights that are out of this world, lifting characters ...

In the story, The Brighter Sides of Darkness, Cain, the main character, is a young man maturing

into adulthood while facing many emotional challenges. He is affected by an early onset of

mental illness which is exacerbated by an emotional void stemming from a broken family structure.

His social growth is further delayed due t...

“How much of each relationship is based on reality versus what we hope to believe about who the other is?” (Maggie Walther). While Maggie Walther is a fictional character in Richard Paul Evans's lovely book, The Noel Stranger, I am not a fictional character. How I wished I would have asked myself this question, among others, many years ago.

How do...

The highly contagious Morgellons disease is caused by a fungus. It can be transmitted by air; contact with an infected area; and contact with infected person, pet, farm animal, wildlife, or insect. It has been undiagnosed or misdiagnose as shingle, Lyme disease, fibromyalgia, herpes, eczema, plaque psoriasis, AIDS, cold sores, Candida auris, and more. Its sp...

How do you manage a company so well that it is easy to sell and your plant employees do the selling for you? The designated sales person has limited credibility. The people on the line making the packaging have the highest credibility and believability. Few companies would trust their employees to help do their selling, which indicates the company is not bei...

This is five short mysteries with Summer Tyme, a new private eye on the block starting a business of investigating in the big city with big hopes and new ideas, not expecting what happens next....

A Madness Lives

Madness leaves the body it has destroyed and slithers to find a new body and mind to control and destroy. Read of its past—a history of destruction— and find the answers to the questions.

The Property

The land is not large, but those who cross it learn quickly of what lives in the soil of the l...

Walk in the Past is a beautiful story of growth and friendship, inspired by the art and artists of the Utah Indian tribes.

Dr. Torri Taylor is beginning her medical practice in an unexpected place. A place she never would have considered a few years earlier.

Feeling guided to do so, Torri takes a position in a small Utah town where she will hav...

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Meet Cindi, the teeniest puppy and only girl in a litter of boys! See how she melts the hearts of her new people mommy and daddy and enjoy learning how she spends her day and gets her way!...

Kevin, a bright and happy eight-year-old loves baseball, dinosaurs, and pizza.

Kevin likes school, but struggles with reading and writing. Follow Kevin and see how he and his third grade friends discover the magic of tracking and attacking words, and meet his favorite dinosaur, Bart, and best friend, Tommy.

Kevin is a Smart Co...

Thank you for making possible to understand my true story about my life hope you enjoy it so much. Hope you all follow my story and feel what a went threw in growing up. ...

Stockton, California experienced a high-voltage jolt of enthusiasm during the 1960s when a young basketball coach named Dick Edwards brought a city together. Hired by the University of the Pacific to coach its team, Edwards had an ability to go “outside the campus gates” and capture the support of the city of Stockton and the outlying community.

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Wars, love, adventure, and suspense are all a part of how we choose to experience our lives. Living in a state where you are forced to choose one path, out of many, that will ultimately decide the course of life in the universe as we know it. Leading a people full of uncertainty is the hardest thing I have done.

When a war has lasted so long that peop...

Chloe enters the ballroom as Andrea appears on the stairs. Andrea's heart darkens and shatters with every laugh and smile that caresses Chloe's face. Chloe's refusal to listen to what's in her heart leads Andrea down a dangerous path. Will Andrea rise or strike back?...

I believe that what we put on our skin is as important as the food we put in our body. Since realizing how many potentially toxic chemicals are contained in some store-bought cosmetics and beauty products, I have become passionate about creating my own beauty treatments using only natural ingredients. I want to share my discoveries with you and show you how ...

Clara Krauss, since birth, was entrusted with a unique gift that made her special, almost mystical, a gift that would define her fate and the fate of everyone around her, a fate that would guide her, and her family through the time of turmoil that defined their world, a world tainted by evil, a world with the stench of death. She was born in the womb of a hu...

Buzzby Bee lives in an ordinary cherry orchard. He finds himself in a life-threatening situation that takes him away from his friends and colony. Befriending a human, he gathers courage, strength, and understanding as he meets the challenges placed before him. Through his experience and newfound confidence, he provides the much needed inspiration to ...

Psychics, tarot cards, and other metaphysical concepts have certainly gained a larger following in recent years. But did you ever wonder what it was like living life as a mystic in California fifty years ago? I have been known as the psychic of the fairs ever since April 1968 when I first began my practice in San Francisco until I retired from public...

Changdinho has always enjoyed the benefits of being the best and most skillful soccer player in the whole village. The problem is, he is good, and he knows it. Up until now, Changdinho has never really been challenged. What will happen when Changdinho faces Zambi the King of Sports? Will his arrogance be greater than his skill? ...

Collecting and picking up sea shells turned into an unexpected, extraordinary and unforgettable adventure for Paul Gordon the day he and his family visited Anastasia State Park in St. Augustine, Florida. He was so busy looking for shells, that he was totally unaware as to what was happening around him, until he found himself on the ocean floor.

Some...

In the small town of Guinea Ville, Fluff Boy uses his creative art talents to make this quaint town of Guinea Ville a more beautiful place to live for everyone....

this is a love letter to the boy that i love

this is a love letter to myself

this is a love letter to the people who knocked me down

this is a love letter to the people who lifted me up

this is a love letter to the world from me

this book is a collection of poems i've written

throughout my twenty-one years...

The author, a descendant of slaves, provides a dramatized history of the survival journey of West African slaves, brought to America during the 1600–1800s. It is a chronological history of the endurance of captured West African black natives bought or kidnapped from villages and subjected to the initial dehumanization process as slaves—like cattle, being...

It has now been a little over a century since the publication of Albert Einstein's special theory of relativity. In the development of his theory, Einstein didn't consider aether (also spelled “ether”) as a medium to exist. Space in the universe was empty space. As the theoretical physicist who supported his theory versus those who didn't grew, this caus...

This narrative follows the life of the author from early childhood up until his late teenage years. Stories of nostalgic younger days are intermixed with family history, regional facts, bizarre events and other influences that developed into a faith in a higher power. Families and friends leave inspirational values that foster the growth to self fulfillm...

A to Zoo has 26 amazing animal stories your kids will want to hear over and over again. Designed for today's busy lifestyle, each story entertains, teaches a lesson, and best of all can be read in under five minutes. In each story the animal and its name begin with the same letter. A is Artie the Aardvark, B is Billy the Bear, etc. helping children learn the...

It was the third week in March, and as the nation readied for the annual NCAA's Men's Basketball Tournament, one man's world continued to spiral out of control. Follow his journey through addiction, despair, and unfettered love while experiencing all the excruciating pain and all the ultimate joy that life has to offer.

This veracious work is not only...

If you were to choose one superpower, what would you have? Super-speed? Super-strength? Flight? You know what I say to that? Basic. Blah! You know what I would have? Electrical manipulation, control over air and wind, fire manipulation, earth manipulation, sorcery (to name a few). All of those are on display in this book. Some powers may be more common than ...

Get ready for a whimsical adventure in a fantasy world as Leon sets out on a quest like no other. He runs into friends along the way who help him rescue the Oogal-pa-doogal. You're in for a wild and exciting journey....

This book is meant to be used as another way to bring about healing not only for your children but for all who come across it.

I felt that in order to instill the most change, I needed to teach starting at the beginning.

Where better than with a child?

Chakras are a vital part of ensuring a well-balanced mind, body, and spirit.

Sh...

This book was written for my grandchildren and great-grandchildren and for all children regardless of race, ethnicity, or country of origin, in order to present history not taught enough in schools. It highlights the fight for equality and justice for all Americans, no matter who you are or what you look like. This fight is still going on today and needs to ...

This book is about poverty and all the lessons and efforts that helped me to grow up and learn to love myself....

The Adventures of Hobart and Gibson begin early in the morning until the sun goes down in the evening. The fun and adorable dogs meet outdoor critters along the way who teach them the value of friendship. Join them on their exciting journey!...

Say hello to Kasey, retired Army, who with some friends rescues four policemen from a crude prisoner camp down south of Texas. Kasey heard about ten more, a little way up north of that camp. However, his best friend, Abbie, is from near Denton, Texas, which is way up north. He is hoping that she can house all fourteen and maybe find more land to house many m...

The citizens of the United Caves Society have lived below earth's ground for three generations. The world above the cave ceilings became uninhabitable. All plant and animal life perished as the ancestors of the cave people moved underground to live in artificial light, engineered seasons, and a new and just society in order to survive in this new wor...

Come along on this journey as certainty silences doubt,

hope triumphs over fear, and Truth ultimately prevails

in this compilation of short stories written from the author's heart.

Experience the wonders of life as ¬fiction meets reality

all because love made a way

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Follow the stories of a televangelist, a militant rebel, a college student and a disillusioned teenager as they navigate their way through a quickly changing world and their struggle to adapt. As the old way of life passes away, and the new order is ushered in, will these men and women stick to their old convictions, or will they turn over and change as the ...

Conjugal Visit is the story of Desiree Hardy, an ordinary housewife of two kids that is at a crossroads in her marriage to her husband of twenty years, Desmond Hardy. She's about to embark on a journey of sexual evolution that will awaken passions that she never knew existed.

The target audience for this book is most likely to be individuals, ...

The urge to be bad and succumb to the little devil within the human psyche that compels and entices us to give into our primal urges can be powerful. I don't care who you are or who you think you are, it's inside all of us. I've fought that personal demon and suffered from depression for years.

In my fifty-eight years, I've survived in a world often ...

David Matthews has been a long time worker of wood: from laminated wood beams so big they had to be shipped by rail to building a log cabin from trees that he planted as a child. When cancer struck him a few years ago, he was forced to choose smaller pieces to work with, which inspired him to create miniature things such as antique cars, covered wagons, truc...

Life is a twisted mess of hate and love, pain and pleasure.

For the wicked it is most desired to lust for the darkest side of the soul.

Insanity becoming normal for those who become lost prisoners of this world.

A life of innocence has been taken away, the sweet childhood laughter silenced.

Clinging to her teddy bear through life,...

Join Zach and his friends on an adventure that starts with a simple garden project but takes a big unexpected turn that effects an entire community.

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My dad was thirty-nine years old when I was born. I was twenty-five when my seventh child was born, thus the title of this book. I would rather believe that thirty-nine is closer to the average age of a parent with seven children. The difference in my dad's seven children and mine is that he had all of his children with the same woman. Mine was with four dif...

This book describes my personal journey and battle with metastatic lung cancer.

Hopefully, it will be an inspiration and a beacon of hope for others in the battle.

Keep God first in your life and never give up!

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One day on the Marshmallian planet, the great and intelligent robot, Talos, who was made to protect the Marshmallians from his tower on a high mountain, saw the danger. The volcanoes were erupting, and all the rivers were flooding the entire planet. He contacted the leader, Major Marshmallian, and told him they would have to evacuate. The Major then ordered ...

Integrity. What does it mean to act with integrity? Is integrity the same in Africa and the United States? Is it telling the truth? Being fair? Not doing harm? Being accountable to your community? Do lovers owe each other integrity? Do they owe integrity to those around them?

Daler, a Sikh teenager, and Amara, an American Jewess in her early twenties,...

Her name is Nocturne Rosensturm, born into the ruling family of the Kingdom of Schwarzswald. Her birth was foreseen by the very first vampires. As new and old betrayals threaten the very existence of her kingdom and the vampire race in general, she joins forces with her family and friends to stop the threats. Will they succeed in saving both her kingdom and ...

As I drove to work that Friday morning, I had no idea what was in store for me. My life was about to change forever from a chance encounter with a white kitten in an industrial park.

Meet Kasper, an adventurous and optimistic cat. Due to unknown circumstances, he becomes a stray in an industrial complex. As his situation becomes dire, he tries to sav...

For Your Eyes Only

I took a peep inside my soul, so I call this the peephole to my soul

What I saw was a complex compilation of mass miscommunication

The only way I can best describe it is like a Picasso

A hot mess but in an oddly memorizing way

I thought it was so beautiful with all the black and broken cracks,

<...

This is the best sci-fi story since Star Wars. It will make you get off your fences and declare your support for the war effort against the dream sealers and pyromaniacs. If Star Wars is the standard rule by which sci-fis are measured, then From the Valley Deep is the whole nine yards. Establishing an argument against that fact is purely premature. It's okay...

The characters and events in this novel are fictional. They are about reality, trials of life, lessons learned, aches and pains, love, faith, hope, unity, tragedy, addiction, and God–given free will, just to name a few. It's about two young immigrants from Canada who meet each other in the USA in the 1950s. Once married, they start a family: two boys, one ...

Basketball and Some of Life's Technical Fouls is the experience of a young talented African American athlete who grew up in the South during the late '60s. He soon realized that his basketball skills may provide him with opportunities to open the door to an education and a world of possibilities.

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The moment travelers leave home, they will never be the same.

We learn, have fun, hear different languages, meet fascinating people and animals, and feel appreciated by others. But then some things can pop up unexpectedly, forcing immediate decisions and emotional dealings.

Over several years, in Stone Wall and Other Stories, Gloria Spe...

I wondered why so many of our leaders lie. Was our world what we thought it was? I wondered why the people were so divided. How deeply was our system corrupted? Who were the people who decided what our society should look like? Who really waged the wars, and why? I dug and spied, researched, and then scribed my findings. I remembered how I saw the world when...

One good reason why this reader should read my book is to have a full understanding of Jesus and his coming and is either heaven or hell is the upmost truth. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believe on him should not perish, but have eternal life” (John 3:16).

The Bible tells us that God's love is not...

Growing up in the seventies, our family appeared perfect to the residents of our small community. We were the family others strove to emulate. My mother idolized Jacqueline Kennedy for her poise, beauty, and style. She was determined to have her Camelot on the North Dakota prairie. My father was an unwilling participant in her goal of perfection; the...

My life began innocent enough, but then I found trouble time and time again. Always making the wrong choices and never believing in what I couldn't see. I was raised to believe that I was a worthless piece of crap and would never amount to anything. I always thought I was in control of my life so I tried to be the best piece of crap that I could be until God...

Careless People is a story of family and friends living in Corona del Mar, a small beach community in Southern California. It is set in a time when Orange County was transforming from quiet fields of orange trees into large developments and busy freeways.

Life is about growing and changing, but when it threatens to destroy their personal and family va...

This work was published for the enjoyment of the readers, for laughter is described in the Bible as medicine. So, as medicine to the soul, so is Big Shots to its readers. And so, for the precious readers who engage without the experience of hearty laughter, you should probably check to see if there might be a toe tag attached to you....

The Halloween Warriors Part 4 tells the revenge of the forces of evil, that after possessing the village and its residents drove them to destroy the museum where they were captives, becoming organic matter after being incinerated by the flames, taking possession of nature. Followed by Part 5 where Mother Nature takes possession again, with the difficult task...

“Listen! Do you hear it?” begins the horrific saga of a university study group in an isolated rural farmhouse located in a sprawling county outside the city of Richmond, Virginia. A fleshy hand insinuates itself between the screen door and the doorjamb. Gunshots shatter the countryside's still solitude. Four bodies slump to the floor. Who amongst...

The second book by Jay Braukman describes his experiences and roles at several public companies after he left a twenty-three-year career at GE. Follow as he applies Lessons Learned from GE to his CFO roles at Rhythms Net Connection and its subsequent bankruptcy. He then moves into the Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) space at BTI Telecommuni...

This book is not only about my career as a Special Agent with the United States Secret Service, but about all the facts regarding how someone born into the lowest financial class in our country could navigate around and through the great white sharks in life without remaining in the lowest class as a human being on this earth. My personal faith and sheer fea...

The author is not a famous author. However, he has a few friends who know his knack for smuggling. They suggested that he should write a book.

It has taken many years and notes to accomplish this. This time period is from 1969 to 1972.

During this time, he worked for the airlines. There were a lot of slow periods, and he was allowed to take of...

After being blamed for his wife's murder, the disappearance of his son leads a man to the discovery of a deadly tribe of women known as lamia, who propagate the earth with the seed of prominent men and kill them within the boundaries of an ancient curse.

Throughout the world, Maxwell Bunting patterns the lamia's insatiable appetite for eating boys, an...

Twelve-year-old Prince Robert is King Philip's greatest challenge. Running a country is easy for Philip compared to dealing with his fifth-born willful, spontaneous son that is constantly into some kind of mischief. Although King Philip is a devoted family man, he is far too busy to maintain his tolerance, and Robert's escapades are dealt with swiftly; but t...

America won her freedom from the king of England in 1812, and no

president since George Washington has had the desire to take his place

until now. Staying in the background the newly elected President of the

United States has his front man gather a group of politicians and industrial

leaders to take the first crucial step in his d...

In this book, Kali's Travels, I aim to help parents and guardians understand how scary it is for a little child to see their world packed up in boxes and their life uprooted. I hope these words will help explain to your little boy or girl what happens when we as adults are asked to move our families. This book shows them it is okay to be scared to move away ...

My name is Fernando Americo Tijerina. I have written many books about myself, my family and of many, many inmates who were incarcerated and waiting for their sentencing. I spent fourteen months writing day and night: sometimes in maximum security and other times with other inmates and other times just by myself in the prison yards trying to understand why so...

Through the postwar collective innocence of the 1950s and sucked into the swirling vortex of the 1960s counterculture in Washington DC, the author, troubled son of a war hero, finds himself in the middle of Martin Luther King's “I Have a Dream” speech, the Beatles' first American concert, and facing the draft, at the gates of Richard Nixon's White House ...

Loretta Y. Henderson was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She is married and has three children. While she was raising them, she became a nurse at the age of forty-three. She always wanted to be a nurse since she was a child. She loves God and always has. The Holy Spirit told her to write this book, and he helped her do it. He, the Lord, loves everyo...

This is a true story about our pet pig, Janice Jean, and all the fun adventures and laughs we had with her. The first of many tales about our precious Janice Jean, where the reader learns valuable life lessons through her escapades. I hope you will come to love Janice Jean as much as we did. Be on the lookout for Janice Jean the Homecoming Queen. ...

Have fun with a young boy named Max as he discovers and observes some of the animals that inhabit and visit his back yard, as depicted in this colorful children's book....

Numerous books have been written about Lee and his famous horse Traveller. But many that have studied the two civil war icons know little about other horses he owned or the struggles he had maintaining a steady supply of the essential animal to the army.

During the civil war years, Lee's army was constantly confronted with an inadequate supply of the ...

Meet Livvy, she's been kidnapped and shuttled off to a new planet to become some bear's mate. These aliens may want to save their world, but are they ready for this hardheaded spitfire to change their culture? A supernatural adventure of fierce women leading the predators on a chase....

This book was written with the express purpose of showing children it is important as caretakers of this world and all that is in it to help animals. Every life is precious, and people are responsible for those who are hurting and need help....

Joseph L. Piranio is kind, loving, and a sincere person who loves his family.

He always puts other people  rst. He can put a smile on anyone's face. He would start a conversation with anyone. As for hobbies, he has lots. He would go  shing and race pigeons. His favorite one was singing Frank Sinatra's song, “My Way!” in karaoke sessions. His on-...

STORY OF A STUFFED TOY THAT A LITTLE GIRL NAMED SARAH LOVED SO MUCH THAT IT CAME TO LIFE.LOVE IS SOMETHING SO STRONG IT CAN TOUCH EVEN A SMALL TOY AND MAKE IT SEEM REAL TO THE ONE THAT LOVES IT....

Secluded deep in the mountains of Western North Carolina, the small town of Wood's Creek hides a sinister secret. When a rash of disappearances occurs, newly hired police sergeant, Alan Curtis, starts his investigation.

As the missing people begin turning up, the victims of unimaginable violence, they live only long enough to deliver cryptic and foreb...

On a late summer's eve, in a small Nebraska town, a multitude of dragonflies gathered around a pear tree to partake in a feast of insects. The sound of their wings sounded like music as they moved in a spiral motion that seemed magical, and we danced with dragonflies....

Do you remember how you felt when you had to do something that you had never done before?

Were you afraid? Excited but nervous at the same time?

Well, that's exactly how String felt when she faced going to school for the very first time. She was just a little girl bean and had only known the comfort of her own home. Why, she had never even been...

Gary is navigating through life the best way he can with several felony convictions looming over his head. The penal system, child support, and a place to live consume him. In the midst of his struggles, he assigns himself with the task of encouraging others not to go down the path that he has traveled. As he shares his story, Gary will take you through his ...

From having a medical degree to running a religion, Esme Salvatore hoped she was golden until being a foster parent with her best friend added to her family. Throwing her newest child into her world of magic and politics wasn't planned. Purple James was only in high school. She wasn't prepared....

At forty-five years old, Jhanna Moore was a dedicated career woman and a virgin. Romance to her was something only in novels. She didn't know she had the interest of two men. Would Jhanna finally find love or danger?...

The Mysteriously Dangerous Pursuit of a Lost Thought on a Late Night is a collection of narrative poetry regarding introspection, mental health, and human behavior....

In the exotic land of Sri Lanka, two baby birds discover that their home is threatened. Their fear turns to confusion when they tell their mama…but she isn't worried! Journey to a faraway land where parents and children aren't really different and the lessons of life are true for us all. ...

On the high plains of northeastern Colorado, Dennis Camp's world, already small, is getting smaller. Wherever he looks, towns are disappearing, schools are closing, and his social world is shrinking. Emptiness is not inevitable for Dennis himself; however, his mother, who knows him better than he knows himself, has asked him for a promise, and he has given i...

Seattle, Washington, the Emerald City is an extraordinarily blessed piece of planet earth. Called the jewel of the northwest, people move here from all over in spite of the rain and overcast days because of the natural beauty, outdoor recreation and job opportunities.

For over thirty years the local economy has been strong. Seattle is home to ...

This is a story of a naïve young man eager to serve his country and as a medic to do more good than harm.

Over time, he realizes the horrific toll this war has on a person's psyche. The sights, sounds, and smells change his life forever. This is only part of the story—how it began.

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Either God is in charge or He is Not! Everybody in the body of Christ wants to put God in a bubble. Why? We all have to come to a decision; we must let God be God. We have to agree on whether He is who He says He is. God is either all-powerful, accountable, all-knowing, everywhere, and always will be, or He is not!

It is amazing the things we choose t...

In Romania, times were tough back in 1919. As Cecilia and her husband, a preacher, went through many unwanted and unexpected trials and tribulations, Cecilia ended up having to drop out of seminary school, which devastated her. Cecilia, being a mother to many children, also had plenty of dreams. Those dreams helped and showed her how to cope and what to expe...

As a senior citizen of the United States for my lifetime and ancestry back to the 1700s, I would like to encourage all people to love the United States as much as I do and strive to be the best citizen that they can be....

Dealers of the Macabre takes you to the backyard of the International Intelligence Community. Part 1 is “The Hong Kong Case.” The year was 1974, when a dedicated and loyal secret American CIA agent was handed a very bizarre case.

Part 2 is “The Plutonium Caper.” This case took place in 1978. You will go from the Deuxième Bureau (the French In...

The zombie lore was so wrong.

Two friends find themselves trapped in a world turned upside down, where fighting is what you do just to stay alive one more day.

Matt and Frank make it by looking out for each other. But their lives are flipped once they come upon a note for help. Now they are off on a quest to find the person who wrote the note, ...

Despite the disadvantages of a harsh childhood, lack of family support and education, and being black and a woman-- I never gave up on me. Repeating the cycle was not an option because it had no value. I climbed over the many obstacles that blocked my way. Along the way, I learned of love, suffered heartbreaks, disappointment, and disillusionment. I shared l...

I asked myself on a particular day that was full of strange thoughts, Why did I think like that? Where did that come from? I wondered if anyone else thinks that way. Of course, we are not all the same. We have taken different paths to get to where we are, but what happened along the way in our lives to make us who we are? I wondered about other people's fami...

Prepare to go way out of the box. Drawing from the old folk admonishment that

‘It ain't no fun when the rabbit's got the gun', Uprooted: If the Rabbit Had the Gun presents three power-punched tales that will move all who read them in unexpected ways. Each movement, Smack Dab in the Middle, Did We All Fall Down or Did Some of Us Get Pushed?, and In M...

Come along with Grannie B the Wise Old Owl. She has some interesting stories to tell. Grannie B uses wisdom and kindness when giving the animals advice on how to live in harmony with each other. These delightful and easy-to-read stories are examples of how to handle real situations that children face every day. Grannie B and her friends will keep young reade...

This is a true story about Deborah and her siblings, living in Crescent City California, a small coastal town in the northern part of the state. These children had a lot on their shoulders for such a young age and having to grow up way too fast. They were faced with neglect, abuse, foster homes, and separation from their parents and each other. Most of all, ...

This story uses teaching moments to help children understand the responsibility and love needed to own a dog. The busy puppy lets children know there is some work and disappointment as well as fun, happy, and joyful times in having a dog to play with, love, and have as a friend.

Most of all, there will be many adventures they can experience throughou...

Elias has woken up in strange place with no recollection of how he got there. He also seems to be missing some key things like his memory, his sense of touch, and his emotions. Elias is joined by Malakh, a massive talking polar bear, who helps him navigate the world of Saile. The pair hope to restore Elias and send him home before he is consumed by the darkn...

“For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil, to give you hope in your final outcome” (Jer. 29:11, AMP).

A heroin-addicted prostitute was foreordained by God to be a prophetess—the lady in the rocker, a strong Creole woman who had a great-grandmother's pr...

A lonely porcupine discovers why she can't make friends with the other animals in the forest. She learns a valuable lesson from tiny Mr. Bee that changes her life forever and saves her from being alone....

The stories in I've Never Lived in a Chicken House are real. They contain many of the lessons I learned from my adventures and travels in Oklahoma, Alaska, Washington, Missouri, and Arkansas (A few names have been changed to avoid embarrassment).

Mama was my greatest inspiration. Her life was a model of Christian living. She didn't carry religion on h...

On a hot summer day in August, Jack Walters, an up-and-coming novelist, learns of an untimely death in his family. His personal and professional life are thrusted into a downward spiral of alcoholism, detachment from his surviving family and his fiancé, and the apparent end of his writing career. Two years later, a charming stranger shows up on Jack's doors...

The sounds of nature have a way of taking us back to our childhood. Remembering summer vacations with your grandparents, relaxing on a porch in the evening, and listening to stories of long ago with background music from nature's creatures can give us memories, which will live in our hearts forever....

Blossom, a young bee, has been sent away from her beehive for bad behavior. She flies over to a nearby valley and encounters a farewell gathering of flowers. While there, she learns many lessons about friendship, kindness, and the value of all living things....

Some of the things I have written in this book are of my own experiences.

At the age of twenty, my life wasn't a happy one. I lived in an abusive relationship for nine years, but I finally did get out of it. My life changed when I met a man who made me feel like I was a somebody, and after all I have been through, my life was a happy one again.

This puzzle and its many clues, have been collected over the years from first admiring '60s vehicles

as a kid. I assembled many model cars through my teen years, and worked around cars all my life with

both family and friends. It started back at a local hobby shop, to an auto body shop, to automobile

dealers, to GM Corporate, and back to...

Abraham Lincoln said we were meant to have a government – of the people, by the people and for the people; not – of the politicians, by the politicians, and for the politicians! (Please, recognize that politicians are our employees not our bosses!)

Our endless and growing losses come as a result of three major problems; self enriching sn...

The Night Before – See the story of the birth of our lord and savior Jesus Christ and the peace that came with his birth on the day we call Christmas.

Easter – Learn the about the story of Easter, why we celebrate it and the sacrifice Jesus Christ made so that our souls would be saved.

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Going Home to Nowhere is a collection of poems that span a lifetime. It is a smorgasbord of topics and styles mostly about coming of age in America in the sixties and seventies. These were particularly turbulent and challenging times for America and for me personally.

There are songs, prayers, and epithets. There are intimate and personal poems, weavi...

Children and parents will love this fun, action-packed story of Willie, an adventurous Canadian goose born slightly different from his brother and sister and, on top of that, missing his honk! Willie's determination to find the missing honk leads to a grand adventure and teaches valuable lessons along the way. Amusing and educational, Willie keeps kids occup...

Can Detectives Miller and Moore be able to perform their sworn duties as they work as a team?

Detective Miller just lost his last partner who was killed in the line of duty during their last case together. Then Detective Miller is given a new case with his partner where the murderer's MO is the same as that who killed Detective Miller's parents when h...

One fall day, John asked his best friend Joe if he would like to drive the 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway. Joe agrees and the two men set off in Joe's beat-up cargo van with plenty of snacks, a 35mm camera, and an ornery orange tabby cat named Max. John has been diagnosed with terminal cancer and wants to share this trip with Joe and Max before his time runs ou...

As commander of the Templar knights, Solomon De La More is summoned by the pope. He is the chosen one, the one to receive the blessing of God, to wield his power. The Templar Armor he wears can unleash great power against the dark unholy army set upon enslaving the world. Solomon and his fellow Templars must stand against true evil and what emerges from the ...

The Days That She Comes By is a journey through the mind and heart of a young man who finds himself in the middle of a complicated, over boundary line professional relationship with a Social Worker who is assigned to help him in his recovery toward living an independent life without the need for her help on a twice weekly basis. Sooner than later, he...

How we intend for things to come across doesn't always translate correctly. Through whatever means of communication signals can and do get crossed, the key to understanding is taking the time to listen to your partner and acknowledging that this person has their own way of looking at the same picture. Just because their view is different doesn't make it wron...

Exotic lesbian lawyer in love with a devout bisexual nurse. Love conquers all, but will Lola's sultry shenanigans be forgiven by Eliza. In ‘My Partner's Affair”, find out if the gentle and resilient heart of Eliza is strong enough to forgive Lola after her last affair....

Abandoned and left in an orphanage at six years of age, Eduardo was in an immediate struggle to save himself from the unjust actions his family had committed against him—and that's when Padre Testé Perez came into his life. The City of Children was an idyllic home created by the Padre in order to provide the homeless and abandoned children of Cuba a chanc...

Barefoot Joe, a Navajo, and Yellow Flame, Joe's longtime, hot-tempered friend, spent five years together in the US Army and became rangers in the K-9 unit. Ambitious he-men fueled by muscles and youth, they are handpicked to participate in an experimental training program learning to pilot helicopters and carry out covert missions, all with the help of some ...

Entertainers of sports, music, TV or radio will be interested in this book. Coaches and players in any sport at any level, high school, college or professional, can benefit from this book because of the philosophy. This is a study book, make sure to you read it more than once to really benefit from what it has to offer! -Frant Lee Manuel...

Everyone has a name. A name is usually the first thing that a baby receives from his/her parents. Many children receive their name before they are born. Names are memorial, poetic, and even unusual. Reportedly, all names have meaning. In this book, Name Your Blessing: Insight for Wise Parents, Greg Richardson provides essential insights to aid in the best se...

This story introduces you to Charles, a kid who overcame many trials and obstacles which were thrown his way as a young boy while growing up during his time in East Africa and America. After enduring the painful malaria fever and multiple civil wars, a botched abduction at the hands of voodoo cults called the night dancers who practice the sacrifice of young...

My memoir, Afterthoughts: Reflections of a Vietnam Veteran, is more than just my story. From childhood to adolescence, to joining the Marines and ending up in Vietnam, it could easily pertain to thousands of other small-town USA kids growing up during the '50s and '60s. Unlike most related Vietnam stories, mine covers a specific twelve-year period of time in...

Our balance is affected by what we put into our bodies. Smoking, illegal drugs, and alcohol affect our brains so we can't think clearly. Keeping My Balance explores why James chooses to stay healthy, safe, and focused to stay balanced with activities for his busy body. Concepts from growth mind-set, Brain Gym, and Conscious Discipline serve as background of ...

Melody Grace always wondered why she could see ghosts and why one killed her great-grandfather seven years ago. On the day of her sixteenth birthday, she discovers the answer. Melody is the Earth Elemental.

Shortly after she realizes what she is, Melody finds the other three Elementals. Together, they embark on a quest in search of a magical l...

I've always believed we are on this earth for such a short time and that, even in difficult times, you need to make the best of every day and live and enjoy life to the fullest. I believe life is a gift we should not just let go by. I feel our lives are like our own stories—our own chapters making up our own books.

Written as if talking with a great...

There are so many dogs and cats on the street who have been abandoned or abused. They are scared and hungry. Some make it to a no-kill shelter. There they have food, shelter and care but these animals want a forever home.

My family has furry children and the most recent rescue was my Lily. Lily was scared and alone. No one was looking for he...

In a thought-provoking examination of modern life, P. A. Cathey shares insightful poetry and rhyme that shines a light, sometimes with humor, on the diverse aspects of humanity and the world around us....

The Golden Candlestick is an essential resource for Christians seeking to empower themselves about the godhead and the rapture. It is ideal for leaders and pews. Is the rapture real or fictional? When will it occur? What biblical sign indicates the imminence of the rapture? Will the Church experience the Great Tribulation? Will the Abomination of Desolation ...

This group of poems is a large summary of many life-changing events. In many cases, I would be changing occupations and feeling down searching for work. Sometimes, coming up empty-handed and running close to depleting my savings. But then, I would land a job interview, and things would turnaround.

Also a few times, I would meet a beautiful and wonderf...

With his passion for music, his longing for some adventure, and feeling as though he did not want to be treated like a child anymore, a boy named Joe sets out on a journey of self-discovery with the help of a really cool magical friend named Joe Bear. This enchanted bear not only helps little Joe find his way home, but finally finds a home of his own. ...

The pain is not real.

The beginning of a new time has arrived- a new age. Young fourteen-year-old Angel will face his destiny in the near future, but first, he must pass the first test. In the first book of Age of the Kings, Angel must confront his fears and his nemesis. Angel must grow from a scared little boy into the man that this world nee...

Two hundred and fifty thousand years ago, freshly out of boot camp and eager to explore the galaxy, Jacob took his first mission to discover the reason why the alliance had lost contact with one of its member worlds: Earth.

Upon his team's arrival, a devastating virus had infected and killed nearly half the population within a day. However, that wasn'...

Nineteen-year-old Mary Adams could have had the life she desired if not for Ellen, the one person whose love she desperately wished to embrace. After deciding to keep her promise to find Ellen despite all the odds, Mary's terrifying experiences resurface in the work of Cassandra Howard, a one-time writer dealing with her own complicated relationship. Followi...

My poems are inspiring and inspirational. You will find calming thoughts while reading my poems. Enjoy humor and peacefulness coming from pleasant powerful mind-sets! I, first, was inspired to write poems from my grandmother—my biggest inspiration for writing! These poems are my life, and all these poems came from things that have happened over my lifetime...

Perceptions is a compilation of a few true short stories, inspiring a self-awareness, an awareness, enlightening you to visualize how you perceive, how you perceive. By entertaining these pages in the journeys of the nonfictional characters, through various true life chapters, you are captured by the intensity of the events and encounter a realization in one...

Our young heroine Goldie is taking a walk in the woods one day when she finds herself in the middle of a fairy tale. However, this is not your typical fairy tale. Everything seems to be all mixed up. As she sets out on an adventure to rescue the magic harp and trying to find her way home, she encounters some interesting characters. Does she rescue the harp? ...

My wife and I got Bandit for our farm a few years ago. From the first day when we picked him out, we knew he had a special personality and a loving disposition. What we didn't know was how entertaining he could be.

He has brought our family much joy and happiness over the years with his curious, adventurous character. I wanted to share some of that jo...

After the wedding of Joe and Rita, everyone thought the bad times were behind them. But an evil planet, Atrusa, changes the festivities. Both Nitron and Zonar are in trouble, and only Rach-el and Paul can help.

They find themselves in captivity of an enemy that thrives on the death of their captives. Rach-el and Paul must find their way back from an i...

Now that Angelus is away from his mother and family in the Circus Extraordinaire, he begins his search for his father, Lance. Unaware of his son's search for him, Lance returns to his home, Wolf Haven, where he is reacquainted with the demons and nightmares of his past, which is not the return he would expect. Upon his homecoming, he learned of a new presenc...

BEFORE THE CURTAIN GOES UP is a photographic journey behind the scenes of small-town theatres across the United States.

“Preparation backstage can be just as exciting as an onstage performance, as proven by India Blake in her wonderful book of text and photographs. She is a marvelous talent. Her book should be read by every actor.”

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For many years, I've been observing the direction of today's youth, and it became obvious to me that there are too many young men who lack a moral compass. I've also observed young men who simply don't want to work. They believe everything is supposed to easy. What's sad about this situation is that many times, men are comfortable being supported by their wo...

This book is written for children who have found themselves on a journey through grief. It is written in a workbook format that includes thirteen sessions, and each session tackles a different emotion and/or stage of grief. In each session, the children are encouraged to express what they are feeling and thinking through drawing and journaling. Also included...

The stories you are about to read are fictional and made-up character names. Mostly written in the era of 2009, the time my whole life was ripped apart, backlash of an ugly 2006 divorce, causing a multitude of back taxes. This is when I learned the meaning of California being a “no contest” state. To my “X”, I wish you nothing more than happiness and...

The material in the book has its genesis with Ireland's early relationship with Spain dating back to the eighteenth century when thousands of Irish emigrated from Ireland to that country. This in turn led to Irish immigration to the Spanish-Latin American colonies. The book then elucidates on the Spanish colonies of the Americas, from north to south, where t...

Emily and Daniel, a happily married couple, are attempting to live a simpler life and live it to the fullest at their small farm in rural middle Tennessee. The two become separated when Daniel, while on a trail ride with his best friend, Jimbo, accidentally discovers a gateway, which sends him two hundred years back in time. Emily, with the help of her newfo...

This is a book for everyone over forty.

Getting older should not be just a decrease in ability to handle a series of physical and mental problems but rather a life experience that can still result in happiness and enjoyment.

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This book is about my life in a small town in southern Indiana during the 1950s, when Elvis's music first became popular, and about his influence in my life. It is also about my experiences along the way in finding other avenues for art instruction to expand my God-given talent, as art was not taught in my school. It also tells of the adventure and my quest ...

Marissa Ariana captures life's inevitable ups and downs within the pages of her collection, Through the Fire with a Smile. She delves deeper into her own metamorphic experiences and poignant memories to paint a picture we can all relate to. Using her unique poetic style, she lyrically examines subjects from love and friendship to abuse and death, with one go...

When Josh and his father move to Texas, they are looking forward to a new beginning. At first Josh isn't too excited to start the second semester on his junior year of high school somewhere new, but that soon changes when he meets a group of teens.

They soon become best friends and spend every weekend together partying and looking for ways to enterta...

The city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is under attack by cyber criminals using state-of-the-art tools for murder, intrigue, and criminal activity—spreading fear across a five-county region—while staying one-step ahead of a fledgling cybercrime unit in the Pittsburgh Police Department. To defeat these twenty-first century criminals, city detectives join fo...

This book is all about the changes in life and steps toward achieving your goal even when you have done the worst things in life.

God always welcomes a sinner that has fully repented and willing to live a good life.

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Have you ever thought about how the sky and weather work together to create the visual excitement seen within a kaleidoscope?...

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

7:27 a.m.

This Little Girl has been through so many storms in her life, fighting against all of the things that tried to destroy her and her mind, body, and soul. She has had to fight to stay alive. With no human strength of her own, she had faced death so many times, it is hard to keep count of. Days turned i...

Randy Johnson is close to ending his own life until he is stopped by a stranger named Eric. With Randy's family murdered, Eric decides to help him find the killer. Their search takes them to the City of Angels, but as the search continues, a darker and unknown puppet master begins to show himself. Randy must don a new identity to face this unknown force and ...

Ever want to be on a stage as an actor? This book describes the feelings actors experience and some of the characters that graced the stages of a professional road company. The characters herein are real, as are some of their antics, all of which make an interesting and insightful read.

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A Cranky bobcat gains a friend. A reluctant Jack O'lantern and an aging tugboat receive longed for appreciation. A little girl learns about humility, and a bully learns about respect. An unlikely pair of friends have some glaring differences to overcome to coexist. The 26 stories in this book are entertaining for children of all ages. These stories are ab...

A young girl named Alicia struggles through multiple realities to discover her true self. Alicia, who is lost in a maze filled with physical, emotional, and spiritual distractions, encounters on her journey both friends and foes, who all play a role in helping her to find a way home.

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Nora Duffy from Chicago is a vivacious musician, dancer, and runner as well as a soon-to-be doctor. She is small in stature, but her fiancé, Tom Barry, calls her his Irish warrior princess. Several mysterious attempts are made on her life, leaving Nora with physical and emotional scars.

The Duffy family has a wealthy and eccentric uncle who lives at...

This book is about a guy named John Goodall. John fights zombies. The zombies have their own planet called Zombia. The zombies have created something called the Undead Gate that allows you to travel to other worlds. John and his soldiers travel to Jupiter, where they will take a battleship constructed by the Jupidians to fight the zombies in space. ...

Life's stages pass by quickly, starting with conception. The stages become stories, and our legacy is passed down from one generation to the next. These stories teach us courage, patience, hope, and, above all, love. Like an oak tree, we stand tall and strong, spreading out our arms, much like the branches of an oak tree, to embrace life's challenges and str...

Olivia gets stood up at the altar then meets rugged cowboy Cole who is engaged to a lawyer, Kathrin Page. When Olivia goes on her honeymoon with her sister, she meets Jake who ends up following her all the way back to Rockford. After being kidnapped by the town's sheriff, she gets rescued by Jake who then in turn kidnaps her.

Kathrin put Karl Seasons ...

Ten years have passed and Detective Steven Bullard still finds himself obsessed with Mary Krowely, a case that had slipped through his fingers and ended tragically. His obsession led him down a destructive path of mental torture; drug abuse; and finally, distrust from his fellow officers.

But now something has caught his eye: a pattern in another case...

Each module is a stand-alone teaching component or a complimentary section to build upon, depending upon your need or want for your particular stage of your spiritual journey. I refer to spiritual as opposed to Christian journey because we are spiritual beings (Rom. 8:9–14. 1 Pet. 2:5). We are to have the fruit of the Spirit (Gal. 5:22–23), which is par...

Sapphira learns when she returns to her hometown, after her parents retire from the military, that everything isn't what it seems to be. She learns that not only do aliens exist on earth, but that she is one. Now she has to learn about her world that is fading with time, as well as who and what she is. With her learning the truth, more truths come out and so...

Quinn's desire in life is to someday be a scientist to help push society forward. As a young child, Quinn's physical attributes subject him physical and verbal abuse not only by his peers but also by those in authority who owe a duty of care to all. This abuse pushes Quinn into a negative metal state which impedes self-discovery, self-growth, and any opportu...

"I awoke in total darkness. I felt around trying to get

a sense of where I was. I wasn't even sure I could actually

feel my arms and legs moving. The best I could figure out

was that my surroundings were damp and that the floor beneath

me seemed to be earthen. I wanted to cry out for help

but could not move my mouth. I did...

Hebrews 12:1–2

Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cro...

Dannette became a successful young author, writing a novel inspired by her dreams. Now a few years later, she is losing that career as well as herself, searching to recapture that same inspiration. Then she stumbles upon a new discovery—a way to explore and live out her dreams in vivid, lucid detail. As she begins to manipulate and take complete control ov...

Around two and a half years ago, Bailey Alexander Deveron tragically lost her sister in a car accident. Her sister had always protected her from three bullies—Cory, Kyle, and Carson. Now that Bailey's sister is gone and her nana and mom refuse to call her family more than ever, the three boys have nothing to worry about and can do whatever they want to hur...

There has always been more than meets the eyes in these Los Angeles streets. Beneath the surface lies a secret congregation of thieves, burglars, and shooters. This congregation is known as the M.O.E.T click. The click started out solely on flocking and cracking safes. But as money grows, so do intentions. And if Pep can help it, knowing one's intentions wil...

Sammy the Sock has a secret and a plan. Join Sammy and discover his secret as he embarks on an unexpected adventure out in the big world.. Will it be as wonderful as he always dreamed, or will he learn the true meaning of “there's no place like home”?

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The following is a summary of Don Rogers adventures. In volume one and the following volumes, he lets the young readers (and older) know how important it is to do your best and taking your endeavors to the next step and practices being better than good through all his adventures—logging and sawmill work, managing a rock and roll band, hydro-boat racing, pl...

Harry the Talking Rabbit is a story of a little girl who inwardly feels unhappy and alone. She loved skipping from her house into the woods because it always made her feel safe and protected and her imagination could run free.

One warm sunny day, instead of using her imagination, she was aware of all the living things around her. She felt dwar...

For thousands of children tramping through the White House on school trips and family vacations, the imposing presidential mansion will never be viewed the same again.

In Quentin Roosevelt's White House Gang, the delightful antics of President Theodore Roosevelt's youngest son and his friends are revived for a new generation. Each nook and cra...

Seven Substantial Sagacities of Beastmaster:

1. The Lord's Command to Man, Woman, and the Church.

2. Irrefutable Facts from the Bible explaining a Woman's Nature & Why she do what she does.

3. Why In 1993 It was sixty five percent attending Church & only twenty percent in 2018.

4. Why seventy percent of Households are Head...

Starting in the decade of 2030, actual demographic milestones of the U.S. population will mark the most transformative period in our country's history, thanks in large part to: a) Baby Boomers aging into their twilight years; b) advancements in technology; and c) an ever-increasing illegal immigrant population requiring, and in some instances...

My hope is to lift the spirit and encourage the reader of this book to know all is not lost and that they are not alone....

Jinxy, an only child, lives in a small town in northern Pennsylvania called Lock Haven in a farmhouse built in the 1950s. Summer is two weeks away, and she is already bored until she meets her new neighbor, Ryan. Together, they embark on an adventure of a lifetime after finding gold coins and a locket in a stream by her house. Later that night, Jinxy begins ...

John Dwyer was lost in thought as he lay on his bed. He often wondered how is life would have been if he hadn't given in to greed one night. It led to him to find out the secret hidden beneath the windmill turbines in the Reese, Michigan, area and organization protecting it. It had changed his life and caused him to experience what no other man has. He learn...

The struggles in Elizabeth's life have been trivial, but everything changes with Lincoln's election. As states quickly begin seceding from the Union, and Civil War is declared, Elizabeth finds herself caught up in a collapsing country. Her worries extend further than just her own troubles, especially once her family is pulled into the fight.

The adven...

Every small town has its share of secrets. Just where Christopher hides his, it's deep inside. ...

This book, Science Mirroring Scripture, is a three-part sample of how deciphering shows us much more than the mere literal interpretation of the very same words. Deciphering means to make out the meaning of. In deciphering scripture, one must make comparisons of the stories, characters, and events to science and scientific events, as well as comparing them t...

In the desperate early hours of the Iraqi invasion in 1990, a small group of Kuwaiti pilots flew their planes to safety as their country was being overwhelmed by superior Iraqi forces. Defeated and demoralized, they would be reorganized and trained by an American Naval Aviator into a viable fighting force during the decisive air missions of Operation Desert ...

Jim Murphy is impatiently waiting to complete the last fishing trip of the season. He's eighteen, and he and his best friend, Zachary Helms, are ready to go to Bible college in the fall. Jim is chomping at the bit to get out of Cape Town, Massachusetts, and leave three generations of fishing behind him forever. Using God as his reason to leave, his mind is c...

This is the true story of a living man who found the true God within himself. Not the idea of God, not a concept of what God might or should be, and certainly not the God that they were trying to sell in church, but rather a connective, intelligent energy and a body of knowledge that resides within and is available to each of us.

Storytellers and poet...

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Inspired by true events

How many times have you been driving along and suddenly see a makeshift cross, a fence post or a milepost with flowers hanging on it, a sign that some poor soul had found their way there, only to find the ever after?

I have wondered countless times in countless places traveling alone, an...

Hello there,

I am now 68-years-old and I've been “cu-ing” since I was 11. I was raised by my mother who worked, and very often I was the guy who had to cook the meals! I feel that I've burned enough barbecue since that young age to know how to do it right by now. The sauce that we use has been passed down 3 generations down to me. I have changed ...

The Little Book of Short Stories are four stories that share the experiences and adventures of young adults as they stumble through an adult world. In “Lost”, the Sutton family of four sets out on a two-day adventure trip to Lewis & Clark caverns. An elderly couple plays a crucial role in their lives, when the family takes a wrong turn up a steep, narrow...

Reading Made Simple through Syllables in Color

This book is designed to improve the learners' reading and reading comprehension whereby the students can progress and perform the necessary duties in and out of the classroom. It will promote confidence in the learners to engage in the school subject matters they encounter in the classroom settin...

A diehard football fan, Scott H. Robbins has also found interest in the history of the game for which he loves. In an effort to amalgamate the fragmented history and often forgotten teams of the NFL's past, Scott has gathered together the stories of these past teams as a sort of CliffsNotes version of NFL history. We all enjoy the play on, and often off, the...

This book was written to enlighten and entertain the reader, to document these experiences and stories for posterity, and in the hope that each reader will glean at least one jewel that will enrich their life....

At 5:00 a.m., Debra sat by the door of her closet room, listening for the woman's shoes tapping on the floor as she was headed to unlock the bedroom closet she was forced to sleep in. She heard the rattle of the padlock door, knowing she would be out soon and under her precious willow tree. Her bedroom consisted of an old torn crib mattress with a yellow bla...

Ten-year-old Max Davidson is your average, fun loving, mild-mannered kid, but he has one big problem. He is riddled with bad luck…very bad luck. For this reason, he is not looking forward to the first day of school. Despite his mother's best efforts to convince him that there is no such thing as bad luck, Max's first day of school turns into a disaster as ...

Bad Teacher

Here is a story about one horrible year,

With one horrible teacher, who brought horrible fear.

She did terrible things, unthinkable acts.

She was disgusting, obnoxious and these are the facts!

She yelled for no reason, just for the fright.

She wore all black, the color of midnight.

“Go see the p...

As a child I was taught an older woman shall never date or marry a younger man. Consequently, it will shame you as a woman and destroy your life. Society's view of a man with a younger woman was accepted. After being married to a much older man for years, I realized I was unhappy with my life. My husband paid the bills, but was it worth the cheating he bes...

Buster likes to make new friends and show them how to help friends out when they are in trouble or danger.

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Joel Thornton is a retired US deputy marshal now living a quiet rancher's life outside the Texas town named in his honor. Days after welcoming his daughter, Elizabeth, home after seven years back east in Philadelphia, an old fugitive attacks the Tilted T Ranch seeking revenge and Thornton's cattle. Wounded in the ensuing gunfight, Thornton calls upon his dau...

Backpacking Hijinks is filled with several true-to-life and funny, innocent practical jokes, which were played on people who went backpacking with the author as well as the author himself. The practical jokes found within the cover of this book are not the norm, but well-developed pranks, which were played out in the forests and back country of the scenic No...

It is March of 1974 when the lives of several families are turned upside down by war, the survival of normal post war and the struggles with greed and the thirst for power. The military and their secrets of alien involvement and the coexistence with them in a new world.

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Arden Kress of The Sky has three good reasons to hate humans—her dead father, her dead mother, and her dead brother. When her uncle, king of The Sky, grants a school field trip to visit Earth, Arden is intrigued by the notion of learning about the planet. More than that, she wants—needs to know why her family was slain so brutally by the humans all those...

In a small Houston suburb, high school jocks are dropping like flies from a mysterious illness.  In return for a favor, a popular girl invites James to a party at her house.  By the time he realizes that he's stumbled upon something untoward, it is too late to run.  Now he must contend with jealous football players, mean girls, dwarves, elves, and entitie...

Meet Dolla the Lamb and her friends!

They have their first adventure while having a picnic on a bright, sunny day!

They learn about sharing, making new friends and have a great experience all together!

Come along and join them for the fun!

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Ever wonder what a baby thinks of his new life from the time he is born to when he takes his first clumsy steps? Well, now an account of baby's first twelve months in his own words to let his young siblings in on the joys of his new experiences in case they forgot themselves! A book written by baby describing all the joys of what it feels like to be on this ...

Would you want to walk in the footprints of the author? Have you faced and killed a charging brown bear in Alaska bear country? Do you know the feeling of being sucked into the propeller of a three-story cruise ship as you check your crab trap in a fourteen-foot forty-horsepower skiff? Did you ever fear you would die on your birthday? Daniel Luckow did. He i...

My Remberance of the War, etc. 1861-1865 by George Campbell Maguire (1847-1908)

In approximately 1893 George Campbell Maguire inscribed the final version of his memoir in a small booklet with “Diary” imprinted on the cover. He told of events both large and small that he witnessed as a young boy. Almost all of his memoir are stories of what...

Chef Angela Uhrig Lyle has always had a passion to create food with unique flavors and spices that tantalize the taste buds. She has owned and operated Raven's restaurants in Billings for the last twenty-three years. Currently, she is the chef at Raven's Café d' Art in the Yellowstone Art Museum serving daily lunches. She enjoys catering special events and ...

The extensive collection of letters compiled in The Last Grand Tour chronicles the adventures of a Michigan family's trip to Italy in 1959–1960. Margaret and Gilbert Sherman, with their three children—Helen, Elizabeth (Whiz), and Tom—in tow, detailed their eight-month journey with engaging descriptions, wry observations, and riotous anecdotes in their ...

For many, learning to read English is not an easy task. What makes it even tougher, some words are pronounced the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings. Such words are called homophones. Some examples of homophones are: see and sea; eight and ate; weigh and way; and would and wood.

Do You See the Sea Horse? was written a...

Now this may appear to be a complete science-fiction story on the outside, but it has a deeper meaning inside.

This is the story of how the last known survivors of four sets of young sibling beings from a doomed planet were separated by fowl means by the evil antics of a manacle intergalactic warlord and his messed up and backstabbing crew as one set ...

The world as we know it has become so corrupt, so ugly, some of the gods have decided that the humans must be destroyed. Other gods disagree, so a great heavenly war erupts. When the war is over, the gods that choose to protect humanity came out victorious. These gods create several islands for the good and pure humans to call home.

The islan...

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This auto-biographical work chronicles my life from birth through 2012. While reading, you will discover things I learned from my father, uncle, sisters, brothers, and many of the people I interacted with during this portion of my life.

My reminiscing includes leaving the Old Boyce Road farm in Louisiana to live in Memphis, Tennessee. I discuss my lif...

Danny loves baseball. Playing on a team with his friends is really fun.

One day, Danny and his friend Randy think about how many times the number 3 is part of the game of baseball. There are three bases on the playing field. Three players are in the outfield. Three strikes, and a player is out.

Danny is thinking about tomorrow. The team will p...

This is a heartwarming holiday true story of a girl with autism, whose love for her family gave her the courage to try....

Larry Thompson was one of the most wanted people in the country. The authorities knew that he was doing a lot of illegal things but could never prove it. His career started while he was quite young; as a matter of fact, he was ten when he committed his first armed robbery, and it went from there. He has lived the life of a model citizen, but the people who k...

Skinny Bears charts the mysterious adventure of Meera and Mifflin, two mischievous kids, who fall into the old world of Foh. A series of clues lead Meera and Mifflin to the heart of this strange land where a surprise awaits. Along the way, they meet unusual creatures with odd habits including skinny bears, funny bunnies, wompasquid, giddy gibbies, and trash ...

Previously, Secrets of the Vineyard left us wondering about Mari and the tenuous relationship with her mother, along with the ever-changing times of the 50s. Then, there is RG with his secret connections in the valley and the continued hardships of living on the ranch. Will Beth discover who she really is?

Mari struggles being the only Christian in h...

Troy has never been comfortable in his own skin. Betrayed and abandoned as a child, raised by a man who wasn't his father, he learned to rely solely on himself. Trapped in a life without purpose or escape, he fiercely hoards his time in the wilderness, which provides his only refuge. As for his dark memories, he shuns them as completely as he shuns other peo...

Christian a former child soldier, (seventeen years old), leaves South Kivu to come live in Kinshasa, the capital of D.R.Congo to start a new life. He has nothing left in his pockets and no one to help him, so he lives on the street for a while.

Since he is in Kinshasa his situation is not evolving and he always falls on people seeking to take advanta...

In Blue Pines, Bobbye Taylor has written a necessary and personal book that bridges the past and present of the mystifying and mythical place that is Mississippi. Through a lens of love and interrogation, Blue Pines, part memoir part tale rises above being a mere novel to being an experience that seeps into the skin and the soul.

—Aunjanue Ellis, Ac...

The purpose of this book is to share a truly unique story. Naturally, the oddities and anomalies contained therein cannot be discarded without reflective thought. Test your judgment as you decide for yourselves what you will walk away believing, if anything at all. We hope to inform and inspire the reader with a tale of the likes of which has yet to be told....

Maggie Murphy, a successful author, wants a baby. Her husband of eight years is happy with life as it is. Maggie takes a pregnancy test and finds out she is pregnant on the same day she leaves to go on her book signing tour. As she is packing, her doorbell rings. She signs for her special delivery as she is packing for her trip and tosses her manila envelope...

Whatwhat is curious to know who he is; alone he makes his way to the jungle. Along the way he is met by lots of strangers. He finds himself on an unexpected journey of discovery and self-worth. Will Whatwhat ever find where he belongs? ...

This book of poems reflects twenty-five years as an educator, of the people, places, and, most of all, the students that so changed my life. As my life unfolded around my students, I began to write poetry to ease my feeling of helplessness with each lost student. I could also join in with the many little successes of my students as they continued the journey...

When we reflect on biblical and world history, the rise and fall of great nations and empires captures our attention. How did they become great, and what caused them to fall? The answer lies in how we invest our lives in a relationship with God, our creator, and care for each other the way he does us.

The Bible teaches us that if nations “obey the v...

Nova Daniels is missing…unintentionally. Without a trace, seventeen-year-old Nova sets off on a cross country journey. Trying to stay one step ahead of the truth, and those who may be searching for her. She takes on new personas – Other Lives – finding love, and maybe herself along the way.

…but what she won't admit may kill her.

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A young suburban wife bored with life and craving for something more quickly takes a turn when she accepts a friend request from a very old friend on social media. With just one fatal mistake, it unravels the past lifestyle her mother lived causing a very serious identity crisis when she finds out she's not exactly the person her now parents raised her to be...

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.

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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...

“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...

Driving home after a long day, I topped the rise just before my turn north and across the valley saw a car wildly spinning slam into the guardrail with flames spreading as it hung precariously over the cliff. Time stood stand still as hit the gas and skidded to a stop. I jumped out of my truck and ran to the car. I grabbed a pregnant woman standing there a...

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. ...

This is the story of Charles Gill Jr. A sixteen year old teenager from the wealthy neighborhood of Atherton, California. His attraction to a beautiful girl, causes him to disobey his father and then he mistakenly antagonize a local bully, thus sending he and his friends on the most terrifying adventure of their lives.

This book illustr...

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...

Discover what others are saying about the success of Physiotraining™ in their lives:

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...

Global Climate Destruction

A Notorious Murder

A Rogue Diplomatic Scheme

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 ...

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...

Do you ever stop and think what it might take to make you great again? Personality traits are developed individually through behavior that is exhibited over and over again. Adjustments are personal because they contribute to your abilities to be productive and successful. Personal development begins a journey fraught with disappointment and elation, failure ...