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Book: Davenport House 3 - A Mother's Love by Marie Silk
The family saga continues in this third book to Davenport House, beginning with a chapter that looks into the past to understand the present. Motor cars and telephone calls are now part of the modern life at Davenport House. It is summertime in 1915 Pennsylvania and the ladies of the house are making big plans for the year. Clara takes financial matters into her own hands and discovers an [...]
 
Book: Debunking Misconceptions About Catholicism by JM Alvarez
In seeking knowledge, we use our minds, but in seeking the true meaning of our lives, we must use our hearts. There are many books that defend the Catholic faith but most are ineffective in conveying God's very simple message to the ordinary Catholic layman. Most members of the Catholic laity find catechisms complicated and hard to understand. Other Christian denominations are very aggressive in [...]
 
Book: The Saint of Florenville - A Love Story by Alfred J. Garrotto
A Roman Catholic nun, Mother Marie-Therese, is the surviving victim of one of Belgium's most notorious crimes, involving kidnap, torture, and murder. It all took place in enchanting, picturesque Bruges, Belgium, the Venice of the North. Her co-victim, an American priest, Father Thomas Jensen, did not survive. Although his body was never found, Piet Van Kampen confessed to killing the priest, for [...]
 
Book: The Wisdom of Les Miserables - Lessons From the Heart of Jean Valjean by Alfred J. Garrotto
What can a modern seeker learn about life and love from an old French novel? Plenty! Jean Valjean represents humanity in its brokenness and potential for selfless living. Through a set of Reflections, I offer Hugo's flawed protagonist as a model for anyone in search of wisdom. Each explores a universal theme. Questions invite you to use the book as your personal wisdom journal. The inspiration [...]
 
Book: The Demon Re-Born - Book Two of The Repentant Demon Trilogy by Samantha Johns
This is Book 2 of The Repentant Demon Trilogy (an Epic Fantasy) In a world that no longer believed in demons, his prey is an easy catch to snare. Fallen angel Calumnius' only joy has been to destroy the good, ravish the honorable, and tempt those not easily tempted. Glorying in the destruction of good, he seeks to deprive God of His followers and has for a millennium of time. Now, he's chosen a [...]
 
Book: The Demon Calumnius - Book One of The Repentant Demon Trilogy by Samantha Johns
This is Book 1 of The Repentant Demon Trilogy (an Epic Fantasy) In a world that no longer believed in demons, his prey is an easy catch to snare. Fallen angel Calumnius' only joy has been to destroy the good, ravish the honorable, and tempt those not easily tempted. Glorying in the destruction of good, he seeks to deprive God of His followers and has for a millennium of time. Now, he's chosen a [...]
 
Book: The Last Stand - Book Three of The Repentant Demon Trilogy by Samantha Johns
This is Book 3 of The Repentant Demon Trilogy (an Epic Fantasy) In a world that no longer believed in demons, his prey is an easy catch to snare. Fallen angel Calumnius' only joy has been to destroy the good, ravish the honorable, and tempt those not easily tempted. Glorying in the destruction of good, he seeks to deprive God of His followers and has for a millennium of time. Now, he's chosen a [...]
 
Book: Everybody Calls My Father, Father by Tim 'Dr. Hope' Anders
Son of Catholic priest tells all. Everybody Calls My Father, Father is based on a true story-the story of the author's parents. The character of a tenacious young woman, Bouvette Sherwood, who is a successful New York Broadway producer and actress, drives the plot. In the mid 1940s Bouvette meets and falls in love with a charming alcoholic, Hughie Hewitt. He has a secret though, which he keeps [...]
 
Book: Where Do I Belong by Donna Lee Comer
Kara was abandoned by her mother and left on the steps of an orphanage at three weeks of age. Her early life was very challenging...in and out of foster homes but nowhere did she find a place to truly call home. At the age of 15, she was adopted by the Nolan's, a seemingly loving couple, and she did her best to fit in. However, not everything is as it seems. One day Mrs. Nolan is found dead in [...]
 
Book: Following the Shepherd's Staff by Mary Annthipie Bane
Following the Shepherd's Staff was written as a short story of a lifelong spiritual journey. To encourage those who have sought the Lord in their personal lives, are seeking a church home and who have traveled through churches and denominations. Portions previously published under the title "Confessions of a Church Hopper".
 
eBook: The Confessions Of Peter Crossman by James D. Macdonald, Debra Doyle
"Wait a minute," I said. "We've either got one corpse too few, or one too many..." -THE CONFESSIONS OF PETER CROSSMAN - Collected for the first time in one volume, three tales of Peter Crossman, Knight of the Temple, by the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. From the Spear of Antioch to the Holy Grail, Crossman keeps the holy things holy and the pilgrims [...]
 
Book: In the End by Augusto Roman
It's a black rainy night, and I am here thrown in the street, choking in my own blood and in my own madness. My white '69 Camaro is broken in parts, and I am reliving every second of what happened. Well, people always say that you see your life flash near your eyes before leaving this world. Chosen by God and the Devil, Alexander has been deemed the savior or destroyer of humanity. Born in Italy, [...]
 
Book: Blues in the Wind by Whitney J. LeBlanc
First-time novelist LeBlanc has created a saga of the birth of the blues. In 1930s Louisiana, Phillip Fergerson's plans to become a doctor end when he falls for the beautiful light-skinned Martha. After marriage, they struggle to raise their children in a prejudiced world, forming different ideas of where they belong in society.Enter Martha's brother, Lightfoot. As he plays his harmonica in the [...]
 
Book: Please Don't Remove MarGreat's Glasses! by Josh Baker
"Please Don't Remove MarGreat's Glasses!" is an inspirational tale of redemption for young adults which demonstrates the healing power of God's immeasurable grace. Timothy Clement was like every other high-privileged teenager. The only thing that mattered to him was parties, girls, money and his ride into Yale Law School. Life was good. After a night of drinking and gambling, Timothy found [...]
 
Book: The Church Across the Street by Neil Griffin
Amazon reviews - "a very special read," "thoroughly enjoyable, and very funny indeed," "this novel had me staying up very late and wanting more, so off to bed early the second night to finish it," "I loved this book, it took me back to many times in my childhood," "poignant, sad, triumphant and funny" "full of social comment, and written with large amounts of humour," "thoughtful and thought [...]
 
Book: The First Eighteen Days (The Therian Tapes) by R P Etheredge
Prophecy meets Underworld in this modern vampire story that belongs in the darker corner of the Spiritual-Horror genre; a genre not often traveled by authors. This horror story takes place in a dark time and in a dark place, as evil battles the righteous in the middle of the French Quarter of post-Katrina New Orleans. The devastation of the storm, combined with the struggle between the two sides, [...]
 
Book: Fifth Gospel - A Novel (Rosicrucian Quartet) by Adriana Koulias
From the acclaimed Author of TEMPLE OF THE GRAIL, THE SEAL and THE SIXTH KEY comes a singular achievement, a novel that transcends the four known gospels to unveil a secret kept hidden for centuries: the secret of the two Jesus Children. The destiny of one man. The fate of the world. It is 1244 and the Castle of Montsegur is under siege. Trapped in the small fortress perched high in the Pyrenees [...]
 
Book: THERE IS A CONDITION by Maxwell Kobina Acquah
THERE IS A CONDITION - This book discusses the secret behind the difficulties in life. People are not finding it easy in life, not even the one who claims to be rich or successful in life. Many are blaming GOD for difficulties in their life forgetting the conditions in living a successful life. The struggle of man begins at birth simply because of principles man do not follow. There is a saying [...]
 
Book: Grace Note - In Hildegard's Shadow by P.J. Parsons
It is 1106 when an eight-year-old girl named Hildegard comes from Bingen in Germany to live with Lysanor of Rupertsberg. One of the girls will become a twenty-first-century saint and icon a mystic, physician, teacher, and, most importantly, a composer. The other will make her mark on the world as a grace note the woman in the shadow. As their lives intertwine, two vastly different girls begin to [...]
 
Book: The Fiery Alphabet by Diane Lefer
It's dangerous for a girl to be a mathematical prodigy in eighteenth-century Rome. Daniela Messo and her father withdraw from the world, but Giuseppe Balsamo arrives with his occult magic and the claim that Daniela has inherited the secrets of a long-dead Jewish mystic. Posing as wonder-working pilgrims, they swindle their way across Europe, ever further east, en route perhaps to Jerusalem or to [...]
 
Book: One Big Beautiful Thing by Marie Flanigan
Artist Kate Abernethy is trying to put her life back together after the death of her boyfriend. At first, moving back in with her mother seems like a good way to sort out her finances and re-evaluate her life instead it proves to be a minefield of doubt and recrimination. Floundering, she pushes herself to take new opportunities so she can rebuild her life and have a second chance at happiness.
 
Book: Drunk Dialing the Divine by Amber Koneval
How would you respond when a friend drunk-dials you to make a prayer request? What do you say when you are furious with God, but aren't willing to part with Him? How do you vent your frustrations to your Creator? When is it okay to be angry with God? Drunk Dialing the Divine is an attempt to capture a glimmer of the darker side of the emotional struggle of the deeply faithful. Though each poem [...]
 
Book: Drunk Dialing the Divine by Amber Koneval
How would you respond when a friend drunk-dials you to make a prayer request? What do you say when you are furious with God, but aren't willing to part with Him? How do you vent your frustrations to your Creator? When is it okay to be angry with God? Drunk Dialing the Divine is an attempt to capture a glimmer of the darker side of the emotional struggle of the deeply faithful. Though each poem [...]
 
Book: The Misadventures of Cardinal Fratelli by Rachel Gohlman
Set in the 19th century, in picturesque Italy, this comic writing follows the daily life and blunders of one Cardinal Angelo Fratelli. He is devout, young, handsome and experiences many trials partly because of his excitability and because of his snobby Aunt Francine. Suddenly, Michele, a dear, childhood friend, comes around and doesn't get the hint he is unavailable. Fratelli must hatch a plan [...]
 
Book: Nuns! A Memoir by Bernard Mendillo
Seven hundred and sixty years after St. Domenic founded the religious order that was to bear his name, I graduated from St. Pius Dominican Grammar School in Providence, Rhode Island. Is that a miracle? Was my beloved New York Football Giants' victory in Superbowl XLII a miracle? I'll leave those considerations, dear reader, in your more-than-capable hands. As for me, I went to St. Pius from 1954 [...]
 
Book: Son Though He Was - The Young St. Francis of Assisi by Raymond Wind
Logline: A privileged young man in medieval Italy turns his back on a life of revelry and riches and dedicates his life to helping the most needy. Proceeds from this book will go to support Franciscan Missionaries in the Dominican Republic: www.suddenlytheimpossible.com. Summary In the medieval town of Assisi, the wife of a wealthy cloth merchant is experiencing long, painful labour. A mysterious [...]
 
Book: Striking Out by Robert Lamb
Striking Out, a coming-of-age story, was my first novel. Nominated for the PEN/Hemingway Award, it seems to resonate most with males who came of age in the 1950s. Published in 1991, the novel is still in print and I still get phone calls from readers in other parts of the USA who tell me that their coming-of-age experience was exactly the same as that depicted in Striking Out. I rejoiced to hear [...]
 
Book: Maryland Street by Pat Jourdan
In the middle of Liverpool, this one street is rich with friends and family, a small village oblivious to the world outside. They are linked spiritually as Roman Catholics. But as Mary begins to question her faith, and the 1960s arrive, Maryland Street is demolished by Liverpool Corporation and there is no trace these people ever existed.
 
Book: Waiting in the Wings (Flying Solo Series Book 3) by Jeanette Vaughan
Honor, courage, commitment. a naval aviator's ideals. As an adopted child, Jana Sears grew up believing them. Searching her face in the mirror, she wondered. Where did she come from? What was her true heritage? Was she truly part of the Deep South and her mother's roots? She was born in Texas? Did her birthmother live here? They were questions that had haunted her for thirty years. Terrified to [...]
 
Book: The Bible Dilemma - Historical contradictions, misquoted statements, failed prophecies and oddities in the Bible by M. L. Gutierrez
The Bible Dilemma is a compilation of Bible verses that shows the following: 1. Historical contradictions, inconsistencies and discrepancies within the Bible and with recorded history 2. Failed promises and prophecies 3. Misquoted statements within the Bible 4. Borrowed and alluded statements within the Bible 5. Borrowed and alluded statements from non-biblical sources 6. Stories and legends [...]
 
Book: LILY , Love and Obsession by Mark A. Leiter
This book describes the tragedy of a young woman, falling in love to the point of Obsession. Such obsession can lead one to psychopathic attachment to another, to the point of Slavery. That is, to the point of doing ANYTHING for your lover, to the point of injuring yourself or others. Often innocent people, spouses and children, suffer as well. The book tells us much about the City of Buffalo, [...]
 
Book: The Black Book by George Shadow
THE BLACK BOOK whisks its characters away from their serene lives into the middle of an ancient dispute! When Matthew Quentin finds an old book in their attic, he doesn't know he's about to turn his world upside down. After his classmates and adopted senior sister make fun of him, he angrily writes down every offender's name in the book, intent on using it as a black book like his British head [...]
 
Book: Journey Through The Word Of God - The Gospel of Matthew Bible Study For Men by TP Johnson
This book is designed to be used in parish-level Bible study groups (though it can be used as a personal study as well), and it is specifically targeted to men, young and old, interested in learning about the Bible and Christian history. Using a weekly chapter-style format, with fifteen units of study this work is written in a direct style, with a strong emphasis for men. This study can help [...]
 
Book: Final Respects (Rocky Bluff Police Department Book 1) by F. M. Meredith
Mortician Stuart Honich dreams about sinking his teeth into the flesh of his tormentors - his boss's daughters. Being a cop was something Doug Milligan wanted since childhood, but his wife hates his profession and Doug will soon have to make a difficult choice. Publicity hound, Rick Strickland, will do anything to further his career, and is having a secret affair with Liz Phelan, a divorcee with [...]
 
Book: Mary Queen of the Scots (The Legendary Women of World History Book 3) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Queen Mary Stuart was one of the most beloved and controversial women in Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV and his wife Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary's status as heiress-apparent to Queen Elizabeth's throne in England paired with the violence of the Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic and poorly understood lives of the 16th century. Mary Queen of the [...]
 
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