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Book: Why Immigrants Come to America - Braceros, Indocumentados, and the Migra by Robert Joe Stout
Stout plunges the reader into the social and political upheaval that the immigration question exerts on 21st century America. Personal encounters, conversations, interviews and newspaper accounts provide a vivid and accurate picture of indocumentado life, both in the workplace and at home. They highlight the successes and failures of immigrants, as well as the challenges and contradictions that [...]
 
Book: The Missings by Peg Brantley
Aspen Falls Colorado police detective, Chase Waters, is working the most interesting and difficult case of his career. Interesting because mutilated bodies of young men and women are appearing regularly in and around his small mountain college town. Difficult because the victims are all Hispanic and that part of town tends to guard its secrets. What he doesn't know is that everything is about to [...]
 
Book: Kidnapped - A True Story of an American Family Held Hostage by the US Embassy by John T. Evans
When John & Kerri Evans discover their son, Kameron, has a biological sister who is an orphan in Cambodia, they seek and receive permission from the US Government to adopt her and bring her home to the USA. For the next 6 years, the Evans family is held hostage in Cambodia by the US Embassy, USCIS, and US Departments of State and Homeland Security. The Embassy staff instructs them to pay bribes [...]
 
Book: Multifarious Notions by Bill Hylton
The stories in this book have a broad range of subjects: sexual attraction, gun safety, a U. S. Senator's Vietnam experiences, children in state custody, karate and its effect on a father/son relationship, frontier survival, frontier justice, and modern justice when an Arkansas Deputy Sheriff arrests a Mexican chicken plucker.
 
Book: Fleeting Visions by Rene Natan
Louis Saura is a lonely seventeen-year-old in Canada who knows what it is to fight and survive the hard way. Orphaned at the age of two and raised by a poor and sick uncle, his life suddenly changes when his uncle dies and local crime boss Camilo Estorbar comes into his life. Soon, Louis spurns Estorbar and the fight for his life begins. As Louis plays cat and mouse with Estorbar, he crosses path [...]
 
Book: The Reparations of Bill Clinton by J.C. Shannon
Join Bill Clinton and Checkers, President Nixon's faithful dog, as Bill tries to escape Political Purgatory at the height of the Monica scandal. Together they navigate the seven rooms of Political Pitfalls to try and salvage Bill's tarnished Presidency. A humorous book, featuring over 300 colorful political personalities, within 169 colored pages. Being conservative has never been so Natty!
 
Book: (SOS) Stuck On Stupid -- The Self Help Book: A Book of Common Sense! by Tito Luv
"(SOS) Stuck on Stupid -- The Self Help Book" is a humorous piece of literary effort communicating stories on serious subject matters in a most distinguished way. You may find yourself embarrassingly laughing out loud while describing current events you otherwise dare not discuss or speak about in public with family members, close friends or business associates. Regardless of age, readers from [...]
 
Book: The Baby - A Short Story by Karen A. Wyle
What would you do to preserve the one you loved and lost? Ellie Simmons loved and lost her husband Daniel. Now, two years later, her baby Daniel is the first Daniel's clone. But human cloning is illegal, and no one can know. This free short story was intended to be the first in a series of stories about human cloning, some involving the legal issues such cloning could raise. (I'm a lawyer, and [...]
 
Book: A Kiss And A Cappuccino by Molly Gambiza
What went wrong when it seemed so right? Hannah is a confident young woman who is not afraid to follow her heart even if it means upsetting her parents by going out with Jacob a man her parents don't approval of. They want her to marry their next door neighbour Alastair, a penny pinching individual who likes to count pennies at the checkout supermarkets, keeping other customers waiting and what's [...]
 
Book: American Me? by Dennis Matranga
American Me? is the one book that will offend everyone-white, black, brown, yellow, green, red, or blue. Are you part of the problem or part of the solution? American Me? says what's on the minds of millions, and though it is not politically correct, someone had to say it: Are you an American? Do you really want to be an American? What is an American?
 
Book: A Vagabond in Mexico by S. Guzmán-C.
A Vagabond in Mexico, by S. Guzman-C., is an autobiographical novel concerning a man's travels to Mexico in search of a new life. As his search progresses he becomes more a participant than a spectator through his interactions in the Mexican culture. With his finances dwindling, he is drawn deeper into the oppressed world of the underpaid worker finally taking his place. Oppressed by poverty he [...]
 
Book: Shadows Along the Zambezi - A Novel by Diana M. Hawkins
In 2008, Zimbabwe is a particularly dangerous place. Corruption, violence, rape, murder, and inhuman levels of greed and brutality ruled the land as lawless gangs of murderers battled for power. Pieter van Rooyen, a commercial farmer turned environmentalist, has felt the terror firsthand. Seven years earlier, his family was brutally murdered and his farm seized during Zimbabwe's violent [...]
 
Book: His Brother's Baby by Blanche Marriott
Twin brothers. One woman. Is she in love with the right one? Illegal cigars. Mistaken identity. Heated passion on a cold stormy night. David Rutland has spent a lifetime covering for his errant twin brother and making things right. No more. Time for the irresponsible womanizer to grow up and face the music. But David isn't prepared for his world to be rocked when he meets the beautiful redhead [...]
 
Book: Along the Ravenswood (Chicago Stories Book 2) by Eileen Robertson Hamer
For architect Seraphy Pelligrini a chance to renovate the Ravenswood church designed by famed Chicago architect Louis Sullivan is the commission of a lifetime. For Tommie MacKinnoin, commissioning Seraphy is a way to repair their broken friendship. But when they discover the body sealed in the font, Seraphy falls into a web of intrigue and violence. A secret journal points the way, but as she and [...]
 
Book: Five Steps by Tim I. Gurung
After losing his family in a freak accident, John had no desire of living and withdrew from the public by locking himself inside the house for a month. When he revisited the accident scene again, he found a memory stick that had five mysterious telephone numbers and decided to investigate them. It took him to Okinawa/Japan and introduced to Hirokaju-San, to Lhasa/Tibet and met Norbu, to [...]
 
Book: Maggie's Art (Maggie McGill Mysteries Book 2) by Sharon Burch Toner
When Florida psychotherapist, Maggie McGill, has a bad day at work does it mean burnout? How could she survive if she no longer could work as a therapist? Maggie picks up her paintbrush and finds that her art hobby provides balance that helps her continue her counseling career. Encouraged by her beloved daughter, Allie, Maggie attempts to market her art. But her budding art career is threatened [...]
 
Book: Hummingbird by David Stearman
She feels like a misfit. Who is she? Where does she belong? Is she Lexa, Alexandra, or someone else? Forced to commit a crime, she flees south of the Border and a vindictive bounty hunter follows her. Will she escape? Find redemption? Learn who she really is and where she belongs? Her answers lie hidden in a tiny seaside village where wandering hummingbirds rest their wings. "From the moment the [...]
 
Book: Longing for Home by Lisa M Wayman
Seventeen-year-old Irena clutches all of her belongings, waiting to be processed through Ellis Island in 1892. She hopes for a better life than she had as a Slovenian maid. "Life in America is difficult and unsettling," she thinks. "I had the sensation of disintegrating. I felt myself in little pieces. Was I Slovene, American or even maybe Irish? Catholic or Pagan? For a moment I wasn't sure even [...]
 
Book: Three Degrees and Gone by J. Stewart Willis
"An exceptional story of the future that quietly sounds an alarm about extremities of human behavior." - Kirkus Reviews In 2087, coastal flooding and extreme changes in the weather have turned the United States into a nation of migrants and tent-cities. In this environment, three family groups struggle with their plights and their dreams for the future. They come together from different parts of [...]
 
Book: An Immigrant's Tale - From Freedom to Slavery in the 21st. Century by Deborah Peters
An Immigrant's Tale took about 3 years to complete. I began writing it because I was angry at the system. It took her 23 years to finally become eligible to receive her green card. She had lost her mother during those years and was unable to return home to bury her. This is a tale of a young woman who gallantly left her country for a better life but instead was burdened and oppressed by her [...]
 
Book: The Difficult Journey by May J. Panayi
A young doctor and his family wake to a bombed out, former home, and begin a long journey towards safety- not knowing what perils the journey will bring. A man filled with racist hatred, sets out to take the law into his own hands. Along the way he finds more than he bargained for. An idealistic girl wants to do something to help right the problems she sees in the world, but things don't turn out [...]
 
Book: The Mismatched Braid by Weam Namou
To escape the military under Saddam's harsh regime, Amel flees Baghdad after the Gulf War, just before his eighteenth birthday. Smart choice! He illegally immigrates into Athens, where he meets his first adversities one of which is a boss captivated by women and trees, the other a roommate who switches price stickers on grocery products to charge Amel more money. Amel's world changes when Dunia, [...]
 
Book: Mortgage Fraud & the Illegal Property Flipping Scheme - A Case Study of United States v. Quintero-Lopez by Alexis C. Bell
Abstract Mortgage fraud has been described as "a form of bank robbery where the bank is not even aware it has been robbed until months or years later." Within the United States, an estimated $14 billion (0.66% of all loans) in fraudulent loans were originated in 2009 alone. In United States v. Quintero-Lopez, 15 defendants were indicted on 70 counts in the Southern District of Florida for a [...]
 
Book: Simple Truth by Carol Bodensteiner
It's the perfect job. Angela's ticket up the career ladder. Until she suspects her new client of exploiting immigrant workers. As Angela immerses herself in the company and the town, she is faced with challenges similar to the company's immigrant workers. How will she navigate a new system and succeed in the face of obstacles and injustices she doesn't understand? Forced to confront her own [...]
 
Book: Joe Public's Political Perspective by Billy Ray Chitwood
"Joe Public's Political Perspective" is a book of observations from a US citizen who does not apologize for his conservative leanings. However, the author of this book understands that one political party does not hold all the answers to critical issues facing our nation. The current Democratic president, his administration and Democratic-controlled Senate have created in this person's opinion [...]
 
Book: Dying for Data (Adina Donati, Accidental Sleuth Book 2) by Cassidy Salem
A rival suitor and a deadly attack are enough to put a damper on any date. Just when Adina's social life is looking up, her night out is interrupted by the scream of police sirens. Afraid her bartender boyfriend might be accused of murder, Adina's neighbor enlists her assistance, and in the process exposes her to the seamier side of illegal immigration and crime in the city. Hard as she tries to [...]
 
Book: I'm here to help by S. F. Chapman
It had all seemed so right at the time, Sharon realized with a shudder. Long ago she had made a collection of tiny and innocent decisions that had precipitated a most profound and unpredictable outcome. Minutes ago her seventeen-year-old daughter, Renita had stumbled upon the subtle inconsistencies of her birth while completing some college applications. Now she waited reproachfully for Sharon to [...]
 
Book: Nobody Wakes Up Pretty by Diane Lefer
New York City, 1992. For Holly, it's the summer when the city she's lived in all her life changes past recognition. And the funerals are about to begin. "Let's get this out of the way," she says. "I'm a white woman who likes black men." That includes her lover Samps. Once a young artist of promise, he's now homeless, living in a Harlem squat, and maybe, Holly fears, clinically insane. But that [...]
 
Book: A Deadly July a novel (Mono County Series) by C. Kay Brooks
"Wild by Nature!" is the county's motto, but even locals are mystified by July's growing body count. Is it coincidence or something more sinister at work? With thousands of visitors arriving for patriotic celebrations, bears sniff out easy plunder creating havoc, but with the county's death rate accelerating -- bears may be the least of the sheriff's problems. Known to be a problem solver, the [...]
 
Book: Maggie's Brujo: A Maggie McGill mystery (Maggie McGill Mysteries Book 3) by Sharon Burch Toner
As a child Maggie McGill dreamed of riding the range through the wide open spaces of a Wild West filled with cattle rustlers, white hats, and black hats galore. When Maggie and her daughter, Allie, meet for a Thanksgiving vacation at an Arizona dude ranch, they certainly don't expect to find danger lurking with the turkey mole. Even before they arrive at the ranch things begin to go wrong. They [...]
 
Book: The Yeoman - Crying Albion Series - Book 1 by Tyler Danann
When a group of ultra-radicals unleash their agenda in Britain a group of patriotic colonels push back with a successful coup. A short but bloody war sees two sides manifest, on one side are the ultra-liberal, big government Coalition. On the other is nationalist Albion striving for self-sufficiency, isolation and an ethno-state. The Coalition schemes to enrich the British Isles with a final [...]
 
Book: Tecate Peak - The Edge by Michael Hudon
In between, in its nearly 300 delicious pages, along with the newly released audio book, there are continuing and interwoven subplots packed full with passion, drama, love lost and regained, moral dilemma, brotherhood, and suspense, always sandwiched by more action. Tecate Peak traces the ebb and flow, the frenzy and the calm that is the day to day life of Harry Dugan, a cop from a family of cops [...]
 
Book: A Rage to Live - Surviving the Holocaust So Hitler Would Not Win by Victor Breitburg, Joseph G. Krygier
The Holocaust of WWII affected many lives in many ways. This is the story of one man, his family and some friends. I started the idea with a play about a fictional character, who survives the Holocaust ands becomes a comedian in the Borscht Belt during the 1950's. After doing some research, I discovered some articles written by Victor and decided to write about a real person. I contacted him and [...]
 
Book: The Godless One (An Ari Ciminon Novel) by James Clayton Rogers
Ari Ciminon (The 56th Man), former member of Saddam Hussein's Special Security Force, has dealt with crooked cops, drug rings and maniacal assassins. Now he is tucked away in a safe house in Richmond, Virginia, continuing his task of identifying Iraqi insurgents for American military intelligence. Protected by the U.S. Marshals Service, he still manages to get into hot water when he innocently [...]
 
Book: The Flautist by John Needham
Leah Weisman is a twenty-something flautist (flute player) trained at the renowned Juilliard music school in New York. Unfortunately, she makes disastrous choices in men. Benjamin Wolfewitz, now Walters, is a Londoner and one-time refugee and has two things in common with Leah: he's also Jewish, at least by birth, and also a flautist, with a top London orchestra. Patrick Brennan is [...]
 


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