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Book: Sunlight - The Story of a Girl Who Didn’t Laugh and a Boy Who Wished to Fly by Hugh Anthony Levine
"How odd, she reflected, to need to protect ourselves against something we cannot live without, the sun; something millions of miles away yet can harm us. Even kill us...." This innovatively crafted novel tracks the lives of a girl and boy who as next-door neighbors and lifelong friends confront sunlight in a way that wins the attention of the federal government at its highest levels and impacts [...]
 
Book: Ground to a Halt (Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series Book 8) by Elaine Orr
When Jolie Gentil goes to buy a cup of coffee the morning after a storm knocks out power at her house in Ocean Alley, she finds Java Jolt unlocked and minus its owner. A bigger surprise is seeing proprietor Joe Regan a few minutes later, badly injured. It seems a potential killer thinks Jolie has something Joe was hiding. The normal routine of appraising houses and volunteering at the Harvest for [...]
 
Book: From a Foreign Shore - Stories of History and Alternate History by Andrew Knighton
What if someone had conquered the Vikings, someone claiming to be their gods? What if King Arthur's knights met a very different metal-clad warrior? What if you were ordered to execute a statue, and hanging just didn't seem to work? These short stories explore different aspects of history, some of them grounded in reality, some alternative takes on the past as we know it. Stories of daring and [...]
 
Book: Sergeant Goldsby and the 10th Cavalry - The Worm Turns by Fred Staff
This fast paced, action packed historical novel follows the true life story of George Goldsby. He was born a slave and lived in Alabama until the Civil War broke out and was forced to work for his master in the war effort. He was at Picket's Charge and escaped during the battle at Gettysburg. He served in the Union Army until the end of the war and then returned home to find his life in as bad a [...]
 
Book: Beyond Acts by Paul R. Finch
Beyond Acts is a scholarly research study that intends to explain why the Book of Acts in the New Testament was never completed. Most of the Apostles were still alive when the Book of Acts abruptly breaks off without finishing the story of their last day's work. Nevertheless, there are many internal and external clues that help was fill in story. This book also addresses the chronology of the [...]
 
Book: Cat and Mouse by Tim Vicary
Cat and Mouse is the gripping story of two sisters fighting for women's rights in the turbulent months before the outbreak of war in 1914. Winner of the BRAG Medallion 2018 When Sarah Becket, a militant suffragette, discovers that her own husband, a respected Liberal MP, is involved in a scandalous prostitution racket, she takes a knife from her kitchen and goes out into London's West End, [...]
 
Book: Lives Collide by Kristina Beck
Serendipity at its best! You can plan your life, but sometimes life has a mind of its own... Following Lisa's near-death experience as a teenager, she is haunted by the emerald-green eyes of the stranger who saved her life. Her only connection to him is the leather jacket he left behind. Years later, she's still reeling from the aftereffects of her injuries, convinced that no man will love her [...]
 
Book: Stoking the Embers of War by Jerry Genesio
Stoking the Embers of War is a historical novel set in Portland, District of Maine, Massachusetts, 1789-90. The Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the American Revolutionary War, was signed less than seven years earlier, in 1783, and though all that remained of the war's inferno was little more than smoldering embers in the memories of those who survived, passions ignited by the conflict [...]
 
Book: Rasputin and The Jews - A Reversal of History by Delin Colón
This book is an account of Rasputin as a healer, equal rights activist and man of God, and why he was so vilified by the aristocracy that their libelous and slanderous rumors became accepted as history. For nearly a century, Grigory Rasputin, spiritual advisor to Russia's last Tsar and Tsarina, has been unjustly maligned simply because history is written by the politically powerful and not by the [...]
 
Book: Lost Friday by Michael Bronte
It's Saturday, September 25th, and the entire town of Sea Beach, New Jersey, has no recollection of what happened to Friday the 24th. Reporter Johnny Pappas is among the baffled residents, as is Chief of Police Roy Mulroney. It's only when Johnny discovers the abduction of high school quarterback David Robelle that the fog over this mystery begins to lift. The evidence leads to the unfathomable [...]
 
Book: Hot Fun In the Summertime by Chicki Brown
Seven very different singles - four women and three men - rent a New Jersey beach house for the summer: author Shontae Nichols, self-employed accountant and realtor, Linda Harris, Linda's sister, hip-hop video dancer Kinnik Watkins, cosmetologist, Jovita Blassingame, Calculus professor Curtis "Doc" Whetstone, actor and drama instructor, Kip Lee, and new housemate, up and coming film actor, Devon [...]
 
Book: Treading Water and other misadventures by Noreen Braman
"Treading Water and other misadventures" is the second edition of Noreen Braman's slightly damp collection of humor columns and essays that have appeared online and in print, including the "Evil Pants" series and "the House of Rhyming Pests." Tales of domestic life include hilariously unsettling "Don't Worry, It's Just a Stage!" as well as adventures at both the nail salon and the hair salon. New [...]
 
Book: The Republic by Peter O'Lalor
This is a student's guide to the The Never Realized Republic published in print, (2004) and a Kindle rewrite, (March of 2012). Since the book covers a lot of history it also explains what makes history non-fiction and explains the history of the written word. It is a lesson in scholarship as well as a lesson not only in history, but what history the American Founders were most familiar with. For [...]
 
Book: Slave - Escaping The Chains of Freedom by Jacqueline Malcolm
It's 18th Century New York and the slave trade continues amidst an historical political upheaval. Hezekiah Thomas, born the son of a white General and his black enslaved mother, suddenly finds himself a free man. But what is freedom without money? Through a concoction of chance and opportunities, Hezekiah is faced with the decision to go against all of his convictions and become an owner of [...]
 
Book: Summer Iris (The Perennials) by M. Kate Quinn
The last thing Iris Stanton feels like doing is celebrating her fiftieth birthday. She's divorced, has been downsized out of a job, and her post-marriage condo is for sale and she can't afford to buy it. And when her crazy, out-there best friend, Yvonne, offers her the use of a beach cottage for the summer, Iris thinks the idea is preposterous. That is, until she comes up with what could be a [...]
 
Book: From the Dead by John Hilferty
Hooking up with his old boyhood chum was a last-gasp idea, but Vince Berardi needed money, and Feeno Bannon, the one-time-ne'er-do-well, had loads of it. As president of a bank full of Teamsters deposits, Bannon and his mobster buddies shelled out unpaid loans to Las Vegas casinos, fancy resorts and mob-owned restaurants. So helping Berardi secure a Teamsters loan to build some houses in the New [...]
 
Book: The Never Realized Republic - Political Economy and Republican Virtue by Peter O'Lalor
European and early American; social, political, and economic history. Focusing on Constitutional interpretation, and the precedents that were established, during the early 1790s. It is as well, a critique of present scholarship, which has altered the perception of America's federal role and its relationship with State governments' sovereignty.
 
Book: Brookside Daisy (The Perennials Book 3) by M. Kate Quinn
It's a pack of lies that turns Daisy Cameron's life upside down, but it's the truth that changes everything forever. Affluent playboy J. Randolph Press Jr. learns of his disapproving uncle's deathbed threat to cut him from his will, and he's desperate to change his mind before it's too late. Daisy's job at the Brookside Cafe can barely cover her household needs let alone fund the prestigious art [...]
 
Book: Empress Wu Zetian (The Legendary Women of World History Book 5) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
The most hated woman in Chinese history! Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, Empress Wu was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary [...]
 
Book: The Last Boat by John F. Hanley
The Last Boat is the second novel by author John Hanley, and the follow up to Against the Tide The book opens in the middle of the greatest naval disaster in British history when the Luftwaffe bombs and sinks the hastily converted Cunard liner, HMT Lancastria. In the ten minutes of bombing and strafing, over 5,000 troops and civilians are blown apart by the high explosive bombs. These losses [...]
 
Book: Trapped Under Ice (Rocking Romance Collection) by M.J. Schiller
* This is a COLLECTION not a SERIES, so there is no need to read them in order. Different characters, different settings. All involve rock star main characters. Although he is a wildly successful rock star, Chad Evans, the lead singer of Trapped Under Ice, is haunted by his past. He tries to play his heart out on the stage; but he can never quite seem to leave it there. Three years have passed [...]
 
Book: Finding Hope by Emma Carlyle
Romance Writers of America Golden Heart finalist (as Liberating Hope) Being offered a position at a prestigious architectural firm is a dream-come-true for thirty-four year old widow Hope Morgan. For twelve years she's attended college while working full-time and fending off family efforts to find her a new husband. Hope's long-exiled libido escapes confinement the moment she sets eyes on Ben [...]
 
Book: Mist Before the Rising Sun by Jonathan M. Nielson
For those familiar with the Indian Wars, the forty years of conflict fought for control of the Great Plains during ans after the Civil War, mention of the epic fight on the Arickaree Fork of the Republican River known as the battle of Beecher or Beecher's island, conjures images of heroism, sacrifice and survival, suffering unimaginable hardships against insurmountable odds. The distinction is [...]
 
Book: The Gray Ship by Russell F. Moran
The Gray Ship - A Novel of Time Travel - Revised Edition, November 2018 - "Captain, we have a problem."I hit the reply button on the intercom next to my bed. "What is it, Lieutenant?" "It feels like we're going aground, ma'am." No, they weren't going aground, but yes, they had a problem a big one. Get ready for the time travel adventure of your life. The USS California, a nuclear guided missile [...]
 
Book: The House on the Beach by Joan Fallon
Rocio and Inma meet as children and promise to be life-long friends. Set in Spain, in the years after the Civil War, their unlikely friendship faces many challenges. It is a time when women have few rights and are controlled not only by a dictatorial State but also by an ever-watchful Church. The girls come from different strata of society, one is poor and the other rich. But they each have their [...]
 
Book: Christie Creme (#ZspotDiaries Book 18) by Zoe Scarlatti
Christie Creme is Short Episode 18 of @ZoeScarlatti's #ZspotDiaries. Like Groundhog Day. Another #GOP Douche on the list. Another backwater, armpit, shit hole of a city. Zoe's beginning to believe Uncle Carlo has it in for her. Not in the assassin sense, of course. And what could be sexier than Rex Ryan's feet in Buffalo? How about Chris Christie's appetite in Trenton, New Jersey. Bruce's [...]
 
Book: The Cult - A Novel of Two Norman Kingdoms (The Abraxas Chronicles Book 1) by Richard Devlin
HONORABLE MENTION, FOREWORD REVIEWS' INDIEFAB BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR HISTORICAL FICTION A meeting of two worlds. A tale of forbidden love. A chronicle of heresy and crime. Set at the time of the Third Crusade, THE CULT follows the fates of Elise, Edmond, and Martin, three pupils of a learned English scholar who become caught in a web of deceit and threatened by an ancient Gnostic cult [...]
 
Book: The History of the Snowman by The History of the Snowman
My book is a non-fictional account of one of man's oldest forms of folk-art, snowman-making. This is not a children's book but a serious yet humorous adult book which explores this frozen Forrest Gump whose fascinating history, at times, gets blue (such as when in the Middle Ages snowman-making was an early form of pornography and political commentary). I spent seven years traveling around the [...]
 
Book: Conquering Passion - The Montbryce Legacy by Anna Markland
CONQUERING PASSION covers a span of over ten years and is rich in details of 11th century England. Book One of the Montbryce Legacy introduces the three Montbryce brothers, Rambaud (Ram), Antoine and Hugh, and follows Ram's journey with Mabelle de Valtesse through the labyrinth of dangers in the aftermath of the Norman Conquest. Mabelle, a strong heroine, is more than a match for her warrior [...]
 
Book: Tethered - The Life of Henrietta Hall Shuck, the First American Woman Missionary to China by Brenda H. Cox
Based on a true story, Tethered tells the story of Henrietta H. Shuck who leaves her home in Richmond, Virginia in 1835 to travel 19,000 mies on the ocean with her husband Lewis through Calcutta, Burma, Penang, and Singapore before reaching Chinese soil in Macau. Their mission is a dangerous one in a country known for imprisoning and torturing Christians. Through successive bouts of illness, [...]
 
Book: The Keepers of Time (Book Five of the Time Magnet Series 1) by Russell F. Moran
The Keepers of Time - A Novel of Time Travel What if you're an African-American woman, the youngest admiral in the United States Navy? What if your husband, Jack, a famous writer and Naval Reserve Officer, joins you on a deployment of your carrier strike group? What if, while steaming off Long Island, you travel through time? Instantly you're in a different world, and you don't know if you've [...]
 
Book: Irish Lass (Jack Renouf Book 4) by John F. Hanley
July 1941. After the failure of Operation Ruthless, Lt Commander Ian Fleming, sends Sub-Lieutenant Jack Renouf to neutral Ireland to obtain a schooner and sail it to the S.O.E. base in Helford, Cornwall. It should be a simple task but there are forces in Eire which are far from neutral. Soon Jack and his small team are fighting the IRA and the Irish Navy. Later, they are sent to German Occupied [...]
 
Book: Fur Ball Fever by Maureen Fisher
Romance, mystery & dogs with personality, all wrapped up with humor. "A fur-filled, hilarious, sexy mystery you'll LOVE!" "Unique & fun romantic suspense makes for an entertaining read." An impulsive pet spa owner loses her elderly client's prize pooch ... After a lifetime of impetuous mistakes, Jersey Shore pet spa owner Grace Donnelly outdoes herself when a client's prize poodle, a shoo-in to [...]
 
Book: Strange But True, America - Weird Tales from All 50 States by John Hafnor
Strange But True, America is a 50-state tour de force of every oddball fact missing from standard travel and history books. Richly illustrated by veteran artist Dale Crawford, the book's 101 weird tales and matching drawings are crafted to surprise. Author John Hafnor employed a deeply curious research style to unearth the little-known tales, each building to a twist ending that assures reader [...]
 
Book: Nobody Wins - A Mick Murphy Key West Novel by Michael Haskins
A simple request of Mick Murphy to find his cousin Cecil Fahey turns into a struggle of avoiding irate SAS soldiers determined to kill Cecil for his IRA activities in the '80s. Murphy's quest takes him into the shadowy world of the IRA in Los Angeles, New Jersey and eventually Dublin, Ireland, all the while avoiding efforts to kidnap him and trying to survive attempts on his life. In his quest to [...]
 


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