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Book: California Transit - Stories by Diane Lefer
"From the world that could not be saved, the storyteller salvages small, strange stuff and assembles it into a narrative of alarming beauty and mystery and sadness." from the introduction by Carole Maso Southern California: land of dislocation and assimilation, a place Diane Lefer knows well. In California Transit, she uses conversational prose and macabre wit to zero-in on a Mexican woman [...]
 
Book: A Star's Legacy - Volume One of The Magdala Trilogy - A Six-Part Epic Depicting a Plausible Life of Mary Magdalene and Her Times by Peter Longley
Three unique people- Joshua of Nazareth, Linus Flavian, and Maria of Magdala- are born in 5 B.C. during the appearance of an unusual star over the Middle East. Their lives will become intertwined through a series of events that will forever mark them. Around the time of their birth, superstition is rife. Intrigue between High Priests, the Herodians, and Rome, along with hope in an expanding world [...]
 
Book: Mary's Message - An Alternative History of Mary Magdalene and Jesus by Ann Crawford
The untold love story between the Bible's two most powerful characters. In history books, Mary of Magdala has been described as a prostitute--a person of low moral character and little consequence. In reality, she was a powerful healer and priestess of the cosmos. She was commanding, intelligent and fierce... and deeply in love from the moment she met Yeshua, also known as Jesus of Nazareth. This [...]
 
Book: Beyond the Olive Grove - Volume Two of The Magdala Trilogy - A Six-Part Epic Depicting a Plausible Life of Mary Magdalene and Her Times by Peter Longley
Joshua, Maria, and Linus Flavian determine their destinies. From the Nazirite and Essenic sects to the burgeoning fishing industry on the Sea of Galilee, Joshua and his band of followers are led from obscurity to the portals of the Roman prefect in a movement poised to change the world. Th ey are members of a healing ministry that concerns the Jewish authorities that are striving for survival and [...]
 
Book: Seeing Mary by Brenda Beausoleil
On sabbatical following the death of her mother, Dr. Jane Norton receives a disturbing call from an distant friend from her hometown. Charlotte Price, her oldest and closest friend, is in trouble. According to the mutual friend, Charlotte has claimed to see the Virgin Mary. She is not believed. Indeed, the town is on the verge of full scale persecution. Against her better instincts, Norton [...]
 
Book: A Prize for All Saints (John Maletesta) by Don Santina
John Maletesta hit .437 in his senior year, pulling down fly balls like DiMaggio. That was before his left arm was hacked off in World War II. The embittered vet is now riding shotgun for an ambitious expedition of anthropologists navigating upriver through the Borneo jungle toward mountain caves. They are obsessed with finding "Borneo Man," the fossils of the earliest species of homo sapiens. [...]
 
Book: Out of the Shadows - The Life and Works of Mary de Morgan by Marilyn Pemberton
Who was Mary De Morgan and why should she be dragged out of the shadows cast be her illustrious parents, her male siblings and the members of the Arts and Crafts circle in which she moved; why should the academic spotlight be shone onto her life and works? De Morgan (1850-1907) was undoubtedly a woman of her time: she was unmarried and therefore one of the million or so odd women who had to earn [...]
 
Book: Before The Paparazzi - 50 Years of Extraordinary Photographs by Steven P. Unger
When we chose a few hundred pictures for Before the Paparazzi: Fifty Years of Extraordinary Pictures to represent the life's work of a legendary press photographer, thousands more pictures had to be left, literally, "in the box." Before the Paparazzi contains about 28,000 words of text and over 250 pictures-most of them with an accompanying "story behind the pictures." Almost all of the pictures [...]
 
Book: The Frights of Fiji (Alyssa McCarthy's Magical Missions Book 1) by Sunayna Arya Prasad
A world of magic and adventure awaits... Sent to live with her strict, aloof, and uncaring uncle after her parents are killed in a car accident, twelve-year-old orphan Alyssa McCarthy longs for the life she used to have one filled with fun and love. Then one stormy night, a message appears in the raindrops on the window that will change everything. "Your life will never be the same again, as [...]
 
Book: An Agent's Prize (Demise Book 3) by Philip G Henley
The conclusion to the Demise trilogy. The conspiracy is over the mistakes and cover up are hidden and buried for good. Both sides of the Atlantic can concentrate on the threats from Islamic Terrorism. That is what they all hope. They want to enlist a hidden black asset in the chase, but there are risks to that approach. Meanwhile the FBI is still investigating what really happened. Is the [...]
 
Book: An American Seduction in Istanbul by Wilbur McCarthy
The story you are about to read is loosely based on my experiences while in the military. The names have been changed to protect the innocent. Some of the people's names have not been changed to protect the guilty. This book may have the effect of changing your perception of what occurs in a military man's life while stationed stateside and overseas. The main character, London McGillicutty, is a [...]
 
Book: Please Don't Let Me Die - A Fathers Journey Through Grief and the Criminal Justice System by Patrick J. McCarthy
Patrick McCarthy led a simple, unassuming life. He and his family were thrust into a world where very few have traveled. After a night spent with friends, his sixteen year old daughter was found dead in the morning. What happened? Who is responsible? Patrick seeks answers and justice for those responsible. Follow the pursuit of justice from a grief stricken father, written as events were [...]
 
Book: Happy Utopia Day, Joe McCarthy by J.T. Lundy
An unstable president declares a Fake National Emergency to build a border wall. Only an unlikely hero can save the American people from unbridled totalitarianism. 2014 Thurber Prize for American Humor Semi-Finalist 2014 Reader's Favorite Silver Award Winner, Humor 2013 IndieFab Bronze Award Winner, Thriller & Suspense 2013 BOTYA - Foreword Book of the Year Finalist, Action & Adventure Combining [...]
 
Book: East of Tiffany's by Mary Duffy and Marciano Guerrero
All the stories you find in this collection are autobiographical, based on true events that happened either to Mary Patricia or me. The names of the characters are all fictitious. We hope that by writing about successful characters we can inspire readers to find a path to both spiritual and material success just as we did. The author, Marciano Guerrero, is an immigrant from the Andes, Peru, who [...]
 
Book: The Glass Fence by Barry James Hickey
Katie Jones suffers from wanderlust. Problem is, she can't quit her job at a seaside resort to chase it. When she tries to start a rowing team with dysfunctional hotel staff, she learns of the glass fence separating the haves from the have-nots. When Katie becomes the target of the hotel's despotic General Manager she fights back with unexpected results. Let the games begin!
 
Book: The Story of the U.S. Secret Service by Jack L. Roberts
In March 1980, U.S. Secret Service Agent Tim McCarthy did something no one else has ever done. He took a bullet for the president. The president was Ronald Reagan. Agent McCarthy jumped in front of President Reagan as a young gunman fired six shots in an attempt to kill the president. Due to his heroic action, Agent McCarthy saved President Reagan's life. But this unsung hero never thought that [...]
 
Book: The Ghostly Adventures of Johnny the Squirrel by Wilbur McCarthy
With its rich history and legendary stories, most everybody has heard of the Okefenokee Swamp, but what about Johnny the Squirrel? The Ghostly Adventures of Johnny the Squirrel tells the story of an improbable trip through Lost Horse Trail, and in the process helps the reader experience the horror and excitement endured by Johnny, his cousin Rocky, and their family and friends.
 
Book: A Pledge of Better Times by Margaret Evans Porter
A sweeping tale of ambition, treachery, and passion incorporating 17th century historical figures, royalty, and events. For generations Lady Diana de Vere's family loyally served England's crown. But after King Charles II's untimely death, her father firmly opposes James II's tyranny. Charles Beauclerk, Duke of St. Albans the late king's bastard son by actress Nell Gwyn also rebels against his [...]
 
Book: Gift of the Magpie by Zoe M. McCarthy
Award-winning author Amanda Larrowe has shut off communication with friends and family to meet her next book's deadline. But as storms move into Richmond, Virginia, Amanda learns that Camden Lancaster, a high school sweetheart, has moved in across the street. After ten years, Amanda's heart still smarts from the humiliating aftermath of their perfect high-school Valentine's Day date. Camden may [...]
 
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 [...]
 
Book: Writing Love Scenes - Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors (Writer's Craft Book 27) by Rayne Hall & Susanne McCarthy
Learn to write love scenes like a a pro. Two professional authors show step-by-step how to create conflict, depth and intensity, and craft a heart-warming or harrowing scene that readers will never forget. This book shows you step-by-step how to to write about - the first meeting - - the first kiss - - characters in disguise - - confessing a secret - - relationship conflicts - - breaking up - - [...]
 
Book: What Child Is This? by Cynthia MacGregor
When strange events and coincidences occur surrounding Marie Erlig's pregnancy, everyone but Marie is convinced she is bearing no or ordinary child but rather the Second Coming. Everyone jumps on the bandwagon to satisfy their own agendas and purposes, and Marie wonders if she can ever have a normal life again. 20% of net proceeds benefit one of several qualified 501(c)3 non-profits that provide [...]
 
Book: Mary's Addiction by Damien Dsoul
Donald and Mary Clauston are a rich, white couple. They own a lovely mansion in Sherman Oaks, and three lovely kids, and they're both happy with each other. Or are they? Their life takes a drastic turn one Friday night. Three black hoodlums take advantage of Mary while her husband Donald is forced to watch. To Donald's shocking surprise, Mary seems to enjoy the activity and becomes smitten by the [...]
 
Book: Running from Myself by Mary Lee Tiernan
"He's here, he's here!" Carey Nollard bolted upright in her bed gasping for breath. Once again her 'voice' warned her of impending danger and pushed her to "Move! Hide!" as breaking glass tinkled on the floor below. Carey never minded hearing a voice which protected her when danger lurked - until she moved to the town of Glendowns and the voice emerged as a personality separate from herself. She [...]
 
Book: The Jewel Garden by Marilyn Pemberton
It was a time when women were starting to rebel against Victorian conventions and to strive for their independence. This is a story of Hannah Russell's physical, emotional and artistic journey from the back streets of the East End of London to the noisy souks and sandy wastes of Egypt; from the labyrinthine canals of Venice to the lonely corridors of Russell Hall in Kent. Hannah thinks she has [...]
 
Book: A Heart's Endeavor by Mary Wehr
There are times when it's best to allow your heart to overrule your head. Being diagnosed with depression not only messed up Melanie Manning's life, but her marriage as well. Her husband made it very clear that he considered her "damaged goods" and he didn't have time to coddle a mentally ill wife. After his sudden death, Melanie knew she was destined to be alone. Loneliness sounded a hell of a [...]
 
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".
 
Book: Collision by Kate L. Mary
Do you like romance with a little bit of mystery sprinkled in? Collision will have you on the edge of your seat while tugging at your heartstrings! Some secrets are better left untold... When eighteen-year-old Kara Jones gets into a car accident on the way home from college, she's left with more than a few bruised ribs, a busted cell phone, and a totaled car. After a slip-up at the hospital, [...]
 
Book: The Immigrants' Daughter - A Private Battle to Earn the Right to Self-actualization by Mary Terzian
In her award-winning book the author captures the universal immigrant experience through her personal memories. The scene is set in Cairo in the 1940's. She is a member of a tightly knit Armenian family living in an expatriate community of genocide survivors, or escapees, like her parents, from Turkey, during and after World War I. Peaceful life, joy with younger brother's arrival and happy [...]
 
Book: (What To Do?) About Ben Adams by Mary McPhee
Ben Adams is the kind of guy other people love to hate. His long-suffering wife is about to leave him, and his high-powered firm wants to dump him. Even the family dog keeps his distance. But during brain surgery to clip off an aneurysm, Ben's empathy center is thrown into over-drive. He awakens from a coma feeling unconditional love for others. Sensing this, people are irresistibly drawn to him. [...]
 
Book: Under Mary's Oak (Laura Jessop) by Tanya Carlysle
I spent nearly forty years of my working life in schools, having trained as a physics teacher and ending up as the Headmistress of a girls' school in the north of England. Since I was a young child I have loved reading, and devoured books at an alarming rate. When I finished my own I moved onto my father's bookshelves and began to read Raymond Chandler, Mickey Spillane, Dorothy L Sayers and [...]
 
Book: Broken World by Kate L. Mary
Follow a group of survivors on a journey that spans eleven books and twenty years as they search for safety in a world overrun by the dead... When a deadly virus sweeps the country, Vivian sets out for California in hopes of seeing the daughter she gave up for adoption. Then her car breaks down and she's faced with a choice: give up or accept a ride from redneck brothers, Angus and Axl. Vivian [...]
 
Book: Scribbler Tales (Volume Two) by Mary Ann Bernal
"Scribbler Tales is a unique mix of genres in one anthology rich with tension, humanity and genuine emotion. Unconventional settings and unexpected twists are bound to leave you pondering long after you close this book." Madeline's personal feelings clouds her judgment in Broken Promises where she must choose between love and obeying the law. When the guilty walk, a vigilante executes the [...]
 
Book: Divine Ladies in America by Kyra Belan
This book describes mythical, legendary, and divine women from all over the world that have been established as an iconic presence within the American culture.. As spiritual archetypes, symbols, and mythical role models they exert significant influences on American people of all walks of life that are residents of the US.. These ladies also connect us to our matriarchal roots. The book may be of [...]
 
Book: No More Mulberries by Mary Smith
Scottish-born midwife, Miriam loves her work at a health clinic in rural Afghanistan and the warmth and humour of her women friends in the village, but she can no longer ignore the cracks appearing in her marriage. Her doctor husband has changed from the loving, easy-going man she married and she fears he regrets taking on a widow with a young son, who seems determined to remain distant from his [...]
 


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