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Book: An Emperor Among Us - The Eccentric Life and Benevolent Reign of Norton I, Emperor of the United States, as Told by Mark Twain by David St. John
As cigar smoke hangs heavy in Mark Twain's sitting room, the members of the Monday Evening Club eagerly await his presentation, which they think will be the reading of his paper The Decay of the Art of Lying. Instead, Twain changes his mind and enthralls his audience with the true tale of one man's unconventional and fascinating journey through life. It is 1849 when a thirty-one-year-old Jewish [...]
 
Book: ReConnected by Armelle Cloche & Michelle Tirella
ReConnected is a screenplay inspired by a true Facebook story. Social network can create as much mess as magic! 1993. Prom night. Two high school sweethearts are 20 years away from using Facebook to reconnect and to dismantle a crime ring in Panama. ReConnected is a suspenseful romance about finding yourself again, rediscovering lost love and courage, and how our choices always affect the ones we [...]
 
Book: The Inventor, a tale of Old San Francisco by Steve Bartholomew
The year 1880: Young Jeremy Fantom has decided he hates his job as reporter on the San Francisco Bulletin. He especially dislikes having to cover riots and rabble rousers like Denis Kearney and Mayor Kalloch. His viewpoint begins to change when he encounters a strange inventor and his beautiful daughter, Hollyhock. Is her father, Mr Worrell, a crackpot or a genius? Or does that even matter?
 
Book: Transformed - San Francisco (Quirky Romantic Spy Novel Book 1) by Suzanne Falter
*** Winner of a prestigious Rainbow Award *** Can one crazy fundamentalist take out San Francisco's hedonists? And can a transman spy, a society dominatrix and lesbian SFPD sergeant stop him? Charley McElroy is a handsome, well-heeled travel writer and CIA operative and he's having a midlife crisis. Not only did he get suspended by the Agency after forgetting to pay his taxes. Only days earlier, [...]
 
Book: The Imaginary Emperor - A Tale of Old San Francisco by Steve Bartholomew
Sometimes the only path to sanity is through madness. San Francisco, 1859. Joshua Norton, desperate to survive, sees madness overtaking America. He has lost his fortune and believes the country is losing its mind. In a flash of insight, he finds the answer to both problems. He will become Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico. He will issue proclamations to make things right.Now [...]
 
Book: From the Horse's Mouth - A memoir of San Francisco's legendary Iron Horse restaurant and its charismatic owner by Marilyn Giorgetti
Behind the scenes tales of San Francisco's legendary Iron Horse restaurant, as told from the horse's mouth. "From the Horse's Mouth" is a slice-of-life peek into a bygone era when the martini was the drink of the day and hats and white gloves where de'rigeur for the ladies. We rub elbows with the likes of Joe DiMaggio and the famous sports figures of the day and join in the pulsing energy of the [...]
 
Book: Chinawoman's Chance (Portia of the Pacific Historical Mysteries - Volume 1) by James Musgrave
A work of Chinese fiction and feminism mystery, a touchstone of the modern-day feminist movement of Chinese and American women standing against sexism and racism in America.If you liked Chinese American classics "Crazy Rich Asians Trilogy", "Everything I Never Told You", and "Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane" you'll enjoy the story of the 19th century heroine, Clara Foltz, Esq."An engaging mystery [...]
 
Book: The Hobo by Dick Murphy-Scott
I am a guy with some time on my hands and not many options. I just want to have a voice, get some ideas out, through fiction. I think guys will like my stuff more than women. Women don't like to thin that bad things happen in life, but they do. I have no idea when I started to write, or why. I have another book almost finished and I started another one. I decided to write about all the many [...]
 
Book: Dancing in the Streets by Steven P. Unger
Now and then, you still can see the tattered remains of a bumper sticker exclaiming: "If you remember the '60s, you weren't there!" But Steven P. Unger is an exception to the rule-he took notes. As a result, his novel Dancing in the Streets is replete with unforgotten and unforgettable images of events and scenes that have long been lost in a smoke-filled haze. From the Merry Pranksters' Wavy [...]
 
Book: Wings to Redemption (An Alex Boudreau Adventure) by Paul H Landes
A fast paced "who-done-it" techno-thriller. This Alex Boudreau adventure is filled with cutting-edge technology and riveting conflicts entwined with deep passion, conspiracies and spiraling twists. Alex Boudreau has been trained to win...at any cost. Lured by a sacred trust back into a life of stealth and undercover thievery, Alex confronts a tormented past laced with guilt, self-proclaimed [...]
 
Book: Everyday Murders by Hugh Anthony Levine
What compels man to murder? Former prosecutor Hugh Anthony Levine enables the reader to sit with him at the prosecution s table as he represents the People of the State of New York or the People of the State of California in the trials of some everyday murders which encapsulate raw emotions often impelling man to kill greed, lust, fear, hatred, as well as mere folly. Other sins only speak; murder [...]
 
Book: Taken by Witches by Nick Iuppa
When he was a child, Niko Madonie was terrified of his over-protective grandmother. Somehow he knew she was a witch possessed of overwhelming supernatural powers and determined to save him from the real and imagined dangers of the modern world. Now a successful writer in Hollywood, Niko is helping create an animated version of Hansel and Gretel while he struggles to protect his beautiful young [...]
 
Book: Vodka and Limelight - Story of a Bartender by Yuri Kagan
VODKA & LIMELIGHT - What might seem like fantasy to the average reader is reality to Yuri Kagan, or at least it was when he was living the dream life in San Francisco's Castro District bartending at one of the area's hottest spots. Welcome to the Castro everyone thinks they know, but they really don't. "Vodka & Limelight" is a coming of age, fictitious memoir comprised of short stories that offer [...]
 
Book: The Ride by Richard McCullough
"The Ride", Richard A McCullough's latest book where The Ride is Mandatory, Living is Optional. If you've ever gotten in a car with someone you didn't know ... This is a real reading experience. Like a movie in your mind. The writer takes you there. What a rush. Read it, experience it, it'll stop your heart. But when it starts beating again you'll know you're really alive. This short novel [...]
 
Book: Alicia's Ghost by Nick Iuppa & John P. Mendoza
"IT'S WONDERFUL; I LOVE IT! I love the characters. And Alicia, OMG, she's so real I think I know her." B. Escamilla, Palo Alto, CA - "Every time I thought I had it figured out, there was a new twist to the story. I couldn't put it down. Great read!" C. Gallagher, Chicago, IL - LOVE, OBSESSION, MURDER, DEATH, MANNEQUINS, RATTLESNAKES, DRUG LORDS, CHINATOWN, GHOSTS... AND THE WORLD'S MOST HAUNTING [...]
 
Book: The Little Mornings by C.M. Albrecht
The Little Mornings follows Darcy Lemarsh, young loser who thinks he sees an opportunity to improve his life and leaps in bringing his mentally unstable girlfriend along. Together they only make life worse for themselves as well as for others as his initial ambitious ideas turn into dark and devious methods to gain his ends. The Little Mornings is a noir tragedy, perhaps reminiscent of books like [...]
 
Book: Imperfect by Rebecca Barray and Tobi Doyle
After moving to San Francisco to escape the aftermath of a violent attack, Sophie Schrader will learn from real estate tycoon William Peterson that she is safe, loved...and perfect. TWO HALVES - Sophie Schrader came to San Francisco to start over. Fleeing a broken past, she never examined if she was living her passion until now, when one shocking night in a downtown dance club introduces her to a [...]
 
Book: Joshua's Revenge by Richard L. Wren
Joshua is a world renowned Martial Arts expert working as a Yosemite Park Ranger. He is assigned the task of finding and eliminating a Chinese gang that is killing and eviscerating Yosemite Park bears for Chinese medicine and that have killed his Ranger partner. The chase ranges from the back woods of Yosemite to the back alleys of San Francisco's Chinatown. Kidnappings, murders, gang warfare and [...]
 
Book: Paris Once Upon A Time - A love story... by Lawrence Rose
A brilliant romance as Marisol, a stunning and accomplished French woman, does what she can to make a difference in the world to help assuage the guilt she grew up with .. a terrible secret that her family bears from the days of the Occupation. Steven, a musician from San Francisco, becomes her consort, a meeting by the wildest chance, and an afternoon in Jardin de Luxembourg seal their fate. [...]
 
Book: Book of Death by S. Evan Townsend
They live among us. We know they are there. No government can control them; no authority can stop them. Some are evil. Some are good. All are powerful. They inhabit our myths and fairy tales. But what if they were real, the witches, wizards, and fairy godmothers? What if they were called "adepts" and were organized into guilds for mutual protection and benefit? And what if some of them discovered [...]
 
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: L.A. Punk Rocker by Brenda Perlin
#1 BEST SELLER - PUNK - #1 BEST SELLER - PHOTOJOURNALISM This is what Billy Idol had to say about L.A. Punk Rocker... "Pretty wild chapter on me...maybe u shouldv'e written my book, good luck with it..BFI." Fifteen stories from the eighties set in Los Angeles, written by LA Punk Queen Brenda Perlin and her friends who lived every moment of an electric era in the City of Angels. That unique and [...]
 
Book: Hello, My Love! (Between Two Worlds Book 1) by E Journey
What would Elizabeth Bennet be like if she had been born today? In this modern-day tale inspired by Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, bright, beautiful law student Elise Halverson looks forward to a promising career. The last thing she needs is to fall in love with well-known playboy Greg Thorpe. Besides, he's engaged to be married. Greg finds Elise so unlike the women he used to date and he's [...]
 
Book: Permanent Damage by Kirby Wright
This is a collection of poetry and prose poetry in 2 mini books that are entitled "Circling For the Kill" and "Forces of Nature." All have been previously published in online literary reviews or hard copy university magazines and journals. The thread that unifies the poems is a disillusioned narrator living an unfulfilled life that seems to circle without going anywhere. He sees similar lives [...]
 
Book: The Cat Food Chronicles - Book 1, Part 1 (A Spooky Sinclair Serial) by Maya Pruett
DEATH ... DRAMA ... DIVAS ... MEoOOW! An award winning novel about two psychic sisters, one psychic cat, an irkily handsome detective, and a dead celebutante! (Humorous Fiction 16 & up) Some strong language. Synopsis: Following - in the footsteps of Britney, Lindsay and the likes, Callie Bryant, Hollywood's newest bad girl, comes to town as the lead in the much - awaited Romeo and Juliet ... the [...]
 
Book: A Game Of Chance by Lauren Linwood
**Alexa Aston writing as Lauren Linwood** Lily Frontiere returns from a costly European trip to find her mother has accumulated large gambling debts. Things grow worse as her mother's health deteriorates and she can no longer run Lucky Lil's, the most famous whorehouse in San Francisco. Though Lilian shielded her only child from house life by sending her away to boarding school, Lily takes over [...]
 
Book: On the Back of the Beast by S. F. Chapman
Everyone knew it was coming but no one was sure just when it would happen. It had been over a hundred years since the last big earthquake had decimated the San Francisco Bay Area and another massive tremor was long overdue. The slumbering beast that is the Hayward Fault finally awoke on an ordinary October morning, catching the 7 million people of Bay Area by surprise as they tended to their [...]
 
Book: You Are the Song - Book 1 by Mary Anderson Lee
When Gemma decides to surprise her boyfriend Dre, with an anniversary dinner at his place, she gets more than she bargained for. On entering his apartment the surprise is all hers as she discovers the man, she had hoped would propose to her on their 3rd anniversary, with another woman. If that wasn't bad enough, she then gets dumped by him and is left to be consoled by her best friend Zola. They [...]
 
Book: The Prophecy (Saga of the Chosen Book 1) by Petra Landon
As a powerful wizard threatens the Chosen from beyond the grave, can they unravel The Prophecy in time to save their world? Tasia is a very special Chosen. Warned to keep her distance from her brethren, she makes a fateful decision one night to assist an injured Shape-shifter. Suddenly, Tasia finds herself in the cross-hairs of Shifter mercenaries encroaching on San Francisco and their vampire [...]
 
Book: Who Needs Justice? (Chris Seely Vigilante Justice Book 1) by Rex Bolt
If you happen to have a terminal disease... You might as well take some people with you. Chris is more or less a regular guy. But following an unexpected medical diagnosis, he approaches life differently. Meaning he makes a list on the back of a Starbucks receipt... ...of people who shouldn't be walking around anymore. 1 Ray - 2 DS - 3 'Chip' 4 Simmons - 5 Ike's guy - 6 video store Australian - 7 [...]
 
Book: Taking Aim at the President - The Remarkable Story of the Woman Who Shot at Gerald Ford by Geri Spieler
"I'm not sorry I tried...if successful, the assassination...just might have triggered the kind of chaos that could have started the upheaval of change." --Sara Jane Moore in 1976 Journalist Geri Spieler met would-be assassin Sara Jane Moore while she was in prison; Taking Aim at the President is based on over two decades of interviews as well as independant research. Spieler follows Moore's [...]
 
Book: Wearing His Collar the View from Below (BDSM Romance Book 2) by J.R. Luxor
Wearing His Collar - The View From Below chronicles four guys who live in the San Francisco Bay Area. The group was established and is based on an interest in BDSM. The individuals have quirks and preferences and different boundaries but they share common traits. The men want to indulge their desire to be the dominant partner over a submissive female, a sub. They fancy themselves Doms, prefer [...]
 
Book: Oh sh!t, you're black! by Lawrence D. Elliott
Is there a difference between racism and just having a prejudice? In this collection of humorous anecdotes, the author explores an important question. Picture this...you're on the phone with a guy you've never met. He has a strong and rugged sounding voice. You envision he's six feet five, muscular, and handsome. A perfect specimen of maleness! Then, you're shocked upon meeting him. He's actually [...]
 
Book: The Texicans by Jinx Schwartz
An epic saga of Texas and a family who struggled to build their life there Thirty years before the showdown at the Alamo. When a pioneer family immigrates to Spanish Texas in 1806, they soon find themselves inexorably drawn into the bitter conflict between Mexico and Spain. Joining forces with a dashing young Royalist deserter, they join in the battle to successfully free Mexico and Texas from [...]
 
Book: The Fisherman's Daughter by Sydell Voeller
Psychology professor Vanessa Paris receives word that her father has disappeared from his fishing boat in Puget Sound and rushes to her childhood home in the San Juan Islands to try to help find him. Tragedy has been no stranger to Vanessa--years ago her mother died and more recently, her brother. The possibility of losing her father now is almost too much to bear. But when Vanessa arrives at the [...]
 


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