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Book: Atomic Renaissance - American Women Mystery Writers of the 1940s and 1950s by Jeffrey Marks
America in the 1950s was a place of Eisenhower, the Korean Conflict, McCarthy, and Sputnik. Women found themselves trapped into a mold of Donna Reed and June Cleaver, marginalized by the hyper-masculinity of the age. Mystery fiction had become a male bastion as well, promoting hardboiled private eye novels and spy fiction. It would be another three decades before groups to promote equality [...]
 
Book: Ghost Writers In the Sky (The Camilla Randall Mysteries) by Anne R. Allen
Snarky, delicious fun! A laugh-out-loud mashup of romantic comedy, crime fiction, and satire: Dorothy Parker meets Dorothy L. Sayers. Perennially down-and-out socialite Camilla Randall a.k.a. "The Manners Doctor" is a magnet for murder, mayhem and Mr. Wrong, but she always solves the mystery in her quirky, but oh-so-polite way. Usually with more than a little help from her gay best friend, [...]
 
Book: Any Port in a Storm (Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series Book 4) by Elaine Orr
Someone is breaking into the houses Jolie appraises. When she realizes a new face in town is leading high school kids into trouble in those houses, Jolie's mad and lets him know it. Hayden offers to help her mind her own business, and a lot of people at the Talk Like a Pirate Day fundraiser for the food pantry hear her give him what for. A hurricane's on the way to disrupt Talk Like a Pirate Day. [...]
 
Book: How To Write Your Best Story - Advice for Writers on Spinning an Enchanting Tale by Philip Martin
''I find that most people know what a story is until they sit down to write one.''-- Flannery O'Connor Beginning writers too often believe that plot, or character development, or some structural element is what's needed to get published. This book looks at what really makes fiction work: good storytelling. ''A good writer is basically a storyteller,'' said Isaac Bashevis Singer, winner of the [...]
 
Book: First Time - but will it be the last kill? (Unfinished Business of Love Book 5) by B.L. Wilson
Devin Jones had a one-night stand with one of her police academy classmates, Amanda Graham, fifteen years ago. Devin wanted to take it to another level, but Amanda didn't want that. The next morning, Amanda claimed that what they shared last night didn't mean a damn thing and Devin better not mention it again. Amanda swore she was into men, not women. Her staunch denial of the romantic night they [...]
 
Book: The Mighty Pen (Christian Encouragement from Writers to Writers Book 1)
Dear Fellow Christian Writer, We are pleased to share these devotional thoughts from Christian writers to Christian writers. We pray you might see yourself here and gain encouragement to keep writing for His glory. This devotional book was born out of a two-day class at Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. During the class we shared the good, the bad, and the ugly of writing for the [...]
 
Book: Forensic Science for Writers by Phill Jones, Ph.D.
Do you want forensics to play a starring role in your fiction, but you find that you're not quite sure what it's all about? Forensic Science for Writers reveals the secrets behind forensic science technology. You'll explore how investigators analyze blood, DNA, fingerprints, hair, documents, ammunition, corpses, and other physical evidence. From the code-breaking tricks of the cyber-sleuth to the [...]
 
Book: Half-truths & White Lies by Jane Davis
When Tom Fellows proclaims that a Venn diagram is a far better way of illustrating modern family ties than a traditional tree, his young daughter Andrea has no idea that he is referring to their own situation.It is only when she loses both parents in a shocking car accident that she takes an interest in her own genealogy and begins to realize that her perfect upbringing was not all that it [...]
 
Book: Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States - A Montana History by Miantae Metcalf McConnell
A FEATURED OPRAH "10 Titles to Pick Up Now" February 2018 AWARD-WINNING CREATIVE NONFICTION BIOGRAPHY 1885 - 1914. Mary Fields, a fifty-three-year-old second-generation slave, emancipated and residing in Toledo, receives news of her friend's impending death. Remedies packed in her satchel, Mary rushes to board the Northern Pacific. Days later, she arrives in the Montana wilderness to find Mother [...]
 
Book: American Panorama - A Comprehensive Guide to the Culture of the United States by Michael H. Collins
American Panorama provides a comprehensive up to date guide to the culture of the United States in 12 chapters for the citizen, citizenship applicant, businessperson, the civics, language and culture student and the traveler, particularly readers who have limited access to libraries. American Panorama is a concise encyclopedia informed by the latest scholarship and statistics. In easy language, [...]
 
Book: My Steps Have Already Been Ordered - What happens when free will is not free. by Thomas E Walker
Written to tell the story that takes you into a life of anger, resentment, sex, disappointment, and betrayal while following the assumption that "Free will" is always free. Although, everyone knows that nothing in life is ever free; and there is a price to pay for all things natural. As a teen parent; he encountered situations that nearly cost him all that he had. The troubles he encountered and [...]
 
Book: Chasing Kindle by Mike Spears
If you've ever wondered if all of those so called Kindle gurus are really out to help you sell your book, you may be mistaken. Chasing Kindle dispels the myth of most of the Kindle experts. You'll see why you don't need any of the those "tools". You're going to find out what you really need to write a book. See what the experts don't want you to find out. They're lining their pockets with your [...]
 
Book: Former First Lady by Ebony Edwards-Ellis
The American people--critics and allies alike--like to compare Barry and me to the Obamas. Like the Obamas, we are an African-American couple who ascended to the White House with two young daughters. Both presidents were Ivy League educated lawyers. And Michelle Obama and I, having both been born during the third week of January, occasionally celebrated birthdays on the King Holiday. What people [...]
 
Book: The Secret of Willow Inn (Willow Falls Series) by Pat Nichols
Welcome to Willow Falls, a small southern town struggling to survive, populated with opinionated, quirky, lovable characters. Pat Nichols weaves an emotion-filled story brimming with unexpected twists, mystery, a bit of romance, and heart-warming compassion that will pull you in and hold you captive. Two women fighting for their dreams are united by tragedy and a long-held secret.Pregnant with [...]
 
Book: What Foreigners Need To Know About America From A To Z by Lance Johnson
This unique book paints a revealing picture of America and its people for those foreigners who will benefit from a better understanding of America. It will also inform Americans who want to learn more about the U.S. and how it compares to other countries around the world. World traveler and teacher Lance Johnson studies cultural differences and the difficulties foreigners have understanding crazy [...]
 
Book: Reluctant Medium (A Rachel Blackstone Paranormal Mystery Series, Book 1) by G G Collins
The shaman told Rachel: "Allow the power to flow through you. Don't try to capture it. You wish only to borrow it." All Rachel Blackstone wants is to talk with her father; solve the mystery of how he died. Using a Native American ceremony given to her by a shaman, she summons him in this paranormal mystery. Instead, a soul intent on revenge slips through and threatens people she loves. Now the [...]
 
Book: Tyson - a sister's love be limitless by B.L. Wilson
Tyson, a sister's love be limitless is a fictional whodunit written in the voice of a 27-year-old, southern "colored" woman, Leonia Gillette. She and her big brother, Tyson, come north to escape a drunken father who tried to rape her. They settle in Harlem in 1927 during the Harlem Renaissance and just before the Great Depression. In 1932, somebody castrates, then murders Tyson in a Harlem [...]
 
Book: The Color of My Soul by Melanie S Hatter
Kira Franklin, a black newspaper reporter in Southwest Virginia in 1993, begins to question her own culture when she pursues a story on a local Cherokee community raising money to reclaim ancestral lands. The Harper family is part of a long line of Cherokee tribe leaders, and their knowledge and devotion to retaining their history make Kira long for a sense of place, a sense of self. But the [...]
 
Book: Through the Blinds by Amanda Clark
Through the Blinds is a poetic diary detailing the author's journey after graduating college in Dallas, TX then moving back East, to Burlington, VT. The author describes her stress from demanding entry-level jobs as well as her search towards a more permanent occupation. She also expresses her frustrations with difficult economic times. Additionally, Clark provides the reader glimpses into the [...]
 
Book: Writing 101 - A Handbook of Tips and Encouragement for Writers by Vickie Phelps
Do you have questions about improving your writing, boosting your creativity, working with editors, and finding helpful resources? This book will give you an overview of these areas, but has enough specificity to be for you a timeless, informative writer's handbook of answers and encouragement. The authors have more than fifty years of combined writing and publishing experience.
 
Book: Lemurian Medium (A Rachel Blackstone Paranormal Mystery Series, Book 2) by G G Collins
"I'm a reporter," Rachel said. "I write about the arts, festivals, new projects in the city. What I'm not is some kind of psychic astral traveler! How did I get here? Planning a trip to another dimension?" Reluctant psychic Rachel Blackstone watches in horror as a friend vanishes into a painting at a posh Santa Fe gallery. Unable to find Stella by customary methods, the reporter who has recently [...]
 
Book: Dr Rayne's Guide To Writerly Disorders - A Tongue-in-Cheek Diagnosis For What Ails Authors (Writer's Craft Book 26) by Rayne Hall
Do you suffer from Synopsisitis, New Novel Itch, Mad Muse Attack, Reality Blindness or Reichenball Falls Syndrome? If people think your behaviour is weird, this book will convince them that you're perfectly normal for a writer. You are simply afflicted with a Creatively Transmitted Disease. Compare your symptoms, discover the cure (if there is one) and diagnose your writer friends. Compiled by [...]
 
Book: Indies Unlimited 2014 Writing Stimulus Package and Planner (Volume 2) by K. S. Brooks and Stephen Hise
Thirteen months of writing prompts - from the creative minds at Indies Unlimited. This 2014 personal planner is loaded with writing holidays, famous author birthdays, events, and inspirations. Get yours today or you won't know what day it is. Bonus pages in the back help you write your own press release. Don't forget, if you use the writing prompts each month, at the end of the year you'll have [...]
 
Book: Teardrops Know My Name by Dalia Florea
Someone is stalking, fashion photographer, Linda McNair and turning her world upside down. She has no idea who it could be. Is it an old boyfriend? Someone in the industry? A complete stranger? The only thing Linda knows for sure is her stalker has to be stopped. Her life may depend on it. When Linda meets Detective Sean Gregory, one of New York's finest in more ways than one, stories unravel, [...]
 
Book: Pastor June (The Coveters) by Lee Sapp
In this new Pastor June adventure, Pastor June's life is interrupted once again when Detective Grimes, her ex fiance and ex police partner, receives a ransom call about the kidnapping of his daughters. His youngest daughter, Cady was last seen with Jackson Bonnen III, the son of a wealthy accounting firm owner in South Beach, and Cady's close friend, a social misfit nicknamed Two Touch. Both of [...]
 
Book: Twitter for Writers (Writer's Craft) by Rayne Hall
Use Twitter to improve your writing, network with other authors, meet fans, build a platform, gain exposure, find reviewers and sell books. Rayne Hall has one of the best platforms any writer has on Twitter - with over 50,000 genuine, engaged followers who enjoy her tweets and buy her books. Here she shares practical advice, fun ideas, step-by-step strategies for success - and even the [...]
 
Book: Pastor June and The Righteous by Lee Sapp
When Cecily Reardon is found murdered with unusual circumstances the evidence leads Veteran Detective Mario Grimes to St. Mark Church and his one true love. Pastor June Harris, formerly a very talented police detective who left the police force to pursue her call in the ministry. The first female and youngest pastor ever appointed to St. Mark Church, her arrival was met with much opposition from [...]
 
Book: Two Birds with One Stone (A Marsden-Lacey Cozy Mystery Book 1) by Sigrid Vansandt
A Fun Cozy Mystery Series - A Helen and Martha Murder Mystery It's a beautiful summer and the busy village of Marsden-Lacey, England, has murder on its mind. Someone just whacked everyone's least favorite villager, Sir Carstons, on his villainous head. That's when American expats, paralegal Martha Littleword and book expert Helen Ryes, find themselves knee-deep in Yorkshire murder. Spirited [...]
 
Book: Cold River Rising - A Native American Mystery and Thriller Fiction Series (Cold River Series Book 1) by Enes Smith
TAKEN MEETS SICARIO. A Political Action Thriller by #1 Amazon bestselling author Enes Smith. The screenplay for a feature film is complete! Cold River Rising is a story of Native American college student Tara REd Eagle, a tribal member who has the uncanny ability of a Shaman - she can sketch events before they happen. The gift fails to help her when she is taken hostage with other students on a [...]
 
Book: Stolen (A Diana Hunter Mystery Book 3) by Alison Golden
An impossible theft. A dark conspiracy. Diana Hunter is on the case... Vancouver's elite have convened at the prestigious Four Seasons Hotel, to celebrate funding the new British Columbia Children's Hospital. The event is a night of elegant glamour, where the wine and champagne flow like water. But the star-studded evening comes to a screeching halt, when the guests suddenly realize all their [...]
 
Book: The Wished-For Country - Stories of American Courage by Rebecca Del Giudice
A Senator stands alone against the march to war. A man risks his life to expose the Ku Klux Klan. A slave escapes to freedom - and takes a Confederate warship with him. These stories and many more like them are the focus of The Wished-For Country: Stories of American Courage. Author Rebecca Del Giudice has been researching and writing about American history for more than 20 years. During that [...]
 
Book: Marrying the Marine - The Brides of Hilton Head Island by Sabrina Sims McAfee
Fall in love with the Brides of Hilton Head Island, Sabrina Sims McAfee's, International Bestselling contemporary romance series. MARRYING THE MARINE is an emotional, sexy love story with light suspense. When the alpha men in this series falls in love it's always and forever. And their dashing brides couldn't be happier. Book Description: Criminal Investigator Braylon Wexler has arrived in Hilton [...]
 
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: Second Chances - ...at love or murder? by B.L. Wilson
SECOND CHANCES, at love and murder Wanna read a sexy thriller that'll keep you guessing whodunit till the end? Get your copy of BL Wilson's new mystery novel from Kindle. In the suspense novel, Second Chances, at love and murder, Lieutenant Gwen Weston "meets" playgirl, Dr. Angela Bennett, when she investigates an attempted murder on the doctor's life. Fifteen months before, a brutal assailant [...]
 
Book: Mental Munching by Prairie Quills Writers Group
Food is the romance of life. Hey, who doesn't love food? Cook up your favorite dish and garnish it with original short stories and poetry. Mental Munching is the Prairie Quills Writers' Group's 4th Anthology. Within the pages of this book you are sure to find something yummy. The PQs are a group of serious writers who started about 11 years ago. We meet every third Tuesday to encourage, inspire [...]
 


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