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Book: Thunderhead - A Novel of the Historic American West, Book Three by B. A. Braxton
Thunderhead - Books One, Two, and Three - The American West, especially between 1865 and the turn of the century, was an unforgiving and brutal place to be. Tempers flared as men continued to fight the Civil War on their own terms long after it had been decided. Meanwhile, natives, such as the Lakota Sioux, continued to resist being dispelled from their homelands. The Thunderhead trilogy is a [...]
 
Book: Trail to Glory - One Family's Journey West by Marilyn Meredith
Based on the author's family stories, three generations of dauntless women follow their hearts across the western plains. 1858 - Mary, the gentle eastern schoolteacher, loses her heart to a handsome trapper. They overcome the hardships of frontier life in Wisconsin to establish a family dynasty. 1880 - Wilhelmina, Mary's flame-haired daughter, kidnapped as a child by Indians, is renamed "Indian [...]
 
Book: Thunderhead - A Novel of the Historic American West, Book One by B. A. Braxton
Thunderhead - Books One, Two, and Three - The American West, especially between 1865 and the turn of the century, was an unforgiving and brutal place to be. Tempers flared as men continued to fight the Civil War on their own terms long after it had been decided. Meanwhile, natives, such as the Lakota Sioux, continued to resist being dispelled from their homelands. The Thunderhead trilogy is a [...]
 
Book: After Dakota by Kevin Sharp
1983. Newborn MTV. Cabbage Patch Kids. President Reagan. A U.S. - U.S.S.R. Cold War that threatens to go hot at any moment. Against this backdrop, three teens begin a year of change and turmoil following the sudden loss of one of their closest friends. Dakota meant different things to Cameron, Bryce, and Claire. When she disappears in a plane crash, they each have to face their own mortality, [...]
 
Book: First and Again by Jana Richards
Bridget Grant is back in Paradise. Paradise, North Dakota, that is. She's swallowed her pride and moved back to her hometown with her daughter after her divorce and the loss of her catering company. Now she's trying to navigate the strained relationships she'd left behind including her first love, Jack Davison. Jack never forgot Bridget, or the day she left town and him. When Bridget caters a [...]
 
Book: Radiant Hunger by Diane Lefer
I was always fascinated by the children who grew up on the ranch with Charles Manson. Unlike their mothers, they didn't choose to be there. And I thought they probably had delicious childhoods, running free, unaware of the ugliness and violence. Then one day, they're taken away either to foster care or are adopted by normal middle class people. What a transition that had to be. So I started [...]
 
Book: Demented (The Life Of Ben) by Tracy L. Judy
Pushing the label "troubled teen" to a completely new level, "Demented" tells the story of William Benjamin. A troubled teen from the Deep South, Ben's view of the world and his way of handling his problems are unique, and deadly. Witness the path that he leaves behind from his point of view. "Demented" only begins to describe the life of Ben.
 
Book: Passion's Design by Sharon Noble
Designer Rosalind Hughes's task is to create a perfect wedding, not to fall in love with the groom, a South American aristocrat who holds all things American in contempt, especially American women. Her conservative Vermont background failed to prepare her for the environment of Colombian social conventions and the strength of tradition. She is mesmerized by black eyes and overwhelming sensuality, [...]
 
Book: When Killers Cry by Katherine Edwards
It's 1981 and South Africa is in the grip of apartheid. The ANC's armed wing, Umkhonto we Sizwe, is stepping up violent retaliation; detentions, strikes and riots are increasing daily. Reporter Hannah Smith, stumbles into a quagmire of political conspiracy when she begins investigating the deaths of black activists and dissidents. What she learns puts her life and that of her friends and family [...]
 
Book: Going Southern - The No-Mess Guide to Success in the South by Deborah J. Levine
Going Southern is both a personal journey and a guide to navigating the culture of the South. Deborah Levine's stories & strategies give New Southerners a cultural map to the U.S. Southeast while entertaining them in true Southern style. Read how and why Newcomers are taking the journey South. Steer your way through the Old and New South with the Going Southern stories and strategies. In his [...]
 
Book: Fragile Dreams by Karen Cogan
The Civil war unleashes a bitter battle near Caroline's home--and in her heart. Parentless, and with a young brother to tend, Caroline blames God and the Yankees for her difficulties. Then, she finds a wounded Union soldier lying in her lawn, and her world is turned upside-down... Shot and left for dead, Nate thanks God for the Confederate angel who takes him in and nurses him back to health, but [...]
 
Book: The Liar's Guide to South America by Michael Delwiche
Andrew Mozart is in love. He fell for Sarah the first time they met, but he could never find the courage to tell her. When she leaves work on a gap year adventure to South America, he thinks he has missed his chance. Until he moves desks, and finds her computer still logged in to her email account. Sarah's old emails reveal that she thought more of him then he believed possible. Armed with [...]
 
Book: Unexpected Hero (The Southern Seas Series) by Gwendoline Ewins
Historical Saga: sensual, intended for 17+ readers The South Pacific, 1866. Their parents have been friends for years but Sebastian Churnside and Charity Trescothick have never warmed to each other. He believes she is complacent about living in her parents' shadow. She believes him to be a cuckoo in the warm family of the seacaptain, though his inability to follow the family tradition of [...]
 
Book: The Thirty-Day Gamble (BookStrand Publishing Romance) by Jill Blair
[BookStrand Cowboy Romance, HEA] Oil broker Simone Banks desperately needs money and lots of it to finance her sister's escape from a violent husband. Her only hope is to persuade the sexy owner of the Talbot Ranch to give her company, Plains Oil, the leases to the massive oil reserve beneath his ranch. Brent Talbot is a renowned architect who fled his harried life in Los Angeles for an isolated [...]
 
Book: A Message in the Roses by Sandy Semerad
On a snowy day in Atlanta, Carrie Sue Justice revisits the past as a young and passionate newspaper reporter, covering a shooting death in her community: It's 1986. Her life is a mess. She catches her husband with another woman inside the antebellum home she inherited from her parents. Then she falls in love with an unavailable man plagued with guilt. The man is none other than the irresistible [...]
 
Book: COUGAR! - A Wildlife Thriller Set in the Low Country of South Carolina by W.W. Brock
When two South Carolina Department of Natural Resources officers are called to the scene of a car accident to view a body that has been partially eaten by a wild animal, they cannot begin to imagine that the race against the clock to stop a man eater before it kills again will also uncover a conspiracy that has tentacles reaching into the highest levels of government and could change the future [...]
 
Book: Just Turn Left at the Mountain - Multi Entry Trials and Tribulations Meandering Across Chinese Borders by Andy Smart
When Andy's redundancy money clears in the bank, and with middle age fast approaching, the only realistic course of action is to wave goodbye to the UK and start again. A one way ticket to China please! This is one man's light-hearted three year account of his numerous attempts and failures of settling down and creating a new life in a different culture. Wanted: A traditional house with sliding [...]
 
Book: Laurel - Will the couple's love sustain them or is their daughter lost to them forever? by Susan F. Craft
In the port of Charleston, South Carolina, post-Revolutionary War passions reach fever pitch. There, Lilyan's past catches up with her. As a former patriot spy, she is charged with the murder of a British officer. Thrown into the "Exchange Building" and chained alongside prostitutes, thieves, and murderers, she seeks the courage to survive and the faith to believe she will find her missing child, [...]
 
Book: Butterfly Wish - A Doomed Interracial Love Affair Set in Post War South Korea by D. Davidson and R. Marcano
Butterfly Wish is a story about friendship, love, loyalty and betrayal. But it is mostly about unchecked human behavior in a mecca of sex and violence. Shane Brennan and Manny Veneto are stationed in the Republic of South Korea in 1963 when suddenly they are dragged into the dark world of sin and exploitation. The two men are serving in the United States Air Force when their world surprisingly [...]
 
Book: The Stone Dog by Robert Mitchell
WILL THE IRON CHEST BE WORTH THE BLOODSHED? The Count Felix von Luckner, Master of the German raider Seeadler, the last privateer, lowers a sealed iron chest into the waters of a small unnamed bay off Wakaya Island, Fiji, under cover of darkness in the year 1917. A chance remark over fifty years later sends four young Australians to search for that chest and the wealth it is said to contain, [...]
 
Book: Damned Yankee - The Story of a Marriage (The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country Book 5) by Carolyn P. Schriber
These are the people you don't read about in history books. A Harvard-educated New Englander. He was welcomed as a teacher by a school for apprentices in Charleston, South Carolina. But when his history lessons about the founding of America clashed with the pro-secession rhetoric of local slave-owners, he was out of a job. Can he find a way to reconcile his abolitionist sentiments with the [...]
 
Book: GOLDEN EAGLES by Robert Mitchell
Are the iron chests, chests filled with Golden Eagles - gold coins issued by the United States of America in the 1930's and coveted the world over for their rarity - still on board the USS President Coolidge as she lies in her watery grave off the island of Espiritu Santo in Vanuatu? Or were they removed soon after she sank in October 1942? Three people set sail from Townville, Australia, to seek [...]
 
Book: 'Double Duty' Radcliffe - 36 Years of Pitching & Catching in the Negro Leagues by Kyle McNary
'Double Duty' is the biography of the most versatile baseball player in Negro League history! Double Duty Radcliffe, nicknamed because he was an all-star pitcher and catcher, played from 1919-1954, against the biggest names in Negro League and Major League baseball, and performed feats that will never be matched! Radcliffe pitched and caught three times each in East-West All-Star competition, [...]
 
Book: Importing Democracy - The Role of NGOs in South Africa, Tajikistan, & Argentina by Julie Fisher
While street protesters demanding democratic reforms make headlines in the international news, Importing Democracy: The Role of NGOs in South Africa, Tajikistan, and Argentina, written by Julie Fisher and published by the Kettering Foundation Press, focuses on a quieter movement led by democratization NGOs. In South Africa, the Good Governance Learning Network shares participatory tools to make [...]
 
Book: An Egg and A Cigarette - Tales of a Family's Volunteering in Ecuador and Peru by Shari Harris-Dunning
"Mommy, why are so many people in Guatemala so poor?" "Sweetie, it's such a complicated answer." "Mommy, we need to help." This seemingly innocent conversation inspired the Dunning family to embark on a family volunteer trip to a "lesser developed" part of the world. In 2010, the Dunnings took off four months and volunteered in Ecuador and Peru. This book describes how they found family [...]
 
Book: Jack Hanger by James Fouche
Dave Matters worked as a drug dealer for the notorious Wallace Brothers. After being imprisoned, he reluctantly agreed to aid the police in locating a rising criminal mastermind named Joe Taxi. But a botched drug deal left him scarred for life, suffering from a randomly selective memory-loss and obsessive compulsive disorder. Now, two years later, Dave leads a mundane life, socially impaired and [...]
 
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: Before Anne After by James Paddock
It's July, 1987. Through a series of small errors and oversights - a missed phone message, an unlocked high-security door, a lax in protocol, a falling purse - eight-month pregnant Annabelle Waring unknowingly stumbles into her husband's time-travel experiment. She awakens in a 1943 Charleston Navy Shipyard barracks with no memory of the event. Her existence and her sanity become questionable; if [...]
 
Book: Only Son by Shawn Goodwin
A discharged U.S. serviceman is found dead on a Philadelphia street and a pair of homicide detectives struggle to solve a crime with no witnesses, no leads, and no family to speak for the victim. Only Son takes you through the streets of Philadelphia, from the violent streets of Kensington, to the vibrant business district of South Philly. From the courtrooms of the Criminal Justice Center, to [...]
 
Book: Mama Namibia - Based on True Events by Mari Serebrov
A genocide that proved to be the training grounds for the Holocaust. Surviving on her own in the desert, 12-year-old Jahohora searches for her family while hiding from the German soldiers. It's 1904, and Germany has claimed all of South West Africa. Since the Herero would rather fight than surrender their ancestral homes, Gen. von Trotha has declared that they all should be forced into the [...]
 
Book: The Breadwinners by Jan Hurst-Nicholson
An epic family saga set in South Africa. A spurned lover marries for money and ignites a family feud of betrayal and revenge that spans three generations. It is New Year's Eve 1924 and the fiery and volatile Charles McGill is devastated when the woman he loves announces her engagement to the mild-mannered Lucas Connelly, his friend and co-worker. Charles drowns his sorrow in drink and seduces [...]
 
Book: Runaway - A Tragedy of Youth by Peter Alpert
Like many teenagers, Jim Carson doesn't get along with his parents, feels neglected at home, and finds it hard to connect with classmates and teachers at school. Devising a half-baked plan, he flees his Florida home in the middle of the night for what he hopes will be a new start on the West Coast. What he encounters along the way is life changing, but not in the way he had hoped. Based on a true [...]
 
Book: White Ginger by Susanne Bellamy
Amelie Mackenzie chases her artistic dreams in Hawaii after a life detour. That means no more ex-fiance...and definitely no men to distract her. Should be easy, but how will she resist the hot and sexy marine biologist fighting a battle against a corrupt developer? Arne Keloki is fighting a resort development which will damage the reef protecting his small Kauai town. Although being with Arne [...]
 
Book: The Heroine Next Door by Zeena Nackerdien
*An inspiring tale of the hope and despair of being a Muslim in post-9/11 - America. this is a story of one woman's journey in apartheid South Africa - and the United States of America.* Leila Hassan, a scientist, returns to a place that haunts her dreams - the - 9/11 memorial. Once upon a time she was a starry-eyed young woman, who - transcended her impoverished roots to pursue a dream of [...]
 
Book: Henrietta's Journal - A Life of Compromise by Carolyn P. Schriber
Henrietta Ainesworth grew up in the shadows of the dreamy spires of Oxford, her world filled with black-robed scholars, ageless buildings, and her father's steadfast conviction that the world was as stable and unchanging as the manuscripts over which he presided at the Bodleian Library. Like her father, Henrietta harbored no unchoate longings, no burning ambitions, no restless desire to see the [...]
 


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