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Book: Columbus - The Musical Crossroads by David Meyers
Columbus has long been known for its musicians. Unlike New York, San Francisco, Kansas City, Nashville, or even Cincinnati, however, it has never had a definable "scene." Still, some truly remarkable music has been made in this musical crossroads by the many outstanding musicians who have called it home. Since 1900, Columbus has grown from the 28th- to the 15th-largest city in the United States. [...]
 
Book: Blues in the Wind by Whitney J. LeBlanc
First-time novelist LeBlanc has created a saga of the birth of the blues. In 1930s Louisiana, Phillip Fergerson's plans to become a doctor end when he falls for the beautiful light-skinned Martha. After marriage, they struggle to raise their children in a prejudiced world, forming different ideas of where they belong in society.Enter Martha's brother, Lightfoot. As he plays his harmonica in the [...]
 
Book: Blues in the Wind-Revisited by Whitney J. LeBlanc
Whitney J. LeBlanc has written the saga of a Creole family from Estilette Louisiana, against the backdrop of the birth of the blues. In the 1930's Phillip Fergerson's marriage to Martha, the beautiful Creole woman of his dreams turns into nightmares. Instead of becoming the doctor he promised to be, he becomes a high school teacher, and events of murder, lynching, voodoo and sexual abuse by a [...]
 
Book: Border Town Blues (Dalton's Blues) by Andrew Scorah
Dalton's on the run with a gal, and a gun - What begins as a search for missing D.E.A agents, turns into a race against time, through the Sonoran Desert. Jimmy Dalton and Jamie Lee Duggan are heading down Mexico way for some sun, sea, and fun. They run into trouble with the town sheriff after he uncovers drugs in their RV, a shadowy DEA agent, Eric Deacon, persuades them it would be in their best [...]
 
Book: Bodacious Blues by Whitney J. LeBlanc
Bodacious Blues completes the saga-trilogy of a Creole family from Estilette Louisiana. From the depression on, three generations of this family have struggled in the midst of blues music, religious conflicts, lust, lynching, murder, voodoo, and racism. Now comes the grandchildren of Martha Broussard, who carve out paths through the changing world, and their stories emerge as they experience the [...]
 
Book: Homecoming Blues (Dalton's Blues Thriller) by Andrew Scorah
Russian and British mobsters clash on the streets of London! Jimmy Dalton is a family man, loyal to his friends and those he cares about. He is also a man haunted by horrific events he experienced as a para in Afghanistan. Coming home, all he wants is to get his head together. Phil Duggan, the head of the Duggan crime family has other plans for him.After a deal with Russian mobsters goes bad, [...]
 
Book: Rise to The Rhythm - Awaken The Beat and Live Your Life's Highest Capabilities by Joey L. Dowdy
Unleash The Gift of Your Full Potential Are you tired of living a life that's going nowhere? If you've been down for too long or have you lost your life's rhythm then it's time to get back on the beat. Well, your "Hope Has Arrived!" In Rise to the Rhythm , Joey L. Dowdy AKA Dr. Dancer demonstrates how you can get out of this rut and groove to improve your life. Having suffered several physical [...]
 
Book: Atlanta Blues by Robert Lamb
A reporter and two cops look for a missing college girl. The search leads through the underbelly of urban Atlanta to murder and heartbreak. As a reporter for The Atlanta Constitution, I covered many stories about life on the city's mean streets. I always knew I would some day write about it. --- Readers Say: 'This haunting novel will keep you awake reading it the first night, thinking about it [...]
 
Book: Tales About Rhythm & Music Notes - The Musical Adventures of Professor Anacrusis - Book Two by Chrissy Tetley & Theresa Burns
Wombat is having cello lessons, but is finding that learning how to read music and understand the meaning of music notes and values is much too hard to understand. Accompanied by Koe and Pocket, Wombat visits the Music Shed where the animals enjoy movement and rhythm discussions with Professor Anacrusis. But while they are busy working out note values, and playing with music notes in the train [...]
 
Book: Nudie Blues - Let the Music Turn You On! by M. G. Nash
After Arista's perfect world turns upside down, it takes all her moxey to begin again. Can she keep her band, Nudie Blues, busy enough to survive? She never expected a biker with six-pack abs to be her inspiration, but - sometimes life throws you a hardball! Jared, who looks like a Magic Mike dancer, turns out to be a cowboy ready - for a serious relationship. Is he too good to be true - or [...]
 
Book: In Mysterious Ways by Venita Louise
When well-known California artist, Lang Garret, takes a trip to Phoenix, he has more than his gallery appearance in mind. His plans include a little surprise for his fiancee', Amanda, who is traveling with him. Unfortunately, a twist of fate, a chance meeting, and a chain of unforeseen obstacles throw all of Lang's intentions out the window. Lang and Amanda accept an invitation to join a group [...]
 
Book: Stenson Blues (Kingdom of Haven Book 2) by Freddie Silva
Olaf the Unlucky - Olaf Stenson wasn't exactly sure when his luck went bad. Most said it started the day he fell and twisted his leg out of shape, but that was only the final straw on his unhappy slide from favor. With the death of his parents at a young age, his grandfather killed, and his uncle exiled, the cards had been stacked against him from the beginning. Olaf had accepted his fate until [...]
 
Book: Sing The Blues - Carnal Desires Meets Death (Symphonie De Mort) by Tina Collins
From the offbeat mind of Tina Collins, Sing The Blues is an assortment of horrific accounts of fictional beasts and demons. These stories are not told with a sense of goodwill or pleasure. This is true horror; the kind of lives you wouldn't even wish on your mother-in-law. The Breeders: A breeding program run by an alien species. Target Practice: 'A kind of Black Widow', who doesn't steal and [...]
 
Book: Outerborough Blues - A Brooklyn Mystery by Andrew Cotto
A beautiful young French girl walks into a bar, nervously lights a cigarette, and begs the bartender for help in finding her missing artist brother. In a moment of weakness, the bartender a lone wolf named Caesar Stiles with a chip on his shoulder and a Sicilian family curse hanging over him agrees. What follows is a stylish literary mystery set in Brooklyn on the dawn of gentrification. While [...]
 
Book: Orpheus' Blues by Carlos Rubio
Orpheus' Blues is a novel of self-discovery. We first meet Jack Stewart on his way back to his apartment in New York City, where he is pursuing a career as a jazz musician. As the novel unfolds, we learn of the difficulties he encounters, of the friendship he develops with George, his roommate also a jazz musician and the women he meets in the city. But more importantly, we learn of the very [...]
 
Book: Killer Blues - Danger in Detroit, Book 1 by Nese Ellyson
*** Edgy Clean Romantic Suspense*** Detroit's got a new serial killer... And FBI Agent Jackson Kennedy is in charge of the investigation. Street performers are turning up dead, and after seeing Naomi perform he thinks she may be the killer's next target. Naomi St. James has two goals: earn a living through her music and stay off the radar of the man who killed her parents. Falling in love isn't [...]
 
Book: One-Way Ticket to Midnight by Gary Jonas
The killings have started again... ...and the police are looking for a regular killer. Down-and-out bluesman Roy Porter has been living on the streets of Tulsa for years, and he's seen the pattern of death before. This is no ordinary killer, but a supernatural threat, and Roy knows odds are he's the next victim. Roy's only hope is to recruit an aging biker named Jim with a haunted past and blood [...]
 
Book: Punahou Blues by Kirby Wright
Growing up in Honolulu isn't all it's cracked up to be for Jeffrey Gill. After he gets into prestigious Punahou School, his rite of passage includes losing the babe of his dreams to a creep, surviving Killahaole Day, and getting pushed around by the school bully. In the world of academics, Jeff knows he's hardly Stanford material. Uncle Sharkey teaches Jeff the sweet science and he beefs his arch [...]
 
Book: Tutti-Frutti Blues (Carmel Charmers Series Book 1) by Kemberlee Shortland
Town therapist Maisie Daniels is having a bad day. A failed alarm clock makes her late for work, she's locked herself out of her house and worse, she's half way across town when she realizes she's wearing her pink bunny slippers. A double scoop of tutti-frutti ice cream is just the ticket to boost her mood. Sergeant Jake Hennessy spots a woman in bunny slippers muttering to herself in the park [...]
 
Book: Life Over A Cup Of Tea by Ray Stone
A collection of humorous, sad, thoughtful and thought provoking poetry, lyrics and anecdotes. This collection is a look at life through the eyes - and warped mind - of an englishman living in the USA. This is a must that can bring light releif to that time of day when one sips the elixir of life - a cup of tea.
 
Book: Hashimoto Blues by Sarah Dupeyron
Ellie Fox, quirky pilot, mechanical genius, and drug smuggler, never thinks ahead to the consequences of her actions. When her boyfriend, Max, asks her to "play a Game," his term for one of his crazy criminal ideas, Ellie agrees and the two of them wind up on the hit list of a Japanese crime lord. On the run for their lives from their disaster in Montreal, the two lovers must find a way to outwit [...]
 
Book: The Troubleshooter - New Haven Blues by Bard Constantine
Meet the Troubleshooter: a private eye in a dystopian city of broken dreams. Mick Trubble has problems: a load of debt over his head, the Mob on his back, and loan sharks wanting to break his legs. That's just the start of his day. When a mystery lady enters his office with a load of cash to recover some stolen goods, he doesn't think twice about taking it on. After all, Mick's business is [...]
 
Book: Baby Shark's Beaumont Blues by Robert Fate
In September 1956 a Texas oil heiress goes missing and Otis Millett and his new partner at the Millett Agency are hired to find her. This is Kristin Van Dijk's first big job as a P.I., and it seems simple enough until she realizes the spoiled girl's disappearance is tangled up with murderous Beaumont gangsters, a big bag full of cash, crooked lawyers, a chesty waitress who wears Evening in Paris, [...]
 
Book: Brown Scarf Blues by Mois Benarroch
WINNER OF THE YEHUDA AMICHAI PRIZE "KAFKA'S HEIR, PERHAPS." Reeling from the deaths of two loved ones, an Israeli writer travels to Spain--his ancestors' homeland--for a conference of Sephardic Jews. In Seville, he finds a scarf that comforts him for thirteen days. Then, just as suddenly, it vanishes in Madrid. For the writer, the scarf becomes a symbol of loss: of goodbyes to things and people. [...]
 
Book: Flyover Seasons by Gene Stark
"Flyover Seasons" is a poetic excursion through the changing seasons out in 'Flyover Country.' Anyone who lives between the coasts will recognize the plain, unabridged rhythm portrayed in the series of poems. Everyone needs to feel the rustic ecstasy of the seasons and experience the pure joys of the land and elements of the great middle. The character of "The Old Hand" will show you a unique [...]
 
Book: Whatever Sticks Most by Darren Hogarth
Nothing heals the body and soul like moving with the rhythm of life. Myles is a heavy-duty workaholic. Years of drive and dedication have helped him become a partner in an engineering firm and buy pretty much anything he wants. But it has come at a price. The unrelenting stress on his body has manifested in a herniated disc that has turned a successful thirty-seven year-old man into an old man [...]
 
Book: Insects & Bugs by Liberty Dendron
A book about learning to count from one to five using recognition, repetition and some rhythm and rhyme. Suits per-kindergarteners. Nature is filled with "good bugs", crawling and flying creatures whose diet consists mainly of the pests that ravage garden plants. To keep the good bugs in your yard, eliminate insecticide use in the areas where they live and work.
 
Book: When the Bough Breaks by Miss Mae
Late 1960's. Time of the Vietnam War, hippies, fishnet hose, and mini-skirts. Add a flirtatious wink from the baby blues of 'love'em and leave 'em' Parker Shane and sixteen-year-old Darlene Moore wonders if she'll ever be the same. Winner of the 2009 P&E Readers Poll in the YA category, When the Bough Breaks is more than a romance tale. Combining suspense, intrigue, and danger, Miss Mae pens a [...]
 
Book: Six of One, Half Dozen of Another by Robert Lamb
Stories and poems from a lifetime of work by one of the South's foremost writers. Ranging in genre from reality to fantasy, the works show the development of a writer and his style from youth to maturity, with an afterword on the origins each. This book is an ideal companion to the author's highly regarded novels: Striking Out (A PEN/Hemingway nominee), Atlanta Blues (A Southern Critics Circle [...]
 
Book: Poemtry - A Collection Of Possible Poetry by Jael S. Whitney
(pronounced po-em-tree) This book is a collection of satirical, whimsical poems from the young ingenuity of 16-year-old Jael Whitney. The poems in this book were written starting when the author was just 10, but the rhythm and language of the poetry have been said to be "on par with Prelutsky and Silverstein." The pen-and-ink illustrations in the book were drawn by the author. With a quick tongue [...]
 


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