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Book: Daisies are Forever by Sydell Voeller
April Heatherton, history teacher and volunteer firefighter, is determined to protect the land she holds dear, particularly the grave of an unknown pioneer woman who once trekked the Oregon Trail. Proposed logging operations are encroaching, and April soon finds herself organizing a local task force to try to stop them. Yet when April meets handsome Matt Spencer, son of the owner of Johnson [...]
 
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: Second Career Volunteer - A Passionate, Pennywise Approach To A Unique Lifestyle by Barbara M. Traynor
FUN, FREEDOM and FREE FOOD Worried about finances? Savings and 401k reduced? How about volunteering at organizations that offer free room and board in exchange for workplace or hobby skills? This is reality. All you need do is get there! You choose the destination, the hours, and your responsibilities within a multi-cultural, multi-generational community of like-minded colleagues giving to the [...]
 
Book: The Farm Fires (Firehouse Family) by Laurie Loveman
As a result of having never known his parents, Freddy Pratter never allows anyone to know his true feelings. When newly-divorced Glynis Hampton moves back to a village near Woodhill, a chance meeting and a shared love of photography bring Freddy and Glynis together. With the complications of an old high school sweetheart, a fire, a murder, and personal secrets, it seems unlikely that Freddy and [...]
 
Book: Demise of the Horse Fairy by Laurie Loveman
Over the space of several weeks in the summer of 1935, 13 starving horses and ponies, along with one very fat pony and a goat, are left in Woodhill, Ohio. The people of Woodhill rally behind horse owner Laura Darvey and newly arrived Ramona Hernandez, to help restore the abused horses to health. The unknown person behind the arrival of the horses earns the nickname, The Horse Fairy, but The Horse [...]
 
Book: Notes of a Naive Traveler - Nepal and Thailand by Jennifer S. Alderson
"I never thought I would have reason to say to someone, 'Sorry I'm late, it took longer to dismember the goat than originally planned.'" I was twenty-six years old, worked at a well-paid job, rented a fantastic apartment, and enjoyed a large circle of friends. I had everything, except I didn't. I couldn't shake the feeling I was missing out on the experience of living. Part guidebook on culture [...]
 
Book: Down and Out in Kathmandu - adventures in backpacking (Adventures of Zelda Richardson Book 1) by Jennifer S. Alderson
Zelda wants to teach children English and "find herself" in Kathmandu. Ian wants to get stoned and trek the Himalayas. Tommy wants to get rich by smuggling diamonds. How their stories collide will leave you on the edge of your seat! Travel from the dusty, tout-filled streets and holy sites of Nepal to the sultry metropolises and picture-perfect beaches of Thailand, as Zelda and Ian try to [...]
 
Book: The 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry - A Civil War History by David Williamson
Organized at Indianapolis in December 1861, the 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry's Civil War service spanned the Mississippi Valley and the Gulf South. From Louisville to New Orleans and on to Mobile, General James R. Slack and the 47th Indiana took the war to the inland waterways and southern bayous, fighting in many of the Civil War's most famous campaigns, including Vicksburg, Red River and [...]
 
Book: The 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry - Court-Martial Case Files by David Williamson
The nine court-martial cases included here were compiled and transcribed verbatim by the author/editor from copies of the original, hand-written, case files as a supplement to his book, "The 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry: A Civil War History," McFarland and Company, Inc., Publishers, 2012.The case files of the four officers and seven soldiers presented here comprise all of the court-martial [...]
 
Book: My Dear Wife and Children - Civil War Letters from a 2nd Minnesota Volunteer by Nick K. Adams
What does a father write to his wife and young children when he's gone to war? Does he explain why he left them? How does he answer their constant questions about his return? Which of his experiences does he relate, and which does he pass over? Should he describe his feelings of separation and loneliness? These questions are as relevant today as they were over 150 years ago, when David Brainard [...]
 
Book: Slack's War - Selected Civil War Letters of General James R. Slack, 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, to His Wife, Ann, 1862-1865 by David Williamson
"Slack's War" consists of 121 letters written from 1862 to 1865 by General James R. Slack, 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, to his wife, Ann. Slack's letters span the entire length of his service and include not only his commentary on all the events and battles he participated in (New Madrid, the White River and Yazoo Pass Expeditions, Grant's March, Port Gibson, Champion Hill, Vicksburg, [...]
 
Book: Tales From Gulu by Camille Khairallah
This book is a summary of what it is like to visit Gulu, Uganda through CVAP (Concordia Volunteer Abroad Program) and it is dedicated to past, present and future participants of the program. It reflects my personal opinion on what I have experienced in Acholiland and helps the reader imagine what it is like to live in such an environment. This book is not only dedicated for CVAPers per se, [...]
 
Book: Sho-Rap Highway - The Native American Firefighters of Wind River by Robin P. Whiteplume
Native American tribes have for eons used fire to their advantage, and also fought wildfires, but it wasn't till the 20th century that there were efforts by the U.S. government to organize Indian firefighting crews. In Sho-Rap Highway, author Robin Whiteplume details the earliest years of the fire crews of the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming -- and the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho men [...]
 
Book: Nozzlehead's Big Adventure (Nozzlehead Adventure Series Book 1) by TJ Spencer
When the fire alarm sounded, firefighters Nozzlehead, Halfcap, and Scout quickly donned their gear, jumped into their fire engine, and were off to the fire, which was a burning barn outside the town. With them was Spotnot, the fire station dog. Arriving at the burning barn, the firefighters first checked for any people or animals who might have been in danger, then proceeded to douse the fire. [...]
 
Book: Marine (Terran Scout Fleet Book 1) by Joshua Dalzelle
2019 Dragon Award Finalist for Best Military Science Fiction or Fantasy Novel Aliens exist... and, as it turns out, most of them aren't that friendly. Jacob Brown wasn't even born yet the first time they attacked Earth. He was only fourteen the second time it happened. When Earth finally came together and fielded its first spaceborne military, Jacob didn't hesitate to volunteer. Serving aboard a [...]
 
Book: Flying for Jesus by Lee Carver
Why would an international banker retire early, at the peak of his career, to fly as a volunteer missionary over the Brazilian Amazon? And where did he get the money to donate a two million dollar airplane? He might be running drugs from Colombia or smuggling gems from the rich rocks of Minas Gerais. Many Brazilians believed the American missionaries were CIA spies. There had to be a reason.
 
Book: Fallen Star (Project Gauntlet Book 1) by Richard Turner
A sudden and brutal attack on a coalition training camp in Iraq wipes out all but two survivors: Captain James Grant and Australian SAS Sergeant David Maclean. Drawn into a clandestine world that deals with unusual encounters the two soldiers volunteer to help with the investigation into an alleged UFO crash in Alaska. The mission, however, is far from simple as it soon becomes apparent that [...]
 
Book: Saving Summer by Constance Masters
Summer receives the opportunity of a lifetime when she scores a placement in a volunteer program in a zoo. Ben, as Summer's mentor sees a bright and talented young woman who needs some structure and discipline. Will Ben be able to help Summer reach her potential? Has Summer met her match? Originally published in 2014 under the title "Monkey Business".
 
Book: Braving the Blaze by Cindy A. Christiansen
Single-minded Dean Harward is going to become a veterinarian if it kills him. He's worked summers as a volunteer wildfire fighter to earn money for college. Just his luck, a pyrophobic woman gets assigned to his team. He's certain she'll get him killed before he can graduate. Ginger Warby is a walking firestorm as accidents continually spark around her. Or are they accidents? Can Dean keep the [...]
 
Book: One More Day (MacLarens of Fire Mountain Contemporary Romance Series Book Three) by Shirleen Davies
Cameron "Cam" Sinclair is smart, driven, and dedicated, with an easygoing temperament that belies his strong will and the personal ambitions he holds close. Besides his family, his job as head of IT at the MacLaren Cattle Company and his position as a Search and Rescue volunteer are all he needs to make him happy. At least that's what he thinks until he meets, and is instantly drawn to, fellow [...]
 
Book: Paul O'Leary - trouble on the farm by Michael Mardel
Meet up with Paul as he has two moves, from the city to a farm. Join him in his one room school and his extra chores on the farm, mowing lots of grass and training his dog, Lassie, not to chase the sheep. He has a few dream adventures, including being a fireman as a real bushfire approaches. Will he be able to cope with the blaze? It's a great big place where Paul ends up with his dog and his [...]
 
Book: Moonlit, Part 1 - The Secret by Vana Morgenstern
A volunteer trip to Mexico with her stepmother was certainly not what college student Jessica had in mind for spring break, but her week rapidly starts looking better. Jessica goes out with a young man, and it's not just to rebel against her tightly neurotic stepmother- he's gorgeous! Javier is tall, muscular and tan but there's one complication; he doesn't speak English. However as they get to [...]
 
Book: The Silent Santa (A Sea Oak Mystery - Book Four) by Adele M. Cooper
It's Christmas in Sea Oak! Investigative reporter April Longmont is collecting funds for the needy as a ringing, singing, dancing volunteer Santa. When fellow Santa, Joe Dinera, disappears from his corner, April's concern leads her down an alley and to the gruesome scene of Joe's lifeless body. April and her fiance, private detective Clay Augustine, are determined to find out who, and why, [...]
 
Book: Act Two for Three by Barbara Fox
A little book about the friendship between Jenna, the actress trying to adjust to life as a widow, Natalie, who chose a career instead of marriage and Liz,wife/mother/grandmother/volunteer/former cabaret singer. They think their lives are settled; they don't expect any drastic changes but they are in for some surprises. Travel, internet dating,family problems, new friends, computer classes, a [...]
 
Book: The Blood Upon the Rose by Tim Vicary
Who does she love best? A British secret agent, or an IRA Volunteer? Ireland in 1919 is seething with violence, tension and divided loyalties - and so is the heart of the beautiful, wilful heiress Catherine O'Connell-Gort. For Catherine, by heritage, is a glittering symbol of British rule and oppression - yet by inclination she is a traitor to her class. A fervent supporter of Sinn Fein, she is [...]
 
Book: Practical Philanthropy - How 'Giving Back' Helps You, Your Business, and the World Around You by Laura Orsini
Although volunteering has a significant impact on the success and efficacy of our charitable organizations, only a fraction of those capable actually volunteer. If you run a business - or have a family - you may think you're just too busy, too tired, too overwhelmed to give back. Perhaps you think "giving back" is for do-gooders and completely unrelated to business. But there are many different [...]
 
Book: Think Murder (Adina Donati, Accidental Sleuth Book 1) by Cassidy Salem
Good friends, wine and conversation... Great fun - until somebody turns up dead. Adina Donati came to Washington D.C. to find excitement, not a dead body. When a friend is murdered, Adina is drawn into the middle of the police investigation. Tensions rise as the suspect list expands to include Adina, her friends, and colleagues at the prestigious think tank where she works. But every cloud has a [...]
 
Book: Finding Summer by Rachel E Rice
When the handsome Jackson Van Hughes, a football star, millionaire playboy awakes from a coma, he has no memory, and if that isn't bad enough, he is blind. Summer is a volunteer in the same hospital. When she sees him she feels there is something hauntingly familiar about Jackson, other than, he is the second most handsome man she has met. They fall in love but neither one will admit the [...]
 
Book: Like a Lily by Victoria Pitts Caine
She decided long ago to be called Susan, not exactly the name her parents had given her, but the one she'd chosen... When she first opens her dream shop, Susie's Flowers, on a cold February morning, a new chapter in her life begins. She doesn't anticipate it will include meeting the most eligible bachelor in tiny Winton Springs. Then Ben Turner, the new minister at North Point, walks into Susan's [...]
 
Book: Mission by Philip Spires
Michael, a missionary priest in Kenya, has just killed Munyasya, a retired army officer. It might have been an accident, but Mulonzya, a politician resentful of the power of foreign churches, tries to exploit the tragedy for his own ends. Boniface, a young church worker, and his wife, Josephine, have just lost their child. They did not make it to the hospital in time, possibly because Michael [...]
 


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