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Book: #Betrayal - A nuclear fiction novel of survival by Barbara Griffin Billig
Lies, greed, power, and murder all intertwine in this tale. The nuclear power plant accident in Fukushima, Japan, is over two years old and threatens the world with its deadly pollution. The United Nations decrees that an independent team will be sent to Japan to evaluate the ongoing situation. Bryce Anderson's company in southern California is selected. He finds that he is not welcomed with open [...]
 
Book: A Nation for Refugees by Tim I. Gurung
As Nata had only one goal of helping the refugees in life, he joined the local NGO after graduation and was in cloud nine when he got the chance of going to a foreign trip. His euphoria turned into despair when he found himself in odds with the management and was eventually kicked out. In order to eke out a living, he started a makeshift cafe at his front yard with his pet cat, Zulu, and started [...]
 
Book: The Mismatched Braid by Weam Namou
To escape the military under Saddam's harsh regime, Amel flees Baghdad after the Gulf War, just before his eighteenth birthday. Smart choice! He illegally immigrates into Athens, where he meets his first adversities one of which is a boss captivated by women and trees, the other a roommate who switches price stickers on grocery products to charge Amel more money. Amel's world changes when Dunia, [...]
 
Book: The Soul Institute by Michael D. Smith
At Moolka Waxtor's farewell party in the English Department offices, Derrick Dexter recoils in dismay at their out of control lovemaking in a closet minutes earlier. How can he handle an affair with his flirty cousin? Should he try to escape the oppressive Soul Institute with her? How can he deal with his wife Jipo, TSI's ruthless administrator? But Moolka, now fully in love with Derrick, [...]
 
Book: The Yeoman - Crying Albion Series - Book 1 by Tyler Danann
When a group of ultra-radicals unleash their agenda in Britain a group of patriotic colonels push back with a successful coup. A short but bloody war sees two sides manifest, on one side are the ultra-liberal, big government Coalition. On the other is nationalist Albion striving for self-sufficiency, isolation and an ethno-state. The Coalition schemes to enrich the British Isles with a final [...]
 
Book: The Flautist by John Needham
Leah Weisman is a twenty-something flautist (flute player) trained at the renowned Juilliard music school in New York. Unfortunately, she makes disastrous choices in men. Benjamin Wolfewitz, now Walters, is a Londoner and one-time refugee and has two things in common with Leah: he's also Jewish, at least by birth, and also a flautist, with a top London orchestra. Patrick Brennan is [...]
 
Book: The Lost Baggage of Silvia Guzmán by Mike Robbins
When Silvia's country falls apart after a coup, she flees to London. Picked up by the police, she is dumped for weeks in a bed-and-breakfast with a crazy landlady, then rescued by cold intellectuals. She finds she is a nuisance to one side and a cause to the other, with no dreams, family or opinions of her own. Until she meets another, earlier, refugee; and then she has a surprise for everyone. [...]
 
Book: The Stranger Among You - How the Faith-Based Refugee Resettlement Movement Is Shattering Our Red and Blue Silos by Kate Rice
Where do secular liberals and religious conservatives stand shoulder to shoulder? In refugee resettlement. It turns out that a literal reading of the Bible dovetails neatly with what some see is as a liberal cause. But refugee resettlement is not blue or red. It's a unifying cause, as documented in "The Stranger Among You: How the Faith-Based Refugee Resettlement Movement is Shattering Our Red [...]
 
Book: Maggie in White (Maggie McGill Mysteries Book 7) by Sharon Burch Toner
Maggie and Allie McGill take a short cut through the snowy California mountains where they run into an unexpected whiteout blizzard, lose control of their car and nearly become popsicles. Nils Von Pfeffer, a curator of art at the Jeu de Paume museum in Paris in July, 1942, risks every thing to rescue a few pieces of art, designated by the Nazis as degenerate, that were destined for destruction. [...]
 
Book: The Vengeance Squad Goes To Germany by Sidney W. Frost
Sometimes a man must break a promise to keep one ... Chris McCowan vowed to love, honor, serve, and protect Angela, but she's gone missing. Long silences aren't unusual for the MI6 agent, but something feels different this time. He remembers his promise to never look for her if she disappears, but that doesn't stop the worry. When the cyber security guru stumbles across a clue, he's forced to [...]
 
Book: Forgotten Objects by Carlos Rubio
FORGOTTEN OBJECTS traces the life of Anna d'Amio, daughter of opera singers Louis and Francesca d'Amio, from Mussolini's Italy to the city of Pittsburgh during the mid sixties. The novel proper is made up of three parts: Italy, Cuba and United States. Married at seventeen and widowed at twenty, Anna leaves war-torn Italy to find her fortune in Cuba, where she eventually meets Ramon Contreras, a [...]
 
Book: From Tajikistan To The Moon - A Story Of Tragedy, Survival And Triumph Of The Human Spirit by Robert Frimtzis
From Tajikistan to the Moon is an inspirational, true story of the spellbinding events of World War II, the author's escape from his war-torn country, his flight to freedom, and his ultimate success in America. Told from a unique Soviet perspective, Robert Frimtzis takes you from surviving bombs of the Nazi blitzkrieg, to imminent starvation and deprivation in a mud hut in Tajikistan, to [...]
 
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: Scattered Seeds (A Changed World Book 2) by Alice Sabo
While High Meadow is dealing with troublemakers and raiders, Wisp follows an invisible trail across the country to rescue Nick. What had started as a simple trip turns into an undercover operation for Nick, leaving Wisp to return to High Meadow on his own with a van full of children. In the search for answers, Nick learns that the problems are more complex than he imagined. The country's minimal [...]
 
Book: The Twisted Laird - The MacGrough Clan Book 7 by Cherime MacFarlane
The battle of Culloden is over. They must leave the glen or starve. Those who stay will die. But would Glasgow be a safe haven? He doubts his ability to take care of those now his responsibility. His brother's widow doesn't believe he is capable. The woman who chose Edan knows he is able. The lowlands of Scotland in the year 1746, is a dangerous place for refugees from the Highlands. With women [...]
 
Book: A Tale of Two Worlds by Susan Waterwyk
Massive quakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions will decimate the Earth. The ancient Keepers of Akosh can do nothing to prevent the catastrophes. They have known since the sinking of Atlantis that the living world would re-awaken, so they spent thousands of years terraforming a primitive world to serve as a sanctuary for the refugees. Now the Gathering begins. The world of Lantamyra has another [...]
 
Book: Brothers on the Run - Fleeing Hitler, Fighting Franco by Pat Lorraine Simons
Based on a true story, Brothers on the Run takes you on a high-velocity ride across pre-World War II Europe. In 1933, two teenage Jewish brothers barely escape death at the Nazis' hands, only to find themselves crisscrossing Europe as refugees whose survival depends on their luck, daring, and wits. In 1936, when the US denies them entry, the boys enlist as foreign soldiers in the Spanish Civil [...]
 
Book: End Times I: Rise of the Undead by Shane Carrow
New Year's Day: midsummer in Australia. In Perth, twin brothers Aaron and Matt have graduated high school and are enjoying their last few months of summer holidays before adulthood - while on the other side of the country, something has fallen from the sky, heralding the dawn of a new age. As a terrifying plague spreads across Australia and the world, Aaron and Matt find themselves scrambling to [...]
 
Book: The Wounded World by Ariele Sieling
Quin Black, a Door specialist for the Pomegranate City government, was only gone for a few weeks. But when he returns, people are fighting in the streets, a new Door has appeared in his living room, and his father is missing. The whole city is in upheaval. Quin sets out through the new, mysterious Door, joined by his good friend John, a scientist at the Globe Government Center. The Door leads [...]
 
Book: The Flame Before Us by Richard Abbott
"...Wide in scope and rich in detail and plot..." (Historical Novel Society> "......A surprising tenderness in the face of brutality, loss, and displacement..." (Breakfast with Pandora) Conflict and commitment in the shadow of a city's downfall The raiding ships have come before, but this time it is different. This time the attackers are coming to stay, and defensive walls will not hold them [...]
 
Book: The Antioch Testament by Donald Joiner
In 2004 an American army patrol rescues a frightened group of Iraqi Christians fleeing Islamic militants. The refugees' severely wounded leader insists on handing over a mysterious bundle only to the army chaplain. What could this bundle consist of that the dying old man had guarded it with his life? When the bundle is opened, the chaplain finds that it contains an ancient manuscript written in [...]
 
Book: Jack Commer, Supreme Commander by Michael D. Smith
Jack Commer, Supreme Commander of the United System Space Force, leads a peace mission in his flagship Typhoon II to end the war with the fascist Alpha Centauri Empire. After an engine explosion strands the ship four months from its destination, the Typhoon encounters a derelict spaceship, but its nine rescued refugees are insolent and uncooperative, and they proceed to brainwash most of the crew [...]
 
Book: The Blackpox Threat by Rene Natan
A deadly virus is on its way to Canada. This alarming news reaches the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) via the Ukrainian Embassy in Ottawa. The only information they have are the virus's source - a dismantled lab in the Carpathian Mountains and the suspected shipping company, Ship Me Safely. CSIS asks Tamara Smith, the daughter of murdered political refugees, to become a mole inside [...]
 
Book: St George and the Dragons - The Making of English Identity by Michael Collins
St George's Day has become a topic of debate as more and more organizations promote celebrations on 23 April and more people wave the flag of St George to proclaim their allegiance and identity. But who was St George? How did this Near Eastern martyr become England's patron saint and an icon of English culture? And what is his relevance for today's secular, multicultural England? New research [...]
 
Book: Pouraka (Series of the Sea Book 1) by Dianne Lynn Gardner
Winner of Imjadinn Award for Best Urban Fantasy 2016 at the Imaginarium Convention in Louisville KY. Pouraka is a magical sea cavern tucked under the rocky cliffs near a rural seaside town called Barnacle Bay, and is home to a tribe of mermaids. Sparkling clear waters in the cavern allow the mers to shift their form to human. Cora enjoys visiting her friends on shore, but when a foreign clan of [...]
 
Book: Exodus (Foundation Trilogy) by Lawrence Cramer
Following the discovery of "wet tunnels" linking the majority of the world's oil wells together, combined with the now vividly apparent oil shortage, panic among the global populous ensues. Violent riots become commonplace as the critical infrastructure, previously dependent on the black gold, grinds suddenly to a halt. The citizens of the United States cry out for government intervention and a [...]
 
Book: Journey into Dawn by Don Stockard
There is talk of war and a family lays plans to flee, but an attack preempts their escape. The sudden shelling of their village leaves two children, Gregor a boy of twelve and his six-year-old-sister, Ann, orphans. Before the strike, their mother tells the children to go to their aunt's home to the east if they happen to be left alone. The book chronicles their series of adventures as they travel [...]
 
Book: Israel's Anonymous Benefactor - A Developing Relationship by Anita Weiner
This book explores a century of the relatively unknown, but pivotal, role of American Jewry before, during and after the establishment of the State of Israel through the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. The JDC (known affectionately in Hebrew as "The Joint") has, since 1914, invested tremendously in the social, economic and industrial development of Israel. From funding soup kitchens [...]
 
Book: The Flaming Dragon - King Arthur, Merlin, Prince Madoc, The Romans and the Comet Explosion that caused the Evacuation of England and started the Dark ...
The Flaming Dragon is a new telling of the King Arthur legend by authors Pete Elmore and Barbara Elmore. This story takes place in the year 535 AD, opening with the Battle of Camlann. It is based on a very possible historical event. There was severe climate change all around the world during this ten year period. This was the coldest period of the last 6000 years. Historians around the world [...]
 
Book: Waning Metaphorically - Short Stories and Flash Fiction Collection by Michael Poeltl
"Find the key emotion; this may be all you need know to find your short story." - F. Scott Fitzgerald - "A short story is the ultimate close-up magic trick - a couple of thousand words to take you around the universe or break your heart." - Neil Gaiman - "I start novels. But something happens to them. They break up." - Alice Munro - A multi-genre anthology of short stories from the mind of [...]
 


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