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Book: Appaloosa Days by C. Forrest Lundin
Two Appaloosa horses, two young people fulfilling the duty a father can't. Louise leads a sheltered life in Eastern Oregon. Her family has a cherry orchard and raises Appaloosa horses. The letter her father receives will change the family forever. Jay has a daughter he knew nothing about. The girl's mother is dead and needs her father's help to escape a vengeful cousin. Injured, Jay can't make [...]
 
Book: Silent Love by Barbara Goss
Caroline is desperate to reach Oregon and find her only living relative. She persuades Simon, a man traveling on a wagon train, to let her pose as his wife. As they face and overcome capture by Indians and other dangerous adventures along the Oregon Trail, Caroline and Simon bond as friends. When they reach Oregon and Caroline's Aunt Hattie, they go their separate ways as agreed upon at the [...]
 
Book: The Gospel of Thomas for Awakening - A Commentary on Jesus' Sayings as Recorded by the Apostle Thomas by Abbot George Burke
"An extraordinary work of theological commentary, "The Gospel of Thomas for Awakening" is as informed and informative as it is inspired and inspiring. --James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief, Midwest Book Review - "From the very beginning there were two Christianities." So begins this remarkable work. While the rest of the Apostles dispersed to various areas of the Mediterranean world, the apostle Thomas [...]
 
Book: The Yaquina Covenant by Dave P. Fisher
A Northwest Suspense Collection novel - A defunct lumber mill lost to a depressed Oregon economy, its wealthy owner, and a handful of aging residents in the remnants of the mill town weave a homespun illusion of rural innocence. Retired Sheriff's Detective Brant Warwick moves his family to the Oregon coast. When an old logger tells him of finding his friend dead behind the mill grounds, of [...]
 
Book: Westward Wanderers-Book One - Where He Leads - An Inspiring Story of the Oregon Trail by Angela Castillo
Compared to an arranged marriage to the odious Bernard Regent, a prairie schooner on the Oregon Trail doesn't seem like such a bad trade to Amethyst Kent. When desperate Martha Davis reveals her need for a mother's helper on the trail, Ami decides to up and leave the pampered life she's always known for a land of freedom. But trail life is hardly a tea party, and Ami must draw from the deepest [...]
 
Book: Red Vengeance by Peter Idone
"As long as I continue to draw breath, my task is to put down that steel beast, Red Vengeance. If I must give chase to as far as the arctic reaches of the Finnish Gulf or across the blazing steppes to the Sea of Azov, I will hunt it down. I will remain on this side of the Dniepr until its severed hydraulics bleed and black diesel fuel gushes from its mauled, smoking hull. This is what I have [...]
 
Book: The Year of the Horsetails by R. F. Tapsell
'I chanced upon a novel I read as a child. Re-reading The Year of the Horsetails by R. F. Tapsell (1967), I realized where my interest in nomadic warfare began and, with Bardiya - Tapsell s siege-engineer, outsider hero - something of the origins of Ballista. Tapsell was a superb historical novelist, and some enterprising publisher should put his works back in print for a new generation. Set in [...]
 
Book: Always In Tao by Brian Taylor
Eastern philosophy meets self help and incorporates progressive meditation and thinking. Whether you are new to meditation or are practically the Dali Lama you can learn something about self discovery and self actualization from this book. What inspired you to write this book? I was inspired to write the book because of the questions I was asked by newcomers to meditation, particularly the [...]
 
Book: The Tao of Alligators and Crocodiles by J.M. Garlock
Reviled in the West & revered in the East since time immemorial alligators & crocodiles have historically invoked diametrically opposed reations. Ancient Egyptians & indigenous New World civilizations such as the Maya & Calusa called them living gods while today Chinese believe them to be givers of life & good health. Alligators & crocodiles are the physical embodiment of eternal yin & yang. [...]
 
Book: Natasha's Ukraine by Rob Ottesen
Natasha Dubrova is a young woman, struggling to survive in an impoverished country that may soon be facing war with Russia. Her dream is to find a man she can build a life with, but most men in Ukraine are unwilling to commit, and her attempts to find a meaningful relationship have been fruitless. Her college education is of little use in an economy that is weak and corrupt, and paying the [...]
 
Book: The First Ladies Club by J.B. Hawker
The pastor's wife is missing! Is the escaped felon to blame? Whether living in a rectory, manse or parsonage, life married to a small town minister calls for faith, hope, and charity; plus heaping helpings of tact and the skin of a rhinoceros. New to this life in the small coastal town of Bannoch, Oregon, Naidenne Davidson turns for support to her fellow ministers' wives of The First Ladies Club. [...]
 
Book: Tears of Fire - A Woman's Account of a Journey Through the Underworld by Morgaine O'Kerry Hamouris, PhD
This is a love story, although not in the conventional sense of romantic love. This book explores the transformative power of suffering in a revealing narrative informed by spiritual practice. This book explores what it takes to keep your heart open in hell even if it is of your own making. The author relates her struggle in living life with a broken heart not as someone special, but rather as [...]
 
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: The Night Shanghai by Michael Foley
On a cold dark Seattle street, a thief breaks into The Night Shanghai, an antique store featuring priceless Asian artifacts. But this mysterious place is more than he bargained for, and his burglary sets off a chain of events that draws other people to The Night Shanghai a woman on the verge of divorce, a Latin man hiding a secret, a pastor fighting a crisis of faith. These and several others [...]
 
Book: Eleven Lifetimes an Astrologer - Secret Lessons You Will Never Learn from Astrology Books by Sonrisa East
Students know astrology is a lot more than the parlor game of fortune-telling many people see it as. And most realize the awesome power of Free Will in a person's life can transcend almost any hurdle. But few understand the deeper power of Seeing and the sacred duty a Seer holds. And few understand the astrological magic of how the Past and the Now birth the Future. Sonrisa East stretches the [...]
 
Book: Setara's Genie by Marva Dasef
A girl, a genie, a few demons. What could go wrong? Abu Nuwas sits in the bazaar on his threadbare rug; a cup and sign proclaim him a teller of tales. For one small coin, he bids passers by to listen. A poor girl, Najda, sells spices from a tray. Would he, she asks, trade a tale for a packet of spice? Abu Nuwas agrees and begins the epic adventures of a girl and her genie. As did Scheherazade [...]
 
Book: Detour Trail by Joy V. Smith
Westward bound on the Oregon Trail, Lorena Emerson is alone after her uncle is killed by a thief trying to steal his money belt. Ignoring the wagon master's advice to go home, she rounds up others needing help, and they join a later wagon train and are soon slogging through dust and mud and steep mountain passes. It's a long way to Oregon, and because another woman needs her help, Lorrie again [...]
 
Book: The Farewell Season by Ann Herrick
In The Farewell Season Eric learns to deal with death and grieving, to keep one's heart open even after a great loss and the journey this requires. Eric is 17 and the death of his father has left a huge void in his life. He tries to deal with that mainly by ignoring his grief and burying himself in football practices. Eric's refusal to truly face his grief results in unexpected feelings such as [...]
 
Book: MACLEOD by Dave P. Fisher
Devon Macleod awoke staring at the swaying pines rising into the sky above him. He had been shot, his outfit stolen and he didn't know why. When the tough old widow Abby Chaney found him half-dead on her Bitter Grass ranch and got him home, she swung Macleod's future into an unexpected direction. He learned that Abby and her daughter Katy were hanging on by threads to their ranch in the [...]
 
Book: Moving to Oregon - A Bipolar Journey by James Townsend
The book is about a young man in crisis. His life is torn apart by bipolar illness, and he must endure great hardship to get to the next stage in his life. The story is also a reflection on growing up the child of an alcoholic, and the family drama in the plot bears that out. Ultimately, strong sibling bonds and the persistence of hope carried him through. I learned from writing this book that [...]
 
Book: Via Baltica by Allan Neil
A pensioner goes off on his own on a 6000 mile car trip that takes him round the Baltic Sea through Scandinavia, the Baltic Republics, Poland and Germany During the second half of his journey he is constantly reminded of man's latent cruelty to man ending with a poignant visit to the WW1 battlefield at Passchendaele.
 
Book: Nature's Gory by Harriet Darling
"Nature's Gory" is a novella about a young nature photographer who stumbles over the body of a dying man as she hikes in the woods off a mountain highway near Portland, Oregon. When the sheriff determines it was murder, Darryl Whitman is suspected since it was she who discovered the body. She readily alibis herself and prepares to go on to her next assignment, but is requested not to leave town [...]
 
Book: Seadrift (Bunny Elder Adventures Book 3) by J.B. Hawker
Life's been a beach for Bunny Elder since her pastor husband's murder, so where better to try to begin a new life than a small tourist town on the beautiful Oregon Coast? A midlife identity crisis prompts a career change and this former pastor's wife steps into uncharted waters attempting to become a freelance writer. She hopes the sun, sand and sea will inspire and heal. New career, new friends, [...]
 
Book: The Eastern Factor (Kingdom of Haven Book 3) by Freddie Silva
Olaf Stenson has been called Olaf the Unlucky for most of his life. Since the accident that twisted his leg and relegated his status to a glorified servant, he had given up hope for a normal life. Then his long-lost uncle shows up and wins control of the family elevating his status once more. Along with his new-found family status, Olaf is given new responsibilities. The Empire of Jewel is [...]
 
Book: Whisper Cape by Susan Griscom
He can take her anywhere her heart desires, but she can bring him to his knees with the gentle flick of her finger. When the tragic death of her father brings Addison MacKenna back to the town where she was born, she can't understand the strange sensations that have begun to consume her. Plagued with nightmares of her father's sudden and brutal death, Addie struggles with her anguish and refuses [...]
 
Book: The Ruby Brooch by Katherine Lowry Logan
You'll laugh, cry, and grip the edge of your seat in this ruby among garnets. Heiress to the MacKlenna fortune, equestrian and paramedic, Kit MacKlenna, risks everything to discover her true identity. Was she really born in the 1800s? As the sole survivor of the car crash that killed her parents, grief-stricken paramedic Kit MacKlenna is stunned to learn her life is built on lies. A legacy from [...]
 
Book: Played to Death - A Scott Drayco Mystery by BV Lawson
Simmering resentment in a small coastal town. A missing manuscript. A dark family secret. Scott Drayco isn't a typical detective: a former concert pianist with synesthesia, he turned to law enforcement when a violent attack put an end to his music career. After Drayco inherits a rundown Opera House in a Virginia seaside town following a particularly brutal case, he just wants to arrange a quick [...]
 
Book: Hammered, Nailed and Screwed (A Designer Mystery Book 1) by Kathleen Hering
"Your call is very important to us . . ." Interior decorator Laura Howard is receiving messages from her husband on her telephone answering machine. It's his voice all right. But his ashes are in the urn on Laura's fireplace mantel. . . Now wealthy from her husband's life insurance benefits, Laura tries to put her life in order. She strains to keep her sense of humor and sanity as vandals destroy [...]
 
Book: Voice in the Wilderness (Against All Enemies Book 1) by H. L. Wegley
As catastrophes drive the US into martial law, all eyes are on America, waiting to see what emerges. KC Banning, network specialist, discovers President Hannan's tyrannical plans and is branded a terrorist, sending her fleeing the Beltway to find her childhood soulmate and protector, Brock Daniels. Brock, a writer and man of faith, gives CPR to a dying nation through his blog, which is read by [...]
 
Book: Proving Ground (The Northstar Security Series Book 1) by Stanalei Fletcher
"PROVING GROUND is an intriguing story filled with tension. A strong debut." New York Times bestselling author Laura - Griffin" Screw-ups don't get second chances. That's what Caitlin Malone believes when she returns to Oregon after failing her first Northstar Security assignment. When she inadvertently stumbles across a plot to steal deadly pathogens from the bio-lab near her hometown, she sees [...]
 
Book: Ripped, Stripped and Flipped (A Designer Mystery Book 2) by Kathleen Hering
"Finders keepers, losers weepers . . ." Interior decorator Laura Howard has no intention of keeping the gift someone left for her in the yard of the 19th Century Italianate house she's helping to restore. And, Detectives at the Portland, Oregon, Police Bureau don't plan to close their investigation until they find out who delivered the gift, a corpse wrapped in newly poured concrete. The police [...]
 
Book: The Crystal Curse (Legends of the Winged Scarab Book 4) by Inge H. Borg
Civilized life in the United States has collapsed following the Yellowstone Supervolcano eruption. A handful of unscrupulous foreign profiteers conspire to implement a New World Order. To achieve their idea of Earth's sustainability, millions are to be 'neutralized.' Pitted against them are Egyptologist Naunet Wilkins, her scientist husband Jonathan, and their friends from Borg's preceding [...]
 
Book: On the Other Side of Goodbye - Will our last goodbye be forever? by Mable Dotson
On the Side of Goodbye, a Christian romance, is about a teenage girl growing up in the coal mining camps in Eastern Kentucky of the Appalachian Mountains. She is bullied at school because of the way her mother made her dress and it causes her to be a loner. Her father gets killed in a mining accident and leaves her to take care of her ailing mother. While trying to take care of her mother, she [...]
 
Book: Shadows of Hope (First Ladies Club Book 4) by J.B. Hawker
Hope Masterson, who first appears in the popular Tillamook Tillie series, is an independent-minded ex-Marine. Currently teaching self-defense in the seaside community of Bannoch, Oregon, and recently married to Reverend Gideon Hopkins (introduced in Mrs. Thistlethwaite and the Whippersnapper), himself a former Army Ranger, Hope finds herself on unusually shaky ground as she adjusts to the [...]
 
Book: Unbridled (A Harem Boy's Saga Book 2) by Young
Unbridled is the sequel to Initiation - A provocative story about a boy who was initiated into a clandestine sexual society. He was spirited to the Middle East, from his UK boarding school. He attended the Bahriji School (Oasis,) in The United Arab Emirates in preparation for serving in Harems for the wealthy and elite. It is also a love story between the young man, his 'Big Brother' and his [...]
 


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