Monthly Archives: August 2018

Sherlock, the Cat Who Couldn’t Meow

Sherlock the Cat Who Couldnt MeowSherlock seems like your average cat. He loves to play, he purrs and loves to chase after things, so why can’t he meow?

One day as Sherlock leaves his job at the bakery for lunch, he gets the opportunity to talk to the sweet angel of a cat that he meets in the park. Her name is Luna. Will she find out his secret? Will she like a cat who can’t meow or will she laugh at him?

Sherlock’s best friends Kato and Charlie tell him that he has nothing to worry about but with his rival Chauncy and the bully Bruto, does he really stand a chance? Continue reading

Unraveled, Time to Tell

Unraveled, Time to Tell by Lisa LynnUnraveled, Time to Tell is about a life of secrets turned into heart-opening revelations from God and how a questionable death can change life and leave a young girl vulnerable and unwanted.

This change leads to many consequences and puts in front of her choices she was unaware of and ashamed of. This girl lived her married life concealing these secrets, even from her own children. Continue reading

Taldra: Science Fiction Adventures: Gay SciFi

Taldra Science Fiction Adventures Gay SciFi by Duane SimolkeThe Taldra adventures focus on gays, people of color, and powerful women. Books 1 and 2 of Taldra both appear in this specially priced collection.

Degranon: A Science Fiction Adventure (Taldra Book 1) flings an Iroquois family into a battle across time and space.

In an alternate reality, Earth is the planet Valchondria. No illness exists, gay marriage is legal, and everyone is a person of color. However, the Maintainers carefully monitor everyone’s speech, actions, and weight. Continue reading

A Mentor and Her Muse

A Mentor and Her Muse by Susan SageUnder the guise of mentor and muse, a frustrated writer and her ambitious teenage protégé take an illicit summer road trip fraught with racial and sexual tension.

This is a compelling psychological novel about social norms, artistic ambition, and obsession.

Maggie Barnett works in the media center of a school in Flint, Michigan where she meets Taezha Riverton, an aspiring teenage writer. After discovering that Maggie is also a writer, Taezha turns to her as both mentor and friend. Continue reading

Curmudgeon Avenue: The Terraced House Diaries (Book One)

Curmudgeon Avenue: The Terraced House Diaries (Book One) by Samantha HenthornThey say that walls have ears, and some even say that walls can talk.

So when Curmudgeon Avenue takes a disliking to its new owners, the four storey Victorian terraced house starts narrating a diary about the intertwined lives of the various new inhabitants and extended family. If Curmudgeon Avenue has to put up with this set of nincompoops from Whitefield, Manchester then so should you.

Sisters Edna and Edith inherit the first house on Curmudgeon Avenue from their parents Mr and Mrs Payne who were killed in a freak accident involving an elephant. Continue reading

Before I Knew (The Cabots Book 1)

efore I Knew The Cabots Book 1Author Jamie Beck returns with an engrossing series about family, friendship, and starting over. In this first Cabot novel, a legacy of secrets tests old friends seeking a second chance at life and love.

On the second anniversary of her husband’s suicide, Colby Cabot-Baxter is ready to let go of her grief and the mistakes made during her turbulent marriage. Her fresh start comes in the form of A CertainTea, the restaurant she’s set to open along Lake Sandy, Oregon, with help from her family. Continue reading

Ember Rising

Ember Rising The Green Ember Series Book 3A harrowing adventure inside enemy territory.

Heather and Picket are plunged into the darkness of Morbin’s shadow, fighting to bear the flame of the cause and light the way for rabbitkind’s upright insurrection.

Editorial Reviews: The best installment in the Green Ember Series yet. Heroic, soulful, and inspirational, Ember Rising has ascended to the top of my list of recommendations for children and adults alike. – Jaime Showmaker, Storyformed

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Family Life: A Novel

Family Life A NovelWinner of the 2016 International Dublin Literary Award

We meet the Mishra family in Delhi in 1978, where eight-year-old Ajay and his older brother Birju play cricket in the streets, waiting for the day when their plane tickets will arrive and they and their mother can fly across the world and join their father in America.

America to the Mishras is, indeed, everything they could have imagined and more: when automatic glass doors open before them, they feel that surely they must have been mistaken for somebody important. Pressing an elevator button and the elevator closing its doors and rising, they have a feeling of power at the fact that the elevator is obeying them. Continue reading

Foregone Conclusion (The Malone Mystery Novels Book 4)

Foregone Conclusion The Malone Mystery Novels Book 4 by Larry DarterForegone Conclusion is the fourth novel in the thrilling Malone Private Investigator Series of Crime and Suspense Thrillers.

If you like breathtaking action, laugh-out-loud humor, and a hint of romance, then you’ll love this edge-of-your-seat detective story.

Over 15 years after the biggest diamond heist in U.S. history, the whereabouts of $68 million worth of the stolen gemstones remains a mystery. Are they hidden beneath the floorboards of an abandoned building somewhere? Were they sold to Arab princes on the down low? Or are the diamonds in some jewelry store’s window the same ones stolen in 2003, laundered through middlemen until they were clean enough for a legitimate dealer to buy them? Continue reading

The Shadow’s Secret

The Shadow’s Secret by Anna Casamento ArrigoNunzio is an idealist at heart. His heart swells with passions.

Nunzio’s early years consisted of traveling and developing an appreciation for the people, the nature, and the culture of Italy. His father immersed Nunzio in literature so that even an ordinary day could remind Nunzio of a poem.

While serving as the priest of a small parish in the countryside of Italy, Nunzio’s admiration of beauty gets him into trouble. Mariella, a beautiful woman with great strength and an appreciation for all of the things Nunzio cares about, enters his life, and he calls his holy vows into question. Continue reading

Olivia: A Summer of Second Chances (The Harris Legacy Book 1)

Olivia A Summer of Second Chances The Harris Legacy Book 1 by Jasper TreyOlivia has no intention of starting an affair. She wants a beach, some sun, and to be left alone.

It’s been more than a year since her husband died and she’s spent most of that time helping everyone else heal. This vacation is for her, but taking a beer to a stranger at the insistence of the staff, and making a five-minute friend? That won’t cut into her time to much, right?

How do you adjust to palace life when you’ve been a soldier for ten years? For Dante it’s flying halfway around the world to a beach where no one knows who you are. Continue reading

Brady and the Bombii Bumblebee

Brady and the Bombii Bumblebee is an endearing account of one of nature’s creatures presently on the endangered list.

It is an environmentally based story that not only illustrates the need for Bumblebee preservation, but also encourages children of ways in which they too can help protect it.

About the Author:

Anna Casamento Arrigo was born in Sorrentini, Sicily and came to America with her family and settled in New Jersey. Continue reading

AVARICE

AVARICEWhen a body is found in a remote Scottish glen, DI Munro comes out of retirement to investigate. 

The Police chief wants everything wrapped up before the upcoming regatta, but the locals are remarkably unforthcoming with helpful information.

Sassy and quick, London detective sergeant Charlotte West is roped in by DI Munro to help solve what is now a murder case. Continue reading

Unparalleled

Unparalleled by D. S. SmithWaking up in a strange house, with no memory of how or why he is there, Stuart Milton finds his life has changed beyond recognition.

His pregnant wife is missing, but his only living relative, his brother, is incapable of substantiating his claim. Lost in a world of confusion that is spiralling out of his control, Stuart finds temporary salvation in a psychiatrist assigned to his case.

Meanwhile, peculiar events across the world lead a team of Oxford scientists to develop top secret technology that will change the future of humanity. Continue reading

Something in Return

Something in ReturnNineteen-year-old Taylor has life under control, content with a routine of work and casual encounters, until the day a prospective roommate shows up at her apartment and challenges Taylor to share more than just the spare bedroom.

Taylor Silva abides by her own set of rules. She is careful to avoid intimacy and does not allow anyone to get close to her. Continue reading

Collapse of the African American Family

Collapse of the African American FamilyIn Collapse of the African American Family, Anthropologist Gregory Days presents a twenty-first century wake-up call to his fellow African Americans and America as a nation.

Days shares his observations as a Black man who spent years working as a cultural anthropologist. His book describes phenomena he has witnessed and what he views as the destruction of the African American family from within. Continue reading

The British FrontLine (Codename Orcus Book 2)

The British FrontLine A thriller that moves from the desert of Afghanistan to DorsetA thriller that moves from the desert of Afghanistan to the leafy lanes of Dorset.

Patrick Regan is a man on a mission. Expertly trained by the Royal Marines and with crack sniper skills, he’s always taken the fight to the enemy, but now he realises that whilst he’s been away Great Britain has been attacked.

His parents are dead, his sister is missing and he’s getting zero help from the authorities, Regan is forced to face the faceless:  Continue reading

The Ultimate Saskatoon Berry Cookbook

The Ultimate Saskatoon Berry Cookbook by Vickianne CaswellThese berries are great as wine, pie and jam, but what else can you do with them?

Take a journey with your taste buds as you try a chocolate bar or fudge, a hot or cold soup, or tiramisu.

Have a cup of lemonade with your Saskatoon berry salad with vinaigrette dressing, along with your game or other meat.

This book contains 85 recipes from sauce, ice cream, chutney, cookies, cakes and even pemmican. Continue reading

Deadly Stillwater (Mac McRyan Mystery Series Book)

Deadly Stillwater (Mac McRyan Mystery Series Book) by Roger StelljesA compelling crime thriller…

“This book takes the reader on one wild ride, with the suspense not letting up until the very end. Mac is one part Lucas Davenport and one part Mitch Rapp – and it just does not get any better than that!” – Amazon reviewer

Two girls gone… Shannon hustled to her car and dug into her black purse, searching for her car keys, “Where the heck did they go?” He quickly put his hand over her mouth as she screamed and thrashed, slid the van door open, and dragged her inside… Continue reading