Kassidie Noel Winters is tired of living behind shattered glass! Kassidie was a child full of joy, laughter, and pure innocence. At the age of six, her life drastically changed forever by the one person she trusted. The dark hole left by being robbed of her innocence became filled with low self-esteem, anger, and poor decisions that would follow her into adulthood. Through professional counseling, Kassidie unlocks the buried parts of her past to face her childhood struggles, forgive her abuser, and put the shattered pieces in her life back together. From the first page of the book to the explosive ending, the reader will experience Kassidie’s pain, recovery, and ultimately her triumph.
A beautifully biased and democratic leaning book from the current view of what is going on right now. Step through each month with the poet as she rhymes and free forms her way through the pandemic, caucus, space launch, fight against racism, and more.
Proceeds being shared with “Color of Change” and “Coalition for The Homeless” organizations.
“Korian is a towering achievement. The imaginary world is full of magic and the emotions that the characters displayed are well rendered. Giorgio Garofalo proved to be a master of imagination.” —OnlineBookClub
A startling blend of mysticism, myth, nature and adventure.
We all have a dark side, but his . . . destroys worlds.
The Manian’s Spear, is the thrilling first installment in the Korian series of epic, dark fantasy novels. Set on Endura, a world as wondrous as it is mysterious, the saga follows Korian, Doric and Will—three outcasts with unique powers—as they come of age in a mystical world ravaged by a dark insatiable evil. It’s a story, layered in myth, of two species: humans and firstlings—the indigenous humanoid species, and their battle against an unimaginable nightmare.
When an ancient evil is awakened, a legacy is tragically thrust upon Korian, Doric and Will. Cursed with the burden to seek out the Azura: a faceless enigma; a gift from the gods; the guardian; a super-being, and the last hope for the downtrodden species, the unwary boys must reluctantly embark on a tortuous quest. Relentlessly pursued by a dark featureless figure wielding a powerful dark magic, they encounter a number of unique characters and creatures, and a sorcerer with the moniker, Manian, along the way. As they follow three distinct paths toward a great purpose: to find the Azura and the Portal to the realm of the gods, their quest uncovers the true meaning of friendship, the harsh reality of who they are and drives them towards the final confrontation for Endura, where the fates of everyone rest with the resolve of one man, his enchanted spear, and a force that evil did not reckon: the unbound power that comes when the rapture of love is suddenly and irretrievably lost.
Detective David Knight lives in Birchwood, California. It is a small town in The Fiasco Valley of Elviño County, which is world-famous for the wine it produces. The town seems idyllic until young, healthy, male, harvest workers start turning up dead. While trying to solve the crimes, David meets a beautiful Mexican woman and falls in love. Follow David as he does detective work in order to catch the killer, or killers, and solve the rash of murders. Keep following David as he runs from the drug cartels that have started their own country and as he escapes monumentally mad Martians. David’s political views and psychological problems are often put on display and the results are rather amusing. It’s a hilarious and informative look at life in a dull town in a wealthy valley that is beset by murders . . . or is it? Since this book doesn’t really fall into an established genre, the author came up with a new one. VD is a political sarcastic comedy, and so falls into the new “Polisarcasmedy” genre. It could become a huge, popular genre if our politicians don’t improve.
Trouble is, she’s searched for it in all the wrong beds…there was the hazel-eyed bad boy, the millionaire sugar daddy, and the husband who couldn’t stay away from the bottle. Follow her through her trials and triumphs in this cautionary tale about the double life of Carma Carmelite.
Hello There! I am glad to be meeting you! 1st I would like to say that I’m African-American & this book ‘Hollywood: Hollyweird’ “How People Survive And Make It!” is about my 8 & a half year stay in good ‘ole HOLLYWOOD, CA! I was there as a Bodyguard that got to network in & around some very important celebrities like Chris Rock who was always cracking jokes out at the club ‘Les Duex’ at 3am in the parking lot! Then there is the laid back Ms. Paris Hilton who loves to twirl while waiting on Valet to bring around the Bently! Then there is the Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx who was always misplacing keys to the charcoal grey baby Lamborghini just to name a few! We also bring forth Great Adventures, a nice glimpse of The Fast Lane & much more! Especially to those that never made it to Hollywood thus that check mark on the Bucket List hold tight now can be redeemed by reading ‘Hollywood: Hollyweird’ Part 1 & 2 & 3. Thanks & Enjoy! -Art Norman Jr.-author.
The narrative takes place in the 2070s when the rubber of Climate Change greets asphalt. A small but potent security outfit crosses swords with the seven largest transnational corporations. Alternate History, circa 2070s, for young and old adults.
While exploring an abandoned house, seven teenagers are pulled into a mystical pyramid, transporting them to the place Beth thought about as she touched the strange object. Everything is just like Beth remembered, but something is off. Things that should be soft are hard as a rock; food is not edible; there is no sound where sound should be heard; things are absent of temperature and smell.
Stranger yet, time isn’t moving.
When Skip gets separated from the group after stepping through a door, the rest try to stay together by holding hands, moving from space to space. Not understanding what was going on, they slowly get lost in their own thoughts.
Beth and Tommy inadvertently discover the secret to escape and make it back home ten minutes after they ventured into the old Bonner house, a good mile from where they started. When they return, they find five lifeless bodies surrounding the golden pyramid.
Willy, Janice, Susan, and Skip are caught within time and must fight for their lives to escape the mystical world before their time runs out.
Travel in time with this suspenseful thriller fiction adventure.
More than 1000 pages of the action, thrills and high adventure! Join Gilraën Gulámae as she battles Lord Beckworth and the evil Adjudicars in defense of the true king
Elves hide in their magical realms. Dwarves cower deep in their dwarrows. Cruel giants and brutal trolls rampage throughout the lands. Lord Beckworth’s armies strike with impunity. The handsome Prince William fights a losing battle to defend the borders.
Tony Richardson is transformed into the Elvin queen, Gilraën Gulámae, upon a mysterious medieval world. Trapped within The Prophecy, Gilraën and the handsome Prince William fight to preserve the kingdom against Lord Beckworth and his evil Adjudicars.
But, Tony can’t return to Earth unless Gilraën wins the war, defeats Lord Beckworth, and drives the Adjudicars from the lands. Gilraën is doomed to fulfill The Prophecy regardless of the cost.
After his business partner commits suicide under mysterious circumstances, Doctor Lawrence Rosewood is unwittingly thrust into a desperate battle to stave off a consortium of criminals who have set their sights on gaining an unwelcome foothold in his Golden Ages chain of retirement homes.
At first glance, it appears to be just a normal takeover attempt, but when their sinister motivations behind the unsolicited move become apparent, the psychological chess match between Larry and his opponents turns deadly.
Rosewood’s predicament worsens when he discovers that Ted Villeneuve, his best friend and business partner, has committed a crime that could cause their empire to disintegrate beneath his feet.
With his business and love life in disarray, Larry meets a young man afflicted with a rare genetic condition. Their instant friendship provides Doctor Rosewood with the inspiration and assistance to turn the game in his favor.
ONE LAST MOVE is a fast-moving suspense-filled tale, guaranteed to make you want more. The plot is intricate but cohesive. Rosewood’s last move turns out to be an unexpected stroke of genius, bringing the fast-paced story to a satisfying conclusion.
Good reading for mature readers.
When the phone rings long after midnight, it spells trouble of the lethal kind for Dallas private eye Ed Earl Burch in a gritty and relentless hard-boiled thriller that races from the gleaming towers of Houston to the decadent charms of New Orleans and the stark desert mountains of the Texas Big Bend country and northern Mexico.
Burch is a cashiered homicide detective with bad knees, a wounded liver and an empty bank account. He’s been hired to protect an old flame after the disappearance of her husband, a high-flying Houston financier who ripped off his clients, including some deeply unsavory gentlemen from New Orleans.
It’s a simple job that goes wrong fast, plunging Burch into a ruthless contest where nothing and nobody can be trusted. Money and sex tempt him to break his own rules—twin temptations served up by the old flame, a rangy strawberry blonde with a violent temper and a terminal knack for larceny and betrayal.
Those New Orleans gentlemen give the game a more murderous edge by sending two hitmen to reclaim their stolen goods and kill anybody involved in the score.
Burch also faces an old adversary, Houston homicide detective Cider Jones, a mystic with Comanche blood who blames Burch for his partner’s death and wouldn’t mind seeing him wind up dead.
When his best friend gets murdered in Dallas by hired muscle, Burch blames himself and grimly sets out for vengeance that also delivers a bloody form of redemption.
The action is as remorseless and unpredictable as a runaway cement truck, leading to a lonely white chapel in an abandoned mining town on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande.
Jim Nesbitt is the author of three award-winning, hard-boiled crime thrillers featuring battered but relentless Dallas PI Ed Earl Burch — THE LAST SECOND CHANCE, THE RIGHT WRONG NUMBER and THE BEST LOUSY CHOICE. THE RIGHT WRONG NUMBER was chosen as a 2018 Top Pick by Underground Book Reviews. THE BEST LOUSY CHOICE won a gold medal for best crime fiction in the 2020 Independent Press Awards and a bronze medal in the best mystery/thriller e-book category of the Independent Publisher Book Awards.
Kerry Vance is a legend. He was a leather-lunged, Grammy-nominated, heavy metal madman. When he dies under mysterious circumstances at the beginning of his latest European tour, his fans are crushed. It appears to be just another rock-n-roll tragedy, another talented musician done in by excess. But, to his friends and family, something is amiss.
As they search for answers, a mysterious woman from Kerry’s past comes to them and tells them that Kerry’s death was no accident and, if things are to be set right, they’ll have to be willing to put everything on the line.
When Honolulu’s flamboyant and quirky attorney, Pancho McMartin, agrees to step out of his normal role as a criminal defense lawyer, he thinks it will be a challenging but welcome change from his daily dose of criminal clients. His old friend and father-figure, Manny Delacruz, has beseeched Pancho to handle a medical malpractice claim against the physicians who botched what should have been a routine surgery, but which resulted in Manny’s beloved wife being in a permanent vegetative state. The case looks good, the damages enormous, but when Manny is arrested for the murder of one of the doctors, Pancho finds himself back in his old role. If Manny is convicted, it means he won’t be able to be at his wife’s bedside to hold her hand, caress her face, and read his poems to her. He will have lost his reason to live. The pressure on Pancho is enormous. While he and his team try to make sense out of one of the most sinister and complicated murder schemes he’s ever seen, the medical malpractice case chugs forward, in jeopardy of being worthless should Manny be convicted.
When Jacob T. Anderson, USAF Combat Security Police, arrived in country they were in a 25 day countdown to another North Korean war, but when he arrived at Rebel Station, his new assignment what he found made him questions his odds of survival. There was the incompetent Captain Shawn Beckman, and there were men who were completely unprepared. But there was another problem brewing and that was with a North Korean Special Operations team.
Facing down a bully
“Homesteader: Finding Sharon”
Hank James and riding partner Harry Gilmore ride the rails east to look for the woman Hank thought would be his mate for life. They unload their horses and gear at Canmore and immediately make an enemy.
Riding on into Calgary they find Sharon but Hank is suddenly not sure if she is who he thought she was. He does decide to stay around long enough to see if she is or isn’t.
If they are staying around for awhile anyway Hank and Harry become homesteaders. When they met Portis Martin east of Canmore he did not think they showed him proper respect but as homesteaders they became threatening enemies.
Hank and Harry’s new enemy is manager of a very big cattle ranch. He has the money, the livestock and the manpower. He does not have time for saddle tramps. He also doesn’t have a conscience that will interfere with getting them out of the way by any means possible – including attacking this woman that seems to interest them.
Made in the Image of God is a book that provides key concepts for understanding the nature and personhood of God and mankind, while providing deeper insights into how we as human beings relate to God physically, emotionally and spiritually in a metaphysical way, both now and in the future.
Within this study, there are discussions on such topics as The Nature of God, The Nature of Mankind, The Trinity, and Jesus Christ as God and Man, while providing concepts that will help open the door to understanding God’s revelation concerning himself, as revealed through the Scriptures. One reader commented: “After fifty years of being a Christian and doing lots of Bible study, this book gave me the clearest understanding of the Trinity and their interaction with me.”
Made in the Image of God is good resource material for supplementing studies in Bible, Theology, Apologetics, Anthropology, Metaphysics or Philosophy of Religion.
The Wonder of You: What the Near-Death Experience Tells You about Yourself is not about death. After researching 2500 NDEs for Dr. Jeffery Long, from NDERF, it was such a thrill for me to find the deeper hidden messages coming back from the beyond that I had to write about it. The original book got such rave reviews that I was asked by John Hunt Publishing to allow them to publish a second edition. This edition of The Wonder of You certainly does have information on the death experience, but it also goes much deeper to learn of our reality. This book answers the questions that have been asked by humans for eternity. What is life all about? Why am I here? What am I supposed to do? And, what is my reality?
Free will? God’s will?
In the winter of 2011, Fred Woody Jr. deplanes in Dulles Airport in Washington, DC. He hungers for fame and fortune by winning a multi-million-dollar Texas Hold ‘Em Poker tournament.
Over the next three days, no obstacle will get in his way, or so he believes. Mishaps soon occur. Fred relives his personal misdeeds and pushes through many road bumps on his journey to the Atlantic City casino. Along the way, he meets several folks—some good, some bad, and some in-between. The choices he makes—both good and bad—define his every step.
Travel through the confines of Fred’s mind. See the world through his eyes. Share his experiences and learn from them.
You won’t find jingle bells or singing reindeer in this unique Christmas story, but you will discover a heart or two on the river.
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The Queen has arisen in all her power. Mighty armies march at her command. Dwarves and Elves, Men and Orcs, Giants and Spiders march upon the stronghold of the Adjudicars. The fate of Umbeqjaralii will be decided before the gates of Shalal’m Caer.
Will the Queen savor the sweet taste of Victory or the bitter despair of Defeat?
Will Tony ever go home?
I Conquered, the final book of Gilraën and the Prophecy, is GameLit epic fantasy in which the heroine bravely faces doom in a medieval world filled with Elves and Dwarves, Sorcerers and monsters set amidst a great civil war and wrapped in a romance of forbidden love.
To call these “end times” is hardly hyperbolic. We are in trouble and the signs are everywhere: extreme political divisions; xenophobic violence; enormous wealth inequity; poverty and homelessness; racism, sexism, and ageism; arms buildups and unending wars; and, most critical of all, the terrifying reality of manmade global warming. We are the cause of these dark times. Driven by left-brain beliefs, illusions and obsessions, humanity races headlong toward the collapse of civilization. Fortunately, the solution to these mounting crises also lies in the human psyche, arising from a most surprising source: the right-brain’s natural mystical consciousness. Our survival depends on whether we grasp and resolve this paradox in time.
“John Robinson lights a fire to our hearts, minds and souls and offers deep medicine for our struggling times, times he is unafraid to recognize as an “approaching apocalypse.” John has his feet squarely on the ground and his heart, soul and spirit soaring.”
To learn more about John, visit his website at http://www.johnrobinson.org.
This is a story that centers around the changing of our society in the post 9/11 era, a change that is real but denied for the most part by the government and the press. It illustrates and brings to life, through a group of fictional characters that you may recognize, an undercurrent of disappointment and at times outright hate of certain segments of our society. The storyline plays out mostly in the heartland of this country around everyday folks like you and I. The plot centers around the FBI trying to solve hate crimes against the Muslim community featuring the lead character, Jonathan Blake. Blake is a man of questionable morals, and he is brought out of retirement to lead a team of former and current FBI and CIA agents in this pursuit. This all plays out in the Pacific Northwest against a backdrop of patriotic White Supremacist groups. It is full of action and intrigue and develops an interesting ending that has you begging for more.
Whether you realize it or not, there’s a story that governs your relationship. Most of us have unconscious patterns, stories, myths, and programs that we believe about ourselves and others, and these beliefs shape our behavior and how we function in our relationships.
You have a dominant power archetype, as does your partner. That archetype determines how you react in times of need, and being overwhelmed, stressed, and afraid. Your power archetype has both balanced and shadow aspects.
Identifying and understanding your archetype will help you see the stories at play in your relationship, along with how you and your partner interact with those stories. It will also help you uncover your shadow aspects and see how they influence your relationships when you feel you are losing power.
Knowing and understanding power archetypes will help you stop struggling to take power from others and realize that you can instead gain power—and have healthier relationships—by making conscious choices.
By absorbing and practicing the lessons in this book you will:
- Be encouraged to take full responsibility for your behavior, thoughts, feelings, actions, and reactions
- Be supported in digging deeper and understanding what is really going on when you compete for power with your partner
- Understand the power dynamics happening between you and your partner and why these competitions for power occur
- Move from unconscious to conscious behavior when you are triggered in your relationship
- Reduce power struggles and conflict in your relationship
- Strengthen a loving bond between you and your partner
- Understand what you need from your partner to feel safe and secure in your relationship
- Find yourself able to communicate your needs effectively and appropriately
- Encourage growth and compassion in your relationship
- Feel supported in opening your heart to your partner, and feeling and connecting with your partner
- Learn how to shed light on the shadow aspects of your power archetypes
- Move from fear to love in your self, your life, and in your relationship
In the futuristic world of 2050 where sky vehicles, space buses and colonies on the moon exist, two super powers are emerging. New Germany’s mechanized army is rolling across the ex-soviet states conquering all they oppose. The United States has extended its southern border to Columbia after a bitter war with Mexico to become the other super power. Kirby Sloan, an ex-Houston Police officer turned private investigator, is looking into the disappearance of the parents of Gayle Evans. Her father, Stanley Whitaker, is the creator of the Sentinel Security Systems used by the US military to protect its defense systems and by private industry to protect corporate networks, power grids, sky and air traffic control and other vital infrastructures. Sloan finds himself in the middle of an international conflict between the US and New Germany when this seemingly ordinary case suddenly goes terribly wrong.
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