Deals with Fatherlesssness and help father’s to be the best they can be. Has a variety of statistics on what a impact it has.
Storm McKenzie is a probation officer in a small city in Oregon. She’s also happily married and the mother of two great kids. Everything is just about perfect, except for the scars.
Set on fire by her father in a drunken accident when she was thirteen, abandoned by her mother, Storm is a damaged soul searching for a cause. An article in a local paper and a chance meeting with the right person is just the catalyst she needs to take action and become what she was meant to be, a brutal and unforgiving vigilante who will risk it all to avenge those betrayed by the ones they trusted the most
John and Sarah, two people on opposite sides of the world both of whom have never met, are about to find they are inexplicably linked, not only by sharing the same repetitive nightmare but by a link they never would have thought possible. They find themselves drawn together by a stranger, the mysterious Martin, to overcome a series of brutal murders.
Their world is turned upside down not only as they learn who they are to one another but what they can actually accomplish together and also upon the realization that they are both to become a major force in stopping a demonic apparition from the bowels of hell as it goes on a killing rampage of horrific proportions. They are both thrown into a race against time to confront their ultimate fear. The end result is what neither of them expected and comes…. with a price!
Fifteen year old Beth Hamlin is horrified when a drought causes her beloved summer camp must go without campfires. At first she and her friends try to perk up the other campers, but Beth isn’t one to just sit (or swim, or boat, or horseback) around, when there’s a challenge to be met.
Beth discovers her new cabinmate, Cassidy, knows a local Cherokee who claims the ability to do a rain dance. Now all they have to do is trick the Camp Director into letting Running Creek do the dance there, avoid the local bully and a flying arrow or two … and keep from getting caught plotting with the local fire captain on a forbidden cell phone. With luck southern Indiana will get a nice, soaking rain, and when it’s over Camp Inipi can have proper campfires again.
But when things go horribly wrong, the whole area is endangered by a double disaster. Now Beth, Cassidy, and the rest of their unit may be the only people who can save not only their camp, but everyone in it.
When Beth’s big brother told her being a teenager could be rough, he probably didn’t have this in mind.
My Rose, My Executioner
Notes on a broken heart. Dreams that persist. Further down that road. Lies become apparent. One last memory.
Wild Temptress of the Scottish Highlands
An aristocratic Roman tribune, a mysterious local girl with a secret. Set in 208 A.D., Scottish border in northern Britain, at a fort along Hadrian’s Wall.
The Rightful Lord of the Castle
Her husband had been nothing but a brute to her, but he is now dead, and she has a beloved daughter and a goodly reputation as a widow as part of a wealthy family in 12th century England. The new Lord of the Castle is her dead husband’s younger brother, and she resists thinking about him but fails miserably.
Forgiveness Conquers All
Life is scintillating but rather shallow in Restoration England. Still, there is one bright angel who lights up the social scene, and one man who is stupid in love with her. And just plain stupid to boot. He finally realizes the error of his ways, and it is almost too late.
The Pleasures of the Flesh
They have known each other forever, and yet they don’t seem to know each at all. Set in the years immediately preceding World War II, two stubborn lovers figure out how they want to define their love—free from the social conventions surrounding them.
Edith Wilson: Fourteen Points to Death is the first in a White House Dollhouse store series. A horrible murder of a First Lady Edith Wilson actress generates backlash from cast members. Liv, the store’s owner, takes on the role and does her own investigation. Little did she know that the death sentence stems from one-hundred year old resentment for the treatment of the Suffragists.
Autumn 1943. A zephyrette, Brita, looked out from the Chicago depot hotel window and saw a gunman stalk a former passenger. She investigates and is assaulted. The passenger’s death is unresolved. The zephyr train is bound for Denver, CO. Onboard is an uncover OSS agent assigned to guard the train. Little do they know that a NAZI is also a passenger.
The Verona Exchange: A Rainee Allen Mystery
Happily married and living in London, a surprise phone call sets author Rainee Allen on an unexpected journey.
Joshua, the son she never got to know, will be in Italy and wants to meet her. However, her excitement is short-lived when a terrorist group intervenes and kidnaps him.
With only her intuition to guide her, Rainee Allen finds herself embroiled in a multi-city search that has Italy’s infamous Red Brigade, Interpol, and Rome’s police brought together in a cat-and-mouse game putting her in dire circumstances.
The hunt ends up at a festival outside Verona, where the exchange turns out to be complicated beyond her imagination.
Rainee Allen, an adventurous author with a penchant for research and action is no stranger to suspense and intrigue. This time it is personal and she’s in it for blood.
Award-winning author Lauren B. Grossman and Bernard Jaroslow collaborated on this new Rainee Allen mystery.
Sometimes when your self esteem is low, it takes a special someone to build it up again.
Coping with a past tragedy, Stella lives on hope in the present. She plays the game and hopes that one day her dad will get well and return to the father he once was and could be again.
Wandering the streets at night, she knows it can be dangerous and yet Stella cannot stop.
Kelly sees Stella is lost and can tell she’s keeping something from him. He doesn’t want to scare her by telling her who he really is.
Shame is something hard to hide as Stella tells her own story.
Can Kelly save Stella, and will she finally reveal the truth? Then in one final twist, their fate will finally be sealed?
Have you ever been on a diet and struggled through it, only to gain back the weight you’ve lost? Do you feel like you can’t eat the foods you love, because they’re adding inches to your waist? Why do we sometimes feel like we just can’t stop eating our favourite treats, even though we know they’re bad for us?
Don’t worry; it is not your fault! The Food Industry is doing everything in its power to keep you eating to increase their profits -and your waistline. If you want to know how the Food Industry is ruining our health and how you can get your health back on track, than this book is a must read.
Learn about the amount of sugar we all consume on a daily basis, and the severe health issues it is causing. Learn how to avoid these sugar traps, and take away an arsenal of tips and tricks to help you get healthy. This book will help you make the right choices for a healthy lifestyle, rather than living a life of fad diets and cutting out all of your favourite foods.
Say goodbye to calorie restrictions and say hello to a healthy and happy you.
Alex is just a regular guy… who can hear the wind speak and the earth talk, not a bad thing for a Park Ranger if a bit unusual. His life is everything he desires. Until Mother Nature expresses her displeasure at his family’s threat to sell the land they had been charged to protect. Alex is left to try to stop the sale, finding a damsel in distress along the way who wraps herself around his heart.
Happy living in her tree, observing the world without joining in, Willow has yearned for Alex for years. Too shy to emerge, the little nymph is suddenly catapulted into Alex’s arms, her tree destroyed during a massive storm.
Mother Nature has a plan and she’ll do everything she can to force Alex’s family to continue their roles as guardians, even if it means sacrificing one she protects.
The Arrangement is a steamy, sexy, emotion-packed billionaire romance!
Handsome, hot, charming and filthy rich. Adam needed a wife as soon as possible. When Talia Jones stormed into his office dressed in a pair of ripped jeans and an old sweater, he decided she was the one. Adam Grant likes control. At work, at home, in bed. He gets what he wants, and he never loses. His arrangement with Talia was supposed to be a business deal – getting his hands all over her gorgeous body was only a bonus. Before he knows it, Adam is in deep.
A single mom and owner of a small web design agency. Talia was excited about her meeting with Adam Grant, then doing work for him was the answer to her financial problems. Instead of giving her work, Adam made her an offer she couldn’t refuse. Two point two million dollars for a one-year marriage contract. And there’s nothing indecent about this proposal. All Talia will need to do is to withstand his charm and avoid his bed.
But Adams’s consuming kisses and sexy charm made it impossible for Talia to resist. It was an arrangement that planned for everything…except falling in love.
*** The Arrangement is a standalone novella with no cheating or cliff-hangers.
When three sisters, Ginny, Sally and Molly are brought together at their father’s hospital bed, they are forced to confront not only the prospect of a future without him but also the secrets of the past that have kept them apart.
Their father, Eddie Matthews, drugged up on morphine, seems to be rambling but could he, in fact, be reliving previous lives as a Tudor monk and as a soldier on the Front in WW1? Struggling to speak he reveals that he has a secret and urges his daughters to ‘Find Rose.’ Can the sisters put aside their differences to fulfil his last wish?
1395 A.D. – Adopted as a newborn by one of England’s most powerful families, Jessimond de Montfort is now grown—and curious about her roots. She sets out to learn who she is away from her family and joins a mummers’ troupe, where she serves as a seamstress and troubadour, hoping she’ll discover love along the way, as all her married siblings have.
Returning from two years of battle in the king’s service, Sir Marcus de Harte discovers his beloved mother has died and his father has remarried and fathered a pair of daughters. His anger drives Marcus from Hartefield from his home and he finds a new home among a group of actors.
Drawn to one another, Jessimond and Marcus become friends—and then lovers—until they are driven apart by unforeseen circumstances.
Join Jessimond and Marcus as they move heaven and earth in order to unite once more and share in a powerful love.
Each book in the Knights of Honor series is a standalone story that can be enjoyed out of order.
Book #1 Word of Honor
Book #2 Marked by Honor
Book #3 Code of Honor
Book #4 Journey to Honor
Book #5 Heart of Honor
Book #6 Bold in Honor
Book #7 Love and Honor
Book #8 Gift of Honor
Book #9 Path to Honor
Book #10 Return to Honor
While Syria is to be quartered amid talks are held among the major
players, this is not a book on the boardroom politics that decide the
fate of millions of innocent people. On the ground this is a more
personal account of the war we read every day about, snippets here and
there just enough to keep the decade long conflict at the back of our
heads. ‘The Incidental Jihadi’ is a bit of a reminder of the human
cost of this conflict which will stay with you longer after the world
trades off and tunes out the pain of an entire nation’s people.
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Paramedic Chris receives a call to an elderly patient but all is not as it seems.
Garrett didn’t believe in love, much less love at first sight, until Jessica. He’d spent his life building his company, obsessed with power and money. Because of the pain of his childhood, nothing was more important to him than success, until she walked into his life. Can he overcome her fears and insecurities before it’s too late? More importantly, will he be able to hide his obsession and tone down his dominant personality long enough to gain her love and trust?
Jessica has had to fight for everything her whole life. First to just survive, then to make something of herself, and now she has to fight her own insecurities to have a chance at love. Will she destroy any chance at love and happiness she’d get with Garrett?
Through painful discoveries, Jessica gains the strength to take a chance, and together, they find a way to make it work between them and build a life with each other.
A little-known artist, living in a loft in Soho, is obsessed with his beautiful neighbor across the street. Ben observes her as she comes and goes in her daily life. She never fails to chat up the elderly neighbors sitting on the stoop. Too shy and reclusive to ask her out, Ben watches and then paints her, from memory, again and again.
Suddenly the police are at his door. His goddess, his dream woman is dead and the police like him for the crime. But upon further investigation there are other suspects that are just as likely to have murdered her.
Detectives O’Roarke and Garcia sift through the forensics, motives and physical evidence and at first glance it seems that all the evidence points to this strange, young artist who is obsessed with the beautiful actress. But as the detectives immerse themselves in her lifestyle and daily routine, it turns out that the victim has more than one secret.
In the World of Murder series, Detectives Jack O’Roarke and Stella Garcia, two murder cops, seek out killers on the streets of New York City. Their investigations take them from the sleazy world of strip joints to Manhattan’s upper Eastside. Poor and rich alike, no one is exempt from murder. O’Roarke and Garcia are stars at NYPD with their careful forensic investigative skills and just plain, solid cop work.
A unique, literary and compelling read, this will appeal to fans of Divergent, The Hunger Games, Brave New World and Twilight.
Seventeen-year-old Imogen Reiner has extraordinary abilities. She can read emotions, the coloured spectrum of auras unseen by anyone else. Struggling to know why, and unable to make sense of the mismatched memories of her past, she is haunted by a dark, recurring nightmare. What happened when she was a child, and was it the cause of her mother’s ten-year coma? Her Granddad has taught her how to conceal her gifts, but is frustratingly silent on the answers to these questions.
When the seductive Araz enrols at her college, Imogen senses danger. Is he the enemy? She learns that there is a powerful piece of advanced technology responsible for the blanks in her memory and that a corrupt regime is willing to do whatever it takes to get their hands on it.
When it becomes clear that Araz is tied to this dark conspiracy, Imogen and her besotted trainer, Leo, must find a way to escape his clutches and save Imogen’s family—a family that turns out not to be quite who she believed they were, herself included.
Can she come to terms with her newly discovered identity before the shadows of her past catch up with her?
Learn about a mysterious valley where the old monsters live and thrive. The children of these old wonderful creatures, explore their world. They find danger, fun and excitement. Our young heroes learn some life lessons along the way.
SLAVE At My FEET She walked past him as she didn’t know he was a fallen angel that had come her way that night. Nothing revealed he was the man who would make her forget about her past and the men she had fallen in love with, the way she surrendered to love… She retraced her steps, for something attracted her like a magnet. It only took a single glance into his eyes. She longed for him again and again. She adored him. His past rankled them-the past gone with his memory, and Dakota Dylan.. Who was Massimo? Who would win when Dakota was back?
Nedson Pedley lives in a rural village in the Caribbean island of St. George. He lands a job in the Government service, with the National Development Bureau and comes head-on with a system fraught with political tribalism, cronyism and open hostility. But he is astounded by unscrupulous co-workers who bloom on the system, as well as corrupt politicians who seek to gain unfair advantage and enrich themselves.
Nedson is not daunted by the vicious and infectious system . He works conscientiously and earns the admiration of his superiors, who have become incensed and frustrated over the the many incidents of dishonesty which go unpunished year after year. But when he teams up with them to uncover brazen acts of skulduggery,officers and politicians face certain imprisonment.They become irate and desperate.Will they retaliate? Who will run for cover?
Nedson Pedley bravely removes the mask and exposes the inner workings of the Bureau.He takes us through the unimaginable occurrences inside the meeting room and excites us with his fleeting exploits with love and sex, amid the turmoil at the office.
Victor Buddom erects an electrified fence on his property in rural Jamaica, to deter praedial thieves.But when a man is electrocuted and another brutally murdered, the fence becomes the center of a shocking mystery. Detective Inspector Donovan Black’s investigation is thwarted when his colleague is murdered on the Buddom property. And an ingenious plan to conceal murder sets him off on conflicting leads.
A searing an suspenseful tale, filled with plots and counter plots, blackmail and seduction, the exciting thriller leaves the reader constantly guessing and on the brink of um-imaginary reveals.
Do you believe in fairy stories, old wives’ tales or legends?
No? Not many people do now. Computers and modern science have put paid to all of that.
But in a little village called Bugbrook there is a collective of older women who still believe in a tale from their village that a young girl who was the third daughter of a third daughter of a third daughter is destined to marry a prince.
The girl must complete a collection of trials, without her knowing, to ensure she is suitable whilst also experiencing the everyday pressures of growing up. Dealing with school and of course, discovering boys and how they make her feel!
This is the story of how Eddi, (flat chested, clumsy and very naïve) together with her besy friend Chloe, (clever and a figure to die for) make it through the trials including Eddi’s hilarious disasters and mishaps!
Eddi is the chosen one!
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Fearing that Liz would inevitably get herself killed because him, Key abandoned her in Brazil—leaving the Chronicle of the End Time with her. Unsure of what to do, Key turns to his childhood friend, Beatrice Jackson, to help him find both the Illuminati and the Shroud. What is going to happen to Key? What new challenges will he face? Will he become human and hopefully negate the Prophecy of the End Time?
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Key Gifford is the 13TH Devil, a half-human creature that is meant to be sacrificed to either grant humans beings eternal life without sickness or to allow the demons of hell to kill everyone. Desperate to avoid being killed or have anything bad happen, he and Liz Hellsing must find the Shroud of Turin so he can become human and possible negate the prophecy. While Key and Liz chase down the Illuminati to get the Shroud, they are also being hunted by the other devils and the Holy Knights of God.
Marriage was the last thing on Erick Osman’s mind until his father insisted he find a bride. Sending his two trusted friends, Erick continued to enjoy the pleasures found in the arms of the harem.
Jazell was happy in her little village until Davud and Kemal came to take her away. She has to learn to live with the confines of the Tikan rules, some of which were established in the Ottoman Empire, others Serhan felt necessary.
As Erick takes additional wives, Jazell must learn to share the man she has fallen in love with. And yet, how much more can she tolerate?
Explicit language, spicy historical romance, not intended for anyone under 18.
Jade Bordeaux escaped her Southern Baptist family and moved to New York because they would never respect the choices she made or the secret she kept. The Big Apple proved to be more adventurous than her life in Baton Rouge. Excitement flowed through everything, especially in the form of handsome CEO Sean Wright. Dating him takes an unfortunate turn when his sisterÍs dance to the rhythm of revenge becomes a tune sheÍs hell-bent on sharing with her family and the people they love.
In a matter of weeks, JadeÍs life takes an uncertain and dangerous turn. The former Governor of Louisiana has denied her existence since birth and now makes a life-altering request that fills Jade with resentment. Jade built her success and happiness by making hard choices, even ones that cause heartbreak. Unfortunately, she never imagined that any of those choices could lead to the death of someone she loves. Jade soon learns in the game of life, sometimes playing Double Down and Dirty is the only way to win.
How far will a man committed to peace go to protect his family when they are threatened? English professor Lam Corso receives a death threat, followed by violent attacks on him and his family. The police can find no leads. Lam’s wife, a passionate anti-gun activist, is outraged when he brings a gun into the house. Lam and Susan are forced to examine their marriage and their values in the face of a carefully targeted attack.
What will it cost to survive?
Inspired by the works of international artists, this collection contains nineteen spellbinding Young Adult – New Adult magical realist, paranormal, slipstream, alternate history, and fabulist tales linked by a novella: Peter John Rizzo, a 1960 graduate of Yale University’s journalism program, inherits a floundering art magazine from his uncle, John Rizzo, with the provision that he must increase the circulation or forfeit all assets to creditors. Peter Rizzo, Pete’s father, is a banker who scorns careers in the Arts and Humanities, and is jealous of his late brother’s influence upon his wife and son. Classic Art Expose’s devoted but unorthodox editorial assistant, Jason, and two university interns, sisters Shirley and Evie, help Pete start a monthly short story contest with artwork prompts, hoping to expand and save the business. As the four friends publish the winning (and sometimes disturbing) stories over the following eighteen months, Pete battles his father’s attempts to ruin his business and his reputation, and in the process, discovers a sordid family secret. What else could possibly go astray?
2018 Eric Hoffer – Da Vinci Eye Award Finalist for excellence in cover art
2018 Next Generation Indie Book Award Finalist Young New Adult (17 years and up)
2018 The US Review of Books – RECOMMENDED
A Tootie-Do Press Original – Speculative fiction with a romantic twist!
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