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After serving eight years in the Marines, R.C. Hartson attended Columbia College in Chicago and worked as a disc jockey for WJJD. Hartson was a professional Santa Claus for fifty-one years and subsequently penned a novel based on his experiences in Santa’s Diary. He is currently completing the second novel in the Cleve Hawkins detective series, to follow his debut, Fatal Beauty.

Brenda Sutton Rose has been writing short stories, creative nonfiction essays, and poetry for years. She is an artist, a community volunteer, a mother and wife, and a lover of nature. She says the story of Dogwood Blues seemed to rise up like bones from the southern soil of her homeland.  As she wrote, the bones took on flesh, personalities, and words. The bones became bodies, eventually pulsing with the blood and life of the South and speaking in the cottonmouth accent of Georgia. For more about Brenda, go to: and


Eli Balser graduated from Rhode Island School of Design on a path to write and illustrate children’s books, but he was swept up into the animation world and took a twenty-year detour working on various animated television shows. He’s currently working as an animation artist on The Simpsons. His two young children have drawn him back to his initial passion with his first children’s book, Life as a Barnacle

'Round and 'Round and Back Again is Laura Aten’s second publication and her first children’s novel. A long-time San Antonio resident and animal lover, Laura is thrilled to collaborate with her daughter on this project. Kate Aten is a senior at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, majoring in English and minoring in Studio Art. Both mother and daughter enjoy traveling, and Australia remains among their favorite destinations.


Editor's Picks

Battle Hymn: Revelations of the Sinister Plan for a New World Order


by John Scura and Dane Phillips


This book presents frightening, but truthful, facts that will shake many of your deepest beliefs to the core. A dark plan, put into place centuries ago, has come to fruition. Consider Battle Hymn your wake-up call... Painstakingly researched through hundreds of sources and interviews, Battle Hymn rips the cover off the invisible government that controls our leaders and soon, our very lives. Composed of just a few... Read more>


by Caleb Bugai

Matthew Calamos, a young man raised apart from it, enters Alkalian society through his first year attending the confederacy’s national college. Like all other Alkalians, he has a battle morph, a transformation into a powerful humanoid or creature with special weapons or abilities. He soon learns, however, that his battle morph is unlike others, rare and with a power tabooed and feared by them, and it makes him stand out in a student community dominated by boss students, the most popular, charming, and dangerous students among them... Read more>

The Sheriff's Son: Lessons Learned

by Wayne Skarka and Butch Campsey

This true story begins on Valentine's Day, 1961. 14 years old, Claudette Carolyn Covey went missing from Hondo, Texas. On Halloween evening, 1961, Claudette's remains were discovered eight miles from town in a field. She had been shot twice in the head. From the beginning, town folks believed that she was murdered by the corrupt sheriff or his 18-year-old son, whom she was dating. Because of the corrupt sheriff's influence... Read more> 

Brady Needs a Nightlight

written by Brian Barlics, illustrated by Gregory B. Jones


Is your child afraid of the dark? Are you having trouble with bedtime? You are not alone! Even those least likely to have a fear of the dark may have a story to share. In this book you will meet Brady, a bat who oddly has a terrible fear of the dark. This poses quite a dilemma for a creature that sleeps in a dark cave and comes out to play at night. Learn how Brady discovers a creative way to solve this problem...with a little help from some friends. Read more>

One Creepy Street: Annica's Broom

by Lee Jordan


Annica should not have texted and tried to re-tweet,

For now she was falling towards One Creepy Street. 

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Message of the Pendant (Darmon Mysteries)

by Thomas Thorpe


William Darmon and wife Elizabeth were powerful figures who in 1818 set society's pace from expansive grounds known as Mayfair Hall. When a family member is murdered, a mysterious pendant is found containing a long lost request by Napoleon Bonaparte for an American mission to burn down Parliament buildings. The couple sets out on an action filled pursuit of the killer. While interviewing Henry Clay in post-war Maryland... Read more> 

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