If Jack Had's Steve Rappaport, age 67, has been a stock trader, a pot dealer, an itinerant hippie peddler, a cab driver, a retailer, and currently, a successful commercial real estate salesperson in Manhattan. He offers a simple rationale for his first novel: "My eldest son, Jack, died at forty, from a progressively debilitating, but unknown neurological disorder. This brilliant boy, a Vassar grad, never got to live the life he deserved. I've infused him with one."
Michael K. Brantley, author of Memory Cards, is a North Carolina-based writer and currently works as a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at North Carolina Wesleyan College. He was a freelance writer and award-winning professional photographer, and a former newspaper editor. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Queens University of Charlotte, and degrees from East Carolina University and Barton College. He has the Master of Photography/Craftsman from PPA. He founded the literary journal, What The Fiction.
Mark Pople’s appreciation for Alfred Hitchchock was most inspired during his brief stay in Rogers Park, Chicago, an urban enclave where mystery seemed to lurk around every corner. Now, he revisits the area and brings his Hitchcock-inspired story to life in his debut novel, Rogers Park. Recently retired after twenty-five years of teaching, Mark’s decision to focus on writing was quickly rewarded when he was named winner of the 2014 Houston Writers House novel contest.
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.
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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