After a long career in the insurance business, John Sturgeon retired in 2010 to spend more time on his writing. Since that time he has completed nine short stories and the novel, Crimes of the Levee, which was published October 2013 by Black Rose Writing. His short story, The Murder of the Yipping Dog, was published by Mysterical-E in 2012. John lives in Wheaton, Illinois with his wife, Mary, and their family.
Is There a Literary Grandpa Moses In Our Midst? Chuck Gleason, age 84, is writing romance novels at a prodigious rate. “We’ve been married 63 years! We ought to know something about romance!” If you like reading fun light romances you will enjoy Collision Course. Gleason is a successful, retired business man. Chuck lives with his editor, high school sweetheart and wife Janet, in the mountains of North Georgia with their golden retriever, Misty. They have two children, three grandchildren and one great grandchild!
Buffalo Steel uses lyrical stories, found text and historical anecdotes to explore what it means to be part of society by birth or assimilation. It leads readers from the Great Depression to the 2000’s, exploring how people are products of place, or how place affects trajectory. Lizz Schumer is the editor of The Springville Journal and lives in Buffalo, N.Y. A Pushcart Prize nominee, she has appeared in many publications. Visit www.lizzschumer.com to learn more.
Laura DeLanoy, author of Undercover Justice, drew from her journalism degree, experiences as a bored teen waiting for adventure and being married to a deputy sheriff to create a story of intrigue, danger and romance. High school senior Nora Barton is drawn to rookie undercover cop Jed Greyson, and together they bring a corrupt secret organization to justice. While not writing, Laura enjoys attending her three children's sporting events, cooking and reading a great book.
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>
Is God Real or Pretend?
written by Jennifer Horsman, illustrated by Julie L. Weaver
Is God Real or Pretend? is the story of young Franklin's engaging and enlightening journey to answer this age old question. Franklin's grandmother, Dr. Wendy Knowles, a professor of astronomy, first provides Franklin with the basic scientific means of determining what is real and what is not and how science distinguishes questions it can answer and those it cannot. Franklin's mission of discovery... 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>
The Autobiography of Billy the Kid
by Ralph Estes
Everyone knows the saga of Billy the Kid. That story's been told, in an avalanche of books, songs, movies, TV programs. And yet - no one has given Billy's side. Until The Autobiography of Billy the Kid. Oh, there have been many claims that it wasn't Billy whom Pat Garrett shot in Pete Maxwell's darkened bedroom on July 14, 1881. But in fact it was. Billy just didn't die then. With the help of loyal friends he played dead, was "buried" long enough for Garrett to leave, nursed back to health, made his way to Wichita... Read more>
by WR. PARK
Ghastly 'Jack the Ripper' murders of five mutilated women in the Whitechapel district of London in 1888 ended without an arrest-although suspects were plentiful. Two young Scotland Yard detectives, armed with only a hunch, voyage across the Atlantic to New York City to assist in investigating a string of similar murders. Did 'Jack' slip away to America? And is now applying his macabre trade as 'The Manhattan Ripper?' Their dangerous search... Read more>
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