Fallow Park Today by Joseph Glenn

Meredith St. Claire, former star of the television situation comedy Pots of Luck, has come to Fallow Park on its fifteenth anniversary. She and a film crew are preparing a documentary to mark the occasion. As she and the filmmakers interview the staff and residents, we are confronted with how badly the park has deteriorated and how difficult life has become for the last GLBT people in the United States. Unknown to the park officials and her film crew, Meredith has a secret son, now in his forties and living at the park. Her object is to use the documentary as a cover for her plan to help him escape. Her efforts are complicated by the park’s bombastic, self-absorbed director and an undercover vigilante who has his own sense of justice.

Author: Joseph Glenn

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Beyond the Ebbing Tide by Charles Richard Sterling

A rebellious young woman with strong anti-war views defies her politically influential grandmother when she leaves for Paris in search of her missing husband.

Author: Charles Richard Sterling

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Rosie’s Umbrella: New 2017 Edition by Denny Taylor

“She died within seconds of falling. She could see the shadows that went with the echoes of screams from up above, but the patterns of light and the fading sounds were nothing more than that. There was not time to think about them, to name them or to say, ‘There’s lovely’, but that is how she felt in those last moments of her life.”Rosie’s Umbrella is about love and loss, forgetting and remembering, losing one’s self and becoming someone you never knew or imagined being.We meet 14-year-old Rosie Llywelyn in Boston in 1995 at the moment her life is changed forever by a tragedy that occurred in a coalmining village in Wales in 1955.From the very first page the reader experiences the emotional turmoil Rosie feels as she tries to find out what has happened to her Aunt Sarah and why her parents won’t tell her why they have had Sarah committed to a psychiatric unit in a nearby hospital.As Taylor engages the reader in Rosie’s tragic family story of guilt and forgiveness, she falls into her own family history, and the reader falls with her – as she exposes the cruelty of governments, the wounds of being lumpen, the exploitation of poor families and children, and the trauma of the forced migration of hundreds of thousands of miners and their families from the Welsh coal mining valleys in the first half of the twentieth century.As Rosie struggles to find her own truth with the support of her teacher and friends in school, she realizes another family tragedy is about to happen. Falling faster now through the pages, Taylor makes sure readers stay on the page with Rosie and her friends through their political awakening to the devastation that power and privilege has on poor people, and to their own vision for the future. Until, filled with love, laughter, and the will to survive, they are ready for the struggle that they know lies ahead.

Author: Denny Taylor

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Isle of Echoes (We Witches Three Book 3) by Starla Silver

We Witches Three Book 3, Isle of Echoes: Traitors from the past return… The lives of the Howard Witches are on a sudden collision course for history to repeat itself, returning them to the most dangerous and dark days of their past. A time of war between two families, once allies, now enemies. A time when dark magic nearly consumed The Demon Isle and threatened to wipe out the Howard bloodline. Unfortunately, starting a new war with these traitors will have to wait as other supernatural trouble is brewing. This time, of the mermaid variety. The Howard’s underwater friends are under attack! The Sea Hag might be dead but her bloodsuckers are back, and they’re bigger, nastier, and hungrier. Meanwhile, Melinda has some bloodsucker problems of her own when the world of her molasses-eyed motorcycle man and the vampire love of her life accidentally collide, unspoken revelations sending her spiraling down a path she’s never been on before and one she fears she’ll be forever lost on. Michael’s just admitted his love for new girlfriend, Emily Morgan, and it seems like ever since she’s gotten into nothing but life-threatening trouble. This time, though, it might be more than any of them can fix. Even using magic. Especially when Charlie finds himself caught up in a net of mermaid mayhem that might land him at the bottom of the ocean, unless Emily can use this latest affliction to rescue him. Though courageous, in doing so, she might seal her own fate as the clock is ticking and she’s almost out of time. Please Note: There are two versions of this series. Same Story—Choose Your Rating! We Witches Three (The Demon Isle Clean Read Cut. Teen Friendly—think TV14 type rating)Wicked Good Witches (The Adult Cut—contains strong language and sexy stuff) Please Read This Series in Order…

Author: Starla Silver

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

The Wormhole and Me: An astronaut, Ronan, misses 17 years of family life after being sucked through a wormhole. (Twisted Tale – Short Story Book 2) by C. A. Hewitson

It’s a dream come true for Ronan: to be the first astronaut to travel to Mars.
But something happens out there in the depths of space, and when Ronan returns home to his family, home is not as he left it.

Author: C. A. Hewitson

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

My Brother’s Entity: A grieving brother, Oscar, discovers that, with a beer or two, he can bring back Mandel from the grave for a visit. (Twisted Tale – Short Story Book 4) by C. A. Hewitson

Do you believe in life after death?

Painfully shy Oscar depends on his brother, Mandel, for everything, so when Mandel dies, Oscar’s world falls apart.
But, with the help of a beer or two and Mandel’s old bucket hat, Oscar discovers he can bring back Mandel from the grave for a visit.

Author: C. A. Hewitson

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Objective:Freedom: Part One of the Series Secession by James Huber

Objective:Freedom reflects the current times and the state of the Government this story looks at the actions of the internal workings of five states that cannot support the union. The President of the United States tries to preserve the economic might of the U.S., but merely makes matters worse with his activities. Five Southwestern states, influenced by an ultra-conservative governor of Texas decides that they can no longer sustain the welfare giveaways and the wasteful foreign aid. The five states form their own country and the U.S. is powerless to do something about it. Governor Kyle Harris, of Texas, leads the other governors to restore a sense of orderliness. The Texas Rangers are nationalized. The President of the U.S. bows out under pressure and an Army General then steps in to take his place. The General is assisted by the Ambassador from England. The lady Ambassador, with her extensive background, tries to soothe the bitterness between the countries. She tries for an alliance and ends up in one with the General. In the meantime, Iranian forces are seeking to break up the new government with assassination attempts, and corrupting government officials with drugs and internal relations. The narrative demonstrates how things could go out of control and what it may need to bring them back into control before the U.S. is lost to both inner and external strengths.. Draconian corrections were immediately enacted, with virtual elimination of welfare programs. Meanwhile, back in Washington the status quo reacted with great hubris, pomp and bluster, but without consensus or much resolve.This book was one that will draw you in, and you will not want to stop reading until you reach the end. I suspect people of all political stripes will find much to enjoy in this tale.The action stretches from Texas to D.C. to the deserts of Iraq and Southern California.

Author: James Huber

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

The Housewarming Party by Paul Phillips

Jill Fowler is moving out of home for the first time, sharing a house with two of her friends.

The fun and the freedom is exhilarating, and the girls decide to throw a housewarming party to celebrate.

That’s when the house starts receiving phone calls threatening them if they don’t cancel the party. The tires on Jill’s car are slashed.

Their new house has a dark history, and somebody out there is determined that they don’t have this party.

The most exciting time of Jill’s life has now become the most terrifying.

Poor Jill. She really should have stayed home.

Author: Paul Phillips

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Fallow Park Today by Joseph Glenn

Meredith St. Claire, former star of the television situation comedy Pots of Luck, has come to Fallow Park on its fifteenth anniversary. She and a film crew are preparing a documentary to mark the occasion. As she and the filmmakers interview the staff and residents, we are confronted with how badly the park has deteriorated and how difficult life has become for the last GLBT people in the United States. Unknown to the park officials and her film crew, Meredith has a secret son, now in his forties and living at the park. Her object is to use the documentary as a cover for her plan to help him escape. Her efforts are complicated by the park’s bombastic, self-absorbed director and an undercover vigilante who has his own sense of justice.

Author: Joseph Glenn

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Rosie’s Umbrella: New 2017 Edition by Denny Taylor

“She died within seconds of falling. She could see the shadows that went with the echoes of screams from up above, but the patterns of light and the fading sounds were nothing more than that. There was not time to think about them, to name them or to say, ‘There’s lovely’, but that is how she felt in those last moments of her life.”Rosie’s Umbrella is about love and loss, forgetting and remembering, losing one’s self and becoming someone you never knew or imagined being.We meet 14-year-old Rosie Llywelyn in Boston in 1995 at the moment her life is changed forever by a tragedy that occurred in a coalmining village in Wales in 1955.From the very first page the reader experiences the emotional turmoil Rosie feels as she tries to find out what has happened to her Aunt Sarah and why her parents won’t tell her why they have had Sarah committed to a psychiatric unit in a nearby hospital.As Taylor engages the reader in Rosie’s tragic family story of guilt and forgiveness, she falls into her own family history, and the reader falls with her – as she exposes the cruelty of governments, the wounds of being lumpen, the exploitation of poor families and children, and the trauma of the forced migration of hundreds of thousands of miners and their families from the Welsh coal mining valleys in the first half of the twentieth century.As Rosie struggles to find her own truth with the support of her teacher and friends in school, she realizes another family tragedy is about to happen. Falling faster now through the pages, Taylor makes sure readers stay on the page with Rosie and her friends through their political awakening to the devastation that power and privilege has on poor people, and to their own vision for the future. Until, filled with love, laughter, and the will to survive, they are ready for the struggle that they know lies ahead.

Author: Denny Taylor

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews