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TRUE CRIME / MYSTERY
~*~Winner of the 1967 Mystery Writers of America ‘Edgar’ Award for Best True-Crime Novel~*~
Lizzie Borden took an axe,
And gave her mother forty whacks,
When she saw what she had done,
She gave her father forty-one.
Lizzie Andrew Borden (b.1860 – d.1927) was tried and acquitted in the 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. Media coverage of the case created a furor throughout the United States reminiscent of the Rosenberg, Claus von Bulow and O.J. Simpson trials. No other suspect was ever charged with the double homicide, and speculation on the case continues to this day.
“Excellent, insightful account unlike any other…” –Reader review
Everything you NEVER wanted to know about divorce … but need to come up to speed on … FAST!!! This is the only legal self-help book written by someone who was once in your shoes who later became an attorney!
“A solid, informative self-help divorce guide.” Kirkus … February 2013
“Here is a book that will be indispensable to a certain segment of the reading public. Attorney Anna Merrill has spent the past decade working with a variety of nonprofits … I think one can say that she has seen up close the effect on women of bad relationships and divorce. Now that experience has been set down in a sizable reference work of text, worksheets, graphics and more that will help women fortify themselves for divorce and protect their interests…” –The Cape Cod Times
The Caliphate: A Post-Apocalyptic Suspense Novel
What if ISIS controlled America?
Eisa McCarthy lives in Caliphate City under the control of the radical Islamic group, the Ghuraba. Seven years ago General Mohammad bin-Rasulullah defeated the United States in a ruthless betrayal and set up their worldwide Caliphate in the ruins of Washington, D.C. The Ghuraba’s supreme holy leader, the Abu al-Ghuraba, claims Eisa’s father gave him control of the U.S. nuclear arsenal, a claim bolstered by the smoldering ashes of many cities and her Syrian-born mother’s testimony. But after her mother is accused of apostasy, she learns her father may not be the ‘martyr’ the Ghuraba claim.
“The parallels the author draws between the current landscape in Syria and Iraq and a future United States are unsettling, as they portray present-day atrocities with unflinching accuracy…” –Dale Amidei, author of ‘Jon’s Trilogy’
Subtitled an Insubstantial Pageant, this is a potpourri of delicately, deftly styled short stories, autobiographical reminiscences, verses, with a range of humor, poignancy, fantasy and consistent grace. There are the insecurities, jealousies, defeats of childhood; marriages — and failures; character family servants; the artist and his Galatea; the English uncle, a vicar, who lost his only chance through a son. Not important but pleasant reading, drawn from the New Yorker, Harper’s Victoria Lincoln is the author of February Hill.
(epic fantasy / space opera / a bit of romance)
At the dawn of time, two ancient adversaries battled for control of Earth. One man rose to stand at humanity’s side. A soldier whose name we still remember today…
A tiny Mesopotamian village becomes ground-zero for this fantasy fiction retelling of mankind’s most epic story about the battle between good and evil … the clash of empires and ideologies … and the greatest superhero to ever walk the Earth. The Archangel Mikhail.
“A creative alternative to the history of what we call angels. It feels like…Star Trek meets creation mythos…” –Reader review
Mikhail has a new mission: train the warriors to fight back against the mysterious kidnappings. But the journey from soldier to general is never easy. The Emperor and Shay’tan are so busy outwitting one another that neither notices a much more ancient Evil outmaneuvers them. A tragic death forces the Alliance to choose which leader they will follow in an epic showdown. The Emperor … or Lucifer?
“I simply can’t count the number of times I wanted to wrench my heart out and cry for the characters. If you want to get an idea of how good her characters are, imagine this: I actually found myself sympathizing with a man who would beat the crap out of a pregnant woman. Bad guy? Who’s the bad guy? In a war, there’s no right and wrong, merely who’s side you are on…” –Reader review
“Better than Game of Thrones…” –Reader review
~*~Winner of the 2015 eFestival of Words Best of the Independent eBook Awards – Best High Fantasy Novel~*~
As darkness rends the heavens, a tiny Mesopotamian village finds itself the epicenter of an intergalactic war between good and evil. But all is not lost. An ancient goddess has recruited two ‘Watchmen’ to turn darkness back into the light; mortal creatures who do not realize they are pawns. The saga of the greatest superhero to ever walk the Earth continues in Agents of Ki…
“The characters are so well developed- flawed and emotionally relatable. The story line is complex but completely engrossing – I can’t put the books down! Read them – you won’t regret it…” –Reader review
The Dark Lord’s Vessel
Angelic Special Forces Colonel Mikhail Mannuki’ili has suffered from dissociative amnesia ever since his species was slaughtered as a child. The Cherubim said he must never try to remember what happened during the Seraphim Genocide. Whenever he tries, he blacks out and people end up dead.
But old ghosts refuse to remain buried. With the village destroyed and whispers the white-winged Angelic is his own Prime Minister, each night, his dead chéad phósadh visits his nightmares to warn him about the lizard at the door.
“The author … tackles several serious subjects that are current in today’s society, including PTSD and how it affects people differently and the devastation it causes on family…” –Reader review
(fantasy / romance)
The Angel of Death falls in love with a mortal in this tale of true love, reincarnation, and forgiveness that spans from ancient Carthage to the Iraq/Afghanistan war.
“Probably the best mix of science fiction, history and romance I have ever read. This book will make you think about what you know and believe…” –Reader review
~*~Winner of the 2014 eFestival of Words Best of the Independent eBook Awards – Best Novella~*~
Dumped by her boyfriend on Christmas Eve, Cassie Baruch thought her pain would end when she aimed her car at an ancient beech tree. But when a gorgeous black-winged angel appears and tells her ‘this ain’t no stinking paranormal romance, kid,’ she realizes death hasn’t solved her problems. Can Jeremiel help her exorcise the ghosts of problems past and find a little closure?
“She made me care. And she made me cry. And I’m very, very thankful for the ending…” –Reader review
(Literary Fiction / Western Romance)
Dumped at the altar and left without a home, Rosie Xalbadora takes a job as a governess at the edge of the Australian outback. There she meets Pippa Bristow, a sensitive child who copes with her parent’s bitter divorce by escaping into a magical world of fairy queens and unicorns, and her enigmatic father, Adam, a man willing to endure whatever he must to keep his daughter safe from his ex-wife.
“A fresh new look at a Classic; Jane Eyre hits modern times!” –Reader review
(Sweet Contemporary Time Travel Romance)
~Ask how you can win an hour in time~
Marae O’Conaire has much bigger problems than the fact her watch stopped at 3:57 p.m. When she brings her watch to a kindly repairman, she learns she has won a peculiar prize, a chance to re-live a single hour of her life. Can Marae fix the mistake she regrets more than anything in the world?
“Sweet story, a great short read…” –Reader review
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BOX SETS (in collaboration with Parsina Press (TM))
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*The Fates of Worlds box set is now ‘retired.’