Monthly Archives: March 2013

Jude Michael Connors Author- THE TAILOR’S PATCHWORK

THE TAILOR’S PATCHWORK

by Jude Michael Connors

A supernatural thriller

Jason is just a simple man who wants to live a simple life with his girlfriend, Alice.  But when a corrupt politician learns that Jason has the seemingly magical ability to alter people’s memories and thoughts, Jason is thrown into a life and death situation.

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Taylor Michaels Author- SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME

SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME

by Taylor Michaels

Can he protect her life and his heart?

Which is harder, turning someone with your heart or your life?

Morgan Kennedy is a woman with responsibilities, a lot of them.  Since her father’s heart attack she’s taken over the management of the family’s jewelry store and upcoming annual charitable fundraiser.  Still feeling the sting from a recent breakup, she has buried herself in work and is unaware that someone has been following her.  When an accidental encounter causes her stalker to emerge from the shadows, she needs a bodyguard.

Shawn Randall fled Los Angeles and a career providing protection for the rich and the famous to start again in Phoenix.  He’s seen it all and has one unbreakable rule: never get emotionally involved with a client.  Learning that lesson almost cost him all he held dear.  However, this assignment may deliver more than he’s bargained for.  Protecting Morgan may be the easy part safe guarding his heart just may turn out to be the toughest assignment he’s ever had.

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Elise M. Stone Author- FAITH, HOPE, AND MURDER A Community of Faith Mystery

FAITH, HOPE, AND MURDER

by Elise M. Stone

A Community of Faith Mystery

A lonely web designer is drawn into the world of drug and human smuggling in the Arizona desert as she searches for a killer.

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Laurie Stevens Author- THE DARK BEFORE DAWN

THE DARK BEFORE DAWN

by Laurie Stevens

Best 2011 Kirkus Reviews/ Indie   Recipiet of the Kirkus Star of Merit

“Memorable characters, macabre scenes and a dazzling portrayal of reality will leave readers anxious for book two in the Gabriel McCray series.”

“Stevens sets the stage for graphic sensory details and a fast-paced, tantalizing mystery that utilizes her passion and research in forensics and psychology.”- Kirkus Reviews

“Readers will relate to the San Francisco and Los Angeles settings, and Stevens’ allusions to “Cask of Amontillado” and Frankenstein craft a story immersed in theater, disguise and secrecy.”- Kirkus Reviews

Grisly murders are taking place high in the Santa Monica Mountains.  On each of the victim’s bodies is a note left for the L.A. Sheriff detective, Gabriel McRay.  The killer’s identity is locked in the suppressed memory of a horrifying trauma from Gabriel’s own childhood.  Teamed with his forensic pathologist girlfriend and his psychiatrist, Gabriel runs two parallel investigations, the first: a dark journey into the terrifying recollections of his past and second; the hunt for a serial killer who seems to know more about Gabriel than he knows himself.

Set in Southern California, Stevens paints a very real picture of both the beauty of the land and the grittiness of some of its inhabitants.

Stevens sends the reader on a quest to understand the emotional triggers in a person’s psyche who has lived through serious trauma.

What is the defining point when people living through similar adversity take diametrically opposite paths in life?  This question has led her to create a series of novels that deal with the good and evil within a human being.

The Gabriel McRay Series DEEP INTO DUSK Coming Soon

ABOUT LAURIE

“I am a novelist, screenwriter, and playwright.  I’ve written for television, film and my stage play, FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS, ran for eight weeks in Los Angeles.”

“I’m proud to offer my new novel, THE DARK BEFORE DAWN, which is the first in a psycho-thriller/detective series based in Los Angels.  Psychology and forensics interest me immensely so the book is rich with both.”

Laurie@laurieStevensBooks.com

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Barbara Rebok Author- THE TEMPERING YEARS OF A MAN AND A NATION

THE TEMPERING YEARS OF A MAN AND A NATION

by Barbara Rebok

A Civil War Epic Novel

From his enlistment through the decade following the Civil War, follow Nathan Spencer as he traverses the battlefield and beyond to learn if all is fair in love and war.  A seminary student turned soldier, Nat struggles with his faith in light of a period fraught with strife, romance, greed, espionage, violence and disaster.

Many incident woven into this work of fiction are based on actual first-hand accounts … the ghosts of Bellville, the murder of General Nelson, Cahaba Prison, the surrender of Fort Athens and the Sultana disaster to name a few.  As one enthusiastic fan mused, “What a fantastic way to learn the history of the brutal, bloody Civil War.”

Available in Paperback and ebook at TheTemperingYears.com

Reader Comments

“Everyone in our book club enjoyed reading the book, and with our group that doesn’t happen often.” Marcia Wolfe- Pueblo Readers Group

“I enjoyed THE TEMPERING YEARS very much and it has had a strong effect on me.  I think it would make a perfect complement for high school juniors who are studying American History.”- Lynn Fox- Retired history educator

“It was hard to put down.  Her dialogue and descriptions were so good I often thought she must have been there.”- George Koss

“What a fantastic way to learn the history of the brutal, bloody Civil war, and how it disrupted the lives of ordinary people like you and me.”- George S. Easley

“I thoroughly enjoyed THE TEMPERING YEARS.  Rebok must have done an awful lot of research on it.” Virginia Plettle

About the Author

Barbara Rebok is an Arizona business owner and the mother of two sons and two granddaughters.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree from the School of Journalism at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.  Before moving west, she was an award-winning feature writer and photo journalist for newspapers in Mansfield, Ohio, and Vineland, New Jersey.  In addition to writing she devotes time to preserving treasured historical information available at http://www.AZArrow.com.

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Eric Pflum Author- NINE DAYS

NINE DAYS

by Eric Pflum

NINE DAYS uses humorous and edgy relationships and disturbing moral conflicts to probe an angry divide in America … with a dish of ice cream and three spoons.

Three disparate travelers … a questioning evangelical Christian, a jaded skeptic, and a metaphysical lesbian … meet and decide they like each other.  And the fun begins.  Their unlikely friendship deepens into an amusing but gut-wrenching collision of beliefs and passions.

The wife of a bestselling family-values author and megachurch pastor struggles with doubts.  A distinguished art historian takes himself and his need for rational explanation far too seriously.  A beautiful lesbian professor sees destiny and reincarnation at work in their lives.

UNCERTAINTY, PASSION, DESTINY IN THE CRUCIBLE OF AMERICA’S CULTURE WAR.

A thought provoking novel

Captivating characters

Humorous & edgy relationships

Disturbing moral conflicts

Surprising Plot twists

Destiny & uncertainty

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Barbara Sattler Author- DOG DAYS

DOG DAYS

by Barbara Sattler

DOG DAYS explores relationships between men and women, mother-daughter, friends, and dog and humans.  It is a time of crisis for Kristin White.  Twenty-five year old Kristin is released from prison after doing time for a crime she didn’t commit.  Kristin is involved with two men.  Self-centered Josh who lets her take the rap for his drug deal, and Kelly, a good but judgmental man she meets while on parole.  Written by a former criminal defense attorney and Superior court Judge, DOG DAYS follows Kristin’s journey through the criminal justice system from arrest through sentencing with a focus on her relationship with her lawyer and cell mate.  On parole Kristin struggles to find employment.  She is finally hired by Sara, a psychic and dog communicator who owns The Dignified Dog, a dog training and day care business.  There she meets Samantha, a smart, sensitive black lab and Theordore, a brown dog of mixed parentage who thinks with his stomach.  They help Kristin learn about loyalty and compassion.  With the help of Sara, her co-workers and various canines, Kristin starts to grow up and find out what matters in life.  Kristin’s growth is tested when Josh once again causes a terrible event in Kristin’s life.

About the Author

Criminal justice and dogs, Barbara Sattler’s passions, come together in her first novel.  She is a retired criminal defense lawyer and Superior Court Judge who spent 30 years in the courts.  She is working on her second novel about a public defender who faces an ethical dilemma in the middle of a high profile murder case.  Barbara lives with her husband, a retired law professor, and Toby and Teddy, two of the many dogs, who have enriched her life and her books.

Paperback: 240 pages

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (January 4, 2013)

Language: English

ISBN-10 1477664963

ISBN-13 978-1477664964

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Kindle Edition – $9.99

Paperback – $9.99

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