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Barbara Sattler Author- 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


Kindle Edition – $9.99

Paperback – $9.99

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Josh Chetwynd Author- THE BOOK OF NICE A Nice Book About Nice Things for Nice People

THE BOOK OF NICE  A Nice Book About Nice Things for Nice People

by Josh Chetwynd

THE BOOK OF NICE  A Nice Book About Nice Things for Nice People by Josh Chetwynd (Workman Publishing, May 2013; $8.95; Paperback) is an entertaining, quirky compendium of those signs, practices, and expressions that we often take for granted.  THE BOOK OF NICE proves that nice is more than good … it’s funny, weird, heartfelt, and surprising.

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Nancy Eileen Muleady-Mecham Author- PARK RANGER


by Nancy Eileen Muleady-Mecham

True Stories From a Ranger’s Career in America’s National Parks

Available online at http://www.vishnutemplepress.com

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Rebecca L. Boschee Author- ZOMBIES FOR BREAKFAST


by Rebecca L. Boschee


Genre: paranormal romance

Pages: 241

Publisher: Rebecca L. Boschee

Release date: April 17, 2012

Format: eBook

Price: $2.99

Available on-line: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Apple

Brief synopsis: Payson is a pharmacist with a penchant for the underdog.  Sean is the underdog who tries to rob her of prescription sleeping meds but winds up warding off another thief instead.  Before Payson can’t decide whether to thank Sean for the unexpected heroics and turn him in for attempted robbery, she learns a disturbing truth: chivalry may not be dead, but Sean is.

Sean has more than a little trouble adjusting to the lifestyle of a zombie.  Payson never suspects by helping him, she’ll become an accidental celebrity to an entire neurotic zombie community.  But the community’s underground drug supplier doesn’t like Payson’s cures cutting in on his business.  She’s soon faced with a fate worst than death, and Sean risks loving the only girl who makes him feel alive again.


“Rebecca has written a fabulous funny book with great characters and some awesome plot on the side.  Read it!” – Amazon customer, April 2012

“Rebecca Baschee manages to create such a realistic world – and included so many hilarious details – that I loved it from beginning to end.”- Amazon customer, April 2012

Other praise for Rebecca:

“a snappy hole-in-one romantic comedy” for MULLIGAN GIRL – Publishers Weekly, December 2010

“a sweet, fresh-faced story that will appeal to readers looking for a gentle romance.” for MULLIGAN GIRL – Booklist, January 1, 2010

“Boschee has aptly and exquisitely detailed life behind the scenes at one of those all-inclusive family resorts.” for LAST RESORT – Romance Reviews Today, August 2011

In addition to ZOMBIES FOR BREAKFAST, Rebecca is the author of two contemporary romances, MULLIGAN GIRL (2010) and LAST RESORT (2011), all set partially in Arizona.  Born with an appreciation for the ridiculous and a passion for no-quite-human characters, Rebecca is an avid reader and writer of paranormal romance.  She also writes young adult fiction under the name Becca Leone.  Find Rebecca at http://www.baccaleone.com

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by Dr. Erik Eriksson

Dr. Erik Eriksson, British author of BEETHOVEN’S TENTH SYMPHONY, is pleased to announce that his second historical mystery novel and love story, SHAKESPEARE AND THE GOD VIRUS will be released by Tate Publishing Oct. 2013.

A Quote from the Book

“Ladies and Gentlemen, most of you have read in the newspapers about my misspeaking whiles playing the part of Hamlet.  You can imagine how disturbing this has been for me and my family.  What you could have to know is that is just before the misspeakings occurred, I would sense the presence of Shakespeare, as if he was standing by my side speaking his words to me.  I therefore resolved to confront this head on, and here we are.”

At this point everybody got up to clap and show their support for his courage and determination.

“Thank you, thank you.  My intention tonight is to recited, in front of you all, some of Shakespeare’s sonnets as well as several of the well known speeches or soliloquies from his plays, including of course Hamlet.  I cannot be sure what’s going to happen; hopefully all will be as Shakespeare intended.”

Dame Elizabeth was listening very carefully to Sir Edward (ten rows back from the front), when she found herself wondering if the misspeaks could have been as Shakespeare intended.  Elizabeth recalled Schiller’s comment:

‘what seems to us like merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny.’

Where is it going, she wondered?  Then, she remembered what Sir. Edward must know from playing Hamlet:

‘… there’s a divinity that shapes our ends, rough-hew them how we will.’

Everybody was quiet as Edward began his recital.  There was an air of watching Daniel going into the lion’s den, without knowing if God was on his side.”

SHAKESPEARE AND THE GOD VIRUS will be available through bookstores nationwide, from the Publisher at http://www.tatepublishing.com/bookstore, or by visiting barnesandnoble.com or amazon.com.

The Author

Dr. Eriksson grew up in a musical family in Sussex, England.  He graduated in Physics and Mathematics and was awarded a PhD. in Biophysics from Imperial College in London after which he carried out medical and dental research on bone with Professorships at several universities.  He subsequently studied counseling and theology before being ordained.

He currently tutors private students in English, French, Mathematics and Physics, and is researching noticeable cases of spiritual enlightenment which can be seen at http://www.thewayofapilgrim.net.  His popular blog on “Positive Thinking for a Better Life” can be found at http://www.erikeriksson.net.

For more information contact Tate Publishing at (888)361-9473 after October 2013, or e-mail Dr. Eriksson at theartofhealthyliving@rogers.com.

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