Monthly Archives: June 2014

Edward F. Mendez Author- ONE CALAMITOUS SPRING

ONE CALAMITOUS SPRING

by Edward F. Mendez

A NOVEL OF SANTA FE

Theodora Mercedes has deep Santa Fe roots but her focus is on the present and tomorrow, and not on where she looks, but in what she sees.  Making a better world, creating a stronger family, and paying attention to the universe that gives her life are where she puts her energies.  Theodora Mercedes was successful, until one April morning when she visits her sister in Albuquerque.  The springtime that follows is marked by disaster, murder, kidnappingun, unearthed family secrets, new-found loves, and spiritual crises.

Available everywhere books are sold.  Wholesale orders via ingramcontent.com

Published by Casa de Snapdragon LLC

120901 Bryce Avenue NE

Albuquerque, NM 87112

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Elizabeth Rose Author- POET UNDER A SOLDIER’S HAT

POET UNDER A SOLDIER’S HAT

by Elizabeth Rose

Historical Biography

ISBN978-0985115708

Trade Paperback

Quillrunner Publishing LLC (April 30, 2013

360 pages

$24.95

0.8″x5.9″x8.9″

An historical biography of a British Officer during the last years of the Raj.  Few people are still alive who can remember the British Empire.  The author’s father, Hugh Rose, served as a British Officer with the Gurkhas in India, and also with the Political and Foreign Service in Hadramat, Iran, and North West Frontier.  She found the facts and details in his diary too fascinating to keep hidden, and wrote this biography in order to record a time in history now fading to the past.

Reviews:

“The intriguingly arcan, hothouse world of British India in it final decades is authentically recalled and decoded here by Elizabeth Rose, as she delves into her own roots and the enthralling life of an “officer and a gentleman” who dares to flout the rigid social strictures of his time.”- David de Vaux, El Kumanand Press

“What I found so moving about Hugh Rose’s thoughts on India were his memories of the Himalayan foothills – and higher – in which the spiritual and physical can meld into on.  I KNOW is so because I have felt the same way.  I remember when I first drove to Simla and saw the Anapurna range for the first time.  It was so deeply moving and … well … magical.”- Bill Stewart, Foreign Service Journalist Delhi, India and Time Magazine

“… a striking evocation of a past life lived in times past, with colourful episodes in pre-war India, Aden and more remote reaches of what was in those days, the Aden Protectorate …”- Ian Skeet, Author of MUSCAT AND OMAN, THE END OF AN ERA, OMAN, POLITICS, AND DEVELOPEMENT, OPEC, TWENTY FIVE YEARS OF PRICES AND POLITICS.

Treat yourself!  POET UNDER A SOLDIER’S is Liz Rose’s engrossing re-creationg of her dshing father’s lush diary.  Hugh Rose is strong, sensitive, fit, with a sharp eye for truth of huge mountains … Defying British policy he crosses unmapped passes, in tribal Afghanistan.  His intriguing companions are the bearers, orderlies, outcast, warlords, tribalmembers, ambassadors, Sultans, Lords, Ladies all describe in fast, beaufiful phrases, quick observations and insights …”- Tori Warner Shepard, author of NOW SILENCE, a Novel of World War II, and working on SANTA FE, USA.

“To those of us who have spent our lives traveling in the service of our government, this story of Hugh Rose’s life and adventures rings so true.  It viidly portrays the spirit of the times; a great read.”- Philip and Barbara Pfeiffer, US Department of Defense.

Elizabeth Rose, born in India, lives and works in Galisteo New Mexico.  Since emigrating from England on the last day of 1985 to start anew on the first day of 1986, Elizabeth made her career as a sculptor.  Though she had never written anything beyond  a journal, in 2008 she joined the South West Writers in Albuquerque to hone her writing craft in order to rewrite her father’s military memoirs.  She put away her chisel and picked up her pen.  Writing is her passion.  To build her resume, Elizabeth entered literary contests in diverse cvategories and has ahieved ten SWW awards to date.

 

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J. Ibeh Agbanyim Author- FEAR A HEALTHY EMOTION IF WELL MANAGED

FEAR A HEALTHY EMOTION IF WELL MANAGED

by  J. Ibeh Agbanyim

Fear is powerful, and it has a presence in whatever we do in life – whether that is passing our exams, keeping peace in our homes, or simply adjusting to the constantly changing world.  In FEAR, author J. Ibeh Agbanyim offers a guidebook that portrays fear as a healthy emotion- as long as it is well managed.

Demosstrating practical ways that fear can work in our favor instead of working against us, Agbanyim focuses on the importance of using fear as a healthy emotiong to achieve goals on a daily basis.  He discusses techniques for believing in constructive fear, evaluating the quality of fear, adjusting to the conditions of life, and entertaining the notion that even Jesus feared.

Available from iUniverse

Softcover ISBN978-1-4917-1177-4

Hardcover ISBN978-1-4917-1178-1

Ebook ISBN978-1-4917-1179-8

http://www.iuniverse.com

1-800-AUTHORS

This title is also available through your local bookseller or preferred on-line retailer.

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Liz Czukas Author- ASK AGAIN LATER

ASK AGAIN LATER

by Liz Czukas

My fingerprints are going to be all over it.  They’re going to think it was me!

TOP TEN CLUES  YOU’RE CLUELESS

LIZCZUKAS.COM

ISBN: 9780062272423

HARPER TEEN

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Marion G. Harmon Author- WEARING THE CAPE: THE BEGINNING

WEARING THE CAPE: THE BEGINNING

by Marion G. Harmon

MEET A NEW HERO

The Wearing the Cape books are a series of stories that take place in a world that was our own until the advent of superheroes.

 FREE ON AMAZON.COM

MARION HARMON,

A WRITER IN VEGAS

http://marionharmon.wordpress.com

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Dan Baldwin & George Sewell Authors- JUST THE FAQ’S ABOUT ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE

JUST THE FAQ’S ABOUT ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE

by Dan Baldwin & George Sewell

Dan Baldwin & George Sewell’s JUST THE FAQ’S ABOUT ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE is a reader-friendly journey through the perplexing world of drug abuse and its more sinister cousin, chemical dependency.  The “War on Drugs” has be waged for a generation through laws, school programs, social movements, and law enforcement.  The drug prug problem has raised a host of basic questions from people who aren’t in the trenches, so to speak.  These “Frequently Asked Questions” have been posed to the authors for more than twenty years and are addressed in this lively survey of the drug problem.  The book is a handy guide for readers who wonder what drug abuse is all about.  The authors use a dash of history, a measure of tales, and a heaping cup of facts to assist the reader in understanding the confusing dynamics of drug abuse and addiction.  Whether you realize it or not, you are involved in the war on drugs.  Here’s how to know the enemy.  It can be found at americastarbooks.net and Amazon.com.

Taken from THE WRITE WORD, the newsletter of The Society of Southwestern Authors  June/July 2014

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Bonnie Apperson Jacobs & Terri Mainwaring Authors- ARIZONA AGRICULTURE: BEE’S AMAZING ADVENTURE

ARIZONA AGRICULTURE: BEE’S AMAZING ADVENTURE

by Bonnie Apperson Jacobs & Terri Mainwaring

Known for its desert heat, unforgettable cacti, and the spectacular Grand Canyon, Arizona is also home to dedicated ranchers and farmers who make significant contributions to the state’s economy.  Agriculture is an important business in Arizona!  Join Pee Wee Bee on an amaz-z-zing to learn more.  Let’s z-z-zoom!

ISBN number: 978-1-58985-267-9

Little Five Star

A division of Five Star Publications, Inc.

P.O. Box 6698

Chandler, AZ 85246-6698

Web Orders:

http://www.FiveStarPublications.com

Fax Orders: (480)940-8787

Volume Discounts: (480)940-8182

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