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Mattie Lennon Irish Author- LACKEN SCHOOL

 

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R. L. Clayton Author- EVOLUTION RIVER SERIES

EVOLUTION RIVER SERIES

by R. L. Clayton

SEA SPECIES

It is the beginning of the Genetic Age, and the next step of human evolution has arrived.

THE ENVOY

We must grow beyond Earth to survive, and a new species will be born.

THE GENESIS

Evolution takes us beyond space and time to the end and the beginning.

The EVOLUTION RIVER SERIES is the culmination of a lifetime of wondering “Who are we and where are we going?”  With a care of an engineer in mining and algaculture, the technologies are apparent in his stories.  This series is another example of his non-conventional thinking.  The tradional good versus evil storyline is changed, and it is difficult to define those terms.  His understanding of people is apparent in his characters.

Having lived in Tucson, Arizona for more than fifty years, he brings us a view of the Arizona desert now and perhaps in the future and the incorporation of the Tohono O’odham legends into his stories reflect the history of the area.  Clayton’s hobbies include cooking, reading, hiking, his 1929 Mercedes kit car, and old firearms.  He and Linda are going strong after more than forty years of marriage.  His daughter and her family are the lights in his life.

THE EVOLUTION RIVER SERIES follows human evolution from today eons in the future

http://www.evolutionriver.com

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Russell Maroon Shoatz Author- MAROON THE IMPLACABLE The Collected Writings of Russell Maroon Shoatz

MAROON THE IMPLACABLE The Collected Writings of Russell Maroon Shoatz

by Russell Maroon Shoatz

Foreward by Chuck D

Afterword by Matt Meyer and Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge

Edited by Fred Ho and Quincy Saul

“This book, MAROON THE IMPLACABLE, is that very funky instruction manual on how to make revolution against Imperialist America.”- Amiri Barak, former Poewt Laureate of New Jersey

Russell Maroon Shoatz is a political prisoner who has been held unjustly for over thirty years, including two decades in solitary confinement.  He was active as a leader in the Black Liberation Movement in Philadelphia, both above and underground.  His successful escapes from maximum-security prisons earned him the title “Maroon.”  This is the first published collection of his accumulated written works, and also includes new essays written for this volume.

His innovative and historical analysis of the U.S. prison system.  Maroon communities throughout the Americas, eco-socialism, eco-feminism, food security, prefiguration, and the Occupy Wall Street movement provide cutting-edge challenges for today’s movements for social change.

978-1-60486-059-7  6×9  Paperback  312 Pages

PM Press  www.pmpress.org

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CB McKenzie Author- BAD COUNTRY

BAD COUNTRY

A NOVEL

by CB McKenzie

Winner of the Tony Hillerman Prize from St. Martin’s Press

Short-Listed for THE MWA’S EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL 2014

Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association “Best of” 2014.

ESQUIRE MAGAZINE’S “Best Christmas Picks” 2014

“One of the strongest debuts to come along in years.”  Best of 2014- Cleveland Plain Dealer.

“Top 6 of 2014,” Mystery People, Austin.

“An outstanding first novel writen with clarity and authority and featuring a Southwest whose spare beaaty covers unspeakable crimes and a detective who’s tough, honorable and authentic to the core”  Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

” … like that perfect arrowhead you stumble onto out on the trail, and then notice that it has bloodstains on it – a charged and unique southwest story that rings with an authenticity rarely seen in crime fiction”- Craig Johnson

“Bleak but elegantly told …”  Marilyn Stasio New York Times Book Review

CB McKenzie has through-hiked the Appalachian Trail, modeled for Giorgio Armani, worked on an organic farm and earned a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona.  Like him on Facebook.

 

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