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Marion Ekholm Author- “No Dogs Allowed”

“No Dogs Allowed”

by Marion Ekholm

Marion Ekholm won First Place (and a handsome check) for Las Vegas Romance Writers short story contest for “No Dogs Allowed, a 4.500-word romance written in the first person.  The heroine considers moving into her boyfriend’s apartment with her Great Dane only to reconsider their entire relationship when she learns no dogs allowed in his condo.

Taken from THE WRITE WORD, the newsletter of The Society of Southwestern Authors  Vol. 42.  No 2. April/May 2013

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by Donald Bussel

This story concerns a wonderful, gentle dog who becomes lost in the bitter cold of winter for a period of 28 days. The only explanation for her survival is the presence of her guardian angel who guides and protects her during the bitter Odyssey. She meets many obstacles during this time and her angel is always present to look over her.


ISBN13 Softcover 978-1-4363-1524-1

Available on http://www.amazon.com   http://www.xlibris.com   http://www.BarnesandNoble.com



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Mysterious Galaxy Books- Review of PLAY NICE by Gemma Halliday


by Gemma Halliday

“Readers seeking a fast-paced exciing series starring a tough heroine with a soft spot in her heart for her adopted dog, meet Anna Smith, nee Anya Danielovich. Anya was a trained assassin, working for the former Yugoslavian secret service, who faked her own death after a particularly6 distasteful assignment, and has been leading a quiet nomadic life in the US. As Anna, she keeps to herself, never getting too close to anyone- coworkers, the cute guy at the laundromat, etc. When she is attacked at a San Francisco animal shelter, her rescuer is an assassin sent to fill a contract on her head- who wants to keep her alive long enough to figure out who shot at her before he could. Anna, hired gun Nick Dare, and Lenny, her dog, (plus an arsenal combining high tech weaponry and improvised tools), are in a race to discover who wants her dead besides her former colleagues. Who, by the way, take lethal exception to Nick’s failure to fulfill his contract on Anna. A high-adrenaline rump for fans of romantic suspense.”- MeH

Minotaur, $24.99

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Sandra Farris Author- HOBO & MEMORY OF A MURDER


by Sandra Farris

Playmates were far and few for ten-year old Joby Richards in the late 1800’s, so when a feral dog, Hobo, shows up, Jody is determined to make friends. But the arrival of a mysterious stranger puts both the boy and dog at great risk. Did Hobo sense the dark secret the stranger harbored?


by Sandra Farris

Bailey Collins regained consciousness in the passenger seat of her wrecked car. Her first concern was for her husband, but it was a stranger with a bullet hole in his head behind the wheel. A gun lay on the seat between them Who was this man? Where were they and how did they get there? Most of all, did she kill the stranger? Bailey couldn’t remember. She knew her name, where she lived, so why couldn’t she answer any of these questions?

Both available as e-books on Amazon.com, Barnesannoble.com, ITunes.com, Smashwords.com, and Kobo.com for 99 cents.

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Susan Nolen Author- “Ted’s Day Out”

“Ted’s Day Out”

by Susan Nolen

Susan Nolen wanted to let everyone know that her short story, “Ted’s Day Out” (Kindle Edition), is up on Amazon for free to Prime members and 99 cents for everyone else (www.amazon.com/dp/B006UULB8E). “A secret life. A secret mission. Ted is a wire fox terrier with a purpose.” You can download the Kindle App free from Amazon.com for your laptop or computer. Hope you get a chance to read and enjoy it! She is also doing queries for a novel and starting work on a non-fiction poetry anthology.

Taken from The Write Word, the newsletter of The Society of Southwestern Authors Vol. 41. No. 1. Feb/Mar. 2012

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by Ed Kostro

Ed Kostro, animal rescuer, author, SSA Professional member, now living in Chicago, has just rescued his fifth dog, Carrie, who guarded her family’s abandoned hourse until she nearly starved to death. An unbelievably tragic story, and a MUST Read: “THE LOYAL GUARD DOG”- http.//animalrescuedchase.com/rescue_showcase/storyphp?id-54

Taken from THE WRITE WORD, the newsletter of The Society of Southwestern Authors Vol 40. No. 6 Dec. 2011/Jan. 2012

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Dany Pierard-Deviche Author- LITTLE SKIFFS MOVING ADVENTURES, An Adventure for Young readers


     by Dany Pierard-Deviche

Author Dany Pierard-Deviche introduces young readers to Skiff, a loveable Sheltie full of a sense of adventure.

In Little Skiff’s Moving Adventures, Skiff must move from his home in Alaska to Arizona.

The second book, Little Skiff Copes With Valley Fever, has Skiff battling this respiratory disease, which is prevalent in the Southwest.

Through her tales, as told from Skiff’s point of view, Pierard-Deviche hopes to teach children how to stay strong and confident in the face of adversity and change. The Little Skiff books are the perfect blend of fiction and nonfiction, teaching and entertaining at the same time.


Publisher: Five Star Publications, Inc.
P.O. Box 6698, Chandler, AZ

Price: $15.95 U.S. 

Binding: Softbound
Size: 8″ by 8″
ISBN: 978-1-58985-116-0
Little Skiff’s Moving Adventures
ISBN: 978-1-58985-115-3
Little Skiff Copes with Valley Fever
Publish Date: Fall 2009
Website: www.LittleSkiffBooks.com 

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