Fiction

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THE GUNS OF RIDGEWOOD: A Western of Modern America

Rating: 3
In THE GUNS OF RIDGEWOOD, three damaged, dangerous men seek vengeance and “only a soul as tortured as their own would have any prayer of stopping them.”
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WORLD OF WORLDS: FLIGHT OF THE GHOST BRIDE

Rating: 2
A circus performer and a spoiled princess try to escape a tyrannical, fantastical King of Ghosts.
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APPOINTMENT WITH YESTERDAY: A Novel in Four Parts

Rating: 4
In this fictionalized memoir based on the author's life, young Yanni Sitakos grows up on the Greek island of Erytha, raised by his grandparents and surrounded by an eclectic extended family.
Sacred Ground M Lee Lederhos
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SACRED GROUND

Rating: 4.1
In the third and final book in the McCloud Family Trilogy, M. Lee Lederhos reveals the story of Tom McCloud, the family patriarch.
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BEFORE THE STORM, a romance swirling with secrets

Rating: 3.7
The novel is primarily focused on Samantha Marsh, formerly Trina Grissom, a woman on the run from her past with an abusive criminal.
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Dissidents fight dictatorship with drugs in REPUBLIC DAY

Rating: 3
REPUBLIC DAY follows a loose coalition of criminals, dissidents and artists as they plot to bring about the downfall of a police state governing their country.
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A CURIOUS HOST

Rating: 3
A series of suspicious and identical deaths from an unknown disease, in what is only identified as "the plain town", leave residents nervous and paranoid.
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A FRAGILE WILL puts a young woman’s resolve to the test

Rating: 3.3
A FRAGILE WILL is the story of a young woman who takes charge of her life, despite obstacles ranging from insensitive parents to vague murder threats.
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THE FAIRYTALE CHICAGO OF FRANCESCA FINNEGAN

Rating: 5
A businessman on the verge of destroying his life remembers a magical night of his childhood spent in a mythical part of Chicago.
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THE BEAUTY OF THE FALL

Rating: 4
A tech startup wiz, after a number of hard losses, starts a new company devoted to improving the world through conversation – and finds himself in the process.
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FOX AND LUCIEN, BEYOND THE GATES OF HERCULES

Rating: 3
High seas adventure with a boy and his dog.
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Anything Is Possible In THE QUANTUM COP, But Only After A Big Cup Of Coffee

Rating: 3.6
Madison – who has just secured her dream job as a physics professor – discovers the flexible nature of reality in the first few pages of THE QUANTUM COP.
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SOME LIKE ‘EM DEAD Reimagines A Classic Flick Infused With Murder and Mayhem

Rating: 2.7
SOME LIKE ‘EM DEAD Reimagines A Classic Marilyn Monroe Flick Infused Witth Murder and Mayhem
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INDIAN SUMMER AND OTHER STORIES

Rating: 4
INDIAN SUMMER AND OTHER STORIES is a series of subtle remembrances, drawn by a deft hand, suggesting the world is at six-and-sevens normally, not on that rare and odd day.
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THEO AND A HORSE NAMED ROCKET

Rating: 2.5
A young boy must find his way back to happiness after a double tragedy.
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MONARCHS invites you into a world of glamor and intrigue

Rating: 3
An ambitious but discouraged cubicle drone is given a chance to achieve his dreams in MONARCHS. But is it worth the price he’ll have to pay?
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SOMETHING'S BOUND TO HAPPEN, a reflection on where the personal and the political meet

Rating: 3.5
In Michael Kasenow's latest collection of poetry, the author reflects on the personal, the political, and the intersection where these themes meet.
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WHAT THE RIVER KNOWS: CONVERSATIONS WITH THE NATURAL WORLD

Rating: 4
The cycles of human life reflected in the beauty of nature are the main focus of the collection of poems in WHAT THE RIVER KNOWS: CONVERSATIONS WITH THE NATURAL WORLD.
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DESCRIPTIONS OF HEAVEN

Rating: 4
DESCRIPTIONS OF HEAVEN is a short and moody chronicle by a husband who is watching his wife die of cancer while striving to make sense of it all.
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Humanity’s Last Hope For Survival Is A Gamer With Amnesia In GAME OVER

Rating: 2
As the lone survivor and winner of the deathmatch, Ekko Everlasting is captured by a small group of rebels who explain that a central computer controls the world and everything in it and Ekko is, inexplicably, humanity’s last hope for survival.
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Be prepared for blood and betrayal galore in THE BEAUTY IN DARKNESS

Rating: 3.7
Newly turned vampire Edrea—whose sister sets out to find her when she goes missing—struggles to overcome her thirst for blood and figure out who to trust in this dark urban fantasy.
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THE BLACK RIVER CHRONICLES LEVEL ONE is an entertaining fantasy novel

Rating: 3
In a land of monsters, magic and mystery, teenagers learn how to be heroes in THE BLACK RIVER CHRONICLES LEVEL ONE.
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CHIPPED BLACK NAIL POLISH paints an authentic picture of puppy love

Rating: 3
CHIPPED BLACK NAIL POLISH drops us into the mind of the angst-ridden Nicholas, who gets caught up in the whirlwind of an older woman and lands deep in the heart of 1989 counterculture, where the chief exports are sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll.
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A harrowing post-apocalyptic trek across a war-torn and devastated US in THE AFTER WAR

Rating: 3.9
THE AFTER WAR: PART I TO ALICE is a gripping tale about the great lengths people will go in order to stay alive and protect those they love in a cruel and lawless world.