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Fiction

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First Creatures

By Tami Liberati

Rating:  star star star star star 

In this gentle tale about regaining life after loss, first grade teacher Ruth Lily has repressed all memories from before the passing of her husband, Roger. After meeting the mysterious “First Creatures” that live in her garden, however, she slowly begins to regain her memories – and to heal.

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Cryo-Man

By Kevin George

Rating:  star star star star star 

CRYO-MAN follows the adventures of Nikolas Edwards. Nikolas died of a long-term disease but made plans to have him cryogenically frozen. He awakens in the far future after being turned into a robot/human hybrid and journeys to recover his lost memories.

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The First Noble Truth

By C Lynn Murphy

Rating:  star star star star star 

Author C Lynn Murphy weaves a story of friendship and quiet passion between two very different, but equally wounded women, and lets the inquisitive reader find deeper meanings beneath the surface plot.

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Pieces of Ivy

By Dean Covin

Rating:  star star star star star 

Foxy, FBI Agent Vicki Starr awakens from a nightmare of a woman being brutalized. She soon realizing it to be a clairvoyant experience of the brutal murder of young, beloved teacher Ivy Turner.

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Life in Lemon Creek

By Kathryn Welch

Rating:  star star star star star 

Lucy Rye is on the cusp of the big 4-0 and living on the lam. She flees the big city in an effort to hide from her main squeeze, Daniel – a colleague with a wife and children – and leaves behind an otherwise cushy life that includes a nice condo and a lucrative career. Tired and desperate, she shows up in the small town of Lemon Creek.

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Jackson Place

By John H. Taylor

Rating:  star star star star star 

JACKSON PLACE is an alternate history of what might have happened, in America and in Vietnam, had President Nixon not actually resigned on August 8, 1974.

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Web of Betrayal

By Clare Price

Rating:  star star star star star 

Toby Eastman, a Vietnam veteran and computer programmer-gone-rogue, witnesses a friend being burned alive by drug runners in the Colombian jungle. Fast-forward to Silicon Valley, California, where Toby sets off on a crime spree. Peter Ellis, an ambitious reporter for the small-time Valley Tribune, is assigned to cover the story. Getting to the bottom of the story would be huge for Peter’s career.

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The Rummy Club

By Anoop Ahuja Judge

Rating:  star star star star star 

In her late thirties, Divya Kapoor runs into one of her successful friends, Priya. Priya promptly draws a reluctant Divya back into the quartet that formed when the girls were sophomores. The four women share and, at times, hide their troubles and joys after beginning a weekly rummy night.

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Lake of Slaves

By Brian Duncan

Rating:  star star star star star 

LAKE OF SLAVES is a thoroughly researched historical novel featuring both real and fictional characters centered around a group of British settlers opposed to the slave trade in the 1880s Lake Nyasa region of Africa.

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Telemachus and Homer

By Scott Locke

Rating:  star star star star star 

Set in the years after the Trojan War, author Scott Locke’s TELEMACHUS AND HOMER tells the story of Telemachus, the son of Odysseus, who never gives up hope that his father will one day return home.

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Snooze: A Story of Awakening

By Sol Luckman

Rating:  star star star star star 

Max Diver is a gifted boy that comes of age firmly rooted in reality while expanding awareness into the Otherworld. He undertakes a quest that takes him from childhood to college and finally across the realm of sleep into the Otherworld.

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No More Illusions

By Daniel Babka

Rating:  star star star star star 

Meet Dylan Blake, a tough police detective who minds his own business and is currently enjoying a well-deserved camping vacation after solving a particularly difficult crime. But as he is preparing to return to his northern California home, he receives a request from his police chief asking that he take a look at a nearby crime scene.