All About the Book
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"Behind the Forgotten Front" is about Harry Flynn’s struggle with himself as he helps an Afro-American regiment build the ‘road to nowhere’ through the Himalayan Mountains and Japanese-occupied Burma.
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A child of the Cold War and civil rights era, Harriet Oechsner’s coming of age story is fraught with teenage angst, emotion, and humor.
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César Rosada is on a crusade. Descended from generations of coffee farmers, the former professional athlete turned politician is determined to improve life for the working class of his country.
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THE PRESERVATIONISTS is about the opportunity and peril that two young men who are fraternal twins face as they choose different paths on the cusp of manhood.
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“Blinding Fear” is a psychological thriller that delves deeply into the the human psyche, exploring how individuals and groups of people respond when faced with potentially life-threatening events.
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I grew up poor in Naples, Italy, dreaming of one day going to America in search of a better life. But that dream came to an end when my mother suddenly died, leaving the responsibility of caring for the family on me.
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A 100 year-old man looking for a reason to live meets a 10 year-old boy with a terminal heart condition and a list of five things he wants to do before he dies.
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"The Building", the first book of the Furnass Towers Trilogy, is the story of the well-intentioned but ill-conceived attempt to construct a high-rise building in the middle of a stricken mill town, and the effect the project has on the town and the men and women who work on it.
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Have you noticed that if you mention ETs you get a smirk or a raised eyebrow? Why? Have you ever thought that’s the way government wants you to respond? That you’ve been programmed?
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"After They Go" is a large family saga set in a small tourist town — one sister chained by family tradition, the second stunted by her sister's shadow, and the youngest propelled by desperation.
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"Lunacy and Death" is about working thirty years and earning a living, the first eight of which were spent as an aide in a secure psychiatric unit, and the next twenty plus in a county medical examiner’s office.
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The year is 2038. Earth’s biosphere is on the brink of destruction from the effects of global warming and pollution.
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"Sam's Theory" is a YA empowerment novel about a teen healing from trauma.
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The book consists of short stories derived from the author's life, growing up with older brothers and a single-mom, and his transition from childhood to adulthood in an environment of alcoholism, violence, loss and war.
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Mike Faulkner wants to kill God. No, he doesn't want to convince less people to believe; he wants to confront the deity Himself and watch Him die.
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Ruby’s nose for news is twitching. As a hard-charging investigative reporter, it’s served her well in the past. But this time, will her penchant for discovering the truth do more harm than good?
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Unemployed, twenty-something Angela Cray is back living with her no-nonsense mother in Phoenix.
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RUN is about two brothers, Jabari and Jaheem, who are forced to flee after barely surviving a police stop gone horribly awry.
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The premise for this novel--a love affair, in which the woman leaves a man--came during a solitary drive from Athens, Georgia to South Florida. It’s a ten-hour drive and my GPS battery died an hour in, causing me to miss a turn.
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An ex-sergeant from Her Majesty’s 57th Regiment of Foot is asked to find two missing Scandinavian boys, and while searching for them is tracked and attacked by a vengeful Maori warrior out to execute men from the same regiment.
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"The Workplace Writer’s Process" covers the business communication skills no one teaches you in writing class—the practices that elevate your career and make you more effective in your job.
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"Just Where They Wanted To Be" is the story of my parents who, at age fifty-five, quit their jobs, sold their home, bought a sailboat and, for ten years, circumnavigated the globe.
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"The Victory Perspective" is a story of the birth of humanity, and what came before.
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Steven, the first person narrator, discovers a man whom he refers to as M. Steven believes that M may be a genius, and together they begin a program of unusual activism against what they see as the wrong-headed aspects of their world.
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