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The Shen Counter

Jade is a dancer and an empath, about to graduate from high school and leave Maine for California and college. But then Jade’s oldest friend Alex arrives at her house, beaten and bloody from a run-in with his alcoholic father, and suddenly it seems that everyone has secrets she couldn’t—or didn’t want to—see.
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Keeping Laughter Alive

KEEPING LAUGHTER ALIVE is a no holds barred account of one woman’s courage and strength to break free from a lifetime of abuse.
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Too Cruel, Not Unusual Enough

Kenneth E. Hartman’s anthology, TOO CRUEL, NOT UNUSUAL ENOUGH, deals with the legal penalty of life without parole through the words of the men and women currently serving this sentence.
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The Blue Hour

After a frightening incident in Los Angeles, Joshua and his family move from there, to a small, quaint town called Clearoak, where the folk aren’t “unfriendly” but just “protective”. Here, Joshua hears rumors and stories about the old house in which he now lives - a house that is supposedly haunted.
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Broken Angels

BROKEN ANGELS is a fantasy, science-fiction novel set in the modern day D.C. area. This story follows Robert Goldner as he attempts to find missing children in a world that has been struck by an odd parasite.
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The Rooster’s Crow

THE ROOSTER’S CROW strives to provide inspiration and helpful information for fledgling entrepreneurs. According to author Mark Naggar, the world needs more entrepreneurs to help boost the economy.
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Thin Places

Author Diane Prettyman’s title emanates from a Celtic saying: “Heaven and earth are only three feet apart, but in the thin places the distance is even smaller.” Thin places are a-plenty here: Calvery’s ghost and voice become visible to his daughter Chloe and friend Finn at specific events – the treasure hunt, for one.
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JAILING: The Prison Memoirs of 00040

When the Nixon administration dealt Clifford Irving a 2 ½ year prison sentence for committing the Howard Hughes Autobiography Hoax, the author was shocked . . . and unprepared to serve time.
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The Seed & Other Fairy Tales

THE SEED & OTHER FAIRY TALES is a collection of 9 original fairy tales. While these stories contain all the traditional elements of fairy tales, Disney this collection is not.
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Sequela

SEQUELA is set in a bizarre future London, where nanoscreens boost human immune systems and have ended the threat of AIDS, to the point where sexually-transmitted diseases with visible symptoms are now used as status symbols, since they can no longer threaten a person's health.
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Quit School!

Through eight short stories about one boy's life, this collection examines the pains and pleasures of entering adolescence. From hunting deer in the woods to hunting ghosts in an old house, these original pieces have something to say, although the message isn't always as humorous as the subtitle suggests.
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Identity Theft

Hunter Gamble, formerly a lawyer for the arcanes is now working in his father's firm, consumed with guilt for the death of his partner and friend, Kirsten Harper. When an old friend is accused of a murder with magical coercion as his only defense, Hunter can't resist taking the case.
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An Imperfect Witch

This is the first book in Geary's new Witch Central series, featuring her well-loved clan of modern witches and those who love them.
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Obama Confidential

Marc Berlin has “collected” an amusing selection of letters to the President in his timely work of satire. A vast array of citizens have been writing President Obama a variety of letters, and Berlin does a great job of making fun of each writer, regardless of their stated political preferences, as well as poking fun at the President himself.
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A Long Swim Upstream

In his collection of short stories, author Mike Feder shares the often dark but also often surprisingly humorous stories revealing the light in even the darkest moment.
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Rebels of the Kasbah

Morocco, 1912. Four children are kidnapped and cruelly sold into slavery. Exposed to brutal treatment at the hand of the head guard who shepherds them on their journey, the four children are forced to become friends in order to survive their ordeal.
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Border Field Blues

Rolly Waters, PI and rock musician, has been hired to investigate damage done to a protected nesting site, but isn't terribly confident about his chances. ut between an aging rock groupie, a border vigilante group, and a mysterious man in doctor's garb, he finds the case getting more and more complicated.
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Flow Forward*

Author Debra Dane draws on her study of numerous religious philosophies, yoga and her experience as a professional Counselor in this smooth and uncomplicated guidebook to finding your way, staying on your path through the hard times, becoming resilient and learning to appreciate your life.
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Ketchup is a Vegetable

Parents, particularly those with the strength to laugh at themselves (and the schadenfreude to laugh at other parents), will thoroughly enjoy this book; that is, if they can find enough peace and quiet to read it.
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Keeper’s Watch (The Wind)

It begins with a death and a puzzle. While collecting clues left behind by her dead father, Beth knows Dr. Robert Tyler, world-renowned archeologist yet estranged father, has entrusted her with a secret that could change the world.
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The Mercy Project

Henry had been living the charmed life of a wealthy college student. Now he is running for his life, chased by an old family friend (his “uncle” Don), with family members dropping like flies around him.
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Scent of Triumph

SCENT OF TRIUMPH follows the adventures of Danielle Bretancourt, a young part-Jewish Frenchwoman married to a German aristocrat in Poland who becomes a refugee when the Nazis invade Poland, and then again when France falls.
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Frag’s Ass

John Caine isn’t your typical psych case; everyone can tell that when he arrives at the low-rent, high-cost halfway house called Juniper Manor. What kind of case he is, no one seems to be able to quite put their finger on: not his fellow inmates, not the sleazy manager of Juniper Manor, and not his disillusioned shrink.