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A Change of Needs

A love affair with the very best intentions is a messy business. Human beings with their vulnerability and their egos on the line can’t help but portray an edgy narrative and a perplexing psycho drama.
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Long Black Veil

Devon Mackson has lived with her grandmother since she was eight, when her mother was arrested for prostitution and drug possession.
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Benajah’s Keeper

In a world where vampires purge the human world of their societal dregs, Evanna is chosen by Keeper, the leader of the vampire entities to eradicate a vampire killer, Rian.
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Shift Omnibus Edition

SHIFT is the sequel (or prequel, or alternate perspective) to WOOL. Like that series, SHIFT is set (partly) in a post-apocalyptic future where humans live in underground silos, protected from a toxic world outside, governed by the Pact that tells them the rules of living.
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Then Like the Blind Man: Orbie's Story

Orbie is a nine-year-old whose father died in a tragic incident at the steel mill where he worked, an incident blamed on a black worker's carelessness.
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The Hangman's Replacement: Sprout of Disruption

The last hangman in Zimbabwe retired in 2004, but since the death penalty seemed on the verge of abolition, there was no real effort to hire a new one.
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Fast Food Vindication

Lisa Tilinger Johansen, a former McDonald’s Corporation real-estate-executive-turned-Registered-Dietician, is out to balance the bad rap that the fast food restaurants have received from books like Fast Food Nation and Supersize Me with bite-sized portions of common sense advice about nutrition, food and eating choices.
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A Gender Neutral God/ess

A Gender Neutral God/ess is primarily a book about linguistics, religion and history, and the use of gendered words to describe Deity.
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Alabama Stories

Set in Alabama over a period of about forty years beginning in the late 1940s, this exquisite collection of fifteen short stories provides snapshots into the lives of different characters.
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Americashire is the story of an American woman married to a British man, who is persuaded to move to her husband's country and finally ends up settling in a peaceful (but eccentrically British) village in the Cotswolds.
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Imperfect Pairings

The mystery, beauty and complexities of culture, family and love are revealed through the relationship between a seemingly mismatched American woman and an Italian man.
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The premise of Repeaters is that those who die by violence, and those incapable of love, are cursed to return in new bodies, reincarnated to live new lives until they learn the lessons of the past.
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Tainted Love

While visiting her parents in California, Isabel rekindles her relationship with Tom Stevens, with whom she began a love affair when she was just a fifteen-year-old high school student.
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Two Old Fools on a Camel

Teaching Arab kids, working with crazy teachers, forming life-long friendships and being placed under house arrest, Vicky and Joe laugh and lurch through their year in Bahrain.
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Captured Hearts

Deana Harrington is just an everyday virgin with a job and a life until she is spotted by a very extraordinary fellow.
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Cyberslammed is a manual designed to help parents, school administrators, and kids deal with the risks and results of online bullying.
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How to Spread Sanity on a Cracker

How to Spread Sanity on a Cracker is essentially, a virtual venting session for moms. It combines cheesy recipes with funny parental anecdotes, sent in from mothers all across the country, including potty-training stories, grocery-shopping stories, tantrum stories, stories of parents who snapped in entertaining ways, etc.
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Memory’s Wake

A dark-haired girl dressed in blue jeans and a tee-shirt wakes up in a world filled with magical spells and wizards, but no recollection of her past.
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Blue Jeans and Coffee Beans

In her second novel, Joanne DeMaio takes readers to the Connecticut shore, where she introduces an intriguing cast of characters, all of whom are searching their pasts for both release and solace.
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Fireseed One

In the year 2089, global warming has split the world into three sections - the Arctic-area Ocean Dominion, the Land Dominion just to the south, and the dangerous, only somewhat habitable Hotzone, where going outside without a special suit leaves you burned beyond recognition.
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Martin McMillan and the Secret of the Ruby Elephant

Martin McMillan is excited to spend time with his friend Isabel, visiting Chicago six months after their adventure together in Peru.
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The Knighting of Sir Kaye

The Knighting of Sir Kaye is the charming beginning to a children's series featuring boy knight Sir Kaye and his trusty squire, Reggie Stork (the narrator), in a kingdom that has fallen on difficult times since the death of its former king, a good and wise man.