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In 1944, 168 Allied airmen, including my father, were captured by the Gestapo, sentenced to death, and shipped by boxcar to Buchenwald Concentration Camp.
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LONERS AND MOTHERS is about the depth of the bond that exists between loners and their mothers, and how loners live in a kind of limbo between life and death.
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Ali is an Iraqi refugee boy who lives with his beekeeper grandfather in Los Angeles.
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The Butcher’s Daughter attempts to understand the effects of the Holocaust on my family and on me.
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"Not That I Recall" is a comedy novella about the clumsy, confusing, adventures of a supernaturally dim-witted man named Ray.
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Ella Pearson, a marketing executive struggling to balance her career ambitions and her somewhat selfish maternal aspirations, arrives home to find her apartment has been broken into. The intruder is still inside.
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It's been eight years since Harper Bennett left her rural hometown of Avon, Wyoming for New York City.
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BOYS is about three young, male characters growing up in central Texas during the 1980s and 1990s: a third-grader, a high-schooler, and a recent college graduate.
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THESE THY GIFTS is about fifty years in the life of an activist priest who is confronted by the epidemic of priests abusing children
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The Glorious Beyond is an incidental mystery, sandwiched in a story about relationships and the need for emotional healing after trauma affects our lives. We all heal deal differently and some of us never heal.
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Hidden in the shadows of monetary tithing, many Christians have lost sight of their calling to love one another.
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A shy librarian accidentally stumbles on a conspiracy by a group of rogue cops.
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The story of a woman who stared death in the face and made a conscious decision to live. After a fatal car accident, Elizabeth woke up in a hospital bed with a fractured neck, arm, shoulder, and other injuries.
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A trailer-park resident named Frank spies a picture of a stunning nineteen-year-old beauty in a catalog of Russian and Ukrainian women. Against the advice of Eddie, his schizophrenic best friend, he decides to write to her.
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An engaged young woman agrees to spend two weeks with an ailing young CEO-in-training due to inherit his dead father’s conglomerate—if he can convince the board he’s healthy and going to marry.
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Pregnant Betsy Ryan is confronted with threatening pink notes from an anonymous person, forcing her to face fears from another attack that happened ten years ago.
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Sebastian Hart has dealt with a lifetime of goodbyes. And now, a year after his husband Frank’s death, the forty-year-old Broadway chorus boy still blames himself.
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Can a curse control Ancient Britannia?
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Charleston’s police chief asks his long-time friends in Savannah, former FBI profiler and former Atlanta medical examiner, to help him solve the bizarre murder of a wealthy woman.
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This nonfiction book explores the reasoning and motivations of wives who stay after their politician-husbands cheat.
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A young woman takes on the brutal merchant king of New York's East River waterfront—and wins.
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SWITCH is told like a play in three acts. The story follows Miller and Evelyn Coretti, a marriage in disintegration.
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No Time to Say Goodbye is a gripping novella about one man's desperate attempt to hold onto love and life no matter what happens, no matter where—or when—he is.
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A well-to-do family becomes the target of a vicious serial killer during the week of the Lehman Brothers collapse in 2008.