https://indiereader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/known.jpg 346 228 IR Staff https://indiereader.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/ir-logo-2017.png IR Staff2018-04-19 08:58:542018-04-19 09:00:22Author Roy Russell's Advice to fellow indies: "Find a good editor who will make your words shine."
"Known Shippable" is a sci-fi action comedy about an entry level tester discovering the world he lives in is a simulation.
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This book is about recognizing that, as Thoreau said, "Most men lead lives of quiet desperation."
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Spoiled Jewish college kid Ben Steiner goes off the rails in this lively coming-of-age tale set in 1970s New York.
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"Clean Out Your LifeCloset" is a book that believes you have your own answers – that it's the core of who you are that lets you unlock who you want to be.
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The book uses a reader-friendly storytelling approach to describe the evolution of electric service in America starting with Edison’s discovery of the light bulb and continuing through today’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions from fossil-fueled generation plants.
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“We have your granddaughter. Here’s what you need to do.”So begins a text message forcing a supreme court justice to decide whether saving the course of our nation is worth his granddaughter’s life.
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"Final Seasons" is a brief collection of Lovecraftian inspired weird, horror short stories that intent to transform the possibilities of Lovecraftian themes and memes.
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A battle between the light of your knowledge and the shadows of your ignorance is happening as you read this cover. Your warrior of light is receiving wounds that cause your life's suffering.
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ILLEGAL has drug smugglers, burning road blockades and violent heartbreak but it's also about identity, nationalism and the limits of idealism.
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A Christian college baseball star is on track for greatness—a promising career, an attractive girlfriend carrying his baby, and endorsements lined up for miles. But when a long-held secret is revealed about his idolized, late father—shaking the very foundation of his faith—how will he prevent his life from going completely off the rails?
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Alton Carver is a cocky attorney in his mid-30s who has been embezzling from his firm and clients for years.
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Alex Trent discovers that his newly-discovered power to heal people comes at a horrible cost to himself and the people around him. He must find a way to get rid of The Healer’s Curse before it kills him.
https://indiereader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/the-wolves.jpg 500 333 IR Staff https://indiereader.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/ir-logo-2017.png IR Staff2018-03-06 09:05:572018-03-07 09:14:55LE Flinders: "Indie is the intrigue of underground art shows, dive bar performance venues + cult classic films. It is freedom from traditional publishing constraints."
A troubled 28-year-old waitress struggles to choose between an honest reality and the deceptive comfort of familiarity following a catastrophic technology and infrastructure collapse.
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Survivors of Pan21—who didn’t report to one of the camps—are being hunted by a ruthless group of Texas Rangers throughout the Republic
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RENTED SOULS is about an ordinary (maybe too ordinary) man named Dwarf, who gets involved with an agency that fights off threats from the supernatural realm known as the Ether.
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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