A Fine and Dangerous Season

Posted on: March 17th, 2014 by Kayte M
Assigned categories: Daily Features, Fiction, Historical
A Fine and Dangerous Season

  By Keith Raffel   The phone rings in the California home of businessman Nate Michaels before the sun is up on October 24, 1962. An hour later he’s on an Air Force jet to Washington. Michaels hasn’t seen or spoken to President Kennedy since they met at Stanford in the fall of 1940, but now JFK needs his help … Continue reading

All I Longed For Long Ago Was You *FREE 9/28 & 9/29*

Posted on: September 28th, 2014 by Kayte M
Assigned categories: Daily Features, Historical, Romance
All I Longed For Long Ago Was You *FREE 9/28 & 9/29*

Teenage Odette DuJardin and her family suffer under the repressive Vichy regime in Nazi occupied France. Across the Atlantic, seventeen year old Dan Palazzo struggles to exorcise his demons and escape the poverty of post depression New York City. Twenty years later the lives of two young adults collide as they attempt to unravel their mysterious bond and discover their … Continue reading

Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

Posted on: September 2nd, 2013 by David M.
Assigned categories: Daily Features, Historical
Cherries - A Vietnam War Novel

When a soldier leaves for war, those left behind often wonder what their loved ones are experiencing. Letters home are always cheerful and vague – no sense in worrying the family. Then upon returning home, these young soldiers do not want to talk about their experiences. Family and friends allege they are now distant, changed, and not the same person … Continue reading

In a Milk and Honeyed Land

Posted on: July 26th, 2012 by Richard Abbott
Assigned categories: Historical No Comments
In a Milk and Honeyed Land

The four towns have lived well in the hill country for generations. Now a new and ambitious chief is destroying their lifestyle and threatening all that the priest Damariel loves. He must stop the chief for the sake of his community, and needs to find justice for his personal loss. But when he looks outside the four towns for help, … Continue reading

No Easy Day

Posted on: September 11th, 2013 by David M.
Assigned categories: Historical, Non-Fiction
No Easy Day

  For the first time anywhere, the first-person account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from a Navy Seal who confronted the terrorist mastermind and witnessed his final moments. From the streets of Iraq to the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips in the Indian Ocean, and from the mountaintops of Afghanistan to the third floor of … Continue reading

Sign Changes

Posted on: March 13th, 2014 by Tami M
Assigned categories: Daily Features, Historical, Scifi
Sign Changes

  Sign Changes is a novel about ideas and the ways they have changed us. It is about the way you came to understand the very words you are reading now. About the origins of symbol use. Kpol and his tribe struggle to survive an ice age 100,000 years ago and adapt to new ways. In 16th century England, a … Continue reading

Tea Cups & Tiger Claws

Posted on: October 21st, 2014 by Kayte M
Assigned categories: Active Daily Features, Free eBooks, Historical
Tea Cups & Tiger Claws

First comes the miracle and then comes the madness. The miracle is the birth of identical triplets, and the madness is all about money, of course. The year is 1916 and the newborn baby girls have become pint-size celebrities. Unfortunately, this small portion of fame soon leads to a much larger portion of greed, and the triplets are split up—parceled … Continue reading

The Governor’s Sons

Posted on: September 5th, 2012 by Maria McKenzie
Assigned categories: Historical
The Governor's Sons

  Providing a different glimpse into the lives of the hired help, The Governor’s Sons is a heart thumping account of forbidden love and political ambition in the deep South, a suspenseful tale of romance, deception, racial tension and ultimately, racial reconciliation within the powerful Kroth family. During the summer of 1936, Ash Kroth, a young law student from a … Continue reading

The Great Retreat of 1914: From Mons to the Marne

Posted on: March 24th, 2014 by Kayte M
Assigned categories: Historical, Movers and Shakers, Non-Fiction
The Great Retreat of 1914: From Mons to the Marne

By Spencer Jones. August 1914. In the sweltering heat, the fate of Europe hangs in the balance. Germany is hurling her forces into a carefully planned invasion of Belgium and France. Bound by an 1839 treaty to protect Belgium from any invader, Britain came to its defence. With the British Expeditionary Force numbering just 120,000 men, and dwarfed by the … Continue reading

The Legend of Juan Miguel: The Tale of an Unlikely Texas Hero

Posted on: September 5th, 2014 by David M.
Assigned categories: Daily Features, Historical, Romance
The Legend of Juan Miguel: The Tale of an Unlikely Texas Hero

Equal parts history and mystery, romance and hero’s journey, this Texas tale has more twists and turns than a country back road. In The Legend of Juan Miguel, Anna K. Sargent revisits Texas in the late 19th century, that famed era when the West began and Texas was in a border conflict with Mexico. But in this story, the hero … Continue reading

The Trip Into Milky Way

Posted on: March 14th, 2014 by David M.
Assigned categories: Historical, Movers and Shakers, Romance
The Trip Into Milky Way

  The sixties, in all its wildness, joys, psychedelics and vagabonding, with a haunting romance and the Vietnam War as a backdrop. Author Gary Paul Corcoran calls The Trip Into Milky Way, the other side of Vietnam and what happens to a young man when he refuses to die for his country. Based on personal experiences, the minute Clay Matthews walks … Continue reading

The Watcher: A Jack the Ripper Mystery

Posted on: August 12th, 2014 by David M.
Assigned categories: Historical
The Watcher: A Jack the Ripper Mystery

In 1888, two brothers, Jack, a criminal recluse, and John, a society gentleman, live in opposite ends of Victorian London. When John falls in love, unspoken bonds are tested, unwittingly exposing secrets guarded since his childhood. Horrified by links to London’s underworld, and appalled by the extent of his brother’s jealousy, John soon realises that these secrets not only affect … Continue reading

What We Leave Behind: Four Generations in Cicero, Illinois (None of Them Knew Al Capone)

Posted on: July 2nd, 2014 by Kayte M
Assigned categories: Family Saga, Historical, Inspirational, Memior
What We Leave Behind: Four Generations in Cicero, Illinois (None of Them Knew Al Capone)

  This is my story of discovering and meeting my great-grandmother through a recently discovered diary, kept from 1944 until 1958, and the subsequent story of my grandmother and mother growing up in Cicero, Illinois. It is a story that includes alcoholism and poverty, but mainly the resilience, faith and grace of four generations of women. The tale, which began … Continue reading