In complicated, mystical Soul Prints, a lost soul seeks out a high school girl who is about to die so that their spirits can join together and stop evil forces.
Nathaniel, a troubled soul in a teen’s body, finds himself drawn to Nuri, a forlorn girl struggling with rejection. Her abusive father has been jailed […]
Some people have led interesting lives — and then there’s Earle Porlock, author Paul Ehrlich’s alter ego, which stars in The Blue Hippopotamus. Much of this story encompasses a top-secret mission during World War II, in which Earle and five other men parachute behind enemy lines, rescue an important prisoner from a concentration camp and […]
This slight volume of 23 short stories is a collection of unrelated tales, each with a different narrator and only three or four pages long. Author Delbert Pape tells every story in a confidential tone, as if readers are being let in on the narrator’s secrets. Some involve “ghostly” mysteries, others murders or fraud, and […]
The Tokelosh Man centers on Spencer, a schoolteacher, and a cast of friends and foes who color his life from boyhood on. The novel, grim and violent, though sometimes leavened with dark humor and hope, tells of Spencer’s struggles with the deterioration of adolescent culture as he ekes out an existence working with troubled teens.
At the core of every spiritual journey there is a question: What do I believe? The answer is what defines personal devotion and ultimately determines how one should live life. This question, and the answers that follow the asking, are at the center of I.R. Jangharia’s An Alternative Decision, a book that reports from the […]
With his first effort in the thriller genre, Global Anger author Kent Politsch strives for the international intrigue of Stieg Larsson (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) by way of a conspiracy-laced plot suggestive of Dan Brown (The Da Vinci Code) – with mixed results.
Politsch whisks readers around the globe, from the streets of […]
Everyone loves Eddie Collins. He’s a loving son, a good student, and a great friend. So why is he sitting in prison at the tender age of 17, accused of rape? Recompense, a thriller by Joyce Morgan Hammock, traces the complex web of secrets and violence that threaten to ruin Eddie’s life unless the true […]
When Rafe Marshall’s wife, Ellen, committed suicide, he was left to raise their beautiful daughter. He is fortunate to have the help of his mother, Oma, and his two brothers, Dale and Zane. Together, the three brothers have a successful luxury hotel business.
Section one focuses on Rafe. Though Rafe loves his daughter more than […]
Infused with love and faith, Filippini Sister Margaret Mangieri’s ode to her only brother celebrates his life and honors his death as a soldier in World War II. In My Brother Peter, Mangieri collects the heartfelt memories of family members, schoolmates, and fellow soldiers to create a portrait of a patriotic young man who died […]
This delicious book of short stories describes facets of life for 20- and 30somethings of Bangladesh heritage who live in the West, either the U.S. or U.K. The book envelops readers in the aura of the values and lifestyles its characters have left behind as they grope with conflicting issues, including: love between a high-class […]