Featured Book: The Last Homecoming by Dan Chabot

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HOME IS WHERE THE HEARTSTRINGS ARE…

Three troubled strangers gather on Christmas Eve to say farewell to a doomed old house, the secure shelter and refuge where each of them grew up over the course of 90 years. They all have warm, golden memories of youthful, magical Christmases here, and of the Rockwell-esque small town that nourished them as children. These old walls were witness to the stories of…

…An elderly, feisty nun with life-searing experiences as a nurse in World War II, whose promiscuous youth still haunts her;

…A depressed former Major League baseball pitcher who is contemplating a horrific act;

…The hometown newspaper editor, still dealing with the tragic consequences of her long-ago teenage love affair.

They are joined by their gracious host, the last owner of the house, whose own deep attachment has led her to stage this last homecoming for people who know it is not just a house, but a shrine of memories and echoes.

But before it goes down to make way for a new bridge, this safe old sanctuary has surrendered some astonishing final secrets… Continue reading “Featured Book: The Last Homecoming by Dan Chabot”

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Featured Book: Kingdom Come by Justin Coogle

37323423It has been 5 years since Pope Quintus replaced the late Pope and shook the world by forming the DH, Vatican City’s new demon hunting division, changing spiritual warfare forever. The Swiss guard have been replaced by three elite warriors, the Trinitarians. Exuberant funds have been funneled into their weapons division, Section 12. Their new intelligence unit, the Oracles, locate demons with unprecedented accuracy for first strike advantage. All these come together to support the heart and soul of the DH, the very demon hunting teams who hit the ground and take the fight to the enemy.
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Featured Book: Voiceless Child by Ann Giganti

36645588New Release- An Inspiring True Story…

“I spoke soothing words and touched her pale fingers. The silent weeping stopped.”

The baby’s chest heaved as she struggled to breathe. Airway scarring rendered spoken language impossible. Heather wasn’t my child, but her distress tattered my heart. Fourteen months old, the little one lay swaddled in a blanket, forgotten and lost amongst unchanging hospital routines.

Meeting Heather tumbled my husband and me into a troubling maze never envisioned. Might we adopt her? Were the damning medical prophecies true? How could we navigate through any villains who stymied any progress? Continue reading “Featured Book: Voiceless Child by Ann Giganti”

Unrelenting Nightmare by Stan Yocum

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On the verge of releasing his newest Virtual Reality system, Next World, wealthy and successful software developer Stuart Garrison suddenly finds his life in imminent danger at the hands of a notorious assassin known only by the alias Nomed. Despite the best efforts of the FBI to protect him, Stuart finds it necessary to hire his own team of security specialists, which just so happens to include the alluring yet deadly Alex Nichols, considered a top expert in her field. Determined to survive at any cost, Stuart knows if he can only outlive this deadly game of cat and mouse long enough to release his next Virtual Reality project he will become wealthier than his wildest dreams- and land his company at the top of the computer industry. But with Nomed on his trail, survival is something easier said than done… Continue reading “Unrelenting Nightmare by Stan Yocum”

Brain Food: The Surprising Science of Eating for Cognitive Power by Lisa Mosconi

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Lisa Mosconi, PhD, INHC, combines her knowledge and training in Neuroscience, integrative nutrition, and holistic health, to lead readers though the science of brain health, explaining how to feed your brain the very best foods to keep your mind sharp and significantly lower your risk for developing diseases such as Alzheimer’s.

This book is full of useful information, delving into the more recent field of epigenetics to reveal the power of nutrition and environmental factors over our family genetic history, and proving that our genetic expression (particularly when it comes to susceptibility to certain diseases) is not necessarily “set in stone” but may be altered by the lifestyle choices we make on a daily basis. Continue reading “Brain Food: The Surprising Science of Eating for Cognitive Power by Lisa Mosconi”

Honoring those who served

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With the deepest respect and gratitude, we extend our thanks to all those who served to protect our country. May we never forget the sacrifices that were made on behalf of our freedom.

To all of our veterans- thank you for your service!

Author Guest Post: Andrew Joyce

What you are about to read is a true story. It’s from my book, Bedtime Stories for Grown-Ups. It came about because my editor hounded me for two years to put all my short stories into one collection. Actually, it was supposed to be a two-volume set because there was so much material. I fended her off for as long as possible. I didn’t want to do the work of editing all the stories. There were a lot of them. But she finally wore me down. Instead of two volumes, I put all the stories into a single book because I wanted to get the whole thing over with. I had other books to write.

Bedtime Stories is made up of fiction and nonfiction stories and some of ’em are about my criminal youth. I must tell you, I never thought any of these stories would see the light of day. I wrote them for myself and then forgot about them. By the way, there are all sorts of genres within its pages, from westerns to detective stories to love stories and just about anything else that you can imagine.

There are a whole lotta stories in the book—700 pages worth. Enough to keep you reading for the foreseeable future.

Here’s one of my hitching adventures. By the way, in the hitching tales, I use my real name, Billy Doyle—Andrew Joyce being my pen name.
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