Melina Sempill Watts' writing has appeared in "Sierra Magazine," "the New York Times motherlode blog," "Earth Island Journal" and "Sunset Magazine," in local environmental venues such as "Urban Coast: Journal ... Read full author bio >
"Far from cute, this book takes a serious look at the value of love, the impossibility of permanence, and the ways in which humans leave the world."
Thomas Barlow is an iconoclast who thinks deeply about the scientific method. Formerly a Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, and a columnist with the Financial Times in London, he now ... Read full author bio >
"This is a rare book - hilarious, thoughtful, and culturally relevant all at once."
Mark Bergin retired from the Alexandria, Virginia Police Department as a Lieutenant in 2014 after 28 years and, in the end, two heart attacks. He was twice named Police Officer ... Read full author bio >
"Compelling... Bergin, a former reporter and a policeman, writes with authority and empathy about cops...A gritty and authentic new voice in police fiction"
Before penning fiction, Dennis Ricci enjoyed a 37-year career as a marketing/advertising strategist, management consultant, copywriter, and instructional designer. He served clients in the automotive, financial services, information technology ... Read full author bio >
"Ricci handles the admittedly front-loaded momentum of his narrative with the skill of a practiced professional; he has the patience and sound ear to create his characters—particularly Lamport—as much from dialogue and quick, telegraphic thoughts as from overt scene-setting...Ricci delivers that rare bird, an action novel that should appeal equally to Christian and non-Christian readers. This is an extremely promising and muscular debut."
The son of a career air force officer, Marty Steere grew up on or near military installations across the country and overseas before settling in Southern California, where, when he ... Read full author bio >
"A stellar thriller that handily juggles its formulaic elements to achieve near-perfect liftoff."
Kevin crafts relatable, graphic mysteries with dark, far-off implications.
Kevin lives in Colorado Springs and teaches English at a local charter school. He earned degrees from Miami University and Colorado ... Read full author bio >
"Cady’s novel is a solid detective story thanks to a meticulous investigation...vibrant descriptions are gloomy but no less fascinating...characters enmeshed in a diligent investigation never fail to mesmerize."
Steven Stosny, Ph.D., is the founder of CompassionPower. This is the first novel of a well-known psychotherapist and author of psychology books for the general public and popular blogger ... Read full author bio >
"The story gets gloomier and more harrowing in the final act, but narrator Henry One provides slivers of light throughout with a cynical but earnest voice: “Reality is a lot harder than I imagined.” Stosny’s typically dry descriptions provide a counterpoint to the plot’s somber content, like simply noting a children’s toothpaste commercial that follows a TV report on child sex-trafficking victims. The lead’s dual personality gives readers two absorbing characters, regardless of who can or can’t see them."
She comes from New Caledonia in South Pacific Ocean. Visited by visions and confronted with extraordinary experiences from a very early age, she quickly developed certain gifts such as healing ... Read full author bio >
"The author praises Suprematism, for example, because its abstraction allows for “neutrality of thought.”
[…]as immersion in this book will clear one’s mind and make one a temporary hostage from the world."
The Writer Who Paints Pictures With Words.
I have a masters in English from California State University, Los Angeles, where I taught basic writing to undergraduates as part of the ... Read full author bio >
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