Rick Lenz is a veteran Broadway, television and film actor who first came to national attention when he repeated his Broadway role in "Cactus Flower," in the film version—opposite ... Read full author bio >
"Lenz's mesmerizing, multifaceted debut novel is both an intriguing time-travel/past-life adventure and a subtle homage to Marilyn Monroe.'--'Kirkus Reviews' (starred review)."
In June 1999, writer, director and producer David S. Goyer came across my first novel ZIGZAG in a Pasadena bookstore. Exactly 10 years after I left my one and only ... Read full author bio >
"Briskly told and well-drawn, this legal thriller (THE RULES OF ACTION) does what many courtroom-based novels and television shows do not: It stays true to the actual practice of trial law… A fast-paced tale of justice in action and a remarkably accurate portrait of a trial lawyer’s daily grind… Prospective law students are frequently encouraged to read law-student memoirs or legal hornbooks, but for a realistic view of litigation and a great deal more action, they’d do well to add this legal thriller to their reading list."
Having trained as a doctor first at Cambridge University and then at London’s Guys Hospital John specialized in general surgery in a busy district general hospital in ... Read full author bio >
"Together, Rickett's commentary and his son's light touch chronicle the intricacies of' man's wartime condition, at which official records and most battle accounts only hint."
Jeri Parker grew up scrambling along riverbanks and forest paths in Idaho. She spent summers at her grandparents' sawmill near Yellowstone National Park. If it rained, she and her cousins ... Read full author bio >
"With her rich, poetic prose that skillfully articulates nuanced emotions and thoughts, Parker does full justice to her friend's memory. Her book transcends the ubiquitous 'me' and 'I' of memoir and hovers on the brink of being a compassionate cautionary tale: love as well as you can, look beyond the surface, appreciate your gifts and others', listen and learn."
John Paul Godges is editor-in-chief of RAND Review, the flagship magazine of the RAND Corporation, one of the world’s most prestigious research institutions. In the 1990s, he was editor ... Read full author bio >
"A satisfying, well-crafted reminder of how one family’s story can encapsulate the cultural history of America as a whole."
L. D. Bergsgaard begin his writing career as a Special Agent which spanned three decades. As an undercover agent, a SWAT operator, and criminal investigator, I wrote thousands of pages ... Read full author bio >
"...these are emotionally engaging episodes of childhood that evoke the odyssey of a 20th-Century Huck Finn. Bergsgaard's writing is suggestive of an oral storyteller with impeccable timing and taste; his vernacular at its most lean and direct...
Review of Where the Best Began"
An award-winning author and editor, Ralph Reynolds has published fiction and
non-fiction books. He has written widely about sports, nature, economics and agriculture. His writing has appeared in periodicals ranging ... Read full author bio >
"The Old West is a mother lode of colorful nonfiction, truth often obscured by layers of myth. Reynolds taps a particularly rich vein of lore in his riveting recap of “what has become the greatest, most vexing, and persistent lost-mine tradition of North American history.” While (Reynolds) hasn’t found the mother lode from which the placer deposits came, he’s struck gold with his tale of “blood and guts, hope and hardship, dust and disappointment."
J. Matthew Nespoli is a writer living in Seal Beach with his wife and two young sons. By day, he is a Physical Therapist and runs his own practice in ... Read full author bio >
"The author’s absurdist knack for overstatement makes some of the most offensive jokes and juvenile gags forgivable and even endearing. Underneath the frivolity are a remarkable sincerity and the trustworthy, progressive voice of experience. He offers new dads legitimate tips and advice, as well as commiseration about mistakes, sacrifices and morbid thoughts... This memoir could have been the male equivalent to What to Expect When You’re Expecting."
Albert Flynn DeSilver is a poet, author, artist, publisher, and speaker. He served as Marin County California's very first poet laureate from 2008-2010. Albert has published several books and ... Read full author bio >
"A beautifully written memoir of awakening and self-acceptance."
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