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."
Susan Wittig Albert is the author of 50+ books for adults and 60+ for young readers. She writes historical fiction (A WILDER ROSE); contemporary mysteries (the China Bayles series); historical ... Read full author bio >
"This pitch-perfect novel reimagines the life of Rose Wilder Lane...a nuanced, moving and resonant novel about fraught mother-daughter relationships, family obligation and the ways we both inherit and reject the values of our parents. The book also offers insightful, timely commentary on what it means to be a career writer. With all of the charm of the Little House series--and the benefit of a sophisticated, adult worldview--Albert's novel is an absolute pleasure."
In her former career, globe-trotting electrical engineer turned novelist, J R Lankford traveled the world, falling in love with its people, cultures, and beliefs, which she now depicts in novels. Read full author bio >
Chris Martin was raised on a North Dakota farm, then served in the United States Navy as an antisubmarine warfare operator with a combat aircrew. He earned Bachelor of Science ... Read full author bio >
"A strong-willed female protagonist coupled with a realistic, developed portrayal of the fourth dimension is one of Martin’s strengths, and his intriguing storyline, illustrations and innate ability to make foreign objects and places seem familiar accentuate the quality of his work."
Jonathan Rintels has been a professional writer for more than three decades, authoring numerous produced films and movies for television and an episode of Law & Order, many of which received ... Read full author bio >
"With its fast pace, lightheartedness and themes of acceptance and determination, Rintels’ touching, semiautobiographical debut ... is ... often stirring and packed with emotion.
An enjoyable ride with an atypical father–son relationship."
Michelle Colston is a mother, writer and all around American neurotic. What first began as a hobby, writing irreverent jokes and "Get to Know Your Friend" emails, has developed into ... Read full author bio >
"An inspiring, funny tale of one woman's journey to become a better person."
Christopher L. Whalen lives in Largo, Florida with his wife, Donna, and their dog, Lenny. Silver Alert is Whalen's debut novel.
Born in London, England to Canadian parents, Whalen ... Read full author bio >
Bill Schubart has lived with his family in Vermont since 1947. He writes about Vermont in fiction, humor and opinion pieces.
He has written five books:
The Lamoille Stories (ISBN ... Read full author bio >
"Schubart, a gifted writer, uses beautiful language from the very beginning to set the scene...The protagonist of this dreamlike coming-of-age story, farm-boy David, is simple by disposition. David doesn’t so much come into the world as the world—in all its quotidian minutia—comes to him. David is naïve and calm, qualities discouraged by his grandmother, who lives in New York. She mothers him when David’s own mother recedes into postpartum depression. This novel, from start to finish, is David’s life, told objectively with great insight and generous detail ... ' - Kirkus Review"
Maija Rhee Devine, a Korean-born writer and survivor of the Korean War, whose fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, Boulevard, North American Review, and The Kenyon ... Read full author bio >
"Devine's prose richly describes everyday life in 1950s Korea, and the war effectively parallels the battle ragng in the family home . . . . It's a relistic sketch of a Korea that few Westerners have seen, . . . depicting a patriarchal society that limits women's choices, . . . Each of their stories is rich with emotion, and their problems give the novel depth and complexity. . . . achingly beautiful . . . . A complex, uniquely Korean love story that shouldn't be missed."
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