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Deborah Henry attended American College in Paris and graduated cum laude from Boston University with a minor in French language and literature. She received her ... Read full author bio >
Chris Mendius grew up in Naperville, Illinois. He earned a BSME from University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and an MBA from University of Chicago. After college, he moved to Chicago ... Read full author bio >
"A superb tale of the druggie lifestyle, by a writer with talent to burn."
Mother of three, grandmother to six Millennials, a voracious reader who enjoys family sagas, in particular, but who can keep turning pages until the wee hours reading crime novels and ... Read full author bio >
"An often moving story about the corrosive power of shame."
Shirley Russak Wachtel is best known for her memoir, MY MOTHER'S SHOES, which follows her mother's life from her hometown of Dombrowe, Poland, throughout her tortuous time in ... Read full author bio >
"The Music Makers--
'A touching study rich with introspection and finely crafted relationships."
I was 60 when I began writing novels after retiring the director of Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance Co, Japanese largest non-life insurance company.
So far, I published four paper books ... Read full author bio >
"An exceedingly thoughtful but often heart-pounding crime story."
Scott Semegran lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, four kids, two cats, and a dog. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in English ... Read full author bio >
"The writing is sharp and unpretentiously thoughtful, and since each of the main characters finds solace in companionship, this is an affecting literary depiction of the comforting power of friendship. Each of the stories can be read on its own, but taken together, they make a coherent, thematic whole, skillfully produced. An endearing collection that deftly captures the need for youthful fellowship."
Anne Moose has mostly made her living as a technical writer, but she has a background as a small book publisher in Berkeley, California, where she earned a degree in ... Read full author bio >
"Moose (Berkeley U.S.A., 1981, etc.) is a compelling storyteller, and this one unfolds with page-turning urgency as she paints a convincingly chilling portrait of white supremacy in a small Southern town."
Kathleen Glassburn lives in Seattle, Washington with her husband, three dogs, a feral cat, and a 50-year-old turtle. Her horse lives in a boarding stable nearby. She rides at least ... Read full author bio >
"A thoughtful, sensitive examination of the effects of war, sexism, and unfulfilling relationships."
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."
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."
Vahan Zanoyan is a writer, traveler, global energy expert, retired executive, and anti-trafficking advocate.
Zanoyan has served as global energy consultant to numerous international and national oil companies, banks, and ... Read full author bio >
"...the story is relentlessly paced and brimming with historical insight."
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