Daniel K. Gilbert has written a novel based on his grandparents' lives, a love that endured through the labyrinth of history.
In 1941, Caroline Baum is walking down the streets ... Read full author bio >
"A captivating story of fortitude, family bonds and hope against all odds."
Born in Mississippi and raised in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., Kimberly Conn now lives in Birmingham, Alabama with her husband and two children.
Her writing centers around the ... Read full author bio >
"Tender characters and exciting plot twists create an enjoyable romp through one girl's newfound Southern roots."
As a thirty-five year resident of Northern Idaho and retired school librarian, Karen Estes is an expert on small town life and meaningful stories. They are qualities clearly evident in ... Read full author bio >
"Estes’s debut novel traces the mysterious unraveling of a woman’s neat, well-ordered life as dream and reality merge in strange and unexpected ways."
Roberta Degnore is the author of twelve agent-represented, published novels (Dell, Jove, Zebra, Ace...). All were published with pseudonyms but are currently being re-issued under her name.
She continues to ... Read full author bio >
"This fascinating study of human behavior wraps around a cleverly written murder mystery where the identity of both victim and murderer are held in secret until the last possible moment. Degnore subtly peels back narrative layers to bring Pearl’s deepest fears and desires to the surface."
Mitchell J. Rycus is an emeritus professor of urban planning whose career runs the gamut from aerospace engineering to academia. Rycus lives and works in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is ... Read full author bio >
"Rycus' completely winning narrative works to its climax...In vignette after vignette, Rycus expertly animates his characters. A fascinating tale of how chance interconnects the lives of a handful of strangers.'
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"
Will Ludwigsen's fiction has appeared in magazines such as Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Asimov's Science Fiction, Weird Tales, Cemetery Dance, and many others, as well as in ... Read full author bio >
"[R]ealism that’s mordantly funny and matter-of-fact but glimmering with whimsy and horror that leaks around the edges."
Diane Owens Prettyman is the author of two novels: the Pacific Northwest Manuscript Contest winner Thin Places, and Redesigning Emma which won the Colorado Romance Writers Heart of the Rockies ... Read full author bio >
"...the dialogue between Chloe and Finn rings true. Their story is refreshingly free of the sort of trumped-up incidents that often throw male and female leads together, and Prettyman intriguingly finds resonance in the fact that Chloe and Finn each harbor secrets. ...engaging romance/mystery with a hint of the otherworldly."
Paula Duncan McDonald was born in Wink, Texas, a few miles from Reeves County where her novel takes place. She draws on personal knowledge as well as solid historical research ... Read full author bio >
"Impeccably researched . . . . McDonald depicts the lonely, arid West Texas landscape with an evocative, spare touch . . . . realistic, nuanced characters . . . .
striking . . . historical fiction that chronicles a difficult period in American history."
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