It was the author’s family trip to the ruins of the ancient city of Shiloh in Israel, which vividly reawakened the stories he had been told, and brought back to life the Holy Tabernacle. Inspired by what he had seen, and motivated by his imagination, the author felt compelled to write this outstanding story about… Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on October 11, 2016 at 12:23pm —
The Last Wife of Attila the Hun by Joan Schweighardt is an ambitious, superbly researched, excellently written novel based on Germanic legends and the true life of Attila the Hun that will mesmerize fans of historical fiction. There isn’t a lot of fiction based on Attila, so being a… Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on August 20, 2016 at 6:53am —
Joan Schweighardt is the author of several novels. In addition to her own projects, she writes, ghostwrites and edits for private and corporate clients. Her latest novel is … Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on July 24, 2016 at 5:44am —
Based on a true story, Celeste Leon’s beautifully written debut novel is the story of a young man in 1940s Puerto Rico who wins the lottery, only to realize that, as the title states, luck is just the beginning.
Young Ramon is able to see visions, a gift he inherited from his mother. When he sees a number flash across the sky, he decides to buy a complete lottery… Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on July 6, 2016 at 2:05pm —
This past weekend we visited one of our favorite historical parks, Washington's Crossing
, to celebrate General George Washington's 284th birthday. This is the second year we visited the park for the event and, luckily, it wasn't 18 degrees with snow and ice covered grounds this time around (although the snow did
Added by Karla Gibbs on February 24, 2016 at 4:44pm —
Joan Schweighardt is the author of several novels. In addition to her own projects, she writes, ghostwrites and edits for private and corporate clients.
Added by Mayra Calvani on November 11, 2015 at 11:23am —
Graciela Limón is a Latina Writer, Educator and Activist. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish Literature from Marymount College Los Angeles, a Master of Arts Degree in the same field from the University of the Americas Mexico City, followed by a PhD in Latin American Literature from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Prior… Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on April 9, 2015 at 8:04am —
Puerto Rican-born novelist, Eleanor Parker Sapia, was raised in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Europe. Eleanor’s life experiences as a counselor, alternative health practitioner, a Spanish language social worker, and a refugee case worker inspire her passion for writing. When Eleanor is not writing, she… Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on March 30, 2015 at 6:00am —
Twin sisters separated by war, bound by love…
After the death of their father, twin sisters Maggie and Matty Becker are forced to take positions with officers’ families at a nearby fort. When the… Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on September 11, 2013 at 3:40pm —
Lakota Honor is an exciting read filled with romance, drama, action, and elements of the paranormal.
It’s the late 1800s, and Otakatay is a bounty hunter, a slayer of men and women. Embittered by the past, he’s ruthless and unforgiving. Now his conscience haunts him day and night, and he believes himself to be evil, to be death… Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on June 5, 2013 at 2:52pm —
The Long Road Home: The Death and Birth of America is Nick West’s second novel and the sequel to his first book, The Great Southern Circus.
In this story, we follow the lives of the same characters from book 1 as they traverse the difficult and painful years of the American Civil War. Four people, four lives: two men–one white, one black–join the… Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on January 3, 2013 at 6:55am —
A native of Gainesville, Florida, author Nick West attended the University of Florida where he became interested in writing. He is a veteran of the United States Navy, and together with his family, have owned and operated a landscape business in the area for over twenty years. He and his wife Kay and their children, Tammy, John and Christy, along with their families all live on the farm where… Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on January 2, 2013 at 8:05am —
Arlette Gaffrey’s Behind the Columns is a well-written, compelling historical novel about the romance between a young Creole belle and a handsome, charismatic New Yorker.
New Orleans, 1847.
Having lost both her parents at an early age, Désirée Bordeaux lives with her grandfather, a man with a weakness for drink and gambling. When he suddenly… Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on October 28, 2012 at 2:42pm —
Amber Leaf, Minnesota, 1942.
In spite of the hardships of war, young Jo Bremley lives in considerable happiness with her husband and 7-year old daughter. Then one night, influenced by his best friend, Jo’s husband announces that he has decided to join the war. Before he gets a chance to, however, he’s the victim of a snowstorm accident. Now a young widow, Jo tries to make ends… Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on October 3, 2012 at 12:15pm —
Getting Out of Dodge City, Heading for L.A. on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe is a short novel that reads like a memoir and that will appeal to those interested in black American history and the dynamics of poor black American families from the early 1800s to the 1960s.
The story begins in 1821 with our narrator talking about the origins of the Atchinson,… Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on April 25, 2012 at 6:14am —
Hitler’s Silver Box is a compelling, exciting thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the end.
In a two-story Georgian… Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on February 5, 2012 at 5:45am —
A board-certified internist, Dr. Allen Malnak served as chief of medicine at Fort Sill, OK, and was medical director of a number of organizations, including the Emergency Department of Chicago’s Mount Sinai Hospital. During his long medical career in the Chicago area, he was also a clinical investigator in liver disease as well as an assistant clinical professor at the Stritch School of Medicine, and a practicing internist. Following… Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on January 19, 2012 at 6:53am —
Dina’s Lost Tribe is a historical novel that weaves four different stories and spans from the 14th century to our present time.
Henner Marcus is a professor of French Medieval Jewish Philosophy based in Chicago. One day he receives a letter from his cousin, Nina Aschauer, who’s been missing for the last five years. A historian with a brilliant, promising career, she had…
Added by Mayra Calvani on September 8, 2011 at 8:00am —
Shirley Roe is an author and Managing Editor for … Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on August 29, 2011 at 5:12pm —
CRADLE OF DREAMS - Keta Diablo
Erotic Romance… Continue
Added by Keta Diablo on June 11, 2011 at 6:40pm —