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A stipulation of the Patriot Act gives Chief Sam Jenkins an easy job; investigate all the civilians working for the Prospect Police Department. But what looks like a routine chore to the gritty ex-New York detective, turns into a nightmare. Preliminary inquiries reveal that a middle-aged employee didn’t exist prior…
Category: Literary Memoirs Hits: 5356
No one just adopts. From the very first steps of acknowledging adoption as a choice to the final document that seals the deal, Jody Cantrell Dyer paints a raw, warm, heartbreaking and eventually triumphant portrayal that narrates the entire adoption process through compassionate and humorous prose. Dyer’s candor and soul…
Category: Humor Fiction Hits: 1055
HB Graphite II is a collection of short stories involving an HB Grapite II. Published 2017.   Available in: paperback (5-1/2×8-1/2) $15.00
Category: Childrens Literature / Christian Hits: 830
In book five, Sammy wakens to warmer weather after a long winter. Mrs. Groundhog is missing. Miss Deer has a special surprise for all her animal friends. Sammy has a plan to keep humans out of the deep woods.Available: Paperback / Ebook Price: $16.95 paperback    Pages: 32 Size: 8.5 x…
After nearly a year of aggressive and debilitating treatments for stage three breast cancer, enjoying life again was all Jody hoped for. Ironically, the hardest part of her journey had just begun.  She was three weeks into her six weeks of daily radiation therapy when a very important person in…
Sam Jenkins never thought about being a fish out of water during the twenty years he spent solving crimes in New York. But things change, and after retiring to Tennessee, he gets that feeling. Jenkins becomes a cop again and is thrown headlong into a murder investigation and a steaming…
Category: Horror and Fantasy Hits: 901
The eleven stories in Murder on Wheels put the pedal to the floor and never let up! Whether by bus, car, tractor, or bike, you'll be carried along at a breakneck pace by the talented Austin Mystery Writers. These eight authors transport you from an eighteenth-century sailing ship to the open roads…
Category: Short Stories and Essays Hits: 5697
The Nana Stories is full of outrageously funny events, some with nail-biter endings and other real-life stories that will tug at the heartstrings of every grandparent. The author also enjoys writing for young children. When You Hear a Siren marked her debut into the world of children’s literature. Available in:…
Category: Literary Fiction Hits: 931
"Matching Scars" continues Boone's story begun in "Pushing Back".    Boone has a place to stay and enough to eat, but Gamaliel is back in the hospital and Boone’s getting more pressure from Jerry the longer he stays in Gamaliel’s house. Jerry wants him out, Carrie isn’t fighting for him…
Category: Informational Hits: 1151
BJ Gillum and his wife Saundra purchased a 25 foot Bayliner Sierrra 2556 in Millsboro, Pennsylvania in 1994 and christened it the Saundra Kay. They cruised it down the Monongahela, Ohio, Cumberland and Tennessee rivers to Rockwood Tennessee, where they planned to build their home in the near future. They…
Category: Poetry Hits: 4373
Stewart’s first book of “science flavored” poems and essays challenges scientists to think about communicating their science to the public more effectively through deep consideration of imagery, metaphor, cadence and diction. Celtic Cat Publishing. Available in: paperback (6×9, 96 pages) $15.00 Published 2003 Also available on Kindle and e-book.  …
Category: Childrens Literature / Christian Hits: 4855
Meet Blinky, a circus pony, who would rather impress farm animals than practice his circus pony act and discover how Clancey, a blue-striped grunt fish learns that he is not the only fish in the sea. Three additional stories take you to an eagle’s nest, a tree farm, and a…
Category: Horror and Fantasy Hits: 942
A compilation of horror, mystery, and urban fantasy short stories by Austin authors with a distinctly dark side... Pages: 157 Available: Paperback / Kindle Kindle Price: $4.99 Paperback: $9.95          
  From another world and another time― a game like no other. Uniquely challenging . . . Totally different. Always fun! The quest to become the Surjee.   You’re Face to Face . . .  The Pressure’s On . . . Let the Fun Begin!   A radically new board…
Category: Childrens Literature / Young Adult Hits: 5066
Hooty, Rudy ‘n’ Tooty are three German Shepherd puppies that live on a picturesque farm. Twenty-one bigger-than-life characters form the puppies’ group of friends, with whom they frolic daily, on the farm and in the surrounding woodlands. As the day starts, the threesome and their pals celebrate “The Roasty of…
Category: Literary Fiction Hits: 1266
Edward, a twenty-something part-time college student, lives an uneventful life and likes it that way. Then his relationships with Joey, a friend Edward is tutoring in math, and Melissa, a casual acquaintance, both take unexpected turns and complicate his life in ways that he never imagined, and he discovers things…
The year is 3504. The Earth has gone through massive political, scientific, and social changes during the previous 1500 years. Most of these changes occurred between 2019 and 2500. This is the first book in a series that describes how those changes happened and the effect it had on the…
Category: Romance Hits: 5660
Tillery Vargas, intelligent, attractive, divorced and bored, lives with her mother in the Buckhead area of Atlanta, Georgia. Her aspirations of writing a best-selling novel were crushed after three of her manuscripts were rejected. She abandoned her dream and took a position with a popular women’s magazine published in downtown…
Category: Horror and Fantasy Hits: 934
Dark fantasy/horror short story published in Dark Valentine's second issue, Autumn, 2010. Pages: 4 Available: Kindle Price: $0.99            
Against his better judgment, Police Chief Sam Jenkins hires Dallas Finchum, nephew of two corrupt politicians. Now, Finchum is accused of a rape that occurred when he attended college in Chattanooga three years earlier. The young man claims his innocence, but while investigating the allegations, Jenkins uncovers corruption in the…
Category: Childrens Literature / Christian Hits: 4897
Lucy is a little girl that doesn’t like the sound of sirens. They scare her! That is until she realizes that sirens mean someone is getting help. Now, every time she hears a siren, she says a prayer for those needing help. She also prays for the policemen, firemen and…
With intimidating tales of bellowing drill instructors and their seemingly incongruous tasks, Reluctant Lieutenant captures the essence of what it meant to survive the training regimen of the Old Army.  In this engaging memoir, Jerry Morton reconstructs his reluctant journey through basic training, advanced infantry training, and Infantry Officer Candidate…
Category: Romance Hits: 4407
Love. Friendship. Intrigue. Lost. Found. In 1986 Richard Zacharias went back home for his 25th high school reunion, his first, out of curiosity and a sense of unfinished business. He found all five. But Zack, as his friends called him, was not prepared for the power and durability of long-buried…
Category: Childrens Literature / Christian Hits: 4441
Learn how Sammy teaches the forest animals about Dr. Raccoon, the dentist. You will meet the rabbit family and learn how Sammy helps a little rabbit who broke his leg. When a storm threatens the deep woods and lightning starts a fire, Sammy comes to the rescue. Available in: paperback…
Category: Health and Fitness Hits: 1963
You'll find adventure, inspiration, fatigue, humor, and sometimes danger in David Curran's essays that cover a lifetime of exploration in the mountains of Tennessee, Wyoming, and New England. Hiking for Fun and Pain gives the basics of the sport and includes vivid accounts of David's experiences on the trails, all…
Aspiring conductor and amateur sleuth Cressa Carraway returns for a second installment of music and murder in this fast-paced mystery from author Kaye George. Fresh out of grad school, Cressa lands her dream job as conductor of a fledgling ensemble in Minnesota that aspires to grow into a major orchestra.…
Category: Poetry Hits: 5537
His fourth book, points out that ambiguity, which we encounter and deal with constantly as we try to make sense of the world, is both the basis for and lifeblood of poetry and science. So, poets and scientists, at their roots, are similar – they just address ambiguity differently, and…
Category: Mystery (Cozy) Hits: 173
Frank Carver continues his adventures in this book. In the first story, ​The Time Travler, ​​​​ ​Frank is confronted by a man who wants to report a murder that hasn't happened yet. The man claims to have visions of both past and future events, and he presents Frank with enough evidence…
Category: Childrens Literature / Christian Hits: 852
Book six is the last in the series of The Adventures of Sammy the Skunk. In book six, Sammy discovers a little lost dog named Shadow and a very large dog named Brutus. Sammy sees humans for the first time. Sammy and Mr. Fox become friends with Shadow and Brutus,…
Category: Literary Fiction Hits: 2254
An extended family in small town East Tennessee navigates the troubled waters of growing up, religion, abuse, and social justice issues in Little River.  Caleb Salt is fifteen. The youngest of four boys whose father is dead and whose mother is unwell, Caleb finds himself in the care of his…
Category: Western / Native American Hits: 3296
The story continues as Joshua and his deputies are in Cheyenne Wyoming setting up a base camp of operations. He is enjoying his time with Mac and his nephew. But a lawman has no time to rest when he and his deputies are asked for help from a local rancher…
Category: Mystery (Cozy) Hits: 1502
Twenty-two-year-old Imogene Duckworthy has been waiting tables at Huey's Hash in tiny Saltlick, TX, itching to jump out of her rut and become a detective. When Uncle Huey is found murdered in his own diner, a half-frozen package of mesquite-smoked sausage stuffed down his throat, Immy, an unwed mother who…
Category: Biography / History Hits: 4761
Nick and Viola is a family story about a neglected period of Kentucky history and traces the impact of the tobacco wars on three generations of the Muntz family. The story, lost for two generations, recreates a family’s experience before tobacco farmers had any safety net; when monopolies controlled the…
Category: Mystery (Historical) Hits: 1062
The Neanderthal tribe of Enga Dancing Flower must trek south to flee the approaching glacier, but the distance is long and the food is scarce. When a venerable elder drowns crossing a flooded river, Enga suspects that it was not an accident, and that a murderer travels with them. Pages:…
Category: Informational Hits: 5050
A School For Healing: Alternative Strategies for Teaching At-Risk Students by Rosa L Kennedy and Jerome H. Morton  A School For Healing: Alternative Strategies for Teaching At-Risk Students describes an alternative school that dealt with students who were expelled or suspended from public school and who perceived themselves as victims…
Category: Biography / History Hits: 5175
Richard Cross vividly remembers the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. As a Security Officer for the CIA, it had been his assignment two years previously to protect his President, and he clearly understood with his head as well as his heart what a world-shaking…
Category: Humor Fiction Hits: 4686
A humorous tale about Internet Dating. The story is also a historical approach to familiar stories about mice such as The Three Blind Mice, Hickere-Dickere-Dock, The Pied Piper, and other mouse tales including The Computer Mouse. The book also has several interesting chapters not related to the mouse, but humorous. Available in: paperback…
Category: Humor Fiction Hits: 4481
“Tall Tales and Short Stories” is tall tales and short stories. The books are small, the type is large, and would be a great gift. Sometimes, the author writes in a different perspective by intentionally not using traditional or historical standards of writing. The spelling and improper use of some words…
Category: Mystery (Cozy) Hits: 1335
Imogene Duckworthy is twenty-two and has a job (PI assistant) and a new car (used). She loves her mother, but it's time she was on her own. The problem is her daughter Nancy Drew Duckworthy’s pet potbelly. Not a lot of rentals in Wymee Falls will permit a pig, even…
Sam Jenkins is the new police chief in town and everyone wonders, will Prospect, Tennessee ever be the same?    Here are six novelettes where Jenkins gets to show off his skills learned as a former New York detective.    A LABOR DAY MURDER and A MURDER IN KNOXVILLE take…
Category: Childrens Literature / Young Adult Hits: 1596
An illustrated children's book about a flock of chickens, a little girl, and some rose-colored glasses. Sometimes it helps to look at the world a little differently. Pages: 26 Available in Paperback Price: $12.00      
Corree never wants to leave Mendel again, but she has no choice when something happens on the orbiting space station and it is tied to upheaval in the Federation leadership. Someone wants the clone of Corree's creator and she must travel back into danger to find out why and to…
Category: Short Stories and Essays Hits: 4989
Jody Dyer’s unique writing style engages readers as she presents concise, yet emotional reflections that address a variety of issues today’s students face. Dyer’s artful, witty perspective will certainly make readers “Stop and Think.” And likely, laugh! CONTENTS Offering Freedom Creating Memories Expressing Gratitude Embracing Seasons Managing Time and Priorities…
Category: Poetry Hits: 5152
His third book, uses poetry and essays to explore the importance of early childhood experiences and non-traditional forms of science education in shaping the ways we think about and engage in science. Celtic Cat Publishing. Available in: paperback (6×9, 108 pages) $15.00 Also available on Kindle and e-book.    …
Winter in the Smoky Mountains of east Tennessee can be a tranquil time of year—unless Sam Jenkins sticks his thumb into the sweet potato pie. The police chief is minding his own business one quiet day in February when Prospect’s Mayor Ronnie Shields asks him to act as a bodyguard…
Chief Sam Jenkins runs headlong into Tennessee’s faction of Korean organized crime when a mobster tries to shake down two former call girls attempting to establish a legitimate business. Soon, bodies begin piling up—all with a Korean connection—in Sam’s town of Prospect and nearby Knoxville. Sorting truth from fiction calls…
Within Sector 3309 of the Bortuks Galaxy there are five planets that support intelligent beings: Karyntis, Peyr, Nanzema, Krees and Senoobis. In this first book of the Mobis Trilogy, Senoobis is destroyed eventually leaving only four survivors. Three bold Senoobians escape the destruction of their starship to find themselves marooned…
Category: Humor Hits: 4594
A humorous and serious view of television and its commercials. Can you imagine the reaction of real rabbits when a television commercial announced a “free set of rabbit ears with every television set sold during their sale”? The whole story is in the book. Available in: paperback (5-1/2×8-1/2, 75 pages)…
Category: Christian Fiction / Adults Hits: 1942
To believers and nonbelievers alike, the Three Wise Men are highly mysterious figures. In the nativity story, they arrive after the birth of Jesus, having followed a star across the desert. But who were these men? Where did they come from? How were they connected—if in fact they were? And…
Category: Biography / History Hits: 5848
Author Dr. Eva Nell Mull Wike is a storyteller. This account of her Uncle Johnny Mull, “Fiddler of the Mountains” resonates with the special flavor of vernacular Appalachian mountain language, the way Johnny and his ancestors talked. Unrequited love becomes a part of her story played out on Tusquittee in…
When I first met Ku Adams and heard the story of family and their tumultuous escape from Estonia at the end of World War II, fleeing literally just moments ahead of rumbling Russian tanks coming down their street in the dark of night, I knew immediately that this was a…
Getting kidnapped and becoming infatuated with a married policeman never made TV reporter Rachel Williamson’s list of things to do before Christmas.  Helping her friend, Sam Jenkins, the police chief in Prospect, Tennessee, with a fraud investigation sounded exciting and would get her an exclusive story.  But Sam’s investigation put…
Category: Romance Hits: 3864
Young newspaper reporter, Colette Withers, witnessed a horrific act she was not supposed to see and instantly became the target of a corrupt county judge, an unscrupulous sheriff and a greedy developer. Fearing for her life, she fled and found refuge with new found friends in Atlanta’s literati high society.…
When your high school classmate shows up on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List, can your police career get any more interesting? As a favor to a beautiful treasury agent, Prospect, Tennessee’s police chief Sam Jenkins handles a cold case robbery-homicide and clears the forty-three year old mystery of THE…
Category: Poetry Hits: 5272
Stewart’s second book, digs deep into the culture of the Samurai warriors of Japan to refocus readers, through poetry and essays, on the importance of respect (Rei) and truth-sincerity (Makoto) as guiding principles and critical components of good mentoring and teaching in preparing the next generation of scientists. Celtic Cat…
Blossoms of Winter is the emotional account of a middle-class family in a small East Tennessee town in which family members endure the hardships of the Great Depression, wars and personal crises, all from which they emerge stronger in spirit. In this saga of a male-dominated family, the author takes…
Category: Mystery (Historical) Hits: 1296
Enga Dancing Flower knows her Neanderthal tribe is in trouble. The dark seasons are becoming longer and the mammoth herds are fleeing south. When the tribal leader is found stabbed to death, the new leader thinks Enga did it. Expulsion and certain death loom. Enga must find the murderer to…
Category: Childrens Literature / Christian Hits: 4654
Sammy helps in the cleanup of the deep woods after a storm. Mr. Porcupine, a story teller, frightens the animals with a story. Mrs. Porcupine comes down with a condition called, ‘quil-la-ti-tus-i-tus.’ Miss Deer meets the bear family while taking the little animals to a birthday party. Available in: paperback…
Cops run into all kinds of characters on the job. But when Chief Sam Jenkins meets four people from his former life as a New York detective, it throws him for a loop. The first was a low level gangster named Carlo “Carly Nickels” DeCenzo—lying on a slab in the…
Category: Western / Native American Hits: 2992
Lisa and Mark have known each other since they were eight. Bullies brought them together, and a stray dog might change their lives, their dreams, and their future….”I said you were not getting past us.” Sam began to laugh. Just as Mark stood up again he heard a voice come…
Category: Action / Adventure Hits: 5316
The Clampton family was typical of many families in the northwest Alabama town of Carmichael. They lived in a rusting mobile home beside a kudzu jungle that constantly tried to overtake their humble homestead. They all worked for low wages in the Southern Comfort Manufacturing plant just outside of town.…
In Book 1 of this series we found out how the invention of the power module by Albert Simpson changed the Earth. It brought on an era of prosperity and scientific development unlike anything the people of Earth experienced before. The inexpensive and unlimited power that the power module provided…
Category: Poetry Hits: 5514
Art Stewart’s fifth volume of science-based poetry explores the the latest findings on human origins. “Reaching deep into compelling examples from human history, and the history of our natural world, Stewart delivers carefully crafted meditations that seamlessly braid fact, loss, longing, and imagination. Price: $15.00   Published by Celtic Cat…
Category: Horror and Fantasy Hits: 825
We are born fearing the dark, or at least, what lives in the dark, the things with teeth and fangs and blood on their breath. And now, darkness is falling--in the city; in the country; around the globe; in the universe. It's the end of the Mayan Long Count. It's…
Category: Poetry Hits: 5868
In a brief account of his earlier life, the author reminisces about growing up in a family with four mischievous brothers while under the domination of a strict father. The remainder of the book is a collection of short stories and poems, some of which are poignant, while others are…
Category: Poetry Hits: 3519
What can we do as writers and poets to help animals in need? We can write, sell the book and donate the money – after publishing fees – to animal shelters, sanctuaries and animal hospices to help their dedicated work. The Read for Animals project started when I was organizing…
Category: Biography / History Hits: 1121
The untold story of the GI's who were used as pawns to draw the Germans away from the impending Normandy invasion. Written by the combat photographer who saw the action first hand and fought his way up the Italian landscape, into the cities and over the mountains with the Fifth…
Category: Literary Memoirs Hits: 3611
Bobbi Wolverton and her husband became familiar flyfishing figures after graduating from the University of California and traveling around the world.  On their eighteen-month trip, they arrived in the Middle East in 1972.  They worked in Iran, a Muslim country, for almost four months.  From there they flew to India…
Category: Mystery (Cozy) Hits: 1090
GRIMM TALES is a collection of stories by some of the top names in online crime fiction, all based on classic fairy tales. As novelist Ken Bruen writes in his introduction, "Ever imagined what would have come down the dark pike if The Brothers Grimm were more Brothers Coen and…
Category: Humor Hits: 5729
‘Pert Near It But Not Plumb’ is a conversational phrase spoken by rural settlers in the U.S. Territories and other areas in the early 1700-1800’s prior to the availability of public education. A single word interpretation would mean almost. Another phrase commonly used at that time would be "I seed…
Category: Literary Fiction Hits: 1406
Rough around the edges, Josiah Jackson is a young man who loves his family and lives by his gut. When a past decision comes back to haunt him, Josiah looks for peace wherever he can find it. Mary Bailey has been alone for years, and never expects the way her…
Category: Mystery (Cozy) Hits: 2781
This is the fourth book in the series featuring tour operator/amateur detective Alex Trotter, owner of Globe-Trotter Travels. Alex and her fiancé, homicide detective Arlie Tate, are about to get married before leaving on their honeymoon in France when Alex gets a phone call that changes their plans for sightseeing…
Category: Humor Fiction Hits: 5740
5.0 out of 5 stars  Funny and Entertaining  October. 21, 2014 By Deanna Kahler, author, Echoes of Paradise – From Pain to Parenthood Jody Dyer’s short story, Field Day, is not only well-written, funny and entertaining, but has a powerful message for both kids and parents. So many kids struggle with…
Category: Biography / History Hits: 6320
In August of 1946, the Minnesota State Fair in Minneapolis was canceled for only the fourth time in its nearly one-hundred-year history. The previous cancellations had been due to this country being engaged in war: the Civil War and World War II. The Fair’s failure to open in the summer…
When his wife abandoned him, Ben Granger found himself faced with parenting six daughters without the help of their mother. The daughters were hardworking, loyal, and obedient, but sometimes mischievous. The father worked them like men on his farm; however, his nurturing guidance enabled them to retain their femininity. An…
Category: Horror and Fantasy Hits: 754
Dark fantasy/horror short story published as part of The Twelve Days of Christmas for Dark Valentine 2010-2011 Pages: 7 Available  in: Kindle Price: $0.99            
Category: Literary Memoirs Hits: 356
"No one just adopts." From the very first steps of acknowledging adoption as a choice to the final document that seals the deal, Jody Cantrell Dyer paints a raw, warm, heartbreaking and eventually triumphant portrayal that narrates the entire adoption process through compassionate and humorous prose. Dyer’s candor and soul…
Category: Religion / Spiritual Hits: 194
Do you or someone you know have questions concerning the new birth? Many people have experienced confusion as to what it actually means to be born again. This book answers those questions and more. You will become excited as the Bible becomes alive to you while digging deep into the…
Category: Western / Native American Hits: 2999
Jack lives in Gladstone now but it’s time for a trip. He invites Susan along to get his printing press, see Denver, and meet his best friend Frank. Jack’s got a surprise or two for Frank. Susan gets to show off her skills. Gladstone’s rescue squad flies into action. Can…
Dana Knowles is the only female nuclear weapons courier employed by the Department of Energy, working out of Y-12 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Having served in the Middle East in wartime, and losing her fiancé in the conflict, at first she had been grateful for the opportunity to move back…
Teneriffe Embroidery is an authentic colonial needle art - combining needle weaving and cross stitch - traditionally, worked on checked gingham fabric. This full-color, 20 page booklet provides instructions for the beginner to the intermediate stitcher. This booklet will provide many hours of enjoyment as you explore this fascinating needle…
Category: Humor Hits: 2122
A humorous story that is --almost. 2016 Available in: paperback (5-1/2×8-1/2) $15.00
Category: Humor Fiction Hits: 5776
A fiftieth high school reunion creates more complications for Tom Spencer, a semi-retired graphic designer. Already besieged with foibles of age, widowhood, meddling daughters, and changing technology, he now comes face-to-face with a past that has changed the direction of his life. That past arrives in the still attractive form…
Category: Literary Memoirs Hits: 1611
It was cold and wet the day a 14 year old boy, hunting with his beloved grandfather, found an abandoned infant girl who had been thrown over a barbed-wire fence into the briers and underbrush alongside a desolate Wayne County, Indiana road. Wrapped in a towel, discarded like trash, infested…
Category: Cozy Mysteries Hits: 1023
Eight stories of women who got rid of the biggest problem in their lives... Enter a world where a woman has to deal with an obsessed lover - one who won't let *anything* stop him from coming back. Meet a harried housewife who's finally gotten her drunkard husband to 'dry…
Category: Religion / Spiritual Hits: 3644
This book introduces the paradox as a way of exposing mysteries of secret societies and the coming of a new world order. It is a book about paradoxes and how they were actually created by God to bring unique enlightenment but also to confound the so-called earthly wisdom. Paradoxes also…
Category: Crime, Mystery Hits: 887
People can be passionate about food. In Cooked to Death that passion is whipped into a murderous froth. Each story revolves around some aspect of food: its origin, preparation, consumption and, in some cases, its convenience as a murder weapon. Appetizers, entrees, salads, desserts--they're all here. It's a delectable menu,…
Category: Mystery (Cozy) Hits: 860
This is the fifth book in the author's travel mysteries series, featuring tour operator, Alex Trotter. Alex's husband, Homicide Detective Arlie Tate, agrees to help her escort a group of seniors on a European river cruise. He couldn't imagine that his help would include investigating a murder before they left…
Category: Humor Hits: 5238
A dedicated public servant A powerful religious leader and the secret militias. A gay biker combat battalion from San Francisco. Combat ready up-armored RV’s. Secret computer technology. All of them clash over an explosive national issue – Evolution VS Intelligent Design. Can they decide the question once and for all…
Category: Horror and Fantasy Hits: 203
A riveting collection of tales inspired by locations in East Tennessee and legends of the area written by members of the Etowah Writers Guild. Monsters, ghosts, legendary creatures and cannibals descend on local towns giving us many reasons to check under our beds and in our closets. Co Authors: Susan Kite,…
Category: Literary Memoirs Hits: 2142
By the time I was 53, I thought I was all grown up. After all, I had celebrated all of life's major coming-of-age milestones: first day of school, graduations, first 'real' job, marriage, births of my children ... each duly noted with cards and flowers, maybe even balloons. But, as…
Category: Mystery (Cozy) Hits: 1252
Imogene Duckworthy, who yearns to be a PI, has landed a job assisting Mike Mallett in Wymee Falls, Texas. Bringing home a pot-bellied pig as a birthday gift for her daughter, Nancy Drew Duckworthy, Immy discovers the body of the owner of Jerry's Jerky hanging in the smokeroom. Now she…
Run along with Hopkins as he learns that even with all the excitement of a day at the beach, nothing compares to the love and security of his mommy! Bright ocean colors and playful rhyme come together in this beautiful dog story that is sure to garner lots of giggles…
Category: Childrens Literature / Young Adult Hits: 1882
The Federation begins sending experimental robots to Mendel; robots that have the ability to withstand the planet’s elements better than any previously sent. They have orders to persuade the mutant settlers to comply with Federation orders and any mutants who do not will be hunted and destroyed.  Even without the…
Category: Mystery (Cozy) Hits: 5099
Alex Trotter, who owns and operates Globe Trotter Travels, has had misgivings about taking a group of thirteen tourists for a week’s vacation to sparsely populated Bedford Island off the coast of Georgia.  While discounting the Norse legend that “when thirteen eat together one will soon die,” as being pure…
Category: Horror and Fantasy Hits: 911
This is what happens when a room is out to get you.  Dark fantasy/horror short story accepted for Fall 2011 issue of Dark Valentine. Sadly, the magazine went out of business before this could be published by them, however. Pages: 6 Available: Kindle Price: $0.99        
Category: Horror and Fantasy Hits: 944
Stories by some of the city's finest writers....This new collection is a boon for readers who love a good ghost story and a shiver in the night....The skill of the fifteen writers represented here is evident on every page of Memphis Noir, a testament to the cultural richness of the Bluff…
Frank Carver has just been promoted and he is now the only homicide detective in a small police department. However, he frequently finds himself involved in cases with international implications. Prior to working for the police department he spent several years in Army Intelligence. The book contains six short stories,…
Category: Humor Fiction Hits: 1071
Twenty-one short stories - sometimes satirical, sometimes, frightening, and mostly humorous, imagining of life under President Donald Trump! Price $11.95 248 pages          
Category: Mystery (Cozy) Hits: 5612
Tour operator Alex Trotter has been hired by a former schoolmate, the exotic Jasmine Keahu, to arrange for and oversee her wedding/honeymoon cruise to Bermuda. Alex predicts a “sea of trouble” ahead when she learns that the groom is the notorious global art dealer Victor Garza, and that the guest…

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For Jody, art is a healer. Whether she’s painting a portrait, a landscape or an abstract expression, Jody’s distinctive personal style and use of text combine to create a transformative experience.   Jody was a student of the late Reed Cardwell at the Art Academy of San Diego. Her art…
Category: Authors Hits: 202
Nadine Richmond was born in Chicago but has lived in TN for 28 years. During that time she worked for over 20 years as a Food Service Director. From May 2014- December 2015 she was the Executive Director of the non-profit organization Jackson’s Empowerment and Enrichment Complex. However four years…
Category: Authors Hits: 207
Sharon L. Higa was born in Anaheim, CA, just three blocks from Disneyland. At six years old she became enthralled with anything to do with horror or the supernatural, compliments of an older cousin who held her imagination captive with stories of hauntings.  Travelling the world with her family, the fascination…
Category: Authors Hits: 502
Jennifer Hultz grew up at the beach in Virginia and the Outer Banks of North Carolina. She spent weekends and summers enjoying all that its beauty had to offer. She is a lover of Labs and all things crafty. Jennifer currently lives in Knoxville, Tennessee, with her husband, three beautiful…
Category: Authors Hits: 517
Born in New Jersey. Grew up in a south suburb of Chicago. Joined the Army shortly after realizing a college degree in engineering was not for me. Spent the majority of my Army life in Phu Bai Vietnam, just south of Hue (not even a nice place to visit). After…

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After nearly a year of aggressive and debilitating treatments for stage three breast cancer, enjoying life again was all Jody hoped for. Ironically, the hardest part of her journey had just begun.  She was three weeks into her six weeks of daily radiation therapy when a very important person in…
When your high school classmate shows up on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List, can your police career get any more interesting? As a favor to a beautiful treasury agent, Prospect, Tennessee’s police chief Sam Jenkins handles a cold case robbery-homicide and clears the forty-three year old mystery of THE…
Category: Mystery (Cozy) Hits: 173
Frank Carver continues his adventures in this book. In the first story, ​The Time Travler, ​​​​ ​Frank is confronted by a man who wants to report a murder that hasn't happened yet. The man claims to have visions of both past and future events, and he presents Frank with enough evidence…
Corree never wants to leave Mendel again, but she has no choice when something happens on the orbiting space station and it is tied to upheaval in the Federation leadership. Someone wants the clone of Corree's creator and she must travel back into danger to find out why and to…
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Do you or someone you know have questions concerning the new birth? Many people have experienced confusion as to what it actually means to be born again. This book answers those questions and more. You will become excited as the Bible becomes alive to you while digging deep into the…
Category: Horror and Fantasy Hits: 203
A riveting collection of tales inspired by locations in East Tennessee and legends of the area written by members of the Etowah Writers Guild. Monsters, ghosts, legendary creatures and cannibals descend on local towns giving us many reasons to check under our beds and in our closets. Co Authors: Susan Kite,…
Category: Mystery (Cozy) Hits: 860
This is the fifth book in the author's travel mysteries series, featuring tour operator, Alex Trotter. Alex's husband, Homicide Detective Arlie Tate, agrees to help her escort a group of seniors on a European river cruise. He couldn't imagine that his help would include investigating a murder before they left…
Sam Jenkins is the new police chief in town and everyone wonders, will Prospect, Tennessee ever be the same?    Here are six novelettes where Jenkins gets to show off his skills learned as a former New York detective.    A LABOR DAY MURDER and A MURDER IN KNOXVILLE take…
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HB Graphite II is a collection of short stories involving an HB Grapite II. Published 2017.   Available in: paperback (5-1/2×8-1/2) $15.00
Cops run into all kinds of characters on the job. But when Chief Sam Jenkins meets four people from his former life as a New York detective, it throws him for a loop. The first was a low level gangster named Carlo “Carly Nickels” DeCenzo—lying on a slab in the…
Frank Carver has just been promoted and he is now the only homicide detective in a small police department. However, he frequently finds himself involved in cases with international implications. Prior to working for the police department he spent several years in Army Intelligence. The book contains six short stories,…

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