The shadow of the Cold War, the healing power of horses, an iconic rescued dog, and a sixth-century poet’s cry of grief are guideposts in this story of love and homecoming. With a brand-new doctorate, Kurt Schafer is about to begin his academic career. But first, he travels to Linden Grove, a small town in northern Illinois, to meet for the first time his Aunt Eva, a childhood victim of the Cold War.
Fateful Decisions is a historical fiction novel, that is set in the early part of the twentieth century from 1915 to 1946, with a flashback to 1912. Rachel's decision to marry one of the two men that proposed to her bring about consequences she did not anticipate. Rachel’s great Aunt Victoria advised her to think about the consequences of her decision. Her decision not only affected Rachel, but her family and those that get involved with them for the next thirty years.
PARROT TALK is the story Lucas and Grinder, two brothers living in Rochester NY, who were abandoned by their mother when they were barely teens. They never hear from her again. They are understandably surprised and confused when a friend of their mother contacts them after thirty years to say their mother has died and to ask them to come to Pittsburgh to deal with some of her effects, in particular, Paul.
Everything has changed for Chase Walker. His uncle dies, and he discovers a watch in his belongings that calls to him; not to mention that he suspects he's being followed. His suspicions are confirmed when someone breaks into his house and he is saved by a mysterious stranger. She wears a magical watch and tries to convince Chase to connect with his watch as she has with hers.
Tilly wakes up in the dark, alone and very frightened. She finds she is in a strange room inexplicably furnished in 1940s style. However did she get here? Has she somehow slipped into the past? Has she been kidnapped? Of one thing she is absolutely certain, she has never seen this place in her life before. All in the Mind is a fascinating tale exploring the human capacity to overcome any obstacle, no matter how great, as long as you believe you can.
16-year-old albino Drake Stevenson lives a life alone in his world of video games and comic books, dreaming of one day saving a real princess. But fantasy becomes reality when his lawyer father suffers a heart attack, and the Stevensons are forced to move to flyover country in order to take up the family business: Stewardship of the oldest and largest cemetery in the state. There, among the weeping angels and willows of Centralia Cemetery, Drake meets Scarlet, an unusual girl who needs his help to find her killer.
An ancient monastery patronizes a clinic, which treats girls who have experienced abuse in their childhoods. One of them, as a child, chose her father herself, a respectable professor from France. He adopted her. At first, life was beautiful, but a relationship with her adoptive father and her neighbor’s close attention changed everything…Then her father died. Years passed, and her father’s face appear on the video on the Internet, where they both were dancing a very indecent tango.
During the First Sovereignty War the soldiers of the F.I.R.E Teams and the Paranormal Army Corps were at the vanguard of the war against global tyranny; fighting alongside normal human troops to smash the World Central Authority. But, with the war over, fearful politicians and mysterious factions of oligarchs see paranormals as a threat to their power.
Zoe has spent her fifteen years being nothing but average. But when Silone and three other mystical men appear, she unearths a forgotten truth lying dormant since infancy. More freak than anything normal, she’s a half-human, half-extraterrestrial shape-shifter. Certain they’ve abducted her parents, now, in a relentless pursuit, they hunt her. On the run, even with her new reality wrenching every thought and emotion, she manages to reach an unfathomable decision.
Alicia McLane works as a general operative in a factory. Her life changes when a new supervisor comes and starts bullying and harassing her. Alicia decides to fight him back. Unfortunately, her complaints against the supervisor are handled by the company in a way that shows that anti-harassment and anti-bullying procedures are violated even by the higher management. As the events unfold Alicia is forced to fight for her job and for her sanity.
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