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Sisters of Shiloh by Kathy & Becky Hepinstall will Appeal to those who love a number of genres. The novel is a mix of mystery, war, history and romance. Usually I am not a fan of mixing genres but this book does it eloquently. Read More
A young officer in the Napoleonic Navy leads an expedition into the unexplored interior of Australia. The journey takes them outside the known boundaries of time and space. Giant man-eating creatures, lost civilizations, magic, time travel, fabulous treasures and mortal danger will all be encountered in this epic adventure in… Read More

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December 08, 2015

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Created for an assignment in my PLP class. Read More
Sarama, a woman back from the cave man times, has endured her family of four being brutally murdered, and being taken hostage by the very same man. Upon discovering months after her capture that she is pregnant, a new ability rises within her as she gains the courage to flee… Read More

Book / Romance

October 27, 2015

'His cool glassy eyes bore into my own, cooling my very core like the ice from outside had crept into them. They were astounding and they cut right through me, this man who I had never met terrified me. I felt those knowledgeable eyes push past my warm smile and… Read More
Three Years ago, Fiona Whittmore met and fell in love with Adam Paterson at first sight. After a short engagement they elope and married to the delight of London society, who was looking for the next big scandal of the Season. Secrets and betrayal force Fiona to flee London and… Read More
When Krešimir Kraljevi?, a Croatian Roman Catholic priest, who has been leading a double life at Zagreb Cathedral in Yugoslavia for the past twelve years takes a routine confession one afternoon in November 1940, it triggers a suppressed desire to avenge his father’s murder and to consummate a forbidden love,… Read More

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In 18th century Britain, a shadow has fallen over the estates of Burkhouse Manor. A survivor of the evil makes his break for freedom through the forest, but not before a familiar sight catches up with him. Read More
Marnie Watson moves to New Zealand and quickly becomes friends with a charming Mr. Allister. A boy named Cecil also perks her curiosity. Read a thriller based on a triangle of love, heartbreak, forbidden witchcraft and more... Read More
They considered themselves as slave hunters at an early age. But being a slave hunter is not a joke, but Sang-Do who committed to the job more had a reason why he chooses to be slave hunter. His father who runs a slave hunter clan dominated the entire Korean peninsula.… Read More
Based on actual events, Brutal Exclusions focuses on life in Charleston, SC, during a decade that changed history: The Sixties. After a school bus is toppled by eight Charleston businessmen in protest against school desegregation, Alethea Jamison, the only African American youngster on a bus full of white children, suffers… Read More

Book / Romance

September 23, 2015

Samantha and Riley have made a potentially dangerous mistake. When their fertile times came they accidentally bit the nearest males they could find in their times of need. Rather than be forced into a loveless mating, they run away and meet Jackie and her supernatural boyfriend Jay. Their mates track… Read More
A knife rests in the pockets of a bloodthirsty man bent to make his mark on history. But he already had two hundred years ago. Area 51 figures out a way to predict upcoming criminals through research of past ones such as Jesse James, Al Capone, and Jack the Ripper.… Read More
When Bree Wilson and her husband, Jason, purchase their first home in a small Michigan town, they are enchanted by its 19th century charm and character. Soon after moving in, however, Bree begins to have strange and terrifying encounters with an unknown entity. As supernatural activity in the home begins… Read More
988 AD. Yngvar Eindride and his Vikings are travelling through Gardarike (Russia). In a brothel, he is looking for a witch who can tell his future. The rune Kauna is a symbol of fire, vision and sexuality. Yngvar Eindride, Hakon and Olaf Tryggvason are characters in my novel "Sons of… Read More
This is a short story that I wrote about two years ago. That being said, it may have a few errors (it also has some weird spacing issues because of the word processor that I used). It's a story that directly follows the tragic events of Pompeii, but follows the… Read More
A captivating story of a young family who comes to America from Italy to settle down in the unsettled west. Read More
On May 3rd, 1887, an earthquake struck the small town of Charleston, Arizona. Jericho Garrick, bounty hunter, has to find his quarry and keep a bargain with an old Apache before it happens. Read More

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In the 19th century London the eccentric lady November Monteory tries to live a life full of adventure, solving mysteries, and going on expeditions in far places like Egypt or South Korea, while dealing with a father who doesn`t understand her, a society with strict rules, and the danger of… Read More
It was the beginning of the rainy season in Gambia West Africa. Most naturally the dry season would follow. Food was plentiful and it was the time monkeys gave birth. On a cold rainy misty morning when the clouds hung low between the hills a male monkey was born to… Read More
Nancy Grigg was a black slave girl born on a plantation in Barbados in the British West Indies sometime in the 1800’s. For the girl life was a series of mysteries. She had no birthday, no mother, no father, no siblings and no other relatives to speak of. Nancy is… Read More
I have begun writing a series of short stories under the title 'Dan Archer & The History Hunters'. They are aimed at anyone from children to early teens that will hopefully be enjoyable to read while at the same time slightly educational. They are based on teenager Dan Archer's father… Read More
Winter has frozen over the small town of Princeton, New Jersey, just in time for the revolutionary war. Virgil and Natalie Moore are two citizens of town who have a strained relationship as husband and wife. While Virgil is a hard working man who cares for the family, he is… Read More

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Comments: 2

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A Renaissance-era rendition of The Little Mermaid that combines Greek mythology and classic fantasy. This captivating tale of five siren sisters - Adva, Delora, Meri, Nerina, and Una - will thrill your adventurous side while still providing the elegant, classical-style romance you'd find during the Renaissance and in Greek mythology.… Read More
There are things in this world that no one understands and the people that do don’t dare speak about them, but these things are used to make people atone for their sins. Vincent was made to atone for his sins of Narcissism leading to the death of a woman and… Read More
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