My Mother’s Friend

It is August 1944, and seventeen-year-old Phee Swensson, a gifted pianist, finds herself at Camp Algona, a POW camp that opened last spring near her hometown in Iowa. Unexpectedly, she meets one of the POWs, Sgt. Horst Ebinger, the leader of the prisoner music groups at the camp. Phee is recruited to be the accompanist for Horst’s choir. Soon, the two find common ground in their shared love of music. Their friendship strengthens, and inevitably, they fall in love. (Oh dear!) It’s their secr... [Read More...]

Between the Cracks: One Woman’s Journey from Sicily to America

An unforgettable story of love, loss, and courage! . . . After her entire family is killed in the earthquake following Mt. Etna’s eruption in 1908, Angela Lanza accepts a marriage proposal, beginning a new life that takes her from Sicily to New York. This is a vibrantly accurate portrayal of the Italian-American immigrant experience based on a true story! $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Answering Liberty’s Call: Anna Stone’s Daring Ride to Valley Forge

Based on a true story! In January 1778, 29-year old Anna Stone sets out for Valley Forge with life-sustaining supplies for her husband and brothers. Along the way, she’s recruited as a spy–and now the the fate of the American Revolution rests in her hands! Can she elude capture and deliver a crucial message to General Washington before it’s too late? $2.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

The Lost Gospel of Peace

Dear Kindle Readers, I have written a historical novel, and I am hoping that you will find my novel, The Lost Gospel of Peace, intriguing and engaging. The Lost Gospel of Peace reveals long held Biblical secrets that will put things into a totally new perspective. It is a unique use of fiction to unearth hidden truths. Comparable books and authors would be… Dan Brown’s ‘The Da Vinci Code’ Paulo Coelho’s ‘The Alchemist’ Kahlil Gibran’s ‘The Prophet’ $9.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: A Face in the Night

In his remarkable debut novel, Ray Kessler takes the reader on a roller coaster ride through recent German history. He masterfully moves between past and present timelines, weaving fictitious events with historical facts. Kessler creates a tale of mystery, intrigue, and suspense with a possible paranormal twist. Set in Berlin in 2000 and during the battle of Berlin in 1945, the novel’s main protagonist, Berlin District Attorney Kurt Becker, sees a Face in the Night. The face keeps reappea... [Read More...]

Queensborough Rock

Stephen Shaiken practiced criminal law in for more than thirty-five years, the first four in Brooklyn, and the rest in San Francisco. He is a graduate of Queens College and Brooklyn Law School, and earned an MA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University before starting his legal studies. He and his wife Josie are residents of Tampa, Florida. Stephen lived in Bangkok, Thailand for several years and has authored three novels in the acclaimed NJA Club Series, best described as exotic ... [Read More...]

Cracking of the Mask

Everything had been planned and executed to perfection. Where was the satisfaction, then? Why was happiness always so elusive? Zenon McClow, a businessman with a checkered past, flees the United States, hiding first in Ecuador and then in the tropical paradise of New Caledonia. Plagued by burning existential questions, he begins to write down his life story while on the remote Isle of Pines. After failing to find relief, he turns to penning The Mask, a historical novel set in the mysterious lan... [Read More...]


A woman is killed near the beach. There is little evidence. But the crime bears the hallmarks of several similar murders some time ago. The trouble is that the man supposedly responsible was sent to the gallows… Set in the aftermath of the First World War, THE RIDDLE OF THE DUNES is an intriguing murder mystery that will keep you guessing. Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]