How Fires End

A dark secret born out of World War II lies at the heart of a Sicilian American family in this emotional and sweeping saga of guilt, revenge, and redemption. A ”beautiful, mesmerizing” novel (Alexander Chee), that is ”a moving depiction of multigenerational loss and love, grief and gratitude, heartbreak and hope.” (Kirkus Reviews). $1.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Lady Charlotte’s Dilemma

Plain, sensible Lady Charlotte Chalmers is still unwed after two London Seasons. It looks as if she’s destined to dwindle into an unwanted old maid – until the night she encounters Elizabethan vampyre Bess at Vauxhall Gardens and contracts a mysterious illness. All too soon it becomes apparent to Charlotte that she, too, is now a vampyre. What can she do? To surrender to her urge to feast on human blood would be almost certain social suicide, but on the other hand, a girl needs to e... [Read More...]

How Fires End

A dark secret born out of World War II lies at the heart of a Sicilian American family in this emotional and sweeping saga of guilt, revenge, and redemption. A ”beautiful, mesmerizing” novel (Alexander Chee), that is ”a moving depiction of multigenerational loss and love, grief and gratitude, heartbreak and hope.” (Kirkus Reviews). $1.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

How Fires End

A dark secret born out of World War II lies at the heart of a Sicilian American family in this emotional and sweeping saga of guilt, revenge, and redemption. A ”beautiful, mesmerizing” novel (Alexander Chee), that is ”a moving depiction of multigenerational loss and love, grief and gratitude, heartbreak and hope.” (Kirkus Reviews). $1.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Bridge to Freedom

Days that shaped a lifetime. Step back into a Black working-class neighborhood. Rich family traditions and vibrant community culture. Follow Violet and Everett Banks through the twists and turns of life from early childhood to their 50th wedding anniversary. Root for them as they secure the often much sought after, yet demanding and often demeaning, jobs, Violet, as a domestic day worker and Everett, a Pullman porter. Learn More ... [Read More...]

Sirma

Sirma has spent the first 18 years of her life as a happy and hardworking Slavic girl in her quiet mountain village. Until she loses her two best friends to a gang of outlaws. The village elders don’t do anything, because they fear the wrath of Amza Bei – the head outlaw in the area. Fed up with hiding and keeping silent, Sirma dresses up like a man and takes the lead of her own Haiduk gang dedicated to protecting the weak. She will stand face to face with Amza Bei and end his tyranny once ... [Read More...]

Free: The Body Under the Sands

Two soldiers recently returned from the Great War are accused of murdering a woman near a small seaside town. They protest their innocence but are convicted on circumstantial evidence and given the death penalty. One of the soldiers begins to suspect the other as guilty. But can he betray his brother in arms who saved his life during the war? ... [Read More...]

Whirligig

“Whirligig is a magnificent novel, epic in scale!”– Gill Thompson, Author of ‘The Child on Platform One.’ How far will one man go to keep a promise? Lose everything he has? Fight someone else’s war? Shire knows a secret – a secret that could endanger the future of his childhood love. Bound by a promise he made as a boy, he sails to America to protect her, but falls into the throes of the raging Civil War. War is a dangerous game, but for Shire there is a f... [Read More...]

Not in America

“Jews drink the blood of Christian babies. They use it for their rituals. They are evil and they consort with the devil.” These words rang out in 1928 in a small town in upstate New York when little four-year-old Evelyn Wilson went missing. A horrible witch hunt ensued that was based on a terrible folk tale known as the blood libel. Follow the Schatzman’s as their son is accused of the most horrific crime imaginable. This accusation destroys their family and sends their mother and sister ... [Read More...]

The Mystery of Julia Episcopa

In ancient Rome, a woman flees for her life. Her enemies are those she once called ‘brother’. Hidden beneath her blue cloak are secrets men will kill for – forgeries that prove the newly self-appointed bishops are not followers of the way, but pretenders who have seized power and will stop at nothing to shape this new religion to their own ends. Now, Julia – a woman who had once walked with Mary Magdalene and taught alongside Paul must preserve the legacy of the apostles in the face of ... [Read More...]