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Paddle for a Purpose

What sane fifty-year-olds would dare a Tom Sawyer-like float trip from the headwaters of the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico? Barb and Gene Geiger, not only achieved a five-month river trip in a tandem kayak but survived for Barb to write a memoir, “Paddle for a Purpose.” With planning, much prayer and perseverance, the ...


The cover design and the first paragraph of Pearl by Karleen Staible compels the reader to become immersed in this incredible story. In contrast to typical writing format, Chapter one, titled “Prelude”, is actually a teaser of later plot development.  Chapter two jumps right into the electricity of the illicit love story of ...

Plain Roots

Plain Roots by Becki Willis and published by Clear Creek Publishers is a contemporary cozy mystery at its best.  The novel is a convincing tale that will have you asking if it is a memoir or a novel - fiction or non-fiction?  The main character, Taryn Clark, is a very believable, determined and likable young woman with a quest. She ...

Plum Spooky

Turn on all the lights and check under your bed. Things are about to get spooky in Trenton, New Jersey. According to legend, the Jersey Devil prowls the Pine Barrens and soars above the treetops in the dark of night. As eerie as this might seem, there are things in the Barrens that are even more frightening and dangerous. And there are monkeys. Lots ...

Political Power: James Comey

Written by Michael Frizell, drawn by Joe Paradise, and featuring cover by famed comic book artist Pablo Martinena, this 24-page book is available both digitally and in print and can be found on multiple platforms.
The comic features James Comey’s “origin story.” A sequel, featuring the Trump era, is in development.
Frizell ...

Postgraduate Studies in Motherhood

Postgraduate Studies in Motherhood by Helen Trepelkov is her autobiography, a travelogue and an epistle to other women on being a mother.  Helen was the daughter of a Soviet diplomat and not surprisingly became the wife of a man who followed in her father’s footsteps.  As a 22-year-old young woman, she married a young Russian who ...

Potions and Paper Cranes

Potions and Paper Cranes by Lan Fang is set in Indonesia at the end of WWII. Indonesia was in the midst of a revolution and Potions and Paper Cranes addresses the life and times of the women of Surabaya, East Java. This is a book about war, revolution, but most of all about women. You will meet three--Sulis, Sujono and Matsumi. This is truly a book ...

Praying for an Eclipse: Mother Moon (Volume 1)

Praying for an Eclipse: Mother Moon is a book about love, why we exist, what makes us happy, our spiritual being, man’s cruelty, and other subjects of life. It is a beautiful love story, but not one of eroticism. This is a masterpiece of literature skillfully written by Guillermo Marquez-Sterling. The story focuses on a Tarahumara woman named ...


Unsolvable cases Since former Marine Jack Morgan started Private, it has become the world's most effective investigation firm--sought out by the famous and the powerful to discreetly handle their most intimate problems. Private's investigators are the smartest, the fastest, and the most technologically advanced in the world--and they always ...

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