Tag: contemporary fiction

The Book Fix

The Book Fix

| June 2, 2019

“The Book Fix is a pleasantly readable, thoughtfully-presented story with a good heart and a satisfying ending.” –IndieReader In this tale of modern resistance, a man and a woman are caught up in bitter post-2016 cultural and political conflicts. Both are librarians; she is an activist brought up in a historic and tumultuous Chicago neighborhood and […]

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The Summer Holidays Survival Guide

The Summer Holidays Survival Guide

| April 19, 2019

**NOW INCLUDES THE FULL NOVELLA: THE FAMILY CHRISTMAS SURVIVAL GUIDE** A comedy for every parent who has survived the school summer holidays Two parents. Three children. One senile grandad. Six weeks. How bad could it possibly be? For teacher, Ben Robinson, the school summer holidays mean one thing – spending six weeks with his kids. […]

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Nineteen Hundred Days

Nineteen Hundred Days

| February 5, 2019

2018 B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree. When twelve-year-old Ben’s parents don’t come home from work one day, he doesn’t know what to think—they’ve shown lack of responsibility before, but nothing like this. His six-year-old sister Lucy is more scared than he is and clings to him for support. Unwittingly fearful of the police and Child Protective Services, […]

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Back To Sovietsky

Back To Sovietsky

| January 27, 2019

“Bring us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, yearning to be free,” but don’t bring us Vladimir Ruska! But that’s just what happened. Yes, Vladimir Ruska, the Russian shiftless corner cutter, came to America to achieve success. But he couldn’t even keep his janitor’s job. In less than a year, he got kicked out […]

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The Crying Bird

The Crying Bird

| January 12, 2019

Contemporary Women’s Fiction Novel about healing from grief through sometimes hilarious failures and misadventures May Johnson used to be an ordinary wife and mother. Now, she’s a middle-aged millionaire, grieving the loss of her family. The only living relative she has left is her smothering younger sister. May’s sanity is already threatened when tensions rise, […]

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Kat

Kat

| December 30, 2018

A thrilling story of hope, love, violence and revenge, Kat takes the reader on an action-packed journey into the world of close protection and the underworld of assassination. You won’t have read anything quite like this before! In the 1970’s, three boys from the wrong side of Glasgow formed an unbreakable friendship. One little brother […]

Leaves of the Linden Tree

Leaves of the Linden Tree

| December 13, 2018

Corrie Holden opens a bookstore in Linden Grove and begins living the dream of her 30-something years——-independence and her enthusiasm for books. But the unacknowledged presence of xenophobia and racism in this idyllic Illinois farm town eventually has a devastating effect on the new bookstore. Soon after the store opens, Corrie meets Breanna Campbell, victim […]

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Peas, Carrots and an Aston Martin

Peas, Carrots and an Aston Martin

| December 10, 2018

“An uplifting coming of age story for the mid-life crisis generation.” Eric Sibley has it all; great job, big house, beautiful family. Even when his estranged father dies, Eric can’t help but dream about the luxuries he’ll spend his inheritance on. Unfortunately, Eric’s late father, had other ideas. Life quickly becomes a chaotic kaleidoscope of […]

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BENEATH YELLOW CLAY

BENEATH YELLOW CLAY

| October 24, 2018

For fifteen hundred years the tomb of a general buried during the Three Kingdoms dynasty has remained hidden beneath the pale yellow clay of Shanxi Province; guarding the secret to the mysterious tomb of the first great emperor of China – Qin Shi Huang. Two young Melbourne University tutors believe they can break into the […]

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The Will

The Will

| September 15, 2018

Putting the will in willpower. Josh McCain has two years to reinvent himself. Stripped of everything that made life a swanky, booze and babe-filled breeze, Josh embarks on a grueling and often hilarious two-year regimen of self-discipline that targets his mind, body, and spirit. Along the way, skeptics mock him, his own past taunts him, […]