Una Bo the Magic Tree of Love

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Imagine a world without SUGAR! Podero lives that truth in Darae, a town that hasn’t seen sugar in ages. His biggest wish is to taste sweets. Imagine his delight when a Wizard comes to town and brings in a magic tree, a tree that grows sweets.
They soon learn the tree does much more. She knows and shows love. They soon start calling her Una Bo – the Tree of Love. See how she changes lives and makes dreams come true. But how far will her love go when the town faces danger?
Get ready to go on a magical journey of learning to give, pursuing dreams and growing up.

Twenty Miles West of Branch, Texas and other stories

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From a desert highway in West Texas to the plains of frontier Kansas to an abandoned mine in New Mexico, from a courtroom to a high school girls’ speech contest to a nursing home, from the side yard of a suburban home to a youth revival to the halls of an urban high school, K.C. Knouse puts the main characters of the thirteen short stories and novella included in this collection into circumstances that challenge assumptions they have made about themselves, their lives, and the world in which they live:

The mother who is estranged from her son.
The young woman who has doubts about her relationship with an older man.
The widower who struggles to accept the death of his wife.
The young man who is fearful of becoming his abusive father.
The homesteader who fights to redeem his pride.
The aging salesman whose livelihood is threatened by technology.
The father who relives his past at the expense of his relationship with his son.
The boy who discovers that having money creates as many problems as it solves.
The veteran teacher who crosses an emotional boundary in spite of herself.
The teenage boy whose relationship with God is complicated by a pretty girl and a misunderstanding.
The woman who doubts her decision to put her husband into a nursing home.
The man whose faith in the justice system is shaken.
The high school girl who is self-conscious about a birthmark on her face.
The middle-aged insurance adjuster who receives more than he bargained for when he comes to the aid of an attractive woman.

K.C. Knouse uses compassion, humor and an eye for detail to bring these characters to life and bind their stories to your heart.

Stilettos and Scoundrels

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When thirty-something redhead Presley Thurman is fired from her job for telling her boss where to shove it, she feels unexpectedly happy. She decides to take a trip home to visit her parents and regroup, but when a senator visiting her small town is murdered, her visit turns out to be anything but relaxing. Nosy by nature, Presley can’t help but get involved, especially when she learns that Cooper Sands, a handsome high school friend, has been working for the senator.
Presley needs to find out who killed the Senator, but will the answer hit too close to home?