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Claire By Ross Richdale
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The liberated 60s have not reached the shores of New Zealand when Claire, a single pregnant girl is sent up-country to have her child, which is to be adopted out. The Sloane family are strangers who... More > offer to board her through this time. But are they? Claire is thrust into the unknown when Alan and Hazel Sloane are involved in a truck accident on the farm. It is up to Claire to help. She does but is now alone on the farm. Initial fears at being alone reach a climax when an elderly man arrives to look after the animals. He is Bob Hodge, Hazel's father. Claire and Bob feed out in the snow and gradually an affinity develops between the pair. In this conservative rural area, the tranquillity of the surface hides a darker background that goes back a generation to before Claire was born. And she is directly involved. This is a story of how scars of the past are opened and conquered by the love of the present for and by Claire, a girl who becomes a woman in the months that make up 1961.< Less
The Secrets of Apricot Lane By Amy Tatko
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After the birth of her only child, Elizabeth grows lonely during her husband’s long trips and finds unexpected companionship in her neighbor Nick, a single father with a baby boy. An unlikely... More > friendship begins between the two parents of newborns, despite her career as a Russian professor and his job as a truck driver. Their connection grows deeper, and their love affair consumes Elizabeth and torments Nick. When he destroys her dream for their future, Elizabeth must confront her marriage and identity as a mother. Through the years, she longs for Nick and writes to him. Only the approach of death prompts him to answer her call. From idyllic California to a mysterious rendezvous on Red Square in Moscow, The Secrets of Apricot Lane shows how love can fulfill some dreams and shatter others. The romance between Elizabeth and Nick, their love for their children, and the power of marriage create an epic tale that spans twenty-five years and reveals the flaws of class and gender stereotypes.< Less
Sonoran Ruminations By Gerald R Stanek
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This short story collection set in the desert southwest features spiritual themes. What do terracotta suns have to do with racism? Is a little bliss worse than no bliss at all? Who is The Alchemist,... More > the one turning things to gold, the one concocting elixirs, or the one seeking immortality? “Soon the road was little more than a path, winding like a snake through the creosote, century plants and desert spoons. I walked on for a while, my footsteps the only noise. It must have been over 100º out there, but it didn’t seem to bother me much. There was no wind. I stopped and stood still, listening to the sun seep into the sandy soil, watching the occasional bird glide silently over the empty land, then I turned around. I never did find Peter, but by the time I got back to the truck, my head was all full of knowing. And I had resolved to buy a little piece of land out there.”< Less
Losing Face By C. W. Smith
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Losing Face is a compilation of 11 stories. Funny, sad, creepy to intriguing. Losing Face What would happen if you were in a bad accident, your face was burned beyond recognition, and the doctors... More > put a new face on for you? What would happen if your memory was gone too? Now you are indirectly connected to a suicide or is it a homicide, mistaken identity and just when your life starts falling back into place all hell breaks loose. Bug Killer What is a good deal? You may never really know.: Greg thought he just struck gold as he headed home with his prize. He originally went to Loews to buy some ‘Lawn & Garden Insect Killer’ and found that a ten-pound bag was a little more than twelve dollars and he figured that he needed fifty pounds. He didn’t have the sixty plus dollars to spend, but he saw a pickup truck parked on the side of the road across the street from where he was. along with 9 more stories< Less
Danger By Puddin
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If Let That Be The Reason(Triple Crown Publication), Dutch(Teri Woods Production), and B-More Careful(Teri Woods Productions) were novels you enjoyed, well here is one that stands to knock Dutch... More > down. Puddin, in the height of her game--and about to progress to bigger and better things, meets Ricky who is about to change the course of her life forever. A master at manipulation and acting, she uses what she has to get whatever she wants including committing crimes, and selling cars and trucks to a Columbian by the name of Carlos to maintain her high class living, only to find out he was trying to get time off also. Her world comes crashing when the one person she thought she could trust, turns out to be the very one to put her in danger. What do you do when you have to choose between your freedom and your children? What do you do when the father of your children turns out to be working a Rule 35 against you? To find out Puddins fate, reading DANGER is a must.< Less
Thunder Ridge By Donna Bocks
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Johnny Sax had been driving for the Unwanted Horse Coalition for years. When Ellie saw the contents of his truck she almost fell to the ground. Her hands covered her eyes and she cried out,... More > “How could they? How could anyone let this happen?’ Johnny spoke softly, ‘The coalition said if anyone could save’em it’d be you, Ellie. I’m sorry.” The sign at the top of Ellie’s driveway reads: “Do not enter without a tender spot in your heart for animals.” Horses, cats, and dogs inhabit the lives of the residents of Lakeway, Michigan and will warm your heart as you read Donna Bocks’ latest novel. Along the way, you’ll fall in love with Rose, the budding veterinarian; Tally and Lila Winston, the little people with big hearts; Joe, the forgotten kid; and the mysterious newcomer whose plans for Lakeway ripple through all their lives.< Less
The Nimrod By Mark Kelliher
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Somewhere in the predawn darkness of Cape Cod, Gary Sloane's awaking with no clue where he’s been in the hours since he departed "The Bearded Oystah" - a Cape Cod burlesque club. He's... More > in someone’s bedroom, now shaved bald. He's certain he's mixed up his fabled cocktail, the Acapulco Astronaut (Herradura Tequila & Tang) which he considers to be the world’s most potent aphrodisiac because the stripper in the bed is bald too! So begins The Nimrod, the “brilliantly original and astonishingly funny debut novel” from Mark Kelliher. Gary Sloane owns the worst landscaping business in Cape Cod history. His best customer is forcing him to watch classic movies,his colorful Aunt Muriel suspects he's a criminal....or much worse. Now he must face bumbling cops, mind readers,a truck who’s radio only gets Rush Limbaugh,bodybaldness, a peculiar high school sophomore named Cricket. Oh.....and murder charges in California.< Less
Don't Tell Mom By Richard Baker
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Come on, take off your shoes and socks. Stick them in this hedge. No one will see them. Walk with me barefoot through that fresh plowed field and feel the soft warm moist soil cuddle your feet. Who... More > ever said that lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place has never been down to the Allen's house. Meet Doug Don, his pigs, his horse and his old wooden garbage wagon. Walk through the woods, swim in the Cass River and move the outhouse back, but don't tell Mom. Catch the Fireflies. Watch them crank the Gas up to the top of the pump into that glass holder before it goes into the tank of that old square backed car. Pull Pea Vines off the truck on its way to Clark Canning Company. Nothing tastes as good as fresh raw Pea's, but don't tell Mom. Then after our trip is through, we will pull our shoes and socks out of the hedge and put them on before we go home, but don't tell Mom. And when she says, "I don't how you get your feet so dirty," don't tell Mom!< Less
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Danger By Puddin
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If Let That Be The Reason(Triple Crown Publication), Dutch(Teri Woods Production), and B-More Careful(Teri Woods Productions) were novels you enjoyed, well here is one that stands to knock Dutch... More > down. Puddin, in the height of her game--and about to progress to bigger and better things, meets Ricky who is about to change the course of her life forever. A master at manipulation and acting, she uses what she has to get whatever she wants including committing crimes, and selling cars and trucks to a Columbian by the name of Carlos to maintain her high class living, only to find out he was trying to get time off also. Her world comes crashing when the one person she thought she could trust, turns out to be the very one to put her in danger. What do you do when you have to choose between your freedom and your children? What do you do when the father of your children turns out to be working a Rule 35 against you? To find out Puddins fate, reading DANGER is a must.< Less