This exciting book:
1. Removes the mystery of psychotherapy, explaining in clear, lively prose, what it’s for, how it works, and why it works.
2. Shows how pivotal scenes from commercially... More > available movies, spanning more than 70 years can facilitate the positive outcome of a psychotherapy.
3. Includes plot outlines and analyses of 169 movies from a unique Psychiatric viewpoint that makes classic films fresh for even the most seasoned movie-lover.
4. Informs and entertains with anecdotes and poignant clinical tales peppered throughout the text.< Less
"Corpsman Up" is the cry that echoes across the battlefield whenever a Marine is wounded in combat. The book tells the story of men at war from a unique perspective; that of a medical... More > specialist assigned to a Marine combat platoon. It is 1969; Hospital Corpsman Mike Lombardo arrives in Vietnam determined to follow in the footsteps of his dad and grandfather in war. He quickly discovers there is nothing glamorous or heroic about war. Through Mike's eyes you go on a journey into a living hell and experience the thrills and horror of combat, the agony of the wounded and dead and see foxhole relationships develop between blacks and whites, farm boys and city kids. Experience the anguish, and concern with Mike, when friend after friend is wounded and he knows that their lives are in his hands and then wonder for the rest of his life if he did the right things.< Less
The St. James Orphanage fire, which in 1910 claimed the lives of twenty children and two adults, had for years fueled the imaginations of the people of Elkville. Rumors of ghastly screams and... More > ghostly flames appearing at the abandoned orphanage grounds in the dead of night spread throughout the town and beyond its borders.
In 1962, cousins Tom and Chris Sabo, already intrigued by the mystery but further inspired by a news story in the Elkville Chronicle, meet an eccentric old man who seems to have direct ties to the orphanage and its legendary past. The two boys, along with their new neighbor Sharon Smith, thus embark on a frightening trail fraught with adventure and danger as they search for and at last discover, during an unforgettable climax, the shocking truth about the tragedy at St. James Orphanage.< Less
Natalya is an American mom with a Russian name working as a spy for the Brazilian government. Balancing dual identities is dangerous--and comical--especially when her husband hasn't a clue.
Morana... More > is on a suicide mission to transmit a virus when she encounters a smalltown family with the potential to break through her boundaries of hatred. Will it make a difference, or is it too late for redemption?
Peter, a photojournalist, returns home late to meet his newborn son...but in time to rescue his family from a zombie infestation. As they flee, Peter has the urge to document the disaster, but at what price?
Jacob is trapped in a house that has no exits except for a noose in his bedroom. He meets a mysterious stranger in the darkness and discovers letters he doesn't remember writing. Who knows how long he's been there? The noose is tightening.
Four stories, four writers, four genres...one connecting thread. What happens when the focus of your life is stripped away and all that's left is the day after?< Less
Findo's Mousetrap is the debut novel from author Graham Paskett. It's a modern romance that melds the Stone Tape Theory, an Anglo-Scottish laird, an Irish-American media luvvy and high-tech computer... More > technology to unravel mysteries that have been lost to the mists of time.
Findo's Mousetrap follows the adventures of Findo Gask and his trusty friend mac as they and the Mousetrap solve a Royal mystery, a petty theft, and gain notoriety for their unique invention that can unlock events and emotions that have been recorded and held in the very fabric of buildings.
Join Findo and his friends on an unforgettable journey.< Less
"Adventure, intrigue, faith, commitment, love and hate and everything between! Mark Tedesco has done it again, fashioning what is arguably his best work yet! He entices you on a phenomenal... More > journey into the fascinating lives of two 4th century Roman soldiers, John and Paul, in a tale of loyalty and love that grabs you by the throat from the very first sentence and holds you spellbound, gasping for air as you're swept from chapter to chapter with barely a moment to breathe. An unbelievable marriage of fact and fiction that will leave you applauding or appalled but never bored or indifferent. A must read!"
-Tony McEwing, Fox News< Less
Initially set in Germany in the days just preceding World War II, this book explores the fictionalized experiences of a prominent Jewish family, the Rosenthalers and their plight as they attempt to... More > avoid being engulfed in the coming conflict. As they try to make sense of their narrowing choices--flee or stay--they must act quickly, before the choices are no longer in their hands. They must then reestablish their lives and find normalcy in the post-Holocaust diaspora. Set on three continents, it follows the attempts of two brothers, their children and grandchildren as they make the adjustments in their unanticipated lives and loves to recapture the stability they once enjoyed.< Less
Seven Generations is a historical novel of Native America taking place from 1825-2013. There are seven parts, one for each generation. The first part is the stories of Trees-Told-It; a Shoshone... More > Indian who was born to the “old way” in 1825 then lived a life of change as new people came to the West, until he died on the Wind River Indian reservation in 1910. In six additional stand-alone parts, the family members tell their stories, from polygamist Utah, to the World Wars, to the building of the federal dams that drowned the salmon fisheries, through the federal "relocation" program and as soldiers in Afghanistan. In the last part, the living family members gather back home on the Wind River Indian Reservation where they uncover important secrets that will impact the next seven generations.< Less
Set in Bathington, a small town in Iowa (1952), The Temporary Typist is the story of Carlton “Coop” Cooper, a widower recently retired from the railroad. After his church loses its... More > secretary, Coop volunteers on a temporary basis. When a Chinese girl and two young men show up offering to set up a Publications Ministry, his problems seem to be over. But not all is as it seems. Who is this girl? Why is she in Bathington? What exactly are they printing in the back room? After the former typist is found dead, the town is rocked by a several revelations that threaten to publicly humiliate Cooper, a descendant of the original Bathingtons who founded the town and whose centennial he is helping to organize. Meanwhile, Coop’s granddaughter, Frankie, is writing an essay for the centennial. When her research paper reveals a shocking new detail about the town’s ancestors, Coop is uncertain what will happen. With many twists and turns, the story comes to its exciting conclusion, not in Bathington, but a Chicago cemetery.< Less
When twenty-five year old Cleo becomes one of the world's first visually impaired women to be given the chance to have an operation to regain her sight, she finds herself reborn in technicolour... More > London. Yet as her vision draws into focus, she comes to see that her life is not what it seemed from next to her harp, and she starts to wonder if her parents and husband John can also hear the music. With only her sister Mayla by her side, Cleo must come to her senses and finally uncover the secrets of her world.< Less
Many of our lives are shaped by circumstances, whose importance cannot even be conceived at that moment they occur. The heroine in this book embraces those seemingly obscure moments and ends up with... More > a position of real importance to the Allies and her own countrymen.
She becomes very grateful for the things that ultimately brought her to the zenith of her career and to the love of her life. It is my hope that as you fly with her you will become grateful as well, for having met her, and for the opportunity to learn from her. Close the canopy and fire up the engines, your own adventure awaits.< Less
Frank O'Brian's whole life has been prep for this Mustang's restoration. Not only does he know the systems like a factory rep, he has had the benefit of being around the experts back in Korea and he... More > still knows where to find them within Boeing's ranks. His biggest challenge will be getting them to work for a young woman who does not yet realize what this restoration will eventually take.
Susan Hunter is a woman on a journey towards respect, acknowledgement and humility. All of which is dealt to her from a band of friends and those who love her. Any journey, including this one, is full of fits and starts until slowly things begin to meld together as the group replaces sarcasm with trust, doubt with aid, despair with faith. One day Susan will strap on one of the most powerful and famous airplanes ever built. If you are a pilot or ever wanted to be, this book will feed your soul.< Less
Away From the Nets tells two stories that examine the sometimes impossible standards by which people live their lives.
The first is of a man who holds unbearable guilt over things he cannot... More > control. The second is of a woman who embarks on the goal of achieving moral perfection.
Away From the Nets is a taut psychological study that builds toward a shattering climax that, once read, cannot be forgotten.< Less
This is not your average teenage love story. This is a roller-coaster ride of a relationship concerning two teens, who couldn’t be more different from each other. Donna is the result of a... More > traditional and religious family; while Chris, is an atheist, retro-hippie from a liberal family. Initially, the courtship runs smoothly. Ultimately, their different beliefs and perspectives invade their similarities. It seems impossible for them to endure as a pair, except that they both share a quest for Truth and knowledge, as well as a strong, physical attraction, which makes it difficult for them to go their separate ways. Together, amid contentiousness with one another and admiration of one another, they claw at the Truth, while referencing the worlds of literature, religion and philosophy. As they try to answer many of life's questions, will their differences tear them apart? Only time will tell.< Less
The narratives in Revelations from Room 155 reflect the uniqueness and creativity of each and every student in Mrs. Ehrhardt's accelerated language arts class. Beginning with a plethora of ideas,... More > the students narrowed their topics to real or imagined experiences. By developing their ideas, organizing event sequence, and adding elaboration, the students truly enjoyed writing and sharing their stories. Additionally, a group of students wrote an engaging and entertaining play about the Middle Ages. Students impressed each other and their teacher with their originality and insight. Hopefully this book will serve not only as a reminder of the students' talents, but also as an inspiration to others who would like to publish their work.< Less
Two tours of Afghanistan have left Matt Graydon, 28, shattered by battle. Now he must return home to his family’s farm to care for his estranged mother Shirley, who is fighting her own war of... More > early-onset Alzheimer’s. Yet while the struggle with their demons threatens to unravel them both, Matt and Shirley come to discover each other in a way they never could have imagined.
A commanding and emotionally volatile novel of war, fear, and love, Shadowlands is an enthralling and touching exploration of a man and his mother’s battle with their enemies, both known and unknown. Unpredictable and explosive, it is ultimately a story of strength and forgiveness.
"A lovely and haunting story that bridges time and generations in a way that, at times, can feel almost religious." - Douglas Coupland< Less
Angel Perez had a second chance at a new beginning. After the death of her Aunt Rosie, Angel followed the instructions of her aunt and packed up only a few of her belongings and headed to Florida.... More > After moving into her Aunt Rosie’s small cottage on Siesta Key Beach, she was quickly adjusting to her new life.
After finding a job at an insurance company, Angel became friends with the two owners, Sara Roberts and Brea Kinsley. Sara and Brea made it their mission to fix Angel up on a blind date with their very handsome and single friend Mason Myles.
Afraid that her past would catch up with her, Angel lived a very private life. When she met the tall, dark, and handsome Dr. Mason Myles, she knew she wouldn’t be able to resist him. He swept her off her feet with his sexy, dimpled smile and charm.
Living on the run from a very abusive boyfriend, Jim Davis, Angel lived in fear that Jim would somehow find her. After she revealed her abusive past and fears to Mason, Mason vowed to protect her.< Less
Christopher O’Brian, a disgruntled EPA staff attorney, is already plagued by nightmares and job insecurity when he learns that his chemist colleague, Ronnie Chapman, has been crushed by a... More > train. O’Brian, devastated by his friend’s death, has no idea that Chapman’s unfortunate accident was actually murder.
O’Brian, immersed in the details of a global warming scientific breakthrough awaiting approval by the EPA, soon discovers that Chapman was about to reveal something huge. When another colleague is murdered, O’Brian and his coworker Sonja Voinovich band together with others to uncover Chapman’s secret and its connection to a powerful international conspiracy. Only time will tell if their actions will come too late to save thousands suffering from mysterious symptoms halfway across the world.
In this environmental thriller, a government attorney and a group of misfits set out to unveil the truth and stay off the growing list of victims murdered while attempting to right a wrong.< Less
Itsy was resigned to her life, even the ugliness of her crooked leg, until she heard the news.
Luke had returned to town after eighteen years.
Torn between longing to see him and needing to... More > hide, she found herself looking for answers to questions about her past and the tragic event that tore them apart. The more answers she found, the more her safe life crumbled, leaving Itsy not only questioning her choices, but her own reality.< Less
Joey Roembke Heart and Soul is a complilation of four years of work. These works in some cases represent the personal experiences of the author, others are purely fictional. If you enjoy a story that... More > makes you feel like you are there, you will enjoy the attention to detail and the unexpected surprises. Regardless if you are reading a poem or a fictional story you will undoubtedly be entertained.< Less
Hunnid the Terrorist is an unbelievable and exciting novel/series/movie by, HStheWriter… Author Playwright Editor Producer Director, that will bring the readers imagination to levels of... More > extreme vision and creativity that only HStheWriter can expose to the mind.< Less
As a dark winter of despair seems to close in on the world...
Nine-year-old Diana Cerchier has decided to go on an adventure. She wants to follow the brook behind her house back to its source. ... More > Inspired by her own spirit of adventure as well as the legends of past explorers who sought the source of the mighty Nile, she begins her quest on a late autumn day. Diana’s journey will take her through wonders and perils that reflect an all too fallen humanity that has lost touch with the source and the light. And so as the darkness descends, the last hope for the world lies in one little girl.
To save the world, she must find the Source.< Less
Angelica is aware that it is time for her to set out on her own. She must discover the purpose of her journey. She is seeking for the man that will be equal to her in all things. She has been given... More > her sprit guide Comfort, and her inner voice as tools to help her connect with the Creator and discover what her purpose is. Travel with Angelica as she journey's through the woods of life. Through trials, tribulation and temptation, the question remains, will she make it?< Less
This set of letters is the correspondence between one young woman while she lived and worked on a California Conservation Corps Backcountry Trail Crew in Yosemite National Park and her mother who... More > missed her from afar. Why would a young woman apply for a job where she had to live off the grid for five-and-a-half months without a cell phone, computer, blow dryer, reality television and Panda Express? Ask AmeriCorps. Ask the California Conservation Corps. Hundreds of people apply for these backcountry positions every year. As you will read, it's rather amazing what can happen in six months, both on the home front and on the peaks and in the valleys of Yosemite National Park.< Less