Samantha wondered how they could be so stupid as to not simply develop the film, guessing that the hijackers must have accidentally exposed it. If they had seen the documents she had copied, things... More > would probably be very different now. She heard a cane being swished through the air behind her. Gritting her teeth, anger and fear raged at being humiliated so, but she couldn't prevent her buttocks clenching and unclenching in unbearable anticipation. She tried to imagine and steel herself mentally for the first stroke. However, nothing could have prepared her for the white hot pain which scorched across, and seemingly deep into her flesh.< Less
Shaun Collins and Clarissa Alba are hometown sweethearts who have been separated by life. Clarissa moved east to pursue a career in advertising, while Shaun headed to Los Angeles to record music at... More > the behest of his musical mentor. For five years, they have had no contact—and a lot can change in five years.
Shaun is now a multi-platinum musician, international celebrity, and world-class womanizer who carefully hides the hole in his heart left by Clarissa. Meanwhile, she is an advertising executive in New York City who just ended a relationship with her substitute for Shaun. Much to her dismay, no one can replace her first love.
Circumstances bring them both home at the same time, and when their eyes meet on the Riverside dance floor, old feelings rekindle. But they are no longer the same couple that fell in love years before. They’ve both changed dramatically, and as Shaun prepares to go back on tour, it becomes apparent those differences could tear them apart.< Less
The Young Women Writers Chapbook is a publication of the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning, whose mission is to empower people to explore and express their voices through imaginative learning... More > and the literary arts. The Young Women Writers Project is a program offered by the
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning and funded in part by the Kentucky Foundation for Women and Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky. Each year, the Carnegie Center invites young women in grades 9–12 to apply to the Young Women Writers Project, a free series of intensive workshops focused on self-expression through writing.
The selected participants attend six sessions in which experienced writers in their 20’s and 30’s mentor on a variety of genres and oversee creative writing exercises.< Less
Lovely blonde, Penny, wife of an English Army captain, is abducted by a masked gang along with her equally pretty army wife friends and some female soldiers. Instead of the planned girls night out... More > they are taken on board a ship and subjected to numerous painful and sexual ordeals at the hands of their foreign male and female sadists who also take ‘calendar girl’ type photos depicting their shame. They reach an island prison camp and their ordeals only get worse when they meet the rich Asian man behind their capture and have to submit to him too and make filmed ransom demands to their loved ones.< Less
Part coming of age story and part dirty realism. The Day The Cloud Stood Still is a sombre novella about a storm-not only the sort of storm that falls from the sky but also the sort of storm that... More > wells within us all, that tears us apart as much as it brings us together."
- Matt Margo, author of When Empurpled
"A meditation of familial disconnect, for Wilson Hart the freak blizzard battering his sleepy Middletown is nothing compared to the crippling storm indoors. Paced with nuance and subtlety. Patrick Trotti captures Wilson's dysfunctional 'in-between' phase with finesse and transitional grace. Suspenseful and engaging, The Day The Cloud Stood Still is a frosty comment on how we battle the wrath of uncontrollable elements, both in nature and in our own homes."
- Lena Olive, poet at The Laughing Heart Blog< Less
Diaries is a dark woman's drama that is narrated by anti-hero Chelsea O'hara from a drug-induced coma. She tells her story in retrospect covering issues faced by her and her three closest friends.... More > Awaiting her death she speaks candidly about the drug trade, life in early sobriety, drunkorexia and much more. Any woman will be easily able to relate to the obstacles these captivating women over-come. This book series is certain to show the complicated beauty of woman's self-empowerment.< Less
The novel tells the story of an American president and his Irish wife who try to help bring peace to Northern Ireland. She travels to Derry with a peace group, only to discover that the path to peace... More > is blocked by dissidents. When violence erupts, the First Lady is rushed back to the United States, only to find that her husband is being accused of malfeasance for having sent her on the aborted mission. The First Lady becomes a key witness in the events that follow. The real story of The Troubles in Northern Ireland is woven into the exciting text. Together with Mr. Sage's previous novel, The Irish Connection, this story is rich in both American and Irish history.< Less
Life was perfect for three Torontonian girls (Taylor Beinnen, Nicole Garvi, and Samantha Davidson) until a summer of disastrous events struck their wheel of good fortune.
After being accepted into... More > the most prestigious school in the entire GTA (Mackenzie High), they have a feeling that everything's going to change, and for the better.
Unfortunately, things get worse as peer pressure, drugs, and alcohol seem to captivate most of the teen's lives there. Along with homophobia and hate crimes against the LGBT youth at the school, the girls soon realize this was anything but a refreshing change.
To top it all off, they go separate ways, create dangerous cliques, and obliviously fall victims to the world's most wanted criminals.
Welcome to Mackenzie High.< 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
SISSIES TO SISTERS I-This is a story about a panty raid gone really bad. The boys go from stealing the panties to wearing them! After stealing the panties, the sorority teaches the boys what being... More > a girl is all about. Part one of two. Wonderful illustrations by Puyal. Quote Board. In the Pink by Gabi. TV FICTION CLASSICS #80. 76 pages< Less