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Tales of Mentara: Book Two: The Ritual By Ashley Uzzell
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Five children stranded in a strange world continue their adventures in the land known as Mentara. Twelve-year-old Charlotte feels the weight of her mistake in bringing her friends here. The local... More > tribe of children who call themselves The Orphans are in a constantly warring state with a neighboring tribe, The Bomen. Drawn into this fight because of her magical abilities, Charlotte struggles to keep her friends safe while defending a group of strangers she is starting to see as family. Tomas, the leader of The Orphans, is drawn to the kind and motherly Lena, impressed by the strong and intelligent Fred, and bewildered by the ever-moody Charlotte. He has his own personal issues to deal with while he prepares for a ritual that will change his status in the eyes of his people forever. But is this path he has chosen, this future he has worked and planned for what he really wants? Is it too late to change his mind and explore these newfound feelings of wanderlust?< Less
Once Upon a Pastry By Ashley Uzzell
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Gertrude wants to be the best baker and pastry chef in the city so she makes a deal with Mona the witch: one spell in exchange for her first-born child. The problem is, Gertrude doesn’t have a... More > husband. Or a boyfriend. Or much interest in dating at all. As the overly dramatic Mona occasionally stops by the flourishing bakery to see about Gertrude keeping up her end of the bargain, both women begin to realize that maybe the deal isn’t what will bring them true happiness. Soon, something more than friendship begins to blossom. When tragedy strikes, Gertrude finds that she may lose the only family she has left. Is Mona a powerful enough witch to save the city from impending war and help the girl she is falling for? Can she let go of her regrets so she can move on to find her happily ever after?< Less
Spunky and the Dolphin Palace By Ashley Uzzell
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When Spunky the cat jumps on the magical chair after his adventure in Cat World, he expects to go back to his own world. Instead, he finds himself in another strange place where everything, including... More > the animals and plants, is made of candy! Will Spunky ever find the way home to his loving owner? What kind of adventure will he find waiting for him in a land of candy?< Less
Spunky and the Wizard's Chair By Ashley Uzzell
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Spunky is a normal cat. His human is a wizard. What happens one day when the wizard brings home a magical chair? Spunky's curiosity gets him in trouble! Join Spunky on his very first magical... More > adventure.< Less
Hunting Vampires with Grandma By Ashley Uzzell
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When Markie is attacked by a vampire, she finds out that her lovable grandma is more than she appears. A retired vampire hunter, G is forced to get the old gang back together when the very monsters... More > that the ladies thought they had hunted to extinction show up in their town again. Between knitting needles and fanny packs, psoriasis and holy water, Markie will soon realize that age really is just a number and that a handful of cranky old women can be scarier than any vampire bite.< Less
Where's My Kitty? By Ashley Uzzell
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Kassidy is outside playing when she decides to find her cat. But he is nowhere to be found! Follow Kassidy as she searches for her kitty.
Tales of Mentara: Book One: The Portal By Ashley Uzzell
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Five children find themselves stuck in a beautiful jungle on a strange planet. But all is not as peaceful as it first appears… Twelve-year-old Charlotte has been different all her life. It... More > isn’t just that her father left when she was a child, or her mother ignores her. What really makes her an outsider is the fact that she has strange abilities that she can’t explain and struggles to control. Everything changes in the summer of 1993 when she feels drawn to a certain spot outside of town. Unfortunately, she isn’t alone when things go sideways. When the children realize they are definitely not on Earth anymore, they have to learn not only how to fend for themselves, but how to get along. The problem is, even Charlotte has no idea how to get off the alien planet. And, perhaps, she doesn’t want to. It doesn’t take long for the five to realize they aren’t alone in this strange land and that life here is more dangerous than they could have imagined.< Less