6x9 PAPERBACK EDITION: With zero hours towards her Senior Project, Sadey Leach is on the brink of failing. In a dreaded meeting with her teachers, Sadey learns that she is sentenced to twenty-four... More > hours of volunteer work at Forest Hills Convalescent Center, the last place she swore she'd ever go...until she meets 78-year-old Minnie, the only person with the ability to see beneath her rough exterior.
Follow the characters as their lives unfold with tales of dark pasts that hold the power to break spirits and the uncertainty of the future, whispering of death and rebirth.
PRAISE FOR MINNIE: “Like chocolate in book form...it’s got feeling, it’s got depth. It deserves attention.” A. Granger; “This is a classic in the making. It has heart and intelligence.” M. Tyson< Less
Twin brothers are born into royalty. One becomes the heir and the other becomes a scribe to the future king.
Frederik, the younger twin, hates every moment he breathes, observing and recording... More > everything his older brother Hillard does. With each milestone, Frederik's loathing for Hillard builds until he devises a plan to make Hillard wish he hadn't been born first.
16-year-old Princess Tarena, daughter of King Hillard, loves her Uncle Frederik until she stumbles upon his royal scroll to find blood-coated secrets that make her life a fight for survival as she soon finds herself the next victim of her uncle's rampage.
Kellan Crie of Oldewood is in love with the village's rare beauty, Ralura, and she has consented to marry Kellan...under one condition: Kellan must bring back the Black Crown. Little does Kellan... More > know that Ralura has sent him to his death to allow her to carry out a dark secret. Along the way, Kellan meets an ugly farmer's daughter, crazed beasts, tavern men, and a band of archers. Then he meets Raiwyn, a shy woman who saves Kellan's life with her medicine and steals his heart.
Kellan must now decide the woman he truly loves.
Long ago, a teenage peasant boy, Denlahn, is discovered by a sword-wielding man, Tanson. The two don't seem to have much in common until Tanson reveals that both he and Denlahn share a rare gift of... More > power that enables them to communicate through their minds and receive important visions of the future. Because Denlahn and Tanson are Rare Bearers of this power, they must team together and rule Elgos, the safe colony that is their home.
But the living legacy of the Rare Bearers is threatened by a menacing creature, Riordan, who wants to kill the Rare Bearers and steal their power for his own use. He has the help of scraggly Kaarth spies to find the whereabouts of the Rare Bearers, putting the Rare Bearers in constant danger on their journey. Since the Rare Bearers must keep their world safe, it is now their duty to destroy Riordan and his following.< Less
Elgos is celebrating its peace alongside the marriage of Novyn and Ensi when Brenne leaves Elgos and disappears. Little does the elder Rare Bearer, Denlahn, know that his son is a captive of... More > Riordan's successor, Rendalsahn. It is time once again for the loyal band of friends and fighters to come to Brenne's rescue.
Blending colors, milk, sugar, and flour together give you "Coffee & Goodies" by Ashley Lane. Each picture is a request from a friend using their favorite color scheme and coffee treat. ... More > Some like hot pink and black with scones while others prefer red and white with a cinnamon roll!< Less