Historical

Friendship, Respect, Love – And The Vietnam War

October 29, 2014
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As Roger Connors, a widower with no children, ponders whether to pursue aggressive treatment for his cancer, a cryptic note arrives from a long-lost Air Force buddy announcing the visit of an acquaintance from Vietnam. The startling news resurrects ghosts of fallen comrades and haunting memories of the great love he once knew. In C.L. Hoang‘s novel “Once upon a Mulberry Field” shocking revelations from his visitor uncover a missing part of Roger’s life he…

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Love, Hatred and Jealousy. But Also Regret.

July 2, 2013
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With her husband half a world away, in the trenches of Flanders, in 1918, Sarah Underhill struggles alone to maintain their home for his return. But these orchards and lands have been part of a misjudged attempt to establish an English Eden in the arid interior of British Columbia in southern Canada. The help she finds is young Irishman Jack Butler, whom she discovers to be a liar, a thief, and possibly worse. Their love…

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One Family’s Story of Coming to America

May 20, 2013
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Confession is good for the soul, even after the soul has been claimed. The novel “Forty Years in a Day” by Mona Rodriguez begins in Italy, 1900. After years of torment and neglect, Victoria and her four small children emigrate to Hell’s Kitchen, New York, to escape her alcoholic, abusive husband. On the day they leave, he tragically dies, but she doesn’t learn of his death for several years — it’s a secret that puts…

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Can a Patient’s Silence Kill the Doctor?

May 3, 2013
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A respected physician in Cordoba, Spain, receives a mysterious phone call – a request to attend to the ailing daughter of a wealthy but secretive family in Madrid. What seems to be a routine house call quickly turns into a disturbing labyrinth of intrigue and mystery, and a fight for the girl’s life, in Birgitte Rasine‘s novel “Verse in Arabic.” The outcome of the battle will impact the doctor – and the journalist interviewing him…

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Erotica Author Turns to Historical Fiction – and Finds a Demoness

March 8, 2013
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As CEO of her own thriving company, Nadia Adeire is flush with success. But a secret society, dating back to the Essenes, believes Nadia to be one of the ancient “djinn” – the notorious demoness of Hebrew legend, Lilith. What’s more, they have reason to believe that she’s plotting a catastrophic attack on the world. In Nancy Madore‘s historical, science fiction thriller “The Hidden Ones” Nadia is snatched from her “perfect” life and caught in…

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Greek Myth Brought to New Life

February 18, 2013
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Legend states that the Minotaur was confined to the Labyrinth, slain by Theseus and then laid to rest by thousands of years of Greek mythology. But the truth is far different. In David Gelber‘s book “Minotaur Revisited” read the Minotaur’s own words as he recounts his full life as god, king, warrior, matchmaker, midwife, monk, sage, father, mother, husband and, most of all, witness. The fierce Minotaur lived to see and be a part of…

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