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Books that went to press, or back to press this week:
A ROSE FOR A FOREVER LOVE: A Coverton Mills Romance, by Lynette Hall Hampton
Seth Armstrong felt obligated to marry his college sweetheatt when she became pregnant. The marriage was never a happy one and they both wanted out, but when Eve learns he’s fallen in love with someone else, she threatens to run to her home in England and never let him see his children again.
Galleys that went out, or went out again, this week
VENDETTA, by Ian Welch
Ethan is alone and destitute on the other side of the world. His Dad is murdered, their business fails, his Mum unable to cope takes her own life. This is too much of a coincidence, rumors indicate one man is responsible. Ethan learns the truth, but what can he do? He is dealing with a powerful adversary, a man who will stop at nothing to achieve his goals.
WHILE I DANCED, by Lynn Slaughter
A nerve-wracking audition for a summer ballet workshop reminds fifteen-year-old Cass how much she wishes her mom hadn’t died so young.
LAINEE DELANEY BACK IN BUSINESS, by Frances Langley
Lainee Delaney, social debutante turned private investigator wannabe, and substitute teacher gotta be to make ends meet, has just landed her first big case. Enter straight-laced and amazingly hot Cade Gainess, an acquaintance from Lainee's past who has done nothing but irritate her in their brief dealings with each other.
SOLID OIL, by Russell Hunter
The rainforest’s secret is known to a very few. But each is perfectly placed to profit from it. The secret is lithium—sometimes described as the oil of the 21st century—and the knowledge of it has spawned a crime cabal led by Vietnamese gangster-turned-investor Johnny Ho and including a diverse cast of fellow crooks.
LIVING THE CALL, by Barbara Garro
By listening and answering God's call to serve...consider being a lifeboat and keeping people afloat. Hold out a ladder to raise people up. We are all God has to serve Him on our planet. Do you believe that? Or are you thinking God can do everything Himself?
Work began or Continued on the Following this week:
TOBY MARTIN: STATE FAIR SECURITY, by Barbara Grengs
Youngster Toby Martin is back in her fifth adventure. This time she's keeping her private eye open at the State Fair.
BLEEDING HEARTS: Killian Kendal Mystery Series, Vol. 1
Winner of the Stonewall Society's 2002 Pride in the Arts Literary Award in the Whodunit Category!
Killian Kendall is used to being overlooked, even in his own family. That's about to change. With the arrival of a new kid at school, Killian's whole world is about to be turned upside down. The new guy is openly gay and, for reasons he can't really understand, Killian finds himself drawn to him.
REAP THE WHIRLWIND: Killian Kendall Mystery Series, Vol. 2, by Josh Aterovis.
Suicide, or murder? That's the question in the second Killian Kendall mystery. Will Smith suspects murder when an old childhood pal drowns, and asks his friend Killian for help in solving the mystery.
A SNUG LIFE SOMEWHERE, by Jan Shapin
A Snug Life Somewhere is about Penny Joe Copper, daughter of a roustabout shingle weaver, who is caught up in a 1916 union tragedy known as the Everett Massacre. Her brother Horace is killed, as is the cousin of a radical organizer, Gabe. When her love affair with Marcel, a music student seven years her junior, is thwarted, Penny Jo is pulled into Gabe’s campaign to avenge the “Everett Martyrs.”
A STORY BOOK, by Elena D. Bowman
This is a sample of literary short stories from an author who already has several books with us. The theme of the collection is a writer’s connection with the creator.
MOONLIT BAY, by Elena D. Bowman
A Paranormal Mystery Novel.