Friday, April 10, 2015

Catching UP!

We are doing First Quarter Payroll, being extra careful not to make mistakes, and will be sending out payment soon.
Books that went to press, or back to press, this week: 

THEN CAME HEAVEN, by Gilda Arruda
   Then Came Heaven is a source of inspiration and guidance; it serves as a loving example of what it means to live no matter where the truth may lead you or how difficult it may be. It is also a lesson on the patience of change. Each page is the embodiment of hope, trust, knowledge, and self-acceptance
to develop a sense of worth within ourselves. 
Galleys that went out, are still out, or went out Again, this week:

LAINEE DELANEY: BATHING BEAUTIES: Lainey Delaney Series, Vol.2, by Frances Langley
   Lainee Delaney is back, off for the summer and lying about the pool, just taking it easy, then, as you might expect, if you read Langley's  first book...A Mystery Happens!!!

STATION 1260 -- 1270 SQUAD 1260, Volunteer Series, Vol. 3 by Tom Ward
   Volunteer firefighting paramedic Robert J. Doyle and his crew are back again. He is still struggling with his inner demons, the result of an incident in war-torn Lebanon, when he ordered the destruction of a complete village. As he walked through the carnage, Doyle vowed one day to pay for the loss of so many innocent lives.

Work Began or Continued on the following Books 
BOOTS and the BRANCH BOYS  by Marjorie K. Doughty   
   The Branch Boys served in WW II, then returned to maryland to renew their friendship with Boots, a young woman who finds them changed irretrievable.  The man she loved is no longer the same and she marries someone else but finds his lifestyle much different than she expected and less joyful than she had hoped.


THE BOY WHO COULD STOP TIME: The Ancient Magic Book Series, Vol. 1, by Evelyn Frederick Moll.

   After strange feelings surround Josh Sparkins when he hears an old time adage, he figures out he has the ability to stop time. This exciting ability offers Josh opportunities for adventure, fun, and even revenge. However, when he realizes he ages at an accelerated pace when he stops time, he fears he is heading for his final days. 

 BLEEDING HEARTS: Killian Kendall Mystery Series, Vol. 1
   Winner of the Stonewall Society's 2002 Pride in the Arts Literary Award in the Whodunit Category!

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.

TRUTH OF YESTERDAY,  by Josh Aterovis

ALL LOST THINGS, by Josh Aterovis

CHANGE  OF WORLDS, by Josh Aterovis

REVEREND CASTLE'S CRISIS, Rev. Castle series, Vol. 2 by Celine Rose Mariotti
   Rev. Castle is back in another cozy mystery.


Yes, it's me. This is my baby picture.
Jack's News!
  by your bookstore cat, 
and gossip columnist!
  Ann Foley and Terry L. White will be signing their books (above) at the Earth Day Celebration at Spocott Windmill complex on April 18 starting at 9 am.

And for those of you who don't know, Terry was my first Mom. I was born under her bed and she petted me every day. She has written a LOT of books including the ever-popular Chesapeake Series...that begins with CHESAPEAKE HARVEST.
I know I ran this news last week, but it's still good. Earth day at Spocott usually means you can buy real windmill-ground, whole wheat, flour.
Windmill Foundation to Co-Sponsor Earth Day

Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10 AM – 4 PM
Free Admission

The Windmiall was built by Jim Richardson and his son-in-law Jim Brighton in 1972.  The Miller's House is furnished in period accessories and is also on display. The White Building is the Castel Haven School, built in 1870 by John Anthony LeCompte, builder of the original Spocott Windmill. The building, a Victorian schoolhouse, has been restored, properly furnished, and is dedicated to the many students and teachers that walked through its doors for the next 40-50 years.
 One of those students (there are books inside with his name in them) was Arline's Dad, Arlington Adkins, who attended first grade in the schoolhouse.
Well, bye for now. Arline is pushing me out of her chair.

And Here at Home
Here at home we are all still praying for Dave. People at church, everyone here at home, as well as all our Internet friends, family friends and neighbors, and even his childhood friends
Shelley has come home in preparation for Dave to be moved to a facility closer to home.  He is still at U. of MD. Cancer Center, still in a lot of pain, and missing everyone.
All of us are sending positive energy His way and prayers for strength for Shelley, and all his friends and family, too,with blessed hopes for a positive outcome.

Each of us is in God's hands every day. His Love is never-ending and, whatever happens, His Will will be done.
The whole Chase family is grateful for all your prayers, thoughts and good wishes, too. It means a lot!

And a final word from Jack
Please don't forget to let me know 
what you are all up to! 
Just send me an e-mail with 
 "News for Jack" 
in the subject line, and 
I'll make sure it shows up right here. 

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