Friday, July 8, 2016

Catching UP!

   Payroll Data Entry is complete. Paypal payments have been made and checks are being written to be mailed. Unfortunately, sales are at their lowest point in 10 years. The spring quarter is always low, but for an author to sell more than 1 book this quarter was rare.

NO Books Went to Press this week:

 Please note that the Files Anywhere web site has been down for repairs, and although some galleys are ready to send out, I have been unable to transfer then. Authors below will be hearing from me soon.

Galleys that went out, or went out again,  this week
HAIL MARY by C.M. Albrecht.
    When retired cop Harry "Bulldog" Drummond dies, his free-spirited widow Mary, suddenly freed from the Bulldog's strait-laced ideas, recruits a couple of gals from her colorful past and the girls go on a tear. Meaning they create mayhem wherever they show up, much to the consternation of Mary's son, Creighton. Poor Cray just lost his job, he has a wife, two kids, two mortgages, a lazy dog and an old Chevy he was planning to replace with a new Jaguar. But the big raise he expected has vanished and so has his mother…along with his aging Chevy. To make matters worse, she doesn't even have a driver's license!

SECOND GROWTH, by Joan L. Cannon
   Second Growth is about overcoming the past, about learning how to accept as well as how to offer help. A brilliant physician must find a way to heal himself — in spite of himself.

Work began or continued on the following:
MINISTER'S CORPORATE ESCAPADES:The Rev. Castle series, Vol. 2, by Celine Rose Mariotti.
   Rev. Castle is back, with another mysterious adventure.

A HEART DIVIDED, I Live in Two Worlds Series, Vol. 2. by D J Swykert
    Maggie is torn between her powerful love for Tommie Stetter, and her deep and affectionate love for the abiding Jeremy Paull. Maggie is faced with a difficult decision, and against her own ideals, the teachings of the church and community, makes an unusual choice.

NOODLES by Elanvita Mufti
   A story of high school students facing a complicated future.

WANTED: ROYAL PRINCESS SHOCK AND AWE, Royal Hearts of Mondoverde Series, Vol. 4., by Anna Dynowski
   Prince Maximillian, the playboy prince, is having way too much fun with the ladies, young and old and everything in between, to keep his name clean. Incorrigible, he’s been synonymous with scandalous headlines since he turned sixteen. While his laughing eyes, smooth talk, and charming manner make him the darling of Mondoverde, or at least, with the female population, the Graziano royal family despairs of him ever settling down. But can he find a woman who will rein in his wild streak and fix his princely image?

GAIA'S DREAM, A Collection of Poetry by Terry L. White
   Poetry that embraces the heart and the soul.  

LOVE BITES: A poetry Collection by Barbara Garro
  A Collection of poetry about all aspects of Love.

Cover Not Set
THE LIMITEDS, A Geocaching Mystery, Vol. 2. by Jennifer Kirsch
   Fourteen-year-old, Luke, dreams of spending July at Camp Unlimited, where campers explore cave networks, set off fireworks in pyrotech workshops, and sleep in tree house hammocks. But to get into the camp, Luke needs to demonstrate excellence in a sport, the arts, or school. More likely, he’ll end up at SURF, his town’s rec camp, where athlete’s foot, mildew, and warts plague the gym, bedbugs and lice infest the couches, and clumps of hair make frequent appearances in the burgers. When weird blobs start popping up on Luke’s computer, he’s too busy trying to complete his Unlimited application to notice. But when the blobs start looking like a secret, uncharted geocache, he and his friend Gabe follow their trail, only to find themselves battling superbug viruses and navigating labyrinths while on a quest to save lives.
 Cover Subject to Change 
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

Jack's News!
  by your Official Bookstore Cat, 
and Gossip Columnist.
Hi Everyone,
Hope you all had a wonderful HOLIDAY. 
It was fairly quiet around here all week with Arline's head stuck in the computer and only the grinding of teeth for sound effects. 
We had a nice Sunday visit with Sid and his lady. It rained, so they couldn't cut wheat.  They were still cutting wheat yesterday and Kathy reports they had ripe tomatoes in the garden. Pop Pop always said ripe tomatoes by July 4th meant it was a good year. 
Sure hope they get all the wheat cut soon, so they can get on  with planting late beans.
Shelley is selling  her house at auction so she can go back to her family in Canada. She has liberally mentioned it on Facebook and there's a picture and details on her page there.
We'll miss her a lot, but know she will be happier  with her family around. 
Don't forget to let me know what's going on with all of you.
Just send an e-mail to with 
 "News for Jack" 
in the subject line, and
I'll make sure it shows up here for all the world to see!

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