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jean-mary-flahive's picture
Aug.06.2013
Trapped between new found freedom and a promise, runaway slave Elijah is led by hands both seen and unseen to a destiny of which he could only dream. Elijah has been living with the Laird family on a small farm in Maine. The family continues to grieve their soldier son, Billy. In their run north...
gloria-oliver's picture
Jun.06.2011
Which is worse...the monster within or without? Wooing a new patron at the emperor's ball had been Jarrin Lestrave's only hope after being discarded by the baroness. He finds the perfect subject, but in the end doesn't follow through on his plans. Yet the next day he finds he's been marked a...
carol-berg's picture
Jan.13.2011
Seri has one errand to do as she waits for her beloved Prince of Avonar to regain his memory - to relay her brother's dying words to his son. But something is clearly wrong with the ten-year-old. Secretive, isolated, angry, the boy shows an inordinate terror of Seri's past connections with...
carol-berg's picture
Jan.04.2011
In the Third Book of the Rai-kirah, Seyonne is besieged by doubt, madness, and visions that insist that he will destroy the world. Even his steadfast hope, that somehow Prince Aleksander is destined for greatness, seems doomed. For a royal murder sends Aleksander on the run as the Derzhi Empire...
carol-berg's picture
Jan.04.2011
Book 2 of the Books of the Rai-kirah.  Two years after his battle with the Lord of Demons, Seyonne is tired, troubled, angry, and frustrated. As Ezzaria's only remaining Warden, he carries the entire burden of the worsening demon war on his shoulders. But a demon encounter unlike any in...
carol-berg's picture
Jan.02.2011
Book 1 of the Books of the Rai-kirah.  Seyonne is a man waiting to die. He has been a slave for sixteen years, almost half his life, and has lost everything of meaning to him: his dignity, the people and homeland he loves, and the Warden's power he used to defend an unsuspecting world from the...
shirley-hall's picture
Jul.14.2010
“Listen”, takes a reader deep into the conscientious of the socially, economically, and culturally challenged of the world. Confronting the communal stigmas of not fitting in, “LISTEN” is a first person journey into the poignant lives of those who fail to flourish in today’s society.  In this...
laraine-herring's picture
May.26.2010
Nothing is black or white in the murky town of Alderman, North Carolina, no matter how much the human and ghostly residents of the former Idyllic Grove Rice Plantation would like it to be. In 1949, fourteen-year-old Lillian Green witnesses the unthinkable. Her choice to remain silent about what she...
jeff-biggers's picture
Dec.03.2009
Award-winning journalist and cultural historian Jeff Biggers takes us on a sweeping journey into the secret history of coal-mining in American heartland.  In the ruins of his family’s strip-mined homestead in the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois, Biggers unfolds a deeply personal and...
yvette-christianse's picture
Nov.07.2009
In 1825, the newly appointed Superintendent of Police for the Cape Colony discovered a slave woman languishing in the Cape Town gaol. Sentenced to death on April 30 1823, Sila van den Kaap had not only survived, but also bore two children while in prison. What had she done to deserve death? And...