RIO – The STREET KID STARGAZER by Craig S. Wilson – a thriller coming of age story that takes place in contemporary Rio de Janeiro

A fast paced tale of crime, corruption, and destitution in contemporary Rio de Janeiro.

July Contest Spotlight: The Laramie Awards Prove Writers are People with Guts and a Pen

There is an old frontier saying "A cowboy is a man with guts and a horse" and we are pretty sure that "A writer is someone with guts and a pen."

MADAME PRESIDENTESS by Nicole Evelina – an amazing story about a leader of the Women’s Suffrage movement

A fascinating story of meteoric rise from rags to riches, from subservience to achievement - based on a true story.

CROWNING GLORY by Stacy Harshman, an adventure memoir about self-image and anxiety

Fresh perspectives and insights about anxiety and self-image that resonate with emotion while providing readers a fun & candid experience of a fascinating social experiment.

BROKEN PLACES by Rachel Thompson, a memoir of abuse

This candidly and well-written memoir will resonate with childhood sexual abuse survivors and their allies. An impetus for a much-needed culture shift - empowering children to report abuse and for grown-ups to listen to them.

The ONLY CLUE — The Neema Mystery Series, Book 2 by Pamela Beason – a gorilla mystery

A well-crafted mystery to inform as well as intrigue and captivate, opening an engaging realm of fictional exploration and speculation of the special bond that can happen between gorillas and humans. A page-turner!

THE COMPASSIONATE CONSPIRACY by Dr. Phil Johnson, a practical guide to connect the world

A practical guide to help us discover our passions and develop a personal plan to help those less fortunate and help breathe hope into the global family.

LIFE ON BASE: QUANTICO CAVE by Tom and Nancy Wise,

A riveting portrayal of the lives of children whose parents serve in the armed forces. Being a teenager is hard enough, but adding the constant uprooting and moving from base to base adds its own unique challenges as well as rewards.

CHEATING THE HOG: A Sawmill. A Tragedy. A Few Gutsy Women by Rae Ellen Lee

Echo presents a gutsy hard crust in the sawmill, but reveals her big heart to female co-workers, her mother, and old friends. Snappy writing makes Lee's contemporary story immensely entertaining!

SMALL TOWN STORM by Elise K. Ackers – a chilling and dark contemporary thriller

An intriguing and well written mystery page-turner that will have you double-checking your locks and looking over your shoulder.