"A tale of ancient kingdoms, of love promised and lost, heralded victory and hopeless defeat, -- a historical novel of Ancient Greece.
Spoils of Olympus II: World on Fire by Christian Kachel – Historical Fiction/War & Military/Post-Alexandrian Greece
“A master tactician and student of war, Kachel brings history to life - upfront and personal- an engaging foray into the chaotic aftermath of Alexander the Great.”
The Spider and the Stone: A Novel of Scotland’s Black Douglas by Glen Craney – Historical Fiction/Scottish War of Independence
Cinematically enthralling and historically compelling, Glen Craney’s "The Spider and the Stone" is a must read for lovers of James Douglas, the fight for Scottish Independence, Braveheart, or Robert the Bruce.
Fire Call! Sounding the Alarm to Save Our Vanishing Volunteers by George De Vault – Memoir/Fire Science
Readers will be thrilled and at times chilled by this up-close view of the sacrifice, guts, and skill displayed on an everyday basis by volunteer firefighters who perform their duties with no thought of recognition or reward.
Love, Loss, and Awakening: (Mis)adventures on the Way Back to Joy by Dennis Freed – Non-Fiction/Memoir
A vivid portrayal of someone desperately stumbling in the dark desperately fumbling for a match to show the way out despair and hopelessness, and, then after a lot of bumps and scrapes, finally finding what he was seeking--happiness.
The Breast is History: An Intimate Memoir of Breast Cancer by Bronwyn Hope – Inspirational Non-Fiction
The author does not shy away from tough issues. She displays a secure knowledge of many complex medications and their effects and side effects. By detailing how her illness progressed, she provides a guideline for others.
A sweeping look at personal idealism and autonomy pitted against the forces of greed and manipulation --an emotive family saga solidly rooted in the American dream.
ISLANDS by Sara Stamey – a contemporary thriller that combines the lure of the Caribbean with gritty reality
Mystical, romantic, intellectually and viscerally stimulating! Ancient petroglyphs, notorius voodoo cults, and betrayals
A well conceived rags-to-riches story refreshingly told from the suffragette point of view and a stirring vision of manly exploits on the high seas, and the suffragette movement of the late 1800s.