My Brother’s Envy

Young Resean ‘Boss’ Holmes is known and loved throughout the city of Atlanta. But his home life is vastly different. He and his Stepfather despise each other. Forcing his Mother to make a difficult choice, choosing her lover over her own son. She sends Boss to Miami to live with his real father. Or so she says. Resean’s arrival in Miami unlocks many shocking family secrets, which not only anger him. But place Boss in a very tough predicament. Especially financially.

However Boss is nothing if not resourceful. He plants himself within the Miami drug scene. Pushing an original product called ‘Blue Devil.’

Which is a combination of coke, and another drug which is an offshoot of molly. As expected, the new recipe is a hit with his customers… and the money comes rolling in. But it also makes Boss ‘hot’ on the streets. News of his success gets back to a local druglord who immediately sends numerous hit squads to gather intel. Then find and eliminate Magic City’s newest ‘player.’ Boss considers going into hiding until he realizes his newfound wealth has gained him a few loyal followers of his own. He then instead, chooses to go to all-out war with his unknown but powerful enemy. A foe whose very identity, may be the deadliest ‘family secret’ of them all!

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PAST TENSE

Twelve Monkeys’ meets 24.

The leaders of four countries tiered of what they see as America’s unchecked bullying of the rest of the world ban together to put a stop to it. Each leader has been personally and tangibly affected by the United States. They form a shadowy cabal whose sole purpose is the destruction of the United States. The Four world leaders attempt to destroy America goes horribly wrong. Instead of Destroying America they destroy every living sole on the planet, except for a few hundred survivors huddled together in a secret facility located beneath the white house. The survivors of humanity struggle to survive, and deal with the loss of everyone they have ever known, and loved in one fell swoop. Their only hope is Arcadia Smith, the only child born after the apocalypse. He has been augmented and is trained from the age of four to travel back in time and save humanity. Alone, against the combined might of four nuclear supers powers Arcadia Travels the globe to stop the four leaders from destroying the world again.

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The Price of Passion (Sweet Pea III)

Sweet Pea III: The Price of Passion (1984-1990)

Time has come and gone, years pass, Johnie’s children are growing and she has learned to accept her parents’ untimely death. Her friendship with Marsha continues to thrive. By the time ‘the 70’s’ become ‘the 80’s’, Johnie has also built an enduring relationship with her mother-in-law, Amie. Her marriage to Phil is a sham. Although they tried, they were never able to rekindle the trust they once shared. All those years, a secret part of Johnie’s soul survives nurturing the memory of Jake. Fate strikes several more dramatic blows and once again, everything changes.

Description of the Sweet Pea Trilogy: To one man she gave her virginity; to another she gave her heart. One, she would mourn. With the other, she would share life’s triumph and turmoil. With both she would endure times of love, and passion and complete happiness as well as times of despair, confusion, and sorrow. One day at a time—each day, building unforgettable memories. Sweet Pea spans from the late 1960’s into 2009. Set in rural Missouri, it is a nostalgic story of growing up; of forging lifelong friendships and loyalty within family that supports every life event, good or bad. It is a story of love that binds a man and a woman despite all odds. It is also a story of obsessive hatred and how such hatred destroys not only the innocent, but those who hate.

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Misfortune of Vision

Prophecy can be dangerous

In 12th century Ireland, Orlagh has been Seer to her king for forty years. He doesn’t want to hear her prophecies of war and destruction, and dismisses her efforts to warn him. Therefore, she is determined to fulfill her own quest: to find a worthy heir for her magical brooch.

In the course of events, she must pass judgment on a thief, escape a Norman war camp, and battle wits with a Fae lord. She receives some prophecy of her own and enlists the help of a grizzled old warrior, who happens to be a long–time friend.

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Some People Deserve To Die

Guilt for a despicable and immoral act forces Alan Davies into a life of crime and violence and transforms him from an innocent sixteen year old boy into a merciless, yet sympathetic, protagonist who dispenses brutal justice to those he holds responsible for the death of his sister and destroying his life. Alan Davies, a naive and vulnerable teenager, is tricked into committing an immoral and abhorrent crime. Riven by guilt and remorse he runs, but he can’t outrun his conscience. For twenty years, Alan tries to silence his conscience with alcohol and drugs as fate and chance propel him in to the dangerous world of smugglers, nationalists, guerrillas, and mercenaries. Battling alcohol and drug abuse, Alan dodges death and betrayal as life erodes his humanity and transforms him into a merciless killer until, used up and spent, he returns home. Destitute and dysfunctional, a street scuffle brings him eye-to-eye with the men responsible for his heinous crime. Harnessing skills and cruelty learned through a crime and violence-laden life Alan seeks justice for himself and his victim. But when justice has been served, Alan discovers the devastating truth about his crime, his family and himself.

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Behind the Eclipse

The unheard from the West African Ebola crisis…

Tamba, later known as George, unveils his jaw-dropping story of surviving Ebola, which is an experience of virtual rebirth. It is astounding to know how he maintains his stamina to continue his journey along the rugged pathway of life as an Ebola survivor for the sake of the two sons left with him after the tragic death of his wife, Aminatta, and the daughter of Kumba, his first love.

This semifiction stretches the full length through the West African Ebola Crisis, revealing the unheard to its readers while challenging the belief that Ebola is new to West Africa.

Ultimately, Tamba wins his battle of life, and he says, “I want my story to be heard by the entire world. Life is a battle, which one has to fight even when in the jaws of defeat, and one can’t be selfish to give it up as it is for those whom we love and care for.”

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The Independents

After devastating family events, Scott Trundel clings to the last remnant of his former family life: an unrelenting passion for baseball. With no real athletic skills, Scott eventually embarks on a career as a baseball reporter at the turn of the millennium, when newspapers are quickly becoming relics and the information age threatens to make journalists extinct. Scott must rise above the rest to survive in the dying medium he loves. When Scott meets Cameron Dobson, he feels an inexplicable draw to the player most others now see as unremarkable. Cam was born with velocity in his arm and notoriety in his lineage. His skill is his one way out of his rural Pennsylvania hometown, where his last name is as dreaded as his fastball. To fully realize his talent, Cam must overcome a lifetime of unfulfilled expectation. Scott and Cam meet in the world of independent league baseball. Both looking for a shot at something bigger, they can only hope someone is taking notice of them and the new baseball team in blue collar Vineland, New Jersey.

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No Peace After War: 26 Short Stories and Poems Illustrating Life After Combat

no-peace-after-warThere may be no experience more horrific, no personal trial more challenging, than a soldier facing the ravages of war. But for many members of the armed services, returning home after combat is only the beginning of a new, very different set of challenges. Facing isolation, lingering traumas, and unspeakable fears, these brave men and women struggle to find peace long after their physical service is done.

As the wife of an Iraq veteran and a volunteer who has worked with armed service members, author Claire St. Hilaire has heard a number of these heartbreaking, often complex stories face-to-face.

In No Peace After War, St. Hilaire shares a collection of short stories and poems that give voice to these dark and difficult realities-exploring haunting memories, society’s treatment of veterans, and the true definition of honor.

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In the Heart of Cairo

intheheartofcairoWhen anti-bias educator, Mrs. Magda, becomes the new Theory of Knowledge teacher at the American School in Cairo, she is shocked to discover the ugly truth behind the school’s prestigious reputation. Despite the challenges and hostility she faces, Mrs. Magda is committed to achieving her career goal of transforming the environment at the school and making it truly bicultural. Although the school’s administration hired her to achieve just that, they realize her aspirations might be a bit too ambitious for their liking.

Meanwhile Maha, a senior at the school, just wants to have a drama-free and fun senior year – but gets exactly the opposite. She finds herself caught up in a divine storm where everything in her life goes wrong. Shattered dreams, melodramas, fallouts and love triangles are just a few of the issues she has to battle. Maha doesn’t know if she can handle the pressure and risks losing herself in her efforts not to be the class misfit.

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