Celebrated Historical Novel about Gangs, Crime, and Romance to be Released in New English Edition in March 2015 – “The Boy Who Granted Dreams” by Luca di Fulvio.
Italian literary pioneer Luca di Fulvio’s newest novel has ignited audiences around the world, and is now being released for the first time in an English edition, The Boy Who Granted Dreams (Bastei Entertainment, $6.99 / £4.99, ebook, March 23, 2015).
Haunting and luminous, this masterfully-written blend of romance, crime, and historical fiction will thrill lovers of turn-of-the-century dramas like Once Upon a Time in America and Gangs of New York.
New York, 1909: Fifteen-year-old crippled Cetta arrives on a freighter with nothing but her infant son Natale: strikingly blond, dark-eyed, and precocious. They’ve fled the furthest reaches of southern Italy with the dream of a better life in America.
But even in the “Land of the Free,” the merciless laws of the gangs rule the miserable, poverty-stricken and crime-filled Lower East Side. Only those with enough strength and conviction will survive—and as young Natale grows up in the Roaring Twenties, he finds he possesses a charisma that enables him to charm the dangerous people around him…
Weaving Natale’s More >
Second Cherringham Thriller-Mystery Series to be Released by Bastei Entertainment, With a Murder for Every Month of the Year – “Cherringham” by Mathew Costello & Neil Richards.
The celebrated Cherringham series is back and even more deadly with twelve new, gripping ebook episodes, published in English by Bastei Entertainment, the digital department of one of Germany’s leading publishers, Bastei Lübbe AG. A serial novel à la Charles Dickens, a new episode will be released in 12 monthly installments, beginning with A Lesson in Murder by award-winning transatlantic authors Matt Costello and Neil Richards (Bastei Entertainment, 1,99€/$1.99/£1.49, ebook, March 9, 2015).
Set in the sleepy English village of Cherringham, the detective series brings together an unlikely sleuthing duo: English web designer Sarah and American ex-cop Jack. Thrilling and deadly—and best savored with a spot of tea—it’s like Rosamunde Pilcher meets Inspector Barnaby. Each of the self-contained episodes offers an absorbing, quick read for the morning commute, the wait in the doctor’s office, or when curling up with a hot cuppa.
A Lesson in Murder: When Jack and Sarah are called to investigate mysterious pranks at an exclusive girls’ private school, it seems at first to be the work of a More >
“A Kiss Before Strangling” is the Second Novel Released by Douglas Sandler.
American Creative Services Publications announces the new mystery thriller a kiss Before Strangling from Panama City, Florida resident Douglas Sandler. The novel is now available for sale and will be available at Amazon.com in paperback and kindle.
“I got another one tonight baby.” He said softly to the picture in the cheap leather frame “That makes three, listen! Do you hear the sirens? Do you hear the screaming?” Her smile seemed to grow again he bent his head to kiss her tinted lips.”
This is what the killer says to the picture of his dead women he believes cops killed her, but all is not what it seems. The real reason behind her death will surprise you and leave you guessing till the last page. This novel is about a killer who wants revenge against the cops who he thinks killed his women, but all is not what it seems
About the Author:
Douglas Sandler (b. 4/13/67-) Born in Brooklyn, NY lived there till mid 1973 when he moved to Woodridge, Illinois then moved to East Northport, NY in late 1975. He then moved with his family to More >
“Bad Memories” is the debut suspense thriller by Douglas Sandler.
American Creative Services Publications announces the new suspense thriller BAD MEMORIES from Panama City, Florida resident Douglas Sandler. The novel is now available for sale and will be available at amazon.com in paperback and kindle.
Who is murdering who in Millersburg? John Miller was a doctor at Allendale Asylum, he was sure he didn’t kill three people with the wrong dosage, but the screams haunt him still. He now works at a pill manufacturing company in New York City. He has a controlling, manipulative wife who dislikes his friend Albert Smith. Doctor Smith worked with former Doctor Miller and Doctor Younger at the asylum and Millers wife Julie dated Dr. Younger before she dumped him to marry Miller.
Former Dr. Younger is in Millersburg taking care of Alvin Rodgers who is one of the heirs, but all is not what it seems. His friend Albert Smith calls him up to go fishing as he put it “to catch a big one”. Miller brings his fishing gear and finds Albert murdered. On his way to Millersburg, NY he meets Sally Daniels, and Paul Davis who are going to Paul Allen’s house for More >
A Mother’s Memoir Describes Living With Special Needs Children in “I Did Not Order This!” by Susin W. Peterson.
Susin W. Peterson’s unforgettable memoir is part autobiography, self-help guide, and diary. Her informative book expounds on the challenges of caring for a child with special needs.
I Did Not Order This! is the true story of the author’s struggles with her daughter’s care and the financial problems that followed. She explains how God taught her the compassion and empathy needed to parent without any formal skills. Hers is a story filled with suspense, faith, uncertainty, love, and lessons learned. It is also about how hope can be found through family, friends, and prayer.
She discusses problem solving, self-reliance, and how life continues even after death. Her most important message is how to live with purpose.
“This book outlines what it’s like to live with a special needs child. We are moat pleased to announce its release,” said Robert Fletcher, CEO of Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Agency.
WHOLESALERS: This book is distributed by Ingram Books and other More >
Undersea Adventure Keeps Readers of All Ages Wanting More in “FantaSea” by John L. Marris.
Meet Delphyne the dolphin, who saves the mermaid princess Muriel from deadly sharks in a most daring rescue. And that’s just the beginning of this marvelous tale! Through victory or defeat, their relationship blossoms.
The exciting and heartwarming adventure FantaSea will appeal to all readers, young and old, who enjoy nonstop action and adventure.
There’s plenty of humorous banter between the characters, which makes for a rousing read as their adventures take them to reefs all over the sea. The clever plot includes a wedding presided over by the Holy Mackerel, with one of the bands performing named Rudy and the Blowfish. The character names provide a wonderful play on words, as well as the conversations.
The plot drifts between stirring action, the realities of life in the sea, despair and laughter. Get ready for 304 pages of underwater adventures!
“This imaginative novel offers a fascinating look at life in the sea, and the abilities of dolphins and other sea creatures. We are thrilled to announce its release,” said Robert Fletcher, CEO of Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Agency.
FANTASEA (ISBN: 978-1-60976-797-6) is now available for $17.95 and More >
Author Misty D. Billman is pleased to announce the promotion of the first book in her The Prophecy of Kalodorim fantasy book series, “Revelations.”
The Fate of two worlds depends on one Elf surviving High School.
Melany’s brothers make her life miserable. Her only escape from their constant loudness and obnoxious behavior is her backyard. But the privacy of her sanctuary is shattered when she finds Aratlond lying there unconscious. He claims to be an Elf from another land, but he has no clue how he got to Colorado, or how to get home. Before long,
Melany, her friend Megan, and her bratty little brother Chance are swept up into an adventure they never expected. They must show Aratlond how to navigate high school, a battle field completely foreign to the Elf warrior, while finding a way to send him home.
Revelations: The Prophecy of Kalodorim, Book One is available in both print and ebook formats and at Amazon.com.
About The Authors:
Misty D. Billman is a Colorado native. REVELATIONS is the first book in her fantasy series, The Prophecy of Kalodorim.
Author, Matthew Kennedy is pleased to announce the release of his science fiction trilogy, Gamers and Gods. Gamers and Gods is a trilogy about a war between two pantheons for control of mankind. All three books were released in November 2014. The books are already being called uniquely creative by readers.
Book one, Gamers and Gods: AES (ISBN: 978-1503091627) covers the battle of Asklepios (Aes) against the Devourer of Millions (Am-heh).
In the second book, Gamers and Gods II: MACHAON (ISBN: 978-1503105379), the son of Asklepios continues his father’s battle for the freedom of humans. He will face Sekhmet, the Destroyer of Rebellions. Her strength is legendary. But perhaps Atum has made a mistake in selecting her as his second champion.
In the last book, Gamers and Gods III: ALEXANOR (ISBN: 978-1503112629) Zeus has bet it all on this one, making the final round winner-take-all.
All three books are available in both print and ebook format and at Amazon.com.
About The Author:
Matthew Kennedy co-invented the hypercube loudspeaker (US patent 4,231,446 11/4/1980) on the way to earning his BS Physics in 1981. After physics graduate school he pursued a career of teaching and doing software development. His work in Active More >
Author Anita Ann Caruso is pleased to announce the promotion of her loving memoir, “As Ever, Pudd: A Love Story That Never Ends.” Released by SDP Publishing in 2014, Caruso shares her story of love, betrayal, marriage, and loss of her husband, Lou.
It’s difficult to pretend you love someone when you don’t. It’s even harder to pretend you don’t love someone when you do.
To whom do we belong? To our spouses or to each other?
As Ever, Pudd is a romantic love story told in letters. Why would two people married for a total of over 50 years to other spouses travel down a path that was destined to change their lives forever? Their heart-wrenching journey of pain, anger and sorrow, the lives they were responsible for tearing apart and the fear of losing it all. This memoir continues on to span their “happily ever after” 25 year marriage until her husband’s death in 2007. It goes on to describe the social aspects of widowhood and the after-death communications that have allowed her to remain connected to him in spirit. These communications became their dance between heaven and earth. The title says it all “A More >
Lorraine Devon Wilke Weaves Bold, Humorous Tale of Family Misadventure From a Fresh, Stunning Voice in Contemporary Literary Fiction – “Hysterical Love.”
Lorraine Devon Wilke is the author of the acclaimed debut novel After the Sucker Punch, a former rock-and-roller, and one of the boldest new voices in contemporary literary fiction. Now she unveils a whip-smart narrative of modern family misadventure and romantic entanglement, skillfully blending humor and drama in her new book, Hysterical Love ($13.95, trade paperback,April 7, 2015).
Hysterical Love follows Dan McDowell, a thirty-three-year-old photographer happily set to marry his beloved Jane—until a slip of the tongue about an “ex-girlfriend overlap” throws their pending marriage into doubt and him onto the street. Things get stranger still when his father’s sudden illness sparks a chain of events in which Dan discovers a story written by this man he doesn’t readily understand, but who, it seems, has long harbored an unrequited love from decades earlier.
On a mission to find the woman of his father’s dreams, Dan sets off for Oakland, California on an adventure fraught with detours and semi-hilarious peril. Along the way, he meets the beautiful Fiona, herbalist and flower child, who assists him while More >