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New Space Opera Novel “The Last Hero” by Nathaniel Danes Released by Solstice Publishing.
Contact with a race of pacifists convinces mankind to lay down its weapons and keep the peace. The last Medal of Honor recipient, Trent Maxwell, trades glory for the comforts of a family after the U.S. Army disbands.
All that ends when an alien menace attacks the New Earth colony, which forces a crash mobilization. Trent finds himself reactivated and traveling through space to distant worlds, in order to stop this new enemy. During the century long journey of death, love, and loss, he also deals with the law of relativity that wreaks havoc with his daughter.
“The strong emotional content is the foundation of a healthy construct of explosions and fighting. Can a book do both well? Sure. Here it is.” and “The fighting is boldly written” -- RevolutionSF.com Book Probe
About the Author:
Nathaniel Danes is a self-diagnosed sci-fi junkie and, according to his wife, has an over active imagination. Mostly blind, he writes to create universes where he has no limitations. He lives with his wife and daughter in the Washington, DC area.
Longtime lawyer and best-selling writer, Richard Lieberman, releases “Your Job & How Technology Will Change It: Surviving & Succeeding In The New Work World”
While it may be simple to see that technology is changing our world, Richard Lieberman explores how modern technology is profoundly changing the workplace and leaving no job untouched in his new book, Your Job & How Technology Will Change It: Surviving & Succeeding In The New Work World (Management Books 2000, January 15, 2015).
The book presents an easy-to-understand overview of how technology has changed and will continue to change every workplace, providing specific examples in various employment sectors. Forbes writes – and software giant SAP Business Innovations cites – that Lieberman “explains the basics and then moves on to a larger set of issues – technology won’t simply let us do the old stuff faster, it will change the nature of our jobs. That’s the key value of his book.” And those who don’t adapt, Lieberman says, should plan for early retirement.
A longtime lawyer and leading employment law and intellectual property expert, Lieberman personally realized the effects of growing More >
“Scared Courage” by Muriel Gill asks the question, “Does Modern Society Still Value Ethical Decisions?”
Raised in poverty, Neo marries a much older and wealthy businessman. Sixteen years and two children later, she discovers that her rich husband made his money illegally. After making this startling discovery, Neo is forced to make a difficult choice between honoring what she believes is morally right, and living a lavish lifestyle, provided by her husband’s money that is tainted with the blood of the innocent.
There will be dire consequences either way, not only for herself, but for her teenage children as well, one of whom is berating her for her choices. With her life in danger, Neo is forced to flee her beloved native country of South Africa and live as a fugitive under a new identity in a foreign country. Her journey to the friendly and beautiful South Carolina is one with twists and turns, yet not once does she question or regret her decision.
Neo must literally rebuild her life from scratch at a ripening age. Her new world is full of fear, trepidation, nostalgia, and sheer courage, as she slowly but surely rebuilds her life. Will her determination More >
“Taekwondo Poomsae: The Fighting Scrolls” by Kingsley Umoh is Now Available for Kindle, Nook, iPad and other e-Readers.
“This book offers a fascinating look at one of the forms of martial arts. We are thrilled to announce its release,” said Robert Fletcher, CEO of Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Agency.
Self defence made easy! Taekwondo Poomsae follows the history of the Korean people that originated over 4,000 years ago, its ancient culture, and the important historic influences of surrounding countries. All have combined in the development of the Korean fighting art of Taekwondo, aimed at uniting body, mind, and spirit.
This martial arts book teaches tactical self defence by using standard Taekwondo patterns, while extracting proven fighting methods that unite ancient philosophy and strategy. These deadly fighting techniques have survived over the millennia.
Learn simple techniques that have been refined through the centuries. The information is presented in a mix of physical exercises designed to develop spontaneous response in the event of an attack. Advanced students will learn more complex fighting tactics and the philosophy taught to black belts.
About the Author:
Kingsley Umoh is a medical doctor in Jamaica who has had 31 years of Taekwondo training. “I More >
Young Woman Seeks Her Destiny in Magical World Where Most Anything Is Possible in “Witch: Rise of the Nine” by Amber Brandt.
Science fiction. Fantasy. Magic. Witchcraft. Young readers and adults alike will be enthralled with the magical novel Witch: Rise of the Nine.
Working on an ambulance while advancing her medical education to become a paramedic, Aurora Alexia Spellman spends her free time with a small group of Wiccans. One night she meets a young man named Lee, who helps her get away from an ex-boyfriend who will not leave her alone. Set in the distant future on planet Earth, Aurora believes she is an ordinary person, but that is definitely not the case! Aurora has been hidden away from her own world for her own protection. But now that she has come of age, her life is about to change.
Her new friend Lee introduces Aurora to Seth Knightwing, leader of the resistance. After she returns to the magical Realm, the two realms start to merge. Several magical cities are destroyed, while other cities return to both realms, throwing the non-magical folk into chaos. The Core system regains access to the rest of the More >
Messages from beyond: Wjat a daughter would tell her mother in “All About My Mother: A Beloved Daughter’s Memoir” by J. S. Quinn.
Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency is pleased to announce the release of its newest title, All About My Mother: A Beloved Daughter’s Memoir, by author J. S. Quinn.
All About My Mother: A Beloved Daughter’s Memoir is the intriguing story of J.S. Quinn, who died in 1997, 25 days before her 19th birthday.
This memoir was written by her mother to show that a child’s love can survive death, and it also shows the promise of a life barely begun. Since she passed, J.S. has been witnessing her mother’s grieving, right up to the present day. She tells the strategies her mother uses to help cope, including reading, writing, and listening to music.
J.S.’s mother was abandoned as a baby in 1947 at a Catholic orphanage in England. J.S. relates the childhood she spent with her three brothers and her single mother, who is of mixed heritage. In the early years, her mother worked three jobs, but still had time to keep her four children busy with activities while More >
Learn how to be the best communicator that you can be! Keep it short and to the point with “Eliminate Useless Words and Improve Your Public Speaking and Writing” by Jack Finan.
Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency is pleased to announce the release of its newest title, Eliminate Useless Words and Improve Your Public Speaking and Writing, by author Jack Finan.
This wonderful self-help book was written for people in teaching, business, or in any profession where they want to be more effective speakers to audiences large and small.
Eliminate Useless Words and Improve Your Public Speaking and Writing shows that the more effective someone’s public speaking becomes, the more the person’s writing also improves! The trick is learning that good communicators must always write and speak with simplicity, clarity, and sincerity. Following the steps in this book will help eliminate confusion and misunderstanding in any communications.
Additionally, there’s a section on business etiquette explaining the rules that influence people’s behavior and attitudes. So eliminate those useless words today!
About the Author:
First-time author Jack Finan hails from Concord, Massachusetts. A retired businessman, he now resides in Bow, New Hampshire, where he is More >
“The Queen of Sparta” is a new novel of Greece by T. S. Chaudhry.
Xerxes, the Great King of Persia, invades Greece in 480 B.C. at the head of a massive army. Three hundred Spartans and King Leonidas die heroically blocking the Persian advance at the pass of Thermopylae.
The Persians are poised to conquer all of Greece. The only one standing in their way is a woman – Gorgo, Queen of Sparta.
Though history has relegated her role to that of a bystander, what if she played a central role in the Greek resistance to the Persian invasion. What if she kept her true role a secret in order to play it more effectively? What if she was hiding other secrets too – dark secrets of murder and vengeance? What if the only person who truly appreciated her genius was an enemy prisoner whom she has vowed to kill? What if after their victory, the Greeks start to turn on each other? What if, eventually, Gorgo has to choose between the security of Sparta and safety of her son? And what if the only one who could find a way out is the same prisoner More >
“Ohana” takes readers into the triumphant story of Theia Mey, in her battle with love, death, and destiny.
Born in a small village on the outskirts of Madrid and eventually relocating to the U.S., author Theia Mey has lived a life filled with challenges. Now her new book, Ohana: One Woman’s Battle With Love, Death, & Destiny, chronicles her difficult journey and ongoing struggles to control breast cancer, maintain her relationships with her children, and develop a richer, more positive life.
“‘Ohana’ means family,” writes Mey. “Even as a child eager to leave my village, I always knew it was at the heart of life. Whenever I was fighting for my family – and for myself – I knew I was fighting for ohana.” Mey was always the rebel in her family, and she reaped the consequences of many early actions. As a young woman she moved to Madrid and then to London and back again to Madrid. During this period she married and divorced and gave birth to a daughter. She then moved to Los Angeles and Florida, where she met a man who was addicted to alcohol and drugs. More >
“A Killer Retreat: A Downward Dog Mystery” by Tracy Weber, combines Tracy Weber’s three loves: yoga, dogs and mysteries.
Tracy Weber’s second installment of her award-winning Downward Dog Mystery series again has vegetarian yoga teacher Kate and her feisty German Shepherd solving an intriguing murder mystery.
In Weber’s A Killer Retreat (January 8, 2015, Midnight Ink Books), Kate is teaching yoga at a vegan retreat center when a wedding guest at the center is found dead only shortly after a loud and public fight with Kate. She takes on trying to solve the murder before the police put her behind bars as their number one suspect.
“Weber’s vegan yoga teacher is a bright, curious sleuth with a passion for dogs,” said Krista Davis, New York Times bestselling author of the Domestic Diva and Paws and Claws mysteries. “A well-crafted whodunit with an intriguing mystery and a zinger of a twist at the end!”
Weber’s first book of the series, Murder Strikes a Pose, won the Chanticleer Book Reviews INDIE Manuscript Awards for the Cozy Mystery Category and the Mystery and Mayhem Awards 2013 for the Animal Mystery category.
The series combines Weber’s three loves: yoga, dogs and More >