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Initial post: Jul 1, 2012 4:23:50 PM PDT
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Posted on Aug 7, 2012 10:14:25 AM PDT
Hi! Thanks for the opportunity to post, and thanks readers for using your valuable time to read about my books. I listed all my books, but think you are looking for something more like THE CURSE.

THE CURSE - If you know someone who suffers from depression, this novel, hopefully, will help you better understand their mental turmoil and the importance of being kind to everyone.

In this approximately 72,500 word novel, sixteen-year-old Karla Stevens struggles with depression, first love, and Christian faith. Her changing feelings toward Chet, the overseer of her father's farms, complicate her life even more since Celia claims Chet as her boyfriend. Also, Karla knows her parents would strongly disapprove if they knew she had romantic feelings for Chet. Because of her deep love for Marcy, who lives with her black mother, but who looks white, Karla has always detested prejudice in others, especially Mr. Walker, her best friend's father. Then Karla discovers a family secret that teaches her that she is also prejudiced. If you like realistic fiction and a cleanly written love story, you should enjoy this book with its 1963 southern setting. Kindle price $4.99.

HANNAH'S QUEST FOR LOVE - "Why doesn't Papa love me?" is the question that screams from Hannah's soul.

Hannah, a Jewish maiden, wants one thing in life, her father's love. She has one hope. If God chooses her to be the virgin to bring forth his son, she's sure her papa will love her. This book paints a picture of life in ancient Israel when God, who had not communicated with His chosen people for over 400 years, sends John the Baptist and Jesus to reach out to the Israelite people. Enjoy this time in history through Hannah's eyes. On Kindle this approximately 67,500 word count novel is $3.99.

HEAVEN-BOUND OR HELL-BOUND? (THE ZON TWINS) - Don't let the title fool you. There's humor in these nine short stories even though they are about the vital truth that Christ within us is salvation.

As we know, rivalry between peers often runs deep, especially between twins. The rivalry between nine-year-old twins Rosie and Josie Zon intensifies after Rosie accepts Jesus Christ as Savior. The bickering between the twins will delight young readers and at the same time introduce them to the concept that Jesus Christ is the way to heaven. Though written for juvenile readers, adults in my church are saying they could hardly wait to get to the end of these short stories to see if Josie ever became a Christian. The short stories average about 1550 words each. Kindle price $2.99.

SHORT STORIES FOR CHILDREN - The time to start training a baby is in the crib. (Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6)

TIME IS TICKING

If you want to instill character building traits in children, I think these fables will help. When writing fables, bunnies can be handicapped and sad, but learn perseverance. Squirrels can stop being miserable after exercising courage. Beavers can have a hard time using good judgment, and monkeys can tell so many lies, they can endanger their families. The other stories that teach character building are about kindness, respect, responsibility, self-discipline, and working together. Time is ticking because if children fail to learn good character traits early in life, when young thy may walk on your toes; when older they may walk on your heart. My daughter Gina Langston, who has a masters degree in early childhood eduction, helped me with these short stories. Kindle price $ 2.99.

THE CREATION (LITTLE ONES AND GOD)

The creation story done in pen and ink and water colors with rhyming verses is based on the Bible. The first drawing with the verse is the illustrators imagination of each creation day. The second illustration to each days creation shows little ones relating to God's day of creation. We start and end each of the four books in the series the same way since repetition is important to little ones. It is our sincere belief that the four books in this series will give your little ones a head start to knowing the God of the Universe, our Heavenly Father. Kindle price $2.99

GOD'S WAYS (LITTLE ONES AND GOD)

This story done in pen and ink and water colors with rhyming verses in the LITTLE ONES AND GOD series is about God's ways. Using scriptures, we introduce God's characteristics in illustrations that will teach your child that God is kind, good, holy, mysterious, all-powerful, just, wise, ever-present, worthy, truth, eternal, and love. Just imagine how it will benefit your "lap baby" to start learning these fundamental truths now. Frances and I hope they grow up and fall in love with God as we have. Kindle price $2.99.

TEN COMMANDMENTS (LITTLE ONES AND GOD)

Think about how much easier raising a little one through those difficult teenage years would be for you and them if they learn to obey the Ten Commandments while very young. Writing the ten commandment about adultery was quite a challenge, but I think you will be pleased at the way we handled that commandment. Enjoy the illustrations, rhyming verses, and scripture that tell about the rules God gave to Moses to help man have a happier life on this earth. Kindle price $2.99.

HIS GIFTS (LITTLE ONES AND GOD)

As parents, we know the greatest gift God gave was His only begotten son to die on the cross for our sins. Using pen and ink and water color, Frances illustrated my rhyming verses about God's other gifts of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control, wisdom, time, strength, and life. Our hope is the LITTLE ONES AND GOD series will make your little one grow up with the knowledge that he or she is loved by an awesome God. Kindle price $2.99.

Posted on Aug 7, 2012 10:15:57 AM PDT
Hi! Thanks for the opportunity to post, and thanks readers for using your valuable time to read about my books. I listed all my books, but think you are looking for something more like THE CURSE, that is unless you have children. Adults from my church with Kindles are enjoying Heaven-Bound or Hell-Bound.

THE CURSE - If you know someone who suffers from depression, this novel, hopefully, will help you better understand their mental turmoil and the importance of being kind to everyone.

In this approximately 72,500 word novel, sixteen-year-old Karla Stevens struggles with depression, first love, and Christian faith. Her changing feelings toward Chet, the overseer of her father's farms, complicate her life even more since Celia claims Chet as her boyfriend. Also, Karla knows her parents would strongly disapprove if they knew she had romantic feelings for Chet. Because of her deep love for Marcy, who lives with her black mother, but who looks white, Karla has always detested prejudice in others, especially Mr. Walker, her best friend's father. Then Karla discovers a family secret that teaches her that she is also prejudiced. If you like realistic fiction and a cleanly written love story, you should enjoy this book with its 1963 southern setting. Kindle price $4.99.

HANNAH'S QUEST FOR LOVE - "Why doesn't Papa love me?" is the question that screams from Hannah's soul.

Hannah, a Jewish maiden, wants one thing in life, her father's love. She has one hope. If God chooses her to be the virgin to bring forth his son, she's sure her papa will love her. This book paints a picture of life in ancient Israel when God, who had not communicated with His chosen people for over 400 years, sends John the Baptist and Jesus to reach out to the Israelite people. Enjoy this time in history through Hannah's eyes. On Kindle this approximately 67,500 word count novel is $3.99.

HEAVEN-BOUND OR HELL-BOUND? (THE ZON TWINS) - Don't let the title fool you. There's humor in these nine short stories even though they are about the vital truth that Christ within us is salvation.

As we know, rivalry between peers often runs deep, especially between twins. The rivalry between nine-year-old twins Rosie and Josie Zon intensifies after Rosie accepts Jesus Christ as Savior. The bickering between the twins will delight young readers and at the same time introduce them to the concept that Jesus Christ is the way to heaven. Though written for juvenile readers, adults in my church are saying they could hardly wait to get to the end of these short stories to see if Josie ever became a Christian. The short stories average about 1550 words each. Kindle price $2.99.

SHORT STORIES FOR CHILDREN - The time to start training a baby is in the crib. (Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6)

TIME IS TICKING

If you want to instill character building traits in children, I think these fables will help. When writing fables, bunnies can be handicapped and sad, but learn perseverance. Squirrels can stop being miserable after exercising courage. Beavers can have a hard time using good judgment, and monkeys can tell so many lies, they can endanger their families. The other stories that teach character building are about kindness, respect, responsibility, self-discipline, and working together. Time is ticking because if children fail to learn good character traits early in life, when young thy may walk on your toes; when older they may walk on your heart. My daughter Gina Langston, who has a masters degree in early childhood eduction, helped me with these short stories. Kindle price $ 2.99.

THE CREATION (LITTLE ONES AND GOD)

The creation story done in pen and ink and water colors with rhyming verses is based on the Bible. The first drawing with the verse is the illustrators imagination of each creation day. The second illustration to each days creation shows little ones relating to God's day of creation. We start and end each of the four books in the series the same way since repetition is important to little ones. It is our sincere belief that the four books in this series will give your little ones a head start to knowing the God of the Universe, our Heavenly Father. Kindle price $2.99

GOD'S WAYS (LITTLE ONES AND GOD)

This story done in pen and ink and water colors with rhyming verses in the LITTLE ONES AND GOD series is about God's ways. Using scriptures, we introduce God's characteristics in illustrations that will teach your child that God is kind, good, holy, mysterious, all-powerful, just, wise, ever-present, worthy, truth, eternal, and love. Just imagine how it will benefit your "lap baby" to start learning these fundamental truths now. Frances and I hope they grow up and fall in love with God as we have. Kindle price $2.99.

TEN COMMANDMENTS (LITTLE ONES AND GOD)

Think about how much easier raising a little one through those difficult teenage years would be for you and them if they learn to obey the Ten Commandments while very young. Writing the ten commandment about adultery was quite a challenge, but I think you will be pleased at the way we handled that commandment. Enjoy the illustrations, rhyming verses, and scripture that tell about the rules God gave to Moses to help man have a happier life on this earth. Kindle price $2.99.

HIS GIFTS (LITTLE ONES AND GOD)

As parents, we know the greatest gift God gave was His only begotten son to die on the cross for our sins. Using pen and ink and water color, Frances illustrated my rhyming verses about God's other gifts of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control, wisdom, time, strength, and life. Our hope is the LITTLE ONES AND GOD series will make your little one grow up with the knowledge that he or she is loved by an awesome God. Kindle price $2.99.

Posted on Aug 8, 2012 2:18:42 PM PDT
Denise Baer says:
Net Switch is a great summer read.

Amazon review by KapticaReviews

"Ms. Baer writes in the first person perspective in the guise of journal entries by various characters; Sydney being the primary point of view...The development and depiction of Sydney by Ms. Baer is spot on. She wanted to create a flawed and insecure character and was successful...This novel is a must read for thrill-seekers and fans of psychological journeys. Sexual content does make an appearance, but is far from distasteful. This genre and style is truly unique and stands apart."

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She is trying to get out of the mental institution. He wants to keep her in. The only possibility for her release is to hand over her prize possession-her journal, but can she trust him with her secrets?

In the dead of winter, Sydney Hayes finds herself in an internet chat room in hopes of expelling her loneliness. Enchanted by a stranger, she soon finds herself caught up in an affair that spills over into her everyday life. Within a short period of time, the stranger captures her mind, her body and eventually her heart, but excitement turns to terror and Sydney must abandon the life she built in Chicago and assume a new identity.

A fragile woman in a new city, Sydney tries to put it all behind her as she makes a fresh start in Seattle, but her troubles follow her and she is running out of time. Feeling as though she has no other choice, Sydney is determined to destroy him before he destroys her-unaware that her journal holds the key.

Will she discover the secret before it's too late?

**********************

Make sure you have a cold drink next to you. The suspense will leave you needing to quench your page turning thirst.

Posted on Aug 8, 2012 2:29:35 PM PDT
Hi, just a couple you might enjoy.

The Dancing Boy Available in paperback.

Ex-soldier Tom Gillet returned to Afghanistan to search for the boy who saved his life. He was stunned by the complexity of the challenges he faced.
Far beyond the corridors of official power, he entered into a maze of corruption, betrayal and child sex slavery. He found that evil threatened his life. He found an evil so profound that it threatened everything he cared about.

All In
Carla wanted to be rich and wear nice clothes. Not much wrong with that, provided she could move on from a troubled past. Her way out was playing high stakes poker, using Fat Yang as her mentor. Trouble is, it wasn't a game of cards Fat Yang had in mind for her. It was something far more dangerous and life threatening. Fortunately for her, she discovers his intentions, and begins to hatch a plan of her own.

Posted on Aug 8, 2012 4:16:53 PM PDT
The Steel Deal

Sonny Busco is the last
Of the old time private eyes.
His wit and wisdom can't be denied.

"Delilah" is a dangerous woman-in-black:
Sly and on the attack.

Both battling--
Scrapping and scrambling,
Wheelin' and dealin'--
For 'Sentient Steel":
An invention to die for

...and to kill for.

Want to find out more?

Read what these readers say is in store.

"...[T]he plot is somewhat unique, and it will keep you reading."
4 STARS Fred Camfield (Amazon reviewer)

"A Unique voice in the gumshoe genre...This book was a lot of fun to read."
4 STARS (Todd Fonseca, 2009 IE national book awards finalist)

"[Sonny Busco's] a unique protagonist of a P.I. novel...All in all a great read."
4 STARS (Julie Albright, Amazon reviewer)

LOOK FOR BOOK TRAILER AT http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Tuvnz2W_pc

FOR CHARACTER PROFILES, QUOTES, AND OTHER BOOK EXTRAS VISIT SHELFARI.COM

Posted on Aug 8, 2012 5:55:13 PM PDT
Diana Wilder says:
Hi, all - and thanks for reading.

I have three novels that you can bury yourself in. Information is below - do go to my web page and look around (no charge and lots of pictures and information) http://dianawilderauthor.com

The City of Refuge
$4.98 (also available in paperback).
Check here for information, reviews and sample chapters - and don't miss 'Destroying the Temple' on this page:
http://www.dianawilderauthor.com/the-city-of-refuge.html

THE CITY OF REFUGE is a story of hidden treasure, revenge and murder in Akhenaten's capital city and one man's discovery that the paths of righteousness may lie through peril, but they will always bring you home.

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Pharaoh's Son
$4.98 (also available in paperback).
Ancient Egypt of Ramses the Great in all its color, action and mystery -

Check here for sample chapters, reviews and other fun information:
http://www.dianawilderauthor.com/pharaohs-son.html

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

A Killing Among The Dead $4.98
$4.98 (also available in paperback).
Check here for a sample:
http://www.dianawilderauthor.com/a-killing-among-the-dead.html
(don't forget to read the sample chapters and the judgment hall)

A KILLING AMONG THE DEAD is a historical mystery set during ancient Egypt's declining years. It is a tale of betrayal, revenge and redemption, and one man's discovery that no matter how alone we seem in our struggle against evil, the Great Ones are never far away.

Posted on Aug 9, 2012 9:46:25 AM PDT
When Evil Governs
Undercover Drug Enforcement Administration agent Jimmy Bancroft, his mission: locate the mountain drug sources, his personal mission: find Bonnie's murderers. A drug cartel found her after he placed her in a safe house.
Jimmy must survive a cartel ordered hit and a Metro Police murder warrant, based on false sheriff's department evidence; they want him dead.
The cartel knows no limit, as they stalk the wife and son of Jimmy's partner, Tom Dillon.
When Evil Governs: dark, political corruption blooms during the housing bubble.

The Cobra Exploit
The Department of Defense builds a new malware-immune computer operating system, code-named Cobra. A no-holds-barred battle for it erupts between arch enemies, the Mossad and the KGB.
While the Israeli cyber team tests it for vulnerabilities, Mossad agent Brandon Nishri and a poised, resourceful woman of international intrigue, (known in the high fashion world as Monica Freeman), steal it from an ultra secure DOD environment. Global tensions ratchet up as trust and confidence become the first causalities.

The Cobra Exploit: a seditious cyber conspiracy

Please visit www.brucetprendergast.com

Posted on Aug 9, 2012 10:20:33 AM PDT
Why not try a collection of short stories? Sometimes a nice short story is all you need. If you have a long lunch or even a long bus ride these might just be up your alley. Gates is a collection of six short stories with a connecting theme of gates. Gates take us from one place to another, from a yard to the street or from one reality to the next. Come along, pick out one and see where the gate will take you.

Posted on Aug 9, 2012 10:45:18 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Aug 9, 2012 11:37:04 AM PDT
Roger Weston says:
A retired luxury liner sits in the Port of Long Beach. A ruthless billionaire with a fatal plot for revenge buys her and sets in motion a dark and cold plan.

When maritime history professor, Jake Sands, gives the farewell speech he spots a murderous face from his past, and finds himself sucked into a blood-thirsty plan for revenge that began in WWII with the development of a weapon so shocking that if unleashed would cause unimaginable horror for thousands. Filled with pulse pounding action and adventure, Fatal Return, is now available for download.
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