The Universe in 3/4 Time

From historical Brussels to a Black Forest refuge…From Prague’s ghostly lanes to the high Pyrenees… Join three struggling musicians as they head off across Europe to recover a mysterious World War II piano, a dangerous quest that illuminates not only the fate of the piano’s elusive owner, but also secrets of their art lost in antiquity. A novel of intrigue, mysticism, and a great love forged by war and music. $0.99 on Kindle ... [Read More...]

Nutshell

During Dust Bowl days in west Texas, a country doctor delivers a baby, a so-called “monster,” acceptable parlance of that era indicating a newborn with multiple birth defects. A genre-bending thriller that offers readers a birds-eye view into the rigors of med-school through the lens of a supernatural-tinged, multi-generational drama. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Mazie

A burdened old widow. A reclusive young bachelor. A lonely neighbor girl. A collision of fates that transform their lives forever. After tragically losing her only child, then facing her husband’s death two years ago from Alzheimer’s, 72-year-old Mazie questions why God doesn’t take her too. Her grief leaves her aching to join her husband and son in the grave. When Brian, a reserved young bachelor, moves next door, Mazie attempts to set him up with her young friend, Claire. Then,... [Read More...]

Free: Asymmetrical Woman

A woman in a disintegrating marriage, on the brink of having an affair, develops Bell’s Palsy, paralyzing her face, and forcing her to reexamine her marriage, ambitions, and self. Asymmetrical Woman explores the inherent contradictions and dilemmas of contemporary women—the disappointments, compromises and anguish of marriage, motherhood and work. ... [Read More...]

A Distant Horizon

1851 Ireland. After enduring years of a devastating potato famine, Ellen Kittrick is a survivor. Crop failures and a descent into poverty changes her from a happy wife and mother to a woman struggling to keep her children alive. When several shocking events occur, it forces her to make an enormous decision. But will the colony give her the security and happiness she longs for, especially when she has left her heart behind? Can Ellen thrive in a strange land? Or has she made the greatest mistake... [Read More...]

Discovering How Complacency Leads to Government Control by Analyzing Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

By bridging Marxism and Deconstructionism, this essay proves how Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four parallels the modern-day complacency among Americans. Typically, most will point out the obvious similarities like constant surveillance through screens (phones, televisions, computers), the ever-increasing wage gap between the rich and poor, and the creation of new laws that interfere with our constitutional freedoms. The objective of this essay is to circumvent these themes by first deconstruc... [Read More...]

Free: Polk, Harper & Who

A police visit and then a dinner party threaten to unravel all that Adam and Eva hold dear… A tender, thorny, frequently hilarious contemporary story of complicated friendships and family relationships, and ultimately of the triumph of imperfect London love within imperfect London lives. “beautifully encapsulates what love is” Kirkus Reviews. ... [Read More...]