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By Donald F. Averill
Wolves’ Hollow has been in turmoil since the late nineteenth century. This two-part novel visits the Idaho town in both the 1860s and in 2013. Following the Civil War, young Levi Collins decides to find his fortune. With his Union Army buddies, he travels the Oregon Trail in search of gold. Along the way, they come upon unforeseen danger that begins with a rescued dog. Levi and his wagon train encounter Indians, and Levi is injured. He even finds the time to fall in love, all on his search for treasure in the hills. In the year 2013, descendants of the original settlers still reside in Wolves’ Hollow—and now they’ve got a heinous murder on their hands. Rhonda Summers is the sheriff, but everyone calls her Rif. With the unexpected help of a carpenter and newspaper reporter, Rif uses modern methods to hunt down a killer. What began as one murder, however, soon becomes a series, perpetrated by several different killers. Even if they catch one criminal, can they be sure they’ve stopped them all?
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By Marilyn Hering
"A vehicle approached the Alliance from the direction of Silk Road. She immediately recognized Charles' Pierce Arrow and Miles, his chauffeur. But why would he stop here? She had not seen Charles since the day they had separated, having decided to try to each in their own way to heal from death of their child. Not realizing how sick he was, Eleanor left him to run away with Dante Ravelli. The death of her beautiful son gnawed at her heart every day. But Charles.... She had no idea if he had even begun to heal from the tragedy. The last time they spoke his pain seemed insurmountable, for he blamed himself for bringing Robbie, their child, to the mill to show him off. It was there he contracted diphtheria and died. When the chauffeur helped Charles from his vehicle her worst fears were realized. His fingers were like sticks; he could hardly walk. Kirkus Reviews, A Woman Possessed: "A fine historical novel with a feisty, engagingly flawed heroine and a cinematic plot." Blue Ink Press: "The author brilliantly traces Eleanor's decline from a strong woman of character to a spoiled socialite with one man on her mind.... Author Marilyn Hering writes confidently and with authority...this expertly constructed narrative combines many of the elements of great story telling."
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By Gregory L. Wade
The Barker family lives in a remote valley of Tennessee during the Civil War, finding themselves in the chaos of the bloody conflict. Although to many the issues are black and white, the Barkers exist in a world of uncertainty. To protect their homes and lives, they must often reevaluate their beliefs in the midst of life altering upheaval. Their valley neighbors are no different. They also must make quick decisions about loyalty, family, and duty. The Sequatchie Valley is not one of wealth, but it is one of beauty. War threatens at their very doorsteps, and actions have far-reaching and unexpected consequence. Even as the war comes to an end, things are no easier. The country might be under the guise of peace, but conflicts do not cease. The Barker’s isolation brings dangerous people to their realm. Externally, they must fight as they heal from the physical and emotional scars of the Civil War. They will persevere, as Americans always have, but at what price?
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By Michael Augustyn
In October of 1448, Vlad is a month shy of his seventeenth birthday when he leads a cavalry two thousand strong to the wooden walls of Tirgoviste. They are the last obstacle preventing him from reclaiming the throne held by his father. Determined to be his father’s son in every way possible, Vlad finally walks through the open gates where, in due course, he plans to free himself of the Turks and declare himself “Son of the Dragon”—Dracula. At last, he is prince. Dracula presides over Wallachia, a principality caught between two voracious predators: the kingdom of Hungary and the Ottoman, better known as the Turks. Bitter at God and left wondering if He even exists, Dracula faithfully follows his life’s purpose to free Wallachia, battling criminals and factions who attempt to break him with overwhelming force and terror. But as a sultan watches the feud from a distance and gloats, Dracula eventually turns his enemies’ tactics against them, finds love, is taken prisoner, and stands at a crossroads where he is faced with an agonizing choice: renounce his past, or embrace his fate. In this historical novel, a fifteenth-century warlord cursed by his church and torn between his code of ethics and his humanity evolves into a legend who soon proves that he is neither a man nor a prince, but something beyond both.
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By Donald F. Averill
Wolves’ Hollow has been in turmoil since the late nineteenth century. This two-part novel visits the Idaho town in both the 1860s and in 2013. Following the Civil War, young Levi Collins decides to find his fortune. With his Union Army buddies, he travels the Oregon Trail in search of gold. Along the way, they come upon unforeseen danger that begins with a rescued dog. Levi and his wagon train encounter Indians, and Levi is injured. He even finds the time to fall in love, all on his search for treasure in the hills. In the year 2013, descendants of the original settlers still reside in Wolves’ Hollow—and now they’ve got a heinous murder on their hands. Rhonda Summers is the sheriff, but everyone calls her Rif. With the unexpected help of a carpenter and newspaper reporter, Rif uses modern methods to hunt down a killer. What began as one murder, however, soon becomes a series, perpetrated by several different killers. Even if they catch one criminal, can they be sure they’ve stopped them all?
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By Robert Fedorchek

March 3, 1945, turns into a fateful night of horror for a young American Marine caught in the onslaught of Japanese fire on Iwo Jima. But worse than the machine-gun wounds that he sustains is a reality that he will bury, a mental and psychological scar so terrible that he won’t allow it to surface with doctors at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco. It is only with a nurse who has an actual scar of her own from an abusive stepfather that he finds some respite.

Given a medical discharge after V-E Day, the wounded Marine returns to his home in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, which lies on the fringes of the dying coke and coal country. There he begins the agonizing journey of recognition to confront a naked, shattering truth. How he deals with his strong-willed father, friends, one antagonist, and the nurse who makes her way to Mount Pleasant, will determine the outcome of his nightmare on Iwo Jima.

The Oldest Son is a story of the triumph of hope that springs from the love between a woman and a man.


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By Rose Shaw

During a time when men think the stars are little children of the moon, thirteen-year-old Zim-ri is sold into slavery by his uncaring, debt-ridden father. After he is taken from his home, Zim walks in line with the other captives to the noble city of Ur, where he will learn his fate.

Along the way, an old woman from his village stumbles in the line ahead of him. Zim rushes to Mara’s side and promises the guards he will help her on the journey. As the two quickly bond, Mara teaches Zim how to see the world differently, deal with his fear of demons, and celebrate his talents. When Zim and the group finally arrive in the ancient city, Zim does his best to fit in while he and his ox work in the shadow of the great ziggurat where illness, sandstorms, and the unfamiliar laws make existence a challenge. More adventures wait outside Ur’s walls, including robbers and a treasure—but Zim longs for just one thing: a family who loves him unconditionally.

In this compelling young adult tale, a teen sold into slavery must build a new life for himself, thwart evil villains, and save a life—all while searching for the kind of happiness and acceptance he has always wanted.


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By Ron Boggs
CHICAGO-THE GEM OF THE PRAIRIE-EARLY AUTUMN, 1871
The city was alive. Raw materials and finished goods moved as fast as the new railroads and lake schooners could carry them. Wisconsin white pine lumber was big business in a city composed of thousands of wooden structures connected by wooden sidewalks and wooden-block streets.

Competition was fierce, ruthless, and deadly.

An Eau Claire lumberman is killed in his hotel room and a competitor, Arlyn Rygg, from Green Bay, must work with the police to find the real killer in order to exonerate himself. His inquiries draw him into a maelstrom of intrigue and deception. Ultimately he races through the Great Fire and learns more than he ever wanted to know.

Praise for Natural Drift, a contemporary Western action mystery pinning a Montana County Sheriff against a rogue U.S. Marshall.

“I am writing to let you know how much I enjoyed your novel, Natural Drift. I found it to be a very good read with a realistic plot and well developed characters. I honestly could not put it down once I started it.”
—Sheriff Thomas Rieger, Carbon County, Montana


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By Rose Shaw

During a time when men think the stars are little children of the moon, thirteen-year-old Zim-ri is sold into slavery by his uncaring, debt-ridden father. After he is taken from his home, Zim walks in line with the other captives to the noble city of Ur, where he will learn his fate.

Along the way, an old woman from his village stumbles in the line ahead of him. Zim rushes to Mara’s side and promises the guards he will help her on the journey. As the two quickly bond, Mara teaches Zim how to see the world differently, deal with his fear of demons, and celebrate his talents. When Zim and the group finally arrive in the ancient city, Zim does his best to fit in while he and his ox work in the shadow of the great ziggurat where illness, sandstorms, and the unfamiliar laws make existence a challenge. More adventures wait outside Ur’s walls, including robbers and a treasure—but Zim longs for just one thing: a family who loves him unconditionally.

In this compelling young adult tale, a teen sold into slavery must build a new life for himself, thwart evil villains, and save a life—all while searching for the kind of happiness and acceptance he has always wanted.


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By Rose Shaw

During a time when men think the stars are little children of the moon, thirteen-year-old Zim-ri is sold into slavery by his uncaring, debt-ridden father. After he is taken from his home, Zim walks in line with the other captives to the noble city of Ur, where he will learn his fate.

Along the way, an old woman from his village stumbles in the line ahead of him. Zim rushes to Mara’s side and promises the guards he will help her on the journey. As the two quickly bond, Mara teaches Zim how to see the world differently, deal with his fear of demons, and celebrate his talents. When Zim and the group finally arrive in the ancient city, Zim does his best to fit in while he and his ox work in the shadow of the great ziggurat where illness, sandstorms, and the unfamiliar laws make existence a challenge. More adventures wait outside Ur’s walls, including robbers and a treasure—but Zim longs for just one thing: a family who loves him unconditionally.

In this compelling young adult tale, a teen sold into slavery must build a new life for himself, thwart evil villains, and save a life—all while searching for the kind of happiness and acceptance he has always wanted.


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By Ron Boggs
CHICAGO-THE GEM OF THE PRAIRIE-EARLY AUTUMN, 1871
The city was alive. Raw materials and finished goods moved as fast as the new railroads and lake schooners could carry them. Wisconsin white pine lumber was big business in a city composed of thousands of wooden structures connected by wooden sidewalks and wooden-block streets.

Competition was fierce, ruthless, and deadly.

An Eau Claire lumberman is killed in his hotel room and a competitor, Arlyn Rygg, from Green Bay, must work with the police to find the real killer in order to exonerate himself. His inquiries draw him into a maelstrom of intrigue and deception. Ultimately he races through the Great Fire and learns more than he ever wanted to know.

Praise for Natural Drift, a contemporary Western action mystery pinning a Montana County Sheriff against a rogue U.S. Marshall.

“I am writing to let you know how much I enjoyed your novel, Natural Drift. I found it to be a very good read with a realistic plot and well developed characters. I honestly could not put it down once I started it.”
—Sheriff Thomas Rieger, Carbon County, Montana


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By David Turnoy

American history can be confusing—and there’s so much of it to learn! What if you had a guide to show you the important points firsthand? A small group of intermediate students is lucky enough to have the chance to travel back in time with their history teacher to see where America started and how it developed. In each new set of experiences, they meet a child their own age who guides them through key events.

The students begin in the time of Columbus and then witness the American Revolution and the founding of the nation. They travel through the tumultuous times of the Civil War and through the turmoil of Reconstruction. They see history on a grand scale but also through the eyes of those experiencing the expansion of American power, sometimes with unfortunate consequences.

In order to understand where we are now, the students come face-to-face with the horrors of racism and the sad story of Native Americans who lost their land. They also learn how a number of myths and legends about the American Revolution are not always exactly accurate but that the real facts may actually be more inspiring. As you travel with these students and learn from the past, you can use the knowledge you gain to help in creating a better future.

EXPERIENCE HISTORY AS NEVER BEFORE!


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By D. W. Duke
Washington Duke is very young when he first realizes there is racial discrimination in the South. Living outside of Hillsboro, North Carolina, in the mid-1820s, he is one of ten children in a family that shares the wilderness with bears, rattlesnakes, and mountain lions. Washington learns about the world around him from his scholarly father, nurtures a compassion for others, and eventually grows into a man deeply troubled by the institution of slavery. Unaware of what awaits him, Washington is conscripted into the Confederate Army and reluctantly leaves his three-hundred-acre farm in 1864 to fight in the war. When the Civil War is over, Washington is left widowed, with nothing but his farm, two blind mules, a wagon load of tobacco, and his four children. Determined to rise from the rubble, Washington soon begins building the foundation for the Duke financial empire—although not without challenges. As Washington ages, his sons eventually capture his dream to establish Duke University. Even with the family’s successes, though, there is tragedy and heartache; Washington’s granddaughter, Doris, dies under suspicious circumstances in 1993 and her estate becomes embroiled in a legal battle. Based on a true story, this compelling and inspirational tale examines the life of a gentle giant and his descendants who together built a multibillion-dollar empire, numerous charitable foundations, and a renowned academic institution, proving that anyone can overcome adversity to achieve greatness.
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By D. W. Duke
Washington Duke is very young when he first realizes there is racial discrimination in the South. Living outside of Hillsboro, North Carolina, in the mid-1820s, he is one of ten children in a family that shares the wilderness with bears, rattlesnakes, and mountain lions. Washington learns about the world around him from his scholarly father, nurtures a compassion for others, and eventually grows into a man deeply troubled by the institution of slavery. Unaware of what awaits him, Washington is conscripted into the Confederate Army and reluctantly leaves his three-hundred-acre farm in 1864 to fight in the war. When the Civil War is over, Washington is left widowed, with nothing but his farm, two blind mules, a wagon load of tobacco, and his four children. Determined to rise from the rubble, Washington soon begins building the foundation for the Duke financial empire—although not without challenges. As Washington ages, his sons eventually capture his dream to establish Duke University. Even with the family’s successes, though, there is tragedy and heartache; Washington’s granddaughter, Doris, dies under suspicious circumstances in 1993 and her estate becomes embroiled in a legal battle. Based on a true story, this compelling and inspirational tale examines the life of a gentle giant and his descendants who together built a multibillion-dollar empire, numerous charitable foundations, and a renowned academic institution, proving that anyone can overcome adversity to achieve greatness.
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By D. W. Duke
Washington Duke is very young when he first realizes there is racial discrimination in the South. Living outside of Hillsboro, North Carolina, in the mid-1820s, he is one of ten children in a family that shares the wilderness with bears, rattlesnakes, and mountain lions. Washington learns about the world around him from his scholarly father, nurtures a compassion for others, and eventually grows into a man deeply troubled by the institution of slavery. Unaware of what awaits him, Washington is conscripted into the Confederate Army and reluctantly leaves his three-hundred-acre farm in 1864 to fight in the war. When the Civil War is over, Washington is left widowed, with nothing but his farm, two blind mules, a wagon load of tobacco, and his four children. Determined to rise from the rubble, Washington soon begins building the foundation for the Duke financial empire—although not without challenges. As Washington ages, his sons eventually capture his dream to establish Duke University. Even with the family’s successes, though, there is tragedy and heartache; Washington’s granddaughter, Doris, dies under suspicious circumstances in 1993 and her estate becomes embroiled in a legal battle. Based on a true story, this compelling and inspirational tale examines the life of a gentle giant and his descendants who together built a multibillion-dollar empire, numerous charitable foundations, and a renowned academic institution, proving that anyone can overcome adversity to achieve greatness.
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