In It For the Money: David Burnsworth

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In It For the Money

Sometimes young adults would prefer to go missing and not be found for any reason. Was that why Jeremy Rhodes disappeared? His mother is quite wealthy and claims to give her money to charities and spends her time at these events as a benefactor. Blu Carraway is an unorthodox private investigator that is brash, bold, and reckless and definitely someone you want on your side. His former business partner Mick Crome vanished but that is about to change as he comes up to round out a cast of characters that are hilarious, on point, no holds barred in their actions and will do anything to solve a case even getting arrested. Blu’s funds seem to be diminishing and he has not had a job since working for millionaire Adam Kincaid finding his daughter. Staring at his old rotary phone he wills it to ring but…

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The Shepherd’s Calculus

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The Shepherd’s Calculus: C.S. Farrelly
Within the pages of this novel you will meet many clergy who have fought their entire careers to cover up the many wrong doings of the Catholic Church. But, one man Archbishop Owen Feeney would break all barriers, defy all the laws of the Church, its integrity for the mere control of funds, prestige, influence on the rules and mores set by the Catholic Church and create a web of deceit that will uncover a conspiracy all the way to the top of the Catholic Church. But, first let’s meet Milton Casey the man who is the chief strategist for the reelection of President Arthur Wyncott.
Everything is about the latest poll results and when Thomas Archer seemed to be Wyncott’s main competition something has to be done as Archer opened his speech by thanking God and blessing the attendants which was followed by his…

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Non-fiction – Mental Health
Date Published: August 16, 2017
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Beyond ADHD weaves Emmerson’s personal story of his ADHD diagnosis, exploring along the way the latest medical, scientific and societal explanations and tools for managing and living with the condition. Including interviews with a number of experts at the forefront of next-generation ADHD diagnostics and treatment, he questions the cookie-cutter way ADHD is commonly diagnosed and treated. Suggesting that the list of symptoms often used to identify ADHD can be attributed to many other disorders and conditions, he explores how and why ADHD diagnoses have increased by 50% in the last ten years.

Emmerson advocates a different approach to ADHD, arguing that it should be a diagnosis of exclusion rather than the other way around, and that we must look past the label, recognizing that individual symptoms vary and treatment plans should be better tailored to the…

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Lives change at the drop of a hat or the flick of a burning match. Imagine looking into a mirror and wondering who you really are and what your future might hold. Three women age 27 are about to enter a world that will make them feel as if they have taken a trip into the Twilight Zone. Secrets, lies, deceits and one man who decided their fate in order to keep a promise to someone else and protect his own identity and future. A vicious killer leaving their three young daughters, triplets alone in their cribs not even knowing that they were born and even existed, struck down Carla and Anthony Ponti. What happens will shed light on the adoption process, the power of one man to hide the truth and three young women who will never be the same. But, first let’s…

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I Know A Secret: Tess Gerritsen

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Secrets can destroy you if you are not careful. Someone has decided to take the lives of his/her victims by creating a special method of mutilation and abuse. What happens when someone is so traumatized in the past that they take it out in the present killing people that were close but hoping to hide their secrets from the past in the present. A psychopathic killer is keeping secrets and in order to prevent them from coming out the killer is making sure that certain people remain silent. Within the pages of this novel the author brilliantly describes the death of three victims in a graphic manner. Each death is depicted as if the killer was recreating a scene of a specific Saint on a stain glass window in a church. Saint Lucy the patron saint of eyes, holding her eyes in her hands. Joan of Arc burned at the…

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Polio and Me

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Polio and Me: Ken Dalton

Take a trip back in time to 1943 and a young five year old boy named Kenneth Dalton whose life changed when he woke up one morning and could not move his limbs in order to walk, hold an object in his hand like an apple and is rushed to a hospital and taken out of his mother’s loving arms and placed in a room where no one but hospital staff was allowed to see him. Imagine being diagnosed with polio as your family doctor insists you remain in the hospital and in quarantine until you are no longer contagious. The story is told in a timeline fashion flashing back and forth from the past to the present as Kenneth relates his numerous surgeries, physical therapy sessions and the hope for a miracle to walk without his leg brace. Imagine being isolated from your family…

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Diana Forbes: Mistress Suffragette

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Within the structure of any society there are those who would map out the lives of their children to fit into the perfect mold that they foresee for them. Penelope Stanton’s parents have handled the suitors they deem worthy of her but yet Penelope falls prey to her own wiles and weaknesses. Not wanting to attend a specific ball to meet young men as potential suitors she gets tangled in a short but elicit romance with Edgar Deggars a married man who has other things on his mind and talking is not one of them. Cornering her after a dance and making his intensions known, a wife not far away Penelope learns just how far her parents will go in order to get her to do what they want even if it means moving in with this man and his wife and becoming his mistress. Strong minded yet innocent in…

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The Names of the Dead Girls

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The Names of the Dead Girls: Eric Rickstad

Someone is watching you but you cannot see or hear the person. Someone wants to end your life because of something your father did to him. Someone attacked you and you have never been able to deal with it and now that someone is no longer is prison and you think he is coming back for you. This man is responsible for killing your parents long ago and now that your uncle some harsh truths are about to come out since your uncle has adopted you, your father, tried to hide and protect you from the horrific truth. But, this man is not finished yet and more girls will pay the price, as the list of the names of the dead girls will vastly grow before we hope this person is stopped.
Ned Preacher is a serial rapist and murderer who has…

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Unexpected Outcomes
by Carolyn Ridder Aspenson
September 19, 2017 Book Blast

When a frantic 911 call stumps a suburban Atlanta police department, psychic medium Angela Panther is asked to help. Without a body or a ransom note, the cops question whether there’s even a crime, but Angela’s certain the woman’s no longer among the living.
On the outside, the woman’s family seems run of the mill, but Angela’s sixth sense tells her something different, she just has to find the evidence—and the victim’s remains, to prove it.
With the help of her best friend, Mel, and Fran, her celestial super sleuth mother, she sets out to find it and stumbles into a web of dark, dangerous family secrets worse than she ever imagined.
When a desperate spirit forces Angela to act on impulse, she makes one wrong move and lands right in the path…

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The Stratus Estate

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Within the pages of The Stratus Estate the author will take the reader to many different worlds that might be in the 17th century according to the timeline and dates given but in reality the scenes, the advances technology and the situations far surpass our technology today and ask these questions: Just what you do living in a world that is not that much different than ours yet enables you to fly where you want and I don’t mean by plane alone, hear the voices and thoughts of others and learn more about the Red Planet and our own planet where people live or come from Mars and travel to what the author has created New New York and the issues that are no different than the ones we face today. Our narrator on this journey into this world is Phillip Stratus who reminds us of the struggles faced by…

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