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Passing Through

October 31
by Ken Reynolds

Jack Fay has published his novel, Passing Through. Many people have wanted to write about the characters and incidents they have encountered along the course of their lives, but Jack Fay has done it.

The novel’s protagonist, Jack Moran, begins life in a Boston Irish ghetto where he acquires survival skills that prepare him for careers in the military and corporate security. Moran makes his way through a maze of obstacles that involve alluring women and deadly adversaries, but he is unable to shake off a burden that keeps him distant from other people. Even Mildred, his perceptive companion, is unable to break through his wall.

Passing Through is available on the web in both paperback and e-book from Amazon or from AuthorHouse

Jack Fay is a former government special agent …read more

Murder In the Retirement Castle

August 30
by Hal Hart

Chapter 1

He was in an ugly mood. Driving the last three hours through a torrential downpour had stretched his patience to the limit. Damion Fitzgerald was a control freak and one thing he could not control was the weather. His Scotch-Irish background, his seventy-five years on this earth and his sporadic back problem had nothing to do with his ugly mood. Lack of control had everything to do with it. Read the rest of this entry »

Ancient Legacies Unleashed

May 19
by Alan Beske

Ancient Legacies UnleashedDr. James Chambers, Chancellor University’s most popular history professor, told the fall semester students in his Western Civilization class that legacies from past civilizations could provide clues for solving present-day problems.
A mere five months later, Ryan Anderson, Rebecca Chan and Sarah Flemming, three of his brightest and most resourceful students, were painfully aware of the accuracy of the professor’s pronouncement.
Initially they enjoyed all the new and exciting challenges faced by beginning freshmen, but within weeks became progressively fascinated with the deaths of prominent Atlanta citizens, murdered under extremely bizarre circumstances. Their curiosity drew them from the streets of Atlanta to the mountains of North Georgia as they tried to unravel these mysteries which had authorities baffled.
Their discovery of alarming parallels between the perplexing crimes and villainous figures from Greek mythology ultimately provided a dramatic solution which brought an inconceivable serial killer to justice.

 

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Alexander’s Obsession

January 22
by Alan Beske

Judd Harmon’s life is in chaos. His young son is dead . . . his wife is gone . . . his creditors are relentless . . . and unsavory acts he committed as security vice president for faltering Linton Technologies are about to surface. When the reclusive and vengeful billionaire, known only as Alexander, offers Harmon a fortune for orchestrating a forced takeover of a major pharmaceutical company, Harmon is compelled to listen.

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Blood Of A Stranger

January 20
by Bill Booth

Dr. Brent Dalton’s professional and private lives spiral downward when he tests positive for HIV following an accident in the operating room. In rapid sequence, Dalton is sued by a former patient who alleges he infected her with the virus, his hospital privileges are taken away, patient referrals disappear, and he is compelled to close his office and surgical practice.

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email: bbooth@bigcanoewriters.org

Chinaberry Summer

January 20
by Harris Green

It’s early summer, 1947 in Riverton, Alabama. Graham Flourney looks forward to a summer free of teacher demands but learns that Life is the most demanding teacher of all.

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