The von Raesfeld Agency

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I am an editor and agent in Las Vegas/Henderson, NV. I provide editing assistance to writers who self-publish (fiction and non-fiction).

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Bits and Pieces
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,340. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Forensic artist Matti James seeks change when she moves to Henderson, NV. She adopts a dog that digs up human remains, joins a women’s mystery club intent on solving cold cases, and learns her neighbors have ties to the Russian Mafia. Add two resident Inbetweeners who are not exactly alive and Matti’s life becomes decidedly different.
We Aquatus
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,290. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
“I am not from this world, said the tiny alien. “We Aquatus have been visiting Earth for 10,000 of your years using satellites to observe. There was no need to make our presence known, but now humankind has reached a point in its evolution where 75% of all life of this planet will be abolished within 80 years. You cannot save yourselves or this planet without our help.
Oh Boy, It's Hot!
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The mid 1970s witnessed huge wealth being amassed from the extraction of oil from deep below the shifting sands of the vast Arabian deserts. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia underwent an amazing metamorphosis, unparalleled in human history. Chaos ruled! With lily white knees and flapping shorts, Robin Shea appeared in the Red Sea port of Jeddah to stake a claim in the oil boom.
The Life of a Teddy Bear Family
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A very special teddy bear family has three very special adventures. They go fishing, to the County Fair, and on a ride to take photographs. They are special teddies because they have been given the gift of life.
May the Odds Be With Us Legal Segregation in America
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Americans are legally segregated. MAY THE ODDS BE WITH US shows how and why corporate sports monopolies and their political representatives were able to enact the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. That legislation created legal segregation. The principles of liberty and justice apply to all Americans. Everyone should be free to make wagers on sports.
Running Into the Forever
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 69,900. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Five escapees from the Beast’s camp join Daniel and "Sam" Bryant’s family of orphans. The leader tells Daniel what he already knows: “The Beast is still looking for you and he’s getting close again. The family must find a new safe place, but how safe can it be when one of the escapees is a “half-one” who infiltrates the family to help capture “breeders” which are crucial to the Beast's survival.
Some Other Time, Some Other Place
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,000. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I had not seen Katherine for almost ten years when I encountered her on the beach. She was as beautiful as I remembered. She still possessed an unforgettable presence, a certain kind of dignity that created distances around her. The only thing that had changed was her eyes. I noticed that right away, even though the light was very dim. There was a tension now. The certainty was gone.
Death of American Architecture
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
American architecture is dying a slow, agonizing death, akin to a disease that eats away at the human spirit. The individualist creative minds in American architecture flourished between the World Wars - Organic, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco. Now the death toll rings monotonously as artistic endeavors of architectural design melt into mediocrity. Greatness is poorly imitated and rarely improved upon.
The Adventures of Zack Gentry A Tongue-in-Cheek History of the Opening of the West
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Zack Gentry is not your typical western hero, but he does have some exciting adventures during the era when America was expanding westward. In his travels Zack meets some famous people like Kit Carson, Mark Twain, Wild Bill Hickok, Wyatt Earp, and Calamity Jane, to mention a few. This is an encapsulated history of actual events and people, with a little bit of legend thrown in.
Peggy The Story of a Wee Horse
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,470. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Peggy is a story is about a gentle, loving lady and a very smart little horse. The story takes place on the Island of Coll, off the west coast of Scotland. How Stephanie and Peggy came together is almost a mystery as if pre-ordained by some higher power to be bound in a story of hope and happiness.
The Enigma of David's Toe
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: American English. Published: September 5, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Renaissance art, past life experiences, and art terrorism lead to murder and suicide in modern-day Florence. David Rinaldo hears voices in his head that tell him to commit acts of vandalism. When he takes a hammer to Michelangelo’s David in the Galleria dell’ Accademia, he tells police that the woman in Paolo Veronese’s painting, Allegory of Wisdom and Strength told him to do it.
My Kind of Town
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,590. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
My Kind of Town chronicles the real life experiences of a Chicago cop during the early 1960s. Anthony Sabatello’s brief career with the Chicago Police Department was spent in the Patrol Division and in the Traffic Division, which enables him to provide different perspectives on being a “copper” in the Windy City.
The Perfume Alibi
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 87,680. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A routine traffic stop. It’s late. It’s raining. The driver knows he’s well off the beaten path, somewhere in Ohio. The cop is bored until he hears the ping of his radar unit. A fancy red sports car appears out of nowhere and thus begins an ingenious game of cat-and-mouse. Two down-on-their luck Hollywood character actors moonlight as cold-blooded killers-for hire.
Counterpunch
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,120. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
What is Mr. Clean doing in the dirty sport of boxing? That's what Dominic's self-absorbed friends might have asked if they weren't caught up in their own dramas. What no one knows is that rock-solid Dominic has a painful secret, a terrible riddle to solve, and if he can't, the mystery might completely gnaw away his soul.
ARBOIS A Winter's Trials and Tribulations
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,100. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
St. Clusen, France, 1934 Father Arbois, a parish priest, suffers trials and tribulations perpetrated by ghosts and time warps that cause him constant worry. His church could collapse due to an infestation of a pernicious strain of woodworm and he's in peril of being swept up by one of the amazing, but slightly flawed inventions of the local aristocrat. Guaranteed you'll laugh your head off!
Hangar #3
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A New York syndicate wants to build an opulent hotel for the ultra-rich, an adult arcade, and a 5-star restaurant at the Henderson Executive Airport inside Hangar #3. Cash customers only. The Chicago and Las Vegas mobs want some of the action. Torre Fiorentino has his hands full dispensing swift justice to wrongdoers and finding love in this action-packed mob story set in Las Vegas.
Life in the Old Neighborhood...And Beyond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Chester Parks was born into a Polish immigrant family in one of the poorest neighborhoods on the northwest side of Chicago, IL during the Great Depression. He and his brother were raised by their mother. Hard work, determination, and the love of a good wife and children were the ingredients for Chester's happy life.
Journey to the Forever
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 70,080. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Ethan stands before the Beast, receiving his orders to once again infiltrate Daniel Bryant’s family of orphans. All of the remaining “outside humans” must be located and captured because the Beast's food supply is low and he is hungry. Will Ethan’s changed appearance fool Daniel and the others long enough to return them to the Beast? The survival of both species - man and beast is at stake.
Phantom Out of the Shadows
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 103,150. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
All who love a good romance, especially fans of the classic, "Phantom of the Opera" will be surprised and delighted with this "new telling" of Ledoux's timeless tale. It's a "deftly woven love story replete with passion and struggle, loyalties and responsibilities, and unsanctioned love." From the Phantom's lair below the Paris Opera House to the marshes of Allhallows, the legend lives on.
A Birthday To Die For
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 75,950. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Psychologist Paula Mitchell needs help to save her patient’s life. Kae Carlson believes she will be killed on her 26th birthday. Kae has multiple personalities. Through them Dr. Mitchell learns that Kae was raped by the High Priest of a satanic cult on her 13th birthday. A miscarriage prevented Kae from delivering a baby to be sacrificed, so she must take its place. Can Kae's life be saved?
Dust, Bones, and the Forever
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 76,470. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
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The world they know has ceased to exist. A beast and its legion of monsters has invaded the earth. Except for a few children and two adults, most of the people are dead-reduced to dust and bones. Daniel and Samantha become surrogate parents of a makeshift family that is literally running for their very lives to avoid becoming the invaders' food supply.
Joshua Freeman
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
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Joshua, a runaway slave, outwits his hunters and becomes a free man. He joins a wagon train heading west. He needs to earn enough money to buy his siblings' freedom and avenge his mother's death. His life is changed because of the people he meets, the experiences he has, and the life lessons he learns during the journey as he grows from a brave boy into a mature, courageous young man.
The Master Puppeteer
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Naples, Italy 1916: Two boys, Michele and Antonio, dream of going to America—land of wealth and opportunity. When they arrive in New York, they discover that life in America is not what they expected. Their lives take different paths, but ultimately, they find the love and happiness, success and prosperity they'd dreamt about as boys. Was Destiny, the Master Puppeteer, pulling the strings?
Comare, The Godmother
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,540. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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When a Mafia don is gunned down in New York, his wife forms a gang of Mafia females to avenge his death. This story contains violence, revenge, greed, rape, lust, nudity, love, heterosexual and bisexual sex scenes, sensual love scenes, but no vulgar four-letter words. For adult readers.
Vampire in the Vatican
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,300. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The election of a new progressive Pope brings sweeping changes to the Catholic Church worldwide. Many are happy to see the Church modernized, while others believe there's a vampire in the Vatican, sucking the lifeblood out of their beloved Church and vow to do whatever must be done to stop him…but who are they? Enter the cloistered walls of the Vatican as the mystery is unraveled.


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