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On a Darkling Plain
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You set the price! Words: 116,780. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Samuel Jellerson, 56 and forced into early retirement, is walking in the woods behind the family farm in Maine one fall day when he witnesses a priest molesting a boy. From this one event all the action in the novel follows and draws a wide cross section of the town into a theme that explores the nature of evil and its antidote empathy, the force that creates community, and fellow-feeling.
On Deadly Tides (A Wendover House Mystery Book 3)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A body has washed up on the beach and the past which was buried once is now a present danger to Tess MacKay and others in the islands. Questions about the corpse's identity lead to an exhumation of an empty grave and further queries about a supposed accidental death that might be a ritual murder.
The Two Paths
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,300. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Two Paths begins at a lakeside cottage where a group of graduating seniors are having a celebratory end-of-school party. One of them is Robbie Elder, campus football hero, who later in the night violates in an ambiguous rape Cilla Whitten, a plain and socially awkward junior lured there by the promise of excitement and popularity. The rest of the novel follows these two into young adulthood.
The Quadrant: At the Mother of Waters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 150,930. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
First in a 3-volume narrative journey set in 19th century New England and on the high seas. Against the backdrop of conflicting traditions and beliefs, this shared account traces the unveiling merger of three unlike mariners—a Maine sea captain, a ship’s doctor, and a Welsh gypsy seaman—whose journey ultimately unites their lives and cultures, even as it divides their families and communities.
Bearin's: The Book
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 81,240. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Bearin’s (bâr'ĭns)—When you’re on the water, the act of figuring out where you are and what’s going on is known as “getting your bearings.” The same applies to life itself. In the Northeast, we often don’t fuss around with the letter “g” at the ends of our words. Therefore, “Bearin’s”—which has been a column in Commercial Fisheries News for over 20 years. This book is a collection of those columns
Matinicus — An Island Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,250. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Steeped in Maine island lore, this century-spanning double mystery pits a renegade fishing community against an unhappy child-bride of the 1820s, a defiant twenty-first-century teen, and a hard-drinking botanist who escapes to the island of Matinicus to avoid a crazed ex-lover and verify a rumored 22 species of wild orchid, only to find himself hounded by the ghost of a child some 200 years dead.
Hold Back the Night
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 95,280. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
HOLD BACK THE NIGHT is a supernatural saga that is a cross between Dark Shadows and Revenge. Fifteen years ago, Amanda Love’s son was kidnapped by the elusive vampire, Vincent Savage. Now Vincent is returning to Nightfall, Maine to reunite mother with son. But he returns with more than just Amanda's long-lost child, he returns with secrets that threaten to destroy every member of her family.
The Song of Pilothead Sound
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 294,620. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
After 2 years in Pilothead Sound, Cass as the DOPS series continues has made a number of unusual friends & as a Metis of great spiritual promise has been issued an invitation to sit on the Sound's Native council. Tho' he's made peace with housemate Lawrie, other crises arise for Cato & Mario, his priest & Healer friends, and an injury changes Abel's life forever after he flees the Bolivian jungle.
Eternity's Embrace
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,160. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Vernon Townsley and Bernice Jennings have disparate origins--Boston Brahmin and Kansas farmer. She teaches in Maine. He doesn't qualify for Johns Hopkins, works the docks and joins the Army. At Togus Military Hospital romance is ignited and extinguished in anger. He finds her on Cross Island. They marry, sire a family, and endure tragedy. Thunder the ghost horse leads them to Eternity's Embrace.
Jesus Is Watching
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,570. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
Short stories often come from random ideas and personal experiences. The title story builds on existing humor. Inspiration: The Angels of Dog Creek and Thanks For Your Time. History: The Resurrection of Bartholomew Kelly. Angst: The Whizzer; The Curb; and The Rake. Tragedy: The Incident at Dead Man’s Dip and Suicide. Humor: The Septic Tank, Large Mouth with Many Teeth, and Moose. And essays.