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Bearin's: The Book
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 81,240. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling, Essay » Sociology
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,250. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 95,280. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 294,620. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,160. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,570. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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.
The Pirates of Peary Village
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A YA history that may interest those who study the US during World War II. It focuses on a government housing project in South Portland, Maine, housing shipyard workers. Peary Village is built on a large farm. With several hundred apartments in row houses, it is a natural market for an enterprising newsboy. And the papers interest a pack of Samoyeds. Two older Scots and the dogs frame the story.
Maine Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions and photos to all of Maine's 10 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge to make sure you have the least amount of hassle in getting there. Step by Step directions for 5 of the finest bridges to use for your own Self Guided tour. Short history and construction methods included
A Soft Place to Fall
Series: Shelter Rock Cove, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 108,860. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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The first time they met, his dog trashed her car. The second time they met, she set fire to her bathroom. The third time they met, they fell in love. Annie Galloway isn't looking to fall in love again. Sam Butler doesn't want a home and family of his own. Too bad fate has other plans . . . A SOFT PLACE TO FALL is a 100,000 word contemporary romance, previously published by Berkley Books.
She's Gone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,790. Language: American English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
She's Gone is about Netti Quill, a young would-be novelist who mingles with waterfront mobsters in a naive attempt to acquire experience and atmosphere for her writing. She disappears from an island during a storm, and her wealthy grandmother hires PI Duff Kerrigan to find her. Murders occur while his search takes him from a small coastal fishing village to the north woods, risking his li