Laurel Highlands Publishing

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We celebrate the written word. At Laurel Highlands Publishing, we work with authors, giving them more creative license.

In addition to publishing, Laurel Highlands Publishing offers a la cart services for editing, formatting and book covers.

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Blush of Dawn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2018 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The people of the Scaur live under the strict rule of King Zandelkar or face punishment at the hands of the King’s enforcers, the ululaku. When the mother of twins, Adera and Kif, disobeys the King’s Law, justice comes swiftly, leaving the young twins alone in an unkind world. They grow up navigating injustice while having to fight the wrongness that robbed Adera and Kif of their family.
Burden of Duty
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,440. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 11, 2018 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Tasked with discovering the killer of SS officers and their families across Germany in 1943, Captain Peter Stressler of the Kriminalpolizei navigates Nazi politics and his hatred of the Third Reich, to the ire of the Gestapo. With Gestapo goons breathing down his neck, he gets caught between doing his job and war. The case forces Peter to make choices that endanger himself and those he loves.
Burying Leo
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,610. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2017 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ingrid always loved to sing. Auditioning for a summer job after high school shattered her dreams. She fled Germany for Detroit where she married with the hopes of starting a family. When hope crumbled, she attempts to sing again. Will singing bring the life Ingrid always desired, or will her mutilated soul lose her everything?
The Bed and Breakfast Murder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,090. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Mrs. Emma Quinn happily accommodated early season guests at her bed and breakfast in the quaint village of Howth, Ireland, until one gets murdered. The arrival of Chief Inspector Desmond Joyce of County Dublin’s Garda Siochana throws suspicion everywhere. After being questioned by Inspector Joyce, Emma’s heart flutters, and not just because she wonders if the killer sleeps under her roof.
Hope
Series: The World In-between, Book 5. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,800. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Since she first crossed the portal ten years ago, Hope learned to straddle two worlds—the mundane modern world and the magical world in-between the portals. As the only Wood Listener in centuries, she struggles to find her place in life. Unbeknownst to her uncle, her parents, and her innocent friend trailing her, Hope stoles into the magical side only to find her place fraught with danger.
A New Dawn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
At forty-eight, Usha has never dated. Like all good Indian girls, she married the man whom her family chose. Twenty-three years after success-driven Raja brought her to Phoenix, he leaves her a widow. Alone and aching, she does the unthinkable—registers on a dating website. Through pitfalls and blunders, Usha navigates new territory, discovering what she wants from life and love.
The World In-between Series Books 1, 2, and 3
Series: The World In-between, Books 1, 2, & 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 299,870. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » General
A modern man enters the realm of magic where myths, lore, and fairy tales reside. The World In-between In battle, Berty invokes ancient magic that changes his life forever. Bow of the Moon Berty races to find for the legendary Bow of the Moon and its bearer. Secrets of the Sages Ancient magical secrets unravel the world as Berty knows it, possibly losing everything and everyone he loves.
The Tommy Two Shoes Mysteries Series Books 1, 2, and 3
Series: Tommy Two Shoes. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 166,950. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2016 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Tommy Two Shoes Minerd, a retired Pittsburgh Police Homicide Detective, wants to spend his free time writing stories inspired by his cases. Unfortunately, no matter where he goes or what he does, new cases find him. Especially those that center around his friends and family. With his ghostly partner, Uncle Aidan LeClerc, Tommy fights crimes that place him and his loved ones in the line of fire.
Whispers
Series: The World In-between, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
At one time, Whispers protected magic. But now, Whispers exploit magic. Battles rage. The anti-imperialists continue to invade the Land of Sages. At every turn, they have the advantage. The only defense is an Empire united. To save the lives of all who call the world in-between the portals home, Berty seeks a way to stop the Whispers.
The Tommy Two Shoes Mysteries: 12 Days of Murder
Series: Tommy Two Shoes, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,410. Language: American English. Published: November 10, 2015 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Tommy worked as a Pittsburgh Police Homicide Detective, whiffs of cleaning supplies and a whisper in his ear aided him in solving murders. Retired, he tackles mysteries surrounding his family while remembering the cases of Christmases past and how his Uncle Aidan LeClerc inserted himself as Tommy’s ghostly partner.
Disturbance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,330. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Seemingly normal people leading seemingly normal lives until that moment that causes disturbance. Nine stories quickening heartbeats.
The Dragonlands
Series: The World In-between, Short. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Myths about Dragons all have a kernel of truth. Welcome to the world of Dragons and learn how they came to live in the Dragonlands.
The Book of Bill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,660. Language: American English. Published: July 7, 2015 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Horror » General
Bill Miller has it all: a beautiful wife, great kids, and a fulfilling academic career. Purposelessness leads the assistant professor into the arms of an extremely alluring co-ed. When he ends the affair, it’s too late. His infidelity set in motion a diabolical force that will change his life and threaten his family with horrors worse than death.
Across the Karman Line
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,250. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
In space, fate rests in the hands who created the craft. Wits and creative risk separate life from death while navigating the three-dimensional sea or marooned on an alien planet. The trust between captain and crew unifies a mission. And sometimes, the final take-off is the hardest.
The Tommy Two Shoes Mysteries: Entangled
Series: Tommy Two Shoes, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,420. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Tommy’s friends and family always seem to have a problem that soon becomes his. When extortion screeches on his friend’s door, Tommy agrees to help. Although Uncle Aidan’s ghost throws obscure clues Tommy’s way, Tommy cannot stop the shakedown arriving on his own doorstep.
Haiku Pennsylvania Perspective
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Poetry » Female authors, Poetry » Japanese Poetry
Haiku from the pen of long-time Pennsylvania resident, Janice McLaughlin. She also includes other Japanese poetry forms that she holds dear to her heart. See her world through Japanese verse.
Where Pirates Go to Die
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Naria’s ship is her home. Its crew her family. And to keep the engines running, she pirates. Her last score drew the attention of the Galaxy Circle. Staying one step ahead of the Galaxy means venturing where Pirates go to die.
Moon Shadows
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,590. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
In the dark of night, the moon is bright. But what lurks in the shadows will give you a fright. Seventeen stories touch the unknown, the unseen, and the undead. Visit what we avoid. Step into the shadows of the moon.
The Nooce and Other Fun Poetry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Poetry » Female authors, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Explore thirty-five different forms of poetry from the traditional rhyme to the more obscure nooce. Janice explains and gives examples of every form, encouraging you to write your own. From light poems to more serious subjects, this poetry collection has something for all ages.
The Tommy Two Shoes Mysteries: From Mountains to More
Series: Tommy Two Shoes, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,400. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.00 from 1 review)
Retirement should be easy for Pittsburgh Police Detective, Tommy “Two Shoes” Minerd. But somehow, mystery always finds him. Armed with his fastidious, clue-dropping, long-deceased uncle and ghostly muse, Aidan LeClerc, Tommy solves crimes that just so happen to entangle his family and friends.
Secrets of the Sages
Series: The World In-between, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,490. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Since first stepping through the portal, Berty has always found the Empire mysterious—full of secrets awaiting discovery. Revealing secrets comes with a price, especially magical secrets. His world begins to unravel. Unless Berty exposes the ancient magical secrets the Seven High Sages concealed from history, he could lose everything and everyone he loves.
Yuletide Magic
Series: The World In-between, Short. Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Before hearts entwined and battles fought, a little girl invoked the ancient magic of Yule. A holiday themed short based in the magical world of the epic fantasy series, the World In-between.
Bow of the Moon
Series: The World In-between, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,430. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Trying to restore order in the Empire leaves Berty in need of further knowledge. Although the battle was stayed, a war brews. The enemy have strides ahead of them. Searching for one legendary weapon, Berty discovers that they need another to be able to win the war. As the open assault on the Empire begins, he races to save the legendary Bow of the Moon and its bearer.
Tricentennial
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,980. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Twenty years into the New Era, survivors of environmental collapse live in secure pod cities. Two newly orphaned teenagers discover a confidential aspect of commonly used nanotechnology. Chipping the utopian veneer, they find corruption, lies, and high-level cover-ups. Together, Xavier and Nickie Kelton while trying to keep their family together, inadvertently start another American Revolution.
The World In-between
Series: The World In-between, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,350. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Berty Chase knew nothing of Fairies, Elves and Dragons until he was chosen to cross through the portal. He discovers a magical world hidden from the normal world into which he was born. Falling in love, he can not imagine his life without this incredible world. Getting caught in the battle for magic, Berty invokes ancient magic that changes his life and the lives of those around him forever.

Series

The World In-between
Chosen to enter a hidden in plain sight portal, a modern man discovers the realm of magic where myths, lore, and fairy tales reside.
The World In-between
Price: $3.99 USD.
Bow of the Moon
Price: $4.99 USD.
Secrets of the Sages
Price: $4.99 USD.
Whispers
Price: $5.99 USD.
Hope
Price: $6.99 USD.

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