Marfa House

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Welcome to Marfa House, where a little bit of literary heaven awaits you. We offer authors a personalized publishing experience with a staff that truly cares about you. Marfa House was founded by best-selling author, Allison Bruning and her husband, Delfin Espinosa, with the goal of providing top quality service to new and established authors. Our highly qualified staff have years of publishing experience and will take the greatest care in helping you to achieve your literary dreams.

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Draconian Rapture
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,480. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Paranormal, Fiction » Erotica » BDSM
Their world has fallen apart. The fate of reconciliation with the Draconian ways lies with a young woman who has been secluded by her father and doesn't know anything about her destiny. Prince Kilean Dragonsun has vowed to save Draconia by claiming his destiny. There's only one problem: He has to convince Princess Iona Dragonmoon that his ways are the true ways of Draconia.
Doggone Deal of Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Megan O’Reilly never expected to find love again after losing her husband to early-onset Alzheimer’s. Due to grief and depression over her husband’s slow decline and eventual death, she loses hope and the will to live. Thanks to the unconditional love of her Cocker Spaniel, Molly, Megan learns to live in the moment and is given a second chance to find love and human companionship once more.
No More Blood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
After Emma’s family was massacred in the dead of night by the cold-skinned predators that prey on her town, she dedicated her life to hunting them. She was used to stalking the cemeteries alone, until one night she meets a group of other hunters seeking help in their own mission. The catch, one of them is a vampire. Can Emma ever work side by side with the villain she has promised to kill?
A Dragon Forsaken
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,360. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
In a world of magic, Daphne is unique. Unlike her friends, who awakened to the magic inside of them, Daphne was born a Dragon. When her past begins to resurface, forcing her into webs of lies and deception, she is forced to accept alliances and risk everything for the sake of love. As the newest installment of The Enchanted Island Series unfolds, she'll learn that nothing is ever what it seems.
Reflections
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Poetry is the heart and soul of every writer that pours words onto an empty page. Allison has been writing poetry since she can remember. Each stroke of the pen, spilling emotions hidden deep within. This little book compiles some of her public poems. The patriotic, inspirational, thought-provoking, fun, historical, romantic and a number of variations and combinations along the spectrum.
You're Still the One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Adriel has just experienced a lifelong dream of showing her clothing designs on the runway, yet doesn’t feel the overwhelming joy she thinks she should. Something is missing from her life. Mason, drummer in a famous rock band; ‘The Hurricane’, knew he screwed up the minute he let her go. What will she do when he shows up months later begging for another chance?
Daniel Boone in Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » History » Biography
She captivated Daniel Boone's heart and kept his love close to her own. Everyone knows the tales of Daniel Boone but few know of his unyielding love and devotion to his wife, Rebecca Ann Bryan Boone. Take an intimate look into the love Daniel had for his wife.
Damaged
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Teagan thought all hope was lost when they told her the news. What would Jayson do? What would Jayson say? Their lives were never supposed to be this way. They had never planned any of this, yet they wanted nothing more. Now it was all damaged. Could they pick up the pieces or would Jayson turn his back on Teagan for good?
Father Figure: My Mission to Prevent Child Sex Abuse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,470. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
It elaborates on the possibility of preventing abuse by avoiding a potentially abusive setup. The book discusses the numerous challenges faced in trying to work effectively with the various “systems”. However, it also demonstrates that even an ordinary citizen can do something effective to prevent child sexual abuse.
A Long Time Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Angels and aliens, a bargain with the devil, voices from beyond the grave, and voices raised in terror. From an old-fashioned ghost story, to a mind-bending tale of mental illness, and a bite-sized vampire romance, this collection of short stories by Wondra Vanian will explore more than one side of the crazy, terrifying thing called life and teach us to remember that we're A Long Time Dead.
False Burials and Lies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Milila Deluna is surprised to receive a letter from her brother who died several years ago. Not only does she find him alive, but she discovers deep family secrets that have been buried for years.
Wicked Fame
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The crowds go wild every night to see Vivian perform, she has waited her whole life to be a singer. Now she is living the dream, but everything has a price. The moment she hits that stage she forgets about her troubles, but what really happens in the darkness behind the curtains after the stage lights go down? There is more than meets the eye where Vivian is concerned.
How To Stand Up To Workplace Bullying and Take On An Unjust Employer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,840. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management
This book by Author and Speaker Sumi Mukherjee presents a captivating true story with key information; salient advice; and guidance on what workplace bullying is, how it can impact both employees and employers, how it happens, what to do about it, and how to prevent it. It is critical for employees to understand what kinds of options they have in dealing with workplace bullying and harassment.
The Witches Lottery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,910. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
When Sophia and Drew’s parents are killed in a car accident, they move in with an aunt on a private island they never knew existed. When a newcomer to the island brings with him a sense of deja vu, she begins to ask herself, am I going crazy? When she begins to realize that the life she left behind looks even more bizarre then the one she was forced to leave, she's faced with a decision to make.
Something Lurks It Seems
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Inspirational
Something Lurks it Seems is a collection of poems that we can all relate to. All of the emotions pain, love, joy, tears, and happiness are explored throughout Something Lurks it Seems. I hope this book helps you on your journey to enlightenment.
Morag the Unhappy Witch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / General
Morag the Unhappy Witch is a story about a young girl, who comes from a long line of witches and warlocks who protect the village of MacDuff from evil.
Jingle Bell Rock
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
The Jingle Bell Rock is one of the oldest contests in Pueblo, Colorado. Each year during the week before Christmas, families come together to hunt for the rock based on clues. Chloe hates it. There was a time when it was important to her, now the memories are too painful for her. That was until the night when Jace walks back into her life and reminds her that some traditions are worth holding on t
Blessed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,740. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
A short story of a young, multiracial British girl, Sheridan Hutson’s journey from darkness into the light. It chronicles her struggles to forgive Lionel Jackson, who awakens the memories she tried to forget. Then she and Lionel come across people and experiences that reminds her how the smallest choices can affect their lives and how letting God can change her life if she allows Him to.
Find Meaning Again
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Alina wants to make a good impression, but it seems fate is against her. Christmas dinner is a very important tradition for Kane’s family. This year Alina has offered to host it. It will be the first year that Alina will be spending Christmas with Kane’s family since they got back together. Will she be able to pull off a dinner worthy of the family or will she crack under the pressure?
The Magic of the Seasons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The holidays are upon us. Dive into this collection of short stories and poems that will get you into the holiday spirit. Enjoy these tales of Christmas and memorable family times. Let the spirit move you and swell within you as you are filled with the Magic of the Seasons.
Potato Chips
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Originally a short stage play, Potato Chips is about an elderly woman in an assisted living facility who is mistreated by a nurse. A ghost who appears as a younger version of the woman is trapped with her. The story is all told by a rat in the room.
Sleep Tight Forevermore
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,530. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
David’s wicked sister in law is cooking up a plan to kill David’s mother by having her put in a hospice home and sedating her to death. She thinks it’s the perfect murder plan.
The Mystical Oak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Billy Jacobson, a young boy, was fixated on getting presents for his family on Christmas. Without any money to buy them, he finds himself searching for the man in the big red suit for help. Who he stumbles upon instead reveals a secret that had been tucked away for centuries.
Haym Solomon: The Jew Behind the Revolutionary Money
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
There are a few unspoken heroes of the American Revolutionary War that made it possible for the creation of the United States. Haym Solomon is one of these men. Haym provided the financial means for a young United States to survive when all hope seemed lost.
Guardian of the Realm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,400. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Taken when she was just seven years old, Esmeralda has little memory of her life before the Realm. When Kaitlyn is taken, Eric discovers a world of secrets and deception to which he belongs more than he could have known. Beyond the doorway is a World of Enchantment and Myth. A world that once entered will grant you any wish your heart may desire... but only if you can get beyond the Guardian.
Sequoyah: The Man Behind the Legend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
Sequoyah. His name is infamous for creating the Cherokee written language. But who is the man behind the legend? Dive into the past of an amazing man who persevered to live a life beyond his disability and difficulties.
The Legacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
James didn't think much about his family's legacy in Marion, Ohio. A wild college student, all James wants to do is party hard on his twenty-first birthday. Never could he imagine how a trip with his father to a secluded farmer's field would drastically change the course of his life.
Who is the Real John Wilkes Booth?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
John Wilkes Booth murdered Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre and was killed in Garrett's Barn, Virginia by Sergeant Boston Corbett. But what if the body wasn't John Wilkes Booth? Nate Orlowek believes the body in the barn that day may not have been John Wilkes Booth. So who was the man in the barn that day?
Wounded
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 59,010. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Sparks fly and romance ignites during a summer filled with love and acceptance, but Cole has a secret that could destroy the entire foundation of their trust and remind Emma why she took her vow in the first place. Follow both Emma and Cole, along with a few of their friends on a journey of love, friendship, forgiveness and goodbyes in a time of war in a situation beyond anyone's control.
Calico
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,130. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Calico is a page turning adventure that takes you deep into the heart of the Shawnee culture, rarely seen by outsiders. Readers can't get enough of this paranormal historical romance. Allison Bruning's first novel is captivating and full of literary delights that will leave you breathless.
Halloween Worm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
Jerry is just an average worker at a networking security company, but he finds himself in an extraordinary situation that threatens his life and the world as he knew it. He has to find a way to stop this uncontrollable situation before Halloween brings a wave of evil upon the world.
Off The Beaten Path
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Anthony Meyers set out on his mountain trek to have a relaxing getaway, during the days leading to Halloween, only to have it cut short by a supernatural encounter. After what he found, he wished he had stayed on the beaten path all along.
The Lady of Wild Rose Pass (Paisano Paranormal Patrol)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Legends tell of her suffering and determination to escape from her eternal imprisonment. Deep in the heart of the Big Bend Country of Texas lies the mysterious Wild Rose Pass. Dalton Hernandez knows better than to cross the dangerous pass under the full moon but he has no choice. Will he and Tasha ever survive their encounter with the distraught and desperate spirit?
The Spooky Old House
Series: Kidtective Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
The Spooky Old House is the first book in a series about 4 kids that meet up at Summer camp. They discover that they all have many things in common.They all talk about a spooky old house where unusual events have taken place. They decide after camp they will further investigate the spooky old house and its history and form a kid investigation group, calling themselves the Kidtecktives.
The Witches Cavern
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,630. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
The witches beckon your full attention. Linger as you read Halloween, paranormal and horror stories form a collection of authors. Ponder the provocative illustrations from an international artist. We dare you to read every story and still be able to sleep at night!
Pale is the New Tan
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 34,320. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
"Haven't you heard? Pale is the new tan." Fiction and Nightmares truly do exist. Demons, Vampires, Magick; they all become real in Vanian's stories. "Pale is the New Tan" is a collection of short stories for people who like their vampires fanged, their angels vengeful and their dreams full of terror.
When the Heart Speaks
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
This is a book intended to be inspirational to everyone. It is an assortment of poems, prayers, and words of encouragement. My hope is that this collection of writings will touch every heart in one way or another and bring the heart and soul the words that are needed at the right moment.
A Life Interrupted - The Story Of My Battle With Bullying And Obsessive-compulsive Disorder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,300. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Psychology » OCD
This is a unique story focusing on long term impact of bullying on the human psyche. The book also demonstrates how to overcome the impact of bullying and obsessive compulsive disorder.
Elsa
Series: The Secret Heritage, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,550. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Inspirational
Lost in a society that doesn’t understand Franklin or why she would ever choose to be with a man who has Asperger's Syndrome, Elsa comes face to face with death, destruction, and misfortune as she tries to clear his name so they can wed. With each step towards progress Elsa falls two steps behind. One simple task shifts her entire life towards a direction she could have never imagined.


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