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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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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.
Jacob's Awakening
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
For many, it can sometimes be hard to differentiate between our dreams and reality. Jacob has always had odd dreams, but this one will be the strangest he has ever had. He's never spoken a word, and yet a conversation in his strangest dream yet will change his life forever.
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.
Father Figure: My Mission to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,480. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
This book is focused on prevention of child sexual abuse. 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 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.


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