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Author, Speaker & Consultant Daniel J. Mawhinney has been in the restaurant, hospitality and entertainment industries for the better part of 30 years.

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Willow Crier Cozy Mystery Set (Books 2 - 5)
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 109,540. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Enjoy the zany antics of Willow Crier as she helps solve the mysterious murders in and around her newly adopted home town. Contains the full contents of books number 2 through 5 of the Willow Crier Cozy Mystery Series. Book 2: I Scream, You Scream Book 3: This Little Piggy Wound Up Dead Book 4: Southern Fried Son of a Gun Book 5: Bobbin' For One Bad Apple Enjoy them all in this special 'box set'
Willow Crier Cozy Mystery Set (Books 1 - 4)
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 109,330. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Enjoy the zany antics of Willow Crier as she helps solve the mysterious murders in and around her newly adopted home town. Contains the full contents of books number 1 through 4 of the Willow Crier Cozy Mystery Series. Book 1: Chili to Die For Book 2: I Scream, You Scream Book 3: This Little Piggy Wound Up Dead Book 4: Southern Fried Son of a Gun Enjoy them all in this special 'box set'.
Bobbin' For One Bad Apple (A Willow Crier Cozy Mystery Book 5)
Series: Willow Crier Cozy Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2016 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a New York power couple visits Willow’s coffee shop and orders low-fat milk lattes, 2 shots of espresso, no foam, extra hot, with three packets of Splenda stirred well she decides she’s not that desperate to lose weight! As far as she’s concerned, they can take their New York accent, their New York cawhfee, their superior attitude, and go back to the Big Apple.
In-laws & Outlaws (A Door County Cozy Mystery Book 1)
Series: Door County Cozy Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,250. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Mac MacDonald retired from the Chicago Police Department, Millie knew it was time to go after her dream of owning a bed and breakfast. Moving 300 miles north to the quaint town of Brother Bay, Wisconsin, Millie finally owned that Victorian showpiece and Mac finally had the time to write that crime novel he’d dreamt up. Unfortunately, there were two problems with the perfect retirement plan
Southern Fried Son of a Gun (A Willow Crier Cozy Mystery Book 4)
Series: Willow Crier Cozy Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,670. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Willow’s Packin’ Heat! Willow Crier’s got a gun and the whole town will hear her bang. During a monthly potluck at the gun club, a local war hero, Clancy, ends up fried to a crisp. Armed with binoculars and cast Iron, Willow uncovers hidden secrets long ago buried. While searching for the murderer, Willow is also searching for the perfect fried chicken recipe. A painful surgery earns her sympathy,
This Little Piggy Wound Up Dead (A Willow Crier Cozy Mystery Book 3)
Series: Willow Crier Cozy Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,690. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Willow, Steve, and Embry team up to win the city’s annual Barbecue Competition. Camping out isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. As Willow is coercing her 40 something year old body to make the trek to the bathroom for her morning rituals, she finds herself a witness to the local bad boy twirling on a rotisserie. She vows she won’t get involved. Yeah, like that happens.
I Scream, You Scream (A Willow Crier Cozy Mystery Book 2)
Series: Willow Crier Cozy Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Willow Crier is at it again! As chairwoman for Turtle’s annual Ice Cream Festival, she is unable to enter the town’s sponsored ice cream making contest. So, she does what any good cook-off addict does, she talks her daughter into entering. As the festival is just getting heated up, the town's local writer in residence turns up frozen, sitting on a bucket of Pistachio Goodness in the walk-in freeze
Chili to Die For (A Willow Crier Cozy Mystery Book 1)
Series: Willow Crier Cozy Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A northerner by birth, Willow moves south when she inherits her grandfather’s ice cream shop. From the slow southern dialect to the crazy drivers, Willow finds herself at odds with what most call “southern charm.” She becomes obsessed with cook-offs and bake-offs, wanting those trophies for her mantle. With the chili cook-off just around the corner, Willow manages to provoke one of the judges.
Women of Prayer Series (Books 1-4), Until Forever - Forever Blessed - Forever Loved - Forever Faithful
Price: $7.47 USD. Words: 338,200. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Four Novels in One! This set contains all four of the 'Women of Prayer Series' novels from author Darlene Shortridge. Until Forever - Forever Blessed - Forever Loved - Forever Faithful.
The Perfect Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,800. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Wandering too far from a gifted heart will make your whole body hurt. Widowed at a young age Julia left everything she has ever known to accompany her brother, Mark, to Wisconsin. Will new surroundings prove to be the answer to healing her heartache? Will her tenuous relationship with her mother be strained beyond repair? Or will their bond grow stronger because of the miles between them?
Forever Faithful
Series: Women of Prayer, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,010. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2016 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
“To the person who has my daughter, this is me officially declining this nomination. It’s done. Now return my daughter.” Greg and Jackie Adams had the perfect life. The perfect family. The perfect business. It only took a moment for everything to change. Jackie Adams is forced to give up her dream of being a United States Senator when her daughter’s life is jeopardized.
40 Day Publishing: An Author's Workbook and Step by Step Guide to Self Publishing in Eight Weeks or Less!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
SOMEBODY NEEDS TO READ YOUR STORY! NOW IS THE TIME TO GET IT PUBLISHED! Welcome to 40 day publishing. An authors’ workbook and step by step guide to self-publishing in eight weeks or less! This guide will take you from finished manuscript to published book (print and digital)! If you will follow the timeline, complete each task along the timeline, and stay on track, you will have a published book.
Forever Loved
Series: Women of Prayer, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,670. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
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I do believe God can forgive him. I really do. I’m just not sure I can. Ryan’s revelation shocks Rachel to the core. Are the foundations of a three-cord marriage strong enough to handle even the worst deception? Even when two are willing to give up? Rachel suspects Ryan’s betrayal, but when she finds out the truth, her life is torn upside down and inside out. Ryan hides his past, fearful.
Forever Blessed
Series: Women of Prayer, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,150. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Laney watched her life disappear in the rear view mirror. If only her memories would disappear as well… She was two hours west of town when the lights in the big two-story brick house came on. She couldn’t possibly hear the shouting and cursing, yet her insides were knotted and her stomach churned. If he caught her, he would kill her. Of that she was certain.
The Letter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,320. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » Romance
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The Letter is the first book in the Forever Novella series. This series tells the stories of the secondary characters of the Women of Prayer series. The Letter tells the tale of a broken father daughter relationship and how communication can bring healing when the heart is willing. This novella is a companion to Until Forever, Darlene Shortridge’s full-length debut novel.
Until Forever
Series: Women of Prayer, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 93,050. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Christian » Romance
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Jessi hung up the phone. That was the fifth time she tried calling home with no answer. She had just started eating lunch when she remembered she had forgotten to call home. It was something she would never forgive herself for.
Tips on Tips - How to Succeed as a Professional Server
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / food industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Restaurant management
How Do We Increase Tips? Simple question. Simple answer. But like so many things in life, simple doesn't always mean easy. Whether you are brand new to the serving profession or you are a seasoned pro, you are guaranteed to benefit from the specific knowledge, techniques and attitudes that you learn here. Tips On Tips™ - How to Succeed as a Professional Server will give you the tools you need


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