Inknbeans Press

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InknBeans Press is all about the ultimate reading experience. We believe books are the greatest treasures of mankind. In them are held all the history, fantasy, hope and horror of humanity. We can experience the past, dream of the future, understand how everything works from an atomic clock to the human heart. We can explore our souls, fight epic battles, swoon in love. We can fly, we can run, we can cross mighty oceans and endless universes. We can invite ancient cultures into our living room, and walk on the moon. And if we can do it with a decent cup of coffee beside us...well, what more can we ask, right?

Where to find Inknbeans Press online

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Where to buy in print


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Wild Life
Series: The Brass Monkey Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,990. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00)
Milo Crosby is a retiree with too much time and too many women on his hands. He's the thorn in a zoo volunteer's side, an easy mark in an aging actress's sights, and the co-conspirator in his doting granddaughter's life. When all four paths intersect, Milo discovers just how WILD LIFE can get.
American Sanction
Series: The Nick West Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
DHS Agent Nick West just wanted to keep a promise to a dead man and found himself on a collision course with insanity, revenge and the most deadly biochemical weapon in history. The sequel to Declaration of Surrender is even more terrifying because this isn't 'what if?' but 'when?'
Let's Go See Who Lives In the Sea!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The third volume in the Read With Me, Pops series takes us on adventure to the deep blue sea. Visit with starfish and sharks, meet some new and mysterious creatures and find some old friends. Take a deep breath and dive in!
Let's Go Exploring In the Backyard!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 830. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The second volume of the Read With Me, Pops series takes little imaginations into the wilds of their own backyard. Be prepared to encounter beautiful, odd and intriguing characters dwelling right under your nose.
Forsaking the Garden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00)
Is knowledge bitter or sweet? Fourteen year old Irene's parents spent a lifetime building a paradise which sheltered her and her siblings from the harsh realities of the world. A mix of love and deception kept her feeling secure and in control until the day a stranger with a newspaper tore down the walls of protection and lies, and her world would never be the same again.
My New Friends At The Zoo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Jim Burkett, author, photographer and grandfather, put his considerable talents together to create these wonderful Read With Me, Pops books. Great for early readers on their own or to share at bedtime, these stories are filled with big adventures for little imaginations.
Poems of Faith and Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Nearly one hundred poems of faith, reason and love told with humor and unwavering belief, Mrs. Legge's poetry is part of a collection over seventy years in the making. These pages are filled with beautiful descriptions of devotion to family, friends and her Redeemer.
Out Of Touch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Imagine knowing the future without knowing how to change it? Out of Touch follows a reluctant psychic who feels more burdened than gifted: able to see the past, present and future of those who touch an object before he holds it in his hand.
An Unassigned Life
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00)
Frustrated novelist Tim Chase just thought of the best plot idea he has had in three years. The problem is he's dead. Now he's stuck in the afterlife as an unassigned soul with two goals in mind: getting his last and greatest novel published and moving on.
Once In the Moonlight
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 50,710. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00)
Venice will do anything for a story, including marry a man who disliked her so much he murdered her in one of his books. Trapped in the woods on a cold, clear night, secrets are told, truths confessed and fortresses collapse. In the morning, reality is as blinding as the sun on the snow, and Venice has to escape before she hears the one story she never wants told. 2010 NaNoWriMo Entry
Cactus & Mistletoe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(3.00)
From the Northeast of England to the Southwest of the United States, a young woman determined to keep a deathbed promise and bring home her only living relative. In her pursuit of her late sister's son, she finds herself spending Christmas surrounded by cactus and strangers in an earthship beneath the Arizona desert.
The Prophet's Wives
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,090. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.50)
Lazarus Dale can teach you how to reach your full potential through his Learning to Listen Well seminars. You, too, can have a beautiful wife, a successful career, a stylish mansion -- all you have to do is follow his instructions for a perfect life.
Circle City Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,380. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.90)
Mac turned his life upside down for his wife, leaving behind a promising career to pursue her dream of long-haul trucking. When she leaves him for another man, his life is suddenly full of more twists and turns than a mountain road. Will he be able to find the right road to travel?
The Thief of Todays and Tomorrows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,850. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00)
When Francis DeLucia returns home at the end of WWII, he encounters a job and housing market crowded with other returning veterans. Desperate to support his growing family, Francis accepts a job from a suspected Mob boss. Katie, his young Irish wife, does her best to support her husband. When she realizes what he may be doing to support them though, she makes a life-altering decision.
The Lady Must Decline
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,370. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
She left her pleasant, orderly life to rescue her brother before he ruined his. Killers, cops and queens conspired to shatter her world and change her view of everything...including herself.
Declaration of Surrender
Series: The Nick West Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00)
In 1945, the U.S. Congress created a document protecting its own interest against Germany or Japan, leaving its citizens to fend for themselves. The document is lost for 65 years until now when its location is believed found. As the document will give sole ownership of all US properties to whomever finds it, it is a race for DHS to retrieve it first before a foreign country reigns over the US.
No Greater Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,240. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00)
How much would you sacrifice for love? If you had the power to protect someone you loved, even if it meant he'd hate you forever, would you?
Calling All Hearts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,910. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Scottie McArdle had a police pedigree. The blue was in her blood, her devotion was to the badge. There was nothing else in her life but the People of New York City, until the day she found herself in the line of a different kind of duty; meeting a man who wanted her to protect him from himself, to serve his need not to die alone. In exchange she would have wealth, power, children, but no love?
Learning To Be Irish
Price: $1.39 USD. Words: 38,680. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00)
Daire's grandfather left her more than a house in Ireland. He left her a passport to her heritage, how to make happiness with harp strings and a pocketful of emeralds. He might have also left her the one man who could teach her what it meant to be Irish.
Wife in the Mirror
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 56,390. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
(4.50)
UPDATED Frances had lived her life in the shadow of beautiful parents and small town ambitions. A lucky raffle ticket opens a new window; a wide, new world. That world has its shadows, too, and one of them casts a long, dark, and strangely familiar shape over her, a shape that rewrites her history. Can it change her future, as well?
A Plane Proposal
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00)
A crash is generally defined as two objects colliding with enough force to cause damage, but Lindsey and Garnet effect damage by walking away from one another. When they meet again, eight years later, they must deal with their past in the middle of industrial sabotage and terrorist threats. In this story, love might not get a chance to find a way.

Books

Shadows of Bataan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Benjamin F. Stakes was captured in Manila when the Japanese overran the Philippines. He spent the next three years in captivity, in the harshest conditions, struggling to survive starvation, disease and human cruelty. This is his story, based on his journals.

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Smashwords book reviews by Inknbeans Press

  • A Peculiar Collection on April 29, 2010

    I read this collection because I wanted to encourage another writer. Tales of the dark, the supernatural, the unexplained are generally not my cuppa'. However, one must give credit where it is due, and it is due in this case. Ms. Hinsley has created a page turner, with chills, and surprises, and real, human reaction. If you like a book that has you looking over your shoulder, get this one. Well done, Ms. Hinsley.
  • Sudden Death (endorsed by James Patterson & Clive Cussler) on Sep. 17, 2010

    This review was written by BG Pupps of Inknbeans Press: I just took a Master's course in golf - pun intended. Sudden Death is about a top PGA golfer who is trying to win that green jacket while in the cross hairs of someone who really doesn't like him. The trouble is, there are a lot of people who don't like him so it's difficult to figure out who is sending the threats. Reid's not a very sympathetic protagonist. He's very good at golf, and very bad at interpersonal relations. He has a temper. He throws things. Other golfers hate him. Reporters hate him. Ex girlfriends hate him. Sometimes, even his agent hates him. The story is quick paced, and even if you know nothing about golf when you pick up the book, after reading it you're going to be ready to understand the game the next time it's on television. As the danger grows, as the threats seem to get closer and more personal, Reid does a strange thing - he starts to mature. At the end of the book, you believe that, while he'll always be quick tempered and unbendable about the etiquette of the game, he's more appreciative of the people around him and more willing to give of himself rather than demand of others. If you like golf, if you want to know more about golf, if you want to understand why others like golf, this is a good textbook...which just happens to have a mystery tangled up in the rough.
  • Dead Ball (the sequel to Sudden Death - Endorsed by John Lescroart) on Sep. 24, 2010

    This review was written by Ms. BG Pupps of Inknbeans Press. My fourth and final review for the month is Michael Balkind's second book, Dead Ball. If you read Sudden Death, then you know most of the characters. Even the bad guys from Sudden Death make a cameo appearance. Reid Clark, the main character in Sudden Death takes a step back so the light can shine on his organization, Allsport, and his unstoppable security team, led by Jay Scott. This time it's his best friend and CFO of Allsport, Bob Thomas, who is the target, and he isn't as lucky as Reid was. The story starts with The President of the United States and a dead body and ends with a firefight in an airport. Along the way, money, gunrunning, gangs, wiseguys and revenge muddy the trail Jay and his men must follow to find the trigger finger and the person who paid for it. Michael Balkind loves sports, the descriptions of the various games are almost romantic in their detail. He loves food and cars as well. If you would enjoy a testosterone laden dash through sports, cigars, fast cars, beautiful women, rich food, richer men and murder, this is the book you should read.
  • Kiwi's Christmas Tail on April 22, 2013

    This is a belated review. The author gave this book to me as a gift because I had enjoyed all her previous books in the series. If you've read any of the five previous books in the Kiwi Series (Kiwi in Cat City, Kiwi and the Missing Magic, Kiwi and the Living Nightmare, Kiwi and the Serpent of the Isle and Kiwi and the Realm of Ra) then you know wherever Amy and James' little black cat appears, magical things will follow. This is a story full of holiday magic, fun and adventure, where a new star on top of Amy and James' Christmas tree turns out to be a real star, stolen from Father Christmas. The chase is on to rescue the star's friend, a Christmas Fairy, and make sure Father Christmas can find them Christmas Eve to take them home. The only problem is the witch who lives in the holiday fun house; she chases them all the way back to Cat City - where there is no Christmas Eve! Will Kiwi, Ames and Jimster get their new friends back home in time? Will the catizens of Cat City discover Christmas? It's a quick story suitable for most ages and a great addition to every child's holiday reading list.