Second Wind

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"We are storytellers. We have fulfilled an integral role for the human race ever since there was a spoken language. Storytelling is time travel and teleportation; it is prophecy; it is philosophy; it is not just the elimination of barriers but the co-mingling of perceptions; storytelling allows us to emotionally, spiritually and intellectually suspend barriers and relearn our humanity."
– Mike Simpson, Publisher

Second Wind Publishing, LLC, is an independent press that produces quality novels by talented authors with readable, distinctive voices. Each author was chosen to be a part of the Second Wind family based on his or her ability to tell a wonderful story.

The developers of Second Wind researched the publishing industry, emerging technologies, and realized what they needed to do differently. Using this knowledge, they started a new publishing company. The Second Wind staff carefully selected over a dozen incredible writers the first year of operation and, although still small, the company adds more outstanding authors and books every month.

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Includes: Yaweta and The Runaway, George Wright; False Positive, JJ Dare; Murder in Winnebago County, Christine Husom; Carpet Ride, Norm Brown; Colored Waters and White Lies, Brad Stratton; The Medicine People and Lacey Took a Holiday, Lazarus Barnhill; Indian Summer, Dellani Oakes; Fate and Destiny, and Images of Betrayal, Claire Collins; Badeaux Knights, and Mortals, Gods, and a Muse, Suzette Vaughn; Sonya Recovered, Janette Rochelle Lewie.

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Perfect Harmony
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
After Iris Andersen's first year in Harmony, MN, she and her family cross the threshold of "new" and move closer to "belonging." There's an adoption and a birth, a wedding, and nightmares. The Andersons miss Greenfield Lutheran's Christmas Eve service-again. Iris and Martha Rose are present for a death, and an angel visitation. Laughing Sky shares a secret, and Iris' burning question is answered.
Dead on the Trail
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,030. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Molly and John Lewis were living their dream, working as professional horse trainers on a beautiful farm. When John left to judge a horse show and her help called in sick, Molly had her hands full. That was before she discovered a body in the woods….
Chasing the Woodstock Baby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,900. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Legend has it that among the half million people in attendance at the Woodstock Music & Art Fair, a baby was born. However, nobody has ever come forward to admit to having had, or being, the baby. Until now. Tyson Chase is a retired Detroit cop turned bar owner. When Caroline Wolf asks him to find her baby, the one she had at Woodstock, the chase is on.
Black Dog Magic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,220. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Leigh Somerville delivers the third and last novel in the trilogy that began with It All Started with a Dog. In her debut as a novelist, she created what has been called a "feel good book for not-so-feel good times" and captured the hearts of readers who eagerly awaited the sequel, All Good Things.
Twist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,950. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Twist is a police-procedural thriller. Three criminal factions in a narcotic investigation, ultimately brought together by Shawna Quinn, a twenty-three year-old rookie taken from the Sacramento Sheriff's Training Academy. It's 1985, as Quinn is assigned to work undercover in high school. Complicated by Quinn's love, a narcotic detective, stumbles upon a major drug operation.
The Curious Flurry of Snow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,770. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
He lies, but is charming. He makes a fool of her, but is entertaining. Everyone seems to adore him, and Amanda Snow is afraid she is falling under his spell. Is he a murderer or intended victim? The small town sheriff thinks he is guilty of murder and Amanda is an accomplice. To save themselves, they must find why people are being murdered and by whom. With help in the form of a Kerry Blue Terrier
The Boston
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Sports
The charmed life of Ron Jerdin, record breaking long-distance runner, is dashed by a series of disasters. A freak injury threatens his career, shatters his trust in the college coach who recruited him and robs him of chance at international prominence. As his abilities and accomplishments abound, the forces of destiny that robbed him begin to point him toward the greatest road race of all.
Crack in the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
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About to turn 12, Emily is determined never to be sexually molested by her father again. A member of a large family she feels alone and isolated; yet determined to grow up positive and happy. The family’s move to opens the possibility of a new life for her and those she loves, as well as introducing her to those who will become the major players as she decides to turn her world upside down.
Jiada
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
During a period of enlightenment, Riova is at war. But inside the city of Desrala, life is peaceful. At least on the surface. Jiada, a young and brilliant astronomer, works under the influence of her professor and secret lover, Audric. But when an attractive woman enters, Audric forces Jiada to embark on a quest to rid himself of her or, give him the answer: how to cheat death.
The Bill
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,230. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
One part political thriller, one part rollicking satire and one part insightful examination of today’s culture, Marietta Rodgers’ marvelous first novel, The Bill, engages readers on intellectual and emotional levels. Humorous, gritty and fearless, the novel is as rewarding as it is challenging. The story and its characters stay with you long after you’ve finished reading The Bill.
Borne to Die
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,670. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Though the story is fiction, the author has taken a similar trip to what is related here so powerful. He accurately describes much of the scenery of the African continent, as well as the social conditions frequently encountered by travelers. The story itself is a tense, intriguing tale of revenge and murder in group of touring physicians and their spouses as they journey from from Belgium to Kenya
Weight of the Moon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,960. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A self-important couple is about to face the darkest day of their lives, courtesy of a flamboyant, well-upholstered opera luminary. When their best friends’ clandestine adult-film star daughter schemes to come to their rescue, a bizarre, enlightening, and humorous journey unfolds. Will their faith in one another be enough to uncoil their deceitful pasts and free them from the weight of the moon?
Body on the Church Steps
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,720. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
She was young, exceptionally beautiful, and except for her sheer lace panties, completely naked and very dead. She lay at the top of the steps that led up to the front of the church. How in the world did she come to be there? Somebody put her there, but who? What’s more, no one knows who she is. All the pastors say she wasn’t one of the congregation, then who was she? Who killed her and why?
Killing Rush
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Western
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They take a deep dive into the loveably clownish latrine of Southern Culture, all the while spinning toward one brother’s death and the other’s return to roots—the conversion from credentialed academic back to homeboy redneck, meaning, in this case, that the survivor learns to forget the classroom and love the carport. In this shrewd new novel things fly apart deliciously. –Frederick Barthelme
Lucas Lee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Lucas Lee survived unimaginable cruelty by making choices that no one should have to face. He did what had to be done and wreaked revenge on his persecutors. He discovered that not every Southern white person was evil and not every Yankee was motivated by noble thoughts of freedom for everyone. His descendants persisted and even prospered in the mist of humiliation.
Girl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,500. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A trusted member of her ultra-Orthodox Jewish community rapes fifteen-year-old Hannah in the back room of a Brooklyn kosher butcher shop. Unwilling to succumb to her parents’ demand that she blame a homeless black man, she runs away. Alone on unfamiliar New York City streets and armed only with an indomitable spirit, quirky sense of humor, and unyielding intolerance for hypocrisy and injustice.
Centaur of the Savannahs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,240. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Centaur of the Savannahs, formerly titled Crousilleau, is based on the true saga of Dr. Jean Formy-Duval and his family who had to flee the terrors of both the French Revolution in 1789 and ten years later the Haitian Slave Revolt with a dramatic escape to coastal NC. The legend of this family has been handed down to their descendants from one generation to the next ever since.
Viper's Legacy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Viper is a half-demon teenage girl living on Earth with no childhood memories. Ethan is a human boy with sad gray eyes and a broken life. The two form an unlikely friendship and when a demon, Phyton, kidnaps them both their lives are irreversibly changed. Will they be able to save each other and vanquish the evil opposing them?
Nine Digits
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,430. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Nine Digits tells the story of Nee-Nee Marcus, a headstrong 15 year old girl from Philadelphia, who despises her family: her clueless parents, her nasty brothers, her evil sister. She would do anything to be free of them. When she hears about a new reality television program that will award a prize of $100 million, she decides she'll do whatever it takes to win.
I Minus 72
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,950. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Ted Mason, the new President-elect, has seventy-two days until his inauguration. There’s a lot to do, but it’s all overshadowed by a possible threat on his life. A torn piece of paper with his name, another name, and his inauguration date was found on the dead body of a former Soviet informant.
The Fairy Hunters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,590. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Feryl is back and Uriel's Gift has changed everything, but at what cost? Her father was murdered and she was left with her cold-hearted mother. Intelligent and fiercely driven Karen Gabriel began to suspect something was wrong when the people in her company started changing. The closer they were to the "project" the more listless and zombie-like they seemed.
Walking Out of the Canadian Wilderness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,700. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Walking Out of the Canadian Wilderness is a story of adventure, love and triumph. Josh & Mary are the lone survivor of a plane crash, lost in the wilds of the “Great White North.” Josh’ survival skills and her growing affection see them through Canadian winters, illness, childbirth and human treachery. Once again George Wright spins a triumphant tale.
Cody's Rescue Adventure at the Zoo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Second Book in the Cody's Adventure Series, this time rescuing at the zoo
Polite Conversation About the Weather
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,780. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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In these connected stories, MacQuin chronicles complex emotional territory as her characters, each touched by their Midwestern roots, pursue what feels like a more significant life beyond the barriers of their backgrounds.
Moonshine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Left alone in the world, Isis Underwood abandons her life filled with small town rumors and escapes into the Blue Ridge Mountains, planning to expose the truth of her tragedy. This is the tale of Isis Underwood, a young woman who has lost everything she loves. Having resorted to living hidden in the mountains, she is filled with many emotions and struggles to find her place in society.
Fraser the Fir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
Follow Fraser the Fir through his life from seedling to Christmas tree
Killer Notebook
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,690. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
As Detective Sergeant Jerzey Swift begins her search for the killer, Ray Cleveland, is called in as a consultant to help. When another murder occurs the case is thrown into chaos. Taking place in thewine country on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina, the action stretches as far as Philadelphia, Pa. Jerzey’s life becomes at risk from an old adversary.
Mercy's Sunset
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,490. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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Jane Doe awakens in a world of nothingness after living three lives. Without having memories of any of them, she must relive them with the help of her guide, Thyme. With three wonderfully short lived lives, and three intense, passionate loves, Jane Doe must choose who she wants to be in her afterlife and who she wants to take with her.
Divide by Zero
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,350. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It takes a subdivision to raise a child, and a wealth of threads to weave a tapestry, until one breaks. Troy, the garage mechanic's son, loves Lydia, the rich man's daughter. Amethyst has a remarkable cat and Andrea a curious accent. Old Abigail knows more than anyone else but doesn't speak. And in Paradise Park a middle-aged man keeps watch while autistic Amelia keeps getting lost.
Dormant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,730. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
At seven Olivia Woodson has already learned she is a supernormal. When she witnesses her supernormal mother die fighting a supervillian, fear and guilt drive Olivia cut off all contact with her mother’s family rejecting her destiny as a supernormal. At fourteen, all she wants is to live her life as a teenager with her normal father. However, destiny has funny way of boomeranging.
Endure and Prevail
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,750. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Anna Shelton survived the hands of her high school sweetheart. She built a life by managing a farm, caring for her widowed mother and raising livestock. She even acquired true, loving companions—her beautiful horse Smoky and her faithful sheepdog Casey. Anna had escaped the treachery that marred her past and built a life just right for herself. If only someone hadn't kept trying to kill her.
Turkmen Captives
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,140. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Madelaine Jones is still reeling from her husband’s death in Afghanistan when her house explodes and a mysterious letter indicates her husband might not have been a war casualty. Her desire to know the truth puts Madelaine and her loved ones in danger as she searches three continents for answers.
Olivia's Sweet Adventure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 330. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Join Olivia for the adventure of surgery and saving her precious friend, and dog, Mike from the mean Fairkey.
Christmas After Woodstock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,530. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
What if you could change the future. But you couldn’t change it back... It’s the week before Christmas, 1969, and an unexpected gift arrives for 15-year-old Arthur August Mallory. Because of the ancient book he has the power to make the world over any way he wants—but not the power to overcome the unintended consequences of his actions.
Caddo Creek
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,380. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Graduate student Koral Walker has a relaxing spring break in mind—just walking through the beauty of springtime in the Ozarks. Beginning with the mechanical failure of her faithful, old Toyota and the intervention of a compelling stranger—who seems strangely familiar—the next four unpredictable days propel her forever from her serene world into a series of passionate mountaintop dramas.
Gray Green Underground
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,840. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
As I read this book, I almost felt like I had become Isabel, the main character, and that I went through everything she went through. It has such a sense of reality about it. It drew me in with one frightening thing after another. I can usually tell you how a novel will end, as well as being able to figure out who the person is, or the persons who are, guilty. Five stars for this one!
HIlls of Pride
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,210. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Jamie Montgomery accompanies her father from the New Orleans she loved and understood to the very different world of Winchester, Virginia. As she struggles to understand and to be accepted, this new world she is trying to embrace begins to crumble about her. As we walk with her through these hills of pride, Jamie must learn how to cope with a society that claims she is not worthy of inclusion.
Mixed Emotions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,440. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Allegorical novelist Bud Fussell draws together the disparate threads of his three previous works. In doing so he draws the reader both back into a reconsideration of the ancient roots of these compelling stories, and also makes it undeniably clear that the passions, failures, victories and moral realities of historical figures are being lived out today as well. In simple, elegant prose.
Sex and the Senile
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,650. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Suzie Walker is a septuagenarian who has lived in nine states. She has collected stories along the way and has woven them into a rollicking novel about fictional Marge Avery who has entered the dating scene two decades after divorce. Suzie is mother and grandmother, who may now spend time explaining to friends that yes, our mother/grandmother is a shade off the norm.
Sweet Harmony
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,570. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Sweet Harmony, the first in the Sweet Harmony Trilogy Harmony, Minnesota, 1937 Iris Andersen, protagonist, turns thirteen. Her two sisters are Merry Columbine, nine, and Martha Rose, three. Her parents left Richmond, Virginia, Iris’s real home, and moved to Harmony, Minnesota, a farming community. Iris had no say in this life changing event.
The People Under the House
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,040. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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Very few escaped the death camps of Nazi Germany. Of those who survived, nearly all had been successfully hidden by friends. A handful had no such friends and co-conspirators, but managed to stay alive through a rare combination of wits, intuition and luck. Werner Hellman was one of the latter. This is their story, completed by Dene after Werner’s death.
Holy Ever After
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Bedtime & Dreams
Megan, a young fairytale enthusiast, becomes the heroine of her own story when she enters a magical world through her bedroom mirror. By blending the wonder of fiction with the everlasting truths of Scripture, Holy Ever After reveals the timeless message of God’s Good News. Readers of all ages will be inspired to embrace a Christ-centered identity, a God-directed purpose, and the eternal treasures
At Least Next Week I'm on Vacation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,760. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
At Least Next Week I’m on Vacation is 31 stories of a cock-eyed, but clear-eyed view of every-day life in a crazy world we call normal, wringing every bit of humor out of it as it goes. It gets belly laughs from the mad and the mundane alike-the international sperm industry, the joys of a new toilet, twisted vacations, marriage.
Scouts' Honor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,000. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Sam and Eddie must rely on their scouting skills to protect themselves and the younger boys as they try to make their way back to civilization and warn authorities about the planned terrorist attack. They get encouragement along the way from a strange hermit who claims to live in the woods. But the terrorists have an ally, too—an American sleeper agent who knows the bombing is only the first phase
Valerie's Vow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance
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Valerie knows she must keep promises even if it cost her everything. First an unpredictable motorcycle ride with a stranger, then a dangerous biker brawl brings chaos to her normally ordered life. When her job is threatened because of these decisions, Valerie has to make choices about life, love and God. Will Valerie’s vow teach her the true meaning of a miracle, or destroy her happiness forever?
Prague Double
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,820. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
When a CIA agent on assignment to Prague turns up dead, Washington scrambles to find someone who can take his place. Phillip Garner, blackmailed into the job, becomes the double, but he has no idea that he is headed on a rollercoaster ride of espionage and murder.
The Magic Fault
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,460. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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The Shroud of Turin—claimed to be the burial cloth of Christ—is stolen from a chapel in the Cathedral of Turin in the fall of 2004. The Shroud is probably the most famous relic in the Roman Catholic Church, even if perhaps a fake. Are the thieves fanatical enemies of the church or extremist followers? The Shroud becomes a pawn in the millennia-old clash of civilizations: on whose side is God?
Murder Sets Sail
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,560. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Chris doesn’t know when he charters his sail boat, the AHWANAH, to George Harris for a three-month cruise to Tahiti and other South Pacific islands that George plans to high-jack his boat. George needs the boat to rendezvous with a sailboat out of Hong Kong carrying a hundred kilos of China White.
Where the Bodies Are
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,130. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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A young woman is found discarded with the trash, brutally beaten and left for dead. More bodies begin to appear, left where they are sure to be found and cause a media frenzy. The killer’s reality blurs between past and present with a compulsion driven by a dark secret locked in a fractured mind. Overcome by a blind rage that leaves him wallowing in remorse with the bodies of victim after victim.
Oriental Flyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,760. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The story also covers the POW’s existence in the prison camps. The few that are still alive are now in their 60’s and 70’s and the only release they have is through their dreams, very vivid dreams. They are kept and cared for in a clandestine and remote camp by a commandant, a sympathetic doctor, his wife, and a few guards.
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Books

No Honor Between Brothers
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 105,490. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Everyone has at least one weakness. Mitch Wilder’s is women. He has always been fussed over, coddled and protected by them. When his father dies in 1967 Mitch’s world starts to fray at the seams. Mitch sees no choice but to hire his brother. Other than the fact that Mitch hates Tom, he has also discovered that Tom had an affair with the woman Mitch loves.
Murder Is a Drag
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,100. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Henry Santiago resigned from the Bureau of Detectives when it cost him his family—the wife who divorced him; the missing daughter he failed to protect. Now transient, he comes to a bar in Carvel Ohio to indulge in two of his passions: 1960’s soul music and the comfort of dressing in women’s clothing. When a teenager dies in his arms, however, Santiago will be dragged into a murder conspiracy.
Toggle (one)
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,000. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Sophie is a woman of a certain age looking for romance in lots of interesting, unlikely, sometimes rewarding places.
Some Dreams are Worth Keeping
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,010. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Bipolar is a condition which is affecting thousands of Americans. Susie Johnson’s book takes you inside the world of bipolar, letting you see what life is really like on the other side of the rainbow.
Rubicon Ranch: Necropieces
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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Residents of Rubicon Ranch are finding body parts scattered all over the desert. Who was the victim and why did someone want him so very dead? Everyone in this upscale housing development is hiding something.
Second Helpings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,310. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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From sweet childhood remembrances to fanciful solutions of family dramas to romantic relationships that begin--or end--during the holidays, Second Helpings is an anthology of stories and memories, but most especially of recipes. Our end-of-year celebrations are occasions that bring reunions with unforgettable feasts and that one special, treasured dish.
Novel Writing Tips and Techniques
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"As someone who constantly evaluates novels for publication, I was astonished at the breadth and clarity of the wonderful advice contained in this handbook. It addresses concerns as grand as plot development and as simple but essential as formatting your submission." –Mike Simpson, Chief Editor
Rubicon Ranch: Riley's Story
Price: Free! Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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A little girl’s body has been found in the wilderness near the desert community of Rubicon Ranch. Was it an accident? Or . . . murder! But who would want to kill a child? Everyone in this upscale housing development is hiding something.
Change is in the Wind
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,270. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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Change In The Wind is a fresh, challenging collection of seventeen short stories by as many authors, all dealing with the theme of change and renewal. Virtually every major theme in modern literature, including romance, mystery, crime, science fiction, religion and even nature find their way into these marvelous, eclectic stories.
Mystery in the Wind
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,620. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A Second Wind anthology comprised of outstanding stories written by little known authors of the highest caliber. An engaging series of stories of mystery, mayhem and murder.
Murder in the Wind
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,510. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
An anthology of crime/mystery short stories contributed by the outstanding authors of Second Wind Publishing. Murder, mayhem and the unexpected are rife in each riveting story.
Love is on the Wind
Price: Free! Words: 78,010. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Love Is on the Wind is an anthology of romance short stories penned just for this collection by the outstanding authors of Second Wind Publishing.

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