Stillwater River Publications

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Steven & Dawn Porter have been writing and producing books and magazines together since the late eighties when they collaborated on literary magazines and yearbooks at the University of Rhode Island.

Steven is the author of two novels -- "Confessions of the Meek & the Valiant" and "Manisses," which was honored by the New England Book Festival as one of the Best Books of 2013. Steve also served as the Director of Advertising and Public Relations for Lauriat's Bookstores.

Dawn holds a masters degree from Johnson & Wales University, and is an experienced book designer and editor. In 2013, she wrote and published her first book, "Searching for Rhode Island," which was named a finalist at the Independent Publishers of New England (IPNE) First Annual Book Awards.

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The Pacas Are Coming!
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Up in the Berkshires, it’s been snowing forever and ZuZu hasn’t been able to go on adventures. But suddenly there’s the promise of some excitement. The farmer is bringing new animals to the barn and ZuZu can hardly wait to make friends with these gentle creatures that hum and have fleas. The pacas are coming!
Oliver's Journey
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Oliver is no ordinary octopus! He is usually off on an exciting adventure until one day when he longs for a place to call home and “fit in.” Join Oliver and his friends Denny, Simon, Miranda, Randall and Luna as they help Oliver discover his most important “journey” yet!
Mother At Seven
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Mother at Seven is the shocking, inspirational true story of a little girl’s tragic childhood, and how she endured and overcame a decade of unspeakable abuse at the hands of her cruel and sadistic family. Mother at Seven tells of those critical moments in a child’s life when the only thing standing between the life and death itself was a pure and innocent belief that better days lie ahead.
Unorthodox
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,340. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Evolution... ...is just supposed to happen? But what if it never does? Should we just tie ourselves to the tracks and wait for the train? What do we have to lose by pushing it along?
Poverty & Despair vs. Education & Opportunity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,550. Language: American English. Published: March 13, 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Considering that the total costs of poverty, the common bond and requirement among these populations include experiential expertise, responsibility, authority, accountability, an understanding of the poverty arena, compassion and a demonstrated goal-oriented leadership and commitment to ending poverty!
Scared to Death... Do It Anyway
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,980. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anxieties & Phobias
Brian Beneduce has always known there was something wrong with him -- very wrong. Even at a young age when his friends were enjoying activities as harmless as sleepovers, he would hyperventilate, sweat and tremble at the mere thought. He never told a soul. As he got older his condition worsened.
Scoundrels: Defining Corruption Through Tales of Political Intrigue in Rhode Island
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,130. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
It has been said that political corruption is as old as government itself. Yet despite its timeless nature and its devastating impact on society, “political corruption” remains an elusive term that is difficult to define. In order to fully grasp its impact on government and society as a whole.
Safe in Crab Apple Creek
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,730. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Barbara Ann Gordon was dead and buried, never to be heard from again. The last few months had been a nightmare. With the help of the U.S. Marshals she was on her way to a new home with a new identity. And now as Emily Gail Henshaw, she looked out the window of her new little house in Crab Apple Creek and saw the same guy she had met on the road earlier that day. Oh my God! The Hunk!
Lolly's Picnic
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / New Experience
It's a beautiful sun-shining day when Lolly decides it's to go on a picnic with her toy friends. Off she goes, skipping and smiling until she remembers an important challenge she is about to face. Join Lolly's friends Oliver, Kirby, Lucky, Magic and Bellabear on a fun adventure as they help Lolly face her fears and doubts to strengthen her spirit.
Mangia with Micheline
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,530. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Essays
Started as a column in a small-town newspaper, Mangia with Micheline combines generations of Italian-American flavors and traditions with heartwarming, humorous and remarkable personal tales that celebrate those memories shared around the family dining room and kitchen.
Monumental Providence - Legends of History in Sculpture, Statuary, Monuments and Memorials
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Public statuary as we think of it, first appeared in this state in the mid-1800s inspired by a European idiom. These masterpieces flourished and the resulting statues, monuments and memorials that are now scattered throughout the City of Providence stand as a testament to the people, places and events that have had a profound impact on the shaping of the history of Rhode Island.
Manisses
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,440. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Manisses is a rollicking adventure told through a thousand years of history, where you'll meet a brave native maiden, a demure pirate, Prohibition rum-runners, a vengeful witch and many others -- all connected through time by an inconspicuous pile of rocks.
The Kanc
Price: Free! Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » Occult
When Rick and Annie Waldron, a bitter elderly couple, turn onto New Hampshire's legendary Kancamagus Highway in a dangerous snowstorm, they are unaware that their fate may lie with an ancient forest alive with a vengeful spirit. (Short Story) This special edition of "The Kanc" includes free bonus chapter's from Steven R. Porter's novels "Confessions of the Meek & the Valiant and "Manisses."
Confessions of the Meek and the Valiant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,990. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Confessions of the Meek and the Valiant is not your father's -- or godfather's -- mob story. It's a fast-paced chronicle of love, family, adventure and redemption. It is a story of a young man's quest to discover who he is, who he wants to be, and whether he can accept what the world believes he has become.


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