James Sulzer


James Sulzer, author of "The Voice at the Door," lives on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts and teaches reading and writing to students in grades 5-8. A graduate of Yale University, where he was a Yale National Scholar, he is also the author of Nantucket Daybreak (Walker and Co.) and the memoir Mom Comes Home. He has produced countless “sonic id’s” for National Public Radio, some of which aired on Ira Glass’s This American Life. He has spent the past 40 years of his life reading, living with, and cherishing the poetry of Emily Dickinson.

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Pre-release—available April 15, 2019. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,270. Language: English. Published by Fuze Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In this thrilling conclusion to The Card People trilogy, Paul undergoes another astonishing transformation. Then he and Sam face their toughest challenge yet as they uncover and fight a nefarious scheme to take over our nation’s government.
Identity Swap: Card People 2
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,160. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2018 by Fuze Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Devastated by the mysterious disappearance of his scientist father, Paul discovers that a deck of cards they used to play with can talk and move. Paul and the card people grapple with a power-hungry inventor whose weapons threaten to destroy the world. This middle-grade adventure novel will rivet young readers with its vibrant blend of science fiction and the challenges of coming of age.
The Card People
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,020. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016 by Fuze Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Devastated by the mysterious disappearance of his father, Paul sees a deck of cards they had used begin moving on its own. Soon the card people plead for help in their battle against the brutal scissors people. Paul begins to unravel the secret of the card people and his father's quest to make the world safe again.
The Voice at the Door
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,830. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by Fuze Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The Voice at the Door recreates the fateful meeting of Emily Dickinson with the famous Philadelphia pastor, Charles Wadsworth. The fictional account weaves her letters and poems into a tapestry of intellectual and spiritual communion. It encompasses the three great mysteries of Emily Dickinson’s life: her agonized love poetry, her partial blindness, and her subsequent withdrawal from the world.

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