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Retributor (Hellgate, Montana Book 2)
Salt Lake City (Hellgate, Montana Book 3)
Mists of the Miskatonic: Tales Inspired by the works of H.P Lovecraft
Hellgate, MontanaThere are more than just demons and witches that haunt the daylight and the dark. The Roman Catholic Church found men willing to take on the powers of darkness and called them The Retributors–men with a pure soul, no regrets, and no designs on a long life. Retributor Jeremiah Brandt headed for the most supernaturally and unnaturally infected place on the frontier–the bright blue Montana Territory sky of the Hellgate Valley. The longer he stays the more he thinks of it more of than just a place to collect bounties–it’s home. He wasn’t looking to lose his heart or his life, he just wanted to do his job in relative peace. Yeah, right. You mess with Jeremiah Brandt you are asking for a whole heap of trouble, and if you are an unnatural messing with Jeremiah Brandt you’re aiming for more trouble than you can handle in your entire immortal life.
Retributor (Hellgate, Montana Book 2)Retributor Jeremiah Brandt has already riled up the zombie cavalry and he’s still angry over losing a huge bounty on a clan of serial killers. So when the Helena Cattlemen’s Association asks for help with a werewolf he jumps at the chance to take it on. There are a few little kinks to work through first before he can get down to the hunt–starting with zombies, a revengeful sister, and cold bath water. But the hunter soon becomes the hunted as Brandt discovers that his past mistakes have come back haunt him.
Salt Lake City (Hellgate, Montana Book 3)There are more than just demons and witches that haunt the day and night. The Roman Catholic Church found men willing to take on the powers of darkness and called them Retributors–men with pure souls, no regrets, and no designs on a long life. Retributor Jeremiah Brandt leaves Missoula in the Montana Territory for the unfamiliar terrain of Salt Lake City, Utah. The journey to the Latter Day Saint’s holy city is fraught with dangers; from scheming Masons to the evil queen of the Fey who seeks revenge. Hidden somewhere an unholy, ancient vampire possessed by a demon feeds on unsuspecting Mormon children. The fiend will stop at nothing, will stoop to use no power or weapon in its command to end Brandt before he finds the monster. Zombies, subterfuge, terror, magic; even Brigham Young’s favorite bathtub will be employed by the ultimate evil on the frontier to gain an advantage. This is the third book in the Hellgate, Montana series. It can be enjoyed as a stand-alone adventure or as a continuation of Brandt’s exploits in the Wild West!
Mists of the Miskatonic: Tales Inspired by the works of H.P LovecraftAl Halsey offers a tribute anthology inspired by his lifelong love of H.P Lovecraft's writings. Tremble as the ordinary becomes terrifying and deadly. Humans turn into monsters and monsters are reality. These stories of past, present and future will take you through sleepy small towns, then to the edge of space, time and madness. Danger lurks as the end of the world approaches, concealed by organizations and institutions whose goal is a semblance of order until the end. So lock your door, find a comfortable easy chair and set sail into the realms of terror that twist space and time. The ending is not the end: this is only the first book in the series Mists of the Miskatonic…
Running GirlThe inspiring story of the first female to run the Boston Marathon comes to life in stunningly vivid collage illustrations. Because Bobbi Gibb is a girl, she's not allowed to run on her school's track team. But after school, no one can stop her--and she's free to run endless miles to her heart's content. She is told no yet again when she tries to enter the Boston Marathon in 1966, because the officials claim that it's a man's race and that women are just not capable of running such a long distance. So what does Bobbi do? She bravely sets out to prove the naysayers wrong and show the world just what a girl can do.
Mountain ChefThe true story of a Chinese American mountain man who fed thirty people for ten days in the wilderness--and helped inspire the creation of the National Park Service. Tie Sing was born in the mountains. The mountains were in his blood. But because he was of Chinese descent at a time in America when to be Chinese meant working in restaurants or laundries, Tie Sing’s prospects were limited. But he had bigger plans. He began cooking for mapmakers and soon built a reputation as the best trail cook in California. When millionaire Stephen Mather began his quest to create a national park service in 1915, he invited a group of influential men—writers, tycoons, members of Congress, and even a movie star—to go camping in the Sierras. Tie Sing was hired to cook. Tie Sing planned diligently. He understood the importance of this trip. But when disaster struck—twice!—and Tie Sing’s supplies were lost, it was his creative spirit and quick mind that saved the day. His sumptuous menus had to be struck and Tie Sing had to start over in order to feed the thirty people in the group for ten whole days. His skills were tested and Tie Sing rose to the challenge. On the last night, he fed not just the campers' bodies, but also their minds, reminding them to remember and protect the mountains. 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, created by Congress on August 25, 1916. Today, you can hike to Sing Peak, named for Tie Sing, in Yosemite National Park.
Legacy of War
Legacy of WarPsychologist John Moore is shaken when his PTSD Vietnam War patient reveals war crimes committed with a CIA agent and a South Vietnamese Army colonel. Moore, who served in the Vietnam War commanding an infantry company with the 101st Airborne Division, flashes back to his own war demons while still depressed over his wife's death. The following day the patient is found dead―an apparent suicide. Stunned, Moore begins investigating the dead patient, the rogue CIA agent, and the lethal Vietnam War apparatus--the CIA's Phoenix Program--in which 81,740 communists and innocent Vietnamese civilians were killed. An attempt on Moore's life forces him to return to Vietnam to assist officials of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the CIA in capturing the CIA agent and the South Vietnamese Army colonel. Both fled to Vietnam during Tet, the Vietnamese New Year, to blend and disappear with the 80 million Vietnamese traveling and celebrating. The two intend to recover buried loot, hidden since 1973. In the sweltering jungles of diverse, mysterious Vietnam, shrouded in his war memories, John Moore partners with an attractive female Vietnam National Police Agent, conflicted over his feelings for her, and for being allied with the former North Vietnamese who show their animosity toward him for all the death and destruction of the war. His pursuit of the CIA agent, a fellow American, comes to a conclusion in Laos on the old Ho Chi Minh Trail.
Ace Carroway and the Growling Death
Ace Carroway and the Great War
Ace Carroway Around the World
Ace Carroway and the Handsome Devil
Ace Carroway and the Growling DeathFrom expertly landing a fighter plane to captivating audiences with a piano solo to setting a broken bone, there’s little that mystery woman Ace Carroway can’t do. At her startup detective agency, she and her motley crew of associates await their next case. They don’t have long to wait. Their newest mystery promenades through the door in the svelte shape of a Broadway actress. She hires them to recover her stolen painting. Straightforward? No. The thespian is kidnapped just as a chilling, unearthly growl reverberates through the air. When the eerie snarl rips through the air again, it signals a gas attack. Again, and this time it's murder. It's abundantly clear that asking questions is liable to end in death. Ace must find the painting, save the actress, and figure out what the ominous growling means, all before she gets shot full of daylight. Things look mighty grim for the maverick heroine. Can she come out on top this time? Of course not. It's impossible. But then again, the impossible is what Ace Carroway does best. This book contains: Gas grenades. Tramp steamers. Tommy guns. A 1920 Pierce-Arrow sedan. A tobacco pipe from Borneo. Clipped sentences. A lab rat. Carnivorous ants. Mrs. Figgins. Mercenaries. Lava. Clever disguises. Lies. A thick wad of folding green. Blood. Ace Carroway and the Growling Death is fourth in the Adventures of Ace Carroway novella series. Content rating: teen.
Ace Carroway and the Great WarWhen the Great War breaks out, Cecilia Carroway lies about her age and enlists as a pilot. She earns her Ace nickname, but she's shot down behind enemy lines and imprisoned. She meets five motley fellow prisoners Quack, Bert, Sam, Tombstone, and Gooper. Escape is hard enough, but Ace won’t go without sabotaging the enemy’s war machine. Add in Minister of Technology Darko Dor’s plan to kidnap Ace, and Ace Carroway’s chances of survival drop to zero. So. About average. Cliffhangers. Airships. 1920s retro. Fistfights. Female protagonist kicking bottom. Quirky multinational sidekicks. Clipped sentences. Outrageous accents. Dogfights. Daring escapes. Pole vaulting. Ace Carroway and the Great War is the first in the Ace Carroway adventure novella series.
Ace Carroway Around the WorldIn 1921, in the quiet seaside town of Hyannis, shipbuilder Grant Carroway dies in a hail of bullets. Cynical cop Drew Lucy investigates the case. When Grant's know-it-all daughter Cecilia barges into the crime scene, Lucy puts her at the top of the suspect list. Nine times out of ten, murder's a family affair.Pilot Cecilia "Ace" Carroway thinks the hit was masterminded by a Great War tyrant she remembers killing. Is the shadowy Darko Dor still alive?It sounds farfetched to Drew Lucy until he finds himself dodging bullets and grenades. He'd better get wise quick, or somebody else is going to die.Buy this book if you like: Narrow escapes. 1920s slang. Cool female pilots. Noir detectives. Murder investigations. Explosions. Clipped sentences. Hired thugs. Jazz.
Ace Carroway and the Handsome DevilIt's 1921 and the world mourns the disappearance of aviatrix Cecilia "Ace" Carroway, lost during a 'round-the-world attempt. Barely, Ace survives what she knows was an assassination masterminded by underworld kingpin Darko Dor. In secret, she gathers her five wartime comrades and opens a detective agency, intending to hunt Dor and his ilk.Before the paint dries on the door, Ratface the mugger strikes, a chemist is kidnapped, and rumors surface of a shadowy hideaway called Smuggler's Crossroads.Furthermore, at her very first public appearance, a pair of handsome gentlemen vie for her attentions in outrageous style. Is this shower of fragrant flowers and honeyed words too good to be true? Why, yes. Yes, it is. It's a trap, and if Ace doesn't connect all the clues in time, the shadowy Darko Dor will win another victory.You'll love this this book if you like: Peril. 1920s New York. Female pilots dealing with post-crash facial scars. Guys in trench coats. Guys in suits. Black market abductions. Ford roadsters with running boards. Brawls. Clipped sentences. Rotary dial telephones. Roses. Hamlet. Cowboy drawl. Tommy guns.
MonstersMental illness, drug addiction, violence, and the horrors of war, these are just some of our monsters. Regardless of whether monsters hearken from myth and legend or are fantastical creatures with beastly traits, it is always the monsters who walk among us that become the stuff of nightmares. This anthology explores monsters, their roles in our lives, and ours in theirs. Monsters is a collection of short stories and poetry, written, edited, and complied by the Creative Writing Club at Spokane Falls Community College, Pullman Campus. The poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction, created by the 16 participating authors is disquieting, divergent, and dark. Enter their worlds. Linger over their stories. Let their prose delight, unsettle, and entertain.
DystopiaDystopia is a collection of short stories and poetry written, edited, and compiled by students at Spokane Falls Community College, Pullman Center. The 2017-2018 Bigfoot Review is the Creative Writing Club’s revival anthology. The club’s advisor, and short story author, Khaliela Wright, welcomes you into the diverse and vibrant fiction and poetry created by the 10 writers presenting their work in the anthology. Enter their worlds. Linger over their stories. Let their prose delight, unsettle, and entertain.
The Weight of Flesh
The Weight of FleshGood stories resemble a car slamming into a concrete wall; destruction that keeps you glued, rubbernecked at wreckage, unable to avert your eyes. But great stories get you behind the wheel, let you experience the carnage firsthand. Get in the driver’s seat, buckle up, and indulge in a twisted story constructed of poetic block, mortared with violence and madness. In an epic tale of self-destruction and redemption, Frank Steiner must find a way to stop his execution before time runs out in a psychological thriller that captures a Jewish man’s final days on death row. There’s one problem, Frank may not live long enough to change his fate.