Flying Blind - Luanne Oleas
Handsome flyboy breaks all the rules ... and a lot of hearts, including his own.
Shackles and More Gripping Tales- James Hanna
Best selling author James Hanna spins more strange and gripping tales.
My Mac Arthur - Cindy Fazzi
General Douglas MacArthur’s interracial, May-December love affair with Filipino actress Isabel Rosario Cooper comes alive. The turbulent relationship, which broke all the taboos at the time, jeopardized MacArthur’s career and led to Isabel’s tragic end.
In The Shadow Of War - Colleen Adair Fliedner
Josette and Curtis are both traveling to England on the RMS Lusitania when Josette suspects there is a spy ring on board. Were they sent to divulge the location of the Lusitania?
The Burden of a Daughter - Megan A. Clancy
When a girl’s father promises her away in marriage, she runs away from her small mountain village to Kathmandu, where she is met with further tragedy.
The Last Innocent Hour - Margot Abbot
MARGOT ABBOTT'S harrowing tale of the 1930s & 1940s war and love! What a fabulous read. Don't miss this one!
Ippy Gold Winner
Fanny Newcomb and the Irish Channel Ripper - Ana Brazil
It's the 1880s. Has Jack the Ripper come to New Orleans?
Winner of Ben Franklin Gold
winner of Reader's Favorite Silver
Tears and Trombones - Nanci Lee Woody
Can a blue-collar kid become a symphony musician?
The Berkeley Girl in Paris 1968 - Elise Frances Miller
The 1960s. Janet had a lot of growing up to do. She didn't intend to do it during France's 1968 May Revolution.
The Berkeley Girl Rendezvous in London - Elise Frances Miller
The sequel to The Berkeley Girl: In Paris, 1968 plus three great stories about the 1960s. This is entertaining as well as scholarly-- this explains so much about the 1960s!
The Engine Woman's Light - Laurel Anne Hill
Award-winning steampunk tale about California's alternate history. Popular YA.
What Remains unsaid - Audrey Kalman
Audrey Kalman's story of love and regret makes you turn the pages! Poignant and heartfelt, this is a family drama as well as commentary on 21st-century life and choices.
Searching For Julia- Martin F. Sorensen
Looking for clues to the past to understand the present. We could have listed this under historicals because much of the book takes place during WW II.
First Friday, How Virginity Almost Killed Me - Tory Hartman
In this debut novel, Hartmann takes what appears at first to be a romantic comedy and turns it, unexpectedly, into a thriller.
The Seige - James Hanna
A prison counselor must negotiate an uprising and realizes he trusts the prisoners more than the guards.
Novelmania, My Ticket to Crazy Town - Bardi Rosman Koodrin
A frustrated writer burns her manuscript. (Wacky chicklit fun!)
The Miranda affair - Margaret R. Davis
The boss just hired his girlfriend. Will she be knocked off her pedestal and have to start over?
Aloha Also Means Goodbye - Jessica Rosenberg
A destination wedding turns awkward when her old boyfriend shows up.
I'll Never Tell - Monsignor Harry G. Schlitt
forward by Kevin Starr
A Catholic priest reveals his life's journey.
Dodging Satan - Katherine Zamboni McCormick
Poor little Bridget is confused about all the Catholic myths and teachings.
A second, Less Capable, Head - James Hanna
We like to say that James Hanna's short stories make reading dangerous again.
Call Me Pomeroy - James Hanna
A parolee thinks he's a rock star and through political hyjinks becomes one. (Adult language, satire.)
Preview of Coming Books
Nadine In The Tenderloin- Jo Carpignano
A gifted child in San Francisco's Tenderloin wants an education, but to get it she'll have to divorce her mother.