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  • The Chosen Path: Based on the Life of Elizabeth Van Lew

    The Chosen Path: Based on the Life of Elizabeth Van Lew

    This is the true story of an unsung American hero who put her desire for the preservation of the Union, and the ending of slavery before her very own life. When supporting the breakaway Confederacy was the proper thing to do in Richmond in 1861, she chose to support the North. Her genuine humanitarian efforts on behalf of the Union prisoners lead to her gaining military information from them that she securely passed on continuously to Washington. She is rated one of the best Spymasters of all time and is in the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame.

    (She is America’s second Spymaster, George Washington was the first)

    Author Bio

    Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dr. Wyman is a veteran of the US Army and a retiree with 22 years with the Central Intelligence Agency. He has served 4 years in the Middle East and traveled extensively domestically and worldwide. He is an author, artist, athlete, public speaker, creator of over 100 historical PowerPoint presentations, a watercolor portrait painter, professional Ballroom Dance Instructor and a 10-year Board Member of the Sons of the American Revolution. Dr. Donald Paul Wyman, BS, MA Ph.D.

  • The Knock

    The Knock

    The Crockett family is a soccer family. All three of their sons grew up playing on tournament teams, so naturally when their youngest son, Dusty, scores the winning goal for the state championship game, the Crocketts host a celebration for the teammates and their families. The only downside to the get-together is that their oldest son, Travis, is unable to be there. Travis Crockett is a hero to all of the members of Dusty’s soccer team, especially after he singlehandedly beat all fifteen of them at King of the Mountain last summer. But as a Navy SEAL, he has the respect of most people. His love for family and country is catching, so even though he is currently serving in Afghanistan, the partygoers can’t help but ask the Crocketts how he’s fairing and reminisce about their favorite times with Travis, especially after his wife, Laci, shows up with news from her ultrasound. The Crockett family thought they had planned the perfect day, that is until The Knock. Join new author Marc Hardage in this heartbreaking novel about the impact one man’s life has on those around him.

    “As an enlisted member and a chaplain who has served in this admirable community for thirty-six years, I consider The Knock extraordinary. It is a picture of the countless sacrifices that are continually made by the brave service members who serve in this nation’s military and their families. Less than 1 percent of the population of this nation is willing to serve in that capacity. The Knock reminds the reader that freedom is never free!”

    —Chaplain Ted Wilson, OCFD

    Author Bio

    MARC HARDAGE lives in Norman, Oklahoma, with his wife of thirty-four years, Janet. They have three sons, Seth, Ty, and Colt. Marc is a regional marketing director for 5Star Life Insurance Company and has been in the insurance business for over twentyfive years.

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    The Last of the Pioneer

    This story is unusual but true – as told by those who lived overlapping lives with those who were eyewitnesses. The story is about the lives of four generations of ancestors beginning in old Europe and then coming to America in the 1800’s with a wave of other immigrants. They moved westward, lured by the promise of homesteads. They became the last of the pioneers as they reached the wilderness frontiers of Canada and the far West. They were held back by the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression but escaped to something better in California.

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    THE LONG HARD ROAD: FROM NAZI-OCCUPIED POLAND TO FREEDOM IN AMERICA

    After Father left to catch the last train, I stood there looking in the direction of the train station until it was too dark to see anything. Afterwards, I went to my bed, lay down, and covered my face so my roommates could not see me cry. I was seventeen years old, almost a man, and a grown man didn’t cry even if he felt so terribly alone. Growing up in Poland at the start of World War II, Bogdan Tukiendorf lived through the clash of German, Russian, and Polish armies, the German occupation, the separation of his family, and a difficult immigration to the U.S. The Long, Hard Road details his journey from a farm in Poland to inner-city Chicago. Saddled with a knee injury from an early age, Bogdan limped through childhood and visited makeshift wartime hospitals as his knee worsened. His health prevented him from migrating to the U.S. with his family, so at seventeen he was left alone in a strange German city. The Long, Hard Road shares Bogdan’s experiences from the war, such as his family’s cooperation with the Polish freedom fighters, tenuous friendship with the occupying German commander, the fear of neighbors betraying them, his life in the netherworld while waiting to immigrate, his voyage to a free land, and his struggle to succeed in a new country. This engrossing autobiography will capture your attention as you read firsthand the story of one who survived World War II.

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    The Making of A Llama Family

    THE MAKING OF A LLAMA FAMILY chronicles a couple’s 26-year odyssey with their Llamas, first at their farm in North Carolina and later at their ranch in southwestern Virginia. The story begins in 1976, when the author and her husband met in Fairfax, Virginia, and it traces their adventures from Fairfax to Florida, to the Carolinas and back to their present-day farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The journey relates incidents from the early years of the couple’s marriage, and then evolves into the long partnership with their Llama herd, starting in 1990. The author recounts the tale of moving to their current Virginia property in 1996 and creating a Llama ranch from a blank canvas.

    The couple lived for several weeks in their van while their barn was being built and then, while their house was being constructed, they lived with their Llamas in the barn. Key to the story is how the couple interacted with the Llamas while sharing the barn with them, and how both humans and animals remain today as one family unit. The author details her years of observing Llamas as a family, and provides essential information for their care and happiness.

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  • The Odds of Grace: The Lynde Doup Story

    The Odds of Grace: The Lynde Doup Story

    YOU NEVER REALLY KNOW WHEN YOUR ‘TIME’ IS GOING TO COME.
    YOU NEVER REALLY KNOW WHEN
    GOD IS GOING TO SHAKE YOU AND GIVE YOU A VIOLENT WAKE- UP CALL.
    AND YOU NEVER REALLY KNOW WHEN
    WHAT IT’S GOING TO BE LIKE WHEN YOU’RE HANGING ONTO YOUR LIFE
    BY A TINY, FRAYED THREAD, BEGGING GOD TO SHOW YOU MERCY
    AS EVERYONE AROUND YOU PREPARES TO SAY THEIR GOODBYES.
    BUT I KNOW WHAT IT’S LIKE. I’VE BEEN SO CLOSE TO DEATH
    THAT I COULD SEE AND HEAR THINGS THAT ARE OTHERWISE UNIMAGINABLE.
    MY BODY HAD BEEN BROKEN INTO WHAT FELT LIKE A MILLION PIECES
    I WAS SO VERY CLOSE TO LEAVING MY FAMILY BEHIND ME;
    WITH JUST A MEMORY OF WHAT I USED TO BE.
    AND I COULD HEAR THE DOCTORS AS THEY TRIED TO CONSOLE MY FAMILY.
    AND IN MY VERY FINAL MOMENTS OF PAIN AND DESPERATION
    BY GRACE ALONE- MY LIFE WAS SPARED.

    MY NAME IS LYNDE. AND THIS IS MY STORY.

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  • The Unseen Hand

    The Unseen Hand

    Time can heal the wounds of the past. Can it also revive the flames of love that was once doused by the cruel hands of fate?

    Vic is always prepared to face the worst challenges that life can throw his way. What he’s never prepared for is meeting Rita and falling in love with her. Now, is his love for her enough to conquer the challenges of love and life?
    A young girl who is ready to give affection to everyone she knew, that is Rita. But when she meets Vic along the way, she is willing to give her heart to him, not just her fondness. She knows he is the right man for her, will everyone agree with her?
    No one is ever prepared to hear the answers when it comes to love and fate.

  • True Confession:  A Close Call Back To Prison

    True Confession: A Close Call Back To Prison

    Neither the Electrical field, clothing store or sale of drugs were able to make a change to bring Peter closer to becoming wealthy, till eventually Peter ended up in prison being caught with cocaine where he became diagnosed with being schizophrenic because he was un able to cope with prison life.
    He was later released from prison and got a job as an electrical inspector where he later decide to abstract electricity from the power company and was caught and barely missed going to prison for a second time as he was given a suspended sentence.
    Now Peter is presently employed with an electrical company where he is in the process of seeking a loan from an institution to pay off the back fees that he owes the power company.

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  • Truth To Our Scandal

    Truth To Our Scandal

    Truth to Our Scandal is about a woman named Rees, that goes through life wanting this happily ever after but the choices she made took her life through some things she didn’t expect to happen. She has a son from a previous relationship that she expected to last but didn’t. She falls for this church boy named Lay whom she has another baby but only to find out that he wasn’t heaven sent. So in the midst of the confusion this guy name Macc was coming around they started kicking it but she chose to stay with Lay, the guy she had a baby by and she married him. Three years went by and there was no happily ever after with them.

    An old flame which is Macc comes back into her life as she goes through her separation with her husband. Macc and Rees this go round just couldn’t leave each other alone. But this time around Macc is not single. He is actually in a relationship with his on and off again fiancé. The risk and choices Macc and Rees make you will not believe! There are secrets, lies, sex, scandal and truth based upon real life situations. Read how the story unfold as I take you through the Truth to Our Scandal.

    About the author:

    My name is Teresa Johnson I am from Roselle NJ. I am a wife and a mother. I am a very passionate and strong woman that involves God in everything that I do. I live by faith, love and loyalty. I’m young at heart and a mind of wisdom. I always used to write when I was a kid, it was one of my favorite things to do. But, I took a break. Life was taking me in all different directions but when things started to come together in 2015-16 my husband brought to my attention that I should write again and that’s what I started to do. Now this is my first book and I am so pleased and ecstatic to share a part of my life with everyone. I hope you all will enjoy reading as much as I enjoyed writing it.

  • UN VIAJE A MI VIDA

    UN VIAJE A MI VIDA

    Mi nombre es Israel Coy, Proveniente de Centroamérica, Estoy completamente orgulloso de compartir mi historia con todos ustedes quienes lean mi obra.

    A mi temprana edad he pasado por muchas cosas de la vida, como cuando busqué mi primer empleo en la ciudad de Poptun Peten, Allí fue que comencé a valorar a cada paso que daba.

    Por eso el 12 de febrero inicie mi viaje en la tierra de las oportunidades en Norteamérica, para un mejor futuro, un mejor empleo, una mejor visualización de perseguir mis sueños, En cuanto llegue en Norteamérica de inmediatamente me ingrese en una escuela; efectivamente me gradué en junio 2016, obviamente para mí no fue fácil para lograr lo que ahora tengo, luche en contra de los obstáculos sin importar lo que se imponía en mi camino.

    Ahora en la actualidad me he dado cuenta que yo estoy en contra del aborto porque es un acto criminal.

    Les digo yo no soy político, pero estoy en contra de las políticas del señor presidente Trump.

    Por lo tanto, me he motivado de motivar a ustedes que suenan por llegar a una tierra de oportunidades por lograr sus sueños por llegar a la cima resuelven las dificultades y les dará un resultado de prosperidad y la gran importancia de cada uno de ustedes que deseen llegar a sus destinos.

    Author Bio:

    Mi nombre es Israel Coy; Tengo 20 años de edad, Nacido el 1996 en la aldea de La Compuerta Poptún Peten Guatemala, A los cinco años de edad me había ingresado en la primaria, estudié sin importar lo que se interponía en mi camino, finalmente me gradué y luego, quise ayudar a mis parientes, fui en la ciudad de Poptún en busca de un mejor empleo, pero la situación en mi país es muy escasa, por eso decidí cruzar la frontera de los Estados Unidos de América. En busca del sueño americano, Literalmente ha cambiado mi vida y mi forma de pensar, Me he graduado en la preparatoria y finalmente tengo un mejor empleo.