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choices are soon leaving Sydney vulnerable to the terrible things that can happen
in this world.
The Paris Effect
K.S.R. Burns. Velvet Morning Press.
$11.99 paper (264p), ISBN 978-0-692-
71085-2; $4.99 e-book,
Nothing’s what it seems
in this debut novel about a
food-obsessed young woman
who sneaks away to Paris without telling
anyone—not even her husband.
Kathleen Curtin. Kathleen Curtin. $7.20
e-book, ASIN B01GWSEDR4
This novel is set in con-
temporary rural Ireland,
where money lending,
drugs, blackmail, and
murder are the backdrop to
a story about retribution, love, and
Kathy Weyer. Wild Rose Press. $16.99
e-book, ISBN 978-1-62830-587-6
A widow must recreate
her life at 56 and discovers
her old life was a bit of a
Daniel A. Smith. CreateSpace. $14.96
paper (352p), ISBN 978-1-4662-1297-8;
$3.99 e-book, ASIN B007HCHLEW
Amazon, Apple iBooks, BN.com, Kobo
Hernando de Soto and 350 conquistadors entered the Mississippi
River valley in 1541. A century later, Manaha fights to
keep the story of her decimated and abandoned
Jana Petken. CreateSpace. $16.99 paper
Tattle Tales: Essays and Stories Along
(462p), ISBN 978-1-5308-
2269-0; $3.50 e-book,
A historical family saga
about love, war, and
betrayal, set during the First World War.
Abbe Rolnick. Sedro Publishing. $13.95
paper (170p), ISBN 978-0-9845119-5-2
The stories in this collec-
tion range from the base-
ment of a girl learning about
the Holocaust via a
repairman, to a literal and
psychological deep dive in the Caribbean,
to the humble truths of a dung beetle in
Thank You for the Shoes: The Story of
an Extraordinary Ordinary Man
Raffaela Marie Rizzo. Giro di Mondo.
$16.95 paper (358p),
A fatherless southern
Italian boy embarks on a
solo journey to America in
1909 to seek the grave of his father, a man
he never knew.
The Black Opera
Raymond Embrack. Raymond Embrack.
$1.99 e-book, ASIN B005MZB8P4
An epic thriller spanning
a secret history of FBI/CIA
black operations from 1963
to 2017, when a nuclear
crisis is created by the man
behind both Kennedy assassinations.
James T. Crouse. Caromount
Island Publishing. $17.99
A thriller about Jake Baird, whose
quiet law practice is blown apart when an
ex-military officer gives him classified
documents about the fatally flawed Sea
Chinese Puzzle: A No Sin Mystery
Circle of Betrayal
T.M. Raymond. CreateSpace. $14.25
paper (402p), ISBN 978-1-5055-8443-1
Amazon, Apple iBooks,
An action-filled, exten-
sively researched murder
mystery set in Shanghai
during the sultry August of
1928. The first book in the No Sin mys-
Jacqueline Simon Gunn. CreateSpace.
$14.95 paper (352p),
When Kadee’s love for
Noah turns obsession, what
could possibly go wrong?
Besides his murder.
Cold Hollow Mysteries, Book 1
Emilie J. Howard. Emilie J. Howard.
$2.99 e-book, ASIN B00X2KNJZS
Cold Hollow—a quaint
town where insanity reigns
and a madman sits on an
imaginary throne. Who will
survive living in the town?
Patricia Nedelea. Patricia Nedelea. 99¢
Enclosure: A Trappist Tale
e-book, ASIN B01G0VYTYK
A Parisian party girl
uncovers four lost-and-
found stories related to a
tarot deck from 1389. This
book is a hybrid novel,
swinging across Europe between history,
mystery, and fantasy.
Jerry Buzyniski. Xlibris. $23.99 paper
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