The Golden Dice: A Tale of Ancient Rome : Elisabeth Storrs

The Golden Dice: A Tale of Ancient Rome : Elisabeth Storrs

The Golden Dice: A Tale of Ancient Rome During a ten year siege between two age-old enemies, three women follow very different paths to survive: Caecilia, a young Roman woman, forsakes her city by marrying the Etruscan Vel Mastarna, exposing herself to the enmity of his people and the hatred of the Romans who consider her a traitoress… Semni, a reckless Etruscan girl, becomes a servant in the House of Mastarna, embroiling herself in schemes that threaten Caecilia’s children and her own chance for romance… Pinna, a tomb whore, uses blackmail to escape her grim life and gain the attention of Rome’s greatest general, choosing between her love for him and her loyalty to another… Historical Fiction at its best,

The Wedding Shroud – A Tale of Ancient Rome : Elisabeth Storrs

The Wedding Shroud – A Tale of Ancient Rome : Elisabeth Storrs

The Wedding Shroud – A Tale of Ancient Rome ‘a sensitivity to the realities of life in a very different time and world’ Ursula Le Guin In 406 BC, to seal a tenuous truce, the young Roman Caecilia is wedded to Vel Mastarna, an Etruscan nobleman from the city of Veii. The fledgling Republic lies only twelve miles across the Tiber from its neighbour, but the cities are from opposing worlds so different are their customs and beliefs. Leaving behind a righteous society, Caecilia is determined to remain true to Roman virtues while living among the sinful Etruscans. Instead she finds herself tempted by a mystical, hedonistic culture which offers pleasure and independence to women as well as a chance

Don’t Think of a Blue Ball : Malti Bhojwani

Don't Think of a Blue Ball

Don’t Think of a Blue Ball Don’t Think of a Blue Ball is a personal development book full of practical exercises and the author’s own personal experiences. It is as light or as deep as you want it to be, depending on how Plugged In you are while reading it. It aims to give you all you need to truly live the life you want and be joyful as you pursue your dreams and desires. Plug In and do the effective, tried-and-tested, exercises derived from Malti Bhojwani’s extensive study and hours of coaching her clients. This book includes scientific explanations where needed, wisdom from timeless philosophers and authors, teachings from the scriptures together with the author’s own personal poignant experiences

Questioning Protocol : Randi Redmond Oster

Questioning Protocol

Questioning Protocol What happens when a top-secret program engineer turned award-winning author tries to gain control during her chronically-ill son’s hospital stays? Questioning Protocol happens. This funny, poignant, real-life narrative chronicles how one family successfully navigates the medical maze and offers tips to help readers do the same. By the end of the enlightening, frank account, readers understand how to ask tough questions, weigh competing alternatives and control the reins during a health care crisis. Book Links Website Amazon Author Page On Amazon  

When The Drum Major Died : Anjuelle Floyd

When The Drum Major Died

When The Drum Major Died December 28th, 1967. America has taken a respite from the heated protests and fire bombings that engulfed the nation during the previous summer. Approaching the house where she and her new husband, Redmond, will live, Florina Gavin Austin, two days married, spies a woman sitting on the steps. The woman’s uncanny knowledge of the space that Florina will inhabit leaves Florina feeling ill at ease. Following Sunday services, Florina witnesses the woman she will come to know as Agnes, caress Redmond’s cheek. Florina and Agnes’ husbands, Negro doctors in Poinsettia, hold prominent positions in the social and political life of their community. When Agnes flees to Memphis and joins the Sanitation Workers Protests, all are

Evidence of Insanity : Carol Piner

Evidence of Insanity : Carol Piner

Evidence of Insanity Evidence of Insanity is an unusual novel in that it is being told to you by a southern story teller. So prepare yourself for a fast paced, full-speed-ahead book that leaves you laughing and crying at the same time. Her stories are told by a southern story teller who is speaking of Little Callie, her main character. Having told her hilarious stories time after time over the years to grateful listeners, Piner has finally put them in book form for the rest of you. If you like wild, weird people who love their Mamas, howls at the moon in the rain, ghosts, faces down adversity, loves animals and can tell her stories like you are sitting there

Aba and Shamana : Cynthia L Floriani

Aba and Shamana

Aba and Shamana The story is set in a fictitious Middle Eastern region two thousand years ago. The tale begins with the arrival of a mysterious stranger to a goat herder’s campsite, who captivates a little girl named Alimud with a story about a giant donkey and his young mistress who cared for him. The story is ultimately one of Love and Friendship between an unusual giant donkey named Aba that has preternatural abilities, which also includes having a very strong intuition unlike any other animal, and of Shamana his young mistress who, after the death of his mother Jenna, raises Aba from a gangly foal to become a mammoth donkey that reaches over two meters in height. Aba is