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The Latin phrase "Nullius in Verba" has been the motto of Britain’s famous Royal Society – one of the oldest learned societies in the world – since the 17th century. It means that we should not accept that something is true based solely on anyone’s word regardless of his or her authority or stature. Sutton has brought his considerable expertise in understanding what causes crimes of...
Published: Jul. 26, 2014
Stretch Marks is an irreverent, poignant, rollicking memoir of the author’s survival as an only child, utterly outraged when her father dropped dead in front of her in 1954, at age nine, leaving her with her washed-up, drunken mother - a former child-star in Vaudeville. In stream-of-consciousness format she tells her story of self-doubt as a child and the consequences she endured as an adult -...
Published: Aug. 26, 2013
Computing for Seniors is written for seniors, by a senior. When Barney Kamp began teaching at Calvin College, CALL classes, he developed a course outline to fit a ten-session period of computer classes. He later realized while teaching at a retirement community that a much broader computer course was needed to address both new and semi-experienced users. Starting from square one, this helpful...
Published: May 23, 2013
Many people new to vegetarianism miss meat. People like Dorothy Seymour Mills. When Dorothy’s gallbladder removal left her unable to digest meat, she set out to create recipes to help people make the transition into vegetarianism, a transition that isn’t always easy. Meatless Meat: Recipes for Meat Substitutes teaches traditional eaters how to make their vegetarian meals seem much like the...
Published: May 16, 2013
Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital's Ward 8 North and Karen Horney Clinic came to life at a time when the first step in treatment was to don an orange jumpsuit with the word “PSYCHO” stenciled in huge letters on the back. Not your typical sensationalist psych ward horror story where the staff is more demented than the patients, Four Ghosts in a Mad House is an engaging true-life story about the...
Published: Apr. 5, 2013
Walt Disney popularized imagineering—a combination of “imagination” and “engineering”—to describe the design and development of functional, visionary public places. California is home to some of these projects, including one of the United States’ most iconic landmarks: the Golden Gate Bridge. In Macro-Imagineering Coastal California’s 21st Century Prosperity , macro-engineer Richard B. Cathcart...
Published: Apr. 2, 2013
Traditional cosmology turns upside down in Angus Brownfield's fable about degrees of good and evil among humans. Told in multiple voices—human, angelic and demonic— An Angel at Satan's Ball begins when the Almighty bets Satan that His distinguished angel Ulysses can't be inveigled by his fallen son's craftiest hunter, Semyaza. As Semyaza attempts to bring down Ulysses by attacking his love, the...
Published: Apr. 1, 2013
Cabo Sunset , the third installment in Robert Wisehart's gripping crime series, finds troubled P.I. Ethan Cruickshank involved in his most personal case yet. When threats are leveled against a wealthy media magnate, Cruickshank is called upon to find the culprit, and it isn't long before he's once again getting his hands dirty—even bloody—in the exotic setting of Cabo San Lucas. Beset by physical...
Published: Mar. 29, 2013
Just as the mythical pied-piper's trance enthralled listeners, the poetry in Pied-Piper Philology: Love Words enchants readers with a new spin on love poems. R. Allen Shoaf's collection of poems deftly interweaves linguistic insight into the tale of two people learning that a love of words can nurture words of love, in turn fostering acts of love. The poems explore intimacy, discourse and lovers...
Published: Feb. 26, 2013
Do parallel worlds exist? Searching for proof, Professors Rodger & Cassie Swift vanish. Kestrelle, a spirit-like girl claiming to know their fate, tells their son Braden he must brave a whitewater tooth-sprouting river into a land where wise vultures predict the future and blue minds inhabit lava caves. Only two powers can help: Kestrelle's Blood Thorn and Braden's vine-painted guitar. ...
Published: Feb. 8, 2013
Lust & Longing in New York is a Gonzo-style journey into the concrete heart of America. A next-gen incarnation of Hunter S. Thompson, Scottish poet and writer Sean Urquhart exposes his mind, body, and soul to NYC, and the city's darkest vestiges seep out from beneath their modern-day sheen to greet him. With a head full of madness and drugs, Urquhart traverses Manhattan's maze of streets, bars,...
Published: Nov. 30, 2012
Drama, betrayal and mystery draw part-time P.I. and rogue-for-hire Ethan Cruickshank into the cliffs, beaches and bays of Cabo San Lucas as he hunts for a bail-jumping sex offender. Plagued by his own inner demons, Cruickshank is joined by a cohort of intriguing characters as he picks up the trail. Cabo Revenge, part of Robert Wisehart's Cabo series, explores a place where the setting's natural...
Published: Nov. 26, 2012
What if dragons living on the moon fell from the sky and secretly made their homes in trash dumps all over the world? Maureen Schlukbier's The Dragon Moon: A Series of Dragon Tails will delight young readers with tales of friendship and fun as the fallen dragons are forced to live in seclusion and deal with familiar problems for children of all ages. Richly illustrated, these delightful tales of...
Published: Nov. 26, 2012
In Angus Brownfield's Guardian of the Lost Colony, the talking mice have taken refuge at isolated Casa Abandolao, guarded by feisty, eccentric Matilde. When earnest Gavin MacDonald finds them after a year of searching, he only wants to bring them a message but is instead met with the barrel of a gun. The mice fear that if Gavin can find them, so can the CIA and obsessive scientist Jason Ramback....
Published: Nov. 19, 2012
The Scrivener's Tale, sequel to Angus Brownfield's Pool of Tears, finds the brightest of Stedwell Institutes' strain of talking mice, Dorothy Mustt, sold into captivity by her former love. Burned once from trusting a human, Dorothy nonetheless grows to trust Gavin MacDonald, the man hired to ghost write her memoir. Little does she know that the memoir is merely a guise for learning the location...
Published: Nov. 19, 2012
Meet Dorothy Mustt, a mouse who'd like to civilize humanity. She and her kind have human DNA grafted into their genome, giving them opposable thumbs and human-like speech and reasoning. In Pool of Tears, book one of Angus Brownfield's Prime Directive trilogy, Dorothy wants humans to get along the way mice do. Impossibly arrogant? No, she's humble enough, but she's in love with a human, Jason...
Published: Nov. 19, 2012
On July 20, 1969, NASA forever changed human history when astronauts first stepped on the Moon. But what happened after that fateful footstep? How did NASA change from a pioneering organization into a members-only bureaucracy that stifles scientific thought? Dr. J. Marvin Herndon tackles this question in his book, NASA’s Science: A Betrayal of Trust. Herndon cites examples of NASA neglect and...
Published: Sep. 15, 2012
When a powerful real estate tycoon’s wife is kidnapped for a ransom, former P.I. Ethan Cruickshank once again finds himself on the trail of justice in Robert Wisehart’s Cabo, an engrossing crime novel set in beautiful, and sometimes dangerous, Cabo San Lucas. Along with the local Chief of Police and colorful new friends, Cruickshank is swept into an investigation that initially turns up more...
Published: Aug. 10, 2012
What happens when genetically enhanced lab mice learn to talk and use their opposable thumbs? Rodent Dorothy Mustt and her fellow companions do just this in Angus Brownfield’s Prime Directive. Managing to escape from the lab before they are euthanized, the mice scatter to form three different clans: a group in a nearby neighborhood, a group in the inner walls of the laboratory, and a group at the...
Published: Aug. 8, 2012
If you’ve ever seen a shooting star, perhaps you’ve glimpsed a hint of our planet’s composition. Dr. J. Marvin Herndon explores the connection between meteors and the Earth’s core in his book, What Meteorites Tell Us About Earth. Herndon traces the historical highlights of meteorite investigations from “sky stones” documented in the late fifteenth century up through scientific discoveries of...
Published: Aug. 3, 2012
With first-hand knowledge of health care intricacies from both the employer’s and employee’s standpoint, Mark F. Herbert presents a non-partisan solution to the health care debate in Plan B: The Alternative to Obamacare. Herbert posits that current proposals to solve America’s health care crisis (from both sides of the Congressional aisle) have only addressed one component of the problem: point...
Published: Jul. 12, 2012
Science fiction becomes closer to reality as experts Richard B. Cathcart, Viorel Badescu, and Joseph Friedlander prove that their knowledge of macro-engineering is as limitless as your imagination in the fascinating book, Macro-Engineering Space for Aliens and Humans. Exploring the technology and application of earth and space engineering projects on a massive scale, the authoritative trio...
Published: May 29, 2012
Sam Houston stares down the political opposition with his trademark fortitude and courage in Robert Wisehart’s riveting historical novel The Lion at Bay. A sequel to Born for the Storm, this book continues the saga of one of the United States’ most colorful heroes by focusing on Houston’s later years, beginning with the death of his father figure and dear friend, Andrew Jackson. As Texas joins...
Published: May 29, 2012
After uncovering many nefarious plots of the German Third Reich, Austrian-American designer Katya Becker continues her life of adventure in The Treskel, Dorothy Seymour Mills’s final historical novel in the Katya Becker Trilogy. Agreeing to help her lover, Professor Adrian Paul, spy on the Fascist parties of Germany and Italy to aid the American Embassy, Katya meets the notorious Mussolini and...
Published: May 22, 2012
Soldier, lawyer, statesman, hero, ladies’ man, drunk: General Sam Houston’s colorful biography comes to life in Robert Wisehart’s action-filled historical novel Born for the Storm. This book traces Houston’s beginnings as a teenage runaway living with the Cherokee and being adopted by the chief. At nineteen, his story continues as a soldier at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend where he begins his...
Published: May 17, 2012
Katya Becker returns to a life of intrigue, espionage, and ancient myth in The Labyrinth, volume two of the Katya Becker trilogy. Working alongside Eleanor Roosevelt, Katya again travels to Europe, where she befriends Countess Harriett Walderdorf and meets Hitler’s mistress, Eva Braun. When Miss Braun invites her to the Berghof, Katya comes face-to-face with Adolf Hitler himself and learns of her...
Published: May 11, 2012
"For nearly half a century, the planetesimal theory dominated scientific thought about Earth's formation. Earth and other planets were thought to have formed from dust grains that collided and stuck together, becoming progressively larger bodies and finally planets. But there was confusion; the pieces in this theory did not match critical observations about the Earth’s composition. Dr. J. Marvin...
Published: Apr. 19, 2012
"Never again should such a disaster occur," lamented Titanic survivor Millvina Dean. When the RMS Titanic sank on April 15, 1912, after colliding with a rogue iceberg, many had ideas for how to avoid similar tragedies in the future. Macro-engineer Richard B. Cathcart revisits one of these ideas 100 years later in the ebook, Macro-Engineering the North Atlantic to Prevent Another Titanic. An early...
Published: Apr. 11, 2012
Katya Becker, an Austrian immigrant living in the United States in the 1930s, returns to her homeland to investigate two ancient symbols from a prehistoric salt mine in The Sceptre, volume one of the Katya Becker trilogy. Once in Austria, she uncovers a Nazi plot to find a mythological sceptre with enormous power and must navigate this dangerous atmosphere to find answers. As Katya continues her...
Published: Apr. 6, 2012
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The Foundations of Freedom is your key to understanding the primary documents and decisions that shape freedom in the United States of America. In addition to a detailed analysis of American citizens’ rights, this ebook also contains a digital transcription of important original documents: The Declaration of Independence, The US Constitution (including Bill of Rights and amendments), Thomas...
Published: Mar. 28, 2012

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