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Open Mic For Animals:
Evidential Fairy Tails
Open Mic For Animals: Evidential Fairy Tails details the bewitching
escapades of Shannon Spring, a professional Animal Communicator and
Psychic Medium. Fearless, funny, and feral, Shannon hands an ethereal
microphone to animals worldwide and invites them to share their wisdom, wit,
and what they need people to know. After hitting rock bottom, Shannon
cleaned up her life’s litter box and became unstoppable in her mission to help
“Any Species, Any Challenge, Anywhere!”
Like Sleeping Beauty, Shannon awakened with a kiss – but from the animal
kingdom, not a prince. A peppy shelter dog, a sociopathic tiger, a flirty fish,
and a host of party animals gave Shannon back her voice, and she’s returning
the favor. Shannon’s spiritual safari is told through magical tales so
unbelievable … readers only need to ask if they believe in the magic of animals.
Interspecies healing and laughter reign in this paw-paved path to freedom and
fun. OPEN MIC offers something for everyone to love, for skeptics to heckle,
and for animals to chew on. Magic awaits …
“Shannon is a natural-born storyteller and truth warrior. Open Mic Fo Animals
is a powerful, magical, and funny book. By bravely unlocking her caged spirit,
Shannon continues to free countless animals who need a friend with a fearless
voice. You’ll love this book that will heal your heart and open your mind’s eye.”
–Dr. Deborah King, spiritual leader, New York Times bestselling author
of Be Your Own Shaman and Heal Yourself-Heal The World.
Midnight Climax: A Kats Takemoto Novel
Kats Takemoto, the nisei private detective from Hunters Point, returns
to investigate the murder of a young Chinese girl, killed in a covert CIA
brothel in the heart of San Francisco. Her family, members of a Tong,
a powerful Chinatown gang, demand vengeance that threatens to start
an all-out war in Chinatown unless Kats can discover the truth behind
the slaying. Along the way he will discover a personal connection to
the suspected killer, a fellow veteran who was tortured and experimented
on, turning him into a lethal weapon and a ticking bomb. Kats
and his friends race to find this soldier before the government and the
rival Tong gangs spiral into more bloodshed.
Singapore Bling: A Samantha and the Sheriff Adventure
A magnificent pink diamond necklace worth a fortune. A secretive new Asian crypto-currency. And two smooth-talking international con artists who abscond with millions.
Samantha and her Sheriff are quickly thrust into the mystery and history of South-East Asia when their relentless pursuit of the crooks who stole from their friends takes them to Singapore. Then a desperate chase through the Amsterdam Airport leads to more shocking twists in this exciting story. The result is a thunderous climax to Singapore Bling.
In Gord Hume’s third “Samantha and the Sheriff” adventure, riotous humour combines with thrilling action and adventure as Samantha navigates the treacherous waters of international crime. Laughs and thrills abound as she and the Sheriff risk all to recover their friends’ lost treasures.
Lion of Fire: Riley Jordan and the Fire Prophecies Book 1
Riley Jordan, a college senior, goes from “least likely to succeed” to the world’s most dangerous wizard. After uncovering a plot to destroy humankind, Riley is plagued by dark visions of destruction involving an unsuspecting human girl he just met named Emma Clark, who he can’t get out of his head. Struggling to control his powers, Riley and his three best friends must portal-hop between magical realms to fight the darkness and discover the truth. Now, with graduation and Armageddon looming, Riley must face his own fears and learn how to protect those he loves before it’s too late.
Lion of Fire will take you on your own journey of self-discovery and make you face the reality of one simple truth – we can let others define us, or we can be the hero in our own story. Riley Jordan will make you believe there is a hero in all of us.
Days of Fear: A Lynching in St. Petersburg
Days of Fear exposes the shocking story of a gruesome 1914 murder in St. Petersburg, Florida and the calculated lynching of the Black man accused.
Who killed Frank Sherman with a shotgun blast inches from his head? What in the restless photographer’s life led to his bloody end? And why did powerful men decide John Evans had to die for the crime?
This book explores true-crime events buried for decades. Days of Fear describes in detail St. Petersburg as it existed more than a century ago – a growing waterfront community particularly comfortable for white people but often difficult for Black people. It tells a grim story the authors hope is relevant to the twenty-first century’s periodic mob violence and domestic terrorism.
An Extra Life: 8 Minutes in Heaven with My Father
An Extra Life is an inspiring story of love and miraculous rebirths. It is a gripping firsthand account of Fabio’s near-death experiences and his battle against a widow-maker heart attack that less than 10% survive. The absolute light in Heaven gives him the ability to relive, through his father Sergio, an epic family saga — from escaping an orphanage to enlisting in the Navy, miraculously surviving being shot out of a torpedo tube from a sinking submarine during World War II, outrunning thugs in a shootout car chase in Venezuela, and arm-wresting Fidel Castro in Cuba. Fabio follows his father through a life full of adventure and danger. And yet, despite facing seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Sergio never gave up, and neither does Fabio.
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