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Christmas in Cahokia

After uncovering a mysterious urn of ashes, then discovering she was adopted, Ceci Lupo sets off on a journey to investigate her ancestry. Along her quest, an undiscovered murder triggers a re-thinking of her life. How much of her past can be trusted? And who is she, really?

Coyote Zone

Nikki Garcia is an unlikely Sam Spade: a former international auditor turned private investigator who lands an assignment in Mexico to find a missing ten-year-old girl, Bibi Lombardi. The child's estranged parents have been fighting over custody of her and one of them could be responsible for her disappearance.

Hawke's Return

It's his word against hers, and the stakes couldn't be higher.
When a teenager accuses a key official of a local charity of blackmailing her for sex—and then abruptly disappears—a mystery turns into a crisis, raising concerns about the girl's safety, the charity's survival, and the career and reputation of a man who says he is innocent.

Shiners

When you get struck by lightning before you're even born, things can only get worse—or that's what everyone believes. Poor Glenna is a pretty girl but her brain has been short-circuited. She hardly ever talks. When she does, its mostly to people no one else can see.
She calls them Shiners.

By the Fright of the Silvery Moon

Ned McNeil is haunted by a nightmare that wakes her in the middle of the night, leaving her gasping for breath. A dog—or is it a wolf?—howling in her yard under the brilliant autumn moon sends chills down her spine. Get ready for a page turner; a cozy mystery with an extra shiver that just may keep you up at night, even when the moon isn't full!

Closing Time

The Staton Slaughter is one of the saddest true-crime events of the 1980s, told by the best-selling author of Blind Rage. Closing Time is the stunning story of good and evil colliding in the most tragic of ways.

In Those Dazzling Days of Elvis

A secret rules her life. In the days when Elvis Presley dazzled the nation, his "good luck charm," Julie Morgan, makes a serious mistake in a bungled attempt to cope with her broken home and bolster her self-esteem. Can you ever hide from the truth?

Donny Brook

Who knows what lurks in the deep, dark corners of the Ozarks? Brutal murders, environmental disasters, corruption, and threats to their beloved and pristine Skunk Creek arise and upend the bucolic lives of the Hardlyvillains. How can they prevail?

Holy Water

Water and love are the sources of life, but what happens when the wells run dry? Enthralled by a charismatic corporate lawyer, college student Tulah finds herself entangled in a water-rights conspiracy. But soon the water source for her family's winery in Texas is in grave jeopardy.

Despertando en Medellin

Amenazas peligrosas y guapos hombres Colombianos no formaban parte del trabajo que Nikki García normalmente desempeñaba como auditora, pero esta tarea no era normal.

To Have and to Hold

Pastor Maggie of Loving the Lord Church has finally gained the trust of her congregation, but they will all be tested when the church comes under attack through malicious break-ins and vandalism. Can she maintain her blossoming romance with dashing Dr. Jack Elliot and support the needs of her flock?

Belagana-Belazana

A white man is hired to live and teach at a Navajo Reservation school. He has the best of intentions, but that doesn't matter when many students don't trust him and he has cultural conflicts with some parents. When two students run away in the middle of a winter storm, he discovers his real purpose.

Legend of Fury

Something deadly is stalking Patrick and his friends. The boys want one more great adventure before summer is over and they begin their sophomore year in high school, but they get more than they bargained for. Could the ghost of the legendary Fury be real? And who will be his next victims?

Death and Donuts

Hollywood stars! Politicians! Betrayal! Murder! And a by-the-book cop just trying to do her job in the middle of it all. Detective Ryan and her quirky, psychic friend Josh—and his stunning ghostly advisor—are in danger of losing life, limb, and livelihood in this 3rd book in the series.

If the Creek Don't Rise

Step into the Deep South and immerse yourself in the lives and hardships, hopes and dreams, of folk who have nothing but grit—and sometimes love—as their currency. Called "The Voice of the South," award-winning author Nancy Hartney bares the souls and stories of this haunting mileau.

A Lovely Murder

The emotional toll following the murder of her fiancé morphs to guilt and then anger as reporter Danni "Deadline" Edens learns the killer was really aiming for her, trying to punish her for a past mistake. Will she learn who the murderer is before he can take his final revenge on her?

Lone Star Christmas

As December 25th nears, San Antonio prepares with twinkling lights, riverboat caroling, and frosty nights. But Maria, seven months pregnant, abandoned, and losing hope, encounters a darker force in the air. Will this Christmas be a celebration of life for Maria—or a deadly failure?

The River Of Cattle

Will Whitaker's eleventh summer is one thrill after another. A cattle drive with a famous Texas Ranger, a Comanche trying to steal his horse, a buffalo stampede, thirst-maddened cattle crossing eighty miles of alkali desert to a dangerous ford on the Pecos River—it's almost more than Will can endure.

Poisoned Justice

When California police detective-turned-exterminator Riley is recruited to unearth the facts behind the death of an ecology professor, he finds himself trapped in a web of drugs, beauty, and poison. Can Riley rid San Francisco of its most deadly vermin?

Mojo for Murder

Do you believe in magic? On the South Side of Chicago, a murderer lies in wait for Bertie Bigelow. To solve this case, she's going to need all the mojo she can get. Will Bertie get her mojo working?

Festival Of Fear

Despite Cold War tensions hovering over the country, love is in the air for football star Nick Paxton and effervescent cheerleader Sarah Rogers. But evil lurks in their midst. Several local girls have gone missing and when they are found dead, Sarah becomes the next target.

Grave Heritage

During a violent thunderstorm, there is a murder. When a friend becomes the second victim, local sleuth Darcy Campbell is drawn into the investigation. Danger is closer to Darcy and her mother than either suspects. As the river floods, it seems the whole world has turned on them.

Swine Branch

Who knows what lurks in the deepest, darkest corners of the Ozarks? And what do a mammoth environmental disaster, a series of ghastly murders, corrupt state politics, a bedouin shivaree, crooked bankers, and Noodler's Anonymous have in common? Skunk Creek!

Surface and Shadow

What are you willing to risk to break free?
Smothered by her husband's expectations and the rigid gender roles of the 1970s, Lydia Colton sees a chance to rediscover and unfetter herself—if only she can find out the truth about a wealthy man's suspicious death.

Worth Forgiving

Can prejudice and mistrust threaten an ex-con drug addict's new beginning? After spending three years in a Texas prison on drug charges, Katie Smith is released to rebuild her life. She could use a friend, but her past choices threaten to doom her to continued failure.

The Canyon House

When ten-year-old Poppy encounters a peculiar family in the canyon, she becomes entangled in the darkness abiding there and faces a deadly decision.

In Those First Bright Days of Elvis

Growing up isn't easy in El Dorado, Arkansas, in 1955. When Julie meets the young Elvis Presley, he becomes a driving force in her pursuit of love and self-worth.
Keenan masterfully weaves a story of human anguish and betrayal, love and loss, and shows how small choices can change one's life forever.

Reflections of the Moon


Retrospections on Earth, Mankind, and War

From Apollo 14 Astronaut Edgar Mitchell

Angels from Ashes

True love is like a ghost. Many believe in it, but few encounter it. Chloe Clark stumbles on both but, burned by romance and riddled with low self-esteem, she's unable to recognize true love when it finds her.

Fort Fisher

This dramatic Civil War novel details the four-day pivotal battle for Fort Fisher, NC, in that conflict's waning days. Told from the point of view of enlisted personnel on both sides, as well as a local woman, this is the first American novel to focus on the role of the Union Navy and the life of a Union sailor.

Waking Up in Medellin

Handsome Colombian men and life-threatening danger were not normally a part of Nikki's auditing job, but this assignment was anything but normal.

Skunk Creek

What do you get when you mix the beauty of nature, Big Pork, politics, and prejudice? Murder, lust, and greed overtake a small Ozarks community. Book One in the Ozarkian Tales Trilogy.

A Bullet for the Ghost Whisperer

A Frankie and Josh Mystery

Take a good old-fashioned police procedural, add a dollop of the paranormal, a dose of high-tech intrigue, and a pinch of Harry Bosch for a new breed of mystery to join Silent Partner.

Christmas in Catalonia

On an obligatory walk along Spain's Camino de Santiago before her marriage day, Gwen Alton's trek becomes a life-changing journey through ghosts, fear, and hope, and the beginning of a life-long pilgrimage.

Revival

From Juilliard to jumper cables; from wasting all the talent in the world to America's Got Talent, REVIVAL—The Donald Braswell Story—is a memoir about the "Texas Tenor" who lost his voice in a random accident, but finds his calling through faith—and a musical miracle.

The Death of Delgado

A three-time Spur award-winning author, "Miller is a talented man. Writer. Cowboy. Poet. He understands the complexity of the West and the good people who live on the land and make it work, and his skill with words tells the tale well."
~ RANGE magazine

Belize Navidad

When widow Nettie "Ned" McNeil returns to her hometown of Ednalee, Oklahoma, she finds her uncle lying in a pool of blood. Obsessed, she risks her own life pursuing the killer who will stop at nothing to hide a deadly secret.

Cherokee Ice

All his life, people on the reservation feared Danny Riley because they thought he had magical powers. It took an African American dwarf with a pistol to bring out the truth.

Grey Pine

Digging out of the ashfall from the Mount St. Helens volcanic eruption is challenging enough, but when your girlfriend, your alcoholic father, and your uncooperative boss get thrown into the mix, can your sanity survive?

Along Showdown River

When a mountain man saves an outlaw from drowning, what are his thanks? The outlaw steals his rifle and mule! Are you ready for hot lead and cold-blooded vengeance?

Magnetic and Main

It's hard to get on with your life when you're already dead. Life is still life, and love is still love. But was Penny's existence really perfect, or was it something else entirely?

Dakota Trails

She was smart, she was beautiful, with no more than a nodding acquaintance with the truth. But was she worth dying for?

Fighting For Her Life

By Detective David Williams

What To Do When Someone You Know Is Being Abused

Finding the Buddha

A dark story of genius, friendship, and stand-up comedy. A mysterious man with a Midas touch delights the world but still seeks release from his own personal nightmare.

Fling

"Both hilarious and touching, the madcap journey of an aging mother and her adult daughter from cold Protestant Canada into the hallucinogenic heart of Mexico's magic, where the past literally comes to life. Every page is a surprise . . . A scintillating read." Lewis Buzbee

Maria Juana's Gift

Set on the Texas-Mexico border, this poignant and suspenseful story of a young couple's battle to save the life of their infant daughter "gracefully shifts gears from heartwarming to heart wrenching." Daily Sun News

Waiting for Paint to Dry

Matty Bell lives in a safe, self-made, monochromatic life of work-eat-sleep-survive. It's easier to run and hide than deal with the pain she's suffered since being raped. But what about love?

Blind Rage

A true story of sin, sex, and murder in a small Arkansas town. Who did it and why will shock you.

Shakespeare's Verse

At last! A practial handbook for Shakespearean Performance. The bard wrote the world's greatest verse plays. Almost all of them are performed or read as prose—by default, not by decision. This is a tragic waste but it is fixable.

Melody for Murder

~A Bertie Bigelow Mystery~
On the South Side of Chicago, one sour note can lead to murder.
When the choir director's date is shot to death, Bertie must find the judge's killer—or become the next victim.

Billy in the Lowground

A boy learns that life isn't a playground made just for his amusement, and fairness isn't part of the growing-up process, during the Great Depression.

Summer of '58

How long can you keep a secret to protect someone you love? Forever? That's what Angela Garrett promised the man in the dark.

Sacred Gift

Everyone is gifted, but some never open their package. What do you do when you find out your adopted daughter Angela is talking to ghosts . . . and one of them is your mother who died before Angela was born?

Depraved

In a shocking betrayal by his wife, Finley is stranded in a coma and warehoused in a squalid nursing home. Finley must recross the mystical river of life so he can reveal the truth, exact justice, and seek revenge . . . but how?

Worth Her Weight

How can a woman who gives to everyone but herself accept God's love and healing when she believes she's fat, unworthy, and unfixable?

Copperhead Cove

The stillness of the warm, Kentucky afternoon on Copperhead Cove is shattered by the echo of a high-powered rifle, sending birds flying and two famous basketball coaches to a watery grave.

The Story Is the Thing

The old cowboy is gone, but he left his story behind. It is a story of love, loss and life lessons, of confession and absolution, a story of poetry and rescue, a story of loneliness and a story of coming together.

Just Follow Me

Angela Girardi travels to Manhattan to seek out John Lennon and hand-deliver her mother's unopened suicide note, which had been mysteriously addressed to the ex-Beatle. But the night of December 8th changed the course of her life forever.

Walking Air

An intimate look inside the lives of diverse characters who share a connection with a small town in Mississippi. Richly varied and poignant, Reynolds's far-reaching stories carry us to the heart of being frail, strong, and human.

The Perfect Victim

There was something dark and dangerous about him and, God help her, she responded to it. How could a single mom invite something so twisted into her home and her bed? And what about her son? Could she protect him?

A Case of Love and Squalor

Private detective Joe Andrews is hired to seize some explicit pornographic videos of a man’s beautiful drug-addled granddaughter, Esme. Andrews becomes involved with Esme, but will he be able to save her—and himself?

Changeling

The Changelings altered society in ways people couldn't imagine. Then, it seemed they left — except for Dis, a young woman hunted by an unkillable assassin.

Dream Talker

Ella pays an ill-fated visit to a Cherokee shaman, causing her father and boyfriend to fall victim to a curse. To free them, will she join forces with a mysterious shopkeeper whose plan may carry a deadly price?

Popsicle Styx

How can a prison chaplain avoid being murdered while he's busy making love to a condemned man's daughter and still not get caught up in an escape conspiracy?

Daughter of the Howling Moon

The fire-breathing monster towered over him, watching, waiting for the opportune moment to strike. To kill. To steal his soul. Bethany Ann had warned him, but he hadn't believed her. Well, he damned sure believed now — except now was too late.

Belize Navidad

Follow your star or follow the crowd? Belize Navidad is Christmas magic in a tropical-isle setting. This one warms the heart as it chills the spine, with nods to A Christmas Carol and The Gift of the Magi.

Grave Shift

Before the long nightmare ended, Darcy would often wish her mother had not opened that letter from an unknown woman, plunging both Darcy and Flora into a tale of an unsolved mystery, a web of secrets, and the discovery of an unsuspected traitor.

The Cemetery Club

Becoming entangled in a centuries-old legend, being targeted by a group of ruthless men, and discovering a long-lost love were not in Darcy's plans. Fate, however, had other plans for Darcy and Flora.

POW: Promises Kept

The inspirational story of Walter "Boots" Mayberry. His journey, from the Great Depression to incarceration as a Prisoner of War in Germany, and the promises he made are the kind of story movies are made of. Except Boots is real, and he lived it.

Mosh It Up

Punk rock riot girl Boop has the indomitable soul of a dreamer and the train-wreck life of an unruly compulsive. Her mess-ups, kind heart and willingness to change make Boop an endearing rogue, but most unforgettable is her antic, hilarious, no-taboo voice.

Magic Teacher's Son

When sixteen-year-old Pran sneaks out of his house one night to join other teens experimenting with sorcery, it sets into motion a chain of events that lead to betrayal, an attempt on his life, first love, friendship with a most unusual spy, treason, and the imminent conquest of his kingdom.

Best Left Buried

A contractor finds a mysterious object deep in a hand-dug well and he needs Darcy's help retrieving it. The result is a kidnapping, a stranger's greed, and a brush with death as Darcy and Flora unravel a web of deceit ensnaring their family.

Goodnight Goes Riding

Rod Miller is a three-time Spur award-winning author.
"Miller is a talented man. Writer. Cowboy. Poet. He understands the complexity of the West and the good people who live on the land and make it work, and his skill with words tells the tale well." RANGE magazine

The Perils of Heavy Thinking

This book may not cure all the world's problems, but it is certain to provide hours of stress-free entertainment and laugh-out-loud moments. Even the most irritable funny bones will be tickled with delight. Learn the joys of being an underachiever, the dangers of donut abuse, and more.

Silent Partner

Detective "Frankie" Ryan tracks a sadistic killer while the press attacks her as a feminist vigilante who takes the law into her own hands. The only one who can help her is a tabloid reporter who can't decide if he's a psychic who sees ghosts or just someone going insane.

The Best of Frontier Tales, Volume 3

Another thirteen fine Western short stories, taken from the third year of FrontierTales.com

Hawke's Point

Jonas Hawke may be past his prime but he's still a damned good lawyer. That's why everyone in Beacon Junction turns to him for advice as soon as something goes wrong. And plenty does – murder, adultery, corporate conspiracy – everything you'd expect from a sleepy Vermont town.

Every Soul Is Free

How can a man choose between loyalty to his forbears and loyalty to the ones he loves? In 1948, in the mountainous world of Coalville, Utah, the grandson of a sheriff who died doing his job, and son of a sheriff who died on the job, Sheriff Mark Willford Simms must follow his calling and bring back to justice a man he caught once before – a man he raised like a son.

Molly's Moon

On a routine trip to Europe, businessman Ethan Paxton learns of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Marooned abroad while fear grips America's throat and the world is in chaos, he learns his teenage daughter, on a mission trip in Mexico, has been abducted by terrorists. With America's airports closed, he is left with few options.

Ridgeline

Jeremiah Jones set off to war, a boy full of pride and ignorance, seeking glory and to prove his manhood. That boy never returned. Wounded to the depths of his soul, Jeremiah clung to sanity only by holding tight to the memory of Maggie, the girl he'd loved since the first time he saw her in his father's church. But Maggie had married another.

Encountering The Edge

What is it like to be just a month, a week, a breath away from death? Unencumbered by religious agendas and pat answers, this book satisfies our curiosity concerning what people believe in, shrug their shoulders at, laugh at, and most care about as they face in Act 3, Scene 3, of their lives.

Los Angeles, 1968: Happy Ranch to Watts

Weeks before the assassination of Martin Luther King, a directionless young white man who never intended to be a teacher finds himself in a Watts classroom. Explore both subtle and violent ethnic conflict, as well as some tentative resolutions — issues that reverberate in our society today.

The Ringleader

Fourteen-year-old Patrick Morrison makes a bizarre, unexplainable discovery while exploring a drainage culvert with his friends. Obsessed with identifying what it is and how it got there, his search turns up some surprising clues.

Silver

Silver City, Idaho Territory, was named in honor of the precious metal. In 1867, news of the vast silver veins in this new territory exploded and lured men. But when underground chambers were breached between mines, the results were incendiary – and deadly.

Sacred Choices

An inspirational love story centered on self-growth, Sacred Choices weaves together the lives of three resilient women.

Blood Silver

Blood Silver relates the life of James Yoachum, with simple truths and sobering questions about the first white settlers on Indian land in the Missouri Ozarks. With elements of love, fear, treachery and family relationships, the suspense grows page after page.

Way Out

Eugene, successful and with a bright future, discovers aliens are watching him. After that, things get crazy. Soon he's living on the street, fighting to keep body and soul intact.
A fascinating account of schizophrenia and his struggle to regain sanity.

The Apostles of Apollow

The story of the Apollo Space Program is as unknown as it is unique. There were those in NASA who undertook a challenge, not merely to conquer space, but of a different sort. The result is an extraordinary drama that unfolded behind the scenes.

The Hunting

Isabelle "Izzy" Lewis is tired of falling in and out of marriage, always putting her faith in the wrong place. But when the top salesperson and single mother of three discovers online dating, her entire life changes. She feels alive again and excited by her e-encounters-until her titillation turns to terror.

The Light of Ishram

The Thousand Years War has blasted the known worlds of man, elves, trolls and other magical beings asunder. The mysterious Light of Ishram must be rescued from the black witch, Urania Braith, before it's destroyed and plunges eternity into chaos.

Angels in the Ozarks

Batter up! While the country struggled to recover from the Great Depression and the world moved ever closer toward World War II, local baseball fields rang with the less ominous, though rowdy, sounds of professional, of minor league baseball. Here's the full rundown of those glorious days.

Owl Dreams

Sarah Bible is in finals when her mother, Marie, is kidnapped by a crazy Choctaw psychiatrist. Sarah's allies are a schizophrenic, a cemetery caretaker, and mom's renegade Apache ex-con boyfriend. To rescue her mother, she must break one man out of a mental hospital and another out of prison. Then comes the hard part.

Clueless Gringos in Paradise

Pamela Foster's moving and hilarious true tale of running away to Panama with husband Jack, a former 1960s Marine with PTSD. Selling everything they own, they grab two suitcases, two 150-pound service dogs, and emigrate to the "tropical paradise" they expect to find. "Weaving charm, wit, and humor throughout."

Winter of Beauty

Auker captures the deepest longings of ranch folk living far from the paved roads, in harmony with the forces of nature, life, and death, under the shadow of The Bride.

Washed in the Water

Best Fiction Book, 2014!
Winner of
the President's Award!

Seven vivid short stories that depict a cast of characters, innocent and evil, each reaching out for redemption. ". . . compelling . . . gritty"

The Best of Frontier Tales, Volume 2

Another thirteen fine Western short stories, taken from the second year of FrontierTales.com

Papa's Gold

2013 Spur award winner
Best Western Juvenile Fiction!


Spirited eleven-year-old twins must grow up quickly when the Civil War forces their family to escape from Confederate-held Tennessee.

Divine Dining - 365 Devotionals for Health

To the thousands of men and women who suffer from compulsive overeating they can't control . . . 
THERE IS HOPE!

The Apostate

Three stories of hard-fought lives, survival, and redemption in the desert by prize-winning author J. B. Hogan.

The Best of Frontier Tales, Volume 1

A baker's dozen of fine Western short stories, from the pages of FrontierTales.com




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