Mystery & Suspense

The Visitor

GRIPPING DARK AUSTRALIAN STORY

In the distance a man watches her

Perfect she stands on the beach

Wavelets lapping at her feet

He desires her, he will charm her

She will come with him like others

Where are those others now?



She goes with him, travelling to distant places

They walk all alone in a land of bright sunlight

She sees not the shadows hiding in the dark



Awful secrets emerge - she knows she must escape.

But she is trapped with him in the middle of nowhere.



Her hands and feet are tied. She is a captive.

He is taking her to a place of huge crocodiles.

She fears she will vanish inside them forever!

How could it have come to this?



Reader Review – From Idyll to Nightmare

Highly recommend. Storyline begs to be read

And characters you’ll never forget. Wonderful

Australian backdrop is the icing on the cake


Mystery & Suspense

Skylar Robbins: The Mystery of the Hidden Jewels

A deserted mansion perches on a steep hillside, overlooking a rocky canyon. Tattered curtains hang behind broken windows, and a turret stretches toward the sky. Three years ago the owner disappeared suddenly, leaving behind a house full of secrets: A mysterious note, tantalizing clues, a hidden floor, one piece of a treasure map, and a missing fortune in diamonds. 

Armed with her detective kit, and with the support of her BFF, Alexa, and a team of secret agents, Skylar Robbins embarks on a new and dangerous mission. Can she outwit a gang of older bullies and find the hidden jewels before they do? Or will the perils of middle school--like battling ruthless rival Emelyn Peters--get in her way?

Skylar Robbins: The Mystery of the Hidden Jewels is an Amazon #1 Bestseller in Children's Detective Books, was voted Book-of-the-Month by LASR readers, won a 5-star Reader's Favorite award, and was a Top Ten Finalist for an Author Academy Award in the YA/Middle Grade category.


Non-Fiction

Social Skills Teens Need to Survive High School

Social Skills Teens Need to Survive High School

Learn to Communicate with Assertiveness to Spike Confidence, Gain Personal Growth, and Squash Anxiety With 37 Real-Life Examples

 

Make the Most Of your High school Years by developing New Social Skills that help make friends, thwart enemies, and build your confidence.

Does the thought of starting high school breed a mix of deep emotions–from intense excitement to mind-numbing dread?

Are you wondering how you will fit in with new peers while you navigate the difficulties of this new, unforgiving territory?

Don’t be a target for bullies and phony friends. Learn to set boundaries for yourself and use assertiveness to thrive.

Avoid unnecessary conflicts, and learn to communicate effectively with parents, teachers, and even your boss.

During your teenage years, it’s easy to become overwhelmed while learning to handle life as a young adult.

As you interact with people from all walks of life and face novel experiences, you can expect a few bumps in the road–but don’t let them hold you back!

Unlock new personal skills to overcome life’s toughest challenges.

Conflict is inevitable, but you can find a peaceful solution to any situation without getting anyone riled up or hurt.

From standing up for yourself to successfully resolving conflicts, learn the skills that will help you stay cool and collected in any situation.

 

In this guide, here is just a fraction of what you will discover:

 

●     The necessary tools for creating an engaging, fulfilling life – make your high school years a time to thrive

●     Helpful prompts to help you gain insight into what makes you unique and uncover a deeper understanding of who you are

●     How to bridge communication gaps with loved ones and start meaningful conversations about struggles at school without retreating within yourself

●     Tips and tricks on establishing helpful boundaries between yourself, your parents, and your siblings to have a stress-free family environment

●     Invaluable insight into maintaining effective relationships with your boss, learning how to assert yourself at work, and developing strategies for dealing with difficult customers

●     How to navigate the world of dating with confidence and respect – get valuable advice on turning down potential partners politely yet firmly, setting healthy boundaries for yourself, and knowing when it's time to end a date

●     How to manage bullies and fake friends at school – learn how you can confidently stand up for yourself and navigate difficult social situations

 

And much more.

Beginning your journey into high school can feel overwhelming, with looming expectations and worries about whether these will be the years that set you up for success or failure.

No need to worry though. With guidance and self-assurance, this milestone could become an invaluable building block for future success!

If you want to make the most of your high school years and beyond, get this book now!

 


Non-Fiction

Suffering Long Covid

Having first contracted COVID-19 and then "Long Covid", in February of 2020 (then again in, March of 2022), "Suffering Long Covid" details those difficult and very personal experiences. In attempting to understand the bizarre nature of this disease, the book is written from the perspective of horror / sci fi author, and award winning filmmaker, JZ Murdock, who holds a B.A. in Psychology and Phenomenology. This book shares the things he struggled to discover through research, as well as detailing his own personal attempts to survive and enhance his quality of life, through a very difficult time.

Amazon 5 star review:

5.0 out of 5 stars Long COVID-19 - First Hand Experience and Inormaotion

Reviewed in the United States on December 7, 2022

Verified Purchase

As we enter our 3rd year of the COVID-19 Pandemic there are a variety of side effects being experience by over25 million Americans from the over 100 million cases of COVID-19.



The author provides excellent detailed observations and research into the symptoms he suffered during his personal expereince with LONG COVD. Through the fatigue and other symptoms you can gain insight into what you and your family may be experiencing.



It is a detailed quick read and he used his background as a researher and writerto bring greater awarernes and understanding to the LONG COVID condition.



As someone who worked in epidemtilogy for 18 years I found this book to be an excellent resource of information.


Romance

The Hit Man's Wife

The first time Jodie Marshall meets Russell Morgan, he has a gun pointed at her head. In a twist of fate, Russell claims her as his one true love. And even though Jodie loves him, she asks herself one question. How can I let a government hit man take over my life? Will she allow it or will she close the door on him forever?


Adventure

Black Gold

In the years following the end of the Shah’s dynasty, a major petrochemical refinery is being constructed in northern Iran by the Islamic Regime. While this is good for Iran, it’s not so good for the West. Enter the Organization for Reorganizing Business (ORB), led by Murray Stockman.

ORB sends their senior field operative, Matthew Black, into Iran to “fix” the refinery problem. But this won’t be an easy task. Blackneeds to refocus the Regime on being pro-West, a tall order that’s going to require all his skills and the support of many.

During significant political unrest and social upheaval, Black andthe other ORB operatives on the ground, use every element at their disposal to upset the Regime’s plans. Amid the rise of the Iranian working men’s union movement and the birth of the Friends of Iran youth organization, ORB works to sabotage the refinery, cut the Regime’s access to funds, and bring about the failure of the Revolutionary Guard.

 















FICTION

Action & Adventure, Thrillers, Espionage Thrillers, Historical

 

486 Pages | Black & White | 6 x 9 inches

 

Paperback

$35.99 USD 978-1-03-913830-8

 

Hardcover

$47.99 USD 978-1-03-913831-5

 

 

BOOK PRODUCED THROUGH FRIESENPRESS



Can Stockman and his people cut Iran’s ties to Russia and China and wrest control of the Iranian oil industry from the Regime before it’s too late?

 

"An exhilarating and utterly unbelievable treasure-huntingtale." —Kirkus Reviews

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

A. Jay Collins has been involved in the engineering and construction of industrial developments the world over, been director of several mining companies, and has extensive field experience in the petrochemical industry. He spent two years living and working on Iran’s north coast during the revolution.

His work focuses on wrapping fiction around reality, using his personal experience as a jumping-off point. His tales of adventure and possibility, loosely based on gold, include The Golden Handcuffs (2004; 2021) and Nazi Gold – Latitude 55 (2021). Collins lives in the Vancouver, BC, area with his wife, Judy.


Kids

The Legend of Wataniki

Children's adventures can capture the imagination and provide a positive experience and a moral that can inspire them and others to do amazing things. There's a child in all of us and recapturing that sense of wonder can be a truly rewarding experience. In 'The Legend of Wataniki', you will find an enchanting story of how we can be courageous in every situation and enjoy the relationships of those we cherish.



'Eleven year old April Savernack and her three friends stumble across an old book which leads them to the enchanted world of Wataniki. To enable them to return home, they must scour the island in search of the four Vanacles.



Avoiding the dreaded Horrorbosk and enlisting the help of the strange but friendly Lavoo, they embark on a series of adventures on the island of Wataniki, a land where imagination and reality collide.'


Non-Fiction

Bumpty-Bumpty-Bump!: The Stephen King Daily Reader

Who Else Can't Get Enough Stephen King?

Do you read everything Stephen King writes? Can't wait for his next novel or short story? Then you are a Constant Reader. So am I; he had me at 'Salem's Lot.

Bumpty-Bumpty-Bump! is the Number One Book for the Number One Fan. Covering more than forty years of Stephen King fiction, Bumpty shows every day of the year, from January 1st to December 31st. There's even an April 31st!


  • Relive events from his stories, such as Carrie's Prom Night, a long walk, JFK's fateful day, and more

  • See the release dates of his novels, collections, short stories, and comics

  • Watch the novels go up and down The New York Times Best-Seller List

With it's day-by-day structure, you can pick Bumpty up and put it down any time. Be careful, though; you'll be tempted to read just one more day, one more day. Imagine bringing back the memories of your many trips into Stephen King's worlds.

Got the Stephen King Addiction? Then Get This Must-Have Book!

You deserve it. Go ahead, make your day.


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Mystery & Suspense

Chasing Time

A Literary Titan Gold Award winner, Chasing Time takes the reader on a thrilling adventure as history professor Tony Lucas seeks to unravel clues from an ancient time-bending key in an effort to save his wife from the throes of a devastating and deadly disease. The story takes the classic medical drama, historical fiction, and fantasy genres, and turns them all completely on their heads. With its sharp, precise, and witty style, Chasing Time is an engaging, must-read story like nothing like you have read before.


Fiction & Literature

A Free Brand New Soul

The book is mainly a poetry collection that have been written in support for Mr. Johnny Depp. Through my poems, I simply commented on my point of view about the emotional journey that Mr. Depp went through during and after the trial. The poems are mainly displaying my point of view and they apply to a lot of people as they are mainly displaying human emotions that anyone could go through.


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