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  • Kim Ventrella

    The timelessness of Bridge to Terabithia meets the wonder of Big Fish in this bittersweet, magical story, perfect for fans of Barbara O’Connor, Lisa Graff, and Dan Gemeinhart. When Sam’s dad dies in a car accident, Sam is shuttled off to the dusty town of Holler, Oklahoma, to live with a long-lost aunt. There he encounters a mysterious mangy cat who leads him to an unassuming tree that turns out to be a portal—a passage through which Sam can revisit his old life for a few minutes at a time. Sam’s visits to the bayou become stranger and stranger. Pa’s old stories unfold around him in beautiful but sinister detail, and Pa is not quite himself. Still, Sam is desperate to find...read more

  • Jeff Benedict

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Tiger Woods comes the definitive inside story of the New England Patriots—the greatest sports dynasty of the 21st century. It’s easy to forget that the New England Patriots were once the laughingstock of the NFL, a nearly bankrupt team that had never won a championship and was on the brink of moving to St. Louis. Everything changed in 1994, when Robert Kraft acquired the franchise and soon brought on board head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady. Since then, the Patriots have become a juggernaut, making ten trips to the Super Bowl, winning six of them, and emerging as one of the most...read more

  • K.C. Sivils

    For Fans of The Thomas Sullivan Thriller Series - Crime Noir from the Future - Episode I of Capital City Characters - Friends in Low Places Joe Maynard runs a legit place, good food, good service, and at night, good music. It's true, if you want to place a friendly side wager, Joe will take your bet. He's a community leader, a player in the local politics of Capital City on Beta Prime. But nobody really knows Joe Maynard, where he came from and what his past is. Don't ask Joe about it either, he won't tell you. If you're like most people, your curious. You want to know what mysterious past Joe Maynard, the owner of Joe's Place, is hiding. Why don't you scratch that itch? Read...read more

  • Michael Chatfield

    Uniter of Dena. Guardian of the people. Death Knight: Anthony gained a few titles. So did the savior of the north, the Guardian princess; Aila Wranoris. The gnomish engineer Tommie. The mad undead. Redeemer of kin, last of his bloodline, Damien. The reborn battle mage, the honorable Lich, high judge Claire. It seems as if he stands in good company. Titles, honors, awards. They are little consolation for the dead, a grim reminder and heavy weight for the living. Peace is an aspiration a desire of all people. One that is paid for by the blood, tears and sacrifices of honorable men and women. Honor, respect, love, it is earned, it is tested and it is a greater force than war,...read more

  • Michael Chatfield

    Friend. Lovers. Blood kin. Humans. Beast kin. Enemies. Targets. At one time, humans and beast kin called each other friends. They weathered the bad times together and celebrated the good times. They even called one another blood brothers and sisters. They fought beside one another. Time has made these two groups forget their shared history—forget their past relationships. Now, instead of fighting beside one another, the lands at Selenus and Radal prepare to end their cease-fire and once again soak Dena in one another’s blood. Atrocities committed by both sides make the blood feuds run deep and mercy—let alone forgiveness—feels impossibly far away. With war and death on...read more

  • Michael Chatfield

    Star-crossed lovers? The mage and her knight? The Fool and the Genius, the world’s oddest couple? Claire and Anthony have a storied and colorful past. Ahem. It took Anthony nearly 1,000 times to ask Claire out on a date, you know? Like, come on. They were adventuring together for years! Maybe he wasn’t the fool. Claire, didn’t notice you there—don’t give me that look! You’re starting to scare me… Uh, okay, so, this world’s greatest love story continues, even though Dena is not a safe place. War is on the horizon as the humans and beast kin mobilize. And they’re not the only group on the move. It’s time that the Guardians returned to Dena. Beware of a...read more

  • Michael Chatfield

    ***THIS IS A SHORTER BOOK*** Tommie, Anthony and Aila have a new quest, to head across Dena to the Island nation Ilsal. There the might learn more of Anthony's past and recover his lost power. Getting there.. well that's half the adventure, and something is working in Dena's shadow.  A Guardian's work is rarely done, at least this one doesn't need to...read more

  • Michael Chatfield

    Friend. Lovers. Blood kin. Humans. Beast kin. Enemies. Targets. At one time, humans and beast kin called each other friends. They weathered the bad times together and celebrated the good times. They even called one another blood brothers and sisters. They fought beside one another. Time has made these two groups forget their shared history—forget their past relationships. Now, instead of fighting beside one another, the lands at Selenus and Radal prepare to end their cease-fire and once again soak Dena in one another’s blood. Atrocities committed by both sides make the blood feuds run deep and mercy—let alone forgiveness—feels impossibly far away. With war and death on...read more

  • Michael Chatfield

    Anthony died in a war forgotten, removed from the history books. And then. Someone had the audacity to wake him up from his nap! Is nothing sacred anymore? Aila Wranoris is a princess of the Underdark in the Northern reaches of the Stoha Mountains. The Dark Elves have remained out of the war that has ground to a halt between the Humans and the Beast-Kin. Now, in their research they have found signs of mysterious 'doorways'. She is sent to the Deepwood in the South, between the lands of Radal in the West held by the humans and Selenus in the East, controlled by the Beast-Kin. Waking up a century old Guardian was not what she was expecting. How can an undead death knight also be a...read more

  • Michael Chatfield

    He was a great warrior… …who thought he was taking a nap. He was mostly dead. Anthony accidentally lived a heroic life. He was a kind, loyal, though somewhat quirky guy, who earned many of his nicknames through remarkable good luck in battle. He just wanted to know two things. Who woke him up from a perfectly good slumber… … and why can’t he remember anything? As the daughter of the Dark Elf Queen, Aila had needed to prove herself at every step. Her latest mission was about more than recognition. A magical doorway has opened. It could mean only one thing. War is imminent. She must warn the High Elves. It should have been simple. When she...read more

  • Joseph Plummer

    What happens when you realize that you’re at the mercy of powers greater than yourself? What happens when these powers flex their muscles and, overnight, turn the entire world on its head? What happens when, in a twist of fate, these same powers offer you a lifeline; an invitation into their exclusive club? Do you accept? Join Alex Watson as he enters the darkness of an unseen world, where the 'dominant few' do as they please to the 'inferior many' that live beneath them. For the insiders, there is unimaginable freedom, wealth and power. For all others, there is mental, physical and financial slavery. One can join the predators, or continue living as prey. Resistance is futile…or is...read more