Journey of a Thousand Steps: Book Three (A Whisper of a Mystery Trilogy)

by M.A. Appleby

After several years with no new information about Jason, Ellen still wants closure and vows to never give up. A documentary about a super cyclone that devastated islands west of Fiji catches her attention – oil tankers the size of football fields are maneuvering to avoid the storm; and this gives Ellen a theory and renewed hope. Taking matters into her own hands, she devises a plan to seek answers without the CIA’s help. After searching, Ellen brings a storm survivor home to be part of their extended family, indicating he has a brain injury. This is possibly the beginning of the hardest journey of her life.

I dealt with Traumatic Brain Injury when my son had a accident. Finding peace and closure has not been easy. In the last chapter of this book, I share our 10 Keys to recovery.

 

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Appleby — Whispered Dreams

Whispered Dreams: Book Two (A Whisper of a Mystery Trilogy)

by M.A. Appleby

Whispered Dreams

Book Two focuses on Ellen’s son, Jason, who has grown into a young man and is every bit as headstrong as his Mother. Together, they expand their racing teams, outsmart the ‘good ole boys’ down at the race track, and endure confrontation from owners who like to play by their own rules.

Meanwhile, the CIA uncovers a plot to kill Jason, due to his heritage, from their nefarious Middle East cousins. As he learns that the Monarchy of Obagur is threatened, he feels compelled to become involved. He is caught up in a coup and during the confusion is presumed missing or dead.

Refusing to attend the Memorial Service, Ellen knows Jason is still alive, but what has happened to him?

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Appleby — The Ancient Whisper

The Ancient Whisper: Book One (A Whisper of a Mystery Trilogy)

by M.A. Appleby

The Ancient WhisperIn today’s interconnected world, anyone can find themselves embroiled in international politics, intrigue, and suspense. Ellen and her family learn the hard way that things are not always what they seem as they find themselves in seemingly impossible situations – especially when ties to the Middle East surface.

Relying on her strong resolve, faith, and enduring love for her family, Ellen confronts a host of shadowy characters, then leverages family dynamics to lead them through twists & turns in this new-world-order story…you will cheer for Ellen and her family as you travel with them!
A family struggles to rebuild their lives after a mysterious

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Appleby — Raising David Again

Raising David Again by M.A. Appleby

Raising David AgainM.A. Appleby narrates her perspective as a caregiver to her son when he suffered a Traumatic Brain injury; their frustrations, disappointments, as well as their triumphs. What the family did to regain their ‘sense of self’ will surprise and inspire you as she recounts their 10 Keys to Recovery and the many tips, and suggestions they learned along the way. It is both poignant and funny as she shares some of her coping mechanisms. This book is intended as a guide to understanding the uniqueness of brain injury. There is no ‘one size fits all’ nor is there a magic pill. As you read Raising David, Again, you will travel with the family as their faith was tested, their journey from a horrific accident, through discovery, recovery, and finally rehabilitation and a ‘new life’. If you or someone you know has suffered a TBI, ABI, or Stroke, you will find the Brain Injury Tool Kit, our Simplified Guide for Survivors, Caregivers, & Family of Brain Injury, several lists, and helpful hints that can assist in identifying what you need to do.

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Jennings — Dead Man’s Flower

Dead Man’s Flower, by Jill Jennings

Dead Man’s Flower (2012) Poems of loss and longing; family love and disconnection, grief and recovery, homesickness and wanderlust, Europe, Maui and the Mainland dominate this collection. Follow the award-winning author as she pulls up stakes and moves to Kihei, Maui, Hawaii, where she encounters a world of the sacred and the commercial, of rain forests and desert, beaches with a history and locals who love to tell her about it; while back home in Georgia her old life keeps evolving and her family is growing smaller and smaller. $12.95

Books may be purchased from the author in person or by emailing her at magistra2jennings@gmail.com or from the publisher, Yawn’s Books Canton, Georgia
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ill Jennings may be reached at www.jilljennings.org or magistra2jennings@gmail.com

The Poetry Alarm Clock, by Jill Jennings

The Poetry Alarm Clock (2008) In this book you will meet a drunk with smeared lipstick who shows up only at midnight; a lady enshrined forever on a restaurant wall; a little boy with Shaken Child Syndrome who just wants a home; a colonel in the Army who wears orange socks; and a factory worker in a drug plant who runs out of pills for herself. Award-winning poems set like jewels in a jester’s crown, this collection will appeal to you, even if you hated poetry in high school. $11.95

Books may be purchased from the author in person or by emailing her at magistra2jennings@gmail.com; from Amazon and iUniverse.
Jill Jennings may be reached at www.jilljennings.org or magistra2jennings@gmail.com

Nieman — Going to the Dogs

Going to the Dogs: Confessions of a Mobile Pet Groomer
by Jan Nieman

Going to the DogsWhen Jan Nieman decided to become a mobile pet groomer, little did she know what a wild ride she was in for. Over the next 21 years, she tussled with feisty pets, wrestled with stubborn vans, chased down AWOL dogs, and learned to cope with wayward employees. Grooming more than her share of dogs and cats, not to mention the occasional wolf, she encountered a host of memorable animals and owners, that often matched their pets in style, temperament and unconventionality. In her no-holds-barred, hilarious account, Nieman not only shares the high points of her adventures, as well as the occasional horror tails that are an inevitable part of a groomer’s career. Through it all, her love and passion for animals shines forth from every page.By the end, after plenty of laughs, you’ll know a good deal more about orphan pets, what goes on in the inner sanctum of mobile and brick-and-mortar grooming salons, and the joys and tribulations of owning a business that keeps you going to the dogs.

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Brooks, J — Beautiful You Are

Beautiful You Are
by Jamilla D. Brooks

 

Beautiful You Are! is a book of Inspired Poems. Each poem is a part of my uniqueness. My greatest hope is that one of these poems inspires you to share your beauty and uniqueness with the world because the world needs your greatness! These poems will take you on a journey. So are you ready to embark on your journey? The beauty of this book of poetry, is that it will shine a light on some issues and it encourages you to speak your truth!

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Living in the Undimension

by J.E. Marksteiner

 

Right now, you are living in the four-dimensional universe. Time, as you understand it, is the unending, ever continuing progression of events which occur in succession from past to present and – if all goes as you hope and plan – into the future. Actually, the four-dimensional universe exists within the Undimensional universe. The key word here is “within.” The Undimension is not an otherwhere, existing at another time; it is here and now. [more]

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