Hayton — Grandma Rambo

Grandma Rambo
by Pauline Hayton

Grandma Rambo

Her sixtieth birthday, her self-centered husband, and the death of a friend have Brenda wondering what happened to her once adventurous spirit. Determined to get it back, she hotfoots it to a remote village in India.Family members give chase to persuade her to come home and life becomes hectic. When Brenda’s ditzy granddaughters arrive in India, rebels promptly kidnap them. With the police no help and her dander up, Brenda turns into “Wonder Woman” on a mission, embarking on a hare-brained scheme to rescue “her girls.” Her showdown with the maniacal rebel leader has Brenda fearing for her life and the lives of her granddaughters. [more]

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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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Hayton — Chasing Brenda

Chasing Brenda
by Pauline Hayton

Her sixtieth birthday, her self-centered husband, and the death of a friend have Brenda wondering what happened to her once adventurous spirit. Determined to get it back, she hotfoots it to a remote village in India. When family members give chase to persuade her to come home, life becomes hectic. Arriving in India, rebels promptly kidnap Brenda’s ditzy granddaughters. With the police no help and her dander up, Brenda turns into “Wonder Woman” on a mission, embarking on a hare-brained scheme to rescue “her girls.” Her showdown with the maniacal rebel leader has Brenda fearing for her life and the lives of her granddaughters. Calling him a moron doesn’t help. Against all odds, she outwits the rebels. Using implements hidden in her bra, Brenda escapes with the girls under cover of night. Traipsing through jungle, dodging rebels and bullets, and fleeing angry bears—no problem for the wild child in Brenda that was there all along. [more]

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Mark Taylor’s Checkered Past: Recovery Road (The Lottery Heiress) (Volume 2)
by Angelina Assanti

(This book is a national winner of the 2015 President’s Award in Humor from the Florida Authors and Publishers Association.) Mark Taylor is the epitome of American success. He’s handsome, rich and adored by millions. When he arrives in Miami to make a movie, his life quickly spirals out of control. And now his reckless lifestyle has left him with a secret that could destroy everything! A humorous but cautionary tale about living a life of excess, Mark Taylor’s Checkered Past is filled with inner struggles and life-changing connections. [more]

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The Lottery Heiress: (The Lottery Series Book 1)
by Angelina Assanti

This five-star reviewed (courtesy of Readers’ Favorite) romantic comedy was the debut novel from multiple award-winning comedy writer, Angelina Assanti. Fresh out of college, Megan Pagano seemed to snag her dream man and career with little effort. However, that all changed when a tragic accident left her with more money than she could ever spend. She learned the hard way that money doesn’t equal happiness when she soon found herself depressed and alone. After a life-changing experience, she decided to leave her life in the fast lane behind her. [more]

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Three Crones: Over the Fence: The wit, wisdom and occasional folly of three women with a combined life experience of 221 years (and counting)
by J. E. Marksteiner, P. Jo Richmond, and C. J. Hesse

 

Three Crones: Over the Fence” looks at life and our world through three different perspectives, as if old friends were visiting over the backyard fence. The topics are presented as short segments so it’s an easy read. You can stop when you need to and pick it up again when you’re ready for more.

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