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METAPHOR : This is That

METAPHOR : This is That by Rochelle Jewel Shapiro August 2012   The greatest thing by far is to be a master of metaphor, it is the one thing that cannot be learned from others; it is also a sign of genius, since a good metaphor implies an eye for resemblance....

Klonopin Lunch by Jessica Dorfman Jones

Klonopin Lunch by Jessica Dorfman Jones

Jessica has it all: handsome husband, wealth, good job at the top of her field, and youth. It is not enough, and her job will probably end soon. She is bored with her life and her marriage and Andrew, her husband, has settled into a respectable and well-furnished rut. She wants more. She needs more.

Harry Lipkin Private Eye by Barry Fantoni

Harry Lipkin Private Eye by Barry Fantoni

Harry Lipkin is eighty-seven years old and will soon be eighty-eight. He does not need to work and he does not have a wife or children, but he enjoys being a private eye. He gets the small cases, the ones the police do not get. This time around, Harry is going to find out which one of Mrs. Weinberger’s household staff keeps taking her things.

Strong Vengeance by Jon Land

Strong Vengeance by Jon Land

Texas Range Caitlin Strong has a new job. She’s working a desk at the Ranger office because of a high school shoot-out where an innocent boy will never play football again. Caitlin had a choice. Shoot the boy in the shoulder and get the one with the machine gun or let more people be shot.

Discretion by Allison Leotta

Discretion by Allison Leotta

This new legal mystery/thriller will stop readers in their tracks. There have been many ‘thrill rides’ written regarding the immense power of politics in Washington, D.C., and a great many are alike. But with Discretion, the action begins from the word ‘go’ and does not stop until the very last sentence has been uttered.

Bailout by Neal Barofsky

Bailout by Neal Barofsky

Bailout  By Neal Barofsky Buy this book at amazon.com Free Press, July 2012 Hardcover, 288 pages ISBN-10: 1451684932 ISBN-13: 9781451684933 In this bracing, page-turning account of his stranger-than-fiction baptism into the corrupted ways of Washington, Neil...

Hidden in Dreams by Davis Bunn

Hidden in Dreams by Davis Bunn

Dr. Elena Burroughs’s life is spiraling out of control. Her controversial stance on dream interpretation has cost her a job, a romance, and all credibility in academic circles. Her literary agent tries to leverage the outcry into a publicity tour, which soon attracts a quirky following. Among the skeptics and mystics is a condescending scientist. But Elena finds his research holds ominous parallels with her own.

Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

Katya “Katey” Kontent (that’s Kon-TENT as in content as a purring cat) comes from a Russian family and seems to be the only one of her family to have made it to the Great Depression intact. She has a partner in crime, one Evelyn “Eve” Ross, who is blonde perfection from the Midwest running away from her wealthy family and their expectations (marriage, kids, farm) and determined to make it on her own.

Tips for Writers

Tips for Writers

TIPS FOR WRITERS by Rochelle Jewel Shapiro July 2012 Rochelle Shapiro is a regular columnist for Authorlink. Watch for her insights every month on Authorlink. "Be conscious of each sentence instead of just the whole." —Shapiro I know, I know....

Full Body Burden by Kristen Iversen

Full Body Burden by Kristen Iversen

This is truly an amazing book that will haunt you for many days and nights to come…beginning with the actual definition of the title. “Full Body Burden” is defined as the amount of radioactive material present in a human body, which acts as an internal and ongoing source of radiation.