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ISBN-13: 9780990307808
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Published: Horatio Press, 3/2014

AWARD WINNING AUTHOR... D. J. Adamson in her new mystery series Admit to Murder, Book One of the Lillian Dove Mystery Series, brings us Lillian Dove, five-years sober, caught having spent the night with her boss, Police Chief Charles Kaefring, when she calls in a house fire into dispatch. She is compelled to rescue someone, only to find the person vanished and herself trapped.


ISBN-13: 9781491822944
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Published: Authorhouse, 11/2013

There's a revolution brewing. One that calls us to slow down, collaborate, and reclaim life balance. The Shared-Meal Revolution: How to Reclaim Balance and Connection in a Fragmented World through Sharing Meals with Family and Friends by popular blogger and writer Carol Archambeault offers the help we need to create a regular shared-meal ritual. The book takes the reader through the steps of understanding, planning, implementing, and sustaining a shared-meal practice. It contains valuable research about the many benefits of sharing meals, helpful resources, and easy-to-use post-chapter exercises, allowing readers to develop a shared-meal plan to fit their lives.


ISBN-13: 9781499084788
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Published: Xlibris Corporation, 11/2014

Nana is seeking a connection to her inner Spirit. Her granddaughter, Lily-Rose, helps her by creating a special experience which ends up surprising and amazing both of them. Their imaginative travel takes them into magical and real, inner and outer worlds. In this delightful story, the reader learns about shamanic ritual and journey work. Also, the reader learns that the old fashioned idea, “Children should be seen and not heard.” is incorrect. Actually, children should be seen and heard; someone young can instruct someone old. Wisdom and knowledge can be found in humans of all ages.


Cue the Camels (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780957438385
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Published: The Solepreneur Publishing Company Ltd., 2/2014

In CUE THE CAMELS, three-time Emmy award winning film-maker Dave shares some of the adventures he enjoyed - and sometimes endured - whilst in pursuit of the 'money shot'. His comedic style is sure to entertain and the things he's experienced will leave you in awe.

Find out what actually goes on behind the camera...



Dark Talisman (Hardcover)

ISBN-13: 9780615797250
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Published: Azimuth Books, 10/2013

“DARK TALISMAN is a deep, dark, delicious fantasy with a ferocious story and writing that grabs you and refuses to let go. The writing is incredible. The dialogue is original and constantly makes you want to put on the accent and read it out loud! This is the most original and deep, otherworldly novel I have ever read. With an imaginative plot with deep dark fantasy, gorgeous writing, and lovable characters, DARK TALISMAN is sure to lure anyone with an imagination in and not let them go. A definite must-read for any age! (And that’s high praise.)” - Miss Literati


ISBN-13: 9780991124107
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Published: Salor Press, 12/2014

On the eve of war and destruction, an Armenian family tries to maintain its traditional way of life in this historical novel. Powerful and sensitive, this tragic novel helps illuminate a historical episode still too little known or acknowledged.


ISBN-13: 9781452521831
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Published: Balboa Press, 9/2014

Most of us live our lives worn out with stress, anxiety, and emotional chaos. Moreover, the law of adaptations shows us that the more we experience any internal state, the more it becomes the operating system of our life. From Mindfulness to Heartfulness offers another path. It invites you on your own transformative journey to live life at your fullest capacity. It will show you how you have become who you are, and it will offer you a blueprint for change. It will show you how heartfulness, embodied, calms the threat and fear that so often consumes you, and it will offer you a step-by-step approach to one of calm and connection, including a loving connection with yourself.


River Card (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780615807027
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Published: On Demand Publishing, LLC-Create Space, 6/2014

Georgia Kassov Cates is a business woman, a wife, a mother…and a gambling addict. Desperate to recoup a devastating string of losses, she risks it all for one last game—a game that’s abruptly halted when the Las Vegas casino succumbs to a freak blackout.


ISBN-13: 9781634439329
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Published: Vagabundo Magazine, 8/2014

"James Dorsey is no ordinary travel writer. In this remarkable book he takes us inside remote cultures many will be surprised to learn still exist. The author's fascination with remote lands and ancient practices of their inhabitants makes him as much a participant as an observer. That a 21st-century man could invoke the spirit of a Stanley or a Shackleton makes it a must read." - Dick Russell, author of "Eye of the Whale".


ISBN-13: 9780692270530
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Published: Iris & Acorn Press, 9/2014

Out of a friendship and collegial conversation spanning three decades, Hadley Fitzgerald and Judith Harte have created a provocative fusion of astrological symbolism, Depth Psychotherapy, and Imaginal Psychology. Their discourse interfaces with the “acorn theory” of the late archetypal psychologist James Hillman who conjectured that each life has its own soul's code, its own calling.


ISBN-13: 9781502814326
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Published: Createspace, 10/2014

They came in peace, unfortunately the good folks of Little Lump, Texas didn't get the memo. They’re really embarrassed, especially Gertie who managed to shoot down several of the alien’s space ships with her holy land-to-air rocket launcher. Little did she realize in doing so that she would be unknowingly creating a far bigger danger for Little Lump that could spell doom for them all. To her and everyone else’s disbelief, undead Japanese snow monkeys are slowly approaching the town and now Gertie and Cousin Tommy must fight their way to safety through the undead simian horde who seem to have a real bone to pick with Gertie. With ammunition running low and few places to hide. Gertie will have to use all of her wits to survive the night. This is the second book in the hilarious Tales From Little Lump series.


ISBN-13: 9780692256848
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Published: Robert L. Grant, 8/2014

Audrey is young, talented, beautiful—and mixed-race. Her ambition?—fashion design. But it's 1936; to succeed, she must "pass" for white.

A “gentleman” invites her—as his assistant—on a voyage aboard the Queen Mary. It's her shot at the heart of fashion—London and Paris. But the “gentleman” is not what he seems. And a man she falls for turns out to be a gambler. She's forced to grow up fast.



ISBN-13: 9781491852965
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Published: Authorhouse, 3/2014

Ken Grant's poems, "Songs of my Heart" reflect both his sensitivity to the natural world along with joys and sorrows of a life that has known intense love and poignant loss. Sometimes with pixyish humor buoyed by a warm and open faith, his poems will echo powerfully in many hearts.


Before the Flock (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780615790817
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Published: Osric Enterprises, Inc., 3/2014

It's the waning days of the 1980s and Kurt Franklin, headman for Thunderstick, the "New Romantic" alt-rock band is signed to a major label and on the brink of success. Unfortunately he is also off his meds and convinced his songs and the group's imminent success are divinely ordained. In walks Sophie Clark, a teenage supermodel who dabbles in witchcraft. She finds respite from her own fast and fierce education on the catwalks and casting couches in a love triangle that might rip the band apart. The parallel plots in Before the Flock, says Kirkus Reviews, "artfully converge into a blur of rock gigs, sex and expository melodrama--all depicted with pitch-perfect clarity."


ISBN-13: 9780578154121
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Published: Horton Bay Books, 1/2015

William Bradford Bugg has almost everything: an enviable collection of pop, modern and contemporary art, a yacht, a Maybach with a driver, a seat on the Grand Council of Foundations, a keenly decorated manse and a bright orange Aston Martin. Unfortunately, he has no heart. His second one has just given out and he desperately needs a third. While he waits in a state of suspended animation for another chance at life, he wonders if he really ever lived at all.


After Midnight (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9781502859143
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Published: Createspace, 12/2014

A poignant story about letting go of anger and fear, After Midnight explores Raidy Finley’s romance with the peculiar Samuel and her friendship with fellow social outsiders Carlos and Marcy. Through tragedy, difficulty and danger she discovers what they have in common matters more than their differences.


ISBN-13: 9780975924938
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Published: Movie Tweets, 7/2014

Take Offs 2 keeps you chuckling. Arnie and Bebe take us on a feathery flight highlighted by comic quotes with 60 beautifully colored illustrations Movie buffs have fun figuring out the original movie sayings. Size makes it easy to tuck into a pocket or purse for a quick laugh.


Dream of Venice (Hardcover)

ISBN-13: 9780990772507
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Published: Bella Figura Publications, 12/2014

Dream of Venice captures the mysterious allure of the ancient floating city with the evocative photography of Charles Christopher and the beguiling words of a diverse group of contemporary Venetophiles. With a captivating foreword by bestselling author Frances Mayes, Dream of Venice will inspire you to listen to the silence of the canals and lose yourself in the ethereal mist of Piazza San Marco. The luminous photographs compliment the intimate thoughts, memories, poems and stories of notable contributors from the worlds of art, literature, design, cuisine, music, and filmmaking. You ll find anecdotes from actors and directors who have worked on location in Venice, including Woody Allen (Everybody Says I Love You), Linus Roache (The Wings of the Dove), and Julie Christie (Don t Look Now). A portion of the proceeds from each book will be donated to Save Venice, Inc. to support vital art and architecture restorations in La Serenissima.


Demon's Prize (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780991123902
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Published: Lightand Dark Imagination, 12/2014

For months, socially withdrawn Dr. Brent Carson has been reading about women being abducted throughout the city, the most recent article revealing how all of them may have been practitioners of witchcraft. Out of curiosity, Brent decides to personally investigate what is going on, but is distracted when four friends move to the city, all of whom he knows to be werewolves – except for Angela Dane, who is only half.


ISBN-13: 9780985835903
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Published: Dreamfarer Press, 9/2012

Eleven year-old Jim Morgan once had a home, a life of comfort, and a future full of promise. But all that changed the night his father was murdered. Now Jim is on the run from his father’s enemies, a wicked count and his vengeful son, and at the same time, trying to decipher the secret to the last mystery his father left him – the hidden location of an ancient treasure.


ISBN-13: 9780985835934
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Published: Dreamfarer Press, 11/2013

Over a year has passed since Jim Morgan outwitted the King of Thieves and escaped from London with his friends, Lacey and the Brothers Ratt. Now, at long last, Jim is ready to return home to Morgan Manor. But a dark vision haunts Jim's dreams--a Crimson Storm with the face of a black skull. Worse still, his father's old enemies, Count Cromier and his son, Bartholomew, are far from finished with Jim.


ISBN-13: 9780985835972
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Published: Dreamfarer Press, 10/2014

The Final Chapter of the Jim Morgan Saga! Jim Morgan and his friends, Lacey and the Brothers Ratt, have so far managed to keep their half of the Hunter’s Shell safe from the Cromiers, preventing the scheming father and son from finding the Treasure of the Ocean. But the danger is far from over. The Count and Bartholomew are closing in on the Spectre. And an old enemy from the past has returned, armed with dark plans of his own.


ISBN-13: 9781499630756
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Published: Createspace, 10/2014

What do you do if you’re battling doctors while dealing with your intimidating, doctor-hating, 73 year-old mother who was just diagnosed with stage-four cancer? How about opening up a bottle of Kahula and mixing it with a gallon of vanilla ice cream? Share one daughter’s emotional, yet humorous journey as she juggles being a caregiver and parent advocate amid her mother’s belief system that prefers prayer over physicians.


Hot Air and Love (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780990455905
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Published: Addie Mattox, 8/2014

Hot Air and Love is a novel about an adventurous woman’s decision to become a hot air balloon pilot and follow her lover to Kenya. Her relationships there with two men, one American and one Kenyan, present her with very different and absorbing challenges.


ISBN-13: 9780989375320
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Published: Bristlecone Books, 12/2013

“Back home, I was content to be just an ordinary house cat. I didn’t get out much. But it’s different here in Venice.” How different? Harley quickly finds out after his family arrives in Italy. He takes up with a group of local cats who roam wild in the alleys and neighborhoods of Venice, and meets the mysterious Angela, a beautiful white Angora who steals his heart. Then he becomes embroiled in a fierce and ongoing war between his friends and a rival band of cats, and discovers the magical order that underlies life in the enchanting and historic city that is his new home.


The Merry Tots (Hardcover)

ISBN-13: 9781480903821
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Published: Dorrance Publishing, 4/2014

Childhood learning is made up of memorable experiences. During those happy, carefree days, we played hopscotch, tag, jacks, cowboys and Indians, Red Rover and hide-and-seek. Thus, begins the story of Penelope Poole. Each summer she visits her Aunt Melissa, makes new friends and forms a club called The Merry Tots. The girls start a newspaper called The Tots Tattler. Not selling many newspapers, however, creates a problem for them. How will they solve this problem? Will they be successful? What life values will they learn?


ISBN-13: 9780983119197
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Published: Blue Jay Ink, 10/2014

The Otherground is a vast terrestrial expanse. It encompasses most all of the biosphere that lies beyond the total annexation of the triune world. It is that marginalized region where those exiled from the first, second, and third worlds go to get some thinking done, some soul-searching done, some work done.


ISBN-13: 9781481877138
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Published: Createspace, 9/2013

Set in the mid-19th Century in the Congress Kingdom which is now central Poland, HERITAGE, VOLUME 1: THE FLAME OF FREEDOM follows the members of the Marjzendiak family through the tumultuous years of Eastern Europe’s domination by Russia. The family, headed by their father Ephraim, struggles to live an exemplary Jewish life in a time when Jews were granted few rights and essentially no social status, victims of the restrictive rules, forced conscription and dire Russification policies of Alexander II.


Spirit of a Kyrie (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9781500463793
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Published: Createspace, 7/2014

In a white desert at a time of famine, Kit is among the starving children who beg and thieve the streets. Until one day, she discovers she has the makings of a great knight. Becoming a knight would bring her family wealth and prestige, but it also means risking her life to pass the Tests...


ISBN-13: 9780692286920
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Published: Gwen Rogers, 12/2014

Welcome to Honeysuckle Hill is both a celebration of tradition and an invitation to embrace the joy of buffet-style entertaining. What began as a collection of Gwen Rogers' treasured family recipes has become an expression of her creative culinary vision-a feast for the eyes and palate alike. Includes over 150 recipes and 140 color photographs.


ISBN-13: 9781627470155
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Published: Jasmina's Books, 5/2014

A Real Life Modern Day Odyssey Beyond Near Death. From the ancestral shores of Sicily, to New England, India, South America, and California, the transformation to the next level of consciousness unfolds in one woman's journey through trauma, illness, near death, and divorce to find Identity, Meaning, Healing and Love. "With clarity and power Jasmina gives each of us a glimpse into the magnificence of our spiritual self and new meaning to the struggles in our lives."--David McArthur


ISBN-13: 9781503170858
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Published: Createspace, 11/2014

In the land of Republic City there lives a privileged and carefree girl, Alexandria, who at a young age thinks she has everything figured out. Always seeking her independence, she has now found herself caught in a never-ending battle of survival, forcing herself to rely on others. With her kingdom overrun by enemies who were believed to be no more, she and her fellow friends must band together to regain their beloved city. However, with the impending battle come obstacles which challenge her to choose which path will best lead her to the truth, and ultimately victory.


Emily D. and Me (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780182175499
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Published: Figueroa Press, 7/2014

Ada Oates is fifteen years old. She's stuck in Suburbia with the memory of her deceased mother, a father who's dating, and a grandmother who's obsessed with faux french and facelifts. Ada not only dreams of a better name but also of a loftier life; the life of an idealized writer from the past. Enter Emily Dickinson, a frustrated fashionista and mischievous muse. Bored with her infamous long white dess, Emily D. invades Ada's closet and also her world. When Emily starts texting about everything including Ada's boyfriend Jack, Ada wonders if having her own BFF superstar poet is all it's cracked up to be. Written with humor, a sprinkling of poetry and surprise literary cameo appearances, Emily D. and Me reflects on the challenges, the joys, and the commitment of a writer's life.


ISBN-13: 9780991349449
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Published: Doobie Shemer, 8/2014

Forty-five-year-old Doobie Shemer has it all: a loving family, two cars, a dog and two cats. He lives in his suburb house, holds a corporate executive position and he is financially stable. Life is comfortable and predictable. Yet, something is missing; something he can't describe can't put his finger on. A restless feeling of being incomplete dominates his whole existence. Nevertheless, Doobie soon learns that life for him was not meant to be routine or ordinary.


Now We Have Secrets (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780989375337
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Published: Bristlecone Peak Books, 11/2014

This book is about life-shaking secrets what they do to those who hold them and those who fail at it. Secrets shape love, create unconscionable foolishness, and require courage in facing a vast unknown. The worlds most dangerous scientific experiment advances through its decades and into the lives of six people coming of age as the newest and perhaps last citizens of the Atomic Era. Here are promises, humanity, and a haunting past.


ISBN-13: 9781628909555
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Published: Little Moth Press, 8/2014

The Michael Jacksons is an ethnographic monograph. With more than 55 photos - including 35 portraits of professional tribute artists and impersonators - and 100 pages of description and analysis of this fascinating and burgeoning subculture; this book cannot be missed by any fan of Michael Jackson or photo book enthusiast.


ISBN-13: 9781479345342
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Published: Createspace, 9/2012

Aracy, candid and informative diary into the world of beekeeping and beekeepers. A widowed city gal in her late fifties meets a divorced Swiss beekeeper in his sixties via the internet and takes on a new life. BEEKEEPER. BOOTS AND PEARLS is a story of growth, self re-invention and examination; of bees and sex, partnership and business. It is BEEKEEPING #101 through a hands on approach. A candid Diary of day to day life in and out of the fields and bed-sheets with the city gal turned beekeep. As one reader said “thrilling and informative -parallel stories - and who doesn’t like to read a very candid, personal sexy diary?”


ISBN-13: 9781480037113
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Published: Createspace, 11/2012

Who would have thought that finding an old red leathered journal would have opened a Pandora’s Box? But it did - This is the story of dysfunctional characters - mothers and daughters, brothers and sisters - where characters are built on a narrative and the connective tissue between the events. A story of trusts broken, murder, love and ultimate renewal. It is the somewhere between the lurid qualities of one character’s story and the emerging passion of an other’s that makes this book click. This Contemporary Gothic tale is set in Murray Bay, 25minutes from Quebec city, along the water; an old money resort town and artists’ haven, lush with vineyards and farmlands.


A Time for Grace (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9781492746454
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Published: Createspace, 12/2013

An Adult Mystery Thriller ~ a tale of lust, crime, murder, relationships. Divorce can often lead one to do extraordinary things. It has a way of awakening one’s full potential, opening the space between simply being there and taking charge: of redefining one’s life ~ discovering new found emotions and enacting on basic sexual desires. A story with little boundries. A tale of openness and little contrition. Caviar and designer drugs.


ISBN-13: 9781480031623
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Published: Createspace, 10/2012

Roald Dahl style - The books chronicle the adventures and intrigues of young twelve year old, Frankie Franks and her two friends, Rukimo Koh and Alastair Jade, who attend Nutfield Academy, a private boarding school located in England, near Cornwall, the land of Torchwood and King Arthur. They are accompanied by Frankie’s aunt, Edith Toppings, an international journalist and legal guardian, to places of adventure and mystery every Spring, Fall, Winter and ‘any occasion’ school Break.


ISBN-13: 9781634431262
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Published: Sugath Warnakulasuriya, 11/2014

An illustrated story of two sweet, smart and stylish dogs who go to great lengths to learn about and taste the very best food from all over the world.


ISBN-13: 9781629010571
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Published: Inkwater Press, 1/2014

Zendoscopy is the story of one Sherman Alt, from his somewhat unconventional birth to his settling into marital bliss, albeit with plumbing problems. Along the way, Sherman faces occasionally serious and frequently hilarious adversity as he tries to gain worldly experience, especially with the opposite sex. Told in discrete episodes, the sum total is a story of social awakening, along with a dollop of philosophy, and even a bit of cosmology. Sherman and the people he encounters are a motley group of fascinating folks you'll definitely want to get to know in this sometimes tender, sometimes wrenching, and sometimes outrageously funny collection of stories.


A Quirky Eye (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9781436316682
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Published: Xlibris Corporation, 9/2008

The Collected Works of William E. Woodruff Jr. is being published posthumously by William's wife, Gloria Avrech, to honor him. William died on April 22, 2004. Brace yourself for an unforgettable reading experience as Xlibris releases A Quirky Eye. William E. Woodruff Jr. is a writer of great clarity, wit and wisdom. His gifted facility with imagery and love of the English language shines through in this unique collection that contains most of his creative writing. Inside are an enticing and diverse smorgasbord, including haiku, light and serious lyric poems, gimmick, visual and scrabble poems, and several short stories. Regarding his literary work Mr. Woodruff comments, "All my writings, whatever their differences, have in common the darkness outside my window as I write, the green glow of the letters on my computer screen, and caffeine."


ISBN-13: 9781496939296
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Published: Authorhouse, 10/2014

The life of Victor Johnell Wright changed forever during a high-school football game in 1976, when the star running back of the sophomore team at John Muir High School in Pasadena, California suffered a spinal injury during a botched play. Psychologists often point to several attitudes people go through when faced with a crisis: fear, denial, anger, acceptance, etc. Victor experienced them all, yet his faith in God and the loving care of his family and closest friends have allowed him to live the past four decades in a way that has inspired thousands and has made him a community treasure.