• Read “Invisible” From Invisible: Stories

    Read “Invisible” From Invisible: Stories0

    The 19 stories in Stephen Spotte’s latest collection, Invisible: Stories, blend elements of make-believe with sharp, systematic observations and insights into the twisted manifestations of life, love, and death. The story “Invisible” from the collection is available to read here in full. Invisible: Stories is available from Open Books Direct and Amazon.   Invisible I

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  • Read An Excerpt From Rosemary In Bloom

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    Inspired by a true story, Rosemary in Bloom by Khristy Reibel explores faith, forgiveness, enduring love against all odds, and the difficult decisions that strong, smart women on the home front had to make during World War II.  Here is an exclusive excerpt from the novel: 1942   Rosemary As the first light crept through

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  • Read An Excerpt From The 13

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    In this work of historical fiction, 13 Anishinaabe teenagers vow to restore the honor of their band by tracking down and savaging Dakota raiders after a devastating raid on their camp. The 13: Ashi-niswi by Lorin R. Robinson is a parable posing the universal question: “What is the price of honor?”  Here is an exclusive excerpt

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  • Read An Excerpt From The Swan Keeper

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    From USA Today featured novelist and Western Writers of America Spur award finalist Milana Marsenich, The Swan Keeper is an historical, coming-of-age novel set in 1920s Montana. Here is an exclusive excerpt from the novel: Prologue When the fall air came in crisp and fresh, the bare-bone leaves sang to Lilly. She tilted her ear

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  • Read An Excerpt From Wings Of A Flying Tiger

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    World War Two. Japanese occupied China. One cousin’s courage, another’s determination to help a wounded American pilot. Taking place during one of the darkest hours of Chinese history, Wings of a Flying Tiger by Iris Yang explores heroism, love, sacrifice, kindness, and bravery. Here is an exclusive excerpt from the novel:   Prologue “Get the

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  • Read An Excerpt From A Conversation With A Cat

    Read An Excerpt From A Conversation With A Cat0

    Stephen Spotte’s imaginative novel, A Conversation with a Cat recounts the tales of a scroungy former alley cat named Jinx, whose memories aren’t just his own but those of other cats who existed before him, one of which was Annipe, Cleopatra’s pampered pet. Here is an exclusive excerpt from the novel: Maybe because the palace

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