Marcia Quinn Noren’s book, “Joan of Arc: The Mystic Legacy” provides an intimate portrait of the enigmatic young woman whose heroic life story has provoked ongoing controversy for nearly six hundred years. Fresh insights gleaned from the author’s full decade of research and three field trips to France shed new light on the essential nature of the girl whose faith-based acts of courage altered the outcome of the Hundred Years War. Check Marcia’s website for more info!
Nov 5: Giovanni’s Room · 5 South 12th Street · Philadelphia PA 5:30-7:00 pm Author Gregory G. Allen will be reading from his book, “Well With My Soul” and signing books in the country’s oldest gay bookstore. (Well With My Soul is a story of brothers: one straight/one gay)
Author Lisa Lewis Moon will continue to offer her e-book “House On Butcher Harbor” for just 99 cents. Check her blog for more details.
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Claire Templeton escaped the horror of life on Butcher Harbor after graduation from high school. Now a fashion designer in New York City, Claire has to put her future on hold to return to Butcher Harbor when her mother attempts suicide. Thrust back into the world she grew up in, her past catches up with her quicker than she hoped.The ghosts of Templeton House are waiting for her. They want her back!
Author Hugh Ashton was born in the UK and graduated from the University of Cambridge. He worked at a wide variety of jobs before settling into his current field in information technology. A long-standing interest in Japan led him to emigrate to that country in 1988, where he has remained ever since.
His book, “Red Wheels Turning,” an alternate history novel, is a prequel to “Beneath Gray Skies.” He released it late summer 2011. The book is mainly set in Russia in 1915-6, and on and under the Baltic Sea (yes, there’s a submarine involved). In the book’s alternate timeline, the American Civil War never took place, but the Confederate States of America and United States of America remain separate nations. This has an affect on the way the Great European War (World War 1, without the Americans) was fought. Hugh says this is ancillary to the plot of “Red Wheels Turning,” but plays a part nonetheless. Continue reading “Meet the Author: Hugh Ashton”