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2014-08-28 23:18:13

"Prescription: Murder" Takes Readers on Two Ham Marks Adventures Villanova, PA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Author and orthopedic surgeon William H. Simon’s “Prescription: Murder” (published by iUniverse) takes readers on the thrilling adventures of sharp and witty Dr. Ham Marks. The book, published in 2012, is gearing up for a new marketing push in the second half of 2014. Split into two novellas, “Prescription: Murder” follows the adventures of Ham Marks, a forensic...

2014-08-27 23:16:16

E. M. Elsheik explains biotic evolution, development through grand quantum biological revolution. Khartoum, Sudan (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 After decades of research, author and scholar E. M. Elsheik presents his answers to the question, “What is man?” in his philosophical new book, “Discovery of the Life-Organizing Principle: In Search of the Fundamental Laws of Life” (published by iUniverse). Since 1970, Elsheik has been searching – almost obsessively, he admits – to transform...

2014-08-27 23:08:53

The road to success is paved with blood in new suspenseful thriller LOS ANGELES – (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 -- It is not often you meet someone who leaves a successful career to chase his dreams. Stan Yocum always knew he wanted to be a writer. After obtaining a degree in theater arts, Yocum shifted to a left-brain career in the analytical business world. 30 years later, the dream was still knocking and Yocum left his career as a businessman to become a full-time author. Eight manuscripts...

2014-07-18 23:08:29

William B. Kearney’s "Equipping Quality Youth Development Professionals" offers tools to creating fun youth programs. Cumming, GA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 As a seasoned professional in the field of child and youth services, author William B. Kearney has seen many adults struggle to find great activities for youth programs. They’ve also struggled, he notes, with communication, not knowing how to work with children and especially teenagers. Kearney’s new book, “Equipping...

2014-07-07 23:06:57

New book takes readers through author’s theory on how brain works. Warren, NJ (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Intrigued by his own mind, author Masakazu Shoji decided to study the operations of the mind, assuming that the brain is a biological machine. “Self-Consciousness: The Hidden Internal State of Digital Circuits” (published by iUniverse) is Shoji’s breakdown of the human mind, treating it as if it was a human-machine brain. “The study of self-consciousness helps humans understand...

2014-06-20 23:09:51

Sci-fi novella series introduces original characters in fictitious universe of author’s creation. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Author Randall Brent Abbott launches a new marketing campaign for his first novella in the Galaxy Probe Voyages series, the 2012 “Galaxy Probe Voyages: Keturah's Children” (published by iUniverse). Succeeded by the prequel volume, “Galaxy Probe Voyages II-VI,” which is a collection of five novellas, “Galaxy Probe Voyages” takes readers to...

2014-06-13 23:05:17

Author Jenny Hagemeyer’s four-legged companion reveals message for Christians. Belleville, Pa. (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Author Jenny Hagemeyer utliizes a unique perspective in her new religious inspirational book, “Lessons from Danny” (published by iUniverse), a testimony from a dog’s point of view. When Hagemeyer and her husband went to look for a new dog, she met a little Shih Tzu named Danny and fell in love. Hagemeyer came to feel God was teaching her lessons through the daily...

2014-06-06 23:00:26

‘Out of the Darkness’ expresses experience with Bipolar disorder, shares hope for others so-afflicted. Boca Raton, Fla. (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Author Timothy Mahfood spent many years of his young life in the dark. Not a literal darkness due to lack of sight, a darkness of depression due to Bipolar disorder. He commends his grandfather for inspiring him to come out of the darkness of his illness and now hopes to pass his grandfather’s coaching words on to others. The new book, “Out...

2014-06-04 23:00:24

‘On the Other Side of the Desk’ tells of four cancer patients, their individual battles. Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 When Dr. Joel Hilaire’s sister-in-law was diagnosed with breast cancer, the news hit him hard. As a doctor, Hilaire was familiar with diagnosing others, but seeing it happen to someone he was so close with was overwhelming. His sister-in-law’s grace and dignity through this disease inspired Hilaire to shed the stethoscope and sit in the patient’s chair to...

2014-05-12 23:08:10

Author Jacqueline Buckley shares experience with, strategies for healing stress disorder symptoms. Strathmore, Alberta (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 After being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in 2009, author Jacqueline Buckley was inspired to write her new memoir, “Eye of the Storm: Personal Commitment to Managing Symptoms of PTSD” (published by iUniverse). “I share my experiences living with PTSD but, more importantly, I share my strategies for managing its...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'