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Patient Betrayal - New book tells of family's harrowing medical experiences
BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Doctors are among the few professionals people often trust without question. However, as author Alice Ball points out in her new book, patients should question doctors more often to avoid the trauma she and her husband experienced. In the new book, Patient Betrayal (now available through 1stBooks), Ball tells of her husband's lifelong battle with the effects of kidney failure, caused by the incompetence of the people he trusted with his health.
Still to Win: New Book Helps People Think Positive for Success
FAIRLAWN, N.J., Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Many Americans would love to be extremely wealthy, and many others would love to just be financially secure. Sanjna S. Katyal offers her new book, Still to Win (now available through 1stBooks), which helps guide people through positive thinking to eventual success.
Below the Surface - CIA agent investigates brother's death in new mystery novel
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa, Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In "Assignment: Reno, Nevada" (now available through 1stBooks), the compelling new novel by author Elizabeth Jung, Joe Collins, an undercover CIA agent, is murdered amid the glittery lights of Reno, Nev. Coming to town to settle Joe's affairs, Johnny Collins, his brother and also a CIA agent, finds a striking similarity between his brother's murder and others in the area and sets out to get to the bottom of the mystery.
The Strange Life of the Heiress of the Rifle Empire - Author Recounts Life of Sarah Pardee Winchester in New Historical Novel
KAMUELA, Hawaii, Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- With her husband's death, Sarah Pardee Winchester became the lone heiress to the Winchester rifle empire. When she consulted a medium, she was told her family was being killed by evil spirits and she must surround herself with benevolent spirits to save her own life. Her superstitious beliefs, coupled with a number code she received during a seance, eventually led her to build one of the largest homes in the world, California's historic Llanda Villa. Roger Rule examines Sarah's unique life in his historical novel, "Sarah" (now available through 1stBooks).
Your Journey Into Joy - New Book Offers Path to Joy Through the Bible
ROSCOMMON, Mich., Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Bible is more than just a book; it is a way of living. Christian faiths believe the Bible is a guide to living life as God desires, but sometimes, people become mired in the passive practice of religion rather than taking it to heart. In his new book, Your Journey Into Joy: Fourteen Walks into the Land of Joy (now available through 1stBooks), Donald Charles Mainprize shows readers how to live by the word of God and find joy even in suffering.
Sex Esteem: "The Girls" Revolution; Author pens 'sex esteem' lessons to celebrate women's evolution
CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Women are worth more than ever before, says author Jo Mink Dunham, much more. That is to say that their "sex esteem," or value of their gender, has escalated over the last few generations. It is time to celebrate, she says, by identifying the sex esteem lessons women have learned and those that remain unfinished. Dunham's recently released book, from self-esteem to sex-esteem: lessons from the gender evolution of 'the girls' (now available through 1stBooks), details how far female attributes and assets have evolved.
The Key to the Lexicon of Language - Author aids readers in understanding complex language
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y., Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In "The Mind Factory: The Ability to Cipher Information is the Secret to the Lexicon" (now available through 1stBooks), Larry Odell Johnson combines sociology, religion, philosophy and mathematics to reveal a key to the "lexicon of language." With his unique approach, Johnson hopes to show readers how to bring hidden literary meanings immediately to the surface.