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A Tool of God - New Book Reveals Author's Gift to Make Contact with Murder Victims
GULFPORT, Miss., Oct. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In the 2000 film The Gift, Cate Blanchett plays a single mother with unusual abilities. In the film, she is contacted by a murdered girl who leads Blanchett and the police to the body and the killer. Author Sherry Blanton Bahm is a real life version of Blanchett's character. She has received images about murder victims and details her role in these cases in her new book, A Tool of God: What Does it Mean to be a Tool of God (now available through 1stBooks).
Stories from the Living Room - New Book Offers Stories Detailing Life in Old West
SAINT HELENA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Before the dawn of television and the warm buzz of the radio, in the days of the Old West, families gathered around the living room after meals to tell stories late into the night. This tradition has been lost in the glow of the television and drowned out by the commotion of today's technological gadgets. Jon Garate wants to take readers back to a simpler time, when the air was clean and the work hard, but the payoff was rewarding with his new book, Stories from the Living Room: A Narrative History of the Last Days of the Old West (now available through 1stBooks).
Taking Action Against Extremists - New novel tells of plan to eliminate extremists in government
FLORENCE, S.C., Oct. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- High-powered New York financier Boone "Peck" Reynolds has had enough of those running the United States. Along with two anonymous associates, he undertakes a self-appointed mission to send a clear message to radical extremists and their political supporters, who he believes are pushing their own agenda on the nation. Author G. Lee Greer's new novel, Justice Regained (now available through 1stBooks), tells Peck's story and his murderous quest to eliminate extremists.
A Spouse Worth 100 Grand - Author tells poignant story of innocence, murder and revenge in thrilling novel
NEEDHAM, Mass., Oct. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mandy Miller is an educated, spirited young woman with a promising future. However, Bryan Frye changes all that. He marries her, convinces her to join the military and eventually murders her. Her brother, Josh, is determined to avenge her tragic death. Author Lois Sockol tells this poignant story of deception, love and murder in The Promise (now available through 1stBooks).
My Weird Life: Adolescent author debuts with exciting short stories of adventure
AUBURN, Ala., Oct. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In two delightful children's stories for readers of all ages, author William B. Bennett has captured the mannerisms and imaginations of two boys in a way very few authors can replicate. Why? Bennett, the author of My Weird Life (now available through 1stBooks), is 11. With his new book, he offers two stories of adventure and discovery that provide unique insight into the inquisitive mind of an adolescent boy.