When public defender Rian Coulter moved to Pensacola, Florida, from Birmingham, she thought she'd escaped the specter of a vicious serial killer preying on young women. A killer that was never caught. Now, police are discovering new victims. All young women, all brutally savaged, all with their hands and feet bound together behind them.
The Widow (La Viuda) is 92 years old. She lives in a house filled with photos and coins, jewels, and a sable coat. Aware that her memory is failing, but burning with desire to record the story of her life on paper, she hires Gabriela, a 19-year-old Mixteca from Mexico. Gabriela is one of the few survivors of a massacre and treacherous journey to El Norte. Gabriela and the Widow is a story of chaos, revenge, and change: death and love, love and sex, and sex and death.
Callie plans on a smooth senior cross country season - then finds herself holding the keys to the nuthouse when she agrees to be team captain. Her coach expects her to blend the girls into a championship-caliber team to take on perennial champs, Fairchild Academy. Callie escapes into her running, even as running the team makes her crazy. Mark, the boy's team captain, makes her crazy, too. Callie struggles to manage the team, but Mattie, a fast redhead with an eye on Mark, complicates everything.
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Honor, an orphan, finds her way to the Victorian boarding house where she thinks her mother might have birthed her. World War II has just ended, which alerted many Americans to the world beyond, but Honor and Billy's lives are limited to the dead-end town of DeForest Junction, Ohio, and its nearby notcherie, where exotic women sell their bodies to the rail men.
Jeanne Les Flambeaux is the underachiever in her very accomplished restaurateur family. No one ever expected her to amount anything, so she hasn't. When her lover, Johnny, steals the family jewels, Jeanne must find him and the jewels before her family discovers their loss. Fortunately she's aided in her task by Crane, a talking crystal skull who only speaks to her. Together they embark on a wild and wacky journey across the Great American Southwest.
This volume features 20 self-identified female authors writing about intersectionality, including women of color, disabled, transgender, and GLB/GSD (Gender and Sexual Diversities). We have curated amazing short fiction, flash fiction, poetry, essays, and art. It's personal, political, and a great listen.
Molly & Magnum is a fun and exciting adventure about Molly, a blue and gold macaw, and her best friend, Magnum, a Great Dane. Their owner, Mindy, loves the outdoors and also loves animals. Mindy's family continues to grow with even more animals and birds. Mindy's life goes from being sad and lonely to being full of joy and happiness. Mindy goes on a hiking trip in the mountains and finds more than she expected.
The soul is an individualized electric charge in the massive cell that we call the cosmos. And our cosmos is a functional organism in the body that we call God, or infinite intelligence. Drawing from mythology, spirituality and depth psychology, the author takes a brief look at the nature of the soul in order to offer an alternative approach to existing in the world. If you're interested in the inner life, then this is the book for you!