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The Golden Pact
Atto Solenne
by Howard Eaton
ISBN 978-1-56474-613-9
278 pages, paperback, $15.95


An oil heiress has died and left her $20 million dollar estate to be divided among a group of charities. However, her will stipulates that none of the charities shall receive a penny until a settlement is reached with her husband. Husband? What husband? A committee of lawyers finds the husband in Milan, Italy. He’s a WWII war hero, a former soccer coach, handsome, athletic, proud, stubborn, and confused. He is fiercely determined that all promises must be honored. The estate dispute promises to be a circus and an entertaining read.

Howard Eaton served in the USAF intelligence in Korea, and taught at the National Security Agency. He has worked in banking and operated an international seminar business. He has ghostwritten seven nonfiction books. Under his own name, he wrote and published The Mystic, winner of an IPPY bronze medal. Eaton lives and writes in Santa Barbara, California.

Nancy
A Physician’s Tale
by Thomas M. Daniel
ISBN 978-1-56474-831-7
144 pages, paperback, $14.95


Third–year medical student Nancy Vincent is one capable, intelligent, self-confident, take-charge Wonder Woman.  Her Sherlockian diagnostic skills made it possible for her to save a patient in serious trouble from tetanus, also called lockjaw. Nancy had been a Peace Corps volunteer in Bolivia and wants to be come as good a doctor as her father. She impresses her fellow students, her trainers, and her instructors, especially Dr. Arthur Loring, her mentor who in due time will become much more to her.

Dr. Thomas M. Daniel is a Harvard-educated physician, the author or co-author of more than 100 biomedical research papers and seven books in this category. In his retirement he has turned to writing fiction. This is his seventh book of fiction.

Poetry

Questions for a Modern Angel
Poems
by Linda Levitz
ISBN 978-1-56474-621-4
110 pages, paperback, $14.00


From commonplace wonders to flights of imagination, these poems explore the splendid.  Poet Linda Levitz brings us her sixth book of poetry, Questions for a Modern Angel, a bold, risky, and honest collection. The autobiographical poems about her childhood are vivid and real. Also real are the dreams, dark dream poems that explore the dangerous unknown. Whether Ms. Levitz is celebrating the subtle changes of the seasons, or struggling with the fears that emerge from her dreamstate, her work is provocative and her play with words is mythic, magical, and amazing.

Linda Levitz lives and writes in Ardsley, New York, where she worked in the Special Education department of the local elementary school. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals and she was the New York editor of French News, a magazine about French-American cultural exchanges.nda Levitz lives and writes in Ardsley, New York, where she worked in the Special Education department of the local elementary school. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals and she was the New York editor of French News, a magazine about French-American cultural exchanges.


Bound Feet
And Other Poems
by Jane Wohl
ISBN 978-1-56474-622-1
70 pages, paperback, $12.00


Wohl’s latest book of poetry is a bold use of form and a bold choice of subject matter. This collection of well-crafted sonnets is driven by rhythm and graced by rhyme, linked together into one long chain of narrative concerning the deep betrayal by a husband of many years. The sonnets progress through images of shock and devastation, responding to the cruel treatment by an unfaithful and inconsiderate husband, and emerge into a sense of contentment in the new state of single life. The poet connects an individual experience with women’s experience in our culture. This book is not light reading and is all the more powerful for that.

Jane Elkington Wohl has been a serious writer and teacher for over 40 years. Her books include Beasts in Snow, Triage, and Learning from Old Masters. She taught for 30 years at Sheridan College in Sheridan, Wyoming and for 20 years in the Goddard College MFA in Writing Programs.




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