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Before the Court of Heaven

By Jack Mayer

Before the Court of Heaven by Jack Mayer tells the story of Ernst Techow, a young German who, in the years following World War I, gets caught up in what can be called the pre-Nazi movement. As a youngster before the war, he learns, both...

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Recollections

The Detroit Years: The Motown Sound By The People Who Made It
By Jack Ryan

"Recollections: The Detroit Years: The Motown Sound By The People Who Made It" by Jack Ryan was a great read, about all the people involved in making the Sound that made Detroit famous for music. It is a great history of a great time that...

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Standstill

By Jack Probyn

Standstill by Jack Probyn is a pulsating terrorist thriller that moves at an electrifying pace. The setting is London and the time is summer, when residents feel the humidity washing over them. Two brothers execute one of the most dreadful terrorist attacks the city has...

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Blind Journey

A Journalist's Memoirs
By Jack Hawn

Born just after the Great Depression, Jack Hawn found that life ‘just happened’ for him in a series of serendipitous events, leading him into a writing career spanning 43 years. Although he never studied journalism, journalism found him after 4 years in the Army Public...

An Unlikely Betrayal

By Jack Probyn

A girl is abducted from the murder scene of a prominent barrister and held for ransom with a short time limit in the exciting murder mystery novel, An Unlikely Betrayal (A Jake Tanner Thriller) by Jack Probyn. All the years that Detective Jake Tanner has...

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Overdose

Letters From Dad
By Jack Dison

Overdose by Jack Dison is a collection of letters, written with love, to his deceased son, James. The letters begin with that stage of a child’s life which most parents remember with fondness - the infant, toddler, and early school age years. Then Mr. Dison...

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The Ridge Walker

By Jack Hemphill

The Ridge Walker is an historical Southern fiction novel by Jack Hemphill, set in the 1940s. Mac Davis was on the prowl for Indian legends and lore concerning the settlers in the Blue Ridge Mountains. While he owned an apple orchard and farm, which he...

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Faraway Green

By Jack Young

I discovered Jack Young through the breathtaking novel, Hail, Cigaros! I was instantly drawn to his exceptional craft, so when I took Faraway Green I was expecting a stellar work, and my expectations were met. Jack Young comes across to me as a master of...

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Hail, Cigaros!

By Jack Young

Hail, Cigaros! by Jack Young combines humor and the masterful art of storytelling to offer readers a delightful ride. For years, the father of Prescott Bullard Jr. has paid exorbitant sums of money to support the island Republic of Cigaros where he has consistently bought...

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The Girl Who Hated Australia

By Jack Thompsen

The Girl Who Hated Australia (Not So Serious Jack Series Book 1) by Jack Thompsen revolves around seven-year-old Jorie who is going to Australia. Jorie is unhappy and she tells her mother that she hates Australia. Her mother tries to convince her otherwise, saying that...

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The Little Big Girl

By Jack Thompsen

The Little Big Girl (Not So Serious Jack Series Book 2) by Jack Thompsen revolves around a little girl who lives in a little city. She lives in a little house and has little shoes. Her family is big, Mom, Dad, Sam the cat, and...

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The Listening Story

By Jack Thompsen

Readers get to see Emma coming back from school in a bad mood in The Listening Story (Not So Serious Jack Series Book 3) by Jack Thompsen. Her father wants to know why she is so angry and she tells him that no one in...

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Ben and the Bullies

By Jack Thompsen

Ben and the Bullies is a children’s book of courage, written in rhyme by Not So Serious Jack (aka Jack Thompsen) and illustrated by Ignacio G. When at home, Ben loves to cook, read and spend time with his family. But when at school, Ben’s...

The Grumpy Kid

By Jack Thompsen

The Grumpy Kid is a children’s book, written in rhyme by Not So Serious Jack (Jack Thompsen) and illustrated by Oliver Kryzz Bundoc. Arin is a young boy whose first day at his new school is not so bright. When his new classmates - Dan,...

Talking Sense about Politics

How to Overcome Political Polarization in Your Next Conversation
By Jack Meacham

Jack Meacham’s Talking Sense About Politics: How to Overcome Political Polarization in Your Next Conversation is an enlightening journey though American history to the present in an effort to help the reader find a little "perspective." Meacham utilizes historical characters to demonstrate the four “American...

Appetite For Risk

A fast-paced action thriller inspired by real events in the aftermath of the Iraq War
By Jack Leavers

Appetite for Risk by Jack Leavers is a story written on a very touchy topic, but the author does it justice. It is a fast-paced novel that takes the reader on a roller coaster ride that they don’t want to get off. Simply put, this...

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The Lost Men of St. Aldo's

By Jack Young

“A mind is a terrible thing to waste.” Jack Young proves this in his suspenseful story, The Lost Men of St. Aldo’s. Retired detective Gil Conroy agrees to help Kanada, a psychology teacher, locate her missing brother. His last known address was St. Aldo's New...

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Take the Late Train

By Jack Messenger

Take the Late Train by Jack Messenger is a novel based on the life of Stephen Ketley, a professor whose marriage begins to fray at the seams on his tenth wedding anniversary. Problems with his wife's infidelity is only one of a number of issues...

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Dodger The Dragon

By Jack McMilin

When Dillard was a wee little dragon, his brother was very mean to him, hitting Dillard over the head or throwing water up his nose when he was practicing his fire breathing. Dillard had to always dodge his older brother to keep from getting hurt....

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Life in a Jar

The Irena Sendler Project
By Jack Mayer

Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project by Jack Mayer is the biography of Irena Sendler who was instrumental in saving the lives of 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II. Though her contribution was first suppressed by the Polish...

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