This book of poetry is part of 5 series books written with the intention to open new doors within the reader’s mind, sub conscious, and body to self-reflect and witness the wonders of words and it colors in the mind.To plant a seed that brings a tree that provokes deep thoughts and shade for thinking, being, and feeling with a writing influenced by philosophy and psychology around the world. IWE, The Book is a collection of poems that reflect Rasheed’s life journeys and experiences. Rasheed’s unique writing style offers the reader with his prospective of life, and the ability for readers to connect to his work.More info →
Jason has it all. Friends. Family. Career. Living in beautiful New York City. He has everything he needs to be happy. Despite this, however, he’s often overcome with emptiness in his life. A sense of loneliness. That changes when he meets Bryan, a smooth-talking, cigarette-smokingPrince Charming, whose captivating eyes mend his lonely heart. Jason thinks to himself that he’s found love. He feels complete.
Until Jason realizes there's a price to pay for happiness.
From one trial to the next, Jason’s love is tested. As he faces challenges more heartbreaking than the last, he finds himself begging for a break, a time to breathe. And in his journey through life and its difficulties, Jason starts to yearn for something worth fighting for. Something worth living for.
Nicotine and Allspice is about a universe of love, and its possibilities; of life, and its adversities; and of happiness, and when it becomes enough.
Recurring themes include the folly of "Human Certainty" and my urge to always keep questioning; the absolute need for inner balance brought by continual cultivation of "Emotional Intelligence"; the human disregard for and rape of "Mother Earth" and the urgency to heal our womb of life; and, occasional "Sprinklings of Humor" and "Irony" for after all, man has proven to be both funny haha and funny peculiar. - Blair SmithMore info →
In a charming little town on the outskirts of Atlanta lies a neighborhood where all of us yearn to live. The houses lining the well worn road are painted the color of Spring and boast beds filled with flowers of every variety. Each yard is shaded by one or more willow tree and the sounds of children playing can be heard from morning until the street lights illuminate the sidewalks and the call of parents beckoning their children inside for the night mixes with the songs of the crickets and frogs from the nearby pond. Six year old Elizabeth Kingston, born at the dawn of a new century, moves into this charming neighborhood with her parents, Eleanor and Colonel Kingston soon to be joined by brothers Henry and George. The house, known as the yellow house on Willow Tree Road by everyone in the neighborhood, will become a haven for Elizabeth until a tragic accident turns her loving father, the Colonel, into a man that she does not recognize. When the winds of change begin to blow through the halls of her once perfect home, Elizabeth will seek comfort and sanctuary in the arms of her willow tree and in the attic at the top of her home. Years later, after creating a new life for herself on the other side of the ocean, Elizabeth will be summoned back to the yellow house to care for Eleanor. Haunted by memories of life with her broken and dangerous father, the Colonel, Elizabeth will begin to write a journal that will help her to separate the nightmares from reality. The words in this journal will expose some of life's dirty little secrets and shed light on a life filled with joy and sorrow, secrets and regret, truths hidden in the darkness, and ultimate forgiveness that will make you believe in the power of the human spirit.More info →
Metafalica has forbidden all magic. Those caught practicing it are executed. It is said that the Mages of Light, protectors of Elemia, shall one day restore peace.Eighteen-year-old Miracle just wants to survive her senior year of high school in peace with her friends, Annabelle, Bernice and Rose. There are only two problems with her plan; her hometown forbids magic and Miracle along with her friends are witches. Miracle knows that getting caught means facing execution. But when the new student, Irene informs them that they are the new Mages of Light, the legendary protectors of both mankind and non-humans, Miracle and her friends must decide if they are willing to risk everything to protect their town of persecutors or throw everything away to save their friend's life from an ancient prophecy.More info →
Amy and Justin have settled in their new home in New York City! But, the downside is that the house they have bought is out of ordinary. They soon learn that there is a secret message upon their eyes. When they understand the wordings, they are later taken into a wonderland. But not just any wonderland; a land within the walls. Everything is antique and old, but it has a magical essence. Due to this discovery they learn that the house is owned by another woman, and this woman just happens to be an enchantress! Little do they know, the enchantress is disguised as an old woman, and she will do whatever it takes to teach these children a lesson! Join the adventure of Amy and Justin while they figure out this puzzling mystery. Within the Walls is ready for you!More info →
This is a heartwarming story about four young animal outcasts: a unicorn, a frog, an ant and a dragon, who embark on a life-changing journey of self-discovery, friendship, wonder and wisdom. Come along with these adorable creatures, as they navigate the turbulent waters of pre-adolescence, to embark on a quest to find the temple of Unicornia, to have their questions answered.Important themes are:It’s ok to be different.Do not judge others.You have your own power in you-find it! Appreciate your uniqueness.More info →
In the land of Tooth Fairies, twins were born named Jameson and Preston. They are both fun and playful. As time went on, each twin chose a different path. Jameson became the Tooth Fairy like his parents rewarding children for having healthy teeth, while Preston became the Dark Fairy who lost his wings and his crown.It’s a magical story and educational book that will allow children to take care of their teeth in a fun way and not to have a visit from Preston the Dark Fairy.More info →
The Portland Police reported that a serial killer is at large and indentified them as The Ghost Killer.
When Bernice Mackall is found murdered, and her boyfriend, Joshua Cook, ends up missing, it sets an unsettling aura in the once peaceful community of Beaverton. Detective Jake Hall is an objective man who lives by a personal code of conduct and to strictly follow the orders by his commanding officers. He is assigned the investigation of the murder but is quickly caught in a power struggle between his past and his morality. When a well-respected pastor of the community, Randy Shaw, is put under the radar, Detective Hall is forced to risk the legitimacy of Shaw's reputation, even if it reveals his own dark secrets. All the while a high school student, Dana Edwards, is struggling to maintain a solid relationship with her friends and acknowledge the fact that a serial killer is at large. When she opens up to her English teacher, Mr. Harrison, it only raises her suspicion about the murder, as he alludes to who was responsible for Bernice's death. Fearful of this assumption, Dana is forced to seek help from Detective Hall, who is challenged by his authority, Captain Allen Ridley, and how the investigation is more than expected. Desperate, Hall is willing to help Dana but is protective of her as the murderer, identified as The Ghost Killer, only targets young women. It isn't long until Hall discovers a shocking revelation and leads Dana to be swept into the murder case itself. Is Dana the key to solving the case? Or will Detective Hall make the ultimate sacrifice to know the truth?More info →
After a wild night out of drinking with friends, Victoria wakes up the next morning naked in a hotel room, and too hungover to remember who she was with the night before. With nothing left to go on other than a pack of Redbird Matches, a napkin with a hotel room number on it, and an anonymous caller it’s pretty much a dead end. Taking into consideration that this isn’t the first time this has happened, Victoria continues to live her life partying, drinking, and fulfilling her fantasies through her promiscuous ways along with her best friend, Stacey. Stacey and Victoria have been best friends for years, and when these two get together, it’s a game changer, but what happens when the game adds new players? Brian and Joe may be the perfect match for the two; they’re sexy, fun, and charming, but what happens when they both get hit with a Wild Card?More info →