VITTLES & CHAMPAGNE
Recipes by Friends of Abandoned Animal Rescue
Edited by Jackie Pelham
264 pages of over 250 recipes by 99 contributors. Many recipes include nostalgic, funny and downhome essays about the recipe. Fun to read, delicious to prepare.
TO NOAH, BLESS HIS ARK AND OTHER MUSINGS
Essays and Non-fiction by Paul Ruffin
This first collection of Ruffin's non-fiction
gives us a broad sampling from his treasure chest
of hundreds of column pieces and essays published
over a fifteen-year period. Paraded before you
are family, food, folks, foolishness and a whole
lot of fun.
SONGS FROM THE BONE
Poetry & Prose by Martha Everhart Braniff
Nominated for the 2004 Violet Crown Award, this
is a collection of
magical realism poems and stories. Braniff's
empathy for "saints and
sinners" is reflected in the mystical world
of shamans, holy poets and
Prose Poetry by Paul Christensen
Winner of the 2002 Violet Crown Award in Literature
These 39 prose poems are an insightful journey
into adolescence and beyond. With powerful and
thought-provoking images, Christensen exposes
to the nerve his encounters with puberty, love,
loss and spiritual awakening. An amazing gift
from one of the most talented poets of our time.
SPEAK, Monologues for Men and Women
by Christopher Woods.
A collection of two monologue shows, "Women
Alone" and "Lover, Killer, Angel, Thief."
Dramatist, poet, short story writer Christopher
Woods has a knack for getting to the heart of
a character that is hard to match. He is as adept
at exploring a woman's sexuality as he is at peeling
to the core a man's fears and foibles. Taken from
his hundred or so brief fiction stories, this
cast of lovable quirky characters are a delight
to perform as well as to read.
by Jacqueline Pelham
A World War II Intrigue
Publisher is Eakin Press in Austin, Texas
In this, her first novel, Jackie Pelham delves
into the depths of human frailties. From the drawing
rooms of the upper echelons of French aristocracy,
to a repository for looted treasures, through
the sewers of Paris, and along the ramparts of
a chateau in the Loire Valley, the unlikeliest
of spies is pursued by an SS Colonel with only
one desire: to possess her body and soul and to
gain control of her family fortune.