Author of the Week: Tory Allyn

When the remains of a disfigured body turns up in the backwoods of Virginia, FBI Special Agent Jack Stanwick is once again summoned. This was now the third victim recovered with unusual physical characteristics, and with most of the brotherhood away on another high-profile case, he needed some outside help, and knew who to enlist.

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Author of the Week: David Bryant

About the Book: The Dust of Cannae (to be released in summer 2015 by CFA Publishing) centres around events recorded by the ancient historian Livy. It is a tale of war, love and the influences upon each other of human beings. There is a sprinkling of sorcery – and of humour. August 2nd, 216BC was

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Author of the Week: Rebecca (Becky) Durkin

About the Book: Chemo on the Rocks is a shoreside seat on Rebecca (Becky) Durkin’s great Alaskan misadventure. It highlights the hilarity and heartache of a young girl who finds herself marooned in Ketchikan—fondly known as “The Rock”—where she remains on her self-imposed Alaskatraz for almost thirty years. Chemo on the Rocks is witty, inspirational,

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Watkins Elementary Annual Community Reading event

It was great to see community leaders coming out to read to the students during the Watkins Elementary Annual Community Reading event. I was thankful to be invited and read to 1st and 2nd grade students and they were the first to hear my new book, Mr. Waggles’ Pet Resort. A couple fun takeaways: A

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The Ultimate Butterbeer Recipe

After visiting Universal Studios and falling in LOVE with Butterbeer, I searched high and low for the perfect recipe. However, none seemed just right. Having worked in a lab that specialized in food deformulations and my background in Chemistry, I created this recipe that I think is really close to the original. Creme Topping: 4

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Adventures in Puerto Rico

Monkeys. That was the main reason I was so excited to visit Puerto Rico. I mean, who doesn’t love an adorable monkey. When visiting Lincoln Road in South Beach awhile back I’d seen a man with a pet monkey on a lease. Playing in a pile of stuffed animals, I have never wanted a monkey

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Author of the Week: Zoe Cunningham

Book bio: Managing technical people is one of the most significant challenges in the modern workplace. No other internal department is the source of so much frustration, and only technical suppliers seem to be able to deliver something entirely different from what was agreed. Technical people often seem to be a breed apart. Do they

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Author of the Week: Anderson Maestri

Author Bio: Anderson Maestri is an educator, public speaker, former minister and author, who has published 6 of his works, and refers to himself as a fortuitous writer. With a Masters in Education, 17 years of educational experience and 10 years of ministerial work, his professional experiences revolve around the education and instruction field; however,

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ANY:TIME Hong Kong Coming January 8th, 2015

A new year is just around the corner and so is the release of my newest travel guide, ANY:TIME Hong Kong! TRAVEL ANY TIME, ANY HOUR, WITH ANY:TIME GUIDES. Fancy watching the sunrise on a beach? A quiet drink at 2 am? An early morning shopping expedition to a flower market? Dim sum as a

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Author of the Week: Elaine Bossik

Author Bio: As an avid reader, I have always believed that great stories grow out of great characters. When I think of some of the novels that have influenced my writing, such as Dolores Claiborne, East of Eden, Sophie’s Choice and The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, it is always characters who stay with me long after I have forgotten the story details.

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