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Modern Surprises

modern-surprises-desktop-blurbModern Surprises was no ordinary company: the science division had secretly developed a portal that would take them anywhere. The plan was to use the portal to help those in need. However, a billionaire industrialist found out about the portal, and would lie, cheat, and steal to get it. But the Modern Surprises team was not about to let him have it.

 

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Wondry Dragon Finds a Home

wondry-front-cover Do you like dragons? Follow the adventures of Wondry Dragon as she finds a new home with her new human friend, Rhea. Rhea and her mom and dad have never had a dragon in the house before, and they all learn what Wondry can and cannot do. Rhea and Wondry play together, help out their neighbors…and try to stay out of trouble. Rhea can never tell what Wondry will do next…Wondry is always surprising her with what dragons can do. Wondry will surprise you, too!

A children’s chapter book story for ages 6-8 (grades 1-3).

From the Midwest Book Review:

Children’s Bookwatch: February 2016
James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief
Diane Donovan, Editor
Midwest Book Review
278 Orchard Drive, Oregon, WI 53575
The Fantasy/SciFi Shelf
Wondry Dragon Finds a Home
Joan Marie Verba
FTL Publications
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Footnote to Murder

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Footnote to Murder cover

Footnote to Murder
by L. A. Taylor

Marge Brock is a divorced mother of three teenagers trying to make a living in Boston as a researcher. When an author hires her to research unsolved murders, she is grateful for the assignment. However, as she gathers information about a series of unsolved murders in Great Britain and in Boston, she begins to wonder whether one of the members of the circle of friends that she had in Great Britain, and now has in Boston, might be the killer. Her suspicions only increase as she begins to notice that she is being followed, and her apartment is broken into and ransacked. Can she find out who the killer is before she becomes a victim herself?

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Footnote to Murder available on Kindle


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Revenge, Denied

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Revenge, Denied – a fantasy short story by Joan Marie Verba
an ebook Bestseller, and also available in paperback

A story of magic and triumph over hardship, with a shocking ending. At 6300 words, this story is a perfect short read.

Marlys, excited about being accepted as an apprentice sorceress, is astonished to find that the other apprentices bully her mercilessly. No matter how hard she tries, no matter what she does, she isn’t good enough. Worse, no one seems interested in teaching her sorcery. Can she become a sorceress despite this, and, if given the chance for revenge, will she take it?

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Bradamant’s Quest

Bradamant’s Quest
by Ruth Berman

First Place, Midwest Book Awards
It sounded like such a straightforward quest when Oberon proposed it — just gather up the magical talismans the fairies had given her family and give them back, now that King Charlemagne’s war with Spain was over. But when Bradamant took on the quest, she didn’t know that her brother would think it was trafficking with devils. Her cousins the magicians didn’t want to give up their carefully indexed books of magic (much less the hippogriff — a useful steed and a loyal companion). Her sister-in-law was willing to give up the spear of Galafrone, but not until she’d finished using it...

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Cat’s Paw

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CAT’S PAW by L. A. Taylor is a National Indie Excellence
Awards Finalist. When her husband disappears while on a secret mission for the Governor, Miranda Glivven goes to search for him. Could his disappearance have been caused by forbidden magic?



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Boldly Writing

BW-2014-kindle-frontBOLDLY WRITING: A Trekker Fan and Zine History, 1967-1987, Second Edition,
by Joan Marie Verba

Before the Internet, before PCs and MACs became common household items, at the dawn of the era of VCRs, Star Trek fans were making history. In Boldly Writing, Joan Marie Verba chronicles the development of Star Trek fanfiction, Star Trek conventions (the first Star Trek convention may not be the one you’re thinking of), Star Trek clubs, and Star Trek revival efforts. Boldly Writing tells how the term “Mary Sue” came into being, and follows the fan and fanfiction discussions and controversies of the era...

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Voyager: Exploring the Outer Planets

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Voyager cover

Voyager: Exploring the Outer Planets by Joan Marie Verba. Details the discoveries of the Voyager space probes at Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.

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Autumn World

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AUTUMN WORLD by Joan Marie Verba, Tess Meara, Deborah K. Jones, Margaret Howes, and Ruth Berman. When an exploratory ship from Earth crashlands on a planet, a survivor finds herself the object of interest among competing political factions.


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Weight Loss Success!

WLS2-front-cover-2016Weight Loss Success! (Second Edition) by Joan Marie Verba

Contents:
The Importance of Having Fun Losing Weight
My Story
Why the Diet Didn’t Work Before
Losing Weight Is Hard
Lifestyle Changes
What Do I Eat?
What About Exercise?
Games the Food-Addicted Play
Motivation

Disclaimer: The contents of this book or web page may not be construed as a medical diagnosis, treatment, advice, claim, or substitute for a physician’s care. Consult a physician or other health care provider before starting a weight loss or exercise program. Joan’s results are not typical, and she cannot guarantee you will have the same results. Your results are up to you!

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