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ALTERING THE FUTURE BY TELLING STORIES - StoryTeller

October 26, 2017
The universe has its own love story, and it operates by the laws of surprise— divine surprise that is, where realities are created and destroyed for reasons that humanity develops and maintains.


StoryTellers are the agents of this cosmic work, moving through spacetime to collect the Stories of the universe, and occasionally to minimally tend to the catastrophes that may occur due to intergalactic perturbations. Vaks is one of the last remaining, and he may be the last one that you would want to be alive, too, but his motives, although secret, are imbued with a special kind of magic that moves the universe about him, motives that just may be enough to turn blind hatred into true love... if the eyes that witness peer through the eternal mystery revealed at the end, that is.
 

THE THIN LINE BETWEEN REALITY AND IMAGINATION

October 4, 2017
A REAL DAUGHTER is a psychological horror novel that offers readers a frightening take on step-parenting and a disturbing testament to the dark forces within us all. 


Following her infant daughter's crib death, Claire Carlin reinvents herself in Los Angeles as a landscape gardener. Meanwhile, she imagines the dead daughter alive—marking her birthdays, Christmas, first day of school—as if the child never died. 

Remarrying, Claire acquires an eight-year-old stepdaughter who is about the same ...

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CHANG THE MAGIC CAT ECLIPSES THE 2017 ECLIPSE!

August 21, 2017

Released the day before the 21 August 2017 total eclipse, CHANG THE MAGIC CAT (Aignos 2017), is an adventure written in an entirely new genre: that of a screenplay novel. Follow Ta Juan Chang, the mysterious, wise, all-knowing cat, in an enchanted mystery filled with human interlopers and usurpers as he works with his friends to find an heir to Briersly Manor and continue a legacy of magic dating back to the age of the Court of Kublai Khan.


With the help of the humans, Allnot and Peter,  Chang...


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AUTHOR NATALIE ROERS ROARS BOTH ABOVE AND BENEATH THEM

July 7, 2017
Derek Fisher is a teenage vagrant with a troubled past. The Scotts are a well-to-do suburban family. Their worlds couldn't seem any further apart, but when Derek takes refuge from the streets and secretly moves into the crawl space under the Scotts' home, their paths are set on an explosive predestined collision course.


Having spent most of my life writing other people’s stories (as an actress, journalist, television news anchor, and now voice artist) it is so refreshing to create my own sto...

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THINGS HEAT UP IN THE SOLAR TRIANGLE

July 7, 2017
Authoring a book like THE SOLAR TRIANGLE (Savant 2017) about Koski and Falk, is a stroll down memory lane with fictional action and some punchy lines added. The saying 'nihil novi sub sole' ('there's nothing new under the sun') from the Biblical Book of Ecclesiastes, never rang so true with this, their sixth adventure. Weather control, or more specifically, solar energy control, has ancient roots. 


The Greek philosopher Plato wrote about the lost continent of Atlantis in two of his books, TIMA...

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SADDAM'S PARROT TELLS ALL AT FLY-IN

June 12, 2017

The idea for SADDAM'S PARROT was largely inspired by two gripping stories about parrots—the documentary film, The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill, and the well known story of Alex, the amazing parrot studied and befriended by the Harvard cognitive scientist, Irene Pepperberg.  

I should add that for most of my professional life I've been an ecologist, fascinated by the nuances of animal behavior and the ways natural systems reach tipping points and crash. I knew that the story inside me invo...


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SHADOW AND LIGHT - 2017 Savant Poetry Anthology

June 8, 2017

It is my pleasure to present the 2017 Savant Poetry Anthology, SHADOW AND LIGHT representing the best of the best 2017 poetry submissions. 



This year's anthology includes sixty-four outstanding poems by twenty-two poets including, in order of appearance, Rose Seaquill, Bipul Banerjee, Dr. Mike, Doc Krinberg, Jock Armour, Mr. Ben, Emily Anderson, Marianne Smith, Carolina Casas, Cigeng Zhang, Thomas Koron, Mark Daniel Seiler, Dwight Armbrust Jr, Uhene, Daniel S. Janik, Lonner F. Holden, Sara H...


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CEREUS - A DREAM THAT CAN KILL

May 15, 2017

Danny Bennet was adopted, but other than being raised by her two dads, her childhood was as mundane as her friends'. That is, until she learned that her biological parents had passed on the power to enter people's dreams and affect their waking lives. Before Danny has time to start processing this, she becomes the target of a dangerous group bent on stealing her power. They'll resort to anything, even kill, to get it. Love. Lies. Magic. Deceit. Fighting for her life.


"When I s...


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A BODILY REVELATION

March 5, 2017

IN SEARCH OF SOMATIC THERAPY (Savant 2017) encapsulates the basic fundamental elements underlying dance, eurythmy and the laying on of hands—what I like to call “somatic therapy.” By that, I mean what can happen when humans come into contact with other living things. But it’s more than the somatic experience. It’s about the power to not just heal, but prevent illness and disease in a manner that’s both ancient and new. 


It is my hope that readers will come away with a new perspec...


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THE GUMSHOE - A 1940s NOIR DETECTIVE STORY EXTRAORDINAIRE

February 13, 2017

Chicago, 1947. Private investigator "Matt" McBride runs afoul of corrupt politicians, vicious mobsters  and a trigger-happy Texan femme fatale to prove that the "suicide" of his best friend was murder.  Matt's perilous journey to track down the killer nearly dead-ends in a motor home on a collision course with a cargo plane.


"Fun as it was to write THE GUMSHOE (Savant 2017), researching the story was quite challenging," says Rose. "Since I didn't have H. G. Wells' time machine to whisk me back...


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