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Finding Hope
by Andrew Barriger

Paperback: 324 pages
Publisher: BookSurge Publishing (Two Brothers Press, imprint)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1594576785
ISBN-13: 978-1594576782

Another two years have passed and life in the town of Pine Creek has continued on its merry way. Tom and Taylor have settled into their roles as parents and role models for their adoptive children, enjoying a calm respite from the turbulence of recent years. Though the waters have been smooth for the guys, their neighbor and friend, Gen, has taken over as mayor and, for the first time in recent memory, faces a challenge from a vicious rival. College has been anything but smooth for Wayne and Eric, and a new player comes on the scene, determined to shake things up. When peace becomes elusive, hope remains... Return again to visit small town America, where life is as ordinary as baseball and apple pie...with a twist.

Twilight of the Gods: Cinátis
by Ronald L. Donaghe

Paperback: 584 pages
Publisher: Two Brothers Press (August 18, 2004)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 159457619X
ISBN-13: 978-1594576195

A mysterious plague is sweeping up from the south in the country of Omoham, driving the Omoham'Eye northward. In the path of the fleeing citizens, whole villages are decimated... A whole country is at risk. Amid this chaos comes the conquering Ch'turc with a vast army, seizing the Omoham'Eye for slaves, setting new laws in place. The fate of the country hangs in the balance, until the emergence of a savior known simply as Jeru Stone Felder and his mate Eríl. But will Jeru save the world or destroy it?

The Early Journals of Will Barnett (Uncle Sean, Lance, and All Over Him)
by Ronald L. Donaghe

Paperback: 500 pages
Publisher: Two Brothers Press (September 24, 2004)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1594576203
ISBN-13: 978-1594576201

From the time Will Barnett was fourteen until he entered college, the one constant in his life was writing in a journal, first about his Uncle Sean and the feelings he had for him, then his love affair with Lance, a violet-eyed boy he met on a windswept ledge in the desert of southwestern New Mexico. The Early Journals of Will Barnett, consisting of Uncle Sean, Lance, and All Over Him is now collected into one volume.

The Gathering (Book 4, in Common Threads in the Life)
by Ronald L. Donaghe

Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Two Brothers Press (November 9, 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1419652427
ISBN-13: 978-1419652424

The Gathering is the fourth book in the Common Threads in the Life series, which began with Common Sons, and continued in The Blind Season and The Salvation Mongers. The Gathering is set in 1999, four months before the coming new millenium. The Reece family had planned to gather to celebrate the new era by gathering on New Year's eve. Instead tragedy strikes, and the family gathers for a very different reason.

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Uncle Sean, Book One, the Early Journals of Will Barnett
by Ronald L. Donaghe

Kindle Edition
Two Brother Press, Feb 10, 2009
$7.96, includes wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet

When fourteen-year-old Will Barnett meets his Uncle Sean, whom he has not seen since he was six years old, Will is instantly captivated by his uncle's beauty and begins at that moment to fall in love. That such love is dangerous and forbidden, young Will is only vaguely aware. While trying to understand what his feelings mean, he is driven to write about his Uncle Sean and begins with these words: "Uncle Sean sure is pretty, but there's something wrong with him, anyway."

"Donaghe's magic in crafting this tale was writing Will's journal in the voice of a fourteen-year-old...The book is so realistic that one wonders what has become of Sean and Will since the box containing Will's journal was stowed away in the barn thirty years ago...The novel is a natural for high school and publics libraries."
—John R. Selig, Foreword Magazine

Lance, Book Two, the Early Journals of Will Barnett
by Ronald L. Donaghe

Kindle Edition
Two Brothers Press, Feb 10, 2009
$7.96, includes wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet

Will Barnett writes: "So, as I told Uncle Sean, Lance just needs somebody to love him. And that somebody is me."

When Lance and Will meet on a windswept ledge on the edge of a desert mountain, neither young man knows the trials they will each face. Lance, the troubled, violet-eyed young man will find the love and support of a family he never had. But more importantly the pure love of a man—for Life. But he must make a heart-wrenching choice: to embrace that love, or take the opportunity of a lifetime, which may well mean giving up his chance at love. Should Will stand in Lance's way for a chance at success, or should he hold tightly to him?

All Over Him, Book Three, the Early Journals of Will Barnett
by Ronald L. Donaghe

Kindle Edition
Two Brothers Press, March 17, 2009
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When Will and Lance decide to separate for two years while Lance goes to art school in San Francisco and Will moves to Austin, Texas, to attend university there, neither of them can imagine the powerful temptations that await them in each city. Lance moves in the lofty circles of artists and actors, while Will fights lingering temptations of his own, sharing an apartment with his beloved and beautiful Uncle Sean. Both young men stand at a crossroads and must decide if the love they have shared was merely a teen romance or the real thing.

Information about all of Ronald L. Donaghe's books can be found at www.rldbooks.com. Information about Two Brothers Press can be found at www.twobrotherspress.biz

Common Sons, Book One, Common Threads in the Life
by Ronald L. Donaghe

Kindle Edtition
Two Brothers Press, April 11, 2009
$8.76, includes wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet

When best friends Tom Allen and Joel Reece attend a country/western dance to celebrate the beginning of the summer vacation, heavy drinking with their high school friends and a drunken kiss between the two boys causes all hell to break loose. Later, when their kiss turns into much much more that same night, Tom and Joel are set on different paths, attempting to understand what the new turn in their friendship means. A preacher's son, Tom Allen turns inward with guilt and shame; but Joel Reece, confident of his own feelings and brought up to believe in himself, tries to win Tom's love. Whether the two friends succeed in resolving their differences is made much more difficult by all those who witnessed their drunken kiss at the dance and who now suspect them both of being queer.

The time is 1965 and the setting is in southwestern New Mexico, in the small farming town of Common.

“Reading some novels is like meeting somebody at a cocktail party, enjoying the chat and never seeing them again. Other novels become like friends whose company is enjoyed over and over. Such a book, for me, is Common Sons.”—Patricia Nell Warren, author of The Front Runner and The Wild Man

The Blind Season, Book Two, Common Threads in the Life
by Ronald L. Donaghe

Kindle Edition
Two Brothers Press, April 15, 2009
$8.76, includes wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet

In The Blind Season, the sequel to the best-selling novel Common Sons, Joel and his husband, Tom, decide to start a family. Knowing that two gay men will never be able to adopt, they decide to find a surrogate mother to carry their child. What they find is a lot more than they bargained for.

Sharon Minninger, a beautiful and determined runaway from a Mennonite community near Nuevo Casas Grandes, Mexico, offers to carry their child. Her influence has more impact on their lives than the couple could ever have imagined.

Joel and Tom discover that the backlash of their decision to be fathers is much worse than expected. They are unprepared for the venomous reaction from some of the less open-minded citizens of the small southwestern New Mexico town, and in particular a nefarious religious organization new to the small town that will stop at nothing to get the child.

The Salvation Mongers, Book Three, Common Threads in the Life
by Ronald L. Donaghe

Kindle Edition
Two Brothers Press, April 16, 2009
ASIN B0026P411Q
$7.96, includes wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet

A broken-hearted and enraged Kelly decides to pose as a recruit at Lion’s Mouth Christian Ranch to discover why his beloved William committed suicide after experiencing religious conversion. In the isolated high mountains of the desert, where there is no way out, Kelly soon discovers the awful truth. But can he resist the powerful brainwashing or survive long enough to tell others? Or will he inevitably lose his own self-destiny in this deadly game of religious salvation?

About the Author
Ronald L. Donaghe was raised on a farm in southern New Mexico. The setting for many of his novels involves the desert and the mountains of New Mexico. He is a master at evoking the stark beauty and sheer majesty of such settings—but also the unforgiving and harsh side. Donaghe says the desert can be a passive killing machine.

The Gathering, Book Four, Common Threads in the Life
by Ronald L. Donaghe

Kindle Edition
Two Brothers Press, April 16, 2009
$8.76, includes wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet

The Gathering is the fourth book in the Common Threads in the Life series, which began with Common Sons, and continued in The Blind Season and The Salvation Mongers. The Gathering is set in 1999, four months before the coming new millennium. The Reece family had planned to gather at the old home place in New Mexico on New Year's Eve to celebrate the new millennium. Instead, they rush home early when tragedy strikes at the very heart of the family.

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by Patrick A. Pipoli

Paperback, 376 pages
ISBN-10: 061520516X
ISBN-13: 978-0615205168

Dr. Blake Edwards has found it; the elusive 'holy grail' of recent medical science is his. He has discovered the cure for cancer. Dubbed a genius by colleagues and academics worldwide, Dr. Edwards creates cures for Novatek Pharmaceutical. Looking into his microscope, he silently rejoices. He has done it-a promise kept, made to the woman he loved on her deathbed and his demon defeated. His discovery is so monumental the chronicles of medical history will embrace his name forever. Millions of innocents, ravaged by the fatal disease, will be saved. Or will they? A clandestine society, the Patronums, self-proclaimed protectors of the 'American Way of Life," predicts Blake's cure would be financially crippling to the United States. Extreme measures must be taken to contain the information. The formula "Elixir" is suppressed, locked surreptitiously away. Until—twenty-five years later—Emily Cantrell, daughter of the reigning President of the United States, is leading in the current presidential race. The polls suggest she will replace her father as the first woman president. Unbeknownst to all, she has contracted the deadly disease. Carl Phoenix, son of the prominent Governor from Texas, accidentally intercepts the fatal diagnosis. So do the Patronums; they intervene by providing the Elixir to the favored candidate. Carl stumbles across the cover-up, which dates back three administrations, to the highest form of government and industry. The information he has threatens the very existence of the democratic society in which he lives. He vows to expose the injustice. Who can he trust, where can he run? Carl doesn't know the answers, but to save his life, run he must—for the Patronums are closing in.

One Oktober
by Joseph Donnelly

Kindle Edition
Beach Read Press
$7.99, includes wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet

The oil has been there forever. Billions of barrels lie fat and petulant in Tamyr, daring the Russians to realize their dream of economic parity. But Europe won’t buy Russian oil. They remember the Bear.

An idea takes hold, to awaken the discarded Soviet sleeper agents still in America. They will re-ignite old ties to the Islamite terror gangs. Together, they will raise the price of oil, save Russia, and fund Al Qaeda in the coming war of terror.

Gomez is tasked to escort Viktorina Viisky, purportedly with some Russian Ministry or other. More administrative folly. But Viisky, also, is no administrator. She is leading him, clumsily, to ex-Soviet agents who were planted in America in the eighties and left to rot.

Viisky spins a tale—that the sleepers have awoken—are once again involved in their Cold War sponsorship of the terror groups. Indeed, it may have something to do with the Towers.

Gomez puts it together quickly—the sleepers, the oil, and Nine-Eleven. Now, he must unravel Viisky and find Stuart Rafkin, before Nine-Eleven leads to…One Oktober.

Without Truth
by Michael Rousselle

Paperback, 274 pages
Booksurge Publishing, Feb 4, 2008
ISBN-10: 1419687158
ISBN-13: 978-1419687150

Pat Kelly is thirty-one, smart, good looking, and well educated; but as a teacher going nowhere, he is looking for some excitement and adventure. One, day, Pat has a serendipitous encounter with Tim Oats, a former student-now a homeless street urchin-and feeling sorry for him, Pat invites Tim into his home. He soon realizes that something isn't quite right about Tim: He can't keep a job, he has clashes with the law, and he's a little too needy. Pat's debts mount up quickly as he tries to help Tim, who flagrantly and destructively flaunts society's norms. Nevertheless, Pat is irresistibly drawn to Tim and tolerates his often reckless and egocentric behavior, but Tim remains emotionless, secretive, and solicitous. Eventually, Pat starts to wonder whether Tim is capable of any emotional attachment to anyone and is plagued by the idea that their first encounter wasn't serendipitous but planned. These doubts gain substance as evidence emerges that Tim has all the traits of a human predator. . .

Who Am I? How Do I Find Me
by Meda Killgore

Paperback, 190 pages
Booksurge Publishing, June 30, 2008
ISBN-10: 1419698028
ISBN-13: 978-1419698026

Who Am I? How Do I Find Me? is a hands-on, how-to guide filled with information and easy-to-follow exercises designed to free your present moment experience from the grips of the past. Who you really are, i.e. your True Self, is empowered with insight, healing and life-changing action. You’ll learn how your true self gets lost, how to recognize and reconnect with your true self and how to heal and empower your true self. Who am I? How Do I Find Me?goes beyond self-help, through self-discovery, and to self-empowerment! The author, Meda Killgore, is a clinical social worker whose work with individuals and families has resulted in the recognition of how negative life experiences can profoundly restrict self-expression. Meda's life passion has become helping others recognize and express the True Self.

7 Days to Inner Peace: The Building Blocks of Awareness
by Bill King

Paperback, 164 pages
posiTRACT Solutions, Oct 27, 2008

ISBN-10: 0980120608
ISBN-13: 978-0980120608

7 Days to Inner Peace guides you through 5 minute daily exercises that will change your world. It gives you practical, simple and powerful methods that help you to recognize ways you sabotage your own peace and happiness and to break the habits that hold you back. Bill King, having shirked the yoke of a long and successful career in corporate America, brings a refreshingly organized and straight-forward writing style to the self-help world. The book is rooted in action. It explains, in plain English, what you can do today that will improve your life and bring you closer to peace. The building block approach takes you on a journey to sustained happiness, joy, and well-being, and it makes it almost effortless to change. You have never experienced anything so easy or rewards more satisfying.