Book Excerpt: The Lost Moonflower – Chapter 1

The Lost Moonflower by Isaac Karoor Chapter 1 The mid-April sun sprinkled its silvery rays upon Rhea Silvia sailing at dawn for Rome. Designed for hauling wheat on the open seas, she also carried passengers. Voyagers were entitled to a place to sleep and drinking water, but no provision was made for meals.  Several shops [...]

Author Interview: Isaac Karoor

Q. What excites you most about your book’s topic? Why did you choose it? A. What excites me most is that I can show to the reader that Jesus was a great liberator of women, St. Paul was not anti-feminist. The second most fascinating element is that I have given a face and body to [...]

Author Profile: Isaac Karoor

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A. My grandmothers were virtual slaves in their homes in which they stayed all through their life. My mother seldom left the kitchen, superior intelligence and insights were perceived by my father as a threat to the male dominance in my family. My sister is an [...]

Guest Blog: A Woman’s Place

A Woman’s Place by Isaac Karoor Chapter Excerpt – The Lost Moonflower The mid-April sun sprinkled its silvery rays upon Rhea Silvia sailing at dawn for Rome. Designed for hauling wheat on the open seas, she also carried passengers. Voyagers were entitled to a place to sleep and drinking water, but no provision was made [...]

Guest Blog: Emperor Claudius Becomes a God

Emperor Claudius Becomes a God by Isaac Karoor Chapter Excerpt – The Lost Moonflower Carrying the bag that contained his journal Luke stepped out into the fresh evening air.  The city workers were climbing their ladders and lighting the street lamps. He left the Tiber, turned to the right and proceded along the Vicus Iugarius [...]

Guest Blog: The Start of a New Life

The Start of a New Life by Isaac Karoor Chapter Excerpt – The Lost Moonflower The approaching winds were favorable and the Magister Navis, the superintendent of the voyage, confirmed the vessel would soon set sail. Barges and boats that began to move away from the mammoth bellied carrier seemed as tiny ducklings bobbing on [...]

Book Excerpt: Children of the Manse by Lewis Luchs

The Search: An Introduction – Excerpt from Children of the Manse By Lewis Luchs The Search For Family IN 1978 DOCTORS SUSPECTED breast cancer in my sister, Janey, performed biopsies, and concluded they would recommend a radical mastectomy if there was a history of cancer in her family. We are adopted. Janey knew nothing about [...]

Author Profile: John Abernathy

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A. If you leave any one person alone with a kid long enough, one of them will try to teach something to the other.  As a “pack” I think people have this whole instinctual-drive-to-educate thing going on, and I was somehow lucky enough to grow into [...]

Author Interview: John Abernathy

Q. What excites you most about your company’s unique publishing process? Why did you choose it over more traditional book formats? A. It’s not hard to tell that personalized stories resonate longer and louder in the imaginations of children, and that an active imagination fosters a lifetime of curiosity and creativity.  I like to think [...]

Guest Blog: Writing for Kids

Writing for Kids By John Abernathy As a little-if-at-all-known author of only minor publication and celebrity comparable to your local spelling bee champion, I am often called upon to divulge wisdom from my vault of knowledge and experience.  If I had a nickel for every time someone stopped to ask for some advice or guidance [...]