Fiction

Fiction

 THE BROTHERS PENDRAGON — JOHN CONLEE

Two young men arrive a few weeks apart in King Uther Pendragon’s great city. Each soon demonstrates his great promise and prowess. Yet, despite their undeniable abilities, the two youths could hardly be more different in temperament, values or psychological makeup.

Their hopes for discovering their true destinies are soon manifested, though not quite in the fashion either anticipated.

-304 pages. $13.95-

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 Heater

THE HEATER – JOHN CONLEE

Baseball, opera, literary antiquities, and acts of violent retribution all converge in John Conlee’s THE HEATER. Set in the present, this novel traces events through an entire baseball season while at the same time re-enacting the ancient Celtic tale of “Deirdre of the Sorrows.” The novel’s protagonist is Ty Duffy, the opera-loving second baseman of the Bay City Grays, whose unswerving loyalty to his friend and teammate culminates in a violent denouement on a wind-swept island off the west coast of Ireland.

— 304 pages. $13.95 —

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ROUNDING THIRD – JOHN CONLEE

The eagerly-anticipated sequel to The Heater is now available through Pale Horse Books.

An unheralded rookie catcher is inexplicably added to the roster of the Bay City Grays, perennial also-rans in the American League East. As the Grays struggle to achieve respectability, this enigmatic lad from lower Alabama suddenly begins contributing in dramatic and unexpected ways.

Who is this lad who has seemingly come out of nowhere?

— 314 pages. $13.95 —

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 Maeldun

THE VOYAGE OF MAELDUN – JOHN CONLEE

At the urging of Crimthain the Druid, Maeldun and sixteen companions embark on a mission of vengeance, a mission in which they hope to redeem the tarnished honor of Clan Murtagh. But they soon find themselves caught between their loyalties to the old pagan gods and their fear of the new God now worshipped by small groups of Christians in the west of Ireland.What they’d hoped would be a straightforward — though highly dangerous — mission of retribution turns into something else as Maeldun and his fellow mariners become entangled in a series of mystifying adventures.Set during the period when Ireland was first being Christianized, THE VOYAGE OF MAELDUN belongs to the age-old tradition of nautical adventures such as those experienced by famed voyagers like Homer’s Odysseus, Jason and the Argonauts, Sinbad the Sailor, and Saint Brendan the Navigator.

274 pages. $9.95

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 Petra

PETRA, A NOVEL – PATRICIA K. GRAY

PETRA explores the redemptive power of love and friendship in an intoxicating story of art and ambition, guilt and forgiveness, travel and empire in the 19th century Middle East. In 1860, Thomas Hudson towers over the New York art world, an artist celebrated for paintings glowing with the power of American nature. By 1868, the death of his children and new tastes in art collecting haunt his studio. Searching for forgiveness and inspiration, he travels to Paris, Alexandria, Beirut, Jerusalem, and the ancient city of Petra to revive his fame with stunning, exotic paintings.In his caravan are a devious American entrepreneur, a sympathetic Oxford don, and a spirited English noblewoman married to a Bedouin sheikh. Hudson’s journey across a vast map of desire, frustration, danger and discovery illuminates both the past and present.

— 335 pages $14.00 —

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Souls

SOULS ON THE WIND – ROGER L. CONLEE

In the Alps of Germany and Austria, legend has it that the souls of the dead ride the strange, unseasonal wind known as the Föhn. In Souls on the Wind, readers ride that mystical zephyr from Vienna to California and – just possibly – into one of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War. All this because of a stolen crown jewel that may have supernatural qualities. Souls on the Wind is a morality play, a love story, ghost story, and science fiction all rolled into one compelling package.“Even if you don’t believe in reincarnation, this novel will leave you wondering.” — Edward Joseph Mayo

—330 pages. $13.95—

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Shadow

EVERY SHAPE, EVERY SHADOW

– ROGER L. CONLEE

EVERY SHAPE, EVERY SHADOW’S depiction of a bright and lonely young Marine’s struggle to find purpose and courage will resonate with young Americans facing the same fears and pressures in Iraq and Afghanistan.

This historical novel provides a gripping and highly realistic depiction of the Guadalcanal campaign of World War II, which proved to be a major turning point in America’s war with Japan in the Western Pacific.

“An accurate portrayal of our difficult struggle.” Merrill B. Twining, USNA 1923,  General, USMC (Ret.)

“A must-read for veterans, particularly those of the Marine Corps and Army infantry, who will recall the sights, sounds and horror of face-to-face combat.” — Sterling (Kansas) Bulletin

EVERY SHAPE, EVERY SHADOW received the Military Writers Society of America’s 2006 Distinguished Honor Award.

— 267 pages. $11.95 —

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COUNTERCLOCKWISE – ROGER L. CONLEE

What if you discovered—contrary to established history—that on Good Friday, 1942, Japanese forces made a massive bombing attack on Los Angeles and San Diego? And that in that raid your own father had been killed, ten years before you’d even been born?

In Roger L. Conlee’s new novel, a cop, a spy, a glamorous movie star and a dogged reporter collide in this unconventional book-within-a-book, which is partly alternative history, partly thriller, and partly science fiction.

As one reviewer has written, Counterclockwise never fails to surprise as each successive layer is peeled back. Michael Crichton, you have company.” — Walter Haskins

Counterclockwise offers a wonderfully compelling portrait of wartime America in the early 1940s.” — An Amazon.com reviewer

274 pages. $13.95

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Hindenburg 

THE HINDENBURG LETTER – ROGER L. CONLEE

An impulsive reporter for William Randolph Hearst risks his very life to steal into Nazi Germany during World War II on a desperate mission of family revenge. Against his better judgment, he also agrees to do some spying for President Roosevelt. It’s all a big recipe for disaster. This fascinating suspense thriller paints a rich and authentic picture of this dark, critical period in world history.

— 318 pages. $14.95 —

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FOG AND DARKNESS – ROGER L. CONLEE

Roger L. Conlee’s fith novel  is being called masterful historical fiction. Two protagonists, always in great danger, face the horrific final year of World War II. Historic figures such as President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Generals Douglas MacArthur and George Patton, and rocket scientist Wernher von Braun play roles in this narrative, which is told with faithful historical accuracy.“Conlee writes masterful historical fiction. Intrigue, love, and war glimmer through this tale of a fateful hour.” — Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman, author of “Broken Promises, A Novel of the Civil War”

— 331 pages. $13.95—

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DARE THE DEVIL – ROGER L. CONLEE

Investigative reporter Jake Weaver dares the devil by writing hard-hitting news stories exposing the crimes of postwar Los Angeles gangsters Bugsy Siegel and Jack Dragna, putting himself, his wife and daughter in jeopardy.

Add to the mix a beautiful female British spy and a sadistic Nazi fugitive, a vicious torturer known as The Buchenwald Butcher, and you are on a thrill ride.

“A breathless read!” — Lynn Kennedy, author.

— 264 pages. $13.95—

 

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 DEEP WATER — ROGER L. CONLEE

Deep Water deals with the early days of the Cold War and the paranoia of McCarthyism. You’ll encounter Harry Truman, William Randolph Hearst and young John F. Kennedy as reporter Jake Weaver finds himself in deep water while investigating powerful corporate and banking conspiracies.

 

“A page-turning thriller (which will) keep you reading through the night.” — Lynne Kennedy, author

— 254 pages. $13.95—

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