Stephen C. Pollock’s poetry collection Exits nods to the literary traditions of years past while simultaneously speaking to the present moment. Multilayered and musical, the poems in Exits have drawn comparisons to the work of Eavan Boland and Seamus Heaney. With bold imagery, attention to form, and a consistent through line rooted in the theme of mortality, Pollock’s collection responds to contemporary anxieties surrounding death and the universal search for meaning in life’s... [Read More...]

Free: Stories

Four remarkably unsuccessful stories by one remarkably unsuccessful author. Yet each has its moments. All I Longed for Long Ago Was You – A story of love that echoes through time. The romance in this book is gorgeous and the emotions expressed by the characters are very strong, especially the love and longing for each other.-Shaz-Goodreads AMANDA – A story of forgiveness and second chances. The plot tugs at the heart without guile, grown from a simple, touching seed-crystal: the author�... [Read More...]

Free: The Chianti Chronicles: Volume One – Tales of Vietnam Vets

The Vietnam War ended decades ago, but its heroes are still here. They are as diverse as America itself, but all of them have key things in common: love for their country, love for their families, and love for that greatest of vintages, Chianti. A young boy learns the truth of his father’s service in Vietnam. An imposed tour in Vietnam separates two young lovers. A survivor of Ia Drang Valley contemplates ending his life right before Christmas. A charismatic, but troubled Vietnam vet long... [Read More...]

Free: Magnolia Song

Magnolia Song is the explosive saga of two Memphis families whose intertwined fates spiral out of control over four generations of heartbreak and renewal. It’s a rollicking gallop of a novel, a stampede over rough terrain, where the absurd leavens a yeasty mix of sin, sacrifice, and redemption, imbuing the least of the characters with an irrepressible dignity. “It’s not often that a tale this breathtaking manages to sweep up in its headlong trajectory such a gallery of complex, authen... [Read More...]

Free: Abroad: A Novel of Cross-Cultural Encounters

Dive into summer with this “supremely readable” coming of age story about clashing cultures and complicated relationships. ABROAD follows Skip, Maddie, and Rex as they travel overseas and navigate romantic loves and friendships during the cultural upheaval and sexual revolution of the 1960s and 70s. The novel asks the question: If relationships are never tested, can they truly thrive–or even survive? Read ABROAD and find out who comes out on top in love. Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: Crawford’s Affair (Act I): Family Portrait

Bridgerton meets Virginia Woolf in a modern comedy of manners! Love and scandal…all in beautiful prose. Horatio Crawford ignites the summer social season. But youth rebels with romance. And enemies scheme. Can he discover truth before secrets ruin his family? Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]