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The Consciousness Is an Alien

by James Burt

This epic sci-fi novel traces aliens’ observations of mankind, generation after generation. They observe a bloody battle in thirteenth-century China. They instruct a woman in pre-Nazi Europe to build a spaceship. They come as creatures... Read More

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Legend of War Creek

by James Burt

This fast-paced and entertaining adventure leads into a world of surprise discoveries, dangerous scenarios, and dead spirits. An old Washington mountain landmark holds adventure and ghostly secrets for a group of enterprising miners in... Read More

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Into the Deep End

by James Burt

With its complex characters and emotionally charged mood, "Into the Deep End" communicates the hardship of existence within the human spirit. A young man recently made paraplegic works at a summer camp for special needs youngsters and... Read More

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Maximus

by James Burt

"Maximus" combines faith and fantasy to the maximum, taking its characters on a religious journey to find salvation. Richard Black’s "Maximus" is a sword-and-sandal epic that combines warrior odyssey with spiritual enlightenment. At... Read More

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Index Funds

by James Burt

Smart, precise, and funny, "Index Funds" makes understanding the market sensible and even desirable. Today it’s hard to know where to turn for investment advice. Fortunately, Mark T. Hebner’s Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program... Read More

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Rio

by James Burt

This is a comprehensive and well-researched history of one of South America’s most exciting cities. The city of Rio de Janeiro is having the international spotlight shone on it thanks to Brazil’s many recent achievements and the fact... Read More

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Aztec Midnight

by James Burt

This fast-paced novella amps up the suspense with well-crafted dialogue and a Mexican drug cartel subplot. An American professor’s work in Mexico uncovers fake artifacts and entwines him in a kidnapping plot. While this might sound... Read More

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Nature's Confession

by James Burt

Adventure, satire, dystopia, all in one well-written speculative-fiction package. Nature’s Confession, a new speculative fiction novel by J. L. Morin, works to combine adventure, science fiction, and some political satire. It also has... Read More

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