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Franklin Manzo, Jr — Illustrator

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Authors

Frank was born and raised in Millinocket, Maine where he attended Stearns High School. He retired to his family homestead after working as a software engineer for over 25 years. He has since worked as the Editor of a local newspaper, is noted as a local photographer, and also works in the Millinocket School System. Frank has always enjoyed pursuing art and sharing his drawings with his children. He is an avid hiker and enjoys being able to share his love of the North Maine Woods by illustrating these Allagash Tails. The author has established a FACEBOOK fan page — HERE Visit THE ALLAGASH TALES COLLECTION at Leicester Bay Books BOOKS IN PRINT: The Ranger and the Reporter — Book 7 of the Allagash Tails Collection (KINDLE by Leicester Bay Books) Solace — Book 6 of the Allagash Tails...

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Tim Caverly — Author

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Authors

Tim is a Maine author who worked for the Department of Conservation for thirty-two years. During that career he was the manager of Aroostook and Cobscook Bay State Parks and spent eighteen years as Regional Supervisor of the Allagash Region. In 1999, Tim retired from state service and began a second career in the Millinocket school system, where he worked for five years. Tim currently lives in Millinocket with his wife, Susan and Sandy, their golden retriever. Tim has written six books about the north woods, one of which, An Allagash Haunting, has been made into a stage play and adapted into an “over the air” radio broadcast. Tim and Susan have been invited to speak about their books and experiences at countless schools, libraries, retirement communities, and colleges throughout New England. And through their “New England Reads” program...

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The Ranger and the Reporter — An Allagash Tail — Volume 7

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Leicester Bay Books, New Releases, Nonfiction, The Allagash Tails Collection

Tales from Maine’s National Scenic and Wild River Written by Tim Caverly Illustrated by Franklin Manzo, Jr. What’s in a Name? “A Rose by any other name- would smell as sweet. But a Trillium is still a Stinkin Benjamin.” — Jim Clark Cub reporter Margaret Woodward has been given an assignment she doesn’t want! The editor for the Penobscot Basin Times has sent her to interview retired ranger James Clark; a secretive Maine woodsman. Others’ have tried to write the man’s story; but none have been able to break through the outdoorsman’s blunt exterior. Instructed to complete the report –Margaret visits Bangor’s assisted living community; where “old man Clark is expected to live out his final days.” In this sequel to the popular book “Solace”–tag along with our reluctant newspaper trainee who struggles to uncover the mysterious ordeals of...

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Solace — An Allagash Tail – Volume 6

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Leicester Bay Books, New Releases, Nonfiction, The Allagash Tails Collection

Tales from Maine’s National Wild and Scenic River Allagash Lake — Reloaded Written by Tim Caverly Illustrated by Franklin Manzo Jr. If your grandfather could give you anything— What would it be? 23 year old Jim Clark is about to find out! During his third year of college a young man is forced to abandon school and leave his classmate and friend Susan behind. Jim returns to the family farm only to face one hardship after another. Broke and with debt mounting; Jim’s world falls apart. Then one day, while cleaning out the attic of his now empty colonial home, Jim discovers an envelope–yellowed with age. The letter is from a grandfather he’s never met and it instructs Jim to go to Allagash Lake and retrieve an heirloom “for the sake of the family!” Follow along as Jim treks...

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The Headless Ghost Boy of Little Geronimo

Posted on Sep 11, 2017 in Apparitions of America Series, Coming Soon, Ghost Stories, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

by Shelley Bingham Husk inspired by the story “The Boy”which originally appeared in Ghost Stories of Texas by Ed Syers Paxton and Carter, founders of the Paxton-Carter-Dalton Society of Ghost Hunters, formed after so many requests to investigate new cases following their solution to the Ghost of Little Elm Lake mystery the previous summer, have been busy throughout the school year. Now that it’s summer again, Paxton and Carter are into it neck deep. Dylan, Paxon’s female cousin, still living in Texas, has called with news of a new ghost — but it’s not just a story. This particular ghost comes into Dylan’s house and stands there waiting for her to do something. He even walks the yard where her parents have seen him. The thing that really creeps Dylan out, and intrigues the boys, is that this particular...

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Daniel Light and the Children of the Flaming Sword — Book 6

Posted on Aug 5, 2017 in Children of the Orb Series, Coming Soon, Fantasy, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

by C. Michael Perry ABOUT BOOK SIX: THE CHILDREN OF THE FLAMING SWORD What if you could control time? What if you only thought you could control time? The Prophecy continues to guide and influence the second generation as two children, human youths of unique abilities, are called on to infiltrate a part of the kingdom that no Enchanter or any other magical being has been able to penetrate. Hugh and Gillian are thrown together, not unwillingly for they have liked each other since they were very young, to succeed where no human or Enchanter has been able to. Their human journey is a truly magical one as they begin to break the barriers of the once impenetrable Forest of Bala, where Darkness is Queen. ABOUT THE SERIES: THE CHILDREN OF THE ORB A long time ago on a...

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Daniel Light and the Exile of Aradon — Book 5

Posted on Aug 5, 2017 in Children of the Orb Series, Coming Soon, Fantasy, New Releases, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

by C. Michael Perry A Journey of Magic and Mystery Through the Realms of the Crystal Orb ABOUT BOOK FIVE: Daniel Light and the EXILE OF ARADON What if the person you came to care for most was the only one who stood between you and what you wanted most? The conquest for the eradication of the Dark has been taken up by the second generation. Daniel’s children, and the children of his associates are now embroiled in the great quest to rid the Realms of the Darkness. Daniel’s eighteen-year-old daughter, Caelith, is on a quest: to distance herself from the ways of her father. On this quest she meets an outcast, a slightly younger man near her own age, who is magically prevented from going home. Together they form a union and Caelith is slowly turned back to...

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The Plays of Thomas F. Rogers Volume 3: Crises in Faith

Posted on Oct 10, 2016 in Coming Soon, LB Drama Series, Performing Arts

Thomas F. Rogers is a prominent Playwright, traveler and observer of Humanity. He is also a life-long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mission President in Russia, Drama Ambassador, Professor of Russian, Director of plays, are just a few of his titles, next to Husband and Father. In the seven plays in this volume, “Huebener,” “Fire In The Bones,” “First Trump,” “Reunion,” “Set Apart,” “The Anointed” (a musical theatre play), and “Petunia Passes” (a short play), the worlds of belief, faith, devotion, belonging, yearning to know God, and standing true when those worlds are challenged, make up the heart of Dr. Rogers’ dramas. With this volume, they are available for study and perusal by Professors, Scholars, and Students, Directors, Actors, Directors, Producers and others ready to settle down into a fine drama and experience life...

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The Plays of Thomas F. Rogers Volume 2: Personal Journeys

Posted on Oct 10, 2016 in LB Drama Series, New Releases, Performing Arts

Thomas F. Rogers is a prominent Playwright, traveler and observer of Humanity. The seven plays in this volume, “Frére Lawrence,” “Gentle Barbarian,” “The Immortal,” “The Seagull,” “Siegfried Idyll,” “The Wager, and “A Good Man Is Hard To Find”  gathered in one volume for the first time in this volume, deal with men and women and their relationships, treacheries, hopes, dreams, plots, plans, cruelties and sometimes kindnesses. Both historical and political these dramas expose the Human condition, in thoughtful and unforgettable stage adaptations. With this volume, they are available for study and perusal by Professors, Scholars, and Students, Directors, Actors, Directors, Producers and others ready to settle down into a fine drama and experience life through someone else’s eyes. Featuring an Introduction by Playwright and Theatre Educator, Tim Slover, a professor at the University of Utah Department of Theatre.  ...

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The Plays of Thomas F. Rogers Volume 1: Perestroika and Glasnost

Posted on Oct 10, 2016 in LB Drama Series, Performing Arts

Thomas F. Rogers is a prominent Playwright and former Professor of the Russian language, now retired. Having lived in the U.S. and in Russia, his plays have made the mystery and controversy of “The Red East” singularly accessible.  His plays, “Charades,” “Crime and Punishment,” “God’s Fools,” “The Idiot,” and “The Second Priest,” gathered in one volume for the first time in this volume, deal with Russia, Russians, and  The U.S.S.R, their relations with other countries as well as internally, and focus on the transition into and out of Communism. Taut, political and ideological dramas, all, they enlighten the Human condition, in thoughtful and lively stage adaptations. Now arranged in this one volume, they are available for study and perusal by Professors, Scholars, and Students, who will grow to appreciate the keen mind, probing satire, and wit of Thomas F....

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The Night Shift — Teen Paranormal Fiction

Posted on Aug 19, 2016 in Coming Soon

A novel of changes by C. Michael Perry That shift when the moon is full; that shift of thought when the blood stops flowing and a new creature is born; that six to eight hour shift that all teenagers have to work, at some time or other, at some burger place, or grocery store or movie theatre. The Night Shift explores all the shifts that are incorporated into our lives — or into our non-life, in this particular case. The living un-dead can be a source of great fear, great mystery and great misunderstanding. And great stories. Trenton, our 113 year old teenager is struggling with the shifts in his un-life. Human friends, the lack of a significant other, the strange feelings and sensations that plague him as he finally settles in to ‘existing’ among humans in Chicago. Then...

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Irving Berlin: In Person — Original Cast CD

Posted on Aug 19, 2016 in Audio/Visual

Written and Arranged by Chip Deffaa Inspired by the life of — and featuring the songs of — Irving Berlin Berlin was a small boy when his family–with little more than the clothes they were wearing–fled Russia to escape religious persecution. He never had much formal education. He never learned to read or write music. But he gave the world songs that will live forever. This is the first–and only, as of this date–one-man show ever to be written and published about Irving Berlin. Berlin made more money and wrote more hits than any of his so-called competitors. This dynamic solo show includes 40 Berlin songs–some famous, some rarities and rediscoveries; all irresistible. Song List: “IRVING BERLIN: In Person”  Musical Numbers (Unless otherwise indicated, numbers are sung by Jed Peterson with accompaniment by Richard Danley.)  1.  “AFTER YOU GET...

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Esther: The Musical Schpiel — The Original Cast Album CD

Posted on Aug 19, 2016 in Audio/Visual

Book, Music and Lyrics by Lori Jacobs The classic Biblical story with a twist. With a score made up of original songs based in the styles of  Kletzmer Songs, Rap, Showtunes and even a little Country and Pop, this show is a rapid, surefire, farcical, tongue-in-cheek-retelling of the rise of Esther and her salvation of the Jews in Persia. And — oh, that Act One Finale! Gripping! As produced by Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids. PRODUCT DETAILS 74minutes 21 tracks UPC — 636160243126 Lori Jacobs List Price: $15.99 Available Now! SONG LIST Drink, Drink, Drink (3:10) We’re Having A Party (2:06) I’m The Queen (1:59) : Exalted King (3:19) The Decree (2:59) Mordecai’s Lament (3:23) The Visit (4:09) Beauty Contest / Wedding (7:04) The Plot (2:10) Power (3:25): We Don’t Bow Down (3:25) The Rally (2:51) Shema Kolenu (5:37) My...

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Grandma’s Christmas Wish — Fiction

Posted on Jun 6, 2016 in Christmas, New Releases

by Shelley Bingham Husk It would take the knowledge of her impending death, for Grandma’s Christmas wish to come true. The Cavanaugh’s are a young family torn apart by tragedy, reunited by a wish. All Grandma ever wanted for Christmas was to have her family together. Twenty-nine-year-old Claire eloped to escape the memories of her parents, believing that her grandmother was responsible for their deaths. Twenty-seven-year-old Jack rarely comes home, having bought into Claire’s memories of the tragic night their parents were killed. Twenty-year-old Darby was only six when her parents died, ten when Claire ran away, and twelve when Jack left the house. Darby stayed home to take care of the grandmother who raised her. The kitchen at the Cavanaugh’s has always been the heart of the home. As Darby says, “Grandma always said, ‘You miss all the...

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Daniel Light and the Child of Promise — Book 4

Posted on Mar 2, 2016 in Children of the Orb Series, Coming Soon, Fantasy

by C. Michael Perry What would you be willing to do to protect those you love? ABOUT BOOK FOUR: To come at a time of greatest need, this Child Of Promise, is born and begins to grow. A favored child in every way, as most promised children are, he is nurtured by loving royal parents, grandparents and a peculiarly powerful uncle, Daniel Gregoryson — the Miracle of Mirador. The Child of Promise and The Prophecy (Daniel) continue to learn and grow and fulfill their individual prophecies in ways that are surprisingly linked together. The Darkness is alive. It seems impossible to just snuff it out. Now a new threat arises; a threat to the Realms, to the Prophecy, and to the Child of Promise. What sacrifice will be required at their hands to usher in yet another victory? Is...

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Daniel Light and the Circle of Light — Book 3

Posted on Feb 23, 2016 in Children of the Orb Series, Coming Soon

by C. Michael Perry What if the enemy within turned out to be even more dangerous than the enemy without? ABOUT THE BOOK: The true nature and source of the Darkness that threatens all is revealed in its many-faceted horror to Daniel as he endeavors to build his Circle Of Light; his army of Young Enchanters. As they search out the long forgotten and almost discarded places of their continent, they find hatreds, uncertainties and distrust about the Realms and those who lead them. Daniel and his associates strike out into deep and Dark adventures on their Quest to form The Circle of Light. The Dark, however, has different ideas on what ruling over others means, and a representative council is not part of its totalitarian plans. In addition to fending off attacks by separated but still united factions...

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Champlin Michaels — Author

Posted on Feb 22, 2016 in Authors

Champlin Michaels, if he is anything, is a survivor. At the age of 5, and lasting until just short of his 12th birthday, he was exploited by a child pornographer. That man also shot him full of growth hormone, altering him physically and maturing him, beginning just before the age of 8, until by the age of 10, when he was as large in physical stature and as sexually mature as most 14-15 year old boys. At that age the child pornographer began prostituting him to his wealthy and influential friends and clients. It all ended with the man’s arrest just short of Mr. Michael’s 12th birthday. He was then enrolled in intensive therapy, including hypno-therapy, where these memories were buried deeply; so deeply, in fact, that at his high school graduation he was quite proud of the fact...

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Marketing Singers and Musicians — The Performer’s Guide to Artfully Making Money (3rd Edition)

Posted on Nov 20, 2015 in New Releases, Performing Arts

by Mark Stoddard Once you understand the principles taught in this book, you’ll never view marketing your art in the same way again. Reading and understanding this incredible volume, mining its information and applying it to your career, will be an opportunity to expand your talent. The 3rd Edition is greatly enlarged and revised. PRODUCT DETAILS: 276 pages ISBN: 978-0-615-74331-8 5.5 x 8.5 Third Edition: 2015 List Price: $30.00 REVIEWS AND COMMENTS: What people are saying about Marketing Singers and Mark Stoddard          “Where was Mark Stoddard when l was 23?? His new book should quite simply be required reading for all singers/musicians”         “This material is SO desperately needed. THANK YOU for putting it down for us.  Thank you for giving us singers permission to feel okay about ‘selling ourselves’…!”         “Your writing style is just as direct...

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Mark Stoddard

Posted on Nov 20, 2015 in Authors

Mark J. Stoddard For more than 30 years Mr. Stoddard has been a successful entrepreneur, marketer, and educator. A great joy of his is advising aspiring artists on ways they can perform often. He’s an author of 18 books on business, and marketing, as well as a book of short stories, poems and full-length musicals with both the libretto and score. He’s also judged classical vocal competitions and is a popular speaker at university vocal programs, the AIMS summer program, and Classical Singer conventions. The USSR’s Deputy Minister of Higher Education commissioned him to teach free market business principles to leaders of the president’s cabinet (Council of Ministers), was the first foreigner to address the Supreme Soviet of Ukraine, and provided intensive lectures to civic leaders on a 17 city speaking tour. He was the Entrepreneur in Residence at...

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The Ghost of Little Elm Lake — True Ghost Story

Posted on Oct 12, 2015 in Ghost Stories, New Releases, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

by Shelley Bingham Husk Book One of the Apparitions of America Series Young Adult-Juvenile Paranormal / Ghost Story / True “They say in the woods by the Little Elm Lake, when the harvest moon is no more than a sliver, if you listen very carefully, you might hear it.” So begins the true story of a ghost, and a lake, and the people who became the legend, as well as the discoverers of the truth behind the tale of unexplained deaths, hauntings, whisperings, and spectres: two ten-year-old boys, Paxton, and his best friend, Carter. This ghost is real. This ghost wants something. Others have died for the secret the ghost is trying to expose. Reading Level 4th Grade +   PRODUCT DETAILS: (Buy from the Purchasing Section, below) PAPERBACK EDITION 106 pages 5″ x 8″ (12.7 x 20.32 cm)...

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