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Andy’s Surprise — Allagash Tails Collection – Volume 8

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Fiction, New Releases, Nonfiction, The Allagash Tails Collection, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

by Tim Caverly Illustrations by Franklin Manzo, Jr   Andy — What A Moose, ayuh! Sometimes surprises can go two ways! The story is about a Maine moose who one day receives the biggest surprise ever. Geared for the three-year old and up, the tale takes place in the heart of New England’s wild river-the Allagash. The account is based on an event I witnessed one day when working as a Maine park ranger. The publication, an illustrated 600-word book, contains 16 full color drawings and 4 coloring pages. ‘Andy’s Surprise’ is perfect for the young of age and young of heart. All readers, in Maine or out of Maine, will enjoy this treasure from the wildest part of the northern woods. PRODUCT DETAILS: (Buy from the Purchasing Section, below) PAPERBACK EDITION Paperback: 24 pages Publisher: Caverly & Manzo...

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An Allagash Tail: Marvin and Charlie – Allagash Tail Collection Volume 1

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Fiction, New Releases, Nonfiction, The Allagash Tails Collection, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

by Tim Caverly Illustrations by Franklin Manzo, Jr A collection of tall tails for the whole family. Perfect to be read around the campfire or when tucking the little campers into bed. Swim with Marvin Merganser, a fish-eating duck that usually has very bad luck, but his sympathy for a watery neighbor changes all of that. Feel compassion for Charlie, the White Water Beaver. Charlie is cross-eyed and narrow tailed and dreams of a better life. See if he can overcome life’s adversities in this charming “tail” for the ages.   This is the book that started it all! A charming set of stories for families to read together, or separately. Just think — a duck and a beaver began the whole thing!   PRODUCT DETAILS: (Buy from the Purchasing Section, below) PAPERBACK EDITION Paperback: 35 pages Publisher: Caverly...

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Wilderness Wildlife: Animal Antics from the Allagash — An Allagash Tail – Volume 3

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Fiction, New Releases, Nonfiction, The Allagash Tails Collection, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

Animal Antics from our Nation’s Premiere Wild and Scenic River-the Allagash by Tim Caverly Illustrations by Franklin Manzo, Jr   Who was Henry David Thoreau anyway? Ever since Henry David Thoreau visited the Allagash, thousands of people have flocked to Maine’s North Woods to enjoy, deer, moose and the call of the loon. But do we really know what goes on in the animal world? What if we could talk to the animals, what might they say? Find out by reading “Wilderness Wildlife.” Float with Carl the Wise Old Canoe as he travels the Allagash and learns of the animal antics that his Allagash friends are having. Delight with Oscar “the awkward Osprey” when he falls out of the sky and finds the most unusual thing ever, astound to the chilling “tale” about how two young hunters tumble into...

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An Allagash Haunting: The Story of Emile Camile — An Allagash Tail – Volume 2

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Fiction, Ghost Stories, Historical Fiction, New Releases, The Allagash Tails Collection, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

Book 1 in the North Maine Woods Trilogy (Olivia’s Journey) of The Allagash Tails Collection by Tim Caverly Illustrations by Franklin Manzo, Jr “A damping cloak of darkness approaches . . .” A violent Thunder storm is building and ten-year-old Olivia is canoeing and camping deep in the Maine woods. Travel with  Olivia and her family as she learns about one of our nation’s wild rivers and discovers an unknown secret about her mother; when she comes face to face with the last thing anyone could expect.   The three of books in THE NORTH MAINE WOODS TRILOGY (all about Olivia’s Journey): Book 1: An Allagash Haunting: The Story of Emile Camile Book 2: A Wilderness Ranger’s Journal: Rendezvous At Devil’s Elbow Book3: Headin’ North: A Tail of Two Diaries These three books are part of the greater collection...

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Wilderness Ranger’s Journal: Rendezvous at Devil’s Elbow — An Allagash Tail – Volume 4

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

Book 2 in the North Maine Woods Trilogy (Olivia’s Journey) of The Allagash Tails Collection by Tim Caverly Illustrations by Franklin Manzo, Jr In the dark of night there is always something else! There is a always special feeling to the Allagash (those of you who’ve been there know!); a sense of adventure, the thrill of getting away from it all! In the prequel to the popular An Allagash Haunting, but written afterwards, the family has only been on the water for four days and already Livy has experienced enough to last a lifetime. In this mystery-adventure paddle with  Olivia and her family as they canoe Northern Maine’s most famous wilderness river The Allagash. The three family members have only been on the river for four days and already they have experienced enough to last a life time. Looking...

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Headin’ North: A Tale of Two Diaries — An Allagash Tail – Volume 5

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

Book 3 in the North Maine Woods Trilogy (Olivia’s Journey) of The Allagash Tails Collection by Tim Caverly Illustrations by Franklin Manzo, Jr Red sky at night, Sailors delight Red sky at morning, Sailors take warning… Remembering her grandfather’s dire weather forecast, a young girl stares at the morning’s inflamed sky. Traveling by canoe deep in the Maine woods is not where Olivia should be-but that’s exactly where she is. Suddenly— lightning strikes the nearby shore, nearly jumping the girl out of her skin. Looking towards the sound, the youth sees the apparition of a log cabin floating over a vacant lot. Inside the building a young ranger is looking out—the pair exchange unintended smiles—under the aroma of a blown out match, the scene fades. This is the third and final book of the exciting North Maine Woods trilogy,...

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

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Fiction, Leicester Bay Books, New Releases, 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: Allagash Lake Reloaded — An Allagash Tail – Volume 6

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

Tales from Maine’s National Wild and Scenic River 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 deep into the Maine...

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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, Fiction, 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. True to the Realms of the Crystal Orb, other ancient forces are still at...

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Daniel Light and the Exile of Aradon — Book 5

Posted on Aug 5, 2017 in Children of the Orb Series, Fantasy, Fiction, 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 Night Shift — Teen Paranormal Fiction

Posted on Aug 19, 2016 in Coming Soon, Fiction

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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Grandma’s Christmas Wish — Fiction

Posted on Jun 6, 2016 in Christmas, Fiction, New Releases, Women Authors

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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Sandy and the Weird Sisters — YA Novel

Posted on May 26, 2015 in Fiction, New Releases, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

The Sandy Hunter Saga — Book One by J. D. Newman Growing up, making choices, being responsible for yourself and the choices we all make might seem everyday to some, but for 12-year-old Sandy, it is a new and liberating experience. Sandy has grown up under the influence of her widower, rugby-coach father and her athletic older sister Roxie. When her father and sister go to England for a rugby tournament, they leave Sandy in the care of her three great aunts, referred to in family lore as the “weird sisters.” The mysterious Weird Sisters have not been seen in years; or so Dad says. Each of the aunts espouses a different faith — Catholicism, Mormonism, and Unitarianism — and yet they respect and support each others’ practice, while Sandy views them as the outside seeker of truth she...

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Enoch In the City of Adam — Volume 1

Posted on Dec 31, 2014 in A COMING FLOOD novel series, Fiction, Historical Fiction, New Releases

by J. L. Thompson Watchers, fallen angels, demons, giants, raiders, armies and Father Cain — what can a boy of little promise do?   Enoch in the City of Adam chronicles the early years of young Enoch. As a mere “lad” Enoch is not the most obvious choice to lead his people, being smaller and weaker than most of the young men of his village and having a speech impediment that makes him appear weak to many. Nonetheless, Father Adam recognizes in him one who will rise to the call to help his people when perilous times threaten on the horizon. Technological implementations and diabolical deceit were destroying the people, their civilization, and the very planet, and Enoch sought feverishly to gather out those who would listen to his message before the end came crashing down on them in...

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Flashes and Shadows: The Tale That Shattered Summerville

Posted on May 23, 2013 in Fiction, New Releases, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

A Coming-of-Age Mystery for Young Adults and their families. by Champlin Michaels Who fired the shot that launched the investigation in Summerville? Thirteen-year-old Cade Watters,  and his family and friends are being pursued, shot at, wounded. Why? Are the shots just warnings? Or are some people marked for death? Others in and out of the circle of friends and family are already dead. What is it that pursues them? From out of who’s past is the danger coming that threatens to engulf or destroy them all? Who has been tainted, and who hasn’t? This is a tale of exploitation, intrigue, murder, drugs, and a internationally sponsored secret society that creeps its way right into our own back yards. This is a must-read book about one of the most dangerous practices that face not only the youth of the last...

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Eve of the Fourth: Between the Round Tops

Posted on Mar 11, 2013 in Banner, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Leicester Bay Books, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

An Historical Fiction/Young Adult Fiction A book for Young Readers (aged 11 and up) about one of their own during the Civil War. by James F. Oshust List Price   $9.95 A sixteen-year-old in the middle of the bloodiest battle of the Civil War A story of unsuspected courage. In late June of 1863 two armies converge on an unremarkable field in southern Pennsylvania where Tom Burns, a sixteen-year-old Union soldier becomes enmeshed in three of the Civil War’s bloodiest days. But Tom knows something no one else does. Something that his commanding officers realize may help them gain an advantage in the coming battle — wherever it is to be fought. But all Tom wants is to return home on the 4th of July, however briefly, to the place he has always known as home — Gettysburg. Reading...

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Wembley Tewkes: Imperfections On the Edge

Posted on Mar 11, 2013 in Banner, Fantasy, Fiction, New Releases, Wembley Tewkes Series

by C. Michael Perry Did you ever have a recurring dream only to wake up one day and find it was NOT a dream? Wembley Tewkes was born 14. At least to those around him in Yarmouth, Maine, it had always seemed like he could do everything he did now. He raised lambs that won the 4H every year. He was good in all his schoolwork, especially history. He was an Eagle Scout, volunteered at the library one day each week after school, was a championship swimmer, and a crackerjack tennis player. Wembley could do anything he set his mind to… … except talk to girls. He had known Brindi Williams since they were little. They grew up playing together, and then came — awkwardness. It just happened; he began acting strange around her. Wembley, strange? Well, he thought...

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Daniel Light and the Blood Rose of Panador: Book 2

Posted on Mar 11, 2013 in Banner, Children of the Orb Series, Fantasy, Fiction, New Releases, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

by C. Michael Perry (What if the one who would be the greatest aid to you was someone you didn’t even know?) ABOUT THE BOOK: A battle won in a war that only continues. Yet, the quiet that follows the monumental battle of The Miracle of Mirador, is but a ruse. The Dark is still working, as it always will, in shadows, in secret, even in isolation, to bring to pass its bloody purpose — annihilation of the Light. Daniel, The Miracle of Mirador, is again instrumental in the plan to defeat the Dark, but he is also their principal target. As he grows and learns and comes into his powers, those that aid him will soon prosper. Those who oppose him will not. Adventure and intrigue continue to build as Daniel leads his people — this boy prophet,...

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Island of the Stone Boy

Posted on Mar 11, 2013 in Fiction, Ghost Stories, Women Authors, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

A Young Adult/Juvenile Ghost Story by L. T. Downing IT’S HERE! Recommended for Middle Grades 4-8 and up. (Student Readers ages 9-13 and up, their parents and siblings) $12.95 (+ Shipping and Maine sales tax) Is death the only way off McGraw Island? “There he was. In the window … His hair was red, his face pale. Sickly white. Ghostly white. Staring down. Watching me. Watching Mom. Then he began  pounding his hand against the glass, but I couldn’t hear any sound.  His lips, a moldy green, moved. Opened, closed. Open, closed. What word? What syllable? I strained to understand … And then I got it.  ‘Mom. Mom. Mom. Mom’.” Bret Carver has been through a lot lately. First, his big sister died. Then his parents began fighting non-stop. His life couldn’t get any worse. At least, that’s what he thought before his...

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Daniel Light and the Miracle of Mirador: Book 1

Posted on Mar 11, 2013 in Banner, Children of the Orb Series, Fantasy, Fiction, Leicester Bay Books, YA | Juvenile | Middle Grades

by C. Michael Perry What if it took the loss of everything you loved for you to become whom you were meant to be? ABOUT THE BOOK: The Prophecy is found by Miraden, the Enchanter of Light, quite by accident, and yet right on schedule, while his Dark brother, Tophet, is still searching and grasping to gain influence and control over The Realms of the Crystal Orb. But the Prophecy is protected, for now; allowed to grow and learn of his true identity — his destiny — so that he can join forces with the Light in order to eradicate the Dark. Daniel, a young boy of promise, holds the keys to The Prophecy and through great personal effort and sacrifice, becomes The Miracle of Mirador. ABOUT THE SERIES: A long time ago on a planet far away there...

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