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All the AboveYour whole world can change in a day.

Twenty-four hours after the end of his first year in college, Jack McDermott awakened on his 19th birthday to rapidly deteriorating vision. After two eye exams and an MRI, a neurosurgeon told him and his parents the unthinkable late that night:

“You have a brain tumor.”

In shock, Jack signed consent forms for emergency surgery to save his eyesight, and his journey with brain cancer began. For the next six months, he fought the battle of his life. Told from his mom’s point of view, this inspiring true story chronicles her emotional struggle when cancer forced Jack to stare death in the face as his family did all they could to help him survive.

“As I read…I realized that I am not alone and that my feelings, fears and hopes are not unique or strange. Only those who have walked this road can truly understand this cruel and brutal illness called cancer. Cancer, like a cruel master, forces you to stand up and keep walking when all you want to do is to stay down and hide.

Between the first and last pages of this stirring true story lie the answers of how to walk with grace through one of life’s darkest traumas, be guided by a courage outside of yourself, and emerge whole…”

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Valerie Mitchell is used to getting what she wants. Mentored by Daddy, she’s built a successful career. When an opportunity to join a hot technology startup comes along, she takes Daddy’s advice, quits her high-paid job, and takes the risk – and then Daddy dies from cardiac arrest.

At the reading of his will, Valerie is stunned: He left his palatial home and all his money to her stepmother. Valerie and her siblings inherit only the luxury beach home where they spent summers as children. When the startup’s IPO is mysteriously canceled at the last minute, Valerie’s financial woes worsen. Cash-poor, property-rich, yet unwilling to give up her extravagant lifestyle, DADDY’S GIRL embarks on a mission of revenge – even if she has to commit murder to do it.

“McDermott does a wonderful job of setting the scene in the cutthroat startup industry…Atlanta is given a little bit more magic in these pages.”

“I loved the character development and the story line involving a start up…Julia McDermott has a great imagination and can tell a great story. That takes talent.”

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UWnewcover copyAfter years of guilt over a long-ago tragedy, Candace Morgan is finally poised for success. The CEO of her own women’s shapewear company, she’s about to launch a new swimsuit line—and make a fortune. When she agrees to loan her brother a huge sum of money to redo and flip a luxury home, she believes she’s merely fulfilling a family promise. Instead, she’s enabling a devious sociopath and is roped into a renovation from hell.

For years, Monty Carawan has envied his sister’s wealth, and is convinced that her success came at the expense of his own. When the housing market drops, Candace tries to disentangle herself, and Monty’s lies bring tension to a boiling point and plunge the entire family UNDERWATER

“…a complicated tale with lots of twists and turns. Characters are well developed and believable. I think I know these people!”

“…a hard book to put down! From the very first page, readers will sink deep into the lives of the characters and their dark backgrounds. I found myself fully engrossed as I watched their story unfold…”

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“Fascinating plot, well written. I read this German version and after about 20 pages was unable to put the book down.
Faszinierend, gut geschrieben und gut aus dem englischen uebersetzt. Unbedingt fuenf Sterne!

Order here in German





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Three American college girls living in an apartment on the Mediterranean. Two boyfriends back home. “The One” (and only), if it’s “meant to be” — whatever that means!

Jenny Miles has three goals: to speak French like a native, to travel all over Europe, and to have a blast. Meanwhile, two men compete for her attention and amour, ici et là. C’est compliqué! La solution? MAKE THAT DEUX! 

“Wish I was in Europe right now in a cafe with girlfriends!”

“Anyone who has either lived in France or wish to have lived there will find this novel intriguing. It is a must-read!”

Love France? Click here to buy on Amazon & Kindle

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