Versatile writer and editor with a passion for memoir and narrative nonfiction, literary and genre fiction, and all things comedy.
Natasha Simone Alexenko
An inspiring true story of love, hope, and victory—and of one woman who was determined to make a difference in the wake of a crime.On August 6, 1993, twenty-year-old Natasha Alexenko was assaulted at gunpoint. After nearly a decade, her backlogged rape kit was finally tested and her rapist, who roamed free for ten years, was brought to justice. On the day he was sentenced, Alexenko vowed that ... read more
Hao Lam wasn’t always interested in making smart choices. As a kid in Saigon, he was more focused on getting into (or out of) trouble than planning for his future. Then the war ended, and everything changed. With his very life at stake, Lam had to grow up—and learn fast. An inspiring tale of audacity and perseverance, hardship and personal growth, From Bad to Worse to Best in Class takes reade... read more
Life Athletes come in all shapes and sizes, ages, and abilities. Your body should be there for you when you need it, and it can be the center of a more graceful and relaxed life. Learn how a philosophy and practice that works for an Olympic athlete can prepare you for challenges we face across life’s spectrum.
Insightful and motivational, confident and spiritual, thought-provoking and funny, STRUT offers a voice of courage and inspiration that is unmistakably clear: a woman is powerful enough to redefine the life she lives, and to become something vitally important to this new world—a leader of change.Women are often taught they have little power. Samar Shera rejects that notion. As a Muslim woman, ... read more
A fierce detective risks everything to unravel a tangle of secrets and corruption protecting a killer in this spellbinding seventh mystery in the tension-filled Maria Kallio series.When Petri Ilveskivi is murdered in the street on his way to a city-planning meeting, Maria Kallio, commander of Espoo’s Violent Crime Unit, and her team are first on the scene. Almost immediately, her focus is on t... read more
After months of maternity leave, tough-talking Espoo police detective Maria Kallio is ready to return to work. But before assuming her new post as head of the Violent Crime Unit, she vacations with her husband and daughter on the island of Rödskär. There Kallio learns that, one year earlier, her ex-boyfriend Harri had mysteriously fallen to his death from the isle’s steep and treacherous cliff... read more
Noora Nieminen was destined to become a world champion. But when the sixteen-year-old skating sensation is found slain with her own skates, her promising career is unexpectedly cut short.Detective Maria Kallio is seven months pregnant, but that isn’t going to stop her from putting everything she has into solving the murder. With a promotion on the line and her arrogant adversary, Pertti Ström,... read more
Anna Katz, Shane Robinson
• Provides water lovers with a host of fun destinations • Includes swimming gems from drive-ups to hike-ins, in-city to out in the country • Appeals to all ages, fitness types, and income levels―admission fees not required Finally a guidebook for swimmers! There is no shortage of guides for places to hike, climb, and paddle in Western Washington, but not much on how to find perfect places to s... read more
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Sunday Times Bestselling ghostwriter/author. 16 books, 5 in ST Top 10. Celeb /self-help/nostalgia/extraordinary lives/inspirational/trauma
Be it fiction or memoir or idea-driven nonfiction, a strong narrative sets great books apart. Stories shape the world. Let me shape yours.
Los Angeles, CA, United States