Mr. Willy & Arthur by Fairleigh Brooks

Mr Willy and Arthur by Fairleigh Brooks

Do you know what's great about tenth-grade English class? You get to meet imaginary people from the spectrum of human experience. You won't remember them all, but you likely do remember Boo Radley and Willy Loman, two men both hapless and courageous in their own unique ways. 

More than any other description, fiction can be seen as two words, a fill-in-the-blank, and a question mark - What if ____? And so, what if Boo Radley and Willy Loman one day crossed paths? They do in Mr. Willy & Arthur. 

The respective stories of Boo Radley and Willy Loman are about fifteen years apart, but no time machines are involved with this tale, or any fritzing around with spacetime. The author gives Boo Radley the unexpected gumption to break away from Maycomb to become an itinerant field hand, and he extends Willy Loman's life by a week or so, sending him back to Florida. In North Carolina the paths of Boo and Willy become one on, well, yes, a dark and stormy night. 

Both men have much to teach the other, and much to learn from the other. Both have known imprisonment. Boo's was imposed, Willy's more self-imposed. One has been free for years, the other will find freedom the only way he can. 
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All The Pretty Pieces - a psychological thriller by T.C. Barnes

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A Kirkus Recommended Read! 

Just a woman, her dog, and a serial killer...

After barely surviving a vicious attack by a sadistic serial killer, FBI Profiler Kayleen Archer runs back home again, to the North Carolina mountain town where she grew up, and the one place where she thought she'd never return.

With nothing and no one left to help her heal, she retreats to a gray world of depression and fear, with only her beloved hound and a bottomless bottle of vodka to keep the lonely nights at bay.

But when a young girl is abducted from a local beauty pageant, Kayleen is asked to help by the local Sheriff, Caleb Stone; her first love, and the one man she had hoped to never face again.

All too quickly, she finds herself drawn right back, into the heart of darkness again. 

Weeper - a delightfully twisted historical fiction novel by Greg Morgan

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This beautifully constructed family saga spans three generations set all within the macabre world of the civil war era American funeral industry where weepers, warners, death photographers and the new practice of embalming the dead dwelled.

Arya Dharma - The Noble Dharma by Bollachettira Dhyan Appachu

Arya Dharma - The Noble Dharma by Bollachettira Dhyan Appachu

A publication on the Arya Dharma (Noble Dharma) - A better way by a unique combination of our heritage, spirituality and current affairs by going back to the future.

Bharata(India) has the greatest history, heritage and culture ever possessed by any civilization in the history of the Universe.

It is a real shame of what we have become today because we blindly try to ape and emulate the fraud FUKUS (France, UK, USA) systems of "casino capitalism" and "paid democracy" which are totally unsuitable not only to us, but to any country on this planet, and especially harmful to Nature, the supreme embodiment of Brahman (God).

It really makes you wonder about the state of this world, when the lungs of this world, the priceless Amazon rain forest is valued at $20 million, and the Amazon online shopping website is valued at almost a trillion dollars.

It really makes you wonder about the state of this world, when the top 1% possesses more than 47% percent of the global wealth, while the bottom half still worries about scrounging for their next meal.

If Bharat and this world must have any hope of restoring its past glory, it must abandon the fraud FUKUS systems which place only money and self-interest as their guiding principle, over Dharma and SEVA (Selfless Sacrifice), which were our eternal guiding principles that were laid down ever since Ram Rajya.

Dharma and SEVA were the guiding principles of the Golden Era of Bharat, when we surpassed even the Roman, Greek and Persian empires and even made a world conqueror like Alexander retreat in fearful haste without even daring to fight us.

If the principles mentioned in this publication are adopted in the world, it would surely lead to a Utopian Society where there is no king, religion, greed and selfishness and all the subjects would be governing themselves following the highest order of Dharma called Arya Dharma (The Noble Dharma).

Reviews of the book:  

Dr Mandira Adhikari Dubey
The book is a labour of extensive research, knowledge and logic. One would really gain a lot after reading this book.

Joe Britto
Dear Dhyan, Been through your amazing work. Congratulations is a small word. It’s something out of the ordinary.

Sarath Babu
There were lots to learn from this wonderful book.

Dr.Manoj Dubey
I am usually a reader of fiction and self help books but this one is of the most meaningful reads of my life. If you love your country and make some difference to the world, then you should definitely try reading this.

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The Art and Science of Real Wealth - learn to earn material and real wealth by Dhyan Appachu Bollachettira

The Art and Science of Real Wealth - learn to earn material and real wealth by Dhyan Appachu Bollachettira

I have been in the field of investing ever since I was a young teen during the mania of the early 1990s.  I have had huge successes and even bigger failures.

I made enough money before I was 30 (2004), that ordinary people would not have made in a lifetime.

If I had just done my first investment as a young teen in life, in the mania of the early 1990s, based on logic, patience and reason, and more importantly on a trusted friend’s advice instead of a crooked broker’s stock tip, in MRF, and not on emotion and mania, and no other investment, I would have had more than Rs 590 crores (79 million dollars) by June 2020.

If I just stopped investing at 30 (2004), taken all my winnings and only bought Apple, I would have had almost than 27 million dollars (Rs 202 crores) by June 2020.

But my short-term emotional thinking, arrogance, and greed in investing, and ignoring and mocking the principles of capital allocation and risk management blew away all those earnings.

Now I have a vision of at least 10 years.  For stocks that I missed out like what I mentioned above, I have a vision of 25 years.

The world’s greatest investors were successful only because of logic, reason, patience, and discipline.
Since 2018, I changed my whole strategy and reviewed my life’s experience since I started actively investing as a young teen in the early 1990s.

This change in strategy and more importantly the disciplining and strengthening of my mind due to consistent practice of ध्यान Dhyana since 2015, has made me a very mentally strong and disciplined individual and now I would like to believe I am beyond ignorance, fear, hope and greed while investing and I hope at most things that life throws at me.

I thought I should share my life's learning over the last 26 years in the art and science of investing.

I hope it prevents others from making the mistakes I made until 2018, and straightaway skip all my mistakes and go on to the success I am having since 2019.

I have returned more than 70% on my investments from late 2018 to date and more than 100% on my investments from late 2019 to date when markets the world over have negative returns.

The purpose of this publication is to enable you to manage money wisely and earn a consistent regular income. This publication will enable you to achieve financial freedom.

Lady in Red - a children's detective story by Tessa Buckley

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This is the third book in the Eye Spy series about Alex and Donna Macintyre and their detective service, Eye Spy Investigations.

Alex is afraid of snakes, so when his sister Donna befriends Jake, an Australian boy with a pet snake called Queenie, he isn’t happy. Jake is staying with the O’Connor family at Acacia Villa, once the home of Victorian artist, Gabriel Pascoe. When the artist’s great grandson, Fred Pascoe, tells the twins how Gabriel Pascoe’s most famous painting, Lady in Red, went missing seventy years ago, they volunteer to try and find out what happened to it. 

As Alex and Donna pursue their enquiries, Acacia Villa itself is threatened with demolition. It looks as if their new friends will lose their home, and Holcombe Bay will lose an important historic building. They suspect that Mr Mortimer, the man who wants to demolish Acacia Villa, may know the true location of Lady in Red. But he is a friend of the twins’ mother, and the godfather of their baby half-sister, Sophie. Criticising him could open up family rifts, which have only just healed.

Then Queenie the snake goes missing, and a train of events is set in motion which leads the twins and their new friends into terrible danger. Help comes from an unexpected quarter, but will it arrive too late? And will Alex and Donna ever be able to return Lady in Red to its rightful owner?

We Must Save Jepson! - hilarious historical suspense by Mark Petersen

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How to Catch a Mouse with No Cheese - business book by Donnie P.

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How to Catch a Mouse with No Cheese is written for people who either have been in business for up to a year or are interested in starting a business, but to not have money. It discusses five life-changing principles that will help you succeed. Each principle has its own basis for preparing you to get your business up and growing with no money. 

Aspen: A Love Story - contemporary romance by T. K. Lucaith

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For two unlikely strangers, the snow swept mountains of Aspen remind us all that love and luck thrive on uneven ground. While newly widowed Mark stews in the shadows of success and loss, conservative Susan shoulders a weight of uncertainty from her romantic past. Can a single dinner for one change the course of fate? Can these starkly different individuals reconcile their own demons enough to see eye to eye? The scene may be right--but what of timing? In the heart of Colorado, under the watchful eye of the majestic Rocky Mountains, visionary Mark and stubborn Susan share a dance of swirling emotions that can only lead to something explosive. Suddenly, without meaning to, they set themselves down a path of self reflection--and personal reconciliation. Will Mark and Susan be able to overcome their own personal ideals and misgivings leading them to palpable passion? Even in the cold mountain town of Aspen--the flames of fervor flicker brightly. 

Once A Child by R. W. Flesher

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That prickling, the titillating rush of a past thrill and joy, the trickle of memory, the reaching for more, the capture of what was once at the time so exhilarating, but now a single needle of hope that it might last longer, and the faint hope that it might somehow return. Why must it always fade, the spike of the past that never lasts? The grey shadow and hint of time, the joy so loud yet dwindling faint, of youth so dare and proud, and now so far and never loud. As many get older, some will have memories that fade, as in the case of the author. He hurries to record joyful memories, while he still can, so they can be read by him, or to him in later years. The author is creating a pre-emptive strike, against what he knows is a deteriorating memory. 

The free verse musings of this work trigger the memory of the writer. Happy times and good years are remembered through pen to paper. With humor and wit through seasonal timeframes, the writer rapidly launches forward exhibiting the wonderful and exciting world of the child some sixty years ago.

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