Lois Sepahban’s middle-grade novel, Lantern Wishes. The novel follows Manami and her family as they are sent to a Japanese internment camp, where it is up to Manami to find the strength to keep her family together.



Martin Limon’s THE VILLE RAT, in which beautiful young kisaeng–Korean geisha–are being abducted and murdered and with time running out 8th Army investigators George Sueno and Ernie Bascom must find the man who holds the key to their release, a legendary phantom of the G.I. villages.


Diana Orgain’s YAPPIE HOUR, a new cozy mystery series featuring amateur sleuth Maggie and the Roundup Crew, a group of dog lovers who meet regularly at the local pet friendly bar, The WhINE & BARk, to Thomas Dunne Books/Minotaur in a 2-book deal.

Congratulations to Colette Ballard on Fantastic Awards Success!

A huge congrats to Colette Ballard for an amazing run of awards success for her debut young adult novel RUNNING ON EMPTY (Tulip Romance/Spencer Hill Press)! Check out this fantastic list of the books’ wins:

*WINNER 2014 Winter Rose Award of Excellence! (Young Adult)
*2nd PLACE WINNER of The New England Reader’s Choice Bean Pot Award! (Romantic Suspense)

*2nd PLACE WINNER in the 2014 Write Touch Readers’ Award Contest! (Young Adult)
*FINALIST in The Colorado Romance Writer’s Award of Excellence! (Young Adult/ New Adult)
*FINALIST in ACRA’s Heart of Excellence contest! (Young Adult)
*FINALIST in Georgia Romance Writers’ Published Maggie Awards! (Young Adult)

Sold! Paris Paysanne: A Culinary Traveler’s Guide to Paris by Emily Dilling

Paris Paysanne by Emily Dilling takes the reader on a tour of the local, independent producers at Paris markets while offering over 100 simple yet elegant seasonal recipes shared and inspired by the producers themselves. The first book to acquaint the reader with the farmers of the city’s organic markets, Paris Paysanne speaks to the informed food lover, the experienced and beginner francophile chef, the inquisitive traveller, and the Paris lover alike.