Stranded On Thin Ice
This page-turning, heart-pounding survival story and AMAZON #1 BESTSELLER will keep you on the edge of your seat! Stranded on Thin Ice is an adventure story for boys and girls and the whole family.
Twelve-year-old Tanner Phillips fishes the Oneida Lake Ice Fishing Derby every year with his dad. Last year, he ruined everything—losing the competition and losing some of his grandfather's gear. This year, Tanner is determined to not only prove his skills on the ice but also show his dad, once and for all, that he's no longer a little kid.
But as soon as they get out on the ice, the competition turns disastrous. When one of the competitors goes missing and another gets injured, Tanner's father must leave Tanner and his new friend, Richie, alone on the ice. After their ice hut comes unhitched, Tanner and Richie find themselves blown across the frozen lake in a blinding snowstorm.
Without their cell phones.
Trapped, on thin ice.
Suddenly, it isn't just about winning the derby—it's about life and death. In one perilous night, Tanner will have to prove not to his father, but to himself, that he has the courage and determination to survive. Can Tanner and Richie survive the unthinkable? Can they survive Stranded on Thin Ice?Order Today
"Humor tempers peril in STRANDED ON THIN ICE, an excellent coming-of-age journey in which new friends join wits and will to overcome fearful challenges."– Alicia Rudnicki
Room For Grace
“Room for Grace is a heart-warming story about the power of compassion and acceptance. Although intended for young people, this tale will resonate with all ages, since its message is too seldom heard.
The narrator is a young girl who is forced by her mother to share her world with Grace, an unkempt and scruffy stranger her own age who needs temporary shelter. She hates the thought of having Grace for a roommate and having to drag her along with her to school.
Once in school, her actions make it clear to Grace that she is unwanted and unwelcome. Grace is secluded, not only from her but from her classmates, who quickly pick up on her disdain for her new friend.
Then, she has a moment of insight. She experiences Grace’s pain and suffering and her own indifference and hostility. As empathy replaces contempt, she sees Grace, not as a stranger, but as another human being. She is open now to Grace’s corresponding motions of comfort and friendship.
The walls of reservation and resentment have been knocked down upon the commonality of their humanity.”
– Pamela Jean Horter-Moore
"Compassion is a theme for Sharon and it shines in this book that is filled with life lessons for everyone. This is a reminder that kindness matters throughout life." – Vicki, Amazon Review
Man with the Sand Dollar Face
Hattie Crumford, a quirky widow in her early sixties, takes her first job answering the phone in a private investigator's office.
Running a little late one morning, she discovers an agitated man pacing at the office door. He insists he must see the PI immediately. In the midst of his anxious demands, he clutches his chest and collapses.
Shocked, Hattie runs for help. Upon returning, the man has disappeared. Detective Hugo Gabby and Hattie’s boss, Wallace C. Woodard, are skeptical and dismissive of her story.
To prove it’s not her wild imagination, Hattie sets out to find the missing man using only the cryptic note he left in his place and his last words as her clues.
As the story unfolds, Hattie Crumford finds herself embroiled in an international drug trafficking ring.
Everything hinges on the Man with the Sand Dollar Face.
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“Proverbial good read with interesting characters that challenge you to figure out just where they fit. Things aren’t always what they appear to be. Sometimes like a thrill ride that takes over for the scary part. Does keep you wondering what’s next and when and what are the next. Short chapters that seemed to quickly move you along.” – Gary N. Wodder, Ph.D.
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Spiritual Verse Today is an inspirational read from Award-Winning #1 Best-Selling author Sharon CassanoLochman. Thousands have found daily comfort and hope through CassanoLochman’s poetic verse.
Spiritual Verse Today’s inspirational messages offer relief from the heaviness of life or crooked trails taken. The daily distractions that tug at the heart left untended. Sorrows overwhelming even on the brightest of days. The snippet of time sometimes wished undone.
There are many battlefields in life. Release your burdens—whatever they may be. Find forgiveness for the past, peace in the moment, and hope for the future.Get Illuminated Now
“Sharon CassanoLochman's Spiritual Verse Today flows from a place high above our earthly home and settles lovingly amidst our struggles, offering balm to our pain and light to our path. The author’s eloquent words speak to the challenges we encounter and burdens we carry, and unites them with the Divine Voice of love and compassion. Whether read as daily installments of encouragement and inspiration or longer indulgences of optimism and faith, this book is a gift to each who turns its pages."– Lily Tanzer
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"Sharon CassanoLochman’s Spiritual Verse Today takes you on an emotional and soulful journey into life. Her moments transcend time and space." – Victoria Visiko
“Whether encouraging us to shine as the heavenly warriors we are or to sing our out-of-tune songs in harmony with the soul, Sharon CassanoLochman reminds us of the unique goodness, wisdom, and spirit each of us carries within us. In beautifully crafted passages she invites us to celebrate those unique gifts from God. In each essay, we are inspired to nurture our connections with the spirit by practicing love and forgiveness, by taking a walk in nature, by looking into a child’s face. Sharon’s tender love of nature, her respect for humankind and her faith in the healing gifts of spirit are evident on every page.
This writer knows that not every day is not spent in a blissful state of awareness and connection with the spirit that surrounds us. Losses, grievances, fears, self-doubt, being too busy—these are the times, she reminds us, to turn inward to God, to the spirit who can hold our pain with us and provide comfort and direction.
You will find yourself reaching for these inspiring and beautiful essays frequently—so put this little volume someplace handy—at home, at work, while on a stroll. Sharon CassanoLochman has given us a beautiful reminder to slow down and be human.” – Cairn McCormackTranscend Today
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“Sharon CassanoLochman’s Spiritual Verse Today is an expression of gratitude, a circle of prayers from the Creator to the reader, and from the reader to all of creation. The verses celebrate our humanity, encouraging us to send white doves to the friend who deserts us, forgive ourselves, and live and die strong as ancient stones, taking the blessings of God into our core. Whether read singly or as a flow, Sharon CassanoLochman’s verses meld classic spirituality with our media-driven existence into a relevant and lyrical meditation for today’s human condition.” – Ernestine B. Colombo
“I received each verse as a personal prayer, prayed directly into my heart by Sharon CassanoLochman, lovingly admonishing me to embrace those daily challenges that obscure my faith in a loving and constant God. I found this a book to read slowly and savor.” – Janet ThirlbySavor The Moments
Green Toenail Soup and Bat Fuzz
A furious storm has passed through the town of Madwacky, leaving behind a trail of thick fog. The townspeople run for help at the Wizard Academy, but the ancient Wizard is sick in bed. No one is willing to try...except for Tito--the youngest wizard trainee of all. Follow Tito's wild and wacky chants as he tries to remember the magic words to bring back the rolling hills and meadow to the town of Madwacky.Get Delighted
"Green Toenail Soup and Bat Fuzz by Sharon CassanoLochman...is a delightful story that begs to be read aloud. Children will love the alliteration and rhymes in Tito's magic spells, and the fanciful images that they bring to the imagination...The townspeople are a diverse, expressive, and comical lot who get carried away with Tito's magic. The result is a lot of fun that is sure to please and entertain."
– Pamela Jean Horter-Moore
Ellibot and Aunt Maple
Elliot had a dilemma.
Aunt Maple had arrived with babysitting intentions. There would be--social expectations! Idle chatter. A long, drawn-out dinner.
Everything on the television except Elliot’s favorite channel. Elliot brainstormed. From the depths of the toy box, he collected everything he needed. He tinkered and erected.
Elliot sent his invention on a mission to keep Aunt Maple busy. But Elliot soon discovers that a day to himself is not what he expected.Share In The Fun