In this compelling historical novel by former Associated Press reporter and entertainment writer and book author Fred Yager, Cambodia is still a war-ravaged country, even though the Vietnam War has ended. Esther, a recent college graduate and an American volunteer, is trying to make the lives of Cambodian refugees better. But with more recent news that Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge's plan to create a new revolutionary nation may actually be turning into mass genocide, she decides she must find a way to speak up about these killings to the refugee commissioner.
A collection of 87 poems by a husband and wife, writing separately although several of the poems are about each other. It covers all types of love, from romantic love to the love of a parent, sibling, child, grandchild, pet, and friend, to work, whether that work is serving in the Navy, witnessing the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the way to work, writing, being an artist, and more. There are poems in celebration of birthdays, Valentine's Day, and wedding anniversaries.
In Untimely Death, a new amateur sleuth, criminology professor Dr. Kimberly Stone, is introduced. Forced to help detective Blake to solve the murder of her best friend and colleague, Joan Walsh, to avoid her friend's murder being ignored, this well-reviewed novel probes the darkest depths of the human psyche to show how a nightmarish world of twisted sexuality evolves into murderous rage.
In an extreme case of identity theft, a computer genius who has recently become a quadriplegic when caught in the crossfire of a gang shootout uses an Internet game called "Cybersona" to take over the body of another player, a recently-fired science teacher, to get revenge on those responsible for his paralysis. In an effort to get his body back, the teacher takes over the body of the next player who signs on; that player turns out to be a 10-year-old boy.
Just Your Everyday People by Fred Yager and Jan Yager is the second thriller by this dynamic husband and wife couple. In this standalone suspense novel, in addition to being a pause resister of a thriller, the novel deals with the potentially dire consequences of withholding information and practical jokes.
Davy Ross was staying with his grandmother and just about to celebrate his 11th birthday when he received word that his parents, paleontologists for the Natural History Museum, were missing and believed dead on an expedition in Africa. A few days later, a trunk containing his parents' personal effects arrive and in that trunk, Davy finds what appears to be some kind of egg. Assuming it was similar to one of the many fossils his parents had brought back from their digs, Davy sets it on a shelf along with his other dinosaur memorabilia.
Fifteen-year-old Devon Turner, a junior in high school, thinks he's picked up music from outer space on his satellite dish. He records the sound, takes it to an astronomer who shares it with a musicologist. Within 24 hours, the sound is being played on radio stations everywhere. The music has a powerful vibration that can be used to heal or to destroy. But where is the music coming from?