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07.Aug.2017 Blood of the Unknowns, a Sequel to Guns at the Abyss, by American Author John Sammon, Released on Web-e-Books®

An Assistant to a German Chancellor is Thrown into His Master’s War

Pacific Grove, California, USABlood of the Unknowns, a sequel to Guns at the Abyss, is a first edition political and action warfare novel by John Sammon. The book is being released on Web-e-Books® in support of world-wide, cross-platform distribution of his fictional drama on the hard realities of World War I from the perspective of a German soldier. The Tri-Screen Connection, LLC, publisher and distributor of the exclusive e-book, is providing the technology platform and online shopping website for Blood of the Unknowns.

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Blood of the Unknowns, a sequel to Guns of the Abyss, is the second of two novels of political intrigue and warfare that follow a woman’s attempt to prevent the spreading cataclysm of events that ignite World War I. In Blood of the Unknowns, we visit the outcome of her vain political activism, and the misfortunes of her husband, a former assistant to the German Chancellor, now consigned to the machine of war as a low-ranking army private fighting at the behest of militarist aristocrats supportive of the imperialist government’s expansionary view of a European continent.

Under the moonlight, he and a fellow German soldier, a dark-skinned Gypsy recruit, share the same crowded stand in a muddy, hand-shoveled trench on the deadly Western Front. As oddly paired as two men of different backgrounds and experience might be, Privates Frieslaven and Maruska hunker in protective friendship, a vital, cooperative defense against enemy sniper fire, bombs and bayonets, and the failures of German leadership that result in the sacrifice of tens of thousands of men pushed beyond human capacity.

The human toll of death and gruesome injury soars on daily basis as constant waves of courageous soldiers snip through braced lines of rolling barbwire, crawl across pock-marked fields, and watch in war-weary horror as compatriots ordered to charge are felled by machine gun fire so thick that retreat is inevitable for those few left standing. Unilateral surrender is not a choice, however bloodied the troops. New recruits, boys with little training replace the unfortunate millions — soldiers recorded as missing in action, and unknowns buried in battlefield graves.

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11.Jul.2017 Beneath the Milk White, a Sensual Fantasy Novel by USA Author Rick Preti, Released on Web-e-Books®

A Telepathic Plant Form Invades Humans in a Reversal of Evolution

Portland, Maine, USABeneath the Milk White is a first edition sensual fantasy novel by Rick Preti. The book is being released on Web-e-Books® in support of world-wide, cross-platform distribution of his fictional drama on the merging of plant and animal species that suggests the imminent reversal of evolution. The Tri-Screen Connection, LLC, publisher and distributor of the exclusive e-book, is providing the technology platform and online shopping website for Beneath the Milk White.

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Beneath the Milk White is an exotic fantasy of romance, wonderment, and treachery woven from the moment two single adults in their twenties meet at a classy hotel spa located near the French Quarter of New Orleans, where an amorous young Englishman advances to ask an attractive female sunbather an intriguing question about plant consciousness, and his impromptu pick up line goes awry when he reaches for a pretty bougainvillea flower from a nearby shrub and accidentally tears his finger on a long, sharp thorn.

The young woman, a med-student taking a day off from a grueling academic schedule, attempts to administer poolside first aid, but as the injury worsens, offers to escort the injured man to the hospital. The romance begins in the taxi’s backseat where with his head cradled in her lap, Julie Ward instantly falls for Jonny Ruskin’s good looks, his British mannerisms, and his need for comfort.

Allergic-like reactions, tremors, fever, and respiratory system failures occur from the outset of the wound and threaten Jonny’s life. His finger is mended in the emergency room, but the diagnosis of his mysterious illness goes unsolved, leaving hospital officials no choice but to quarantine and examine him for a potentially contagious viral bug.

Restless by nature, unable to deal with confining hospital regulations, Jonny escapes from quarantine, but not from the parasite responsible for his desperate illness that now assumes broader control of his life and mind and sends him on a mission to re-engineer the genetic code of the human race.

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20.Jun.2016 No Room of the Ark, by American Novelist & Poet Paul Bellerive Released on Web-e-Books®

War Veteran Experiences Trauma of Personal Extinction upon Re-entry to Society

MANCHESTER, NH. USA – No Room on the Ark, a fictionalized memoir by Paul Bellerive, is

No Room on the Ark, 1st Edition, now on web-e-books.com

No Room on the Ark, 1st Edition, now on web-e-books.com

being released on Web-e-Books® in support of world-wide, cross-platform distribution of his personalized story on late 1960’s era youth, military, warfare, civil disorder, and long separation from home and loved ones. From the perspective of emotional stress, his reflections necessitate increasing scrutiny of extended deployments relative to the physical and mental welfare of enlistees. The Tri-Screen Connection, LLC, publisher and distributor of the exclusive e-book, is providing the technology platform and online shopping website for No Room on the Ark.

In No Room on the Ark, author Paul Bellerive relives actual experiences through the fictionalized character of Rod Finch, an Army paratrooper assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade while in Vietnam. Though Finch’s friends question him on why he would voluntarily enlist while the war was being ridiculed, his personal integrity and allegiance encourage following the footsteps of others who have served their country. Finch and his girlfriend Lauren equitably accept that it is his time to go. Here, the author describes Finch’s judgement in traditionalistic values:

“Finch believed in the goodness of America. Since the sixth grade he had devoured books about World War II….He associated the cold war with World War II and saw it as his burden and his opportunity to live up to the standards of those who had defeated Hitler and destroyed Japan….Finch had absorbed it all and he doubted that any country noble enough to do what had to be done during that global conflict could be on the wrong side in a war just twenty years later.”

In the story, we find that Finch soon transforms from regular high school kid to combat warrior when assigned to a remote mountain area in South Vietnam. Though little time is spent in real jungle warfare training before advancing to danger zones, Finch learns survival under the tutelage of a seasoned, good-natured soldier.

Tasked with capturing and routing villages of small, but well-trained bands of Viet Cong from the North, Finch is quickly entangled in a calamitous mission; one that’s seriously impaired by cocky officers and racially divided troops that show little willingness to co-exist, even when terrorized by an assailing enemy.

Two years later, and with luck on his side, Rod Finch comes back to New England, landing at the entrance of his homeland but unwelcomed in a society teeming with anti-war protestors, radical politicians, and a public displaying observable contempt for soldiers in military uniform. People not only want to forget the war, they outwardly ostracize those who’ve been fighting it. At this stark societal crossroad, Finch feels out of place. Moreover, he must deal with his former girlfriend who has moved on to college, and employers hostile to hiring Vietnam veterans.

Though home at last, Finch cannot climb aboard the America he fought for, so he involuntarily retreats. Still, the emotional suffering continues from extended dislocation and constant, lustful remembrances of Lauren. Inspired by the gravity of his growing anger and despair, he embarks on a passage to lasting salvation.

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25.May.2016 Guns at the Abyss, a First Edition Novel by American John Sammon, Released on Web-e-Books®

Guns at the Abyss, a First Edition Novel by American John Sammon, Released on Web-e-Books®

A Pained Young Woman is Hell-Bent on Sabotaging German Expansionism

Pacific Grove, California, USAGuns at the Abyss, a first edition political drama by novelist John Sammon, is being released on Web-e-Books® in support of world-wide, cross-platform distribution of his book on the origins of World War I, and one woman’s attempt to prevent it. The Tri-Screen Connection, LLC, publisher and distributor of the exclusive e-book, is providing the technology platform and online shopping website for Guns at the Abyss.

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Guns at the Abyss, now on web-e-books.com

Guns at the Abyss, now on web-e-books.com

It’s summer in the spectacular Bosnian city of Sarajevo. A lightning strike of terror is being clandestinely directed at the future king and his princess bride while the royals parade among welcoming crowds in an open touring car. In the midst of this diverse population of Balkan bystanders are Serbian assassins stalking the presumptive heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne. The killers attack twice, delivering injurious and fatal hits.

Outrage and bitterness from within the Austro-Hungarian government touch off a siren call for punishment of majestic proportion. The allied Central Powers of Austria-Hungary, including Germany, demand retribution by deliberately issuing an irreconcilable ultimatum; to be followed by a quick, decisive invasion to crush Serbian nationality.

At Berlin’s office of the Chancellor, a respectful clerk named Ernst Frieslaven is asked to comment on his country’s strategy. His answer foretells the brewing political conflict between ordained, old-world monarchies and emerging and open modern democracies.

Frieslaven loses his ideological balance, challenged for his patriotism by officials who learn of his romance with a charmingly seductive activist, Rosa Liber. While Frieslaven agonizes, his lover plots a dangerous version of civil disobedience influenced by an oppressive past of prejudice and torment. Shamelessly, she sets out on an assassination attempt of her own to prevent the German Empire’s fanatical expansion.

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06.May.2016 Suosso’s Lane Now in Paperback

Print_Book_Template_Final_darkerSome e-books should have their titles plastered in print. Now, Sousso’s Lane, by novelist Robert Knox is available as an e-book and in paperback format. The new private edition paperback is 570 pages of engaging adventure entertainment. When purchasing the paperback, readers receive free access to the online digital edition as well, a $7.95 value.

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18.Mar.2016 Suosso’s Lane book review from Boston University professor, Robert Wexelblatt

This book review of Suosso’s Lane is from Boston University professor Robert Wexelblatt, a widely-published poet and author.

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Suosso’s Lane now available on Web-e-Books®

The book is exemplary in so many respects: for the keenness of its informed historical imagination, an inventive structure in two periods separated by 80 years, for conveying a vivid sense of place, managing storytelling that is both intimate and epic with the invented story as involving and moving as the well-retold historical tale of injustice. It’s a mystery; it’s a love story; it’s a family story; it’s a young person’s story and an old one’s too. Romance, arson, murder, Plymouth, Boston, economic history, political intrigue, real-estate shenanigans. Points of view in great variety, from children to aging widows, young college instructors to Ghanaian immigrants. It’s an ethically sensitive story that slights neither cynicism nor idealism. And it’s so well written – prose, but prose from a poet. — Robert Wexelblatt

 

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04.Mar.2016 BOOK REVIEW – Suosso’s Lane

Book Review
By Emily Clark

Republished with permission: The Old Colony Memorial press, 182 Standish Ave., Plymouth, MA 02360, the oldest weekly newspaper in New England, founded 1822.

Robert Knox’s Suosso’s Lane features Vanzetti in Plymouth

The work hours at The Plymouth Cordage Company, the scandalous pay, the at-times brutal working conditions and the prejudiced foremen at the head of it all shouting slurs and denigration at immigrant workers.

Suosso's Lane now available on Web-e-Books®

Suosso’s Lane now available on Web-e-Books®

America’s Hometown in the early 20th Century could have been two towns for the separation between the North Plymouth laborers and the downtown folks who often knew nothing of their trials. Bartolomeo Vanzetti had little idea that his stay with the Brini family on Suosso’s Lane was setting the stage for what many viewed as the kangaroo trial of the century. Italian born immigrants and anarchists Ferdinando Nicola Sacco and Vanzetti would be accused of a murder most believe they did not commit.

And they were executed for it.

What many viewed as an outrageous miscarriage of justice featured a myriad of facts that exonerated the pair. But the other facts, that they were immigrants and anarchists, weighted the scales of justice against them, and the American public largely considered the case a frame-up. It was the 1920s in America, and the social and political climates were anything but reasonable.

Boston Globe correspondent Robert Knox, who formerly worked as an associate editor for the Old Colony Memorial, said his years as a reporter and editor in Plymouth sparked his interest in the case and Vanzetti. That interest led to extensive research, which fused with Knox’s creativity and has culminated in a rich and powerful novel Suosso’s Lane.

The book is engrossing to say the least, as the reader is introduced to Vanzetti and his unique perspective, culled from poverty and struggle. The reader learns that the American Dream drew immigrants like him to cross the Atlantic, only to find poverty and endless labor on the other side. In those days, there were no social programs to assist the poor. If you didn’t have enough to eat you starved. If your job increased your workload and decreased your pay, there wasn’t necessarily an alternative. Knox masterfully delves into Vanzetti’s mind, his experiences and his interactions with other immigrants. The author illustrates how a man such as Vanzetti might logically decide that anarchy, a world of equality where there are no bosses, was infinitely preferable to the “American Dream.”

But this is first and foremost a story, not just a historic account. And Knox is a consummate storyteller, pulling the reader into the Plymouth of 1920 with its corsets and its hats, the early autos, the neighborhoods where people knew one another. You feel the bitter cold Vanzetti turns his collar against as he heads to a job digging in the frigid harbor. You hear the barking foreman, the Italian spoken under breaths as muscle, cold sweat and fear fuel each shovel full of dirt in a monotonous and, yes, terrifying succession. When the muscle fails, when illness arrives, if an injury occurs, the man is without work and cannot feed his family. Knox illustrates the truth – that these immigrants teetered on the edge of survival and suffered the resulting despair daily.

The reader finds welcome relief from this world as Knox expertly jumps ahead to the year 2000, when a professor and his wife decide to rent a home on Suosso’s Lane, only to discover it was the former home of the Brini family, which housed Vanzetti. The reader is suddenly seeing him from a bird’s eye view, enmeshed in the professor’s search for evidence in the case, search for the truth, as old black and white photos, letters and sources draw him away from his full-time job.

And then Knox skips to the 1940s, where there is the question of who killed the police officer – the son of the Plymouth patrolman involved in the Sacco-Vanzetti case. Did he know too much? Who killed him and why?

Suosso’s Lane is rich in these plotlines that run parallel to the main story and seize the reader’s attention with characters that are real enough to touch. Vanzetti’s romantic involvement with a well-to-do feminist is deftly and carefully drawn. In the end, the novel is an edge-of-your-seat read because the characters are so real, and the reader has invested in them.

“I think that people have forgotten and can forgot what it was like 100 years ago in Plymouth or in any American city, and that was a peak time for immigrants and it was a peak time for the industrial era with all its abuses of workers and labor and immigrants,” Knox said. “And we forget just how hard life was to be a member of the working class, to be a laborer, to be expected to work long hours at repetitive and exhausting tasks, and in environments that were not well ventilated or were cold or badly lit – to have no rights and no protections and no laws to protect them.”

Did Vanzetti really have a love affair with the widow Lavinia? This is a purely fictionalized story, Knox said, laughing, but there was a woman who wrote to Vanzetti while he was in jail that he was purported to have developed feelings for. Other characters, like Dolly, are drawn carefully from Knox’s research, which included oral histories, documents, books and Plymouth historians like Jim Baker. The mix of history and fiction makes this novel a wonderful read, put simply.

Knox lived in Plymouth for 20 years, where both of his children attended 10548103_10204898281761372_61817950778708228_oPlymouth schools, before moving to Weymouth, where he has lived for the past 10 years. He graduated Yale University with a degree in philosophy, taught English at Boston University and other colleges, and edited and wrote for community newspapers. The Globe correspondent’s poems, creative nonfiction and short stories have appeared in numerous literary publications.

Suosso’s Lane offers a wonderfully unique fictional account of BartolomeoVanzetti, complete with a murder mystery and even a dash of romance.

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22.Oct.2015 Suosso’s Lane, by American Novelist Robert Knox Released on Web-e-Books®

The Innocence of an Executed Immigrant Sought at old Plymouth Home

Quincy, Massachusetts, USA– Suosso’s Lane, fiction by American author Robert Knox, is being released on Web-e-Books® in support of world-wide, cross-platform distribution of his socially relevant novel on the inequitable treatment of early 20th-century immigrants. Based on the scandalously unjust trial and execution of Sacco and Vanzetti for a murder they did not commit, the international cause-celebre of the 1920s, Knox’s novel follows the search for evidence of Vanzetti’s innocence lost for decades to a government sanctioned frame-up.

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Suosso's Lane now available on Web-e-Books®

Suosso’s Lane now available on Web-e-Books®

In Suosso’s Lane, journalist and creative writer Robert Knox revisits the history of Plymouth, Massachusetts, “America’s hometown,” at a time when immigrant factory workers struggled to make their way in an America of long hours and low wages. The book traces the circumstances that led to the notorious trial and widely protested executions of Nicola Sacco and Plymouth dweller Bartolomeo Vanzetti, targeted by local authorities for their radical beliefs and framed for a factory payroll robbery and the shooting deaths of two security guards.

A newly edited novel, Suosso’s Lane dials back the clock to revisit the flawed trial of Italian immigrant Bartolomeo Vanzetti, a believer in “the beautiful idea” of a classless society in which all would work for the common good. A sober-minded laborer, Vanzetti suffers from the exploitive treatment of industrial workers in the early decades of the twentieth century. Outraged by the greed and injustice that mar his idealistic hopes for the “New World,” he joins other anarchists in promoting strikes and preaching revolution.

In 1920, Vanzetti and his comrade Nicola Sacco are nabbed by police looking for radicals and subsequently convicted of committing a spectacular daylight robbery and murder. After seven years in prison, even as millions of workers and intellectuals around the world rally to their cause, the two men are executed.

Seventy years later, when a young history teacher moves into Vanzetti’s old house in Plymouth, Massachusetts, he learns of a letter that might prove Vanzetti’s innocence. His attempt to uncover the truth is hindered by obstacles set by a local conspiracy theorist, the daughter of Vanzetti’s lover, a shady developer, and the eruption of a fire during his search of an old Plymouth factory.

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24.Sep.2015 Quirky Shorts, Essays of Absurdist Humor by British Author, Stephen Philip Druce, on Web-e-Books®

25 Wildly Ridiculous Shorts of Nonsensical Verse and Foolish Comedy

Quirky Shorts, newly released absurdist humor by British writer Stephen Philip Druce, is being published as a digital trade edition on Web-e-Books® in support of world-wide, cross-platform distribution of enduring contemporary and classic literature. The Tri-Screen Connection, LLC, publisher of the e-book, is providing comprehensive editorial services, e-book technology, and website distribution for Quirky Shorts.

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Quirky Shorts, now on Web-e-Books.com

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The seriousness of human life is turned on its head through the arbitrary spectacle of absurdist humor – a man marrying his tent, a woman finding donkey dentures in her salad, and a dead rhino blocking a hotel reception desk. These incidents and more complete the unrestrained comedic experience of irrational yet charming essays.

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