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Latest from Valley authors, journey from Madera to America and McPike’s ‘Prophet’

A Season for All Things

Author: Larry Parmeter, Fresno

Description: A middle-aged man whose wife has died from cancer sets out from his Madera home on a cross-country trip to regain his spirit for life. Along the way he learns of long-hidden family secrets, the value of friendship and love, and what it takes to become whole again. A story of loss, struggle, and redemption, set against the background of historic and modern-day America. (author)

160 pages, $14.95, fblinks.com/parmeter

The Lost Prophet

Author: James McPike, Fresno

Description: McPike’s third book is a sequel to “Realm of the Unknown.” After one of the Holy Land’s most sacred monuments is destroyed, it seems the enemy’s primary objective is to abolish the remains of biblical prophets and wipe out their very existence from history. With all-out war on the brink in the Middle East, Vince Ramsey must stop the person responsible before he strikes again. Winner in religion fiction category in the fourth annual Beverly Hills Book Awards competition.

Ind’tale Magazine writes, “The adventurous nature of the hero and the impressive amount of research woven through the narrative was truly inspired. This title is a thrill ride one will enjoy taking!”

McPike says his next book, “The Emerald Cave,” is due out July 1, 2018.

340 pages, $12.99 fblinks.com/mcpike

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