New Releases 8-2

What's new at Mill City Press this week? We've got four books making their grand entrances into the world today.

First up is...

Mentally and emotionally drained from his messy divorce and the many years of long hours that he put into his Houston law firm, John Mariner was looking forward to a fresh start in idyllic Blanco, Texas. John soon settles into his new, peaceful life . . . and that’s when big-time problems come knocking at his door.

When a would-be client asks John to assist him with what seems like a fairly straightforward arrangement, John accepts his proposal, despite a few reservations. When John shows up at the agreed-upon location to help his newest client, he is horrified to find that the man he just met has been murdered.

John soon finds himself at the center of a murder investigation that seems to grow more complex by the minute—especially when he finds himself falling for the victim’s daughter, Carla. When a second victim is found, John soon realizes that finding out who is behind these killings is truly a matter of life and death . . . and that his may be the next body to be discovered.

Eddy Rogers, a corporate and business lawyer, lives in Blanco County, Texas, with his wife, Pat. 

Connect with Eddy Rogers at, or get your copy on Amazon.

Second up is...

For agent Duke Pirak, the coded text message on his phone is brief and to the point: “Go to Egypt to document militant link between Hamas and Muslim Brotherhood.” 

At age sixty-two, Duke is still considered a viable agent. His first trip to Cairo was nine years ago, and he is eager to return—and possibly find his former lover, Sandi.

After finding her, a young Bedouin girl enters their life. When she is taken by her gangster father to the Sinai Peninsula, Duke and Sandi have to rescue her from being sold as a sex slave. Duke's two assignments become intrinsically linked through the politics of terrorism.

Set amid political turmoil and terrorist activity, Sinai Subway is a gripping thriller that almost seems too real to be fiction. Even so, it maintains a sense of humor and offers a love story, as well as an uplifting yet dramatic and edge-of-your-seat conclusion.

Michael Jerome Troy was a cop for nineteen years before leaving the Seattle Police Department in 1987. He moved the family from the middle of Seattle to a farm in central Minnesota and found a great place to raise kids, sheep, and horses. At age fifty-five, he started writing and quickly found another satisfying outlet for emotional contentment. Sinai Subway is his first published novel.

Find out more at, buy your copy directly from the author here, or get yours on Amazon.

Third is...

“Kinzie soars . . .” —Kirkus Reviews

From top-selling author L E Kinzie comes her first collection of poems. Regardless of the subject matter, Kinzie’s poetry reflects an unmatched ability to create works of palpable emotion. Kirkus Reviews agrees, saying Ignite is “a compilation of verse that’s popular in the best sense of the word,” and referring to it as “this sumptuous collection.”

Throughout the collection, readers will find remarkably relatable themes of daily life.

Simply put, this book is for anyone who has ever felt and held any emotion so intensely it threatens to explode inward if not released through music, words, paint, or some other creation. It’s for anyone who has marveled at how inner turmoil can be expressed as something unspeakably beautiful. It’s for anyone who has ever created anything and loved it. It’s for anyone who has ever created anyone and loved him or her.

Ignite examines the sparks that alight threads of commonality between mankind.

In addition to authoring Ignite, L E Kinzie is the top-selling author of Undamned: My Escape from the Old Testament, a mixed genre book which reached #1 in Amazon's Poetry, Inspirational/Spiritual, and Mental/Spiritual healing categories simultaneously during a recent promotion. She is a frequent speaker and blogger on igniting one's inner fire, be it creative, spiritual or both, and her blog What's In Your Spiritual Toolbox? has been featured in other spiritual articles and blogs such as The Higher Calling. She writes a series for called A Spiritual Journey Is a Terrible Thing to Waste!, is a YouTube spoken word performer/poet, somewhat sarcastic theologian, recovering lawyer, suburbanite, pet-collector, artistic and spiritual activist, passionate lover and observer of humanity and the threads that bind us all together. She started writing when she was 10 years old, as a form of suburban therapy and has been writing ever since.

Grab your copy on Amazon.

Fourth and fifth are...

The book begins with example warms-ups and stretches, moving on to cover posture and all basic gymnastics shapes, which are instrumental in performing more complex skills. These skills are then covered in the next sections; Jumps, Skills, Rolls and Leaps. Bringing all of these skills together, the book then demonstrates how combined, these skills can be used to create routines. In this new edition there are judging sheets enabling the gymnast to track and record their progress a great addition to an already excellent book.

Gemma Coles lives in Bournemouth with her husband and three children, where she runs a successful gymnastics club.

“I was one of the kids you occasionally see tumbling ‘Head Over Heels’ along the road – why walk on your feet when you can walk on your hands? This enthusiasm never left me, leading to a career teaching gymnastics where, along the way, I have learnt a great number of hints and tips that I use every day teaching the sport. I hope to share this knowledge with as many people as possible through our books, apps and DVD’s. I hope you get as much enjoyment from our products as we have had making them.”

Head Over Heels About Gymnastics! Volume 2: Pair and Trio Balances is the second in the series of the successful Head Over Heels About Gymnastics tutorial guides. This book is packed full with ideas to incorporate gymnastics skills into pair and trio gymnastic balances. Through working together the gymnasts will develop teamwork, co-operation and trust whilst having hours of fun with friends. These are key transferable life skills which can be used in everyday situations. This book is recommended for children between the ages of 6-16 and will encourage children of different ages to work together. The attractive modern format provides eye catching images of the skills, accompanied by top tips, technical detail and little bits of insider coaching knowledge. All in all this is just about as much fun as you could possibly have with a friend!

Gemma Coles lives in Bournemouth with her husband and three children, where she runs a successful gymnastics club.

"This book is born from some of the most enjoyable times in my life, as I have said in my previous book, I spent a lot of time upside down as a child. Many of these moments were with a great friend of mine playing around at gym, in our homes and more often than not in the garden. We would spend hours making up balances and routines; some of which became sections of our competition program and lots were just to show off to our very obliging families who dutifully watched our endless shows. This book contains a number of these skills which will inspire you to get active and involved in gymnastics."

Learn more at, get your copies directly from the author here, or get Volume 1 and Volume 2 on Amazon.

Happy book birthdays, authors!

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