Category Archives: Steven Manchester

The Thursday Night Club and Other Stories of Christmas Spirit by Steven Manchester

Categories: adult, anthology, contemporary, excerpt, fiction, novella, spotlight, Steven Manchester
The Thursday Night Club and Other Stories of Christmas Spirit By Steven Manchester Editions: ebook, paperback Published: November 1st 2017 by Fiction Studio Books Genre: Adult Contemporary Fiction The Thursday Night Club: Five college friends, three men and two women, have been getting together every Thursday night to share humble meals and an abundance of laughter. But when tragedy takes one of them, leaving the others to question the fairness of life, the Thursday Night Club decides to embark on a contest in the memory of the generous Read more [...]

Ashes by Steven Manchester Excerpt

Categories: adult, contemporary, drama, excerpt, family drama, fiction, spotlight, Steven Manchester
Ashes By Steven Manchester Editions: ebook, hardcover Published: February 21st 2017 by Story Plant Genre: Adult Contemporary Family Drama Middle-aged brothers Jason and Tom Prendergast thought they were completely done with each other. Perceived betrayal had burned the bridge between them, tossing them into the icy river of estrangement. But life – and death – has a robust sense of irony, and when they learn that their cruel father has died and made his final request that they travel together across the country to spread his Read more [...]

The Changing Season by Steven Manchester Excerpt

Categories: book tour, contemporary, excerpt, new adult, some romance, spotlight, Steven Manchester
The Changing Season By Steven Manchester Editions: ebook, hardcover Published: November 17th 2015 by The Story Plant Genre: New Adult Contemporary This was supposed to be a simple summer for Billy; one more lazy expanse of time before college began. He'd fill the hours playing with Jimmy – his canine best buddy – going camping and doing all the things he promised Jimmy they'd do before Billy left. But that was before the accident that shook the entire town. It was before the summer job that turned into something so much more Read more [...]

Pressed Pennies by Steven Manchester Excerpt

Categories: adult, contemporary, excerpt, romance, spotlight, Steven Manchester
Pressed Pennies By Steven Manchester Editions: audiobook, ebook, paperback Published: May 13th 2014 by The Story Plant (first published 2006) Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance Rick and Abby grew up together, became best friends, and ultimately fell in love. Circumstance tore them apart in their early teens, though, and they went on to lives less idyllic than they dreamed about in those early days. Rick has had a very successful career, but his marriage flat-lined. Abby has a magical daughter, Paige, but Paige's father nearly destroyed Read more [...]

The Rockin’ Chair by Steven Manchester + Excerpt

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The Rockin' ChairBy Steven Manchester Editions: ebook, paperbackExpected publication: June 18th 2013 by The Story PlantGenre: Adult FictionMemories are the ultimate contradiction. They can warm us on our coldest days – or they can freeze a loved one out of our lives forever. The McCarthy family has a trove of warm memories. Of innocent first kisses. Of sumptuous family meals. Of wondrous lessons learned at the foot of a rocking chair. But they also have had their share of icy ones. Of words that can never be unsaid. Of choices that can never be Read more [...]

Promo: Goodnight, Brian by Steven Manchester + Excerpt

Categories: adult, contemporary, excerpt, fiction, spotlight, Steven Manchester, women's
Goodnight, BrianBy Steven ManchesterEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished: January 8th 2013 by The Story PlantGenre: Adult Contemporary / Women's FictionFate was working against little Brian Mauretti. The food that was meant to nourish him was poisoning him instead, and the doctors said the damage was devastating and absolute. Fate had written off Brian. But fate didn’t count on a woman as determined as Brian’s grandmother, Angela DiMartino – who everyone knew as Mama. Loving her grandson with everything she had, Mama endeavored to battle fate. Read more [...]
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