Category Archives: Writing

Big-Hearted Charlie Runs The Mile

Big-Hearted Charlie Runs The Mile is based on a true story about a little boy who joins a track team and works hard to overcome his small size as he runs against boys who are much bigger. At first, he never wins a race. But Charlie doesn't give up, and his hard work pays off. He becomes a champion on the track and later a true hero in real life as a U.S. Navy SEAL. Published in April 2017 by Legacies & Memories Publishing, Big-Hearted Charlie Runs The Mile is available through Amazon, Barnes Read more [...]

Girl from Ipanema

There are 2 books in Ur Legend fantasy series: Sun Valley, Moon Mountains, and The Girl From Ipanema, by Ajax Minor. The Girl From Ipanema: The World Turned Upside Down, has just been released (June 2017), and in it, Ajax Minor has created a world-clashing, universe-shaking adventure in which his character “Ur,” whom he has based on the daughter that he lost, must grapple with forces of good and evil, life and death, and struggle with foes that are both external and internal. The multi-layered Read more [...]

Thomas Keech

Doc Doc Zeus: A Novel of White Coat Crime by Thomas Keech follows the life of Dr. Hardwicke Zeus. Zeus is successful physician, who cheats on his wife, degrades his mistress, stiffs his medical partners and defrauds insurance companies. Most problematic of all is his deep-seated misogyny, which he takes out on his female patients. The medical board knows he drugged and raped Katherine two years before, but is helpless to do anything about it. His current victim is sixteen-year-old Diane. Diane Read more [...]

Anne Boleyn

Interview with author, Helen R. Davis, for her newest book on Anne Boleyn, entitled The Most Happy: an Alternate History of Anne Boleyn. This book will be released on July 25, 2017. It will be available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and many other book vendors.  To get a signed copy, please contact Helen R, Davis at: Audio Interview with Helen R. Davis, click on the arrow to start. Helen R. Davis is the award winning author of CLEOPATRA UNCONQUERED. She Read more [...]

Athena, the Warrior Queen of Yavdolo

Athena, the Warrior Queen of Yavdolo About Athena, the Warrior Queen of Yavdolo Damlol is a planet located outside the reaches of Earth and the solar system, a peaceful world from which many colonists from Earth left centuries ago, fleeing a worldwide caliphate. But all is not as it seems. Athena, the princess of a country known as Yavdolo, is growing up in a turbulent time. The kingdom of Avodla desires to crush all other nations and cover the world in an oppressive dictatorship--similar to Read more [...]

Evita: My Argentina

About Evita: My Argentina EVITA: MY ARGENTINA is the result of this quest to bring a human face to Evita, one not a saint, not a prostitute,  not a revolutionary, but to show the woman behind the myth. Davis writes in Eva's own voice, much as she did for Cleopatra in CLEOPATRA UNCONQUERED.  Told in the first person, beginning, as Eva is dying of cancer, abandoned at the height of her power by all who loved her (or at least, who loved what she could do for them), Davis shows us a larger-than-life Read more [...]

Writing, Snow, and Winter Scenes

It’s snowing today. I love watching the snow fall. I grew up in Texas where snow rarely fell, and when it did, the whole world stopped. We rarely got over an inch of snow there, but usually it came with a layer of ice, as well. There’s no snow removal equipment there, so everything stopped until it melted! I still marvel at the beauty of watching the snow fall and stick to the trees like frosting on a cake. I don’t like shoveling the snow, but few do! It’s watching it fall through the Read more [...]

Cleopatra Unconquerd

Cleopatra VII has come down to us as the final queen of Egypt, famous for her love affairs with Julius Caesar, Marc Antony, and tragic death by suicide  via snakebite after she lost her last battle and beloved nation. But did it have to be this way? Alternate history is a genre that often combines historical research and sometimes, elements of science fiction and fantasy to imagine a 'what-if' scenario.  This novel on Cleopatra VII, final queen of Egypt, imagines what would have happened in Read more [...]

Grandma Honey’s Living Room

In the “Destiny Has Two Grandmas” series, I’ve been busy illustrating the next book. If you’ve been reading my blogs, you might already know that. I’ve made all the characters and most of the props. For the last week or so, I’ve been building sets. Just like they do for plays and movies, I’ve been working on the walls of all the different scenes. Today, I began work on Grandma Honey’s Living Room. Destiny and Grandma Honey talk and play together on the phone, because Grandma Honey Read more [...]