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Murder by the Books (ebook)
eISBN: 978-0-9861561-8-2
Genre: Mystery
Rating: Sweet, clean (minimal offensive language; no explicit love scenes)
Suitable for: Ages 18 and up
Length: Novel (72,000 words)

A letter from beyond the grave brings accountant Fae Childers face to face with murder, embezzlement, romance, and a hidden family legacy.

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Taxing Pecksniffery (ebook)
eISBN: 978-1-948331-00-5
Genre: Space opera
Rating: Sweet, clean (minimal offensive language; no explicit love scenes)
Suitable for: Ages 10 and up
Length: Novella (10,800 words)

Flying frizzles! The year is 2176, a rebellion is brewing, and the boss wants a recon report. Ichann Count is all wet as a spy, but she plunges into the fray. Will she emerge with her memory banks intact?

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The Ghost in The Gardens (print and ebook)
eISBN: 978-1-987976-44-1
Print ISBN: 978-1-987976-45-8
Genre: Middle grade mystery
Rating: Sweet, clean (minimal offensive language; no explicit love scenes)
Suitable for: Ages 10 and up
Length: Novel (35,500 words)

Chrysantha Howe had her future planned out. The ghost was not in the plan.

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The Demise of Fyne Literature (ebook and audio)
eISBN: 978-0-09861561-6-8
Genre: Adult allegorical short story
Rating: Sweet, clean (minimal offensive language; no explicit love scenes)
Suitable for: Ages 18 and up
Length: Short Story (3,500 words; 20 pages)

Who killed Fyne Literature? The Fictional Book Investigation Agency is on the case—and the lead investigator is closer to the culprit than he realizes.

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Walled In (ebook)
eISBN: 978-0-9861561-3-7
Genre: Young adult/Middle grade
Rating: Sweet, clean (minimal offensive language; no explicit love scenes)
Suitable for: Ages 12 and up
Length: Novel (72,000 words; 175 pages)

When her father is accused of fraud, seventeen year old Vandy Spencer discovers her entire life has been built on a heart-shattering deception.

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including how to get a free pdf copy of Walden by Henry David Thoreau

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A Cause for Murder (ebook and print)
eISBN: 978-0-9861561-0-6
Genre: Cozy mystery
Rating: Sweet, clean (minimal offensive language; no explicit love scenes)
Suitable for: Ages 18 and up
Length: Novel (70,000 words; 175 pages)

Someone at Happy Haven has a cause for murder.

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Pirate Summer (ebook)
eISBN: 978-0-9884095-6-9
Genre: Middle Grade/Young Adult fantasy
Rating: Sweet, clean (minimal offensive language; no explicit love scenes)
Suitable for: Ages 10 and up
Length: Novel (49,000 words; 150 pages)
What reviewers say“This story is written well, with a dash of romance suitable for tweens.

When her brother disappears, Josey is sure she knows where he’s gone. And the only way to bring him home is to travel two hundred years into the past with a boy she can’t trust.

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The SkyHorse (ebook)
eISBN: 978-0-9884095-4-5
Genre: Middle Grade/Young Adult fantasy
Rating: Sweet, clean (minimal offensive language; no explicit love scenes)
Suitable for: Ages 10 and up
Length: Novel (49,000 words; 150 pages)
What reviewers say“The author is gifted at descriptive writing and the story will grab you from page one.

Fourteen year old Tovi thinks finding a flying horse is fabulous luck—until a mysterious stranger says finders aren’t always keepers.

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Jack Cover with border small canvasJack and The Fountain of Youth (ebook)
eISBN: 978-0-9884095-0-7
Genre: Middle Grade/Young Adult fantasy
Rating: Sweet, clean (minimal offensive language; no explicit love scenes)
Suitable for: Ages 10 and up
Length: Novella (25,800 words; 100 pages)
What reviewers say“The cast of characters were well developed – and Jack was divine!”

Some people say the Fountain of Youth is a myth. Jack Ponsi Dileonardo Thomas knows better.

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Dream Stealer (ebook)
eISBN: 978-0-9884095-3-8
Genre: Middle Grade/Young Adult fantasy
Rating: Sweet, clean (no offensive language; no explicit love scenes)
Suitable for: Ages 10 and up
Length: Novelette (8,400 words; 33 pages)

Is stealing a dream better than losing your own?

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

HL Carpenter is a mother/daughter duo who write family-friendly fiction from their studios in Carpenter Country, a magical place that, like their stories, is unreal but not untrue. When they’re not writing, the Carpenters enjoy exploring the Land of What-If and practicing the fine art of Curiosity. Visit Carpenter Country at hlcarpenter.com.

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