Wilmette at 150 is a collection of illuminating stories that feature and celebrate the people, places, and events that have shaped the village and created its unique character over the last century and a half. These stories present the grandeur of the lakefront, the turmoil of No Man’s Land, the devastation wrought by a Palm Sunday tornado, the beauty of a tree memorial built for blind Judge Kolman, the final moments of notorious gangster Baby Face Nelson, the inspirational visit by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to promote racial justice and unity, and much more.
“Stand Up For Bastards starts with fists flying and never lets up. Caleb Mason has created a modern Marlowe—sharp as a tack, at odds with the world, and unrelenting to the last word. An uppercut of a yarn!” —Nick Wootton, writer, NYPD Blue; showrunner, Scorpion, Golden Boy
Welcome to Caleb Mason, the newest Amika Press author. Caleb is a lawyer in Los Angeles and an incredible writer. His debut novel, Stand Up For Bastards, is now on sale through Amazon or AmikaPress.com. Read an excerpt here!
“BLINDING CONFUSION TOOK OVER, LEAVING A SIMPLE, VIVID REALIZATION: THREE YEARS AGO I MURDERED SOMEONE I DIDN’T EVEN KNOW.”
In seventeen powerful stories, Christopher Guerin pulls us into a multi-dimensional, ironic universe that slides seamlessly from a re-telling of Kafka’s Metamorphosis to the competitive politics and ego-driven amorality of symphony orchestras. These stories re-imagine Midwestern American lives in scenes ranging from dysfunctional realism to fantastical musings…
Congratulations to Barbara Monier on the publication of her compelling new novel, The Rocky Orchard.
Why has Mazie returned to her old farm—her family’s summer home and a pivotal refuge throughout her life?
While there, Mazie meets and befriends an elderly woman. Mazie is adrift on a sea of memory as she gazes toward the rocky orchard above the farmhouse when movement in the far distance captures her attention. Lula emerges eerily from the morning fog, and a gentle, cautiously loving relationship between youth and old age begins.…