Introducing Stephanie J. Mayo, author of My Voice…God’s Mouthpiece

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Stephanie J. Mayo, God’s mouthpiece, a sanctified wife, a mother and a licensed minister. She is a graduate of Lynchburg College with a B.A. degree in Communications and a minor in Business Administration. She also holds a B.S. in Education from Liberty University and is currently a middle school business teacher. Although Stephanie has achieved many accomplishments with the most recent being an author, she recognizes that her righteousness didn’t come from things she has done, but through God’s mercy, which gave her a new birth and a new life through the dunamis power of the Holy Spirit. She resides in Virginia with her husband, Francisco, and three children, Miguel, Manuel and Morgan.

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My Voice, God’s Mouthpiece takes you on the journey of a woman who needs God and awakening her voice in order to fulfill her purpose. Her voice was silenced as a result of sexual abuse and rape during her adolescent years, the unbearable loss of her unborn son and other loved-ones, devastating job loss and unexpected health issues. Her pain produced her purpose, her trauma fueled her testimony and her tears became liquid words that drew her closer to God. My Voice, God’s Mouthpiece offers a cognizance of restoration, healing, direction to faith focus, peace and hope.

Introducing John Black, editor of Journal of a Whaling Voyage: Kept by a Green Horn in the Forecastle of the Ship Nimrod Commencing Nov. 1st, 1842

“The publishing process was trouble free. Everyone was knowledgeable on their specialty and made the process move smoothly.”

John Black was born in 1945 in San Francisco. He grew up mostly in the South Bay Area. After high school, he enlisted in the US Army and served in Thule, Greenland and Vietnam. He retired in 2015 after 22 years in computer networking.

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A whaling adventure in the North Pacific. This is the story of my Great Grandfather’s voyage on a whaling ship from New Bedford to the North Pacific and back from 1842 to 1845. The official log of that voyage of the Nimrod is missing so this the only log available. He kept a running daily log throughout the voyage. Some days little happened and others were full of action and danger. Hawaii was the place that they returned to in order to replenish their supplies, load wood to make barrels, repair the whale boats and the ship, and get fresh food and water. At one point when his boat lowered for a whale, after a long chase out of visual contact with the ship, the whale dived and came up under the whale boat, crushing it and dumping the crew into the sea. Graham was one of two survivors but was on the verge of letting go and sinking when the ship finally rescued them. I have added some information on terms that were used on the whale ships, the tools of the trade, a bit about the types of ships that were used and the types of whales that they sought, as well as several surviving letters that were written to Graham while he was on that voyage.

Introducing K.R. Cady, author of Road Girl

“I love OP and in particular all the support I received from Colleen. On my first marketing attempt, I have been invited to participate in a book festival at Barnes and Noble in Tucson. Thank you so much for my beautiful book and all the efforts of everyone who made this a reality.”

K.R. Cady is a nurse, teacher, wife, mother, and grandmother. Her goal as a Christian writer is to tell a story with hope as the ultimate purpose for all who read it. She lived in Alaska most of her life and currently resides in Arizona with her husband.

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Hazel E. Barnhill fled into the darkness, boots crunching in the snow, lungs filling with cold air. An image of her mom, head bowed over the kitchen table on folded arms, broke Hazel’s heart. These were the first moments of her life as a 16-year-old pregnant, emancipated teenager, although she didn’t know what that meant yet… Hazel’s remarkable journey begins when her friend Jack gives her a ride on the darkest night of her life. She encounters safe people and places and treacherous circumstances as she walks the road of young adulthood as a single mom. Along the way, she works, studies, nurses, loves, and struggles with loss. Redemption and healing play a big part in her journey, and with her faith in God, stubborn hope, and the good friends she meets along the way, there is never any doubt that this resilient young woman will go the distance. Road Girl is the inspirational story of a girl who learns to reconcile her past, embrace her future, and make her way out of the wilderness of abandonment and abuse.