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Heavenly Messages Star in Calf’s Adventure; Betty Page and Phil Wallace Release New Children’s Book

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Dog Ear Publishing releases “The Calf and the Stars” by Betty Page, illustrated by Phil Wallace.

A little calf finds some unexpected friends when he becomes trapped in a ravine in this new picture book released by Dog Ear Publishing.

It’s not easy being on your own, especially when you’re young. A little calf with a tendency to wander off gets more than he bargained for when a fast-moving storm leaves him trapped in a ravine all alone. As the story goes in this new children’s book, even the rancher can’t retrieve the scared calf because of the deep snow. Luckily, he’s got some friends in the sky who keep his hope alive.

“The Calf and the Stars” provides a beautiful lesson about the power of friendship, even when it’s between stars and a little calf. When he begins to cry, the stars spell out encouraging messages so the little calf knows he’s not alone. Told in simple rhymes designed for reading aloud, this delightful children’s book offers a heartwarming story that charms adults and children alike. The gentle watercolor illustrations pair beautifully with the story, offering a reminder that friendship can be found in unlikely places.

Author Betty Page and illustrator Phil Wallace recently teamed up for the children’s book “It’s Neat to Eat.” Page, a freelance writer who used the name Betty Russell, wrote human interest articles for the New York Times, Seventeen Magazine and local newspapers. Wallace, whose cartoons have appeared in trade magazines such as Advertising Age and Broadcast Magazine, also illustrated “Tiger Tales,” a book about the Flying Tigers in World War II.

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For additional information, please visit www.thecalfandthestars.com.

The Calf and the Stars

Betty Page

Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-4575-1860-7                        18 pages                        $10.95 US

Available at Ingram, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and fine bookstores everywhere.

About Dog Ear Publishing, LLC

Dog Ear Publishing offers completely customized self-publishing services for independent authors. We provide cost-effective, fast, and highly profitable services to publish and distribute independently published books. Our book publishing and distribution services reach worldwide. Dog Ear authors retain all rights and complete creative control throughout the entire self-publishing process. Self-publishing services are available globally at dogearpublishing.net and from our offices in Indianapolis.

Dog Ear Publishing – self-publishing that actually makes sense.

New Fiction Release Supernatural Thriller of Deception and Mystery; Book by Fredrick S. dela Cruz

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Dog Ear Publishing releases “Returning Blaze: Through Flesh and Bone” by Fredrick S. dela Cruz.

As you read the first sentence of the novel, you know that the world is askew, because the sky “shimmers beautifully light green, completely enveloping the earth in an unnatural hue.” But can the one to set the world aright be a man lost in grief, alcohol, and bitter seclusion? A man withered away by the untimely death of his wife and little boy?

“Returning Blaze: Through Flesh and Bone” delivers riveting mystery and one gripping revelation after another. First, the story unfolds as two FBI agents struggle to solve a series of gruesome murders. Their only clues are the strange symbols tattooed on the victims’ wrists and a tiny blood-red pearl-like object lodged in their ears. The victims, drained of blood, are the aftermath of a supernatural being that seeks a rare, unique blood in order to augment its own innate power.

Then, there is the unnamed hero, the man isolated from the world by his grief. “The hero is nameless for a length of time in the story,” author Fredrick S. dela Cruz explains, “in order to build a mystique around the character. The reader wonders, who is he? What are his origins? What is he?” He is tormented by dreams and flashbacks of memories long forgotten, memories of a past in which he knows he did not live, and eras in history of which he could not have been part. How could they be his memories? Gradually, he begins to wield abilities that no other human has, and the symbol found on the victims’ wrists is the same one mysteriously materializing on his own wrist.

Next, you see an enigmatic hooded man as the master puppeteer, wielding deception. On one hand, he orchestrates the offences of the bloodthirsty being. But on the other, he draws out the hero from seclusion, manipulating and forcing him to try to stop the murders. Moreover, he executes a scheme to annihilate cities around the globe. Even so, he must vanquish his own personal demons.

Lastly, an entity, with the form like a black smoke of death, makes its bargains with humans and manipulates them to their destruction. Having the ability to traverse time and space, it eventually traps the nameless hero in an inescapable deception, preventing him from saving the world.

Author Fredrick S. dela Cruz brings the captivating plot lines gracefully together into a thrilling ending you could not have foreseen. The novel is a product of his love for writing since his early teens. Of Filipino and Norwegian descent, he has lived in Southern California since his childhood.

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For additional information, please visit www.returningblaze.com.

Returning Blaze: Through Flesh and Bone

Fredrick S. dela Cruz

Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-4575-1891-1                        532 pages                        $24.95 US

Available at Ingram, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and fine bookstores everywhere.

 

About Dog Ear Publishing, LLC

Dog Ear Publishing offers completely customized self-publishing services for independent authors. We provide cost-effective, fast, and highly profitable services to publish and distribute independently published books. Our book publishing and distribution services reach worldwide. Dog Ear authors retain all rights and complete creative control throughout the entire self-publishing process. Self-publishing services are available globally at dogearpublishing.net and from our offices in Indianapolis.

Dog Ear Publishing – self-publishing that actually makes sense.