Bio: Rita Y. Toews is a Canadian author living in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She has written three electronic books for children and as well, she has co-authored several novels with Alex Domokos. "The Price of Freedom" won a Clara Award and an Eppie Award and has been produced in audio by Blackstone Audio. "Prometheus", a future fiction novel, was short listed for an Eppie in 2004 and was on the McNally Robinson best-seller list for two weeks. "Body Traffic", a novel set in her home town, was recently short- listed for the Margaret Laurence Book Award. Her children's book, The Bully, is being used in elementary schools throughout Canada and the United States. Her short stories have been published in numerous magazines, including: Western People, Mysterical-E, Columbia Magazine, A Cup of Comfort for Christmas and Thirteen Hands.
Sonja Slepsik hoped for a family reunion when an offer came to smuggle her out of Ukraine. Little did she realize she would be sold into the sex trade in Canada to help pay down her addicted brother's debts. His parting gift to her is information that she has an uncle living in Canada. Her hope is that before she is forced to work by her madam, Rosa Sinclair, in Winnipeg she can investigate within the large Ukrainian community to see if anyone knows the whereabouts of her mysterious relative. Wh... more info>>
"Prometheus, you are glad that you have outwitted me and stolen fire... but I will give men as the price for fire an evil thing in which they may all be glad of heart while they embrace their own destruction. " So speaks Zeus, of ancient mythology, to the demi-God Prometheus. Man has given over the power of planning, and mastering of his destiny to machines. The complexity of these machines inevitably leads to miscalculations that have devastating consequences for the planet. After a cataclysm o... more info>>
Ten Chocolates from the Box is a collection of short Christian stories drawn from events in the authors' own lives. The stories encompass a variety of genre--from humor to quiet reflection. Experience Christmas in a Soviet prisoner of war camp, be reminded of God's gentle leading, or spend a riotous day in the life of a housewife. Ten Chocolates from the Box will bring you to laughter and move you to tears; the perfect read for those times when you need a "special" moment.
It is an era of corruption, intrigue and seduction. Caesar Augustus has died and Tiberius is about to become the second emperor of Rome. Marco, former slave in the house of Claudius, is now a freedman and has become master of the grain shipments at the Claudia Procula estate in Ostia. Procula and her cousin, Claudius the Stammerer, unwittingly involve Marco in a political scheme that could threaten the throne and puts them all at risk. For everyone's safety, Marco is forced into the Roman Legion... more info>>
Captured by the Russians at the end of World War II, Alex Domokos spent six years as a slave laborer in the Soviet Union rebuilding the ravages of war. Upon his release, distrusted by the puppet communist regime in Budapest, he was condemned to internal exile within his native Hungary. The revolution of 1956 at last provided a window of opportunity to flee to freedom but he and his wife had to leave their three-year-old daughter behind. It would be another 6 years before the family was reunited ... more info>>