Maybe your spouse just bought you a brewing kit and you want to learn a little more about this home brewing thing. Or maybe you're just curious. If so, this is the book for you. There are a lot of details in brewing and sometimes it can get overwhelming. Beginning brewers often say they worry they're not worrying about the right things. That's why they need this book. The general rule is -- don't worry. There are a few things you need to pay attention to, but by all means, chill. Home brewing ingredients are so good these days that if you're moderately careful you can make really good beer at home. Without worrying.
Beginner's Guide to All-Grain Brewing
If you've tried basic homebrewing and are curious about all-grain brewing, this is the book for you. It's a quick and easy introduction to the essentials. It covers what you need to know without going into too much detail or the geeky specifics. It explains the basics about grains, what goes on in the mash and lauter tun, what you need to know about equipment and process, and provides practical tips, schedules and calculators to make sure you know how to brew your first all-grain batch.
Pipe Dreams is an urban fantasy / psychological thriller set in and around Washington, D.C. When John Matthews starts smoking his grandfather’s pipe (mysteriously obtained) he starts to see visions of his dead wife. Is he going insane, or has he discovered a dark family secret? Can John beat the forces that conspire to send his life into a downward spiral? And can he break the constraints of time and space and re-unite with his lost love?
The Witch's Promise
John is simply not the type to fall for a witch. But when Jillian kisses him under a moon-lit sky, all bets are off. He falls into another world of tarot cards and pagan revelries and waking dreams and visions. He finds himself falling madly in love with the last woman he would have ever thought. Can John escape the ingrained habits of a life of skepticism and embrace the weird spirituality of a Wiccan. Should he?
The World Next Door
"The World Next Door" is made up of three short novels: The Hidden Village, The Underground Escape, and The Elf Assassin. You can buy the whole collection or each of the titles individually.
Jeremy Mitchell is a refugee from a separatist, anti-technology community who is a fish out of water in the high-tech society of the 21st century. He recklessly plunges himself into his new environment and finds himself caught in a confusing web of technology and intrigue. Powerful forces try to make him a pawn in a contest between rival intelligence organizations, but he doesn't play along with their game and makes his own rules. His loyalties are tested by a budding love affair with a young college student, who, along with her computer geek girlfriend, are unintentionally pulled into the conflict. Paperback: $9.99 Kindle: $2.99
This collection of exciting short stories explores a wide variety of themes and settings. A patriarch is stuck in a world ruled by women. A murderer is troubled by a religious tract. A hat transforms a shy man into a chick magnate and lands him in trouble with the mob. A possessed woman struggles to find meaning to her life after her demon is cast out. A nightmare experience in the office. A "family values" guy caught in a sordid affair. A man who fathers a child on a witch. You never know what you'll find in Tales from Crow Hill. Get it now for just $2.99.
Shy Hans can't make any progress with the lovely Sara and is afraid to approach her, but then a mysterious hat gives Hans the skill and confidence of an experienced pick-up artist. As he learns how to use the hat he discovers that he has his choice of many beautiful women. Will Hans stay devoted to Sara? Is there a secret price that comes with use of the hat? And has Hans gone too far in dating the fabulous Julia, the girlfriend of a dangerous gangster? Get it now for just $0.99.
Sam is a patriarch caught in a world ruled by women. In this dystopian future, men can't go to college, work white collar jobs, or even own books. They do all the hard and dangerous work that keeps the economy moving, while a select few of the most gifted women rule society and lead ostentatious lives of privilege. Other women are left to breed. Sam isn't the kind of guy to take this lying down. Kindle: $0.99 The cover art for this eBook is from delafo at fiverr.com.
The Inner Voice
Al knows exactly what Johnson is up to, and he isn't going to allow him to get away with it any longer. This human cancer has to be stopped before he ruins even more lives. Justice has to be done. But Al has to move carefully. Purchases for the job need to be discreet, and untraceable. He needs to learn how to make his own weapons that will leave no evidence at the scene of the crime. All the while, the tech guys at the office are watching, ... and Al wonders if he'll ever resolve his inner turmoil. Get it now for just $0.99.
Attack of the Tinkers
This is a collection of short stories based around the concepts in The Hidden Village, an (as-yet) imaginary game for city dwellers to play in their off hours -- at lunch or happy hour, or as they wander the city streets. The participants join a guild and compete with one another for members, points and territory. But there’s a secret purpose to the game that the players don’t know about. Get it now on the Kindle.