Best Andrew Joyce books

Bedtime Stories for Grown-Ups

Andrew Joyce

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Bedtime Stories for Grown-ups is a jumble of genres—seven hundred pages of fiction and non-fiction … some stories included against the author’s better judgment. If he had known that one day they’d be published, he might not have been as honest when describing his past. Here is a tome of true stories about the author’s criminal and misspent youth, historical accounts of the United States when She was young, and tales of imagination encompassing every conceivable variety—all presented as though the author is sitting next to you at a bar and you’re buying the drinks as long as he keeps coming up with captivating stories to hold your interest. Comprised of 216,000 words, you’ll have plenty to read for the foreseeable future. This is a book to have on your night table, to sample a story each night before extinguishing the lights and drifting off to a restful sleep. Mr. Joyce sincerely hopes that you will enjoy his stories because, as he has stated, “It took a lot of living to come up with the material for some of them.”

Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect

Patricia Junker

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An insightful and essential new survey of Wyeth’s entire career, situating the milestones of his art within the trajectory of 20th-century American life 

This major retrospective catalogue explores the impact of time and place on the work of beloved American painter Andrew Wyeth (1917–2009). While previous publications have mainly analyzed Wyeth’s work thematically, this publication places him fully in the context of the long 20th century, tracing his creative development from World War I through the new millennium.
 
Published to coincide with the centenary of Wyeth’s birth, the book looks at four major chronological periods in the artist’s career: Wyeth as a product of the interwar years, when he started to form his own “war memories” through military props and documentary photography he discovered in his father’s art studio; the change from his “theatrical” pictures of the 1940s to his own visceral responses to the landscape around Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and his family’s home in Maine; his sudden turn, in 1968, into the realm of erotic art, including a completely new assessment of Wyeth’s “Helga pictures”—a series of secret, nude depictions of his neighbor Helga Testorf—within his career as a whole; and his late, self-reflective works, which includes the discussion of his previously unknown painting entitled Goodbye, now believed to be Wyeth’s last work. 

Yellow Hair

Andrew Joyce

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Through no fault of his own, a young man is thrust into a new culture just at the time that culture is undergoing massive changes. It is losing its identity, its lands, and its dignity. He not only adapts, he perseveres and, over time, becomes a leader--and on occasion, the hand of vengeance against those who would destroy his adopted people.

Yellow Hair documents the injustices done to the Sioux Nation from their first treaty with the United States in 1805 through Wounded Knee in 1890. Every death, murder, battle, and outrage written about actually took place. The historical figures that play a role in this fact-based tale of fiction were real people and the author uses their real names. Yellow Hair is an epic tale of adventure, family, love, and hate that spans most of the 19th century.
This is American history.

Awarded Book of the Year by Just Reviews
Awarded Best Historical Fiction of 2016 by Colleen's Book Reviews.
 
Andrew Joyce is the recipient of the 2013 Editors' Choice Award for Best Western for his novel, Redemption: The Further Adventures of Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer.

REDEMPTION: The Further Adventures of Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer

Andrew Joyce

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The Winner of the 2013 Editors' Choice Award for Best Western
Three men come together in the town of Redemption, Colorado, each for his own purpose. Huck Finn is a famous lawman who does not hesitate to use his gun to protect the weak. He has come to right a terrible wrong. After his wife's death, Tom Sawyer does not want to live anymore; he has come to die. The third man, the Laramie Kid, a killer Huck and Tom befriended years earlier has come to kill a man. For these three men Death is a constant companion. For these three men it is their last chance for redemption.

His novel, Yellow Hair, has been awarded Book of the Year by Just Reviews and Best Historical Fiction of 2016 by Colleen's Book Reviews.

Resolution: Huck Finn's Greatest Adventure

Andrew Joyce

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It is 1896 in the Yukon Territory, Canada. The largest gold strike in the annals of human history has just been made; however, word of the discovery will not reach the outside world for another year.By happenstance, a fifty-nine-year-old Huck Finn and his lady friend, Molly Lee, are on hand, but they are not interested in gold. They have come to that neck of the woods seeking adventure.Someone should have warned them, "Be careful what you wish for."When disaster strikes, they volunteer to save the day by making an arduous six hundred mile journey by dog sled in the depths of a Yukon winter. They race against time, nature, and man. With the temperature hovering around seventy degrees below zero, they must fight every day if they are to live to see the next.On the frozen trail, they are put upon by murderers, hungry wolves, and hostile Indians, but those adversaries have nothing over the weather. At seventy below, your spit freezes a foot from your face. Your cheeks burn--your skin turns purple and black as it dies from the cold. You are in constant danger of losing fingers and toes to frostbite.It is into this world that Huck and Molly race.They cannot stop. They cannot turn back. They can only go on. Lives hang in the balance--including theirs.

Andrew Joyce is the recipient of the 2013 Editors' Choice Award for Best Western for his novel, Redemption: The Further Adventures of Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer.
His novel, Yellow Hair, has been awarded Book of the Year by Just Reviews and Best Historical Fiction of 2016 by Colleen's Book Reviews.

Bible Legacy of the Black Race: The Prophecy Fulfilled

Joyce Andrews

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What was the mystery behind the expressions made by those old great-grandparents who used to say: "We're in the Bible" and "We came from king." What once were speculations and riddles are now revealed as truths for those who wish to know what the Bible says regarding this complicated issue.

Bruins' Peak Bears Box Set (Volume I)

Sarah J. Stone

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The complete first installment of the Bruins' Peak Bears stories. Books 1-5 now with an extra Book 0 backstory!



Book 0: Lily
The year is 1885, and the dusty little town of Iron Bark is just a stage stop on the vast frontier. Lily Cunningham steps off the coach to find a strange man greeting her. Luther Campbell is dapper, rich, and definitely interested in her, but Lily senses something sinister about him from her very first glance. He confirms her suspicions when he refuses to intervene when ruffians attack an innocent mountain man in the street right in front of her. Lily has no choice but to intervene herself.

She finds herself drawn to Jude Farrell in spite of his rough clothing and his unpolished manners. When she meets him again in town, sparks fly and romance blooms. Luther Campbell isn’t happy to lose Lily’s attentions, though, and he sets about making their lives as difficult as possible. In no time, a web of danger, mystery, and competing passions sweep Lily into an unknown world where nothing is what it seems. Can she find her way to a brave new future, or will the frontier’s many dangers overcome her and destroy all her hopes and dreams?


Book 1: Star
Star Cunningham is a Bruin princess who can make any man weak in the knees, with a temper to match. She can’t stand listening to her father and brothers talk non-stop about the feud raging across Bruins’ Mountain between the Cunninghams and the rival Farrell tribe. Every Bruin in the territory gets pulled into the bloodbath somehow. Star can only escape to her favorite look-out on Bruins’ Peak, but when she gets there, she finds her bench occupied by Brody Farrell.

Brody is muscular, powerful, and certain of his right to claim the Peak as his own. He represents everything Star hates about this feud, but when Star flies in a rage at him, he stands up to her as no one else has ever dared to do. While they’re calling each other names, she lets slip the secret that her father wants to marry her to the son of the Kerr tribe to seal an alliance against the Farrells.

Now what did she have to go and do that for? Will Brody betray her secret to her blood enemies, or can these two dynamic forces find a romance that can blossom in the midst of mayhem?

Book 3: Aurora
Book 4: Shockwaves
Book 5: Lyrics

The Occidental Quarterly: Western Perspectives on Man, Culture, and Politics (Spring 2017 - Vol. 17, No. 1) (Volume 17)

Kevin MacDonald Ph.D.

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The Occidental Quarterly provides scholarly articles on Western history and culture. The articles are written from a variety of perspectives, including intellectual history, evolutionary biology, behavior genetics, and ethnic studies. The Spring, 2017 issue (Vol. 17, no. 1) contains 136 pages of content, beginning with editor Prof. Kevin MacDonald's article on the Indo-European genetic and cultural legacy in Europe. Prof. Ricardo Duchesne continues his contributions to TOQ with an article on Carl Schmitt and immigration policy. Other recurrent contributors are Dr. Andrew Joyce on T.S. Eliot, and Prof. Andrew Fraser on globalism and Christian ethics.

The issue also includes several book reviews: Guillaume Durocher on the culture of Italian fascism, Nelson Rosit reviewing Prof. Virginia Abernethy's recent book on population policy, and Brenton Sanderson on the contribution of the ancient Greeks.

Opening the Field of Practical Theology: An Introduction

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Opening the Field of Practical Theology introduces students to practical theology through an examination of fifteen different approaches—ranging from feminist to liberationist, Roman Catholic to evangelical, Asian American to Latino/a.

After an introduction to the
field of practical theology and its broad range of practice today, the book features chapters written by leading experts in the discipline. Each chapter has an identical structure to facilitate comparison, covering historical context, key features and figures, norms and sources of authority, theory-practice, contexts, interdisciplinary considerations, areas of current and future research, and suggested readings.

Opening the Field of Practical Theology is an ideal introduction to the field, highlighting the diverse ways practical theology is engaged today.

My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War

Andrew Carroll

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From the New York Times bestselling author of War Letters and Behind the Lines, Andrew Carroll’s My Fellow Soldiers draws on a rich trove of both little-known and newly uncovered letters and diaries to create a marvelously vivid and moving account of the American experience in World War I, with General John Pershing featured prominently in the foreground.
 
Andrew Carroll’s intimate portrait of General Pershing, who led all of the American troops in Europe during World War I, is a revelation. Given a military force that on the eve of its entry into the war was downright primitive compared to the European combatants, the general surmounted enormous obstacles to build an army and ultimately command millions of U.S. soldiers. But Pershing himself—often perceived as a harsh, humorless, and wooden leader—concealed inner agony from those around him: almost two years before the United States entered the war, Pershing suffered a personal tragedy so catastrophic that he almost went insane with grief and remained haunted by the loss for the rest of his life, as private and previously unpublished letters he wrote to family members now reveal. Before leaving for Europe, Pershing also had a passionate romance with George Patton’s sister, Anne. But once he was in France, Pershing fell madly in love with a young painter named Micheline Resco, whom he later married in secret.
 
Woven throughout Pershing’s story are the experiences of a remarkable group of American men and women, both the famous and unheralded, including Harry Truman, Douglas Macarthur, William “Wild Bill” Donovan, Teddy Roosevelt, and his youngest son Quentin. The chorus of these voices, which begins with the first Americans who enlisted in the French Foreign Legion 1914 as well as those who flew with the Lafayette Escadrille, make the high stakes of this epic American saga piercingly real and demonstrates the war’s profound impact on the individuals who served—during and in the years after the conflict—with extraordinary humanity and emotional force.