Ad Deum qui lætíficat juventútem maem

      Peter Rodman
Ad Deum qui lætíficat juventútem maem

An American boy struggles with village life in Franco's Spain. He is baffled by his enemy.Magic is real - just not always in the ways you've imagined.Punk guitar player Kaya Cade is rather down on her luck. She's lost her job, her home, and frankly the band is going nowhere. But what really puts an exclamation mark on just how bad her situation is, is when she's attacked and almost has her eyes gouged out by a creature possessing superhuman speed and strength. Battered, dazed and confused, she believes she has encountered a faerie (not fairy, as those are cute) and turns to an ex-friend for help, Jennifer Airhart.The two had bonded as children and been close as sisters. But, as they grew, Jennifer became increasingly shy of and withdrawn from the world while Kaya found herself drawn to others who seemed outwardly stronger - and may have encouraged Kay's more aggressive tendencies, particularly toward Jen.Because of the evidence Jen is compelled to help, and together they embark on an adventure that sees them come up against the rambling CEO of a research and development company, ‘faeries’, changelings, Killer Aqua Bunnies, and The Little Queen - a tired young girl who won’t rest until she’s had revenge.Taking inspiration from fantasy and folklore and presenting it as exciting science fiction, The Little Queen is a fun adventure and thriller that will leave you asking one question - Just where the hell did that lighthouse computer come from anyway?
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    Halfwit and All Man

      Peter Rodman
Halfwit and All Man

Seventy humor essays about life in general, originally published in The Suttertown News in the last century.excerpt:"Cats are deceptive animals, and while it may not be good for a cat to be shaved before it is named, it's probably a good idea to at least wet it down good to see what it looks like under all the hair. "from Shave Your CatBefore she met Sean, all Gwen had to worry about was climbing the corporate ladder. Now she’s got to contend with breakups, crazy exes, a painful secret and a man dressed as a hotdog.If only Sean weren’t so good looking and kind. If only her heart would stick to the plans she’d made with so much care. If only the night sky weren’t so beautiful when you view it lying next to someone you love.
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