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About the Book

GRACE

Dalton Constantine McQuaide, a divorced business consultant and resident of St. Augustine, Florida found himself alone and buried in his work. His marriage had ended because of an illicit love affair with, Sophia Modigliani, his administrative assistant. She, too, eventually left him and returned to Italy because of guilt she felt over the breakup of his family. Four years later he discovered that Sophia was fighting for her life while his was hanging in the balance. His unrequited love continued.....

Love – 40

This is a gripping tale about a north Florida family who is targeted by a psychologically tormented man. The full range of human experience is expressed, i.e., love, hate, sex, violence, romance, and even a little humor. There is little that the stalker won’t do to hurt the husband (Lennie Mason, a police officer) whom he holds responsible for the death of his lover. Lennie’s wife (Celeste) and son (Aaron) become prime targets. The suspense builds to a crescendo as.....

ACADEMIC SHARECROPPERS: Exploitation of Adjunct Faculty and the Higher Education System

This is a nonfiction book which addresses the exploitation of adjunct faculty and the higher education system.  The term “academic sharecroppers” is used synonymously with the nomenclature “adjunct faculty” because of the minimal financial and other support given to adjunct faculty by institutions of higher learning.  This book is a result of the research, personal observations, and experiences of an academic sharecropper that spans nearly three decades.  The issues of what is right, just, and fair are addressed relative to.....

Rainbows From the Heart

This is a ten-year collection of poems, 34 in all, which were originally intended for the eyes of my wife, Grace, but she thought that others should be allowed to read what I had written for her; therefore, the poems were published.

The New Emerging Credit Union World

The New Emerging Credit Union World is the second edition of THE CREDIT UNION WORLD: Theory, Process, Practice–Cases & Application.  The first edition was released just prior to the financial melt-down and the skyrocketing debt of the United States.  As a result of the political and financial upheaval, both in the U.S. and abroad, it was imperative that a second edition be published at this time. 

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, federal government backed mortgages, have been a disaster in.....

THOUGHT PROVOKING LESSONS OF LIFE: True Short Stories from the Real World

This is Volume I of other books to come. This book is a diverse compendium of actual life-learning situations, events, and conditions seen and/or experienced by or through the eyes of the author. In many cases names and places have been changed to protect the privacy of others. The purpose of this book is to share many of life’s lessons which accentuate thinking and thought production of the reader. This book is a learning tool. Between these covers, you will.....

THE CREDIT UNION WORLD

After a quarter century of serving in the credit union movement-industry by this author, this book is more comprehensive than his first book on credit unions in 1994—THE CREDIT UNION DIRECTOR: Roles, Duties, and Responsibilities.  This work examines the milieu of the credit union world as related to current theory, process, and practice.  In addition, fictional, composite cases provide the reader with the opportunity, through the application process, to analyze the performance and behavior of fictional credit unions and that of.....

How to Build A Southwestern House

This book is about building a house in the southwestern part of the United States; though, there are many things which are in common to building a similar structure in other parts of the country.  This author conducted two years of research before embarking upon such a venture.  Additionally, for the following nine months, I filmed and photographed all aspects of the task of building the structure, including performing many tasks myself.  Yet, despite that, it quickly became obvious that those.....

UPS and DOWNS

That’s Life on Earth!

Depending on the time, place, and situation, you might be on an express or a freight elevator. One minute you have an unfettered view for miles around, experiencing a natural high like Slim Pickens riding the rocket bomb in Dr. Strangelove (1964) and the next you might find yourself rummaging around in the dark basement. Unlike a rollercoaster, the ups and downs of life are NOT predictable. One minute you’re sailing into the stratosphere and the.....

Willobee’s World

Trenton “Trent” Willobee, a semi-truck driver and resident of Oatman, Arizona, who originally hailed from Macon, Georgia, is recruited by federal agents to assist them with the interdiction of drug cartels, gun runners, human smugglers, and Syrian Islamic terrorists who are pouring over the U.S. border at Tijuana, Mexico. As a former Special Forces Soldier (SFS) and trucker, he is uniquely qualified to collect on the ground intelligence for federal agencies, because one of his trucking routes often takes him.....

Clay County Country Boy

This novella and compendium represent real-world accurate accounts of a young Clay County boy’s life growing up in the woods and swamps of northeastern Florida in the late 40s and early 50s. This is a true story.

TRUMP: Man, Phenomenon, President.

This is an outstanding and unique book about President Trump. There is no other like it. It is filled with research about the greatest president of our time. Since Dr. Fountain is and has been a business-owner-consultant, entrepreneur, business graduate professor, and writer for more than three decades, he has captured the essence of President Donald J. Trump.

This book is an excellent educational tool about the president, We the People’s agenda, and the need to return to the thought.....

THE DARK SIDE OF CARMEL

Carmel, California is an idyllic setting that is very familiar to visitors and residents of that beautiful state; however, there is an underbelly of this place that is the dark side of the community. This book, from a fictional perspective, addresses matters of unspeakable crimes that have taken root, without the knowledge of the local residents and visitors. The former Chief of Police of Phoenix, Lennie Mason, and his friend, Walter Stolz, the Chief of Police of Carmel have led.....