Sunshine Blues

Author: Bob Calverley 1968. Sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll but the peace and love are dying along with Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy.Sunshine’s sixteen and needs to grow up. Fast. Sure, they’re playing her songs on the radio and there’s money in her pocket. But she just found…

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Seasons of the Birch

Author: Susan M. Puska Seasons of the Birch is a story of perseverance, sacrifice, and resilience. Susan Puska brings realism and heart to a novel that showcases the untold stories of women, minorities, and marginalized men who served their country yet seldom get the recognition they deserve.Ruth Amundsen grew up…

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Compassion, Michigan: The Ironwood Stories

Encompassing some 130 years in Ironwood’s history, Compassion, Michigan illuminates characters struggling to adapt to their circumstances starting in the present day, with its subsequent stories rolling back in time to when Ironwood was first founded. What does it mean to live in a small town–so laden with its glory…

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When Teddy Came to Town

  Author: Tyler R. Tichelaar Matthew Newman, reporter for the New York Empire Sentinel, should have seen his assignment to cover the trial as the opportunity of a lifetime. But Matthew is also a native of Marquette, Michigan, where the trial will be held. Matthew left Marquette long ago and…

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Fayette: A Time to Leave

  Author: Donna Winters Violet Harrigan is rocked by the loss of her father and her home. Can Guy Legard overcome her sadness with his friendship and love? ISBN: 9780923048914 Publisher: Bigwater Publishing LLC (2009) Format: Paperback  More details…

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Fayette: A Time to Laugh

  Author: Donna Winters Flora McAdams cares for the town’s injured pets and has no time for romance. Then Sven Jorgensen arrives in Fayette. Can he win her heart? ISBN: 0923048901 Publisher: Bigwater Publishing LLC (2005) Format: Paperback More details…

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Fayette: A Time to Love

  Author Donna Winters Lavinia Adams takes an instant disliking to the dirty, stinking, furnace town of Fayette. Can Huck Harrigan change her opinion and win her heart? ISBN: 0923048898 Publisher: Bigwater Publishing LLC (2002) Format: Paperback More details…  

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For the Love of Roses

  Author: Donna Winters Carey McIlwain resigns her teaching job to take up the reigns of the family florist business, unaware of the challenges that await her. ISBN: 9780923048938 Publisher: Bigwater Publishing LLC (2012) Format: Paperback More details…  

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Aurora of North Manitou Island

Author: Donna Winters Aurora Richards finds her new marriage challenged from the moment she says, “I do.”  Where is the light that will guide her through troubled waters? ISBN: 0923048812 Publisher: Bigwater Publishing LLC (1993) Format: Paperback More details…

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Charlotte of South Manitou Island

  Author: Donna Winters Charlotte Richards and Seth Trevelyn grow up together at the light station on South Manitou Island. Can childhood friendship lead to lifelong romance? ISBN: 0923048790 Publisher: Bigwater Publishing LLC (1992) Format: Paperback More details…    

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The Captain and the Widow

  Author: Donna Winters Twenty-year-old Lily Atwood Haynes stands alone at the helm of a shipping company. Can Captain Hoyt Curtiss help her navigate the choppy waters of widowhood? ISBN: 0923048766 Publisher: Bigwater Publishing (1990) Format: Paperback

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Mackinac: A Grand Hotel Romance

Author: Donna Winters Victoria Whitmore heads to Grand Hotel to collect payment for the furniture her father made. But Rand Bartlett, the hotel’s manager, poses an unexpected challenge.  ISBN: 9780923048754 Publisher: Bigwater Publishing (2013) Format: Paperback More details…

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The Only Thing That Lasts

Author: Tyler R. Tichelaar The story of Robert ONeill, the famous novelist introduced in The Marquette Trilogy. As a young boy during World War I, Robert must go to live in Marquette, MI with his grandmother and aunt. ISBN: 978-0-9791790-4-4 Publisher: Marquette Fiction (2009) Format: Paperback & Ebook More details…

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Superior Heritage

  Marquette Trilogy, Book Three by Tichelaar, Tyler R. The story of a town, cherishing its past and embracing its future as the twentieth century ends. ISBN: 978-0-9791790-2-0 Publisher: Marquette Fiction (2009) Format: Paperback & Ebook More details about this book…

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The Queen City

Marquette Trilogy, Book Two Author: Tyler R. Tichelaar The Queen City depicts a small Upper Michigan town undergoing change during the Great Depression and two world wars. ISBN: 595398812 Publisher: Marquette Fiction (2006) Format: Paperback & Ebook More details about this book…

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Narrow Lives

  Author: Tyler R. Tichelaar Marquette Trilogy spin-off. Depicts the influence one person has, even in death, upon others and explores the prisons of grief, loneliness, and fear created when people doubt their own worthiness. ISBN: 978-0-9791790-3-7 Publisher: Marquette Fiction (2008) Format: Paperback & Ebook More details about this book…

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Iron Pioneers

  Marquette Trilogy, Book One Author: Tyler R. Tichelaar A multi-generational novel about Marquette, its history and people. ISBN: 595380913 Publisher: Marquette Fiction (2006) Format: Paperback & Ebook More details about this book…

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Willpower

Willpower, a play by Tyler Tichealaar

  An Original Play about Marquette’s Ossified Man Author: Tyler R. Tichelaar When Will S. Adams was diagnosed with ossification, a mysterious disease that caused his tissues to harden until he became nearly a living statue, he refused to quit living life fully and was immensely productive ISBN: 978-0-99624000-0 Publisher:…

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