Jim Dobkins, UCS PRESS founder, co-author of twelve books and solo author of two books
Remember the movie "Stand by Me"? The Peach Tree Limb is a collection of 50 anecdotes about adventures that Dobkins experienced from mid-1946 to October 1957. The author relives experiences in California as the son of a conman who served six prison terms and was married five times. Ranging from humor to serious, we go from Midnight the nanny goat baby-sitter to nearly driving the pickup off a cliff and getting the truck off the train tracks seconds before a freight train roars by, and a most unusual birthday present.
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Consider Dr. Larry Waldman’s child-raising classic, Who’s Raising Whom? A Parent’s Guide to Effective Child Discipline.
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We’ve got you covered with Winnie Ruth Judd: The Trunk Murders The Classic Edition. Co-authored by J. Dwight Dobkins and Robert J. Hendricks.
Also, Machine-Gun Man by George “Machine-Gun” Kelly as told to Jim Dobkins and Ben Jordan.
And My boss was the BTK killer by Mary Capps with Jim Dobkins.
Swimming at Villa Hugo by Mary Hanford is an unforgettable read. Memoirs of an American girl in Post-World War II Germany.
The Peach Tree Limb by Jim Dobkins is in 4th printing. About the UCS PRESS founder’s adventures as a boy who lived with eight different sets of parent substitutes, including two foster homes, by the time he was in 8th grade. His father married five times and served six prison terms.
The three-part, masterpiece of a saga – Retreat From Rostov by bestselling author Paul Hughes – was a Random House bestseller in 1943. Although an epic novel, it provides incredible insight into what then was the biggest battle in world history via civilians and military personnel on both sides of the German-Russian conflict. TIME Magazine called it a World War II novel with “enough melodrama to burn out every fuse in Hollywood.”
The Cross and the Crescent, by the great Armenian historian Lindy V. Avakian, is a powerful telling from Soghomon Tehlirian’s viewpoint of the Armenian Holocaust in Turkey.
The Hunting Season by Herbert Russcol with Nancy Oehmich-Russcol is a docu-drama based on historical fact. Palestine 1945-1948. The real story from Menachem Begin’s viewpoint.
Through the Fire: The True Story of a 21st Century Job by Pete Dechat. People tell him how lucky he is to be alive. He knows different. “God brought me through the fire.”
Into God’s Country by Eric Stogner with Jim Dobkins: Dreams and Visions show a Believer’s passage to Heaven. Georgia Man Writes Book To Help People Conquer Their Fear Of Dying.
We believe Love’s Fragile Flame by Phyllis Caggiano is one of the most dramatic, inspiring, historical romance novels. Be sure to also read the sequel, Love’s Pilgrimage.
GENESIS Heritage Report series – The Theft of America’s Heritage; Darwinian Delusion; The Submerging Church; and 371 Days That Scarred Our Planet– are in 4th printing. Authors Russ Miller and Jim Dobkins
Tinker Trilogy by Shelley Ballard. An allegory for the ages. Book One: The Tinker of Petros is available for purchase, as is Book Two: The Tinker's Apprentice. The author is writing Book Three: The Tinkers' War. Anyone who reads the epic confrontation between Carl and Clovis in The Tinker of Petros, will never forget it. One of the most powerful Good vs. Evil confrontations in literature.