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Books by Diane Carey

  • Banners

    America’s untold true stories: A spunky little nation, unprepared and ignored in a world of conflict . . . A mediocre poet from Maryland who could’ve been President if he’d just said yes . . . and what is he doing on a British truce vessel in the middle of a bombardment? The commandant of a tiny fort who thinks his boring outpost might be important someday . . . A Baltimore widow asked to make a flag as big as her house . . . One day in 1814, these ordinary people would be within five miles of each other, witness to the same stunning event, and they would change history. At a time when the only instant communication over distances was done with signal flags, a country with only 6 warships declares war on a navy with 900 . . . A reckless American privateer captain takes the War of 1812 to the very doorsteps of London . . . A Royal Navy captain is obsessed and humiliated into a acts of revenge . . . A foreign spy known only as the French Jew tries to manipulate them all . . . Banners is the novel that fills the gaps in American history–the details we all think we know, but don’t really . . . who are these people, and how did their independent actions turn world politics and warfare upside down?

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  • How to Help Stray Pets and Not Get Stuck

    You’re going about your daily life when it happens: you see a dog on the side of the road, confused and lost. Or maybe a frightened kitten where no kitten should be. Or you witness a pet as it is tossed out of a passing car. . .what can you do? Take charge and risk getting stuck with a pet you don’t want? Pass it by and feel bad forever? Worry in the middle of the night about whether you should have helped?

    How to Help Stray Pets and Not Get Stuck offers step by step methods for taking action to help stray dogs and cats, so that you can take them home without disrupting your home. And then how to find them excellent permanent homes. This is the method developed from scratch by one Mid West family, a method that has worked for over 30 years. This is how to help the helpless without becoming an animal hoarder by explaining what to do and what not to do.

    Learn to plan ahead, buy the right things, take charge, write effective ads, connect with the world of pet rescue, get help if you need it, ask the right questions, and be proficient and firm when someone calls to adopt your stray.

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New York Times bestselling author Diane Carey has published over fifty books, both fiction and nonfiction, including the bestselling Star Trek series. She has written multiple articles, columns, case studies and essays, and has appeared on several TV and radio programs on a wide range of subjects. She has also done considerable public speaking, including seminars about helping stray pets without getting hurt or getting stuck with keeping them permanently, instead finding new homes for them so the household is free to help the next one that comes along.