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a novel by Richard Stephenson – released May 2012 in digital format, available in paperback July 2012

America is falling, ready to join the Roman Empire as a distant memory in the annals of history. The year is 2027. Tired and desperate, the American people are deep in the middle of The Second Great Depression. The Florida coastline is in ruins from the most powerful hurricane on record, a second just like it is bearing down on the state of Texas. For the first time in history, the Middle East has united as one and amassed the most formidable army the world has seen since the Third Reich. A hidden army of terrorists are on American soil. This is the story of three men. Howard Beck, the world’s richest man, also diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. Richard Dupree, ex-Navy SEAL turned escaped convict. Maxwell Harris, a crippled, burnt out Chief of Police of a small Texas town. At first they must fight for their own survival against impossible odds. Finally, the three men must band together to save their beloved country from collapse.

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a book by Stephen Plowright

If you are a manager of technical people, you will already have an intuitive understanding that many of your personnel have natural traits and abilities in common that help to make them good at what they do. In many technical teams, around half of the workers will score significantly higher than average on an Asperger test. This book explains the benefits of understanding Asperger traits. Distilled to the relevant and concise facts, this manual is easily read and absorbed by busy managers. It is also useful for technical people who want to better understand their own traits and abilities, and also their rights in the workplace. For those interested in further reading, books are suggested at the end of each chapter.

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Sisters Amy Lewis Faircloth of Hampden, Maine and Joanne Lewis of Florida have published their first co-written novel about a single mother who is battling addiction struggling to raise her adopted son who is a teen on quest to find his birth parents, understand his Asperger’s Syndrome, and be a better son.

Faircloth and her teenage son both have AS, and much of the fictional story is written based on their personal traits.  The project began as a way for the sisters to do something fun together.  It took three years to complete, and after having a difficult time finding a publisher, they decided to post some of the chapters online via a blog.

The book has won the online 2011 Reader Favorite Award and is among the finalists for the Royal Palm Literary Awards, which will be announced October 22 at a writer’s conference in Orlando, Florida.

You can read the first two chapters of the book online at www.amyandjoanne.com.