Links to the Books

A Universal Book Links helps readers find books in their favorite shops and websites.

 Below are the Universal Book Links of the first three books of The Apprentice's Butler, provided you checked them on Leanpub following our "Read First, Buy Later"  policy (available for $0 in pdf, mobi and epub formats)

The Apprentice's Butler #1 : To Be Prince on Maui

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Young Adult

Themes: Coming-of-age, Balkan background, immigration story, Hawai'i drama, stolen childhood, diaspora in the U.S., Muslim identity, Maui social setting


Synopsis: To save her Serbian-Bosnian son from the ethnic cleansing tearing through the Balkan region, Emira Dizdar immigrates to the United States on a green card marriage agreement. The peaceful and safe life promised on Hawaii soon turns into an excruciating reality for her and Emir.

Emir struggles with his Balkan and Muslim identity, the language and complex social landscape of Maui as well as with the abusive dynamics of his toxic household. Yet along the way, he manages to cross paths and build relationships with remarkable individuals only found on Maui. Thanks to their support and vision, Emir dares to hope for a future beyond the suffering and the Island.

 Available in the following storeshttps://books2read.com/u/3n8V1K

As well as for free on Leanpub: https://leanpub.com/ABtobeprinceonmaui


The Apprentice's Butler #2: In the Middle Lies the River

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Young Adult, New Adult

Themes: green card marriage, Midwest setting, Muslim heritage, identity crisis, diaspora in the U.S., college life, graduate life, toxic relationships


Synopsis: Emir Sosenko departs from Maui for college, leaving behind a painful childhood and effectively cutting ties with his past. Or so he thought. Navigating life on campus is complicated if not overwhelming, at times sending him back to dark places within himself, and at others bringing confusing delights and discoveries as he goes through friendships and relationships. 

Despite his efforts, the connection with his mother brings pain back in his life at unexpected turns. Ultimately, Emir has to navigate different realities that exist in isolation from one another. His religious affiliation, ethnicity and heritage often collide as he works to turn his academic aspirations and romantic relationship into a tangible future.

Available in the following storeshttps://books2read.com/u/4jLvy2

As well as for free on Leanpub: https://leanpub.com/ABinthemiddleliestheriver

The Apprentice's Butler #3: You Drown in Your Own Water

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Young Adult, New Adult

Themes: green card marriage, Midwest setting, Muslim heritage, identity crisis, diaspora in the U.S., college life, graduate life, toxic relationships

Synopsis: To reunite with his wife while she pursues her career and they settle the paperwork, Emir finally moves to Fayetteville, Arkansas. He has to start from the beginning again and intends for the painful opportunity to be a new chapter.

His complicated home life, his novel friendships with the Muslim internationals, his disengagement from his research and his mother’s health had been the center of his waking thoughts, that is until he meets Lacie Suchan and Maghniya Taia. His relentless pursuit to be part of the tranquil yet captivating duo brings him more than what he bargains for and precipitates painful memories, overwhelming confrontations and eventually, irreversible events.

Available in the following storeshttps://books2read.com/u/bzgO2j

As well as for free on Leanpub: https://leanpub.com/youdrowninyourownwater

To Become a Reptilian Wolf

Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Adult, LGBT, Literary Eroticism

Themes: Character study, gay protagonist, 90s NYC, artist's life, toxic relationships, one-night stand culture, avant-garde music, gay lovers

Synopsis: Philip is an avant-garde synthetic music artist and a hunter within the 90s underground gay circle. His undeniable charisma and intelligence gets him ideal game for his nights at the Love Alcove, the private room of his appetites. He is waiting for his big break on the musical scene as well and reluctantly performs jazz in the mean time. One night, he spots Mo' an ideal prey and a promising sex pietist. They start a strange relationship where someone needs to have his fill.

Available on Kindle Vella 10/10 episodes by 30th of August 2021: https://www.amazon.com/kindle-vella/product/B093NDKLP4