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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Life of Cyn

    by Caitlin Avery
    Some say life begins at forty.   Cyn Mckinley hopes so since her former life is over. Home foreclosure, a cross-country move, and hidden drinking problem pretty much killed it. Being crushed by crippling anxiety doesn’t help.   When she discovers that her husband's new boss is the monster who raped her in high school, she spirals further down. Struggling to process this revelation, she conceals it from her husband because they need his job. Instead, she numbs her pain with too much wine, dri... more
  • The Nobodies

    by Alanna Schubach
    Jess and Nina, Nina and Jess … to everyone else they’re typical best friends, sharing closeness and confidences in their own little world. But Nina and Jess have a secret. Simply by touching their foreheads together, they can swap bodies. In Jess’s assertive persona, self-conscious Nina turns bolder, free to say what she’s frightened to voice on her own. Inhabiting Nina, Jess becomes part of the loving, stable family she craves. Now, in crisis after her father’s death, Jess has reentered N... more
  • Burning The Witches: (Introducing the Underworld Series)

    by Penn Fawn

    Burning The Witches is the prelude to the Underworld series of books, a spin off from author Penn Fawn's Necropolis dark fantasy novels.

    It is a semi-biographical account of the witch Hespatia and her peers in a world of enduring apprehension and terror for those who dared to try practicing their pagan faith.

    Witches, wizards, wicca, nature worshipers and paganists of all kinds are invited to read about its protagonist and central figures whose interest lay in exploring subjec... more

  • Sister Liberty

    by Gregory Hill
    Their American Dream was simply to survive. It wasn’t simple. Set in 1885, and spanning from France to Indiana, Sister Liberty’s wry absurdism centers on Annie, Euphémie, & young Auguste, three French nationals drawn across the Atlantic by a combination of murderous circumstances and a chance encounter with a group of beneficent religious cultists. Things go about as well as one would expect. With its cast of obedient romantics, mystical nutbags, and adorable cynics, Sister Liberty... more
  • The Anstruther Lass

    by Vivien Carmichael
    A historical romance set in the Dundee Jute Mills in 1865. Lana, a young widow from Anstruther, works at a mill and falls in love with a Dutch sailor Stefan, the son of a rich jute trader and shipping magnate. But then, a love triangle arises that pursued wrongdoings just to acquire Lana’s love. Will Stefan be alive and safe? What happens to Lana later on? Will a pregnant Lana survive in the uncertainties of the world? Follow through the answers to these questions in “The Anstruther Lass” by... more
  • The Quadrant Conspiracy

    by James H Lewis
    As Anglo-American leaders gather to plan the defeat of Nazi Germany, Hitler orders the death of President Franklin Roosevelt to derail the conference. Brandon Armitage, a Canadian veteran of the Great War, has joined Canada’s Volunteer Guard to oversee German prisoners; it’s a role he’s undertaken to seek revenge for the death of his son during a raid on the French Coast. When one of his prisoners escapes. Armitage pursues him to a remote island above Lake Huron, where FDR is on a pre-conference... more
  • The Guitar Player and Other Songs of Exile

    by Jo Ann Kiser
    From the first story, about Clara Fenton's enchantment with the young man who would go past her childhood gate with his guitar and her later encounters with him, to the final tale, about Kate and Emory Corliss's return to Osier County to piece together the history of their family and visit their remaining close kin, these narratives will remind readers belonging to other landscapes what it means to rediscover their own special place. The stories will also speak to the reader about what it means ... more
  • The Happy Valley

    by Benjamin Harnett

    In the early 1990s in Harmony Valley, a rural, Upstate New York village faded from its 18th and 19th century heyday, a group of teens engaged in an idiosyncratic role-playing game cross paths with June, a mysterious girl whose family has deep roots in the area, and Clyde Duane, a janitor who makes weekly visits to a strange room-the headquarters of a secret society-opening its door with a golden, serpent-headed key. Meanwhile an eccentric Utica lawyer pulls his young Vietnamese protég&... more

  • The Girl in the Water

    by Joseph Howse
    The Girl in the Water is the story of a multiethnic group of young friends, coming of age in Estonia and Ukraine in the last days of the Soviet Union. Their lives are shaped by an Afghan war, the Chernobyl disaster, and the collapse and legacy of a suffocating society.
  • An Enemy Like Me

    by Teri M Brown
    How does a man show his love – for country, for heritage, for family – during a war that sets the three at odds? What sets in motion the necessity to choose one over the other? How will this choice change everything and everyone he loves? Jacob Miller, a first-generation American, grew up in New Berlin, a small German immigrant town in Ohio where he endured the Great Depression, met his wife, and started a family. Though his early years were not easy, Jacob believes he is headed toward his ‘h... more
  • Turfmen and the Prodigal

    by John M. Cunningham Jr
    Bitter, backslidden Christian Gideon Deshler spirals toward destruction, his demise hastened by evil Elvira Sturgis with whom he falls in love. She and her father, president of Alabama’s Spring Hill Jockey Club, brutalize their slaves. Two of Sturgis’s slaves, the jockey Ned and his girlfriend Becky, must escape to Canada so they can fulfill their dreams. But how? Alabama is far away from Canada, and it also doesn’t have an Underground Railroad. Meanwhile, a mystery surrounds the death of a c... more
  • Meatpacking

    by Michael Heslin

    Before the High Line there was a train that ran through their lives...

    Salome and her mother Max live in a Manhattan loft surrounded by Abstract-Expressionist murals and views of the West Side Highway. It is a neighborhood of meatpacking plants and nightclubs and the echoes of ocean liners. 
    MEATPACKING is a downtown world where few children grow, where the streetlights are broken and the pay phones don't work. Over the years Salome creates a garden of her own on the railroad viadu... more


    by Gabe Oliver
    Follow Gene through this psychological coming of age novel on his journey to discover the meaning of it all, while maneuvering through the unexpected trials of life. From the hardship of a broken home, through the mental struggles of a religious sect. The unexpected twists and turns in this book will command the attention of its readers. The highs and lows of this inspiring story will make it hard to put down. Discover the significance of the LITTLE TOY CAR.