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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Shadow Ballet: Betrayal

    by Izabell Key

    "I'm trapped. They want my blood. They want my head.
    I feel a rat walking on my corpse. The blood on my skin… I can smell the soil. There is a song in my ears disturbing with insolence the silence of the forest. It is not your beautiful voice. I want to cover my ears… but I can not move."

    Jerry opens his eyes in a cell, accused of the murder of the most feared gangster in Atlantic City: His dad.
    On his way to jail, Jerry bursts out for vengeanc... more

  • The Colour of Things Unseen

    by Annee Lawrence

    When Adi leaves his village in Indonesia to take up an art scholarship in Australia, he arrives in the bewildering Sydney art world, determined to succeed. Following his first solo exhibition at a smart art gallery, Adi dares to reveal his true feelings for his outgoing friend, Lisa, and a passionate relationship unfolds. But will their differing expectations of one another drive them apart?

    This is a deeply felt love story between people — of different nations, cultures and relig... more

  • Westward Lies The Sun

    by Robert H Kono
    Greg Sonoda, a Japanese American attorney, embarks on a quest to seek an understanding of God's influence on his life. For a humanist, it seems a fruitless task, especially since his doubts about the existence of God are buttressed by his experience of growing up in the concentration camps during WWII. But he persists. His story takes the reader to an uninhabited island in Micronesia where he is trapped with his family as a result of a shipwreck. The experience forces him to consider his rel... more
  • Multiverse: Pain and Turmoil

    by Rosemary Feld
    The Multiverse Series revolves around a boy existing in parallel realities of varying circumstances where he struggles with physical, emotional, and mental challenges, working his way through Darkness into the light on his path of self-discovery and spiritual enlightenment. Join Raven as he travels the earth paths of pain and turmoil…birthed through Darkness, born into Light.
  • The Ship's Carpenter

    by D. E. Stockman
    The Ship’s Carpenter features nautical adventure during the mid-18th-century wars between Great Britain and France.  The story unfolds as Abraham, an English shipwright, flees to France to avoid impressment and to find permanent employment. There he meets his French love, Yvette. However with the start of war, he loses his love and position and returns to England only to be pressed into the navy. Sea battles, dramatic escapes, and heroic and chivalrous deeds follow. From old London to the citade... more
  • Riddled Prophecy

    by L. Marlene Payne
    Riddled Prophecy is a fascinating collection of short stories spanning 1200 years. The first five are historical fiction, all based on genealogical information from the author’s ancestors. The next eight are autobiographical and are arranged chronologically. The last one springs from a love of horses.
  • Milkman

    by Kelvin C. Bias
    What happens when everyman Calder Boyd starts to lactate? The Manhattanite becomes a media cause célèbre nicknamed the Milkman and old and new problems spill forth. The son of a former NBA star and a Norwegian artist, Calder copes with his strained marriage, losing his copywriting job at a boutique ad agency, a male-empowerment espousing mailman and a porn-star performance artist who wants to exploit him. He also deals with his late father's legacy and his wife's past indiscretion—all while brea... more
  • Crossing Paths

    by Susan Lewallen
    Two women are born in post-independence Tanzania into very different circumstances. Joy faces a never-ending trial to support her family while Neema leads a life of privilege and power— yet they both struggle for self-respect. When their paths cross, each is changed forever. How do women wrest dignity from a system stacked against them? What are the consequences of greed among the elite in a poor country? Crossing Paths encourages readers to consider integrity in an unfamiliar culture — and rem... more
  • Uprise Travel

    by Uprise Travel
  • The Hidden Rose

    by Abby Gordon
    Secrets, adventure, treasonous plots that threaten a valiant secret order - Owain was dedicated to three things - Wales, the Order of the Rose, and most of all, his cousin - Elizabeth Tudor. From the moment he met the mysterious Anna Elizabeta, he denied the attraction. Yet when England's spymaster sends them on a mission, Owain throws caution to the wind and claims her. When she won't tell him her secrets, Owain rejects her upon their return to court. It takes an act of treason for Owain to r... more
  • Takes His Music with Him

    by Coke Newell
    In the shadow of Utah’s remote, sacred, and politically embattled Bears Ears National Monument unfolds a contemporary drama of conflict both internal and external. What begins as a story about one man’s search for his young son lost in the labyrinthine redrock canyons of southern Utah soon evolves into an intimate study of pride and prejudice, pitting its central characters against time, the elements, and themselves in a moving tale exploring themes of heritage (Mormon and Navajo), community, al... more
  • Cycles of Norse Mythology

    by Glenn Searfoss
    Cycles of Norse Mythology comprises six cycles of 100+ interconnected stories that encompass the entire breadth of Norse Mythology. Targeted for a Young Adult to Adult audience, Cycles of Norse Mythology takes the reader on a thrilling exploration of the Norse Universe as the Gods and Giants are exposed in their complex interactions. From the creation of the world to its violent ending, this comprehensive re-imagining breathes life and modern relevance into the Norse gods and their foes, whil... more
  • Coffins of Tin

    by JC Handy
    Mitch McCasey is a troubled nineteen year old with a tragic past. Drafted into the US Army, Mitch is ordered to Viet Nam despite an exemption from combat duty. Bullied into service in the Da Nang Mortuary, he is confronted with handling mangled remains, the ever present stench, and constant reminders of how quick and frequently death arrives- the reality that he too might end up in a body bag. Befriended by a compassionate officer and back-woods farm boy, he struggles to maintain a semblance of ... more
  • The Righteous One

    by Neil Perry Gordon
    The Righteous One is the story of Moshe the cobbler, a gentle, sixty-year-old tzaddik—a righteous and saintly Jew—who is called upon to rekindle his divine connection to the Almighty in order to destroy the notorious New York gangster and rasha Solomon Blass, a man who uses his power of foreseeing events via his vivid dreams to advance his own financial interests. While Solomon and his son, Myron, seek to control much of Manhattan—its biggest businesses, its police department, and its city g... more
  • Wokeistan: A Novel

    by Tony DiGerolamo
    President Trump has just been inaugurated for the second time. The students at Upstate College are not happy. Led by one charismatic person of color, of African, Indigenous, Pan Asian descent who is a differently-abled Muslim-Atheist, they obliterate the college experience forever. Wokeistan is a satire: Politics, media, corporations, feminism and the relationships between men and women. In a world where anyone to the right of Fidel Castro is considered a fascist, one college professor will t... more
  • Mrs Keiller's Marmalade

    by S M Boland
    Mrs Keiller's Marmalade is a book about marmalade, the isolation of old age, respect for tradition and the pain of abandonment. Maggie Keiller is a fictional descendent of John Keiller, the last patriarch of Keiller marmalade, whose clan famously created the first ‘Dundee Marmalade’. She is married John's son Billy Keiller in 1909 but lost him in the same year to a storm which visited their small enclave of Auchobane, a village perched precociously on the Dundee coastline of North-East Scotland.... more