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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Muse of Freedom: a Cévenoles Sagas novel

    by Jules Larimore

    A French Huguenot apothecary’s legacy of secrets, a mystic healer’s inspiration, a fateful decision.

    "Brilliantly told, a story that will stick with you long after you've turned the last page . . . fresh and compelling, as relevant now as it was then." ~ Janet Wertman, award-winning author of The Seymour Saga trilogy.

    "Jules Larimore's lush, vibrant prose and sharp eye for historical detail at once transported me back to Occit... more

  • Acts of a Dubious Nature: A Collection of Short Stories

    by Tony Canino
    In Acts of a Dubious Nature, Tony Canino casts a fresh voice and a baleful eye on the many affronts and trespasses that human beings both suffer and inflict. An abused elder who’ll protect his dead son’s memory at any cost, an honest fighter forced to throw a fight, a man recalling his many sins as his parachute fails, a sailboat full of reprobates burying a German admiral at sea, and a rancher with the darkest of secrets. Axel, Lickety, “Don” Carmine, Aunt Mavis, Bee Boy, Lucky the Space Alien ... more
  • Sembach

    by Said Shafik
    While Ukraine President was leading Ukrainians in resisting the Russian invasion and inflecting tremendous damage to the Russian war machines, killing tens of thousands of the Russian troops and generals, a plot was underway by the Russian intelligence service to prepare an operation with a code name Terermok, a famous Russian fairy tale, to infiltrate and unstable European societies, and military communities and facilities all over Europe as a way of retaliation and punishment for siding with a... more
  • Paper Roses on Stony Mountain

    by Diana Stevan
    Wars, typhus, draught and family losses could not stop Lukia Mazurec. Will her children's indifference finally break her spirit? With the Great Depression ending and Hitler’s armies marching across Europe, the young in Canada are called upon to enlist. Though her children are not eligible to serve, Lukia Mazurec can’t count on them to help her manage her farm in Manitoba. Her sons are at odds, their fights getting uglier every day, and her daughter, Dolly, has fallen in love with Peter, an in... more
  • Hop Lola Hop

    by Kathy Urban
    Lola is a little toy bunny who likes to go on fun adventures. But one day, she Hop! Hop! Hops! … just a little too far. Ella is a young girl who is heartbroken when her beloved bunny goes missing. How are they going to find each other again? A magical, heart-warming tale about an adorable lost toy bunny and the feelings and emotions that come with losing something special.
  • Oxford & The Big Bug

    by DeAnn Melton
    Oxford is a Briard, a dog breed originally from France. While guarding his chickens, garden, and space he runs past a branch where a Palo Verde Beetle hops on and hitches a ride. This is a children's book about Oxford who is very frightened of the big bug. He tries to determine who or what is on him. Getting the beetle off, Oxford then runs chaotically through the house trying to get away or hide from the beetle. Bravely he chases the Palo Verde Beetle outside to begin his guard duties once agai... more
  • Daisy and the Missing Mona Lisa

    by J. T. Allen
    Miss Daisy Tannenbaum, almost thirteen, and homeschooling in Paris with her Aunt Millicent, takes a break from the City of Light and her dreaded math homework, and heads to a rambling chateau in the Loire Valley to help her Aunt Mill’s friend, former-spy Felix, catalog his art collection. But when Daisy receives a copy of the Mona Lisa as a thank you, strange things start to happen. This Mona is not just any copy, it’s one of two perfect forgeries created to fool the Nazis during their hunt for ... more
  • The Trail Back Out

    by Jadi Campbell

    The Trail Back Out was American Book Fest 2020 Best Book Award Finalist, 2021 IAN Book of the Year Award Finalist, 2021 Top Shelf Award Runner Up, and won a Red Ribbon from the 2021 Wishing Shelf Award. The title story The Trail Back Out was longlisted for the 2021 Screen Craft Cinematic Short Story Award. This collection is Jadi Campbell's fourth book and her first finished work in four years. She completed many of these stories during the coronavirus lockdown. From tales of Edd... more

  • Closet of Dreams

    by Tara Mesalik MacMahon
    A true story about a pretend world. Meet a nine-year-old boy named Child who has big dreams—so big, he’s actually got a Closet of Dreams in his home! But Child’s fears are really big too, and his path is lined with curve balls, especially those spun by class bully, Eddie. Follow along with Child’s adventures as he discovers the secret powers of his Closet of Dreams and of his incredible animal friends from Kids Park—Ele the elephant, Sister Sue the hippo, and Clarence the bear—all under the g... more
  • Tales of the Tinkertoy

    by JJ Semple

    Today, this book could not be published. Nevertheless, despite its “lavish use of freewheeling, multiethnic caricature,” it has been. That it stands up to a steady stream of accusations and invective that rule the Internet will depend on readers who value truth and logic because it most certainly does not pass muster according to the precepts of Presentism, defined by Webster as an attitude toward the past dominated by present-day attitudes and experiences, meani... more

  • The Man Who Screams at Nightfall: and other stories

    by Rush Leaming
    Thailand. The Congo. Greece. Spain. America… Four continents and forty-plus years in the making. The Man Who Screams at Nightfall is a landmark collection of short stories depicting a young man on a classic voyage of self-discovery, wandering our planet in search of some purpose in life. From childhood to parenthood and everything in between—these tales are raw and unflinching; at other times, poignant and moving. Get ready for a literary journey unlike any you’ve experienced bef... more
  • Scoochie & Skiddles: Scoochie's Adoption Story

    by Tom Tracy
    Scoochie's Adoption Story is a multiple award-winning book - winner of a Firebird Book Award, Purple Dragonfly award, and a Readers' Favorite award. Scoochie was adopted by her two daddies through an open adoption. In Scoochie's Adoption Story, Scoochie takes you on the journey of her and her daddies’ adoption experience. She tells of the many distinct processes related to adoption such as the "match" process between her birth mom and daddies, the hospital and post-hospital experience, and th... more
  • The Decisions We Make

    by Tara Marlow

    DO THE DECISIONS WE MAKE DEFINE US?

    Sam Taylor is stuck. Her house is falling apart, the bills are piling up, and her daughter is hiding something from her. This is not the life she imagined, living on the idyllic east coast of Tasmania.   

    Brooke Choi-Scott has her life planned out. Her own medical practice, a house in an affluent Sydney suburb, and best friends she can count on to tell her the truth, no matter what. So why does she feel so empty?  ... more

  • Camino Wandering

    by Tara Marlow

    On the journey of a lifetime, can one woman complete a spiritual trek to find herself and rebuild?

    Saint Jean Pied de Port, France. Aubrey aches to pick up the pieces of her shattered life. So, at her son’s urging, she swallows her anxiety to walk the Camino de Santiago. But at the start of the 500-mile route across Spain, the fifty-year-old already feels the full weight of the pilgrimage, anticipating it will only end in failure.

    Desperate to face... more

  • Billy Be Kind: Making A New Friend

    by Kim Adams
    Lucy-Lou is a shy little girl that has a hard time making new friends. Will Lucy -Lou overcome her fear? How will Billy Be Kind help her? Making a new friend when you’re shy isn’t always easy. It often requires putting in a little effort. Billy Be Kind the kind little mouse is there to help and encourage his new little friend.
  • Billy Be Kind: The Kind Little Mouse- Honesty

    by Kim Adams
    Billy Be Kind: The Kind Little Mouse - Honesty, is the story of two young boys faced with a dilemma of whether or not to tell the truth and the kind little mouse that encourages them to make the right choice. Ages 2-5 This wonderful, rhyming story is part of the Billy Be Kind Children's Series.
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