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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Another Ocean to Cross

    by Ann Griffin
    When talented Jewish teen artist and secret activist Renata Lowenthal is beaten by police, she convinces her father, a doctor stripped of his right to practice, that the family must flee Germany. After a harrowing journey separates them, the family reunites in a refugee camp in Egypt. Renata uses her artistic talent to get her parents out of the camp and settled in Alexandria, where Renata tries to improve her family’s odds of survival by marrying Ray Stern, a Canadian officer in the Royal Na... more
  • A Bell For Jimmy

    by Theo Wadsworth
    A 103 page (51 quatrains) illustrated poem about a little dog who saves his snow-bound mountain village from imminent disaster.
  • Stolen Future: The Untold Story of the 2000 Election

    by Stephen Singular

    Investigative reporter Stephen Singular conducts a breathtaking historical excavation of a still-controversial "cold case" -- the disputed, nail-biter 2000 election in Florida. Remember the infamous "hanging chads?" The outcome of the election was, amid uproar and rancor, ultimately decided by the Supreme Court. But what really caused those thousands of votes to be invalidated? Determined to find out, Singular dug deep — and uncovered shocking s... more

  • The Sweetest Bird

    by Craig Cantelmo
    The sweetest bird takes a behind the scenes look at the lovable, soft spoken stork as he delivers all types of babies with compassion and love. Follow this sweet hearted bird on his journey as he will stop at nothing to deliver the next bundle of joy.
  • Gifts of the Gods: Iron and Bronze

    by Thomas J. Berry
    Five men and women in Ancient Greece are set on a dangerous journey of self-discovery during the bitter conflict of the Peloponnesian War. The novel showcases the first ten years of the war between democratic Athens and socialist Sparta. The characters experience love, loss, heartbreak and triumph as they navigate through deadly plagues and sieges as well as the Olympic festivals and the golden age of Pericles and Socrates.
  • Killer Competition

    by Tom Kranz

    Two years out of prison and trying to reinvent himself, Bud Remmick just wants to be a solid citizen. He volunteers as an EMT then gets a job in his old career, TV news. But after only a week, he discovers bad things swirling around him including a psychotic photographer and a corrupt politician trying to mess with his wife's livelihood. His old "anger aura" lights up again, the same effect that moved him to kill a man. Will he do it again?

  • Scotched

    by Ade Johnston
    A tragicomic tale set in modern Scotland against a backdrop of crime, corruption, big business and a world where goodness and evil can't be distinguished. The central character descends to a personal hell of addiction.
  • Alabama Crimson Tide Football Poems

    by Wayne Dunaway
    Conference Championships. National Championships. Winning tradition! Alabama Football! Greatest program ever! Nothing like it! Roll Tide Roll! This book is a tribute to the team, coaches, and fans. It contains poems about all of the SEC teams as well as Nick Saban, Terry Saban, Bear Bryant, Mal Moore, Gene Stallings and more! Wayne Dunaway has been an avid Alabama Crimson Tide football fan for over fifty-five years. During that time he has written numerous poems about the team, coaches, ... more
  • My Favorite Religious Poems

    by Wayne Dunaway
    Jesus, forgiveness, encouragement, suffering, faith, and growth. These are the subjects covered in this book, and when you start reading you will be hooked. It is a rhyme every time and a book like this is hard to find. There are seventy poems teaching things to know, so that we can rejoice and continue to grow. Things like forgiving the one in the glass, and looking to the future and not to the past. There are poems about suffering, senseless pain, and how God turns losses into gain. There are ... more
  • Miscellany

    by Andrew Lamont
    Miscellany comprises several short stories ranging in genre from ghost and paranormal, to fantasy, to crime and thriller. This collection takes you North America, to Scotland, to places out of this world. Originally titled 'Void', these stories explore loss in its various forms and the darkness of the human heart, as well as investigating revenge and how it affects people's lives.
  • Momentary Illumination of Objects In Motion

    by Jason Arias
    The car is idling on the road between where we’ve been and where we’re going. The door’s open. You coming? This debut collection of short stories will get under your skin and take you for a ride alongside people wrestling with issues of life and death, identity and race, change and resistance to change. These characters behave bravely and awkwardly and unsavory in an attempt to be who they want to be—or can’t help but being. Momentary Illumination of Objects In Motion unflinchingly peers... more
  • Cracked Foundation

    by Ta'She'Ana Banks

    When the ground beneath your feet begins to crumble, do you stand still or attempt to run to solid ground? Talisa is only eleven years old when she finds her mother lying on the kitchen floor fighting for her life. Within a matter of minutes, Talisa’s life changes. As her mother slowly fades into the unknown, the family tries to stay afloat through waves of turmoil. With a distant father, a rebelling older sister, and a younger brother to look after, Talisa’s life becomes com... more

  • Path to the Dream Life

    by Anayo Onwuka
    Path to the Dream Life is about the struggle of Imma, a young man living in Nigeria, West Africa, to rise above his circumstances and make good in the world. The changed lives and faith convictions of the friends he encounters along the way confront him with choices – choices that place him on a collision course with everyone and everything that matter to him. As Imma struggles with those choices, his concept of a dream life and the path thereto are tested. The broken road meanders to The Life,... more
  • Anything is Possible: A Child's Journey to America and Hope

    by barbara stock
    Ten year old Sara packs as much as she can for the long trip to America. She is sure to pack her new doll so she doesn't feel lonely. But she has to leave very important things behind--her best friend, her grandmother, her house. Her family is not safe in Russia in 1909. Russia's leaders encourage soldiers and even some neighbors to attack and exploit Jewish people--and Sara's family is Jewish. Sara, her mother and three younger brothers come to Pittsburgh because her father, her aunts, uncl... more
  • Harp

    by Nidhi Dalmia
    Set in the context of the zeitgeist and idealism of the late sixties, Harp is about love, longing and coming of age. The three main protagonists - a young man travelling in a Europe-less-travelled including the Iron Curtain, a young woman who has a calling to music, and another young woman who has loved and lost once - provide the frame of this narrative about journeys we make across countries, even as we embark on a private quest within to know ourselves better, and to seek what it is we really... more
  • Imagining Violet

    by Mary E. Hughes

    SYNOPSIS – IMAGINING VIOLET In May 1891, a young Anglo-Irish girl arrives in Cassel, Germany to prepare for her audition at the famous Leipzig Conservatory. Sixteen-year old Violet Courtenaye writes to her family about the challenges of language and culture, her demanding instructor and the curious customs of her landlady. In September, she moves to Leipzig where landlady Fräul. Hohmann keeps a sharp eye on her girls. Violet befriends Lily Foster, a fellow music student, and takes ... more

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