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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Anna Incognito

    by Laura Preble
    Anna Beck, a woman walking the fine edge between despair and hope, is constantly at war with her own body. She has a problem: she can’t leave her small, subsidized apartment for fear of contracting some horrible germ-borne disease, but she has to make a road trip to stop the wedding of her would-be lover, her former therapist. Their relationship, borne of a chance meeting in the local laundromat, the Fluffitorium, has led Anna to explore her painful past and to hope for a future she never dreame... more
  • Till the Sun Grows Cold

    by John Bebout
    TILL THE SUN GROWS COLD is the story of two star-crossed lovers during the turbulent days following the American Civil War; it is a tragic search for justice, by land and sea, with one of the strongest female characters in recent historical fiction. Follow Kate Warne, Pinkerton Detective, as she attempts to help Merritt Cowles track down--and bring to justice--the killers of his son, a guard on a military payroll convoy. The story is set in the beautiful Florida keys where time follows a tropica... more
  • The Life and Redemption of Teddy Miller

    by John Bebout
    Book 1, 'The Cause of Darkness,' blends history with fiction and encompasses a tragic time during the Civil War that residents of the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia still call to this day ‘the burning.’ It tells the story of a 16 year-old boy named Teddy Miller who comes of age during this brutal time. Teddy’s single-minded quest to save his father from execution as a spy reads like a grand adventure, full of gun fights, horse chases and 19th century justice. There is even a beautiful Pinkerto... more
  • Abby's Pony Love

    by Susan Count
    When a girl falls in pony-love, she wants it to be forever. Desperate to be near horses, a hopeful girl with no horse experience begs for a job at a stable. Then she falls in love with a beautiful but mischievous pony, only to have it bought by another family. Abby’s heart aches when her barn job becomes helping the new owner learn to ride the best pony ever. Can her faithful heart let go of what never belonged to her?
  • Blazes & Brimstone

    by Linda Gruenberg
    Lyle and his siblings are living on the cusp of the future in the New World. Their step-mom is American and their dad is Dutch, like almost everyone else in the city of Holland where the Dutch immigrants have settled. Now, in the fall of 1871, smoke has been blowing through the town for days. Contained forest fires are not so much contained anymore. Worst of all, their step-mom, Winny, is about to have a baby, their horses are separated because the filly is being weaned, and the hell-and-brimsto... more
  • Squeeze Plays

    by Jeffrey Marshall
    A contemporary tale about money and power and its corrupting influences. Set principally in New York and London, it finds a bank chief executive and a tabloid publisher at odds over a loan the bank has given the publisher. Enter a cunning Russian oligarch eager to expand his influence in New York; he makes the publisher an offer he can't refuse. An investigative reporter, acting on a tip, then probes this financing and delivers a front-page expose that puts the main characters in a negative ligh... more
  • The Fearless Moral Inventory of Elsie Finch

    by Laura Bartnick
    THE FEARLESS MORAL INVENTORY OF ELSIE FINCH – recreates a three-generational narrative of a peculiar American family blending intimacy and loyalty with the revelation that a parent who, failing in marital intimacy, lives vicariously through a favored child. What Elsie covets is the truth. Her courage unfolds the secrets of a lifetime enraging and sending Elsie reeling, but will she forgive unconditionally, or will someone pay? With oppositional perspectives, mother and daughter seek to re... more
  • Addicted to Stupidity: a flavor of consciousness

    by Voltwain Collective
    To All Those Between the Rich on the Left and the Rich on the Right You are Invited To Level the World Welcome to Philosophy Farm and Truth Nursery. Come on in and think awhile with the Fini's and their many friends, neighbors, farm patrons, and, yes, even enemies. The Finis are a three generation Vermont farming family whose daily habits are to laugh, think, farm, and work for the creation of the Common Good for the Good of All. Gramspa and Nina, political refugees of the Spanish Civil W... more
  • Bluebirds and Nighthawks

    by Liam Murphy
    This book concerns the lives of an American family caught up in trying to live their lives amid so many crises. These crises are many, both internal and external.
  • Diya dances the Dandiya

    by Pria Dee
    Diya Dances the Dandiya is a 950-word picture book features themes of Indian heritage, cultural welcoming, and high-spirited childhood. It also introduces Indian dance to a broader audience, particularly the sprightly dandiya, which includes the use of dancing sticks and noise-making anklets. This book is intended for young readers. Diya Dances the Dandiya follows little Diya as she searches the dance hall for her anklets—an important component of her dance costume. As she searches, she runs ... more

    by Iain Berry Clark
    Glasgow, Scotland 1983. The city has been thrown into turmoil by the news from the morning newspapers of a particularly gruesome 14 K Triad gangland assassination. Detective Sergeant Ronnie Anderson has one overarching goal: catch the perpetrators of the killings at all costs, an act that could earn him a promotion and reprieve from the withering criticism of his boss, Detective Chief Inspector Hamish McPherson. Anderson’s investigations lead him, and his sidekick WPC Alice Garnet, into the ... more
  • Magnolia Song--a saga of the new south

    by J. Robert Towery
    Magnolia Song is the explosive saga of two Memphis families whose intertwined fates spiral out of control over four generations of heartbreak and renewal. By day, Gator Bates bumps along as the spoiled son of a self-made real estate tycoon; by night, he spins wild slapstick fables to entertain his drunken pals at the exclusive Collegiate Club. Gator lives (mostly) on the scrub pine acreage in northwest Mississippi on which his father and uncle once ran a commercial reptile exhibition. The field... more
  • Peter's Rockin Ear

    by Dede Dankelson
    Peter wishes he looked like everyone else, but he was born with only one ear. He tries to make one, but nothing works until his parents take him to an ear store. Peter wears his new ear to Shredapalooza. But will it stick long enough for him to feel like a real rock star? Inspired by the true story of Peter Dankelson and the Pete’s Diary mission to amplify self-acceptance. This picture book encourages everyone to embrace their own differences. Perfect for children ages 3-7 and rock enthusiast... more
  • Immortal, My Love

    by Cynthia C. Scott
    Before I met Stephen, I knew absolutely nothing about immortals. Immortal, My Love tells the story of an unnamed narrator who meets her future husband in an art gallery. Stephen is charming, debonair, enigmatic, and an immortal from ancient Africa. Intrigued, the narrator begins a whirlwind romance with him, and soon the two marry. When the newlyweds return to his home in the outskirts of Philadelphia, the narrator is immediately confronted with his past when she meets Alice, the old woman... more
  • Klippe the Viking

    by Bjorn Fyrre

    A poignant children’s picture book shares an important social emotional learning message.

    A young viking struggling to find herself has a journey of self-discovery and self-worth.

    Young Klippe is a viking who does not feel like she belongs with the other vikings. She finds schoolwork difficult, doesn’t enjoy the same games, and just feels…different. When another viking girl, Kanin, sees Klippe struggling with her school scrolls, she rea... more

  • Casualties and Survivors

    by Len Joy
    Colin, a wealthy, unhappy businessman waits for his wife at Windows on the World and dreams about the only woman he ever loved. (Casualties). Clancy flirts with the young woman who swims laps with him as his stroke-damaged wife waits for him at her nursing home. (Freestyle) A father grieves for his firemen son who died on 9-11. (Without a Trace) Missy has too much drink, falls out of her truck and gets run over by it. Twice. (Happy Hour) A man tries to come to terms with his unloving, dy... more