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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Brief Interludes

    by Kelly Ferjutz
    Short stories were once very popular. Who knows why or when they suddenly became anathema to the publishing world? One day a few years ago, while looking for something else entirely, I stumbled over my cache of short stories, which represent nearly every genre of fiction -- in short form. There are 19 stories altogether, ranging from 477 words to 6694 words. They include a mystery, plus contemporary, Medieval and Western, in long and short romances set around a holiday. There should be somet... more
  • 6 Must-Ask Questions When Interviewing an SEO Agency

    by Emma Marie
    The need for SEO is brought about by the need to stay on top of your competitor. You need a strong online presence which will translate to the increase in revenue for your business. It starts with hiring the right manpower to manage your SEO needs. However, not every SEO company will be the right fit for your small business. You thus have to ask the right questions and they include:

    Can I see your portfolio for past projects or clients?

    It is similar to reviews. Y... more
  • When Justin Saved the Day: A Story in Poetry to Read Aloud Inspired by a Real-Life Adventure

    by Steve Cunningham
    This story in rhyming poetry, inspired by the real-life adventure of an unlikely hero, is for reading aloud to children. They will be captivated to hear you recite it, and to see the drawings, as they follow Justin on his amazing journey to save his aquarium friends. This book will also connect you with the joy of reading verse aloud to your children, especially as a part of their bedtime ritual.
  • Owen - Book One of the Tudor Trilogy

    by Tony Riches

    Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, OWEN is the epic tale of one young man’s incredible courage and resilience as he changes the course of English history.

    England 1422: Owen Tudor, a Welsh servant, waits in Windsor Castle to meet his new mistress, the beautiful and lonely Queen Catherine of Valois, widow of the warrior king, Henry V. Her infant son is crowned King of England and France, and while the country simmers on the brink of civil war, Owen becomes her protector.<... more

  • Henry

    by Tony Riches

    Finalist for the Amazon Storyteller Award

    Bosworth 1485: After victory against King Richard III, Henry Tudor becomes King of England. Rebels and pretenders plot to seize his throne. The barons resent his plans to curb their power and he wonders who he can trust. He hopes to unite Lancaster and York through marriage to the beautiful Elizabeth of York.

    With help from his mother, Lady Margaret Beaufort, he learns to keep a fragile peace. He chooses a Spanish Princess, Catherine of Ar... more

  • Jasper - Book Two of the Tudor Trilogy

    by Tony Riches
    Following the best-selling historical fiction novel OWEN – Book One of The Tudor Trilogy, this is the incredible story, based on actual events, of Owen’s son Jasper Tudor, who changes the history of England forever. England 1461: The young King Edward of York has taken the country by force from King Henry VI of Lancaster. Sir Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke, flees the massacre of his Welsh army at the Battle of Mortimer’s Cross and plans a rebellion to return his half-brother King Henry to the... more
  • Treed

    by Virginia Arthur

    Eco-fiction, Political Fiction

    Because Trees Have Consequences

    A consequence of getting older is current experiences inevitably get threaded to memories as Maybelline Emmons learns when she embarks on what she thinks will be a simple road trip to find a tree. She experiences something so confounding, painful, transformational--none of which she signed on for; her evenings drinking Pinot, watching her hummingbirds...this was always enough.

    This passionate yet comic story revo... more

  • Cornelia Needs A Space of Her Own

    by Jodi Stapler
    It's the first day of summer vacation. Cornelia has a long list of things she wants to do before it's over. Finding her own space where her baby sister, Casey, won't get into her collections is the first thing on her list. Follow Cornelia as she investigates, plans and experiments to find the perfect place to call her own.
  • Tiny Acts of Kindness

    by Thuy Ha
    From a simple smile to a soft wave hello, tiny acts of kindness can fly to faraway places . . . then flutter right back into your arms. Tiny Acts of Kindness is a heartwarming tale about the magical powers of kindness. Through poetic verses and dreamy illustrations, the book takes you on the journey of one small act of kindness as it travels, grows, and spreads—becoming much more than one could ever imagine. Tiny Acts of Kindness celebrates the small acts of love that light up the world.
  • Fall Rotten

    by Eric Serrell

    — Think Fast. Talk Faster. —

    A vault full of French fascist gold just waits to be taken.

    It’s the early days of 1940 and Paris has settled into the new normal — a war where no one’s bothered to show up. As uncertainty permeates the darkened City of Light, a secretive organization works to concentrate the wealth and power of France with a select few. For them, Hitler is an ally.

    For Les Boots, t... more

  • Partners: Loveland, Indiana: Protection Investigations

    by Tammy Ruggles
    This work of fiction chronicles the everyday investigations and cases of child/adult protection investigators Andrea Bach and Jenny Ritchie in Loveland, Indiana. Investigations and cases include child abuse, rape, domestic violence, suicide, child fatality, heroin addiction, incest, and more
  • The Last Surviving Dinosaur: The TyrantoCrankaTsuris

    by Steven Joseph
    Many people grew up believing that dinosaurs became extinct when the Dark Ages arrived, but that's only partly true. Yes, the Dark Ages did come, but one cranky dinosaur survived and became mankind's oldest ancestor: the TyrantoCrankaTsuris. In this playful, imaginative tale that draws inspiration from Jewish culture, author Steven Joseph reminds children and adults alike that we all have a little TyrantoCrankaTsuris in us and encourages readers to balance their woes with the positive things in ... more
  • The Fine Print and Other Yarns

    by Dinesh Verma
    The Fine Print and other Yarns is a collection of nine stories some of which may well be classified as novella as they run into thirty to fifty pages. The first four stories are set in Paris of 1980s and the next three in Paris of 1990s. The last two are set in India around the turn of the last century. Each of the stories portrays a memorable character: Buddy, who has a strange fascination for Impressionist painters, gets a rare opportunity to visit Paris, though only for two days. What he ... more
  • The Testament of Leofric the Black

    by Edward Cartwright Beard
  • Men Without Hate

    by Gene Lee
    Brief synopsis of Men Without Hate The novel tells the story of two men, inextricably linked by family and irrevocably changed by war. It opens in 1863, on the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg, where twenty-three year old Lewis Raines’ battery is preparing to support Pickett’s Charge. The second half of the novel takes us eighty-two years later to Manila, where Hilton Raines (Lewis’ grandson) and his howitzer unit, The Guns of Dixie, are involved in the fight to retake that city from the Ja... more