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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Joseph Barnaby

    by Susan Roebuck
    By standing up for his principles, horse farrier Joseph Barnaby lost everything. Now, when a personal vendetta goes too deep to fight, he escapes to the Portuguese island of Madeira where he finds work on a small farm only accessible by boat. The balmy climate and never-ending supply of exotic fruit, vegetables, and honey make it sound like paradise. But, for Joseph, it’s the ideal place to hide from the world. Not everyone is prepared to give up on life’s misfortunes. The local fishing v... more
  • To Live Again

    by Jeffrey W. Massey

    After enjoying years of success in the real estate and construction business, Carter Fleming's life takes a sudden turn for the worse after the death of his oldest son and the public exposure of an affair with an employee. 

    In an effort  to escape his troubles and clear his thinking, Carter retreats to his farm in rural Alabama, but instead of peace, Carter finds only conflict as simmering family resentments develop into an all-out feud.

    To Live Again is the... more

  • The Yesterlings

    by Peter Kelton
    A yachting expedition to film a remote Canadian island famed for wild horses and shipwrecks uncovers an Argentine dandy’s hoax and secrets. New Orleans femme fatale Geraldine investigates his claim he was raised by those horses when his father shipwrecked and discovers the raw truth of Sable Island, figuratively a literary fiction of adventure, mystery, suspense, myth, romance and desire.
  • Donovan's Skirmish, book one The Life of an Airborne Ranger

    by Michael Kitz-Miller
    the story of a young private who become a general. It is a trilogy and Donovan's Skirmish is book one of the trilogy. It is also the story of Mary Clarke, the beautiful daughter of Columbia University Medical School doctors who is pursing her Ph.D. in American literature at University of Maryland. They meet as Jack, after two tours in Vietnam as an NCO, is completing his degree in history and his officer's commission in ROTC. Book one ends as Jack and Mary Clarke marry.
  • Just Enough Words

    by George Francis Reid
    In this provocative and entertaining book, the author has strived to write stories and essays, about a variety of subjects, with just enough words to both enlighten and entertain his readers - superfluous words were left to their imaginations.
  • Thursday's Child: An Epic Romance (Author's Revision)

    by Joseph Wurtenbaugh

    The story is set in Manhattan at the end of the 1980's, amid the dynamic worlds of high finance, publishing houses, major law firms, and the burgeoning high tech industry. The Thursday's Child who lies at its heart, Adele Jansen, has (in the words of the old rhyme about birthdays) far to go. Gifted, ambitious, and determined, she takes one step off the career track for an impromptu excursion with a man as fascinating as he is mysterious. But that one small step draws her gradually int... more

  • Forest Lungs

    by Andrew Zubinas
    In Lithuanian, "eileraStis" is the term for poem. "Eile" is the term for line. "RaStas" is the term for writing. -- Andrew G Zubinas Forest Lungs, the title Forest Lungs, a poem. Forest Lungs, Lithunian "Misko Plaučiai" Forest Lungs, Lithunian "Misko Broliai," Forest Lungs, given not an M.D., Ph.D. Forest Lungs, given a business publishing contract Forest lungs, healing. Forest Lungs, art.
  • Babies Have All the Fun

    by Jen E. Lis
    When Griffin sees how good life is for his baby brother Elwood, he wants to be a baby again. But Griffin soon learns there may be something even more exciting to be than a baby.
  • A Plague On Both Your Houses

    by ian porter
    It’s 1918. The German Home Front is struggling. People are hungry and angry. In comparison, the introduction of rationing proves a great boon to morale in Britain. And just in time too because a deadly flu virus has arrived. In the East End of London, Mr & Mrs Nash have not bought into the war. He’s a tough ex-villain who hides conscientious objectors. She helps run a nursery, soup kitchen and toy factory as well as badger officialdom to give more help to people. And as an ex-Suffragette she kn... more
  • Antietam: Waking the Fury

    by Tecla Emerson
    Emily at 15 is bored and annoyed with just about everything and everybody. Tired of her chores and irritated by the endless care of three younger sisters, she would like to have a life of her own. Her parents are absent; her Father is off fighting a war she doesn't understand and her Mother has left for Pennsylvania. As the eldest of the four sisters, she must take responsibility for her home and family. When the bloodiest battle of the Civil War is fought almost on her doorstep she is unwilling... more
  • Shadows in the Fog

    by Tecla Emerson
    Molly lived on an island far away from the mainland. She was an orphan and there was no one to care for her. Sent to live in a house filled with boys she was pressed into the role of cook and caretaker. Her life became that of a servant. When an unfortunate incident took place that threatened to scar her forever, she was sent to live with an angered and bitter veteran of the Civil War. Living the life of a recluse and with battle scars of his own, he keeps his past hidden from all. Hidden until ... more
  • Hidden in the Early Light

    by Tecla Emerson
    Katy was 16 when the hard times came. Her father disappeared in the night and her mother left her with a tiny baby sister. She was suddenly thrust into the role of caretaker. It was a responsibility she didn’t want. The farming life was not for her and now she had to find a way to survive and to keep her younger brothers from starving. How could she ever be free of a life she hadn’t chosen? It was the 1850s and thousands were dying from the great potato famine, one of history’s most dreadful... more
  • Mists of the Blue Ridge

    by Tecla Emerson
    Olivia lived a quiet and protected life tucked away on a farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It was far from the great war that had been raging between the North and the South. She had little interest in the who and the why of it all, and wasn’t even sure where her sympathies lay. Then, without warning, the conflict surrounded her. At 16, she was ill prepared for the responsibilities that were thrust on her. This is her story. It’s a tale that tells of courage, determination and survival during ... more
  • Cuentos Y Canciones Para Futuras Generaciones (Tales and Songs For Future Generations)

    by Iván D. Moreno

    Tales based on songs (Written in spanish). A set of stories with humor and endearing characters in which music becomes a companion of situations ranging from melodrama and surrealism. Carlos Gardel, Green Day, Duncan Dhu and Pearl Jam are some of the referenced artists. From Bogotá to New York; from Paris to a mystic town,

  • A Place Called Schugara

    by Jewel Hart
    A story of life, death, love lost and meaning found in Schugara and beyond.
  • Getaway

    by Maureen Brady
    When Cookie Wagner snaps and stabs her abusive husband, she flees to remote Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. For a moment, she seems to have gotten away with murder. But, consigned to a secretive life with a new name and the need to be on constant alert, she faces all she has not gotten away with. She is helped by the recently widowed Mrs. Biddle, who offers her a place to stay, and the lobster fisherman Butch, who gives her a job and later falls in love with her. Walking the cliffs and beaches, takin... more