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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • One Afternoon in April

    by Pete KJ
    "One Afternoon in April" is brisk multi-cultural literary fiction in 63,000 words. Comedic and urgent, it carries beefy undertones of race and social justice. When a Black Woman, Asian Man, and White Older Woman collide on a hiking trail, a tug-of-war ensues between conflicting cultures and cravings. Genie searches for a deeper life experience than her CEO-track career can provide, but is hung up by her dependence on metaphysics. Max yearns for an adventurous life in the Peace Corps, but c... more
  • The Treasure of Peril Island

    by C.W. James
    Young, penniless Jack Drayton lives on a barge, anchored in the Thames River in 1903 London. One night, Jack comes to the assistance of an old man, who claims to be the infamous pirate Black Juan Gaskara, on the run from several men who want him dead. Jack finds that hard to believe, since the real Gaskara would have to be over 100 years old, but he can’t help but be curious. Black Juan tells Jack that he has millions in treasure hidden on the secret Peril Island. The problem is that know on... more
  • The French Baker's War

    by Michael Whatling
    “Absence isn’t a hole. It’s a presence living inside you, eating its way out.” Occupied France, 1943. Returning home from the daily hunt for the rationed ingredients necessary to keep his family pâtisserie open, André Albert finds his four-year-old son in the street, his wife gone, and a Jewish escapee cowering behind the display case. Without Mireille, the foundation of André’s world crumbles. He desperately searches for her, but finds more trouble than answers. Lives are further jeopardi... more
  • CHICAGO MAY

    by Harry Duffin
    Sixteen-year-old peasant girl, May Sharpe, steals from her abusive father, and flees Ireland, to chase her dream of a new life. Arriving penniless and friendless in 1919’s America, May has to choose between honest poverty, or crime. Beautiful May is charmed by successful con-man, ‘Society’ Eddie. With her new lover’s guidance, teenage May soon becomes the city’s ‘Queen of Crooks’. But Joe, a stubborn local cop, has fallen for the spirited May. He is determined to save her from herself, and hav... more
  • My Heart was shattered

    by William Walters
    Christopher Hall already has his life mapped out for him when the American Civil War suddenly puts everything on hold and he finds himself in a uniform, fighting for his life. Despite the horrors of the battlefield, Christopher somehow manages to stay alive and when he meets Callie it is love at first sight. At wars end the two decide that they want to be together, get married and prepare to settle in rural Kentucky. But other forces are at work and none too happy about the new arrivals. On thei... more
  • Death Actually

    by Rosy Fenwicke
    Death. Love. And In Between. Maggie never wanted to go into the family business but when her parents die suddenly and her husband abandons her and their two small children, what choice does she have? With the support of her best friend Elka and her mentor Betty she has to accept becoming a funeral director. Now her children are grown and Maggie faces the prospect of a future without them. It is the middle of winter and Queenstown New Zealand is full of skiers. Betty has just died and Elk... more
  • As It Should Be (They Loved Collection Book 2)

    by Shawna James, Award-Winning Author

    Andrew and his wife, Stephanie, thought they had bought their safety and freedom. Just as they had settled into an idyllic life in Norway, the tables turn again into a living nightmare. They are forced to move back to Canada and run through yet another convoluted maze. Upon arriving back to the country in which they met, a man in a blue Jetta begins following Stephanie and their daughters. Can Andrew protect his family from the looming threats? And who is following Stephanie? Even in the mids... more

  • Of Darkness and Light

    by Heidi Eljarbo
    In this first book of a new historical mystery series, a young art historian faces a tough choice in German-occupied Norway. Oslo, 1944. Soli Hansen’s passion for art history is and always has been a way of life for her. While she spends her days working in an art shop, WWII is taking its toll on everyone. Apprehensive of the consequences, Soli avoids becoming entangled in the war resistance efforts. She closes her eyes in hopes the enemy will retreat and leave her beautiful country for good.... more
  • Nineteen Hundred Days

    by Florence Osmund
    When twelve-year-old Ben’s parents don’t come home from work one day, he doesn’t know what to think—they’ve shown lack of responsibility before, but nothing like this. His six-year-old sister Lucy is more scared than he is and clings to him for support. Unwittingly fearful of the police and Child Protective Services, the children don’t want to end up in foster homes and will do anything to avoid being separated. Their journey—fraught with obstacles and people who may not have their best interest... more
  • The ReGender App

    by Jass Richards
    What if there was an app that could cloak you in a cross-gendered hologram? And it had a voice modulation module? Women could present as men and get better-paying jobs. Men could present as women and get groped in the subway. Cool.
  • "Welcome to the Swamp: An Illustrated Journey into the Deplorable World of Donald J. Trump"

    by Swampy Don
    Welcome to the Swamp is a relentless, cringe-worthy, boldly illustrated look at the foibles of the Trump administration, certain to grasp your sense of reality and throttle it. From talking trash on the toilet to giving a thumbs-up to the Capitol insurgents, Trump has astounded his admirers and critics alike. This fly-on-the-wall book of political indiscretions allows the viewer to witness, without the danger of an inflicted Twitter rampage, the most abhorrent acts of self-interest by Trump and ... more
  • Christmas Without You

    by Timothy Prentiss
    Sam Darlan lost his beloved wife Lori three days after Christmas, leaving him with two young children to raise, a sassy eight year old boy Billy and a four year old daughter Sally. He has been chasing his demons for nearly a year. His obsession with the golden gate Bridge. The promise he made to his dying wife and the overwhelming guilt he suffers because of his betrayal of the two women that meant the most in his life.
  • RATTLESNAKE CREEK

    by Timothy Prentiss
    Two brothers Jedediah and Ben Jones are thrust back 100 years in time to 1877 where they find themselves trapped in the small New Mexico town of Rattlesnake Creek.
  • Anneliese

    by Dee Miller
    A life filled with twists and turns, Anneliese Doyle can never seem to catch a break. Born an only child, Anneliese thinks she can finally escape her strict, controlling mother when she becomes engaged to the love of her life. Her world is turned upside down after receiving the devastating news that her fiancé has died from the Spanish flu after returning from fighting for his country in WWI. Anneliese does her duty during the pandemic but as soon as the flu and the war is over, she is ready ... more
  • GREANDE BOUQUETS

    by Lee Matthew Goldberg
    I had stars in my eyes and I couldn't see around them... The year is 1995 and my parents have finally allowed me to take the summer to tour in a VW van across the country with my boyfriend Evan and our band. Yes, my dream to be a singer became reality. Even with Clarissa, Evan's jealous ex-girlfriend, as the lead singer, it's my presence on stage that led us to a major record deal. There are moments you'll always remember in life, but I can't imagine anything more cool than hearing your song ... more
  • Lifecycle of the Universe

    by Fictionally

    This book is all about the universe, how the thousands of galaxies are given birth and how they dies and how life is continued. This is totally a fictions which has nothing to do with the reality.
    Here you will come to read about the talk between few people of planet “Herat” among many planets in galaxy “Kalymwyi” and a Messenger of God, where the messenger explains how the lives are sent to the world.

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