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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Bot of Burbank State and Other Stories

    by David M Carlberg
    Five short stories: There was no shortage of WWII heroes following the Nazi defeat. Celebrated were resistance fighters, saboteurs, spies, code-breakers, military leaders…and a painter. Follow Han van Meergeren, a Dutch painter and art forger, who was feted by his countrymen for hoodwinking countless stuffy art experts and collectors for over a decade, including Hitler’s number two man, Herman Goering. The power of Nature obliterates a tiny island in the Southern Indian Ocean. We trace the p... more
  • Danielle: Chronicles of a Superheroine

    by Ray Kurzweil

    Danielle: Chronicles of a Superheroine tells the story of a precocious young girl who uses her intelligence and accelerating technology to solve humanity's grandest challenges. Now if only we can find more courageous visionaries like Danielle. Written as an alternative history, Danielle's journey as a driven young girl brings her face to face with many important figures from recent history and our modern world. Told through the eyes of Danielle's equally remarkable s... more

  • A River To My People (Jason Green HOA Stories)

    by Jason Green
    Some communities are odd, some communities are not odd, surely that is a matter that a community can decide for itself.Do you have eccentric neighbors? Have silly or irritating things happened in your community? Join me on a witty romp through subdivision living. A River To My People is a collection of short stories about life in the suburbs and the funny and infuriating antics, behaviors, rules, and regulations of community life. While every neighborhood is unique, people are people, and y... more
  • Life Expands: A Travel Comedy Romance

    by N.R. Milne
    Finn is off to see the world. Getting over heartbreak and unsatisfied with life in London, he escapes on a jaunt across the world. Encountering indecent proposals volunteering in rural Africa, the downsides of drug consumption backpacking in Southeast Asia and the challenges of love-making in another language in Latin America; Finn finds a vibrant world full of colour and characters. And why, in some places, having your teeth pulled out also involves having your pants pulled down. Fin... more
  • The Forgetting Flower

    by Karen Hugg
    Secrets and half-truths. These litter Renia Baranczka’s past, but the city of Paris has offered an escape and the refuge of a dream job. The specialty plant shop buzzes with activity and has brought her to a new friend, Alain. His presence buffers the guilt that keeps her up at night, dwelling on the endless replays of what happened to her sister. All too suddenly, the City of Light seems more sinister when Alain turns up dead. His demise threatens every secret Renia holds dear, including the... more
  • In Another Time and Place: stories

    by Thomas De Angelo
    A unique collection of short stories set in various periods of time and place such as 1916 France, 1889 New York, 1916 Ireland... The collection will leave the reader with a certain feeling of nostalgia.
  • The Accomplishments of a Hat: stories

    by Thomas De Angelo
    all of the characters in this collection have one thing in common: a hat - a magic hat...
  • Bursting of the Flower

    by cheryl T. long
    Bursting of the Flower is a captivating fictional story about a young lady who grows up in an environment of abuse and neglect, yet has a dream to become a famous dancer. Running away from home in search of greener pastures, Cherish would soon discover that the streets are even rougher than she thought. After so many wrong turns and disappointments, she finally gets much needed help and pursues her career. Nevertheless, she would soon find out that her experiences while growing up would shape a... more
  • My Summer Friend (Something in the Water Book 1)

    by Ophelia Rue
    LOVE, OBSESSION, SECRETS: Charismatic college student Ed Grey’s life is a carousel of one night stands until inheriting his childhood home after his grandparent’s death. As summer arrives, he moves in, reliving his past as a quiet, shy, loner by day and obsessively watching for his childhood crush Elise through his telescope by night. The fragile shell of his identity begins to crack after she doesn’t recognize him during a chance encounter and falls in love with the caricature he has invented. ... more
  • Infinity and the South China Sea: fourteen stories

    by Thomas De Angelo
    A short story collection set in Southeast Asia, with each of the stories taking place in one or another of the countries bordering the South China Sea. The stories explore the human condition and are linked by the theme of the search for freedom, whether it be personal, political or social, and the power to choose
  • Get Great Tips When You are Travelling with Kids

    by Uber Car Rental
    When you travel with kids, then this is the most amazing and memorable experience for you and for the kids as well. This way you also get an opportunity to spend some quality time with your kids, since you see new and energizing things and you are likely to have a couple of great stories to tell when your trip is finished. Sometimes, travelling with kids could be hard for you, so for this here are some amazing tips on travelling in a rental vehicle with your kids. Select the Suitable & Right Ve... more
  • Daddy Bear

    by Sara Schmidt
    Daddy Bear is a simple look at how, to a child, everything about their dad is great and big. As big as the love that they have for their dad.
  • Between the Sword and the Wall: a novel of World War I

    by Thomas De Angelo
    a novel set in 1914-15 during a period in World War I when it seemed the fighting would never end. From the first pages the author brings the WWI era to life and the reader feels everything that an eyewitness must have felt. One begins to understand the struggles of allied soldiers trapped in occupied Belgium, and the sacrifices some people made in helping them escape to Holland and freedom.
  • A Long Stroll

    by Florence Mbiaasu
    Throughout history, nations have formed through mutual unity, willful immigration and even geographical isolation. This is not the case for most African countries. Africa's civilization was arrogantly bombarded by western civilization in an attempt to siphon her resources and destabilize the cultural structure of African settlements. The consequences of that colonization will have lingering effects on the continent. The African youth and generations to come will continue to pay a price with thei... more
  • Simon's Mansion

    by William Poe
    Simon Powell has escaped a cult, beaten addiction, and even found true love. But he still has unhealed wounds…and coming home might be his undoing. Fresh out of rehab, Simon heads back to his ancestral home in Sibley, Arkansas, with his partner, Thad. Waiting for them is Simon’s family. He’s sure they never accepted his sexuality and that they’re still angry at him for leaving to follow the cult of Sun Myung Moon. Or at least, he fears that this is how they feel. As Simon and Thad create a... more
  • Caitlin's Song (Carson Chronicles Book 4)

    by John A. Heldt
    In CAITLIN'S SONG, the fourth novel in the Carson Chronicles series, separated members of a time-traveling family find romance, adventure, and terror as they seek answers and each other in four memorable eras of American history.