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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Peg's Story: Detours

    by Sheri McGuinn
    When she started high school in 1971, Peg planned on an exciting career and world travel. Instead, a series of detours became her life. Peg goes from naïve fourteen-year-old to trafficked runaway in a few months. She escapes quickly but takes ten years to find her way home, where she builds a new life on a foundation of lies. Then one of her daughters runs away and Peg’s past is the key to reuniting her family. A novel that reads like memoir, one woman's journey. Peg is the mother in Running... more
  • Running Away - Maggie's Story

    by Sheri McGuinn
    The plan is in place. By the time they realize she won’t be back, Maggie will be in another state, in a new life about to run again from new dangers. When Peg realizes why her daughter has run away, she knows she needs to find her quickly or they may never see each other again. Peg’s missing journal from when she ran away herself is the only clue to Maggie’s whereabouts. The story is told from both points of view. Originally published as Running Away, portions of this novel have been updated to ... more
  • Gen Z Crossing

    by Gary A James
    In Gen Z Crossing, six different worlds in Canada and the United States will be turned upside down. In Blue Blood and Walls with Holes, Alyssa Stropolis joins her uncle Jay as he investigates an armed robbery. As a defense attorney, Jay meets Jayden Isaac, who is imprisoned for the offense. During the investigation Jay and Alyssa runs into Jay's friends—members of a Crip set. In The Brain Factory, Jared Kensington takes his grandmother, who has dementia, to a new center "Brain Developer Solution... more
  • Lessons in Saving a Girl

    by LeighLa Graham
    Emily Evers Kraft is an avoidance addict. Her mother is on another med-vacation. No, med-vacation is not the same thing as Club Med where people are pampered with seven days of oceanfront cottages, free margaritas and all-inclusive spa packages. It’s the roller coaster ride Emily’s family endures when the matriarch won’t stay on her prescribed medications. Honed from years of playing out the family drama, Emily is good at running from everything, even her own talent, but when Coach Allen disco... more
  • Ignite

    by Marie Moeckel
    Ruby is your typical type-A woman hardwired for success, most notably, walling herself off from personal connection fearing it may hold her back. Yet, in the face of unplanned pregnancy, she makes the most unlike-her decision: keep her child and marry a man she doesn’t love. Eleven years pass uneventfully, while Ruby completes dental school, moves back to her hometown, and establishes a traditional Midwestern life. As one of her first strides of solo-practice ownership, she signs up for an educa... more
  • A Fresh Hell

    Rikki Greene is thankful for everything she has—a satisfying career as a Hollywood movie publicist, good friends who are more like family, a sense of humor that comes in handy in a business where you never have to grow up, Moppet, her four-legged BFF, who shares her passion for McDonald’s vanilla soft serve, and a budding friendship with Hollywood tough guy actor Jake Stanley that maybe, just maybe, could blossom into a romance… But, like her idol, Dorothy Parker, every time the phone rings, ... more
  • Edwin and the Climbing Boys, ISBN 9781787106758

    by Benita Cullingford
    Description:\tEdwin, an orphan of noble birth, runs away from his academic boarding school. An unexpected encounter with climbing boys, Smudge and Jake, leads to an adventure beyond his wildest dreams.
  • Lost in Wildwood

    by Jason Ryan Dale
    Joshua has been a thief all his life. The biggest score he's ever seen just fell into his lap. There are stacks of cash in a backroom practically waiting for the right crew to grab them. The planning and preparation have been painstaking, but years in the game have brought Joshua to this moment . . . and he's ready! So why is there a knot in his stomach whenever Joshua wakes up in the morning? Maybe it's because the job breaks every rule that has kept him safe all these years. It involves gun... more
  • Broadsword

    by Roger Glasgow
    This thrilling story, set in the borders area of Scotland during the 1500s, is full of suspense, intrigue, and danger, complete with compelling characters, love, and rich historical detail.
  • Lost Scrolls of Archimedes: A Historical Novel of Ancient Rome and Egypt

    by Tom Roberts
    Two feuding empires. A doomsday device. Can a young man protect his people from a tyrant’s deadly attack? Alexandria, Egypt, 34 BC. Marcus Bassus dreams of a life of intellectual pursuits. Entrusted by his missing mentor with the scrolls of Archimedes, he resolves to prove his worth by decoding the complex parchments on his own. But when a close friend betrays him and steals one of the documents, Marcus vows to prevent its secrets from falling into the corrupt hands of Roman Emperor Octavian.... more
  • Friday Night Knife & Gun Club (series)

    by L.S. Collison
    Fictional memoir set in America's New Wild West -- a dystopian near-future when nurses and doctors are armed with handguns for self-protection. The author imagines a night shift at the High Plains Medical Center where a crazed shooter is on the loose. Just another Friday night in America. Friday Night Knife and Gun Club is first in a series of connected short stories.
  • The Substance of All Things

    by Sam Harris
    When Theo Dalton is six years old, his hands are irreparably damaged in a horrific car accident that takes his mother’s life. Six years later, during the sweltering summer of 1968 in rural Oklahoma, Theo meets Frank, a Native American outcast, and learns that he has the ability to heal through his disfigured hands. As he explores the extraordinary, Theo desperately attempts to remain an ordinary boy. But when word of his gift spreads, Theo is shunned by the church for doing “the devil’s work.... more
  • This City is Empty

    by Rovshan Abdullaoglu

    “Willie, a man only needs ten seconds to start feeling happy.”

    “What do you mean, ten seconds?”

    Smiling, as usual, he said, “All one needs is to think of someone like me.”

    The spectacular story of two wounded souls healing each other breaks all mental boundaries. Willie's success in football culminated in an invitation to join the Dallas Cowboys, which seemed to guarantee him a great future. He played impr... more

  • The New Dawn

    by Suzette Arellano
  • Only The Impassioned

    by H. C. Turk
    An American soldier in WW II Germany is mortally wounded. Because his earlier life was so miserable, he rejects misery in death by entering a series of metaphysical escapades that are alternately hilarious and horrific, yet always lead away from anguish. His selflessness in this visionary realm leads him to understand that in the universe of humans, no light penetrates life more perfectly than peace, an achievement he could not find before dying.
  • Love In The Afterlife

    by H. C. Turk
    Paul Crawford is an American cowboy living in Morocco in 1919. He just wants to go home to Wyoming, but is trapped in the Rif War. After his lover bears a child, Paul and the girl flee for peace. 16 years later, Paul repeats the struggle when his daughter joins the Spanish Revolution. Set in killing Africa and the lush Canary Islands, this poignant saga follows a family and the wars that pursue them.