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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • A Self-Made Girl

    by Nathan Hughes
    A girl, Alice, is determined to give herself all the qualities she wants when she grows up to become a self-made person. She begins with a blank canvas and one by one adds all of the traits she will need to be a strong, powerful, determined and capable person looking to take on the world.
  • The Education of Ryan Gregori

    by Gregory Josephs

    When 19-year-old Ryan walks away from a car accident and is forced out of his dream apartment on the same night, he feels his life spinning out of control. Just when it seems he’s regained his footing, the sudden death of Darren, his best friend and crush, sends him reeling toward a harsh realization: in order to survive his new world, he’ll have to leave the naïve, cautious version of himself behind.

    With the help of sexy former rival Brandon, and spicy coworker Meredi... more

  • Leaving The Beach

    by Mary Rowen
    Erin Reardon gets her first kiss from Jim Morrison, and loses her virginity to David Bowie. When she flunks out of college, Bruce Springsteen comforts her, and Elvis Costello breaks her heart in Europe. So what happens when she finally meets a rock star in the flesh? Erin's a lonely misfit with an eating disorder and a wild imagination. She believes she was born to save—and love—at least one tortured musician, and is willing to risk almost everything to fulfill that destiny.
  • Love in the Cretaceous

    by Howard Robertson
    LOVE IN THE CRETACEOUS takes place in a dinosaur park in Oregon a hundred years in the future. Ted Beebe has lost the love of his life and must suddenly find his way alone in old age. He finds young people to take the place of his wife and himself in assuring the survival of Cretaceous World, the park his wife and he created. Global warming has proceeded as predicted, and the fate of Homo sapiens has become obviously uncertain. People come to see the genetically engineered recreations of din... more
  • Dead Cats and Other Reflections on Parenthood

    by Jesse McKinnell

    Dead Cats is an unpublished manuscript - representation or publication inquiries please contact me through jessemckinnell.com

    Joel Peterson’s bottom is deeper and darker than he ever imagined, but with the help of the ghost of Kurt Cobain he hatches a plan to capture the attention of his estranged family and reclaim his life.

    Dead Cats and Other Reflections on Parenthood is a dark comedy that tracks the downward spiral of Joel Peterson, a once successful dentist and pro... more

  • Secrets By The Knoll

    by Julie Metros
    Inspired by a true story, Secrets By The Knoll transforms you back to the early 1900's to a farm in Des Moines, Iowa. The brutal murders of two children up heave the Johansson family and their community. The typical farm family forced in to the spotlight as the entire city and surrounding towns react with immense curiosity. Crowds gather at the murder scene and funeral home. They parade by the Johansson farm and picket outside the police station. As the family grieve and move on with their l... more
  • Asleep from Day

    by Margarita Montimore

    Astrid can't remember the best day of her life: yesterday.

    A traumatic car accident erases Astrid s memories of September 9th, the day she spent with an oddly charming stranger named Theo. Ever since, she's been haunted by surreal dreams and an urgent sense that she's forgotten something important. One night, she gets a mysterious call from Oliver, who knows more about her than he should and claims he can help her remember. She accepts his help, even a... more

  • Love in the Cretaceous

    by Howard W. Robertson
    LOVE IN THE CRETACEOUS is a love story set a hundred years in the future in a dinosaur park in Oregon. Ted Beebe has lost the love of his life and must suddenly find his way alone in old age. He finds young people to take the place of his wife and himself in assuring the survival of Cretaceous World, the park his wife and he created. Global warming has proceeded as predicted, and the fate of Homo sapiens has become uncertain. People come to see the genetically engineered recreations of dinos... more
  • The Alice '65

    by Kyle Michel Sullivan

    One of the rarest books in existence is the 1865 printing of Lewis Carroll’s Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Sir John Tenniel, the illustrator, so disliked how they turned out they were recalled to be replaced by a new printing. All but around 50 were returned and destroyed, and of those 50 fewer than half survive.

    Adam Verlain knows all about this; he’s a library archivist for a university in London, and books are his life. But when that library acquires a ne... more

  • The Sorceress of Menlo Park

    by Richard Sloan

    A brilliant young scientist named Joanne, aka. the Sorceress, is developing microchip brain implant to cure a neuromuscular disease. However, she is opposed by the United Front, a Coalition of religious, feminist, bioethical, political, labor, media, and academic interests. The issues include: Are we God's Children or God's Cocreators, How Far Should Scientists Be Allowed To Go, based on what values and who should make the decisions, what kind of regulatory requirements should be... more

  • Doc Doc Zeus: A Novel of White Coat Crime

    by Thomas Keech
    Doctor Zeus sexually preys upon his women patients, including sixteen-year-old Diane, a suburban teenager who feels guilty and lost after having previously given her baby girl away. Dr. Zeus relishes the challenge of bending this spirited and intelligent patient to his wishes. The Board of Medicine knows what Dr. Zeus is doing, but its young investigator is thwarted again and again in his attempts to bring Zeus to justice.
  • FORGIVE U.S. OUR DEBT$

    by T. M. Crosby

    When Congressman George Li of San Francisco rescues the United States from China’s bond call, the young Republican discovers it is easier than uniting his own party and the country.

    It’s January 2015 – two years until the next U.S. President takes office, and just hours before a new Congress is sworn-in – when George gets a tip from a romantic interest in Beijing that China is calling a portion of its U.S. bonds.  He seizes the unprecedented act as an opport... more

  • Adventures of Hannah Claire

    by William Vanderbrook, III
    An adventure story centered around the exploits of Hayden and Chuck as they experience life on an island and the creatures they encounter. Eventually, they will meet up with Hannah Claire and the adventure goes into a different direction!
  • Pink Mountain

    by Phil Sparks
    Bryan Delman was sure of his position with the company he worked for, until his greedy boss pointed to a possible conspiracy and moved to steal Bryan's biggest contract. Bryan agrees let the investigation to clear his name run it's course, and decides to leave town on vacation with two friends, two men he called brothers. While away, the investigation becomes a frame, and Bryan is thrown into a world he never knew he was a part of, or meant to return to. He is forced to leave the world he knew b... more
  • Hannah's Journey

    by Carmen Peone
    In the mountains of northeast Washington, sixteen-year-old Hannah Gardner fights for her childhood dream––to race horses with her adopted Indian Aunt Spupaleena. Her mother fears Hannah will get hurt. Frustrated with her daughter’s rebellious spirit, she threatens to send her away to Montana to live with an aunt Hannah’s never met. To escape this perceived punishment, Hannah runs away to the Sinyekst village along the Columbia River to train with Spupaleena. After Hannah’s first race, an Indi... more
  • Be Safe (First Printing)

    by Doug Weaver
    The worst of the AIDS epidemic has passed with the discovery of new medications. But not everyone rejoices. Certain groups of gay men rebel when they find it impossible to embrace the notion that they're suddenly expected to slough off their "end dates" and become useful, vibrant members of society. Two pairs of men experience a chance meeting on their way to a burrito joint in Hollywood. All are gay men with HIV/AIDS, all are drug addicts/sellers (Gallagher and Rogarth are recent alumni of a... more

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