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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Clean Sweep A Novel

    by E. B. Lee

    Clean Sweep is contemporary fiction that personalizes the lives of New York City street homeless and exposes the strength and vulnerabilities of compassion and human connection. When a retired advertising executive finds the dead body of a homeless woman on a Manhattan sidewalk, she is compelled to bring others off the street. Working on an Outreach team, she faces her own painful past, erratic behavior of her new Outreach partner, and many invisible barriers silently chaining homeless lives ... more

  • Foxhide: From Hillcountry Farm

    by John C Hill

    This whimsical and bizarre tale takes readers into the heart of nature where we meet many animal characters. Pawz, being the narrator, introduces his family and friends humorously. Their offbeat names and quirky characters make the read engaging. The subtle anthropomorphism employed by John C. Hill enhances the humor, granting us several laugh-out-loud moments throughout the book. The foxes are clever and mischievous yet good-hearted, attributes that define a unique “foxiness.&r... more

  • The MisAdventures of George and the Talking Butt: The Beginning

    by J.L. Frankel
    Meet George Smith. George is a good kid; he really is. He listens to his parents and tries his best to pay attention in school. He enjoys spending time with his friends and his family. Overall, George is just an ordinary ten-year old boy. Well, almost ordinary. You see, George just heard from someone he never thought he would hear from... his butt. George just discovered his butt can talk. With his new sidekick behind him, George's life just became a little more complicated and a whole lot ... more
  • 978-1-7356251-1-9

    by Otto Wheeler
    Anne Wentworth, a wealthy Atlanta philanthropist, invites a destressed young lady, Lynn Gregor, into her home. Anne invests time and money in educating and training Lynn to get a new start and life and to be accepted into the Atlanta community. Anne's husband Jason, a very successful general contractor, takes little interest in Lynn until certain events, including an unwarranted arrest and trip to jail, brings him closer to Lynn. Anne's former college companion and best friend, Paige Buchannan, ... more
  • THE BOOK OF STORY RHYMES - Tales of Unpredictable People and the Baggage They Carry

    by Dena Stewart
    THE BOOK OF STORY RHYMES is a compilation of fabricated human-interest stories about diverse, colorful fictional characters with complicated backgrounds. Some of the stories have hints of humor, many have negative summations. They’re fast paced, rhyming tales, with twists, to blow all expectations.

    by Richard J Reese
    CRY is the story of two families locked in a feud over the same land both hold dearly as theirs. Set in the Judean hills on West Bank between 1917 and 1987, the Rabinowitzs and Fawzas clash unexpectedly one day when a Polish-Jewish immigrant and family set up a tent and stake out a parcel promised to them by the Jewish Agency. The real owner of the same parcel is a descendant of a warrior bringing Islam to Palestine some 13 centuries ago. Their dispute ignites a 100 Years' War which will consu... more
  • The Tokyoites

    by Christopher T. Connor
    Kevin Connolly is an English teacher in Tokyo, Japan. He has lived in Tokyo for 5 years and he has just split with his beautiful Japanese girlfriend. He moved to Japan after a bad breakup with the love of his life. He is a heavy drinker and a fish out of water in Tokyo but has an appreciation of the Japanese people and culture. He travels throughout the city taking in the interesting sites, neon lights, red-light districts and izakaya’s (bars).
  • The Serpent Bearer

    by Kara Ford

    Breathe. Just breathe. Sometimes that’s all it takes to wipe away the bad memories. Other times, the swallowing darkness lurches Dani awake in a cold sweat, the bloodcurdling screams still echoing in her ears…

    But this year will be different—it has to be. This year Dani will lead her college lacrosse team to a championship and get into med school—and what’s wrong with having a little fun to keep her grounded?

    Except it’s not so simple when the ... more

  • Cash-n-Carry

    by Peter Sarda
    Bakersfield, California, 1978. At a drive-thru dairy store off Highway 99, three lives have a rendezvous with fate. For local trailer trash, Hanson's Cash-n-Carry is a dream job. For the confirmation class at St. Paul's, it's an entitlement. For a big-city cop with a drinking problem, it's a last chance. When he's offered a job on the steps of church, young Frank Lehmann thinks he's moving up in the world. Nobody told him that Cash-n-Carry is a breeding ground for cops, criminals, and worl... more

    by Penny Haw

    Faye Mackenzie and her friends’ anorexic daughter, Clare are thrown together when a flood separates them from their hiking group in the remote, mountainous Tsitsikamma region of South Africa. With Clare critically injured, Faye is compelled to overcome her self-doubt and fear of the wild to take care of the younger woman, who opens her heart to Faye.

    As their new friendship takes the women on an unexpected journey of discovery, the rest of the group wrestles with the harrowing aft... more

  • War of the Sparrows

    by Matt Strempel
    War of the Sparrows is an historical fiction book set ten years after the Siege of Tobruk during World War Two. Veteran Frank Miller grapples with civilian life; being a caring husband, a business owner, and present father after the trauma of war is a daily struggle. Guilt stemming from his actions—and inaction—during the war have left him guilt-ridden and an emotional wreck. While doing his best to carry on as though nothing is wrong, Frank seeks the man responsible for the historical abductio... more
  • Presence, the Play

    by William Jefferson
    Presence, the Play offers a penetrating perspective on the vital role personal presence plays in the essence of life. The protagonist of the novel is a playwright and monk named Script, who lives on the mythical Isle of Estillyen. On the opening night of Presence, Script’s beloved play, he is involved in a tragic accident and lapses into a prolonged coma. Set, in Script’s comatose state, Presence, the Play offers a meticulously crafted storyline evoking the imaginative prose of J. R. R. Tol... more
  • Tool For Solving Word Puzzles, Anagrams, Jumbles etc...

    by Randy Royes
    How The Word Jumble Solver Will Help you to Solve Word Jumbles If you're an avid gamer of word games, anagrams, and text jumbles, in that case our word jumble is going to be of good curiosity to you. Quite simply the Jumble Solver allows you to enter an array of letters, that may include things like wild cards and blank tiles, and then will work out a variety of words that can be produced from all of them to help you move forward within your game. To type in a wildcard, you only need to utili... more
  • Yara and Purr:The Rescue of a Purring Monkey

    by Yossi Lapid
    In the Amazon rainforest, a cute baby monkey named Purr is separated from his father, trapped in some freshly laid wires. Yara rescues the father and nurses his deep wounds. Will Yara be able to find Purr and reunite him with his worried Papa?
  • "There's Only 1 RACE, the human one says me!" A Children's Book: ENDING RACISM!

    by Kimberly Y. Erwin

    In the introductory pages of "There's only 1 RACE-the HUMAN one," says me!-A Children's Book: ENDING RACISM!, two statements reveals its purpose: "Teaching children about Race, Ethnicity, and Cultural Identity via scenarios and pictures of today's youth allows us a creative opportunity to root out & TO END a most ignorant & destructive 'ISM,' RACISM," so that "One day may we all (of every hue, shade, and tone) come to know the bea... more

  • A Season in Lights: A Novel in Three Acts

    by Gregory Erich Phillips

    Passion, ambition and escape, in the colorful artistic underworld off-Broadway.

    Cammie, a dancer in her mid-thirties, has just landed her first part in a show since coming to New York City. Yet the tug of familial obligation and the guilt of what she sacrificed to be there weigh down her dancing feet. Her lover, Tom, an older piano player, came to the city as a young man in the 1980s with a story eerily in tune with Cammie's own. Through their triumphs and failures, both learn the f... more