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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • First World Problems

    by Rea Keech
    Emma has lost her job but keeps her sense of humor as she struggles to keep her family going, even if they can’t match the pampered lifestyle of her friends from “the Estates.” Her naïve, idealistic husband Charles is no help. His only concern is seeing that there are no preservatives, pesticides, or growth hormones in his food. Their friend Andre, an unmarried, eccentric intellectual, is even less concerned with what he calls Emma’s first world problems. He’s content to live on pizza and donu... more
  • The Blue Gypsy; Mystery of the Caribbean Pearl

    by Thomas W. Greene
    La Azul Gitano, The Blue Gypsy. Synopsis La Azul Gitano, The Blue Gypsy, is a beautiful Caribbean pearl that has been in the Williams family for over 400 years since the sacking of Panama City in 1671. In that year, buccaneer Thomas Williams joined forces with infamous pirate Captain Henry Morgan and conspired to steal the city’s treasury of jewels, precious artifacts, silver and gold coin before it could be sent back to Spain. While fleeing with his Spanish-Incan wife Cataline to the Caribbean... more
  • 978-0997323726

    by Janet Oakley
    Englishwoman Jeannie Naughton never intends to run away from life, but in 1860 a woman’s reputation is everything. A scandal not of her own making forces her to flee to an island in the Pacific Northwest. The island, home to Coast Salish people and Hawaiians working for the Hudson’s Bay Company, is jointly occupied by British and American military forces. Jeannie settles into life at English Camp where she meets American Jonas Breed. As a youth he was captured and held as a slave—a mist-chi-mas... more
  • The Walking Stick: Winter Moon (Book III)

    by Kathy Love Cowen

    Adventure, danger, and deception flourish within the tribe. The saga of the Walkingstick family continues.

    Golden Meadow is forced to face the consequences of her wanton ways. She is mortified to find herself with child and ashamed for the second time in her life. She can’t face the man she tried to trick into believing he was the father of her baby.
    The two clans join forces by sending their warriors to Mississippi river banks to finally locate and end the horrific slave tra... more

  • Pleasure and Power

    by Doug Brendel
    Set in rural Ohio in the late 40s, in a world before #MeToo, Pleasure and Power explores the weight of race, secrets, and the misogyny and sexism that women face in a white man’s world. Seductive and unsettling, the novel traces the intertwined fates of three people. Ruby, a black teen, wants to protect her helpless older sister. Jake, a charming white salesman, dreams of political prestige. Conservative Alice clings to her virtue and values. When a mixed race baby is born inside a mental ward, ... more
  • The Daily Adventures of Tatyana: Glittery Glasses

    by G. P. Spencer
    Tatyana now has to wear eyeglasses to see clearly. Luckily she has friends and family that help her see what truly matters. Join Tatyana on her journey to self confidence and learning that it's not about what you wear, but who you are!
  • The Sound of a Giant Falling (A Sampson Story)

    by Gilbert Collins
    Donna Stevens was devastated when the doctors told her she could not have children. However she had a child that grew into the strongest man on earth. This strength did come with conquences if Sampson used drugs or alcohol, or has sex before marriage he will lose his power. These are some of the same challenges Christian teenagers face today.
  • The Devil in Beauty: A Lord Trevelin Mystery (The Lord Trevelin Mysteries) (Volume 1)

    by Heidi Ashworth
    Julian “Trev” Silvester, the Marquis of Trevelin, had everything a gentleman could want--good looks, a fortune, and plenty of charm. When a duel with a jealous duke leaves him disfigured, Trev is ostracized by those who once celebrated him. His life is forever changed, but Trev is still loyal to his friends. When one is accused of murder and another's diamond necklace is stolen, he does what he must to help them. As the two cases merge, Trev finds an ally who isn’t put off by his scar and the sc... more
  • Beyond Beauport

    by James Masciarelli
    Shannon Clarke raised a family and worked waterfront jobs in America's oldest seaport. Her childhood dream to become a sea captain is revived when her long-lost seafaring uncle Patrick visits with a salty tale of their maritime family ancestry of pirates and privateers. He shares recovered family letters and artifacts from the Golden Age of Piracy. They take to the sea in Patrick's brigantine to follow the siren song of their ancestors in quest of destiny, truth and treasure. The voyage is fraug... more
  • Julia's memories

    by Dave Dröge

    Julia’s memories (part 1 of the Amor Mundi series) is a biography and coming of age novel, written from the future.

    Julia, a passionate artist and activist, writes her memoires. She does so within the year 2050. This gives us an idea how the Transition has been shaped, how the social revolution is partly achieved through her artworks, after her father fled the Netherlands in 2014.

    June 2050. Julia, a renowned artist, celebrates her 55th birthday. Encouraged by the mayor of R... more

  • La Calavera

    by Alan Ross
    A pirate radio operator takes on the world's biggest media conglomerate with the help of a group of misfits, the voice of Richard Nixon in his head and a broken-down Winnebago.
  • Yes We Remember

    by Joyceann Gray
    A historical novel based on the events of the time, historical records, and family stories of our ancestors and how the struggles, adventures, and travels of 4 families culminated on a ranch in Cherry County Nebraska.
  • The Adventures of Smelly the Garbage Truck: From "PU" to "Woo-hoo!"

    by Tamara M. Lucas

    Smelly is a funny-looking garbage truck! He is old, dented and very stinky. Despite the stink, Smelly is friends with almost everyone in Sun Valley Springs, the cleanest city in the country. Smelly is the one who has always made sure that Sun Valley Springs is sparkling on the day of the annual clean-city contest. He loves doing his job but the Mayor's mean assistant, Doo Little Morris, wants to stop him this year. Doo Little thinks that Smelly is too old and gross to take care of the city. H... more

  • DAN+ABBY: Scenes from a City Park

    by Kay Hartford

    DAN+ABBY is graffiti that was scratched into the wet concrete deck of a footbridge decades ago in a southern Arizona city park. The park’s visitors, activities and public and personal art inspired this anthology of found fiction. Each story stands alone; together, they are a community in the manner of Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters.

    All of the images in this project were taken with the author’s cell phone camera. The images are presented in grayscale in ... more

  • The Water at the End of the World

    by Michael Easterling
    While on his way to visit the healing waters of Tambo Puquio, the Capac Inca, emperor of Tahuantinsuyu, is forced to stop at the small village of Qomermoya. Perhaps this was the will of the gods, for there, Yana Mayu, an impetuous young woman, takes it upon herself to aid Topa Inca, the emperor’s ailing son. This act of kindness triggers a chain of events that will not only lead Yana on a journey of discovery, but will alter the course of history. Learning that only the water at the end of the... more
  • Fiddler's Joy: The 20th Anniversary Edition

    by Kay Hartford

    Matthew Hobson is torn between his father and his older brother. The year is 1910, and Matthew is in college, struggling to follow his father, a fire-and-brimstone preacher, into the ministry. Matthew's brother Zack is pressuring him to come out west and share his Colorado ranch. The stress tears Matthew apart. Zack rescues him, and through an old fiddle and the help of his brother, Matthew finds his way. His story is a tribute to the strength of the human spirit and the power of lov... more