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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Sparrow Alone on the Housetop

    by Jean James & Mary James
    SPARROW ALONE ON THE HOUSETOP is the tale of village’s struggle to rise above oppression and poverty in the mountains of Mexico. It’s the account of a daring pilot who flies into a woman’s life and knows he’s never before attempted such heights. It’s the story of one woman’s heroic fight and sacrifice to save them all.
  • What Remained of Katrina: a Novel of New Orleans

    by Kelly Jameson
    After Hurricane Katrina destroys her city, an unlikely heroine turns to art and revenge to survive. A failed hooker, magician's assistant, hotel maid and ice cream truck driver, Katrina Lalande comes barreling back in her old red Cadillac to haunt the abusive husband who thought he’d finished her off during the storm. Bent on revenge but determined to find hope in the wreckage, she remembers her past life as Vincent van Gogh as she paints murals on flood-damaged homes, trying to plug the leaks i... more
  • Battles on Lord's Creek

    by Shannon Sausville
    After thirty years of nursing, Linda would have thought she could handle anything. But when her son Matt returns from Iraq with post-traumatic stress disorder and she herself needs knee replacement surgery, Linda finds that opioids are an all too easy escape.
  • Across the Great Divide: The Clouds of War, Book 1

    by Michael Ross
    Lexington, Kentucky, 1859. After saving John Hunt Morgan from a puma attack, fifteen-year-old farm boy Will Crump joins Hunt’s militia, the Lexington Rifles. Morgan mentors Will and enrolls him in the local university, where he hopes to study law. As tensions rise between the North and South, Will is torn between his loyalty to Morgan and his love for his family. Will’s father, sisters, and sweetheart follow the Union, while Morgan and Will commit to the South. As part of Morgan’s band, Will par... more
  • Home to Texas

    by T.L. Davis
    J.D. Wilkes returns to Texas to start a ranch only to find out that he is not welcomed by other ranchers or the U.S. Army that controls an unreconstructed Texas.
  • The Welshman's Wife

    by Jacqline Irwin
    The Welshman’s Wife tells the story of three generations of Welsh-Americans and the love they find and lose as they battle with their own inner demons. Lizzie, the beautiful daughter of a prominent salt maker in Charleston, West Virginia who falls in love with Layton Williams, survives the tragedy of the Civil War only to battle with her own inner demons. Her daughter Sarah, willful and beautiful but always haunted by grief and disappointment in those who love her. Charlie, her oldest son. Passi... more
  • Ever Glade

    by Brandi Megan Granett
    Eleven-year-old Willow wants to be a scientist like her father. She enjoys discovering and recording what she sees, from the trees to the mushrooms to the plants and animals in her forest home in Pennsylvania. But after a mysterious encounter with the owner of the Odds and Ends Shop in the tiny town where her family shops, she discovers she has a new gift—the ability to see into others’ past lives. From glimpses of an old shipwreck to a lovely tea party, Willow is fascinated by her new gift, ... more
  • Juvenal's Lament: A Political Fable

    by Alan Thompson
    Tommy Sawyer, the man one critic hailed as “Holden Caulfield with a political science degree,” is back. Elected to serve out the term of a dead Congressman, Tommy is chosen to oversee the impeachment of the Chief Justice of the United States. Along the way, he encounters the entrenched greed and corruption in Washington that’s now undermining life in the rest of the country. Murder, terrorism and unrestrained “politics” are the order of the day, and the United States teeters on civil war. On... more
  • Measure of Danger

    by Adam Coplan
    Pirates attack a yacht in the dangerous Malacca Straight, wounding and killing several people before disappearing with the ship and six women from amongst the guests and crew. Amanda Whitman’s sister Stephanie was among the women taken and no matter where she turns, no one seems willing or able to help. Gabe Collins is a former Navy SEAL who lives on one of the largest super yachts in the world with a quirky band of former soldiers and friends. They have all left the military and since gained wi... more
  • Ernie the Eraser

    by Ashlyn Parker
    Ernie the Eraser has no friends. The pencils think he rubs in their mistakes, when he really works hard to rub them away! His quest for friendship takes a toll after he's bounced off the desk by his angry student. But this turns into one mistake he'll never erase.
  • Fieldcraft: Four Stories on the Edge Between the Present and the Future

    by Kellan Sparver

    A spy searches for meaning and survival.

    A gay couple and their community confront an external threat.

    Two men wait for the shuttle off-planet.

    A young boy loses a friend in a small town whose residents are slowly being replaced by robots.

    These are four stories on the edge between the present and the future.

  • Yara's Tawari Tree (Yara's Rainforest)

    Yara lives with her Mama in the lush Amazon jungle. She wants to rescue her beloved but increasingly besieged rainforest home. When Yara falls gravely ill, the forest returns the love and saves Yara's life. "A story with a good ecological message and vibrant paintings..." - Kirkus Reviews Written in rhyme and featuring gorgeous watercolor illustrations by Joanna Pasek, this is the first volume in a new series showing children how all living things on our beautiful planet depend on one anot... more
  • Dreams of Cherry Blossoms

    by Walter Miller
    A riveting saga unfolding at the end of World War 2, Dreams of Cherry Blossoms is the improbable love story of American Navy officer Richard Jackson and Japanese college professor Emiko Murakami. He experiences the horror of war on a destroyer and sees firsthand the wasteland of Japan as a member of Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s occupation staff. Emiko lives in fear that her beloved hometown, the former Imperial capital of Kyoto will be destroyed by B-29 firebombing raids. \tWith the beauty, cultur... more
  • Boobie's Scary Halloween

    by Kam Draper
    Join Boobie and her sisters in, Boobie’s Scary Halloween. This is the first story in our children's book series, which will not only be fun for kids but enjoyable for adults to read as well. A collaboration of colorful illustrations and descriptive writing will set the scene for the audience to ride along. Come see if Boobie is brave enough to face her Halloween fears!
  • The Baseball

    by James Flerlage
    Landon Myers is a retired pediatric oncologist who spends his days diagnosing the ills of his young grandchildren's stuffed animals while scheming up new ways to spend time with the older ones. When his thirteen-year-old granddaughter Lucy discovers an old Major League Baseball while cleaning his cellar, he faces the difficult task of exposing a family secret that has lain dormant for the past forty years. Over a long lunch with Lucy, Landon reveals that he was previously married, divorced, a... more
  • To Be Human

    by Mary Kay Holmes

    "I hugged him, it was all I could do. There was a piece of glass between us, a shield I couldn't break no matter how tightly I squeezed. He resisted me, and I was scared.”
    Isabel exists in the grey area between her deepest, darkest, most intimate dreams and the reality that constantly disappoints her. She thrives, she fails, she self-medicates to escape the pain. Then all at once she realizes what is missing and it consumes her being. The hunt for the man she left behind m... more