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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • A Most Unlikely Hero

    by Brandon Varnell
    Being a hero isn't a walk on Mars! Alexander S. Ryker dreams of becoming a hero, but dreams are hard to achieve when you’ve caused several million credits worth of property damage. Being expelled from the Mars Police Academy isn’t helping his case. Crushed, Alex encounters a girl named Gabrielle Angelise in a meeting that will change his life forever. Gabrielle is an alien! She’s also on the run. Alex wonders if this is the chance that he’s been waiting for, the chance to finally become a ... more
  • 5ive Speed - A Novel

    by Charley Warady
    In the comedic literary novel, 5IVE SPEED, Donald Roth thinks he can never measure up. His underwhelming marriage to his wife, Emily, and the introduction of Zack's future in-laws, Zara and Foster, began the process of self examination that might finally be the catalyst to go after what he thought he deserved after all. The twists and turns that ensue, following the lives of these two apparently dysfunctional families, keep the reader chuckling and then laughing and then howling out loud as life... more
  • Lachesis' Allotment: A Short Collection of Notes, Observations, Questions, and Thoughts

    by Diana R.A. Morris
    In Greek mythology, Lachesis (lack-eh-sis) allots each of us a length of thread to weave with as we will. This hybrid collection of short essays and screenplay explores the nature of friendship and our relationships with the people in our lives over time. From the friendships we form in childhood to the adult friendships we form with our parents—even after they’re gone—this work weaves together memory, meditations on making our dreams a reality, and the evolving nature of our connections as we k... more
  • Twists of Fate: A Folk-Rock Odyssey

    by Robert Gilberg
    Tom Patterson, driving through Kansas on his way to California, meets Suze Arnold just as she misses her bus to California. Taking pity on the frantic young woman, he offers her a ride in a valiant but ill-fated attempt to catch up to her bus. Suze is en route to San Diego, where she hopes to find information paving the way for her to reunite with her birth mother. As luck, fate, or chance would have it, Tom is also setting out in search of Dianne, the love of his younger life, who he'd let ... more
  • The Mystery of the Moondogs

    by William Kime
    Two dogs, Wibber and Orval, try to rescue Perkins, a cat stuck in a tree, The plan involves a wheelbarrow and helium balloons. The dogs ascend higher than expected and are spotted by a little boy on a plane who is not believed when he tells his mother, Eventually the dogs return, leaving Orval in the top of a walnut tree and Wibber trapped beneath the overturned wheelbarrow, giving the family a mystery to figure out upon its return. Perkins, naturally, rescues himself. The colorful, illustrat... more
  • We All Have a God Light

    by Christine Banker
    In my book I use the unexpected instance of a night light burning out and my children being afraid of the dark to introduce to them the concept of our divine light within. I explain in this simple bedtime story how we are all more alike than different and define the happy feeling we get when we do something nice for someone else as a connection to God.
  • Slipper

    by Hester Velmans
    Her life is the inspiration for the world’s most famous story. Lucinda, a penniless English orphan, is abused and exploited as a cinder-sweep by her aristocratic relatives. On receiving her sole inheritance—a pair of glass-beaded slippers—she runs away to France in pursuit of an officer on whom she has a big crush. She joins the baggage train of Louis XIV’s army, and eventually finds her way to Paris. There she befriends the man who will some day write the world’s most famous fairy tale, Char... more
  • Unbreakable: A Birthday Girl. A Brutal Father. (Samantha Brooks Thrillers Book 0)

    by Rowan Waters

    In this prequel novella, Samantha Brooks suffers through one of the events that shape her character. On the night before her seventeenth birthday, she is crushed to learn her mother has gone to stay with friends for a few days. Despite a brutal father laying the blame for her errant mother at her feet, Sam is determined to keep her life simple and not let her demons haunt her day.

  • The Silver Shoes

    by Jill Hall
    San Francisco artist Anne McFarland has been distracted by a cross-country romance with sexy Sergio and has veered from her creative path. While visiting him in New York, she buys a pair of rhinestone shoes in an antique shop that spark her imagination and lead her on a quest to learn more about the shoes’ original owner. \t Almost ninety years earlier, Clair Deveraux, a sheltered 1929 New York debutante, tries to reside within the bounds of polite society and please her father. But when she ... more
  • A Journey of Heart and Mind

    by Kurt Robinson
    After the high school football season ends in a loss, Joshua Rodgers, a kind and rare breed of teenage boy in the modern world, walks through the crowd and notices all his fellow players being comforted by their girlfriends. As he walks he feels alone and wants what his friends have. Josh is then invited to a party at the quarterback's house. While at the party he tries his first beer and attempts to ask a girl, Brittany, who he has liked since elementary school to dance, but fails. After anothe... more
  • The Ghost, The Winds of Revolution, A Friend of the Family, The Easter Lamb, The Raapyure, The Death of Sherlock Holmes & Other

    by Mark Conte
    The Ghost. A decaying body of a child is found on the Navarre-Pensacola Beach road. The police discover it is the second victim of this killer and the terror begins in Northwest Florida as the killings continue. The sheriff departments of four counties, the FDLE, the FBI seem powerless to stop it. There is terror in the schools, the playgrounds and the streets are almost deserted, still the killings continue.
  • Without Warning

    by Thomas Sanger
    Athenia’s Chief Officer Barnet Copland leaves Glasgow under uncertain circumstances in late summer 1939. Among the ship’s passengers are six people from disparate backgrounds hoping to escape the threat of war. In Germany, Fritz-Julius Lemp, a brash young submarine captain heads to sea eager to prove himself. Lemp torpedoes Athenia a few hours after England enters the war. Thrust into a conflict they believed they had escaped, passengers and crew face life-and-death decisions, and Copland become... more
  • Catfish Alley

    by Kurt Robinson
    In Frankfort, Kentucky, there once stood a small community that was known as Crawfish Bottom, also called The Craw. It was known for its filthiness, drinking, prostitution, and violence; and one man controlled it all. John Fallis moved to Frankfort when he was young and after a troubling childhood of loss and being bullied, he became the most prominent figure in Frankfort. By the 1920s he was a political boss, bootlegger, gambling guru, womanizer, and ran a prostitution business. He was the most... more
  • A Night In Jail

    by Heidi Anderson-Swan
    Busted for smoking pot, suburbanite college-bound Danny is incredulous when forced to spend the night in jail. He's repulsed by his cellmate, a homeless and mentally ill drug addict who keeps him awake all night with his delusional rants. By morning, Canny's world is completely upended.
  • Hope Dies Last: An Alaskan Adventure

    by Megan Webb
    When introverted Mekana reluctantly agrees to a spontaneous trip to Alaska, she ends up out of her comfort zone...way out. Mekana’s life, humor, and faith are shaken when her sightseeing plane crash-lands in the wilderness. Trapped and afraid, her sheltered existence is shattered, and the people who survived the initial incident are like nothing she’s dealt with before. Finding herself entangled in a desperate plot gone awry, battered by the elements and memories from a painful past, will Mekana... more
  • Shoemaker Mack

    by Barbara Avon

    Shoemaker Mack is a unique way to spark your child’s imagination. The child draws the illustrations. In a world where hi-tech devices have overtaken even the youngest mind, this children’s book offers the best of the old-school worlds: reading and drawing.

    The story itself takes place in a Kingdom of yesteryear and the moral at the end of the story stays with the child for a lifetime. The book is also an excellent addition to birthday or party loot bags, great for dentist of... more