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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Tiny Things that Timothy Saw

    by Ariadne Appletree
    Timothy is a boy who can see the tiny things that others miss. One day, a tiny gnome catches his eye and beckons him to the land of the tiny gnomes. Once there, he must do battle with the dark troll who is keeping all of the gnomes prisoner. Help him find the inner light that will overcome any darkness.
  • Love, Loss, and Lagniappe

    Life is good for Dr. Drew Coleman, a successful young eye doctor living in Uptown New Orleans, and he knows it. Having met and married his beautiful medical school classmate, Kate, the two settle happily into the routine of raising their two young daughters. Drew’s charmed life is soon shattered by devastating news, causing him to go on a ten-year transcontinental journey of self-discovery, during which he explores the nature of God and Man, the divine inspiration for many of New York’s... more
  • Bloody Gullets

    by Michael Golvach
    Do you feel like a little light reading, or do you prefer your short stories dark? When the average circular saw tears through flesh, meat or anything that lives, breathes and bleeds, no matter how long you let it run afterward, the teeth will be sparkling clean when it finally comes to a stop. But the evidence of the damage is still there. Because of its functional design, the blood wells up in the gullets. Those places where the teeth intersect. The stories in this collection don't repre... more
  • As the Light Fades

    by Catherine West
    After her carefully constructed life crumbles, Liz Carlisle finds herself back on Nantucket, picking up the pieces. With a new place to live and a shot at starting over, Liz begins to believe a fresh start might be possible after all. Until her past shows up, forcing her to make a choice that may cost her all she’s come to love.
  • The Path To Patagonia

    With nothing left to lose, two men gather their few belongings and hit the road. At the Mexican Border they question their choice to go AWOL: an impulsive act of defiance where Henry and Jasper took their destinies into their own hands. In constant fear that they’ll be caught, they make it across the border and travel south to create new lives. In a time where their only crime is love, they run from Don’t Ask Don’t Tell dishonorable discharges.On the journey south they face life-threatenin... more
  • The Futility of Loving a Soldier

    by E.D. Martin
    The stories in this collection explore the physical and psychological effects of combat, both on those who serve and those back home. Told from the points of view of spouses and children as well as the soldiers themselves, the stories tackle eleven different scenarios spanning five American wars. Guilt and acceptance, despair and hope, selfishness and sacrifice, and above all, love, blend together as characters come to realize maybe their feelings aren’t futile after all.
  • Snuck Past Death and Sleep

    by Benjamin Pierce
    Set as Cold War sneaks to its end, “Snuck Past Death And Sleep” tells the story of four loners who meet at an insular Midwestern college that they will waken and terrorize. Lynn and Craig are non-traditional students. She enters college later in life to break through lifelong isolation; while he entered as a year-early whiz-kid and has bogged down ever since. Paul and Edward are dorm mates, brought together as the only two applicants to request a gay room-mate: Paul as an impulsive first step to... more

    by David Drum
    In Emily Bronte’s classic English novel, a young man named Heathcliff flees his adopted home at Wuthering Heights with no money and a broken heart. Three years later he returns, ferociously changed into a rich and ruthless gentleman. . Heathcliff: The Lost Years reveals how the romantic hero of Wuthering Heights accomplished this remarkable transition. Driven by a passionate need to return to his first love, his odyssey takes him to the seaport of Liverpool, on a slave trader to Africa... more
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    by David Drum
  • I Don't Like to Eat Ants

    by JTK Belle
    I Don’t Like to Eat Ants tells the story of Anteater One and Anteater Two’s debate over their current diet of ants. Anteater One doesn’t like to eat ants and wants Anteater Two to try new foods, while Anteater Two believes it’s their nature to only eat ants and nothing else. The colorful and imaginative illustrations created by Sabine Mielke will attract young readers to follow along on Anteater One Anteater One and Anteater Two’s adventure to the Peanut Butter and Jelly Deli, where they discove... more
  • Curious Men

    by Rosalind Minett
    This is the companion volume to Me-Time Tales: tea breaks for mature women and curious men. The curious men now have their say... or at least they try to. A collection of unusual short stories that delve into the minds of a variety of curious men: hooked on meteorites, tractor parts, foreign parts, own parts— stories that may be sober, bizarre or cunningly funny.
  • Me-time Tales

    by Rosalind Minett
    Second, expanded edition. Women of all ages are exposed in this collection of witty short stories with a dark edge: Marian faces middle age with attitude and support knickers; sixteen-year-old Jess's date with good legs; Peggy fights for her first bra; post-war Elfreda frees herself at a First Feast. Discover Elaine’s encounter with a moral dilemma, a neurotic narrator’s self-enhancing theft, Pru’s ingestion, Daryl’s piscatorial impregnation and an unnamed beauty’s transmogrification. There's a ... more
  • A Story and The Man

    by Harsh Vardhan Dutta
    A demanding boss, numerous relationships — some consummated, others not so much — all of them doomed to fail, a childhood marred by academic struggles, a mother liberal with the lashings, and a personal crisis that has the potential to end it all...for our narrator, life has been a journey of highs and lows. Yet, even through the lowest of lows, he has always managed to find his feet again. But will he succeed this one final time? And who’s the mysterious man he’s sought out to provide him with ... more
  • A New Rising Sun

    by Gloria F. Perry
    Gretchen Lockhart has to tell the story of her life if she wants to regain the trust of her best friend Gabriella Oliver. Gabby rushed to the intensive care unit to confront her friend and to meet the son her husband didn't know he had. She came there to find out how her best friend could have a baby by her husband and keep it a secret for ten years. She is there to get the truth. Gabby's reaction to the truth could save or destroy what is left of Gretchen's family. And Max's betrayal with his w... more
  • A Wolf in Women's Clothing

    by Wendi Bear
    When Asterisk’s young son, Franklin, comes out as transgender, she gains her mother’s full support. However, being Rosie has its drawbacks as friendships crumble and family members show disapproval. After classmates bully her, mother and daughter seek camaraderie through therapy and support groups but Rosie cannot find people she relates to. Asterisk meets Vivian, a punk rock transgender woman, and thinks she has found the perfect mentor for her daughter. Things heat up as Asterisk and Vivian... more
  • The View From Here

    by Christine Schulden