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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Cooperative Lives

    by Patrick Finegan

    A landmarked midtown Manhattan address. Carnegie Hall and Central Park at your feet. Three hundred units. Thirty-two full-time employees. Five hundred neighbors. You’ve hit the big time. Joined the elite. But what do you know about them, the neighbors? Have you ever met them? Really engaged with them? Or do you gaze down in the elevator, the same way you do on the subway and the street?

    Oh sure, you’ve heard a famous writer lives on the fourteenth floor, a retired US senator... more

  • ON 174th STREET...The World of Willie Mittleman

    by Mel Weiser

    It's the Great Depression of the 1930s........

    America is struggling, but kids in the nation's urban centers still have their imaginative street games, their city adventures and their hilarious scrapes with friends and foes alike.

    The Bronx, in New York City, is Willie's playground, and 174th Street is his crucible. It's here that he laughs and cries and looks to his family for the courage he needs to meet his daily challenges. Can he face the ho... more

  • Thrivers: An LP Novel (Franco Book 2)

    by Tom Sheridan

    Two Tonio Francos. TJ and Franco. One on a stage. One in a cage. Both in a rage. 

    TJ. Falling for Kamara Day. On a college campus gone cray. The seniors caught in the culture war crossfire. TJ himself on fire. Burning in five different directions like he’s all of One Direction. Big brother to Kyd. Fraternity VP. Intern in NYC. Rappin to Drag’s beats. And. That f***ing demon he can’t defeat. The one pushing him to the ledge. At Jersey’s northeastern edge... more

  • In the Shadow of Salem

    by Donna B Gawell
    In the Shadow of Salem is a historical novel about the life of Mehitabel Braybrooke, a Puritan woman born in 1652 in Ipswich, Massachusetts. Mehitabel is accused of crimes−the first for arson and the second for witchcraft. History has not been kind to Mehitabel, but what was the real story behind her scurrilous reputation? Would she ever be redeemed from her lifelong curse? Or was Mehitabel as wicked as her numerous Essex Court Records imply?
  • Why horses don't drink tea on Thursdays

    by Ul Makise
    Funny and inspiring book which teaches us how to to fix angry shoes, what to do if you meet a duck stuck in a truck and lots of other useful things.
  • Marvin's Garden

    by Joseph Brisben
    When she was growing up, all Madge Duckworth wanted was to marry a man who was going places. She found that in her husband, Marvin, a farmer, but then she discovered she had married a sadist, a glutton, and man so greedy that he cheats his brother out of his family’s estate and disowns his own son. Madge’s life runs on terror-filled inertia with horrible beatings at Marvin’s hands. The only pleasant things in her life are her job in the telephone company in Pond Creek, OK, her friendship with Ma... more
  • The Streets: An LP Novel (Franco Book 1)

    by Tom Sheridan
    A mixed martial artist has one last fight. To make things right. He just wants to train. Hop an NJ Transit train. Do some work in Newark. Rep his fight team and his fans across the nation. Outlast that international sensation. Hopefully raise a victorious glove. Maybe get back with his love. But he’s feelin the heat. On Jersey’s streets. They docked his dock job. He owes a favor to The Frog. And his teen son T's bein bullied. His plan’s all gettin sullied. Not to mention dealing with issues of c... more
  • Money Matters A Novel

    by Brian Finney
    At once a painful coming-of-age novel, an exciting amateur sleuth tale and an intriguing narrative involving social issues (immigration and wealth disparity), Money Matters has mystery at its core. This emotionally charged debut novel is firmly embedded in Los Angeles culture over the 2010 mid-term election. Jenny, the 27-year-old inexperienced protagonist, faced with the tragic disappearance of a friend, is forced to take on financial tycoons, corrupt politicians and the treacherous Baja drug c... more
  • Advancing the Retreat: A Comedy

    by Elena Louise Richmond
    April March wants nothing more than to be left alone to putter in her garden but her husband has joined the church across the street and April gets pulled into the schemes and mischief of the congregation. The minister’s wife has a secret; the minister has a different secret. Down the street a new friend of April’s knows both their secrets. Meanwhile there’s a squirrel loose in the church, a loan to pay off, a sacrilegious calendar-- meant to be a fundraiser-- that outrages the minister’s wif... more
  • People You've Been Before, not a memoir

    by Tim Jollymore
    In recovery circles, it's called denial. In public office, they say it's politic. In marriage, if undiscovered, it's saving face, if found out, lies of the very worst kind. And written in a memoir? Well, a writer might call it fiction. In a single day in April, famed author, Elmoe Mattila, “reveals” through his latest book the first year of his sober life spent in the company of an outrageous band of ne'er-do-wells and misfits, culminating in sorrow, disillusionment, and some very good for... more
  • Lake Stories and Other Tales

    by Tim Jollymore
    Inspired by waters and wolves, these stories charm the reader with affection for their natural settings. Follow the wold tracks through this collection that reflects on the foibles of human nature. Life's challenges are told with humor and heartfelt sentiment that set you on your own path, lighted by the rising full moon, down to the lake shore, where waters lap your toes. A collection of eleven short stories.
  • Whose Back Was Stabbed?: FDR's Secret War on Japan

    by Koichi Mera
    This is a book that will change the American perception of the Pacific War. One important question is: Who actually started the Pacific War? By examining recently discovered facts revealed through the declassification of official documents, the decoding of secret communications between the Soviet Union and its operatives, and findings from American and Japanese writers in recent decades, the author clarifies the role played by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and members of his cabinet in pushing... more
  • Walter and Mike Get Their Own Fun Park Pool to Play In

    by Kathleen Morrissey
    Kids and Alligators both love to play in the water, but the two don't normally mix. Find out what Happens when two little Alligators want to join the kids playing in a fun pool at a resort in Florida. Walter and Mike just want to see the fun, but they get more than they bargained for. Their excitement starts when four kids find the Alligators staring at them, but what happens to the alligators and the kids leads to a surprise ending.
  • The MisreadBible: Genesis

    by J. R. Eldridge

    A collection of twisted Bible tales from the warped mind of J. R. Eldridge. Drawing from his fascination with religion and mythology, Eldridge takes the reader on a journey from the creation of the universe to the arrival of the Israelites in Egypt in this blasphemously funny retelling of the Book of Genesis.

    A lonely deity creates the universe in his mother’s basement and makes a little clay man who falls in love with his own rib. After the humans engage in some freaky angel sex,... more

  • Suffer the Little Children

    by WALTER T HUGHES
    Months after five-year-old Amy completes chemotherapy for leukemia she is found to have AIDS acquired from blood transfusions. More devastating than the disease is the social isolation that follows. Amy dwindles to emaciation and demise. Her father, a young country doctor, returns to medical training and overcomes social, cultural and academic hurdles to achieve success in AIDS research.
  • One Time Winner: The Empress Emeritus Zinabar

    by John R. Carden
    The setting of the book is a gigantic interstellar monarchy called the Interstellar Condominium of Planets and Empires, (ICOPE), ruled by an Emperor and Empress; with two chambers of a legislature to pass laws. One fateful day the Emperor unexpectedly dies. The Empress, instead of staying on the Capital Planet called Empire Prime, chooses to leave her home planet and resettle on a planet far, far away from the Empire. The planet she happens to choose is Earth.The ultra-advanced medical technolog... more

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