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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • 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

  • Matka

    by Sarah Hanley
  • Red Jellyfish

    by Randi Harris
    A dark comedy about a social misfit who is haunted by the dead lead singer of an 80s band. Abby and Ian must navigate the blows of the universe, while learning about their own karma, souls, and the afterlife.
  • Designer You

    by Sarahlyn Bruck
    Pam and Nate were a couple who just couldn't get away from each other, sharing not only their bed, but also a successful lifestyle empire as DIY home renovators, bloggers, podcasters, and co-authors. When Nate dies in a freak accident, Pam becomes a 44-year-old widow, at once too young and too old--too young to be thrust into widowhood and too old to rejoin the dating pool. Now the single mother of a headstrong and grief-stricken teenager, Pam's life becomes a juggling act between dealing ... more
  • The Fly with One Eye

    by R.M. Halterman
    “The Fly with One Eye” follows an imperfect toy’s quest to belong as she grows from an outcast among the sale rack of toys to a hero. After the store closes for the night, one of the toys finds himself in trouble. It is the fly with one eye who brings everyone together and shows that we can’t be defined by our differences.