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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • A Thief's Game

    by Caylen D. Smith

    In a time of misfortune and loss, the kingdom of Bullan is ruled by a greedy and murderous king. He demands exorbitant taxes of his people and when his demands are not fulfilled, the consequences are severe. Death knocks on every door sooner or later, and unfortunately it was sooner for young Emersyn Hale. When the king’s guards killed her twin brother and her father, Emersyn was forced to hide and listen while Death did his work. Now, nine years later, eighteen-year-old Emersyn is a di... more

  • Imperfect Hearts

    by Caylen D. Smith
    The sea is calling. It has always been that way for Alexandria. But when circumstances of Aly's life pull her toward the ocean, what she discovers on the journey is not at all what she had in mind. She never dreamed she would find herself traveling with lawless men, or in the midst of adventures that carry her into an unknown and mystical world. Nor did Aly ever imagine the sacrifices she’d be willing to make to save one person. The person who understands her best. With the unfortunate truth of ... more
  • Vivir El Dream

    by Allison K. Garcia
    Linda Palacios crossed the border at age three with her mother, Juanita, to escape their traumatic life in Mexico and to pursue the American dream. Years later, Linda nears college graduation. With little hope for the future as an undocumented immigrant, Linda wonders where her life is going. Tim Draker, a long-unemployed businessman, has wondered the same thing. Overcome with despair, he decides to take his own life. Before he can carry out his plan, he changes course when he finds a job as ... more
  • Sister Carrie

    by William H. Coles
    Jessie becomes the ward of sister Carrie after their parents die. Jessie is determined, despite resenting that their brother and sisters refuse to support or care for Carrie, to raise Carrie with the Christian ideals and culture of their North Carolina heritage. But Carrie finds an Iranian young immigrant on the Internet and over Jessie's efforts to prevent the romance, Carries defiance and Jessie's stubborn resistance bring strife and danger to their lives.
  • The Russian Nurse

    by Brian Friedkin
    In this short 5,225 word novelette's first page Violetta, the Russian Nurse, runs into a friend, Rosa Green, who says to her: “Life has lost its meaning for me. I am going into this drug store here to buy sleeping pills to kill myself.” “What? You are going to kill yourself?” Violetta asks. “Yes, life has no value for me.” “Well, in that case, Mrs. Green, why not kill yourself like we do in Russia?” “How do you do it in Russia?” “First of all you drink some vodka. Then you eat big ... more
  • Oscar the Orange Octopus

    by RT Errill
    What is the name of the nerdy octopus living in the Great Big Blue Sea? Who will be with you when you need him? Who wants to be your very special friend? Oscar, that’s who!
  • Painted from Memories

    by Barbara Forte Abate
    She considers telling him the truth—that she isn’t the person he thinks she is—but in the end she doesn’t. To say something is to potentially say everything. And it is simply too late... The emotionally fractured casualty of a hideous childhood tragedy, Catherine has at last found her happy-ever-after in the person of Grayson Barnett, and it is the promise of a freshly polished future that compels her to bury the poisonous trail of her past beneath the purposeful lies and omissions she offers he... more
  • Asleep Without Dreaming

    by Barbara Forte Abate
    Fourteen year old Willa Burkett has been waiting her whole life to leave Hoosick Falls, a nowhere place that fails to hold even a single good memory. But, when a series of vengeful incidents stir Willa's mother Stella to impulsively pack-up and go, it is only to find themselves stranded in yet another ugly, near extinct town, only now, with a broken down car and no ready way out. Unable to move on until an alternate plan shows itself, they accept a job working for Omega Pearl Bodie, proprietr... more
  • The Secret of Lies

    by Barbara Forte Abate
    Propelled by an insurmountable sense of desperation, Stevie Burke is recklessly abandoning home, husband, and outwardly contented life under cover of night; at last resigned to defeat in her long battle against the tortured memories of the past. Days later, lost and floundering in a dreary motel room without plan or destination, it is a long ago song playing on the radio that gently tugs Stevie back through the dust of remembrance. 1957 - The last summer spent at the ancient house overlooking th... more
  • Sean Goes To Barcelona

    by Tanya Preminger
    Sean, an 8-year-old aspiring soccer player, goes on the trip of a lifetime! He travels to Barcelona, Spain, to watch a FC Barcelona soccer game and get an autograph from his hero, the celebrated forward Lionel Messi. The resourceful and determined kid that he is, Sean comes up with various creative ways to track down his hero and make his dream come true. But sometimes, as he will discover, life doesn’t go quite according to plan… Beautiful illustrations by Elettra Cudignotto.
  • Sean wants to be Messi

    by Tanya Preminger
    Sean, an imaginative, soccer-loving second grader, wants to be the great Leo Messi, and he’s working hard to accomplish his goal. He battles fears, bullies, nagging parents, and tiresome teachers in pursuit of his dream to become the best soccer player in the world. An engaging, relatable children’s book about soccer, practice, and inspiration. Beautiful illustrations by Elettra Cudignotto.
  • The Surgeon's Wife

    by William H. Coles
    Clayton Otherson is aging and becomes impaired in judgment and technical skills in his career as a world-famous, New Orleans surgeon. Mike Bordeaux, chief of service at hospital, must discipline Clayton who has been his mentor and teacher. Attempts as rehabilitation by Mike are resisted by Clayton, and Mike involves the family in recovery, falling in love with Clayton's much younger wife, Catherine. Clayton angers, threatens, and seeks revenge, and his career crumbles injuring more patients. Mik... more
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    by katherina Martine
    Coursework help deal is a learning compact where lots of student takes help in their project and idea. Coursework help deal offers 100% exceptional work which is not uninspired from anyplace. Near write to them for your writing task just follow their community pages or speak to them directly from side to side website.
  • Unplanned Destination

    by Elie Jerome
    When Leito meets his beautiful new neighbor, Miriam, he is determined to make her his. To conquer Miriam’s heart, Leito, a young, ambitious Haitian with a complicated past, has to face Miriam’s possessive boyfriend as well as her protective mother. Miriam’s mother, Mona, deems Leito unworthy of her only child, based on Leito’s lifestyle and obviously limited financial means. During a random vehicle stop, Jean-Baptiste, a young cop and Leito’s best friend, makes an important arrest, which not... more
  • Finnigan and the Lost Circus Wagon

    by Mary T. Wagner

    FINNIGAN, his best “circus mice” pals Maximillian and Leroy, and Boomer—the strangely silent family dog—return in this sequel to the award-winning FINNIGAN THE CIRCUS CAT. Rescued as a tiny kitten by eight-year-old Lucy Farnsworth and smuggled in secret to the family circus museum, Finnigan is now all grown up with a natural flair for the flying trapeze. However he’s still flying “under the radar” in the barn which doubles as... more

  • The Spirit of Want

    by William H. Coles
    Lucy, a talented young lawyer from a privileged background wrecks her car and there is a question if a dead woman, the wife of a prominent judge, found near the accident was a victim. A surgeon was in the car and when Lucy is facing charges for homicide, she schemes to marry the surgeon to prevent his testimony. They have a child, but Lucy falls in love with a client, a dynamic wealthy TV evangelist accused of abusing a child. Lucy loses the case and the evangelist escapes to Africa to delay sen... more

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