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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Conjuring Cowboy

    by Martin Connolly
    A late 1980s recently university graduated chap living in the North of Ireland follows up an advertisement in a newspaper looking for magicians. Meeting the author of this ad instigates an improbable journey, taking him, eventually, to the late 1800s American Wild West. He also acquires the power to do magic. It's a comedy.
  • BLACK STAR OVER HOLLYWOOD

    by John w. Ravage
    Ted Masters, a burnt-out tap-dance and guitarist, leaves the Black Theater Circuit in the South in 1939 and moves to Los Angeles, where he is immersed in the racist atmosphere of the times. He teams up with Hattie McDaniel, Rex Ingram, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson , Stepin' Fetchit and B-movie wizard Nat Levine to create the First Black Cowboy Movie Star. An ex-lover shows up and things fall asunder.
  • Modern American Heroes

    by P. K. Warren
    Young, struggling writer Rob Lannatta discovers himself to be the subject of a series of voyeuristic videos on their way to becoming viral. When he and his money-grubbing literary agent try to capitalize on the attention in order to catapult Rob onto bestseller lists, the duo inadvertently upends everything in Rob’s life. Shortly into their misadventure, they begin to fear that they have fallen into a trap set by the woman who recorded the videos: Rob’s vindictive ex-girlfriend, Ariel Dylan.
  • The Perfect Pumpkin

    by Kristin Rene
    As the seasons come to life with holiday spirit, one little runt pumpkin is in search to find the perfect home; only no one seems to notice him. Time and time again he watches as the most beautiful pumpkins get picked and he is left behind. Will someone finally discover the beauty he possesses within? This darling tale will have you cheering for the smallest in size and the biggest of heart.
  • The History Makers

    by Val Bodurtha
    By the time Spanish explorers reached the Americas, the Aztec Empire was one of the greatest in the world. The ancient priests would slaughter sacrifices, sometimes by the thousands, all under the claim that their gods needed blood to make the sun rise every day. What would have happened had this empire prevailed over the Spanish and survived to this day? How would its bloodthirsty theocracy fit in with our world? Myla is an upper-class teenager in modern-day Azteca, partying her days away w... more
  • The Five Fierce Tigers of Rosa Martinez

    by Burt Kempner
    Rosa Martinez is seriously ill. She has the loving support of her mother and grandfather and a doctor who takes good care of her. But she also has a secret weapon. Rosa can summon five tigers to come to her aid when she's ailing or in big trouble. Her disease may think it has the upper hand for now, but wait until it encounters Gautama, Arik, Vashti, Selena and Quan -- the five fierce tigers of Rosa Martinez.
  • The Color Of Equality

    by Annette James-Rogers
    Based on the experience of my great grandparents and their children, The Color of Equality is the story of a failed CW era American colony of free born People of Color. Men of Color were denied the right to enlist and urged to emigrate by President Lincoln. An American colony was established in Haiti but ultimately failed due to numerous setbacks including lack of supplies and an epidemic The story is told from the point of view of 16 year old Miri who matures into a resilient, independent wo... more
  • BLUEPRINT

    by Jay Prasad
    Set in the immediate aftermath of World War II, the novel portrays the turmoil and violence in Europe. Hannah Muller, a Bauhaus artist blacklisted by the Nazis, ekes out a living by painting portraits of the elite of the Third Reich. The only reason she isn’t put in a concentration camp by the Gestapo is the covert intervention of her uncle Werner von Thyssen, one of the foremost of Nazi philosophers who helped Hitler and his subordinates with the creation and implementation of plans for the Hol... more
  • A Heart of Steel - Part Three...when Young Love Is Never to Be Forgotten

    by Katherine Kobey
    Part Three - A Heart of Steel Through all that Shelby Porter has been through with her abusive husband, Richard, and her heart pinning for her long lost love, Jack Emerson, Shelby accidentally discovers an undisclosed secret about her tormented life. All the asking why came to light with the answer she now held in her hand. Or so she thought... A heated attempted murder trial, a family ripped apart, a woman existing every breath with fear and heartache. When Shelby's husband reveals his de... more
  • The Reluctant Canary Sings

    by Faith A. Colburn

    What do you do when the bottom falls out of your life, you can't find love or security anywhere, and all your friends want you to sing?

    Bobbi Bowen lives in Cleveland. It’s 1937 in the second dip of a double-dip depression. When she leaves the apartment, she passes the Holy Rosary soup kitchen, with its straggle of shuffling men and women in their bedraggled coats. Most days she hums the new swing tunes—Cream Puff or Sing, Sing, Sing— because it seems every time sh... more

  • Maddie & Sayara

    by Sanjyot P. Dunung
    About the book… Maddie & Sayara are from very different cultures and meet while on holiday. They quickly forge a close friendship as they discover their similarities – their families, attitudes, dreams, and hopes. Their time together is cut short when Sayara is called home because her favorite cousin is unexpectedly jailed by powerful forces. Maddie is both surprised and shocked – and resolves to help Sayara free her cousin, Themi, from jail. Maddie wonders why girls are treated differe... more
  • A Heart of Steel - Part Two...When Young Love Is Never to Be Forgotten

    by Katherine Kobey
    A Heart of Steel - Part 2 - when love strengthens the heart. On a day of mourning in May of 1980, Shelby Porter returns to the Langdale Cemetery in her hometown of Valley, Alabama, after the tragic loss of a small child, who has been laid to rest. Her heart is torn as she dashes away. She only wanted to reach out and comfort the man she once loved, Jack Emerson. Later that afternoon, Shelby makes her way to the place she has always found peaceful and carefree. The Kissing Bridge. There, ... more
  • To Gain What's Lost

    by AnneMarie Brear
    She thinks her life has changed for the better, her dark secrets hidden, but little does she know… The daughter of a wealthy landowner in Yorkshire, England in 1864, Anna Thornton leads a privileged life. But she is not content. She wants her life to mean something and longs to be accepted for the free-thinking, independent woman she is. When the dashing, adventurer Matt Cowan sweeps her off her feet, she thinks she has finally met her soul mate. However, he’s not the man she thinks he is. Afte... more
  • Never Let You Fall

    by Kate Smith

    Summer at the beach house. Alex’s favorite season and place. Except this year, nothing seems right.

    As Alexis struggles to manage their young son, her husband, Joel, spends an increasing amount of time away, commuting to his law office in Chicago, pursuing his dream of a partnership and a better life for their family. Or so she believes, until she discovers a series of texts exchanged with his ex-girlfriend.

    Joel faces his own hurdles. His office becomes an ... more

  • Blind Tribute

    by Mari Christie
    As America marches toward the Civil War, Harry Wentworth, gentleman of distinction and journalist of renown, finds his calls for peaceful resolution have fallen on deaf—nay, hostile—ears. As such, he must finally resolve his own moral quandary: comment on the war from his influential—and safe—position in Northern Society, or make a news story and a target of himself South of the Mason-Dixon Line, in a city haunted by a life he has long since left behind? The day-to-day struggle against counte... more
  • Oh Susannah: Things That Go Bump

    by Carole P. Roman
    Susannah Maya Logan is not having a good day. She doesn't want to go to her best friend, Lola's sleepover. Susannah thinks the house is big and spooky, not to mention the ghost that is said to live there. Lola's big brother, Kai, loves to tease Susannah with scary stories. Throughout her day, she sees people deal with things that scare them. Her sight-impaired friend, Macy, is terrified of unicorns, of all things. She sees a boy at a party who's frightened of clowns. Her teacher is afraid of get... more

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