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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • father flanagan laments

    by Denny Goetz
    A work overwhelmed, addled priest struggles with his congregation, his love life, his sexuality. He has chronic bowel problems and is about to lose his long-rime altar boy to marriage.
  • The Infidel Next Door

    by Rajat Mitra
    It is a literary fiction based on the life of Aditya, a Hindu priest, who is an outcaste amongst his fellow priests and asked to start prayers in a temple in Kashmir. Next door to the temple exists a mosque run by Haji chacha, a fanatic. The imam of the mosque is the father of Anwar, same age as Aditya. Anwar is tortured by police and becomes a stone thrower. Javed, Anwar’s closest friend and Zeba, his sister, try to dissuade him from violence. Zeba gets drawn towards Aditya. Anwar d... more
  • Sami the Magic Bear: A Trip to the Hospital!

    by Murielle Bourdon
    SAMI, the magical teddy bear comes to the aid of children who feel alone and who are facing troubling events that occur in the course of their lives. Today, SAMI intervenes in the life of Laurie facing illness and offers his support and helps her to get through these difficult times.
  • Sami the Magic Bear - No to Bullying!

    by Murielle Bourdon
    Thomas is a very smart student at his school. He excels in Math and French, but because of this he is called "teacher's pet" and "Genius" by the basketball team captain, Victor, and his friends. After school one day, coincidentally on his birthday, he runs into Victor and his friends and gets bullied verbally and physically. He does not tell his parents or grandparents when he gets home, but instead chooses to enjoy the birthday celebration they all planned for him. After all, he could use all t... more
  • Faulty Bones

    by Joseph Fraser

    Two bankrupt card players, lured by black magic and a casino-chip counterfeiting scam, get lost within the folds of a world no longer true. Faulty Bones follows the journey of Mike and Amy--a couple of restless drifters who misdirect their anchors to the shifty part of town. Can they overcome her gambling addiction and his tenuous grasp of reality to find their way back on the grid? A pair of scheming mobsters, a demonic con man, and a series of rip... more

  • Thunder, A Elephants Journey, book Two, Footprints in the Sand

    by Erik Daniel Shein and Melissa Davis
    One tiny elephant, one gigantic adventure… A search for adventure may get Thunder more than he bargained for. He never expected to find himself alone again, but the footprints left by his mother will be his guide to healing and finding his way. On his journey he finds himself making some new friends: Razor, a grumpy lion; Dash, a speedy genet; Archie, a chatty lizard, and two whimsical gorillas, Harold and Neville. A trip back to the caves reunites Thunder with old friends, and together the... more
  • Wendell Learns a Lesson

    by Steve Kranz
    Wendell and George are back! Wendell loves to golf, but he's still learning how. One day, he makes a mistake and realizes how much he still has to learn!
  • The Golfing Bee

    by Steve Kranz
    One bright sunny day, a bee noticed something unusual. As he started to investigate, he discovered something amazing!
  • Honor and Destiny

    by Stephen Grant Meyer

    Honor and Destiny recounts Thomas Walker’s experiences as a youth in the War of 1812. Thomas’ story is also America’s story, a story of principle and patriotism, conflict and compassion, as the young man and the young nation face existential trials and learn essential lessons, enabling them to prove their honor and achieve their destiny.

         

    The story begins when Thomas’ uncle asks the Nashville youth to join him as his a... more

  • Coming First (The Woman First Chronicles Book 1)

    by Francine Scott
    The morning Jane Cunningham arrived back in Scotland in the summer of 1997, she could hardly have been aware of the changes that had taken place in her five year absence. The pace of London life had seemed frenzied by comparison, making it hard to keep in touch. Had she been home more, she might have been better informed of how much her consistent approach to marital relations now differed to that of her closest friends. The embrace with which Kate greeted her on the platform of Waverley Station... more
  • Blue Dust Days

    by Laura McGrail
    Dessie and her brother Lem live a hard-scrabble life in an Eastern Kentucky coal mining town during the Great Depression. When their house burns down, Lem must become a miner -- a fate far different from his dream of working with horses. Determined to help Lem escape the mine, Dessie leads him to Lexington and jobs as stable hands at Rutledge Farms. There, Dessie and Lem become entangled in mysterious events centered on Star of Destiny, an emotionally-damaged thoroughbred in training for the ... more
  • Snake

    by Edward Arruns Mulhorn
    The ley is a world apart. A paradise, a prison. A raw and elemental wilderness; a place of lost innocence. Bowing to seasons, to wind and to fire, to the shocks that nature thrusts upon it. Within its labyrinth of reed, creatures search and stumble blind. Vengeful, beautiful, unforgiving. Living and thriving, surviving and dying, feeding off themselves. Into this merciless world the girl is lured irresistibly. She is drawn to it, repelled by it, drowned in its subterfuge and shame. T... more
  • BIG & Fabulous, The Life and Times of Brenda Cankles

    by Randi Sherman
    Imperfect, impervious and improving Brenda Cankles is an unlikely heroine. Unfazed by the enduring censure of society, she is determined to realize the fabulous life that she has always believed is her destiny.
  • The Lion and the Fox: A Novel of Machiavelli's Florence

    by Sylvia Prince
    Exiled, isolated, and depressed, Niccolo Machiavelli longs to return to power at any cost—but with the threat of torture still hanging over his head, Niccolo must bend to the will of the powerful Medici family. When a mysterious letter sends him to investigate the murder of a Medici, Niccolo stumbles into a dangerous world of rich young patricians, mysterious prostitutes, and shocking violence. Set against the vibrant backdrop of Renaissance Florence, Machiavelli must rely on his wits to n... more
  • The Zorzi Affair: A Novel of Galileo's Italy

    by Sylvia Prince
    In the rich world of Renaissance Venice, daughters are valuable commodities. But Zaneta Lucia refuses to be bartered away on the marriage market. Instead, she flees to Padua to study science. The only catch: she has to disguise herself as a boy to enroll at the university. Her new life seems perfect, but it can't last forever.
  • On the Shoulders of Giants

    by Malcolm Ivey
    \tThe last time Izzy saw his mother’s trailer was through the rear window of a Dodge Aries driven by a social worker with the Florida Division of Children and Families. He was four years old. He spent the remainder of his childhood bouncing around the state foster care system. Always the outsider, introverted and awkward, he assumed he was exempt from things like friendship and love … until he met Scarlett McGhee. \tPharaoh Sinclair was born in a women’s correctional facility. The illegitimate ... more

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