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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Legacy of John: A Journey of Wisdom

    by Peter Lago

    The terminally ill John Hannover is well versed in the intricacies of philosophy and religion, as well as the world of high finance. He has recently found out that he has a daughter, now in her thirties, and she wants to meet him after he has completed a journey, a journey that will teach him of her history. Alone and fragile, John needs a companion to help him along his travels, and he finds Paul. Bankrupt, suicidal and in the process of divorcing his wife, Paul meets John at a cemetery... more

  • Rings of a Tree (A Short Story)

    by Carolyn Arnold

    Carolyn Arnold deviates from her typical genre and delves into literary fiction to bring readers Rings of a Tree. This short story draws a poetic correlation between the changing seasons and the stages of our lives and was inspired by the author’s observations of the human journey. It is told through the viewpoint of an oak tree in snapshots of events that take place over generations.

    “It’s a well-told tale. One that will stay with you long after you’ve turned th... more

  • Margie Makes a Difference

    by Dawn Brotherton
    The Lady Tigers were all about being a team. From the very first tryout, Margie, Trish, Sally and Nikki, with the help of their coaches, found they were a force to be reckoned with. But like all teams, the girls find that even the highs of winning cannot crush the painful lessons of hardship both on and off the field. When Margie’s dad is called away to serve his country, the Lady Tigers must band together to make a difference in the lives of military kids on the base. But will their efforts ... more
  • Trish's Team

    by Dawn Brotherton
    Being part of the Lady Tigers is about more than playing fastpitch softball. It’s about being part of a team. Trish learns what that really means when she tries to pull a fast one to get what she wants without thinking through the consequences. Her decision could affect the game, but more importantly—her friends.
  • Shelby's Creek

    by Mark Matthiessen
    Valentin Schmitz loves Shelby's Creek, a 160 acre farm that seems as close as he can get to being with his beloved late parents and grandparents, whose farm-life memories remain with him deeply every day. Then, one day, he receives a letter that requires him to leave his farm to help his remaining family in war-torn Europe. As he leaves, he wishes for just one more harvest, one more spring season, one more winter night in the cabin. But, he realizes soon that there's something even more endeari... more
  • Hannah's Moon (American Journey Book 5)

    by John A. Heldt
    After struggling for years to have a child, Claire Rasmussen, 34, turns to adoption, only to find new obstacles on the path to motherhood. Then she gets an unlikely phone call and soon learns that a distant uncle possesses the secrets of time travel. Within weeks, Claire, husband Ron, and brother David find themselves on a train to Tennessee and 1945, where adoptable infants are plentiful and red tape is short. For a time, they find what they seek. Then a beautiful stranger enters their lives... more
  • Spot: A Sea Pup's Survival Guide

    by Laura Knight
    This book has a simple message: "Be kind to the planet. Be kind to each other." It follows the story of a baby sea lion who gets tangled in trash and rescued by humans. The back of the book includes a very basic teacher/parent guide, to encourage conversations with children about a few themes: helping each other, recycling, and protecting our oceans and marine life.
  • Driftwood

    by Ray Bentley
    Jack Driftwood is heading into his 18th year as linebacker for the Buffalo Blizzard of the North American Football Association (NAFA). Buffalo has not been to the playoffs since his rookie year, but things are looking up as Steven Stark, their top draft pick, under Jack’s tutelage, is expected to help change their fortunes. The Blizzard's 93-year old owner, Gerald Wainscott III, has brought his daughter, Gerry, into the fold to take over the team after he passes. The team's GM, Donald Fegel, has... more
  • Brutal Souls

    by Ceanmohrlass
    Memories? Imagination? The innocent mutterings of a child? They said he would grow out of it. They said it’s only a phase... Then she came into his life.   Toby has a secret. For his sixteenth birthday, his new girlfriend has booked a reading of their past lives, but she doesn’t know about his nightmares. For Hypnotherapist Margaret, it’s just another reading. The game has gone on long enough to pad her retirement fund. Unprepared for the havoc she unleashes, she struggles to stop the ... more
  • Tasker Tusker Tasker

    by Bill Reed
    Suddenly, John Tasker is a divided, but enjoined, man. Physically, he is running from the law while hunting down his own father, just as his father used to track down the wild tuskers in Sri Lanka. Mentally, he is tracking down his murderous brother’s enemies with a strange and deadly efficiency. It is not the realization that his own milieu is suddenly pulling him towards the cliff’s edge. It is suddenly being able to see though his twin’s mind’s-eye into the inner workings of a truly violen... more
  • Are You Human?

    by Bill Reed
    The mother of Jimmy Massey knew the same nothing about any Pieter Garel Swensen walking into the Sri Lankan sea and coming out the next day, so was said, as she did about the thirteen-year-old girl who, reportedly, was making all the predictions about the murders of the priests which were proving true across Asia and Australasia. Nor did the mother of Jimmy Massey have any clue as to why her own Jimmy, a simple taxi-driver, got killed along with the priest in Cairns Cathedral that Easter. But... more
  • Awash

    by Bill Reed
    He was so good at Serious Matters, but the trouble was people kept dying around him. It didn’t help that the precocious teenager who claimed she was the rightful owner of his body kept nagging him even while they floated, locked in each other, along the shipping lanes of the Indian Ocean. Shissakes, he couldn’t even gag on life without someone complaining! He shouldn’t have shouted ‘Left!’ instead of that wrong ‘Right!’ to send his Humvee into an Afghani roadside bomb. He shouldn’t have left ... more
  • A Beast No More: Emerging from the Middle State

    by Phyllis Magold
    On a day in June of 1950, three baby girls are born at the same time, in the same hospital. Baby Brigid goes home to a middle-class, lily-white west Cleveland suburb where her Hungarian firefighter father and Irish homemaker mother instill traditional Catholic values. Baby Babs grows up in Shaker Heights, an upper-class east Cleveland suburb where her Jewish father, a NASA astrophysicist, and her German Catholic mother, a NASA scientist, provide a stimulating life of intellectual inquiry, even a... more
  • No Landscape Lasts Forever

    by Amber Colleen Hart

    In No Landscape Lasts Forever, Amber Hart explores the interior landscapes of unforgettable characters, some down-and-out, and some who hold tenaciously to their small territories by ragged fingernails. Other stories transport the reader via magnificent flights of the imagination to places never before seen. All of the places—those shockingly real and those that can be reached only by utilizing the mind’s eye—are powerfully rendered. Hart also displays her keen sense of humo... more

  • Three Best Friends

    by Robbin Miller
    A new community playground opens up where Max and his two best friends, Sophia and Dimetrius, are excited to play together. Once the ribbon is cut, Max's wheelchair gets stuck in the wood chips as he struggles to push himself to join his friends. After facing a humiliating experience, Max is determined to play with his two best friends in their new community playground.
  • Thunder an Elephants Journey book three Hope Haven

    by Erik Daniel Shein and Melissa Davis
    Thunder III An Elephant's Journey HOPE HAVEN A story of perseverance and courage… Thunder is on the ultimate quest to fulfill his destiny. Tasked with finding Hope Haven, Thunder sets out to discover the mystery of Hope Haven with his friends Razor, a solitary lion; Dash, a spotted genet; and Archie, a black banded monitor lizard. When they discover that Hope Haven is a sanctuary for abandoned and injured animals, Thunder stumbles upon more than he bargained for. He must find the courage... more

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