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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Walking Among Giants: A painter in Paradise

    by Michael S. Meusch
    **Walking Among Giants **captures a piece of history through the biography of a Painter searching for his own identity. Artist Robert Tauney was always a dreamer. Now driven to confront his worst enemy, his ego. After serving in the First World War, Robert soon finds a teaching job as a painter in New York, but after hearing the inspirational words from the Famous Artist Robert Henri, he decides to leave America and soon finds himself in Gay Paris. He befriends with Painters, Authors, and other... more
  • Last Things

    by Betta Ferrendelli
    Bridgette Connor is a woman on the edge. Her career is in tatters, her relationship is doomed, and after an ill-fated pregnancy, she does the one thing she’s always done best. She runs. Her car careens off the road leaving her battered, bruised and beaten. It is then that she meets the woman who will change her life. Alexis Parker is a woman in control. Her business is thriving, her friends are by her side and the daughter she refused to abandon is the happiest little girl in the world. Whe... more
  • Public Information: Coming of Age During the Korean War

    by Rolf Margenau
    CANDIDE meets MASH Freshly minted infantryman, twenty-year-old Wylie Cypher, arrives in war torn Korea in 1952. Every indication is that he has limited chances for survival. As an enemy bomber looms overhead, he prays that he can survive a sixteen-month tour of duty without, as his sergeant says, getting his ass shot off. Wylie is recruited to join the staff of a Division Public Information Office (PIO) where he reports on many aspects of the conflict. He uses his infantry training in bloody c... more
  • Beside the Music

    by BJ Knapp
    Have you ever mailed a fan letter to a rock star? Brenda Dunkirk did, but she didn’t think 80s metal star Keith Kutter would actually read it. She also never imagined Keith would end up living in her house and destroying her marriage. Brenda thinks she’s the luckiest woman in the world when Keith’s band, Hydra, declares her home their base camp while recording their comeback album. She fantasizes about late night lyric writing sessions at her kitchen table and being the first one to hear all... more
  • Renaissance Wonders and Humanist Wisdom

    by Bernard André Ancel
    In 1506, Andrea, a Florentine student travels in Alsace, Bruges and Paris. He admires wonderful sites and masterpieces, becomes fan of polyphonic music and observes the rapid development of the printing industry. In Saint-Dié-des-Vosges, he meets the initiators of a map where a new continent is given a name : ‘America’ ! In this turning point of the Renaissance movement, the Imperial cities in Alsace are experiencing a period of properity thanks to their mutual solidarity and the dynamism of ... more
  • Dancing with Cannibals

    by Monette Bebow-Reinhard
    Co-written by African resident Dicho Ilunga Disashi, this is historical fiction on the conquest of the Belgian Congo in the early 1900s. Jean and Simon are sent as Belgian colonists, fresh from prison, but while Simon enjoys the bitter fruit of his conquest, Jean becomes enamored of he cannibal culture and marries into it. Still, he has to fight Belgian forces determined to convert them, and some of the cannibals still determined to eat him.
  • The Brass Compass

    by Ellen Butler

    A beautiful American spy flees into the night. On her own, she must live by her wits to evade capture and make it to the safety of the Allied forces.

         Lily Saint James grew up traveling the European continent, learning languages as she went. In 1938, her mother’s abrupt death brings her back home to Washington, D.C., and after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Lily comes to the attention of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). Her knowledge of German, French,... more

  • Gary's Guide to Life: How I Am Going to Achieve Phenomenal Success, and How You Can Do the Same

    by Michael Nabavian

    Gary's Guide to Life tells the story of Gary Speedwell, who is writing what he is convinced will be a best-selling self-help book despite his own conspicuous lack of success.

    Most people would give anything to be as successful as Gary imagines he's going to be. In his book, Gary aims to put that dream within your reach by unveiling the strategies that are going to lift him out of ordinariness and set him – and you – on course for phenomenal success... more

  • Let the Glory Pass Away

    by James D. McCallister
    An aging Southern novelist struggling to find a new story to tell. A forty-something singer-songwriter still dreaming of the big break that never quite came. A legendary rock superstar who despises fame forced to endure a very public honor from his hometown. Three troubled, creative souls, each searching for a fresh success that remains elusive—and if they do discover newfound validation, will they even want it?
  • Beyond Gingham: Reflections of 1965

    by Laurie Sparks-Sellers
    Welcome back to 1965 – Come on in as we explore the portrayal of life together: the places we grew up, the music we listened to, the jobs we held, the way we dressed. Though the past may be locked away in our memories, within these pages the images live on. Experience the journey!
  • Polka Dot Promises: Taking Back Time

    by Laurie Sparks-Sellers
    Within the pages of this work is documented a short story collection of baby boomer beginnings, the noir allure of the mid to late fifties, and retro tales of a disappearing era. Reflections on where the boomers have been, where they are, what’s changed, and what’s new. The recipe calls for a smidgen of “feel good,” a pinch of “unforgettable times”, and sprinkles of “melancholy,” all measured in nostalgia.
  • Bulletproof Faith: My Brother's Keeper

    by Nuke Mayne
    Is there really a God? Does everything happen for a reason or is it all just chaos? These are the questions that plague Von's mind in a world where the odds seem to be stacked against him. After trying to make it on his own, overwhelming adversity causes him to turn to the Man Above. Then God shows Von that He has love for all of His children, even those lost in the streets. Bulletproof Faith is the story of one man's spiritual journey, one family's struggle to stay together, and one mothe... more
  • The Second Mary

    by Cassandra Bohne
    “Was Mary, the mother of Jesus, the most illustrious mother in all of history?” After her early years of Biblical indoctrination, the experience of supernatural encounters and visions, and observing the ongoing battle between good and evil, between God and Satan, a young woman takes up painting and without any formal instruction begins to create a series of beautiful works, inspired by a force beyond her comprehension. Trapped in a marriage that is going nowhere, but with three young children sh... more
  • Lucy Finds a Home

    by Rolynda Tassan
  • Stories of Yesteryear: Horse and Buggy Days

    by Stephen Brown
    The New England old colony Plymouth farming community of Fullertown may have a hard scrabble past, but it was never in short supply of reasons to smile. And no one captured the humor and heart in quite the way Harry H. Brown did, a farmer and folklorist who penned the popular story collection, Stories of Yesteryear–Horse and Buggy Days. One of the last of the swamp Yankee storytellers, Brown breathes new life into the now long gone day-to-day world of Pilgrim descendants at the turn of the twe... more
  • Heart of the Nagual

    by P.E. Pence
    Patch and Yacey travel to Central America to learn more about their nagual heritage. With the help of an Albino bling daddy named Michin, they are Swept away in a torrent of non stop action, keeping one step ahead of the dark nagual underground. Now 17, Patch and Yacey travel to Honduras and get caught up in that ageless battle, trying to do their duty while struggling to understand the opposite sex. When Paul disappears, they travel to the land of the Mayas and learn the evil secrets of the... more

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