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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Uncle Otto

    by Winfred Cook

    Uncle Otto, written in memoir style tells the story of a black family escape from rural Beaumont Arkansas, around the turn of the century. Otto, the protagonist, reaches puberty in their new home St. Louis at the beginning of probation, and is pulled into a life of vice and crime. He manages to come away from that only to be struck down by a demented lover with poison, resulting in a stroke.


    by susan richard
  • People of the Sea: A Novel of The Promised Land

    by Jack Dempsey

    A fierce and loving family of mountain rebels struggle to rise from the ruins of their long-civilized Minoan Crete. If they and their Dionysian priest-chief Deucalion feel the time is right for vengeance, escape and new life---what then?

    How do these ancient island women, men and children come face to face in Palestine with the Israelites? What happens when their hopes for very different “promised lands” collide?

    Discover the surprisingly human beings who lived all aro... more

  • Hello my Friend

    by Tania Giguere
    Angel's story of torment from being bullied. A story that never seems to be told. A crime that never gets much attention. "I don't ever want to be like you. I don't ever want to hurt the people in this world that I love the most. I don't want your hate or your anger. I don't want to be the beast in your jungle."
  • Understanding the Alacran

    by Jonathan LaPoma
    Trying to escape the oppression leading him to crime, drugs, and despair, 22-year-old William James rejects a teaching position offer at a prestigious Buffalo high school and moves to Mexico to find freedom in its beaches, mountains, and culture. But soon, this freedom becomes oppressive as well as William finds himself unable to avoid the pull of the dark underbelly of the small town that, while beautiful, is ravaged by drug trafficking. He continues a downward spiral until he meets a comple... more
  • Beyond Chains

  • The Perfect Dream

    by Jim Matthews
    Jim. Linsa. Geri. Gideon. The summer between high school graduation and college, sometime after the Millennium, in a mythical, mid-Atlantic suburb. Making love on the beach by moonlight. Driving a hundred miles an hour. Dancing until you can’t stand up. Vodka. Margaritas. Spliffs and blunts. Past lives, mushrooms, crazy sex. And somebody gets somebody pregnant. One summer. Four teenagers. In love. The perfect dream.
  • The Sapphire Prism Cave (A Journey Through the Space Vortex Book 1)

    by Peter Leschner
    The Sapphire Prism Cave takes you on a soaring journey of the heart and imagination. James and Julia, spirited, fun loving 11-year-old twins, stumble upon an incredible cave filled with multi-colored, magic crystals which endow them with special powers that touch and transform their childhood in wonderful ways. Everything changes when James is mysteriously drawn through a hole in the cave's ceiling and transported through a space vortex to a planet in a distant galaxy. There he uses his newfound... more
  • On the Edge of Town

    by Christel Detsch
    When Michael Barron and 6 year-old Emma move into an old Victorian house on the outskirts of a small town on the Nebraska prairie, they thought they had left the past behind. But the newcomers arouse curiosity and soon find themselves entrapped in the dark schemes of curious intruders who prowl around their house at night. Half-truths turn into malicious designs, misunderstandings collide with good intentions, as Michael faces those who threaten him. Only Tiffany, a young woman caught in a web o... more
  • Theodore Teedo Smooching Man-Teedo Comes Home

    by Audrey Sherman, Ph.D.
    Theodore Teedo Smooching Man loves to smooch and make people happy. He is a loveable huggable friend who really cares and who really smells good (well, pretty good). Follow him on his adventures for a feel good, do good, happy slurping day!!
  • Kiki the Kitty

    by Maria Rusu
    An entertaining and captivating children's book Kiky the Kitty, a very playful calico kitten, gets adopted. She becomes, thus, the youngest member of a cat loving family. Surprise! The family has another cat, Merlot, who is older and grumpy, and sad, and not funny. Kiky the Kitty has no idea that her adoption implies also a difficult challenge: help the grumpy cat become again the funny cat he was before. Will she succeed?
  • The Grumpface

    by B.C.R. Fegan
    Dan is a young inventor in love. He ventures into a forest looking for a rose but instead finds the mysterious Grumpface who threatens to hold him captive unless he passes some difficult challenges. What follows is a humorous adventure that neither Dan nor the Grumpface could have anticipated. Every parent will be acquainted with their own little ‘grumpface’ now and then. This story stands as a small piece of hope – that no matter how ingrained the grump, there will always remain in every one... more
  • Endeavour

    by Michael Falugi
    ENDEAVOUR Michael Falugi A collection of new poetry and abstract painting. To the author “Art has its own rhythm, beauty and mystery.” This work was conceived while travelling to interesting cities in the United States. Some of his best poems came to him while riding in a high speed train, driving in snowy streets and walking along a misty river bank.
  • Because of Me: Volume Two

    by Robin S. Garland

    Screenplay adaptation Because Of Me is a Nashville Film Festival Screenplay Contest Semi-Finalist Drama Category.

     As the Callahan’s continue their journey with eleven other women and their children all on their way to new lands in Oregon, everyone experiences the harsh and sometimes unforgiving wilderness, and their stamina is tested beyond the point of physical exhaustion.


  • Omari and the People

    by Stephen Whitfield
    The ancient city burns and a thief named Omari leads the survivors into uncharted desert to a legendary place he doesn't believe exists. As the caravan struggles with nature and treachery, Omari must decide between love and the people's survival in this romantic tale of adventure, destiny and desert magic.
  • Rough Water Baptism

    by Albert Norton
    Rough Water Baptism is about a dramatic shift in Elise Brinkley’s world. She has grown up in San Francisco, with her brilliant neuroscientist father, and has absorbed from him and from her environment a worldview that insists that the material world is all there is. Her faith in that way of thinking becomes tested. Her life is in some ways perfect, unperturbed by doubt, but she experiences through her friend Joy a sense that there may be something more to this life. Then she is swept up in r... more