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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The American Game

    by Jeff McArthur
    For three long years, the American Civil War has raged across the nation, scorching the land, leaving thousands dead, and tearing families apart. The endless fighting has hardened the hearts of soldiers of both sides. But on a lonely field in mid-Tennessee, some of those soldiers will come face to face with one another in a series of ball games. Stalled in a stalemate, the soldiers start out with small bets on who is better at the game; but as the wagers increase, so do the risks. In order to pl... more
  • Once Upon a Weasel

    by Salvo Lavis
    “When I was a kid, I had a pet weasel. I think that’s a rather unusual pet for a kid to have. But I was a rather unusual kid.” Thus begins the story of a misfit boy who, in a spontaneous moment, buys a secret pet that sparks a series of fantasy adventures where the two travel through space and dream of living on the moon. Back on planet Earth, trouble arises when the boy’s pet escapes during a class field trip and turns an entire science museum upside down.
  • Pushing Back

    by Jim Hartsell
    Tormented by an abusive father, Boone spends most of his time second-guessing himself and looking over his shoulder. At 16 he’s old enough to just leave, but, with his mother and younger sister still in the house, he can’t quite make himself. Then, in a single weekend, everything changes. Boone is left struggling to come to terms with what just tore his family apart and the guilt he still feels about what happened to his brother Frankie almost two years ago. And to top it all, he sees the parts... more
  • Flashman and Madison's War (Adventures of Thomas Flashman Book 5)

    by Robert Brightwell
    This book finds Thomas, a British army officer, landing on the shores of the United States at the worst possible moment – just when the United States has declared war with Britain! Having already endured enough with his earlier adventures, he desperately wants to go home but finds himself drawn inexorably into this new conflict. He is soon dodging musket balls, arrows and tomahawks as he desperately tries to keep his scalp intact and on his head. It is an extraordinary tale of an almost forgott... more
  • Flashman's Escape (Adventures of Thomas Flashman Book 4)

    by Robert Brightwell
    This book covers the second half of Thomas Flashman's experiences in the Peninsular War and follows on from Flashman in the Peninsula. Having lost his role as a staff officer, Flashman is left commanding a company in an infantry battalion. In between cuckolding his soldiers and annoying his superiors, he finds himself at the heart of the two bloodiest actions of the war. With drama and disaster in equal measure, he provides a first-hand account of not only the horror of battle but also the blood... more
  • Flashman in the Peninsula (Adventures of Thomas Flashman Book 3)

    by Robert Brightwell
    This is the third instalment in the memoirs of the Georgian Englishman Thomas Flashman, which were recently discovered on a well-known auction website. Thomas is the uncle of the notorious Victorian rogue Harry Flashman, whose memoirs have already been published, edited by George MacDonald Fraser. Thomas shares many of the family traits, particularly the ability to find himself reluctantly at the sharp end of many major events of his age. While many people have written books and novels on th... more
  • Flashman and the Cobra (Adventures of Thomas Flashman Book 2)

    by Robert Brightwell
    This is the second instalment in the memoirs of the Georgian Englishman Thomas Flashman, which were recently discovered on a well-known auction website. Thomas is the uncle of the notorious Victorian rogue Harry Flashman, whose memoirs have already been published, edited by George MacDonald Fraser. Thomas shares many of the family traits, particularly the ability to find himself reluctantly at the sharp end of many major events of his age. This packet of the Thomas Flashman papers takes him ... more
  • Flashman and the Seawolf

    by Robert Brightwell
    Following the popularity of the memoirs of Harry Flashman, the Victorian scoundrel who got himself embroiled in many events of his age, this book introduces a new generation of the family: Thomas Flashman, whose career covers the Napoleonic and Georgian era. This first book covers his adventures with Thomas Cochrane, one of the most extraordinary naval commanders of all time. From the brothels and gambling dens of London, through political intrigues and espionage, the action moves to the Mediter... more
  • Smiles and Wiggles: A Year of Imaginative Fun

    by Ali Pfautz
    Icky germs, beautiful snowflakes, and a chorus of farm animals, you'll find it all in this collection of interactive poems. These rhymes are perfect for brain breaks and for encouraging children to use their imaginations. Each page includes a poem, plus information for teachers and parents about how to use the rhymes to promote movement and imaginative play. Perfect for children Preschool-1st grade.
  • How to be a Vigilante - A Diary

    by Luke Smitherd
    In the late 1990s, a laptop was found at a service station just outside of Manchester. It contained a digital journal entitled 'TO THE FINDER: OPEN NOW TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE!' Now, for the first time, that infamous diary is being published in its entirety. It's 1998. The internet age is still in its infancy. Google has just been founded. Eighteen-year-old supermarket shelf-stacker Nigel Carmelite has decided that he's going to become a vigilante. There are a few problems: how is he going to ... more
  • Twig and Thud's Fabulous Firsts!

    by PETER J. LAWRENCE
    Have you ever wondered where ordinary things come from? Like the toothbrush? Or shoes? Or even the washing machine? Who first discovered these things? They say Thomas Alva Edison invented the light bulb. Did he really? It's questionable. Did Alexander Graham Bell invent the telephone? Most certainly not! Did Henry Ford invent the first car? Hah! The stories in this book set the record straight by revealing that many of the everyday things we enjoy today were invented back in prehistoric times! I... more
  • The Sound of Falling Stars

    by Michael Flocker
    When Martin Krumm learns that a beloved character from his childhood in Berlin has died, he returns to his mother’s home in England in search of answers. But he gets a lot more than he bargained for when a series of secrets and revelations come tumbling out from the past. Disturbed by what he discovers, he embarks on a strange and twisting journey that takes him from the English countryside to the bright lights of Berlin and the winding canals and cobblestoned streets of Amsterdam. Armed with ju... more
  • God, Grace, Dumb Luck

    by Philip Gaber
  • Just as the Sky is Blue

    by Mika Chanell
    Gemini Berry is looking forward to spending a lazy summer in her small hometown of Meadow Lake, Pennsylvania, with her best friend, Sunny. The teens’ main goal is to get their hands on the Ring of Atlantis, a supposedly enchanted object that brings the bearer wealth and luck. Along with their new friend, Ivy, they plan to try the ring for themselves. But their carefree caper is soon halted by a crime that outrages and divides the town. Charles Wilkes, a prisoner at the local penitentiary, has... more
  • Two for One

    by Joseph Roccasalvo
    Joseph Roccasalvo toasts two masters of the bon mot and the mot juste as he unleashes his own gifted command of the language in his two-part opus, Two for One. Roccasalvo celebrates his admiration for accomplished English satirist Evelyn Waugh in the first part, a two-act monologue starring Waugh himself at his confident best. Meanwhile, the second section introduces prominent Gospel stories in limerick form, countering the "breathless reporting" of the Bible by putting a twinke in each verse's ... more
  • Portrait of a Woman

    by Joseph Roccasalvo
    Historically founded on the seventeenth century Stradivari family, PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN is a novel about Beatrice Stradivari, a young concert guitarist, and the two men who vie for her love; of an older Beatrice who, during World War II, rescues Italian Jews by crossing the Swiss border; finally, of an aging Beatrice, who, as a Benedictine nun, Mother Ambrose, catches the interest of a novelist who falls in love with her in his imagination. In his effort to translate his devotion into a novel, he... more

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