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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • PILGRIMAGE ON THE PATH OF LOVE

    by Barbara Ann Briggs
    This work of visionary fiction is the story of a woman of great courage who travels alone to India in search of fulfillment. Her desire for a fulfilling relationship through human love is transmuted into an eternal relationship with God. Living very simply in a Himalayan hill station, she meets people from all over the world who share their wisdom of life. While recuperating from a sprained ankle in a Buddhist monastery, she experiences a deepening of faith in the eternal harmony of creation. Fi... more
  • The Neanderthal Chronicles

    by Oliver Reveere
    Book 1 is a work of historical fiction entitled 'Homo Patrius'. The main character, Oliver Brennan, is a university professor who is very motivated to find answers about human origins. Having obtained new information about Neanderthals, he shares this with his students. However powerful members of the Evolution Establishment don't appreciate his views, particularly those showing scientific proofs that Neanderthals had longevities spanning hundreds of years. They make sure he gets fired. Rec... more
  • Miss Marble's Backyard Critters

    by pat brooks
    The critters in the backyard are busy foraging, hunting,fighting and playing. Thank goodness for MIss Marble, who makes sure that Lindsey Jo doesn't miss anything! Entertaining yet educational, this work of 'true fiction' explores the wonders of nature through the eyes of a sassy cat and a fun-loving little girl. Grownup kids (adults) are enjoying this book as much as children.
  • Aunt Sookie & Me: The Sordid Tale of a Scandalous Southern Belle

    by Michael Scott Garvin
    Young Poppy Wainwright feels much like a deck of cards, shuffled around from a boozing mother to a beloved grandmother. Finally bussed to Savannah, Georgia, to live with her grandmother’s cantankerous sister, Sookie. Through the enlightened eyes of a thirteen-year-old girl, the hilarity and insanity ensues. From the best-selling author of A Faithful Son, this rollicking romp of a ride does not disappoint. Aunt Sookie & Me: The Sordid Tale of a Scandalous Southern Belle is irreverent, hilarious... more
  • Robert Johnson's Freewheeling Jazz Funeral

    by Whit Frazier
    The lives of a black power playwright, a white womanist, a newly-sighted scientist working on an uncanny AI project, a mysterious poetess, a Palestinian spiritualist, a soon to be famous ingenue actress, a suburban-bred weed dealer and Robert Johnson himself, the iconic great delta blues guitarist, all converge during the charged atmosphere of the 2008 election cycle in this bizarre, entertaining and challenging anti-novel about the way the future reaches back into the past and changes the way w... more
  • My Best Friend Is a Secret Agent

    by Richard Clark
    10-year-old Nort McKrakken is a pint-sized computer genius. 14-year-old Chip Munson is his best friend - and loyal guinea pig. When their beloved town of Vortville is attacked by an army of brain-warping Freaky Fuzzy toys, Nort implants Chip with a microchip that instantly turns him into a real live secret agent! The town is saved!... as long as the microchip doesn't fritz out! If you like the Wimpy Kid, Captain Underpants or Zac Power books, you'll love My Best Friend Is a Secret Agent! Hil... more
  • A Dog of My Own

    by Richard Clark
    11-year-old Jonas Ridley loves dogs. Unfortunately, his mother won’t let him have one of his own. But one Christmas, Jonas gets the chance to RENT a dog, and not just any dog but Rascal, the famous four-legged star of Jonas’s favorite movie, Canine Commando! Jonas and Rascal have a blast and really bond together, even performing in the school talent show. But when the movie studio has to take Rascal back, Jonas hatches a movie-like plan and becomes a real-life secret agent to rescue Rascal! ... more
  • A Life Between Us

    by Louise Walters
    Tina Thornton’s twin sister Meg died in a childhood accident, but for almost forty years Tina has secretly blamed herself for her sister’s death. During a visit to her aging Uncle Edward and his sister Lucia, who both harbour dark secrets of their own, Tina makes a discovery that forces her to finally question her memories of the day her sister died. Who, if anyone, did kill Meg? As Tina finds the courage to face the past, she unravels the tangled family mysteries of her estranged parents, h... more
  • Called Out: a novel of base ball and America in 1908

    by Floyd Sullivan
    As 1907 becomes 1908, National Baseball League President Harry Pulliam suspects that the owner of the New York Giants has hired detectives to spy on him and his lover, Ted Russell, with the goal of blackmailing them or having them arrested for sodomy. The pressure tests the strength of Pulliam’s relationship with Ted, and his ability to administer his league duties. His stenographer, Lenore Caylor, falls in love with him and becomes his staunchest champion as he fights to preserve the honor of t... more
  • Three Best Friends

    by Robbin Miller
    Max, Sophia and Xavier are three best friends since preschool. Today, the new playground opens up as they are all excited to play in it. After the ribbon is cut, Max's wheelchair gets stuck in the woodchip flooring as Sophia and Xavier offer to help him. Max declines as he struggles to push his own wheelchair to no avail. With sweat running down his face, tears running down his face, and his arms arching badly, Max asks his father to push him out of the playground to go home. Max is determined t... more
  • Skipper

    by Craig Bass
    This is a coming of age story about a boy growing up in Central Florida in the 1950’s. The boy seeks to know the truth about God and religion, sexual awakenings, love, friendship, hate and betrayal. His boring and uninteresting life is transported into a magical life of excitement and adventure through explorations of rural ranch life, fishing in remote lakes, and the Gulf of Mexico. A Scout Master provides the opportunity of a life time for these wonderful new experiences, but is there too ... more
  • Cousins' Club

    by Warren Alexander
    Cousin’s Club is a satiric novel about the least successful Jewish family in America and their odd solution to change their fortunes. The matriarch consults medieval Sephardic texts and determines that the next child born to the family will have a great mind. And because no one family is smart enough to raise him alone, he will be passed around from household to household, to gain the collected wisdom of the quirky clan. Among the many characters are his birth father who conjures up inventions t... more
  • The Old Cape House

    by Barbara Eppich Struna
    Nancy Caldwell relocates to an old sea captain's house on Cape Cod with her husband and four children. When she discovers an abandoned root cellar in her backyard containing a baby's skull and gold coins, she digs up evidence that links her land to the legendary tale of Maria Hallett and her pirate lover, Sam Bellamy. Using alternating chapters between the 18th and 21st centuries, The Old Cape House, a historical fiction, follows two women that are lifetimes apart, to uncover a mystery that has ... more
  • Katie Mouse and the Perfect Wedding

    by Anne L Watson
    Katie Mouse's Cousin Matilda is getting married! A big wedding has been planned in Mouse Town's public park, and everyone in town is invited. Best of all, Katie will be Matilda's flower mouse, and her little brother Dylan will be the ring bearer. There's just one problem: The Games Day at Katie's school has been changed to the same day as the wedding! And Katie's the captain of her class's relay race team! Will she really have to miss it? As Katie struggles with her feelings, a mix-up wi... more
  • Reminiscence

    by Amy Marie
    Nora Hutchinson has had feelings of déjà vu throughout her life. After her recent move to Boston for college, these feelings have suddenly become an everyday occurrence, taking on a new form by invading her dreams and nightmares. After chance meetings with two familiar strangers, Nora is lured into a task she never could have imagined. As she tries to sort out her dreams from her memories, she is pulled into the middle of an ancient quest she never dreamed could be possible.
  • The Cat Tender

    by Martin Drapkin
    Maggie Mullen is an overweight 27-year-old woman living in Madison, Wisconsin, who has a quiet life taking care of cats when their owners are away. She lives alone with her own beloved cat, Lucy. But when her young sister asks her to be maid of honor in her upcoming wedding, Maggie's quiet, cloistered world starts becoming a bit troubled. This is a character study of a thoughtful, quiet but also somewhat nasty and cynical young woman.

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