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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • 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.
  • Fruit Woman

    by Kate Rigby
    The Fruit Woman has appeared to Helen - a quirky and naïve twenty-seven-year-old - at important times in her life, particularly in relation to her own sexual and spiritual awakening. But only now, while on holiday with her extended family, does she get her first warning message from the Fruit Woman. Set in the l980s, Helen returns with her extended family, after a twelve year break, to spend a fortnight at their favourite holiday destination in Devon: Myrtle Cottages. Due to join them for t... more
  • What Longfellow Heard

    by Jon Nappa
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was enormously famous in his day. Adults and children celebrated his poems, both in America and abroad. He was the first American poet admitted into the Poets’ Corner of Westminster Abbey in England and was renowned for such works as “Hiawatha,” “Paul Revere’s Ride,” “Evangeline,” “Tales of a Wayside Inn” and others. However, his amazing life was wrought with trials and heartaches during an era when America was laboring to grow up without destroying itself in... more
  • Through The Barricades

    by Denise Deegan

    'Make a difference in the world,' are the last words Maggie Gilligan's father ever says to her. They form a legacy that she carries in her heart, years later when, at the age of fifteen, she tries to better the lives of Dublin's largely forgotten poor. 'Don't go getting distracted, now,' is what Daniel Healy's father says to him after seeing him talking to the same Maggie Gilligan. Daniel is more than distracted. He is intrigued. Never has he met anyone as dismissive, argumentative... as down... more


    by G. J. Berger
    In ancient India, tragedy strikes a young elephant trainer. Forced into a slave caravan that takes him through perilous lands and into a world at war, Ashoka befriends a special elephant. He and that elephant, Four Nails, together lead Hannibal's army over the Alps and down the back of Rome. Though a time of constant danger and uncertainty, Ashoka finds beauty and kindness while helping others enslaved for the pleasure of ruthless rulers. To survive this remarkable journey, the elephant trainer ... more
  • Collision

    by Siegfried Finser
    The battle between the unscrupulous intellect and the caring heart has never been so poignantly portrayed as in COLLISION. The president of PTP Corporation uses every trick to secure the acquisition of AIC Corporation. He is so smart and so ruthless his subordinates hardly know how to interpret his commands and often fall short. The stockholders love him, but in the final episode, he might actually be failing while achieving the greatest success. The lovely, kindhearted Lucinda Brahms loses her ... more
  • Hey, Got a Minute?

    by Carol Jones
    I am the Freedom Writers Group leader in Ocala, Florida. My group has published its own book of short stories and quick reads for the time-challenged reader. Twenty-six inspired authors perfected eighty-seven short stories, poems and essays, from spy thriller to horror fantasy to slice-of-life realism to science fiction, capped off with splashes of truisms at the bottoms of some of the pages. We like to think we have something for everyone.
  • The Sacred Blues Trilogy

    by C.T. Williams, Jr.

    The story begins on August 22, 1848 and ends on December 28, 1946.  The first book is "Breed Tucker", the second is "On Brotherhood", and the third is "Boone".  The terrain is mostly in the Carolinas and northeast Georgia, and there are three families with a strong supporting cast.

  • A Dipthong Ain't Swimwear

    by C.T. Williams, Jr.

    This is a short story anthology about the people in my home of Catchmore County, deep in the heart of the Deep South. It is for anyone who enjoys being taken away by a clean and fun read.

  • Stein, Gender, Isolation, and Industrialism: New Readings of Winesburg, Ohio

    by Duane Simolke
    Stein, Gender, Isolation, and Industrialism: New Readings of Winesburg, Ohio examines the best known work of the influential American writer, Sherwood Anderson. This book served as the doctoral dissertation of Duane Simolke at Texas Tech University, December 1996. Simolke examines Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio, as it relates to Gertrude Stein, gender roles, failed communication, and the machine in the garden. Anderson's friendship with and admiration of Stein greatly affected the con... more
  • The Acorn Gathering: Writers Uniting Against Cancer

    by Duane Simolke
    Join the fight against cancer by purchasing this fund-raiser by authors Jan Chandler, Shawna R. Van Arum, Huda Orfali, Duane Simolke, Timothy Morris Taylor, and Bill Wetzel. All author and editor royalties go to funding cancer research! These stories range from gritty and controversial to gentle and touching. Starting with the West Texas setting from Duane Simolke's collection The Acorn Stories, this new anthology takes readers across several landscapes, during times of trouble, change, hope, an... more
  • Littlethumb Sneezed

    by Truant D. Memphis

    What would happen if everything in the world froze but you?

    Littlethumb Sneezed is the tale of prolific artist and renowned philanthropist Littlethumb Brooks. From the discovery of his creative genius as a child to his rise to fame, join Littlethumb on a satirical journey through the world of American pop culture. It is a life filled with love, laughter, charity, art, disguises, magic tricks, international intrigue, and unfortunately, horrible tragedy. There’s also a punk... more