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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Boys In Exile

    by Richard Duggin
    BOYS IN EXILE is the story of ten pre-adolescent boys housed together for eight weeks in Timber Wolf cabin at Camp Hemlock to “make new friends and learn life-long social skills.” Physically weak and slight in stature, Elliott “Squeaker” Streett brings to camp his fear of bullies and his lack of confidence in his ability to protect himself from harm. Elliott's efforts to win the approval of the toughest boy in Wolf Cabin only result in humiliation and betrayal, until the erosion of his moral com... more
  • Fairweather of the Bark Endeavour

    by Helen Weiss
    "Fairweather" is an accurate historical, but fictionalised biography by Fairweather, the Endeavour's cat. Written in his own words, he details his passion to journey from his comfortable home in rural England to discover the sea. Arriving in Deptford when the Endeavour was making ready to sail, he joins the crew, becomes the mascot for the voyage and experiences first hand, all of the joys and hardship of the Endeavour's most important three-year voyage, initially to track the transit of Venus f... more
  • Buffalo Dreamers

    by john newman
    For Sam Comstock, a young Iraq war vet, the need to find a new way of healing his wounded PTSD soul is a matter of life or death. His Marine sniper skills lead him to Montana on a mission to help manage an infamous wildlife challenge: killing migratory buffalo that wander outside Yellowstone Park and are presumed to carry an infectious disease for cattle. This places Sam seriously at odds with a renegade band of Indian warrior-dreamers who are determined to save the buffalo from slaughter. Thr... more
  • We Are The Storm

    by John C. Stipa
    Walt Unitus is a decent man trying to navigate the turbulent waters of life. He is plagued by bullies, learning disabilities and depression. But he forges ahead, determined to take care of his family, despite the relentless despair that drags him to unbearable depths, so deep that he contemplates suicide. His family comes to his aid and a fierce battle begins. Will Walt’s demons overwhelm him, or can a family’s love make a difference?
  • Beyond Amazon

    by Jesse G Shepherd and Carolee Shepherd

    This story begins in Dropwater, (fictional) Montana, where Curtis Trueheart, a traveling musician, graduated from high school. After giving a concert for the August Arts Festival, he meets Alecia, Randy and their son Luka, who invite him to their home on Outhere island, in the Salish Sea.

    While vacationing on Outhere Island, Curtis stumbles through a time dimension transportal and lands in the Beyond, a timeless zone created by genetic scientist Dr. Joy, who is devoted to improving the ... more

  • I Like Pink!: A Story About Self-Acceptance

    by Selina Hernandez
    Kai likes pink. Mila likes dinosaurs. In this book, a wonderfully enthusiatic boy will show his new playground friend that it's okay to be exactly who you are.
  • Gurty the Goose Leads the Flock

    by Berlando Drake

    Gurty is a fun-loving and fearless goose! He believes he can do just about anything-as long as he's got his lucky socks. Even geese have dreams, and Gurty's got a big one. When he is finally chosen to lead his flock, he desperately wants to do a good job. So what does Gurty do? He sneaks away to practice by himself, where he faces many challenges that will test his skills.  He almost loses hope but he never gives up!  With a little help from his frie... more

  • The Epic of Glenda Mesh

    by Christopher Fryer
    Glenda Mesh is a badass junior in high school who rules the modern-day city of Babylon like a monster because her parents are rich and she doesn’t care about anyone but herself. Who dares to stop her when she’s also the best track and field star in the country? No one, that’s who. Until one day a red-headed orphan girl named Enkidu comes into town with a sad backstory and a grudge against tyrants like Glenda. When Glenda faces the reality that she’s become the villain in her own story, and se... more
  • The Jackson MacKenzie Chronicles: Enter the Shadow

    by Angel Giacomo
    Jackson MacKenzie’s life is about to change. After retiring a second time, the Marine Corps general takes his wife on an ocean adventure as a homecoming to renew their marriage vows. But he never expected what would happen next. He finds himself hip-deep in international intrigue. Who is after him? The Russian GRU, the FSB, maybe even someone closer to home. Will he be able to save his family, his friends, and himself? Or will the villains defeat him in the end? And he joins the fallen at Arling... more
  • The Jackson MacKenzie Chronicles: Broken Valor

    by Angel Giacomo
    Duty. Honor. Country. The motto by which Major Harry Russell lived as a United States Army Special Forces officer. How does he move forward when his entire life has been turned on its head? Everything Harry worked toward all his life is gone. Gone like his foot in a nighttime mortar attack. Gone like his career since the Army kicked him out as worthless dead weight. Gone like his friends, missing on a secret mission. All he has now is himself. And as a Vietnam veteran, that may not be enough.
  • The Jackson MacKenzie Chronicles: Duty, Honor, and Courage

    by Angel Giacomo
    Danger lurks in the shadows, danger that threatens not only Colonel Jackson MacKenzie and his friends but the American way of life. MacKenzie’s honor and his freedom were stolen from him once. Now a disgraced soldier, he must risk his life and his freedom in a fight to save his friends, his country, and himself. Or will the real traitor destroy everything Jackson holds dear?
  • The Jackson MacKenzie Chronicles: Peace at a Cost

    by Angel Giacomo
    War – What happens to the soldiers who fight them? Do they just go home and ride off into the sunset? Do they return to their families and a normal life? Or do they have an internal war? Trying to come to terms with what happened to them and their buddies in a war that no one wanted. Scars made not only outside but inside. Called baby killer, murderer and so many others vile names. Ignored and sometimes abused by the very system they gave their oath and sometimes their lives to protect. Lt. Colo... more
  • The Jackson MacKenzie Chronicles: Brothers In Arms

    by Angel Giacomo
    Duty – Service – Love of country – Honor – Dreams – Family. Those words mean everything to young Michael “Mikey” Roberts. From a small Kansas town, Mikey wants to find his path in life. To accomplish that he joins the United States Army. During his first tour of duty in Vietnam, he found his path…medicine. He became a Special Forces medic. However, in war that path can fork many times. Sometimes for the better, sometimes for the worst. Mikey finds more horror than he expected and learns more abo... more
  • The Jackson MacKenzie Chronicles: Forged in Fire and Blood

    by Angel Giacomo
    USMC Camp Pendleton, 1951. Jackson Joseph MacKenzie, a seventeen-year-old with a calling, enlists in the US Army. He finds himself hip-deep in the muddy trenches, machine gun nests, human wave attacks, and artillery barrages in the Korean War. Does he have the resiliency to keep moving toward his dream after watching his friends die? Is he a leader or a follower? Will he fold under pressure? Or rise to the top? Questions he must answer before reaching for that coveted prize, an appointment to We... more
  • The Jackson MacKenzie Chronicles: In the Eye of the Storm

    by Angel Giacomo
    War - It changes everyone and everything it touches. But especially the men who live in the trenches. Who fight the battles. Lt. Colonel Jackson Joseph MacKenzie is one of those men. He grew up in the shadow of a legendary Marine. Part of a family tradition to serve, he joined the United States Army. His first war - Korea -taught him death the hard way, both personal and professional. His second - Vietnam - never-ending pain. And betrayal by those above him. Those he trusted. His superiors. Give... more
  • Danger Peak

    by Michael Thomas Perone

    What's on top of Danger Peak? That's what 13-year-old Robert Kin and his two best friends, wisecracking and loyal Chris and sweet but put-upon Rinnie, want to find out in their small suburban town of the late 1980s. The three teens are members of the motorbike-racing club the Wild Boars, and with the inadvertent help of their eccentric technology teacher, Dr. Howard (who prefers to be called “Doctor,” not “Mister,” thank you very much), they build Robert a bett... more