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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Nocturne Variations

    by John Biscello
    Dystopic Peter Pan meets surrealist noir in this cinemythical tale about love, loss and the illusions of shadow-play. Los Angeles, December, 1989, is when we first meet the seventeen-year-old Piers, a runaway and a savant puppeteer Addicted to Sike, an experimental drug which promises a surrogate return to Childhood, Piers, in an act of revenge, robs a briefcase full of Sike from her dealer and flees L.A., pursued by two hit men. Hiding out in a stark Southwestern town called Redline, where s... more
  • Swordpoint

    by David Crane
    Eugene Francois Vidocq was a thief, an adventurer, and a duelist who searched for his place in life with wit, sword, and passionate love affairs. Hunted by the police agents of revolutionary France and later the agents of Napoleon, he is forced to make the most important decision in his life to survive and become a man of respect. To achieve that, he must transform himself into a new man, an outlaw hunting the outlaws in the name of justice. The road to salvation is hard, but for a man like Vido... more
  • Misadventure

    by Hans Landvik
    Those capable of thought have been known to overdo it. Depression, drugs, and a splintering family drive George Barham, a high school senior, to throw himself in front of a bus. Hector Cunningham, seventy-three, only just saves him and is furious with George for nearly ruining a bus driver’s life. However, Hector was coincidentally on his way to steal an airplane and kill himself, albeit in a more “responsible” manner. Together the two embark on a series of very accidental adventures acro... more
  • Three Days In Vegas

    by Claudio Capra II
    When Darren’s heart gets broken, his two best friends, Claudio and David, convince him he needs three days in Vegas to escape his pain and deal with his heartache. It’s a story about a man coming to terms with the loss of love, and how true friendship allows him an opportunity to grow and learn amidst a backdrop of chaos and debauchery, and a few sensational and touching moments. Have you ever been to Las Vegas? Not like this! This is the next level of storytelling, as humor and raunch combine... more
  • Love That Moves the Sun

    by Linda Cardillo
    The face of the brilliant poet, Vittoria Colonna, whose longing is buried beneath her grief, ignites the spirit of the artist Michelangelo. Together, they encounter both the profound terror and fierce beauty of love. A work of historical fiction set in turbulent 16th-century Italy.

    by Jennifer Comeau
    SYNOPSIS: A MOON IN ALL THINGS Fadó fadó , inside a tale wondrous and wise, lives fifteen-year-old MORRIGAN LANE, who was born with a disfiguring, whiskey-colored birthmark on her face and the gift of second sight, as had her great-grandmother. In this coming-of-age story set in 1820s Western Ireland, Morrigan is beset by dreams that drive her from her cottage into the night where she stands on the cliffs, longing for freedom, yearning to become a ship’s captain. English colonizers have colluded... more
  • A Portal to Vibrancy

    by Laurette Folk
    A Portal to Vibrancy is the story of Jackie Fellini, a pious Catholic girl, conscientious daughter, and straight-A student who is preoccupied with sinister aberrations – a rib cage hanging from a tree, the demons in the wood grain of the cellar door, her reclusive uncle’s deformed foot. Infatuated with Stephen, the new latch-key kid across the street, Jackie is conflicted about falling in love with a boy who is an atheist, who calls his parents by their first names and indulges in the sensual... more
  • Do Animals Believe In God?

    by Carl Solomon Sr.
    Do Animals Believe In God? is a story of what some of the creatures of the earth might say if they could speak if asked, "Do you believe in God?" This book is filled with beautiful illustrations of Daniel's journey.
  • New Wave (The Islands Of Anarchy Book 1)

    by Jennifer Ann Shore
    When seventeen-year-old Mol is caught committing a crime, she kicks and screams her way into a dull existence of servitude in the Authority, the suffocating patriarchal regime that oversees The Network of Islands. Her penance makes her restless, and she soon finds an outlet to direct her attention — the young Commander who is at the root of her unhappiness.
  • Anne and Louis: Passion and Politics in Early Renaissance France

    by Rozsa Gaston
    The story of the first years of Anne of Brittany's marriage to Louis XII, King of France, Anne and Louis is Book Two of the Anne of Brittany Series.
  • Autobiography of Saint Padma the Whore

    by Kamla K Kapur
    Synopsis of Saint Padma the Whore Saint Padma the Whore is a novel about a woman’s quest for love and freedom. Rebelling against an arranged marriage in India, Padma flees her traditional Sikh family, her country and her clan to find love on her own terms. Spanning three decades, from the 1960's to the 1990's, the novel moves between India, the USA, and Saudi Arabia. It is loosely structured on the myth of Ulysses and Penelope, as a parallel as well as a contrast. While waiting for their... more
  • Lily's Journey

    by cheryl lewis
    In this historical novel, Lilly Brown is a young girl picking cotton in the blistering Georgia summer sun. When Lilly's sassy, teenaged cousin Rosalie, comes for a visit from Chicago, with tales of life in the big city of Chicago, Lilly begins to dream of a better life for herself, one that includes going to school on a regular basis. "Lilly's Journey" is the compelling story of her journey through life, from her youth to her elder years.
  • Déjà vu All Over Again

    by Larry Brill
    Déjà vu All Over Again is a comic story of redemption about a burned-out Hollywood screenwriter who is tired of being slapped around by life, and is obsessed with his youth. So he writes a script for the life he wishes he had and uses it to return home in a hilarious plot to recreate his high school days and finally win the heart of the girl he let get away 40 years ago.
  • The Thirsty Crow & the Crow and the Fox: Children's Folk Tales from India

    by lekha murali

    Folk tales are a means to impart knowledge and values of ancient cultures.  Woven together from everyday occurrences and animal characters, these stories are told colorfully in an effort to educate little children in an appealing manner.

    Like many from my generation, I heard these stories, growing up in India.  The two stories narrated in the book are well known throughout the region.

    "The Thirsty Crow" is about a clever crow that finds a resourceful way to dri... more

  • The Widow Makes Three

    by robert wyrick
  • Grail of the Grimoire: YA historical fantasy (Book 1 of the Crusaders Series)

    by J.S. Sterling
    Magic and adventure collide in the latest chapter of history's most legendary quest! In the 12th century, sixteen-year-old Cassandra is likely to be burned at the stake if anyone finds out what she can do. So the only magic she allows herself is used to hustle dice games from unsavory characters too cowardly to fight in the Third Crusade. When she is kidnapped and brought to the Vatican's secret library, the Grimoire, Cassandra finds that her place in the world is as the next leader of the... more