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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Grizzly Killer: The Making of a Mountain Man

    by Lane R Warenski
    When Zach Connors and his Pa left their Kentucky Homestead in the summer of 1824 to see the Rocky Mountains, he didn’t realize he would never see his childhood home again or that he would find love, friendship, fame and a new home in this wild and harsh wilderness. After a Grizzly kills his Pa, Zach struggles to survive a cold and brutal winter alone. After killing a rouge Grizzly and fighting hostile Indians on his own he becomes known as Grizzly Killer and is respected throughout the west. Al... more
  • Brinley Discovers Santa

    by Brooke Smith
    Riding the bus home one day, Brinley is teased for believing in Santa Claus. Pondering the words that were said, Brinley chooses to face the facts and along with the support of Mom, makes a choice that ultimately changes the spirit of Santa forever - and for the better! In this story, Brinley faces some hard facts and makes a choice to participate in random acts of kindness, and to carry forward the true spirit of Santa every day.
  • The Roadrunner Cafe

    by Jamie Zerndt
    One year after his father's suicide, Carson Long feels cheated. He hates his father for leaving him and his sister, Georgie, alone. He hates him for turning his mother into a young widow who hasn't left the house in months. And he hates his father for leaving behind his stupid tree. Four of them are planted outside the restaurant, one for each family member. That is until Carson's mother, no longer able to stand the sight of the tree, hires a local landscaper to remove it in the middle of the ni... more
  • Splintered

    by Thomas London
    Once upon a time, Pinocchio was a real boy who couldn’t tell a lie. Now he’s a politician who can’t seem to tell the truth... As a junior analyst with a powerful lobby firm, nobody was more anonymous than Pinocchio. But when a chance encounter leads to his being labeled, “The Last Honest Man in Washington,” Pinocchio becomes the toast of the town - and an unwitting pawn in a corrupt congressman’s political game. With his new career taking a toll on his marriage - and his relationship with his... more
  • The Diary of an Idiot. David Wills. Xlibris.

    by David Wills
    Marco is a bitter and frustrated loner, convinced of his untapped potential. He begins to document what he hopes will be looked on in later years as the memoirs of a self conquering, meteoric rise to unspecified fame and renown. However, through an act of immediate redemption, he comes to be involved with the distressing life of an elderly man from his estate. These unfortunate circumstances are contrasted by the beginning of a relationship, which had brought a new lease of happiness into his us... more
  • Return to Taylor's Crossing

    by Janie Watts
    Summer, 1959. In a small Georgia town, dairy worker Abednego Harris, 19, not only stands out for his skillful handling of bulls, but because of his color. When Lola James, 17, arrives to do day work for a nearby family, Abednego is smitten. As the young couple falls in love, racial tensions heat up, threatening their world. A violent attack tears them apart and spins their lives in different directions. This is their story, and the story of four others whose lives are forever changed by violenc... more
  • The Fourth Pillar

    by James Milton Smith
    Mr. Terry Irving is a four time Emmy award winning journalist. He edited and reviewed The Fourth Pillar. In the following you will find Mr. Irving's credentials and his review of The Fourth Pillar. I was most fortunate to be able to get Mr. Terry Irving to do my edit and I am grateful for his observations. He has put in place all the elements of a successful commercial thriller. The Fourth Pillar has been through numerous iterations with this acclaimed editor and writer. Mr. Irving i... more
  • The Fourth Pillar

    by James MIlton Smith
    Mr. Terry Irving is a four time Emmy award winning journalist. He edited and reviewed my book which is titled The Fourth Pillar. In the following you will find Mr. Irving's credentials and his review of The Fourth Pillar. I was most fortunate to be able to get Mr. Terry Irving to do my edit and I am grateful for his observations. He has put in place all the elements of a successful commercial thriller. The Fourth Pillar has been through numerous iterations with this acclaimed editor an... more
  • Armed & Delicious

    by Nathan Aylor
    Love, crime... and pizza. "Sparky" Lagala had become accustomed to a mediocre high-school existence spent dreaming of things he could never have--the girl, the car, and the respect. That is until the day he's hired as the roadside mascot for Tino's Pizza in Portland, Oregon, and discovers that his mysterious employer is, in fact, a major player in a foodie-based crime syndicate. It isn't long before Sparky finds himself taken in by a constellation of unique and ruthless characters, who ... more
  • The Color of Home

    by Tanja Kobasic
    Iris, a young bride-to-be, is just days away from getting married when her mother shares a long-buried secret with her only child. A story about war, survival, and a mother's enduring love.
  • Trusting the Currents

    by Lynnda Pollio

    Author Lynnda Pollio’s life changes when she begins hearing the voice of Addie Mae Aubrey, a Southern, African American woman from the late 1930s rural south. Together, they begin a journey into Addie Mae's turbulent teenage years that leads to the author’s own spiritual awakening.

    As Addie Mae, the narrator, shares her story about the struggle, tragedy and magic of her teenage years, she brings each reader into their own life story. It is a unique visionary novel with three levels of e... more

  • Stitches

    by Kathy Weyer
    When her husband Arthur dies, Jen Conrad opens a retail shop, much to the horror of her imperious mother and her society sister. Jen’s niece Tricia, her sister Maggie’s daughter, asks her to hand-knit a wedding dress with the intent of shocking her mother. A group forms at the new shop to help make the dress, which is kept a secret from Maggie, who has a very different idea of a society wedding; a hand-made dress is simply out of the question. Jen learns the value of true friendships with people... more
  • LADY LAW (The Nations Book 6)

    by Ken Farmer
    There was one female Deputy US Marshal in the Indian Territory. Her name was Fiona Mae Miller. The Fort Smith Elevator, in its November 6, 1891, issue described her…as a dashing brunette of charming manners…an expert shot and a superb horsewoman, and brave to the verge of recklessness. \t \tSome even went so far as to call her a female Bass Reeves…others just called her…LADY LAW. She doesn't backwater for any man… \tMarshal Miller is on a mission to bring a Cherokee renegade, Cal Mankiller, t... more
  • Edge of the Wind

    by James E Cherry
    Edge of the Wind centers around protagonist Alexander van der Pool, a 25 year old black man who is off his meds and hearing voices. The primary voice he hears is that of his alter ego, Tobi. Alex has been writing poetry and wants to find out if they are any good. He visits a literature class at a local college and when they try to put him out, he pulls a gun and takes the class hostage, instead. The themes of the book include: race, literature, poetry, father/son relationships,etc.
  • Tools of the Trade

    by Philip B. Persinger
    A heart-warming tale of alpha males facing a precipitous slide—for beta or for worse. Woody Steele is one of the richest men on the planet. Sadly one of his greatest assets has been recently downsized—sorry Casanova. Ivan Greenbriar, his fellow billionaire nemesis and creep extraordinaire, turns every activity into a pissing contest even when he’s alone. Sargent Scanlon, a hero cop solely on the merits of getting shot in the nuts, doesn’t know what fear is until he must match wits with his odiou... more
  • Born From the Ashes

    by Ronesa Aveela
    Illustrated short story. Kerana is spending the summer with her grandmother while her mother is busy with work. Keeping with old traditions, Baba (the grandmother) initiates Kerana as a znahar, an herbal healer, who people often call a witch. Things go wrong when she disobeys her grandmother's warning. In the tradition of family togetherness, Baba Treasure Chest stories are geared toward the entire family: Adults reading stories to children, families participating in activities, and childr... more

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