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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Scripts: Sketches and Tales of Urban Mississippi

    by C Liegh McInnis
    Scripts: Sketches and Tales of Urban Mississippi addresses the lingering issues of Afro-Mississippi struggles while contextualizing present-day issues in the frame of history. The opening story, "Transition," is the tale of a family's flight from rural Mississippi to Jackson, Mississippi. The following story, "Poni's Trail," takes the reader to New York City, back to rural Mississippi and finally Jackson, Mississippi. Along the way, you meet engaging characters with anger and confusion. The re... more
  • An Affair with Beauty - The Mystique of Howard Chandler Christy: The Magic of Youth

    by James Philip Head
    Fame, fortune, and beautiful models--Howard Chandler Christy had them all. Christy was the most famous American painter of the Jazz Age, a time when an elite brotherhood of New York artists dominated the publishing world. Christy had eclipsed all of them with his ''Christy Girl,'' an idealized woman who redefined beauty, influenced fashion, and inspired generations of women. The Magic of Youth is the first book in An Affair with Beauty -- The Mystique of Howard Chandler Christy, a biographical... more
  • Intriguing Women

    by Lakshmi Raj Sharma
    The stories in Intriguing Women have international and Indian settings. We visit Europe, we travel to Afghanistan and we celebrate the rich variety of the Indian continent. These are women who may seem superficially normal, but might not be, and women who strive for normality at all costs. Sharma also raises questions; can a woman reconcile herself to terrorism? How do we react to a woman who kills several of her husbands? Definitions of femininity are examined and magnified through the prism of... more
  • Smiling Deep

    by Robb Thomson
    general poetry
  • The Gnomes in the Trees

    by C.L. Collyer
    At Jacky Foster s eighth birthday party, he is surprised when a statue of a gnome suddenly comes alive. The gnome asks Jacky to help his family who live in a faraway place called Gnomia. Jacky and his dog Sparky go off to help. When he returns home he discovers that the gnome statue suddenly runs off into the woods. But is it all just fanciful dreaming, or did his discovery really happen? Only Jacky Foster knows for certain. The Gnomes in the Trees picture book is highly suitable for childre... more
  • 978-1632876911

    by Richard Corey
    My book, The Bloodline: The Doberman Family, is for children and adults who love pets. This is a thrilling, adventure tale which follows Lily, a brave Doberman mother dog who sets out to rescue her family of cute puppies from a life of drudgery and danger, a life of hate and fear as junkyard dogs. The mother dog’s first challenge is to convince her mate, Buck, to give up what he thinks is a noble profession (junkyard dog) and to recognize that he has been programed to hate and fear with ... more
  • YANAPOP

    by John T. Cullen writing as John Argo
    Newly in love, 21 years old, head over heels, Martin Brown and Chloë Setreal need each other with total hunger and passion. But Chloë, a production assistant at a media conglomerate (YANAPOP in Los Angeles) is laid up with a broken leg and needs Martin to come hold her hand. Martin, in San Diego for the summer (two hours down the coast from LA) hops in his car and heads north like the dashing hero he is. What should be a simple, two-hour drive on the freeway turns into a nightmarish adventure th... more
  • Apple the racing Cow

    by Erik Shein
    This Galloping Guernsey takes on the special challenge of competing against several sanctuary animals—a field of zebras and stallions. She ignores the strangeness of being a "racing cow," as this Valentine's Day story emphasizes using the talents that we possess, and accepting the valentines from appreciating admirers. The valentines of the Sanctuary are the gratitude and love they show Apple for her bravery and tenacity—not for winning.
  • The Forgotten Ornament

    by Erik Shein
    This Christmas tale tells the the story of Willie Bear, a broken ornament who can't participate in a magical event where all of the intact ornaments acquire the ability to speak at midnight on Christmas Eve.
  • Perfectly you

    by Samantha Mosharaf
    Perfectly you story starts off with “why do I look like this?” and allows you to become part of your child’s story book, with beautiful illustrations and rhyming words, this book allows you to reinforce your child's self confidence by telling a magical story about how perfect they are in a creative and exciting way. You will tell your child how you went on an adventure to make them who they are! Along the way you will meet pirates, dragons and many more wonderful characters, all of whom will giv... more
  • A Tea Drinker's Novel: Chilverton Park

    by Susan Russell Thompson
    Suppose there could be a girl in Victorian England who did not want to be married. And suppose such a girl had a gay, bachelor friend who also wished to forgo marriage. Such is the case of the unusual attachment between the confirmed bachelor about London, Sir Erskine Wald, and his childhood friend, the winsome but delicate daughter of the Earl of Chilverton, Lady Caroline Downey. Avoiding marriage in Victorian England is an admittedly tricky business. How can this unlikely pair withstand th... more
  • Mind F^^k

    by Renee Miller
    Someone is killing the nutters. Four deaths in as many months isn’t anything new for Detective Milo Smalls, but these corpses have too many similarities. Milo barely scratches the surface of the investigation before his boss, Captain Cunt (Captain Maines in the office) orders Milo to take a break. Get some psychiatric help. Milo doesn’t think his shit is a problem. So he’s a little neurotic. He likes order and mistrusts anything that isn’t divisible by three. So he writes everything down and... more
  • Closer Together

    by Juliet Aharoni
    In this remarkable sequel to Together They Overcame, Eyal and Rosalind piece their lives together as a married couple after the tragic accident that left Rosalind fighting for her life. Struggling to find herself as she slowly recovers, Rosalind returns home with a deeper awareness of what has been troubling her for so long. While Eyal does his best to nurse his wife back to health amid the tension still present from a mother who disapproves of Rosalind’s German Catholic heritage, his transfer... more
  • Together They Overcame

    by Juliet Aharoni
    Eighteen-year-old Rosalind, a German Catholic descendant, left South Africa for Israel with her doctor boyfriend, Foxy, so they could pursue their dream of helping the wounded soldiers together. But when his jealous temper again gets the better of him, she decides to end their relationship, but still continue her nursing studies. When she’s assigned to Ward 21, Rosalind finds herself inexplicably drawn to Eyal, the bearded soldier with the sparkling brown eyes who, even laid up in a full-bod... more
  • The Road to Santiago

    by Alison McMahan

     

    The Road to Santiago, (98,587 words), features Ibi El Moro, a converted Moor in medieval Spain who joins the first Crusade because he suspects one of the Crusaders killed his wife. First in a planned series.

     

     

  • A Slippery Land

    by Rick Conti
    Poverty was the only life Fania knew with her family in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, but she was happy and her days were peaceful. All that changed in less than a minute on a January afternoon in 2010 when a horrific earthquake hit, uprooting her entire world. The quake propels Fania on a five year odyssey from an oppressive orphanage to life as a squatter in La Saline, one of Haiti's most desperate slums. A feisty and resilient old widow helps Fania, teaching her the skills she needs to survive in th... more

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