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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Fate Rides a Tall Horse - Johnny Black Man and Legend 1869

    by Gary Church
    In 1869, Johnny Black finds himself in a lawless, danger-filled settlement located on the Texas frontier, where Indians, criminals and nature all provide an opportunity for death as he relentlessly pursues the man who murdered his only brother. Obsessed with finding his brother’s killer, Johnny makes himself very visible in a place where people often assume new identities and don’t want to be found. It will require all of Johnny’s experience and skills to stay alive. His man-hunt results in ac... more
  • Meet the Lidwells! A Rock n' Roll Memoir

    by Jon Chaisson
    The story of four siblings and two cousins who start a band as teenagers and achieve success beyond their wildest dreams. But while they consistently top the charts with their irresistibly catchy tunes, they're also fighting their own demons: perfectionism, disenchantment, addiction, exhaustion, sexism...and figuring out how to become an adult in front of millions of fans.
  • Acorns to Wheat: A Chasseen Family Saga

    by David William Allman
    Acorns to Wheat is the story of fictional lives in the real world of 4000BC. It tells of the adventure of a newly mated couple forced to find a new life. The couple has two sons, but the brothers split and clash as they struggle with their father's decision to change from hunter-gatherer to farmer. These were the first farmers. Read beyond the archeology to hear the story of lives lived at the dawn of cultures. Flesh has been restored to bones. Before the Romans, the Greeks or the Gauls, ther... more
  • The Optimistic Sloth

    by Andrew Lewis
    It's about a carefree, three-toed sloth who comes a cross a treasure chest. But he soon gets himself in trouble when a greedy bird tries to steal it from him.
  • "Fresh News Straight from Heaven" A Novel on the True Mythology of Johnny Appleseed

    by Gregg SAPP
    Most people thought that Johnny Appleseed was mad. They laughed at the "Fresh News Straight from Heaven" that he preached. But when their lives and families were threatened by war and unspeakable violence, it seemed that only a madman could save them.
  • All I Left Unsaid: A Latina's Journey Toward Truth

    by Rosy Crumpton
    Surrounded by her mother’s extended family, Olivia Batista lives an idyllic childhood in Panama on her grandmother’s expansive property. When her mother finds new love with Andrew–a man Olivia calls “the Magician”–the three begin a new life in New York. Growing up in the United States proves anything but seamless for Olivia as she faces language barriers, new responsibilities, and her new step-father’s family. Just as she begins to adjust, an incident at home leaves Olivia traumatized and tor... more
  • Beyond the Cabin

    by Jared Garrett
    Born into a controlling, abusive cult and betrayed by those he trusted, Josh hungers for freedom from the Fundamental Faith in God. After his first escape attempt fails, Josh takes even more solace in a rustic cabin he and his oldest brother made, finding peace in isolation. After unspeakable tragedy strikes, Josh flounders for hope and anything that will soften the grief threatening to destroy him. Determined to escape the cult that offers only heartbreak and loneliness, he's stunned by an unex... more
  • Internal Damnation

    by David Rutter
    “Survival isn’t instinct...dying is.” - Alexander Marks. In this heart-wrenching tale of drugs, violence, and betrayal, Alexander Marks is a shattered man who desires nothing more than to be forgotten. His closet is painted with the blood of those he’s harmed (and protected). Just released from federal prison after almost a decade, Alexander returns home to Ocean Park, Massachusetts, finding nothing of the vibrant city he once knew. Little does he know how significant his prior choices w... more
  • Nineteen Forty-Three

    by DeAlexander Clarke
    A Harlem emcee is thrown back in time to 1943 and learns a valuable lesson.
  • The Extra-Ordinary Mr. Wickers

    by DeAlexander Clarke

    A simple story about a man named Mr.Wickers. 

  • The Neighborhood Kids: Short Stories Reader

    by Richard McBain
    Thirty-two interesting short stories of kids today, and situations they get into. The story line shows them why having the proper morals and manners will help them through these times, and they see these benefits of the kids in the stories who possess them.
  • Stories from the Stoop

    by Angel Rodrigues
    Stories from The Stoop is the story of Abby, a teenager growing up with her single mother Maggie. Maggie struggles with an addiction to alcohol, men, Jesus, and mental illness. Abby tells her story while asking, "What would happen if one woman told the truth about her life?" and finds out, "The world would split open." (Muriel Rukeyser) Stories from The Stoop takes readers on a journey across state lines, taboos, and tragedies, while reminding readers that we all aren't trees and can move on wh... more
  • New Girl (Memoirs of the Third Floor #1)

    by Nia Dragin
    Lucita is starting at a new school. Silvia is keeping a secret. Rebecca is struggling with herself. Three girls and their friends have entered high school, and for each of them, it’s hard enough without having to deal with friends, betrayal, and their insecurities. High School is tough enough without having to be the new girl.
  • Letters from a Patchwork Quilt

    by Clare Flynn
    In 1875, 18-year-old would-be poet, Jack Brennan, runs away from home to avoid being pushed into the priesthood. Life soon looks rosy for Jack when he lands the teaching job he's always dreamed of and meets the love of his life, Eliza Hewlett. But his world is shattered when Mary Ellen, his landlord's daughter, falsely accuses him of fathering the child she is expecting. Jack and Eliza decide to escape to America. As they are about to sail, Jack is arrested and dragged from the ship, leaving ... more
  • The Green Ribbons

    by Clare Flynn
    Hephzibah Wildman’s circumstances are dramatically changed when both her parents are killed in a tragic accident in 1900. Homeless and penniless, she must leave the haven of the Oxford college where she’s lived all her life and earn her own living. Accepting a job as a governess in a large country house, Ingleton Hall, Hephzibah gradually begins to rebuild her life, helped by her friendship with the bookish parson Merritt Nightingale, one of her father’s former students. Immediately drawn to... more
  • The Chalky Sea

    by Clare Flynn
    Two troubled people struggle to find their way in a turbulent world. In July 1940, Gwen Collingwood drops her husband at the railway station, knowing she may never see him again. Two days later her humdrum world is torn apart when the sleepy English seaside town where she lives is subjected to the first of many heavy bombing attacks. In Ontario, Canada, Jim Armstrong is debating whether to volunteer. His decision becomes clear when he uncovers the secret his fiancée has been keeping from him. A... more