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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Darkness at Dawn

    by Pamela Roberts Lee
    The year is 1600, and the place is a wild new land--at least it is for Pamela Roberts Lee's latest protagonist, a young Puritan convert. As he is adapting to the so-called New World, he must understand his new religion. All the while, he struggles to overcome his guilt for swearing to hide a thief's crime, thereby allowing him to exist undetected and unpunished in his community. The Darkness at Dawn is a story of how moral character is tested in a turbulent setting. As a former US Air Force Col... more
  • Number Eight Crispy Chicken: A Hilarious and Powerful Literary Satire

    by Sarah Neofield
    The immigration minister has been detained. Minister for Asylum Deterrence and Foreign Investment, Peter Ruddick, is en route to the remote Pulcherrima Island, the site of his latest privately-run, fast food chain-inspired detention centre. But chaos ensues when Peter misses his connecting flight and finds himself confined to the visa-free zone of the Turgrael airport, without a business lounge in sight. Stranded in a foreign territory with nothing but McKing's Crispy Chicken burgers to eat ... more
  • Gouster Girl

    by David E. Gumpert
    Maybe because they are young and innocent, cute black Valerie Davis and nerdy white Jeffrey Stark are late to realize that falling in love on Chicago’s South Side in 1963 is a highly risky business for an interracial couple. Racial tensions are intense and white flight is in full force. At first, they help each other out of tough racial fixes—he saves her from attack at an all-white amusement park and she saves him from injury in a racial brawl at school. But as their romance becomes more seriou... more
  • Nine Dead Dope Dealers and Other Stories

    by Sara Jacobelli
    These stories are about people on the edge, struggling to survive: a hit man confessing to his son, a hijacker confronting a salmon fisherman and his teen-aged daughter in the Pacific Northwest, San Francisco weed dealers in the midst of the 1980s AIDS epidemic, pot growers on an Indian reservation confronting a patch pirate, small time crooks and con artists, ex-cons, juvenile hall denizens, two little girls breaking into the church Poor Box, kickball-playing bullies, a desperate young woman at... more
  • The Daggerman

    by Glenn Starkey
    Two men born under the same star on the same night are destined to lead intertwined, yet separate paths - one to save people, the other to become an assassin. Yeshua's life is to fulfill the prophecies of the Messiah to come while Hanan fights his country's Roman oppressors and a corrupt, ruling priesthood. The era is heavily political, treacherous, and steeped in the subjugation of a people that have fought for their freedom since ancient times.
  • Guys in Their 20s in the '60s

    by Dennis Rasmussen
    Guys in Their 20s in the ’60s is twelve chronological stories told through the experiences of three former high-school buddies: Adrian, a drummer; Mitchell, a theater student; and Dave, a carpenter. They don’t aspire to conquer the world, but strive to figure out how to maintain a music career that’s inconsistent, earn a college degree that might be out of reach, and live a simple lifestyle away from the chaos. Starting in Sacramento, then swept up in the great migration to San Francisco, the gu... more
  • The Llano Kid: Double Cross

    by Paul Brown

    Double Cross:  Hired on as a security man aboard LA's first railroad line to the San Pedro harbor, young Llano suspects a stolen shipment of secret U.S. army Winchesters is being smuggled overseas. Will the sophistication of organized crime on a Los Angeles wharf outdo the Llano Kid? Is the Irish-Cherokee gunslinger out of his league? Set in Los Angeles, 1870s. Written for western fans, young and old!   Book 4

  • Cactus Valley Lawman

    by Paul Brown
    Cactus Valley Lawman is the 3rd in the Llano Kid series. Crossing the Mojave Desert, Llano helps an orphaned boy find a home in a small start-up town. But life here is wrought with drunken miners, cunning thieves, and a range war destined to blow the lid off Cactus Valley. With no sign of a willing marshal, young Llano takes on the job. Can a young Irish-Cherokee drifter, seen as a menacing half-breed, bring law and justice to town ... and avoid a killing? Set in 1870s desert California. Wr... more
  • The Llano Kid: Dead Man's Gold

    by Paul Brown
    Dead Man's Gold: Drifting west to see the coast, the Llano Kid is suddenly burdened with a dying man's cache of gold along with a last wish to free his daughter from bondage! On a frontier of cunning thieves, hard-bit bandits, sly warriors, and shifty gamblers, come ride with our Irish-Cherokee hero on an adventure you ain't never had! Set in Prescott, AZ 1876 Written for young adults and anyone who enjoys a good western tale.
  • The Llano Kid

    by Paul Brown

    Ride with the Llano Kid into Texas in the 1870s as he faces hostile whites and Indian warriors, the scorching hills, and highway robbery, while learning the cattle business on a ranch that has its own share of trouble. The Kid, an Irish/Cherokee drifter, inspires in all of us self-reliance, resourcefulness, and courage. The series is written for young adults and anyone who enjoys a good western! Here is the 1st of four Llano Kid titles.

  • Matchbox Dreams

    by Douglas Schwartz
    Matchbox Dreams is a children's book with a collection of short stories developed to be read by an adult or older sibling to a child between the ages of 3 and 12 years old before a nap or bedtime. Many of the stories will simultaneously be informative and entertaining for both children and readers. Woven into the stories are examples of good behavior, positive character traits and other messages that will reinforce children to be honest and respectful of others.
  • Merlin Meets the Man in the Moon

    by Frank Yeager
    Merlin loved the moon and stars! But when Daddy let him look through a telescope, what he saw led him on an awesome adventure!
  • Hap: The Prize Winning Horse

    by Horace Crenshaw Jr.
    Hap, the Prize Winning Horse is such a positive, charming tale of triumphing over obstacles. There is so much heart and dedication in this novella, and you will feel invested in Hap's journey and Kemper County. There was once a horse named, Hap. He was purchased along with several other horses by Bennett Wingate and he grew up on a farm in Kemper County, Mississippi. When Hap was young, he had aspirations of being great and becoming a great race horse. However, his owners, the Windgates, did... more
  • Introduction

    by Charlotte Wiggins
  • In the Midst of the Flames

    by JP Robinson
    The stunning sequel to In the Shadow of Your Wings (Northshire Heritage Book 1). Divided by a lie. Haunted by the past. Drawn together by their love. As the fires of the Great War rage across the European continent, the Steele family is caught in the midst of the inferno. Estranged from his wife Malcolm wonders if he can ever find forgiveness for his betrayal as he begins the long journey home. Leila desperately searches for a way to escape her past life as a spy—and the German agent wh... more
  • Untamed Passions: Poems

    by Alain N'Dalla
    Untamed Passions is a daring and unrestrained marriage of poetry and misadventures, largely based on a series of disjointed life experiences. This collection of free-verse poems and sonnets unleashes and explores the author's complex thoughts, tumult, and tantrums evoked by abstract concepts. Poet Alain N'Dalla also honestly discloses his nostalgic ordeals with women and his fledgling relationships. Themes of love, betrayal, reflection, resilience, and death are addressed with bluntness and brav... more

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