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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Big Bad Rolf

    by Dave Webb
    Open Sesame!" "I'll blow your house down!" These are classic lines from some of the all-time most-beloved children's fairy tales, now brought to life again in easy-to-read adaptations for young readers ages 8-12 collected, edited, and presented by author Dave Webb along with two of his own original stories inspired by classic stories and characters. The anthology starts with the author's take on "The Three Little Pigs," featuring a new wolf named Rolf who tries one of his clever schemes on three... more
  • Tales From the Dickt: Rainbow Gash Edition

    by Seth Wesley

    From the forgotten catacombs of male phalli, a horrifying place of permanent testicular torture, comes a collection of short stories so radically harmful to the human psyche they had to be hidden in the deepest recesses of an abandoned cum factory. You hold in your hands a throbbing allegory for mental illness and crippling addictions. Tales from the Dickt: Rainbow Gash Edition, is a special rerelease of Wesley’s 2021 short story collection, Tales from the Dickt. The original text has b... more

  • The Rossi Agenda

    by Aerin Shaw
    Michael MacLaughlin is an up-from-nothing warm and charismatic 30-something who is working his brains out to earn a coveted VP title at the ridiculously large Conglomacom Corporation. The problem is that he’s about to be taken to the cleaners by his ‘Queen of Mean’ soon-to-be ex-wife. Her proposed divorce settlement means that he’ll be trapped in an upward spiral of hell – working impossible hours just to keep up, watching every raise and bonus go to his ex, and losing more time with Lillie, his... more
  • Death in a Gilded Frame

    by Cecelia Tichi
    Newport Summer 1899—yachts, balls, and famed artists eager to paint portraits of Society’s “Queens.” Western silver heiress Val Mackle DeVere (Mrs. Roderick W.) agrees to “sit” for a portrait for her beloved Roddy, only to stumble on a scene of bloody, grisly homicide at an art gallery. Like a figure from Pompeii, the dead Newport gallery manager screams in silence, his hands like claws clutching at a gilt frame pulled down over his head and shoulders while blood darkens his cream-colored ... more
  • Tween

    by Sammi Leigh Melville
    Don thought that death would be the end for him. Cherry thought she would have more time to spend with her brother. Both of them were wrong. Now, while Cherry tries to go about her life, unable to process that her brother's gone, Don wanders in a place between life and death, grappling with the discovery that moving on might come at a higher price than he's willing to pay. While there are a few others stuck in this strange between-place, Don finds that there's no way to be sure what happens n... more
  • How To Train Your Husband: An Owner's Manual

    by Tammy L Brown
    Are you tired of the endless battle for the TV remote, the never-ending quest for the laundry basket, and the mysterious disappearance of the toilet paper roll? Look no further! "How to Train Your Husband" is here to rescue you from the depths of domestic chaos with side-splitting humor and practical advice. This uproarious owner's manual is your essential guide to transforming your well-intentioned but occasionally clueless spouse into the partner of your dreams. Filled with worksheets, exer... more
  • Dear Anne...: A Story of Perseverance

    by Tammy L Brown

    Rachel is a terrified 13-year-old girl living in a kibbutz in Israel, where she hears gunfire and rockets daily. She witnessed people being butchered as she fled to the safety of a hidden room. Rachel feels helpless and alone, unable to leave her hiding place or do anything to help those around her. In the midst of this chaos, she turns to her hero, Anne Frank, finding solace in "The Diary of Anne Frank." Rachel begins to write in her own diary every day, addressing each entry to An... more

  • Charlotte and the Chickenman: the Inevitable Nigrescence of Charlotte-Noa Tibbit

    by Aina Hunter
    According to Kirkus, the book is a “postmodern fable of Afrofuturism and food justice that provides plenty to chew on...”
  • The Latter Half of Inglorious Years

    by Kirk Ward Robinson

    An untimely death and a mysterious manuscript propel an under-motivated 37-year-old blogger beyond his personal and creative boundaries.

    Joplin Dean doesn’t ask much of life. He subsists on income from a mediocre blog while his assertive girlfriend pursues goals that might just leave him behind. His placid existence is upended when a family tragedy reunites him with his estranged younger sister, whose carefree dynamism forces him to question his own sense of self. When Joplin disc... more

  • The Appalachian

    by Kirk Ward Robinson
    There was always going to be a last baby boomer, Carlton Jeffries just never imagined that he would be the one. The year 2087 finds Jeffries stranded with his bluetick coonhound Sam in a dismal, tumbledown shelter on Maine’s Appalachian Trail. Now a remarkable 128 years old, Jeffries remembers it all, from the social turbulence of the 60s to the wars that followed, and on into a future of proliferating biotechnology, political disunion, and natural disasters brought on by climate change. He t... more
  • A Robin Waits

    by Kirk Ward Robinson

    In this new collection, Robinson journeys through diverse settings, from the backroads of Appalachia to near futures of biological and technological innovation. He lays bare the inevitability of mortality, love, and loss, through nimble prose that questions assumptions and challenges ideals. His stories are uplifting, unsettling, humorous, and horrifying, with memorable characters whose struggles ring with authenticity and familiarity. A Robin Waits is an often emotional, always revealing rea... more

  • Timewall Speaks: A Novel

    by Kirk Ward Robinson
    In a sun baked southern town near the famous Appalachian Trail, the industrious past of railroads and mills has followed an all-too-familiar descent into poverty and neglect. In Book One of The Speaks Saga, young ex-con Timewall Speaks dreams of nothing more than to be left alone to make his own choices. Born and raised in drug-addled poverty by his fiery mother Blaize, caught up in local corruption, confined by a self-perpetuating system of incarceration, and plagued by his younger sister’s mu... more
  • Blaize Speaks: A Novel

    by Kirk Ward Robinson
    In a sun-baked southern town near the famous Appalachian Trail, a four-year-old girl is abandoned by her mother, setting in motion a family drama that will ripple through years and lives to come. In Blaize Speaks, Book Two of The Speaks Saga, Timewall’s fiery mother, must navigate to young adulthood in rural Appalachia as a ward of the foster care system, struggling every step of the way to preserve her identity and independence while clinging to that certain spark of innocence, the only thing ... more
  • Seven Perfect Days

    by Francesca Vespa
    Maggie Lomax dodged the most painful moment of her life, but her eccentric best friend Alexandra isn’t going to let her get away that easy. High School might finally be over, but they still need to clean up the mess left behind. Things look grim, until Maggie meets Adam Moon, a handsome foreign student and sweet, kind soul who’s just as messed up as her. The only problem is he disappeared, and nobody knows what happened to him. A strange offer from an old school aquaintance to travel abroad m... more
  • Look Away No More

    by Carol Owens Campbell

    In "Look Away No More," a novel of manners and war, passion and first love, decorum and protests, Tally McCall, a sorority girl and history scholar in Georgia is searching for purpose in a world ablaze.

    It's May 1970. Colleges are on the cusp of anarchy while Tally's coastal campus is on the cusp of summer fun.

    The only daughter of a prominent Southern family, Tally wants to be nominated for an award to earn a graduate degree at Oxford University. Her c... more

  • Hardened Steel A Warrior's Odyssey

    by Victor Gregor
    Colonel Starkov, a Russian cavalry officer tasked by Empress Alexandra with rescuing the oppressed indigenous people in Siberia, embarks on a perilous mission. He assembles a small but loyal team and faces treacherous landscapes, unpredictable weather, and constant danger from the marauding Cossacks. Along the way they build unexpected alliances with local villages for vital knowledge and assistance .Colonel Starkov's mission to rescue the indigenous people tests his resolve, and he discovers un... more