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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Edwin and the Climbing Boys, ISBN 9781787106758

    by Benita Cullingford
    Description:\tEdwin, an orphan of noble birth, runs away from his academic boarding school. An unexpected encounter with climbing boys, Smudge and Jake, leads to an adventure beyond his wildest dreams.
  • Lost in Wildwood

    by Jason Ryan Dale
    Joshua has been a thief all his life. The biggest score he's ever seen just fell into his lap. There are stacks of cash in a backroom practically waiting for the right crew to grab them. The planning and preparation have been painstaking, but years in the game have brought Joshua to this moment . . . and he's ready! So why is there a knot in his stomach whenever Joshua wakes up in the morning? Maybe it's because the job breaks every rule that has kept him safe all these years. It involves gun... more
  • Broadsword

    by Roger Glasgow
    This thrilling story, set in the borders area of Scotland during the 1500s, is full of suspense, intrigue, and danger, complete with compelling characters, love, and rich historical detail.
  • Lost Scrolls of Archimedes: A Historical Novel of Ancient Rome and Egypt

    by Tom Roberts
    Two feuding empires. A doomsday device. Can a young man protect his people from a tyrant’s deadly attack? Alexandria, Egypt, 34 BC. Marcus Bassus dreams of a life of intellectual pursuits. Entrusted by his missing mentor with the scrolls of Archimedes, he resolves to prove his worth by decoding the complex parchments on his own. But when a close friend betrays him and steals one of the documents, Marcus vows to prevent its secrets from falling into the corrupt hands of Roman Emperor Octavian.... more
  • Friday Night Knife & Gun Club (series)

    by L.S. Collison
    Fictional memoir set in America's New Wild West -- a dystopian near-future when nurses and doctors are armed with handguns for self-protection. The author imagines a night shift at the High Plains Medical Center where a crazed shooter is on the loose. Just another Friday night in America. Friday Night Knife and Gun Club is first in a series of connected short stories.
  • The Substance of All Things

    by Sam Harris
    When Theo Dalton is six years old, his hands are irreparably damaged in a horrific car accident that takes his mother’s life. Six years later, during the sweltering summer of 1968 in rural Oklahoma, Theo meets Frank, a Native American outcast, and learns that he has the ability to heal through his disfigured hands. As he explores the extraordinary, Theo desperately attempts to remain an ordinary boy. But when word of his gift spreads, Theo is shunned by the church for doing “the devil’s work.... more
  • This City is Empty

    by Rovshan Abdullaoglu

    “Willie, a man only needs ten seconds to start feeling happy.”

    “What do you mean, ten seconds?”

    Smiling, as usual, he said, “All one needs is to think of someone like me.”

    The spectacular story of two wounded souls healing each other breaks all mental boundaries. Willie's success in football culminated in an invitation to join the Dallas Cowboys, which seemed to guarantee him a great future. He played impr... more

  • The New Dawn

    by Suzette Arellano
  • Celebrating Naked

    by Lindsey Issow Averill
    Celebrating Naked is an extraordinary Novel about love in many forms... When Sissy came to visit Liz and Cliff Gordon, they weren't expecting her to stay. But she was pregnant and newly widowed, and more importantly, the Gordons loved her. Together, they formed a family—non-traditional, but exceptional. When cancer takes Sissy, she leaves a legacy so vibrant the family’s grief threatens to break them. Liz makes a promise: she'll celebrate Sissy, not mourn her. She won't let her sorrow sh... more
  • Only The Impassioned

    by H. C. Turk
    An American soldier in WW II Germany is mortally wounded. Because his earlier life was so miserable, he rejects misery in death by entering a series of metaphysical escapades that are alternately hilarious and horrific, yet always lead away from anguish. His selflessness in this visionary realm leads him to understand that in the universe of humans, no light penetrates life more perfectly than peace, an achievement he could not find before dying.
  • Love In The Afterlife

    by H. C. Turk
    Paul Crawford is an American cowboy living in Morocco in 1919. He just wants to go home to Wyoming, but is trapped in the Rif War. After his lover bears a child, Paul and the girl flee for peace. 16 years later, Paul repeats the struggle when his daughter joins the Spanish Revolution. Set in killing Africa and the lush Canary Islands, this poignant saga follows a family and the wars that pursue them.
  • Fixer

    by Sally Vedros
    Diego is a software developer and solver of life problems. After graduating from Stanford, he sets out to build the ultimate life hack app that could forever change the way we live. Diego’s bold vision inspires his friends to join him, but as they build their startup, real life bites back, and each must make tough choices to commit to his or her own ambitions. The five friends navigate the booming tech culture of post-millennium San Francisco as they search for their unique place within it. Die... more
  • Spartanburg

    by Richard Fleming
    In 1913 Spartanburg, South Carolina, a black man hovers in the county jail, arrested for a horrendous crime against a white woman, and aware of a howling mob outside the jailhouse walls, determined to lynch him. Basically true, this novel tells the story of a brave sheriff, denied help by the city mayor and the state governor, fighting to protect his prisoner from the mob with the help of a few deputies. Even if he succeeds, what chance is there for justice for a black man in a white man's cou... more
  • Parallel Lives A Love Story

    by Martha Alderson
    Set in the San Francisco Bay Area beginning in 1955 and ending in 1971, Parallel Lives A Love Story portrays the personal awakening of a mute girl born into wealth and an edgy, underprivileged boy. Maja Hawthorne and Billy Wayman Wolfe each separately and in parallel, fights against social expectations, their private longings, and ultimately who they are for who they will become. Their circumstances pull them together. Their flaws spin them apart. Maja begins invisible, misinformed and silen... more
  • Waldwick

    by Kenneth Linde
    Achievement! Everyone wants it, no one knows how to get it. Yet beneath the belly of the dream lie four critical components …opportunity, ability, desire and dedication. Oppression! The curtailment or elimination of opportunity that eradicate dreams and obliterate the chance to achieve. “Waldwick” is the story of oppression and what people are willing to do, simply to be given the opportunity. Imagine sacrificing your values, morals and dignity simply for one chance at life. What happens... more
  • The Warrior Rabbi

    by David R. Gross
    Samuel Ha-Levi ibn Nagrela known as Ha Nagid, was the Prime Minister of the Taifa (City/State) of Grenada. He served two Caliphs and also occupied the position of General-in-Chief of Grenada’s armies. He was born in 993 in Cordoba and died in office at the age of 63. He also served as the acknowledged Head Rabbi of Andalusia. As a General he never lost a war. He wrote and published books on Jewish law and poetry in both Arabic and Hebrew, using the students of his Yeshiva to make copies. The eve... more