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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Confessions of a Crispy Mom

    by Laura Frances
    A frazzled working mom of three, Delia Gray, struggles to keep her career, family, and sanity in tack. During one particularly bad day, she lashes out at everyone around her, including her father who has stopped by to visit. When she goes to apologize to him, he gives her a stack of letters from her mother who died when Delia was ten—something her mother asked him to hold onto until he felt Delia needed it most in motherhood. Delia's conflicted feelings towards her mother and the cancer that sto... more
  • Bullies, Coasters, Hermits, and Heroes

    by Suse Wilcox
    Summer vacation is supposed to be full of fun and adventure, right? Sarah and Jamie would agree. They have just stepped off the school bus and are eager to put their summer plans into action. And their plans would have worked smoothly if they didn't have to contend with the hermit and the neighborhood bully as well as extraordinary circumstances. Join Sarah and Jamie during their summer adventure, and be part of their quest for heroes and for answers to some of the perplexities of life.
  • THROW HER BACK

    by Bill Reed
    Smith, and then his son Terry, found they were just as snagged on Hindu’s damning wheel as their forebears had been for over 170 years, until the family finally managed to carry on to Australia. The two of them thought they could ride belatedly to the rescue of Terry’s once little-she twin who was simply never handed over at the adoption ceremony those years before… especially since they discovered she had escaped being returned to sender at birth as some sort of yoni-assembled piece of mi... more
  • Rendezvous at Jumbo Pass: A Twisted Tale of Wilderness Survival

    by Nowick Gray
    A mountain cabin becomes a dream-box of catastrophe and survival, in this true adventure with a paranormal twist. Think Groundhog Day in the heart of the Canadian wilderness.
  • Up the Hill to Home

    by Jennifer Bort Yacovissi
    In this story of four generations of a family in Washington, D.C. between the Civil War and the Great Depression, Lillie Voith is the sun around which her entire family revolves. When she is stricken in a fall, Lillie finds herself deep inside the memories of those most closely connected to her.
  • Bowl of Fruit (1907)

    by Panayotis Cacoyannis

    Leon’s past is a labyrinth of truths, half-truths and untruths - not one story but many different stories at once, which Leon has been trying to put behind him. But ghost-writer Anna Tor knows much more about his history than he does, and when Leon reluctantly agrees to meet her, as they begin to trace together the two converging courses of their separate lives since their birth on the same September morning in 1973, the devastating secrets of the past are revealed one by one to bind th... more

  • Polk, Harper & Who

    by Panayotis Cacoyannis

    After ten years together, including some difficult times, Adam and Eva are still as in love as they were when they told each other every day that they loved each other every day more.

    All-round adorable Adam - adopted, mixed-race, with a deep social conscience that he shares with his wife - claims to have no issues other than having no issues. Raised by remarkable parents, he has grown up happy and grounded, uninterested in his "other parents" or in why they might have ha... more

  • White Wi

    by Bill Reed
    Unashamedly, here are sketches of some of the comical characters extracted out of just some of the stories roaming throughout the pages of the Lankan 1001 Nights… characters who do so with heart-and-souls you’d be mad to believe knowing that you’d be mad if you didn’t. They have chancily emerged from the give-or-take 1001-night’n’day yabbers, yarns, shaggy-dogs and you’ve-got-to-be-kidding whoppers that would swirl around you, if you too were chained down in, say, some royal harem with odd... more
  • Shotgun Preacher

    by Thomas Morgan

    " ... A family farm to raise his children away from the fragmented dying culture. Spousal affection toward him as dashing revolutionary turned cold seeing him as rigid traditionalist. Compounded polarization in church. Previous social justice issues turn dysphoric in the divorce epidemic. Auto collision; wife children and protagonist, thrown through windshield. Divorce papers and job termination notice served him in traction in hospital. Advised the only way a father in 1980's Indiana could w... more

  • Beneath a Shooting Star

    by Susan Harrison Rashid
    In 1971, as a civil war rages in Pakistan, two girls are born in the city of Lahore; Nadira to a Sunni family and Hameeda to a Shia family. At age six, an outspoken, lively Nadira and her beautiful, shy classmate, Hameeda, are drawn to each other and become the closest of friends. In the beginning, their religious differences mean very little. But as the years pass and their society fragments, their lives and relationship are torn apart by a terrible, sectarian tragedy. Separated, they must expe... more
  • Death of the Republic

    by Anthony Fielek
    What do you do when the government you have been taught to trust appears to be more interested in enriching itself and to secure its own position as Roman Republic begins to disintegrate. This is a historical novel about a young roman plebeian boy seeking justice for his family in the fog of avarice, deceit, doubling dealing, corruption and bloodshed.
  • LANKAN 1001 NIGHTS PART 2

    by Bill Reed
    Sire? Sire! Over here, in the boiling oil, just kicking my heels up while I can, ha ha. O King, his name mightn’t be Scheherazade, but if he was a she, it might well have been Scheherazade, or, otherwise, something like Sinbad the Sailor, or whatnot. You never know. He’d still be singing for his supper or else be despatched if he didn’t keep your interest by spinning out his oh-pull-this-one-it’s-got-bells-on yarns. If you had ever been listening, you might even admit to a chuckle or two o... more
  • LANKAN 1001 NIGHTS PART 1

    by Bill Reed
    Sire? Sire! Over here, in the boiling oil, just kicking my heels up while I can, ha ha. O King, his name mightn’t be Scheherazade, but if he was a she, it might well have been Scheherazade, or, otherwise, something like Sinbad the Sailor, or whatnot. You never know. He’d still be singing for his supper or else be despatched if he didn’t keep your interest by spinning out his oh-pull-this-one-it’s-got-bells-on yarns. If you had ever been listening, you might even admit to a chuckle or two o... more
  • Warfare Makes Strange Bedfellows

    by Anthony A. Roberts
    Warfare makes strange bedfellows. Imagine a dustbowl of an airfield as American C47s fly in to move an entire Indian Division to stem a Japanese attack. Eight nurses, lost during the debacle, fly out with the troops. Picture Emma, the American Puritan from New England, Georgina the English Aristocrat and their British Empire colleagues that includes two Eurasians. There is a black master sergeant from Harlem and a Jewish pilot from Yonkers to add to the mix. Each experiences life in its deadly ... more
  • 30 Red Dresses

    by Johan Twiss
    While on a book tour in Cambodia, famed author James Moore is thrust into the underworld of human trafficking. A devastating flood unwittingly sends James, and his translator Munny Chey, into a brothel for refuge. They witness the atrocities of young girls forced into prostitution and not only save the girls from the flood waters, but from the menacing brothel owner and his men, part of the Sen Zi mafia.
  • Life, Rewound: Prose and Poetry Frozen In Time

    by Tom Duffy
    Delving deep into the psyche, these stories and poems burst onto the page with metaphorical prose, troubled characters, dark humor, and personal insight. Willing to tackle diverse subjects, Life, Rewound has something to satisfy all readers and those new to his work can span the spectrum of his writing, from horror to travel to booze-filled amusement.

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