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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Bear-faced lies and other fictions

    by B. Mamatha
    DISCONCERTING, DOUBLE-EDGED & BITTERSWEET: six stories that are both preposterous and entirely believable - they linger long after the telling. B. Mamatha (‘The House They Couldn’t Build’) deconstructs modern life to create allegories, twisted fairy tales and inventive, memorable fiction. Counting Kafka, Carver, Angela Carter, Ray Bradbury and Borges as her literary influences, Mamatha’s take is long-form short stories that feature the surreal and darkly comic.
  • Sons of Fate Origins

    by Jean-Paul Deshong
    Entitled ‘Sons of Fate’, the story takes place in Japan, deep in the throes of the Tokugawa era. Having suppressed the rebellions of their people, the Shogunate have set their sights on expanding their dominance throughout the globe. General Daiki Jinjaku is commissioned to lead a small fleet seaward in order to seek out new trade routes and chart waterways to distant lands. Proud and courageous, the General leaves behind his wife and son and sets off on a journey that will change his life – ... more
  • Champion Bubbler

    by Jules Mitchell Bailey
    Mercedes Ford, affectionately called Bubbler, left the inner-city ghetto of Kingston to dance in a club in the tourist resort area of Montego Bay. She caught the attention of the club owner, Danny, who sought her help in managing the club. He was busy with an undercover business and did not have the time to manage both businesses. An incident at the club brought Bubbler and Danny closer and a romance developed. At the same time, she was also in love with Greg, a German tourist, whom she first me... more
  • Heart Picked: Elizabeth's Adoption Tale

    by Sara Crutcher
    Six-year-old Elizabeth is excited to have her dad visit school for “Family Week” but worries some of her classmates might notice they don’t look alike. How will Elizabeth respond when her friend says, “That’s your dad? You don’t look like him.”
  • The Narrow Gate

    by Janet Roberts
    “Elise Delcroix was coming home after eleven years for the recognition and retribution she knew she deserved.” When family suspicions turned toward her, rather than her brother, after he denied embezzling money from the bank where their father, Emil, is a vice president, Elise left her small hometown in Western Pennsylvania for New York City, furious, unforgiving, and vowing never to return. Now, after the death of her father (and in hopes of sharing in his fortune), Elise has finally returne... more
  • My Pal Buddee:

    by Vivienne K Munn

    Buddee, an active six year old, who just wants to be outside, running and playing. When his friend, Kyle shows up with a board game, Buddee isn't sure he wants to try it; this isn't his idea of fun. But Kyle is set on showing him his own version of fun. Buddee is always eager to learn new things, two young boys disagree about what to play, whether indoors or outdoors, will there be a clash, conflict or will the two play together?

    Join Buddee and Kyle in this unique picture and a... more

  • Aiden Pike: On the Sourdough Trail

    by Mary C. Ryan

    The first book in the Dewey Decimal Adventures chapter book series. Fourth grader Aiden Pike has a school research project. When his parents give him permission to use the library resources by himself after school, he learns about his topic using the Dewey Decimal System in a way that he never anticipated.

  • He Knew a Firefly

    by Smita Bhattacharya
    Six-year-old Akshara watches her mother die. At thirteen, she watches her best friend die. She’s heartbroken, but their deaths don’t surprise her. She has a secret ─ she can glimpse into the future of those she loves. For her it’s not a blessing, but a curse; every life she touches is thrown into turmoil, friends abandon her, and she is overwhelmed by more guilt than she can bear. Then, one day, she sees her own unhappy fate. Does Akshara bring upon her loved ones the misfortunes they blame ... more
  • Just One More Game

    by Martha Hamlett

    "Just One More Game" is about a young boy named, Corey, who won't eat, sleep, or play with his friends because he is so obsessed with playing his video game. He is determined to get to Level 10 and beat the Black Knight so he can be in the Video Game Hall of Fame. His sister, parents and friends are upset with him. His mother finally makes him go to bed where he dreams of facing the Black Knight one more time. This time, however, he skips over the stones and past the cross-bones... more

  • The Prophet of Marathon

    by Bob Waldner
    James Bennett didn’t come to the Florida Keys to find a new father. As the rebellious, serially underemployed scion of an old-money New York family, he’d spent years disappointing the one he already had. But when smooth-talking ex-televangelist John Wainwright takes an interest in him, he spurns an invitation to grow up and finally join his family’s business on Wall Street in favor of staying in Marathon to help Wainwright rebuild his church. When James’ faith in his new mentor and his infat... more
  • Willow's Gift

    by Connie Myslik-McFadden

    CreateSpace description: "Believing in yourself and your own unique gifts, even in the wake of tragedy and grief, is a difficult feat to accomplish.  It's in these darkest of moments that we see what we're truly made of.  In Willow's Gift, author Connie Myslik-McFadden introduces us to modern heroine Willow, who has just survived a heartrending near-death experience.  In the days that follow, Willow discovers a new telepathic bond with the animals around her an... more

  • The Hour of Parade

    by Alan Bray

    Winner 2014 IndieReader Discovery Award - Best Literary Fiction

    B.R.A.G. Medallion Award Winner

    One violent act draws together three very different people in Alan Bray's haunting debut, The Hour of Parade.

    The year is 1806, and Russian cavalry officer Alexi Ruzhensky journeys to Munich in disguise to kill the French officer responsible for murdering his brother in a duel.

    Alexi, obsessed by the main character in Jean-Jacques Rousseau's novel Julie, procrastinat... more

  • Windigo Moon

    by Robert Downes
    Set 400 years ago among the Ojibwe Indians of the Upper Great Lakes, "Windigo Moon" is about a blood feud between two rivals over the love of a woman, Ashagi, set against an apocalyptic time of warring tribes, disease epidemics, and the Little Ice Age of the 1600s.
  • The Adventures Of Stupid The Cat

    by Brenda Borders, Bruce A. Borders
    All cats can be a little strange! Some might even be crazy! But it takes a smart cat to pull off some of the things this lovable cat named Stupid does! Follow his adventures, told in his own words. (Based on the life of a real cat, who thanks to his head-shaking behavior, earned the nickname of Stupid).
  • Exploraurus ABCs

    by Avery Nubson
    A prehistoric ABC adventure where dinosaurs play, act and waddle. Read about your favorite dinosaurs and learn more about new unknown dinosaurs.
  • Internet Exodus

    by Timothy Grayson
    Ashley Madison, Edward Snowden, Home Depot, government breaches, Sony and North Korea…today’s headlines prove that our confidence in the security of the Internet is seriously misguided. Starting Tuesday morning, David Boyko and his STANCO colleagues will discover the consequences of arrogance when their systems are hacked, exposing the personal information of more than a billion people and government secrets for all the world to see. As David and his colleagues desperately race to control the d... more

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