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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Ashford

    by Melanie Rose Huff
    When seventeen-year-old Anna is sent on a tour of Europe by her grandmother in the summer of 1939, she thinks it will be a chance to see the world, to expand her horizons, and even, if she can escape the scrutiny of her exasperating chaperones, have some adventures. Soon, however, the threat of war turns to reality when Hitler invades Poland, and Anna and her companions find themselves stranded in England. Though at first Anna feels isolated and alone, she soon finds friends in the kind Bertr... more
  • Son of the Moon

    by Jennifer Macaire
    Alexander the Great journeys to India, where he and Ashley are welcomed with feasts and treachery. With their son, Paul, being worshiped as the Son of the Moon, and Alexander’s looming death, Ashley considers the unthinkable: how to save them and whether she dares to cheat Fate?
  • Legends of Persia

    by Jennifer Macaire
    When Ashley Riveraine jumped at the chance to travel back in time to meet her hero Alexander the Great, she never thought she would end up staying there… Following Alexander the Great’s army on its journey across Persia, Ashley is walking the knife edge of history. As a presumed goddess, Ashley is expected to bless crops, make sure battles are won and somehow keep herself out of the history books. Can Ashley avoid the wrath of the Time Institute while keeping the man she loves alive?
  • The Road to Alexander

    by Jennifer Macaire
    Sex, love, war, & quite a bit of vino - it's a Greek myth come to life... Ashley is a time-travel journalist who has fought to prove herself in a world that that believes her road in life was paved by her parents' fortune. After winning a prestigious award, she is selected to travel through time and interview a historical figure. Choosing her childhood hero, Alexander the Great, she voyages back in time for less than a day to interview a man whose legend has survived to the present day. He mi... more
  • Rainshadow

    by Sarah Kienitz
    On the surface, the Madsen’s seem like a conventional family with the same problems that most deal with. That is until Sadie doesn’t show up for Christmas dinner. As her sisters are pulled together to discover what’s happened to their semi-estranged sibling, a series of dark secrets are exposed from the girls’ past. The Madsen sisters must look to their tumultuous upbringing to find the truth behind what events haunted their sister, and the connection she has to their incarcerated mother. Set... more
  • El Dorado Bay

    by Mary A. Schultz
    A young U.S.-raised Mexico-born man brings only his hope, his complicated past and his chef’s talent to begin life anew in an isolated Mexican coastal village. When the wreckage of his past closes in, honor and love square off, and the fireworks begin.
  • NAM: The Story of a Generation

    by Mel Smith
    NAM is a tale of times that defined a generation: the counter culture that grew out of it; commitment without conscience; love in impossible circumstances; the unimaginable horror of war; healing hope; and renewal. The Vietnam War is the common thread that binds together the lives and fortunes of the three main characters in the NAM. August 16, 1948, sixteen-year old Le Van Dat, a young Vietnamese patriot, joins Ho Chi Minh’s Vietminh. On the same day, Mark Cameron and JT Johnson are born int... more
  • The Lion of the South

    by Jessica James
    The Scarlet Pimpernel meets Gone with the Wind in this suspenseful tale that leaves the lives of two men—and the destiny of a nation—in one woman's hands.
  • Strutting and Fretting

    by Kevin McKeon
    Fresh out of acting school, Bob lands a great job at a major repertory theatre on the California coast. But instead of relishing his success, Bob is preoccupied with doubts about his talent, his life choices and his future. And his wife has left him. And he's broke. But hey – four months of solid work is something, right? Maybe, just maybe, Bob can turn his life around over the summer – and perhaps be invited to keep his job in the fall. But it may take a resolve and a determination that Bob doe... more
  • The Last Homecoming

    by Dan Chabot

    The Last Homecoming traces the lives of three troubled strangers who gather on Christmas Eve to say farewell to a doomed, 90-year-old house, the secure shelter and refuge where each of them grew up.  They all have warm, golden memories of youthful, magical Christmases here, and of the Rockwell-esque small town that nourished them as children.  They are joined by their gracious host, the last owner of the house, whose own deep attachment has led her to stage this last homecoming for p... more

  • Oric and the Alchemist's Key

    by Lesley Wilson
    Oric, returns from an early-morning foraging expedition to find his home, Dunburton Manor, sacked by a band of marauders. Alchemist Deveril, Oric’s mentor and friend, lies fatally wounded. The old man thrusts a key into Oric’s hand, saying it will unlock the secret to great wealth. Deveril also warns of terrible danger should the key fall into wrong hands. Essica Figg, moneylender and arch villain is determined to steal the key - even if he must kill Oric to get it. Oric escapes the burn... more
  • Tommy the Courageous Bird

    by Victor Castelo
    What is the True Meaning of Courage? Tommy the Courageous Bird is a wonderful story about a bird who loves to fly. But what happens when Tommy's Grandpa learns that his grandson is afraid of heights? Grandpa teaches Tommy a secret that will change his life forever
  • 5th&Hope

    by Nathaniel Sewell
    It has been decades since Bobby last saw his mother. Now, on the sunny cliffs of California, his sister calls, and he knows before she even speaks – the old woman is finally dead. He’d expected to feel nothing, but death, Bobby knows, has a funny way of surprising you. Now, after all these years, he heads back to the blue mountains of Kentucky, where his buried memories lie hidden among the dogwoods. When Bobby’s wife Rebecca first finds his grandfather’s diaries in the dusty rooms of their fam... more
  • How to Make a Baby

    by Sadie Sumner

    From an Oscar short-listed filmmaker comes the story of an international surrogacy and the desire and deception that surrounds it.

    When the secrets at the heart of her marriage threaten to destroy a successful designer’s only chance to make a baby, she turns to deceit buys the perfect egg and hires a reluctant surrogate.

    Arriving in India to collect her baby she is stalked by an activist determined to expose the surrogacy industry and discovers her surrogat... more

  • Fling!

    by Lily Iona MacKenzie
    When ninety year-old Bubbles receives a letter from the Mexico City dead letter office asking her to pick up her mother’s ashes, left there seventy years earlier and only now surfacing, Bubbles wastes no time. She convinces her hippie daughter Feather to take her to Mexico. Alternating narratives weave together Feather and Bubbles’ odyssey with their colorful Scottish ancestors, creating a family tapestry. The two women travel south from Canada to San Francisco and then to Mexico where Bubbl... more
  • Curva Peligrosa

    by Lily Iona MacKenzie
    When Curva Peligrosa arrives in Weed, Alberta, after a twenty-year trek on the Old North Trail from southern Mexico, she stops its residents in their tracks. With a parrot on each shoulder, a glittering gold tooth, and a wicked trigger finger, she is unlike anything they have ever seen before. Curva is ready to settle down, but are the inhabitants of Weed ready for her? Possessed of an insatiable appetite for life and love, Curva’s infectious energy galvanizes the townspeople, turning their stai... more