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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Beirut in Shades of Grey

    by Dana K. Haffar
    Two souls brought together by love are distanced by the challenges of living with conflicting social values during times of extreme political stress. Rasha Halwani, a victim of the Lebanese civil war, and Luke Elliott, a British photojournalist, begin a clandestine romance while on vacation in Paris. However, the tranquility of their previous encounters quickly dissipates when Luke’s unannounced arrival on Rasha’s doorstep in Beirut incites a wrangle over cultural differences and polarized attit... more
  • Arkansas Summer

    by Anne Moose
    Arkansas Summer is a powerful novel about love and racial terror in the Jim Crow South. It's 1955, and Catherine has joined her father in Arkansas after her grandfather's death. She's a California college student, and it's her first visit to her grandparents' farm since the summer she was nine. When she is reunited with Jimmy, whom she'd played with as a child, the two are immediately drawn to one another. They understand the dangers of their interracial attraction, but could never have imagi... more
  • Dream Alibis

    by JoAnn Stevelos
    Dream Alibis is a collection of poems, flash fiction, and a play that assembles fragmented narratives about finding hope in the aftermath of estrangement, lost love, and grief. Ryder Cooley's haunting illustrations bring to each poem a deep sense of what it means to survive loneliness and the experience of violence, abuse, love, and loss.
  • Alice Henderson On Debut (The Alice Henderson Book 1)

    by S R Silcox
    All-rounder Alice Henderson finds herself in the spotlight when she attracts the attention of an elite scout for an all-girls cricket camp. Hungry for a chance to shine and realise her dreams of playing on a competitive cricket team, Alice relishes the opportunity to attend camp and make a name for herself. However, not all is fair in war and cricket, and Alice struggles to find her footing amongst many other talented players, who all share the same hope of being selected. Alice finds herself ... more
  • In Love and War

    by Chris McClelland
    In Love and War is the moving story of two young people in love at the cusp of adulthood and America’s entry into WW II. Inga, a young German woman, and Mack, an American pilot, have fallen in love, but the war threatens to separate them forever. From the tranquil citrus groves of Florida to the shrapnel-filled skies over Europe, Mack only wants to see Inga again. Inga longs for Mack amid the wartime carnage of Germany. One fateful day, the families of both will be changed forever.
  • Molly Bell and the Wishing Well

    by Bridget Geraghty

    Molly Bell is an eleven-year old girl who used to be a whimsical, sporty type of a child with a zest for living. All that has been turned upside down by the untimely death of her cherished mother two years ago. To make matters worse, her father is getting remarried to a high-maintenance beauty that Molly seemingly has nothing in common with, and she comes with an annoying six-year old son, Henry, who finds a way to wreck everything in his path.

    Molly can't find anything about her ne... more

  • The Land of Reverse

    by Dave Manousos
    The Land of Reverse The Land of Reverse A story about nine-year-old Sam who can't get to sleep. He tries everything he can think of from counting sheep to standing on his head. When pretending to sleep plunges him into a world where everything is reverse, bizarre and creatively confusing, he learns pretending is real and sleep is just a matter of letting yourself go...
  • The Boy:The Mastodons

    by James Strauss
    In a time some 25,000 years ago, a small tribe located in a primal valley attempts to survive the many threats from the catastrophes of geological upheavals, where survival is wrested from the elements and life is to endure starvation. The perspective of this sweeping adventure is told from that of a young boy. The hard-learned lessons of life provide a romance of epic proportions in which `The Boy' fights for love and acceptance, while overcoming seemingly insurmountable tribal beliefs. Terrify... more
  • Accursed Women

    by Luciana Cavallaro
    Accursed Women, is a collection of short stories with a unique take on Greek myths The five stories (each with 'curse' in the title), is told from the perspective of five different women.
  • The Rock that Rolled Across the Ocean

    by N.D. Byma
    The story of a little seaweed and barnacle covered rock that ventures across the ocean to find its purpose. With adventure, laughs and a subtle lesson of perseverance and hope; this story will surely warm the hearts and stoke the imaginations of readers young and old.
  • Deep Six: A Colt Wilder Adventure

    by NATHAN KARSTULOVICH
    A former agent of MI6. A secret document quickly jettisoned. The promise of a new life. In 1951, a secret agent named Heather Wood is sent to Canada with a special delivery for the Prime Minister. Miss Wood, aka Ersilia, is living in Ajax, Ontario and meets the Prime Minister at a special event welcoming new immigrants to the country. The shocking delivery is too much to handle and is quickly jettisoned. The Prime Minister orders a military sergeant, at the former spy training centre of Camp X,... more
  • Scarab: A Colt Wilder Adventure

    by NATHAN KARSTULOVICH
    A woman who doesn't exist. A daring prison escape. And a chase through the desert. In 1941 a young spy's mission to deliver a powerful package to the Allied Forces during World War II is derailed when an explosion rocks her train. Heather Wood receives a package that she is to deliver to a young messenger for the Allied Forces. A spy for the British, she boards a train heading for Germany that promptly explodes. Scarab follows her story, backward in four parts, to explain how she came to be a ... more
  • The Unexpected Daughter

    by Sheryl Parbhoo
    Three people's lives intersect in a tumultuous yet redeeming way that none of them could have ever predicted. Jenny is a young professional from the South with an upbringing she wants to forget. She meets Roshan, an Indian immigrant who has moved to the United State with his mother, Esha, to escape family ghosts. Esha has devoted her entire life to her only child, both for his own good and for her personal protection from a painful past. Roshan understands his role as his mother's refuge, and c... more
  • Isabella's Heart

    by Diane Merrill Wigginton
    It is 1783 England and Isabella Deveraux is an independent, fearless young woman who has hardened her heart to everyone that mattered to her, until the night she experiences a disturbing dream about her twin brother, Charlie, on the eve of their 19th birthday. Charlie and his school mates have been abducted by the devil incarnate and she is resolved to do anything it takes to save him, even if that means reconciling with her estranged family and placing her faith and life in the hands of an inti... more
  • The Torn Flag: A Novel of Revolution and Fear

    by Rupert Colley
    Sometimes the simplest of choices can have the most devastating of consequences. Sometimes falling in love can be a curse. Sometimes being the hard man is the hardest job. Hungary, 1949. George, Eva and Zoltan. Three people trying to live by the rules within a system that demands total obedience. George, a rising star of Hungarian football, is told to throw a game. Faced with an impossible dilemma, George has to decide – to risk everything to fulfil his dream or, for the sake of his fut... more
  • The Black Maria: Love, Death and Terror in Stalin's Russia (Historical Fiction)

    by Rupert Colley
    When love becomes your greatest enemy Moscow, 1935. Stalin is in power. People live in constant fear – fear of each other, fear of being denounced, and fear of Stalin’s secret police, the NKVD. Ordinary citizens live behind a mask – a public face that enables them to toe the Party line and conceal their true feelings and personal thoughts. One such citizen is thirty-year-old Maria. She has a past – the sort that, if known, would cost her her freedom. So monstrous her crime, she is forced ... more

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