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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Tales Untold

    by Kevin Focke (BatWhaleDragon)
    This book contains Seasons Of Love, The Zoobadoo Zoo, The Most Epic Tale Of All, and the titular Tales Untold. Seasons Of Love 'What if an opportunity passes by, as the seasons do? What if you can never truly say: ‘I love you?’ Five short stories featuring beautiful covers by Daniel Sherekin (Borodante) explore this central question. The Zoobadoo Zoo ‘What if Humans were only kept around for sport?’ In this quintessentially British short story of existential angst, we explor... more
  • Dear Mr Albert, ...It's Me, Prince!

    by Sophie Paris Ginsburg and Sabrina Sage Ginsburg
    Have you ever wondered what your dog would say, if he could speak? Well… think no longer! "PRINCE THE DOG" is no normal dog. He has had some crazy life adventures and wants to tell you all about them. His life began in a doggy-training program. He was training to help disabled veterans. But then he became very sick and never saw his trainer Mr. Albert again. Prince knew Mr. Albert wanted to hear from him, so he started writing him letters. Prince writes about how he ended up being adopted by... more
  • Love and Mutiny: Tales from British India

    by Anne George
    Reared in India, Edwina Hardingham loves her country and cannot imagine an existence away from it. Equally at home in the vibrant society of members of the East India Company in Calcutta, and in the cool clime of Simla, at the foothills of the Himalayas, she enjoys undisturbed calm until confronted with love and mutiny. When the dashing Mr. Grayson rescues her from the hands of brigands in Calcutta, she develops a tenderness for him, which not even the ill-humoured Mr. Davenport can discourage. ... more
  • The Madonna Model

    by T.L. Ashton
    Jillian Warner journeys to the heart of today's art world, to learn how much true love is left in it. She soon discovers that there are as many fake people as forged paintings. Jillian lands a job as an American art specialist at Lyon's, a major New York City auction house. She wins a tough fight against sexism in the workplace, only to be defeated in her personal relationships by the doubtful provenance of the men she loves. She prefers Wyeth to Warhol, but is challenged by men who want to see ... more
  • The Shape of the Atmosphere

    by Jessica Dainty
    Gertie MacLarsen believes she was given ugliness at birth. Growing up in an estranged home, the only times she feels beautiful are the nights her father comes in to show her the stars. The day of her 16th birthday, the same day that Sputnik traverses the sky, Gertie’s life is irrevocably changed. After a family tragedy, her elusive and alcoholic mother sends her to Willow Estate, a private mental institution, where she is thrown into a world of harsh therapies, dangerous hospital politics, and, ... more
  • children of the Mists

    by lexa dudley

    Children of the Mists is a story of enduring love. Set in the 1800's, life on Sardinia had barely changed since the time of the Caesars. Two families, the Sannas and the Canus, are united by friendship and honour; love and laughter; joy and promises; omens and superstitions; youth and experience transcend generations.

    However, for Raffaella and Antonio, their passionate love becomes entagled with revenge. death changes devotion. Promises are forgotten. Vend... more

  • Zhougong: The Duke of Zhou: a Novel of Feudal China

    by Don Hoyt
    GENERAL OVERVIEW Approximately 1100 B.C. the ruler of an independent province on the frontier of ancient China named Ji Fa defeated the reigning Emperor Di Xin's vast forces to found China's 3rd dynasty, the Zhou. The rise of the Zhou with their military, scientific, cultural, and economic superiority and their triumph over the Shang dynasty is the subject of this novel. For the most part, Ji Fa's conquest was made possible by three extraordinary men: (1) Ji Chang- Fa's father, primary au... more
  • We go blindly into the darkness

    by Edward Arruns Mulhorn
    Children play Frisbee on a beach; a man borrows his friend’s boat to go fishing; a couple move to the Highlands to retire; a chance conversation is held in Gatwick Airport. These are ordinary events experienced by ordinary people. What makes them extraordinary is where they lead. The twenty stories in this collection are diverse; what unites them is a search for meaning and closure. The characters exist in a natural world that is as mysterious as it is majestic, and they struggle to find thei... more
  • PALDI Two Cultures, One Heart

    by Kathy Marsden
    This is a story set in two real-life villages called Paldi, one in Punjab, India and the other on Vancouver Island in Canada. There are strong ties between them, as the village in Canada was settled by emigrants from their home village in India in the early 19th century. These bonds are explored in a fictional story about a friendship between two women, each born and raised in one of the two villages. Themes ranging from intercultural to romantic to transcendental and to human unity are layered ... more
  • Medals & Memoirs: Wings

    by Scott Harding
    Sometimes even a hero needs saved. Follow the life of a World War II hero and his unlikely guide through life. Love, laugh, and cry, but learn to live again through the innocence of a special child.
  • Sepp: Sudetenland to Kleinerort

    by helmut s.

    Synopsis for Sudetenland to Kleinerort.

    In April of 1945 at the end of WWII, Erika was taking care of her family farm back in the Sudetenland. She was violated and maltreated, during the so-called ‘open season’ not only for Nazis but every German speaking citizen of the Sudetenland.

    Every day Erika was waiting to see her family members return home, to no avail.

    In 1946, the new government seized her family's farm. Erika was happy to be allowed to live and wor... more

  • Cross Over The Tracks

    by Josh Booth

    Cross Over the Tracks examines the lives of two brothers who seemingly “made it” out of their Appalachian small town to pursue law degrees, hoping to move beyond the perceived dead-end roads of their hometown, Huntington, West Virginia.  Unlike his brother, Luke decides to forego the practice of law and pursue his dream of becoming a writer. Although much of his work is in comedy magazines and satires, he finally stumbles upon an issue worth taking seriously. Th... more

  • Relentless

    by Dennis OKeefe
    During his nearly twenty years of providing personal security, Case McIntire had never lost a client. Now here is lost and left for dead in a . Colombian jungle with most of his security detail killed including his guide. with his client and three others kidnapped. He has no weapons, food, water, transportation or communications. Case's reputation was his rice bowl, and he damn sure wasn't going to let anyone pollute it. Despite, being wounded and left with nothing, he has to get his charg... more
  • India Was One

    by An Indian
    ...Suddenly, he saw something shiny at the bottom of the abyss. He squinted his eyes to see what it was. He ran back to his binoculars and turned them to see what it was. Sharp barbed wires that separated the two mountains came into focus. He had come as far as he could in his country. But she was standing in another country. He was in South India and she was in North India... Have you ever imagined India being divided into two countries? What happens to the millions of Indians who are f... more
  • Conflux: Threat from the Troika

    by William Brazzel
    A new threat to the United States has emerged within its own borders. Deutsche Christen, a powerful paramilitary organization, led by a ruthless ex-Special Forces Officer, Carl Dietrich, is threatening to overthrow the U.S. government and assume absolute power over the country. Bolstered by the overwhelming support provided by two foreign governments, Dietrich believes his forces to be invincible, and his future rise to power inevitable. Hoping to garner additional members for his organization, ... more
  • In the Shadow of Light

    by Tracy Causley
    A pestilence of diabolical origin ravages Tuscany. The bustling city of Florence is crippled and Vittoria Giordano—a wool merchant’s daughter—is forced to flee, seeking safety in the countryside. What she discovers instead is a world teeming with danger, deception, and witches.