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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Unbroken: A Collection of Stories

    by J.S. Rosen
    Losing a grandparent. Going to a college party. Watching baseball. Getting divorced. From stories of losing family members, to connecting with your children, to finding yourself with the help of a very special person, this brief collection of short stories from J.S. Rosen explores some of the ways in which family can both shape us and break us. Take a deep dive into both your fondest and hardest memories and—hopefully—we'll all emerge unbroken.
  • Shadows of the Summer Solstice: . . .A Legend about a Farmer and the Green Ribbon Murder

    by Sharon Cowen
    True Crime told as a legend: The savage murder of young Mary Belle rocks a small Midwestern farming community in 1872. Fred and Kate are Mary's next door neighbors. Alexander Mcleod, a tin peddler, is the prime suspect. After the arrest of Mcleod and some neighbor boys, a prolonged and unpredictable hearing occurs. The crop clock doesn't stop ticking. Harvests and livelihoods will be lost if farmers are kept in the courtroom seeking justice, rather than harvesting their fields. The farm comm... more
  • Voices From a Wendy House Contrivance

    by Thomas Walters
    This story is set in the late seventies on the staff of an old London Primary School. Architecturally, the building is a late Victorian gem. Educationally, it is a multicultural kaleidoscope of four hundred children and twenty staff, who aspire to the cultivation of a learning community-against all the odds! The story concerns the staff only and the children will be heard in the background and referred to from time to time but never seen! The National Curriculum and OFSTED are as yet but twinkle... more
  • Emerald Greed

    by Brian Ray Brewer

    Emerald Greed is an adventure set in the Pantanal, vast, inhospitable wetlands in the center of South America at the headwaters of the Rio Paraguay. This book tells of the emerald trade, cocaine smuggling and of politics as practiced in Brazil. The story begins with Jack Tate in Rio de Janeiro, working to reestablish the industry contacts he had prior to leaving for Africa to trade in the "blood diamonds" that were fueling the Angolan Civil War. This African venture wh... more

  • Darlene Meets a New Friend

    by Monica J. Brown
    This beautifully illustrated full-color storybook takes you on a fast-faced ride through magical gardens, pass the home of the Grasshoppers and through lucious landscapes. A new friend is coming today and Darlene is excited. Join Darlene and her best friend Pete, a large brown tree spider, as they race to spread the good news and see if you can guess who her new friend is, along the way.
  • The Alchemist's Map

    by Jason Lee Willis
    Empires rise and fall, but the stars remain the same. Renowned French astronomer and expert on Halley's Comet Joseph Nicollet is shown a bizarre map by a Scottish noblewoman who believes it tells the location of the Philosopher's Stone. When the noblewoman is murdered and the map is stolen, Nicollet embarks on a dangerous quest to discover the truth behind the ancient legend. With only the memory of the mysterious treasure map to go on, Nicollet leads a mapping expedition into the untamed for... more
  • Buy Suitable Two Piece Boxes

    by Fine Marketing
    If your products are too heavy for other types of boxes, snap-lock bottom boxes are your best choice. They have a three-step bottom fold that can keep your products secured inside. The bottom of the boxes will stay locked even without the use of glue.
  • Debt and Disregard

    by Julie Genisot
    Debt and Disregard is about the hard-drinking, rough talking, and sexually pragmatic inhabitants of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula with characters defined by the region where they live. Once a booming mine town, Superior Point has turned into a tourist destination anchored by a ski hill. The locals, who once earned good wages in the mines, have become bitter and blame their lack of opportunity on one man. When a mining company offers ski hill owner Lyn Pryce millions for his hill, the decision cou... more
  • How I Became an Ambassador

    by Jeffrey Martin
  • I Can Be Kind

    by Rainbow Gal

    I can be kind is about a Piranha named Oscar, who has a bad temper, bad manners, and a bad attitude. But when one bold little goldfish named Marla decides to confront Oscar and even goes to the extent of befriending him, the outrageously bitter Piranha starts to feel happy for the first time in his life. Oscar will understand what it is like to be kind, caring, and generous.

  • Heiress and Epithet

    by Leigh Rose
    Legends on the Rise Novel Series: Heiress and Epithet – Book 2 14 – 20 July 1980 Bastille Day (Monday 14 July 1980) Paris, France (Monday 14 – Sunday 20 July 1980 Toulon, France (Tuesday, 15 – Wednesday, 16 July 1980) Claude Freedman arrives in Paris, France, on Bastille Day, with the intention to reconcile with Juliette’s parents, but instead of finding a warm welcome, Claude finds a family of double-dealers: Juliette’s mother, Adrian Reiss-Marsto... more
  • Mistaken Legacy

    by Leigh Rose
    Legends on the Rise Novel Series: Mistaken Legacy - Book 1 1 June – 7 July 1980 St. Augustine, Florida (Sunday 15 June – Sunday 29 1980) Paris, France (Monday, 30 June – 7 July 1980) Juliette Reiss-Marston’s life seems like a fairytale come true. Her college sweetheart, William Fourier, just announced their engagement to marry! Even with the good news, Juliette’s suspicions mount about their future together when an overseas letter arrives from a mysterious cousin she hadn’t met. ... more
  • One Afternoon in April

    by Pete KJ
    "One Afternoon in April" is brisk multi-cultural literary fiction in 63,000 words. Comedic and urgent, it carries beefy undertones of race and social justice. When a Black Woman, Asian Man, and White Older Woman collide on a hiking trail, a tug-of-war ensues between conflicting cultures and cravings. Genie searches for a deeper life experience than her CEO-track career can provide, but is hung up by her dependence on metaphysics. Max yearns for an adventurous life in the Peace Corps, but c... more
  • The Treasure of Peril Island

    by C.W. James
    Young, penniless Jack Drayton lives on a barge, anchored in the Thames River in 1903 London. One night, Jack comes to the assistance of an old man, who claims to be the infamous pirate Black Juan Gaskara, on the run from several men who want him dead. Jack finds that hard to believe, since the real Gaskara would have to be over 100 years old, but he can’t help but be curious. Black Juan tells Jack that he has millions in treasure hidden on the secret Peril Island. The problem is that know on... more
  • The French Baker's War

    by Michael Whatling
    “Absence isn’t a hole. It’s a presence living inside you, eating its way out.” Occupied France, 1943. Returning home from the daily hunt for the rationed ingredients necessary to keep his family pâtisserie open, André Albert finds his four-year-old son in the street, his wife gone, and a Jewish escapee cowering behind the display case. Without Mireille, the foundation of André’s world crumbles. He desperately searches for her, but finds more trouble than answers. Lives are further jeopardi... more

    by Harry Duffin
    Sixteen-year-old peasant girl, May Sharpe, steals from her abusive father, and flees Ireland, to chase her dream of a new life. Arriving penniless and friendless in 1919’s America, May has to choose between honest poverty, or crime. Beautiful May is charmed by successful con-man, ‘Society’ Eddie. With her new lover’s guidance, teenage May soon becomes the city’s ‘Queen of Crooks’. But Joe, a stubborn local cop, has fallen for the spirited May. He is determined to save her from herself, and hav... more