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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Half Past Noon in Cuba

    by Maximiliano Febles

    The Buendia Family had it all going for them. The patriarch of the family, an accomplished university professor, and his loving wife had created a paradise under the palm trees of glamorous Havana with its incessant nightlife. Little did they know that their world of comfort and luxury would come crashing down. This family story framed by the turbulent Havana of the 1950s is a tour de force for anyone interested in the evolution of Cuba as the playground of the Americas.

  • Thanks Be to the World

    by Lindsay Boyd
    Larry Corbett, an ageing film actor from Scotland, sets off on a journey. He aims to resolve the question of whether acting is something he wants to continue doing. Revisiting some of the locations of the films he made, he recalls his seminal collaboration with a Turkish director, Enis Mert. With his mentor nearing the end of his life, Larry strives to rediscover that same sense of purpose in his life that working with Mert inspired.
  • The Hidden Treasure of Dutch Buffalo Creek

    by Jackson Badgenoone
    Never born ghost writers record vignette chapters from ten memoirs. They help to identify hidden treasure that will enrich countless souls. More about the story at
  • Indiana Belle (American Journey Book 3)

    by John A. Heldt
    Providence, Rhode Island, 2017. When doctoral student Cameron Coelho, 28, opens a package from Indiana, he finds more than private papers that will help him with his dissertation. He finds a photograph of a beautiful society editor murdered in 1925 and clues to a century-old mystery. Within days, he meets Geoffrey Bell, the "time-travel professor," and begins an unlikely journey through the Roaring Twenties. Filled with history, romance, and intrigue, INDIANA BELLE follows a lonely soul on the a... more
  • West of the War

    by L. J. Martin
    Young Bradon McTavish watches the bluebellies hang his father and destroy all he's known, and escapes into the hell of the Civil War. He's captured and paroled...with his pledge to head west. Up the Big Mo from Missouri to Montana Territory, he follows a migration toward the gold fields, into a savage land...and finds action, adventure, and a woman formerly forbidden to him. L. J. Martin is the author of 36 westerns, mysteries, and thriller novels from Bantam, Avon, Pinnacle and his own Wolfp... more
  • Am I Overreacting?

    by Nelson Karanja
    "Godly advise: Next time your ass speaks to you, please shut up and listen! The Good Book records, that Balaam's life, was saved when he listened to his" Kelner Mkatavita. "The world of Kelner Mkatavita is by no means simple. This frustrated, 48-year-old jester, who has a girlfriend 25 years his junior and who has a job he hates and a HR Officer who may well be planning to fire him, spends his time both reminiscing about the escapades of his troubled childhood and poking fun at everything th... more
  • poetic views

    by Larry McCarthy
    Poetry of social and psychological situations
  • Her Highness Builds Robots

    by Laura Winters and Beth Winters
    Meet Priya, Jae, Holly, Taylor, Juanita, Rafa and Diamond - seven princesses who teach us that being a princess isn’t about chasing princes and looking pretty, it’s about making the world a better place. Her Highness Builds Robots, is a coloring book, created by twin sisters Laura and Beth Winters. The princesses who star in this 45-page coloring book have different ethnicities, abilities, and talents. Princess Holly designs not only fashion, but redesigns castles to be accessible for her whee... more
  • Freckles

    by Lynda Corrado
    This is the story of a 20 year old calico cat named Freckles. Everyone thought she was a great cat. Freckles had lots of personality and talked all the time. She loved to run free, chase mice, and let coyotes chase her. This is her story of how she kept her freedom, managed to stay out of the natural food chain, yet learned to acquiesce to the needs of humans.
  • The A in Autism Stands for Awesome

    by Lindsay James
    Summie, a charismatic seven year old girl living in Hoboken, New Jersey, learns very quickly that true friendships are defined by the words left unspoken that can be felt with the heart. The A in Autism Stands for Awesome is an uplifting story of two friends who embrace each other's differences and individuality. Summie and Monroe's first grade friendship evolves into an uplifting spiral of lessons learned. There seems to be no stopping the duo when it comes to the effect they have on each other... more
  • Island Game of Modern Life

    by Himanshu Sah
    Title: Island Game of Modern Life Sub Title: A Game: You should play before you die! Do you know what happens after death? Yamraj gives one last chance to become alive again provided the dead person wins the game of Yamlok: Island Game of Modern Life. Grandfather (Siddhant Verma) tells to the writer, who comes to meet him after sixteen years from Australia to India. The writer laughs first but believes him when his grandfather precisely explains what had happened to him when he died in a roa... more
  • On the Run

    by Izai Amorim

    About On the Run

    New York City, early 1990s: a young, rich, and well-educated Central American man on the run from the police and Colombian drug dealers. He is accused of crimes he didn’t commit. Ready to do what it takes to survive, Pablo ironically embraces the very drug trade that threatened his life in the first place. Who is he? What is he really capable of? The question of identity is at the heart of On the Run. More than a contemporary story of survival, it... more

  • Citizen Cárdenas: A Novel

    by Steve Cole
    Citizen Cárdenas is the story of a Cuban refugee living on the streets of Chicago. Jesus Cárdenas is a man who struggles—with illness, with alcohol, with homelessness—and yet maintains an indelible spirit and warm heart. Known by his friends as Gato, in the gentrifying neighborhood where he has lived for two decades, Gato makes up for what his monthly disability check can’t provide by panhandling, walking neighborhood dogs, mowing lawns, and collecting others people's treasures in the alleys.... more
  • Saving Nary

    by Carol DeMentf
    From the Killing Fields of Cambodia to a small town in the Pacific Northwest, refugee Khath Sophal treads a narrow path between the horrors of his past and the uncertainties of the present. Tormented by flashbacks and haunted by memories of his missing daughters, Khath befriends Nary, a troubled Cambodian girl the same age as his youngest daughter. The relationship proves healing, but is torn apart when events lead Khath to suspect that Nary’s mother Phally is Khmer Rouge. Phally vehemently deni... more
  • Finding Pluck

    by Peter Difatta
    It is 1995 in North Carolina and Taylor Hanes is struggling to escape his small-minded dying textile town. He finds his ticket out by being awarded a full-ride gay and lesbian equality scholarship to a state university. Problem is, he isn’t gay. He lied on the application. Abruptly, he is shocked to be faced with hometown intolerance, but worse yet, he awakens the wrath of the long dead scholarship’s benefactor.
  • November Keys

    by Michael and Brian Turner

    Funny, Compelling, Unusual

    A Riveting book readers will find hard to put down.

    American gangsters take a very active interest in a run down English football club located in a sleepy village called November Keys which boasts an unusual history.Their main purpose is to take advantage of the club’s geography for their own dubious and very illegal means.

    However, they do not allow for some tenacious villagers and things that go bump in the night to try and flaw their plans... more