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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • (Dis)Ability: A Short Story Anthology

    by Emily Dorffer
    Twenty authors with disabilities share their short stories featuring main characters that have one or more disabilities in this lovingly compiled anthology. Whether they’re on a mission to reincarnate a cat or just buying groceries, the characters featured in this anthology all have one thing in common: they are defined by their abilities, not just their disabilities.
  • You're Not Here

    by Tariq Mehmood
    One brother goes missing in action in Afghanistan, the other falls in love with an Afghan girl in England. Bitter divisions engulf an English town where young Muslims oppose the British army’s presence in Afghanistan, whilst white youth condemn the Muslims as traitors. To the disgust of his white friends, 17-year-old Jake Marlesden, whose brother is missing in action in Afghanistan, is in love with Leila Khan, an Afghan. When Jake tries to find out what happened to his brother, neighbour t... more
  • The Miserable Life of Bernie LeBaron

    by J.W. Elliot
    Bad luck is like a disease. When you catch it, all you can do is live with it. Bernie LeBaron is already a scrawny thirteen-year-old magnet for misfortune. But when his father pawns him off on relatives after his mother dies, and he accidentally takes a picture of a man carrying a dead body through the woods, Bernie’s life becomes truly miserable. Now he must discover who the murderer is while staying out of trouble so that his father doesn’t take him away. Will the fates decide to salvage th... more
  • Jackson's Story: One Dogs's Journey to his Forever Home

    by Elizabeth Baker
    This is the story, told from the dog's perspective, of his abandonment in the South, rescue, transport to the North, and eventual adoption. The purpose is to let the young reader see and feel the pain and angst of the dog, and to understand that dogs suffer all of the same emotions that humans do. The dog in the story is abandoned, tied to a tree. At the end of his ordeal, he finds his "forever" family, but the scars remain. The book includes ways the young reader can help with this all-too... more
  • Aces

    by Michael January
    An epic love story adventure set against the background of World War II in the years leading up to the outbreak of war and the Battle of Britain. Two competitive young friends at Princeton University in 1935, the half-Jewish son of a Polish immigrant and the scion of an industrial dynasty in the Ruhr Valley of the Rhineland who fly in the Thomson Trophy air races, are both in love with the same girl. Pressured by her parents, she marries the German who becomes an ace with the Luftwaffe while the... more
  • Chase Does It All

    by Cousin John
    Join Chase on his day filled with fun and adventure. The beautifully illustrated book exemplifies the importance of the extended family and allowing children the opportunity to be active. This is the perfect book for parents to read to children that will remain one of their favorites as they begin to explore literature on their own.
  • Concrete Monsters

    by Anna Giladi

    Poverty spreading in an Arab ghetto in the neo-Zionist nation state of Israel, 23-year-old nurse NADIR struggles to provide for his pregnant wife ORLI, whose suggestion to sell herself has him sleepless. Upon receiving a conditional work visa, he gets to work at an Israeli pet shop, but a racist colleague accuses him of sexual assault in a bid to get rid of him. As punishment, Nadir gets assaulted by a border guard himself. He returns home to tell Orli to forget about sex work once and for al... more

  • Donald Dump Truck

    by Hugh Wright (Author) & Conor Kavanagh (Illustrator)
    Meet Donald Dump Truck! He’s bright orange, has an ego the size of a skyscraper and he’ll take any shortcut to get the job done. Come along with Donald on his exciting first adventure as he joins a band of hardworking trucks who are busy building a bridge. After cutting one too many corners, Donald finds himself stuck in a swamp and sinking fast! Time is running out as all the trucks race to the rescue. Can they save Donald?
  • Bay State Skye

    by Janice S. C. Petrie

    When lobster fishermen Jimmy and Murph Sweeney happen upon an abandoned fishing boat that was illegally dragging within state limits, it ignites the tension that has been smoldering between lobstermen and fishermen for years. As the Bay State Skye’s cargo is off-loaded, it sets a series of adverse events in motion for all who share the misfortune of coming into possession of its catch.

    Based on actual events, this historical fiction gives an authentic glimpse into the inner circle of th... more

  • "The Centauri Settlement"

    by j.d. nightingale

    An adventure, set in the period 2020-2070s, about a group of people sent by NASA -- not to Mars, but to our nearest star system. There is no gee-whiz or over-imaginative non-science, and the tale is realistic. Human interactions and flashbacks are strong, and the tale does not shy away from history and a smidgin of elementary astronomy.

  • Count Dumb Time

    by David Price
    Gilmore Funnel falls to temptation in his effort to become a Deacon in the Church
  • Daddy, I Want to Know God

    by Vanessa Fortenberry
    Does God love me all the time? Will He ever leave me? In this rhyming verse story, children's probing questions of their dads shows a burning desire to connect with God personally and to learn more about him. This story depicts the spiritual leadership of fathers as they teach their children about a caring, unfailing, and capable God. This captivating story articulates to young people of all ages and nationalities that through our belief in Jesus Christ we indeed become children of God.
  • The Promise

    by Cramer Louis Jackson
    An obedient son, Manuel tries to fulfill his father's dying wish not knowing that it will serve as the turning point for everyone's lives. As Manuel begins to fulfill the promise, he is caught in a serendipitous moment that leads him to become one of the highly respected figures in town and a subject of jealousy to other people. He indulges in many marvelous undertakings in the community, and in the end, he looks back and says to himself that he has kept the promise. But somehow, he knows that t... more
  • Rooster, a Field Trail Fable

    by Edward Pontacoloni
    There is a pooka in this story, a blue butterfly sprite from the once, long ago forests of Ireland. And, there is the Irish Tom Quinn, an old field trialer, who would pin his dream of a national championship upon the likes of sprites and leprechauns. There is the teenaged Michael, a novice who, with Tom’s niece Amy, shares Tom’s dreams in a sport where the competition can be conspiratorial and snarling. And, then, there is Rooster, the flop eared, yellow-eyed “mongrel breed” with just enoug... more
  • Leave Her Out: A Novel

    by Daniel Davidsohn

    Crafted by the succinct words, narrative and descriptions of Davidsohn’s masterful writing. Praise for this political thriller.Lisa McCombs for Readers’ Favorite

    Every president has secrets. Some secrets have a life of their own.

    After the death of his wife, former president Anthony Morris moves to Montana to spend his final days in anonymity, writing his memoirs—his final legacy to his estranged and c... more

  • The Tannell's Family Secret

    by Lashonda Beauregard
    The Tannells are the wealthiest family in the fictional town of Bayouville, Louisiana. They seem to have it all with money, power, and fame. Thomas and Savannah have always tried to paint the perfect picture of the Tannell family, but are they really perfect? As a hurricane is approaching Bayouville, Louisiana, Mr. Tannell is dealing with a storm of his own. What secret could Mr. Tannell be hiding that could shatter the Tannells' image and empire? What could the Dawson-Rollands, an average mid... more