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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Lady Leathernecks

    by Chiara Kelly
    When painfully shy Starbucks barista Allyn Kend joins the Marines, she capsizes those who thought they knew her best. The only thing that makes sense is that her fiancé Eliot was already a Lance Corporal. However, when she meets truckstop evangelist Jess Kellerman, Korean linguist Bibi Shim and Palm Beach hotel heiress Syth Sangiorgio at boot camp on Parris Island, her whole concept of whom and what a Marine should be is broken down and rebuilt, along with her own humanity. Each sister has a ... more
  • The Solitaire Diaries

    by Chiara Kelly
    When Tiffany’s gemologist Cay Vitale marries in court to do right by her unborn child, she does so without a diamond ring and winds up internally devastated. To ensure it would not happen again decades later, she carves out of raw grit three two-carat solitaires for her three sons to give to their future soul mates. As Cay’s skilled obsession with diamonds eventually takes its toll on her marriage to her Marine Master Sergeant husband Clinton, her sons Clive, Chris and Coby grow increasingly to... more
  • A Princess in Disguise

    by April Michelle Davis
    On the night of her sixteenth birthday and before her father has the chance to force her to marry a complete stranger, Princess Margaret sneaks away from the riches and safety of the palace. Torn between her fate and freedom, Princess Margaret desperately goes looking for her mother as the answer. In a quest of soul searching and physical hardships, the twist of events may take the readers by surprise, instilling a piece of the story in their hearts.
  • Silver Soul

    by Chiara Kelly
    When the untimely death of her husband drives Della Arcola and her sister, Diana, a newly-divorced New York publicist, to seek respite in their childhood home on Martha’s Vineyard, they unexpectedly lose their mother—their Silver Soul whose creamy-sweet lobster rolls and knack for outshining adversity captivated an entire island. To cope, the sisters join forces and open a novelty coffee shop to honor their mother’s legacy with the help of neighborly restaurateur Adam Grey, who bears a frighteni... more
  • Leave Unchanged

    by Connor McNulty
    Twentysomething idealist Hayden Alexander has always been told to follow his dreams. So, now he is. What does he want? Not much. Just to write award-winning movies, find the love of his life, find his place in the world, and feel like, if he died tomorrow, that all of it meant something. The problem is that as he comes closer to any of these, he feels dangerously further from the others. Along with a cast of Hollywood's young, lost, and ambitious talent, including a producer who's guarding a ... more
  • The Alchemy of Charlotte Goodwin

    by Michelle Colston
    Sixteen year-old CHARLOTTE GOODWIN was a passionate and driven rising star with the Boston Ballet. With the help of GIGI, her flamboyant Parisian grandmother, she was raised by her father with virtually no knowledge of the mother who abandoned her when she was a baby. Now at the age of thirty-two, years after the untimely death of her father, a career-ending injury, and the passing of her dearest Gigi, Charlotte leads a disenchanted life in Boston. Her failed ballet aspirations have sent her... more
  • Into Spring - The Next Generation (sequel to Into Autumn)

    by Larry Landgraf
    Into Spring is the sequel to Into Autumn. Into spring is the next generation in Peaceful Valley. Sean and Robbie head for Corpus Christi in search of wives as there are no women for them at home. They are prepared, but no one could really be prepared for what they find there. The story goes back and forth between the hell they find in Corpus and the chaos which begins back home when a new family moves in. There is romance, humor, love, struggle and hardship, but also all the sex and violence you... more
  • We Live for Half-Moons

    by Weasel
    Derrick, a Dalmatian in his mid-thirties, is reeling after the death of his boyfriend Nick. Even with Nick's murderer thrown in jail, Derrick wallows in remorse and loneliness, a sorrow he buries in his sexual desires and appetites. Prowling through the night streets, Derrick discovers peace—or something like peace—when he discovers Ely, a local prostitute. Pinned against a money-hungry wolf pimp, the ghost of his former lover, and the conservative agenda, Derrick seeks more than just a place in... more
  • The Golden Rule

    by Sherrill S Cannon
    - What if you treated others the way you’d like to be treated? What if everyone did that? What kind of world could there be? Robert and Kait decide to look for a golden ruler that their Mom has told them about, only to find out that she had meant Rule instead of ruler. What is this “Golden Rule”, and what does it mean? Please join in the children’s quest to discover how to follow The Golden Rule and meet many of the classroom friends you have met in previous books!
  • Choosing Grace

    by Susan Stark Hilt
    From high above on the mountain pass, Mt. Auburn looks like any other town. Divided by the railway shipping yard at its center and the Reservation on its eastern edge, a tenuous balance exists between its inhabitants and what comes and goes through town in open-topped freighters. To best friends Gin and Wayne, the rugged wilderness of northwest Montana is a place long on scenery and short on excitement. Only Grace, the local beauty, manages to capture their competing attentions. One hot,... more
  • Veil of Silence

    by K'Anne Meinel
    Five years ago, Lieutenant Marsha Gagliano disappeared when her helicopter crashed in Afghanistan. Her wife held out hope for her return, but with no word from the army after all that time, she begins to realize she may have to move on without her. At the embassy in Kabul, a burqa-clad woman arrives at the gate with two young children in tow. The black-haired, brown-eyed woman looks like an Afghan native, but her American accent belies this. She identifies herself as Lieutenant Marsha Gagl... more
  • The Red Balloon

    by Susan Stark Hilt
    In a close-knit lakeside community, two families are separated by only the narrowest of dirt roads. It's the 1970's, a time of gin-soaked barbecues and carefree summer crushes and the families share a seemingly idyllic life amidst plush green lawns and soft breezes blowing in off the lake, relatively untouched by the outside world. Margaret and Dar share motherhood the way mothers do, carrying secrets of favored children and husbands' impossible expectations. Until one day. While busy tend... more
  • The Journey

    by N. V. Maresca

    In this humorous, touching, and heartwarming tale, an American couple embarks on an unforgettable journey of self-discovery while on a bus tour of Italy.

    Part comedy, part love story, part spiritual quest, The Journey follows the adventures of Nick and Laura Lobono as they and their fellow tourists cause mayhem from one end of Italy to the other.

    You are invited to ride along as the tour bus careens through Italy, sharing in the fun as Nick and Laura fend off an irate security gua... more

  • The Pearl and the Carnelian

    by Annabel Fielding

    Britain, 1934. Hester Blake, an ambitious girl from an industrial Northern town, finds a job as a lady's maid in a small aristocratic household. Despite their impressive title and glorious past, the Fitzmartins are crumbling under the tribulations of the new century. In the cold isolation of these new surroundings, Hester ends up hopelessly besotted with her young mistress, Lady Lucy. Fragile and enthralling, Lucy can weave fascinating stories like a spider weaves her web. Armed with shre... more

  • Betrayed by a Butterfly

    by Jamie Elizabeth Tingen
    At fifty-eight, Magnolia Gardner Winston needs to find answers to a lifetime of questions. Before his death, Ashton, her lost love, contacted her with an enigmatic phone call that continues to haunt her. Ashton's twin brother Franklin has the answers Magnolia needs, but he's being infuriatingly obtuse.At the same time, Magnolia discovers a secret that shakes her entire life. The daughter she once thought dead is alive and now a woman in her forties.What connection, if any, does Ashton's final me... more
  • Butterfly Messages

    by Jamie Elizabeth Tingen
    We've all wished for it: THE CHANCE FOR A DO-OVER IN SOME PART OF OUR LIFE- THE GIFT OF MAKING THE MOST OF A SECOND CHANCE. Have you ever longed to reconnect with a long lost love and wondered, 'WHAT IF?" This is the dilemma facing Magnolia Gardner Winston after she stumbles upon an old photo of her first love, Ashton Lee Johnson, while packing for her 40th high school reunion. His reappearance into her life forces her to revisit heartbreak and relive the painful and bizarre events from that fat... more