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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Criminal MasterMind of Baker Street

    by Rob Nunn
    What if Sherlock Holmes had turned to crime instead of detection? THE CRIMINAL MASTERMIND OF BAKER STREET by Rob Nunn investigates this very concept. Holmes famously said that "when a clever man turns his brains to crime it is the worst of all." A sinister influence is at work in Victorian London with Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson running a hidden criminal empire. THE CRIMINAL MASTERMIND OF BAKER STREET explores all of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's original stories through the lens of Holmes as a... more

    by Kathleen Hall
    On July 23, 1967 Detroit cops raided a blind pig and incited the biggest race riot in American history. A generation of hope, peaceniks and Freedom Riders believed they could end the Vietnam War and achieve civil rights by sheer determination. Book One of a trilogy, MOON follows The Eights––eight part-time activists attempting to curb white flight and integrate the burbs. With the intrigue, corruption, brutality and bigotry, The Eights experience the love, laughter, irony and self-reflection... more
  • Legacy of a King

    by Charlene Sponsel
    Lili is a young girl who personifies the beauty her people are known for, not only through her physical attributes but also by her actions. Her father’s business was decimated by the Elderman’s War, which put Tali Major on the throne of Conica. Now, Lili must make a wealthy match before her father’s debts destroy everything she loves. She finds a friend among the sovereignty, lessening her loneliness. Cam may be the youngest son of the king, but he is far from becoming a prince. Impulsive a... more
  • Investing in Vain

    by William Worsley
    When Bruce Benson, a nerdy quantitative analyst at Quandary Capital, stumbles upon the last great secret for beating the stock market, his entire world is turned upside down. Forced to flee, he assumes the guise of a transgender to work at Vain Capital, a Washington firm promoting morality-based investing to its self-righteous clients. There he joins buxom Alison Hartswell in her frustrating search for gay money managers to help re-elect the governor of California. He then becomes accidentally ... more
  • Just Say No-el

    by Terry Deighton
    Just Say No-el is a companion novel to A Christmas Village. Find out what happened across the street from the folks in "At Whit's End." Kelly Yeager can never seem to say no.With five children to Christmas shop for, a Sunday School class to teach, and a cub scout den to lead, she has no time to volunteer at the Seattle Crèche Festival. Reluctantly, she agrees to help her friend arrange the nativity displays for one afternoon. Somehow, she ends up working for weeks under Marilynn, a stern... more
  • At Whit's End

    by Terry Deighton
    Whitney Saunders enters her new life in Seattle in the second year of marriage, the first week of a new job, and no position to make Christmas perfect for her husband. Soon, cards, presents, lights, and baking take over her life. Can she bring together a wonderful holiday, or will her efforts pull apart the happy home she wants so much?
  • Taco

    by John E DeJesus

    A heart-warming book, ‘Taco’ is about survival, about growing where you are planted, a book about realizing goals and dreams, about family and those you love.


       "Almost every adult in the neighborhood had a Title. It was either Don or Doňa, Tío or Tía, Suegra or Fulano de Tal. Never understood the last one, but I hear Fulano is well known. At least the older people had titles …
    … So we... more

  • Trailer Trash with a Girl's Name: Father Figures

    by Stacey Roberts
    Being a boy with a girl's name was just the beginning... Stacey Roberts detailed the family’s five-year adventure in their unpredictable Winnebago in his previous novel. Now, his free-spirited mother, entitled older brother, criminal stepfather, and not-so-trusty old Winnebago are back for the next chapter in his story. Machetes at the breakfast table, shooting grapefruit for sport, and a dogged police detective get the story rolling, along with trailer park bullies and his mother’s daily menu... more
  • Trailer Trash, With a Girl's Name

    by Stacey Roberts
    When the author was born, his mother did the unthinkable. She gave him a girl’s name—Stacey. But Stacey’s name was just the first hurdle he’d face in his uphill climb from birth to manhood. He also had to deal with an entitled older brother, the hodgepodge of different men his mother was involved with, and the nomadic lifestyle he was forced to endure for five years. And to top it all off, his mother couldn’t cook a decent meal to save her life. Trailer Trash, With a Girl’s Name is Stacey Robert... more
  • Our Sweet Guillotine

    by Mary Gray
    Tempeste has survived much choosing to live on Paris’ streets–scavenging for food, learning survival skills from a deserter whom she paid to attack her in her sleep, and living a life her mother would approve of, one devoid of luxury. But denying oneself of food and proper bedding can stir a madness in the brain. So, when Tempeste witnesses the quick and painless death of the guillotine–the death her mother should have received–she vows to find her mother’s accuser and vivisect his spleen. Qu... more
  • Love at First Slight

    by J Marie Croft
    In this humorous, topsy-turvy Pride & Prejudice variation, all major gender roles are reversed. It is Mr. Bennet’s greatest wish to see his five sons advantageously married. When the haughty Miss Elizabeth Darcy comes to Netherfield with the Widow Devonport (nee Bingley), speculation — and prejudice — runs rampant. William Bennet, a reluctant and irreverent reverend, catches Miss Darcy’s eye, even though he is beneath her station. His opinion of her is fixed when she slights him at the Meryton a... more
  • Copper

    by B B Shepherd
  • Quinn's Socks

    by Melita Cyril

    Using catchy rhymes, this book tells the story of a little boy and his affection for socks. He has beautifully patterned, colourful socks for different seasons of the year and the various sports he plays. Featuring characters from different ethnic backgrounds and global sports, this is a story that transcends geographical boundaries. 'Quinn's socks' is a book ideal for beginner readers and curious toddlers.


  • Ibn 'Arabi, The Enlightened are not Bound by Religion

    by Kevser Yesiltash
    The mystical teachings of Ibn ‘Arabi, particularly influential in Anatolia, are rooted in a tens-of-thousands-of-years old knowledge attainment and transfer tradition, which is one of the fundamental cornerstones of Sufism. Through his unique method, Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi performed an unparalleled role in conveying the secrets of the Sufi mystical teachings across the generations. The secrets concealed in his teachings are not immediately revealed, and the knowledge they contain is hidden in su... more
  • The Blue Footies

    by Joan Dee Wilson
    Life is good as these Blue Footed Boobies, joyfully dive for clean sardines - until, Mumford, Tuey, Blue and Bea spy debris on their beach. While cautiously comforted by the sight of Blue Footed Children putting garbage in a bucket, curious Blue gets snagged by a blob. When revelation with a twist leaves hearts pounding in panic and looking to Mumford for reason, their bond with these children grows. Then, follows jubilation and a plunge diving finale and refrain: We race the nets of the fi... more
  • Bill and the Little Red Plane

    by Jonathan Walker
    Fly away with Bill and Edward as they follow a flock of swifts into the unknown and beyond. Bill returns with a sense of wonder, before realising that swifts are even more mysterious than he first thought!