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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Wildflowers

    by Delores Lowe Friedman
    We assume that our closest friends will be around forever. Sometimes we let years pass without checking in, confident that our paths will cross eventually and that the connection we once had will still be there. However, life doesn’t always work like that.When Camille Warren finds out that her old friend Jewel has died, she can’t help but relive the past. Camille, Jewel, and Saundra were once very close—from childhood all the way through college in New York City—but then they drifted apart, and ... more
  • 9781530562022

    by John J. Quick
    What happens when six inquisitive children, living in a small southern town during the early 60s, become ensnared in a life or death mystery, a mystery which spans many years? The rascals are forced to confront fear, hate, death, and forgiveness.
  • 9781518794032

    by John J. Quick

    This is a short novel filled with the laughter and loss shared by a tightly knit group of six children while growing up on the streets of a small southern town in 1962. A coming of age narrative of an unforgettable summer interwoven with both humor and violence and a mystery which never ends. (An edited version of this novel comprises Part1 of the next full-length novel in the series,The Neighbor We Never Knew).

  • Joyful Trouble: Based on the True Story of a Dog Enlisted in the Royal Navy

    by Patricia Furstenberg
    When a Great Dane arrives in a Navy base nobody expects him to win everybody’s hearts, although breaking some rules along the way. It is Parade Day, a very special day to remember a very special Royal Navy South Atlantic Ordinary Seaman. The parade was in honor and in memory of Joyful Trouble, a kind dog and an Ordinary Seaman, a Great Dane with a purpose. Ana and her younger brother, Tommy, are excited about the parade, but more than anything they want to hear the story about Joyful Trouble b... more
  • Separate and Parallel

    by Beverly Park Williams
    It was the roaring twenties in Cincinnati, Ohio, and women were quickly opening new doors for themselves and seizing every opportunity for advancement. Here, in a city that was changing on a daily basis, Clarissa Doppler fell in love with Sam Disser. Clarissa never had a real childhood. She was forced into a life of servitude instead. To her, Sam represented an opportunity for a real home. Little did she know that Sam’s conniving parents had no plans to make her a part of their household. They k... more
  • The Digusting Adventures of Bugaboo and Buzz Buzz: Into the Toilet of Doom

    by Alan Tom
    Bugaboo and Buzz, two outdoor fly brothers, are sick of living outdoors. They decide to move their gig indoors and get wrapped up in a bunch of disgusting adventures and ultimately end up in a toilet. Watch these two disgusting flies wreak havoc like a boss and escape from the toilet of doom!
  • The Foundation of Heaven

    by David Carter
    The Foundation of Heaven is a historical fictional work about the fall of the Aztec Empire (old Mexico). Using his familiar style of mixing historical narrative with literary fiction, author D.H.C. Carter takes us into the world of the early 16th century and shows the collision of cultures that takes place between the old world and the new. Historic figures such as Cortez and Montezuma are brought into focus and their relationship is explored. Once again, Carter uses fictional characters to b... more
  • Paint It Black

    by David Carter
    Paint it Black is a historical fictional account of the Vietnam war during the year 1968 from the Black perspective. In his well known style of mixing fiction with literary narrative, Carter takes the reader into the world of the Black soldier as he fights for his country and self during a year that defined American modern history.
  • The Learning Curve

    by David Carter
    The Learning Curve is a fictional story of a young man growing up dealing with a mental illness. Set in the late 80s and early 90s, it is a coming of age story. The main characters', Boyd Jenkins', life is interrupted just as he begins to learn what life is all about. In an instant he goes from partying, social B-boy to homeless vagrant. As his friends and family try to reel him in, he learns about the world of psychiatry and what it means to be a patient in the system. In a frantic attempt... more
  • Bronze

    by B B Shepherd
    In many ways, Allison Anderson is like most girls. In others, she's very different. The differences aren't immediately obvious but have caused misunderstandings and avoidance from others in the past. Starting high school in a new town, she expects the same experiences—until she meets the Calderas. David Caldera, charismatic son of a local rancher, adopts Allison into his social circle. He and other new friends introduce her to their world of horses and extreme sports. Along with a lost horse ... more
  • Choke Hold: An Eli Wolff Thriller

    by Gerald Everett Jones
    A man murdered in his own home for dissing the cops - Cynical personal-injury attorney Eli Wolff rediscovers his idealism for simple justice when he sues the city for the wrongful death of an unarmed African-American man at the hands of two police officers. Hank Ellis was killed in his own home, choked to death, after the angry officers stormed in without a warrant, anxious to teach him a lesson for dissing them in front of his neighbors.
  • A Fool's Journey, Book I, The Magician

    by Mark Pannebecker

    A Fool’s Journey is a 21-part series of novelettes inspired by the Major Arcana of the Tarot. If you believe in fate, you might say Benjamin Porter, the protagonist in A Fool’s Journey, is destined to play the role of the Fool. But he’s no court jester. He is a soul untethered by conventional boundaries and relationships, his journey through life is illustrative in purpose and curious by nature. With a perceptive, inquisitive approac... more

  • When No One's Looking

    by Sarah Leamy
    A novel that spans six countries and 40 years, the story centers on an obsessive pair of lovers who cannot stay away from each other. Joey and Kat have had a messy relationship dating back to 1967. A random encounter in a small town in New Mexico takes them both aback. They part yet come back together repeatedly in Central America, Spain, Russia, the United Kingdom, and back to New Mexico. Looking back over the years, Joey reminisces with best friend, Paula on what could have been, while plannin... more
  • Counterfeit Dreams

    by Sasha Ravae
    Reagan Taylor’s life as a basketball wife isn’t as perfect as she expected. After enduring an abusive relationship for over seven years, she meets the man of her dreams. Her eyes are finally opened to true love for the first time, but will it last? Jewel Sanchez, a self-made d-boy, hustles every day to provide himself with the life he has been accustomed to since birth. As lieutenant of the M.A.C. Boys, Jewel makes sure he keeps his money close and soon his enemies closer. Robyn Johnson, a rich,... more
  • Nightcalls

    by Caylen D. Smith
    After traveling the seas, Aly returns home expecting a different life. But one setback after the other, she finds out the horrible truth of being away for far too long. It was as if nothing had changed. She was still known as only the councilman's young, innocent daughter. A prize through many eyes. When her grandmother and newly dubbed fiancé do everything in their power to control her, Aly has to learn to trust her instincts even when everything in her path keeps setting her ten steps back... more
  • Truth and the Serpent

    by J. Rutledge
    What if you encountered a dark and sinister character of not so subtle reputation? One whose origins are the very meaning of temptation and sin. What do we really know of creation, myth, and belief? There was a Man, a Woman, a Garden, and of course… a Serpent. Yet, what we have come to know as temptation, and mortal sin are only one side of the story. You see, three sinned, and three were punished, but only two were expelled from the Garden, but afterwards…what happened to the Serpent? A pre... more