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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Worldly Adventures of Nicholaas in Arizona: Lost Cities

    by Betty Davis
    Nicholaas a teen at the age of fourteen and his friend embark on a trip to the Dragoon Mountains in a 4 wheel vehicle. Without warning powerful sandstorm forced Nicholaas and his family to change directions . They find themselves in the mountains without a trace of life anywhere. The young explorer decides to investigate finds ancient drawings in the inner walls of the cave that seem to be floating in the air. One of them was of Cochise using an arrow to show they way. Nicholaas continued go... more
  • Aegis

    by Julia Wagner
    This first collection of poems experiments with mnemonic devices; it explores moments when language recalls memory and vice-versa. These poems also explore when those moments fail. The last trio "The Wreck of Kursk" repositions that historical event within a poetic frame. The three poems were originally written from music composed by Michael Weilacher.
  • The Sword and Scabbard: Thieves and Thugs and the Bloody Massacre in Boston

    by Allen Woods
    The streets and taverns of Boston before "The Bloody Massacre" were filled with brawls and scrapes, hot words and cold calculations. Firebrands like Samuel Adams claimed high revolutionary ideals for the Sons of Liberty, while John Hancock and other welltodo merchants found smuggling very rewarding. The Tory lords stuffed their pockets with silver and scorned the rude Americans and their democratic ideas. Informers worked both sides of the street while crowds of itinerant, unemployed sailors and... more
  • Revolutionary Heart

    by Lori Piotrowski
    in 1760's Boston, Molly Weston finds herself caught up in the birth of a new nation. As she serves the Regulars one afternoon, she is confronted by one of the British officers occupying her city. To her surprise, a young lieutenant defies his general to defend her honor. All it took was one act of kindness to spark a desire for one of the enemy. Her love of country is strong--can she look beyond his red coat and see whether his heart is true?
  • Extracts from Noah's Diary

    by Martin Bodek
    A century ago, a little known writer named Mark Twain wrote a silly novella called Extracts from Adam’s Diary. It imagined the recorded daily life of the first man. Two years later, Mr. Twain’s wife passed away, and he wrote a melancholy follow-up with Eve as the imagined diarist. Together, these stories were published as The Diaries of Adam & Eve. A century later, a well known writer named Martin Bodek enjoyed the books, discovered that Twain left the concept for another to pick up where he ... more
  • Shunned: Outcasts in the Land

    by Cynthia Hearne Darling
    Amos, a small town minister in New England, is horrified. His wife Carrie has been jailed for vandalism against Jett Pharmaceuticals, her retaliation for their son John's death by a drug overdose. Amos's own reaction to his son's death is to speak prophetically on Hell and punisihment through preaching and conducting public meetings. Public reaction is fierce and unforgiving against the couple Released from jail, Carrie forms a group, including skeptic Allan, CEO of Jett, to expose harms caused... more
  • The Central Park Tales

    by Marcus Meesters
    The Central Park Tales is a delightful children's book about the adventures of the animals that live in Central Park. It contains 10 short stories with 60 beautiful color illustrations. The main characters are Squirrel, Duck, Frog, Mousekin and the brothers Doctor Beggar (Dog) and Mister Pup (Dog). Because many of the illustrations depict real places in Central Park, the book is especially appealing to children who live in New York City. The Central Park Tales is also available as an eBook.
  • Zenji & the Muzzy Bug: The Mindful & Magical Sleep Solution (Buddabugzz Sleepwell Book 1)

    by Aisli Madden
    “Zenji & the Muzzy Bug” is the ultimate ‘feel-good’ bedtime story, for kids of all ages. Enriched with mindfulness, “Zenji & the Muzzy Bug” helps children become relaxed and sleepy at bedtime. Characters Zenji and Karma teach us how to feel better physically and mentally, by being mindful and focusing our thoughts. They encourage readers to listen to their inner voice, believe in their inner strength, and be mindful of their hero within. The Story: Zenji the Buddabug is feeling rather unwell. He... more
  • Zenji & the Muzzy Bug: The Mindful & Magical Sleep Solution (Buddabugzz Sleepwell) (Volume 1)

    by Aisli Madden
    “Zenji & the Muzzy Bug” is the ultimate ‘feel-good’ bedtime story, for kids of all ages. Enriched with mindfulness, “Zenji & the Muzzy Bug” helps children become relaxed and sleepy at bedtime. Characters Zenji and Karma teach us how to feel better physically and mentally, by being mindful and focusing our thoughts. They encourage readers to listen to their inner voice, believe in their inner strength, and be mindful of their hero within. The Story: Zenji the Buddabug is feeling rather unwe... more
  • The Bright Side Of Life

    by Annette Freeman
    Charlie Brightman is young, talented, self-confident, well-dressed (very well-dressed), and a bit of a drip. His first attempt at a theatre job is with the rather seedy Dengate Theatre in Soho, where a cast of dubious characters ensnares him into helping with an improv show which descends into chaos. He does, however, meet Lilly, a candidate for the position of his girlfriend. While pursuing this woman of his dreams, Charlie is hampered by the unexpected cancellation of his acting scholarship, r... more
  • William the Conqueror vs King Harold ISBN 978150524138

    by Jesse Lee Vint

    In the tradition of Sir Thomas Mallory’s Le Morte d’Arthur, this historical fiction depicts the people and events leading to the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

    Damsels, Druids, Kelts, Vikings, mysterious knights-errant, jousts, mighty steeds, and chivalry are all part of this thoroughly enjoyable, well-written historical novel. Jesse Lee Vint breathes life into history with beautifully drawn c... more

  • Seven Voices

    by North Fork Writers Group
    In this notable anthology from a group of Long Island, New York, authors, you will find more than two-dozen stories and reflections. The selections range from wistful reminiscences of parents’ visits to Wisteria Cottage to a look at Aunt Mimi’s eccentric world ... from Eddie’s grandmother to garden-loving Agatha … from a lost Jerseyite to a reunion of college chums … from an alien of a planet called Howff to a denizen of the old neighborhood in Flushing, in Queens, New York ... they’re all here ... more
  • Marty's Mind

    by Jenner Kosmis
    Marty learns to control his mind—and in the process, he learns that he and his ever-active mind can live together peacefully. Author Jenner Kosmis makes a memorable debut with a warm, rhyming text that includes a subtle mindfulness message even the youngest reader will understand. The book includes 24 original illustrations in Jenner’s modern and colorful style.
  • GJS II

    by Shawn Stewart Ruff

    Self-made Griffin Jewells Saunders II is a man of means: covetable connections, immense wealth, a glamorous TV-celebrity and fashion icon wife and five telegenic children. The sterling qualities that have made this handsome black embodiment of the American dream a Cincinnati mayoral prospect prove his undoing. A lucrative business alliance with his Clinton cabinet-appointed half-brother ensnares the partnership in the Republican attack machine. As the Monica Lewinsky scandal engulfs the White... more

  • The Middle Man

    by Gregory A. Kompes
    Duke Donovan’s despot and dictator clients pay him handsomely for the information he provides through psychic and tarot card readings. When not helping others to overthrow the world, or walking his golden retriever, Duke picks up stray men off the New York City streets—artists, musicians, writers, and actors, usually—and nudges their careers forward while sharing his bed with them. His latest find, Broadway conductor, Sam Teak, begins mysteriously poisoning Duke’s butler, Malcolm. Duke has secre... more

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