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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • After the President Disappeared

    by Rodger Christopherson
    The President of the United States disappears from Air Force One, the world's most secure airplane, while in flight. But he is not alone. All world leaders, from political to religious to criminal, end up on a remote island together and have to deal with each other face to face. This unexplainable event leaves behind a global crisis that leads to disruption and catastrophe for the rest of the population. For most, it's about raw survival and the character traits which emerge become adverse and e... more
  • Tangles

    by Sharleen Scott
    While faced with the challenge of his mother’s escalating Alzheimer’s disease, Logan McKinnon discovers secret journals that leave him questioning everything he knows about his family. With no one left to ask, Logan must find a man mentioned in the journals to discover a truth he may not want to know.
  • Tommy The Tugboat

    by Mike Uriss
    In this exciting tale, we learn how Tommy’s determination and brave heart carry the day, as he perseveres against all odds to do what he knows he must.
  • Tales Written In A Forest

    by J. D. Wellander
    A journey of wonder into the lives of fasinating individuals, and creature that share their interesting lives with the reader. These tales are guranteed to be pure enjoyment for each and every reader.
  • Critterridles

    by Mike Uriss
    These riddles for young listeners are sprinkled with big-kids words that help develop child vocabulary. The illustrations are very much like those my kids used to make. As you read each riddle, pause after line seven (Can you guess what I am?) and give your listeners a chance to respond. See if they know what critter you are describing. Then, turn the page to face your audience. Show them the picture and enjoy the moment!
  • Entertaining Naked People

    by Edward Fahey.
    As a small boy, frail in body and spirit, Ed taps into lives that had been lived and lost long ago. They dig through him like lingering nostalgia for days he can’t quite recall. Pathologically sensitive, he feels what friends and family hide even from themselves. Depressed, overwhelmed, he’s afraid to reach out into life. Ed leaves for college as the Vietnam War deadens souls and riots tear cities apart. When he is drafted he refuses induction, knowing that if he ever finds himself in a paddy f... more
  • The Mourning After

    by Edward Fahey
    Nightmares of war and death from lost centuries torment a young boy with ever more devastating detail until he can’t separate fantasy from reality. Denis meets a child he calls M, who seems to know his dreams intimately. She asks him, "Do you ... remember?" He grows into adulthood amid disturbing evidence that his fantasies have been ancient memories. He finds a decrepit cabin in the woods where they start coming real. Outside is a grave for one of his "imaginary" childhood playmates, Enoch. Som... more
  • The Gardens of Ailana

    by Edward Fahey

    Some will hate it and some with love it because it digs into the ugly truths like the abuse of children by fundamentalist Christian cults. It exposes the darkness we all carry inside us. The twisted childhoods that still cripple us. And how in facing them down for our own healing we find that maybe forgiveness isn't called for.

    "Sometimes everything inside us must be torn apart if we are ever going to find our ways thr... more

  • The Toki-Girl and the Sparrow-Boy Book 2: Chasing Dreams

    by Claire Youmans
    In Book 1, Azuki, the girl who can become a Toki, races across Meiji-era Japan to join her bird-kin. Her parents dead, herself hunted because of her beautiful feathers – what else can she do? Shota, her sparrow-boy brother, hurries after her. Their human mother told him as she died that they must return to claim their human status or spend the rest of their lives as outcasts. They are dual-natured, human and bird. They need to be able to be themselves and live as both. Ghosts, ogres, drago... more
  • The National Memorial

    by John Barth jr.
    The gripping story of challenge and action, love and family, scheming and courage in a Maine mill town rocked by scandal. The fate of thousands of orphans hangs in the balance as a family struggles to advance their international project against the wishes of local leaders. A humorous and witty adventure among scoundrels and humanitarians, politicians and teachers, judges and assassins, skeptics and optimists. Can the institutions of democracy save the lives of countless children?
  • A Journey in Time

    by Maureen Francis Doyle
    Many people are familiar with The Great Potato Famine that took place in Ireland during the mid-1800's, but few know the intimate and personal hardships and challenges that so many faced in an attempt to flee their homeland. Inspired by actual events and personal family history, this novel is a love story. Not the usual romantic love story between two people but a love story of a man that is so devoted to his family that he’s willing to take extraordinary risks for them. The reader is taken on a... more
  • Leaving Montana

    by Thomas Whaley

    Leaving Montana is the recipient of both the 2015 Eric Hoffer Award for a Small Press Published work and also the 2015 National Indie Excellence Book Award for Literary Fiction!

    After a forty-year-old secret is exhumed from his parent’s tumultuous marriage, Benjamin Sean Quinn boards a plane to Billings, Montana to face the secret head on and let go of the anger for them that silently ruled his life. It would be the boldest move he ever made, ultimately changing his life and the l... more

  • The Catholic Woman's Dying Wish

    by Joanna Warrington
    Maria knows she will soon die. More than anything she longs to ask Kathleen for forgiveness, but she has no idea where her daughter has been for the past thirty years. With nothing left to lose, she confesses to her son Darius, that sent his fourteen-year-old sister to a Magdalene laundry in Ireland and begs him to find her. Haunted by his own childhood abuse, Darius can't seem to hold onto the good relationships in his life; now, on top of the disturbing revelation about his long lost sister... more
  • Jerry Versus the Test

    by Salvatore A. Barcia Jr (Illustrated by Jessica Thaler)
    Jerry Versus the Test is about a child struggling for the first time with the impact of standardized testing plus the stresses and anxieties it instills in children. Jerry enjoys school until the third grade when students are suddenly faced with standardized testing. Everything changes. Jerry fears failure; interesting lessons have given way to relentless test prep; school has become a testing lab. The story takes Jerry through the experience and its difficulties, closing with a positive slant i... more
  • The Gold Hunter: Book One (The Goldfinder) (Volume 1)

    by Philip Atlas Clausen
    Rumors of California gold ran wild. Rivers of solid gold lay hidden in mountain valleys and could be harvested with a pick and shovel. Indians would trade chunks of gold for a pretty scarf or a few beads. Somewhere is a secret lake of gold. On his seventeenth birthday Petr Valory has seven dreams he will be unable to recall when he awakens. But he will remember glimpses of them during his life: the creation of the Earth; the first bird; the Gold Lake itself, the first discoverers who kept it sec... more
  • Seven Islands of the Fog

    by Thomas Terraforte
    The fog rolls in and whisks you away into a world of fantastic creatures in an amazing journey. Join a group of winged emissaries as they head off to stop a war and join an underwater submariner in search of magical artifacts. Along the way, you will meet dragon men, cat people, wizards, and sea creatures, as well as travel though the six islands of the fog. The answer to each traveler's longings may be revealed when they discover the key to finding the mysterious seventh island of the fog.

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