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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Storykeeper

    by Daniel A. Smith

    The first recorded Europeans to cross the Mississippi River reached the western shore on June 18, 1541. Hernando de Soto and his army of three hundred and fifty conquistadors spent the next year and a half conquering the nations in the fertile flood plains of eastern Arkansas.

    Three surviving sixteenth-century journals written during the expedition detailed a complex array of twelve different nations. Each had separate beliefs, languages, and interconnected villages with capital towns c... more

  • The Unintentional Healing of Soul

    by Lindsay Boyd
    Steve, a divorced man with a son, sets off from Brisbane on his third trip to Central America in the space of little more than five years. He is the second eldest of five siblings. Several years before, his youngest brother Kenny travelled to Latin America and lived and worked in the region as a volunteer. Over time, Kenny lost contact with his family in Australia and, as on the occasion of his first two trips, it is with the hope of trying to resolve his apparent disappearance that Steve goes... more
  • The Bones Of Our Existence, A Journal 2046 -Poems By R.M. Engelhardt

    by R.M. Engelhardt
    R.M. Engelhardt‘s new book The Bones of Our Existence, A Journal 2046 is absolutely free to the public and is one man’s journal of poems set in the aftermath of the post-apocalyptic future of 2046 written by an unknown survivor who in the forms of prose and poetry looks back and reflects upon his life, loves and battles (within and without) over the last some 40 years. The book is part science fiction, part humanity and even part Thoreau, but mostly it is the memoir of a man, who like the fut... more
  • Armed Forces in Harm's Way: What Brought the FBI in

    by Dan Bel-Tempo
    Marijuana is being sold at Annapolis Naval Academy. Bruce is sent in by his boss just to get rid of him. He is a Special Agent of the FBI. He is set up as a navy commander to run a group of one officer and enlisted personnel, as well. He sees a female officer in the hall and finds her dramatically attractive. They converse for one moment and he is advised she is his second in command. He goes to medical records to see his is ill and the cause of their illness. He stays close to Ms. Beauti... more
  • The Mass of Men

    by Rachel K. Wentz
    WINNER OF THE 2014 FLORIDA AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS SILVER MEDAL PRESIDENT'S AWARD IN GENRE FICTION! They huddle in a darkened doorway, swallowing their fear and awaiting the signal. The fire starts small, building rapidly as it draws breath, consuming everything in its path. Only then can they enter – on hands and knees – to battle the most elemental of forces. This is how firefighters are made. For the cadets of Class #64, their training ushers them into a new world, one in which their very ... more
  • The Things We Save

    by Joanne Zienty
    A broken 45 rpm record held together with adhesive tape, a fading stack of Polaroids, a cobalt blue perfume bottle, and a braid of human hair … these are just some of the things Claire Sokol keeps stashed in an old Marshall Field’s gift box. But how did they get there and what do they signify? If these relics could talk, what stories would they tell? The tale of a child torn between the bitter sermons of a troubled, troublesome mother and the honeyed praise of the beautiful, sophisticated woman ... more
  • In the Event Of

    by Harvey Goodman
    Fourteen years into the new millennium finds America in decline. The once supreme republic has slipped from the throne of world’s greatest nation to a precarious ‘also ran’ as the liberal agenda has spawned an ever-expansive and intrusive federal government. But America’s richest citizen, Landon Lassiter, has a plan to reestablish America’s preeminence by restoring the founding tenets of inalienable rights and limited government. With the help of a four-star general and a network of others in th... more
  • Contemplations

    by Lisa M. Gott
    A bride forever buries a dark secret on her wedding day. A woman faces the hardest goodbye of her life. A homeless man leaves an unforgettable mark on a town. And a hat brings two lost souls together. These, along with many other tales and poems, paint a vivid portrait of the human condition. Lisa M. Gott found her voice by crafting a variety of short stories, poems, and flash fiction. Comprised of the very first words she uttered as a writer, this updated edition also features two new short... more
  • A Thirty-Something Girl

    by Lisa M. Gott
    A Thirty-Something Girl follows the story of Hope. At the age of 30, she finds her life in utter shambles. Everything that could go wrong has – divorce, loss of a child, financial struggles. It is the love and unfettered support of her close friends who keep her from being lost in the quicksand of utter despair. As she slowly begins to wrap her head around who she is and what it means to be happy, she meets a man, Sam. Sam is also not a stranger to hardship and finds himself at his own crossroad... more
  • Josiah Ironknife: Colonial Warrior

    by J. F. Dargon
    A young family in the service of King George is attacked on the frontier by Mohawk warriors. As is their custom, they kill the adults and older children and bring the younger ones back to their town. Raised as their own, an English girl and her brother assimilate into the tribe. The boy becomes a shaman, and is renamed Ironknife. Eventually, he is ransomed back by two of the King's emissaries who unexpectedly come upon him. Josiah must reenter English colonial society where he learns how to surv... more
  • The journey

    by Nu D'Guymon
    A woman's journey of self-discovery through the landscape of exotic cities and buried memories.
  • Iron Butterfly

    by Lisa Wainland
    In an instant, Cassie must put aside all her day-to-day worries: her looks, a job she likes (well, deals with), what to wear. At twenty-nine, she receives sudden, life-changing news. She realizes that her everyday life with her fiancé, Jake, was pretty amazing. Who cares about a sarcastic boss or a promotion when losing everything has become a terrifying reality? Cassie's shocking news infiltrates the lives of everyone she loves, particularly Jake and her estranged sister, Sandy. Jake wants t... more
  • Australia 3 - Vatican 0

    by Richard Hirschhorn
    A raunchy romp through the outback and inback of Australia. A naughty look at religion, sex, politics, prejudice, genetics, mystery and adventure. A cast of insincere, dishonest, and downright manipulative characters, ranging from the power brokers of Australia, the United Nations, Church of Rome, Church of England to the renegade Church of the Last Days of Jesus; from frozen Iceland to the naked brown bodies of Naroa island . The Aborigine, unhappy with their image, decide to take over the whit... more
  • A Whole Lot

    by Bradley Wind
    Abel Velasco calculates many things. Things like the arc of falling sycamore leaves, the duration of a dog sneeze, or the number of times his aunt might hit him. He can't help it - he's a savant. It is 1982. Abel has left foster care to live with his newly found relatives. His typical teenage struggles are compounded by the complication of his savant talents. Searching for a challenge, Abel becomes obsessed with the mysterious architecture of an abandoned mansion and strangely numbered Bible, l... more
  • Murphy Bear's Tennis Lesson

    by Maura Moynihan
    Murphy discovers that the sport of tennis takes perseverance but it's a great way to meet new friends, get fit and have fun. Throughout the story are true tennis skills. Tennis tips are in the back of the book.
  • Jesse

    by Glen Alan Burke
    Jesse Savorié stood out at the all-white 1960’s Alabama school known as Jesse Rulam Elementary—not because he was dirt poor, or big, and not even because he was gifted in natural and supernatural ways. Jesse stood out because he was black in an all-white school, in a time when slavery was still believed and whites only mattered.

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