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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Perished: The World That Was

    by R Frederick Riddle
    After God creates earth and then man, Lucifer rebels and tricks Woman (Eve) to eat the forbidden fruit. Sharing the fruit with Adam, sin entered the world. Expelled from the Garden of Eden they start a family which is soon torn apart by the first murder. Cain, who committed the first murder, starts a new civilization that competes with Adam's. Thus begins a conflict between sin and faith which is demonstrated in the lives of Adam, Methuselah, Noah, and others. Meanwhile immorality rises, bringi... more
  • Missing Gems of the Taj Mahal: A Time Travel Historical Fiction Mystery Book for Children Ages 5-10

    by Lyndon C
    Sid Cooper, a fifth grade history buff, gets the chance of a lifetime to visit the Taj Mahal in the enchanted land of India. After a setback and a change in plans, Sid and his friend Raj are magically transported… 350 years into the past, to when the monument was still being built. Things get crazier when they encounter Emperor Shah Jahan, who is furious because precious gems crucial to the completion of the Taj Mahal are missing. The excitement of actually becoming a part of history fuels th... more
  • Mehendi Tides

    by Siobhan Malany
    In the bustling bazaars of Hyderabad and on the shores of the Arabian Sea, sixteen-year-old Kate McKenna explores the wondrous terrain of India and Pakistan in this colorful and poignant coming-of-age journey in which Kate is immersed in the land’s history and culture as she accompanies her childhood friends, Nasreen, a Muslim-American, and Krishna, a Hindu-American, visiting extended family. Joining the circle of mothers, daughters, and cousins surrounding the rituals of an arranged marriage, K... more
  • geepling

    by L petelis
    Mother nature gives rise to some yet restrains others... Geepling (a remnant of a brief love) is a modern day metaphor that tells the Romeo and Juliet story of a hybrid. It is a story based on unrequited love, social prejudices and racial intolerance.
  • Hear My Voice

    by Marcia R. Rudin
    Sister Mona Sullivan wants to become a Catholic priest. If she chooses this path she must renounce her vows and leave her beloved Church. Sandra Miller-Brownstein, one of the first women rabbis, and Elizabeth Adams, one of the first women Presbyterian pastors, must choose between their lovers and their careers. When the three women attend a gala dinner to receive an award for their professional accomplishments, each recalls fifty years of her life and struggle to forge a pathbreaking career and... more
  • Junkyard Lucy

    by Tony Nesca
    Junkyard Lucy is a collection of stories by underground writer Tony Nesca. Stylistically alternating between Nesca’s unique free-flow style, full of that incredible, rhythmic prose that only he can do, and street-tough, short declarative sentences, the writing shows incredible range. The themes are varied and widespread – from love, sex, music, death, old age, rebellious youth and everything in-between, Junkyard Lucy is a subversive celebration of being alive, a romantic, sexually charged disco... more
  • No more normies

    by Henry Reign

    Valentin V, a full time killer turned writer - stuck deciding between sword and pen. Struggling to find happiness in a world that has offered none for him.

    Johan Kroon, a gifted young mercenary with many talents except the talent to enjoy them. His path of hedonism tends to curve violently to the illegal side. Blood, booze and drugs. Women. He can't live without them.

    Two very different sides of the same coin, yet they share professions and passions: 
    Bount... more

  • Cities of the Common Man

    by Ben Hasskamp

    The week before his 30th birthday, once-renowned New York chef Billy MacPherson learns his restaurant is bankrupt, he’s been evicted from his apartment, and his estranged father has dropped dead. Against his better judgment, Billy returns to Oregon to face the family and friends he callously left behind. During the reading of his father's will, Billy's extended family is left hundreds of thousands of dollars in estate money, while Billy's only bequeathment is his father'... more

  • My Life as a Bench

    by Jaq Hazell
    Ren Miller has died aged seventeen and yet her consciousness lives on, inhabiting her memorial bench by the River Thames in London. Ren longs to be reunited with her boyfriend Gabe, but soon discovers why he has failed to visit. Devastated, she must learn to break through and talk to the living so she can reveal the truth about her untimely end. 'There are so many benches lining the riverside, each and every one tragic in its own way'.
  • Of Captivity & Kings

    by E.Y. Laster
    The laws are different in the Kushite ruled Kingdom of Nabara. The penalty for involvement in the slave trade is death, and if the King fails to provide justice and order under ma'at, the High Priests can order him to commit suicide. When a Roman slave ship wrecks off the coast of Nabara, peace is shattered. Ancient caravan routes and nomadic hunters are threatened by kidnappings, robbery, and murder, forcing Nabaran High King Amkar Kashta to invoke the power of the six-kingdom alliance that is ... more
  • Behind Our Lives

    by Charlene Carr
    His one wish? To escape. Cleanly. Beautifully. Without guilt or uncertainty. Without hurting anyone. Broken by love, Lincoln Fraser is back in the city of his birth. He’s been abandoned, betrayed, and doesn’t see how he can ever trust again. Kali Johnson is stuck in a world that feels too much for her. Her husband’s gone, her son won’t talk, and her apartment is full of rats. Fearful she's failing at life, all she wants is a second chance to make things right. When a freak accident plac... more
  • Compromise With Sin

    by Leanna Englert
    Louise Morrissey stops at nothing to maintain a veneer of Victorian respectability. But the consequences of infidelity prove far worse than mere exposure. When infection steals the sight of her newborn baby, she knows it's punishment for her "compromise with sin." Ultimately she seeks redemption and risks her reputation by joining Helen Keller and others in a grassroots movement to end the blinding scourge known as "babies' sore eyes."
  • The Metamorphosis of Marc Sullivan

    by Sean Fesko

    According to the State, Marc Sullivan isn’t well. His panic and constant anxiety keep him from fulfilling his social potential, so he spends his afternoons in prescribed remedial courses designed to help him be more outgoing. Like he hasn’t already tried to live without feeling like throwing up all the time. Sheesh. One day, beautiful, seemingly normal Charis joins Marc’s group. There’s something different about this girl, Marc thinks.

    Perhaps he could be more li... more

  • The Raven Bride

    by Sean Fesko

    What do you do when the ones that should save you are the ones that accuse you?

    The year is 1692, and sixteen year old Victoria Crowe lives with her mother and sister just north of Salem, Massachusetts. Her father passed away earlier in the year, leaving the duties of tending to the crops to Victoria. It’s hard work, and with winter pressing in, she’s not sure if they’ll be able to survive the winter. The church helps out when they can, but not even Reverend Abernathy ... more

  • All Things Together

    by Sean Fesko

    Paige Flynn hasn’t given her alcoholic father much thought since her parents divorced ten years back. She doesn’t remember him as kind and loving, and despite the passing of time, she hasn’t attempted to change this perception one bit. Despite the fact that he has been sober for five years, and her mother’s plea to make peace with him, she has too many other good things going on in her life to really think about forgiveness. A handsome, rock star boyfriend. Senior year... more

  • London for Immigrant suckers; So long Yugoslavia

    by Kolya S.
    At birth, every man receives a gift pack that defines him and follows him throughout his life. The gift pack includes the parents, place of birth, the country of birth and religion. Peter Kovach’s pack has been sponsored by the Government who were introducing a new religion: Yugoslav. London for Immigrant suckers is an account of one man's journey from childhood to middle age but with an additional, major, element... It is also the account of the latter stages of the life of a nation. The stor... more