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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Norvel: An American Hero

    by Kenneth F. Conklin
    Norvel Lee spent his childhood in a rustic, segregated Black community nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. His father was a day laborer for the railroad while his mother expected her children to get an education and become involved in community affairs. In spite of obstacles such as Virginia's Jim Crow laws, limited schooling opportunities, and a speech impediment, Norvel's life journey led to exceptional accomplishments in the larger world. After high school he was selected for fl... more
  • They Came Here Looking for Light: The Plattsville Stories

    by Gerry Stanek

    They Came Here Looking for Light: The Plattsville Stories is a 2019 collection of gritty tales set in a fictional mining town in Western Pennsylvania. Plattsville Stories is brutal and affectionate, a realistic rendering of life in the Allegheny Mountains.

  • Indigo's Key

    by K.A. Fleming
    A new clue is uncovered from the Vatican and goes on public display, which turns Indigo’s quest into a race around the world, barely one step ahead of the invisible Sandmen and the Bendy Man, armed with: her wits, karate training, a Swiss Army knife, 700 years of clues and the help of a very curious street urchin.
  • Red as Apple

    by Steven William Simon
    1986. Rural America. What’s buried beneath the loose straw and settled dirt of the barn is the only thing that could bring Keenan Butler back to this small town. His brother’s quiet and his sister’s optimism. His motel room neighbor under the buzzing lights. Her truck stop clientele. A country drive to set the past on fire that changes them all.
  • Into the Fracking Fields

    by Steven William Simon
    The mid-South. A small town along the border to The Fields, its entrance guarded by gates and a razor-wired fence that encloses over a hundred square miles now unfit for normal habitation. Three young kids find a way in and make their way south – through the abandoned towns and prison camps in search of the “Frog People.”
  • Charity Cases

    by Jane Shoup
    In the summer of 1888, a female physician at Philadelphia’s Women’s Hospital turns to attorney Cecil Lawrence to help free a former patient who has been unjustly committed to an insane asylum by her husband. Cecil seeks the assistance of Tom Kassel, a cop turned private investigator whose methods are unorthodox, at best. Tom’s intention is to give the case a few hours look-see, but the more he digs, the more lies and deception he discovers. Before long, he is determined to help the incarcera... more
  • Check Mate Bitch! Game Over The Sequel

    by Honey Thomas
    I Love you, we are a family, and I respect you until death do us part. Sheila and Russell Price found out the hard way that you need more than love to make a marriage survive. Pride, lust, anger, and greed has a way of creeping into a good thing and tearing it apart one situation at a time. They are racing against time; a game of survival and the pressure is on. Check Mate Game Over!
  • Fatherless

    by Josh Conley
    Coming from the author of the Amazon best-selling novel, The Heartbreak Hotel, Josh Conley Jr is back with this riveting drama, Fatherless. Fatherless unravels the traumatic life of Seven Bradford, a young black man, who has been through a plethora of tribulations. Growing up in a single-parent family, all Seven ever wanted was to find and connect with his dad, Jerri. Living a life plagued with loneliness, poverty, and abuse, Seven is determined to end this vicious cycle. His mission? To ... more
  • The Highwayman

    by Shannon Kelley

    An old, eighteenth century inn sits on a wind-swept moor, deserted and in disrepair. Brian Davis and Kelli Davis explore its dark, creepy interior. They flip old properties for a living, but that partnership is fast dissolving along with their marriage. After losing their young son to a freak accident, they were never able to fully recover. But Kelli is determined to save their relationship, and hopes renovating the inn will bring them back together.

    Yet the more they explore ... more

  • Check Mate Bitch!

    by Honey Thomas
    Sheila and Russell “Big Russ” Price were the perfect loving couple throughout high school and college. Marriage at a young age caused them to grow up fast and place certain priorities into perspective. They became family-oriented, entrepreneurs, and pillars of the community. Until four of the seven deadly sins took over causing life as they knew it to shatter. Will their love hold them together or will pride, lust, anger and greed take over? No one is safe to maneuver in this deadly game of l... more

    by Honey Thomas
    I wish I may I wish I might I wish to be loved, no popular, no tall, no petite, no strong, no beautiful, no rich, maybe I should be more spiritual. I know, I wish I was all of these things like the women on social media and television. Maxine Little was a wife, mother, and entrepreneur. She was loved by many because of her beauty inside and out. However, she didn’t see herself in this way. She lived a fairytale life of perfection. Stuck in an unrealistic world of vanity and materialism. She ... more
  • Seventy Times Seven

    by Fayla Ott
  • A Poor Kids Dream, Made In America

    by Abdul Hasan
    A Poor Kids Dream, Made In America is a story by your typical young African American young man, born into poverty, not many of choices ,the story takes you down a path of betrayal, crime and survival surrounded by sex drugs and prison a true journey of growth and change.
  • Paris in May

    by D.A.Grey

    This story is a realistic fiction that takes place a generation after the great black migration from the rural south to the industrial north. It is a story about what happened to the aspirations of some that came hoping to find the Promised Land and found hardship and poverty. However, in the generation that followed, the burden of Jim Crow lifted and the opportunity to leave the confines of ghetto life opened in response to the civil rights movement. There are many stories that arise from th... more

  • Site Hub

    by Site Hub
  • The Last Vietnam Novel-- Darling, They're Playing Our War

    by Fred Vigeant
    The last living veteran of the Vietnam War is preparing for an interview by Time magazine.