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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Typo Squad

    by Stephen Lomer
    Typos are lethal to 98% of the population. Be thankful Typo Squad is on patrol … Richard Shonnary was a Typo Squad legend. He had a gift for seeking out and destroying errorist cells, and was almost singlehandedly responsible for bringing about the end of errorism. But one night, a single errant bullet fired by his brother prematurely ended his career. Convinced to come out of self-imposed retirement after five years, Richard unknowingly gives rise to his greatest enemy — Anton Nym. Will h... more
  • A Gnomes Winter Solstice Tale - 'Would You Unquestionably Rather be Yourself?'

    by Amma Sharon

    In observance of the December sun’s return ascent North, this beautifully rhymed, sumptuously illustrated story, acknowledges an event that has been celebrated dating back thousands of years. A time when families and communities unite in joyful celebration. Snappy and his merry band of Happy Hollow woodland friends celebrate the longest night of the year in this heartwarming story for children of all ages.

  • whisky tango foxtrot...copy?

    by john regan
    Jim's mate Charlie died after rescuing Jim from certain death in a collision between destroyer HMAS Voyager and aircraft carrier Melbourne. Jim blames the disaster on Voyager's captain Stevens, known throughout the Navy as Drunken Duncan. He swears to find justice for his mate. The path is obstructed by politicians and admirals in a conspiracy to cover up their own criminal negligence. Jim is forced into extreme measures to achieve justice for his mate.
  • Snappy, The Curious Woodland Gnome - 'What Else Is Possible?'

    by Amma Sharon

    'Within the magic of the asking, lives the magic to receive, wonderfully exciting, endless possibility!'

    Book one in the Happy Hollow series introduces Snappy, an admirably courageous, lovable gnome who sets out on a quest to find a sizable new home. Snappy longs for something greater. He pauses, feels, asks powerful questions that call forth the next step of his journey. Possibility and insight greet hi... more

  • Dragon Bones

    by Ines Johnson
    Tomb Raider meets urban fantasy in a new, spine-tingling adventure... Meet Nia Rivers: archaeologist, fashionista, and an ancient immortal with a serious memory problem. For the last couple of centuries, Nia has been trying to fill in the blanks of her past by shedding light on history's darkest stories. Her motto: the ugliest stories are the ones that deserve to be told the most. But when a mysterious woman comes forth with a two-thousand year old relic from Nia's past, Nia isn't sure ... more
  • Holding on to Hurt

    by Charlotte Roth
    Irene Hurt has always dreamed of having a large family with her adoring husband Bruce. That dream is shattered when her doctor performs a hysterectomy after the birth of her only son Scottie. Though heartbroken, Irene accepts the outcome and cherishes every moment with her son and her husband, until ... the day she gets the call every mother dreads. Scottie is injured in a mass school shooting and is rushed to the ICU, where he's put into a medically induced coma to wait out his fate. Devastated... more
  • Away at War: A Civil War Story of the Family Left Behind

    by Nick K. Adams
    This true story (Historical Fiction) of endurance and loss during the American Civil War opens with D. Brainard Griffin's farewell to his family, as he heads of to fight to preserve the Union, promising to return to their farm on the Minnesota prairie. His wife and their three young children are left behind to manage the farm on their own. Minnesota's harsh seasons dictate the cycles they must follow, but even with his weekly letters from the battlefield, and with the help of neighbors and famil... more
  • No Longer Alone

    by Melinda V. Inman
    Manhood arrived prematurely. At the tender age of fifteen, Prentis lost both his father and his confidence that God loved him. He grew up fast after that day, abandoning his education to take on the responsibility and hardship of supporting his mother and siblings. Now, in Prentis’s twenties, Avery reenters his life. A Sunday School teacher with a passion for learning and theology, she is intelligent with a captivating spirit. Prentis finds her irresistible. The audacity of attempting to cour... more
  • If I Was a Caterpillar

    by Ben Jackson
    Read along with the caterpillar as it travels around the world trying exciting new activities and having fun! Reading with children is one of the biggest forms of early education, helping to develop young minds. As a young child, it’s important to believe that anything is possible. If I Was A Caterpillar is a beautifully illustrated children’s book that follows a caterpillar on its journey as it discovers new activities. Too often these days, children are being put onto tracks that are una... more

    by Dot Ainsworth Day
    Depression era Houston suffers loss: two wives within two years, a child burned in the field, then later a grandchild dies. Could he be responsible for these deaths? The sister of his first wife, Elaine Haynes, suspects he is and seeks to send him to the chair for these deeds.
  • Blackbird's Bounty

    by Erin Marie Bernardo

    At thirty-three years old Darcy Rosen never expected to be living at home again. But after a quick divorce and a cheater husband left her broken and alone, home was the only place that felt safe. Hoping to help restore Darcy to a place of happiness, her mother helps find her work at the local tourist attraction and antebellum mansion of Glen Eden, where she is overwhelmed by the feeling of being haunted. When Darcy begins to unravel the mysteries of the plantation, she uncovers a trouble... more

  • Scent of the Past

    by Erin Marie Bernardo
    A secret diary. A forgotten past. Another time. Close cousins Addison and Elissa live in present day New York City and lead somewhat ordinary lives. When uncertain circumstances surrounding a set of antique perfume bottles sends them back to eighteenth-century France, they must uncover the truth behind their travel. Disaster strikes when Addison finds herself in a nearly identical situation to a mishap she experienced in the present—the witnessing of a murder and release of a secret. Only this... more
  • The Emperor and the Spy

    by Stan S. Katz

    The Emperor and the Spy, is inspired by the never-before-available personal papers of a master spy, Colonel Sidney Forrester Mashbir (1981-1973). This exciting historical novel blends drama, action and intrigue, providing a clearer picture of Japanese-American History, during the first half of the 20th Century.

     Mashbir grew up in Tucson, Arizona and became a true son of the American Southwest: surveying for the railroads, working in copper mines, bronco busting, and even doing stu... more

  • The Insult

    by Scott Marshall
    For decades, comic book fans have watched young “Mac” get sand kicked in his face and vow to gain revenge after intensive bodybuilding. But what if Mac wanted to be something else? Find out in this book as Mac becomes a hipster, a brony, a postmodernist, a mime, a jedi knight, and much more! Sometimes it’s silly, sometimes it’s dark, sometimes it’s even profound, but it’s never dull: The Insult collects all 130 installments of the celebrated webcomic by Scott Marshall.
  • The Isle of Kheria

    by Robert Cabot
    Winner: 2013 Independent Publisher Award (IPPY) Silver Medal for Literary Fiction The Isle of Kheria might be read as an elegy to the 20th century, or as a paean to the confusions of youth and its aftermath. But, more directly, this novel is the portrayal of a conflicted and unresolved forty-year friendship between two men deeply wounded by the circumstances of their lives. Still grief-stricken over his wife's recent death, Joel Brewster leaves his Canadian farm when he learns of the death of... more
  • That Sweetest Wine: Three Novellas

    by Robert Cabot
    Vin santo, a strong, intensely sweet wine, was made by islanders in certain parts of the Mediterranean, from grapes that were laid out to sweeten on hot granite ledges in the autumn sun. Each of these elegiac novellas fuses traditional narrative and poetic prose to explore the naked feelings of loss. That sweetest of wines kindles implacable absence held in memory -- yet fortifies lingering hope. The island villagers in “Breath of the Earth” recall the misery and joys of past lives, the heroe... more