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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Seven Viking Days

    by Lee Cuesta

    Viking tales of Woden, Thor, Frigg, Saturn and more fill this book.  From these tales, Vikings named the days of our week.  Seven Viking Days engages children, parents and grandparents with vibrant, unique illustrations while telling these stories in the context of Viking lifestyle and society.  It is a conversation between Sun and the Viking boy, Canute, and reinforces the correct sequence of the days.  The authentic origins of our days’ names resulted sole... more

  • Not To Mention a Nice Life

    by Sean Murphy
    Byron is a real piece of work in progress: old enough to own his own condo, young enough to be unmarried but understand he’s not getting any younger. Between the deadening commutes and hours spent cheerleading for a company that’s perfected the art of layoffs, he struggles to make meaningful connections during the work days and especially after hours. There is solace in friendly banter with his few trusted colleagues and in supporting his one remaining close friend. But he begins to suspect the ... more
  • A Veil of Fog and Flames

    by Lori Hart Beninger
    At fifteen, Guinevere Walker and Jack Moylan are not yet galvanized for the future. In the roiling cauldron that is San Francisco of 1851 – a city devastated by suspicious fires, a dangerous brand of justice imposed by vigilantes from its formidable business community, and the cloud of slavery – the two face issues and questions that thrust them into adulthood and mold their very nature. Do they conform or rebel? Do they succumb to social conventions and restrictions? Or do they pursue their dre... more
  • Crossing the Eastern Front: A Novel Based on the True Story of a Teenage SS Volunteer

    by Alan Stroe
    Kidnapped at gunpoint by a German unit from his village in the heart of Transylvania, a devout teenager is starving to death in a POW camp. The only way out is to join a Romanian Waffen-SS unit. As the Anglo-American and Soviet fronts grip Nazi Germany in an ever-tightening vise, the last months of war find him on the losing side, wearing its most hated uniform.
  • Cherries in the Snow

    by Jonathan Douglas Duran
    Cherries in the Snow is a collection of ten short stories. Family trauma, criminals, theoretical physics, murder, mental illness, and the surreal coincide to create dark tales of tragedy and redemption.
  • I Am the Fire That Flares Up Again

    by Jonathan Douglas Duran
    A disturbingly horrific, absurd and bizarre collection of underground Surrealistic prose and short fiction. 'I Am The Fire That Flares Up Again', is a three-act tapestry of transgressions, consisting of the following: I - An anti-novelette II - Short stories and scripts III - Poetry and prose Surrealistic and dark in tone, yet interspersed with pitch-black respites of humor, 'I Am The Fire That Flares Up Again', is an utterly unique experience.
  • Inappropriate Behavior: Short Transgressions

    by Sean Hoade
    In his first collection of short stories, Sean Hoade takes readers places they might not want to go, but they’ll love once they get there. Including: Hooker vs. Retard in hotel room tryst! Husband vs. Wife in S&M Battle Royale! Zombies loose in apocalyptic Las Vegas! Jesus! Robots! Hand harmonicas! Porn stars in the Midwest! Reality TV gender switching! and much more uncomfortable literary adventure!
  • Darwin's Dreams

    by Sean Hoade
    In 1831, when Charles Darwin joins Robert FitzRoy's HMS Beagle for a five-year voyage, the budding naturalist is a 22-year-old unknown, while the Captain is at 26 one of the brightest stars of the Royal Navy, a descendant of Charles II. By 1865, Darwin is world famous, and FitzRoy is a bitter footnote of history, known only for his role in aiding Darwin's earth-shaking observations. This is the story of these two men as their faith, ideas, and reputations clash, meld, and fight for supremacy. To... more
  • Doing Time on Planet Earth

    by Christine Lloyd
    Unable to find work, romantically challenged, and with only her “net buds,” the anonymous members of her TV series fan discussion boards to turn to, Caddy is ready to call it quits. She has the gun her father gave her for protection, but there’s one small problem: she has no idea how to use it. Fiske, a private investigator who changed his identity from Hispanic to Londoner, complete with a fake British accent, notices Caddy’s nervousness on the subway and confronts her as she’s attempting to... more
  • Down The Tubes

    by Kate Rigby
    A hard-hitting novel based on the author's experience of working in the field of addictions. It's the late 1980s and mother of four, Cheryl West, lands herself a job at a drugs project in London. But memories of her old life are never far away, especially when her surly daughter, Elaine, makes her unwelcome visits. Meanwhile, Cheryl's estranged son, Michael aka Dodo - is ironically having his life destroyed by drug addiction in his attempt to avoid painful memories of abuse. He goes from... more
  • That Scoundrel Emile DuBois or the Light of Other Days

    by Lucinda Elliot
    When Sophie de Courcy, the often foolishly romantic companion to a Dowager Countess marries her long-time hero, the dashing but rascally French émigré Émile Dubois, she has more excitement than she ever wanted as she is catapulted into Gothic adventure with man vampires and time warps. With the help of her dauntless maid – who combines Tarot reading with a no-nonsense attitude - and whose own love interest is Émile’s swaggering valet and former accomplice – Sophie must come to terms with Émile... more
  • A Tale of Two Hotels

    by Elizabeth Cooke

    An exciting finale to Elizabeth Cooke’s small hotel series about the Hotel Marcel in Paris is presented in this, the fourth book, “A Tale of Two Hotels.” Following “There’s a Small Hotel,” Secrets of a Small Hotel,” and “The Hotel Next Door,”

     “A Tale of Two Hotels” involves a duel between two hostelries, one simple and diminutive, the other, large and grandiose, side by side on a Parisian avenue. Trouble is compound... more

  • Captain Hawk (Hawk Legacy ) (Volume 1)

    by SJ Garland

    Nathaniel Hawk is the son of a legendary East India Company captain. The son of the East India Company’s most famous ship captains, Nathaniel turned away from a life at sea. He arrives in Singapore to find dangerous secrets that will change his life forever

    Singapore 1823. The East India Company is in full pursuit of wealth and glory expanding the dominance of the United Kingdom around the world. Sir Thomas Stanford Raffles saw the potential in a tiny settlement on the southern ti... more

  • Hiatus

    by Belangela G. Tarazona
    Hiatus is the story of Michael and Frank, two men whose lives have taken disparate paths, and yet whose love for each other ultimately reunites them. After the loss of his wife, and to the shock of his grown children, Sebastian and Helenne, Michael finds himself falling back in love with Frank, whose affections he forsook nearly forty years ago. Upon the revelation that Michael has terminal cancer, this new relationship puts Frank, Michael, and his entire family to the test. These two men mu... more
  • Misha Learns About Money

    by Namrata Agarwal
    This delightful little book is a must-have for all parents who wish to begin teaching their children the value and limitations of money and the importance of saving and spending. Follow the story of Misha, a little girl who thinks she should be able to have all the toys she wants, especially all the same toys her friends have. Misha’s mother cannot keep up with her daughter’s demands, and, in desperation, finally tries giving Misha an allowance. See what happens when this little girl begins to g... more