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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Fairetellings Series: Books 1 Through 3

    by Kristen Reed

    Discover a trio of enchanting novellas inspired by three beloved fairy tales: Cinderella, Snow White, and Beauty and the Beast.

    The Jilted Bride: A Footnote to Cinderella's Happiness

    When the charming Prince Caspar abandons his bride, Demetria, at the altar to sweep Cinderella off her feet, the duke's daughter is left humiliated and heartbroken. Desperate to lift their daughter's spirits, Demetria's parents introduce her to a new suit... more

  • One-Two

    by Igor Eliseev
    Two conjoined babies are born at the intersection of two social worldviews. The girls are named Faith and Hope. After spending their childhood in a foster home and obtaining a basic education, they come to realise that they are different from other people in many respects. The problems of their upbringing are only made worse by the constant humiliations they suffer at the hands of society. Eventually, fortune smiles on them, by seemingly opening up the door to happiness: a separation surgery ... more
  • The Wind: Tales from a Revolution - West-Florida

    by Lars D. H. Hedbor
    Gabriel is a simple sailor, doing the bidding of his Captain and King, when he is swept up in a storm that changes his life in ways that he could never have anticipated. Carlotta yearns for her lost home, and is searching for her lost husband, but both remain elusive in a world that has been turned upside-down by forces far outside of her control. When the storm that is Governor Bernardo de Gálvez breaks over them both, neither will ever be the same — and nor will their world.
  • The Darkness: Tales from a Revolution - Maine

    by Lars D. H. Hedbor
    George is just another farmboy, who prefers to sneak a break than involve himself in the intrigues of the Revolution. Even after the British come to town in a blaze of cannonfire, he stays out of it… until Louise crosses his path, and draws him into her mysterious world. When that world falls into shadow, the results will make history–and turn George’s life completely upside-down.
  • A Strange Companion

    by Lisa Manterfield
    Kat Richardson isn’t running away from grief; she’s just hiding out in a gloomy Welsh university town until she’s sure it’s gone. Now, one year, nine months, and 27 days after the climbing death of her first love, Gabe, she thinks she’s ready to venture out into the relationship world again. And Owen—a cake-baking, Super Ball-making chemistry student—appears to be a kind, funny, and very attractive option. But the arrival of Kat’s newly adopted niece, Mai, forces her home to northern England,... more
  • Circle of Time

    by Debra Shiveley Welch

    Her twenty-first century brain understood that the monster who was guilty of the murder of an innocent woman was not the same man whom she’d come to love, first as a lover, and later as a friend, or cousin – a true kinsman, but her heart was having a hard time reconciling that with Anne’s execution.

    Sobs wracked her body as she pictured in her mind the events of the last few hours. She was not there to witness Anne’s beheading in physical form, but her mind playe... more

  • Kierkegaard Between Traffic & Travel (or To The Asylum)

    by Christopher Allen

    "Samuel sat on the toilet and began interviewing himself."

    A teenage boy is in love with a girl and the radio. Set in England during the 1990s, the novel tells a story about dealing with adolescence and life, including the 'lunatic fringe' and 'lonely, upset, frightened and confused people' who call up radio stations around the country.

    The calls detailed in the novel are based on real calls to radio stations the author heard.

    ‘To the Asylum&#... more

  • Tricycle and Friends: True-Life Adventures of a Three-Legged Golden Retriever and His Rescued Farm Animal Friends

    by Lester Aradi
    Based on a true story, Tricycle and Friends shares a story about a group of rescued animal friends and their real-life journey of serving a therapy animals for children with special needs. Through story, illustrations and actual pictures, it addresses topics such as adoption, bullying, dealing with physical challenges, death of a companion, and friendship.
  • Secret Soldiers: Into the Flames

    by Dawn Beebe
    Isabella is following in Madre's footsteps and learning to be a healer. At the same time, she wants nothing more than a grand adventure before a husband is chosen for her. Miranda, Isabella’s best friend, is an escaped slave from the Carolina Colony with dark secrets she doesn’t want to share. But then the British invade St. Augustine, the Spanish capital of the New World, and before Isabella and Miranda can reach the fort, the drawbridge is closed. Isabella begins a daring campaign. She knows s... more
  • Theatre for Big, Small and Tiny Kids

    by Sinziana Popescu

    Theater for big, small and tiny kids is a collection of four plays by Sinziana Popescu translated from Romanian - Life Like a Fairytale, Slipping into a Plum, Mr. Chocolate Man and When the Toys Say Bye - to be performed for young audiences on a professional stage or by children in their classrooms or theater groups.

  • Martin Swans Diary: Black Water Crossing

    by Kyle Keyes

    Martin Swan first saw Jodie Seales at The Niagara Playhouse in South Jersey. The young, aspiring actress portrayed Aunt Abby Brewster in a stage production of Arsenic And Old Lace.

    Federal Agent Swan was just a face in the crowd.
    The cast removed wigs, glasses and other head-dress at curtain call. Jodie's blond curls tumbled out. Bright floods illuminated her face as she lifted from her curtsey, and Martin Swan went over the falls - without the barrel.

  • Quantum Roots: The Vigilante Sightings

    by Kyle Keyes
    Federal agents, Alexis Grumman and Jeremy Wade track down a current day vigilante, whose fingerprints match those of a Korean War veteran. Author Kyle Keyes uses characters from two previous novels, to promote a theory that particle energy formats with a quantum root system, that can bypass time and space. Keyes believes that such fiction could turn to fact as we move into the age of quantum mechanics. Adventure fans everywhere should delight in this fast paced action story, that brings yesterda... more
  • Jane

    by Penelope C. Bell
    When Jane St. John gets a plum summer job as the nanny for a family in St. Barths, she hopes her troubled past is far behind. But from the first ill-fated flight, to the prickly housekeeper, abrasive employer and a stalker who may or may not be trying to kill her, Jane's hopes for happy summer days are fading fast. When noises and ghostly visitations trouble her nights, she suspects more than just the past is haunting her. Could other more terrifying family secrets be hiding in the old house? ... more
  • Mulatto Girl Aggie, 13: Name on the Ledger

    by LaKesa Cox
    What happens when The Wizard of Oz meets 12 Years a Slave? You get Mulatto Girl Aggie, 13: Name on the Ledger. This story takes you into the life of a precocious, spoiled and bratty 12-year-old named Aggie Lucas. Aggie is your typical 7th grader who loves her cell phone, social media and designer sneakers. Eager to celebrate her 13th birthday, Aggie is disappointed when her parents break their promise to her by not giving her the gift she really wanted. Mad at the world, Aggie goes to school ... more
  • Never Cry Again

    by Jim COLE

    Never Cry Again tells the story of a rural boy set in the south in the 1930s and 40s. One critic called the story part Huckleberry Finn and part ​Stand by Me, an engaging coming-of-age tale

  • 9780997722543

    by Barbara Ebel, M.D.
    Fierce weather stalks Karen Puno and her dog, Putt-Putt, as they flee their home and reach the barrier island’s bridge where both their destinies change. Karen is about to give a woman named Jennifer Barns a gift that she’s been praying for … a new liver. As a cascading medical crisis begins, it interlocks the lives of Karen and Jennifer’s college-aged children, an anesthesiologist, a crafty surgeon, and a feisty pilot involved with the organ harvest procurement. Will Jennifer live through... more