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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The 228 Legacy

    by Jennifer J. Chow
    Three generations in an all-female Taiwanese family living near Los Angeles in 1980 are each guarding personal secrets. Grandmother Silk finds out that she has breast cancer, as daughter Lisa loses her job, while pre-teen granddaughter Abbey struggles with a school bully. When Silk's mysterious past comes out--revealing a shocking historical event that left her widowed--the truth forces the family to reconnect emotionally and battle their problems together. A novel of cultural identity and lo... more
  • Street of Dreams

    by Norma Hansburg
    For middle grade readers, youth, and adults alike, Street of Dreams is an emotional, imaginative, and powerful escape into the life of twelve-year-old growing up in Brooklyn in the mid-1970s, who experiences the many facets of city life, including crime, police, various and cultures, as she walks the tightrope between youth and early adulthood. In 1988 Riley Travis is a young graduate student at Cornell University. A letter from her past takes her back to Brooklyn in 1976, the year of the Ame... more
  • The Dog Called Hitler

    by Walerian Domanski
    It is the collection of short stories about life (mostly problems) in the Communist Poland. Humor, satire, and dramatic events. 50% stories are political with humor, satire and sometimes dramas. 50% are not political but with politics in background. This book can be compared to best stories of Gogol and Czechow.
  • The House of Closed Doors

    by Jane Steen
    In Nell Lillington's small Midwestern town of the 1870s, marriage is the obvious fate of a young woman of some social standing. Yet Nell is determined to elude the duties and restrictions of matrimony. So when she finds herself pregnant at the age of 17, she refuses to divulge the name of the father and even her childhood friend Martin is kept in the dark. Nell's stepfather Hiram sends Nell to live at the Poor Farm of which he is a governor, to await the day when her baby can be discreetly adop... more
  • RUTH JUDGES JOSHUA

    by Dermot Davis
    After a hard days work, Ruth Schwartz pressed for the elevator on the 21st floor of her high rise office building. Inside the elevator stood a middle-aged man, a man she never met before. Over the ensuing drama-filled hours, Ruth Schwartz would get to know that man intimately and for both of them, their lives would never be the same again..
  • Zen and Sex

    by Dermot Davis
    Martin is a 24 year guy who falls in love with a 38 year old woman. He has to grow so fast emotionally that he feels like he just got hit by a speeding bus. Not only is Frances fourteen years Martin's senior, but she's all about putting Zen into relationship, which involves every guy's worst nightmare: talking about your feelings, being conscious of your thoughts and above all, unabashed, honest communication at all times. Martin has no idea what he is getting himself into and the sharp learnin... more
  • Brain: The Man Who Wrote the Book That Changed the World

    by Dermot Davis
    It's the classic dilemma of the writer: Do you write what's in your heart or do you write what sells? In this modern age of publishing there is a huge chasm between the best selling authors that are rich beyond their dreams and... well, everybody else. All Daniel Waterstone ever wanted to do was write the great American novel and change the landscape of modern literature forever. He has two literary books in print but no one's buying. His agent won't even accept his latest masterpiece which he p... more
  • The Younger Man

    by Dermot Davis
    Frances is confused. Fast approaching 40 and after two failed marriages, Frances has sworn off men. Still mending her broken heart from her most recent divorce, she has come to rely on her therapist as if she was her best friend. Even though she knows that she is not happy with her life, she has no idea how to fix it. Approached by a younger man, she decides to go along for the ride. The reawakening of her heart soon turns her already confused state even further upside down. Does she have it wit... more
  • Stormy Weather

    by Dermot Davis
    Robert Munro, a therapist specializing in dream interpretation, awoke one morning to find himself in a dream from which he could not awaken. Experiencing first hand the limitations of his own training and theories, he must solve the puzzle of his own dream in order to break free from its bondage. In the process, he'll better understand himself, other people, and the nature of consciousness itself.
  • Loan Some: A Novella

    by Megan McLachlan

    It’s been a bad week for Vera. She lost the job she loved as a librarian and ended a comfortable and seemingly reliable relationship. So when her eye catches a job ad for a company that boasts “a library of characters for every occasion,” impulse (and the word “library”) compels her to respond.

    Shortly thereafter, Vera has accepted her first assignment from Loan Some, a business that rents out people who play parts at special occasions. Need a mourner at yo... more

  • George and the Rabbit

    by Daniel Ogilvie
    From the worst-selling author of Home Thoughts from a Man comes a brand new, blackly comic novel. George is screaming inside and he doesn’t understand why. George’s friend, Frank, has his own troubles--but he also has a new woman in his life, a woman their other friend Matthew is also in love with. But these are nothing compared to the battles George has at work. Will the yellow team win the idiotic team building event? Will George win his battle with the HR manager? Will Frank (ever) learn to... more
  • Heart of Palms: A Novella

    by Holly L. Aasen
    Long-buried secrets surface as families are torn apart in Holly Lynne Aasen’s tightly written emotional drama, Heart of Palms. Cole Wells and his father, Jack, have been on their own since Cole’s mother died thirteen years before. Now the twenty-three-year-old is lying in a coma after recently being acquitted of drug trafficking charges. Questions hang over his hospital bed, including the depth of his involvement in the drug ring and who wants him dead…questions that Jack will stop at nothing... more
  • Blood Diva

    by VM Gautier
    19th century Paris' most infamous party-girl is undead and on the loose in the Big Apple. Marie Duplessis, the courtesan whose life inspired both Camille and La Traviata was never one to miss out on opportunity. So when on her deathbed she was offered a chance at eternal youth and beauty, she grabbed it -- even though the price would be the death of innocents at her lovely hand. Now she's working at a chic Brooklyn gallery and once again the toast of the town, but when she falls for a mortal wh... more
  • Peace on Earth

    by Paddy Bostock
    Mankind profits from nothing more than war. Hence, rumours about the existence of a disk said to contain the formula to “peace on earth,” obtained by a failed actor with a penchant for visions, pose a major threat to the planet. This unleashes a frantic hunt for the disk across continents, involving government agencies, master criminals, petty criminals, and would-be criminals, plus the local population of Pont-y-Pant: the tiny Welsh village on which disparate characters converge as the putative... more
  • Poplar Place

    by Ellen Butler

    The sleepy, small town of Denton, South Carolina, possesses the tranquil life Cara Baker craves, but will her reclusive tenant shake up her newfound serenity?

    Newly minted librarian Cara Baker effectively cuts ties with her tumultuous life as a Pittsburgh District Attorney and moves down to South Carolina, where she embraces the peaceful, laid-back style of small town living. Everything seems to be falling into place when Cara finds the perfect house to round out her new plans. Well &he... more

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