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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Deployed: A State of Human Conflict: Pawns Laboring in the Clash of Wills

    by Daryl Horton

    This is a young adult drama about a young husband in his mid-twenties who joins the military hoping to make a better living for his family and ends up getting deployed during his first year as a Marine. He's a deeply religious man who believes his marriage is doing great, but everyone else who knows him and his wife seem to see things differently. Deploying to combat not only changes him, but it opens his eyes to what's going on in his marriage. As much as he wants to save his marriag... more

  • Cross Roads: Pick a Path

    by Janaath Vijayaseelan

    You are clueless to the amount of things that occur in the world over the span of your life. You’ll be so busy living your life in a customary way that you don’t even realize how fast it could change. Arrun Durai a twenty-seven year old engineer probably assumed the same. He had the family he wanted, all his siblings were adopted just as he was, but still the family he wanted. He had the job, well-paying, great hours, he couldn’t ask for more. Probably the most important par... more

  • Exchange at the Border

    by Alexandra Goodwin
    Mexican agave farm worker Porro Camorra never meant to do anything wrong. He is in love with his girlfriend but when she becomes pregnant, his life is in danger. Fleeing the vindictive wrath of her enraged brothers who have sworn to kill him, Porro runs for the border. But when he reaches the barrier between Mexico and the United States, he finds more than the safety he seeks. As he is thrust into a mystical realm, he must agree to a fascinating and dangerous bargain in order to reclaim his plac... more
  • Diary of a 99%-er: The Struggle Between Survival and Creative Expression

    by D, Helene
    Diary of a 99%-er takes a humorous look at the contrast between struggling to survive financially and expressing oneself creatively. It also delves into: politics; healthcare; work and micromanagement; spirituality; and yoga. It details the life of a fictional couple, Toni and Simon, who are struggling to make ends meet, set against the backdrop of Orange County, CA
  • Tested

    by Elizabeth Andre

    The year is 1993, and those in the gay community are dying of AIDS, caring for people with AIDS, infected with HIV or terrified of catching the virus. Edwin, Julio, Anastasia, and Jennifer are four 20-something friends who decide to spend a sunny Saturday doing the right thing: getting an HIV test at one of Chicago’s public health clinics.

    After, of course, they shop, have lunch, have coffee, gossip about what that person is wearing, talk about sex, lie about their sexual past, an... more

  • Coinman: An Untold Conspiracy

    by Pawan Mishra

    Winner: 2016 eLit Book Awards for Literary Fiction (Bronze).

    Finalist: 2016 National Indie Excellence Award for Humor

    Coinman, a junior level office worker in India, has a number of eccentricities. The laughingstock of the office, he finds no relief at home; his wife Imli, an obsessed actress, completely vanishes into each role. When tough bully, Hukum, beautiful enchantress, Tulsi, and the office sage, Ratiram, unite the office to conspire against Coinman, they have no inkling of... more

  • With the Children

    by Henry Webb
    In 1969 to dodge the Vietnam draft young Neil Riley takes a job teaching 6th grade in South Harlem. He knows nothing about teaching. Yet to his immense surprise he finds himself driven to prepare his students for the gritty way that lies ahead. In the process he learns to open himself to both love and friendship. With humor, romance, pathos and wry observations of the customs of an inner city school, the novel follows the transformation of a raw youth into a caring adult.
  • Try! Try! Try!

    by Lindsey Craig
    ”You can roar you can hop, even slippity-slide! All you have to do is Try! Try! Try!" Oh, it's fun to learn new things! In Lindsey Craig's new get-up-and move book TRY! TRY! TRY! your children will hop with bunnies, roar with a bear, then smile to watch as animals overcome their shyness to do some very silly dancing, indeed! Lindsey Craig's musical text and Ying Hui Tan’s endearing illustrations will make this book a childhood favorite.
  • Madame Presidentess

    by Nicole Evelina
    Forty-eight years before women were granted the right to vote, one woman dared to run for President of the United States, yet her name has been virtually written out of the history books. Rising from the shame of an abusive childhood, Victoria Woodhull, the daughter of a con-man and a religious zealot, vows to follow her destiny, one the spirits say will lead her out of poverty to “become ruler of her people.” But the road to glory is far from easy. A nightmarish marriage teaches Victoria ... more

    by M.G. Crisci
    Call Sign, White Lily (Inspired by real events) A fastidiously created historical novel about the life and loves of the world's first female fighter pilot.....a daring and determined Russian teenage girl who recorded 268 missions, registered 15 solo kills, assisted on many others, fell madly in love with her commanding officer, and became Hitler's worst public relations nightmare....all before the age of 22.
  • The Distance To The End

    by Michael Aaron Casares
    Reunited with his estranged lover, Raoul, poet, Nicholas Duke has been invited for a celebratory weekend in Las Vegas with his friends Neville and Gladys Acosta. Recently acquiring a large sum of money, Neville wastes no time obtaining the finer things in life. In the true nouveau riche fashion, they book limos and lavish suites, drinking and enjoying the pleasantries easy access to their personal desires grants. There are under currents stirring though, as Nick deals with Raoul’s new found love... more
  • The House That Jack Built: A Humorous Haunted House Fiasco

    by Jonathan Paul Isaacs
    In less than 24 hours Nate Merritt loses his job, his girlfriend, and his estranged Aunt Edna. But after Edna’s will bequeaths him a historic mansion deep in the backwoods of Louisiana, Nate hatches a daring plan: he’ll renovate the house and flip it for a tidy profit. The fact that Nate knows nothing about home improvement doesn’t deter him at all. Too bad Nate doesn’t realize the mansion in question happens to be haunted. And the ghost who lives there might not be so indiscriminate about N... more
  • Postmodern Deconstruction Madhouse

    by Peter Quinones
    This is a collection of stories i n the postmodern vein, seriocomic metafiction meant to both entertain and philosophize.
  • For Renata

    by B. Robert Sharry
    A 40-year-old journal holds a secret that sets Mark Valente on a search for Renata, the love of his uncle's life. The journal chronicles Peter Ahearn's isolated life as keeper of a nearby lighthouse and his passionate and dangerous love affair with the young Renata. But the Portuguese beauty denies everything, leaving Mark to question whether anything his uncle wrote is true. Now he must connect past to present, and piece together a picture of what really happened decades before…and he m... more
  • Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground

    by Rosemary Fifield

    Stephanie knows she should avoid the family of Ellis Walker. Her late boyfriend was responsible for the drunk-driving accident that caused Walker's death. But his family members keep coming into her life, and when she falls in love with one of them--a performer with a popular country band on the East Coast--she can no longer keep her distance. He's even willing to accept the unborn child she carries, not realizing who the father is.

    But some secrets have a wa... more