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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Farmer's Son

    by N.E. Lasater
    What do you do when you can't read? It's 1971 and nobody knows what's wrong with you. So how do you answer when your father calls you his defective son? Bobby McAllister doesn't know it, but his dyslexia isn't the only secret his family keeps. And it's not the only truth he himself will hide when he too becomes a farmer and fathers his own sons, passing on to them a lethal shame that will suddenly and tragically claim a cherished life.
  • House of Thistles

    by Lanette Kauten
    To Allie Baxter, PTSD is nothing but psycho babble, yet she lives every day with the dissociation from the trauma that took her parents and left her with burn scars when she was five. All Allie wants is to forget her past and raise her teenage daughter, but when her sister offers a room to a childhood abuser, guilt and memories flood her mind. When her daughter gets hurt, and Allie has an afternoon tryst with her daughter's psychologist, she realizes her tightly controlled world is unraveling... more
  • THE BELIEF IN Angels

    by J. Dylan Yates

    THE BELIEF IN Angels is a raw, haunting family saga that explores the darkest side of human nature—and the incontrovertible, uplifting power of hope. Jules Finn and Samuel Trautman know that sorrow can sink deeply—so deeply it can drown the spirit. these two wounded souls—one struggling to survive her childhood with her sanity intact, the other haunted by memories from his past—must decide: surrender to the grief that threatens to destroy them, or find the strength to swim for the surface.... more

  • The Daily Rounds of a Hound

    by Ed Payne
    The Daily Rounds of a Hound by Ed Payne and illustrated by Britt Sekulic is the tale of Molly Malone - an adorable mutt adopted from an animal shelter by a new family. Once home, the family learns that Molly is carrying stowaways – a litter of nine pups. Molly has no pedigree, but takes her job as family pet seriously. She patrols the house, protects the kids and goes on secret missions (or does she?). The Daily Rounds of a Hound is the first children’s picture book by Marietta, Georgia-based... more
  • A Cat Out of Egypt

    by C. L. Francisco
    Miw is an Egyptian cat from the temple at Bubastis, born under the Christ Child’s star. After corrupt priests plot her death, Miw escapes with Tikos, priestess of Bast, to a Jewish village where Miw’s battle against a deadly scorpion wins the gratitude of Yeshua’s family. But when Tikos faces down an anti-Jewish mob, she betrays their location. She and Miw flee south, and Yeshua’s family, warned in a dream to leave Egypt, go with them. Pursuit escalates until both Egyptians and Romans are spread... more
  • The Bootlegger '40 Ford

    by Charles s. Clark
    Imagine a small, black car. A simple car of its time. A ’40 Ford coupe. But just not any coupe, this little coupe was destined to become the famous Bahnburner. Making global headlines after author Charles Clark witnessed a high performance Mercedes create a hit and run on the Authorbaun—wrecking a BMW and killing the occupants—an engineer who worked at BMW and his wife. That evening, the Mercedes driver entered a bar and bragged about what he had done. Clark was there and challenged him to a ... more
  • Camelot & Vine

    by Petrea Burchard
    Telling lies is second nature to Casey Clemens, whether she's talking to strangers on national television or to her mother on the phone. Casey's got a cushy Hollywood condo, an efficient cleaning lady and a rich boyfriend. (Never mind that he's married.) When Casey feels dissatisfied she fantasizes: about winning an Oscar, about finding real love or about her childhood hero, King Arthur. It feels like an acting career, sort of, until the day before Casey's 40th birthday when she loses everythin... more
  • Hang John Brown

    by Donald Mann
    John Brown risked everything to end slavery, and set off a chain of events that led America into an unprecedented Civil War. Brown’s murderous actions, along with the quest of fictional character Zephaniah Jacobs to stop him, play out compellingly in “Hang John Brown,” a new novel that explores the very real violence in pre-Civil War America. “Hang John Brown” chronicles John Brown’s violent attacks on slave-owners and pro-slavery figures, the politics of the day and the people fighting fo... more
  • Small Brown Bird: stories in praise of folly

    by Jennifer McLean

    A vagrant birder delivers some disturbing news from the mountains of Colombia . . . A hyper-connected mother resolves to raise her child totally free of "twitchy tech" . . . A young scholar courts disaster in search of the god Saturn . . . What do they have in common ? Folly! You too may savor foolish pursuits and spectacular failure -- in total safety and comfort. Seven stories, 253 pgs, paperback, illustrated. Not for children

  • You can't have your cake and eat it

    by KIERON BLAKE
    You can’t have your cake and eat it is about Michael Brown, a young Black male, fresh from university who struggles with the demons of his sexuality that still haunt him, He tries to lead a comfortable heterosexual life. He thinks he has suppressed his ‘other side’ through his failing relationship with Michelle. However this changes when Gemma walks into his life. She’s a funny, bubbly police officer, gorgeous with brunette hair and milky skin. That's the problem, especially for a man who is pro... more
  • She Tumbled Down: a short story

    by Lorraine Devon Wilke
    New Year’s Eve. It's late, well past the midnight hour. A woman looking for respite from noise, champagne, and tensions with her boyfriend steps out to clear her head. She calls out that she’ll be back shortly and heads down the quiet neighborhood street... and never comes back. A man with too much to drink and too fast a car roars by on that same darkened street and, in a flash of motion and impact, is stunned to see the face of a startled woman smash into his windshield. When the car stops... more
  • The Wrath Of The North Star

    by Karin Harrison
    The story introduces readers to the Sullivan family who is devoted to their church. They revere the clergy and raise their three children in accordance with church law. Their meeting with Sean, a young man studying for the priesthood at a local seminary, leads to friendship, and he spends much time at the Sullivan home. Their lives change drastically when Sean introduces them to a fellow student, Mark Shelby. Mark’s exquisite looks attract attention; he exudes sophistication, polish and style. ... more
  • A Whole New Ballgame

    by Caryn Rose
    A WHOLE NEW BALLGAME is the story of a 20-something woman who finds comfort and solace in baseball as her carefully ordered world starts to unravel. 26-year-old Laurie Nicholson thinks she's beginning to sort things out when it comes to life, work, and love. When a sudden declaration from an on-again, off-again boyfriend inspires her to take a risk, only to meet with crushing heartbreak instead, Laurie finds herself searching for refuge. A chance encounter with Eric Morris and Peter Ellis,... more
  • B-sides and Broken Hearts

    by Caryn Rose
    Lisa Simon, age 37, still loves loud punk rock and hates Dave Matthews with an all-consuming passion. April 15, 2001 should have been just another Sunday night. But a news headline landing in Lisa’s email inbox changes everything: “Joey Ramone is dead.” The death of one of her teenage heroes serves as an long-overdue wake-up call causing Lisa to examine her life and how she’s lived it, from her youth as a poet on the streets of the East Village to 10 years later, all grown up with a career ... more
  • PATRIOTS AND REBELS

    by John C Bush
    \tPatriots and Rebels is a true story, imagined, and set in the years 1863-65. In it we encounter the stark reality of patriotism and rebellion played out in the words, thoughts, experiences and emotions of Thomas Files and his fourteen-year-old daughter Mary Francis. Born and raised in the hill country of north Alabama, Tom is determined to defend the United States of America as his ancestors had done in 1776. His strong sense of patriotic loyalty places him and his family in situations of pr... more
  • Before the Flock

    by David Inglish
    It’s the waning days of the 1980s and Kurt Franklin, headman for Thunderstick, the “New Romantic” alt-rock band is signed to a major label and on the brink of success. Unfortunately he is also off his meds and convinced his songs and the group’s imminent success are divinely ordained. In walks Sophie Clark, a teenage supermodel who dabbles in witchcraft. She finds respite from her own fast and fierce education on the catwalks and casting couches in a love triangle that might rip the band apart. ... more

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