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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Big Picture: A Camera, a Young Woman, an Uncompromising Ethic

    by Rod Raglin
    Freyja is a young. ambitious photographer who by chance takes pictures of demonstration that turns deadly. Powerful people try to suppress her photos with threats and bribes but she perseveres. People close to her are compromised. Freyja is not. The pictures influence the outcome of an election but things don’t change. Freyja leaves the country on assignment to photograph the Mexican drug war. Her lover is murdered by the cartels. She discovers that the cartels have a connection back home. ... more
  • Time Sailors of Pizzolungo

    by Scott Abrams
    Guillermo Infante always dreamed of sailing the high seas. As would any 6th grader whose father captained a ship out of the Sicilian village of Pizzolungo. But while that much could be expected, nobody could foresee what was about to happen to Guillermo, his younger sister and their friends when his dream finally came true. Time Sailors of Pizzolungo follows the adventures of a group of young friends as they accidentally embark on an extraordinary voyage back in time to the Age of Exploration.
  • Elizabeth's Landing

    by Katy Pye
    Port Winston—home to sun, sand, and shopping. What’s not to like? Everything, to 14 year-old Elizabeth Barker, uprooted mid-school year to the Texas coast. When Grandpa, with more judgments than the Old Testament, pronounces her 10¢ shy of worthless and headed for trouble, Elizabeth bolts for Wayward Landing beach—the county’s last wild haven. A chance encounter with an endangered, nesting sea turtle ignites new purpose, friendships, and Texas-sized trouble even Grandpa couldn’t predict. Her... more
  • Skylark: a novel

    by Ruthie Morgan
    “When he asked me to forgive him for everything I thought I could. I said yes and I meant it. But I didn't realize that night, everything was what he’d take away.” When Billie May Worthington falls for Evan Skylark she believes she’ll do anything, be anything and give everything for him. But can she forgive him when he asks for her world? Set on Saint Cloud, a timeless sub-tropical island, lush and isolated, and as far away from their pasts as they can go, everything Billie knows about love, b... more
  • The Little Unicorn That Had No Horn

    by James McDonald
    "I promise that you'll grow up, so treasure each and every day. Never wish one second of your precious time away." An impatient little unicorn can't wait to grow up and get its horn, but wise Mother Unicorn lovingly guides her little one to appreciate time and not wish it away. This is a heart-warming story of a mother's love and guidance in helping her child see beyond the uncertainties of childhood and cherish each and every moment.
  • Spider Woman's Loom

    by Lorie Adair
    Spider Woman’s Loom is an exquisitely woven tale by debut novelist Lorie Adair. Set on the vast and starkly beautiful Navajo reservation in the aftermath of Indian agents exploiting the land and sending children to faraway boarding schools for assimilation, Spider Woman’s Loom is narrated by Noni Lee, an old Navajo weaver whose instinct for survival and fierce resistance drives away even those she loves most. When her estranged niece Shi’yazhi returns to Sweet Canyon pregnant and utterly alon... more
  • Tomorrow Is A Long Time

    by Tabitha Vohn
    Cal Morrison is a Midwestern farmboy who was thrust into fame during the Old Hollywood era. Now, at eighty-five, he sees his life as wreckage. At the mere age of twenty-four, Eileen has seemingly little in common with Cal, except that she fell in love with him on screen. When Cal and Eileen meet by chance, she discovers that her feelings for him are not without merit, and he sees in her a chance for true love and, more importantly, for redemption. A controversial experiment offers the key... more
  • Meant To Be: A Novel of Honor and Duty

    by Jessica James

    It started as a chance encounter on the beach, and ended 24 hours later when they parted to go their separate ways. Or so they thought. Actually it was just the beginning. When Lauren Cantrell and Michael “Rad” Radcliff said goodbye, they had no way of knowing they would ever see each other again. But fate had another unexpected meeting in store for them—this time in a place where danger is part of the culture and the stakes are life and death. From the sundrenched beaches of Ocean City, Md.,... more

  • In The Sanctity of Revenge

    by Brian Schnoor
    When fighting back becomes an obsession, there is nowhere to tread but down a dark and lonely road from which Jack Hanlon may never return. A loving husband and father, Jack is enjoying his life in a cozy Chicago bungalow when, at the height of the Great Recession, his employer cheats him out of the payday of a lifetime. Betrayed and angry, he embarks on a quest for justice that will lead him to a world of sex and violence and may cost him everything he holds dear. Simultaneously, widow Iren... more
  • Star Readers: From Out of the East

    by Daniel Nygaard
    Ancient star readers are amazed by a conjunction of wandering and royal stars, and connect the mysterious event with a long-ago prophesy by an exalted member of their order. Their quest to uncover this mystery becomes a dangerous marathon into a slave empire. Deceit surrounds them and a frightening entity haunts them. The journey carries the star readers through storms, battles, crossroads and palaces before finally leading them to a one-room mud hut in an insignificant village. Darker questions... more
  • Anna: A Doctor's Quest Into the Unknown

    by Michael Derechin

    It is 1973, and Willie Mays (Bernie) Bernstein is a disillusioned doctor. As the Vietnam War rages thousands of miles away, he fights a battle inside his own mind. Despite Nixon’s announcement that there will be a cure for cancer in the next decade, he feels powerless against the horrific disease and its effects. Worse yet, he lost his ability to be compassionate toward his patients. Following a desperate call from a respected nurse—essentially his guardian ... more

  • The Syrian Virgin: A Young Woman's Journey From War in Syria to Love in New York (The Syrian Virgin Series Book 1)

    by Zack Love
    Anissa is traumatized by the most brutal conflict of the 21st Century: the Syrian Civil War. In 2012, Islamists in Homs terrorize a Syrian-Christian community and destroy everything that a young woman holds dear. Narrowly escaping death, Anissa restarts her devastated life as a college student in NY. She is bewildered and lost -- a virgin in every sense.

    But despite her inexperience with men and life in the United States, Anissa is quickly drawn to two powerful individuals: Michael Kassab,... more

  • The Young Garden Manifesto

    by Cameron Lambright
    The Young Garden Manifesto utilizes an innovative split narrative structure to tell the story of a young man seeking love and a new life for himself in New York City. The novel combines elements of fantasy, poetry, and contemporary fiction, weaving disconnected parts into a genre defying tapestry of thought and emotion. This deep, challenging work is likely to please fans of literary authors such as Haruki Murakami and David Foster Wallace.
  • Lexi Goes on Vacation to the Outer Banks

    by Janice Kingsbury
    Ms Janice and Mr. Rob have vacationed in the seashore town of Duck in North Carolina for 10 years. Duck is a friendly place with sandy beaches where children and dogs romp to their hearts content. This year Lexi a new addition to their dog family, will come too. But this vacation will be like no other and as the sun sets on the beach, it promises to be a long night, one the family will never forget!
  • Grundish and Askew

    by Lance Carbuncle
    Strap on your athletic cup and grab a barf bag. The Dr. Reverend Lance Carbuncle is going to kick you square in the balls and send you on a wild ride that may or may not answer the following questions: what happens when two white trash, trailer park-dwelling, platonic life partners go on a moronic and misdirected crime spree?; can their manly love for each other endure when one of them suffers a psychological bitch-slap that renders him a homicidal maniac?; will a snaggletoothed teenage prostitu... more
  • اشجان من التحرير

    by Mohammed Ratteb