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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Holy Fool Holy Father

    by Nicholas Marziani

    Logline: Follow the life journey of a young man and young woman across continents as they grow - together - into the call that may save the world. After a cataclysmic event, the vast resources of the Roman Curia may be the only hope. But, that success hinges on the participation of the Eastern Orthodox Churches and the Holy Women of the world, all led by a modern-day Holy Fool and the woman who gave up all to serve at his side.

  • The Great Deception: Book 2 Part 1 in the Before the End Series

    by David Berko
    It’s the follow-up to an explosive start Zero Hour, Shifting Power laid down in the Before the End Series. The Great Deception opens up with a skirmish in the skies over Westover Complex. Operation Switchblade is in full swing over Sector Six airspace. Meanwhile President Alexander Toporvsky along with his National Security Council of the Free Republic of North America safely watch the pandemonium over Western LA from the safe confines of The Basement deep below FRN’s capital in Honolulu. ... more
  • Quintspinner: A Pirate's Quest (Quintspinner Series Book 1)

    by Dianne Greenlay
    Even in the year 1717, one month, one week, or one day, can make all the difference in the world. One month and a day ago, Tess Willoughby was the daughter of a well-to-do physician in London. One month ago, she witnessed the murder of an old seer and came into possession of the dead woman’s odd ring – an ancient Spinner ring, known by the locals as the Ring of Prophesy. One month less a day ago, she was wrongly accused by her father of having stolen the ring. Three weeks ago, by her... more
  • The Salt Covenants

    by Sylvia Bambola
    The Salt Covenants (ISBN# 978-0-9899707-7-8, 345 pages, Christian Historical Fiction, trade paperback, $14.99, publication date 1/5/15, Heritage Publishing House) is set in 1493 Spain and the New World. The novel gives readers a glimpse into the Spanish Inquisition and the settling of a strange new land. It mixes history with love and suspense, and in the process challenges readers to see similarities in the past and present. When reading The Salt Covenants, readers will see history unfold ... more
  • Forgetting Tommie

    by Paula Paul
    Dara, Meg, and Tommie have been friends for as long as they can remember. Now, Tommie seems to be slipping into early-onset dementia. As Meg and Dara struggle to keep Tommie's life intact, Dara stumbles upon a secret that throws into doubt everything she thought she knew about her friends as well as her own family. She tries to run away from the truth and is launched on a journey from which she may never return. Forgetting Tommie is the story of the many levels of love and deceit.
  • Sopa de Verduras

    by Lauren P Bruzonic
    What kind of soup de you like to eat? Vegetable soup is quite tasty, very healthy and the perfect thing to eat on a cold day to warm yourself up. This bilingual book will teach you lots of new vocabulary related to making vegetable soup in English and Spanish.
  • La Noche Oscura

    by Lauren P Bruzonic
    A simple bilingual (English/Spanish) book that teaches about lots of noisy nocturnal creatures. A fun way to learn new vocabulary in two languages.
  • Jazzy Zigzagin' Blues: A Poetic Novel

    “Love ain’t even really about love. Half of it’s a damn lie.” Mary and Rainbow, friends since childhood, have been through everything together, and nothing has ever been able to tear them apart as they mature and find themselves in relationships and constant soul-searching. Through memorable characters, such as loudmouthed Candice, opinionated Miss Real, shy little Dookie, lovesick Miss Billy, and more, some funny, others insightful, they learn how to navigate in life. Mary realizes her jazzy po... more
  • "The Green And The Blonde" / An American Journey

    by John Thomas Baker

    The time is June, 1968. Upon the assassination of Bobby Kennedy, Sean McAllister begins a road trip through a period in America now in the past. From Woodstock, through the anti-war streets of Washington D.C. and Nixon's coronation in Miami Beach, McAllister crosses America towards the communal enclaves of Southern Oregon and the Great Northwest. Along the way, amidst the political and cultural events of the period, McAllister engages and observes the adventures of his youthful journey, w... more

  • Maggie Vaults Over the Moon

    by Grant Overstake
    Maggie Steele is a gritty farm girl from tiny Grain Valley, Kansas who pours her broken heart into the daring, dangerous sport of pole-vaulting. Driven by a secret she cannot share with anyone, Maggie finds herself on a quest to soar waaay higher than critics think a "girl" should ever go. Unflinching in its exploration of teenage grief with brilliant descriptions of a breathtaking, beautiful sport, "Maggie Vaults Over the Moon" is a powerful and rewarding read for mid-grade to adults.
  • Impossible Lives of Basher Thomas

    by Robert Detman
    Documentary filmmaker Harry Ogletree lives in the shadow of his friend Basher Thomas, who gained fame as an internationally renowned photojournalist. Two decades on from Basher’s disappearance in the jungles of Guatemala, Harry sifts through an archive of Basher’s documents, crafting a narrative about his friend’s life. Reconstructing Basher’s dangerous assignations, from obscure African kraals to Middle East war zones, Harry investigates their shared past as he uncovers keys to Basher’s motivat... more
  • The Canoe for review

    by Michelle Baker
    Set over the course of ten days in 1912, this poetic portrait of love and loss follows two simultaneous stories: the coming of age of Bernie Kingston, teenage son of a coffin maker who lives along the Chesapeake Bay and the voyage of Katherine Chambers, a middle-aged Englishwoman leaving home for the first time as she seeks to recover from the loss of her husband and son. Written in a diary format, their parallel journeys are told against the backdrop of the Titanic disaster and the communities ... more
  • Into The Delta

    by James Shown
    UHURA . . . the name mean's 'FREEDOM' in Swahili . . . but for Captain Nathan Reinhard, it's more than just the name of his boat, and his boat is for more than just pleasure. Being a missionary, as Captain Reinhard had always known, required at times being faced with certain dangers. It was danger that led him to the sea, to become a missionary, but since that time he'd encountered nothing more than hostile natives, never before had he actually been face to fa... more
  • The Story of Bill and His House on the Hill

    by Yam Cooper

    The Story of Bill and His House on the Hill is a fun, poignant children's book about anti-bullying, creativity and leadership. It tells the tale of a man with grass hair who is rejected by society because of his different appearance, and his journey of attempting to find friends and overcome the obstacles thrown onto his path by prejudice. Bill reinvents a language that bypasses discrimination and connects people through the heart, and ultimately brings peace to the world through thi... more

  • Getaway Day

    by Ken White

    When a father gives to his son, they both laugh. When a son gives to his father, they both cry.

    It’s the 1962 World Series. New York Yankees versus San Francisco Giants. Tropical storm Freda has delayed the crucial sixth game in San Francisco. It’s dry as a bone in Modesto, California, where the Yankees have a farm team and a field named after Yankee owner Del Webb. A flurry of phone calls leads to a bus ride to the Central Valley town of 30,000. On October 14th, 19... more

  • All about Girls

    by Jean Marcus

    Being dumped on a Wednesday morning going for a picnic isn't the most comfortable fallback to endure. It takes a whole army of women, all ghosts of present and past, to journey back to who you are: a commentary on someone else's book. A shipwreck enjoyed at the distance. Please, join the protagonist in this lovely tale of coffee, anarchy and giant ants.