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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Alexander, What Are You?

    by Celine Meyong Krishack
    Alexander is a seven-year-old boy who is teased at school for being different. He soon realizes that different means he is multiracial. He learns that he is unique and wonderfully made by God and that he should not let anyone make him feel bad about being multiracial. This children's book will help to reinforce a child's self-image, sense of importance, and individuality regardless of their circumstances.
  • Life Poetry

    by C. M. Krishack
    Broken, from life's abuse. Saddened by life's disappointments. Lifted by the courage of a new day. A need for peace, warmth and stability. A hope for Life. Follow the journey as it takes you through the ups and downs and the unexpected with tantalizing poetry about the meaning of life, insights on life, and inspiration of life. A powerful collection of poems about Life, Love and Faith!
  • President Blog

    by Doug Magee
    An anonymous blogger wins the Iowa and New Hampshire Democratic primaries, despite the fact that no one knows who he or she is. Needless to say, the country goes nuts. Gary King, whose tongue-in-cheek essay set off the whole viral write-in campaign for the blogger, Common 2 Cents, becomes a very reluctant media sensation. Meanwhile, Gary's good friend Ginny Evans thinks she's on the trail of the real Common 2 Cents. A political satire with heart, President Blog asks large questions about small m... more
  • Strangers On Newbury Street

    by Sarah E Stewart
    Lexi is a 30-something single woman who is ready to make big changes in her life. She wants to settle down, stay in one spot, and maybe even fall in love. With the support of her friends, and in particular her handsome best friend Ty, she is pursuing her dream of owning her own little shop on Newbury Street. Lexi's excitement about her future far outweighs the pressures that begin to mount, until a secret from Lexi's past begins to seep into her present. She becomes certain she is being follo... more
  • Help Me!

    by Donna M. Zadunajsky

    A novella about a boy named Mick and his struggles with life. His parent’s divorce and a friend’s suicide make his world unbearable. Each “cut” has a deeper meaning. A cry for help.

    “I spin my dad’s Ruger SP101 revolver on the wood floor of my bedroom. Sometimes, just to see what it feels like, I place the tip of the gun against my temple, but I never once pull the trigger. NO!”

    “I’m more into the slice of the blade against my ... more

  • Broken in the Back Bay

    by Sarah Stewart
    Are they broken lives or is it the perfect crime? Share the experiences of these single city women, Eva, Shelly, Lauren, and Jackie, as they navigate the complexities of their lives. Strangers at first, they are brought together through similar life experiences. All the while, a crime brewing in the shadows binds them together in ways they could have never imagined.
  • The Jolly Coroner: A Picaresque Novel

    by quentin canterel
    Amongst the strip malls, concrete blocks and empty parking lots of the Southern town of Hokum, the American dream lies broken. A helpless immigrant the state has declared dead finds himself unable to prove otherwise. Abused Mexican kids abduct their schoolteacher escaping back across the border. A haunted hillbilly dangles from a flagpole refusing to believe his wife and children aren’t ghosts. The Warden, a camo-wearing military obsessive pedals drugs whilst blaring Stockhausen. A down on her l... more
  • The Road to Rus'

    by Michael Hnatyshyn
    In the 9th Century, the Byzantine Empire was on the rise. The Vikings were also well on their way to influencing most of the known world with their spirit of adventure and quest for glory. Slavic tribes led by the Polians and their leader Vratymyr with the aid of the Vikings and their representative Askoldir organize a brazen attack at the heart of New Rome – Constantinople. Their goal is not only revenge but the formation of a new empire. There are battles, political plots, sea voyages, tr... more
  • Bridges to Survival

    by Jane Stallings
    Harry Rossi's story is a WWII behind enemy lines thriller and a coming of age tale set in Verona, Italy and the Brenner Pass. Eighteen year old Harry is forever changed by the friendships forged in the smelter of war. He does battle with his basic morals, witnesses friends tortured beyond recognition, and finds his instinct for revenge unbridled. Killing comes easy. When his team leaders disappear, Harry is transformed from trainee to leader. He and Resistance friends complete the mission.... more
  • The War Between Us

    by Sarah Creviston Lee
    Alex Moon is not the enemy. Six months after Pearl Harbor's tragedy, Korean American Alex Moon is sent away from his home in California for refusing his father's request to join the fight against the Japanese. On his journey, Alex is attacked and stranded in the small town of River Bluff, Indiana. To everyone else, he looks like the enemy. Unexpectedly, Alex is befriended by a local girl, Lonnie Hamilton, who comes to his defense, saving him from doubt and despair while placing herself in... more
  • Peeeeeniiiiiiiiis!

    by J. J. Ogden

    At the end of the Travens family anniversary celebration Amanda and her husband Brice say goodnight to her mother and father and spend the rest of the evening fighting with her two brothers Marcus and Thomas. Fussing with the two of them about their non-participation in the preparations for the party that they all agreed to throw for their parents, Amanda screams at them You two SHUT UP! while me and Brice were running around this past two weeks trying to prepare for this party that we all de... more

  • The Clouds Aren't White

    by Rachael Wright
    Emmeline MacArthur is in the eye of the storm, a period of calm in the unstable life of political intrigue. As soon as the future looks clear, three shots from an old revolver shatter her precarious peace. In minutes Emmeline is plucked from picking dandelions with her daughter, Sophie, to standing next to the steel grave of her husband and his bullet ridden body. In the months that pass, the assassin’s trail goes cold. Emmeline founders in a quiet depression, paralyzed by guilt and tor... more
  • Somewhere Night Falls

    by Neil Stanners
    We were all children once. Take this winding path through childhood past and present. A series of short stories presented chronologically. A boy living in a coastal town in WWII and longing for father to come home. A bunch of kids stumble on a famous star having a holiday. A farming family find themselves in a flood. Three siblings decide to take on and defeat a myth. A special relationship on an ocean voyage. A childhood love affair and it’s consequences. Teenage testosterone has it’s day. Bei... more
  • Caledonia Switch

    by Steven Lane Smith
    John Wesley Hardin is the smartest kid in Caledonia, New Hampshire, but his high I.Q. can't always keep his dream world separate from the real world. Named after an outlaw by a mother with the attention span of a hummingbird, John believes he's a genius, and he tries to rescue his father's hardware store from failure by making huge bets that threaten to ruin him and his family. He rationalizes committing one fraud after another until his confidence is shattered by the revelation of a life-changi... more
  • Salvation at Rio Feo

    by Steven Lane Smith
    Tommy Gunn is a star player for the Kentucky Barber College Cutters, the most notorious underdogs in college basketball March Madness history. A bookie named Igor bribes Tommy to lose the championship game by more than three points. A bookie named The Smelt bribes Tommy to injure an opponent and win the same game. That’s not how bribes are supposed to work. FBI Agent Bogart leads a task force bent on arresting conspirators like Igor and The Smelt and crooked players like Tommy. When KB... more
  • The Adventures of Ta and Boddington: Book 3: Boddington and the Bicycle

    by James Zwerneman
    ALL IS WELL IN THE GREAT GREEN FOREST, and Ta and Boddington are happy. Sally, the tribe’s inventor, has even come up with a new invention! But when Boddington sees how wonderful it is, his emotions get the best of him, and soon the three friends find themselves caught up in their most exciting adventure yet... THE ADVENTURES OF TA AND BODDINGTON is a series of whimsical children’s books set a long, long time ago, when early humans were trying to invent society from scratch. Readers of all ... more