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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Bloody Diamonds

    by Thomas McCavour
    Bloody Diamonds follows the young life of Sam Kambo and Sarah Akana from childhood to adulthood during a period in history when a cruel civil war was taking place in Sierra Leone, financed by blood diamonds, and the discovery of diamond gemstones in the barren and hostile Canadian north. Can the love of these two people with vastly different cultures survive?
  • The Prince and the Singularity - A Circular Tale

    by Pedro Barrento
    The Prince and the Singularity – A Circular Tale proposes a fictitious Creation Myth, whisking the readers away on a thought-provoking rollercoaster ride of a story that will make them question as never before what they truly believe about the nature of existence. At once funny and controversial, it can be viewed as a heretical twist on established religious teachings or as a sweet and sensitive depiction of the ascension of a Bodhisattva or as. . . well, it’s up to whoever is reading it, really... more
  • Beyond Diamonds

    by Thomas McCavour
    Beyond Diamonds is a sequel to the historical novel Bloody Diamonds. The lives of Sarah Akana and Sam Kambo continue for the next 20 years from 2008 to 2028. The saga of diamonds in the Canadian North and the love story of Sarah and Sam continues with climate change, shipping access through the Northwest Passage, development of natural resources in the Territories and the renaissance of Canada's aboriginals.
  • Marlene and Sofia - A Double Love Story

    by Pedro Barrento

    A writer struggles to finish a book that someone else started writing, battling to weave his own characters and plot into the pre-existing manuscript.

  • After Midnight

    by Diane Shute
    As far as Alix is concerned, she has no past—she only has today, and her plans for the future: raising a dynamic string of racehorses that will take the 1830s British racing world by storm. Then Lily, Alix’s estranged twin sister, forces Alix into a position that will drastically alter the course of her life. Spoiled, selfish Lily is the wife of an English lord who she married for his money and social standing, but she has just discovered that she is expecting a child—the result of her most rec... more
  • The Chatman's Corner Gang

    by Richard Parise
    In the fall of nineteen sixty-eight, due to the death of his stepfather, Andrew and his mother are forced to move from their lavish estate in London to the housing projects at Chatman's Corner. On his first night out, Andrew is befriended by Napper Holloway, the leader of the Chatman's Corner Gang. Together the two boys, along with the rest of the gang, begin an adventure which would soon change their lives. Danger lurks around every corner as the gang gets involved in the search for a missing g... more
  • Blue Hydrangeas

    by Marianne Sciucco
    What if the person who knew you best and loved you most forgot your face, and couldn't remember your name? A nursing facility is everyone's solution for what to do about Sara, but her husband, Jack, can't bear to live without her. He is committed to saving his marriage, his wife, and their life together from the devastation of Alzheimer’s disease. He and Sara retired years ago to the house of their dreams, and operated it as a Cape Cod bed and breakfast named Blue Hydrangeas. Jack has made an i... more
  • The Word: The Best of Simon's 10Q Interviews

    by Simon Duringer

    Have you ever fantasized about working alongside screen legends as their equal? What would it take to work for the same publisher as Dan Brown, or better still, to be nominated for and awarded an Oscar, Pulitzer, Emmy or Best Novel Award? How would an entertainer survive on a desert island with nobody to entertain...what keepsakes would companion them? What thoughts would cross your mind moments before death? Who inspires the inspirational; who do they hold high on a pedestal? Why do writers ... more

  • Back In Six Weeks

    by Sharon Gerdes
    It’s 1980, and Kate wants it all—her career as a food scientist, her sexy pilot husband, and a family. After the birth of her second child she expects to go back to work in six weeks, but a postpartum psychosis derails her plans. The harder Kate struggles to pull together the shattered pieces of her life, the more she fears she will ultimately lose everything. Postpartum Psychosis can strike healthy, happy women with no history of mental illness. Inspired by true events, this novel gives a co... more
  • The Buck Pass

    by T.R Whittier
    When an ordinary dollar bill passes through the hands of six strangers, the life of each one takes an extraordinary turn. The psychologically-impoverished heiress, the homeless housewife, the closed-minded artist, the car-hating cab driver, the down-to-earth rising star, and the paternally-challenged stay-at-home dad have nothing in common other than the fact that they are miserable. Their lives are filled with problems, but their heads are void of solutions. It is only after coming in co... more
  • The Death of Ganymede: A Gay Teenage Wasteland

    by Clayton Kinnelon Greiman
    In mythology, Ganymede was a young man whose beauty was so profound that Zeus abducted and appointed him cupbearer to the gods. In modern society, Ganymede (analogous of gay male teenagers) has been taken and made subservient to the desires of others, often (via HIV infection) at the cost of life. "The Death of Ganymede" is a collection of works that focus on gay teenaged males and the manner in which they are exploited (or engage in exploitation). The characters delve the extent of their fait... more
  • The Soul's Tariff

    by Jay Johnson
    When a telescope arrives in Venice from the East, Jacopo Robusti, better known as the painter Tintoretto, is asked to examine and replicate it. In the winter of 1571 Cyprus has fallen. The Habsburgs press on the Venetian State from the north. War with the Ottoman Empire is coming to the seas.
  • The Duke's Shadow

    by Louise Charles
    One man, two lives, shadows from the past. Can young Duke, William Kenilworth continue to keep his secret?
  • After the Sucker Punch: a Novel

    by Lorraine Devon Wilke

    They buried her father at noon, at five she found his journals, and in the time it took to read one-and-a-half pages her world turned upside down… he thought she was a failure.

    Every child, no matter what age, wants to know their father loves them, and Tessa Curzio – thirty-six, emerging writer, ex-rocker, lapsed Catholic, defected Scientologist, and fourth in a family of eight complicated people – is no exception. But just when she thought her twitchy life was f... more

  • Hayden's Halloween

    by Brenda Spalding
    It's time for the annual Halloween Party on the farm. The guest come in costume and enjoy a bon fire and haunted house. Some special creatures of the night arrive and a Halloween treat for everyone.

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