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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • EUREKA MAN

    by Patrick Middleton
    Sentenced to life in Pittsburgh's notorious and brutal Riverview Penitentiary, young Oliver Priddy needs something to give him hope. Within the American penal system filled disfigured with violence, corruption and danger, he embarks on an ivy league career of higher education, changing his life 180 degrees in the process.. Amid riots, collusion and periods of solitary confinement, Oliver achieves national status as a nationally acclaimed prison scholar. As KIRKUS has reviewed: "A searingly ho... more
  • Mister Moffat's Road

    by Stan Moore
    The Denver Northwestern and Pacific Railway was formed by David Moffat and his friends in 1903. It was to build and run a full gauge railroad from Denver to Salt Lake City. There were difficulties - the country to be crossed was remote and mountainous, and established competitors did not want to see it go through. Drawing on letters, diaries, and other materials, the story is told from the point of view of regular workers. A plot to stop the railroad entirely is foiled. This is fact and ... more
  • Magda

    by Ian MacFarlane
    The lives and interactions of three men and one woman, one American and three Germans during WW2. . Jonas is a committed Nazi and concentration camp medical assistant while Aavron (atheistic Jewi) and Magda (nominal Catholic) are prisoners in separate camps. Ray is an American soldier. Their stories, comprising a novel in toto, are closely interwoven without one person really getting to know the other.. I want to release the stories in weekly audio as well as written chapters
  • Danger of the Sun: A Fable

    by Laura Schott
    Two brothers, Rabbit and Hummingbird, are living near the equator with their guardian, the Old Owl, when an army of eagles fly south in pursuit of sunlight. Despite Rabbit and Hummingbird's warnings of the evil monkeys that long ago inhabited the great mountain, the eagles insist on carrying on with their journey, and recruit other birds of the jungle to join them in reclaiming their land- and their sunlight. While Hummingrbird elects to soar with the eagles, Rabbit observes from the ground how,... more
  • A Pledge of Better Times

    by Margaret Porter
    For generations Lady Diana de Vere’s family loyally served England’s crown. But after King Charles II’s untimely death, her father becomes an outcast for refusing to submit to James II’s tyranny. Charles, Duke of St. Albans—the late king’s bastard son by actress Nell Gwyn—escapes his newly crowned uncle’s matchmaking efforts by secretly pledging to wed Diana, then departing for the Continent to become a soldier. Before the battle-scarred war hero returns to claim his promised bride, po... more
  • A Beautiful Family

    by Marilyn Cohen de Villiers
    When Johannesburg socialite Brenda Silverman dies in mysterious circumstance in her palatial, well secured home, questions are inevitable. Did she commit suicide? Was it an accidental drug overdose? Or did her death have something to do with her husband, Alan? Alan Silverman is a handsome, charming businessman with impeccable credentials: a former political activist who fled South Africa in the 1980s and returned to help build the new democracy; a loving husband and devoted father; a pillar ... more
  • MISSION TO EARTH

    by FIL MUNAS

    A gripping scientific novel recounting the history of Earth and the enigmatic ways of life on that planet. With stunning authenticity this book depicts the amazing evolutionary saga and continuing journey for Earth's now dominant species, Homo sapiens.

     

    EARTH IS VISITED. . . .ROGER!

    “This is the account of a mission I undertook from Galymon to a small rocky planet in a quiet quadrant of our present Universe. My original repo... more

  • The House With the Wraparound Porch

    by Mary Pat Hyland
    Along an elm-canopied boulevard rising from a quaint Finger Lakes village stands a magnificent Queen Anne-style house. In the summer of 1920, when Mame McGrath and her family move in across the street, she notices a catatonic young man rocking on its wraparound porch. Mame, a newly hired elementary school teacher, proclaims boldly that she can, and will, restore this man’s psyche—devastated by a drowning in Keuka Lake. What she doesn't anticipate is that he and this house will become the center ... more
  • In the Shadows of the Onion Domes

    by Mary Pat Hyland
    By the confluence of the Susquehanna and Chenango rivers in New York's Southern Tier lies a valley whose shoe factories drew thousands of immigrants from across Europe. The company has since moved on, but what remains are the distinct ethnic flavors of a gritty community determined to overcome economic woes, adapt to the rapid changes in society and find true meaning in life. These stories are inspired by observed characters, whispered gossip, and the local lore of the residents whose neighborho... more
  • After Midnight

    by Diane Shute
    When horse breeder Alix is forced to temporarily swap places with her estranged twin sister—the wife of an English lord—her forgotten past begins to resurface. A humorous historical fiction mystery with charismatic, realistic characters, After Midnight offers the young adult and woman’s fiction market a fresh, engaging perspective.
  • Mortality

    by Kellie Sheridan
    After surviving a deadly plague outbreak, sixteen-year-old Savannah thought she had lived through the very worst of human history. There was no way to know that the miracle vaccine would put everyone at risk for a fate worse than un-death. Now, two very different kinds of infected walk the Earth, intent on nothing but feeding and destroying what little remains of civilization. When the inoculated are bitten, infection means watching on in silent horror as self-control disappears and the idea... more
  • The Journalist ISBN 1500807575

    by Jos Scharrer
    This is a biography-based story.of a woman who forged a successful journalism career in the misogynistic nineteenth century. This is also the story of an arch imperialist who supported a plot to claim an African country for the British Empire, as well as the tale of a humanitarian who organised care for 250,000 Belgian refugees in the dark days of WW1. She was the first woman to achieve a position of high journalistic authority and became the Colonial Editor for The Times in the early 1890s. Wr... more
  • The Grace of Crows

    by Tracy Shawn
    Set in the fictional California communities of Breakers Point and Dune Beach, Saylor fights her debilitating anxiety while trying to contend with her mother’s blind narcissism, growing concerns for her teenage children, and her husband’s need to pretend that everything is okay. After she reconnects with her childhood friend, Billy, homeless and alone since his teens, Saylor is able set out on a journey in which she gains insight into her strange fears, gathers the strength to overcome them, and ... more
  • Dangled Carat

    by Hilary Grossman
    For every girl who wondered if she should love him or dump him..... For every girl who listened to her heart instead of her friends advice.... For every girl who l wondered if she was wasting her time dating that guy.... meet Hilary.... She had gotten used to dating the commitment-phobic Marc, thirteen years her senior. They had a great relationship--why rush into things? She saw no need to pressure him for marriage, believing that when the time was right, he would propose. But a... more
  • The Uncommon Memories of Zeenat Qureishi

    by veena nagpal
    'The Uncommon Memories of Zeenat Qureishi' is about a twenty-year old girl who, traumatized by communal conflicts, spontaneously regresses into memories of past lives spanning centuries. Memories so powerful they start getting automatically broadcast on television, blocking out all other channels. Sucked into her reminiscences of power brokers manipulating love and revenge, murder and greed, an entire people finds itself at crossroads
  • Let's Take an Airplane: A Hazel and Tilly Adventure

    by Anne Lee
    Hazel and Tilly are taking an airplane to visit their grandparents. This picture book prepares children for a trip through the airport, onto an airplane, and off again. From getting out of the taxi to standing in line, boarding the plane to pulling everything out of the seat pocket, and finally hugs and kisses at their destination, Hazel, Tilly, and their parents find something exciting and fun about all of the ups and downs of airplane travel.

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