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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Bennie & Bonnie

    by Darrell House
    A simple game of follow the leader starts brother and sister beetles, Bennie and Bonnie, on a wild adventure the youngsters could never imagine. Swept away on a red car to a strange place far from home, they work together to find a way back to where they belong. Along the way the beetles make new friends and overcome some scary creatures who have other plans for our heroes. In the end, the twins grow in unexpected ways and finally discover what we all know. There’s no place like home. ... more
  • My Dearest Husband

    by Elizabeth Riggs
    Financial woes, child-rearing, and employment concerns sound like modern problems, but Lizzie and Berte Ingels faced those same troubles in 1893 and faced them halfway across the nation from each other. Their letters invite today's readers to share the challenges and the joys of life on an Ohio River farm in Victorian times. Elizabeth Riggs, their granddaughter, has woven the letters into a narrative that tells their story. As a senior in high school in 1885, Lizzie kept a journal which vividly ... more
  • Captain Jack for President

    by John Jones
    On a beautiful Spring morning in Jonesport Maine, Captain Jack Harper of Harper Industries walks into Moby’s restaurant for his morning cup of Moby’s jo, unsuspecting that it would be the beginning of a life change, not only for him, but for his community and quite possibly the country. Captain Jack had been a man of integrity and honor his entire life; a man of service to his community. Little did he know that his community would be asking him to be a man of service for the entire nation. In th... more
  • The House of Pearl

    by Robert Bovill & Susan B. Flanagan
    Pop star Elia Pearl is a respected singer and songwriter with four songs on the Billboard Top Ten. With sold-out concerts everywhere and millions in the bank, Elia should be on top of the world. Unfortunately, all she can think about is her loneliness. But all of that is about to change when Elia is invited to return to a house she has spent the last twenty years of her life running away from. Elia arrives at the House of Pearl, a Victorian home built on the Sausalito, California, waterfront. Sh... more
  • Impetuous Heart

    by Nadine Gallo
    Nora O'Neal is torn between family and political upheaval in her Kerry village during 1916. She takes up weaving to help the family and receives a scholarship from another relative in Kilkenny so she accepts the offer and leaves her village to become a student at Trinity College. While in Kilkenny she experiences spirit talkers in a cave who prophecy a future assassination and she acquires a sapphire with healing properties so when her boyfriend comes home from World War I in terrible shape, she... more
  • Souls of Lions: A Novel

    by R. E. Mitchell
    It is November of 1864, Major General William T. Sherman is about to lead his army of sixty thousand veterans into the heart of the Confederacy. It is the final, excruciating year of a war turned increasingly brutal and desperate. The men of the maligned and ill-fated Confederate regiment known as the Fiftieth North Carolina look alike. Their faces are dark with smoke, their ribs protrude like barn rafters, and their uniforms are an assortment of filthy rags indiscriminately liberated from Union... more
  • Eagle's Cry

    by Liz Godwin
    When Johanna van Zweel meets William the first day of January in 1900, she doesn’t intend to fall in love and certainly not with an Australian. A foreigner, an uitlander, William and his mate Eddie have come to South Africa seeking to make their fortunes in gold. With her parents away observing the Commando Law in the Orange Free State, Johanna is tasked with ensuring Eagle’s Nest, the family farm in Barberton, runs smoothly and efficiently to support her brothers and sisters, each of whom is a ... more
  • Blind Thrust

    by Samuel Marquis
    Horrific earthquakes are devastating the Front Range between Denver and Colorado Springs in an area long believed to be seismically quiescent. They are being generated by ruptures along cryptic, mysterious, deeply buried thrust faults (blind thrusts) that, unlike many faults, do not break the surface during large-scale seismic events. Somehow the cause of the unusual earthquakes must be unraveled and the cataclysms stopped before they result in more carnage and devastation. But are they the resu... more
  • Joey Visits Grandpa

    by Carol Nichvolodoff
    This story is about a loving relationship between Joey and his grandpa. Joey visits his grandpa and they do many fun things together. But soon afterwards Joey’s grandpa discovers he has a problem and not just one problem. Discover how Joey solves the problems and finds a solution at the end of the story. This imaginative story will captivate both children and adults and will delight the reader with its lighthearted humor.
  • Son the Knight

    by Ray Fisher
    Son the Knight is a story of a young prince who lives in earlier times in what is now modern day France. This intriguing tale follows the life of the prince from adolescence to becoming a very brave and resourceful young man. After struggling with the visions of a beautiful young maiden, the gallant prince discovers there is true, romantic love at first sight. After his country is attacked by a Muslim enemy from across the Mediterranean Sea, he makes it his undying quest to rescue his mother and... more
  • Farmer Green's Amazing Animals

    by Susan Yanac
    Farmer Green’s Amazing Animals is a sweet story about a man named Hardy Green who had always dreamed of becoming a farmer. In Moyie Springs, Idaho he found the perfect spot, a farm that made his dreams come true. What a surprise he had when he discovered that there were no animals on the farm. Where had they gone? What should he do? A hunt for his animals and their safe return to the farm begins a loving relationship between Farmer Green and his obedient animal friends. This story is enhanced wi... more
  • Clowns and Buffoons: Short Stories

    by G. M. Potter
    A collection of ten short stories each of which involves characters who are clowns. There is a wide range of styles, including memoir, first person narrative, and drama. The collection focuses on the lives of clowns in the everyday world and the buffoonery that follows.
  • The Assassin (Mortal Beloved Time Travel Romance, #2)

    by Pamela DuMond
    Time Traveler. Messenger. Beloved. Spy. Madeline’s a Messenger: time traveling across lifetimes and delivering messages that could change one life or many. When she discovers that her true love, Samuel, is alive in present day but doesn’t remember her from their past, she journeys to a deadly royal conflict in medieval Portugal hoping to rekindle his memory. Mortal assassins as well as dark-souled time travelers seek to kill her. Will Madeline and Samuel be together again in life—or only in ... more
  • The Magic Phone

    by Gary Welch
    “The Magic Phone”. This 61,000-word novel’s target audience is 8-12 year olds, but throughout the book there is something for teens, adults and seniors to enjoy. The story starts out in a quaint little town on the south shore of Long Island, where a young girl (Abigail) is gifted a very special phone. Abigail later finds out that this phone not only looks different, but she also finds out that every app on this phone has its unique magical powers, powers that she never could’ve imagined. A phon... more
  • Deflowered Lyric: Save Our Children

    by JJ Staples
    “Deflowered Lyric” exposes the harsh realities of childhood sexual abuse by focusing on three characters. Lyric is a child whose deflowering was discovered by a trusted adult. Readers learn the fascinating details about how she handles that discovery. Also disclosed is another episode of abuse that is hidden permitting the reader to observe a parallel of Lyric’s pain between the incidents of discovery and silence. Another child Jada, is fearful of hurting her mother and therefore holds her sec... more

    by Edward Williams
    REQUIEM FOR A GAME is a subversive slap in the face to the game of Football and other Sacred Cows of American Culture, such as the college president pimp-state which sends children to the NFL, the still-unchecked fraternity rape culture, and the death of Feminism via "Google" porn. Told through the eyes of a young African-American teenager whose dreams of playing pro football are dashed by a head injury, Edward Williams' blistering satirical voice palpates the hot button issues of an "Easily Amu... more