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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Spider and the Stone: A Novel of Scotland's Black Douglas

    by Glen Craney

    As the 14th century dawns, the brutal King Edward Longshanks of England schemes to steal Scotland. But a frail, dark-skinned boy named James Douglas, inspired by a headstrong lass from Fife, defies three Plantagenet kings and champions the cause of his wavering friend, Robert the Bruce, to lead the armies to the bloody field of Bannockburn. A thrilling historical saga of star-crossed love and... more

  • The Jasmine Tree: Love in the Time of Revolutions

    by Maha Khalid
    In a time of turmoil and change, two strangers meet in the ancient city of Cairo, an Arabian girl from noble origins and complicated past and a an idealist and daring American journalist. They fall in love while both of them are looking for something lost hoping to find it in the city of eternity. Yet life, is never simple, nor love.... From Cairo to Beirut, and from Dubai to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, London and back to Dubai, "The Jasmine Tree" will take you in a journey inside the heart of a wom... more
  • The World Undone

    by Mary Driver-Thiel
    Three women, one secret, and the power of family ties. Sylvia has grown up lonely in a world of privilege, but her life is turned upside down when she she discovers her mother's secret: another child given up for adoption years before Sylvia was born. Callie, raised in a large, loving adoptive family, rarely allows herself to dwell on the "what-ifs" and "whys" of being given away at birth. Their mother, Anne, has closed the door on her past and locked away all thoughts of the tragedy that d... more
  • The Shadows Fall (The Shadows Breathe Series Book 2)

    by Kathleen Marentes
    Kara Springs is anxious for her life to return to normal. But when she's kidnapped at a horse show by a group of masked strangers, her life takes an unexpected turn. Things go from bad to worse when she finds out who the strangers are and why they took her. While Sean desperately searches for her, Kara must find a way to survive in her new surroundings. Continuing the story from The Shadows Breathe, Kara is again stealing horses--but for a much different reason.
  • The Shadows Breathe (The Shadows Breathe Series Book 1)

    by Kathleen Marentes
    Kara Springs is living her dream of working with horses on a beautiful ranch, alongside her mentor George Davidson. But when he unexpectedly leaves the ranch, a new trainer takes his place that Kara immediately distrusts. When she confirms that he is mistreating his horses, her decision to save one mare's life causes a chain of events that change Kara's life forever.
  • Summit

    by Harry Farthing
    Summit - a novel. In the autumn of 1938 Germany’s Reichsführer, Heinrich Himmler, is growing frustrated at the British using their regional power in India to block passage of an SS expedition to Tibet. Determined to spite them, he plots to steal something the British hold dear and have failed for the seventh time that spring to achieve – a first summit of Mount Everest. Seventy years later, seasoned mountain guide Neil Quinn's ninth visit to the top of the world’s highest mountain in the charg... more
  • The Prophet of the Funk and Other Tales From the O

    by DAVID VASQUEZ.
    Orlando, Kissimmee, Central Florida, the names we attribute to this place bring to mind a variety of images. But far from the images put forth by commercials, and more complex than the simplifications made by the media, is a story of people living in a unique society. In this land of cheap ticket booths, hospitality giants, technological triumph, and social failure there are many stories unfolding. A group of people take action, when a resort's policies inspire a triumphant, and comedic decl... more
  • Huckleberry Finn Grows Up

    by Sam Sackett
    To escape "sivilization" Huck heads for Indian Territory. He lives for a while among the Cherokees, then joins a wagon train in the gold rush to California. Giving up in mining, he goes to San Francisco for a while. When Kansas Territory is opened for settlement, Huck goes there to try to help make Kansas a free state.
  • GRANDPA HATES THE BIRD: Not That Sick

    by Eve Yohalem
    “‘What do you think, Bird? Should we play Killigan’s Island with Grandpa?’ Maya asked. I beat my wings as hard as I could to demonstrate my wish to flee. I flipped onto my back and stuck my legs in the air to simulate death. I did a Yak Yak Neck and threw up some breakfast to show the extent of my fear. It must have been the fever or the purple medicine or the wads of tissue stuffed up Maya’s nose like walrus tusks (she kept them wedged there to absorb the flow), because Maya watched all m... more
  • GRANDPA HATES THE BIRD: Six Short Stories of Exciting, Hilarious and Possibly Deadly Adventure

    by Eve Yohalem
    “Alas, it is true. Grandpa hates me. He has always hated me, even before I used his ear as a swing toy (his lobes are so long and flappy!). I can’t imagine why. I assume Grandpa hates me simply because I am the bird—and he is not.” Everybody loves Bird. Joseph and Maya, Mother and Father, Humphrey the dog, Slick the snake. Everyone except Grandpa, who will stop at nothing to set Bird free. Forever. • How does the battle begin when Bird and Grandpa are alone together for a whole week? • Se... more
  • Vincent, Theo and the Fox: A mischievous adventure through the paintings of Vincent van Gogh

    by Ted Macaluso
    Vincent, Theo and the Fox is an adventure story for children inspired by the paintings of Vincent van Gogh. As young boys, Vincent and his brother Theo spy a mischievous fox sneaking into a farmer’s cart. Wanting to catch the furry creature, the brothers give chase through colorful fields, over land and sea, into the city and beyond – settings illustrated by over 30 of van Gogh’s greatest works. On this imaginative journey, the boys – and the fox – learn about failure, success, and discovering h... more
  • Anna's Journey

    by Ann Hellewell
    Anna Katri Jensen was born into an isolated Finnish Community in rural Idaho in the mid 1900's. In a family full of brothers and rejected by her mama, Anna was emotionally abandoned. When a tragic hunting accident took the life of her youngest brother, she leaves her remote community and flees to Seattle. Anna puts herself through school, and was lured into a mysterious game full of intrigue and world travel. Slowly she transforms from a lost soul into an extraordinary woman. She finally finds p... more
  • The Worship of Walker Judson

    by Janice Strubbe Wittenberg
    Walker Judson has a grand secret. He sees light emanating from other folks. Soul shadows, the boy terms them. Secretive and strange, given to wearing tight garb to keep from flying apart, he works to perfect his gifts, until one day he's cast from his home and must wander adrift. Years later, as director of The Living Light Healing Center, he meets the hunchback, Lauren Finch, and straightens her spine. Seduced by his charisma, she then becomes his devout assistant, ultimately transformed ... more
  • Anna's Journey

    by Ann Hellewell
    Anna Katri Jensen was born into an isolated Finnish Community in rural Idaho in the mid 1900's. In a family full of brothers and rejected by her mama, Anna was emotionally abandoned. When a tragic hunting accident took the life of her youngest brother, she leaves her remote community and flees to Seattle. Anna puts herself through school, and was lured into a mysterious game full of intrigue and world travel. Slowly she transforms from a lost soul into an extraordinary woman. She finally finds p... more
  • Secret Keepers and Skinny Shadows: Lee and Miranda

    by Mary A Russell
    When Bert Grayson was found murdered in a dark alley with his throat slit, the case was quickly closed due to a lack of evidence. A drinker and a fighter, he was considered just another cautionary tale—an unfortunate casualty of hanging around on the wrong side of town. But one woman was convinced there was more to the murder than met the eye. Lillian Grace, a beautiful but narcissistic barmaid trapped in a life of misery, was sure she knew who’d murdered the man she loved, but she couldn’t g... more
  • A Tree for a Meadow

    by J.M. Vantes
    A little girl has looked over the same meadow for everyday of your life and loved the view she sees; but sometimes you realize one day that maybe a meadow needs a tree.

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