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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Leveraging Lincoln

    by Stephenia H. McGee
    "All we have to do is kidnap their President…." Four years of war have reduced the South to near annihilation. Homes lay smoldering and men become desperate. Amid the shadows of fear, a clandestine group waits for an opportunity to change the course of history. Harlot, liar, spy… On the threshold of losing her plantation, Annabelle Ross finds a cryptic letter on a dying soldier and seizes the opportunity to get out a message of her own. She never dreamed her plan would brand her a susp... more
  • The Whistle Walk

    by Stephenia H. McGee
    A Mississippi Plantation: Civil War pits countrymen against one another and tears a nation asunder. Life and death are held in the balance where everyone is a slave to something. One is born free, yet lives as a soul in bondage... Lydia Harper never intended to purchase a slave. But when she witnesses a woman being beaten in the street, all her pretenses begin to unravel. A bride to a man she barely knows and bound by her secrets, Lydia will risk everything to save a stranger. Amid the W... more
  • The Last Great American Magic

    by LC Fiore
    Some men are born heroes. By the late eighteenth century, the lush river valley of the Ohio Country is the last stronghold of the Shawnee Indians, a deeply religious tribe whose medicine men practice the blackest and most potent magical arts. "The Last Great American Magic" reimagines the legend of Tecumseh, a physically gifted warrior, groomed from birth to one day lead, and his twin brother Rattle, a wickedly smart but lazy prophet with blossoming supernatural gifts. Growing up, the boys ar... more

    by Leigh Podgorski
    When cattle rancher and rodeo bull-rider Weston Beaudurant discovers that his best buddy ranch hand and rodeo clown Cody Goode is supposed to be married, it's too late for Cody—he's just been killed by the maniacal bull Baby Face that Wes was riding; however, Thai immigrant and mail order bride Song Phan Rang is due in on that evening’s train, and by unanimous decree, Weston has been voted the welcoming committee. As Weston arrives at the train station, he is prepared for anything but the ... more
  • TGT

    by Randolph Christopher Longstreet
    TGT Phillip Anderson is appalled. After catching his youngest son trying to copy ballet dancers on TV, he's convinced that eight-year-old Brandon is gay. What can he do to correct the situation and lead Brandon down the path away from being a “sissy boy” and down a “straight” path? Phillip is an ex-jock, a former college football player who stands six feet eight inches tall. How could he possibly have sired a gay son? Since Brandon shows remarkable athletic ability, Phillip encourages h... more
  • 978-0692727669

    by Vanda Neveruseit
    Alice “Al” Huffman comes from the potato fields of Long Island with her beau, her best girlfriend and her girlfriend’s beau to make it on the Broadway stage only to find she has no talent. On the kids’ first day in New York City, they meet Maxwell P. Hartwell III, a failed nightclub owner and Broadway producer, who, according to Al, looks a little like Clark Gable. He invites them to a nightclub where Al hears Juliana, the glamorous, perpetually-on-the-brink-of stardom nightclub singer, sing for... more
  • Peripheral Involvement

    by Bob Waldner
    Jack Caufield never imagined that he would wake up one day and find a dead woman in his bed. That sort of thing wasn’t supposed to happen to guys like him. He was on his way to law school, but instead of fielding Socratic questions from law professors, he finds himself facing the third degree from a bunch of angry cops. Despite their efforts, they find nothing incriminating, and Jack is allowed to get on with his education and his life. Over the next fifteen years, he becomes a modestly succ... more
  • A Crowded Heart

    by Andrea McKenzie Raine
    Willis Hancocks is a bright, ambitious young man who wants to break out of his small-town existence and make a difference in the world. When WWII breaks out, he rushes to enlist, despite his parents' disapproval. As the world falls apart, Willis finds a way to forge through and finds solace in an incomparable friendship and a surprising, brief encounter with a love that takes hold and eventually threatens to jeopardize the life he strives to build while battling his post-war demons. While Willis... more
  • A Father's Daughter

    by KAT ROSE
    My loyalties to my sister drew me to this desolate town. I knew I couldn’t leave her alone with my father, Jack, a man who left my mother and I years ago and never looked back. I have spent most of my life trying to forget him, and now, here I was. Living under his roof. Time has not been kind to us. The silent hope I brought with me has begun to fade. I am slowly drowning in my new role, it has taken something from me, and I am not sure I can get it back. But I am no quitter. A special guest h... more

    by KAT ROSE
    My name is Ryleigh Carter. I am twenty-five years old and probably have more patience with the world than I should. There is nothing special about me, other than the fact bad things seem to happen wherever I go. I am a dreamer. I have high hopes for my future and that everything will somehow work out in the end. They say good things come to those who wait, and well. I have been waiting for quite sometime. my life has not been easy. Everyone has a story. And this, well.... this is one that nearl... more
  • Suburbia Made Me Do It

    by Ashley Fontainne
    Look out Cherrywood Estates—I’m on a rampage. When the evil thoughts emerged, lives changed and I acquired the nickname Raging Roxy. My name is Roxanne “Roxy” Davenport and I’m part of a dying breed: I’m a suburban housewife. According to the ancient set of mental instructions —better known as the Suburbia Rulebook—I’m supposed to follow the edicts of previous generations. Outdated rules like all married couples must procreate and raise, at a minimum, 3.2 children, preferably staggered in age... more
  • Screaming into the Light

    by Charles M. Harper Sr.
    Shaun Willis carried within him, horrible secrets through his young life. Unbeknownst to him, his secrets would cause him to become a rock that all who attempted to get close to him, would crash themselves against. The path he was living his life would ultimately leave him screaming into the light to be freed from the darkness that consumed him.
  • Rose of Anzio - Moonlight (Volume 1): a WWII Epic Love Story

    by Alexa Kang
    Summer 1940. Fourteen-year-old Tessa Graham finds herself in a new, unfamiliar world. For her safety, she is sent from England to Chicago to live with the prominent Ardley family just before the London Blitz. Stifled by the ways of the rich, she is soon drawn to the city’s infamous South Side. A world where she discovers jitterbug dancing, and the intrigues of the powerful Irish community. But is this the escape she really wants? On the University of Chicago campus, eighteen-year-old Anthony... more
  • Catering Girl: A Novella

    by Laurie Boris
    Frankie Goldberg, struggling actress and stand-up comic in Los Angeles, can't keep her day jobs, thanks to her smart mouth and a lot of other bad habits. Now a thirty-something catering assistant on a movie set, she reluctantly agrees to bring a cappuccino to the resident diva. The young star Anastasia Cole is in tears, distraught about disturbing changes in the script. Frankie serves a side of common sense with the coffee, and excited to have an ally, Anastasia offers her the role of a lifetime... more
  • Tinker Bee

    by Erin Beth Liles
    Tinker Bee is not just a bee. She's a fairy bee! Despite her love of all things fairy, her parents and fellow bees just want her to be a bee. But when the flower patch is in trouble, it's Tinker Bee who saves them all—just by being a fairy.
  • Ms. Aligned: Women Writing About Men

    by Pat Matsueda
    MS. ALIGNED is an anthology of fiction, poetry, and essays by women writing about men.