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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The FunGkins

    by C. Raymond Gray

    Nine-year-old Clara Gooday sits under a starry sky on the back porch of her family's bed & breakfast. Her eyes widen with excitement as she listens to her Aunt Tilly's tall tale of the foggy morning when Tilly first saw these magical little people. But when Clara meets the Jacks, she is awed by the fact that Fun-G- kins really do exist. Clara and Tilly aide the Jacks in getting back their magic mushroom? So the Jacks reward them by shrinking them down to size. Then they are whisk... more

  • We Met on a Tuesday Morning

    by Amina
    We Met on a Tuesday Morning is based on the true story of the successful adoption of my younger son, Vincent. I begin the story by sharing the reason why Vincent’s birth mother placed him for adoption and explain that they both miss each other very much. I also explain that Vincent’s life is much like other children’s – his adoption doesn’t change his life too much.
  • The Spirit Post

    by Amelia Cardenas
    Children team up with Santa and his army of snowy owls to spread kindness and Christmas Spirit.
  • Sudden Hope

    by Daniele Lanzarotta
    Alec is a seventeen-year-old who has endured more in life than anyone should have to. Seeing his neighbor and ex-bestfriend, Skylar, struggle after a tragic loss, Alec makes it his mission to show her that life is worth living. Little does he know that he will learn that same lesson.
  • The Butcher's Daughter

    by Mark McMillin
    In an age ruled by iron men, in a world of new discovery and Spanish gold, a young Irishwoman named Mary rises from the ashes of her broken childhood with ships and men-at-arms under her command. She and her loyal crew prowl the Caribbean and prosper in the New World for a time until the ugly past Mary has fled from in the old one finds her. Across the great ocean to the east, war is coming. The King of Spain is assembling the most powerful armada the world has ever seen - an enormous beast ... more
  • Because That's What Gentlemen Do!

    by Teresa "Mama T" Schimandle
    Over the past few years, I, "Mama T" realized that people noticed when a child used manners rather than in the past where people noticed when they didn't. I started telling my grandson the polite things to do, like open a door for a lady. One day he opened the door for me and I said, "Thank You Curtis," and he said, "Of Course, Grandma, that's what gentlemen do!" So began the spinning of this story, and now I am sharing it with you. It's a story about manners for young boys.
  • Walking With Walser

    by Daphne Gordon
    Ursula, an eccentric, middle-aged writer, likes to walk almost as much as she likes to write. One day in the spring of 2013, possibly to avoid the digital network where she makes her living but also just because it's a beautiful day, Ursula puts her hat on her head and sets out along her favourite thoroughfare, Queen St. West, in Toronto. Walking, thinking, watching and talking, Ursula opens to her neighbourhood. She visits a bookstore, goes to the bank, has lunch with a friend, attends a dres... more
  • Finding Out: A Novel

    by Sheryn MacMunn
    Getting dumped on the sidewalk by her live-in boyfriend of seven years and realizing that he nearly emptied their savings account is the first of Sheila Davenport's problems. At thirty-six, Sheila had thought her life was on track. But life no longer makes sense. Now she's saddled with a mortgage that's about to skyrocket, a psychotic boss, and a new employee who is unqualified and hell-bent on messing with the company's rules. Her friends advise her to date immediately, preferably someone r... more
  • A Lost Legacy: Awakening

    by C.E Dimond
    Finn Adams thought she knew what her life had in store for her; a mundane existence of day to day life. After meeting Eamon her whole world is flipped upside down. When her mother goes missing, Finn soon discovers that she is a witch and she is being hunted for her power. Ripped from the only life she's ever known, Finn is transported across the country to Broadhaven, Maine to discover the secrets she never knew about herself, her heritage, and the tremendous power she's kept hidden for so long.... more
  • Where Dolphins Dive

    by Rhoda Canter
    According to legend, Bald Head Island, North Carolina, was a favorite stop for olden-day pirates. If the rumors are true, pirates even buried a treasure or two on the island’s sandy shores. For years, people have searched for those scurvy dogs’ lost booty. Bennett and Lola are dogs, but they sure aren’t scurvy. They’re Chihuahuas who live a hilarious double life: pampered pets that dabble in solving mysteries. They’ve made a new friend, Bonnie, the young girl tasked with looking after them.... more
  • Strong Suspicions (Emmett Strong Western #2)

    by GP Hutchinson

    Strong Suspicions, the second Western by award-winning author GP Hutchinson, is a masterfully crafted barnburner of a story, certain to draw you in and leave you thirsting for more.

    After pursuing a cold-blooded murderer all the way to Nevada, Texas Ranger Emmett Strong is returning home to San Antonio—but not alone. He’s found a girl he longs to marry. Finding someone to tie the knot for them is proving to be a challenge, however, owing to the fact that she's t... more

  • Dust Fairy Tales: Absolutely Aggie

    by Michelle R. Eastman
    Fairies, music, and dust! Oh my! Aggie is a little Dust Fairy with a big problem. She wants to join the fairy band, but they do not approve of her offbeat style. Aggie is determined to impress them, but that turns out to be harder than she imagined. Just when she thinks she will never find a way to fit in, Aggie discovers it might be more fun to stand out. Lively, rhyming stanzas and vibrant illustrations come together in this magical tale. It is sure to delight boys and girls alike while impart... more
  • Nowhere Yet

    by Edward Cozza
    When Rex calls after years of being incommunicado, his best friend Grant is hesitant to accept his invitation. Just like the old days, Rex knows the buttons to push. He has invited Annie, the woman Grant thought he was going to marry. Former friends and lost loves reconnect on a long, lively, and soul searching weekend in Palm Springs. Each discovering they hold hopes long forgotten, each carrying fears that the best times of their lives may have already passed by. The mending of emotional fenc... more
  • QUACK Goes the Corgi

    by Nancy Kondos
    Corgis are darling dogs with short legs that can spin them around on a dime. And why would they need to do that? To catch up with big, jumpy bunnies, grazing sheep, and whizzing soccer balls, of course! In this book, the Corgi gets to be tall, win a blue ribbon for catching soccer balls, and practice good manners. Corgis and bunnies celebrate friendship, but occasionally a Corgi will race away with a bunny’s carrot. Now that’s not so nice.
  • Polaroids: Original Nature

    by Henry Fauth
    POLAROIDS: ORIGINAL NATURE is the first novella in the Polaroids Series. It depicts an artistic workbook telling the story of Singer Fauth, a schizophrenic outsider artist who is also a voyeur. The story takes place on the highly hedonistic Rock Island where she reconnects with Lee Heureux, a slightly narcissistic and highly secretive mixologist/bar owner. As she installs a mural entitled "Creation" on the ceiling of Lucky's Lounge, the Polaroids begin to reveal their original natures as subtle ... more
  • Lady of the Manor

    by Adrian Heflin
    Richard Creek finds himself and his family living under the roof of his abusive mother. He has to manage the volatile emotions of the lady of the manor as she continually degrades his family. Tempers flare during the blazing hot summer of 1958 in this atypical home in Savannah, Georgia. Rape, murder, and abuse victims accumulate around this family as they come to the conclusion that they can't allow her to hurt anyone else.