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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • 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.
  • Down Under: The Adventures of Prince Robbie

    by J.M. Vantes
    Prince Robbie and his friends live on the Great Barrier Reef off of the coast of Australia. They have always protected their home but their greatest danger yet is coming from humans on land.
  • The Captive Queen: A Novel of Mary Stuart

    by Danny Saunders
    Political schemes, religious partisanship and unbridled love shake the Royal Court of Scotland at the end of the Stuart dynasty. Witness to sordid murders, spy for Her Majesty among the Protestants of the infamous preacher John Knox, forced to give up her one true love, thrown out onto the streets then ruthlessly attacked by a drunkard, Charlotte Gray will do everything in her power to remain the sovereign's lady-in-waiting. As for the Queen of Scots, she faces turmoil of a completely different ... more
  • ...Like Footprints in the Wind

    by Pamela Atherstone
    Few people know about the “Purge of the Kulaks” in Russia, as this is a suppressed part of history. Based on real stories of people who actually lived through this terrible time, the fictional Jahnle family is falsely “evacuated” from their farm in a small village near the Black Sea and they begin their journey north, into the unknown, with many other German-Russian families like them. It is nearly harvest season of 1929. Not understanding what is happening to them, the family experiences a... more
  • Green in Judgement-Cold in Blood

    by Peter Abadie
    Assassination is the template that binds this work together. Whether it’s the murder of the modern world through a political miscalculation during the Cuban missile crisis or through mistakes made in Indochina, the result would be the same. The individual assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Lee Harvey Oswald, innocent Russian peasants, Ngo Diem of Vietnam, his brother, Nhu, and even the Empress of Hungary, is a replete theme that hovers throughout the novel. The self-immolation by a Buddhist monk... more
  • The Downriver Horseshoe

    by Scott Miles
    THE DOWNRIVER HORSESHOE draws its stories from the landscapes and people of the industrial, south side of Metro Detroit called Downriver. It is Americana with a gritty, blue-collar twist—filled with quirky, rough-hewn characters like Duke Peterson, a retired cookie-truck driver who, at the behest of his nasty, invalid wife, has to hock his grandfather’s old shotguns to make rent; there is George Rimbaud, a morally confused mailman who continually crosses the line and intertwines his life (and se... more
  • Elegantly Wasted

    by C. Elizabeth Vescio
    On the eve of her high school graduation, proper socialite Francesca “Frankie” Fairholm rebelled against her elitist and controlling family to pursue the dark lifestyle of a contract killer for the enigmatic Osiris Corporation. Years later, with her training complete, she believes she's doomed to the life of a sociopathic lone gun until a botched hit brings two unlikely allies, her cousins Addison and Katharine. Using Katharine’s etiquette school, Elegance, Inc., as a front, the trio weave t... more
  • The Crystal Navigator

    by Nancy Kunhardt Lodge
    The Crystal Navigator is a middle grade fantasy that celebrates the power of imagination. Eleven year old Lucy Nightingale is a high frequency thinker. She can make things with her thoughts. She also loves school. Just about the worst thing that can happen to someone who has zillions of thoughts and who loves school happened to Lucy. When her mind went blank during her oral report, every drop of confidence in her original ideas walked out on her. She wished for something, anything that would bri... more
  • A Higher Voice

    by Sheri Haymore
    Legendary rock singer Britt Jordan is at the pinnacle of his career—at least as far as the world knows. But Britt’s voice is failing and a terrible event in his past haunts him every moment. He thinks that his life is a hopeless shipwreck…until the night he is stopped dead in his tracks by a woman’s smile. With the same determination that propelled him to stardom, he begins to create a new life with Dena and her daughter, Bonnie. Britt’s presence in Dena’s life brings more than paparazzi, howeve... more
  • Secrets of the Big Bush: A Novel

    by Rhonda Lewis

    Slave spirits compel an old man to write of his boyhood odyssey through several southern states before reaching Liberia in 1915. Set against the backdrop of Jim Crow America, he comes of age amid hopes, tragedies and struggles shared by unforgettable characters on two continents; spurring adventures, mysteries and supernatural encounters in Liberia's rainforest.

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