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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Fraught with Hazard

    by Paul Altrocchi & Julia Altrocchi

    This heroic saga of shipwrecked Spanish Armada survivors in Ireland in 1588-1589 describes one of history's most dramatic and least-known tales. English author Alexander Waugh states:

      "It is hard to believe that the perilous adventures of Francisco de Cuellar are true but they are, and this breathtaking account of his daredevil escapades on the high seas and on hostile shores is more vivid than the best that Hollywood has ever been able to offer. This is historical writing at its brig... more

  • The Quest for Integrity

    by Jaswinder Singh

    The Quest for Integrity, by Jaswinder Singh, is a work of literary fiction dealing in the socio-political climate of modern-day India.

    A novel of ideas in the spirit of Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead, The Quest for Integrity pits the heroic Purshottam Gill against the forces of greed plaguing modern society. As Purshottam diligently works to improve performance and raise morale at the Bank of the Nation’s Amlawar branch, his attempts are hindered by an intricate conspiracy invo... more

  • Rock

    by Tracy Marchini
  • The Storm (book 3, The Lady of the Pier trilogy)

    by Effrosyni Moschoudi

    When Sofia falls in love, a mourning spirit begins to haunt her... The Lady of the Pier trilogy is a historical paranormal romance where humor and drama co-exist. If you enjoy books with strong female protagonists that highlight female friendship, read on:

    BRIGHTON 1940 Laura is relieved to hear about Christian’s narrow escape from Dunkirk, despite his serious injury. Things at home are as harrowing as ever, but she holds on to a glimmer of hope. When he discovers an old secret, C... more

  • Good Night, I Love You, See You In The Morning

    by Alicia Norman
    King Anthony hated bedtime. His quiet spoken and loving mother wants him to sleep but he finds every way possible to avoid going to bed on time! Will he run out of excuses? What will his mother say? How will she get him to sleep?
  • A Danger to God Himself

    by John Draper
    A Danger to God Himself is a coming-of-age story about a young Mormon missionary, Kenny Feller, who comes to reject the faith he was raised in by seeing his missionary companion, Jared Baserman, slowly go insane. By the time Jared arrived, Kenny was nearing the end of his two-year mission and just going through the motions. Then Jared starts hearing heavenly voices and seeing fantastic visions. For Kenny, it is immediately clear that God has sent Jared to propel him into Mormon Manhood. But some... more
  • Jake & Clara

    by David R. Stokes
    JAKE & CLARA is based on a true story from the dawn of the Jazz Age about scandal, politics, Hollywood—and murder. When Warren Harding won the White House in 1920, his campaign received millions from Jake Hamon—“The Oil King of Oklahoma." Harding planned to make Jake the most powerful businessman in America. But Mrs. Harding (some called her "The Duchess") had one condition—the married man had to end his affair with his long-time mistress, a girl named Clara. Jake and Clara had been together for... more
  • The Divine Curse: Desperation

    by Patricia Smith
    Anton, desperate for glory, is one of hundreds of Cathars besieged in the doomed citadel of Montsegur. Reluctantly he agrees to smuggle a small package to safety and leave the Citadel to its fate. Even more reluctantly he must accept a companion – Anna Marie, feisty, resourceful and able to charm the leaves off the trees. Inside the package lies a secret that many will torture or kill to possess – is it God’s greatest gift which will redeem mankind forever, or ‘the divine curse’, destroyer of C... more
  • A Passing Phase

    by J. Paul Devlin
    High school senior Nate Whitby is not gay. Well, not really. Okay, so he's only attracted to guys. And he's had sex with several. But he knows it's just a phase. He always figured that, along the road to becoming an adult, he'd mutate into someone who preferred Keira Knightley to Chris Hemsworth. It would just happen, like puberty. But as adulthood approaches and his transformation has yet to begin, he panics. Taking desperate measures to change his sexual orientation, Nate finds himsel... more
  • Escape from the Past: The Kid

    by Annette Oppenlander
    Time-traveling gamer, Max, embarks on a harrowing journey through the Wild West of 1881! After a huge fight with his parents, Max tries to return to his love and his best friend, Bero, in medieval Germany. Instead he lands in 1881 New Mexico. Struggling to get his bearings and coming to terms with Dr. Stuler’s evil computer game misleading him, he runs into Billy the Kid. To his amazement Billy isn’t at all the ruthless killer history made him out to be. Trouble brews when a dying Warm Springs A... more
  • A Different Truth

    by Annette Oppenlander

    What would you do if your best friend were attacked? Forget about it like they want you to or find out who did it? Even if it may cost you everything.

    In 1968 sixteen-year old Andy Olson’s family ships him off to Palmer Military Academy. There, along with his best friend, Tom, he’s plunged into a world where rules are everything and disobedience not an option.

    When Tom openly supports the peace movement, Andy grows increasingly irritated. He doesn’t car... more

  • Escape from the Past: The Duke's Wrath

    by Annette Oppenlander
    When fifteen-year-old nerd and gamer Max Anderson thinks he's sneaking a preview of an unpublished video game, he doesn't realize that 1) He's been chosen as a beta, an experimental test player. 2) He’s playing the ultimate history game, transporting him into the actual past: anywhere and anytime. And 3) Survival is optional: to return home he must decipher the game's rules and complete its missions—if he lives long enough. To fail means to stay in the past—forever. Now Max is trapped in medieva... more

    by V. E. Smith
    July 1972. A restless young Californian looks for an ill-fated relative in Ireland, while an ill fate looks for him. Inadvertently, he discovers conspiracies involving ancient Spanish treasure and arms smuggling—as an unlikely romance blooms. In this historical mystery, echoes from a tragic past transform lives through unexpected means.
  • The Heart's Garden: based on a poem by RUMI

    by omid arabian
    The Land of Winter has been mired in cold and dark for ages. Its residents (the WinterPeople) set out to seek the Heart's Garden, a place where winter doesn't rule, the sun shines unconditionally, and magnificent flowers grow. The garden is located in the City of Love; but to enter the city the WinterPeople have to let go of what weighs them down, and find their wings. Once in the Heart's Garden, the WinterPeople discover the power that comes from knowing they are one with the entire universe; ... more
  • Regarding Tiberius: An Epic Tragedy of Mass Murder, Sworn Vengeance, Forbidden Love, Greek Ambition, Persian Honor, & Roman Migh

    by Raelenne Boge
    Regarding Tiberias is the novelization of a series of ancient scrolls recently discovered in the ruins of famed Roman commander Scipio Africanus' seaside villa (near Naples, Italy). Written in the First Century by a young woman of Persian and Ethiopian ancestry, Helena Mithridates Kleopatra, they comprise an account of how her life and destiny were forever altered by her chance meeting with Tiberius, the son of a prominent Roman senator. The pair embark on an odyssey that takes them from Asi... more
  • Bali and Blu: Friends of a Different Color

    by Andrew Fairchild
    Bali and Blu: Friends of a Different Color celebrates a unique friendship between two unlikely creatures, a lovable elephant named (Bali) and a wise grasshopper named (Blu). The story educates children on the age-old lesson about being true to yourself despite the pressures of others by teaching all readers that it's ok to be friends with someone different from yourself, just be open to all possibilities and build a long lasting friendship.