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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Planting My Values

    by Lynn Powell
    Values are important, but figuring out what values to plant and how to make them grow can be difficult. In Planting My Values, a young boy shares his journey of self-discovery as he learns how to develop values in his life.   It's never too early to inspire your children to work toward discovering themselves. Set in a simple rhyming scheme, Planting My Values offers children a set of questions to help them get started on their own journeys of self-discovery.   Give your little ones a head st... more
  • The Flame Eater: Murder, Mystery and suspense in the 15th century

    by Barbara Gaskell Denvil
    Nicholas, now heir to the earldom, has no desire to marry his dead brother’s cast-off mistress. And Emeline has no desire to marry the brutal monster who murdered his brother, the man she loved and hoped to marry. This arranged marriage is a disaster, it would seem that it can’t get any worse. But it does. Fire rages through the castle and takes over the wedding night, and any hopes of reconciliation. But not everything is as it seems. Murder and arson are destroying more than just one allianc... more
  • Cinnamon Diamonds: A Short Story

    by Mark Piper
    Cinnamon Diamonds is a short story based on the amazing events of a stormy night in 1847. The Felix Lighter a three-masted schooner survived a hurricane off the east coast of the United States. Reaching port wasn’t its most significant achievement. A young man named Hanson Gregory became a savior when he was inspired to create the first ever doughnut with a hole. His creation during the hurricane has become a thing of legend. This story couples his one and only interview with The Washington Post... more
  • Satin Cinnabar

    by Barbara Gaskell Denvil
    The battle is over. Jack scrambles from the wreckage, to find himself still alive although his friends and family are lost. He must forge a new path ahead, and adapt to an ever-changing world. There is a new Tudor king on the throne, new laws and new challenges. But what he never expects to find is his favourite cousin’s murdered corpse, and himself suspected as the killer. A growing romance helps Jack discover his courage, but there are many more obstacles to overcome. Arrested and thrown int... more
  • Escape From Smoothie Island: A Fruity Adventure

    by Charles and La-Toya Renthrope
    A zany bunch of fruit head out on the vacation of a lifetime, but somehow, find themselves making a daring escape from The Big Hungry Blender and his army of Not Nice Ice. The characters learn that when you work together, you can conquer anything - even a big hungry blender.
  • Suddenly (So It Began...) (Volume 1)

    by Rachel Diane Ramey
    SO IT BEGINS... As the world is thrown into chaos, a teen girl's life moves forward learning about family, friends, love and the discovery of a changing life all around her. How does Ginger stay centered when everything around her is spinning? Part One of an ongoing series.
  • The Coconut Crab

    by Peter W. Fong
    Like people, coconut crabs are long-lived, agile, and inquisitive. They are sometimes brave, sometimes fearful. They cherish friendship, enjoy a good feed, and appreciate a nap in the heat of the day. Youngsters are vulnerable to attack, and soon develop a protective shell. There are differences of course—most notably in the appendages, and in the lidless, jutting eyes—but this story emphasizes similarities and convergences. Crab meets bird meets goat meets gecko: that’s the plot in a nutshel... more
  • Hope Refreshed: A collection of powerful Bible parables that have been refreshed and retold to demonstrate how messages of hope,

    by Robert J. Goluba
    Skillfully blending life’s dark and light moments, Hope Refreshed is a collection of six thought-provoking short stories that illuminates the results of choosing one of life’s paths over another. Each story is a modern-day retelling of powerful Bible parables as they have never been told before. In “Judgment Day,” John confronts a major decision when he must choose between what his fiancée says is right and what his political allies need him to do. In “The Good Sport,” angry fans gravely h... more
  • Gold Rush Barons: Book Three of The California Argonauts

    by Suzanne Lilly
    It's 1852 during the California gold rush. Dr. Lucinda Arnold and George Arnold have built a dream home and a profitable mining operation employing many workers in the town of LuciArno. But miners begin falling ill with a mysterious ailment. The town preacher convinces the workers the mine is cursed and they threaten Lucinda and George with their very lives. Lucinda solves the mystery of the illness, but it spells disaster for the mine. Now she must convince George to give up his dream in order ... more
  • Gold Rush Deluge: Book Two of The California Argonauts

    by Suzanne Lilly
    Sacramento is underwater. A deluge of epic proportions has engulfed the town, leaving Lucinda Martin York and George Arnold stranded. Lucinda uses her medical skills to help save the citizens of Sacramento, working as a physician’s assistant to Dr. Mitchell Kersey. When she uncovers lies and treachery in the doctor’s past, she becomes enmeshed in dangers even more deadly than the flood. Lucinda must fight to save her life, her dreams, and her future with George. Based on historical events of 1... more
  • Gold Rush Girl: Book One of The California Argonauts

    by Suzanne Lilly
    When Lucinda Martin York arrives in California at the beginning of the gold rush, she is alone and destitute, but holding fast to her dream of becoming one of the first women doctors. She’s willing to do whatever it takes to achieve her goal. George Arnold has a dream of his own, one he left his family and friends behind to pursue, one that will make him a key investor in California’s golden future. He’s willing to sacrifice everything for his goal. Although their dreams are divergent, L... more
  • In-Between Reflections

    by Linda S. Browning

    Elizabeth Pickett Sloan dies peacefully at the age of ninety six in the family mansion known as Pickett House. The last of her line, Elizabeth leaves her estate and mansion to the town of Bigby, Tennessee for the purpose of establishing a Bed & Breakfast. Laura Dole, a recently widowed thirty seven-year-old, is hired to supervise renovations and manage Pickett House. The relocation from a posh Nashville suburb to a rural town is a major adjustment for Laura, her fourteen-year-old daughter, Ca... more

  • Biona, Monarch, and The Coral Reef

    by Todrich W. Estelle
  • My Perfect Imperfections

    by Jalpa Williby
    My Perfect Imperfections is about a young girl with cerebral palsy who faces many challenges throughout her life. It is about overcoming obstacles, wiping away the stereotypes, and finding love.
  • Electric Love

    by Philip Palios
    After years of living amidst the fog of addiction, Jordan Santarelli is cut off by his dealer and on the run over a past due debt. As he emerges into sobriety, he chooses to fight the overwhelming injustices that he had previously turned away from. Jordan believes the only way to spark action among the uninspired is to create a significant disruption. Impatient and angry, he attempts to shut down the Internet to force social change. Will he succeed?
  • The Promise at Koonville: A Fictional Tale of a Promise That Could Not Be Broken

    by C. Anthony Sherman
    Author C. Anthony Sherman tells the story of two young boys from different worlds who form an unbreakable bond in his new book, "The Promise at Koonville." Robert and Buddy meet in the back woods of Koonville in a time when the racial climate separated whites and blacks, yet their brief encounter forms the basis of a lifelong friendship based on a childhood promise. The book carries the reader on a journey through the lives of these two friends and the life choices that set them on different cou... more