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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • A Beautiful Family

    by Marilyn Cohen de Villiers
    When Johannesburg socialite Brenda Silverman dies in mysterious circumstance in her palatial, well secured home, questions are inevitable. Did she commit suicide? Was it an accidental drug overdose? Or did her death have something to do with her husband, Alan? Alan Silverman is a handsome, charming businessman with impeccable credentials: a former political activist who fled South Africa in the 1980s and returned to help build the new democracy; a loving husband and devoted father; a pillar ... more

    by FIL MUNAS

    A gripping scientific novel recounting the history of Earth and the enigmatic ways of life on that planet. With stunning authenticity this book depicts the amazing evolutionary saga and continuing journey for Earth's now dominant species, Homo sapiens.



    “This is the account of a mission I undertook from Galymon to a small rocky planet in a quiet quadrant of our present Universe. My original repo... more

  • The House With the Wraparound Porch

    by Mary Pat Hyland
    Along an elm-canopied boulevard rising from a quaint Finger Lakes village stands a magnificent Queen Anne-style house. In the summer of 1920, when Mame McGrath and her family move in across the street, she notices a catatonic young man rocking on its wraparound porch. Mame, a newly hired elementary school teacher, proclaims boldly that she can, and will, restore this man’s psyche—devastated by a drowning in Keuka Lake. What she doesn't anticipate is that he and this house will become the center ... more
  • In the Shadows of the Onion Domes

    by Mary Pat Hyland
    By the confluence of the Susquehanna and Chenango rivers in New York's Southern Tier lies a valley whose shoe factories drew thousands of immigrants from across Europe. The company has since moved on, but what remains are the distinct ethnic flavors of a gritty community determined to overcome economic woes, adapt to the rapid changes in society and find true meaning in life. These stories are inspired by observed characters, whispered gossip, and the local lore of the residents whose neighborho... more
  • After Midnight

    by Diane Shute
    When horse breeder Alix is forced to temporarily swap places with her estranged twin sister—the wife of an English lord—her forgotten past begins to resurface. A humorous historical fiction mystery with charismatic, realistic characters, After Midnight offers the young adult and woman’s fiction market a fresh, engaging perspective.
  • Mortality

    by Kellie Sheridan
    After surviving a deadly plague outbreak, sixteen-year-old Savannah thought she had lived through the very worst of human history. There was no way to know that the miracle vaccine would put everyone at risk for a fate worse than un-death. Now, two very different kinds of infected walk the Earth, intent on nothing but feeding and destroying what little remains of civilization. When the inoculated are bitten, infection means watching on in silent horror as self-control disappears and the idea... more
  • The Journalist ISBN 1500807575

    by Jos Scharrer
    This is a biography-based story.of a woman who forged a successful journalism career in the misogynistic nineteenth century. This is also the story of an arch imperialist who supported a plot to claim an African country for the British Empire, as well as the tale of a humanitarian who organised care for 250,000 Belgian refugees in the dark days of WW1. She was the first woman to achieve a position of high journalistic authority and became the Colonial Editor for The Times in the early 1890s. Wr... more
  • The Grace of Crows

    by Tracy Shawn
    Set in the fictional California communities of Breakers Point and Dune Beach, Saylor fights her debilitating anxiety while trying to contend with her mother’s blind narcissism, growing concerns for her teenage children, and her husband’s need to pretend that everything is okay. After she reconnects with her childhood friend, Billy, homeless and alone since his teens, Saylor is able set out on a journey in which she gains insight into her strange fears, gathers the strength to overcome them, and ... more
  • Dangled Carat

    by Hilary Grossman
    For every girl who wondered if she should love him or dump him..... For every girl who listened to her heart instead of her friends advice.... For every girl who l wondered if she was wasting her time dating that guy.... meet Hilary.... She had gotten used to dating the commitment-phobic Marc, thirteen years her senior. They had a great relationship--why rush into things? She saw no need to pressure him for marriage, believing that when the time was right, he would propose. But a... more
  • The Uncommon Memories of Zeenat Qureishi

    by veena nagpal
    'The Uncommon Memories of Zeenat Qureishi' is about a twenty-year old girl who, traumatized by communal conflicts, spontaneously regresses into memories of past lives spanning centuries. Memories so powerful they start getting automatically broadcast on television, blocking out all other channels. Sucked into her reminiscences of power brokers manipulating love and revenge, murder and greed, an entire people finds itself at crossroads
  • Let's Take an Airplane: A Hazel and Tilly Adventure

    by Anne Lee
    Hazel and Tilly are taking an airplane to visit their grandparents. This picture book prepares children for a trip through the airport, onto an airplane, and off again. From getting out of the taxi to standing in line, boarding the plane to pulling everything out of the seat pocket, and finally hugs and kisses at their destination, Hazel, Tilly, and their parents find something exciting and fun about all of the ups and downs of airplane travel.
  • Omari And The People

    by Stephen Whitfield
    In a squalid ancient city on the edge of a desert (based in part on the African Sahara’s Empty Quarter) a weary, thrill-seeking thief named Omari sets his home afire to start anew and to cover his many crimes. When the entire city is unintentionally destroyed by the flames, the cornered thief tells the displaced people a lie about a better place which only he can lead them to, across the desert. With the help of an aged, mysterious woman who knows a better place actually does exist, they set out... more
  • Stories and Scripts: an Anthology

    by Zack Love
    Thought-provoking, dreamy, sad, and hilarious, this collection of works by Zack Love takes the reader on a diverse and unforgettable literary journey through a variety of topics, themes, and emotions. The anthology totals about 73,000 words and contains a novelette, four short stories, a theater play, and a screenplay. These seven spellbinding stories spanning several styles and genres include a dramatic romance, a satire of the mega-rich, a somber and soulful reflection on the problem of ev... more
  • The Syrian Virgin

    by Zack Love
    Anissa is traumatized by the most brutal conflict of the 21st Century: the Syrian Civil War. In 2012, Islamists in Homs terrorize a Syrian-Christian community and destroy everything that a young woman holds dear. Narrowly escaping death, Anissa restarts her devastated life as a college student in NY. She is bewildered and lost -- a virgin in every sense. But despite her inexperience with men and life in the United States, Anissa is quickly drawn to two powerful individuals: Michael Kassab, t... more
  • Too Quiet, Too Noisy

    by Bonnie Ferrante
    Lily's house is so noisy, she has to cover her ears. But, Nana's house is so quiet, she has trouble staying awake. What's a little girl to do? Little Lily teaches her family to find balance in their lives, making both homes happy and comfortable. A picture book for ages 4 to 8. Followed by discussion questions for parents and teachers.
  • Katambora Rising: The Second Safari Chronicle

    by Rory Johnston
    New literary fiction novel, Katambora Rising takes the reader into 1970s Africa and shines a light on animal poaching.

    Author, Rory Johnston traveled to some of Africa's most remote regions as a child on safari with his parents. He grew up in the safari business and led expeditions throughout the remote countryside, nurturing his passion for adventure.

    That passion is evident in his writing, as Johnston pens books like Katambora Rising, the second in a series of novels centered on pr... more