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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • ZERO

    by Al Schnupp
    How does an egotistical buffoon with no talent become the darling political celebrity of his country? A bawdy satire of tabloid politics, exposing how a simpleton is elected leader of a fictitious country. Maxie convinces her husband, Zero, to commit a bizarre crime that showers him with riches, making it possible for him to campaign for leader of their country. With Horace as Campaign Manager, the trio embarks on a whirlwind of fundraising, cover-ups, debates, makeovers and scams. Meanwhile... more

    by Sebastian Lopez
    Synopsis of Cosmic Swan The COSMIC SWAN, based on the science-fiction novel of the same name, can be a stand-alone epic film or part of a film series in the tradition of action-packed science fiction stories of the future such as Star Wars and Star Trek. In the story, an intrepid geologist investigating earthquakes in the Himalayas discovers devotees of a cult led by a gorgeous priestess who says the earthquakes are caused by the birth of a great being. As a scientist and he insists they a... more
  • Goods & Effects

    by Al Schnupp
    What happens when a free-thinking widow, raised in a deeply religious environment, is forced to create a new life? A widow reimagines her life, takes on new challenges and develops a network of unconventional, unforgettable friends. Devastated by the death of her husband and sons, Hannah, a Mennonite, sells the family farm and creates a store and living quarters in a delivery truck. She travels several circuits, selling her wares. Hannah becomes the heart of a network of interlinking lives t... more
  • Lying and Making A Living

    by William Dunlap
    Lying and Making a Living, the title from a Barry Hannah quote picks up where Short Mean Fiction leaves off. It contains more of the irreverent, hard-hitting, exhilarating, ironic, and emblematic prose we’ve come to expect from the writer and painter William Dunlap. His stories, some as short as a single page, leave the reader gasping for breath and wanting more. Whereas Short Mean Fiction, his first gathering of stories promised words and pictures, Lying and Making a Living delivers fiction wit... more
  • Always the New Girl

    by Kelly Vincent

    Sarah Redmond has moved all over the country with her flighty mom, always the new girl, never the popular one. Until Sierra Vista, where she's finally on the verge of a social breakthrough. But when everything goes horribly wrong, she and her new friends find a way to use knitting to exact sweet revenge. But that is only the beginning of her new life in Arizona, where she has run-ins with some drug-runners and her deadbeat father before meeting Alex, who helps her see who she really is an... more

  • The Christmas Time Travelers 1

    by Laurence Haynes

    ON A BEAUTIFUL AND SNOWY Christmas Eve, PROFESSOR MCDOUGAL— a brilliant inventor in his early 60s— sits at home with his three dogs. McDougal has two Puggles— LILY and BENJI— and one Golden Retriever named KARAT. The three furry friends and McDougal are as close as family and spend all their time together. THIS CHRISTMAS EVE is a very special one. It is the first time that McDougal will test his greatest invention: The time machine. FLASHBACK to McDougal twenty years e... more

  • The Porch

    by Janet Crandell Burtt

    A compelling story about an English family that immigrates to Charleston, South Carolina in the late 1790's to establish an office of their family business. The story chronicles their journey from the inception of the idea of coming to America, their journey across the Atlantic Ocean and their arrival in Charleston to find a different climate and a new culture. Their greatest joy is in building a summer house outside the city fronting on a large creek to escape the intense heat in the city in... more

  • Now What?

    by Brenda Faatz
    The book title begs the question and the answers come through obstacles which become opportunities in this comical romp. Curiosity, frustration, imagination, and a unique perspective are at the heart of this tale about Lizzy, the protagonist from the “It’s Just So” book series. Written in lyrical rhyme, we are taken on a little journey through a day that brings personal growth and the meeting of Luna, a new neighbor, who just moved from the Caribbean. Together, they color their way through adven... more
  • Hey Papa Dude! What's Cookin'?

    by PAPA DUDE aka Steven Scaffidi
    Papa Dude loves to cook and he can’t wait to share a great meal with you! Come with Papa Dude and his best friend, Charlie Crab, as they take you on an adventure inside the world of food. You’ll never know how much fun eating can be until you sit down with Papa Dude and Charlie!
  • Hey Papa! What's Out There?

    by PAPA DUDE aka Steven Scaffidi
    Papa Dude and his best friend Charlie Crab are taking off on an adventure that’s out of this world! It’s time to put on your space suit and get ready to blast off into the great unknown. This is one journey that you don’t want to miss, so hang on for the ride of a lifetime as you follow Papa Dude and Charlie into outer space!
  • Hey Papa Dude! Why Do Kids Love Going To The Zoo?

    by PAPA DUDE
    Papa Dude and Charlie Crab are ready to take you on another great adventure. This time, they are going to the zoo, and you can go with them. Come along and meet all of the friendly animals as Papa Dude and Charlie take you to the zoo!
  • Hey Papa Dude! Can We Take A Road Trip

    by PAPA DUDE aka Steven Scaffidi
    It’s time to hit the road with Papa Dude and his best friend Charlie Crab. You'll travel across America, and visit some of the most interesting and fun places you can imagine. So, pack your bags and buckle up for a road trip that you will never forget!
  • Jesus' Silent Years series

    by Vance Shepperson
    All four novels in Jesus’ Silent Years follow the classic path of the hero. Jesus starts in a no-name village, a mudhole in between nowhere and not much else. He goes down, down, and further down. Then, in this final volume, he rises to a far greater plateau—a life of goodness, compassion, and intimate relationship with his Father and followers. It’s all about character, wrapped in a story.
  • Harper's Rescue: A Novel of Redemption in the Civil War - 2nd edition

    by Sean Kevin Gabhann
    Harper’s Rescue consists of three interwoven character-driven plot lines. In the first plot-line, James (Jamie) Harper risks the trust and respect of his men, which he earned in the Harper’s Donelson, by giving the appearance of a lazy, profligate, whore-hound, while operating under secret orders to investigate potential espionage in the brothels owned by the Bosleys and Miss Eleanor. He develops an affection for one of the working women, Maggie, who is the manager of Eleanor’s gentlemen’s c... more
  • Texas Quest

    by Betty Willis

    Christian Schulz takes a treachereous voyage from Germany to Texas in 1872 in order to avoid almost certain death in the German military. He meets with many trials and triumphs in this journey to find a new life, friends and love, in the early history of Texas.

  • Lala Rosa Girls

    by Najoua Martin
    Lala Rosa is a lively hair salon in urban Rotterdam. Amidst the chaos of fuming hairdryers, loud music and endless cups of coffee, Souad and Layla expertly wield their scissors. Hatim, the charming owner of the place, comes and goes as he pleases. Other men are not allowed in the salon, except as a topic for gossip. At Lala Rosa, women are able to reveal their true selves and cut loose. One day Hatim introduces the girls to F’dila, their new colleague. She has come to Rotterdam with the same des... more