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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Dancing on a High Wire

    by Patricia M. Robertson
    What do you do when life knocks you off balance? Sara, a senior at Michigan State University, is looking forward to graduation and starting her life with her fiancé when he breaks off the engagement. Joy, a ballet instructor, is happily married and expecting her third child when she is diagnosed with breast cancer. Esther is planning on continuing at her current place of employment until retirement when she finds herself unemployed with few job skills. Each needs to find a “new normal” and regai... more
  • In the Seam

    by Kirk James Folk

    In the Seam

    by Kirk James Folk

    A vigorously shaken cocktail of social satire and juvenile whimsy "In the Seam" is an illustrated novel about hope, camaraderie, polecats, rock'n'roll and what happens when the stories we tell, intertwine with the stories we live. In other words, it is appropriate and intended for adolescents of all ages. Let yourself be knocked out!

  • Strange Miracles

    by Larry Krantz
    Jordan Wilkins is a doctor in a rural town in Missouri, where he discovers he has the remarkable ability to heal people in magical ways. While the results amaze him, many wonder if these miracles come from a darker source, which could demand some kind of payback. Jordan, along with his wife and handicapped teenage son, are confronted with frightening opposition, in spite of all the good done by the healings. Others seek to use, and perhaps exploit, his wondrous abilities. These conflicting force... more
  • Buckminster's Ball: Second Edition

    by J.A. Zaremski
    Grief-stricken man finds hope in helping challenged kids succeed on the soccer pitch against all odds...
  • Can't Fight Fate

    by Lisa Edwards
    Can the words of a Psychic influence your thoughts? Your Choices? Your Destiny? Nikki, an inspirited Aussie girl thought she had her life planned. GET A CAREER, FIND A MAN, START A FAMILY. Life seemed simple, until... accompanying her friend to a psychic changed her life forever. The psychic describes her soul mate. Mr Hollywood, a man with crystal green eyes. Flash forward 17 years, Nikki's career as a Hollywood Entertainment Lawyer is taking off, and the Green Eyed man is standing in f... more
  • The Fifth Letter

    by Vivian Carpenter
    Sometimes you’re damned if you do and damned if you don't. Such is the position in which Associate Supreme Court Justice Katherine Helena Ross, the first black female on the U.S. Supreme Court, finds herself in "The Fifth Letter," the new political thriller by author Vivian Carpenter. Rooted in the historical treatment of Blacks in the United States, Justice Katherine Ross struggles to do what is right as her mother’s 1940s memoir influences her actions and emotions. Once on the Court, Kat... more
  • Chance, Kings and Desperate Men

    by Shawn Frederick
    In January, 1937, you do whatever you can to get by. Matthew Becker is a recent college grad, multi-lingual, multi-cultural and a crack shot since childhood. He’s also one step away from the breadlines. He makes money on both sides of the law while trying to find meaning, honor and self-respect in a world of chaos. Becker and his best friend Angelo are driving back to Jersey from a crooked boxing match outside Philadelphia when they come upon two gangsters beating a man to death. The victim i... more
  • My Townie Heart

    by Diana Sperrazza
    Laura DiStefano has flunked out of the University of Massachusetts just as the counterculture reaches its peak in the 1970s, and is living back home with her parents and her sister. She can’t deny the embarrassment that she has failed and the fact that she’s now trapped in the blue-collar town she so hoped to escape. But Laura soon finds that her sister, a fierce survivor of a childhood attack who has rather foolishly gotten pregnant, needs her help, and she unexpectedly finds love with a lo... more
  • Turnstiles

    by Andrea McKenzie Raine
    Martin Sourdough is a homeless person who has chosen to turn his back on the corporate, material world; Willis Hancocks Jr. is a barrister, an alcoholic philanderer, and a misogynist; and Evelyn (aka Yvonne) is a prostitute. Turnstiles speaks to these social problems through the smaller scope of each character's individual trials. There is a struggle that exists between the need to serve one's own needs and the expectation to participate in the larger social scheme. Martin and Willis are both tr... more
  • Salt & Sacrifice

    by John O'neill
    Exiled for their beliefs, the faithful have been imprisoned deep inside the salt mines of ancient Rome. For the empire, salt is a symbol of life and prosperity; for the Christian slaves who mine it, its only meaning is death. Barbaric persecution and cave-ins threaten to stamp them out entirely, but beyond the shafts their outlawed religion is growing more quickly each day. Against the backdrop of rebellion and rising religious tension, Pallas, a retired master builder and former soldier,... more
  • Felicity the Dragon

    by Ruthie Briggs-Greenberg
    Felicity the dragon may live near a castle and lounge in its moat, but she is not a typical dragon: “no smoke from her nose, no spikes on her toes, and her wings were too tiny to carry her hiney.” Because Felicity is small and different, she keeps to herself instead of playing with others. But one day, a small boy falls into the castle moat, and Felicity has the chance to help—and make some new friends in the process.
  • Counting Losses

    by Craig R Key
    Reese lives with crippling anxiety, depression, and a womanizing chauvinist named Tony. As Reese struggles to get over his not-so-recent heartbreak, he finds himself tired of the way his roommate treats the opposite gender, and demands Tony come clean about his ill intentions toward Janet, a woman whom he just recently met. When Tony refuses to cooperate and leaves town for business, Reese takes it upon himself to tell Janet the truth. This sets in motion a series of events that leaves Re... more
  • The Bishop Meets Butch Cassidy

    by Ralph Reynolds
    In this bittersweet visit to a simpler time in the American Southwest, Ralph Reynolds crafts a fictional story based on an old oral tradition that the Wild Bunch, an outlaw gang, invaded a New Mexico village near their hideout and shot up its Mormon church. Sparks fly when church bishop, Jim Nathan, a former lawman, confronts the gang and its leader, Butch Cassidy (a notorious fallen Mormon). Another of the outlaws, Clem, becomes smitten with the church beauty, named Deseret. He leaves the gang ... more
  • Kasey Screws Up The World: A Young Adult Novel

    by Rachel Shane
    Sibling rivalry goes too far... Sixteen-year-old Kasey Fishbein has a lot to repent for. She single-handedly abandoned the dance team right before Nationals, ruined her best friend’s love life, alienated the guy she loves, and permanently injured her older sister’s hip, effectively destroying Lara’s prominent dance career in one fell swoop. Guilt keeps eating away at Kasey but no one will listen to her apologies. So she does the next best thing: she starts a blog to confess her sins. But... more
  • From 9

    by Stephen Gerard
    From 9 is my first collection of poetry. It is separated into six sections, each with its own theme. As such, From 9 moves through a range of emotions. At times the poems are provocative, tender, humorous, impatient, dark, and elegant. Although these subjects are as old as time itself, my goal has been to re-imagine them with my own unique perspective.
  • The Incan

    by Del Tritten
    PROLOGUE: The old man rose and stepped outside his stone house into the pre-dawn darkness. A ‘chasqui’ messenger bowed before the great one and advised him that he would lead the remaining people at the Emperor’s estate at Machu Picchu to join a great rebellion against the ‘Concha’ Spanish. The old man sent him away. He already decided that today would be his day to die. He dressed in his finest tunic, headband, feathered knee and ankle bracelets, and golden armband. He made a last tour ... more