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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Re-enchanting Nature

    by David Vigoda
    Is nature sacred? What might that question mean in a scientific culture? An American photographer, retired from documenting disasters, seeks an answer on a personal quest in the mountains by the French Riviera. For years Frank traveled the world to wherever human misery was greatest; now he seeks redemption. He photographed evil and wretchedness, now he seeks the good and beautiful in people. He has no home. He is alone, and he has embarked on a quest that frightens him more than danger ever ... more
  • Still Skylarkin

    by Marlon Paul Moseley
    Synopsis June 1973, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad: the mischievous Max is a few weeks off his ninth birthday, and asks his best friend Fred to ‘Break Biche' - leave school early - and have some fun by the sea. Fred, though older and wiser than Max, gives in to his friend's persuasion and off they go. As strange and interesting as their adventures prove to be, the question hanging over them is: what will happen when they go home? An entertaining little tale of boyish high-jinks.
  • Losing It All

    by Marsha Cornelius
    Frank Barnes is content living on the streets of Atlanta. A soup kitchen and a makeshift shanty sure beat his days as a POW in Vietnam. But Chloe Roberts can’t handle the eviction that sends her into the hell of homelessness. With no family or friends to turn to, Chloe and her children are sucked into the traumatic world of night shelters, and dangerous predators. When they bump into each other at the soup kitchen, Frank offers Chloe a glimmer of hope that she can pull her life back together. S... more
  • Helena Landless

    by Deanna Madden
    Victorian England. Nineteen-year-old Helena Landless falls in love with charming young Edwin Drood the night she arrives in Cloisterham. However, he’s engaged and her twin brother Neville takes a dislike to him. Then one stormy night Edwin Drood disappears and her brother is accused of murdering him. It’s up to Helena to find out what happened in this re-telling of Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood.
  • Friends Around the World (Monkey and Puppy's Adventures) (Volume 1)

    by D.N. Hockey
    Monkey and Puppy are on another adventure! This exciting journey takes them - and their readers - around the world to discover new cultures and traditions. Monkey and Puppy visit their friends Blackbuck from India, Owl from Egypt, Bear from the Abenaki tribe, Red Panda from China, and other friends as they delight in each ones unique traditions. They learn about their friends by tasting Egyptian Dolma, creating an Indian Rangoli design with colorful sand, running from Aardwolf's termite dinner, ... more
  • Once Upon a Ramadan

    by D.N. Hockey
    Lia, Jaden, and Elle are siblings with silly stuffed animals who are very much a part of the family. In this story they are excited for their holiday to begin. Lia, the oldest, tells the others about the Ramadan fun during the month-long holiday. They bake cookies and Monkey, Puppy, and Fox get very messy and need a bath. They collect presents to give to children in need and Puppy falls asleep in the bag! Lia tells Jaden that the Ramadan gift bags grow during the month and his imagination makes ... more
  • Okalani and Teal

    by Kirsty Black
    Okalani and Teal is a children's picture book based around too main characters; Okalani the oyster and Teal the turtle. After overcoming his struggles with being different, Teal searches the ocean to find creatures like him who may need some encouraging to come out of their own shells. Teal comes across Okalani, a shy oyster who doesn't think she has much to offer the world! Okalani and Teal aims to encourage children to love who they are and to encourage them to share themselves and their kind... more
  • Kingdom Horizon

    by Ashley Nicole
    Charlana, a strong-willed Germanic princess, yearns for her father’s approval. But she cannot be the daughter that he wants her to be– learned and cultured in the progressive ways of the Romans. In spite of her struggle to belong, Charlana follows her own path and becomes skilled in weaponry and horsemanship, two gifts that will lead her to a love that she is not ready for, and a destiny that will consume her. Her father and tribal chief, Aric, has his own struggles. To advance his tribe t... more
  • The Poo Poo Fairy

    by Mary Harper Dick
    Ever since she was a pint-sized pixie, Paulina dreamed of attending Helper's Hollow Academy and becoming a true helper fairy to children. After failing again and again, Paulina finally discovers her talent for making potty training magical and fun! As the Poo Poo Fairy, Paulina makes special fairy visits to cheer on children as they learn to use the big-kid potty.
  • The Unintended: R u sure??

    by Jake Hatmacher
    This story should appeal not only to adults but to teenage/young adults because it involves issues that are common to families across the ages. The story explores two women, one in her mid twenties and living in mid 19th century, and one as a teen in high school in the 21st century. The changing values of the mid 19th century regarding religious issues as well as women's rights are integral to one decision made, and the relativistic nature of the 21st century serve to impact the decision of ... more
  • Searching For Isabelle

    by Alejandro Cordova
    The story follows three generations, starting with Thomas, a journalism graduate from San Francisco State University. He’s on the front lines of the Cultural Revolution taking place on the streets of San Francisco in the late sixties. After a heartbreaking end of a relationship and a desire to escape the intensity of the blooming Hippy scene, Thomas feels compelled to make a spiritual sojourn to India and then back overland to Europe and eventually to France, whereupon he meets the bea... more
  • Unification

    by Bridges McCall
    Unification is a journey into the Great Mystery, traveling through exotic locations that spans from ancient Europe to the Americas in 2030. Two riveting stories of love and adventure lead to conquests of the spirit, mind, and heart illuminating limitless possibilities. Themes such as enlightenment, spirituality, peace and prosperity, future architecture and true global advancement are examined. Unification is a quest exploring humanity’s profound questions and unveiling powerful solutions. An ... more
  • When War Ends

    by Patricia Tomlin
    The story start in the peaceful countryside of rural England in 1640. Catherine is the daughter of a Puritan strip farmer who only knows life in her village. Martin, son of a merchant,lives in relative luxury but as war threatens he joins Parliament in the English Civil War. His brother takes the side of the king. Meeting by chance they are faced with her father's opposition; with the background of the war, where danger is around every corner.
  • You're white 'cause you don't look like me

    by Shanti Prem
    Kenya is an absolutely adorable five year old brown skin twin who identifies people as only black or white. She notices that her equally adorable twin sister is much lighter than she is, so she teasingly lets her sister in on her new observation, that she must be white. Kenya's mother lovingly gives an explanation of their differences through a fairytale teaching her twins to embrace not only their differences, but the differences of others. The story is told in a poetic easy to understand way.
  • The Blonde Before Christmas: a Barb Jackson Mysteries holiday short story

    by Anna Snow
    From author Anna Snow comes a holiday short story about a not-so-dumb blonde who may just be able to save Christmas... Private Investigator Barb Jackson thought she'd seen it all. But when a last minute shopping excursion leads Barb and her best friend Kelly to a dead Santa Claus beneath the shopping mall Christmas tree, she realizes that not everyone in town is filled with holiday cheer. Jilted lovers, angry elves, and a whole slew of harried shoppers stand between Barb and the truth. But t... more
  • Bubblegum Blonde (Barb Jackson Mysteries Book 1)

    by Anna Snow
    From author Anna Snow comes a brand new series about a not-so-dumb blonde who has her hands full... "Expect the unexpected" has been Barb Jackson’s motto ever since the day she became a private investigator. But when a blast from the past in the form of her cheating ex-boyfriend shows up in her office and begs her to help him clear his name in an ongoing murder investigation, she fears this time she might have bitten off more than she can chew. But as Barb reluctantly takes the case, she unc... more