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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Weeping Willow Sings

    by Billie Grable

    A WEEPING WILLOW, an unfinished painting, and the ghost of a man who discovers that death didn't end his problems; it only made them harder to resolve.

    John O’Brien’s suicide by drowning throws him into an after-life he never expected. His fifteen-year-old daughter, Maggie, almost dies trying to save him and her distorted memory of the traumatic event leaves Maggie believing that John is still alive.

    Maggie sets off on a journey to find her father and the mythical ... more

  • The Man from Sweet Loaf

    by G. Franklin Prue
    The Man from Sweet Loaf… Synopsis The Man from Sweet Loaf . The story is about Sam Murphy. He is a truck driver. He is a Vietnam era Veteran. He has PTSD, but he can only see his father as a winged Gargoyle. This is related to war veterans in every war. He falls in love with a Haitian woman, she belongs to a powerful Colonel Labossier in the Ton-Ton Macoute; Sam Murphy has to fight this man and his bodyguards. He enlists his brother who is a cop, Ray. However, with Myrthe this woman is involved... more

    by Jennifer Morse
    Do you believe in beneficence? Can you fathom a goodness requiring you to create acts of power and truth that resonate out into the world creating waves of intention where the impossible becomes possible? Accused of running drugs Christopher Marcos finds himself imprisoned on Islas Tres Marias, an island sixty miles southwest of Mazatlan. The Captains daughter Juanita, apprentice to La Curandera, uses mystical powers, the power of beneficence to help him. Would you bet your life on beneficenc... more
  • Reyyan's Penance

    by Waleed Khan
    Reyyan is just eleven when the Soviets torture and execute his beloved elder brother in front of him and his mother. Devastated by the loss of her firstborn, she too gives up life moments later, leaving Reyyan an orphan. After the Soviets withdraw from his Afghan village, Reyyan’s faith in goodness unravels, forcing him to fend for himself, and in so doing, caring little for others. Eight months later, Reyyan is adopted by his wealthy Afghan-American aunt, who is intent on protecting her si... more
  • Hope: A Story of Devotion

    by anthony morena
    Dr. Nancy Glacieux’s world got turned upside down. Why was the department of Homeland Security knocking on her door? As they drove her away she realized how everything went so very wrong . . . This debut novel examines how devotion affects the decisions we make; how we extend ourselves for those we love; and how our beliefs and morals are challenged when faced with what life puts in our path. You’ll follow our heroine as she battles the insurance companies, parents, the US Gov’t, and her ex-hus... more
  • The Odyssey of Falling

    by Paige Crutcher
    Meet Odd. Audrey “Odd” Ashworth is an exceptionally bright girl with a sympathetic heart. She’s in the top 4% of her class. She’s obsessed with getting into Manhattan School of Music, committed to following the “signs” the universe delivers, and infatuated with the boyfriend of her recently deceased best friend. Life is a little strange for Odd. Until she finds her best friend’s diary in her crush’s car, and decides to do the bucket list tucked inside the pages. As Odd seeks closure and a way ... more
  • One of Three

    by Mary Tumbusch
    When Claire Longley finds a knapsack containing three journals written by an Irish immigrant their lives become entwined with the successes, failures, secrets, and long-buried wounds that haunt them both and how she finds the strength, through his words, to make the changes in her life she desperately needs. In this first of three novels, One of Three, Claire is a present day Hydrologist whose project entails collecting water resources data to determine if there is enough ground water to suppor... more
  • The Blueberry Patch

    by Laura Lee Royale
    A mother and daughter battle mental illness in very different ways. Janet Robbins is determined to take her medication for bipolar affective disorder but her mother, Helen Kendrick is rebellious and refuses to cooperate with her doctors or take her beneficial medication. As a result, Helen's behavior leads to highs and lows that frighten her family. Janet tries to be a good patient but encounters obstacles beyond her control. "The Blueberry Patch" opens eyes to the stigma mentally ill patients f... more
  • Life Over Death

    by Grant Fletcher
    The story follows Tom Roddin on his journey to use the mysteriously received ‘gift of Hope’ – the ability to create 10 miracles in exchange for 10 deaths for the people of his own choosing. Dealing with the power of the gift and the consequences of his choices takes him on a soul-baring journey that tests his moral foundation and redefines the boundaries of situational ethics. Seemingly confident toward the end of his journey in his role as a gifter, Tom’s world quickly unravels with a series of... more
  • Fantastik

    by C. A. McGroarty

    Destiny...Charlie Boone's will be found on a cross country trip with a complete stranger, but why?

    Jake Mott, an ex-con convicted of murder, and Charlie Boone, a city bus driver, are complete strangers; however, when their worlds collide, both of their lives are forever changed.

    Born the son of a schizophrenic woman, Charlie lives in his boyhood home with his wife and two kids, caring for his sick mother.  Tormented by unsettling dreams and frightening visions since child... more

  • The Lion of the Cross: Tales of a Templar Knight

    by T.M. Carter
    William de Scotia’s gentle blood flows with the ancestry of Scottish Kings and the malevolent taint of the murderous Lion of Islam, Sultan Baibars I. Born to an innocent mother, who was stripped of her nobility and dignity, then sold into bondage by a diabolical Genoese slaver, William is the lesser son of the Mameluk Sultanate and fated to be his eldest brother’s elite guard. When his barbarous father is suspiciously poisoned, his eldest brother ascends the throne and William prepares to embrac... more
  • ZANETA IN OLD VENICE ISBN 9 781939029263 LOC Control No. 2014917968

    by Dolores V. Filandro
    The book is set in the late 1400's In the Venetian Republic. Zaneta and her family are threadbare aristocrats who are anticipating an inheritance. When Zaneta encounters a young beauty at the bedside of their sick donor, she despairs. Then she recalls the phrase "the poison is the dose" Instead of jail, she is able to expiate her crime in Assisi. There are bitter disappointments before she can fashion a new life. In digressions, two traders discuss historical events: such as 1453 battle of ... more
  • Klara with a K

    by Sandy Berman
    After liberation from the horrors of Buchenwald Concentration Camp, eighteen-year-old Klara Werner is given a unique opportunity to leave the past behind and forge a new life and fresh identity in the American South. Driven by her mother's final advice to "survive at any costs," she married the army doctor who treated her after the war-and sets off to enjoy unfamiliar freedoms in the the city of Atlanta, Georgia. But Covering up her past becomes increasingly burdensome, as Klara begins to real... more
  • Numbers!

    by Lynne Dempsey
    Help Coco and her neighborhood friends count from zero to ten and back down to zero. Along the way, add, subtract, and count the dog bones.
  • Take the Dog Out!

    by Lynne Dempsey
    "Take the Dog Out!" is a Readers' Favorite 2014 Gold Medal Winner for Children-Animals. "Take the Dog Out!" is a picture book intended to build a child's reading confidence. It has fun illustrations, repetitive text, and sight words. In addition to reading the story, a child can find hidden dog bones, count the barks, and look for something red on every page.
  • Operation Werwolf

    by Tom Kane
    At the end of World War II the Allies discover a Nazi plan to destroy London with a nuclear bomb. The race is on to avert nuclear annihilation and to steal the Nazi secrets... from each other.