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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Across The Pond by Michael McCormick

    by Michael McCormick
    Across The Pond by Michael McCormick is the story of a young American who fights for his country in Vietnam, only to be rejected when he comes home. The author based the story on his own experience during the war. Ron Kovic, author of Born On The Fourth of July wrote in the foreword, "This book with it's deeply compelling narrative grips the reader from the very beginning and does not let go. It is written with the violence and fury of Leon Uris's Battle Cry, and the tenderness and compassion of... more
  • Destitutio Quod Remissio

    by Brett Armstrong

    Roman Senator Marcus Servius has a secret. He's a Christian during the violent persecutions of Emperor Diocletian. When his secret is betrayed, Marcus loses everything he holds dear. His inquiry into the treachery pulls him deeper into the mire of intrigue and ambition simmering in the ancient city. The more Marcus discovers, however, the more difficult his choice becomes to give in to his desire for vengeance or submit to the need for forgiveness born of his faith. His decision will... more

  • Approaching Twi-Night

    by M. Thomas Apple

    Journeyman relief pitcher Jonathan “Ditch” Klein was all set to be a replacement player during the 1995 baseball strike...until the strike ended. Offered a contract in the minor leagues, on the same Upstate ballpark he once found success in high school, Ditch has one last chance to prove his worth. But to whom? A manager with an axe to grind, a father second-guessing his pitching decisions, a local sportswriter hailing him as a hometown hero, a decade older than his teammates and trying to re... more

  • The Misadventures of Wunderwear Woman

    by Denis Hayes

    A different kind of superhero. She`s different. She`s not muscular or hard bodied. She doesn`t turn into a spider or run up walls, neither does she fly. She`s formidable but feminine - blunt but beautiful. She speaks her mind and tells it as she sees it. Far too often. The author takes the reader into a romp through the life of an upper middle class girl who is the opposite of Supergirl in every way yet also wants to save the world. The trilogy of The Misadventures of Wunderwear Woman, first ... more

  • A Little Lower Than The Angels

    by Caryl McAdoo
    Volume one of The Generations wherein earth’s original man and woman come to life. Opening with Cain and Abel’s first sacrifice, the novella follows three parallel story lines: one tells of Adam and Eve’s grief after losing all their children in one day, how they overcome and place the greatest importance in their lives on obedience; the next follows Cain and his sister who journey East of Eden to the land of Nod; and the third takes readers to Paradise where Abel goes to learn from an old cheru... more
  • The Staircase on Pine Street

    by Mariana Llanos
    10 year old Lilly is learning to live with her grandfather's diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. Lilly feels there's nothing she can do to help... Until one day, Grandpa Leo gives Lilly an important assignment: to find a long forgotten treasure.
  • No Birthday for Mara

    by Mariana Llanos
  • Home Is Where Your Boots Are

    by Kalan Chapman Lloyd
    “Old habits never die. They just get harder to justify.” – Home Is Where Your Boots Are Lilly Atkins has tidily checked things off her adult to-do list. Expensive law degree. Check. Bad-ass attorney reputation. Check. Designer wardrobe. Check. Fancy fiancé. Check. In a moment of cliché, her list gets whipped out the window. And run over a few times. Having discovered said fiancé cheating on her with his secretary; she turns tail and heads home for her mama. Back to the small town of Brooks; ... more
  • The 228 Legacy

    by Jennifer J. Chow
    Three generations in an all-female Taiwanese family living near Los Angeles in 1980 are each guarding personal secrets. Grandmother Silk finds out that she has breast cancer, as daughter Lisa loses her job, while pre-teen granddaughter Abbey struggles with a school bully. When Silk's mysterious past comes out--revealing a shocking historical event that left her widowed--the truth forces the family to reconnect emotionally and battle their problems together. A novel of cultural identity and lo... more
  • Street of Dreams

    by Norma Hansburg
    For middle grade readers, youth, and adults alike, Street of Dreams is an emotional, imaginative, and powerful escape into the life of twelve-year-old growing up in Brooklyn in the mid-1970s, who experiences the many facets of city life, including crime, police, various and cultures, as she walks the tightrope between youth and early adulthood. In 1988 Riley Travis is a young graduate student at Cornell University. A letter from her past takes her back to Brooklyn in 1976, the year of the Ame... more
  • The Dog Called Hitler

    by Walerian Domanski
    It is the collection of short stories about life (mostly problems) in the Communist Poland. Humor, satire, and dramatic events. 50% stories are political with humor, satire and sometimes dramas. 50% are not political but with politics in background. This book can be compared to best stories of Gogol and Czechow.
  • The House of Closed Doors

    by Jane Steen
    In Nell Lillington's small Midwestern town of the 1870s, marriage is the obvious fate of a young woman of some social standing. Yet Nell is determined to elude the duties and restrictions of matrimony. So when she finds herself pregnant at the age of 17, she refuses to divulge the name of the father and even her childhood friend Martin is kept in the dark. Nell's stepfather Hiram sends Nell to live at the Poor Farm of which he is a governor, to await the day when her baby can be discreetly adop... more

    by Dermot Davis
    After a hard days work, Ruth Schwartz pressed for the elevator on the 21st floor of her high rise office building. Inside the elevator stood a middle-aged man, a man she never met before. Over the ensuing drama-filled hours, Ruth Schwartz would get to know that man intimately and for both of them, their lives would never be the same again..
  • Zen and Sex

    by Dermot Davis
    Martin is a 24 year guy who falls in love with a 38 year old woman. He has to grow so fast emotionally that he feels like he just got hit by a speeding bus. Not only is Frances fourteen years Martin's senior, but she's all about putting Zen into relationship, which involves every guy's worst nightmare: talking about your feelings, being conscious of your thoughts and above all, unabashed, honest communication at all times. Martin has no idea what he is getting himself into and the sharp learnin... more
  • Brain: The Man Who Wrote the Book That Changed the World

    by Dermot Davis
    It's the classic dilemma of the writer: Do you write what's in your heart or do you write what sells? In this modern age of publishing there is a huge chasm between the best selling authors that are rich beyond their dreams and... well, everybody else. All Daniel Waterstone ever wanted to do was write the great American novel and change the landscape of modern literature forever. He has two literary books in print but no one's buying. His agent won't even accept his latest masterpiece which he p... more