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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • 1066 What fates Impose

    by Glynn Holloway
  • Out of the Mist: 22 Atlantic Canadian Ghost Stories

    by Evergreen Writers Group
    Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the Maritime Provinces boast sandy beaches, rocky shores, quaint seaside villages, and sleepy small towns. However, there's more to these isolated villages and seemingly quiet communities than you might think. The Evergreen Writers have crafted this collection of ghost stories from the not-so-scary to the shivery-spooky. Though several stories are based on real events in real places, others are purely fictional. These stories will open your eyes and cause you... more
  • Between These Pages

    by Catherine A. MacKenzie

    This book is a compilation of 18 short stories. There are several "sappy" stories, but the rest are the author's usual dark and twisty stories. Some of the stories start out "normal," but eventually the reader realizes something isn't quite right. The stories include: women seeking revenge against their lovers; a “vitch” who has proclaimed herself judge, jury and executioner; a young woman afraid of her scars; a dying woman’s last wish; a family s... more

  • Paper Patches: Short Fiction for Women

    by Catherine A. MacKenzie
    28 short stories geared toward women and women's issues. Although, at times, the writing leans toward the dark and dreary and death, these are stories women can relate to. The stories may be bizarre at times yet still ominously real. This is women's literary fiction with a darker twist that transcends simply romance.
  • Broken Cornstalks

    by Catherine A. MacKenzie
    The 28 stories in this book, though geared toward women, include tales of the supernatural, horror, fantasy, sci-fi, mystery, romance, even a couple of sappy stories. Some of these have been published previously (or will soon be published) in anthologies and are reprinted here with permission.
  • Peeling Oranges

    by James Lawless

    A diplomat's son traces his origins through the turbulent histories of the Spanish and Irish civil wars.

  • Playing Charlie Cool

    by Laurie Boris
    With a few humble words, mayoral staffer Joshua Goldberg comes out to the New York press, resigns his post, and leaves his wife. Three months later, he is still skittish about making his relationship with television producer Charlie Trager public. Charlie understands Joshua’s stress over the divorce and his desire to step back into the political spotlight. But he’s tired of schedule conflicts and frustrated about getting put on the back burner while the pressure ravages the man he loves. Man... more
  • You Are Perfect Just the Way You Are

    by Sannel Larson

    'You're a snowflake unlike any other, so unique in one way or another.' 
    These lines convey the essence of what the author wants to tell young readers. The rhyme, the whimsy, the colors, the illustrations and the rhythms make it a charming story book. The pictures complement the words beautifully and add to the effect of the concept. 

  • No Tears for Old Scratch

    by Ken Wohlrob

    “Welcome to Knob’s End—The Holiest Town in America.”

    So reads the sign that greets a mysterious stranger as he steps off a bus one dark night in upstate New York. But life is not so great in the small town of Knob’s End. The economy has tanked, jobs are drying up, and people are losing their homes. Led by their local pastor, Father Balano, the citizens’ only source of pride is an award-winning community display—“The Gravey... more

  • Spring Moon

    by Mary Ellen Courtney
    It's not easy to juggle marriage, children, and the past, when the past just won't go away. The reality of marriage was not what Hannah Spring had in mind when she blithely swapped rings with her husband, Jon. When she envisioned her marriage, it didn't include his long ago divorce from the annoyingly beautiful Celeste, or her pre-Jon, and never discussed, liaison with the still perplexing Stroud. Then things change for ex-Celeste and Jon's past crashes over the seawall of their marriage ... more
  • DEX

    by sheri lynn fishbach
    Dex Rossi is a gawky twelve-year-old foodie who has been rolling out phyllo dough since his friends were rolling out Play-Doh! An entrepreneur at heart, he runs a gourmet lunch stand from his family's front lawn in hopes of earning enough money to buy the Gymbuff, a professional work-out system promising the perfect athletic body. Dex is keeping his plans on the down-low, certain his lanky frame is the one thing that stands between him and Sarah, the girl of his dreams, who only seems intere... more
  • Ashes at the Altar: The Sheriff and Sampson 9781490474175

    by Calvin M. Logue
    Drawing from experiences growing up in Pine Apple, Greensboro, Evergreen, and Auburn, Alabama, in Ashes at the Altar Cal Logue writes a fictional account of what he experienced, saw, heard, learned, and taught about the civil rights movement accelerating after the Korean War and spreading into towns and cities across the South. Ashes at the Altar reveals the forces unleashed in the white community when, because their A.M.E. Church in "Alpine" has been threatened, African Americans initiate ste... more
  • Wild Nights

    by Mary Ellen Courtney
    After outrunning a crazy childhood, Hannah Spring thought she had her life together. Her job was going great, her crazy family was at a safe distance, and she was dating a man with possibilities. Then her beloved grandmother dies, and Hannah leaves her safe lair to oversee the burial. While traveling down a burnt out back road she is pulled into an inferno of events that challenge even her vivid imagination. Nothing, except perhaps her childhood, could have prepared her for the year that follo... more
  • Jojo the Dreamer: The Adventures of a Young Mind

    by Sherry Rollins
    Jojo the Dreamer shares his adventures and inspires his young readers to take on the world through their imaginations and in their own lives. Book one of an eight part series is an exhilarating look at all the adventures that are to come as well as an introduction to the character, mind, and will of Jojo the Dreamer.
  • Orphan in America

    by Nanette L. Avery
    Bringing back to the twenty-first century an epic novel of substance and style, Orphan in America is a compelling fiction that follows three generations across vast distances and the impact of a dark and unfamiliar episode of America’s past; the Orphan Train.
  • The Final Dawn: A debut novella of revenge, betrayal and treacherous love.

    by Alice Catherine Carter
    In Joseph Stalin’s early 1930’s Russia, an entire class of people were at risk of exploitation. Valeyria and Alexei Yolkin were members of one such family. …. It was a freezing day when the first Yolkin sibling turned on another. With the young children listening in fear below in the darkness, they heard their uncle Eduard giving orders to kill their mother and father. The only girl, Valeyria aged just seven, had a sudden desire for revenge, it consumed her. She hated her uncle Eduard and sh... more