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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Almost a Millennium

    by Jeanbill

    Almost a Millennium is an eclectic novel about the unlikely connection between an English monk and an American physician that lived nearly 1,000 years apart, one of today and one in the medieval period. It begins at their birth, traveling through time to their adulthood.

    Paul, a monk at Llanthony Abbey in Wales, begins writing in the scriptorium using cryptography, knowing that the abbot might frown upon some of his comments about the crusade and his contact with God. In additi... more

  • The Blackfish Inheritance

    by Thomas Wolfson
    In The Blackfish Inheritance, a fictionalized autobiography, Leon, a 34 year old man finds himself stranded (like a blackfish or pilot whale) with his wife Kate and baby Grace. on inherited family land in Wellfleet, Cape Cod, suffocating under the weight of his past as he battles with the ghost of his eccentric artist/writer father. The author writes with raw courage, humor, and sublime tenderness of Leon's conflicted path from childhood to manhood, sharing the intricasies of his self-loathing ... more
  • Little Miss Somebody

    by Christy Lynn Abram
    Left to fend for herself, Nikki is starved of affection from her mother and the little attention she does receive often results in bruises. Feeling worthless and rejected, Nikki is determined to break free and find life outside of her painful circumstances. But will Nikki find the love she desperately needs?
  • Second Wind

    by Darlene Deluca
    When a devastating tornado rips through the small town of Whitfield, Dana Gerard’s home is reduced to rubble and her well-ordered life to chaos. In the wake of the disaster, she finds herself in financial straits and confronted by challenges that test her limits. With support from longtime friends, Dana begins the daunting task of rebuilding, but that’s not her only worry, and may be the least of her concerns. Change greets her from all directions – at work and within her own family. At a cross... more
  • The Wealth of Virginia

    by Barbara McLennan
    The Wealth of Virginia tells about the development of a new and powerful colony, rich on the basis of its own resources and activities. Colonial Jamestown was where streets were actually (not proverbially) paved with gold (tobacco). Those who worked hard and avoided early death could have families and build great estates. Sarah Blair, daughter of one of Virginia’s wealthiest planters, and William Roscoe, young Virginia planter and sheriff of Yorktown and Gloucester, continue their relationsh... more
  • The Wealth of Jamestown

    by Barbara N. McLennan
    The Wealth of Jamestown follows the development of a new people and the birth of a nation. William Roscoe, a young Virginia planter and sheriff of Yorktown and Gloucester, and Sarah Harrison, seventeen-year-old daughter of one of Virginia’s wealthiest planters, are in love and engaged to be married. But Sarah’s father, Benjamin Harrison II, forces Sarah to break the engagement and marry James Blair, lobbyist, church bureaucrat and Commissary of the Church of England, with connections to the Boar... more
  • I Was A Champion Then

    by Christopher Paul Meyer
    Upon his death in 2012, Alfred A. Meyer left behind over 30,000 pages of unpublished writings going back to 1964. Most of the pages revolved around Meyer’s unfinished novel, but his son, writer Christopher Paul Meyer, also found twelve short stories buried in the stacks of papers. Featuring harsh moments and quiet victories, uncensored memories and poetic honesty, the stories explore race and class, childhood and cruelty, art and baseball. Edited and introduced by Christopher Paul Meyer, the sto... more
  • Viva Vivaldi: A Novella

    by Eusebius Clay
    On the surface, "Viva Vivaldi" is four short stories that are subtly connected: an insane murderer is haunted by the ghost of his best friend; a WWII fight pilot copes with the anxiety and the psychological element of aerial combat; a patient with OCD tries to overcome his obsessions, while facing a radical form of new treatment; and a young man who works in a dental office decides to take a backseat in life and watch the world go by. On another level, the book attempts to examine the human cond... more
  • I imagine . . .

    by M. L. Sanford
    A story of the minds struggle with loss and suffering. Survival may not be assured.
  • The Frozen Moose (a short story)

    by Lori Treloar

    Overwhelming circumstances convince Susan there is only one road left to take-- until her social worker friend calls and a foster home relationship is formed with a quadriplegic teenager.

  • Gobbles: Troubles with Turkeys

    by Naomi Lau
    In this light-hearted and silly picture book, a young boy named Jordan discovers that two wild turkeys follow his every step to school. Jordan is rightfully annoyed by the unrelenting gobbling, as he already has a lot on his mind. He attempts to lose and tolerate them, but then begins to understand this pair of turkeys in a different way, helping him overcome his day's troubles.
  • Revolution Rising: Book Two of the Tewkesbury Chronicles

    by Jo Gillespie
    Bloodied footprints in the snow attest to the perseverance of the Continental Army, steadfastly encamped at Valley Forge in the winter of 1778. As with the first book in the Tewkesbury Chronicles, When Revolution Calls, our heroes and heroines continue their sacrifice in the fight for liberty, exacting a toll that would turn their world upside down. In Revolution Rising, Rebecca White and Oliver Tewkesbury find each other again, but not under the best of circumstances. Revolution Rising is an ad... more
  • When Revolution Calls

    by Jo Gillespie
    Colonial New England is in revolt, not only against the British, but in many other aspects of life as well. Ardent patriot, Oliver Tewkesbury, unceasingly strives to answer the call to serve his fledgling country. The towns people of Granville, Connecticut send Oliver and two young local comrades off to join up with Washington's forces in New York. The enthusiastic patriots face unforeseen trials and an unanticipated fate, while Rebecca White faithfully awaits Oliver's return, knowing he is alr... more
  • Men Against Women

    by Laura McKinny
    Los Angeles, 1984: Morgan, a tough-minded cop and single mom, requests a transfer out of her sleepy suburban town to the gritty streets of Los Angeles. She lands at the 77th precinct, where she finds division and animosity between men and women on the force due to a secret club called Men Against Women (MAW). When Morgan is unceremoniously demoted to "report car" after she refuses to rat out a fellow male officer, she discovers a cover-up that could bring down MAW and change the face of the 77th... more
  • Nativity of a Devil

    by C.V. Ruisdael
    “Nativity of a Devil is a story of adventure, demons, time travel and the Seven Deadly Sins!” Each and every day that Virgil goes to school, he must endure the worst mockeries at the hands of his classmates. They call him a “Devil,” a “Little Satan,” and a variety of other names—all because of his strange appearance—all because the boy was born with two strange nubs coming out of his forehead. “I’m not a Devil!” Virgil shouts one morning, before lashing out on his classmates and erratica... more
  • Pretty Maids in a Row

    by Teri Kanefield
    A time travel adventure. Mattie from Los Angeles learns how it feels to walk in the shoes of Mary Queen of Scots. She discovers that being the pampered darling of the French court isn't all it's cracked up to be. While being kissed by a real prince has a certain appeal, and turning down the marriage proposal of a king can give a girl confidence, a young queen who does not learn to distinguish flattery from true friendship is bound to come to a tragic end.