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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Life and Death of Lizzie Morris

    by Robert Hays
    Life is good for Bradley Morris, an aging but vital World War II veteran, except for the nightmares and horrible memories of long-past days in combat. With his beloved wife Lizzie at his side, he travels back to the battlefield in Sicily where he was mortally wounded and his best friend died, and finds that facing his demons head-on helps bring peace of mind. But now he suddenly faces a far more painful situation: the potential loss of Lizzie, who appears to be in good health one minute and suff... more
  • Starlet's Web: The Starlet Series, #1

    by Carla Hanna
    Starlet's Web, book one of The Starlet Series by Carla Hanna is a memoir of fictitious Hollywood teenage starlet Liana Marie. Seventeen-year-old Liana is on top of her game and has an Oscar to prove it. However, her success, like several in Hollywood, has a big price tag. It is not easy balancing the life of being a teenager and being a big star. She is trying to live her life the best way she can, hooking up with some cute boys along the way, and fighting off unwanted advances. Then she realize... more
  • Turkey and Mr. Bear: Unlikely Friends Discover the Meaning of Holiday Spirit, Together.

    by Jessika Daly
    When Turkey shares his enthusiasm for Thanksgiving with Mr. Bear, he learns that he has no idea what that holiday really means. With wild ideas about birthday cake, fireworks and stockings hung by Santa, he soon finds out what Thanksgiving is all about. What does that mean for Turkey?
  • Father, Son, Stone

    by Allan H. Goodman
    Father, Son, Stone blends history and mystery to reveal the secret of the most controversial religious site in Jerusalem—known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary. In the year 2035, a grandfather and his grandson enter the Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount. The grandfather, speaking Arabic, tells his grandson why Jews no longer pray at the Western Wall. The grandfather's story begins in 1967 during the Six-Day War, with three Israeli paratroopers fighting in ... more
  • The Script Doctor

    by J.M. Villaverde
    What does it take to succeed as a Hollywood script doctor? For starters, the ability not to offend the stars you work with. That’s the challenge that faces screenwriter Gareth Dyer. The novel follows Dyer as he travels to exotic locations on assignments for a well-known director and famous stars. Dyer’s a very insightful writer, which is what gets him into trouble. He sometimes confuses what he perceives and what he invents. As a result, his script rewrites reveal truths that are emb... more
  • The Liberty Flower

    by katie hanrahan
    Since the fall of Charles Town, Sarah Mahon has found success as a spy for the partisan militia, until Jack Ashford comes ashore. She soon learns that she cannot judge the enemy by the color of his uniform, because a willing man can be made to change his colors by the right woman. It is a discovery that her rebel father does not share. As she is courted by Lt. Jack Ashford of the Royal Navy, those she thinks are allies actively sabotage the relationship that would take Sarah away from the Low Co... more
  • A Terrible Beauty

    by Katie Hanrahan
    The penal colony in Western Australia is escape-proof---but that is about to change. Sentenced to seven years transportation, Mary Claire O'Dwyer is determined to free the Fenian rebels. She will find allies in unexpected places, where a Royal Marine's scarlet coat can be another deception. On the voyage to Western Australia, she is pressured by Simon Plowman to work for him as a covert spy, but the man who crushed the Fenian uprising in 1867 will inadvertently train her in the art of espionage ... more
  • The Leaven of the Pharisees

    by katie hanrahan
    Molly knows nothing about her late father's past but when she steps off the plane in Dublin Airport, she steps into another world---a world where children could be taken from parents and locked away by the State and the Catholic Church. Her journey to bury her father's ashes will take her far from her destination and force her to confront the legacy of his secrets, a legacy that has left her crippled.
  • A Perfect Armenian

    by Keri Topouzian
    As World War I begins, Constantinople is a seething hornet’s nest of corruption, crime, and prejudice. Tavid Kaloustian, a cunning and determined young Armenian, does whatever it takes to protect his family and friends from a quickly approaching genocide. Trained as a chemist to work in the silk industry, Tavid trades his knowledge for both survival and the hefty profit of the opium trade. He is a major player in the local black market, moving stealthily through enemy forces often disguise... more
  • Mazie Baby

    by Julie Frayn
    When Mazie Reynolds was a young girl, she believed monsters lived under her bed. Now a grown, married woman, she discovers one sleeps in her bed. Mazie schemes to save herself and her daughter. Her plan will work, if she can out-maneuver the monster who is a master of manipulation and control. She’s got one thing going for her, the one thing she truly owns. Mazie has moxie to the bone. But will it be enough?
  • Drawing Breath

    by Laurie Boris

    Art teacher Daniel Benedetto has cystic fibrosis. At thirty-four, he's already outlived his doctor's "expiration date," but that doesn't stop him from giving all he can to his students and his work. When he takes on Caitlin, his landlady's daughter, as a private student, the budding teen painter watches in torment as other people, especially women, treat Daniel like a freak because of his condition. To Caitlin, Daniel is not a disease, not someone to pity or take car... more

  • Your Special Star

    by Jessica M. Collette
    Are you missing a loved one who has passed? Follow Bobby’s example and find Your Special Star. His mom’s words on the scroll encourage and comfort him when he feels sad and misses her. Embrace her words and let them guide you through your loss of a loved one, too. Like Bobby, take comfort in knowing, love from above, is always sent from Your Special Star.
  • The Legend of Stratus Janice

    by Jamel Paul
    Meet Stratus Janice, air racer extraordinaire! Often known as "Sassy 70" for scoring first place in her first ICC (International Cloud Crowd) Arial Competition, Janice competes against the world's best pilots as they demonstrate their speed, precision, and skill in a fierce acrobatic race to glory. However, the villainous Felony Fox doesn't play by the rules and is out to sabotage all who stand in her way. Can Stratus escape the mischievous machinations of the villainous Fox? Find out as St... more
  • In All Things: A Return to the Drooling Ward

    by Ed Davis
    Walk the wards with a seventeen-year-old trainee as the secrets of a notorious State Home are revealed to him. He meets the discarded, the forgotten; the misunderstood and misused patients—and is forever changed by the encounter.
  • Saving Faith

    by Patrick Garry
    Because of a misguided medical diagnosis as an orphaned child, Jack Fenian was never adopted. Now, two years after leaving the orphanage, he works as a repossessor for a used card dealer. One night, he enters a bar looking for Ev Sorin, whose car Jack has mistakenly towed. Expecting violent anger, he is surprised when Ev reacts with indifference; but as Jack soon discovers, Ev – a disgraced journalist – has bigger problems on his mind. The next day, in the same courthouse to which Jack and... more
  • Isabella Babysits Baxter

    by Melissa Perry Moraja
    Six year old Isabella usually is the one who has a babysitter. But when her enormous puppy named Baxter creates a mess and prevents her mom from working, Isabella's mom asks her to babysit him. And Isabella knows exactly what to do! Or does she? First, Isabella gets Baxter dressed...TWICE! Next they have a snack, but not without a CRASH and a BANG. And that’s just the beginning. Join Isabella in her very first picture book filled with lots of humor and adventure as she tries to keep Baxter from ... more