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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Slammin'

    by Marcus Paul Cootsona
    SLAMMIN’ takes place in a different 2011. Fifty-three year-old tennis pro and family man, Wally Wilson is happily teaching Silicon Valley’s millionaires and billionaires at the double-wide estate of his temptress and benefactor, 17 year-old Ashley Margincall. But when Wally’s serve speed spikes and unidentified government agents appear, he begins a pro tennis odyssey that might lead him to the U.S. Open or the twisted nexus of a Grand Slam conspiracy. Strangely blessed, but always behind the ... more
  • London Eyes: Short Stories

    by Frances M. Thompson

    London Eyes is a collection of short stories set in London.

    Written by Guardian Top London Blogger Frances M. Thompson, London Eyes is a compilation of thought-provoking contemporary fiction inspired by the sights, sounds and souls of the world's most popular, and some say greatest, city.

    Meet the Wizard of Elephant & Castle who stirs a secret ingredient into the cocktails he serves in his bar, follow newly-divorced Georgina in The Tourist as she goes on a bus tour of the city... more

  • Shy Feet: Short Stories Inspired by Travel

    by Frances M. Thompson
    Shy Feet: Short Stories Inspired by Travel is a collection of twelve quirky, charismatic and touching tales of travel. The inquisitive Ruth tells the story of The Lost Children of Gatwick Airport and in Max's Holiday we learn what a seven-year-old boy considers a "proper holiday" to be. In The Flowers Sleep Tonight, we meet Thomas and Carly, two solo travellers whose paths keep crossing... because that's exactly what Thomas wants. A spontaneous plan to elope is revealed in The Runaways and Ho... more
  • High Wind to Idaho: An Historical Airship Adventure

    by Rod Barclay
    Set during the nation's first UFO scare of 1896, Japanese boy steals a ride on a secret balloon and is blown over the Pacific Ocean to Idaho amid rumors of Martian Invaders and Alien abduction. Befriended by Idaho farm boy and family, who help him return pursued by zealous sheriff, a female Pinkerton detective and a vengeful Japanese army officer. Story based on actual events and technology of Japanese balloon bombs during WWII.
  • Things Grak Hates

    by Peter J Story

    Grak hates things. Lots of things. And with a peculiar intensity too.

    Grak’s contempt is so strong, in fact, that it often leaves his fellow tribesmen bewildered. And when attempting to describe his personality, they find themselves in need of words with greater nuance. “Neurotic” is typically used. “Sociopath” and “narcissist” are also common terms. The most popular descriptor, however, is “pathological.”

    Grak, on the other ha... more

  • Looping in Limbo

    by Ginney Etherton
    She was prepared for the storms. But it’s the calms that could crush her. As her first season as a professional caddie winds down, Lainey Tidwell struggles to keep her dream alive at Singing Bluffs Resort. She may have a knack for guiding golfers around hazards on the links, but the unpredictable, nervewracking bouts of low-season blues are harder to avoid. Worries about money, men, and her unchecked mouth take their toll on this independent, yet conflicted, scrapper. Like a golfer with the ... more
  • A Far Strange Country: Banquet of Choices Book I of II

    by Arielle Hunter

    So what do;

    • A mother
    • A Father
    • A Viet Nam veteran, partially paralyzed by a drug overdose,
    • His impetuous 18 year old girlfriend and her promiscuous friend,
    • A pair of stoner college professors,
    • A former bombshell starlet, and her cowboy husband,
    • A notorious epileptic Italian actor/director and his young wife bought from a Serbian Gypsy,
    • An enigmatic cult leader who is rumored to be a murderer,
    • A Native A... more
  • Who We Are

    by Micaela Luque
    Frank is a seventeen year old boy who is just trying to get through high school. When his girlfriend, Emma, leaves him for his twin brother, Frank feels more lost than ever. But when he meets wallflower Phoebe Carpenter, all of the troubles in school, growing pains, and family drama lead him to the conclusion that falling in love with Phoebe might make everything easier.
  • Fleischerhaus

    by Melissa Bowersock
    Julia Martin, newly-divorced but still reeling from her husband’s infidelity, takes a much needed vacation to visit old college friends in Germany. While touring a little-known concentration camp and museum, she spontaneously experiences a violent past life memory of being murdered in this very camp during the Holocaust. Efforts to understand her memories only lead to more questions, the largest being: is her killer still alive? Supported by her friends and comforted in the arms of a handsome do... more
  • Welcome to Mineola

    by A. Louise Robertson
    Rachel and Matt settle in Mineola after World War II to raise their family in the suburbs. They enjoy the neighborhood barbeques, endure the loss of close friends, cope with sorrow and jealousy, rejoice during times of celebration and eventually are faced with a devistating event that changes the dynamic of their inner circle forever. The saga spans the middle of the Twentieth Century encompassing the advent of television, the Kennedy presidency and the popularity of the King of Rock and Roll,... more
  • 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.