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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Never Tempt Fate

    by Anthony A Roberts
    A satanic empress skilled in the art of debauchery is never quite the lady. A chameleon blends with his surrounding and can be the very devil. This is not be quite a battle of the sexes, more a merry go round of what will be will be. Is it to be love , war or money; will Nick have his cake and eat it? This story is about responsibility and the fickle hand of fate. If you expect Saints there are none. 1 plus 1 usually makes 3 and there hangs the twist in this tale.
  • City of the Legions 4.: From Crusade to Disaster

    by Anthony A Roberts
    This saga moves on into the Norman era. French is the first language as the sons of the Conqueror struggle to build their power bases. Duke Robert's younger brothers do not take no for an answer. Deva enters the bear pit as a starry eyed blond beauty. A woman uses what she has is this brave new man’s world. Her brothers are also courtiers and there hangs this tale. The Norman philosophy is simple. No fighting today then either hunt dead animal or raid neighbor’s manor. Master not at hom... more
  • City of the Legions 3. The New Conquerors

    by Anthony A Roberts
    The Norman race might give due reverence to God though only a few were ever Saints. In the Eleventh Century it was a male dominated society. Nobles married for money or advantage or both. Daughters, sisters, and sometimes mothers were married off in the interests of the body politic. Fighting was the norm, a God given right, a profession, a sport. Think no battle today then either hunt dumb animal or raid a neighbour’s manor. Taking prisoners was not in the nature of the Norman game. En... more
  • City of the Legions2. The next generation

    by Anthony A Roberts
    The next generations continues the saga of the Aurelian family during Roman expansion during the latter half of first century Ad. The Flavian Emperors, Vespasian, Titus, and Domitian are the new power brokers in Rome. Deva the former Queen of the Druids and her husband Tiberius become close to the throne as Octavian reaches manhood. Aurelia the darling of the 20th legion will gain a taste for when in Rome. She will witness the hundred day opening of the Coliseum, place a bet in the Circus ... more
  • The Woman in the Movie Star Dress

    by Praveen Asthana
    What if the clothes you wore carried ghostly fragments of your soul, and somehow those fragments got transferred to one who wore those clothes next? A young woman comes to Hollywood to escape her past. She finds work in a vintage clothing store that sells clothes used in the movies. One day she discovers a way to transfer human character through these vintage clothes, and she uses this ability to transform from a lonely, insecure young woman to a glamorous heartbreaker. But she also discovers... more
  • And Other Immoral Purposes

    by Barry Jay Freeman
    Based on fact, the story is about a theatrical agent from Milwaukee who brings four exotic dancers from Chicago to Saigon during the Vietnam War to entertain the GIs in a nightclub. The women go to the US Embassy and complain they were held prisoner and forced into prostitution, which results in the agents prosecution for white slavery. The author, a criminal lawyer, is retained in Chicago to defend him, and describes the background facts, his defense, and the colorful trial. All this is against... more
  • City of the Legions 1.: The Founding Father

    by Anthony A Roberts
    Welcome to City of the Legions 1. The Latin history of events paint the Britons as uncivilised barbarians. The annuals dismiss the Druid hierarchy that lasted for a thousand years. The conquest did not happen in a month or a year, fifty years later the legions reached Orkney. Let no one pretend Britons are ever an easy prey. Neither race were saints, these peoples lived closer to nature than those of the 21st century, slavery was rampant and a part of every day life. Entertainments wer... more
  • Every Hero Has a Story

    by Mark Binder
    A flash flood rips a Prince and Princess from their carriage. Lost and alone in the deluge, they find refuge in a barn filled with strangers. Gathering around the fire to keep warm, one by one these unknown women and men began to tell their stories. From Giant Killer Jack and The Last Voyage of of Sinbad to the World's First Story, this chapter book of adventures will keep you turning pages. "You've heard of books that are meant to be read across an entire state? This is a book that can be... more
  • The Trouble With St. John: A Samantha Stone Novel (Book 1)

    by Katie Bloomstrom

    "After all that work and sleuthing and investment in my great detective notebook, I had nothing. In fact, the only successful thing I’ve done since stepping foot on this island was successfully believe all the lies everyone told me. Oh, I’ve also successfully been kidnapped, successfully almost drowned, and successfully eaten more Xanax than I’ve ever eaten before in my life. And in two days I’m supposed to just leave and pretend none of this ever happened. If I c... more

  • A Not So Virgin Mary

    by Jeffrey A. Michael
    Based on a true story, the extraordinary life of an ordinary woman from Brockton, Mass. The story ranges from World War II to the Korean Conflict and just beyond, Mary was involved in a top secret project in WWII then became an aide for South Korean president Syngman Rhee. Was she a spy? Only you, the reader, can decide.
  • Damaged Cargoes

    by David Turri
    Damaged Cargoes The story unfolds during the summer and autumn of 1870. It begins on the China coast. The protagonist, Thaddeus Galt, a mission priest, discovers, in the hold of a junk stranded on a sandbar, the bodies of thirty Japanese children, drowned in a storm. The children originated in the port of Kobe. Galt goes to Kobe to find those responsible for this terrible crime, and the reader is drawn into the sinister world of child trafficking, opium and violence. This is the world of... more
  • Ayatollah's Wife (Eruption Book 1)

    by Kayvan D

    At the crack of dawn of February 15, 2013,  in his immense, bedchamber of his palace, the white-bearded tyrant of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei screamed shrilly after a foreboding dream. It was a clear premonition of a calamity that posed a direct threat to his theocratic throne.

    Only two people could be trusted to share this dream with; one was his henchman, Vahid, and the other was his wife, Khojasteh. Since Vahid was in charge of governmental affairs, sharin... more

  • Claire's Dream

    by P. C. Simon
    Little Claire's not day is turning out to well. It is raining, her daddy has to work, and she has no one to play with. Claire thinks it just not fair for her day to be like this. She is bored and unhappy. What is a little girl suppose to do? What Claire does not know is her day is about to be filled with a great adventure. She will find out that her imagination can take her anywhere, even in her dreams.
  • Wolfsangel

    by Liza Perrat
    Family separation, ill-timed passion and world chaos irrevocably change the lives of the women of L’Auberge des Anges farm. Under the oppression of the 1943 German occupation, rebellious farm-girl, CELESTE ROUSSEL dreams of independence, escaping her harsh, abortionist mother, MARINETTE, and her provincial village of Lucie-sur-Vionne. When German officer, MARTIN DIEHL admires her, Céleste is suspicious of his motivations. Has she really caught his eye, or is he simply trying to garner vital i... more
  • Animal Short Stories for the Heart and Mind

    by Didier Strijdonk
    This is a collection of 25 animal short stories to both entertain and educate children. If you are looking for a fun way to teach your kids about appreciation, nature, meditation and more, then look no further. There's also an easy lesson summary that sheds some light on what can be learned from each story.