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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Chastened Heart

    by Robert Crooke
    When Professor Alice Prescott writes a best-selling novel based on her passionate, once-troubled marriage to journalist Tom Winslow, the couple's quiet Connecticut life is shaken by more than bad memories. The past itself returns, as if beckoned by Alice's book. Now, the Winslows learn what their unyielding love has cost them---and others.
  • MONDAY'S CHILD: Fair of Face

    by Polly Becks
    Where has supermodel Briony, the one-named wonder of the fashion world, disappeared to? That’s what style magazine maven Katherine Bruce desperately wants to know—and she’s manipulated Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and war correspondent Erik Bryson into chasing that story down. A serious writer, he’s resentful about being stuck with the fluffy task—and utterly unprepared for what he discovers.
  • Straight And Lethal

    by Carlo Antico
    Straight and Lethal is a collection of six short stories that all have a music theme. Four of them - "Vicky", "Straight And Lethal", "Queen City Rockers" and "The Magic King" also deal with unrequited love and sports. The other story, "The Hendersons", is a tribute to The Beatles based on the Sgt. Pepper's lyrics.
  • The New World: Flower from Castile Trilogy Book Two

    by Lilian Gafni

    The year 1493 ushers in a New World, and Columbus is on a voyage with the Santa Maria, the Pinta, and the Niña to reach the Indies by sailing west. João Treves, one of his sailors, blackmails Columbus—threatening to reveal a secret that could ruin him—compelling Columbus to stow away Conversos on his next voyage. When the journey stretches longer than their food stores, the crew becomes fearful and rebellious.

    Isabella and Miguel, along with the Beneluz family,... more

  • The Alhambra Decree: Flower from Castile Trilogy Book One

    by Lilian Gafni

    The year is 1491, and sixteen-year-old Isabella Obrigon is kidnapped from her privileged life. When told she isn’t of Spanish noble blood, but rather the child of a Jewish woman who died in childbirth, Isabella becomes personally embroiled in the terror of the Inquisition. She finds herself imprisoned in the famed fortress of Alhambra, where an encounter with mysterious Miguel Costa impels her to accept having been adopted and to vow to find her birth parents. 

    Extraordinary ... more

  • My Fingerpaint Masterpiece

    by Sherrill S. Cannon
    My Fingerpaint Masterpiece deals with perspective, perception and self-esteem as a child fingerpaints artwork in class, and later discovers it as part of the town’s Art Contest. It has won a 2014 Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal in Children’s K-3, as well as their Illustrations Award, and also a Pinnacle Achievement Award.
  • The Chronicling of Ilithia

    by Ashlee North
    Keetsie is a teenager who has always believed that there are other worlds, kingdoms, people, and creatures on earth. She believes in the existence of faeries, because of her mother's stories and the books that she read as a child. Given her beliefs, it's not surprising that she would one day be allowed to see the faeries, and it would only be a matter of time before they trusted her enough to stop hiding. They are peaceful and kind to each other and to Keetsie. But after several twists and turns... more
  • B in the World

    by Sharon Mentyka
    B and his friends Rudy and Grace are super excited to be starting second grade. But when they find out that Ms. Hitchings will be their new teacher, everything changes. Then Mia, the meanest, bossiest girl that New Horizons School has ever known, arrives. When B and Mia both decide they want to try out for the leading part in the spring play, B wonders how he’ll ever survive the year.
  • Seeds of Vengeance

    by Mark Rogers

    Seeds of Vengeance, By Mark Rogers

    A near-death mining accident triggers J.B. Smith’s quest for the impossible – IMMORTALITY.

    “Give me wealth, power, and offspring. I’ll destroy anyone challenging my empire.”

    Impassioned union activist Stash Taluski protests: “We are children of the earth’s black bowels, Mr. Smith. You must look out for your brothers.”


    Sally Pursells loves both men. She... more

  • Mama, Talk About Our New Baby

    by Toni Olson
    "Mama, Talk About Our New Baby" is the story of a young boy who, with the help of his mother, learns what life will be like after his sister is born. Imaginative and detailed illustrations guide parents and children alike through a variety of gentle and responsive parenting themes such as breastfeeding, co-sleeping, and baby wearing. "Mama, Talk About Our New Baby" provides children with a beautiful and unique introduction to the attached family and helps prepare young readers for life with a n... more
  • "I'll Look to the Sky!"

    by M. Anthony Martin
    A RETRO TALE OF STAR-CROSSED HOLLYWOOD Long before such relationships became acceptable in today's society, a beautiful and talented thirty-six year-old divorcée with two daughters fell in love with an aspiring acting student of twenty-two. Faced with the prospect of being the older woman in a tenuous relationship, she entered a world of the dreams and passions of young Hollywood hopefuls; finding love, disillusionment and resilient self-discovery. Told from the perspectives of two men and tw... more
  • Fifteen

    by Carolyn Doyle
    Fifteen is set in the Bronx in 1967, in a time of conflicting emotions—light-hearted expressions of freedom, and angry displays of turbulence. The revolution of the 60’s is not only an exterior uprising in the world, but an upheaval at home in this traditional second-generation Italian-American household. The story is told in two viewpoints of a mother and her daughter. Maria is a young mother married to Luigi who is fifteen years older and set in his ways. Angelina, a typical teen of the tu... more
  • Elvis the Penguin

    by Kara Casanova

    Join Elvis and his friends as they land themselves into one, hot mess after another on his madcap adventures to become as famous as his namesake, Elvis Presley! Elvis the Penguin is a delightfully illustrated romp that will amuse and entertain adults and children alike. Fast-paced and full of happy penguins, panicked flamingoes and a bevy of beautiful showgirls, it's a reminder that dreams, and dreamers, come in all shapes and sizes.

  • Quarter Past Midnight

    by C.J. Asher

    All she wanted was a fresh start…

    For Kate Ariel, taking a job as a dancer at Silhouettes, Philadelphia’s hottest gentlemen’s club, was only supposed to be a temporary fix to pay the bills and escape her painful past. As the days, suited up for job interviews, and the nights, spent working the pole, nearly push her to the breaking point, Kate receives an opportunity to work as personal assistant to Gretchen Lambert, a hard-drinking and eccentric former socialite ... more

  • Gentlemen and Fortune (The Pirate Empire)

    by TS Rhodes

    It's 1717, and all pirate captain Scarlet MacGrath wants is a glass of rum, a decent meal, a good-looking man waiting for her in the next port. Too bad life never seems to work out that smoothly. If it isn't the lawless Donnelly brothers or the bloody British Navy, it's Red Ned Doyle and his band of cut-throats. Scarlet needs all her feminine wiles to keep one step ahead of them. And in the meantime, she comes across an East India Company plan to kidnap Irish peasants and sell the... more