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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Witch of Napoli

    by Michael Schmicker

    Italy 1899: Fiery-tempered, erotic medium Alessandra Poverelli levitates a table at a Spiritualist séance in Naples. A reporter photographs the miracle, and wealthy, skeptical, Jewish psychiatrist Camillo Lombardi arrives in Naples to investigate. When she materializes the ghost of his dead mother, he risks his reputation and fortune to finance a tour of the Continent, challenging the scientific and academic elite of Europe to test Alessandra’s mysterious powers. She will help hi... more

  • Stuart Brannon's Final Shot

    by Janet Chester Bly
    It's 1905. Two orphan boys escape from Oregon's Tillamook Head and are branded as heroes. Dare they tell the truth and risk the wrath of a dangerous man? Meanwhile, ex-lawman, Arizona rancher and widower Stuart Brannon had no intention of attending the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition in Portland. Then the telegram came from T.R. How could he refuse a personal request from Teddy Roosevelt? He searches for their mutual missing U.S. Marshal friend. And grapples with the game of golf on behal... more
  • The Adventures of Wilma Wildhair "Oh How I Hate Picture Day"

    by Dr. Sanji English
    Every year there is one school day Wilma dreads more than any other...picture day! Silly clothes and teasing by the big meany Stacey Beckman are often too much to bare. However, this year may be different. Follow Wilma and her friends as she navigates through one of her least favorite days as she learns a lot about herself, friendship, and consequences in this fun-filled journey!
  • The Peace and Love Train

    by Tyler Rose Kincaid
    The Peace and Love Train follows the stories of 8 beautiful little girls and boys and some of the challenges experienced by children in today’s world. These messages speak to our youngest children to show them how their unkind words and actions can hurt others, and have consequences. Our children truly are our future and if we want a world filled with peace and love, we can help by fostering kindness and compassion in our very youngest children so they can live it in their everyday lives and... more
  • The Thing I Didn't Know I Didn't Know

    by Brent Hartinger

    I guess this was what they meant by a loss of innocence. Who knew?

    Russel Middlebrook is twenty-three years old, gay, and living in trendy Seattle, but life isn't keeping up with the hype. Most of his friends have a direction in life—either ruthlessly pursuing their careers or passionately embracing their own aimlessness. But Russel is stuck in place. All he knows is that crappy jobs, horrible dates, and pointless hook-ups just aren't cutting it anymore.

    Wha... more

  • Gaby and The Best Middle School Self-Defense Book Ever

    by Linda Elkin
    It's the first day of the seventh grade, and Gaby jumps in ready to start the new school year. This is where she belongs. ...But by the day's end, she's not so sure. Her two best friends already ditched her, and she is assigned a huge term project--write a nonfiction book on any topic. Gaby has no idea what she is going to do. On top of everything, a really unpopular girl, Lily, seems to want to spend a lot of time with her. Gaby's middle school demise is well underway. But Lily does ... more
  • Marra Dallas

    by Marilyn Timpanaro

    "All of us had been damaged in some way by the people who were supposed to love and protect us from monsters, monsters that they'd brought into our lives." - Marra Dallas

    Southern belle Charlotte Dunne is trapped in a violent relationship with the mobster boyfriend who had charmed his way into her heart and home, and now her daughter Marra finds herself making a split decision that will alter the course of her own life.

    Running ... more

  • Whyte Chocolate

    by Cynthia L. Knight
    The Murdock Sisters are close, unique, and beautiful. These are the only traits they share in common. Their lives are turned upside down after the sudden death of their parents. The tragedy leaves them fragile and wounded, each trying to make sense of their lives. Their only unified decision was to make a fresh start in a new city. Camille Murdock is a mild-mannered owner of a coffee house café. Bianca Murdock, wounded in love, is a pseudo-militant civil rights activist who free-lances as a jour... more
  • All the Rest of Her Days

    by Jane McCarthy
    All the Rest of Her Days is heartwarming and heartbreaking. It contains layers of loss and love which affects three generations and two families from Ireland to Massachusetts when in the 1950s sixteen year old Maggie is forced to give up her baby for adoption
  • Money, Cash, Hoes: Lil' Pimp's Story

    by Yannie D'Nae


    Coming from a household of gangsters, hoes and hustlers. Lil Pimp's Chances of ever having a normal life doesn't look so good. Instead he hooks up with two sisters, Shanice and Natasha, and together they set out on a non stop adventure into a world of sex, crime, and money.

  • Unburying Hope

    by Mary Wallace
    In this fiercely memorable contemporary romance, beautiful Celeste, the endearingly hopeful graffiti artist, and her hilarious, gay friend Frank search the decaying streets of Detroit for the meaning of love. Their sweet and poignant relationship twists when Celeste falls in love with Eddie, a battle-scarred Iraq War vet who is haunted by the horrors of war. Celeste and Eddie follow their dreams to start over in Hawaii, learning that the wounds we carry inside us can heal with time and love, e... more
  • Isabel

    by E. L. Schoeman
    Isabel Hawkins completely understands why a boy would not want her. She sleeps in the hayloft, rides horses, enjoys sword-fighting, and speaks her mind. Isabel is supposed to wed a nobleman, but instead she has fallen in love with Mathew, a stable boy with a wicked past. To others, Mathew is a nobody who wants to become a knight. William Wentworth, master of the estate, is convinced by his malicious jousting partner, Sir John Scotch, that Isabel must immediately change her ways and begin acti... more
  • Mimsy the Michigan Mitten Mouse: Mimsy goes to school (Volume 1)

    by Cindi Walton
    A delightful story about Mimsy, a tiny mouse living in a basket of mittens at the local resale shop. Mimsy's entire world changes when she is rescued by Jenna, a third grade teacher at Kingsley Elementary School. The fun starts when Mimsy finds out that she will be sharing a cage with Tessa, the class hamster and encounters a boy named Gavin who thinks Mimsy is just a "dumb old field mouse." Mimsy learns the importance of rules and kindness as she adjusts to her new life and in the process learn... more
  • A Family Institution

    by Howard Reiss
    Based on an event from the author’s life, this is a story about an unusual mid-life crisis triggered by the discovery of an aunt who was mistreated for mental illness in the 1940’s and 1950’s. Coming to terms with his own family history leads to a journey of self-discovery that tests not only current relationships, but new ones as well. This novel about secrets and revenge is told with a comic touch and will have you reading until the wee hours of the morning.
  • The Year of Soup

    by Howard Reiss
    At the age of 30, Tess has had three jobs and three significant relationships with two men and one woman – each lasting three years. Drifting through life, confused about her sexuality, Tess decides to live a life of celibacy and to open up a restaurant devoted to soup. Tess has a talent for making soups with strong medicinal and spiritual qualities – something passed down from her great-great grandmother, a descendant of one of the alleged Salem witches. In the second week of the restaurant’... more
  • The Laws of Attraction

    by Howard Reiss
    At 88-years old Ben Everett is killed by a loose truck tire that smashes into his windshield and his grieving family soon discovers that he has left his multi-million dollar estate to his new 24-year old wife, Susannah McCreedy. When the marriage and the will are challenged in court, Susannah claims to be the reincarnation of Ben’s first wife, Rose. This quickly hits the national wires and the small town of New City is turned into a circus with reporters, demonstrators, believers and non-beli... more