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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Northkill

    by J. M. Hochstetler

    Written with Bob Hostetler.

    In 1738 Jakob Hochstetler and his family arrive in America, seeking sanctuary from religious persecution in Europe and the freedom to live and worship according to their Anabaptist beliefs, which include the doctrine of nonresistance. Along with other members of their church, they settle in the Northkill Amish Mennonite community on the Pennsylvania frontier between civilization and wilderness. They build a home near Northkill Creek, for which their comm... more

  • Crucible of War

    by J. M. Hochstetler

    Returning from the Shawnee, Brigadier General Jonathan Carleton rejoins General George Washington’s army to find the patriot cause on the verge of extinction. In a daring gamble the American force crosses the Delaware on Christmas night 1776, to defeat outposts at Trenton and Princeton before vanishing into the mountain bastions around Morristown.

    Back in New York, Elizabeth Howard is drawn ever deeper into the intrigues that swirl around British General William Howe. She and... more


    by Jeanne Farewell
    The discovery of a Victorian novel by Henry Radcliff is big news in academia, providing much material for scholars, biographers, and pundits. When Professor Sarah Bolton arrives in Dublin for a tour that will take her and fellow members of the Henry Radcliff Society on a journey to retrace the author's footsteps. she little knows that the experience will prompt her to question her own steps as well.
  • Wind of the Spirit

    by J. M. Hochstetler

    Elizabeth Howard’s assignment to gain crucial intelligence for General Washington leads her into the very maw of war at the Battle of Brooklyn Heights, where disaster threatens to end the American rebellion. Yet her heart is fixed on Jonathan Carleton, whose whereabouts remain unknown more than a year after he disappeared into the wilderness.

    Carleton, now the Shawnee war chief White Eagle, is caught in a bitter war of his own—against the white settlers encroaching on S... more

  • Native Son

    by J. M. Hochstetler

    Brigadier General Jonathan Carleton has pledged his allegiance to newly elected commander of the rebel army, General George Washington. But his heart belongs to fiery Elizabeth Howard, who charms British officers by day and by night delivers their secrets to the Sons of Liberty. Their plans to marry are put on hold, however, when Washington orders Carleton to undertake a perilous journey deep into Indian territory, while Elizabeth continues spying on the British. Within weeks she learns that ... more

  • The Templar Vault

    by Scott Chapman
    The mystery of the last secret of the Templars as they retreat to their final refuge in the Scottish Highlands.
  • Daughter of Liberty

    by J. M. Hochstetler

    Eastertide, April 1775. In the blockaded port of Boston, Elizabeth Howard plays a dangerous game. As the infamous courier Oriole, she is hunted by the British for smuggling intelligence and munitions to the Sons of Liberty by night, while by day she flirts with British officers to gain access to information the rebels so desperately need.

    But she hasn’t counted on the arrival of Jonathan Carleton, an officer in the Seventeenth Light Dragoons. To her dismay, the attraction bet... more

  • A Very Sick Practice

    by Janet Cee
    Four intelligent, well-educated - up until now - law-abiding women in their late forties use brilliant plotting and conniving to punish three people they consider have have ruined the lives of two of them.
  • Alphabet Anatomy: Meet the Capital Letters Coloring/Workbook

    by Linda Ann Jones
    The Coloring/Workbook provides fun opportunities to enrich and expand letter recognition and knowledge with the following activities: * Coloring pages of each capital letter * Letter writing practice * Additional coloring pictures to match letter sounds * Fun sentences about the letters "lives" to practice reading aloud.
  • Alphabet Anatomy: Meet the Capital Letters Parent Guide

    by Linda Ann Jones
    The Parent Guide presents easy, fun ideas to help parents cohesively engage in meaningful conversation and activities that foster letter recognition and knowledge, while growing the early literacy foundation. Each capital letter includes: * Questions, activities, and discussion topics * Craft activities * Additional learning concepts to explore such as numbers, colors, and shapes * Kinesthetic movements to reinforce each letter's shape
  • Alphabet Anatomy: Meet the Capital Letters

    by Linda Ann Jones
    A short, humorous rhyme playfully introduces each capital letter, creatively giving the letters life based on their special graphic features, and uniquely provides children with a visual and auditory picture of each letter's sound, shape, and print formation. Children foster and strengthen letter recognition and knowledge in addition to gaining all the benefits that rhyming provides. SIMPLE, EFFORTLESS, FUN!
  • Sister Girl

    by Jonna Ivin
    In the summer of 1967, at the age of four, Tess received two things; a baby sister and the nickname Sister Girl. Neither of which she wanted. Life had been perfect before baby Grace came into their lives. Sure, sometimes Mama got mad at Daddy or Daddy got mad at Mama, but most days Tess enjoyed a regular routine. Eating her cereal while sitting on the floor in her underpants, watching morning cartoons, or visiting with Mrs. Gardner next door was enough to keep her happy. She didn’t see why anyth... more
  • Porndance

    by Zack Matheson
    “Porndance” is the sequel—yet a stand-alone story—to the novel “Island of the Lost Souls.” Picking up about six months after the conclusion of “Island,” Daniel Quinn, self-described Irish-Mexican “mutt,” Gen-X slacker, food service worker, movie geek, musician, and outspoken social commentator, finds himself leaving Tucson for Park City, Utah, after a slightly mysterious and extremely wealthy woman offers him an almost-too-good-to-be-true dream job of being the head chef at an upscale restaurant... more
  • Island of the Lost Souls

    by Zack Matheson
    Daniel Quinn just might be the epitome of Gen-X angst. The musician, slacker, movie geek, food lover and amateur American behavior analyst, was once a chef, until he assaulted a customer with a cucumber for disrespecting his cooking by simply saying that Daniel’s food was just as good as the food at The Outback Steakhouse. These days, Daniel works as a server in an upscale downtown Tucson restaurant, a job more suited toward his personality because he isn’t putting his cooking—and therefore hims... more
  • Little 15

    by Stephanie Saye
    Fifteen-year-old Lauren Muchmore has spent her life walking on eggshells. Ruled by her father's controlling nature and obsession with her basketball career, Lauren's adolescence isn't easy. Things start looking up when Lauren becomes the star point guard for basketball powerhouse Saint Agnes. But then her coach's smile turns into a touch, and a touch leads to a whole lot more. And before she realizes what's happening, Lauren is swept up in an abusive relationship that no girl should ever have to... more
  • Swimming Through Clouds (A YA Contemporary Novel)

    by Rajdeep Paulus

    If you met Cinderella in the high school cafeteria, would you recognize her? Look past her caution-taped eyes and talk to her? Could you help her to write a new chapter in her story? With the help of a few choice Sticky Notes, high school senior Lagan Desai pursues transfer student, Talia Vanderbilt, peeling back her life of secrets, one Post-it-sized question at at a time.