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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • 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.


    by R. F. TAPSELL
    Eastern Europe: Early Middle Ages. The nomad warrior Bardiya must flee from the evil empire of the Mongol-like Tugars and their ruthless Kagan. He receives hospitality from the sedentary Slavic Drevich people; but fears that they also might succumb to the might of the Tugar empire. Will he be able to convince them of their danger and teach them the skills necessary to defeat their new enemy?
  • Angelina's Prayer

    by Cheryl Bartky
    Told through a child's eyes, Angelina's Prayer is a story of longing, love, and the healing power of radical kindness. Neuro-psychologist Rick Hanson, PhD, the best-selling author of Buddha's Brain, praises Angelina's Prayer as, "A beautiful story by a gifted writer." In this timeless, universal, and year-round story, 9-year old Angelina Martinez is moving from New York to New Mexico. When she was seven, Angelina’s father left her and her mom. Ever since then Angelina wants more t... more
  • Chemicals

    by Erica Crockett
    After a series of devastating terrorist attacks deprives America of the pharmaceuticals on which it depends, Aberdeen Childress fights to keep her family and an apartment building full of lost souls sane and safe in a city run by agents of the very drug cartel responsible for the attacks. As the military moves in to stop the chaos, private companies deal with those off their medications and fraudulent faith healers promise deliverance, Aberdeen is forced to deal with the city’s tormentors to fu... more
  • The Adventures of Lovable Lobo - Lobo's Howliday

    by C.L. Murphy
    It's almost Christmas and Santa finds himself in quite the predicament due to unintended consequences as a result of trying something new. Lobo, and his raven sidekick, Roxy, travel to the North Pole to help the jolly ole' one and are guided by the Arctic animals. The colors of the season delight along the way and make for a howling good holiday. Can you howl Ho Ho Ho?
  • To Parts Unknown

    by John Anthony Miller
    London, January 1942. London Times war correspondent, George Adams, is a tortured soul, devastated by his wife's death and rejected by all branches of the military. Destroyed by events he couldn't control, he can't face the future and won't forget the past. His editor sends him to Singapore, a city threatened by the Japanese, hoping the exotic location and impending crisis will erase his haunting memories. Within minutes of his arrival, George is caught in a near-fatal air raid that triggers a c... more
  • The Weeping Willow Sings

    by Billie Grable

    A WEEPING WILLOW, an unfinished painting, and the ghost of a man who discovers that death didn't end his problems; it only made them harder to resolve.

    John O’Brien’s suicide by drowning throws him into an after-life he never expected. His fifteen-year-old daughter, Maggie, almost dies trying to save him and her distorted memory of the traumatic event leaves Maggie believing that John is still alive.

    Maggie sets off on a journey to find her father and the mythical ... more

  • The Man from Sweet Loaf

    by G. Franklin Prue
    The Man from Sweet Loaf… Synopsis The Man from Sweet Loaf . The story is about Sam Murphy. He is a truck driver. He is a Vietnam era Veteran. He has PTSD, but he can only see his father as a winged Gargoyle. This is related to war veterans in every war. He falls in love with a Haitian woman, she belongs to a powerful Colonel Labossier in the Ton-Ton Macoute; Sam Murphy has to fight this man and his bodyguards. He enlists his brother who is a cop, Ray. However, with Myrthe this woman is involved... more

    by Jennifer Morse
    Do you believe in beneficence? Can you fathom a goodness requiring you to create acts of power and truth that resonate out into the world creating waves of intention where the impossible becomes possible? Accused of running drugs Christopher Marcos finds himself imprisoned on Islas Tres Marias, an island sixty miles southwest of Mazatlan. The Captains daughter Juanita, apprentice to La Curandera, uses mystical powers, the power of beneficence to help him. Would you bet your life on beneficenc... more
  • Reyyan's Penance

    by Waleed Khan
    Reyyan is just eleven when the Soviets torture and execute his beloved elder brother in front of him and his mother. Devastated by the loss of her firstborn, she too gives up life moments later, leaving Reyyan an orphan. After the Soviets withdraw from his Afghan village, Reyyan’s faith in goodness unravels, forcing him to fend for himself, and in so doing, caring little for others. Eight months later, Reyyan is adopted by his wealthy Afghan-American aunt, who is intent on protecting her si... more
  • Hope: A Story of Devotion

    by anthony morena
    Dr. Nancy Glacieux’s world got turned upside down. Why was the department of Homeland Security knocking on her door? As they drove her away she realized how everything went so very wrong . . . This debut novel examines how devotion affects the decisions we make; how we extend ourselves for those we love; and how our beliefs and morals are challenged when faced with what life puts in our path. You’ll follow our heroine as she battles the insurance companies, parents, the US Gov’t, and her ex-hus... more
  • The Odyssey of Falling

    by Paige Crutcher
    Meet Odd. Audrey “Odd” Ashworth is an exceptionally bright girl with a sympathetic heart. She’s in the top 4% of her class. She’s obsessed with getting into Manhattan School of Music, committed to following the “signs” the universe delivers, and infatuated with the boyfriend of her recently deceased best friend. Life is a little strange for Odd. Until she finds her best friend’s diary in her crush’s car, and decides to do the bucket list tucked inside the pages. As Odd seeks closure and a way ... more
  • One of Three

    by Mary Tumbusch
    When Claire Longley finds a knapsack containing three journals written by an Irish immigrant their lives become entwined with the successes, failures, secrets, and long-buried wounds that haunt them both and how she finds the strength, through his words, to make the changes in her life she desperately needs. In this first of three novels, One of Three, Claire is a present day Hydrologist whose project entails collecting water resources data to determine if there is enough ground water to suppor... more
  • The Blueberry Patch

    by Laura Lee Royale
    A mother and daughter battle mental illness in very different ways. Janet Robbins is determined to take her medication for bipolar affective disorder but her mother, Helen Kendrick is rebellious and refuses to cooperate with her doctors or take her beneficial medication. As a result, Helen's behavior leads to highs and lows that frighten her family. Janet tries to be a good patient but encounters obstacles beyond her control. "The Blueberry Patch" opens eyes to the stigma mentally ill patients f... more
  • Life Over Death

    by Grant Fletcher
    The story follows Tom Roddin on his journey to use the mysteriously received ‘gift of Hope’ – the ability to create 10 miracles in exchange for 10 deaths for the people of his own choosing. Dealing with the power of the gift and the consequences of his choices takes him on a soul-baring journey that tests his moral foundation and redefines the boundaries of situational ethics. Seemingly confident toward the end of his journey in his role as a gifter, Tom’s world quickly unravels with a series of... more
  • Fantastik

    by C. A. McGroarty

    Destiny...Charlie Boone's will be found on a cross country trip with a complete stranger, but why?

    Jake Mott, an ex-con convicted of murder, and Charlie Boone, a city bus driver, are complete strangers; however, when their worlds collide, both of their lives are forever changed.

    Born the son of a schizophrenic woman, Charlie lives in his boyhood home with his wife and two kids, caring for his sick mother.  Tormented by unsettling dreams and frightening visions since child... more