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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Mural

    by Jeffry R. Halverson
    A routine story sends one reporter on the search of a lifetime in Jeffry R. Halverson's fantastical new novel, The Mural. Tyler Anderson, a talented young reporter for The Valley Observer in Phoenix, looks forward to escaping the daily grind when he is sent to Ketchum, Arizona, for an exclusive scoop. A mysterious mural, having appeared inexplicably one morning on the side of a local warehouse, is capturing the town's imagination--and heart. With crowds rolling in to get a glimpse, Anderson's mi... more
  • If I were a letter

    by Bella Woodfield
    An introduction to letters and the alphabet with "The Girl"
  • THE ADVOCATE: Special Victims Unit

    by Dawn Mattox

    A women’s advocate is stalked by a vicious outlaw biker. Born in a remote cabin in the Sierra Nevada Mountains during the great back-to-the-land movement of the 1970's, the daughter of a Hells Angel biker and a flower child overcomes brutality and victimization to become a passionate Advocate for victims of domestic violence and rape. When her psychopathic ex, an outlaw biker, is released from prison, the nightmare stalking begins.

    Like colorful threads in a bold tapestry, the... more

  • A Book of Life: La Vita di Serena

    by J FaraZ
    A family saga, story of Serena Fabrizis, an Italian young women, and her family. Life-cycle events of the Fabrizis and their extended family circle form the skeleton of the novel. The characters flesh out that skeleton with true-to-life scenarios about life and death, love and betrayal, soul-searching and forgiveness. The book takes a nonjudgmental approach to discussion of serious, complex issues. The characters debate religion, war, social justice, and medical treatment for the mentally i... more
  • Accidental Hero

    by Jenny Harrison
    After it was all over everyone agreed they wouldn't have imagined George Ainslie to be a hero. Heroes are majestic, sublime, with muscles. They look like Christopher Reeve. George is so bland his own mother wouldn't have picked him out of a police line-up. On top of that he's a bit of a bumbler. He falls into events. Things happen to him through no fault of his own. So, how did he get to be a hero? Maybe its because George has a friend. In High Places. An angel. Not the sort who sits on a cloud... more
  • Empty Arms

    by Erika Liodice
    Catharine Chase’s entire life is built on a secret. In 1972, at the tender age of sixteen, she got pregnant. An embarrassment to her parents, Catharine was exiled to a maternity home to carry out her pregnancy far away from the watchful eyes of their tight-knit community. What they didn’t tell her is that she wouldn’t be allowed to keep her baby. With her daughter’s screams still echoing in her ears, the medical staff told Catharine she’d move on with her life and have more children, they pr... more
  • Spit of a Minute

    by Linda Dickson
    “A relentless Southern classic In the tradition of John Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath, Linda Dickson has written a sweeping epic about the hopelessness of the Southern poor. Starting in 1928, Spit of a Minute follows Queenie and her family from the barnyard floor of a dirt farm in Tennessee to Hell’s Kitchen in New York City. From gypsies to jezebels, mules to monkeys, and everything in between, Ms. Dickson crafts a rich slate of Flannery O’Connor-esque characters. You cannot help but find yours... more
  • The Girl And The Moon

    by Bella Woodfield
    A small girl is desperate to find out what the moon tastes like, and together with her toy companion, she sets off to find out.
  • #PrimeU

    by M. O. Mcleod
  • Time Together, Time Well Spent!

    by Casey Rislov
    Spending time with family and friends is important. The best times are when one interacts and learns more about the loved ones around them. Anything from hanging outdoors to playing games sets the scene for an amazing adventure. The words have a rhythm that allows you to be a part of the fun! Sit back and rad with a loved one and talk about the things you love to do and what you do different.
  • Love is Forever

    by Casey Rislov
    Losing a loved one is difficult for anyone, but it is especially hard on a child who might be experiencing loss for the first time. Love Is Forever gives caregivers and children a beautiful way to begin talking about loss and grief, and how to keep loved ones close in heart and mind through shared memories.
  • Ball Hog

    by S.D. Johnson
    A young basketball prodigy will have not just her skills tested but her over all belief in who she really is. Sabrina Sage finds herself in the midst of the craziest summer of her life, right before entering her senior year of high school, as the schools top point guard. She comes to realize that her biggest competition isn't on the basketball court but in her personal life. Forced into the role of an adult by a neglectful parent, will Sabrina be able to make adult decisions? If she can't, it ju... more
  • The Swastika Tattoo

    by Geraldine Birch
    As WWII rages on, a German sailor must come to terms with the beliefs taught him while a member of the Hitler Youth under Adolf Hitler's Third Reich. Held in a prisoner of war camp in Arizona's desert after his U-boat has been captured, Rudolf Meier picks cotton for an American Jewish farmer. That relationship truly challenges Rudolf as the American teaches him about democracy and individualism. After a horrific murder in the camp committed by Nazi officers, Rudolf comes face-to-face with the co... more
  • The Weapon of My Delusion

    by Ambrose Vendetto Bruno

    “There could never have been heroes if there had not been villains; and, the world still needs heroes. Therefore, the world requires some villains.” 

    It’s the mid-1990’s – the last days before technology would begin to make the world truly “small.” Yes, there are still unknown parts: those small towns where people can disappear and where legends still thrive in the shadows. 

    "The Weapon of My Delusion" is a sa... more

  • No Such Thing as Perfect

    by Sarah Daltry
    College was supposed to be perfect. She was supposed to be perfect. For Lily Drummond, life is about following the rules. To be specific, her mother’s rules. College fit into the plan – maintain perfect grades, date the perfect guy, and live the perfect life. On her own, though, Lily realizes that she doesn’t actually have a plan. Without being told what to think and do, she keeps making mistakes. Away from home, the perfect facade is beginning to shatter. When Lily herself starts to break... more
  • The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock: A Modern Reimagining

    by Sarah Daltry
    An experimental novella reimagining the main figure of TS Eliot's classic poem of memory, hopelessness, and loss in a contemporary setting. Approximately 20k words. "No one wants to hear a lonely middle aged man talk about cities or memory. No one wants to know that the world exists in a kaleidoscope of colors. For one man, indigo is life, and he does not have time for the man for whom yellow is."