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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Better Than Ever, Again

    by Mitch Davies
    What happens when you land a dream job sailing in the South Pacific as a part owner of a sleek, gleaming private-charter yacht, and you discover the job comes with baggage? Ben Beck lands just such a job as a crew member, sailing on just such a ship, when he answers a recruitment ad for sailors that reads “No Sailing Experience Necessary” and he has the qualifications. The baggage comes in the form of the other members of the operation, which includes Carl, the millionaire boss, Duane, a hard... more
  • 9781500402303

    by Leif Gregersen
    This is a short story collection of all the best stories I have written over the past three years. There are adventure stories, historical fiction stories, and just plain good fiction stories.
  • The Inn of Fallen Leaves

    by Mitch Davies
    In the turmoil of Japan, before the banishment of the samurai class, a disillusioned samurai, Itashima Chobei, is confronted by Akiyama, a samurai on a mysterious errand for his powerful leader. Their conflicted worlds lead to a battle of wits, ego and pursuit. In the middle is a beautiful woman, Miyo, attached to one, coveted by the other. Journey to feudal Japan in the years before the Meiji restoration and live in a quite inn on the Nakasendo highway, see the beautiful yet brutal Japan of the... more
  • Pie and Other Brilliant Ideas

    by Karen Pokras Toz
    Ballet and baking pies – these are two of twelve year old Georgie Harris’ favorite things. When her parents decide to move closer to her grandmother’s nursing home, Georgie quickly learns the bad news: dance lessons are too expensive in this new town. Georgie spends most of her time baking pies to bring to her grandmother at the Willow Lakes Nursing Home. There she meets Eve, who inspires Georgie with stories of having danced with a world famous Russian ballerina many years ago. As Georg... more
  • The Book of 3: Three Short Stories from the Heart

    by Dobie Holland
    The Book of Three is a work of fiction which is comprised of three short stories. The first story is Happy Birthday. It's the story about a large family (12 brothers and sisters) and the youngest son’s fifth birthday party. This happened to be the best party he ever had—and there was a big surprise. The second story is called Las Vegas Vervain. It's about a sports writer who works too much and loses the love of his life because he has to go to Las Vegas instead of a vacation with her. Th... more
  • Hell Hole

    by Ken Farmer
    Bass Reeves is back! If you're a fan of L'Amour, Kelton, Burroughs and Grey, you'll love HELL HOLE - the third novel in the best selling and award winning Bass Reeves saga in The Nations. \tUS Deputy Marshals, under Judge Issac Parker, The Hanging Judge, patrol the Indian Nations—the most dangerous place in the world in the late 19th century. \tBass Reeves and his partner, Jack McGann, are tasked to bring in the Griffin gang and clean out the cesspool of outlaws at a town known as Catoosa,... more
  • High School Society of One

    by Antranig Dereyan

    Sevag Hopefulian steps out of middle school Special Education and into a tumultuous start to high school where he quickly establishes himself as class rebel. His darkly-comedic narration of the gritty day-to-day reality of high school is like a descent into Hell illuminates as he struggles with the kids who have bullied him for years, but stumbles into a sideways acceptance by the Cool Kids. His comedy of errors escapades as he sleeps through, cuts and disrespects his classes intensify as he ... more

  • Retreat (ASIN: B00LU3HRNO)

    by Liza Costello
    Catherine became a nun in 1958, aged 19 years. Fifty-three years later, a young girl called Jo turns up at the convent, drunk, claiming to be Catherine’s grand-niece and refusing to leave. As the days pass, the other sisters begin to look at Catherine differently, to disagree with her, even to ignore her orders. Worse, there are the memories that the girl unleashes, so that it is as though all the intervening years never took place. As though a fateful summer long ago was happening all over agai... more
  • The Secret Birthday Present: A Tale from Bucklebee Wood

    by Jacquie New
    Come along to Bucklebee Wood and join in the fun with all the animals when they make a very special birthday present for the oldest resident Granny Bunny. Follow the Mice as they hunt for the perfect hunk of cheese, roll down the hill giggling madly with the Hedgehog family and learn the special song they all sang when the present was finished. This is the first of the Bucklebee Wood series of books for children up to age eight, with exquisite, detailed watercolour illustrations you will be intr... more
  • Little Jimmy Says, "Same Is Lame"

    by Jimmy Vee
    Little Jimmy is a small guy with a BIG mission... help people realize how special they really are. Why is everyone trying so hard to fit in when there is so much uniqueness to celebrate? Jump in and follow the miniature ringmaster through his circus-inspired world of weird, where normal is ordinary, and ordinary is boring. In these fun-filled pages you'll discover what makes you unique and why being different is actually cool. So hurry, hurry! Come one, come all! Step right up. Kids ... more
  • A Valediction - A Novel

    by Ellis Friedman
    Uneasy about the impending responsibilities of adulthood, July can’t figure out where she wants her life to go. When romance ignites with Toby, a middle-aged man shell-shocked by the dissolution of his family, July clings to the idea that a future with Toby might save her from the decisions of post-university life. In an attempt to celebrate his divorce and new relationship, Toby takes July on a winter trip to Florence, Italy, where the vacation romance devolves into ruminations on disapp... more
  • Sheppard of the Argonne

    by G. William Weatherly
    Hero of Pearl Harbor must hide PTSD in an age that considered it cowardice, leading a new warship in a desperate mission to keep England in the war. Submarine attacks, air battles, and a gun battle between capital ships ensue as a 20th century Horatio Hornblower triumphs saving the allied cause, but compounding his mental anguish. Sheppard of the Argonne is a 106,000 word completed novel, professionally edited, capitalizing on the seventy-fifth anniversary of WWII.
  • The Strange Birth, Short Life, and Sudden Death of Justice Girl

    by Julian David Stone
    The golden age of live television comes to vivid life with the memorable and entertaining tale of Jonny Dirby, who unintentionally captivates the imagination of America with his creation of the hit show Justice Girl. This fun, engrossing work of historical fiction transports readers back to a time when television shows were chaotic tightrope acts balancing the agendas of actors, studio executives, advertisers, and politicians, and all of it broadcast live to fifty million viewers without the sec... more
  • My Lady Viper

    by E. Knight
    May, 1536. The Queen is dead. Long live the Queen. When Anne Boleyn falls to the executioner's ax on a cold spring morning, yet another Anne vows she will survive in the snake-pit court of Henry VIII. But at what cost? Lady Anne Seymour knows her family hangs by a thread. If her sister-in-law Jane Seymour cannot give the King a son, she will be executed or set aside, and her family with her. Anne throws herself into the deadly and intoxicating intrigue of the Tudor court, determined at any p... more
  • The Black Pelican

    by Vadim Babenko

    "The Black Pelican exceeded my wildest expectations" --Readers' Favorite

    They fear it more than death, they desire it above all else - those who are able to imagine it in their dreams. It's a myth that is no myth. It's a quest that must be undertaken. It is the Black Pelican.

    When Vitus, driven to the brink by devastating blows, plans his revenge against the entire world, he cannot even imagine what he is getting into. He hits t... more

  • A Simple Soul

    by Vadim Babenko

    "All readers must reserve a spot on their shelves for A Simple Soul. A very entertaining read!" --Readers' Favorite

    His crafty plan results in a deadly threat. Her hopes keep her locked in a vicious circle. They parted ways, supposedly forever. But will they be able to live apart?

    Elizaveta, an attractive Muscovite, experiences a series of odd events: she is followed; she receives anonymous calls, flowers, and gifts. ... more