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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Brass Legionnaire

    by Daniel Ottalini
    When Julius Caesar survived the assassination attempt on his life during the Ides of March, the history of the Roman Empire was changed forever. Now, over 1800 years later, an industrialized Rome sits at the forefront of technological innovations and exploration. But the facade is cracking, and espionage, corruption, and revolution are pulling the empire apart. Into this steps newly minted Tribune Constantine Appius, backed by a cohort armed with new, experimental tactics. Legions, airships, mec... more
  • Davide

    by Roger Pepper
    David Bruno, an atheist philosopher who offended modern Muslims by comparing them to medieval Christians, gets a mind blowing shock from a bolt of lightning on Mount Subasio when he comes to Italy, hoping to escape the media spotlight. Rescued by a mischievous angel who gives him the Francis-power of communing with nature, David struggles to cope with a new and unusual way of life.
  • Red, White & Screwed

    by Holly Bush
    Political strategist Glenda Nelson is having a meltdown. Her handpicked, very married Congressional candidate was just caught climbing out of the window of the Sleepytown Motel, and her philandering ex-husband seems to have the most to gain from the colossal scandal that follows. As Glenda attempts to salvage the campaign in a hotly contested race, conservative and liberal pundits pounce on the story to further their own agendas. Glenda’s love life is nonexistent to say the least, that is, un... more
  • Burning Prospects: A Novel Based on a True Story

    by Melissa Miles
    Revolutionary War Captain Isaac Ross built a fortune in the fertile cotton growing region of Jefferson County, Mississippi on his plantation Prospect Hill. Towards the end of his life, he came to realize that he owed much of his prosperity to his large holding of slaves and wanted to reward them for their efforts. With this in mind, he made the decision to free his slaves in his will; with the stipulation that the American Colonization Society would oversee the transport of the Prospect Hill sla... more
  • Hope For Garbage

    by Alex Tully
    Welcome to the cruel world of Trevor McNulty. No matter how hard he tries, this seventeen year-old just can’t get a break. After enduring a tragic past, he finds himself living with his alcoholic uncle on the outskirts of Cleveland. His days are filled with garbage-picking and hanging out with his seventy year-old neighbor, who also happens to be his best friend. One early morning while scanning the streets in a posh suburb, he meets Bea, a rebellious rich girl with problems of her own. S... more
  • Jimmy Mender and His Miracle Dog: and Mostly True: 15 Short Stories

    by Leland Dirks
    Can a man you've only known for a week change your life? Paul Young can't forget Jimmy Mender, the Stetson-wearing cowboy and former Marine who smells of Old Spice. Jimmy Mender can't forget that he's got a past that could hurt anyone he loves. And when Jimmy disappears, Paul is heartbroken. For years, Paul wonders what happened to Jimmy. Then, out of the blue, Paul receives a package from Alaska. In it is a note from a stranger informing Paul that Jimmy has died. Also enclosed is a stack of J... more
  • '76 Bridges: Fnding Their Way

    by Natalie R Vice


    Jorja and Regina were the best of friends and inseparable conspirators in high school. In the weeks following graduation, life begins to happen, and as in so many cases, the two young girls grow into adults with adult responsibilities and obligations. Their close friendship and constant communication begins to wane as they face the reality of their choices.


    Day by day, step by step, they wove the fabric of their life. How did they let such a special friendshi... more

  • Cinderella Spinderella

    by Mark Binder
    Wicked Stepsisters, a rocking fairy godmother, and a very unusual chauffeur, it's sure to be a family favorite for years to come. You and your children will enjoy the story that has enthralled thousands upon thousands of listeners of all ages and backgrounds for more than a decade! Author Mark Binder began creating Cinderella Spinderella when he was telling stories to ethnically diverse audiences in Boston and disabled youngsters in Newport. In the award-winning ebook, there were 25... more
  • Getting by

    by Claudia Y. Burgoa
    When Emma Anderson arrived at San Francisco International Airport, she regretted accepting the distinction of being the maid of honor to Gaby's--her childhood friend--wedding. It had been years since the last time she set foot in Menlo Park, where her parents had been killed. The rug where she had been shoving her feelings since that day looked bumpier than a camel's hump. Who could blame her; if she hadn't been selfish they'd still be around. Ever since that fateful day, Emma has been perfecti... more
  • The First Shot

    by Stanley Harris
    In The First Shot, eleven-year-old Charles Miller goes back in time to the Battle of Lexington in 1775 after being visited by Ben Sampson, who lives in 1775 and mysteriously appears in the Miller home in Lexington. The two boys participate in the events of an eleven-hour period of great anxiety and turmoil before and during the Battle. As they wait for the confrontation with the British that will begin the American Revolution, Charles knows much of what will happen, but is bound by the Time Trav... more
  • swing set

    by joanna kadish
    Sentence Description A couple experiments with swinging only to discover that sharing lovers can be as complicated as it is exhilarating. Short Description Despite their wealth and all the fun that affords them, Shelly and Steve Isakson are on the lookout for something extra to spice up their married life. Enter the realm of oral sex classes, internet pornography, and sex clubs. They immediately get swept up in this new world, and their sex life reaches heights they never before could hav... more
  • Fuzzy McKenzie

    by Lord Toph
    Fuzzy McKenzie is a humorously delightful story about a lively little girl, and how a mishap on a rainy day, led to happiness that could chase the clouds away.
  • Stage Daughter

    by Sheryl Sorrentino
    Sonya Schoenberg dreamed of someday becoming a famous actress, but instead, a hapless one-time tryst with a Muslim man landed her the lifetime role of single mother. Sonya tries to keep her dream alive through her “stage daughter,” Razia, a precocious pre-teen enrolled in a competitive performing arts school. But Raz prefers drawing to drama and has no problem defying her mom to get what she wants—be it piercing her own ears, doing a dumb dare, or hunting down her so-called “sperm donor” dad. Wh... more
  • Racing Through Cornfields

    by Lisa Loomis
    Mature content Growing up in a too small upstate New York town, Ryan Walker was bored. His biggest thrill? Racing through cornfields in cars. For years, he and his buddies have dreamt of getting out, wanting more, and as they approach graduation, the four best friends swear they'll escape… An adventurous emotionally charged story about getting out into the big world.
  • Henry First: A Story of Excess

    by Basil Lawrence

    When Henry First enters his restaurant into a competition that he cannot win, only a miracle -- or a chance discovery -- might save him.

    Henry First is a darkly funny and multi-layered novel. It is a fast-paced story where people do despicable things to one another . . . all in the service of a jolly good meal.

  • Away with the Fishes

    by Stephanie Siciarz
    On the island of Oh, where the pushy sun and troubling rains have been quiet too long, something is afoot. But what? A ghost? A murderer? A prankster with a can of paint? Whatever it is, it's leaving strange messages on Raoul Orlean's cottage about the disappearance of islander Rena Baker. Raoul's efforts to connect the painted dots—to decipher if Rena is alive or dead—lead him to the dusty tale of Dagmore Bowles, an eccentric sea captain who jumped to a watery death. As Raoul dives into the Cap... more