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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Rope & Bone: A Novel in Stories

    by Ginnah Howard
    Rope & Bone traces the parallel, and eventually interwoven, lives of two very different women whose courage, originality and humor will carry them through the darkest of times and the toughest things that life can sling at them. Rope & Bone’s thirty-four story/chapters span the years from 1946 to 1993. The novel opens in 1984 on Chicken Farm Road when Del Merrick, an art teacher living without plumbing or electricity, enlists help in changing a flat tire from Carla Morletti, a member of the Paga... more
  • A Balm in Gilead: A Novel

    by Marie Green-McKeon
    Ten years after surviving an assault on a college campus, a woman is stunned to hear of a murder case with markings chillingly similar to her attack. This is the story of how a rape victim reluctantly heads down the path she most fears in the hope that she can find some measure of justice and, most of all, heal herself.
  • Neverending Beginnings

    by Mary Chris Escobar

    This contemporary romance is Groundhog Day meets My Best Friend’s Wedding. Readers who like women’s fiction by Meg Cabot, Emily Giffin and Allison Winn Scotch will enjoy this romantic comedy.

    Kate is alarmed to find out that her best friend Amy is getting married after dating for only six months. Her alarm turns to shock when she learns that the groom-to-be is Kate's old college ex. As the big day approaches, Kate's inability to hide her feelings is threatening to ru... more

  • How to be Alive

    by Mary Chris Escobar

    Root for Jen as she overcomes the death of her fiancé and is forced to start over and rethink everything. This fun, light read proves that the best stories sometimes arise from the worst tragedies. 

    For less than the price of checking that extra bag, follow along as Jen rekindles her dreams of travel writing, traversing Europe and ultimately ending up in the place where she discovers what, and who, has been missing in her life. Fall in love with Jen’s friends Zach and ... more

  • Walking on Water

    by Randi Anderson
    Walking on Water is a family saga about a young boy with autism and the struggles of his family as they unravel in the face of their many life challenges. Meg, his mother, toughs it out through thick and thin and learns to walk on water.
  • The Ex Wives Club

    by Randi Anderson
    A group of divorced mature women go out on an adventure in Atlantic City and while there the body of a man is discovered just off shore. One of the women is accused of the murder. Her friends then rally around her in her defense. Thus begins this story of friendship among older women.
  • Due Unto: Denmark Vesey's Story

    by K.F. Jones
    Due Unto by K. F. Jones: an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award semifinalist. In 1799, Denmark wins the East Bay Lottery. With the money he buys his freedom and more. When everything he holds dear is threatened Denmark must ultimately answer the question, to what extremes will he go to protect his family, his life? --- What would you do? --- Different from the biographies, the plays, the films, the articles, but like Denmark (the character) in Sue Monk Kidd's novel, The Invention of Wings, the char... more
  • Bloody Diamonds

    by Thomas McCavour
    Bloody Diamonds follows the young life of Sam Kambo and Sarah Akana from childhood to adulthood during a period in history when a cruel civil war was taking place in Sierra Leone, financed by blood diamonds, and the discovery of diamond gemstones in the barren and hostile Canadian north. Can the love of these two people with vastly different cultures survive?
  • The Prince and the Singularity - A Circular Tale

    by Pedro Barrento
    The Prince and the Singularity – A Circular Tale proposes a fictitious Creation Myth, whisking the readers away on a thought-provoking rollercoaster ride of a story that will make them question as never before what they truly believe about the nature of existence. At once funny and controversial, it can be viewed as a heretical twist on established religious teachings or as a sweet and sensitive depiction of the ascension of a Bodhisattva or as. . . well, it’s up to whoever is reading it, really... more
  • Beyond Diamonds

    by Thomas McCavour
    Beyond Diamonds is a sequel to the historical novel Bloody Diamonds. The lives of Sarah Akana and Sam Kambo continue for the next 20 years from 2008 to 2028. The saga of diamonds in the Canadian North and the love story of Sarah and Sam continues with climate change, shipping access through the Northwest Passage, development of natural resources in the Territories and the renaissance of Canada's aboriginals.
  • Marlene and Sofia - A Double Love Story

    by Pedro Barrento

    A writer struggles to finish a book that someone else started writing, battling to weave his own characters and plot into the pre-existing manuscript.

  • After Midnight

    by Diane Shute
    As far as Alix is concerned, she has no past—she only has today, and her plans for the future: raising a dynamic string of racehorses that will take the 1830s British racing world by storm. Then Lily, Alix’s estranged twin sister, forces Alix into a position that will drastically alter the course of her life. Spoiled, selfish Lily is the wife of an English lord who she married for his money and social standing, but she has just discovered that she is expecting a child—the result of her most rec... more
  • The Chatman's Corner Gang

    by Richard Parise
    In the fall of nineteen sixty-eight, due to the death of his stepfather, Andrew and his mother are forced to move from their lavish estate in London to the housing projects at Chatman's Corner. On his first night out, Andrew is befriended by Napper Holloway, the leader of the Chatman's Corner Gang. Together the two boys, along with the rest of the gang, begin an adventure which would soon change their lives. Danger lurks around every corner as the gang gets involved in the search for a missing g... more
  • Blue Hydrangeas

    by Marianne Sciucco
    What if the person who knew you best and loved you most forgot your face, and couldn't remember your name? A nursing facility is everyone's solution for what to do about Sara, but her husband, Jack, can't bear to live without her. He is committed to saving his marriage, his wife, and their life together from the devastation of Alzheimer’s disease. He and Sara retired years ago to the house of their dreams, and operated it as a Cape Cod bed and breakfast named Blue Hydrangeas. Jack has made an i... more
  • The Word: The Best of Simon's 10Q Interviews

    by Simon Duringer

    Have you ever fantasized about working alongside screen legends as their equal? What would it take to work for the same publisher as Dan Brown, or better still, to be nominated for and awarded an Oscar, Pulitzer, Emmy or Best Novel Award? How would an entertainer survive on a desert island with nobody to entertain...what keepsakes would companion them? What thoughts would cross your mind moments before death? Who inspires the inspirational; who do they hold high on a pedestal? Why do writers ... more

  • Back In Six Weeks

    by Sharon Gerdes
    It’s 1980, and Kate wants it all—her career as a food scientist, her sexy pilot husband, and a family. After the birth of her second child she expects to go back to work in six weeks, but a postpartum psychosis derails her plans. The harder Kate struggles to pull together the shattered pieces of her life, the more she fears she will ultimately lose everything. Postpartum Psychosis can strike healthy, happy women with no history of mental illness. Inspired by true events, this novel gives a co... more