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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Jenny on the Street

    by David Haldane

    "Dark and twisted a bit like Stephen King," is how one reader recently described "Jenny on the Street: And Other Tales of Reverence and Revolution by a Very Young Man."

    A desperate young woman lost on the drug-infested streets of London, an insane revolutionary holding the devil in a jar, an indifferent truck driver forced to run over cats and a reverent grandmother looking for God in a rock. All of them are among the unforgettable characters inhabiting these 13 shor... more

  • Cruel Summer

    by Bernard Jan

    All he wants to do is skate. But they have other plans for him.

    Michael Daniels is seventeen and dreams of entering professional skateboarding contests. But beneath New Manhattan, a city under the oppressive shadow of climate change, exists another world altogether—secret laboratories which threaten society as he knows it.

    Those with power will get what they want. No price is too high, even if it means making someone special or robbing them... more

  • Circles

    by Ewa Podleś
    In this book you will find more than 200 round objects - spheres and circles. If you have children between 3 and 7, you can all dive into the fantastic world of this perfect shape.
  • Migrations

    by Tim Pompey
    Life is transitory. People move from one point to the next. What happens in that transition? And what choices do we have in the process? In these eight brand-new stories, we follow men and women in transition, sometimes by choice, sometimes imposed by unforeseen circumstances. A young man who graduates from college. An African-American soldier returned home from WWII. A chance meeting with a man in a nursing care facility. A family whose Christmas is affected by Covid-19. Three women who through... more
  • Still Breathing

    by E. A. Fournier
    A sixty-nine-year-old widow from the Midwest travels alone to Kampala, Uganda to help secure a library for a middle school. She learns that nothing in Africa is as it appears and it is only her life experiences as a wife, mother, grandmother and caregiver that give her even a chance to succeed.
  • The Poison Of Money

    by Joe Torrence
    The Poison Of Money book addresses a struggle that virtually anyone can identify with: Our obsession with and awe of the rich and powerful vs. spiritual teachings that warn against the Seven Deadly Sins including Greed and the Pleasures of the Flesh. This book exposes the far-reaching repercussions of money and its deadly venom. Money. Society's barometer for success. Your ticket to a life of luxury, power and the pleasures of the flesh. How could money possibly have a poisonous side? T... more
  • Lighting the Stars

    by Gabriele Wills

    Tucked into the rugged Canadian wilderness of Muskoka’s majestic lake country, Merilee Sutcliffe’s peaceful town seems worlds away from the escalating conflict in Europe. But life is about to change dramatically in the Summer of 1940. As her patriotic friends and relatives leave for battle, her small town is thrust into the war machine. Merilee’s formerly tranquil skies soon roar with aircraft from the Royal Norwegian Air Force, stationed nearby to train young men determined... more

  • Mama’s Boy

    by Camai Franklin
    Synopsis Life was tough growing up with no mama or daddy to teach you the right or wrongs of life. Raised by his maternal grandmother Lizzie Hamlet, Nicky was a good, shy, and quiet kid who always had his nose in a book. He use to often daydream of meeting his parents some day although he knew once he learned that his mother died after giving birth to him and that his father was never in the picture it was just that......a dream. Nicky’s grandmother loved and cared for him just as if she were h... more
  • There Was a Cool Cat Who Swallowed a Hat

    by Randy L. Schmidt
    There was a Cool Cat who swallowed a hat. I don't know why he swallowed the hat. HEY, dig that cat! A sax, a trumpet, a trombone, and more... Join Cool Cat and the Meow-Meow Band for this jazzy take on the popular children's rhyme, "There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly."
  • Bizzy Bzzz the Bee and Grandpa's Tea

    by Travis Peagler
    Bizzy Bzzz the Bee and Grandpa's Tea is reading made fun. Told through the eyes of a child, this is an entertaining story about a boy who gets a good laugh watching Grandpa's encounter with a bee every morning while trying to enjoy his cup of tea. Teetering on the edge of frustration, Grandpa has a heightened escalation with Bizzy. This story has playful rhyme, problem solving, and is sure to put a smile on faces of children every time.
  • The Flower Boat Girl

    by Larry Feign
    A biographical novel based on the life of Cheng Yat Sou (Cheng I Sao), the 19th century Chinese prostitute who became the most powerful pirate in history. Sold as a child to a floating brothel, then kidnapped by pirates and forced to marry their leader, Shek Yang must find her own way in a world of violence, treachery, and greed, ultimately facing a choice between two things she never dreamed might be hers: power or love. The first time her story has been fully told in any language.
  • Shadows of Swayne Field: The Search for the Abraham Lincoln Baseball

    by Ronald R. Harrington
    When the kitchen ceiling caved in, and the contents of his mother’s attic splayed across the floor, Ron, better known as “Punky,” knew he had to help clean up. With the assistance of his son and nephew, he would try to preserve as many of the dirty, mold-covered memories as he could, including a mysterious, old metal box, possibly belonging to his Grandpa Hash. What’s inside it takes him back thirty-two years earlier as he recalls the magical weekend in 1984 spent with his grandfather attending ... more
  • The Prize-Winning Story

    The Prize-Winning Story is a fiction travelogue--a group of American tourists arrive in the Holy Land on U.S. Presidential Election Day, 2016, and as they tour for twelve days, they compete with each other to win the big prize offered by the tour host, Pastor Vladdy, producer of the weekly radio show, For Zion’s Sake. The challenge--tell the best story and get your trip paid for! Vladdy believes passionately that God calls Christians to stand with Jews and the State of Israel. The best story... more
  • Jack's Gift

    by Dorine Andrews

    When his B-17 bomber mysteriously crashes into a wintry sea near the end of WWII, Jack Jackson's fiery death changed the trajectories of two families, one American and one British. It is up to Amahli, the woman he left behind, independent thinking and determined, to find the strength and means to connect these two disparate families. In the early 1950's, Amahli pursues this quest, surmounts unforeseen obstacles, self-limiting fears and suspect relationships. She searches for answ... more

  • Lost Love's Return

    by Books Forward Author Publicity
    When Elizabeth, a young English nurse, falls in love with one of her American patients, her whole world changes. When Peter, the American soldier, is suddenly shipped home to the U.S. at the end of WWI, he does his best to alert Elizabeth to what’s happening but fails, leaving her with no idea what’s where he is and no way to contact him — now oceans away. For 27 years, Peter yearns for Elizabeth, regretting the actions that led him into a long-drawn-out loveless marriage. But now, with the ... more
  • Birthday Acts of Kindness: The Gift of Food

    by Elizabeth Harr Pineda
    Birthday Acts of Kindness tells the story of a young boy who celebrates his birthday by asking friends to bring food to donate instead of presents. What a great act of kindness! In the process, he not only gets introduced to the idea around food banks, but also to the importance of community service. He beams with pride once he realizes just how much his one act of kindness help so many people he doesn't even know.