General-Literary-Historical-Womens Fiction

THE DEBT HEX: SLAY THE ELITE

Student loan debt has ruined millions of people's lives by putting them into inescapable, indentured servitude. Chad Miller has decided to do something about it! Imagine... you did everything in life that you were supposed to do. You worked hard, went to college, got married, and looked forward to starting a family. Then, in a flash, it’s all taken from you. You lose everything because of a dracon ...

Beauty and the Scalpel

When young, New York plastic surgeon Jack Donahue’s reputation is destroyed, he changes his name and makes a fresh start in Sydney. Blessed with unique surgical skills and driven by greed and lust, it’s not long before Donahue is a multimillionaire but he wants more – much, much more. Handsome, narcissistic and cruel, when Donahue sees the opportunity to become super-wealthy, he ...

The Brickbox

Jude Zander is a shy, inexperienced small-town girl who has disguised herself as a boy and is on the run from an abusive father. She desperately wants to find her mother who left her without warning. Jude has never been in a city before. Soon after she arrives she is confronted by hookers, bikers and street punks... and she avoids the police because of an incident with her father. Her only cont ...

The Rebel's Redemption

Annie Campbell has made a good life for her young son in the mountain town of Tidal Falls. She's dating the sheriff, owns a successful business, and has the support of the community.  So why isn't it quite enough?  Jared Martin left Tidal Falls a hotheaded youth. Eight years in the military has turned him into a cynical, disillusioned man.  Then he returns home and finds out he's a father.  ...

The Shenandoah Road: A Novel of the Great Awakening

2019 Selah Awards Finalist John Russell's heart aches from the loss of his wife, but the Shenandoah Valley frontiersman needs to marry again for his daughter's sake. At first he believes he has found the right young woman, but his faith falters when time reveals she isn't quite what she seemed. Can he truly love her? Unlike her disgraced sister, Abigail Williams obeys the Commandments. At least, s ...

Wayward Girls

Camille Prescott and Jude Coleridge—estranged ex-best friends—confront each other and their past when they break into an abandoned boarding school where years before they were targeted by a sexual predator. As teens, they’d been gaslighted and labeled ''the crazy girls, the ones who lie." No one believed them. They even questioned themselves as they were pulled toward a fiery danger. Told in dual ...

Life and Death

Jack Miller is a friend, a father, and a therapist. When he learns that he has a brain tumor, his only hope is an expensive and experimental drug. Even though there are no guarantees, Jack decides to take the risk, but he has to revisit his shady past to come up with the money. While keeping the man he loves in the dark about his condition, he dedicates the rest of his life to helping other people ...

Misfortune of Song

Honor and duty. When a man is torn between his sovereign and his granddaughter, can he save his reputation and her future? Ireland, 1114. Maelan serves his chief with bloodied blade. And though he wields a unique ability of magical camouflage, the aging warrior longs to truly transform and provide a legacy for his seventeen-year-old grandchild, Orlagh. But he’s horrified when the headstrong girl f ...

Third and Long

Can the handsome, haunted stranger with a mysterious past save the soul of a dying Midwest factory town?

This novel is so good-hearted, so life-affirming, its a joy to read…
Mary Ann Grossman, St. Paul Pioneer Press

Meet Nick Remke, a damaged former Notre Dame football star desperate for a job and maybe redemption.

It's 1997. Longview, Ohio, U.S.A. ...

The Decisions We Make

Do the decisions we make define us?



Sam Taylor is stuck. Her house is falling apart, the bills are piling up, and her daughter is hiding something from her. This is not the life she imagined, living on the idyllic east coast of Tasmania. 


Brooke Choi-Scott has her life planned out. Her own medical practice, a house in an affluent Sydney suburb, and bes ...

Liberate

The right to choose can never be taken from us. When the government tries to restrict our bodies, we will always fight back. My body my choice should never be questioned. No matter the reason no one should be told no or have their rights taken from them. This anthology is full of powerful characters who fight for what’s right, much like the authors who penned them.

It’s time to take a s ...

Journey of Life and Death: A Collection of Eclectic Short Fiction

Backwards into the Future

You can’t go back. So everyone says. But Mary is back in her old hometown. That’s because of two women she hasn’t seen for decades – one of them pushing her, the other holding back. A plum tree has gone, but a lemon tree thrives. The mystery surrounding the boat with painted eyes may never be solved, but if Ana returns too some things from the past can be recovered. Can’t they?

ALEXIS

“Look at this way, you’re going to be an entirely new person.” “I didn’t know there was anything wrong with the person I am right now,” Alexis said coldly. And so, at age fifty-two her midlife journey begins. When her boss and his wife give Alexis weight loss surgery as an early Christmas bonus, it sets in motion a string of events no one could have foreseen. Wi ...

They Called Me Margaret

Cozy mystery writer Margaret Manning fears her husband is mimicking the behavior of some of her books shadier characters, even though he claims to have never read any of them. When several pieces of her jewelry go missing, she wonders if hes responsible for it, hes trying to make it look like shes losing her mind, or shes losing her mind all on her own. Disturbing actions of friends and family ...

We Fly Beneath the Stars

1942, Europe: Based on the true story of female fighter pilots in the Second World War, this is a totally heartbreaking and unforgettable story about sacrifice, sisterhood and a love that transcends war. When the love of Tasha’s life, Luca, joins the air force to fight against the evil Nazi invaders, she knows she has to follow her heart—and him—into battle. Headstrong, impulsive and a daredevi ...

Lick Me All Over A Tasty Treat For Lovers

A sexual ride of the mind and imagination through story and poetry. This fabulous descriptive play on words is sure to arouse and awaken your sex life and imagination.

Lethal Copycats

The Columbine high school massacre was the most lethal school shooting in modern US history when it took place on April 20, 1999. Regrettably, the frequency and lethality of mass shootings appear to have increased post-Columbine. One of the reasons may be that some youths were inspired by these events. Here, I use a fictional scenario to explore possible motives spurring the macabre actions of two ...

A Sparrow Falls

A coming of age story of abuse, love, and the power of forgiveness. Set in the United States 1960s.

Camera Eyes

*This is General-Literary fiction and Magical Realism or Science Fiction. Death parts us all. A magical real quest to find home in a place no one can see. When a combat cameraman falls into a coma, the military takes advantage of his state by implanting new technology into his brain—technology that captures and records his thoughts. But when he wakes up two decades later, he’s left to grapple with ...

The Way It Really Is

Fifteen-year-old Lisa Jones just wants to go back to a time “when my dolls could talk and soldiers had minds of their own.” But childhood eluded her way too early and caused wounds too much for her young mind to handle. She’s a product of her environment and a poster child for dysfunction in the modern family as she looks out into the world and sees happy people, only to wonder why happiness and l ...

Private Island

Only the invited get to stay. Only the lucky ones get to leave. When Katrina Darlington lost everything, she turned to a stranger for help. Desperate and grieving, she trusted the hand of friendship and travelled halfway across the world to a very private island. Blue skies, blistering sunshine, and luxury on a scale way beyond the average person’s means. The perfect place to start again, surround ...

For Love of Daniel

Although they had always dreamed of having a family, tall, horse-faced Frances and stubby, one-eyed Jack had reconciled themselves to a lifetime of abject loneliness. Then one day, out of nowhere, an infant is dropped into their midst. A fairy tale for adults!

Family Love

When novelist Aiden Love publishes his parents’ story he has no idea the trauma it will cause. The epic saga of one family’s turbulent beginning is entwined with the challenge of a mother’s relationship with her youngest child—the longed for only daughter, Angelique. But a secret Lindsay Halloran Love has kept for years could rip the tight-knit clan apart for good. Resilien ...

The Queen's Dog

In the Bronze Age Syrian kingdom of Ugarit, a eunuch slave mistakenly believes his mistress the queen loves him, so when asked to spy on her under threat of punishment, he finds a way to avoid it. When she shows she cares nothing for him, he justifies reporting her disloyal activities but cant escape agonies of conscience. As her sentence of divorce turns into execution, he decides he must avenge ...

Back Again

HOW MANY TIMES CAN YOU WATCH YOUR CHILD DIE TO SAVE THEIR LIFE? All her life Dawn has been troubled by lost time. She awakens suddenly in strange places far away from her last conscious memory. Kylie's over her dead-end job. As she drives away from the worst work day ever, she picks up her cell to send a text, a decision that will change her life when Dawn's and her world collide. The ensuing trag ...

The Cowgirl's Christmas Wish

Event planner Eve Canaday and her secret crush, Dr. Ben Tyler, are unexpectedly drafted to help a little girl fulfill her late mother’s wish—a magical Christmas to create some happy memories. Eve sees this opportunity as a sign; Ben, as a glitch in his plan to leave Marietta behind for good. As the trio checks off the to-do list of Christmas fun, Ben’s ‘bah-humbug’ op ...

The Art of Love

At the end of the Gilded Age, the “Golden City” of San Francisco offers everything a man could want—except what August Wolff desperately needs. The Klondike King must solve the mystery of his estranged wife and daughter who have disappeared, before he can give his heart to an up-and-coming artist who carries her own dark secrets.

Bowery Girl

From WILLA Award winning author Kim Taylor Blakemore... “lends credence to the millions of historical and contemporary girls who dare to dream in the face of extraordinary challenges.” - Starred Review, Kirkus “compelling, gritty, and sometimes brutal view of life on the streets.” - Barnes and Noble “Gang violence, raucous carousing, sex, accidental pregnancy, and crime–not what most will expect f ...

Fighting for Eden

What happens when a fighter and a peacenik fall in love?

From the wind-swept horse country of the Yakima Valley to the airy academic halls of the University of Washington, three adventurers pursue their own Edens. One wants to be a hero, the second just wants to save her home, the third to make sense of it all.

Jake’s tragic death in the opening days of the Iraq War lea ...

Bended Loyalty

For Tristen Levisay, guitarist of The Seethers, life is finally coming together. The band is on the brink of stardom, and soon he'll be a rock star instead of the poor, small-town boy from Kentucky. But when his twin brother Talon, the band's frontman, abruptly leaves to join another band, Tristen's life quickly falls apart. Forced to start again, Tristen returns home where he discovers his forme ...

The Past Ever Present

The book, a USA Book News, Best Books Award Finalist, contains two settings and time periods: a modern-day television series production set in the mountains of eastern Tennessee, eerily similar to the farm country where Clifton once lived in western Kentucky during the Great Depression. Being on the set of the show provides a dramatic transformation for both Clifton and Clay, as Clay comes of age ...

These Islands Here - short stories of the South Pacific

Stories of Aotearoa-New Zealand, and other islands of Polynesia. 32 fictional tales based on the varied facets of living in these islands situated in the South Pacific – pleasure, pain, calamity, comedy, fun, misfortune, loss, triumph – as in any part of the world, of being human. Most have been published previously, in magazines including NZ Listener, Takahe, Eve, Thursday, included in an ...

Behind the Walls

There’s something hidden behind the walls of the hurricane damaged house Jolie bought in her New Jersey beach town. Something someone seems willing to kill for. After Jolie and Scoobie find a small sack of jewelry as they do a mold attack on her bungalow, Jolie is pursued by a purse thief and a burglar. But the guy she’s most worried about is the one who left an elderly auctioneer dead ...

Ghost No More

2016 SIBA First Place Memoir Winner! Behind the glitz and the glamour of the beauty queen mother lies a web of secrets. CeeCee is a child desperate for a touch of approval, the love of her mother. Her reality is her mom's retreating back, abandoning CeeCee in front of a burning car. But somewhere amid the chaos and despair, CeeCee holds onto something precious, the only thing that drives her on - ...

Serial Misogyny: One Sister's Story

Rebecca Dash appears to have the perfect man. Caring, kind, compassionate, Richard is everything she ever desired.
But when things start to fall apart six weeks before the wedding -- from him canceling the wedding that had been their shared dream for years, to faking a heart attack and threatening suicide -- he shatters their relationship and begins a series of disturbing incidents that fo ...

Troubled Skies

The Rebel Runaways are on one side of the line; Fotheringay and the Government are on the other. No one will give up the fight. In a tale of two continents, the Rebel Runaways seek to defeat the illegal activities of slave traders secretly funded by the Prime Minister and Fotheringay. Joshua, an ex-slave, has the motivation, Charlotte has the skills to fly the airship and the crew must work tog ...

Fortress of the Sun

It’s 243 B.C. and Greece is ready for a revolution. Eighty years have passed since the death of Alexander the Great, the man who first cowed free Hellas into submission. His successors to the Macedonian throne have only tightened their grip in the interim, the present king no exception. Spartan rebellions, opportunistic usurpers, foreign invaders – for nearly five decades, King Antigonus has seen ...

Stories Untold

A GRIPPING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER Can a psychologist, still grieving the loss of her husband, save a traumatized war veteran who is planning his own death? Stories Untold explores the devastation of loss, the struggle to find meaning in life, and the enduring power of love that transcends boundaries between past and future. They’re both strong and fearless, determined, relentless. He’s a decorated ...

The Ten Thousand Mile Thread: a Chinese-American Love Story

The Chinese say, "Even a thousand miles apart, two people destined for each other are pulled together by an invisible thread." When young Chinese bride Wu Meichen's husband is sent to America, she vows to follow him. His family threatens to disown him if he does not divorce Meichen for her outrageous disobedience in leaving China without their permission. Will Meichen lose her beloved husband? Or ...

Not to Reason Why

Love, Honor, Courage, and Faith in an Unpopular War Zack was a gung-ho, rookie fighter pilot, just starting the march to his life’s goal: to become the best fighter pilot in the US military. Ruth was about to graduate with her teaching degree, looking forward to the challenge of molding young minds. Neither had considered any diversions to their plans. But they meet, and she realizes that he is “t ...

Rhymes with Divine Ties

This book is my journey, from awakening to present day. This book is meant as a catalyst for spiritual growth, the goal being to ignite the fire that lies dormant. We are all called to serve, to serve ourselves and then the world. Let this be a message to all that would choose the path of service, the true path. As each fear disintegrates we walk closer to the truth of our nature, and this is my t ...

Zappa's Mam's a Slapper

A powerful, unrelenting page-turner. Highly recommended Wishing Shelf Awards

Sad, uplifting, shocking, funny, hopeful and frustrating. Bookmuse

A wonderful book...Helen Baggott

I have to give this five stars and I hate doing that because the ending made me cry and I don't easily forgive the author for that...The ...

Gratitude: Two Hundred Short Poems

Whether you're a seasoned poetry lover or just dipping your toes into the world of verse, Gratitude: Two Hundred Short Poems offers something for everyone. Its brevity and depth make it the perfect companion for a quick moment of reflection or a leisurely read by the fireside.

Rain Clouds and Waterfalls

A novel told in short stories, follow young protagonist Ellen as she narrates each story of love, loss, longing, friendship, and entrapment. Inspired by the artistry of the Beatles, each story is framed by a Beatles song or actual Beatles event. Follow Ellen's journey from 1976 to 1990: Her beloved brothers' disappearance from the family when she is 11, an event she carries with her throughout the ...

Ezicash

Was it all some elaborate plan of Pope's, or just a farce? 

Me? Looking back now, I think it was the caper to end all capers, and if it I'm right, what he did was nothing short of genius.

What you're about to bear witness to is possibly the greatest swindle of all time, one that brought an institution to its knees and made me a rich man in the process... Or it cou ...

Return to Summit Falls Box Set Books 1-3

Ready to take on whatever the world had to throw at them, four friends left their hometown of Summit Falls in search of something more...years later two of them are coming back for the same reason. Includes Going Home, Home Again, and Coming Home.

Found by the Road

Tales of warmth, wit, and wickedness.

You never know what you'll find along this road. Minds and machines rend space and time. The doomed and the immortal discover new life. Justice turns criminal while crime serves justice. And at every turn, ordinary people find inspiration in the unexpected.

In this eclectic gathering of thirty-one short tales by award-win ...

Optimizing America

"Money isn't everything, unless you don't have any', -Justin Wolfe The party in power has revised the Constitution so that Harold Spade might secure a third consecutive term as president. Supported by his political protégé Amy Billings, a New York media mogul searches desperately for a candidate to depose Spade. Meanwhile, self-made billionaire Justin Wolfe sets out on a tour to promote The Big So ...

Moss

Isaiah Moss was one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. His illegitimate son Oscar Kendall wasn't. Living in Isaiah's inescapable shadow, Oscar has become an inveterate quitter who hides his own literary work from the world rather than suffer the pain of failure or rejection. When Isaiah suddenly dies, Oscar inherits the old man's lakefront writing cabin in New Hampshire. There h ...

A Fallen Sparrow: A Novel of the American Revolution

It was all Samuel Adams's fault. Ruth Haynes uses the pen name Honorius when she writes for her father’s newspaper. Boston has changed beyond recognition, and her Loyalist views soon get her in trouble. With war looming, what will their family do? Jonathan Russell hides a guilty secret. The Battle of Bunker’s Hill sweeps him and his Shenandoah Valley family into the war. The unthinkable happens, a ...

On the Steps of St. Dymphna

On the Steps of St. Dymphna tells a story of transformation. John, a normal cubicle slave with a bland and ordinary life, is transformed by an enlightenment experience. Or, did he just go crazy? He’s not really sure, but either way, he becomes a dramatically different person. From bored support representative at GMC Megatronics, he transforms himself into Pastor John, a flamboyant free spirit spou ...

Adrift - The Storyteller & The Mosaicist

From the writer of the ‘Engaging and Uplifting’ (Daily Mail) HELEN AND THE GRANDBEES… Bernie is plunged into turmoil when her step-brother is born, too vulnerable to leave, too vulnerable to risk loving. And she is confused when she falls into love with mosaicist Robin, his soulful artworks and tales of Ethiopia. All this because a family tragedy has left her resolved to remain adrift from emot ...

Shadows in the South

A grieving PI meets a sick woman he feels compelled to help. A veteran returns from war unsure of his place in the world. A mysterious pack of dogs show up to protect a woman recovering from an abusive relationship. A woman struggles with isolation and a misbehaving sewing machine during a pandemic. Caroline Smith’s stories weave myth and realism into a modern Southern Gothic world, reimagined. Th ...

Red Clover

Lee Winekoop feels like an outsider in his own family. Now twenty-sixconfused and emotionally bankrupt after suffering a childhood fraught with criticism and isolationhe leaves his dysfunctional upper-class family to find his true self. Determined to cultivate a meaningful life, Lee discovers a world poles apart from the one he had left behind. But just when things start falling into place, he ...

Before The Storm

Fans of Jodi Picoult and Elin Hilderbrand will fall in love with this new series that sets the stage for her upcoming novel, Stillwater Rising, from NY Times bestselling author Steena Holmes. Before the first shots are fired within the walls of Stillwater Elementary School, life went on as normal for five women who were close friends. Their monthly girls' night was coming up and they couldn't wait ...

The Cover Up

What links a webcam girl, a cross-dressing police chief and an escaped ferret? A British nation torn by Brexit staggers on. Frankie Ferret, a pre-school children’s TV celebrity escapes into sewers of London and surely is dead. The people unite in grief. Police Chiefs, counselors and politicos stand in tear stained sincerity with the common people. Viktor Pinupskin of Russia offers a genetically mo ...

Kincaid's Hope

Beth Kincaid left her hot temper and unhappy childhood behind and created a life in the city free from untidy emotionalism, but even a tidy life has danger, especially when it falls apart. In the midst of her personal disasters, Beth is called back to her hometown of Preston, a small town in southwestern Virginia, to settle her guardian’s estate. There, she runs smack into the mess she&rsquo ...

Like

The lives of five strangers will collide because of social media. Some of those new digital connections will be good ... others will be terrifying. "Like is a sharply observant and exceedingly well-written novel about the ocean of social media in which we swim about like schools of curious fish..." - San Francisco Book Review "The storyline for LIKE is terrific. I could easily see a screenp ...

Rushton Roulette

“We’re not committing suicide here. Trust me, we’re coming back.” Four women resist the thought of sliding into old age and decide to meet the challenge head on. “It’s a bit like Russian Roulette,” says Heather. “The chances are better in that,” replies Merryn, “there it’s only one in six that you get the bullet.” Will they, won’t they, see it through? If stories of women acting contrary to expect ...

The Music Hall Murder

London, 1909 Ruby Redlick is a young woman with a passion for reading, who yearns to break free of her constrained life in Upper Norwood and go on the stage. She dreams of playing dramatic characters like her idol Sarah Bernhardt. But the West End is full of lords, predators and courtesans. Ruby almost comes a cropper until a new friend comes to the rescue and introduces her to the ...

The Siege

One hundred inmates hold twelve guards hostage in the laundry dorm of The Indiana Penal Farm. Emergency squads are massed along the fence, awaiting the order to attack, while sharpshooters are perched like crows on top of the administrative building. Tom Hemmings, a dorm counselor, has been drafted to defuse the standoff. But the inmates are divided into rival gangs, the guards into feuding unions ...

The Seven-Day Resurrection

Len Holder thinks his mother is dead – until she reappears one morning in his living room. She doesn’t remember being dead. She’s just confused. And instead of her burial clothes, she’s wearing a Dallas Cowboys warmup suit. At seventy-eight, Len considers himself a failure. He spent years taking care of Mom while his brother Joey became a famous sportscaster. Now he lives alone, tinkering with a n ...

In Short - A Four Story Collection

'In Short' is a compilation of four stories in forms of short stories and novelettes including the titles, 'The Dream Chant', 'Anabia', 'Vicious Bottles', and 'Unearth'. The stories endeavor to explore themes like surrealism, psychology, love, science, religion, politics etc and tries to paint a perspective through each with tales of love, friendship, heartbreak, betrayal, power, lust and war. 'Th ...

Six: A Collection of Short Stories

Six fun, creepy, and ironical stories with a pinch of humor and a dash of suspense . We Are Going to the Circus A family trip to the circus … what could go wrong? Punch Drunk Martin meets a beautiful girl at a grocery store. Can their new romance withstand jealous friends and high school parties? No Surrender A lazy afternoon on the beach becomes a heart-pounding chase for Jimmy Romano ...

The Freed Church Boy

Burned by his faith. Abandoned by his family. Coming out was nothing compared to finding forgiveness…

Lawrence Greene churns with bitterness. Regretting his dead-end job and excruciating love life, he’s exhausted by the world tearing him down. And when his religious mother returns begging for reconciliation, he’s torn apart by resentment and his own need to heal.

With his estran ...

His: A Bad Boy Mafia Romance

I’m wrong for her in all the right ways. Everyone in the city knows who I am: Vincent Citrione, top capo of the most powerful crime family in the city. If you’ve got two brain cells to rub together, you’re scared sh*tless of me. As for women, I given them the hardest, dirtiest f*ck of their lives before showing them the door. They know better than to expect more. Commitments? F*c ...

Picasso's Motorcycle

Picasso’s Motorcycle is an affectionate paean to pre-war life in a sleepy, sun-drenched village in the French countryside in the 1930’s. It chronicles the escapades of a precocious group of boys, centering on ten-year-old Daniel, a half-French, half-German orphan being raised by his distant and sometimes brutal uncle, Emil. Put to work in Emil’s shabby bicycle repair shop, Daniel must navigate the ...

MASSAUA: Una Aventura en el Mar Rojo

MASSAUA: UNA AVENTURA EN EL MAR ROJO Una historia de angustias, engaño, ambición, traición; pero también de amor, romance, amistad, solidaridad, honestidad, voluntad inquebrantable de gente capaz de sobreponerse a las peores circunstancias, en tiempos de dictaduras, nacionalismos, guerras y entreguerras. Un historia real que merece conocerse. Entretenida y bien documentada, MASSAUA fue consider ...

Seventeen Seas

Stowaways in lifeboats? Germans claiming deckchairs? When passengers from many places are together on a cruiseship, there's gotta be fun – through 10 countries, 15 ports, across 17 seas. Readers say: “a very amusing fiction-from-fact traveling journal…sailing through seventeen seas, stopping at exotic ports…we view the cruise through the eyes of a cross section of passengers.” “I have recommended ...

Ellie’s Fate

What would you do if Fate gave you a second chance? Will you learn from your past mistakes and take it as a golden opportunity to correct all wrongs? Fate has given Ellie another chance.... the question remains: will it be worthwhile?

The Guestbook

Everyone remembers their first love... But sometimes its the second love that lasts This book weaves together the heart of Nicholas Sparks, the romance of Nora Roberts, and the charm of Debbie Macomber. Fleeing her picture-perfect marriage among the privileged set of Brentwood and the wreckage of a failed marriage, Lily Parkins decides to move to the only place that still holds happy memo ...

Encountering Darkness

Do you enjoy Christian fantasy fiction? "Encountering Darkness," a christian fantasy and adventure novel, will take you on a thought provoking journey. In this nightmarish tale, Pete and Amy try to discover who or what to follow. As Pete and Amy hear many voices declaring "truth", which is the right one? The situation seems bleak, at best, especially for Pete. Pete, a successful Mayor, must make s ...

Christmas Stories 7 Original Short Stories

Celebrate the season of miracles with this collection of short stories about the lives of ordinary people and the lessons they learn during an extraordinary time of year. You’ll meet a young boy who reevaluates his perceptions after he’s forced to spend Christmas with his stern grandfather, an attorney who seemingly has everything but really has very little, a burned-out homecoming queen who gr ...

The Devil Take Tomorrow: A Thrilling Revolutionary War Adventure

George Washington has been marked for death. British agents embedded in the Continental Army wait only for the order to strike. Racing against time, rebel spy Ethan Matlock sets out to protect the one man who can save the Revolution. Without General Washington, the whole American enterprise might easily collapse, for no one else has demonstrated the ability to keep together an army that constantly ...

Single Broke Female: Poetry Collection

Second poetry collection by Zarina Macha, published 2019. Delves into themes of relationships and femininity using dry wit and satire.

A Man's World

Lillian Hawthorn did all the things her parents told her to do. She went to finishing school. She married one of the most eligible bachelors in New York. But she was not happy. One night she took her courage and made a snap decision that would make her realize why she was not happy. And why she was done playing by rules that her parents and society gave her. In 1964 it might be a man's world, but ...

Southlea Bay (3 Book Series)

From Book 1:Librarian Janet Johnson is puzzled when she is invitedand practically draggedto her first meeting of the Rejected Writers Book Club. This quirky group of women would much rather celebrate one anothers rejected manuscripts over cups of tea and slices of lemon cake than actually publish a book. But good friends are exactly what Janet needs after moving to the small town of Southlea Bay, ...

Here & Now: A Whimsical Take on God

Author, illustrator and humanist thinker Jeff Stilwell takes us on a journey that begins in ancient history, in the land of Ur, where God making was all the rage. Pursuing that thread through the Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam to the present day, we discover that we don't need to make up gods to explain things anymore. Since we all come accessorized with an expiration date, ...

A Better PLace To Be: Based on the Harry Chapin Song

A story about life, though perhaps not the one you would choose to live. inspired by the characters from the Harry Chapin song of the same name, 'A Better Place To Be’ is a story of love, loss, and the ability to overcome the worst that life can throw at someone and come out the other side.