Assorted Fiction Books
Fiction generally is a narrative form, in any medium, consisting of people, events, or places that are imaginary—in other words, not based strictly on history or fact. In its most narrow usage, fiction refers to written narratives in prose and often specifically novels, though also novellas and short stories.
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In the Company of Killers by Bryan Christy
An intricate, propulsive debut thriller about a globe-trotting investigative reporter who doubles as a CIA spy—and now learns he’s the one being targeted. Tom Klay is a celebrated investigative wildlife reporter for the esteemed magazine The Sovereign. But Klay is not just a journalist. His reportage is cover for an even more dangerous job: CIA spy.
I Had a Brother Once by Adam Mansbach
A brilliant, genre-defying work—both memoir and epic poem—about the struggle for wisdom, grace, and ritual in the face of unspeakable loss “A bruised and brave love letter from a brother right here to a brother now gone . . . a soaring, unblinking gaze into the meaning of life itself.”—Marlon James, author of Black Leopard, Red Wolf my father said david has taken his own life Adam is in medias res—in the middle of his own busy life, and approaching a career high in the form of a #1 New York Times bestselling book—when these words from his father open a chasm beneath his feet.
House of Glass by Pramoedya Ananta Toer
With House Of Glass comes the final chapter of Pramoedya’s epic quartet, set in the Dutch East Indies at the turn of the century. A novel of heroism, passion, and betrayal, it provides a spectacular conclusion to a series hailed as one of the great works of modern literature. At the start of House of Glass, Minke, writer and leader of the dissident movement, is now imprisoned—and the narrative has switched to Pangemanann, a former policeman, who has the task of spying and reporting on those who continue the struggle for independence.
How to Betray Your Country by James Wolff
Things are looking bad for disgraced spy August Drummond. In emotional free fall after the death of his wife, fired for a series of unprecedented security breaches… and now his neighbor on the flight to Istanbul won’t stop talking. The only thing keeping him sane is the hunch that there’s something not quite right about the nervous young man several rows ahead – a hunch that is confirmed when August watches him throw away directions to an old European cemetery seconds before being detained by Turkish police.
Gifting Fire by Alina Boyden
The battle has been won, but the war is just beginning. Although at long last Razia Khan has found peace with herself and love with her prince, Arjun, her trials are far from over. In order to save her prince and his city from certain destruction, Razia made a deal with the devil—her father, the Sultan of Nizam. Now the bill has come due. Razia must secure the province of Zindh, a land surrounded by enemies, and loyal to a rebel queen who has survived her father’s purge.
Ghost in a Black Girl’s Throat by Khalisa Rae
What happens when a Midwestern girl migrates to a haunted Southern town, whose river is a graveyard, whose streets bear the names of Southern slave owners? How can she build a home where Confederate symbols strategically stand in the center of town? Can she sage the chilling truths of her ancestors? What will she do to cope with the traumatizing ghostliness of the present-day South? Ghost in a Black Girl’s Throat is a heart-wrenching reconciliation and confrontation of the living, breathing ghosts that awaken Black women each day.
Erupting Trouble by Grace Hamilton
When the lights go out in America, this separated family must battle to survive… Matthew Riley wants to believe that people will come together in times of great struggle, but as panic and chaos set in after a massive EMP event, he has to face the fact that the only people he can trust are his family. His ailing father, David, an Army vet, has the skills the Riley family needs to survive in the dark new world, but with no medication for his heart condition on hand, keeping him alive may be an impossible task as they journey home from what was supposed to be a simple day trip.
From Death Reborn by Kenneth W. Cain
In the spaces between Heaven and Hell there is the un-life, a place where all beings are but pieces on a chessboard. Influenced by greed and power and love, each individual must face their own challenges and exert their free will as they see fit. No one, not even God or the Devil, can do anything but try to curb what goes on there. Follow Nathan and Clay as they battle their way through several of the many realms of Hell, on a collision course with the unknown. There, in the un-life, everything will change. Everyone one will change. And a new being will be born. But will it be for the best, or will evil prevail?
Empire Island by Jaden Wilkes
Kairos is the name, just your average magically gifted Guardian running from her problems… Years ago I walked away from my home, Empire Island, and turned my back on my sacred vow to protect its magic. I thought I could enjoy my freedom, but my past has caught up to me. The island is under threat from demon-possessed recruits destroying hallowed land and poisoning the Well Source of magic.
Eden Descending by Tony Peak
They hoped to create a paradise. Instead, they created hell. Phoa was terraformed by nanite swarms for Earth’s colonists to create a beautiful, habitable world. But the swarms evolved, overran the planet, and two centuries later, threaten every living thing remaining on it. Reyes, a scientist from Phoa’s last colonial enclave, and Thanata, a bioengineered hunter from a rival tribe, must work together to halt the Green: the massive swarm that absorbs plants, animals—even entire cities. But if the unlikely pair hopes to survive the mutated wilds and the deadly Green, they’ll have to learn to understand each other.
Dragon Guard Scholar by Alicia Montgomery
Introducing the Dragon Guard of the Northern Isles. Six dragon shifters who meet their fated mates. A hot, nerdy dragon content to be alone Dragon shifter Gideon wasn’t looking for love. He preferred silence, solitude, and the company of his books. So, when he runs into his mate, his first instinct is to keep her at arm’s length. However, he is constantly drawn to the feisty lioness shifter, and despite his own reservations, decides that he can’t ignore his instinct and his dragon’s determination to make her theirs.
Dance with Death by Will Thomas
In Will Thomas’s Dance with Death, Tsar Nicholas is in England for a royal wedding and is the target of conspiracies and an assassin. Can private enquiry agents Barker and Llewelyn protect him from the nefarious forces aligned against the future Tsar? In June of 1893, the future Nicholas II travels to London for a royal wedding, bringing with him his private security force and his ballerina mistress, Mathilde Kchessinska. Rumored to be the target of a professional assassin known only as La Sylphide, and the subject of conspiracies against his life by his own family who covet his future throne, Nicholas is protected by not only private security, but the professional forces of both England and Russia.
Crossings by Alex Landragin
I didn’t write this book. I stole it… A Parisian bookbinder stumbles across a manuscript containing three stories, each as unlikely as the other. The first, ‘The Education of a Monster’, is a letter penned by the poet Charles Baudelaire to an illiterate girl. The second, ‘City of Ghosts’, is a noir romance set in Paris in 1940 as the Germans are invading. The third, ‘Tales of the Albatross’, is the strangest of the three: the autobiography of a deathless enchantress.
Courting Trouble by Maggie Marr
I loved this book! It was a fun, captivating read! I loved Cade andTulsa’s story and felt like I was watching it up close instead ofreading it! I would loved to see a sequel starring Savannah and Wayne!’ –Amazon Reader High power LA divorce attorney Tulsa McGrath left behind her past as ‘small-town trash’ for the big-city. Now Tulsa must return to her hometown to save her sister and niece.
Courage, My Love by Kristin Beck
When the Nazi occupation of Rome begins, two courageous young women are plunged deep into the Italian Resistance to fight for their freedom in this captivating debut novel. Rome, 1943 Lucia Colombo has had her doubts about fascism for years, but as a single mother in an increasingly unstable country, politics are for other people—she needs to focus on keeping herself and her son alive. Then the Italian government falls and the German occupation begins, and suddenly, Lucia finds that complacency is no longer an option. Francesca Gallo has always been aware of injustice and suffering.
Cooper by Erica Penrod
She’s an artist and he is the last person she expected to be her muse. She’s an artist and he is the last person she expected to be her muse. Hinklee Featherstone’s dream is to run her own art gallery, but never thought the ambition would take her back home to Graeagle, California. She can’t believe her luck when a financial backer offers to help her build a gallery in the small town. Cooper Wayne is the oldest son of the famous movie director, Morgan Wayne.
Composite Creatures by Caroline Hardaker
How close would you hold those you love, when the end comes? In a society where self-preservation is as much an art as a science, Norah and Arthur are learning how to co-exist in their new little world. Though they hardly know each other, everything seems to be going perfectly – from the home they’re building together to the ring on Norah’s finger. But survival in this world is a tricky thing, the air is thicker every day and illness creeps fast through the body.
Cleave by Tiana Nobile
In her debut collection, Tiana Nobile explores and grapples with the complex history of adoption, both her own from South Korea and the broader, collective experience. Woven with psychologist Harry Harlow’s monkey experiments in tandem with a highly personal cache of documents from her own adoption, these poems explore the complexities of dislocation, familial relationships, and the science of love and attachment.
Cleansing Fire by Robert Burne
Power & Pride or Love & Loyalty For thousands of years, the Barrier has stood unbreached between the people and the mysterious Skaji. For thousands of years, the dark God Shango has been locked in the lost Well of Souls. For thousands of years, The Travellers have appeared when the world needed them most. Now, when the fate of all magic hangs in the balance, three people hold the power to change the world. It has been five years since Marius escaped his former life as a thief, one step ahead of a noose.
Calculated Risk by Lynn Shannon
He carries the burden of his mistakes. The wounds on Jason Gonzalez’s body are nothing compared to the ones on his heart. The former Marine avoids getting close to anyone new, especially his gorgeous next-door neighbor. Until he hears a scream coming from her house in the middle of the night. Her enemies are too numerous to count. Addison Foster escaped an abusive marriage and has become an advocate for others. When an intruder breaks into her home and nearly kills her, Addison is rescued by an unlikely protector.
Breaking Chains by Winter Sloane
As a Fallen Saints MC patch, brotherhood is everything to Chains. He’d fight for his brothers. He’d happily die for them. When a rival MC leaves his best friend for dead, Chains wants vengeance. Chains never expected to cross paths with Tanya. She’s the daughter of a rival MC President. A witness to his crime. She’s strong and sweet. She’s his. Chains knows it in his bones and he intends to keep her.
Bratva’s Brat by Vivian Murdoch
Chelsea has had it up to here with love. The man she’d fallen for has turned his back on her. Now, she’s in the clutches of a monster that wants to own her body and soul, and she will pay for her crimes against the university at the hands of this dangerous stranger.
Bookshop By the Sea by Denise Hunter
Sophie Lawson should be enjoying her sister’s wedding day. But nothing could have prepared her to see the best man again. After her mother became bedridden and her father bailed on the family, Sophie found herself serving as a second mother to her twin brother, Seth, and younger sister, Jenna. Sophie supported her siblings through their college years, putting aside her own dream of opening a bookshop in Piper’s Cove—the quaint North Carolina beach town they frequented as children. Now it’s finally time for Sophie to follow her own pursuits.
Booking Dr Wrong by Willow Sanders
Tabitha This whole mess started because a professor doesn’t know how to set up his email. Despite being the foremost expert in philology and morphology, Dr. Patrick Ryan shows up to my online conference as Dr. Ryan Patrick, sitting on a panel, discussing subjects he knows nothing about. If my boss finds out, my career is over.
Bitterroot Lake by Alicia Beckman
Separated by tragedy, four women reunite at a historic lodge to solve the mystery that broke them apart—and threatens to ravage them once again in Agatha Award winning author Leslie Budewitz’s suspense debut. The warning came to her in a dream at her family’s historic lakeside lodge in northern Montana: danger is near. Now, twenty-five years later, Sarah McCaskill Carter is back at Whitetail Lodge with the group of four women who were driven apart by the tragic event her dream foretold. And Sarah’s nightmares are back.
Best Played Hands by Roger Chanels
There’s nothing wrong with Ely. He’s young, employed, and, most importantly, he knows what he wants: energy drink, responsive touchpad, and data connection to play Soul Slate. But when a megacorporation called Utiliterra comes after their technological secrets, he and his friends must react. Will matches wits with Andrei, the omniscient CEO, while Cristal confronts BABL, the colossal communications tower. Meanwhile, Ely just wants to be left alone, but he is inevitably pulled into the epic struggle.
A Little Slice of Death by Amanda M. Lee
Stormy Morgan thought coming home to Shadow Hills would break her. Instead, she’s found strength, and only part of it is because she’s discovered that she’s a witch. Now, with her great-grandmother coming to town, she’s finally in line for some answers. Now she just has to solve a pesky little murder before she’s free to cast and curse.
An Officer and Her Gentleman by Amy Woods
LOVE ON FOUR PAWS Readjusting to civilian life has been a struggle for former army medic Avery Abbott. Home in Peach Leaf, Texas, for two years now, she still struggles with her worsening PTSD. And then a shaggy mutt named Foggy—and devastatingly handsome dog trainer Isaac Meyer—change everything.
All the Children Are Home by Patry Francis
A sweeping saga in the vein of Ask Again, Yes following a foster family through almost a decade of dazzling triumph and wrenching heartbreak—from the author of The Orphans at Race Point. Set in the late 1950s through 1960s in a small town in Massachusetts, All the Children Are Home follows the Moscatelli family—Dahlia and Louie, foster parents, and their long-term foster children Jimmy, Zaidie, and Jon—and the irrevocable changes in their lives when a six-year-old indigenous girl, Agnes, is comes to live with them..
A Bullet to the Heart by Kathy L Wheeler
Award Winning Author – Kathy L Wheeler presents book 1 in A Weatherford Sisters Mystery It’s 1937 on Montgomery Island, Stone City, Clover County, Connecticut, and heiress Josephine Weatherford’s dear, yet, controlling uncle is found dead. No one knows why. In a shocking turn, Victor’s will forces Jo, her sisters, and their cousin to return to the island and maintain the manor house as their primary residence for an entire year! Jo would absolutely refuse, but to do so, puts her sisters’ inheritance at risk.