Fiction - Social Issues

Lara's Story

By Diane Merrill Wigginton

Lara’s Story is a work of young adult historical fiction and drama, written by author Diane Merrill Wigginton. In a story set initially in the beautiful landscape of Ireland in the mid-nineteenth century, we first met our heroine Lara Flannigan when she is a young...

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The Song of Sadie Sparrow

It's never too late to change your tune
By Kitty Foth-Regner

Sadie is the main star of The Song of Sadie Sparrow by Kitty Foth-Regner, but she is not alone; she shares her days with Meg and Elise and the other residents. Jamie is a preacher who comes regularly to talk with the ladies and to...

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Oreads

By John F. Lavelle

Oreads by John F. Lavelle is a fictional novel set in the Appalachian mountains in the 1960s. It tells the story of Cassie Wolphe who, as a tender teenager, falls hopelessly in love with Jake McCullom. Cassie wants to remain in the rural area where...

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Addicted to Hate

By Lucia Mann

Lucia Mann says, 'Parents abused by adult children suffer silently, shamed to the marrow by words, moods, acts, and blows that pierce through their imagined bubble of safety and kidnap any notions they had of sharing a mutually loving relationship with their children.' In Addicted...

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The Vagabond King

A Coming of Age Story
By James Campion Conway

The Vagabond King: A Coming of Age Story by James Campion Conway is far removed from your typical coming of age novel. Sixteen-year-old Chris is faced with a crisis of confidence – confidence in who he is and what he wants from life. When his...

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The House Always Wins

By Tom Minder

If you enjoy murder mystery laced with humor, a boatload of colorful characters, and a plot that stops evolving only on the last few pages, you’ll like The House Always Wins by Tom Minder. This is a fun read that might not appeal to the...

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Paradise by the Dashboard Light

By Kathryn R. Biel

September 9, 1989 in Cedarwood saw a remarkable event in the natal department of the General Hospital. Two sets of twins were born to the McCallister family and the Pascucci family respectively. Ian and Evan McCallister and Rainne and Rio Pascucci were destined to be...

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Take the Late Train

By Jack Messenger

Take the Late Train by Jack Messenger is a novel based on the life of Stephen Ketley, a professor whose marriage begins to fray at the seams on his tenth wedding anniversary. Problems with his wife's infidelity is only one of a number of issues...

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Inevitable dreaming

By Dave Dröge

Inevitable Dreaming is a suspenseful and thoughtful work of mystery fiction by author Dave Dröge. A quick read at only 140 pages, the plot is deceptively complex as we follow the tragic life events of Waldemar van Splunteren, a forensic psychologist. As Waldemar’s wife and...

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Temptation Rag

A Novel
By Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard

Temptation Rag: A Novel is a work of historical fiction by author Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard. Set at the turn of the twentieth century in the glamorous city of New York, our heroine May Convery is a young woman who wants to buck the trend of...

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