Tag: General Fiction

The Ash Garden

A scientist stealing across the Pyrenees into Spain, then smuggled into America… A young woman quarantined on a ship wandering the Atlantic, her family left behind in Austria… A girl playing on a riverbank as a solitary airplane appears on the horizon… Lives already in motion, unsettled by war, and about to change beyond reckoning — their pasts blurred and their destinies a... »

The Forgotten

At the very edge of the Federation lies an area of space that doesn’t appear on any star chart. No one has ventured there for decades. No one knows it even exists. The Forgotten are waiting. Under attack from a fleet of Federation ships commanded by Space Commander Travis, Roj Blake and his band of freedom fighters pilot the Liberator into a strange, nebulous cloud. Immediately, their system... »

The Constant Heart

What does it mean to be a decent man? To love well, with fidelity and constancy? These are the lessons that Jake’s father, a wildlife biologist, tries to impart to his son, often on fishing trips to their beloved Furnace Creek. Bound up in the laws of Einstein’s theories, these lessons will ultimately influence Jake’s own career as an astronomer. Out on the creek, both father and... »

The McKays Box Set

Box set comprising: To Kill For, Blood Sport, Hard Time, Gang Land & Killing Fields.  »

Breathing Water

The specter of domestic violence haunts this poignant debut, as Effie Greer, a young woman in her 20s, struggles through an agonizing love relationship and its devastating aftermath. After learning of her abusive ex-boyfriend’s death from a heroin overdose, waifish Effie returns from three “fugitive” years in Seattle to her grandmother’s Vermont cabin on rural Lake Gormlait... »

The Crossroads

Cristiano is thirteen. Home life is far from perfect. When his father and two friends come up with a plan to rob a bank, Cristiano sees the chance of a better life. As a tremendous storm brews that night, Cristiano will have to put childhood behind him once and for all, and the perfect crime will have shocking consequences. »

I’m Not Scared

The hottest summer of the twentieth century. A tiny community of five houses enclosed by wheat fields. While the adults shelter indoors, six children venture out on their bikes across the scorched, deserted countryside. Whilst exploring a dilapidated and uninhabited farmhouse, nine-year-old Michele Amitrano discovers a secret so momentous, so terrible, that he dare not tell anyone about it. To com... »

Cove

“Cynan Jones is utterly brilliant. The writing in Cove is so delicate and cruel and insightful. I don’t understand why no statues have been erected in his honour yet.” —Eimear McBride, The Times Literary Supplement Out at sea, in a sudden storm, a man is struck by lightning. When he wakes, injured and adrift on a kayak, his memory of who he is and how he came to be here is ... »

Vexation Lullaby: A Novel

Winner of the 2017 Maine Literary Award for Fiction • One of Amazon’s Best Books of the Month, April 2016 “Justin Tussing rocks the rock novel. Vexation Lullaby is pure raw pleasure from start to finish.” -Lily King, author of Euphoria Peter Silver is a young doctor treading water in the wake of a breakup-his ex-girlfriend called him a “mama’s boy” and his best ... »

Journeyman: A Novel

From the author of The Dogfighter, hailed by Geoff Dyer as “the most exciting debut…by an American writer since Eugenides’s The Virgin Suicides,” comes Journeyman, a tightly wound novel about dwelling, building, belonging, love, and the value of a place to call home. Nolan Jackson is a journeyman carpenter by trade and a wanderer by nature. Set in 2007, while fellow America... »