Whole

On the first day of spring in the Inland Empire of Southern California, our narrator Joe inadvertently rams his car into Ronnie, a homeless man riding a bicycle. The bike is crushed, aluminum cans are scattered, but a new relationship is formed.

There Will Never Be Another Night Like This

The characters in John Salter’s short story collection There Will Never Be Another Night Like This have one thing in common: they’re in flux. Will they pivot and move on gracefully, or stumble and fall?

The Mystery of Iniquity

In this fourth and final entry in the Jon Mote Mysteries, our accidental sleuth and his sister Judy find themselves entangled in an international web of evil done and evil revenged.

Absolute Music

On an eerily warm October evening in a suburb of Detroit, a new father and struggling fantasy novelist named McPhail gazes at a honey locust tree. The sight triggers a memory of the sudden, inexplicable death of Hannah, whom he loved when they were both fourteen. So begins a year-long odyssey, in which McPhail becomes obsessed with recollections of Hannah, puts his job and his marriage in jeopardy, and fears that his “obsolete consciousness” is spiraling into apocalyptic religious and ecological despair.

The Substance of Things Hoped For

WINNER, 2023 NEXT GENERATION INDIE BOOK AWARD FOR HISTORICAL FICTION
For a brief time in mid-nineteenth century Oneida, New York, two of the most eccentric and fascinating figures in American history crossed paths when troubled soul and soon-to-be presidential assassin Charles Guiteau threw in his lot with John Humphrey Noyes’s utopian community of “free love” believers.

Thirst

As A.G. Mojtabai’s Thirst opens, Lena has been summoned to the bedside of her ailing “brother” Theo, an aging country priest who has started to refuse food and drink. What Lena faces is complicated by the fact that she left the faith long ago.

In Things Unseen

FINALIST, Next Generation Indie Book Awards

From acclaimed crime novelist Gar Anthony Haywood comes a riveting tale unlike any he’s told before . . .

The Beasts of Belladonna

If the short story collections of John Cheever and Flannery O’Connor had a love child, it would be The Beasts of Belladonna.

Coyote Fork

A timely, stylishly written, and brilliantly conceived metaphysical thriller, Coyote Fork carries us on an unforgettable journey, before bringing us face to face with the darkness at the heart of Silicon Valley itself.

Entangled Objects

Entangled Objects is a contemporary pilgrim’s progress, the story of three very different yet interconnected women. As the story advances, their overlapping lives reveal the mysterious entanglement of quantum behavior.

All in a Garden Green

Thirteen-year-old Erica Pickins does not want to play the piano—and she definitely does not want to go to England. But her father must take family and students for a fall semester abroad, and her mother insists she still practice, every day.

Woe to the Scribes and Pharisees

In this, the third novel in the Jon Mote Mystery series, Jon and his special-needs sister, Judy, find more bodies showing up in their lives. This time it’s Bible translators….

The Holy Fool - Harold Fickett

The Holy Fool

What do you do when life loses its plot? When the story you thought you were living has become a shamble? When the faith you believed informed your story has turned into, it would appear, the means of its destruction?

Throw

“Llorona was no harmless little pigeon. She was the lechuza, the owl you see just before someone is about to die, the one that haunts you in your dreams and you never want to see in real life because it means you are about to lose someone you love.”

Better Food for a Better World

Ideals and reality collide when six college friends band together to start an ice cream store, promising “Better Food for a Better World,” but finding a worse world than they had expected.