Hamilton Stone

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Hamilton Stone Editions is an independent press for independent writers. Author-run, the publishing company is dedicated to vivid writing that probes the hidden realities of the everyday. We value most highly the kind of writing that displays a multifaceted vision. We feature: Reprints of critically praised fiction and poetry; Original fiction and poetry.

Where to find Hamilton Stone online

Wing of Earth, Wing of Air
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,560. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2023 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In Wing of Earth, Wing of Air, Jay Klokker weaves a gripping tale of high fantasy out of dreams and awakenings, treachery and intrigue, blood, and reconciliation.
The Invisible Hand
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,170. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2022 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In The Invisible Hand Nathan Leslie turns his eye towards fathers. Within these pages you will find strange and caustic stories of wayward, eccentric and obstinate fathers. Told with an eye towards askew details, Leslie's collection builds upon his reputation as a master of the short story.
Love Palace
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,140. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2022 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
The cast of characters includes a a former Black Panther, the charismatic cult leader John; a man/boy who uses Jesus to fight his homosexual attractions and asks narrator Martha to marry him on their first date; Martha’s communist Jewish grandmother; and Martha’s therapist, Madame Landowska, who insists on payment to continue treatment but comes to Martha’s wedding.
Witness 2017-2020
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2021 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General
WITNESS 2017-2020 chronicles four years of troubles, shootings, wildfires,racial reckoning, planetary murder, plague, monumental lies, crazy delusions,#MeToo, an uprising for justice, and more. But a failed far-right insurrection had to be the capstone of these terrible times, and the nation is not done yet. What was once nfamiliar and stran ge (“flatten the curve”) has become common, even banal,
Lilly and the Stabber
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,010. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2020 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Witty, tender and fierce, Naomi Chase's Lilly and the Stabber casts a brilliant light on the chaos of 1974's New York. Chase has a pitch perfect ear for dialogue , a complex take on inter-racial relations, and a dramatically ironic view of the national unease at a complex time, not unlike the present. Lilly and the Stabber is an immensely satisfying novel.
Mad Dog
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,580. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2019 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
It’s the summer of 1964 and the Supremes are the reigning queens of radio. Sheryl-Anne MacRae dreams of running away from her home on an apple orchard in southwestern Ontario to find her missing mother. Then Sheryl-Anne meets the guitar-toting Peter Lucas Angelo and falls in love. As the summer progresses, Peter is pulled into a dangerous underworld—a world of sex, drugs, and porn.
A Space Apart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Meredith Sue Willis's first novel, which tells the story of a troubled preacher's family in West Virginia, first came out in 1979, it was declared a cause for celebration by the Los Angeles Times. Comparing Willis to Anne Tyler, the Times wrote: "She has written with depth and honesty about a life style available to many of us only though books."
Losing Aaron: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,900. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
In Losing Aaron, Ingrid Blaufarb Hughes has written a compelling tale of a mother's struggle with her son's mental illness and suicide. She makes us understand how, when one person in a family suffers from the cruelty of schizophrenia, it informs and defines the lives of all those who love that person
Vera's Will
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,550. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Vera Steiner lives through pogrom, poverty, epidemic ... but how can she go on after she loses everything? In a time before anyone dares dream that love is a right, Vera pays for her deviance with lifelong loneliness. VERA'S WILL takes the reader on a grand journey. This is a family saga. Most of all, though, this is Vera's story, and Randy's: a story about the human heart, and the will to love.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,630. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Alternative history
The death of Sharon Hobart launches Marco Navarro into an exploration of the recent past. Did she love him? Did she have an ulterior motive for befriending him? Even if he must do the police work himself, Marco has to find out.
Some Place Quite Unknown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,240. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Coming of age
This unusual and beautiful novel is about the reverberating psychological repercussions of a woman's early loss of her mother.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,520. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Jane Lazarre's compelling novel explores America's mixed racial history through the lives of four families whose fates are intertwined across several generations from slavery to the present.
Re-visions: Stories from Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,520. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These short stories are spin-offs of myths, legends, and Bible narratives. Though Willis’s “revisionist” work has a political point of view, you will find no anger or dogmatism here. Rather you will find real women in the midst of busy and eventful lives, full of the energy, complexity and desire that we can all recognize.
Fiction and the Facts of Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,690. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Rachel is a writer who is coming to terms with her art and her life. The book mixes sadness, the facts of life, invention, and the vicissitudes of memory with the surprising changes of time passing. In the course of the novel, Rachel drafts a novel which gradually takes over the story. It’s all full of love, life, sex, memory factual and fictional– told with deep insight, humor and wit.
At Fortunoff's and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,650. Language: American English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
At Fortunoff’s is a collection of short stories focused on the life of New Yorkers in the second half of the Twentieth Century.
Oradell at Sea
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,390. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Oradell Greengold, the brassy narrator of Meredith Sue Willis' Oradell at Sea, spends her days and her deceased husband's fortune cruising on first-class luxury liners where young Greek deckhands wait on her hand and foot-rub. Oradell is a modern-day Mae West who unapologetically enjoys her wealth, yet still has a soft spot for her mine organizer first love.
Graveyard Blues
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Homecare worker Molly Lewin confronts two unexpected challenges: a client’s murder and the threatened conviction of his long-time companion, an old-time southern blues singer. She is incensed to discover that the murder may be tied to a scheme to drive out low-rent tenants and replace their homes with a shopping mall.
Parental Sins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Julia Ortega has to deal with her husband’s terminal illness. He in turn regrets, more than his own demise, not having a son to carry on his name. The story goes on to the next generation, whose members are forced to deal with the remnants of the past.
Camino Meditations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism » Rituals & Practice, Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation
Camino Meditations is a pocket book for spiritual adventurers. This small practical book includes short inspirational chapters, followed by simple walking meditations, journal exercises and action steps. The writing is peppered with Camino wisdoms Watt learned on her own pilgrimage walking with fellow meditation practitioners.
Dwight's House and Other Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,290. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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The title story in Meredith Sue Willis' second collection is set during a year of explosions: the first space shuttle; the nuclear power plant at Chernobyl; the rundown little cottage at the lake. In this new collection of stories and a novella set at summer houses and around lakes, Meredith Sue Willis explores the places where we are most exposed.
Available Light: Recollections and Reflections of a Son
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This collection of memoir scenes and vignettes richly explores beautiful and haunting engagements with family and mortality.
The Cisco Kid in the Bronx
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,570. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the Bronx, on a street called Rogers Place, Mario Ortega grows up remembering his childhood in Puerto Rico. We follow him into early manhood as he weaves the cultural strands of the past with those of an urban present in New York City.
Love and Money
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,820. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This wonderful new novel by Edith Konecky, author of Allegra Maud Goldman, forays into the world of wealth, family,and love. Witty and broad in peerspective, Konecky takes us on a cruise in delightful waters.
The Ground Under My Feet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,760. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography, Essay » Literature
In autobiographical stories and essays, Eva Kollisch, rescued in childhood from the Nazis by a Kindertransport, deals with the themes of anti-Semitism, uprooting, outsiderdom, and search for community. She unflinchingly traces the marks which persecution and exclusion leave on the mind and soul.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
This collection of contemporary literary car stories has something for everyone: humor, tragedy, irony, pity, anger, apathy- as well as well-developed character studies and new perspectives on the human condition.
Only Great Changes
Series: The Blair Ellen Morgan Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,180. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Blair Morgan leaves college to fight poverty following a charismatic, but unconventional religious leader. The familiar conventions of the novel of initiation are made new by a convincing female protagonist and a narrative that uses politics as the setting and vehicle of individual maturation, focusing 1960's youth and political culture through finely cut lenses of race.
The Fragile Mistress
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Fragile Mistress is a dark and penetrating look at pre-1967 Israel and Palestine through the eyes of 14 year old Liana Bialik. After her American father's suicide, Liana's Jerusalem-born mother decides to take Liana and her sister back to her homeland, where her family has lived for four generations. Liana feels overwhelmed and suffocated by her mother and begins to reach out.
Higher Ground
Series: The Blair Ellen Morgan Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,470. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This novel, set in small-town West Virginia in the early 1960's, is richly realized in the complexities of relationships and class. The novel captures the paradoxes in Blair Ellen's quest for understanding of her mysterious friends, a brother and sister who live on top of a mountain.
It Doesn't Have to Be Me
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,360. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2010 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine those dreams in which you're in your old high school, even though the place looks nothing like your old high school. Events seem normal enough at first, but then, suddenly, everyone is using fire poles instead of stairs to get from floor to floor, and you realize you're wearing pajamas. Reading Rosenthal's short stories is like having one of those dreams.
Series: The Blair Ellen Morgan Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2010 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the late nineteen sixties, West Virginia born Blair Morgan moves to New York City, where she works at Bellevue Hospital and is involved in the 1968 anti-war sit-ins at Columbia University. The novel includes scenes of political protest and personal coming of age as well as life on a rehabilitation ward in the old Bellevue Hospital.

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