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The Way to Nowhere
By Nicholas Alfonso Diaz
Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
After his grandfather passed away, fearing he has lost the only person who cared about him, young Raymond attempts to traverse North to find his grandfather's soul.
Slocomb's Pond
By James Hampton
Price: Free! Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Slocomb's Pond has a bad reputation. Some people have returned from it with tales of hideous creatures living beneath its placid waters. Others have not returned at all. This is the story of four boys who, one winter night, decide to tempt Fate at Slocomb's Pond, and who are caught most unaware when Fate takes them up on their wager.
The Untold Want: A Novel
By Ronnell D. Porter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,450. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
What would you do if the bible was law, and you just didn't fit in?
With Honors
By Grace Wen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Melinda is an engineering honors student with a secret: she's cheated on every lab assignment since her junior year.But as her senior year ticks by, Melinda realizes she can't keep trying to be someone she's not. She knows her first job after graduation will expose her for who she actually is: a fraud. As Melinda prepares for life in the real world, can she find a way to live with honors?
Daddy's Little Girl (grows up)
By Bill Rayburn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A father, with the help of his wife, tries to figure out how to let his hot daughter grow up.
Gman: A Mormon Spy Story
By Jason Jahns
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,650. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by North Star Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
The storyline flips the traditional spy thriller on its head. We don't get an urbane James Bond, we get Nephi Stevensen, a fresh-faced and intelligent Chinese language scholar living in tropical Singapore, somewhat shadily recruited to become an operative. Nephi is a deeply religious Mormon and struggles with his inner demons as he tries to learn spy-craft and about the need to kill.
Where We Are: A Short Story
By Richard A. Sanchez
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story of friends, shoplifting, beer, and one very long night in a new town.
Del
By Jon Sindell
Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Del, a young city gardener, must rely on a simple good nature to deal with thorns botanical and human. By the author of The Mighty Roman and the short story "Lawrence."
Sebastian's Poet
By Kevin Craig
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,900. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The insightful son of a broken father finds kindness and guidance from a poet who tries to heal their troubled family.
The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis
By David Sheppard
Price: Free! Words: 132,180. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Available for the first time complete in one volume. Previously published in two volumes as Daughter of Darkness and The Dadouchos. In 480 BC, fifteen-year-old Melaina's biggest worry, she thinks, is wishing to follow Artemis and remain virgin when her mother and grandfather want her to marry and became a priestess. But when the Persians invade, the gods themselves have plans for Melaina.
Canis Major
By Jay Nichols
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 190,130. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
After seventeen-year-old Russell Whitford confronts and kills a rabid dog, he seeks to prevent the news from reaching the dog's owner, whose hair-trigger temper is well-known in the small town of Riley, Alabama.
The Art of Letting Go
By Stephanie Campbell
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
For eighteen years, Camille has watched her son, Michael, grow up and has loved him more than anyone else. Now, when Michael joins the army, she must learn to let him go, even if it hurts.
Love & Darts
By Nath Jones
Series: On Impulse, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
(5.00 from 1 review)
2012 Anderbo Self-Published Book Award Entry of Note Honorable Mention at the 2012 Paris Book Festival You'll be entranced by these twenty-four stories as Nath Jones finds her way into this fun and biting life. She does not shy away from mortality but conducts you from the kaleidoscopic moment when a toddler loses her innocence to the last breath an old man takes in a rowboat at sunrise.
Small Town Glory
By Eli Godbolt
Price: Free! Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
With a video camera in his hand and the haunting images in his head of a friend being pulled from an icy river, Eli sets off to film a documentary and, in the process, unearths harrowing truths about life in a small town.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Young Ernie Hemingway's Advice for Teens
By David Wyant
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Young Ernest Hemingway gives his take on teen life and his heros in the early 1900s.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Wilderness Escape; Running from Turdface, Game Warden
By David Wyant
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Ernest Hemingway and his sister make to the forest for what is expected to be an experimental trip: Can you stun a deer by simply glancing the bullet off it's skull? The inquisitive minds find something in the woods that they were not expecting!
Purity
By Douglas Clegg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In PURITY, the darkest force is love. From award-winning author Douglas Clegg comes a dark psychological thriller of dangerous obsession."Douglas Clegg turns the screws dexterously in this sleek, multifaceted suspense story...in a vacation paradise saturated in alcohol, entitlement and hypocrisy..." - Publisher's Weekly.
Spacecraft
By Benjamin Broke
Price: Free! Words: 76,690. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This is not a book -it’s a scam. It’s the story of Nick, a seventeen year old weed-smoking, acid-eating, suburban nihilist dropout who accidentally stumbles across an idea that is truly revolutionary. In this text you will find arguments against art, money, sobriety, religion, education, and the rule of law.
Lawrence
By Jon Sindell
Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
A simple youth takes a stand for animals and gays. Note: Jon began writing the novelization of this tale in December, 2012 and is 70,000 words into the project, i.e., 85 - 90% through a first draft, as of October 5, 2013.
2000 Deciduous Trees: Memories of a Zine
By Nath Jones
Series: On Impulse, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,400. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mashups
2000 Deciduous Trees is an exploration of individual experience selected from Nath Jones’s ‘90s zine, The Skirt. The writing resists losing its balance during a time when gas was cheap and no one drove slowly on the cusp of a new millennium. The voice yearns for change. But nothing can be done in a twenty-something world where one-night stands get forgotten with execution-style murders.