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Thank You and Good Night
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Price: Free! Words: 210,580. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Based closely on the multi-faceted and prolific life of Rod Serling, creator (and both head writer and host) of The Twilight Zone, Thank You and Good Night spans the rise and fall of a television icon. Through both narrative and script, Thank You and Good Night follows writer Emery Asher through the raucous, speculative, and complex world of home-screen celebrity in the early days of television.
God of Hunger
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Price: Free! Words: 88,500. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011 by The Electronic Book Company. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
God of Hunger is a fascinating and imaginative novel which take us to different settings and allows the reader to view the story through the eyes of different sets of characters, seeing the unfolding history of the end of colonial Africa from the points of view of the Greek and Polish communities. Published by The Electronic Book Company www.theelectronicbookcompany.com
Two Horizons
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Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
Great Pyramid, rival priests, romance with a harem (perhaps royal) woman, and jealous Queen prey on God-king Khufu. In parallel to Khufu’s labors, Mehi labors to absolve his family’s crime by self-sacrifice as a pyramid worker. The crime also burdens his love for An-khi, a governor’s daughter who aspires to be governor herself. Will Mehi save Khufu from his enemies, including Mehi’s own brother?
Olga - A Daughter's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
(4.76 from 17 reviews)
Based on a true story. Set in Kingston and England when Jamaica was the jewel in the crown of the British Empire, ‘Olga – A Daughter’s Tale’ is the saga of one family’s history, heritage and culture - obeah, a form of witchcraft. It is the story of an innocent young woman and how world events, personal tragedy and malicious intent all combined to separate her from her beloved family.
Gattasorniona the anthology
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Price: Free! Words: 34,730. Language: Italian. Published: January 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
L'equilibrio precario tra: la dieta, il panino alla porchetta e un sano desiderio di fuga... tutto questo pedalando per la mia città! Raccolta di frammenti banali.
The Bullroarer: This World from Wilson's Promontory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,710. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Here's a toy and totem, a spinning top and talisman, all in one. It howls, ‘How does a gardener get painted a pirate of the high seas?’ It roars and rings of smoke, like upcoiling incense, or dust rising from a tail-chasing dog, or a wounded bull. ‘An obsession, any material, emotional, magical possession might impassion a struggle for self-possession that rings of truth and light and saturnalia.'
Viva la vida (english version)
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Price: Free! Words: 110,670. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Warning: experimental translation (hybrid) Viva la vida it is the history of a trip. A trip undertaken for a long time in camper by five united friends, together from the times of the crayons to wax, to celebrate the marriage of one of them. The vacation, the goodbye to the bachelorhood that unrolls him along the roads of the whole Italy, becomes also however the point of turn for...
The Greatest Discovery
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Price: Free! Words: 27,000. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
The Greatest Discovery is a gentle, heart-warming novel about love, heartache, and miracles. With a beautifully written storyline, an emotional climax, and a surprise and thoughtful ending, The Greatest Discovery will leave readers uplifted, fulfilled, and pondering on its inspirational message of human potential and possibility.
Mutamenti
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Price: Free! Words: 41,970. Language: Italian. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Nel secolo scorso la società ha subito un radicale cambiamento di usi e costumi. Il libro è il racconto di questa trasformazione vista attraverso gli occhi dell’autore che narra di una bellissima avventura sportiva compiuta con il ping-pong.
Louisiana Rain
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Price: Free! Words: 50,080. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Story about a spontanious road trip to New Orleans during the early 1990's.
The Gate - Things my Mother told me.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
The Gate draws you in with subtlety, wit, compassion and faith. An intriguing and captivating look at the last sixty years of western culture that holds you even though we all know how her story is going to end. It will be of particular interest to people who experienced Alzheimer's or Dementia in their immediate family. "This is a jewel of a piece of writing…" [Kate Jones, USA]
On the Road to Heaven
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,900. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a style reminiscent of Jack Kerouac, Coke Newell's groundbreaking autobiographical novel traces an LSD-to-LDS pilgrimage across two continents. From Colorado's 1970s hippie heyday to the coca fields of Colombia, it's a journey through Thoreau ascetics, Ram Dass Taoism, and Edward Abbey monkey-wrenching to the mission fields of one of the world's most conservative contemporary religions.
Saturday Night Dance Club
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Price: Free! Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Pearl's young world is shattered when Papa orders her to leave home. She takes with her the secret of catching Papa in the pantry with the maid. Pearl finds a job in the city. On weekends she heads downtown to the Canteen to volunteer as a "suitable young lady" to dance with the boys in uniform. Pearl considers this her patriotic duty --until Will sweeps her into his arms and heart.
The Blue Pen
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Price: Free! Words: 89,340. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
A homeless woman, Cleo, explains how she came to be this way to a famous magazine reporter, Parker.
Blinded by the Sun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,330. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Scott Ferarra is struggling to make it in the music industry. Suffering from bipolar disorder and sensing there is more to life than just the evenings of sex, drugs, and rock n’ roll, he desperately seeks ways to change his complacent routine. It is only after he falls for fellow rock singer Amanda Campbell that he realizes the magnitude of the challenge he's taken on.
Remembrance
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 108,400. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010 by CyPress Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In 1905, measles ravages a Georgia community, turning neighbor against neighbor. One victim, Luther Smith, is a 29-year old husband and father whose sudden death irrevocably alters the lives of his widow and two young daughters. With no means of support, Leola and her daughters move in with her parents, a home devoid of love. Based on a true story, Remembrance tells a story of love and survival.
When Angels Travel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,690. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011 by Steve Challis. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Angels Travel is a fictionalized account of the international business travels of Richard F. Challis during the 1960's. It starts with his visit to Moscow. He visited many countries in 4 continents. His style is very personal and easily readable. This story follows on from his business autobiography, "Time and Chance".
Memórias Quase Íntimas - II
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 12, 2010 by Jose Barbosa Machado. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Um balanço dos últimos anos impõe-se: o que fiz, o que poderia ter feito, o que senti, os ódios, as alegrias; os momentos comigo próprio e com os outros, as embrulhadas da vida, os alívios; a luz, a noite, o sentido, o absurdo, as conquistas, a perda. Talvez me fique por estas linhas, o resumo destes anos a construir o que não passa já de ruína.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 4, the Midwest
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Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
50 Stories visits the Midwest in the same flavor of the previous three volumes, with a look at each state's culture woven throughout the tales. Ten states make up the Midwest tome, with love stories, investments gone bad and some dirty politics thrown in the mix. Ron Lessman's Truckhenge and catfish pond break the fiction mold with a look at his quirky place in Kansas. Approx. 26k words.
Carpe Noctem
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Price: Free! Words: 44,200. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Carpe Noctem is a dark, cynical, mildly Kafkaesque, psychogeographical travelogue of a misanthropic software engineer. A tragicomedy, with a few dashes of Angostura, a touch of cruciverbalism and a peppering of cynical verse. At the start of the book, we travel through a feverish nightmare. The core of the book reflects the vibe of our character's recuperation and just one night at his hotel.