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The David Chronicles by Uvi Poznansky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 197,940. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The David Chronicles is the story of David as you've never heard it before: from the king himself, telling the unofficial version, the one he never allowed his court scribes to recount. In his mind, history is written to praise the victorious--but at the last stretch of his illustrious life he feels an irresistible urge to tell the truth. Rooted in ancient lore, his is a surprisingly modern memoir
Yenni ... a Life Between Worlds by Eugenia Jenny Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 26, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
A tale of survival… after losing everything, leaving everything behind, what is left are the truly civilised, profoundly human values the author carried within her when all outward accoutrements have been destroyed
Chasing the Strawberry Moon, Hitchhiking (for girls) by Judith A Grout
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,640. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Two teen-age girls hitchhike cross country to escape an arranged marriage one of their fathers has decreed. They encounter all sorts of people along the way—some benevolent, some decidedly not. In coping with the adversity they find at every turn, they discover the meaning of love and friendship, betrayal and reconciliation, self-reliance and interdependence. A compelling true-life adventure.
The 16th Song by David Powell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,120. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The 16th Song is a book about a young man making mistakes and how the mistakes follow him despite his success as a song writer. Set mainly in the turbulent Paris if the late 1950's, it tells of how random acts of violence, unconnected with the victims, can distort a life forever.
The Samurai Poet by Travis Belrose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Biographical(3.00 from 1 review)
Ishikawa Jozan wanted nothing more than to be a samurai like his father and grandfather. When an act of overzealousness costs him his position, he tries to serve his lord as a Confucian scholar. Once Ishikawa becomes entangled in political intrigues beyond his control, he discovers that the life of a hermitic literati can be just as dangerous as that of a warrior.
Clara by Marie Cook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,760. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In 1883 Clara left her home in Indiana and everything she had ever known to go with her young husband and small child to establish a home and raise a family in Kansas. Her strength to face the hardships she encounters there comes from her indomitable spirit, her sense of humor, and her devout faith.
Memorabilia by Vanessa MintVanDi
Price: $2.27 USD. Words: 112,210. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Blaze, the frontman of one of the most famous bands of the 1980s, mysteriously dies. Twenty years later a stranger shows up, knocking on the doors of everyone the singer ever knew, possessing something no one had even been aware of; Blaze's diary. Is it authentic? If so, does it provide an explanation to the events leading to his death? How did this diary come to this stranger's possession anyway?
Two Horizons by Hank Lawson
Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Biographical(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?
Viva la vida (english version) by Quelli di ZEd
Price: Free! Words: 110,670. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: 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...
Garbo's Faces by Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 116,070. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Garbo's Faces tells the story of Nachiketa Krishnamurti, a boy raised in India by his paternal grandmother who teaches him to speak with snakes. His father, Jiddu, is a well-known Indian mystic who is rarely home. His mother is never discussed. When Nachiketa is 23, Jiddu reveals to him that his mother is the reclusive Swedish film star, “Harriet Brown” (a Greta Garbo alias).
Tender by Mark Childress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 181,820. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Stephen King: "Mark Childress's novel, TENDER, is a little more than just a fine novel; it is a big, all-American, Technicolor dreamboat of a book, as vital and as intense as anything I've read in the last 10 years. Childress's understanding and love of this new music lends Tender the sort of piney woods authenticity I associate with such American classics as Elmer Gantry and All The King's Men."
Thank You and Good Night by Ray Succre
Price: Free! Words: 210,580. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Screenplays » 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.
Blinded by the Sun by Adam Salomon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,330. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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.
Beyond All Price by Carolyn P. Schriber
Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,840. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Nellie Chase joined the 100th Pennsylvania Regiment, known as "The Roundheads,” to escape an abusive husband. Too young and inexperienced to qualify as a nurse, she remained a Union volunteer. In 1861 she traveled with the regiment to the coast of South Carolina, where she managed the regimental headquarters in Beaufort and its staff of slaves who had been abandoned by their owners.
On the Road to Heaven by Coke Newell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,900. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Zarahemla Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Biographical(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.