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Cimarron
Series: Denver Cereal, Volume 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,450. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It’s pay the piper time in Denver Cereal as the trauma and strife of the last few months must be reckoned with. Everyone faces the repercussions of their actions to fight their way through the problems to become a family. And just in time! Jacob finds the children’s remains under the Castle and a murder mystery begins to unfold. Come along for the sweet and crunchy ride that is Denver Cereal.
The Fiona Letters
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Sir William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, one of the first scientific celebrities, led a full, productive, and virtuous life, above reproach by Victorian standards. His only passion was for science in the service of nation and empire. But he must have had another life, another kind of passion. This novel imagines how it could have happened
Seven Sons (Gypsy Brothers, #1)
Series: Gypsy Brothers, # 1. Price: Free! Words: 27,130. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
** Part 1 of 7, Dark Romance ** Her innocence stolen. Her father murdered. Six years ago, Juliette Portland was viciously attacked and left for dead by by people she trusted. People inside her fathers motorcycle club, greedy for power, who defiled her, shot her father dead and destroyed everything she ever cared about. Only, she didn't die. She survived ... and now, she's out for revenge
Daughters of Iraq
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Daughters of Iraq is a fascinating story following three generation of women as they journey from Iraq in the first half of the twentieth century to modern-day Israel and Seattle. It is the story of a Jewish family that emigrated from Iraq to Israel to start a new life in the newly established country.
The Anvil of the Craftsman
Series: Jon's Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 98,720. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A doctoral candidate in Theological Studies accepts recruitment by a friend in the US State Department for an initiative to the most troublesome province in 2006 Iraq.
Rare Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,940. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"A brilliant sci-fi thriller right down to the last nano-particle...So far, the best read I have had in 2012." - TBR topbookreviewers.com "...the suspense, high-tech intrigue and writing style of the author is very Crichton-like. A great page-turner with fascinating information about the "rare earth" gold rush our planet, and universe, are beginning to witness." - The Word is Out
Sugar Town
Price: Free! Words: 218,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A family is decimated in the aftermath of a terrible crime and no voice is raised in protest. Can a town that prides itself on its sense of community survive without the promise of justice? In Sugar Town, a teen-aged girl, an epileptic boy, an alcoholic murderer and a spirit-seeking outsider, drawn together by a curiously enabling piece of space debris, show the way to redemption.
Dancing the Maypole
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,650. Language: British English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Taller than most men, Isabel de Bourbon has rejected numerous proposals of marriage. There is only one honourable man big enough to be her flesh and blood hero. A private scribbler of romances, Isabel has been penning the adventures of Pierre, a literary doppelganger of Peter Smirke, Viscount Adderbury.
Chronicle 2014
Series: Chronicle, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 33,740. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A diary from the future? Or a dead man’s work of fiction? In this first year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a mysterious recording device, the beginnings of an expansive story are told. Nobody knows if it is a work of fiction or a true record of how things happened, and will happen. By reading the diary, some things may have already begun to change, and the future is not what it was.
The Raft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,660. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Anything goes aboard the Raft. The ramshackled, mosquito fleet has no law or authority. The Raft's ships clog the waterways of the Puget Sound, exploiting a loophole in the tax code to thumb their noses at the Government.
Dream Reunion (Dreams, Book 6)
Series: Dream Series, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,520. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dr. Sara Alderson is heading back to college for her ten-year class reunion. Her husband and two of her children are coming with her – and so are her supernatural dreams....
Apart From Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,910. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Coming back to his childhood home after years of absence, Ben is unprepared for the secret, which is now revealed to him: his mother, Natasha, who used to be a brilliant pianist, is losing herself to early-onset Alzheimer's, which turns the way her mind works into a riddle. His father has remarried, and his new wife, Anita, looks remarkably similar to Natasha--only much younger.
Taming the Shrew
Price: Free! Words: 24,030. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Regency Romance. The wealthy Miss Juliana Browne has a number of problems; she’s twenty-five, her hair is red, she’s on the shelf. Her only known admirer is Hervey De Vere, a freckled orange-haired fortune hunter who looks eighteen. After three years of continuous snubs, he’s still chasing her with endless offers of gallantry and proposals of marriage.
On the Road to Heaven
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.
Of Love and Magic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,770. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
During a late spring snowstorm in a sleepy Tulsa suburb, an old man runs away from his abusive son and meets a woman, perhaps by magic. Together they find adventure and fall in love. But there are unanswered questions. How old is too old to fall in love, and when should you give up on life? Take the journey with John and Attie and find out.
Redeeming a Rake
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Geoffrey Lyndsey Grayson, the thirteen Duke of Lyndhurst, is trapped in an emotional winter. His childhood dream of finding love is frozen under thick sheets of ice along with his heart. He feels nothing but discomfort as he passively waits for death to end the nothingness. He knows it's too late for love...
Night Flight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
A tormented woman struggles between the love of another woman and the agonizing loss of her only daughter’s love. This taught drama follows Melissa Adams as she struggles against her own feelings of inadequacy, doubts about her sexuality, and her need to win back her daughter’s love. The story contains some sexual situations.
No Teacher Left Standing
You set the price! Words: 97,390. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Are public sector workers, including teachers, overpaid? Do they have “cushy” jobs? "No Teacher Left Standing" is a novel energized by current educational debates. While the characters are entirely fictional, the events are based on true stories. Suspense in an unusual setting, an elementary school. Think you know about teaching? Think again.
She
Price: Free! Words: 94,900. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
**Shortlisted for the 2012 The Word Guild Awards, Novel-Futuristic Category** -- An entity from nothing space and time violently invades a young Toronto songwriter. He consumes her. He changes her into his image. She battles back to resist him, to expel him, to regain herself. And in doing so discovers where evil really resides.
Echo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
The desert in the Superstition Wilderness of Arizona provides the perfect backdrop for this haunting adventure of loss, love and discovery. Clara White Bird's spirit isn't ready to leave the mortal world. But when she meddles in the phyiscal world, all hell breaks loose. It isn't like everyone thinks, dying; it's not the end.