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Le Rital (1 - Dans l’Enfer de l’Isonzo)
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Series: Le Rital. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,660. Language: French. Published: October 18, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Inspiré d’une histoire vraie, ce roman retrace, à travers le parcours du personnage principal, le long cheminement vers l’intégration des Italiens arrivés en France au début du XXe siècle, époque tourmentée.
Unfortunate Roommates
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Price: Free! Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jim is a former pop star who has kept to himself over the last few years. However, that is all about to change when his best friend leaves a one night stand at his house. Now, an unfortunate turn of events has them living together in order for him to have a career, and her a place to stay. Can Jim have any kind of love life with her in the picture, or will he be stuck with an unfortunate roommate?
A Puma in the Tree: Paul Eh-em's Story
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 109,950. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Having escaped The City, Eh-em cautiously reveals himself in fictional Upton. Art and attachments as well as real and imagined traumas prevent rapid progress. But this nice guy wins and gets the girl. Is it another dead end or their beginning? A second coming of age mixes postmodern bits with recurrent images. One's story and kindness might fix who they become in the spaces uncovered. PG-13.
Preserve and Protect
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 170,930. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Allen Drury is a master of political fiction, #1 New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner, best known for the landmark novel ADVISE AND CONSENT. A 1939 graduate of Stanford University, Allen Drury wrote for and became editor of two local California newspapers. While visiting Washington, DC, in 1943 he was hired by the United Press (UPI) and covered the Senate during the latter half
Old Hickory Lane
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,540. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Raised white, half Cree, Warren Jeffreys, D.V.M., is gifted with animals, but not very people savvy. Struggling in his first year in practice, bad luck and worse judgment lands him broke and homeless. He's cleansing cows and cutting up dead lambs inside bawling ewes—an animal mechanic in rural North Idaho. This book has been “vetted” by modern, practicing veterinarians.
Strange Love / Romance Not For Sale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Eighteen stories of aching realism reveal the mysteries and perils of romantic promise. These are lyrical, sometimes magical stories whose characters are nevertheless "fully fleshed out... living and breathing"; who crave, and sometimes find, light in the labyrinths of the heart.
A Funeral in Her Brain: Women on the Brink
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,480. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 and represented by Bird-in-Hand Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Life was simple in the 50s & 60s – or was it? Not every woman lived the life of June Cleaver. Murder, suicide, mental illness, sexual abuse and rape were unfortunate realities even back then. With bold detail, these short stories enlighten us to the harsh realities some woman faced in the “good old days.” Entertaining and surprising, these fictional stories tug at your heartstrings.
Killzone: Book 1 of the Shadowkill Trilogy
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Series: Shadowkill Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,460. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
These are the events the government doesn't want you to know about in the war on terror. LUCAS SIMMONS and TRE PAXTON are recruited to be part of a top secret military project. Along with a group of four other highly skilled video gamers, they're brought to a government installation in the heart of Washington DC. Instead of testing game simulations, they're powering a team of robotic soldiers.
Voices from the Old Earth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,170. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A mysterious city is an enchanter across time, transforming the lives of those who journey through it.
Chronicle 2022
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Series: Chronicle, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A whole new journey begins, but for millions, the journey ends. In this ninth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, Andrew Woodmaker gets a closer involvement with the British space program. 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.
This Album Full of Angles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Northern Ireland, present day. Derek seeks help with strange visions and finds a man who seems to be legendary giant Finn McCool. Finn sulks, haunted by a nebulous foreigner named Patrick, but agrees to help as a favor. They have powerful allies—Derek’s friend Iola finds a great healing force, for instance—but will it be enough to survive a world so so terrifying that even gods doubt the future?
La blonde au "Chant d'arômes" (Les Trois Âges - Volume 3)
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Series: Les Trois Âges, Volume 3. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: French. Published: September 20, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ce soir-là, il observait l’assemblée avec un regard triste. Il savait qu’il était un un nourrisson rescapé du Vel d’hiv. Aujourd’hui, le temps avait passé et on le retrouvait accoudé au bar d’un appartement des Champs-Élysées. « La blonde au “Chant d’arômes” » est le dernier tome de la trilogie « Les trois âges », une saga qui suit une famille franco-italienne de 1908 à l’aube du XXIe siècle.
Journey of Josephus
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,250. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by G. J. Phoenix. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Father Josephus is determined to find an answer to save his country ... but will he sacrifice a child to do it?
Pinto and Sons
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 167,950. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This ironic comedy by the author of the acclaimed Leib Goldkorn series and "King of the Jews" follows Pinto, a Hungarian Jew and former medical student, who takes the wrong ship and winds up out West during the craze of the California Gold Rush. Never discouraged, he tries to bring scientific enlightenment to a band of boys from the local Modoc Indian tribe. His efforts largely turn back on Pinto.
The Reflectory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,980. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A husband and wife, mourning the loss of their child... A revered genius, murdered inside his own creation... A centuries-old invention, with the key to ultimate enlightenment. Step onto the grounds of a secluded estate... and fall into the extraordinary.
Papa's Gift
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,680. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Ian Barrett MacLogan was a fighter pilot and amateur adventurer with insatiable curiosity. He had studied under a Spiritual teacher known as a Spiritual Traveler. Ian gained personal experiences within the subtle universes many call their Heavens.
Where the Shamrocks Grow
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,070. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Young Jo Kingsley leaves war-torn Ireland for Paris, finding work in Chateau Colbert. Jean-Pierre, her employer's grandson, introduces her to Paris and womanly desires. Jo then travels to Prohibition American and falls in love with Mike PasiƄski. Loneliness, loss and hardship follow during the Wall Street crash. Will the beautiful Jo let go of her demons and learn to love again?
The Moon & the Luckchaser
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 164,610. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ecological disaster hangs over their kind. They know it, they know how to avoid it. But, they're busy. Wealth-quest, politics and stubborn religions distract them. The era? Sixty-four million years ago. Astil, a "luckchaser" bred to mischief, and Diotomo, archeologist and poetess, each sees their peril but from conflicting views.
Family Secrets
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,950. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Maggie Lange is a young widow with three preschool daughters. Her grandmother dies and leaves Maggie the farm and a large sum of money. On a trip to take care of some details, she spends the night with Karl Gustavson, the man she had a crush on as a teenager. He doesn't call. A few months later, she realizes she's pregnant.
Fate and Angus McGrath
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,470. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Marilyn might break with tradition and refuse to bestow the traditional McGrath first name on either of her sons, but her brother-in-law is not so superstitious. His child's journey, through childhood ADHD and adolescent rebellion, teen prostitution and drug addiction, rehabilitation and relapse, to eventual maturity and a too-early death, continually surfaces to impact on the lives of the family.