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Stella
Price: Free! Words: 51,720. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Stella is about a young woman’s struggle to survive during the Great Depression, confronted with abuse, poverty and the consequences of her own passionate choices.
Blood at Haught Springs
Series: Men of Haught Springs. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,470. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
Wes Haught wants his brother to grow up and tend to his share of the chores at the family's general store. Lonnie Haught dreams of being a gunfighter. Lies unravel and lives hang in the balance as brother fights against brother. Fiery emotions and vengeful acts erupt in a smoldering new Western adventure novella from the author of the acclaimed Owen Family Saga. Two bonus stories included.
An American Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Business, Fiction » Literary collections » European / French
The publication of a series of articles about the life settlement market (the purchase of life insurance policies by vulture investors) wreaks havoc in the small Florida community from which most examples are drawn. Thoroughly documented, fast-paced, funny, An American Novel subtly illustrates the complexities of modern capitalism.
Entanglement
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,780. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by velvetmorningpress. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
1990s Hollywood, two unlikely friends, one dangerous relationship...Socially awkward 21-year-old Greta moves in with her best friend Daphne, a troubled young woman with an abusive past. The glamorous Daphne teaches Greta how to wear stilettos, tame her wild hair, and navigate L.A. nightlife. Daphne is determined to make it big, and she drags an unwilling Greta into the limelight with her.
Stripped to the Bone: Portraits of Syrian Women
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 26,140. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Set between war-torn Syria and the West, Stripped to the Bone explores issues of identity, love, strife, courage and resilience in seven fictional portraits of Syrian women. Paperback edition 5.5" x 8.25" 173 pages ISBN 978-1-927032-46-6
Out of the House of Darkness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,400. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
He came from a long line of alkies, addicts, and ne'er-do-wells. Sobriety wasn’t enough—he needed a new life. In Out of the House of Darkness, we meet Neil as he works to make up for the decades he lost to severe alcoholism. This isn't a story about getting sober; it's about moving past mere sobriety and consciously creating a fulfilling life out of the shambles.
Maria Pia et cetera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,480. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short stories about interesting people, love, books and unforgettable places. In Brazilian Portuguese only.
The Book of Dubious Beasts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
St. George murders a fire-swallowing Welsh dragon… A mermaid goes looking for true love on land… A blob of shape-changing mucus runs for political office… These are some of the weird and wonderful tales told by the macaque Jaxy Mono, in this seminal work of “monkey lit”, The Book of Dubious Beasts.
Caged
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
Caged is the short story of a man held captive by his own perception of success. With a passion burning inside of him, waiting to burst out and be shared with the world, he stifles the flames in order to maintain a "safe" existence in a world he didn't create and must live in. He soon realizes that, often, when we feel trapped the only person that can set you free is yourself.
Pickin' Pete Stepped On A Rake
Price: Free! Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short story about Pete, mentally challenged due to injuries sustained in a car wreck years ago, and the events that led him to call into question his world view.
Whirlygig: The Dancin' Man's Daughter
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,510. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It’s 1999. Volly Brunson comes home to Parkersburg, SC, determined to resurrect the family’s failing textile business and to assume the responsibilities she has run away from for the past ten years. She faces an aging business, a dysfunctional family, and the entrenched attitudes of a typical Southern town. But she's smart and she's ready. Or so she thinks.
Midnight's Sonata
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 184,840. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Mara is a sixteen year old with secrets. Her father makes them worse and her mother and best friend, Chauncey, try to save her from them. Mara's life is changed forever when her mother and friend come up with a plan to get her away from her father for the summer
Out of the Tower
Series: Infinite Horizons. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,440. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Laurie's entire life had been spent in the tower, subject to her magic and her whims. Then chance gave her the opportunity to escape and Laurie seized it with everything she had. The world outside was wild, dangerous and fraught with other spells as dangerous as anything in the tower. It was beautiful. Come what may, Laurie wouldn't give up. This was her life now and nothing was taking it away.
All About the Greater Good
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,160. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What if you were wrongly accused of abusing your child? This compelling story of ordinary people battling the criminal justice system will leave you feeling vulnerable, knowing that what happens to their family could happen to yours.
The Green Land Of Home: A Clean Regency Romance Series 3
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Betty Johnson. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Maddy O'Reilly's parents are dead and she has no family except an aunt in England. Maddy, from Cork Ireland, accepts her aunt’s offer of a roof over her head and moves to England. But she soon realizes she is unable to understand or accept English etiquette. After a short time, she finds herself in trouble after insulting some gentlemen at a ball, and things go from bad to worse.
Krótkie notki na marginesie
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 25,430. Language: Polish. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Kilka krótkich historii, zapis zwykłych z pozoru chwil. Każde opowiadanie to epizod z życia innej osoby. Ludzie zmagający się z lękiem, tęsknotą, pragnieniem akceptacji, pozostający w poczuciu odrzucenia, niedoświadczający współczucia i życzliwości, lub odkrywający nieoczekiwanie prawdy o sile miłości.
Come cani randagi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,300. Language: Italian. Published: May 18, 2016 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Ci sono una cittadina inglese dei primi del Novecento e i suoi abitanti. E poi l'America e i suoi abitanti. C'è un vecchio macchinista di locomotive a vapore che si è messo a scrivere un libro sulle storie che ha sentito raccontare. Storie di un paese lontano: l'America. C'è un vecchio macchinista di locomotive a vapore e tante altre storie.
Frost
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Two Moons Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short story about love and frost, family and healing. A father and daughter in a small mountain town suffer the impact of a bitter snowstorm.
Horses for Sale, a Miranda and Starlight Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,620. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Will sixteen-year-old Miranda Stevens make it as a horse rancher while struggling with the demands of high school, the tragedies of life, and affairs of the heart? She's giving it her best shot, but she's not above making bad decisions and reaping the consequences.
I Just Let Her Die
Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: American English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Short Story about Jessica--a young woman whose conscience burns to confess a wrong--and what happens after she answers an unexpected knock at her door.