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Under The House
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by shelfstealers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
UNDER THE HOUSE is the story of the Rathbones, a prominent Saskatchewan family who live with a secret they're determined to keep. Only young Evelyn finds the courage to break down the wall of silence that keeps the truth at bay. Her ally is Aunt Maude, a timid woman who has lived with the secret from childhood.
Barra Querida
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: Spanish. Published: March 13, 2012 by Pluma del Cóndor. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Gabriel redescubre el valor de su círculo de amigos mientras hace frente a una emergencia médica. Sus compañeros, se debaten entre relaciones venenosas y la soledad. Algunos lo afrontan con cinismo, otros con patética resignación. Juntos enfrentarán sus miedos y se apoyarán, de la manera en que han aprendido.
Slow to Grow
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Price: Free! Words: 78,960. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Laced with self deprecating humor and laced with a healthy dose of pathos, the novel, Slow to Grow, follows Lloyd Kulligan as he matures (slowly) over the course of 25 years from a lonely sex starved teenager to a middle aged married man (and still sex starved.
Candidate Lincoln, a novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
What brought Abraham Lincoln to the forefront of American politics? It wasn't his appearance or experience or financial backing. Lincoln was an unlikely politician, and yet his candidacy for the U.S. Senate changed the direction America was headed. Candidate Lincoln puts readers into the crowds during his 1858 campaign and allows them to hear the heated clash of opinions and negative campaigning.
Los hijos del mar
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,860. Language: Spanish. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Finalista del premio Mariposa en la Feria Internacional de Libros Latinos (2006). La novela es un relato cálido y humano, basado en la saga dos familias del siglo XIX originarias de México y España, cuyos ancestros se unen en una historia de amor, pérdida y redención. Los entrañables personajes muestran un rico mosaico que tiene como escenarios la cuidad de Veracruz y la ciudad de Mexico.
No Fixed Ground
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,060. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Wilkinson House. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
NO FIXED GROUND by John Roman Baker is a vivid, hallucinatory novel that explores a young man’s experience of friendship, sex and obsession amid the sexual liberation of 1970′s England. Nicholas meets Peter and they begin an obsessional relationship that soon spirals out of control. They discover that between sanity and madness, life and death, reality and unreality, there is no fixed ground.
Superficial
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Brief glimpses through the film of life. A layered look at the world from the eye of the beholder. Clouded, conflicted, translucent to its murky depths.
Little Bluestem: Stories from Rural America
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Price: Free! Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There is a lot of hay in this collection of short stories, hay to cut,rake, bale, store and feed. And there is a lot of rusted machinery sitting in sheds and barns. But these bittersweet stories are about the people who are largely overlooked, people living with powerful memories,illness, telling their stories, discovering some small revelation about the meaning of existence and their own lives.
The Return
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Price: Free! Words: 71,610. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In The Return, two orphaned sisters return to their childhood home, thirty years after their parents murder hoping to find out what really happened. The perpetrator is dead, but will those who were with them talk? Lydia, a yoga teacher, feels her mother's spirit asking "Why?" Margie, a recent divorcee, abhors such notions, but as they both get involved in the community, surprising things happen.
Amalie in Orbit
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,060. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Amalie Price has been coasting along in New York as a sheltered faculty wife who secretly freelances as a French porno translator, when she suddenly finds herself a widow at 40. Left with no financial resources by her activist husband, she must contend with her newly alienated teenage son, the threat of eviction from her Upper West Side apartment, and the need to earn a living.
Farther...Than He Wanted to Go Torrio-Chan Trilogy Part 1
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Series: Torrio-Chan Trilogy, Part 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,760. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Matthew Torrio’s name was connected with two murders in Ontario. He heads west to Vancouver, hoping to put distance between himself and these events. His trail of mistakes follows him. First blackmailed, he is then forced to join one of the most powerful crime families in North America. Four bullets leave him near death, but Matthew is doggedly determined and resilient.
Too Old To Play
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Thirteen year old Danny Tompkins must deal with his mother's death, but on the day of the funeral people keep coming to his house, and seem to be partying. As he retreated to his bedroom, he couldn't understand why those adults behaved as they did, or why his younger cousins just kept playing. So he "hid" and fumed. Years later, the adult Daniel relives those memories, and writes about them.
Karaoke Praise the Lord
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,040. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
Have you ever had one of those days when you’re convinced everything is just a horrible dream and in a few moments you’ll wake up? That's exactly how Pastor Haley Brown felt when she was told she was going to be setting up a church in the middle of a housing estate, whose residents main place of worship was the local pub and where the karaoke song sheet was their bible.
The Mailbox
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ed and Claire, married for forty years and retired from farming, drive out to their mailbox every day. Every day Ed swerves their pickup toward the mailbox as if distracted then swerves back at the last moment. Claire always acts startled, and they laugh. One day Ed doesn't swerve back, but he's the only one laughing at their wrecked mailbox.
The Diary of the Black Stilettos
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,250. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Sex and money combine to make a dangerous pairing when a female CEO's affairs are made public.
A Chinese Bar Mitzvah
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Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Harry Chen is persona non grata at the Goldberg's Bar Mitzvah ceremony. Problem is, Ida, the family matriarch won't attend without the Chinaman.
By His Grace (Book 1 The Morgan Brothers) (Christian Romance / Religious Romance)
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Series: The Morgan Brothers, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,550. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
Grace Elliot, under the advice of a family friend, broke her engagement to Daniel Morgan four years earlier as she did not want to be the wife of a Pastor. Now she has returned home to southern California from England due to her father's illness and intends to avoid Daniel at all costs. This proves to be more difficult than she thought, and his attempts to speak to Grace are thwarted.
Pretending Normal
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,400. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A teenage girl struggles with her alcoholic father's humanness and the truths about family, with all of its flaws and weaknesses, as the bond that holds one to another, in love, loyalty, even death. Pretending Normal, fka Lies Imitating Life, was a past quarter finalist in Ray Bradbury’s New Century New Writer Award contest and a past semi-finalist in Amazon's Breakthrough Novel Award contest.
Night Voices
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,210. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A seemingly peaceful village at the edge of Oxford seethes with the unspoken tensions and frustrations of a group of neighbors. A disparate group of women react in wildly different ways to their enigmatic young male neighbor. As in all her novels, Helen Hudson's theme is about the tragedy that befalls the most vulnerable among us when good people lack the courage to reach out to them.
You, Fascinating You
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by Pale Fire Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Behind Every Great Love Song is an Unforgettable Woman.