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Tears of the San
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,500. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Deep in the heart of the Kgalagadi (Kalahari) Desert, a San (Bushmen) community is attempting to come back from the cold after being dispossessed of everything. From health, politics, rights issues, livelihood ventures right up to education; the odds are stacked against it. However, one courageous woman is determined to be at the forefront of confronting the challenges. She is called Mma Mabaki.
Shine Like The Sun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,080. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Can rock stars find solace in retirement? Roy Huntley thought so, but it’s hard to shed the role that dominated his life. He’d come of age believing music could change the world, and that he could play a part. As with each generation, he struggles to reconcile advancing years with the aspirations of youth. His identity is defined by the spotlight. Can he give it up? Will fans and family let him?
Beach Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,980. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dozen short stories written at the turn of the millennium for Tropic, the Miami Herald Sunday Magazine By turns salty, kooky, sultry, sad and mad. This is where the salsa meets the sand.
Secret Messages
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Simon is secretly in love with his fellow coder Lucy. When he finds some comments in the old code he's fixing--professions of a coder's secret love for another, and a vow that the coder will make a move--Lucy insists they track down the code's author to learn how it went. But Simon isn't sure he wants to. The situation is too similar to his own, and he's afraid to learn it went badly. 5,900 words.
La bonne mort
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: French. Published: September 27, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Religious
Maurras soulève dans cette nouvelle des thèmes universels : la religion et à travers elle le doute religieux ainsi que la question du mal sur laquelle chacun de nous s’interroge avec plus ou moins de scandale et d’anxiété. Préface de Boris Cyrulnik.
The Interview
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A job interview aboard a helicopter. The prize, to work on one of the richest open cut mines in the world. The boss doesn't know that he's the candidate's father.
A Strange One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Pushcart nominee William Taylor, Jr.
The Moon of Innocence
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Moon of Innocence is a whodunit. It is a taut story of love, passion and death among the rural peasants of Catalonia in 1963. Readers have compared it to The Sorrows of Young Werther and Romeo and Juliet. The Moon of Innocence is a short novel with the impact of a grand tome.
The Noah Narratives, Book I, Daughter of the Covenant
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,310. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Inspirational
It’s less than a year till the end of Atlantis, a fact evident to only some of its citizens. Their lack of understanding about their actions and their technology has contributed to the very forces that will destroy the most advanced civilization ever to exist on this planet, as well as affect the planet herself.
Tales From A Tiny Thai Table
Price: Free! Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The night before the morning after. Can this small Thai restaurant be the setting to a monumental moment in four peoples lives? Each person has their own story and an entire life ahead of them. But is something about to happen that will change their lives forever? These four young twenty-something’s aren’t aware, but their futures hang in the balance.
The Redemption Murders
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,750. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Based on actual events: A man goes on a murderous rampage believing he is doing the will of God, when he is actually under the sway of a masterful psychological manipulator who has passed himself off as a minister. (Not a slasher story, but a look into the darker reaches of human manipulability--and ultimately, the nature of evil.)
Whiskey, Zebra, Tango
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
An average housewife and grandmother from Cranston, Rhode Island, is suspected of helping a terrorist escape when he flees a routine traffic stop. A task force from two police departments seek to find out who Sharon Williams is and who she's working for. A short story: 7,300 words
3 Through History: Love in the Time of Republicans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,620. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Rafi and Dimitri have been friends for a quarter century. Now they love the same woman. But it’s not that simple… 3 Through History: Love in the Time of Republicans explores the question no one asks. What brought each character to the pivotal moment? In this turn-of-the-century love story, history has a front-row seat.
The Accident at 13th and Jefferson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 162,840. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Josh Greenwood and his Mom and Dad are walking their neighbors to the corner when a freak accident kills one of them. But which one? Compare three different paths the same lives could take if one event is changed. The Accident at 13th and Jefferson offers three uplifting tales of middle class family life in America.
Arms
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fifteen-year-old Inácio has been sent to work as a runner for the lawyer Borges. Borges's wife, the full-figured twenty-seven-year-old Dona Severina, fires the young runner's imagination, and she herself finds her own ability to resist temptation sorely tested.
Three Times Time
Price: Free! Words: 22,870. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Personville Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
One of America's foremost short story writers has made available 3 of his most intriguing stories for a new introductory ebook. These 3 stories (first published in the 1980s) were chosen because they are accessible, intricately written and provocative on many levels. Also included is a long interview with the author about the craft of storytelling. Total: 23,000 words.
The Red Leather Chair
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Devastated by her husband's betrayal, Jonah struggles to heal herself and her fractured family. Set in the contemporary American Heartland and told in the distinct voices of each family member, The Red Leather Chair takes the reader on a harrowing journey of rage, revenge, and, ultimately, redemption.
Yours Affectionately, Jane Austen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Was Mr. Darcy real? Is time travel really possible? Eliza Knight thinks so. But can Fitz Darcy, The Man Who Loved Jane Austen love ordinary Eliza Knight? Things begin to happen in Chawton, England that could change everything. Will the beloved author be the wedge that divides or the tie that binds Eliza Knight and Fitz Darcy?
Fame, Love, and other Lessons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Jamie Cameron is only a college freshman when she begins a first-love relationship with Chase Reston, the star on their school's basketball team. Within a year, Chase has been signed to an NBA team and Jamie catapults from the obscurity of being his girlfriend to a model and media darling in her own right.
A Touch of Rural Justice -- another Illinois Love Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,220. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(1.00 from 1 review)
MJ and Eddie return to Twin Beeches ready to start a new life. When the stripmining company decides to wipe out Twin Beeches so their processing plant can be seen from Peoria, Martha goes to work and convinces Eddie to sabotage the mine to get them to reconsider. His schemes are brilliant and effective, but the town thinks MJ & Eddie might need a 'Touch of Rural Justice' to set them straight.