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In the Garden of Absence by Stella Pierides
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Stella Pierides' collection of poetry/haiku "In the Garden of Absence" takes you on a journey echoing the author's childhood. Yet it does so in the context of adult concerns, uncertainties, and anxieties—as well as pleasures. This book explores the existential fear of loneliness, the many facets of absence, and glimpses a path towards bearing absence and being creatively alone.
Almost a Turkish Soap Opera by Anne-Rae Vasquez
Price: Free! Words: 49,070. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Adel and Kamil, two young good looking Turkish men use arranged marriages as the ticket to immigrate to Canada. Betrayals, affairs, turn their lives into a Turkish soap opera. Finalist Next Generation Indie Book Awards 2013 - adapted into feature film. Visit www.almostaturkishsoapopera.com to watch online.
American Insurgent by Adam Maciejewski
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Stanley - a high school student during the attacks on America on September 11th - quickly finds himself in an ever shifting world of alliances, electronic surveillance and terrorist jingoism. Worse yet, he quickly gets swept up in a college group whose members are labeled enemy combatants. At least in his America, we're out manufacturing everyone again and producing our own Chinchilla fur coats.
Cold Fusion 2000 by Karl Drinkwater
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
Alex Kavanagh is a physics-obsessed geek who's just had a horrible day. While drowning his sorrows he sees an ex, Lucy Spiers. They go on a date and he realises he still loves her. Problem: she's changed. For a start, she’s actually Lucy’s twin sister, Jane... Cold Fusion is a story wrapped around an enigma. It’s a novel about making peace with the past and moving on.
Thunder by Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Biographical(5.00 from 1 review)
Her husband was a good friend of mine. I respected him, and would never betray him. Never. Or so I told myself often enough. Implored myself often enough. To no avail. For has the man, or woman, seen the light of day who can withstand desire right out of the original wrapping?
My Bahamian Girl by Georgann Gibson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
An eighth grader falls for a mysterious green eyed Bahamian girl, while vacationing with his family on a cruise ship. The only problem? She has a slightly strange hobby: voodoo. Ted absolves to rid himself of her “love spell”, and learns a few things about growing up and becoming a man.
Sketches of An Apartment House by J.F. Salerno
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
An alpine cowgirl, a weary wanderer, a minor league baseball star, car sales man and wife, a priest, a struggling family, and an artist, living in a post-industrial American industrial city. This darkly comic series of vignettes weave together abstract portraits of an apartment building's residents in Troy, New York.
Nothing Goes Away (Short Stories) by Angela Amman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
“Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.” ~ Pema Chodron Angela Amman's debut collection of short fiction delves into the private shadows of three very distinct relationships. For these three women, there are lessons to embrace before they can release the turmoil which holds them back from hope.
The Red Speck by S. Conde
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,770. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Sophie arrives in an alternate world populated by ghosts from her past, a fallen angel with a slow Southern drawl and a quick temper, as well as a beautiful woman who may, or may not, be the mother of all creation. Aided by a handsome young Cuban and a band of demigods, she embarks on an esoteric adventure to correct psychological damage accrued over the course of a lifetime.
Echo Six: Black Ops 2 by Eric Meyer
Series: Echo Six, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,950. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
An Iranian cleric, captured in a drug raid, tells of a conspiracy to acquire nukes for Iran. Echo Six is sent in, to kill those responsible. Infiltrated into Tehran, they find even their own allies are not to be trusted. They cut a bloody swathe through Tehran to close on their target. A man hellbent on Armageddon. Echo Six II is an action packed sequel to the best selling Echo Six – Black Ops.
The Changing Seasons by PT Dilloway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Because of a tragic birth defect, Floyd Jensen has steered clear of love. Then he runs into the beautiful Abby and his entire life changes. Over four seasons, Floyd will discover both the joy and the heartache of love.
Seasons of Ordinary Time by Robyn Marie Butt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,080. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Western
By times compassionate, brave, and humorous, this bright and poetic collection roams from a little country girl to the urban party crowd, from rural teenagers’ drunken exploits to a Trappist monk – culminating in a connected series of longer stories about Beatrix Chambers, a young artist learning about love, aging, and most of all, about the meaning of family.
Polk's Soliloquy, a novel by Keith F. Shovlin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,280. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by aois21 publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
POLK'S SOLILOQUY is the story of Polk Fauxston, a recent college grad trying to make a life for himself in Washington, DC. He navigates the city as he moves through his life with the help of friends and the specter of relationships past, present, and possible future. He explores the roads of love, work and passion in his search for a life worth living.
Life's Penance, the first Novella of Millennial Row by Keith F. Shovlin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,740. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by aois21 publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lincoln Burke is at a crossroads in his life. He isn't ready to take the next step with his longtime girlfriend Lise Phillips, and his job is nothing but a dead end. After his friend Rick Bestest ends up in the hospital, his married friends separate, and a family emergency dares to call him back north, he must make a decision of a lifetime.
A Song for Julia by Charles Sheehan-Miles
Series: Thompson Sisters, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,530. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Crank Wilson left his South Boston home at sixteen to start a punk band and burn out his rage at the world. Julia Thompson left a secret behind in Beijing that exploded into scandal in Washington, DC, threatening her father's career and dominating her family's life.When Julia and Crank meet at an anti-war protest, the connection between them is so powerful it threatens to tear everything apart.
Kitsune by Nancy A. Collins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
The son of a disgraced samurai saves a fox from hunters, and is rewarded with a beautiful woman, treasure, and a child who will grow up to be a great hero. A Japanese folktale retold.