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Furioso reloj
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Price: $6.59 USD. Words: 66,460. Language: Spanish. Published: February 18, 2012 by Editorial Tria. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Un Plan descabellado. Un relojero de Lisboa. Un aventurero por Viena. Una prostituta en Múnich. Un empresario afincado en la Mérida mexicana. Un reloj que sigue su curso y Roberto Lares persiguiendo el movimiento de sus manecillas
Los insaciables
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Price: $6.59 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: Spanish. Published: February 10, 2012 by Editorial Tria. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
La extraordinaria capacidad gustativa de Fermín lo lleva desde sus humildes comienzos de mozo de almacén a su encumbramiento como el cocinero más reputado del mundo. Contada en clave gastronómico-psicológica, la novela de Gramss abarca, como toda buena historia, el arco completo de las luces y sombras del género humano, al tiempo que alimenta tanto el pensamiento como los sentidos del lector.
The Orchards of Ithaca
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,390. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
In 'The Orchards of Ithaca,' celebrated Chicago novelist Harry Mark Petrakis returns with great humor, charm, and revelation. Here Orestes Panos, a prosperous restaurateur on the eve of his fiftieth year and the coming millennium, Petrakis personalizes humankind's epic struggle between the unresolved guilt and sins of our shared past and the potential of a still untainted future.
The Tube Healer
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Price: Free! Words: 14,600. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When a man witnesses a miracle on the London Underground system, he becomes obsessed with the healer who is travelling London's tube network, making changes in people at will. Who is the Tube Healer? Will the man who saw him ever meet him? And what do the authorities think of this strange entity that is adding a little bit of magic to the lives of millions of Londoners every day?
Cutia Pandorei (poveste)
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Price: Free! Words: 8,880. Language: Romanian. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Viata bate filmul, nu-i asa? Nu stiu de ce, ne traim viata sub zodia eternitatii. Ne traim viata ca si cum vom fi aici cel putin 5000 de ani! Poate ca numai astfel stim sa traim. Poate daca am trai cu sabia lui Damocles deasupra capului, n-am putea sa facem un pas inainte, pe linia vietii. De fapt, asa si traim, doar ca mintea noastra a gasit un tric s-o faca, de cele mai multe ori, invizibila.
Maenads
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 205,010. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Jill is out of prison, seeking vengeance. She uses brutal men as her weapons. Gil is perfect. He is obsessive and lethal. When virtues are liabilities, a hint of decency may be an Achilles heel. Mix in a lesbian cellmate, two golddiggers, and a lovelorn prostitute—shake well and stand back. The result is a mean-spirited concoction that explodes off the pages with style, and without remorse.
Town M
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: Russian. Published: January 22, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Дорогое жилье, нашествие гастарбайтеров, плохая экология - у Москвы можно найти тысячу недостатков. Но есть 28 причин посетить столицу. Добро пожаловать в город М.
The Insult
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A loner likes to stare at the apartments in front of his balcony. One day he discovers that the married woman in the opposite flat might be interested in him. She makes an overture. His game had become serious. What will be the consequences?
Sex on the Beach
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,840. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In Boston's Irish neighborhood of Charlestown, the Code of Silence still reigns. Witnesses never live to testify. When Sean, a transplant from the West Coast, overhears two townies plotting a murder, he warns the victim. Soon he finds himself in a life or death struggle with those who live by the Code of Silence.
Short Takes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,250. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Novel, first published by Random House, about a liberal lawyer's urban journeys in New York, facing the angst of seeing his work undone by institutional inertia and his relationships undone by indecision and the handcuffs of people's expected roles. “...engaging and extremely well written first novel, creates a character of enormous vitality and considerable charm, funny, caring..." --Boston Globe
Dark Stranger
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Rose Brewer survived a vicious attack years ago, but she's never been able to remember how, until a chance encounter with a dark stranger in a parking garage brings back more than just her terrifying memories.
Hearts of Ice
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Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
You come home one night, worn out by another day of hard work and not falling back into bad habits, to find the woman you love has left you. What now? A short story about addictions that never quite dry out and wounds that never heal.
Stick Out Your Tongue
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,620. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When Echo crashes, her life as a bicycle messenger in Boston spins out of control. One of her packages is full of cash and that can only mean one thing. She's made thousands of drops, but now knowing the contents and the locations makes her a liability. Helping her is out of her boyfriend's depth, but it's not for a guy at work who she secretly likes.
Taste the Bright Lights
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,160. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A hard hitting story following 14 year old Lisa as she runs away from home and learns to survive on the streets. 'This book knocked me sideways...will speak for the disenchanted voice of a generation much like Catcher in the Rye did to the youth in the 50s.' 'Exceptional.' 'A brilliant book which should be on the syllabus of every secondary school.' 'Incendiary reading. Exemplary writing.'
A Wake of Vultures
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Price: Free! Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Follow Slaw and Shittin' as they take advantage of the destruction of Hurricane Katrina by looting scrap metal. See how two friends linked together by love and circumstance attempt to better their lives by seizing opportunity while others wait for deliverance. A poignant and moving tale of two souls bound together with tenderness and humanity where society would least expect it.
Clockwork
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
In a broken down world connections make all the difference. A glimpse into a tempestuous relationship where love meets obsession on the fringes of society, blurring the lines of conventional romance.
Public Key
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 103,530. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
PUBLIC KEY is the story of a recent college graduate on the run. He tried to help someone. Now there’s a price on his head. He must work to establish his innocence. He just has to make sure he isn’t caught before he does. All he has are his wits and his laptop. Fortunately he’s pretty good with both.
Knockout King!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011 by Living Books USA. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A new terror has hit the streets of the USA; gangs of kids that attack the defenceless and the elderly - for FUN! When his father becomes a victim, Stanley finds himself on the wrong side of a teenage ‘Knockout King’ gang. But there’s more to mild-mannered Stanley than meets the eye - and the streets will never be the same again! Stanley’s philosophy is simple: fight fire with fire!
La espera
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: Spanish. Published: December 27, 2011 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
En este libro encontramos los sueños de Merari Fierro. Pero no es lo onírico, que tiñe en ocasiones sus páginas de un surrealismo delicioso, es algo más contundente: La descripción de la mujer en toda su extensión; con sus problemas cotidianos, su descarnada infelicidad o las alegrías más pausadas.
Fractured in this Killing Scene
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Rab and Tam are two Jack the Lads who like fun, women, and drink, in whatever order they appear. Unfortunately, they are unready yet to face the challenges and responsibilities that confront them in adult life. Each has their own major situation to contend with, and how they each cope and come to terms with these challenges dictates the kind of people they will eventually become...