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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...
Cidade Dormitório
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Price: Free! Words: 8,110. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
"Cidade Dormitório" é um livro de contos sobre as reflexões que fazemos num ambiente urbano, sobre as coisas que as cidades nos fazem pensar.
Block
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Two ordinary women leading their lives at the extremes of society. Three men seeking to push the boundaries of science and politics. Block is a novel look at power and powerlessness, crime and corruption. This is a story of dual identities where everyone's limits are being tested.
Twenty Seven Seventy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,230. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011 by StreetWise Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Is A Tag On A Fence Worth The Rest Of Your Life? Twenty Seven Seventy, 2770, the postcode of one of Sydney's most working class of suburbs, Mt Druitt. This edgy story of choice and consequences gives the reader pause to consider their own decisions and how they can lead to life changing moments. A gritty, all too real and very readable novel about social issues that challenge ordinary people.
Shoes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.00 from 1 review)
A dying homeless man promises a reward to a friend if he will take him to a church at Christmas. When they arrive, the homeless man discovers the church has suffered some deterioration.
Conta'm la veritat sobre l'amor
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Price: $6.59 USD. Words: 164,570. Language: Catalan. Published: November 18, 2011 by Editorial Tria. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Víctor Verchili, quaranta-tres anys, professor de filosofia i separat. Iniciarà un viatge (figurat i real) cap al que ell suposa que és la veritat de l'amor. L'acció narrativa va guanyant en intensitat a mesura que la novel·la avança i l'amor ho embolcalla tot d'incertesa.
La vida de los demás
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,070. Language: Spanish. Published: November 16, 2011 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Narrada de un modo ágil y manteniendo una tensión constante, "La vida de los demás", última novela de Joaquín Padeira, nos muestra ese lado bronco de la vida cotidiana que late junto a nosotros sin que nos demos cuenta, o no queramos verlo, pero que cuando casualmente nos toca es capaz de desbaratar en un momento todas nuestras seguridades.
Fiasco or Desired celebration which didn't happen
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: Russian. Published: November 14, 2011 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Офисная жизнь: явное и тайное, интриги и противостояние, любовь и предательство, честь и подлость, смелость и трусость. Office Life: explicit and secret, intrigue and conflict, love and betrayal, honor, and meanness, cowardice and courage.
Come le oche
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,430. Language: Italian. Published: November 11, 2011 by Delirium Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
La storia di un uomo che, perso nelle paludi del Delta del Po, trova se stesso.
La seduzione della vita
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Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 21,790. Language: Italian. Published: November 10, 2011 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Fantasie sull'amore, divagazioni sull'arte e meditazioni sulla vita sono la colonna portante dei pensieri di un personaggio indeterminato. Alle sue riflessioni s'intrecciano le storie di uomini che, presentati in situazioni forse banali, ci svelano il quadro inquietante di un'umanità in preda agli impulsi e alle contraddizioni. Si lasceranno sedurre dalla vita o soccomberanno alle ossessioni?
Best of Friends
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,800. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by Unicorn Productions. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A famous pop-rock band experiences success, friendship and love on their cross-country tour. *bonus* original short story included.
Manual de Trigonometria Aplicada
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
O livro começa com uma misteriosa carta e apresenta-nos a história de um engenheiro que parece ter encontrado na trigonometria e na matemática em geral uma forma muito pessoal de se exprimir e de reflectir sobre a sua própria vida. Esta novela venceu em 2002 o Concurso Literário “Ecos da Memória”.
La flor del frío
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: Spanish. Published: October 21, 2011 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Estamos ante una antología de relatos que recrea, con gran habilidad, una suerte de Sin City quiteña, en la que los personajes, sin embargo, tienen rasgos y características más reconocibles, más “reales”. A través de la sórdida corrupción de sus habitantes, la urbe despliega su pléyade de monstruos, engendros y pesadillas.
Слънчев бряг код жълто (Български / Bulgarian)
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: Bulgarian. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Have you been to Sunny Beach - Bulgaria. Have you seen the ecstasy of multilingual crowds. Although the text is wearing the uniform of a novel, actions in the book are so rapid, as in Sumo. Holiday adventure in Sunny Beach Resort - Bulgaria. Lyubomir Nikolov (Author