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Moules Marinières
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Dutch. Published: March 7, 2012 by Uitgeverij Parelz. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Jan Kees valt voor een volgende vrouw die auditie voor hem doet wanneer hij de cast voor een nieuw toneelstuk wil completeren. Ze was aanbevolen door zijn vriend Rudy van Woudrichem. Ze windt hem om de vingers. Toch blijft Jan Kees er heel rustig onder. 'Opgewonden standje,' noemt hij haar, wanneer ze hem de wacht aanzegt.
Tientje
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: Dutch. Published: March 7, 2012 by Uitgeverij Parelz. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Hoe zou u reageren wanneer u in een druk winkelcentrum een moeder boos tegen haar kind hoort roepen: “Zodra iemand je wil hebben, verkoop ik je”? Eén man staat op na deze woorden en gaat naar haar toe, met een tientje in zijn hand.
Encuentros en el vórtice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,330. Language: Spanish. Published: March 5, 2012 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Un hombre que resuelve con metafísica su imposibilidad de orinar; otro que, de niño, fue visitado por un emisario del futuro. Un taxista que llevó, sin saberlo, al peor pasajero imaginable. Una rebelión mundial pero momentánea de los espejos del planeta. Un alma atormentada por la música irrefrenable de su propia mente...
The Reflections Off Broken Glass
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,900. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
When a young woman approaches the vicar of St James's claiming rape by another priest, his beliefs are called into question the more he listens and tries to help. Her story of abuse begins to take over his work in the small, deprived inner-city English parish with its funny and inspiring people. Can the church authorities be held to account, and how to find love and hope in such a struggle?
Off
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,980. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 4, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Pensar nos livros e o calor equatorial me levam à rua. O ranger da cama do quarto ao lado, do quarto de cima, do debaixo é pior do que os sons da cidade.
The Polyphonic Ringtones of the Damned
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,060. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Madness, Paranoia, isolation, hot-desking. Welcome to the world of Moonbeam, a chain smoking, alcoholic Capuchin monkey trying to make it as a Web Designer in a London drained of all life and love. Hounded by a saboteur intent on ruining the little chance he has with life, Moonbeam struggles through the world of men. Can he break free of the madness?
Under the Mask
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Helen wakes up one morning with an urge to get rid of her husband, Jerry. She kicks Jerry until he leaves. As she breaks dishes, lamps, dressers, and doors, Jerry looks for a way back into his house, but his efforts are complicated by a neighbor with the same destructive urges as Helen. As Helen and the neighbor destroy his house, Jerry has to fight them both if he wants his old life back.
Genre selection
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 75,500. Language: Russian. Published: February 25, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Былички Виктора Левашова, вошедшие в книгу «Вы­бор жанра», публиковались в журнале «Сибирские огни», в альманахах «Подвиг» и «Неизвестный Норильск», в Интернет-альманахе «Лебедь», в русскозычном ежене­дельнике «Панорама» в Лос-Анджелесе.
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.