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El reencuentro
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,090. Language: Spanish. Published: April 23, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Cuando las cartas nos vienen malas y perdemos la partida que pensábamos que era nuestra única razón de ser, creemos que el reloj se ha parado y que la muerte es inminente. Sin embargo, suena entonces el teléfono y al otro lado del hilo se escucha una voz amiga y cálida, una de esas personas con la que no se ha hablado ni se ha visto desde los tiempos de la universidad...
Chroniques Terriennes (Volume I)
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Price: $3.47 USD. Words: 61,910. Language: French. Published: April 23, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ce livre met en scène une série de petites histoires de plusieurs genres : horreur, fantastique, polar… et surtout parle de tragédies quotidiennes, des monstres humains qui rôdent dans notre société. C’est une virée réaliste dans la société, mêlée à une science fiction proche de Métal Hurlant. Bref, il y en a pour tous les goûts en somme. Sauf qu’ci, pas de happy end !
Pinkie: Stories of a Homeless Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012 by zanybooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Pinkie (his real name long forgotten) and his friends live near the beach. Sleeping on the sand, they are easy prey for impulse criminals, unruly adolescents, and even other homeless men. But in these fourteen stories, Pinkie survives fires, floods, and attacks, working without pay, and still is able to make the weekly dance and, for a few short hours, feel human again.
Vuelo de libélulas
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,550. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Lorenzo es un tipo duro. Así se ha considerado desde que tiene uso de razón, y así se define cuando decide entrar en un mundo completamente nuevo para él: la universidad. Cuando al cabo de unos meses comprende que su ideología política le ha granjeado el odio de conocidos y extraños en toda la facultad...
The Great Bordello. A Story of the Theatre
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 208,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by Mondial. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The story of aspiring playwright Edwin Endsleigh (Hopwood's counterpart), who, upon graduation from the University of Michigan, heads for Broadway to earn his fortune and the security to pursue his one true dream of writing the great American novel. Shaping his journey is his love of three women...
Virá a morte e terá os teus olhos
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,910. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Nos três últimos dias de vida do famoso fotógrafo Josef Leitz, que atravessou o terrível século XX de máquina na mão, cruzam-se passado, presente e futuro, imagens e memória, o sexo, a violência e a identidade. Que papel teve nessa morte o jovem modelo Felix que com ele passou esse fim de semana? Que papel tiveram o desejo, as famílias, as verdadeiras, de sangue, e as que os laços do afeto criam?
12-12-12
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,840. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Welcome to the parallel universe of 12-12-12. This not what actually happened during 2012. But what unfolds is not more implausible. Nor is it less implausible. It is reality with healthy doses of surreality and comedy, spawned by the tragic absurdity of our times. It is laugh-out-loud brain food for hungry minds.
Barra Querida
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: Spanish. Published: March 13, 2012 by Pluma del Cóndor. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Gabriel redescubre el valor de su círculo de amigos mientras hace frente a una emergencia médica. Sus compañeros, se debaten entre relaciones venenosas y la soledad. Algunos lo afrontan con cinismo, otros con patética resignación. Juntos enfrentarán sus miedos y se apoyarán, de la manera en que han aprendido.
Karaoke Praise the Lord
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,860. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012 by 9:10 Publishing. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
Have you ever had one of those days when you’re convinced everything is just a horrible dream and in a few moments you’ll wake up? That's exactly how Pastor Haley Brown felt when she was told she was going to be setting up a church in the middle of a housing estate, whose residents main place of worship was the local pub and where the karaoke song sheet was their bible.
De Laatste Reis
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Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: Dutch. Published: March 7, 2012 by Uitgeverij Parelz. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Een man herinnert zich de laatste reis die hij maakte; samen met zijn vriendin reed hij met niets dan een tasje kleren op de motor naar het warme zuiden en genoten ze van elkaar en het zomerweer. De zinderende herinneringen brengen echter een diep verlangen bij hem boven naar een nieuwe laatste reis.
Een Kostbaar Geschenk
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Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: Dutch. Published: March 7, 2012 by Uitgeverij Parelz. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Een groep vrienden brengt ieder jaar samen de kerstdagen door met een uitgebreid kerstdiner, om de beurt bij een van hen thuis in een gemoedelijke sfeer. Maar als Lucille het allerlaatste kerstcadeautje openmaakt, zijn alle ogen opeens op haar gericht. Wie heeft haar zo’n kostbaar geschenk gegeven?
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