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Exile
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 369,190. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Building on the characters and themes of Heroes and Smoke, Exile brings back Detroit Homicide detectives, George Hofmann and Christopher Garvin. The two face their most enigmatic case as they try to understand the mysterious events at Phlogiston Fabricating. What happened when the first Candice vanished? Who is the second Candice who suddenly appeared? How is the perplexing John Klein involved?
Expats
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,250. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
About EXPATS Every decade or so a previously forgotten tropical backyard flowers unexpectedly thanks to the discovery of gold, oil or cheap labor. Enlightened royals and savvy dictators attract investors and foreign companies to their domains. Growth figures – real or inflated – spread the lore of an economical miracle. Factories replace traditional farming fields. Skyscrapers rise amidst the cou
The Boston Druid and the Wizard
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Series: Irish/American fantasy, Book 6. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 93,040. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Through a series of events, 16 year old Brian unintentionally ends up as the Faerie Queen's Champion and betrothed to Maedbh, a 13th century Celtic teenage princess. Brian's normal life complicates when he has to bring Maedbh home to modern suburbia.Then a gangster decides that Brian should be killed as his grandson Robbo's first hit as a trainee. How will Brian manage this and much much, more?
Three Stories From Paris
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Three short stories of down-and-out expatriate life in Paris. Poverty, the rain and cold, young love, friendships lost, drunkenness and chestnuts in the fall. From the streets of Belleville, Oberkampf and Ménilmontant, to the cobblestone footpaths of Père Lachaise Cemetery, these are stories from an other, less romantic side of Paris.
No Fairytales (Beyond this point)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,980. Language: Spanish. Published: January 23, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Víctor Marchán nos presenta una antología de sus relatos. La parcela más intelectual y sugerente de su obra
Good Note
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Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A short flash fiction tale of when desperation meets opportunity aboard a commuter bus.
The Asphalt Warrior
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,800. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Introducing Brendan Murphy, a.k.a. "Murph," a Denver cab driver with two goals in life. First, to earn as little money as possible to support his simple life, which features a daily burger and episodes of "Gilligan's Island." Second, to never get involved in the lives of his fares. He's not very good with the first issue and spectacularly bad with the second.
3 கதைகள்
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Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: Tamil. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
நான் ஒரு மென்பொருளாளன், புரியும்படியாக சொல்லவேண்டுமானால், ஒரு ஸாப்ட்வேர் எஞ்சினியர். எழுத வேண்டும் என்பது நீண்ட நாள் ஆசை. நான் எழுதிய முதல் மூன்று சிறுகதைகளை இங்கே தொகுத்திருக்கிறேன். படித்து விட்டு உங்கள் மேலான கருத்துகளை shankarab அட் gmail டாட் காம் என்ற முகவரிக்கு அனுப்பலாம்.
Mis elegidos (Memorias de Margarita Guzmán del Alberche)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,930. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Margarita Guzmán del Alberche nos relata episodios de su azarosa vida, en especial los vividos con alguno de los diversos amantes, sus elegidos.
The Alloway Files
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,810. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
The Alloway Files is the darkly humorous tale of Ellen Alloway, a young City Schools teacher who is put on administrative leave for mysterious reasons, and the HR Clerk who is sent to her school to investigate.
The Undergraduates: an aftermath of love
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,440. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Shawn sits at the edge of his bed, staring out his third floor window; a married woman is asleep under his covers. He begins to reflect with a mix of nostalgia and despair on this situation, on his recently dissolved relationship, on tomorrow, on yesterday. Cinematic and literary, The Undergraduates brims with truth and immediacy climaxing with a wildly powerful commentary on our urban condition.
Never Be Unsaid
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,530. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by StreetWise Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
When a Yank and an Aussie stop selling cars and head off into the Outback to write the books they have within, it is the things they say to each other that hurt far more than the things they do. Fist fights and adultery can be forgiven, but what’s said, can never be unsaid.
Designer Days
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
In the modern day Wellington suburb of Thorndon Laura, a young mother, shuns nine to five work to design her own days. She is eminently employable but covets domesticity. She encounters a schoolboy who also resists the routine others have planned for him. Several new people enter Laura’s life and her ‘tranquil routine’ turns out in a way she had not envisaged.
Equinoctial Gales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,130. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Equinoctial Gales is set in Wellington, New Zealand in 1939. The story spans the six weeks between the Spring Equinox and Guy Fawkes day in the suburb of Kelburn. It portrays a neighbourhood of people who, like the plants in their gardens on the steep hills and against the wind, are each struggling to become established in some way.
Rusty Blades (Short stories 1988-90)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Five short stories by Chad Taylor, first published 1988-1990 'The Man at the Door,' 'Geisha', 'Two Friends', 'Girl from Mars' and 'Rusty Blades'.
Here She Comes Now
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Three short stories by Chad Taylor: 'Here She Comes Now', 'Close to You' and 'DIN.'
For Entertainment Purposes Only
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,630. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Twenty-four year old David Barnes feels like a major screw up but really has just lost traction. He comes up with an internet scheme that will bring in the money but not happiness. Falling for someone fourteen years older only makes matters worse. An affair with Jackie Bass,editor of a poetry journal and a near fatal solo camping trip teaches him there is no shortcut to growing up. Set in Seattle.
Moving with the Music
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013 by ManyTracks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Here she was in the city, in an old house that looked worse than she felt. The past hadn't gone very far away but she didn't expect much. They would clean up the house; they would live here. Then the neighborhood walked in with young Ramon leading, and Sara’s world opened up.
Passin Time at West Side High
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Price: Free! Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Short story about a student named Kwinton Jones and the inner city high school he attends
Daddy Was Uh Mobsta
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,360. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
‪In this urban version of Scarface, Fleetwood captures the southern culture on a cross-country suspense full of love and rage driven by childhood revenge only a father could understand and only a family could appreciate.