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Fiction » Literature » Urban
Only the Gnomes Know by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: British English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Urban(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The quaint English village of Hampton prides itself on the upkeep of its old-fashioned cottages. The annual 'Appealing Garden' competition has the whole village participating with wonderful results. Dorrie's garden isn't quite what she planned.
El hombre que lloraba en un banco - Siete relatos de una crisis sin paliativos by Carmen Cuenca
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: Spanish. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
¿Puede una crisis económica despojarnos incluso de nuestra identidad? En estos siete relatos las vidas de los personajes se cruzan durante un mismo día formando un laberinto de emociones perfectamente entrelazadas. Un amasijo de sentimientos que, al ser evocados en cada relato, se convierte en un grito desgarrador al que el lector no permanece indiferente.
Quisiéramos partir... pero no sabemos a dónde ir... by Claudio Valerio Gaetani
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: Spanish. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Plays » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Una comedia brillante, llena de confusiones y malentendidos, ocho personajes en escena muy particulares en un acto único afuera de lo normal. Un teatro simple pero divertido sin vulgaridades.
The Drama and Mockery of Fate by Alex Markman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,530. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Asteroid Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Urban
In Argentina, In America, in Canada, in Russia, in France, in Ukraine; the rich and the poor; felons and Saints; no one escapes the ills of humanity and the drama and mockery of fate.
The Lost Artists by Cal Danat
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016 by Black Brick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Set in the near future, The Lost Artists is a story of the organization of art and artists according to government sponsorship. Perfectly arranged art zones provide a utopia for commercial artists. Meanwhile, the Artistic Foundation is shoring up the unlicensed areas of artistic expression in the city.
Atonement by Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Every apartment in the building was its own little universe, and what was going on in another’s universe did not concern you. It certainly did not concern Mr. Wells, a fat, selfish man. He main pastime was to listen to all the goings on in the apartments around him. Everyone in the building considered him strange, and for good reason.
Out of the House of Darkness by Melanie Tem
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,400. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
He came from a long line of alkies, addicts, and ne'er-do-wells. Sobriety wasn’t enough—he needed a new life. In Out of the House of Darkness, we meet Neil as he works to make up for the decades he lost to severe alcoholism. This isn't a story about getting sober; it's about moving past mere sobriety and consciously creating a fulfilling life out of the shambles.
The Living End by Dave Goossen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Beth and her twin brother, Gavin, have got to stop the end of the world or at least find out if they're getting off the planet before the Big Bang Part Two. In their way are a psychotic zealot or two, a TV preacher with a heart of gold - or silver, or any major credit card - and their own doubts about what they've stumbled into the middle of.
12 Cups of Coffee by Dave Goossen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A book about work, love and finally knowing what you want. A compelling narrative voice drives this caffeine-fueled quest through the barrens of trade shows, corporate competition and dark moments of the soul. Chick lit for the sensitive guy, and maybe even the not-so-sensitive one whose had it with taking hits for the gender or corporate team.
When Friends Become Enemies by Chyna S.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,040. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016 by QUEEN CS PUBLISHING. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Growing up in Compton, raised by a single mother and no father, Desti'ne became familiar with struggling at a very young age. As a teen, she and her closest friends grew to understand that MONEY is absolutely necessary for survival.
Нью-Йоркские Чайки by Petr Nemirovskiy
Price: Free! Words: 59,540. Language: Russian. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Проза Петра Немировского написана в такой манере, что у читателя возникает ощущение, будто он находится в кинотеатре, где смотрит классные американские фильмы
Zico Hinmetan 'Caught Up In African Savagery' by Ehinmetan M. Ezekiel
Price: $5.02 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
This book is the first volume of a realistic, fictional series about the scheme of things in Africa. It deals with commonplace issues such as social and political disorder, bribery and corruption, and savagery; cultism and internet scam ('yahoo'); and it continues up to broad topics like racism.
Το Ασημένιο Ρόδο by Niovi Lyri
Price: Free! Words: 82,450. Language: Greek. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Δεύτερη δεκαετία του 21ου αιώνα. Η Αλίκη, ο Αντώνης, ο Λέο και η Ροντίνια είναι τα μέλη του μουσικού συγκροτήματος Ασημένιο Ρόδο, με το οποίο θα εκπροσωπήσουν το σχολείο τους, ένα Λύκειο της Κυψέλης, στο μαθητικό φεστιβάλ. Μετά το φεστιβάλ ο καθένας θα πάρει το δρόμο του, μέσα στην εποχή της μεγάλης κρίσης...
mon été avec Lucifer by Édith Couture Saint-André
Price: $5.61 USD. Words: 70,350. Language: French. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A Montréal, sur fond d’été caniculaire, Mathilde, Baby-boomer engagée, revendique haut et fort la jeunesse éternelle que la Science et la Médecine penchées sur son berceau il y a soixante ans lui ont promis. D’où l’intérêt de se mettre d’accord avec la madone en stilettos qui elle, tient ses promesses. Mais au prix de quelles conséquences pour Mathilde et son entourage ? Qui perdra sa vie ?
Reîntregirea sfrei by Ecaterina Chifu
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: Romanian. Published: April 25, 2016 by EdDigitala. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Pygmalion, rege al Ciprului şi sculptor a creat din fildeş o statuie de o neasemuită frumuseţe de care s-a îndrăgostit. Văzând marea lui iubire pentru statuie, zeiţa Afrodita i-a dat viaţă şi cei doi, prin iubire au format „sfera perfectă”.
Oubliette by Ann Pino
Price: Free! Words: 45,670. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Urban
In a city plagued by amnesia, Antoine earns a comfortable living as a prompter to the rich and powerful. He knows his time of privilege is short. Amnesia is contagious and growing in virulence. When a shady government agent offers him an amnesia vaccine in return for feeding scripted lies to his clients, Antoine has to choose between his values and everything else that makes him who he is.
Trinchera en Londres by Nuria Garcia Arteaga
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: Spanish. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
"..Hemos dejado atrás la conducta de mesurados y respetables intelectuales para convertirnos en reclutas dispuestos a toda acción suicida desde una trinchera formada por libros, donde el papel y las letras son nuestras pobres y trágicas armas.." Este fragmento describe a la protagonista. Los audios incluyen fragmentos de 'Vivir para contarla' de Gabriel Garcia Marquez y un poema de Javier Heraud.
Roots by Rahul Bhatt
Price: $3.80 USD. Words: 90,010. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: April 16, 2016 by Banyan Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Indic, Fiction » Literature » Urban
"Roots" is a contemporary urban fiction set in Delhi [India], tracing the roots of a priest and his hometown in the Himalayas... A suicide, a dam, a reality show...all come together in this gripping tale of longing and displacement....raising a question - Can there be any compensation for losing one's home and hearth?
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