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The Ape & the Peacock by Ralph Hancox
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,420. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It’s 1957 in the fictional Canadian Province of Superior. In the span of just a few days, the lives of several high-level government officials and a colourful cast of “destitutes” are about to change forever. In this penetrating social commentary by the author of Con Job and Scandalous, wrongdoings lead to shockingly unequal consequences for the privileged and the dispossessed.
Access: Thirteen Tales by Xu Xi
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,500. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What do we think we desire? What do we truly desire? These are the two competing forces underlying Xu Xi’s latest fiction collection Access. These thirteen tales are at once acerbic and heartbreaking, directing our gaze at the incongruities of human relations and the persistence of wounds our hearts cannot heal.
The Unwalled City by Xu Xi
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 92,750. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2010 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Xu Xi, one of Hong Kong's preeminent novelists, examines the lives of four of the city's residents amid the tension and uncertainties leading up to the 1997 handover to China.
The Great Imitator by Colyer Reuthe
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,860. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Great Imitator is a haunting account of a family tortured by the unsolved disappearance of a much-adored mother, an accused father never absolved for her presumed death, and a son and daughter who have avoided disillusionment at any cost to maintain sanity. Cast into a chaotic sequence of events, the family is left with just one question: who would you become if you risked telling the truth?
Habit of a Foreign Sky by Xu Xi
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Somewhere between Hong Kong and New York, life does an abrupt shift for Gail Szeto, when her mother, her last family member, is killed in an accident. For Gail, a mixed-race, single mother who had buried her young son less than two years prior, all she has left is a hard-won career at a global investment bank. Life rapidly goes into free fall for this woman with a complicated past.
The Mouse On Wall Street (The Grand Fenwick Series, Book 3) by Leonard Wibberley
Series: Grand Fenwick, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the third book in The Mouse That Roared Series, the tiny duchy of Grand Fenwick is at it again, this time upsetting the world's economy. “Wibberley is in great form. For imaginative story-telling and funny but meaningful satire this latter-day Swift is unbeatable.” – Los Angeles Times
Час збіраць косці by Віктар Казько
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,750. Language: Belarusian. Published: October 1, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
У новую кнігу лаўрэата Дзяржаўнай прэміі Беларусі імя Я. Коласа Віктара Казько ўвайшлі аповесці «Час збіраць косці», «Прахожы», «І нікога, хто ўбачыць мой страх». Аўтар запрашае чытачоў далучыцца да падарожжа пакручастымі сцежкамі чалавечае памяці, дзе будзённасць перагукаецца з трывожным сном, поўным прарочых і сімвалічных праяваў, заклікае прыслухацца да глыбокіх філасофскіх, месцамі містычных,
Horseman (Turkish) by Kristina O'Donnelly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,090. Language: Turkish. Published: December 17, 2015 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE HORSEMAN ihtilâflı bir epik roman. Konya platosunda, sekiz bin sene önce neolitik çağ kenti Çatalhöyük'te yaşanmış trajik bir aşk üçgeni'nin 20. Yüzyılda yeniden canlanışını anlatıyor. Romans, uluslararası siyasal entrikalar, reenkarnasyon, kültürel bağlar, mistisizm, ihanet, intikam, günah, kefaret. O'Donnelly'nin kitabı, ancak yıllar süren araştırmalar, farklı farklı yaşam deneyimleri kazand
Among The Humans by Nolan Whyte
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Beer-soaked and hard-boiled, Jerry the Bird is doing his best to fit into human society. He has a fledgling career writing mysteries, but when his lizard best friend drags him into the search for a missing stripper, Jerry finds himself living a dime-store mystery instead of writing one, all while trying to win the heart of the girl next door. Dark and hilarious, Among the Humans is unforgettable.
She Sings of Old, Unhappy, Far-off Things by Caren J. Werlinger
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Margaret Braithwaite, a fifty-ish professor, lives in the shadow of her famous husband, Gavin, who is terminally ill. When he hires Wyck Fitzsimmons to restore his gardens, Margaret slowly realizes her heart can feel love again. Gavin, though, is determined not to let death stop him from holding onto his wife. Love can take root in the most barren hearts, if Margaret and Wyck can let it grow.
The World Unseen by Shamim Sarif
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,720. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Winner of the Pendleton May First Novel Award and a Betty Trask Award, The World Unseen is a captivating human drama and love story between two women who discover universal truths about integrity, justice and finding your voice in 1950's South Africa. 'Elegant and understated' The Times
#LucysLetter - The Children of the Greenhouse Age by Vincent Lowry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,880. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dark family secret haunts a young Lucy Gold as she struggles to survive in a world ravaged by the effects of climate change. Her mother is a suspected murderer, her father has been absent since her birth, and her planet—after generations of careless greenhouse gas emissions—is a nightmare of droughts, fires, and violent storms. Lucy's goal is to unravel her past and discover her unique destiny.
Summer Symphony by Brandon Shire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,450. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
There’s a stigma in many cultures about how men are supposed to grieve. This stigma is no more conspicuous than when it comes to a father’s grief over a child lost to stillbirth. Martin Zoric's daughter never took a breath. He held her once and never stopped loving her, but then he had to learn how to deal with the loss.
The Painting of Porcupine City: A Novel by Ben Monopoli
Price: $4.89 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Sexy and sweet, gritty and gut-wrenching, "The Painting of Porcupine City" takes readers on a graffiti-covered adventure spanning years and hemispheres and miles of painted walls. From the author of "The Cranberry Hush."
In Another Life by Dana Caldarone
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,790. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tommy Louis returns from WW II a hero, only to find that the life he left behind is gone forever. While delivering his best friend's last words to his widowed wife, Tommy meets Jeanne. She's just a kid, at that point, but soon her life spirals into a place she never imagined possible. Both of them seem hopelessly broken, but their lives keep circling back to each other. Can they save each other?
Green Mountain Dream by Dana Caldarone
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,180. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This book is the third in The Green Mountain Dream Trilogy. It hinges largely on the events of the two previous books, No Permission Needed and The Widow Maker. It is about love, about the possibility of reincarnation, about dreams, and about the spirit that lays hidden in everyone and everything around us.
The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead by Lorinda J Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the 30th century, an off-world expedition brings back a giant termite with a behavior that suggests intelligence. During the planning for a first-contact expedition, Kaitrin Oliva, a linguistic anthropologist, falls in love with the entomologist-leader, a complex man hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, civil discord is brewing on the termite planet as the Queen's Chamberlain plots a murder ...
A Love Like Blood by Victor Yates
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,350. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A Love Like Blood forces readers to question the influence of race, religion, immigrant life, sexuality, and business and how those things can disrupt the father-son relationship.
The Ice Maiden by Blanche Howard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,040. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When celebrated novelist Connie Brewster, her handsome husband and her two grown, charming children are caught in a hail of bullets just after she wins the Booker Prize, the impact causes ripples beyond physical injuries. This is a witty, sly tale of fractures in a marriage, the death of illusion, and reversal of values told by a master.
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