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Under the Rock
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 116,360. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by EWH Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Under the Rock is a richly colorful, authentically told family saga. Although it describes a time and a culture—the edges of Appalachia in the post-depression mid-1900′s—that are now mostly a distant memory, its powerful messages of innocence, betrayal and forgiveness are as timeless as the steady flow of the Ohio River.
Build a Blue Fire
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Steina's brother has died unexpectedly - how will she tell their reclusive mother? She can't, so she doesn't. Which means making sure that no one in the Icelandic fishing village where they grew up tells her either. Not to mention pretending that he's still alive, facing up to family secrets and dealing with the delusions of a complete stranger. She does none of this well.
Twilight in Jakarta
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,710. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Half a century ago when Mochtar Lubis's Twilight in Jakarta was secreted out of Indonesia and published in London, it was the first Indonesian novel ever to be published in English translation. The novel, a depiction of social and political events in the capital during the run-up to a national election, contains a grim cast of characters. Readers today will find much in this novel that resonates.
Between Trains
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 196,590. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It might be tomorrow. The progressive degenerative disorder of today’s world has advanced, and one young man embarks on a journey to discover who stole his future, or at least to understand the causes of its demise. On his way he encounters vagabonds and outlaws and one enigmatic woman who might be the key to the understanding he seeks—or perhaps the vehicle of its destruction.
Lifeform Three
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Paftoo is a ‘bod’; made to serve. He is a groundsman in the last remaining countryside estate, once known as Harkaway Hall and now a theme park. Paftoo holds scattered memories of the old days but they are regularly deleted to keep him productive. When he starts to have dreams of the Lost Lands' past, Paftoo is propelled into a nocturnal battle to reclaim his memories and his soul
She Sings of Old, Unhappy, Far-off Things
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(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.
Secrets from the Black Bag
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
All over the planet - from Pakistan to Tanganyika, from Scotland to Australia - doctors carrying their little black bags enter the private worlds of patients as they struggle with the business of living and dying.
Behind the Folding Fan
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 151,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a story of self-discovery and self-actualization. The main character, despite having realized the American Dream, is ill-at-ease in his cosmopolitan milieu. Sensing that something important is missing in his life, he hankers to relive experiences he once had in Asia. He naïvely seeks to renew, if not reinvent himself in Old Japan, which he considers his spiritual home.
Mercenary
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Lee Christmas gets drunk and falls asleep at the throttle of his locomotive, plowing straight into an oncoming train. Blacklisted from the railroad and his marriage in tatters, he flees New Orleans on a steamer bound for the tropics. Mercenary is the story of the USA's most famous soldier of fortune: the hard-drinking drifter who changed the fate of a nation.
The World Unseen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,730. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: 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
Lori
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,640. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The sheltered, comfortable, liberal upbringing undergone by Lori did not prepare her for marriage into the difficult and quirky Chicago working-class family of her husband, Jerry. Alcoholism, infidelity, economic disaster, and a mother’s biggest heartbreak of all-a seriously ill child-imperil Lori’s world. A story with tragedies and triumphs to which every reader will be able to relate.
Wilderspool Vaults
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,110. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Private detective Andy James returns to an 18 year old unsolved case. In previously considering the alternative ideology of a group calling themselves 'the grapevine' he uncovered, but failed to explain, the disappearance and possible murder of their leader. In returning to his questioning of key members of the grapevine Andy James comes to question their questioning of convention.
The Wake-Up Call
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On the surface he has it all: the women, the career, and the Central Park view penthouse, but behind his well-groomed and chiseled facade he has nothing. At least this is what he's about to realize. Find out how Jack gets his life-changing wake-up call in this fast-paced, heartfelt and funny novel about soul-searching, friendship, and love.
The Painting of Porcupine City: A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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."
Hollywood Assistant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A Hollywood superstar suffers a mental collapse, her marriage is falling apart, her career is on the ropes and the only one keeping it all together is her loyal assistant and friend, Darryl. Problem is, he's kind of in love with her. Soon he finds himself drawn into a story that is much like the movies his employer stars in. But in real life the answers aren't in the script...
Scar Jewelry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
What do we really know about our parents or the ways they shape us? For twins Deirdre and Langston, 20, the answer is: not enough. With their father long dead, and their mother now in a coma, they realize they don't even know whom to notify. In fact, they understand almost nothing about their mother. They delve into her life and uncover secrets that revise the past and transform the future.
The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(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 ...
Long ago, far away
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,660. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stories densely plotted, darkly-hearted... Jeffrey Solmundson has created tales almost-familiar yet brimming with energy and inventiveness. These richly imagined stories are at turns hilarious, at turns disturbing, often playful, always captivating and never quite what you're expecting. "Long ago, far away" brings together ten tales of murder, betrayal, bad luck and other disappointments.
The Friendship of Mortals
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Series: Herbert West, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 157,970. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Herbert West can revivify the dead – after a fashion. Miskatonic University librarian Charles Milburn agrees to help him, compromising his principles and his romance with Alma Halsey, daughter of the Dean of Medicine. West’s experiments become increasingly risky, but when he prepares to cross the ultimate border, only Charles can save his life – if his conscience lets him.
The Daughter of the Sea and the Sky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: American English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.58 from 19 reviews)
A mysterious nine-year-old from the Blessed Lands sails into the lives of a couple in the Republic, claiming to be the Daughter of the Sea and the Sky. Is she a troubled child longing to return home, or a powerful prophet sent to unravel the fabric of the Republic? The answer will change the lives of all she meets… and perhaps their world as well. [Literary, Saga, Speculative]