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The Work of The Devil
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,950. Language: British English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
London 1641: The first revolution by the people for the people is about to begin. Patrick Growsby, a printer's devil soon finds himself embroiled in a series of murders while the crown tries to muzzle him as he begins the very first investigative journalism. A romp in the spirit of the times through the sounds, sights and smells of a ribald city about to explode into open rebellion.
Psyche's Garden
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,490. Language: Australian English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man dies in strange circumstances, a girl is missing, and a child is born. Nic Penn is implicated in all of these mysteries, but he has disappeared. Is he dead, as his wife fears, or has he moved to pastures new, as his mistress suspects? When the two women discover the truth, their lives change forever. Psyche's Garden is a tale of madness and murder, but it is also about faith and redemption.
The Social Worker
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Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011 by Pottersfield Press. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Joey is not your typical social worker. He burns down houses to solve bureaucratic deadlocks, steals to get his clients bigger welfare cheques, and lies if it will help prevent his supervisor from intruding in the lives of his young clients.
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.
Marina (Originala romano en Esperanto)
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 58,650. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: August 6, 2014 by Mondial. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Moderna originala romano en Esperanto: Marina kaj Tomas: du svedoj kun malsamaj originoj, kun sortoj malsamaj,kies padoj jen krucas sin jen malkuniĝas. Neatenditaj eventoj kaj revelacioj formas ilian rilaton, ĝis Marina malaperas - kaj eĉ poste...
Ink
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,680. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Crossed Genres Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Are YOU marked for disappearance? What happens when rhetoric about immigrants escalates to an institutionalized population control system? The near-future, dark speculative novel INK opens as a biometric tattoo is approved for use to mark temporary workers, permanent residents and citizens with recent immigration history - collectively known as inks.
Swift River
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,880. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Swift River is the story of Polly McPhee, who comes of age as her central Massachusetts town is gradually emptied and cleared, along with three others, to create the Quabbin Reservoir -- a permanent source of clean water for the people of Boston. Ultimately, Polly survives and rises above both personal misfortune and the loss of her home to discover a clear and hopeful vision of her future.
The Girl in the Fall-Away Dress
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,510. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010 by Michelle Richmond. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A series of locations both familiar and exotic make up the 19 linked stories in this award-winning debut collection by the New York Times bestselling author of The Year of Fog. Whether leaving, returning, or staying put, the women who narrate these stories are bound to Alabama by history and habit, their voices informed by the landscape and lore of the deep South. "Smart and adept." The New Times
Nocturne
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,250. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Cincinnatus Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
From the bestselling authors of In The Stillness and The Last Hour, a new story of forbidden love and second chances.
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
The Last Hour
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Series: Thompson Sisters, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,420. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013 by Cincinnatus Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Carrie Thompson-Sherman's charmed life begins to unravel as a jealous colleague puts her fellowship in jeopardy and a hideous secret Ray carried home from Afghanistan comes to light. Hanging on by a single thread, a disastrous accident puts both her husband and her sister's lives at risk. Heartbroken, Carrie will be faced with the most devastating choice of her life.
The Great Art of Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,270. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Waking up under a coffee table after another night of boozing, Jim finds his friend dead of a heroin overdose. He calls Linda, another addict, for help. She plants the seed for change. Jim starts on a journey of self-discovery as he travels across the country in search of his life. The people, his adventures, heartbreak, and a chance at love, help him on his journey to discover who he is.
Accidental Child
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A futuristic, dystopian novel in the tradition of Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time
The Painting of Porcupine City: A Novel
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Price: $4.89 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."
A New Beginning
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 166,240. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
1946 brought about a new era. It was also the year the cold-war began. But there was another battle closer to home: the proposed Bill for a National Health Service. The Bill, when passed, would, for the first time, give free medical care to each and every man, woman and child in Britain.
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.
BabyWorld
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,600. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Affentheater Inc. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 2067, the death of a five-year-old-girl leads a young lawyer to the despicable truth behind a race of chemically adulterated children. BabyWorld is a mystery, soft science fiction that explores the psychological dysfunction occurring in families suffering from untreated trauma.
Dante's Purgatory: A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,360. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a retelling in prose of Dante's "Purgatory," the second part of his "Divine Comedy." In this volume, Dante the Pilgrim climbs the Mountain of Purgatory with his guide, the Roman epic poet Virgil. Dante purges the seven deadly sins, and at the top of the mountain he finds the Forest of Eden, aka the Garden of Eden. Finally, he sees Beatrice for the first time after her death.
The Adventures of Rudi the Rational Man
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rudi, a young donut maker and logician, loses his job. A visit to the unemployment office leads to friendship with an immigrant mute and a visit from the attractive but obviously troubled Rhonda Lingo. Restless and unfulfilled, Rudi leaves his city. Years later he returns and finds work in a small muffin bakery, his only co-worker a possibly homicidal dropout from a PhD program in philosophy.
HiStory of Santa Monica
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,450. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The collection is thematically linked by both the characters-who are struggling to realize their Hollywood dreams and the setting-Santa Monica, California.