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13 Years in America
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Price: Free! Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.94 from 33 reviews)
The powerful story of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in modern-day America.
To Dream Again
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Price: Free! Words: 100,350. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Aichje Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rivals at school and rivals in love, Kerem and Nozam take opposing paths during the war of liberation that ignites their country. When Kerem returns from exile, Sanomi, the love of his youth, leaves Nozam for Kerem and together they witness Nozam's disintegration and the betrayal of a nation’s dreams.
Ensemble
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Price: Free! Words: 68,320. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thirteen short stories, comprising Mummified Couple Found in Peatbog, Wordblind,Mona and the Witchdoctor, After Ovid,Frog Baby,The Last Day of June (The Old Ones,Quintana Roo,from Impossible Musics I: The Omniphonium, Kisses, A Fever of Unknown Origin, Lazarus Risen, Game Over,and The Flight.
Pedalling Backwards
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Price: Free! Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On a bleak, muddy island in the Blackwater Estuary, Lizzie struggles to come to terms with the loss of her unborn child and the death of her sister. Trapped in a damp cottage with her ineffectual but well-meaning husband, and her aloof parents, the things that are said and left unsaid on this strained family holiday threaten the complex ties between mothers and fathers and their daughters.
The Smoke That Thunders
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Price: Free! Words: 109,020. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
"Africa held the promise of changed hearts and souls. This Africa would offer renewed hope and the possibility of love. It would define their destinies. Yet, at any moment, this Africa could rob them of hope, love, and destiny. Chad and Peter were to be tested and refined in ways they dare not imagine."
Prometheus Fit To Be Tied
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Price: Free! Words: 89,830. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Recounting 1939, the birth of a superpower, the twilight of a mostly rural America, and the misbegotten adventures of the last man in the world to know everything except what to do with himself. Comedy, romance, and drama unfold when a dissipated millionaire returns from Europe to his childhood home just in time to interfere with a rural electrifcation project and reawaken the town's old secrets.
Taking Candy from the Devil
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Price: Free! Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Chris Bly, burnt out and broke after an ill-conceived software startup, retreats to his father’s collection of geodesic domes on the western slope of Washington’s Cascades Mountains. Brother Trent is a Hollywood stunt coordinator dabbling in jewel theft. Fake Bigfoot tracks surface and a mysterious stranger arrives to exact revenge. Redemption arrives with romance, a trebuchet and explosions.
Omega
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Price: Free! Words: 153,790. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Omega returns the adult reader to the world of childhood imagination: a world populated by the fantastic, the fabulous and the thoroughly improbable. But a world where adult concerns of poverty, injustice, prejudice, politics and economics are all too real. In this world, the reader is taken on a search for the Truth in a more literal sense than one would expect.
The Chamber Four Fiction Anthology
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Price: Free! Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
25 of the best short stories published on the web in 2009/10--chosen by the editors of ChamberFour.com, a website dedicated to making reading more enjoyable and more rewarding. Includes a wide range of stories from great online lit mags. This anthology is DRM-free and free to download. Find a complete table of contents, a PDF version, author bios, interviews, and more at Chamber Four.
Lieutenant C
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Price: Free! Words: 95,710. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Kafkaesque, semi-surrealistic tale about a reluctant hero trying to save the world. The setting is the 1960's with World War II still raging on. Lieutenant C is an English teacher who is called upon--by mistake--to carry out a super-secret mission to end the war and defeat the Nazi-Trojans. He also pursues Helen McNunnly, the illusive woman of his dreams.
Fear and Aggression
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Price: Free! Words: 117,690. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A technological breakthrough has forever changed the scope and scale of space travel. Tension on earth builds as the inhabitants realize that the vast distance between stars has never been an obstacle for inter-planetary travel. The earth has always been exposed to the threat of an alien invasion. But, what if we find them before they find us?
Warm Winter's Garden
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Price: Free! Words: 112,000. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A family is an organism. When Bett Koster, mother and grandmother, is diagnosed with breast cancer, she finds she must adapt some and discard other of the rules she has used to live her life for more than sixty years. As Bett makes the changes she needs to be able to fight for her life, her family is forced to change how they think and act toward Bett, each other, and, especially, themselves.
Corpus Callosum
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Price: Free! Words: 53,970. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Corpus Callosum is a work of literary science-fiction about Jeanette Porter, a 30-year-old copywriter who uploads the mind of her dead sister Joey into a computer. But Joey doesn't take this change well, and begins to behave erratically. Jeanette must track down the computer’s inventor and enlist the help of several other uploaded minds in order to save her sister’s sanity and repair their bond.
What Lies Buried
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Price: Free! Words: 97,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A story of family secrets and misunderstandings, and the way in which they impact down the generations. Walter Blake's death brings a flood of memories to his two daughters. There is the question of what Walter and his wife buried in the garden. The notion of things being buried is also a metaphor for all kinds of issues including, art fraud, family feuds, and holocaust survival.
The Excess Road
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Price: Free! Words: 88,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
In The Excess Road paths to wisdom diverge on the campus of Wessex College where you can find a good education and good party but you can also lose your mind like Joaquin Chandler.
Summer
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Price: Free! Words: 165,050. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Summer is a time for love, sorrow, joy and pain – but mostly, it is a time for change. Summer is the season from which all memories flow. For Maggie and Peter, the summer of 1968 is one that changed their lives forever. For Jenny and Tom, the summer of 1979 is the one that will be remembered most. Two couples - one married the other childhood friends - separated by years, but inexorably linked.
The Big Pink
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Price: Free! Words: 78,950. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A tale of debauchery, lies and television. A story about booze, drugs, sex, war, money, and burger boxes. A novel about a house. A Pink House that starts off structurally sound and then falls into millions of beautiful pieces.
Envious Shadows
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Price: Free! Words: 136,340. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a novel about a black and white relationship in a small Maine town that explores the many forms of prejudice, particularly that of a racist Nazi group that hounds the couple and causes tragedy, but also many other external ways--class, religion, sexual orientation, even appearance and personality-- that people use to unfairly judge others.
Drums: a Novel
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Price: Free! Words: 58,150. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Told from a drummer's point of view, Drums: a Novel chronicles a small-time 80s rock band's run at making it big-time. The story moves from San Luis Obispo to Lake Tahoe, where the band chases the ultimate gig. Drums celebrates those musicians who achieve commercial success, as well as the 99.99% who give it their all, only to fall short from attaining mega record deals and glitz-glam fame.
Lakebridge: Spring (Supernatural Horror Literary Fiction)
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Price: Free! Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Stansbury, Vermont is known for the Lakebridge, a covered bridge with a dark history few remember. The bridge makes people do things – bad things. Some have tried to destroy the bridge, and failed. But as long as the bridge is fed with the lives of the innocents, it will go on – loving the people of Stansbury.