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The Avatar Syndrome
Series: Avatar Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,210. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011 by Inhousepress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00 from 11 reviews)
Prequel to Headless World—The Vatican Incident. Stan I.S. Law, author of over twenty-five books, is releasing his latest jaunt into the uncharted realms of human potential. "The Avatar Syndrome" follows Anne from childhood, to womanhood; from a troubled, taciturn youth, to a world-renowned violinist; from misunderstood recluse, to messiah of a higher truth and beauty.
Songs From the Other Side of The Wall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
A lyrical novel for lovers of Murakami. 18 year-old Szandi is part of Budapest’s vibrant, cosmopolitan art scene, sharing a flat and a bohemian lifestyle with her lover and fellow sculptress, Yang. Then a letter arrives that threatens everything, and forces her to choose once and for all: between the past and the present; between East and West; between her family and her lover.
The Great Teeth of the Young Lions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,430. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
Haunted by a student suicide, the sports-hating English teacher Mr. Batty tries to coach a rowdy junior high track team with raw talent. But as students vandalize his mailbox at night, Batty’s troubles multiply when a fist-swinging mentally-disabled boy named Cage joins the team and threatens Batty’s chance to win the championship track meet and justify his otherwise failed life.
The Glassblower's Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,390. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Greta's life is carefree until the abrupt disappearance of her elder sister, and all her courage can't save her from the sinister shadows that engulf her. Even when she finds a way out betrayal and treachery threaten her.
Scar Jewelry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 7 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.
Unusual Salami and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
With humour ('Imaginary Col')or strange lyrical horror (the title story) the characters in this collection struggle to make sense of life with sometimes dreadful consequences. Greg is weirdly empowered by reading a book, Anna escapes an enchantment (or does she?) God creates the world and Arkle is... well, Arkle. Although what IS that raggy brown stuff under the tree in 'Pneumonia'?
Mambo Panties & Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,570. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A cycle of short stories about rural Texas spanning 75 years. Some of the stories are funny, some poignant, and some… just strange.
The Dateless Diary of An Unknown Person
Price: Free! Words: 67,220. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A law graduate, disowned and turned out by his father, while living in a Kafkaesque world of Franz Kafka, struggles against absurdity and worthlessness of life and comes across a dateless diary of an unknown person and comes to know about the quest of that unknown author of the diary for the peacock tribe people and their mysterious peacock tantra (rituals). A novel writen on many levels.
Stories for Airports
You set the price! Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Going somewhere? Stuck where you are? This book is for you. Stories for Airports is not about airports. It is an album of brief encounters with people who intrigue and appall you, people in the midst of discovering that entire worlds exist within the most inconsequential moments.
The Work of The Devil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,950. Language: British English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 4 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.
Taking Candy from the Devil
Price: Free! Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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.
Once in Every Generation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Angelina was a phenomenon with an incomparable singing voice. A trauma destroys her dreams. As an adult, Angelina teaches voice to a student who astonishes her. She instills in Lisa the confidence to believe in herself. The young student's voice launches her on a rise to stardom. At her career height, an illness surfaces. Relying on one another's strength, both women learn to deal with challenge.
One Moment in Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,300. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After a violent accident, Jack Barrett had a new outlook on life. He took on adventures that made him one of the world's most admired people. With each step, Jack grew as a person and a leader; risking himself and his family to save others. In the end, Jack was about to die, or was he? Prepare yourself for a surprising ending that questions the nature between life and death, reality and dream.
The Savior of Turk
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,700. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A porn store, 200 ft. Jesus and a fainting kid from India. Just another day in Turk, Missouri.
Cold Coffee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,550. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Norwegian immigrants Eric and "Bus Andersen go through the booming 1920s in California, then lose everything in 1929 and wind up on the dole in Brooklyn New York. Eric splits for far-off war work and Bus strikes out on her own.
Awful, Ohio
Price: Free! Words: 72,740. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"An intriguing monster." Troy Slushy's exposure to his life-decimating job, depressed wife, and crumbling home encourage his desire for a life in perpetual darkness. It becomes his objective to destroy the bright, menacing beast that removes him from the ecstasy of his dreams, only to expose him to all of these worthless possessions. Troy Slushy declares that his mission is to destroy the sun.
The Pecan Stand
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 139,900. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Each of us has a Groove in Life, that place where you're meant to be, doing what you're meant to do. Dutch John Van Rensburg finds his groove in a mysterious all-black town where the residents have a very good reason to fear whites. Because neither John nor the town's folk have any choice, they reluctantly take him in. And over time he falls in love with them, and they come to see him as family.
Complete Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,400. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A collection of literary short fiction, Complete Child looks at a variety of contemporary urbanites who find sometimes the only way past a baffling situation is through it.
Babysitting Socrates
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In a time of change and turmoil in late sixties America, a boy discovers love and choices. Love of a girl, love of his friends and his world.
The Rainbow Horizon - A Tale of Goofy Chaos
Price: Free! Words: 125,830. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This 1980s tale of the Pacific Northwest concerns when friendship isn't a distant machine. It features one central gay male character, searching for his roots. It's also about four 25 to 45 year old geniuses -- one Black, two brown, one white. Racism is blasted soundly, while sexism is promoted. Not the bad kind; the type where you get ahead in life...and not much of anywhere else.

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