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The Girl on the Swing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 13 reviews)
Julia believes that she has lived before. Suspended from her job and grieving for her lost son, Julia's past lives become an escape from her troubles in the present. For the first time, she meets someone in this life whom she recognises from a previous existence. But this man is a murderer, convicted of killing his wife. Past and present entwine, culminating in a dramatic conclusion.
Marvin Clark — In Search of Freedom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,180. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 10 reviews)
Marvin Clark, a man as shy as he is retiring, assumes a cloak of invisibility to protect him from vicissitudes of everyday life. The only escapes he enjoys are into the inner worlds of his own making. Then, a beautiful woman enters his drab reality. Suddenly, the protective ramparts Marvin had so carefully erected begin to crumble. Will she set him free? Free copies available for review.
Songs From the Other Side of The Wall
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009. Category: 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 Gate - Things my Mother told me.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
The Gate draws you in with subtlety, wit, compassion and faith. An intriguing and captivating look at the last sixty years of western culture that holds you even though we all know how her story is going to end. It will be of particular interest to people who experienced Alzheimer's or Dementia in their immediate family. "This is a jewel of a piece of writing…" [Kate Jones, USA]
The Avatar Syndrome
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Series: Anne Howell Stories, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,230. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 9 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.
The Great Teeth of the Young Lions
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,430. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(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.
Wells Without Water
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,090. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Ruth Clayton has a dangerous secret to keep. Living in an all-white town in Alabama at a time of charged racial emotions, she is pregnant—and the baby is half black. "Wells Without Water" chronicles the coming of age of Ruth’s son, Theodore Clayton, and the one boy in town who dares to befriend him.
Lessons in Eating Soup
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Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Michal is a young boy longing to be reconnected with his father who escaped Poland during the communist 1980's. This short story explores the innocence of childhood set against a bleak and frightening environment. It also offers a glimpse into cultural identity, how it can encompass the simplest of things, things that are often lost or left behind in the process of moving on.
The Glassblower's Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,390. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 7 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.
The Redemption Murders
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,750. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Based on actual events: A man goes on a murderous rampage believing he is doing the will of God, when he is actually under the sway of a masterful psychological manipulator who has passed himself off as a minister. (Not a slasher story, but a look into the darker reaches of human manipulability--and ultimately, the nature of evil.)
Mambo Panties & Other Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,570. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(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.
Whispering Tides
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,850. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When his beloved wife Nina suddenly dies - after 23 years together - Alberto Landi leaves Milan Italy. He is fifty, alone and confused, but he definitely knows he has to escape far away, across the ocean, to the place he and Nina have always loved together. He lands in Savannah, Ga. There he starts to rebuild his new life. The dream is coming true until the day he wakes up and discover that...
Moorings
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,100. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Moorings follows 23-year old Anne Holloway as she journeys up to a small, Alaskan fishing town to find her biological father. Instead of finding what she came looking for, Anne realizes the past can never be untangled from people's memories, and damage from oil spilled under the surface never completely dissolves. Still, by making the journey, Anne discovers her true identity can be found within.
Letting Go
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
a collection of short stories exploring the foibles and weaknesses of the central characters: a woman looking for uncomplicated sex; an ageing Irish spinster has her dreams coming true in unexpected ways. a middle-aged man who finds out more than he ever wanted to know about his mother's secret life. a young abused girl who deals out her own kind of justice. nothing is as it seems on the surface.
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 Range Trip
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Price: Free! Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When a salesman attempts to infiltrate The Iron Range and convince the salt-of-the-earth inhabitants to pay for home improvements provided by his company, his trip turns out to be a bizarre ordeal involving dark secrets that he would've never expected. This is a tribute piece to Hunter S Thomson who died recently.
Brushstrokes
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Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: Australian English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A short story about an Indigenous Australian art teacher, frustrated by bereavement and the loss of her heritage in an ever changing world. This is a modern, contemporary literary piece set in Perth, Western Australia. The narrator explores inter-cultural issues and taboos, the financial exploitation of indigenous artists and the 'one style' only of Aboriginal art in the global marketplace...
Stories for Airports
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You set the price! Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2009. Category: 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.
Suspending Reality
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,600. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Esther, Cheryl and Carla have very little in common - but all three will stop at nothing to escape: Esther from her religious, judgemental family; Cheryl from her obesity and her poverty; and Carla from the ghosts of her past. Suspending Reality is a novel that asks the question - can you ever outrun consequence?
The Birthday
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Harriet is in denial over her daughter turning sixteen. She does everything to avoid accepting the day finally arriving - including unwittingly casting a spell. Realising her mistake and in desperation she tries to fix what is no longer in her hands.