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The Remote Islands
Price: Free! Words: 38,250. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Thirty-one love letters from an air disaster survivor to his wife reveal a modern-day reachable utopia.
William Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure": A Retelling in Prose
Price: Free! Words: 37,730. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's problem play "Measure for Measure." People who read this version first will find it much easier to understand the language of the original play.
In Light of Ray
Series: Ray. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
His initial plan of suicide begins to look unfeasible, a man tries to decide, on the basis of Ray’s ambiguous statements, whether he should die alone or invite an abandoned girl along. Ultimately affirming, this novel details a man’s drift from the Vancouver streets and the emptiness of dead-end jobs to a choice between embracing community and connection or disappearing into a waiting squalor.
The Gurry Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,770. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Did you ever wonder what really goes into a can of cat food? Frank Parker, a mechanic in a fish processing plant, discovers that some knowledge can be hazardous to your health. This is a novella of approximately 30,000 words.
Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,520. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Charles and Tony’s mother dies the estranged brothers struggle to pick up the pieces, particularly so given that one of them is mentally challenged and the other bitter about his place within the family. The conflict is drawn out over materialistic issues, but there are other underlying problems which go to the heart of what it means to be part of a family and to be human.
Time To Let Go
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,560. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Following an incident at work Stewardess Hanna Korhonen decides to take time off to spend time with her elderly parents in rural England. There she finds that her family can't provide the easy getaway that she had hoped for. Her mother suffers from Alzheimer's and while being confronted with the consequences of her issues at work, she and her entire family are forced to reassess their lives.
Backpaddling: A River Adventure in Reverse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,110. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It’s the summer of 2004, and a Harvard-educated journalist sets off on an outdoor adventure, expecting to find the essence of America in the uncharted backwaters of his adopted Heartland home. Instead, his trip is undone by drug dealers, monster hunters and his own rapidly disintegrating personal life.
The Schrodinger Solution
You set the price! Words: 64,430. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Samantha Griffen is a scientist investigating strange anomalies in the laboratory where she works for Thorne Industries. She hires an intern who she fears may be spying on her work for her employer. The strange occurrences start to gain in significance and impact globally, threatening the destruction of life, the Earth, and even the universe. Can Samantha find the Schrodinger Solution in time?
Sebastian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,910. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sebastian is the story of a young man who, due to an unfortunate accident, has his leg amputated shortly before World War I. When his father is drafted to the war it falls to him to run the family grocery store in Vienna, to grow into his responsibilities, bear loss and uncertainty, and hopefully find love.
Journeys from the Viewing Pool
You set the price! Words: 100,680. Language: American English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kirkus Reviews wrote: “A strange, fascinating trip through many lives via one adventurer.” It’s a story of the human experience. Yet, the voice of the protagonist isn’t simply that of a man’s or a woman’s life story, it’s the voice of Noadiah, a solitary soul. With the help of his mentor, Tobias, they spend an evening reliving the lives that has caused him to hide the Journeys in a shuttered room.
The Luck of the Weissensteiners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,000. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the sleepy town of Bratislava in 1933 a romantic girl falls for a bookseller from Berlin. Greta Weissensteiner, daughter of a Jewish weaver, slowly settles in with the Winkelmeier clan just as the developments in Germany start to make waves in Europe. The political climate in the disintegrating Czechoslovakia becomes more complex and affects relations between the couple and the families.
The Chief and Her Sister
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,510. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Chief is dead. Politics, family feuds and the bonds of sisterhood collide as the Carpenter sisters each vie to become the next Chief. Mary, the reluctant heir to the proverbial throne, has to choose between the life she loves in the city and the one on the Rez she's already turned her back on once. Younger sister, Amanda, is all too eager to prove she should have been the Chosen one.
Intimates: A Journey Towards Sacred Sexuality
Price: Free! Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the near future, a group of young people start on their erotic, sacred sexuality journey of Courting, Coupling, Communing, Intimates ... then “beyond imagining.” They get The Shot so they do not have to worry about pregnancy, only enjoy themselves until...until they have to move into relationship, then family building, then the exploration of what it means when two become intimate.
The Soul as Strange Attractor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,240. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“The Soul as Strange Attractor” is literary fiction, but the stories are neither boring, nor bewildering. The characters consider them true. Why quibble just because some of them hear things? If seriousness is sometimes lacking, there is always sincerity. Mudgap, New Mexico is a mountain village: some played out gold mines, a few Milagros, but no bean fields. If you never heard of it, look it up.
I Am Not Gog
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,850. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A modern allegory of emancipation. Lydia’s fragile tether has snapped. Beset by fraudulent debt, imminent eviction and demons from a tormented past, her insanity was predestined. Now it is war. Time to fight back. But things don’t go to plan. So, there is only one thing left to do: go and find the biggest bully of them all, and put a big flippin’ flea in his ear.
Dancing to an Irish Reel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,430. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
On sabbatical from her job in the LA record business, Hailey takes a trip to Ireland for the vacation of a lifetime. What she finds is a job offer too good to turn down. Her new job comes with one major complication—Liam Hennessey. He’s a famous Irish musician whose entire live has revolved around performing. And Hailey falls in love with him. But the journey isn't an easy one.
Sometimes Y for Yak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,610. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Hazy Burton comes of age in 1950's Alabama as she sets out to rescue abandoned dogs. Sometimes Y for Yak is the heartwarming story of a girl and her family, friendship, animals, sadness, tragedy and ultimate triumph as she learns the meaning of unconditional love, forgiveness and acceptance. Often comic with colorful characters, the novel will take readers on a journey they will not soon forget.
No Permission Needed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,340. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is just a story told by a man... But reading his story will change the way you think about your life. It will change the way you look at the relationships around you and the relationships you are in. It will give you reason to reflect more thoughtfully on your dreams. And more importantly, it will challenge your beliefs about your own, inevitable death.
Writing This Ability: Parables and True Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Inspirational
The stories in this collection represent more than just tear-jerking accounts of overcoming adversity and mislabeled disability, although I’ve told a few of those too. I’m more interested in exploring the potential of what we consider to be dis and ability through characters who are constrained by circumstance and societal expectation even as they fight against those limits.
The Resurrection of Osama bin Laden: A Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The author goes to Vegas to cover a Conference for Young Conservatives, but it’s a bust. He instead gets wrapped up in a much larger story, one that could bring down the presidency. Osama bin Laden is still alive. The author and his editor pick up the trail on the Vegas Strip, fend off rivals from Fox News, outmaneuver rogue agents of the CIA, and follow their leads to the outskirts of Khartoum.