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Fragmente by John Schou
Price: Free! Words: 49,940. Language: German. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short-stories in German: „… weil die Auswahl der Texte einen Einblick in die ‚Werkstatt’ von John Schou bietet – ein Autor, der seine Leser gerne mit Ironie und Humor bedient, hinter denen sich aber die Wahrheit verbirgt. Wer keine Angst vor dem eigenen schlechten Gewissen und Lust auf eine geraffte und gereifte Sicht der Dinge hat, kann das alles nachlesen“ (aus dem Vorwort von Christa Efkemann)
American Dead by PW Cooper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,250. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of a small town in America. It is a Gothic literary novel which traces the intersecting narratives of six residents of an Upstate New York trailer park. When one of them stumbles upon a young man's body in the woods, it sets them all down a path leading ever deeper into the grotesque underbelly of their decaying community.
Sidereal Days The History of Rock and Roll A Romance (In One Volume) by Earl B. McElfresh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 174,180. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Meet the Sparrows…and Bo Diddley, the Cookies, Patsy Cline, Bob Dylan, Ed Sullivan, the Beatles and more as they navigate through their Sidereal Days in the early ‘60s, writing, recording and performing their rock and roll music. Sidereal Days The History of Rock and Roll A Romance. Books 1-2-3-4 now complete in one volume.
A Man with Three Great German Shepherds . . . and 1000 troy ounces of gold by Mark Butterworth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,160. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Retired Navy Warrant Officer, Dan Martin, has three German Shepherds he's rescued and trained. After one of them saves a priest from a lunatic, Dan's dogs become famous, but fame attracts the IRS to come after Dan for all the gold he's saved and keeps off the books. Dan takes off for Idaho and a stirring, emotional conclusion follows.
Save Me, Rip Orion by Matt Bower
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,260. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire(4.80 from 5 reviews)
An abandoned house is set aflame. Roscoe stumbles upon evidence that reveals the arsonist’s next target. Evoking his childhood icon, the mighty Rip Orion, Roscoe decides to become the real life version of the superhero and apprehend the pyromaniac. However, the fantasy rapidly unravels when events don’t unfold in classic comic book fashion. To save the world, Roscoe must play the role of villain.
Yo-yo's Weekend by David Brining
Price: Free! Words: 64,220. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Yo-yo's ring is stolen on a weekend visit to his uncle and aunt in York, he enlists ghosts, statues, clowns, fish, indeed anything he can conjure, to help him get it back. Dodging the forty stone international criminal mastermind Mr Vanilla, the weasly circus owner Truss and the delectable twins Rue and Thyme, Yo-yo needs to recover the ring to avoid being sent back to the nut-house.
The Girl in the Trees by Tom Lichtenberg
Price: Free! Words: 21,580. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(2.00 from 1 review)
Twelve year old Miranda Amelia Harden has lived all her life on her grandfather's ranch in the mountains. All she wants is to stay there, but the rest of the world can't seem to leave her alone. She has only two questions. How young is too young to know what you want? How young is too young to get it?
El Canto De Los Gallos De Oro by Margaret Donnelly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: Latin. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
A fin de evitar los juicios de Núremberg al final de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, altos funcionarios nazis escaparon de Europa, llevando consigo parte del botín robado a las víctimas del Holocausto, con la ayuda de Juan Domingo Perón, el presidente de Argentina.
The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath (Revisited) by David Keffer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,910. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This novel is a modern adaptation of “The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath” originally written by H.P. Lovecraft in 1927. In this version, a father and son travel through the Dreamlands on a quest for Unknown Kadath. The father’s goal is not to recapture the happiness of his own youth but rather to find the path by which his son can avoid the traps that have led his father far from happiness.
Room Four by AJ Knauss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Just after Christmas, Alan Fries, hapless accountant, wonders why nurses with antler hats are hovering over him. Can he survive a cardiac arrest and the antics of the staff at St. Augustine's ER with only Jerry (the grumpy old man who died earlier in the same bed) for company? Real-life ER doc pens a darkly funny story of two men - one dead, the other comatose, whose discourse is lively, indeed.
पॉलिटीशिया का ड्रैगन (The Dragon of Polititia) by Suniti Chandra Mishra
Series: Hindi Poetry and Fiction, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: Hindi. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The story takes place in an “imaginary” island marked by an immoral life of people who just pass time in idle gossips, lawlessness, hypocrisy, and lewdness. The island truly had a glorious past but the present scenario was just the opposite. The police, the politicians, the divines, the officers and the intellectuals are all sunk in the depth of moral corruption and sexual appetite.
The Photograph by Ann Steele
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,680. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a man is found beaten, comatose and barely clinging to life with nothing more on him than an old black and white photograph tucked inside his breast pocket, the ensuing investigation to discover his identity and the motive behind his assault reveals a shocking trail of greed, murder and deception that stretches back more than fifty years and implicates the state's highest officials.
Black Tongue by Anjana Basu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,170. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012 by Savvy Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
“Women are not born witches. Life makes them turn that way. If you want the truth of what I say, look at the facts: there are no young witches, no child witches. All the women torn or hacked to pieces in the columns of the newspapers are old. Some of them are not even witches at all."
Loose Movement Part 1 by Steve Wheeler
Series: Loose Movement, Part 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Loose Movement Part 1 is a collection of short pieces.It includes travel writing, film and music reviews and short stories, most of which have been published online.
The Trail Planet With Hammocks by Danny Brantley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
If you love love and despise evil you may love this book. If you do not love love and despise evil you may be squashed when I am elected World President. This is a story of a Brain Nugget implant from a superior planet that allows Sparky to experience the Trail Planet as if his consciousness is within a beautiful Trail Planet artist, musician, speaker and lover of Gus.
Free Filippa! by Hannah Shilling
Price: Free! Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in Sweden, the story of a woman with a disagreement with the world. She also has, or thinks she has, a heart condition, three boyfriends who seem unaware of the others' existence, a rather too literal belief in astrology, and a habit of putting truth drugs in the punch at parties. The action flits generally between Stockholm, Toronto, and the U.S.A.
Tristram's Printer by George Stenson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Rie, an independent, willful woman finds herself falling in love with typography, papermaking, and Harvey, a man old enough to be her father. Harvey wonders if his attraction to Rie is because of the death of his daughter and only child, Christine, two decades earlier. The two women seem similar.
The Great Disappointment, A Confession by Susan Taylor Chehak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,300. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“[This] ambitiously imaginative... novel questions the very nature of reality… [a] diverting exploration of metaphysical concepts. Winsome and smartly playful.” —Kirkus Reviews
Milligan and Murphy by Jim Murdoch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Fandango Virtual. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
On one level this could be a farcical tale reminiscent of the work of Flann O’Brien about a pair of Irish layabouts who somehow run away from home by accident and are helped find their way by a number of eccentric characters; on another it might be a metafiction about the nature of writing inspired by Samuel Beckett or maybe it’s just a silly book like ‘Puckoon’. Then again it could be all three.
Werfrand by Jakub Erbling
Price: Free! Words: 43,200. Language: Polish. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
Werfrand Stephen, wybitny reżyser, laureat Oscara, udziela ostatniego w życiu wywiadu. Jednak zamiast opowiadać o początkach kariery musi się zmierzyć z pytaniami, na które nigdy nie chciał znaleźć odpowiedzi.