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Dante's Purgatory: A Retelling in Prose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,360. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a retelling in prose of Dante's "Purgatory," the second part of his "Divine Comedy." In this volume, Dante the Pilgrim climbs the Mountain of Purgatory with his guide, the Roman epic poet Virgil. Dante purges the seven deadly sins, and at the top of the mountain he finds the Forest of Eden, aka the Garden of Eden. Finally, he sees Beatrice for the first time after her death.
The God Gene
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,590. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Winner 2013 National Indie Excellence Award. The Ten Commandments written in the genetic code? Scientist Rosalind Evans thinks it’s a hoax, but when her secret discovery leaks and goes viral, public reaction is intense. To some, it’s a miracle, to others, a myth. But to a group of religious and political elites, the God Gene is a dangerous public delusion that threatens their very existence.
Redemption on the River
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 142,700. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
Silas Jacobson pulled a trigger, killed his father, and left home with his guilt. Months later he’s face down in Memphis mud, trying to forget the girl who betrayed him. He staggers to his feet, but finds that she's deceived him all along. He'll risk his neck for her—he owes her that much—but love is no longer possible. Redemption comes down to his conscience, two women, and a poker game.
Briarwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A community wakes to find power has ceased, cellphone are mute, and the radio plays only an empty growl. Doom approaches. A doom that is as sudden as it is mysterious. A doom that seems plausible and imminent to Americans who find themselves inhabiting lives they never anticipated in an empire that doesn’t resemble the futures they were promised in more hopeful days.
Retreat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 870. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A friend retreats...should I follow? I lifelong friends loses his soul mate to cancer, and decides to retreat. Or does he?
Pig
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A vegan career woman has it ALL under control until her food begins begging for its life. If she ever hopes to eat again she'll have to dig deep for answers...
Border Lines: Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,400. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012 by doirepress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Border Lines introduces us to characters who are vivid, yet understated. This polarity makes them compelling. Most notable is Ian, the link throughout the collection, often in discordance with himself and the world around him. From his early years, Ian struggles with issues of self-doubt and disappointment, though ultimately his quest for self-discovery moves him forward on a path to understanding
Chasing Secrets
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,780. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
During the summer of 1937, in rural Alabama, 14-year-old Emma Munn had no idea that the events of one morning would change her life forever. She never dreamed that her father would commit suicide and leave a secret inside a written letter. A letter Emma is determined to find and her mother is determined to keep hidden.
Left Turn at Cloud 9
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Still stinging from an unhappy divorce, Emma can only dream of soaring to new heights, until an unexpected package arrives on her doorstep. How does a confirmed recluse juggle attractive men, priceless Russian jewels, ageless relatives, angry fathers, and tea that has rather… curious properties? What would you do if you inherited a century's worth of mysteries?
Jazz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
A heartbreaking portrayal of ambition, treachery, and deception, Jazz tells the story of Chris Sommers, an aspiring writer from New York, who travels to Paris in the hopes of meeting Amber, a mysterious and beautiful woman he has always been irresistibly drawn to.
Thicke & Thin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,190. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Thicke & Thin is a darkly comic novel about friendship and sacrifice. Within the frenetic world of an upstart public company, executive titles often mask an underlying incompetence and corruption. Amid the struggle, a burnt out CFO is faced with making the ultimate choice: resign in disgrace or watch his friend be sacked. Courage and loyalty were never his strong suits. How will he choose?
Daughter of a One-Armed Man
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 89,660. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
After Jackson spends one night with Mari, he’ll do anything to find her again. He follows her up the coast of California and a polar bear drives the taxi. Into the forest and through frozen mountains, he talks to God and creatures of faerie alike but the final confrontation is with the wood nymph who is Mari’s mother and the father who gave up his arm for the love of his life.
Rainy Pavements
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 43,120. Language: British English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short stories - Fireworks that won't light, a Christmas afternoon burglary, kindness that creates more problems, an April evening turning murderous - everything here is switched about. An Easter-Egg factory goes on strike, a couple teeter on separation in romantic Paris, a painting becomes menacing - surfaces are broken and deeper truths emerge.
Divine encyclopedia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,870. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
О чем беззвучно говорим все время. Вот эта область. Этот круг забот. «Кого касаются проблемы смерти». Что мы увидим - «начавши все же двигаться туда». Какой сюжет стоит там непрерывно.
Forbidden Liaisons - Twilight of Medicine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,350. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A teenager tells her mother that she plans to become sexually active. She is given an unpublished semi-autographical novel her physician-father wrote twenty years ago. It depicts the happenings in a failing Philadelphia hospital, including staff indiscretions. She then realizes that revealed past liaisons could ruin friendships among families, including her circle of friends.
The Rosary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
Between prayers, as she says the rosary ("forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us"), an old woman refuses to pardon her newly widowed and destitute daughter.
All the Good Gods Are Dead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,230. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
How can you hunt a God? How can you kill a God? How can you make a new God? What discerns a man from a beast, a snake from a butterfly? When the golden-eyed priestess of Tzra carries her God into new lands to forcefully convert the minds of the people, a disfigured man emerges as the most unlikely of saints.
Exactly Where They'd Fall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,800. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
As Amelia and Drew pair off to begin their future together, Jodie hangs on to one night, a year ago, which none of them remember the same way. With vivid characters, generous doses of humor, and palpable emotion, Exactly Where They'd Fall is a charming debut novel about three friends forced to explore the complicated and fragile bonds of friendship and love.
Forever I Bloom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
the story centers around Chizoba, a young girl who is forced to live with Aunt Bridget in Lagos at the death of her grand father. she experiences different forms of barbaric cruelty from one relative to the other until she seeks death as the ultimate solution to her misery forever I Bloom is a shocking story that reveals the unbroken ability of every abused child to bloom forever.
The Color Of Things
Price: Free! Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Little Lenny Helzerman doesn’t expect anything more from one day than he does any other day and he doesn’t give anything more to one day than he does any other day. It is all the same. And this suits him just fine.