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The Divine Dantes: A Prologue by Andrew Barger
Price: Free! Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
If "The Divine Comedy" and "Catcher in the Rye" had a love child, "The Divine Dantes: Squirt Guns in Hades" would be it. The novel is the first in a trilogy of laugh-out-loud books paralleling Dante Alighieri's classic poem, "The Divine Comedy," where the characters of The Inferno are encountered in modern times with surprising results. Read this literary, rock, love story today!
Father Walther's Temptation by Thomas J. Hubschman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,850. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013 by Savvy Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
FATHER WALTHER'S TEMPTATION is the story of a man sheltered too long by his profession, "tempted" by life itself. Even the annual visit to his mother looms as just another disagreeable chore. But when his aging Ford gives up the ghost on the New Jersey Turnpike, the breakdown starts a chain of events and chance meetings that threatens to turn his life upside down.
Glass House by Sophie Olsen
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
What happens when a sexy pet store owner lures a sophisticated wife into his eco-friendly web? "Glass House" is the author's fun-filled attempt at "flash fiction", ultra-short stories of less than 1000 words. At 1400 words, Sophie laughingly calls the story her "best failure ever" and promises to revisit its heroine soon. In the meantime, for a tasty lunch-time snack, give "Glass House" a try!
Song of the Mockingbird by Thomas J. Hubschman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,190. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Savvy Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
SONG OF THE MOCKINGBIRD is the story of a mature woman's self-discovery. Five years widowed but still bound to the man to whom she was married for thirty years, Doris gradually comes to discover her life not only is not over but is just beginning in ways she had never imagined possible.
Buried A Man I Hated There by Adam Pepper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,540. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Delusions drive them. Deceptions define them. Secrets consume them. BURIED A MAN I HATED THERE: A dark and unusual psychological thriller.
Le Gang des bigoudènes (Saison 1) by Anne de Gandt
Series: Le gang des bigoudènes, Saison 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: French. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Anna, Suzanna, Tristana, Leila. Quatre jeunes homosexuelles en quête d'absolu, égarées dans les méandres des corps et du coeur. Paris, ses terrasses de café, ses arrière-cours d'immeubles et la Seine, immuable, sert de toile de fond aux love stories arc-en-ciel des bigoudènes. Nouvelle édition.
11 Stories by Chris Cander
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,500. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
For Roscoe Jones, one time trumpet prodigy turned building superintendent, the relationships he forms with the tenants — two, in particular — justify the amputation of his finger and the forfeiture of his dreams. This is a story about sacrifice and service, longing and love — and the abiding hopefulness of the human heart that connects us all.
Penelope's Way by Blanche Howard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Penelope, age 70, searches for the meaning of life in the accreted layers of love, lust, guilt, family, pot luck suppers, and time and chaos theory. Her efforts may be destined to fail, but the journey is joyous. “This book is a great read: a compact narrative and a wide-ranging story… it ended far too soon,” wrote the Globe and Mail.
Wildnis by Darlene Barry Quaife
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,260. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Isa Luise Essler, a German writer and intellectual, emigrated to Canada in 1926 to marry the prospector, Wil See. It is now 1946, the Second World War is over and "progress" is king. Because of this post-war mindset, Isa Luise and Wil are fighting to keep the Nechako Dam Project from flooding their wilderness valley. Isa Luise is also corresponding with the incarcerated American poet, Ezra Pound..
Midnight Baseball by Bob Pajich
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Brilliantly showcasing one of the lone, remaining adolescent rites-of-passage -- a boy's first beer -- "Midnight Baseball" chronicles a fathers-and-sons fishing trip that quickly devolves into cards and drunken revelry. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Bob Pajich.
A l'ombre des manguiers by Guillerm Zamor
Price: $5.18 USD. Words: 65,720. Language: French. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Extrait: "Voilà Ophélie est morte! Est-ce vrai? Comment le saurais-je? Il faudrait que je retourne sur les lieux de mes ancêtres, sur les lieux où tout se déroula, que j'aille dans la maison où les bougainvilliers dormaient à l'ombre du patio et que je réclame sa présence à nouveau pour savoir si elle est toujours là."
According to the List by D.e.e.L
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
"According to the List" is a short story that reflects the personal views of the author in terms of many of life's question. What would you do if you won the lottery? If you were stranded on an island? What do you need in life in order to be happy? A writer may drown themselves away from the world, but the words will always be there.
SanFermin 2 by Jesse Graham
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 140,980. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
SanFermin 2 is the second volume in a trilogy that has at its center the annual bull running fiesta of Pamplona made famous by Hemingway. It follows a cast of characters who travel all over the globe yet make that yearly rendezvous with fresh tales to tell.
Missing the Mark by John Ridley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 250,290. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a book replete with suspense and danger. Margaret Ann will capture your heart as you sympathize and empathize with her. The main character grows up before your very eyes, and she makes the wrong choices at times, experiencing danger and fear, and contacts with those in the highest levels of government. Her sleuthingis amazing, and her resourcefulness will amaze the reader.
A History of the World by W. A. Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,340. Language: American English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A History of the World is a haunting exploration of the mystery of human connection. A novella with the fullness of dimension and scope of a much bigger book, the story is set in a fictional rural American town in the early 1980’s and is told by six narrators, including two ghosts. W.A. Smith's language is luminous, provocative and profound, by turns lyrical and magical.
His Last Nine Words by W. A. Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,980. Language: American English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of interconnected stories concerned with the loyalty, love and desire that bind families together and the emotional and spiritual forces that may rip them apart. Fathers yearn for deeper connection with their sons; sons chafe under their fathers' control and wonder about their own lives. From aged patriarchs to distant dads to a Vietnam vet who fears he cannot have children.
The Last Snowsuit of Eva Braun by Stephen James Blower
Price: $4.19 USD. Words: 95,710. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
The last five days in Hitler's Berlin bunker in 1945, told through the watchful eyes of his loyal Alsatian, Blondi. A young German officer falls for Eva Braun, and tries to convince her to escape her suicide pact and fly away with him. Can the affair they conduct behind the back of the Führer change history forever?
The Descent of the Magyar by Brian Tomaine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ignaze is disaffected, navigating the aftermath of the Prague Spring. A Hungarian abroad during times of great changes and social upheaval,he must withstand his passage through events outside of his control. In the end, he reaches a sort of state of absolute grace, wittingly or otherwise.