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The River People
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
River-Song faces many changes as she competes with her best friend in the summer games. New braves invade the valley from her mother's land, so River-Song can understand them. She tries to keep the peace while her father leans on her to help lead their people.
A Road Painted in Scarlet
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The infamous Highway 74 in Southern California can be a death trap of a road. There’s even a store that sells a T-shirt with the logo: I SURVIVED THE ORTEGA HIGHWAY. Let me tell you about someone who never earned that shirt. I didn't murder him. But what happened haunts me to this day. And the kicker? This story's real.
Delightfully Twisted Tales: The Weirdos Next Door (Volume Three)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A washed-up pirate gets one last chance at pirating again, a mother learns that an apple a day is not all it's cracked up to be, a knock at the door causes terror at the end of the world, and an old peach farmer suspects his plants have a spicier love life than he does. This delightfully twisted collection of four short stories is easily devoured in one sitting and will leave you hungry for more.
Desire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The future of Lily van Velsen, San Francisco pearl "doctor" and gemologist, looks assured, given her recent engagement to her goodnatured colleague Alan Purdue. But once she begins reading the diaries that recount many of her ancestors' illicit romances and their relationships with demon lovers, she is driven toward a dark destiny of her own.
L’Intime des sens féminins
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 106,330. Language: French. Published: May 28, 2011 by Editions Dedicaces. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cet ouvrage met en scène Marilem et Roucoul, à l’affût de leurs candeurs amoureuses, qu’ils associent à des fontaines de l’intime. Rien ne peut empêcher la prospection de cet intime, au delà de la frontière d’eux-mêmes, qu’ils irriguent de leur délure et délinquance des usages, sur le modèle des riches sensations inédites, ou des sveltes consciences.
Ghost of the Sun
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,770. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In "Ghost of the Sun," celebrated novelist Harry Mark Petrakis reintroduces his most memorable creation: Leonidas Matsoukas, the larger-than-life hero of Petrakis' classic novel, "A Dream of Kings." Now, eight years later, he returns from Greece, where he had been imprisonment and tortured, to the Greek- American Chicago neighborhood where he had lived with his family, but all has changed.
One More Winter: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about love, daughters, dogs and letting go.
Boxes
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Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After being in a prison cell for two years, Hector hopes to get home and breathe easy. But he can't. His dead father's things wait for his attention, and his sister can't help with much of anything. Getting back to civilian life is always tough for ex-cons, and it's no different for Hector. Seems that he's boxed in. Again.
One Moment in Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,300. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After a violent accident, Jack Barrett had a new outlook on life. He took on adventures that made him one of the world's most admired people. With each step, Jack grew as a person and a leader; risking himself and his family to save others. In the end, Jack was about to die, or was he? Prepare yourself for a surprising ending that questions the nature between life and death, reality and dream.
The Chapman Report
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,070. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Based on the "Kinsey Reports" where Dr. Alfred Kinsey conducted interviews with thousands of men and women on their sexual habits, Irving Wallace's blockbuster novel "The Chapman Report" concerns the interviewing of a number of society ladies from a community in California known only as "The Briars," which leads the reader on an intricate trail of desire and intrigue.
Moskovsky Station
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,360. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Follow the journey of one courageous American child, who finds herself living among Russia’s homeless and manages to survive. Winner San Diego Book Awards Editor's Choice San Diego State University Writers Conference
Saffron Dreams
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,670. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
From the darkest hour of American history emerges a mesmerizing tale of tender love, a life interrupted, and faith recovered. Arissa Illahi, a Muslim artist and writer, discovers in a single moment that no matter how carefully you map your life, it is life itself that chooses your destiny.
The Preppy and the Trout
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in the glamorous resort town of Sun Valley/Ketchum, Idaho, the story revolves around a young, insecure, former lacrosse star who owns a fly-fishing shop, his demanding preppy wife, and a bungling older Ivy League man who’s recently moved west to escape his troubles by trout fishing.
Dust on His Soul
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 136,300. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Inspired by the life and times of Stephen Biko an apartheid activist arguably as important as Mandela. This novel is a fictional account of such a character. A story of sacrifice, suffering but ultimately redemption. Set in apartheid South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s, the dark days of South Africa's history also bred an incredible thirst for justice. A triumph of the human spirit.
Zoom!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Zoom! Flash fiction collection. Fantasy, science fiction, mainstream.
The Real Thing
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Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011 by M. R. Jordan. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Summer's mother wants to fall in love with a vampire or werewolf. Summer just wants a dad. Bruce could be the guy if her mother would just stop looking for the real thing.
Why Waste English Setters on Dog Shows?
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Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
On the fine art of sowing chaos in public places, with the assistance of undisciplined dogs.
A Beautiful Cup
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 145,810. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Everything you want in a novel - love, sex, crime, fledgling mobsters, tarot readings, dancing, mayhem, fog, beautiful cups of coffee and beautiful people who serve them.
A Dream of Kings
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,940. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"A Dream of Kings" tells the tale of Leonidas Matsoukas, a half-charlatan and half-concerned adviser, who is by turns a compulsive gambler and adulterer. But Matsoukas's dreams are fixed on an ailing son, for whose cure everything must be sacrificed. A journey to the sacred land of Greece will restore the health of the child and, perhaps too, the dignity of the father.
The Hour of the Bell
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,990. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in 1820 and 1821, "The Hour of the Bell" recreates the beginnings of the Greek War of Independence after 400 years of slavery under the Turkish Empire. From the raids of mountain guerrillas, to the great sea battles of small island fleets, to the savage siege and butchery at Tripolitza, all come vividly alive in this great historical adventure.