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Boss Gull
Price: Free! Words: 100,370. Language: Australian English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two Hard Men Friends for Life Enemies to the Death! WWII buddies and bonded by a tragic event, Frank and Lyle remain friends even though Frank goes up and up while Lyle remains at the bottom. Until the day when Frank decides he's rich and powerful enough to take on his oldest friend. But Lyle is the only man Frank was never afraid of; something of which he is about to be devastatingly reminded.
Weeks in Naviras
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,550. Language: British English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Something is wrong at the heart of the tiny fishing village of Naviras, a place where Ellie often sought refuge as her husband’s political power grew. Ellie has returned to Naviras just as a conspiracy to destabilise the Middle East is erupting. The village is the first and last place she ought to be, but Naviras has saved its biggest and deadliest secret for last.
Three Miles Square
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,470. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics
A captivating story that is the first volume in what has become known as the "Mantz trilogy," Three Miles Square garnered glowing reviews from some of the nation's luminary mid-twentieth century intellectuals when it was first published in 1939.
Ghost Town
Price: $3.91 USD. Words: 127,060. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
1981. Coventry, city of Two Tone and Ska, is riven with battles between skinheads and young Asians. Photographer Baz—‘too Paki to be white, too gora to be desi’—is capturing the conflict on film. Unemployed graduate Maia—serial champion of liberal causes—is pregnant with a mixed-race child. Neither can afford to let the racists win. They must take a stand. A stand that will cost lives.
Cities of the Interior
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 198,030. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cities of the Interior is a collection of Anais Nin's five major novels, Ladders to Fire, Children of the Albatross, The Four-Chambered Heart, A Spy in the House of Love, and Seduction of the Minotaur. Written in modernist prose, Cities explores the psychological and sexual dramas lived out by their fractured characters, each of whom seek to become whole through their experiences.
The Accidental Peacemaker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,810. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a novel about the second half of life and how one might deal with the predictable, if not inevitable crises: divorce, downsizing, depression, discouragement, and denial. In a sense it is a stealth self-help book, but rather than preach rigid doctrines and disciplines, it attempts to teach the reader through suggestion, explanation, and example, all packaged in a heart-felt story.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,450. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Is it possible to leave everything behind and start your life over again? Twenty-something friends Duncan and Ray take off on the road to determine just that. Leaving Phoenix and heading east, their only plan is to not have a plan at all — until, real life catches up with them.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,600. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Darshan chronicles the story of a family's 100-year journey across continents to escape a crime that haunts them through generations. "A multigenerational family epic in every sense of the term: nuanced, thoughtful, well-written, and deftly mixing history with fiction." -IndieReader
Book of Days
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,230. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Travel a man's life through twelve chapters, each chapter the length and breadth of a day. Claude is a boy who wanted to draw, a youth who had much to see, and a man compelled to put himself and those around him onto a canvas. The twelve days visited invite a reader to inhabit this person, who sought only to find honesty and permanence among those who touched him, and within himself.
Little Boy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,630. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A.J. dreams of graduating high school and entering the U.S. Air Force Academy. But when he falls in love with Maria, his life is changed forever.
The Last Hour
Series: Thompson Sisters, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 138,880. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Carrie Thompson-Sherman's charmed life begins to unravel as a jealous colleague puts her fellowship in jeopardy and a hideous secret Ray carried home from Afghanistan comes to light. Hanging on by a single thread, a disastrous accident puts both her husband and her sister's lives at risk. Heartbroken, Carrie will be faced with the most devastating choice of her life.
Black Wine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,370. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Five Rivers Publishing Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Winner of the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, Crawford Award, and Prix Aurora Award. An old woman hangs in a cage; a young woman slaves on a rich lord's estate. How does a woman discover and assert her identity in a primeval, barbaric world? From slave dens to merchant cities to isolated mountains, Candas Jane Dorsey's novel is a powerful exploration of gender, identity, and freedom.
The Taste of Translation
Price: Free! Words: 137,550. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Muslim princess learns to die to self, a Christian translator learns there are other ways to write, and a secular exile from the Bosnian War learns to open to her past in order to embrace the future. Across a shifting landscape spanning Europe and North Africa, and bridging more than six centuries, their pilgrimages to the centre of being tell a single story – of what it means to love.
Letters From Leonard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 213,970. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
When Paul receives a phone call telling him his best friend has committed suicide, he begins reading Leonard's old letters in an effort to find out why. This turns into a journey of discovery as Paul becomes obsessed with tracing his friend's steps over the last days and months of his life. Along the way, he comes face to face with his own demons and self-destructive nature.
The Years
Price: Free! Words: 141,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Told in the forceful language of Derry’s streets, The Years is a roller coaster ride down forty years of the town’s history. Francie, released from jail after a long sentence, is trying to come to terms with the changes peace has brought, as well as dealing with what he did – and didn’t – do on Bloody Sunday.
The Jig of the Union Loller
Price: Free! Words: 130,370. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A loller is a shirker, a slacker, a goof-off, an idler, a goldbrick, a dirtball, a ne’er-do-well—all of which define Claude Amognes’s behavior quite nicely. So he’s a good-time Charlie who smokes and drinks too much and does as little work as necessary; but while all these things are true, he’s also a delightful Falstaffian character. He's what makes reading this book such rollicking
Master Gardener
Series: Wylie Cypher, Two. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,350. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A humorous look at the problems presented by genetically altered seeds and chemicals that prohibit growth of weeds. Anne Proctor, Master Gardener in New Anglia, finds magic seeds that produce "super plants" that threaten the profitable seed business of BIG AG. Wylie Cypher, retired lawyer, battles BIG AG. Eco-terrorism group saves monarch butterfly. Fun and satisfying 300 pages!
Nietzsche, A Fictional Biography
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 196,740. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
There are no answers to humanity's pain, but Nietzsche was one of the few men who dared to look into the abyss and ask why.
June and Jitter (The Bugs)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,450. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"June and Jitter (the bugs)" can most succinctly be described as the bastard child produced from the unholy union of Ray Bradbury's "The Martian Chronicles" and an unrelenting dose of the clinical absurdism of Kobo Abé.
Borrowed Things
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,910. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Borrowed Things is set in North Carolina, alternating between Durham and a fictional coastal town on the Lockwood Folly River. Anne Gray, a woman with a troubled past, finds a new home in the dying town of Pearl where she releases the memories of two failed marriages as she sails the waters of the Innercoastal Canal with a haunted Latino priest and an elderly woman who wears No Fear t-shirts.