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The Dogcatcher's Kid
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,950. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What happens when a boy is raised like a dog…and then thrust into the modern world? The Dogcatcher's Kid tells the story of Peter, a stoic dogcatcher who adopts the discarded dogs he should be euthanizing. When he takes possession of an abandoned baby, Peter is forced to confront the society he abandoned long ago.
Kodachrome
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 116,170. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by North Star Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
A global revolution cuts across cultural, economic, and geographic divides in a world of double-crosses, prophets, spies, presidential candidates, and Chinese revolutionaries. On its way to a truly surprise ending, Kodachrome features a thriller-like tempo, the foresight of science fiction, deep social truths normally found only in histories, and a plot that you have never seen before-anywhere.
Family Values
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 166,560. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tim Sloan’s job as pastor in a small country church in Appalachia is a cover. He is really looking for his mother’s killer. During the search he becomes embedded in the small community and its web of relationships in ways he never anticipated. These relationships challenge both his cynicism and his religious beliefs and lead him to changes that surprise both him and his friends.
Suite Harmonic: A Civil War Novel of Rediscovery
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,420. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
During the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War, Suite Harmonic is the indispensable novel for readers interested in discovering the intense experience of both battlefield and home front in the teeming world of the Civil War.
North of the Border
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,420. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Chigger looked through the shrubbery into the open dance floor of Momma Bomba’s and watched Junior Ricardo on the stage doing his version of Chicano hip-hop. He was surrounded by whores, other hangers on and Chigger hated that rich bastard. He wished he could go over to Junior’s fancy sports car and take his baseball bat to it.
Iliarjuk: An Inuit Memoir
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 131,520. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When I first read the Dracc Dreque manuscript I was immediately struck by its unflinching honesty and its uniqueness. As far as I knew, it was the only memoir ever written by an Inuit and it cut sharply across our ideas about the Arctic...
My Half of the Sky
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 207,260. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Chairman Mao said, "Women hold up half the sky." For Li Hui, a recent university graduate, that means following her dream of becoming a teacher, finding love and fulfilling her family obligations. But her father's debts and demands for an arranged marriage will soon pull her away from everything she truly desires . . . and Li Hui is forced to make her place in China's changing cultural landscape.
Where the HeArt is
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(4.00 from 1 review)
Will travel fix Ann's broken life? Suddenly bereft of both partner and job, Ann needs to find a new direction. Connecting frayed threads of family and finding herself in what she calls "art events" in America is rewarding, but no preparation for the totally unexpected—in more ways than one—things that happen in London. Ann returns home to New Zealand both shaken and stirred.
The Italian Castle Affair
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,080. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Three women inherit a castle in Italy, left to them by their ex-lover. One of the women thinks it would be nice to keep the castle. One wants to sell it to help with a cash flow problem. One can’t make up her mind. Can they find the perfect solution? And what about that other problem? The terrible secret that binds them together, yet has kept them apart for so long?
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 86,260. Language: Russian. Published: January 20, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
В этой художественной повести рассказывается о событиях, происходивших осенью 1942 года в одном из нацистских концентрационных лагерей, располагавшихся на территории восточной Польши.
Islands of the Gulf Volume 1, The Journey
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Series: Herbert West, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,950. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
To Andre Boudreau, Herbert West is the Doctor, who saved his life in the Great War. Andre will follow him into Hell if necessary. Margaret Bellgarde knows him as Dr. Francis Dexter, attractive but mysterious. One day she will be shocked by what she is willing to do for his sake. But who is he really? He doesn’t know – and the possibilities are disturbing.
Claypot Dreamstance
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,210. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Once a well-liked artist with a charmed existence, Claypot Dreamstance’s life cracks wide open when his young daughter dies in a drowning accident. Crippled by depression and grief, Claypot is on the verge of losing everything, including his life, when a couple decides to help him survive. They will succeed only if they can make Claypot see beauty in the world, even without his daughter in it.
Morna
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,420. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In nineteen-fifties Ireland, Morna Reilly wages war between God and the devil for the love of a man determined to become a priest until a fatal accident rocks the foundation of Catholic Glentown and challenges much of what Morna holds sacred.
22 Kisses
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,960. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book contains 22 stories about kisses--how some kisses can change lives, how some kisses cannot be forgotten, how a desire to kiss can alter a person profoundly. These are stories about a decisive moment that revolves around a kiss, and how kisses can alter the course of a life.
MOLOKA'I NUI AHINA, Summers on the Lonely Isle
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 83,540. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Julia Daniels, a Moloka'i pioneer woman of mixed blood, invites her grandsons Jeff and Ben to spend summers with her at her ranch on the east end. She shares the ranch with Chipper, an alcoholic war hero with a life estate bordering the swamp. The brothers roam a paradise of fishponds, waterfalls, pristine valleys, and mountains with herds of deer. Jeff meets the Kahuna Woman who freezes pictures of her enemies, the TS who seduces the Chief of Police, the man who refs cock fights in Kaunakakai, the sexy divorcee who lives in the Saddle Room, and the prodigal grandfather who returns to woo Julia. These characters help shape Jeff's sensibilities as he discovers the secrets of his grandmother's wild past in Honolulu and the intensity of her struggles on the Lonely Isle.
Casa
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Moorna Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Ted Markham finds himself in serious trouble after an accident in the top paddock of Weirakee Station near Bendigo, Victoria, little does he know that his saviour, a stray kelpie, would totally change his whole life. Ted and his wife Dianne are elated at the chance given to them by the little kelpie, Casa, to make their lives, and the lives of others a lot happier.
Een Masker Met Een Tong
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,560. Language: Dutch. Published: January 7, 2012 by Uitgeverij Verschijnsel. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Een geheimzinnig duel in toekomstig Tokyo, een poppentheater in het Londen van 1888, twee door de Jabberwock bedreigde avonturiers, een contortionist in een vervallen Haagse woontoren... Tien verhalen die schijnbaar niets met elkaar te maken hebben. Schijnbaar...
The Last Will and Testament of Lemuel Higgins
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,280. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Last Will and Testament of Lemuel Higgins is the story of two men, each of whom stands at the edge of the abyss. They are drawn together to find resolution or perish in the attempt. One seeks forgiveness before his time runs out; the other seeks deliverance from the inexorable tide of change. What they achieve together is greater than either could have imagined.
Buried By Debt
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 94,400. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Devon worships Jenna. Their friends say he's obsessed with her. Maybe he is. He wants to give her the world. Counting on a lucrative promotion, he bought a multi-million dollar home in Silicon Valley for her. It's all good because Jenna adores him. He's a lucky guy. Jenna loves Devon, loves her job, and loves nice things. But Devon and Jenna are desperate to hide their sky-rocketing debt.
An Obedient Servant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,050. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Melvin is a farm labourer. Olivia, the farmer’s oldest daughter cannot stop humiliating him. A bush war starts between the whites and majority Africans seeking self-rule. Melvin becomes a guerilla. Olivia gets captured by guerillas. They meet again. Melvin now has a chance to exert his revenge. Why does he save her more than once from death? More shocks lie in wait for Olivia.