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BabyWorld
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,600. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Affentheater Inc. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 2067, the death of a five-year-old-girl leads a young lawyer to the despicable truth behind a race of chemically adulterated children. BabyWorld is a mystery, soft science fiction that explores the psychological dysfunction occurring in families suffering from untreated trauma.
Dante's Purgatory: A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,360. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: 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 Adventures of Rudi the Rational Man
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rudi, a young donut maker and logician, loses his job. A visit to the unemployment office leads to friendship with an immigrant mute and a visit from the attractive but obviously troubled Rhonda Lingo. Restless and unfulfilled, Rudi leaves his city. Years later he returns and finds work in a small muffin bakery, his only co-worker a possibly homicidal dropout from a PhD program in philosophy.
A Child from the Wishing Well
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: British English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Gerard's wish is to break out of paranoia and mental illness to re-discover daughter Rosie's love for her father. He takes her to violin lessons and tries to trust Ruth, Rosie's tutor, to help him to know how to bond with his daughter. Is the eerie music tutor Ruth's foul-smelling garden well a place where wishes happen or is Rosie in danger from which her ill father can still rescue her ?
Hunger in America
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,560. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jack Dempsey Cliff travels to Kodiak, Alaska, in search of the father who had walked out when Jack was just a baby--but what he finds instead is a disturbing and desperate glimpse at humanity through the eyes of the strangers he meets in barrooms.
Ben Armstrong's Strange Trip Home
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
'Your brother forgives you,' Ben Armstrong is told by his mother's ghost, 'Don't waste that,' and so the hero of this novel starts his long journey home. What follows is a wild ride through the subconscious. It's amusing and hilarious and weird, and unlike any homecoming story you've ever read before...
Disappearances
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Disappearances tells the story of a young man mentally disconnected. Early one morning he’s awoken from a restless sleep by a plane crash outside his apartment window. Rushing down to the scene, the young man is unable to find anyone – no people, no rescue workers, no survivors. He is alone. Everyone he loves, everyone else on the planet as far as he knows, has disappeared.
HiStory of Santa Monica
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,450. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The collection is thematically linked by both the characters-who are struggling to realize their Hollywood dreams and the setting-Santa Monica, California.
The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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In the 30th century, an off-world expedition brings back a giant termite with a behavior that suggests intelligence. During the planning for a first-contact expedition, Kaitrin Oliva, a linguistic anthropologist, falls in love with the entomologist-leader, a complex man hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, civil discord is brewing on the termite planet as the Queen's Chamberlain plots a murder ...
What Starla Did
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A Texas teenager deliberately gets pregnant so she can sell the baby on the Internet and use the money to become a Hollywood star.