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The Gifts We Keep by Katie Grindeland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,350. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
"The Gifts We Keep" is the story of a family forever changed by the arrival of a young Native Alaskan girl. As they come together, new alliances are forged and old secrets are forced to the surface, weaving together questions of identity, forgiveness, and the bravery it takes to open our true selves to the ones we love.
Cities of the Interior by Anais Nin
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 World Unseen by Shamim Sarif
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Winner of the Pendleton May First Novel Award and a Betty Trask Award, and now an award-winning feature film, The World Unseen is a captivating human drama and love story between two women who discover universal truths about integrity, justice and finding your voice in 1950's South Africa. 'Elegant and understated' The Times
Skein and Bone by V.H. Leslie
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,170. Language: British English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Undertow Publications. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stunning debut collection of supernatural and ghost stories from V.H. Leslie. An assured and masterful collection of lush and evocative tales that will send frissons through you. "An absorbing and gorgeously unsettling collection." -- Alison Moore, Author of 'The Lighthouse,' (Short-Listed for the Man Booker Prize
Nocturne by Andrea Randall & Charles Sheehan-Miles
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,260. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
From the bestselling authors of In The Stillness and The Last Hour, a new story of forbidden love and second chances.
Baby Dust: A Novel about Miscarriage by Deanna Roy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,320. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012 by Casey Shay Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Baby Dust sheds a light on the all-too taboo subject of miscarriage in a raw, compelling, and incredibly realistic way. -- Kristin Cook, Founder of Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope
The Sign of Jonah by Charlie Canning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,690. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A group of Filipinos and expatriates are living peacefully together on an idyllic island until a plan to salvage a Japanese World War II wreck and sell it for scrap divides the community along predictable fault lines: Filipinos, an American and an Australian vs. two Japanese, a German and a seemingly neutral Swiss.
The Ice Maiden by Blanche Howard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,040. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When celebrated novelist Connie Brewster, her handsome husband and her two grown, charming children are caught in a hail of bullets just after she wins the Booker Prize, the impact causes ripples beyond physical injuries. This is a witty, sly tale of fractures in a marriage, the death of illusion, and reversal of values told by a master.
Cross and Poppy: A Village Tale by GMW Wemyss
Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
The Woolfonts are the prettiest and most placid villages in England. There's the duke, who's more than the comedian he likes to play at being; retired celebrities; real ale; and an all-conquering local XI. All they want is a new Rector. And they get him. No one anticipates that crime, love, and sacrifice shall play out, between the sun of the Summer fete and the poppies of Remembrance Sunday.
The Long and the short by Charles Bechtel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,530. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This collection of 25 short stories is by the author of "Book of Days," "The Odor of Orchids," "The Lady from Spain" and the six-book series, "DREW NOLAN — reluctant detective." Both entertaining and quirky, these 25 showcase the author's ability to see things usually missed, and to present them in a clear and cogent appeal to the emotions, passions and intelligence of readers. They're also fun.
The Fly on the Rose by Elizabeth Petty Bentley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015 by Parables. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Temple has no intention of remarrying after the messy civil divorce that left her without custody of her two girls. Then she meets Q, who doesn't understand that a civil divorce hasn't abrogated her religious vows. She decides he doesn't need to know, since he's not of her faith. She thinks he doesn't need to know about her daughters either. She couldn't be more mistaken.
The Trial of Frankenstein by Walt Edinger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,860. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Screenplays » Crime
The reader sits in the jury box and is asked to examine the question: Should there be limits to scientific inquiry? Whether it is cloning, genetic research or crossing species to create new life, who decides whether we should go down this path? In a modern context, the author puts Shelly's Frankenstein on trial. But this is also a trial of Science itself.
Leaving Gilead by Robert Crompton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
When Melanie rebels against the authoritarian religion of her family, she is cut off and has to make her way in life alone. Only then does she learn about Susan who had broken free a generation earlier.
The Great Art of Life by Jim Terry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,270. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Waking up under a coffee table after another night of boozing, Jim finds his friend dead of a heroin overdose. He calls Linda, another addict, for help. She plants the seed for change. Jim starts on a journey of self-discovery as he travels across the country in search of his life. The people, his adventures, heartbreak, and a chance at love, help him on his journey to discover who he is.
Hope Lies in Less by Kris Wehrmeister
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,920. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Hope Lies in Less is a darkly intimate collection of short stories that explore what it is to be human. The characters within these stories confront moments ... not huge moments, but small bits of time and individuality in which perspective is transformed. Hope Lies in Less is about the meaning of life.
Swallow by Tonya Plank
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A shy, young Manhattan attorney from a small-town, working-class background struggles with Globus Hystericus, the sensation of a ball in the throat, which makes it hard for her to eat, speak, and eventually breathe. This multiple-award-winning novel, at times darkly comical, centers on class privilege, gender equity, and the distance that can separate fathers and daughters.
From Thine Own Well by Norm Hamilton
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 66,370. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Meldrum House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
Wonderfully realistic dystopian! Who controls the water -- controls the masses. Disillusioned former Yukon mining exploration worker, Landon McGuire, is torn from his self-imposed exile into a Canada he no longer recognizes. Deceit, threats and violence emphasize the reality that economy trumps environment even when lives are at stake.
The Lost King by Devorah Fox
Series: The Bewildering Adventures of King Bewilliam, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,870. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When all you have owned, everyone you have loved, and everything you have done are gone, who are you? Mysteriously thrust from riches to rags, King Bewilliam battles dragons and personal demons to regain his kingdom. This Kindle Top 100 Fantasy tells a modern tale in a medieval setting.
Scar Jewelry by Sue Perry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 6 reviews)
What do we really know about our parents or the ways they shape us? For twins Deirdre and Langston, 20, the answer is: not enough. With their father long dead, and their mother now in a coma, they realize they don't even know whom to notify. In fact, they understand almost nothing about their mother. They delve into her life and uncover secrets that revise the past and transform the future.
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