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Summer Symphony
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,450. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There’s a stigma in many cultures about how men are supposed to grieve. This stigma is no more conspicuous than when it comes to a father’s grief over a child lost to stillbirth. Martin Zoric's daughter never took a breath. He held her once and never stopped loving her, but then he had to learn how to deal with the loss.
Psyche's Garden
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,460. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man dies in strange circumstances, a girl is missing, and a child is born. Nic Penn is implicated in all of these mysteries, but he has disappeared. Is he dead, as his wife fears, or has he moved to pastures new, as his mistress suspects? When the two women discover the truth, their lives change forever. Psyche's Garden is a tale of madness and murder, but it is also about faith and redemption.
Catriel el Escritor
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,110. Language: Spanish. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Catriel es un aspirante a escritor que se encuentra, misteriosamente, viviendo junto a un reducido grupo de personas en un caserón anclado un un montañoso valle, totalmente aislado del mundo. Cada miembro tiene su propia tarea, la de Catriel consiste en escribir su primera novela. Ésta, inspirada en su adolescencia, se entremezclará con la vida real, llegando a cobrar un sentido recíproco y único.
She Sings of Old, Unhappy, Far-off Things
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Margaret Braithwaite, a fifty-ish professor, lives in the shadow of her famous husband, Gavin, who is terminally ill. When he hires Wyck Fitzsimmons to restore his gardens, Margaret slowly realizes her heart can feel love again. Gavin, though, is determined not to let death stop him from holding onto his wife. Love can take root in the most barren hearts, if Margaret and Wyck can let it grow.
The Holmes Boys: Sherlock and Mycroft
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 154,270. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012 by UCS PRESS. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
This e-book, by agreement with Galde Press, contains the entire contents of The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes by Mona Morstein and first published by Galde Press in 2000. The book has been repackaged as The Holmes Boys: Sherlock and Mycroft. Morstein's original work was critically acclaimed. It is UCS PRESS' hope that this "repackaged" edition will widen the reading audience for this epic work.
Girl of Lies
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Series: Rachel's Peril, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,300. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
When Andrea Thompson receives an urgent call from her older sister Carrie, she agrees to fly to the United States to help. Carrie’s newborn daughter Rachel needs a bone marrow transplant. What Andrea doesn’t know is that her return will uncover secrets hidden for decades. Secrets that some will kill to protect.
Siamese Dreams
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 108,020. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ready to change the world, two high school friends from America begin a new life in Thailand. They take new names, learn Thai, and experiment with sex, drugs and radical lifestyles -- from spectacular poverty to salacious stardom. Set amid economic booms and an epic tsunami disaster, Siamese Dreams is rich with emotion, wit and insights into relations across cultures and sexes.
Long ago, far away
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,660. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stories densely plotted, darkly-hearted... Jeffrey Solmundson has created tales almost-familiar yet brimming with energy and inventiveness. These richly imagined stories are at turns hilarious, at turns disturbing, often playful, always captivating and never quite what you're expecting. "Long ago, far away" brings together ten tales of murder, betrayal, bad luck and other disappointments.
Between Trains
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 196,590. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It might be tomorrow. The progressive degenerative disorder of today’s world has advanced, and one young man embarks on a journey to discover who stole his future, or at least to understand the causes of its demise. On his way he encounters vagabonds and outlaws and one enigmatic woman who might be the key to the understanding he seeks—or perhaps the vehicle of its destruction.
Born a Refugee: A Novel of One Palestinian Family
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,100. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Born a Refugee opens a window into the lives of one Palestinian family living in the Kalandia refugee camp amidst the harsh constraints and violence of military occupation. Four sons and their widowed mother build surprisingly normal lives as they support each other through tragedy and trauma, love and joy in spite of very different views on life, love, and politics.
Creep House: Horror Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,280. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014 by Grindhouse Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Zombies. Werewolves. Vampires. Mummies. Satanic cults. Unspeakable cosmic horror. Andersen Prunty welcomes you to Twin Springs, Ohio, in his latest collection of horror stories.
Thomas Jefferson, Rachel & Me
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,030. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
What would you do if the ghost of Thomas Jefferson asked you to take him off his mountain so he could see the country? Jack Arrowsmith and his late son's girlfriend, Rachel Carter — a mixed-race beauty like Sally Hemings — swallow their fears and take him away. What if he returns to corporeal form — a man used to slaves but this time with no money, job or ID?
Build a Blue Fire
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 78,430. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Steina's brother has died unexpectedly - how will she tell their reclusive mother? She can't, so she doesn't. Which means making sure that no one in the Icelandic fishing village where they grew up tells her either. Not to mention pretending that he's still alive, facing up to family secrets and dealing with the delusions of a complete stranger. She does none of this well.
Spotted Lily
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,530. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When the Devil drops into Angela Pendergast's bedroom in her sharehouse in inner-city Sydney with a contract in hand, her life has little better alternative so she signs. He's got only a Hell's week to fulfil his side, but in the meantime he must chaperone her -- or is it the other way around? Shortlisted for the William L. Crawford Award; a Locus Recommended Reading List selection.
La nouvelle vie d'Anna : deuxième année
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Series: La nouvelle vie d'Anna. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,590. Language: French. Published: August 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Après une année de Seconde pleine de rebondissements, Anna Camors entame sa deuxième année au château de Camilia, où elle intègre le niveau Première situé dans l'aile Sud, sous la direction d'Emilie. Alors que les cours ne font que commencer, un conflit éclate au sein de l'aile Sud et, encore une fois, Anna va se retrouver mêlée à une sombre histoire...
Sunderwynde Revisited
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Strange happenings are in store for the residents of 4526 Sunderwynde Drive. An ancient Indian curse is about to go down, and a bungling group of oddballs wants to be there when it does. The results are hilarious, and will shake everyone off their foundations!
La nouvelle vie d'Anna : troisième année
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Series: La nouvelle vie d'Anna. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,420. Language: French. Published: August 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Contrairement à l'année précédente, Anna angoisse à l'idée de retrouver le château, tant son passage dans l'aile sud lui a déplu. Elle attend également avec crainte de savoir si Jérôme a bel et bien été renvoyé. L'année démarre bizarrement, d'autant plus que quelqu'un dans le château semble décidé à attirer des ennuis à la belle Anna...
Identity Theft: Alzheimer's in America, Sex in Thailand, Tangles of the Mind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Identity Theft has several erotic scenes but deals with the horrors of Alzheimer’s,segueing from the lyrical to the offensive, from erotica to scenes of humor, from the logical to the bizarre, all the while weaving in and out of the minds of characters any of whom might be the author of the novel or simply one of the characters inside the hallucinations of the author.
The Nazarene -Tthe Story of the Becoming of Christ
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 34,670. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
About the first thirty years in the Nazarene’s life we know next to nothing. In this visionary novel Sal Owen brings to life these pivotal years that forever transformed the world. The novel starts with the return of the family from their refuge in Egypt to settle in Nazareth. It ends on the day The Nazarene spoke out to a gathering by the Jordan River after he had just been baptized.
Leaving Gilead
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,700. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: 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.