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The Soul as Strange Attractor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,240. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“The Soul as Strange Attractor” is literary fiction, but the stories are neither boring, nor bewildering. The characters consider them true. Why quibble just because some of them hear things? If seriousness is sometimes lacking, there is always sincerity. Mudgap, New Mexico is a mountain village: some played out gold mines, a few Milagros, but no bean fields. If you never heard of it, look it up.
Girl
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,500. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A trusted member of her ultra-Orthodox Jewish community rapes fifteen-year-old Hannah in the back room of a Brooklyn kosher butcher shop. Unwilling to succumb to her parents’ demand that she blame a homeless black man, she runs away. Alone on unfamiliar New York City streets and armed only with an indomitable spirit, quirky sense of humor, and unyielding intolerance for hypocrisy and injustice.
My Valley Is Icky Too
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A self-imagined free spirit, Janice Huntington endures her days at Suzanne’s Newsclipping Service sifting through mountains of information, and on her own time she navigates sexual encounters in a search for who knows what. Her frantic, lonely routine begins to unravel with an inquiry into the fate of the inventor of her favorite form of birth control.
The Glassblower's Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,390. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Greta's life is carefree until the abrupt disappearance of her elder sister, and all her courage can't save her from the sinister shadows that engulf her. Even when she finds a way out betrayal and treachery threaten her.
Holding Patterns
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,740. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Friendship lost. An early-morning period of reflection. Intense classmates. Something new, something needed. And old age on the brink of blowing up. Five short stories: Another Month, Another Death, Jumped-Up Kids Most Likely On Drugs, Don’t Tell Me I’m Not Okay, An Invention Hopefully Not Too Late For Its Time, Blood At Night. Holding Patterns: The Fifth Short Story Collection.
Backpaddling: A River Adventure in Reverse
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,110. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It’s the summer of 2004, and a Harvard-educated journalist sets off on an outdoor adventure, expecting to find the essence of America in the uncharted backwaters of his adopted Heartland home. Instead, his trip is undone by drug dealers, monster hunters and his own rapidly disintegrating personal life.
Summer Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
July 1947. The day begins full of promise. Feel the tension rise with the heat and humidity as clouds gather. Meet the members of an isolated farming community: a young woman soon to be married; her aunts: one misses her friend in an asylum, the other caring for her disabled son. Suffer with her brother as he tries to evade his pursuers. The events of this Summer Day will change them all for ever.
Hearts & Nothing Else: The Second TJ Bainz Short Story Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,740. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An out-of-touch game show host. A grieving prime minister. Failure at school. An instinctive reunion. An overwrought footballer. Includes five short stories: Back in Touch, All These Adoring Multitudes, St Clerk’s, Last Giant, When the Prime Minister Sneezes. Stories of life, love and politics. Hearts & Nothing Else: The Second TJ Bainz Short Story Collection.
Among The Humans
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Beer-soaked and hard-boiled, Jerry the Bird is doing his best to fit into human society. He has a fledgling career writing mysteries, but when his lizard best friend drags him into the search for a missing stripper, Jerry finds himself living a dime-store mystery instead of writing one, all while trying to win the heart of the girl next door. Dark and hilarious, Among the Humans is unforgettable.
Belle City
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,830. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This saga of love, land and loss is told from the disparate perspectives of Ruth Thatcher, who is Black, and Jonas Thatcher, who is White, and spans nearly a century. During the course of their lifetimes, Ruth and Jonas-- and their respective families have prospered-- but it is left for their descendants to come to grips with the long-unacknowledged truth that the two families are actually one.
Sister Christian-Genesis
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Series: Sister Christian. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,980. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Moon Mistress Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Doctor Richard Mason, borderline alcoholic, drug addict and jaded loner,has just discovered he’s adopted. If that wasn’t enough to shatter his personal reality he’s also ‘inherited’ his physically & mentally challenged sister, Hannah Rice, a girl he hasn’t seen since he was in high school. This is not a "Christian" or "Religious" novel.
Pieces: A Collection of Short Fiction
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by CyberWitch Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From an inept witch with a vendetta to a banshee with a drinking problem, this collection of short stories has the right mix of normal and paranormal. "PIECES" features stories previously published in anthologies, as well as some never-before-seen work from this author. Sometimes funny, sometimes eerie, and always with that touch of voice singular to Heather, PIECES will stay with you.
Blue Flame
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Wade Capp is a twenty-year-old college student who has sworn never to return to Carvel Ohio or to Arthur, the father he hasn’t seen since his mother’s fatal car accident. When Arthur’s attempted suicide leaves him in a coma, Wade learns that he has the sole legal authority to remove his father’s life support. Wade returns to Ohio with Jeanine, his closest friend and occasional lover.
Small Fish Big Fish
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,970. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ferguslie Park, Scotland, 1965. Stephen is trying to navigate his way through the uncharted waters of growing up: the world of first dates, family dramas, sex, friendships and bullies. When he chooses to keep a ten pound note he finds on the floor of a grocery store, a sequence of events is set in play culminating in a horrific crime that will test Stephen’s character to the limit.
Wings Without Air: The First TJ Bainz Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,650. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Insuperable responsibility. A horrible mix-up. Somewhere kids can be safe. A retired athlete refuses to call it a day. And a trouble-making beach hut. Includes five short stories: Father’s Watching, Fire in Autumn, Playground, Sports Agent, Wrecking Ball. Wings Without Air: The First TJ Bainz Collection.
The Things We Do for Women
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This debut story collection comprises twelve linked tales set in Kentucky against the backdrop of the disintegration of a young marriage. A man on the run hides out at a boarding house owned by a paraplegic woman. A young man confesses his extramarital affairs to his mother. A housewife attends the funeral of a young woman whom she never knew.
Apricots in a Turkish Garden
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,830. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This sparkling collection of ten short stories is similar to her other work in its deft narratives, sure characterizations, engaging dialogue and enchanting resolutions. Ironically, Apricots is also like Knowles’ other writing in that it is almost impossible to categorize. These tales draw the reader in through her seductive storytelling and summarily haunt the reader with her profound insights.
Parallel Lives
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,660. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Young, independent and beautiful, Amalia perceives her interactions with various men as a means to escape the mundane aspects of her life, reach indisputable moments of happiness and preserve her freedom. Loneliness is often revered and couple life is viewed as a dreaded, oppressive side of life, but constant introspection often makes Amalia question the validity of her values.
A Whisper to a Scream (The Bibliophiles: Book One)
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Series: The Bibliophiles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,890. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When Annie, recently diagnosed with unexplained infertility, and Sarah, a stay-at-home mom, meet through a Classics Book Club, each thinks the other one's life is so much better than her own. But is the grass truly greener on the other side of the fence?
The Baer Boys
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After twenty five years of not making it as an actor, Darin returns home to take care of his recently widowed father. When he lands a long term substitute teaching job at his old high school he finds that it comes with more than the promise of a much needed paycheck.