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Accidental Child
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A futuristic, dystopian novel in the tradition of Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time
The Odyssey of Kostas Volakis
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,970. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Every man's life is an Odyssey; it does not matter if the body remains rooted in one place, for it is the heart and the spirit that journey to Ithaca." So speaks Father Marias, the close friend and the wise spiritual adviser to Kostas Volakis - the hero whose own Odyssey gives sweep, power, and vision to this novel of Greek-Americans in the first part of the 20th century.
Collages
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,200. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Collages is Anaïs Nin’s last work of fiction, and is, as the title suggests, a collection of interwoven stories. Collages is Nin’s most light-hearted writing, and, in that sense, is perhaps her most entertaining book. As Henry Miller commented, “The best of collages fall apart with time; these will not.”
The Painting of Porcupine City: A Novel
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Price: $4.89 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Sexy and sweet, gritty and gut-wrenching, "The Painting of Porcupine City" takes readers on a graffiti-covered adventure spanning years and hemispheres and miles of painted walls. From the author of "The Cranberry Hush."
Plenilune
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 242,000. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The fate of Plenilune hangs on the election of the Overlord, for which Rupert de la Mare and his brother are the only contenders, but when Rupert’s unwilling bride-to-be uncovers his plot to murder his brother, the conflict explodes into civil war.
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.
Marina (Originala romano en Esperanto)
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 58,650. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: August 6, 2014 by Mondial. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Moderna originala romano en Esperanto: Marina kaj Tomas: du svedoj kun malsamaj originoj, kun sortoj malsamaj,kies padoj jen krucas sin jen malkuniĝas. Neatenditaj eventoj kaj revelacioj formas ilian rilaton, ĝis Marina malaperas - kaj eĉ poste...
Le Babouchier Migrateur
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: French. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dans une stridence de métal, le train s’engagea sur un splendide pont suspendu dont les grandes voiles treillissées de titane laissaient chanter leur armature au vent...
Carl Melcher Goes to Vietnam
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,370. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Clayton has written an effective cautionary tale.” - The Washington Post. “Clayton’s strong character writing carries the book.” - Publishers Weekly. Carl Melcher Goes to Vietnam was a finalist at the 2001 Frankfurt eBook Awards along with works by Joyce Carol Oates (Faithless) and David McCullough (John Adams).
Still On Herring Cove Road: Hickory, Dickory, Death
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The first murder of child raised eyebrows, the second raised alarms. Ten-year old Dewey is moving, and he couldn't be more excited; though, he's alone in his enthusiasm. Lisa, his mother, and recently retired Avriel, his next door neighbour and best buddy, don't share his excitement regarding the move to a lower-class neighbourhood where two murders have recently occurred.
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.
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.
Complete Child
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,400. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of literary short fiction, Complete Child looks at a variety of contemporary urbanites who find sometimes the only way past a baffling situation is through it.
The Baer Boys
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Price: $0.99 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.
The Awful Mess: A Love Story
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,490. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A lonely divorcee gets caught up in the lives of an unhappily-married Episcopal priest and a handsome town cop before a crushing job loss, a scandalous pregnancy, and a deteriorating ex threaten all she has left. In this witty, often affectionate tale of small town life, Mary discovers that the connections we make can result in terrifying risks, as well as unexpected blessings. Has adult themes.
Chancer's Almanac
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,210. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Is it fate or chance that rules our lives, luck or destiny? Are our futures already written or is life, after all, just a toss of the dice, the odds landing with us or against us? Odds have played an outsized role in the life of Chancer Wylls. Events seem to sweep him along, carrying him toward ends he can scarcely imagine.
Down at the End of the River
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,050. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.91 from 11 reviews)
In these ten stories, Angus Woodward gives us a tour of south Louisiana as his characters tiptoe out of the corners into which they have painted themselves.
Ausgewählt / Den Scoth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,940. Language: Irish. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An Irish language translation of 12 German short stories chosen from the anthology "Die besten deutschen Erzählungen" compiled by Marcel Reich-Ranicki. Aistriúchán go Gaeilge ar 12 gearrscéal as "Die besten deutschen Erzählungen". Die irische Übersetzung von 12 deutschen Geschichten. Lenz, Canetti, Feuchtwanger, Borchert, Bloch, Wohmann, Kunert, Langgässer, Walser, Johnson, Bichsel, Ransmayr
The Dream Shelf
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,870. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Dream Shelf follows Sam Archer on a journey of hope, frustration, elation and shame as he struggles to uncover the secret of his father’s hidden past. Along the way it examines the basis of human motivation, asks whether doing the wrong thing can sometimes be the right thing to do and highlights lessons in sacrifice and integrity that one generation must pass on to the next.
On Herring Cove Road: Mr. Jew and the Goy Boy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mr. Rosen is about to enter his senior years as a stoic, thirty-year converted introvert who hates change, has little to no interest in people and is more than content to have his wife sit at the navigator’s seat of his life. But all that is about to change with the move to a new neighbourhood where his neighbour's nine-year old son addresses him as Mr. Jew.