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Complete Child
By Sharon Creal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,400. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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 Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead
By Lorinda J Taylor
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 ...
Stories of Genesis, Vol. 1
By Chris James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,010. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A new kind of fan fiction. Five original short stories based on characters which feature in songs by the rock band Genesis.
A Short Stay in Hell
By Steven L. Peck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,590. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by Strange Violin Editions. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An ordinary family man, geologist, and Mormon, Soren Johansson has always believed he'll be reunited with his loved ones after death in an eternal hereafter. Then, he dies. Soren wakes to find himself cast by a God he has never heard of into a Hell whose dimensions he can barely grasp: a vast library he can only escape from by finding the book that contains the story of his life.
Leaving Gilead
By Robert Crompton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,700. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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.
Stories of Genesis, Vol. 2
By Chris James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,260. Language: British English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
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Five more short stories inspired by lyrics in songs from the Greatest Rock Band in the World: Genesis Volume 2 contains: The Inversion Method, A Thought Spared for Providence, From the Cellar, Rise of the Hogweed, and Secession
The Baer Boys
By Alan Hutcheson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 109,430. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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 Twain Shall Meet
By j guevara
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,310. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.75 star(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Twain's mind in modern times; insight with bite.
The Painting of Porcupine City: A Novel
By Ben Monopoli
Price: $2.99 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."
Epidermis
By Nikki McWatters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,010. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Eugenius Publishing. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
An eclectic collection of confronting short stories that peel away masks and expose sides of life that are usually simmering beneath the surface. Written by Nikki McWatters who was shortlisted for the Queensland Premiers Literary Award for emerging author. This is an anthology that will make you think about life with greater depth. Raw. Honest. Confrontational.
Paradox Lost: A Divine Comedy Book II
By Daniel L. Lowery
Series: The Paradox Lost Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
L'Inferno, the second part of Paradox Lost, has Steve Adams taking a job at a fundamentalist school. Adams thinks he can walk the intellectual tightrope between science and religion. When the university president's daughter tempts him into joining her family Adams begins to compromise his principles. Will a lifestyle of ease cause him to abandon science for superstition?
The Empty City
By Berit Ellingsen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Urban explorer and lucid dreamer Brandon Minamoto discovers that outside his thoughts and emotions exists a world that is silent and open, surrounding him and everyone else. The Empty City is about awakening to universal truths and one’s true self, told in short episodes that each describe a place, a dream, a question, a memory, a fantasy or an event.
Sunderwynde Revisited
By Joel Bresler
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!
Broken Wing
By Anna Klay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Broken Wing is a story about an abuser who was a victim of abuse as a child. This is a story about family relations, the need for love, the devastation of rejection, and the merry-go-round that keeps turning.
The Boy Who Waged War
By Brian Dinan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,800. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Teenager Brendan Brody believes himself and his siblings to be incarcerated in a prisoner of war camp called Stalag 17. His grandfather, a veteran of the Somme, is a menacing presence in their bedroom 'cell'. Brendan devises the most fantastic and highly amusing adventures to escape from Stalag 17 and the tyranny rained down on the family by his grandfather's cruel war-induced behaviour.
John Doe Versus Death
By Michael Philip Kashgarian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,680. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A chef named Doe avoids wartime service when he’s mysteriously assigned as a cook for condemned men at an isolated prison. While he escapes what he thought would be certain death as a soldier, he can’t elude reminders of his mortality. Fear follows him home, forcing him to question man's beliefs. Friends and killers and a pie-obsessed elderly woman help Doe come to terms with life.
Eve (Adam's Memoir)
By Ken Kaye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,260. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rejecting Milton's theological vision of Paradise Lost, Ken Kaye takes only one Biblical assertion literally: that Adam lived 930 years. A lot can happen in forty generations or so..
Under the Willow Tree and Other Stories
By Jeremy Perry
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,400. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Contained within are ten stories that feature a cast of emotionally charged characters who deal with the difficulties of life the only way they themselves know how. Some of these tales are honed with a psychological edge and sprinkled with a dash of dark humor, while others cross over into the realms of tragedy, coming of age, and the paranormal.