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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 Great Art of Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,270. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.
Dante's Purgatory: A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,360. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a retelling in prose of Dante's "Purgatory," the second part of his "Divine Comedy." In this volume, Dante the Pilgrim climbs the Mountain of Purgatory with his guide, the Roman epic poet Virgil. Dante purges the seven deadly sins, and at the top of the mountain he finds the Forest of Eden, aka the Garden of Eden. Finally, he sees Beatrice for the first time after her death.
Nobel Peace Prize
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Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 99,070. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014 by SycoraxBooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
William Wright, undistinguished employee at a startup in Cambridge, is awakened by a call from Norway informing him that he won the Nobel Peace Prize. The call sounds like a hoax and it is unlikely to reshape Will’s future. But it immediately changes his past. In the 24 hours before the Nobel Committee makes its official announcement, what started out as incredible gradually becomes inexplicable.
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."
Disappearances
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Disappearances tells the story of a young man mentally disconnected. Early one morning he’s awoken from a restless sleep by a plane crash outside his apartment window. Rushing down to the scene, the young man is unable to find anyone – no people, no rescue workers, no survivors. He is alone. Everyone he loves, everyone else on the planet as far as he knows, has disappeared.
The World Unseen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,730. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Winner of the Pendleton May First Novel Award and a Betty Trask Award, 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
The Last Night on Earth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(SHORT STORY) A troubled couple goes to a show together, trying to cling to normalcy as the world falls apart around them.
A Child from the Wishing Well
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: British English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Gerard's wish is to break out of paranoia and mental illness to re-discover daughter Rosie's love for her father. He takes her to violin lessons and tries to trust Ruth, Rosie's tutor, to help him to know how to bond with his daughter. Is the eerie music tutor Ruth's foul-smelling garden well a place where wishes happen or is Rosie in danger from which her ill father can still rescue her ?
Hunger in America
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,560. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jack Dempsey Cliff travels to Kodiak, Alaska, in search of the father who had walked out when Jack was just a baby--but what he finds instead is a disturbing and desperate glimpse at humanity through the eyes of the strangers he meets in barrooms.
The Adventures of Rudi the Rational Man
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rudi, a young donut maker and logician, loses his job. A visit to the unemployment office leads to friendship with an immigrant mute and a visit from the attractive but obviously troubled Rhonda Lingo. Restless and unfulfilled, Rudi leaves his city. Years later he returns and finds work in a small muffin bakery, his only co-worker a possibly homicidal dropout from a PhD program in philosophy.
Genre Jam, Volume One: Death & Injury
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,860. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A compilation of five short stories resulting in death or grievous harm. A mix of genres, from science fiction to urban fairy tales. A sampler of MK Alexander’s work. Be warned, each story in this collection ends in death or grievous injury.
The Girl in the Fall-Away Dress
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,510. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010 by Michelle Richmond. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A series of locations both familiar and exotic make up the 19 linked stories in this award-winning debut collection by the New York Times bestselling author of The Year of Fog. Whether leaving, returning, or staying put, the women who narrate these stories are bound to Alabama by history and habit, their voices informed by the landscape and lore of the deep South. "Smart and adept." The New Times
The Last Hour
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Series: Thompson Sisters, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,420. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013 by Cincinnatus Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Carrie Thompson-Sherman's charmed life begins to unravel as a jealous colleague puts her fellowship in jeopardy and a hideous secret Ray carried home from Afghanistan comes to light. Hanging on by a single thread, a disastrous accident puts both her husband and her sister's lives at risk. Heartbroken, Carrie will be faced with the most devastating choice of her life.
This is My Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011 by Rominna Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is My Time is a post-postmodern version of Hemingway’s In Our Time, and while it follows the structure and a few themes, it does not “re-write” Hemingway’s texts.
Ben Armstrong's Strange Trip Home
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
'Your brother forgives you,' Ben Armstrong is told by his mother's ghost, 'Don't waste that,' and so the hero of this novel starts his long journey home. What follows is a wild ride through the subconscious. It's amusing and hilarious and weird, and unlike any homecoming story you've ever read before...
Ink
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,680. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Crossed Genres Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Are YOU marked for disappearance? What happens when rhetoric about immigrants escalates to an institutionalized population control system? The near-future, dark speculative novel INK opens as a biometric tattoo is approved for use to mark temporary workers, permanent residents and citizens with recent immigration history - collectively known as inks.
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.
Contos Breves
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Price: $2.80 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Colectânea de pequenos contos resultante de uma selecção e de uma revisão de textos criados entre 1999 e 2007, período que corresponde, aproximadamente, à minha colaboração do DN Jovem.
Chân Dung Tự Vẽ
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,680. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 13, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nguyễn Lệ Uyên CHÂN DUNG TỰ VẼ Tập truyện Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords Edition Copyright @2012 by Nguyễn Lệ Uyên ISBN 978-1-4524-6483-1