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Departure
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,880. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Hannah and Zeke quit their jobs in mid-career and parachute themselves into the bewildering landscape of Greece of the 1980's. It's just a few years after Greece has joined Europe, and decades before finding itself in the economic and political doghouse. This is the story of Hannah's discoveries of Greek culture, ancient and modern, and what she learns about herself and her American past.
Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fascinated by the human condition, the individual, and philosophy, L.R. Drake incorporates these elements into each one of his stories. This ebook contains four stories: “My Friend Nick” “The Man Who Cheated Death” “The Faithful Student" “Between Death and Life"
Jellicle Girl
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 12, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Evolved Publishing presents "Jellicle Girl" by Stevie Mikayne, a story about the blurred lines of love and friendship, and how one young woman copes with the permanent consequences of a reckless mistake. ~ FINALIST: National Indie Excellence Book Awards - 2014: Gay, Lesbian & Transgender Fiction
Mặt Trận ở Sài Gòn
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 13, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
MẶT TRẬN Ở SÀI GÒN Tập truyện Ngô Thế Vinh Copyright @2012 by Ngô Thế Vinh Kệ Sách eBook Publising Center Smashwords Edition ISBN 978-1-4524-2848-2
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
The Rose of Cikembang
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
First published in 1927 as Bunga Roos dari Tjikembang, Kwee Tek Hoay’s The Rose of Cikembang is an excellent example of the so-called peranakan literature of the Netherlands East Indies that flourished between 1900 and the Japanese Occupation beginning in 1942. Highly sentimental in tone, the novel is rich in many of the controversial themes that Kwee was famous for.
The Marriage Tree
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 116,660. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It’s okay for Thais to believe in ghosts—it’s their birthright. But why is Vincent Calvino seeing ghosts, and why are they so angry? Calvino is haunted by a series of deaths in Rangoon and Bangkok, when he stumbles onto a new murder case—but is it a new case, or an old one returned from the dead? A murder investigation leads Calvino inside an underworld network smuggling Rohingya ...
Marvin Clark — In Search of Freedom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,180. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 10 reviews)
Marvin Clark, a man as shy as he is retiring, assumes a cloak of invisibility to protect him from vicissitudes of everyday life. The only escapes he enjoys are into the inner worlds of his own making. Then, a beautiful woman enters his drab reality. Suddenly, the protective ramparts Marvin had so carefully erected begin to crumble. Will she set him free? Free copies available for review.
All On Zero
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,250. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014 by Paper Publishing (PP) Limited. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The game goes on, the roulette is spinning and the stakes are high. Will they risk it all, if that means they might win the jackpot of a lifetime?
Chốn Cũ
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Song Thao Chốn Cũ tập truyện ngắn Copyrighted by Song Thao Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center 2012 Smashwords edition ISBN: 978-1-4524-2959-5
The Undergraduates: an aftermath of love
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,440. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Shawn sits at the edge of his bed, staring out his third floor window; a married woman is asleep under his covers. He begins to reflect with a mix of nostalgia and despair on this situation, on his recently dissolved relationship, on tomorrow, on yesterday. Cinematic and literary, The Undergraduates brims with truth and immediacy climaxing with a wildly powerful commentary on our urban condition.
Love Hotel
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 73,390. Language: French. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enfermés dans ce love hotel, ils se perdent dans la mécanique de leur amour. Au dehors, le monde devient fou. Le Japon vu à la loupe. À lire comme un mauvais trip ou un pamphlet.
Thank You for Ten: Short Fiction About a Little Theater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,850. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Little Dionysus Playhouse, like all community theaters, is a different place every day, as different people with different goals come in and out doing their thing. The ten stories in this collection explore both the drama and the comedy that happen in a community playhouse, both on and off the stage.
Dancing with Diana
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,800. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
The future Princess Diana dances for five minutes with a teenage boy in a wheelchair, an encounter that colors the rest of his life, though quickly forgotten by her. Alex’s story is told in counterpoint with Diana’s final day before her fatal accident in Paris. All day she tries to reach a friend in London, hoping to hear news that will bring a new direction to her life.
Les Chemins du Paradis
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: French. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Lorsqu’un jeune prêtre décide de mener la révolution pour plus de justice sociale dans un pays d’Afrique noire, il est loin d’imaginer que le plus grand obstacle à son entreprise se présenterait sous les traits d’une jeune et belle étudiante quelle que peu rebelle. A travers Julie, l’abbé César finit par comprendre que "Les voies de Dieu sont insondables"
Something Brilliant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,880. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
James has cerebral palsy, people don't understand what he says and so he's stopped trying. He's eighteen and just been placed in a strange and degrading institution but there he meets Sally who turns everything on its head. Challenging at times but ultimately uplifting and funny along the way, this is the story of how James and Sally fall in love and set their world to rights.
Tul Tul's Train (Jackson Heights Short Stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tu Tul is the heroine for anyone who has a heart. She was literally kicked to the curb after she landed in New York with her new husband, and remarkably found that she was not truly alone in Jackson Heights - Little Bangladesh. With some luck, new found friends, and plenty of pluck, she picks herself up and carves out a life for herself. (short story)
La puta que leía a Jack Kerouac
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,090. Language: Spanish. Published: May 5, 2012 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
El encuentro entre una escritora y una joven prostituta va entreabriendo poco a poco la puerta de una turbia historia, en la que todos los personajes tienen algo que reprocharse. Todos ellos, en algún momento, se han dejado llevar por sus instintos, por sus pasiones, por sus rencores, también, y por sus odios.
PANGEA: Tower Hearts
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
They never thought that the symbols of their love could carry so much power. Jesse and Evelyn faithfully nurture their taboo relationship (despite, and with, the 'help' of supernatural forces) while uncovering the dark secrets of their families' pasts. The bond between the two could be the only hope in erasing global segregation and returning the great First Pyramid to its former glory.
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.