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The Heart of the Black Country by Chris Snape
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,250. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Midlands, 1971. For ten-year-old Keith Maskell the sweet aroma of an almost perfect childhood promises to last forever. Until his father, John, announces he wants to migrate to Australia. The calm munificent façade of the Maskell family begins to crumble. Change is in the wind; things will never be the same again.
Hunting the Phoenix by Audrey Driscoll
Series: Herbert West, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 169,830. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Journalist Alma Halsey chases the story of a lifetime to Providence, Rhode Island and finds more than she expected – an old lover, Charles Milburn, and an old adversary, renegade physician Herbert West, living under the name Francis Dexter. Fire throws her into proximity with them both, rekindling romance and completing a great transformation. Age 14+
Missionary Dating and Other Stories by Sandra Hutchison
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Affectionate, funny, sometimes dark and never terribly literary, these five short stories by a talented novelist put you in the shoes of ordinary people trying to survive the ridiculous, the inevitable, or the unthinkable.
The Things We Do for Women by Seth Johnson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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.
The Last Dreamgirl by Shane Hayes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 92,650. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Drake Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
For every man there’s a girl who grips his imagination and his heart as no other girl ever did or will. She may be in her teens or a mature woman. Whether she comes early in his life or late, there is a throne in his subconscious that she takes possession of, without trying, often without wanting to. She may not be the last wife or paramour, but she is the last dreamgirl.
The List by Chris Snape
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,950. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
London, 1981. John Lennon is dead and the city is in mourning. Keith Maskell lives in a boarding house with Eileen, a 60-something dancer dreaming of fame in the musicals; Peter, the son of a wealthy businessman who is slumming it for a year; and Robert, a socialist “landscape artist”. Keith falls for exchange student Sandrine, and all goes well until he introduces her to Robert…
Islands of the Gulf Volume 2, The Treasure by Audrey Driscoll
Series: Herbert West, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Abandoned and abused, young Herbert West resorts to drastic measures to survive. At Miskatonic University, he becomes a scientist who commits crimes and creates monstrosities. Decades later, haunted by his past, he finds safety as Dr. Francis Dexter of Bellefleur Island, but his divided nature threatens those he loves and forces him to face the truth about his healing powers. Age 14+
The Secret Cause by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
The disquieting pleasures of a forty-year-old man are gradually made clear to a young doctor in this short story by the great Brazilian Machado de Assis. Translated by Juan LePuen.
Losing Face by C. W. Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: American English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Losing Face 11 short stories for to enjoy with mystery, intrigue, humor, twists, horror, drama, science fiction, fantasy, and murder. The title story will pull you and and make some twists and turns that will surprise you. The other 10 stories will give you more twists as you read and enjoy the book.
Troublemaker by Thom Gabrukiewicz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Troublemaker is a collection of 30 flash fiction pieces that move from light and whimsical to maliciously dark. These pieces clock in at 300 to 2,000 words, move along pretty quick, yet are rich and detailed. Got a few minutes? Go ahead, be a Troublemaker.
Sometimes Y for Yak by Mary Wallace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Hazy Burton comes of age in 1950's Alabama as she sets out to rescue abandoned dogs. Sometimes Y for Yak is the heartwarming story of a girl and her family, friendship, animals, sadness, tragedy and ultimate triumph as she learns the meaning of unconditional love, forgiveness and acceptance. Often comic with colorful characters, the novel will take readers on a journey they will not soon forget.
The White Album by Chris Snape
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,250. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Australia, 1975. The Maskells are struggling to build a new life. It is a time of dramatic change for Keith, whose fumbling attempts to forge a relationship with Jenny, a girl at his school, is coloured by the slow freezing of his parents’ marriage. At a party Keith meets Marina. Both sensual and assertive, she takes a liking to Keith, refusing to take no for an answer.
Jahuay by Carlos Modonese
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: Spanish. Published: May 28, 2015 by Editorial Casa de Cartón. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un guitarrista vasco, una mesera colombiana, un sacerdote peruano y un barman, se encuentran en Jahuay, viejo restaurante enclavado en Chincha, un lugar ubicado en la costa del Pacífico sur. Todos ellos huyen tratando de encontrar ese pequeño espacio donde la paz logre dibujar un mundo mejor, un paraíso, aunque esté muerto.
Islands of the Gulf Volume 1, The Journey by Audrey Driscoll
Series: Herbert West, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 163,950. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 3 reviews)
To Andre Boudreau, Herbert West is the Doctor, who saved his life in the Great War. Andre will follow him into Hell if necessary. Margaret Bellgarde knows him as Dr. Francis Dexter, attractive but mysterious. One day she will be shocked by what she is willing to do for his sake. But who is he really? He doesn’t know – and the possibilities are disturbing.
How They Spend Their Sundays by Courtney McDermott
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,900. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Courtney McDermott’s debut story collection unveils a perspective of African life that is both startling and intimate. An Afrikaner woman sleeps with a shotgun because she fears black Africans, an undead garbage man “saves” lives by taking them, a modern day Cinderella struggles to escape the bitter residual constraints of colonialism. These twenty-two tales embrace graphic realism and magic.
Between Trains by Lawrence Blair Goral
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 196,590. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Literature » Literary(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.
Bleed Through by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,510. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Former journalist turned journalism teacher Larissa Johanssen moved back to her hometown to escape the violence she once covered on a national stage. Until that violence strikes her high school, her students. Now, she must help her students deal with the type of coverage that drove her to the breaking point. And she must revisit parts of her past she thought long buried.