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With Grace Under Pressure
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,350. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
An inspiring and heartwarming story, With Grace Under Pressure, set primarily in contemporary Chicago, follows the inter-twining lives of five women as part of a community of runners. It is the strength of one woman, Gracie Carlson, that ties these stories of self-realization and survival together as she leads them to transformations beyond anything they had dreamed possible.
Staring Down the Devil
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Ellie Fischer's parents are persuaded to open their German home to Jewish refugees during World War II, the consequences of that single decision drastically change young Ellie's life forever.
Grappling with Survival
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Series: Great Death, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,630. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Post-Apocalyptic world unlike any other. Instead of banding together or fighting each other, here the survivors find a world with few resources, little trust and no desire to intermingle. Fears of disease prevent survivors from reaching out for help. How does society survive if the survivors won’t participate? Book 2 of the "Great Death" series, but can be read without having read the first.
Year of the Monsoon
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,220. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Leisa Yeats has a good life – family, job, relationship. But suddenly, she finds that her whole life was built on lies and secrets. Secrets about her adoption, secrets about her partner. Everything is turned upside down and in her desperation she reaches out to the wrong people. Finding her world shaken off its foundation, Leisa must figure out whom to hold to as the winds of change blow.
How Still My Love - A Contemporary Romance
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,900. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Beth Anders is just fine with her single life-or so she thinks until Toni enters her life. In one moment, Toni quickly unlocks Beth’s heart and the two plan a future together. But when Beth learns that Toni may not want the same type of happy ending she had in mind, fate steps in yet again to steal her happily-ever-after. Can Beth fix things before it’s too late, or will she lose Toni forever?
Edgy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,530. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Money matters disrupt a Hollywood couple’s ability to go on, and they compensate. Annette resurrects an old affair and buries herself in a daunting music industry career. Ever a dreamer, her lawyer husband contemplates revenge and becomes inextricably tangled with the mob. Often touching, funny, and ultimately compelling as it barrels toward an unexpected resolution, Edgy offers a window on folly.
Behind the Folding Fan
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 151,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a story of self-discovery and self-actualization. The main character, despite having realized the American Dream, is ill-at-ease in his cosmopolitan milieu. Sensing that something important is missing in his life, he hankers to relive experiences he once had in Asia. He naïvely seeks to renew, if not reinvent himself in Old Japan, which he considers his spiritual home.
Vacationland
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,880. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Donny Coombs is a fifth generation Maine lobsterman and he is tired of being pushed around. His new neighbors - from away - are on a crusade to save Maine from the Mainers. His girlfriend's upper class father is bent on killing their relationship. And an Islesboro lobsterman isn't getting messages to back off. Ugly undercurrents lie beneath the pristine surface of whitecaps on blue bays.
2,000 Jews Walk into a Bar
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,780. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
It was once said that evil flourishes when good men do nothing, and 2,000 Jews Walk into a Bar proves, with irony and insight, how even when good men actually do something, things can still go very badly wrong indeed. Paris Portingale clearly has an abiding empathy for the common man, and how good people can get tangled in circumstances well beyond their control.
Going for the Gold
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,030. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Kerri Sullivan has one more chance to make it to the Olympics. After a career ending injury, there is only one coach who is willing to work with her. Jake Takeda is the same man who made her aware of the fact that she was a woman and a skater. Jake needs a gold medal skater to boost his new career. He wants Kerri. After a year in Japan, will they both find it worth it to go for the gold?
The Other Guy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
When Emory James is dumped at the altar, he takes off, out of spite, on a solo honeymoon to Thailand. There, at least, he can pretend to be someone better than not good enough. In meeting Nate, a fellow traveler, Emory slowly discovers how to stop pretending.
Within the Silence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,220. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
“My master can do anything he wishes to his property; use me in any way that pleases him, even deprive me of life. But he cherishes me. Everything I am is of his making.” A master’s treatment of his pampered slave is challenged. A slave’s devotion is tested as the wheels of memory begin to turn. Long-hidden truths are revealed. Is it a gain or a loss? 16,000 word character study. Mature topics.
A New Leash on Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,600. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
A veterinarian, who runs a no-kill animal shelter, falls for her first love again then learns of her hurtful secret.
Stardust Summer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,860. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Single mom Grace Mason doesn't believe in miracles, magic, or love at first sight. She likes the quiet life, complete with her son, their house, and her teaching job. When Grace's estranged father dies, her life changes and long-kept secrets are revealed. Stardust Summer explores the complexities of forgiveness, what it means to be a family, and the fabulous possibility of falling in love again
The Diary of the Black Stilettos
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,250. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Sex and money combine to make a dangerous pairing when a female CEO's affairs are made public.
The Sticks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Percy wants to be as far away as possible from the place that has been the source of his troubles all his life. But to his disappointment, he finds himself in the last place he expected. And a chance encounter with a redneck and a stubborn hound dog aren’t helping, either. That is… until they do. This short story imagines that, perhaps, very big things can happen in very small moments.
Life Will Have its Way
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,570. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
The lives of two women living behind the Iron Curtain take an unexpected turn when they discover a young girl in the garden outside their building. The girl offers little to explain what she’s doing alone in the city and the women soon realize her presence will lead to events that are certain to alter their future and challenge their perceptions of life and fate.
Living on the Knife's Edge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A romantic drama set in London, this is a contemporary short story about the uncertain business of living. On the knife's edge between love and tragedy, Adam Reid is a young doctor who finds that mending broken lives is not a vocation for the faint-hearted.
The Painter, She Smiles Like Sunbeams
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A stuttering, socially inept college student meets his idol, a cynical, middle-aged artist who might or might not bear a resemblance to Vivien Leigh. They begin an affair that is mutually destructive...but not necessarily dysfunctional. Contains brief scenes of sexuality. This story originally appeared, with some alterations, in Conte.
Man in the Mirror
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,890. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
(Revised 10/2012) Being a teenage girl is difficult enough without having to deal with a dysfunctional family. Celeste Gallagher takes on her family's problems as her own creating guilt and shame. There is only one way for her to rid herself of that self-imposed responsibility and she fights it every step of the way.