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Her Most Remarkable Performance: A Lady to Maid Tale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,230. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lady Georgina’s fascination with the life of the working classes leads her down a path of no return as she sinks deeper and deeper into her pretend persona of a lady's maid. What starts out as an enticing fantasy for the bored 1880s heiress and an aspiring actress she hires for her game, slowly evolves into something bigger as she surrenders her status to live the life she was destined to live.
The House With the Wraparound Porch
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 129,610. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Mame McGrath's family moves in across the street from a magnificent Queen Anne-style house, she notices a catatonic young man rocking on its wraparound porch. Mame proclaims boldly that she will restore his psyche—devastated by a drowning in Keuka Lake. What she doesn't anticipate is that he and this house will become the heart of her existence.
Millie's Angel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When her mother abandons her, Millie is left to pick up the pieces and care for her little brother, Ace. Just as she begins to accept her mother’s disappearance from their lives, Millie discovers the shocking secrets surrounding her birth; leaving her anguished and torn between her feelings for her father.
1 2 Die 4
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,250. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
In times when people are lost, stories emerge from the depths of the natural world, legends of mermaids who aim to be saved from the destruction of their natural environment. Once upon a time, in a land in Spain surrounded by sea and magic, a unique encounter took place between a young man and a goddess.
Evensong: Tales from Beechbourne, Chickmarsh, & the Woolfonts: Omnibus Edition
Series: Village Tales. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 330,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 14, 2015 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In this, the complete edition of the work (also published in two parts), the Woolfonts rally 'round in a time of crisis. Teddy and Edmond are in a jam apiece; The Breener is in a daze; the duke, after a tragic loss, is ill, as is the Rector; Sher Mirza is at his wits' end. Of course, this is the Woolfonts: everything will come right on the night. It's the getting there is dicey.
Smoke Damage
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 77,630. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Smoke Damage is a work of narrative nonfiction whose heroine, a young mother raising children in a post-9/11 world, recounts growing up in circumstances where all that was stable and familiar change drastically, but in ways closer to home. When one parent retreats into chronic illness and alcoholism, the other takes on a secret lifestyle, leaving the narrator to cope with issues beyond her age
Noah's Ark: Contagion
Series: Noah's Ark, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,650. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2014 by Shelfless Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
They escaped the end of world, but the real problems for the three thousand souls aboard cruise ship Spirit of Arcadia have only just begun. Now their priority is to find enough food to sustain the whole community; possibly the last humans alive. Captain Jake Noah has a plan, but there’s barely time to put it into action before a new menace threatens the lives of everyone: a deadly virus.
A Collection Of Dirty Little Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,340. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
No erotica in this collection, despite the title! Just tales of people getting filthy mad at each other, commiting dirty deeds out of greed, lust or jealousy, and generally a whole swag of grubby goings-on. Some are filled with wry humour, others will make you laugh out loud, and some are filled with pathos. Adventure, mystery, smiles and history, there's something for everyone in this collection!
Cross and Poppy: A Village Tale
Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Woolfonts are the prettiest and most placid villages in England. There's the duke, who's more than the comedian he likes to play at being; retired celebrities; real ale; and an all-conquering local XI. All they want is a new Rector. And they get him. No one anticipates that crime, love, and sacrifice shall play out, between the sun of the Summer fete and the poppies of Remembrance Sunday.
The Unquiet Grave
Series: Caitlin Ross. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,070. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
When witch Caitlin Ross stumbles on a magician's plot to raise a violent demon, she must reclaim power she once renounced to thwart his plans. First in the Caitlin Ross series.
A Patriot's Call
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,620. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In this political thriller, author J. Stoute makes you ask yourself, could America really become a socialist country? At what point do true American patriots and oathkeepers stand and be counted? What would you call a citizen who acts against that very development at all costs, a terrorist or patriot?
Deicide, Vampire Confessions, and the Legacy of the Brethertons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,690. Language: Australian English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Right, so: most of your friends die fighting a war that turns out to be a stupid misunderstanding. Your wife runs off and joins your enemy. You kill an innocent man. And your brother murders you. Not a good week to be James Paddington. Most people would want to stay dead. After all, there's always consequences for making deals with the Gods...
Ye Little Hills Like Lambs
Series: Village Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 1, 2016 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The Downlands and the Woolfonts look forward to a placid new year. What they get is tragedy, disaster, a stunning archaeological discovery, and, in the end, perhaps, redemption. But it’ll want all of Canon Paddick’s saintliness, all of the duke’s cunning, and all of Professor Lady Lacy’s wisdom, to see them through and all set right. Merely another half-year in the Woolfonts and District, really.
The Day Thou Gavest
Series: Village Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 5, 2016 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In the latest instalment of the Village Tales, one quiet January day: foalings, births, deaths, plans, and pints, and TMS on the ducal wireless: makes four-and-twenty hours of all that Heaven and Earth can afford. The brewery brews; the modern steam locomotives run; the ill are comforted, and children taught, and the land abides. A day of peace: come, spend it in the Woolfonts.
Red Soil Through Our Fingers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,880. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A Mars colonist accepts a deal with a mining company to start a new life on humanity's off-world frontier. But idealism turns to unease when reality becomes darker than the fine print foretold. With his farm under bio-genetic attack and the most powerful player on the planet as an enemy, Mahela has no choice but to run... and expose economic slavery on an interplanetary scale.
Out of the House of Darkness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,400. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
He came from a long line of alkies, addicts, and ne'er-do-wells. Sobriety wasn’t enough—he needed a new life. In Out of the House of Darkness, we meet Neil as he works to make up for the decades he lost to severe alcoholism. This isn't a story about getting sober; it's about moving past mere sobriety and consciously creating a fulfilling life out of the shambles.
Undeniable
Series: Undeniable, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,900. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.25 from 8 reviews)
Warning: This is not a typical love story. This is an all-consuming, soul-crushing, tear-your-heart-into-pieces story. It’s intense, gritty and raw, dark and disturbing, and it doesn’t happen overnight. This is an epic love story that knows no boundaries and has no time limits. It grows and develops—with hurt, sacrifice, and heartache—over the span of a lifetime. This is Eva and Deuce’s story.
Anatomy of a Darkened Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,540. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Father’s wretched secret coincides with Abigail Delilah’s birth. Mother will make Abigail suffer because someone must take the blame. But do these cruelties breed a shadowed soul or is redemption within reach? Multi-layered and rife with psychological depth, this riveting novel appeals to the literary reader and the leisure reader alike, combining key facets of several popular genres.
The Monk's Bed - A Short Story...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Synopsis How sheepishly we follow... no, rephrase, how we absolutely cherish the endless queues, to purchase with our health, the one way ticket to the bottleneck where financial slavery is sold. And one icy windy morning, the whole world changes and we realise we're part of nature but we know nothing of how to survive it...
The Corner Scoop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Corner Scoop, an ice cream parlor turned coffee shop, has stood at the corner of Front Street and Broadway for over fifty years. Embittered by his life as the inherited owner, Henry has had to make difficult decisions, two of which could land him the clink for the rest of his life. The unfairness of the death of his wife catapults Henry into business with Ol’ Bailey.