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Apart From Love
Price: Free! Words: 106,750. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Coming back to his childhood home after years of absence, Ben is unprepared for the secret, which is now revealed to him: his mother, Natasha, who used to be a brilliant pianist, is losing herself to early-onset Alzheimer's, which turns the way her mind works into a riddle. His father has remarried, and his new wife, Anita, looks remarkably similar to Natasha--only much younger.
Hippocrates Wept
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,580. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Hippocrates Wept takes place in an alternate but not unimaginable post-September 11th world. Wall Street has crashed and HMOs have gone bankrupt. Congress and the President enact a universal healthcare system managed by the federal government. Under the National Health Security Act, hospitals and clinics become the property of the bureaucracy.
Fathers and Demons; Glimpses of the Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,390. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
In the 28th century, Earth’s first mission to the stars is about to depart. The crew takes a pre-launch holiday to attend the wedding of a Judish crewmember, an excursion that proves enlightening in many ways. The mission’s Chief Engineer, however, heads to his own home to try to lay his personal demons to rest; scientific advancements do not guarantee the perfect functioning of the human mind.
Tödliches Verlangen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,730. Language: German. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
Ein Sylt-Krimi der den Leser in eine andere Welt entführt, die ihm die Arroganz und Blasiertheit von Menschen aufzeigt.
Chasing Tail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,270. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A tragic comedy about a young man who confronts the absurdity of a life spent without love. This would benefit from the assessment of a confident editor far enough removed from the influence of current trends to maintain the scope of the piece. But hey, I'm making it available for free, so for now it remains a vertiginous hike through terrain that is variously uncertain, perplexing, and beautiful
Tomorrow Is Far Away
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,390. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Who is Pilgrim and what does he want? And what has he to do with the future demise of Max and Harry, when it certainly isn’t going to be murder? Discover Pilgrim’s last assignment and the organisation he works for. And find out exactly what is the big decision both Max and Harry must make, in this leaf-turning cerebral thriller.
The Last Skywatchers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The known world unravels as the Spanish mission sphere expands across Southern California to the Colorado River from 1769 to 1854. People of one village pit themselves against invading settler-evangelists and their escorting soldiers, and a fierce resistance movement arises. Only the secret knowledge of Skywatchers--astronomer-healers--can ensure the preservation of a people and their culture.
The Régime Change Man (US Edition)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 157,650. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Who thinks running guns to Africa should be a nice little earner? Who’s accidentally acquired a soccer-mad private army of child soldiers? What happened at the Glue Factory? Who forgot to switch off the fountains? Oh, and by the way... Why is Africa’s richest country so poor?
The Régime Change Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 157,670. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Who thinks running guns to Africa should be a nice little earner? Who’s accidentally acquired a soccer-mad private army of child soldiers? What happened at the Glue Factory? Who forgot to switch off the fountains? Oh, and by the way... Why is Africa’s richest country so poor?
Devilry
Series: The Richard Carter Novels, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,260. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young deer hunter spots something in the pre-dawn. He finds two bodies. As Richard Carter investigates, the motive seems clear—at first. A few days later, however, a landowner comes upon a horror that could have come from the Spanish inquisition. This murder was senseless, sadistic—pure devilry.
In The Abode of Angels
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 152,180. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Joshua's fiancée sacrificed herself to save a world, he thought that was the end of her. Instead, she brought him the secret of immortality. Can he free mankind of the fear of death before those who profit from fear find a way to silence him?
Predators
Series: Lost Humanity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 351,450. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Death has been following Zack Henderson for ten years now. He woke up surrounded by it on a train a decade ago. He's watched it take friend and foe, strangers and family. It's weighed heavily on his mind. It was through death that his life finally began. He understands better than most how fragile life is, and he's done being prey. At some point, you have to stop running from death and embrace it.
Primacy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,220. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Thousands of monkeys and apes suffer in animal testing labs. If just one of them could speak, what might it say and whose interests would it threaten? To find the complete answer and save a special ape, researcher Liane Vinson will confront a malevolent corporation, a venal federal government, an animal rights movement that's lost its way--and all of our assumptions about man's primacy in nature.
Heaven in Hell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,630. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by All-Seeing Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Helen's mum pushed her into becoming a star, and it all pays off! Life couldn't be better. Then it all falls apart. One moment triggers Helen's mental breakdown, splitting her mind. Now she's torn between being Helen and Heaven. Her mother wants more fame - how far is she willing to go to get it? The right question is, how far has she already gone? The truth lies in Helen's forgotten childhood...
War in a Golf Cart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,590. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
War in a Golf Cart is a collection of four novellas that deals with the world we live in, like it or not. The themes covered are War, both large ones and small ones, reckless political ambition mixed with the usual self-serving rationalizations, youth trying to find its way in an unemployed world, and the demon that never dies known as substance abuse.
Annu
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 256,860. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
On a South Pacific island during the last decades of the twentieth century, indigenes, migrant workers and European managers struggle to understand and define themselves and their place in the incomprehensible world shaped by the Van Island Palm Oil Development Company
Kate's Gifts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,070. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A provocative thriller about a woman's battle against a deadly enemy- herself. A suburban "soccer mom" fighting addiction. A soldier, scarred by the horror of war. Two very different lives, brought together by an act of betrayal, and then torn apart by a deadly secret. Soon all that stands between the American dream and a nuclear nightmare are a woman's gifts.
Barnabas Tales
Price: Free! Words: 102,180. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
short stories related when a retired physician looks back upon his colleagues, a long career in an english hospital, and life outside. many tales have a grain or two of truth and some contain much more.
Fate and Angus McGrath
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,470. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Marilyn refuses to bestow the traditional but unlucky McGrath first name on either of her sons. Her brother-in-law is not so superstitious. His child's journey, through childhood ADHD and adolescent rebellion, teen prostitution and drug addiction, rehabilitation and relapse, to eventual maturity and a too-early death, continually surfaces to impact on the lives of the family.
Sweetness in the Dark: A Story of Love and Survival
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 132,960. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The world is headed toward financial collapse when a powerful solar flare crushes the Earth’s electrical grid. Paul Kendall is now in a race against time as he fights to save his family’s lives from the chaos that ensues.