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Stone Flag
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 150,380. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Told from the point of view of a suddenly homeless mental patient wandering the streets as his meds wear off, Stone Flag takes us on a journey into one man’s past. From complete amnesia he starts a course that just keeps raising the stakes for 500 pages. Where it will leave him answers so many questions the book continues well beyond its ending.
Murder in Knoxville
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,120. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Sam Jenkins is the new police chief in town and everyone wonders, will Prospect, Tennessee ever be the same?
The Fifth Station
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,480. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In The Fifth Station, Matthew, the youngest of three brothers, has died at nineteen, inside a foundry smokestack in Illinois. The surviving brothers take their grief and misfortune to the desert landscape of New Mexico. There, one brother indulges the family failing…alcoholism. The other settles for life on the bum.
Spindown
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 85,570. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Mel Stern’s days as a top-level motorcycle trials rider are over. He has built a successful motorcycle dealership and is determined for his family to make an impression amongst his affluent middle-class neighbours who are colonizing the country village where he lives.
Stories of 2017: Quarterly Digest Volume 1
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,610. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
This omnibus collects in one place all 'Stories of 2017' that appear in the January, February and March collections.
The Boy Who Played Rama: Stories of 2017 - March Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,300. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The third monthly bundle in the Stories of 2017 series. The collection contains five locked room mysteries set in the riverine village of Amaravati.
Climate Wars
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The time of Climate Wars has commenced in the Northwest as the Cascadian resistance – The Thin Green Line – openly opposes the fossil fuel corporate oligarchs and government collusion in their quest for short term profits, and fights instead in defense of a sustainable planet and hope for future generations.
Days of Bossa Nova
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,000. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Felipe Navarra rises from poverty to conquer São Paulo, Brazil, the city he loves. He becomes a radio celebrity in the age of Bossa Nova, classic sambas, and radionovelas. On his way to fame and fortune, he falls into a heartbreaking love triangle with his childhood sweetheart and sells his soul to the dark dictatorship that took over Brazil from 1964 to 1985...
Storytime at the Villa Maria
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,690. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A charming novel of senior citizens, storytelling, nostalgia, and a world gone by but not forgotten. STORYTIME AT THE VILLA MARIA—the unforgettable book about life lived and still to be lived, and about the mysterious threads of joy and heartache and love that are woven into every life—including your own!
Red Alligator Boots
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,420. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
"June wanted to go home and so did I, but I kept my mouth shut and hoped Cal would take us away from this terrible place we were supposed to call home.” Danni sighed, “He decided to prove to all of us that we could make a good living catching alligators, but no one wanted to help him and so I got drafted into his army of one. But when Jack Sawyer came to town, my life changed forever."
The Fifteenth of June
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A chance encounter offers a young alcoholic a flicker of hope for a better future. But is he ready to bury the past?
Savage Cuts
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 95,620. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Savage Cuts is a contemporary story of a health service torn between political imperatives to close a local hospital, and a group of unlikely collaborators to keep it open. Stella Savage, has been appointed as chief executive to the Royal Infirmary with the secret task of closing the hospital, which is considered to be too old and too small for a modern health service.
Crusher vs The Empire
Price: Free! Words: 150,050. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017 by CWG Press. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Turn the other way today and join the revolution. Come along with the young residents of a Twin Cities group home as they go way against the grain. No money, no hope, no health care, no job security - they know why. And one day they decide they’re not going to take it any longer. Basta. They organize the CRUSHER rebellion, Geronimo’s Revenge. Because it’s about time somebody did.
Revolution
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,710. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » War, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Abdullah and Khalid grow up in Beledar, a country where corruption and nepotism are an accepted part of everyday life. Although they have few family connections, favoured by God they both make their way - Abdullah serving the king in the palace, Khalid through the army. But when the king starts to de-Islamise Beledar, they find themselves on opposing ends of a looming civil war.
The Scene Stealers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,160. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
When a young artist's painting is stolen by a professional artist and put up for sale, her theater friends step up with their plan to perpetrate a heist and steal it back. Better hope they don't get caught, because high school is hard enough without facing hard time.
Voices
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,170. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017 by Open Books Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Legendary rock and roll singer/songwriter Tom Timoreaux, who like many began during San Francisco’s epochal Summer of Love, emerges from a long retirement with his band, The Fever. Voices is a father-daughter-daughter relationship journey set against a half-century of rock and roll, where love and healing are always possible and music speaks louder than words.
Kindness Among Friends
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,000. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2017 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Charlie’s Sportsmen’s Club is a long, two-story building on skid-row, housing a long bar, a poker room, a Chinese cafe, and a hotel across the top floor. Business depends on a subculture of alcoholics, gamblers, hustlers, shills, and those in need of a bed. Among them is Alexander Kyness, whose friends call him “Kindness”, a man with talent, who has chosen a life of obscurity.
A Deadly Memory
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 48,500. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Joe's addicted to his charismatic wife. She, on the other hand, is just addicted to alcohol. While he's fighting to keep their marriage together, catastrophe strikes again. How will Joe pick up the pieces of their lives and keep the family together? A heart-rending novel about a woman who goes off the rails and a husband with nowhere to turn.
Lake of Destiny
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by Mayfair Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A magical romance about destiny, family, healing, men in kilts, and the sometimes twisted path to love. "Delightful, charming, and heartwarming." --NYT bestselling author Wendy Higgins Helping her aunt organize a festival based on an ancient Scottish legend seems like a chance for Anna to rebuild her life, but doing so will reveal secrets the laird of the glen is determined to protect.
Reunions
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 238,630. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When greed, fear and obsession rule the senses, danger is never more than a heartbeat away. A night of celebration affords the perfect opportunity for an unlikely band of criminals to make their move, but as details emerge, it soon becomes clear the crime is far more sophisticated than the police first thought. And that's only the beginning. (Hiding Behind The Couch Season Seven)