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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
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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)
El círculo de Alma
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 131,570. Language: Spanish. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
El círculo de Alma es una novela documentada en hechos históricos y actuales y en algunos acontecimientos ocurridos en España a lo largo del siglo XX, vinculados también a dos grandes guerras mundiales y a una guerra civil. Pasea por ciudades y costumbres que los lectores podrían reconocer. Amor, rencillas, relaciones generacionales, reencuentros, equivocaciones y perdón son algunos ingredientes.
Culpa de los muertos
Price: $2.30 USD. Words: 35,500. Language: Spanish. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
En el año 2000 un médico amargado por la culpa se confiesa como testigo del horror de la dictadura militar argentina de 1976 frente a un joven -Agop- que ha venido del extranjero. La vida solitaria se vuelve transparente con ese aciago pasado que regresa envuelto en una fábula sobre la violencia del poder, que secuestra, tortura y asesina a la gente que los militares consideran "subversiva".
The Lawyer Who Caught The Crabs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,450. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Max Standen is a provincial lawyer in a dusty and disorganised practice. Both he and the business are, frankly, past their prime. But now that his partner Giles Furnell has been suspended, Max must tackle an array of bizarre and often outrageous legal cases on his own.
Resurrect (A Whitney Steel Novel - Book Three)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Intrigue and murder reach epidemic proportions when investigative reporter Whitney Steel receives a lead pointing to a possible biological attack using a new chimera virus.
Collapse Club Conversations
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 22,840. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The end of global industrial civilization looms large for members of the Collapse Club. What most people avoid or dismiss as far-fetched they find endlessly fascinating. Climate change and global warming are creating the preconditions for imminent collapse and in this short novel, set as a series of conversations; Club members explore the dire future they foresee with equanimity.
Los Extorsionadores
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,360. Language: Spanish. Published: March 24, 2017 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Urban
La historia evocada en "Los Extorsionadores" es una amarga sátira donde se conduce el hilo narrativo del discurso para mostrar el deterioro de un país y sus habitantes, originado por las malas políticas impulsadas por sus gobernantes. Es una discusión acerca del modo en que la política forma parte de la vida cotidiana.
New Creation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,090. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 18, 2017 by Robin Beck. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This novel explores the soul of the African wilds, along with one of the great issues of our time: the conflict between materialistic and spiritual worldviews. It plumbs the turbulent experiences of an African missionary’s son who leaves the mission for the life of a game ranger. Unforeseen events involving reserve staff, visitors and the primeval African wilds revolutionise his thinking.