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Evensong: Tales from Beechbourne, Chickmarsh, & the Woolfonts: Book One: Nunc Dimittis
Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 14, 2015 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In this, the first part of the second Village Tales novel, changes come to the Woolfonts, floods vex the District, a retirement at the Free School is announced, there's dirty work on council, the Rector is under strain, and a family tragedy befalls the duke. The villagers must rally 'round: and of course do, with blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Enoch's Folly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,650. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When Alastair MacNaughton and his uncle make a winner-take-all bet to settle the decade-long squabble that threatens the family business, Alastair finds himself embroiled in a maelstrom of legend, eccentric neighbors, break-ins, fires, and double dealing. Unfortunately, Alastair's only ally turns out to be an irascible, telepathic river dragon.
Enoch's Folly
Price: Free! Words: 112,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
“You know what the old timers say about Comely? They say the Devil is afraid of him.” Aldous Comely; entrepreneur, philanthropist, bon vivant, crime lord. He has his finger on every conceivable pulse, but his grip is starting to slip. Chance encounters and unexpected friendships force him to remember what it's like to be a human being - at the worst possible time: An old enemy is back in town.
Jennifer’s Magic Book 1 — Vigilante
Series: Jennifer’s Magic. Price: Free! Words: 173,000. Language: British English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Evil mages torture to death Jennifer’s best friend. Jennifer leads a cadre of apprentices to capture Bad Souls. The cadre runs into a trap, and Jennifer’s boyfriend dies. She becomes catatonic. She recovers but gets cursed by a Bad Soul. Jennifer discovers different magic and captures all Bad Souls. She meets a girl with the same magic. They become master and apprentice and honorary sisters.
The Iron Horse — Book 4 in the Sweetwater Saga
Series: Sweetwater 1876. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,240. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
As the saga of a young family at Sweetwater Ranch continues, changes come to the small town and their lives. Will Miss Jenna be forced into an unwanted romance? Can Travis help save the life of one of his grandsons? Will Newt and Cody find the secret goldmine? Will Fawn’s dark past unexpectedly catch up with her?
A glass of Yak's blood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
"This is a very sweet, romantic story. There is petty trickery but no matter how much, it becomes a minor thing, a slight detail to a richer slice of life." A devastating work on family, corporate culture and sexual insecurities which come with age. A deliberate tone of misogyny makes it more readable.
A Plain and Simple Truth
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 121,100. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Three men whose lives are inextricably linked to one woman meet at her funeral, an event which has profound consequences for them all. For Robert Moray there is the unwelcome revelation of a secret he has kept hidden for years; for John Rufford, the anguish of learning the truth; and for twenty-four-year-old Tom, the shattering of all the comfortable certainties of life.
Borderline
Series: The Agency, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,190. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015 by Majestik Multimedia. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
After a job reassignment, Erik Hart gets in over his head by working for the cruel taskmaster Zachary, an enigmatic man who seemingly knows more than he lets on. Rouge scientists are willing to help Erik disappear from breakneck enforcers if he can finish one final job. His search for answers leads him to a powerful organization bent on stopping him by every ruthless method at their disposal!
Steep Climb to Elsewhere. Trials of a Catalan Family in Post-war Spain
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 281,510. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Katchphrase International. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The Spanish Civil War lost, brothers Josep and Eduard Balaguer are exiled. The Balaguer women stay behind in their town in the Catalan Pyrenees to face Francisco Franco's vengeful regime until Josep returns home—alone. It will take decades of bribery, smuggling, imprisonment, love affairs, and other adventures to bring the family together again. But what will they have lost on the journey?
Apart from Love
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,720. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Apart from Love is not your typical love story. All-consuming, heart-wrenching, and dark, it is an epic that starts when Ben returns to meet his father, Lenny, and his new wife, Anita. It is then that he discovers a family secret. How will they find a path out of conflicts, out of isolation, from guilt to forgiveness?
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 » Themes & motifs » Medical
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 » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 4 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.
Two By Two
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 247,740. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Two pregnancies, two babies, two troubled teens. Two psychologists hunting down the leader of a deadly cult. When Libby takes a stand against her abusive parents, Josh and George readily make her part of their family, but her parents may have been involved in something more sinister. Two unexpected guests seek sanctuary in Shaunna and Andy's new home, but that's not all. Someone is watching them.
Tödliches Verlangen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,730. Language: German. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Ein Sylt-Krimi der den Leser in eine andere Welt entführt, die ihm die Arroganz und Blasiertheit von Menschen aufzeigt.
A Surgeon's Heart: The Choice
Series: A Surgeon's Heart, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 192,790. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
The Choice is the fourth in the A Surgeon's Heart series, which is the epic love story of pediatric heart surgeon Dr. Jack Roberts for his profession. In The Choice he strives to create a new, patient-centered health care system despite incredible odds.
Daughters of Time
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,150. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Across a 4,000 year line of descent, an epic struggle arises to restore balance to a world gone awry. Weaving ancient Sumerian myth and legend into a modern story of intrigue and mystery, Daughters of Time brings to life an epic struggle across four millennia. Follow the line of daughters from ancient Sumer, Egypt, and Jerusalem, and discover a secret that will change the way you see the World.
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 » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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 » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
For Native Americans, the world unravels as California missions stretch their influence from Los Angeles eastward. In this western frontier fiction from an Arizona author, villages pit themselves against invading settler-evangelists and their escort soldiers. Fierce battles arise. In this coming of age family saga, only the secret supernatural knowledge of Skywatchers can ensure ongoing life.
The Plutocrat (US Edition)
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 131,000. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Who really won the Presidential Election? What’s the true purpose of the Chinese moon mission? Who’s building big in Madagascar? Who’s on a mission to disrupt? America won’t be the same again. In fact... Will it even be America?
The Populist (US Edition)
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 154,970. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Who thinks he has an answer to the Greater Persian Question? Who’s going to save a nation on the brink? What’s going down in the Libyan desert? Why all the motorcycles? What’s the deal with the iguanas? And, most of all... Who is John Dolt?