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The Quarterback
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,900. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by Christopher Meeks. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jimmy Jassy had been on the top for five years now, but the clock was running out. All he had left were the remnants of his incredible skills, and his snarling pride in being the man they called--The Quarterback.
Paradise Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,300. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by Christopher Meeks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
In a fast-moving novel, "Paradise Road" brings a raw and brutal world of big-time gambling. Don Porter is out to beat Las Vegas at its own game--putting his money, his woman, and his life on the line. It is the winner of the Mark Twain Journal Award for "significant contribution to American Literature."
A Place in Heaven
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 72,950. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
After witnessing a horrible tragedy in which his beloved wife is killed, John Sanford, a veteran from the Gulf War, finds himself living in the streets of Austin, Texas as another homeless man. His fortuitous encounter with Julia Chavez, the manager of a downtown branch of the Bank of Austin, changes his entire life.
Wandering Realities: Mormonish Short Fiction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015 by Zarahemla Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
"Wandering Realities gathers together much of the Mormon-themed short fiction of perhaps Mormondom's best living writer," says Michael Austin. Peck's highly imaginative stories run the gamut from Mormons reverting to a medieval society on Mars to a bishop who is killing the neighborhood dogs. These stories not only entertain and delight, but they challenge and provoke as well.
The Call of Ciri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015 by Zayzee Writes. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The Call of Ciri tells the story about the interwoven lives of four women and their relationship to the town of Ciri. One of them broke a vow which resulted in serious consequences not only for the indigenes of Ciri but also for the other three women who were oblivious of the existence of Ciri.
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.
June’s Stolen Rose
Series: Seasons of Love and War, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,490. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The Saga continues in book four with Kaylob and Beth Ann walking into a homecoming with one of their best friends on the floor with a gash in his head. Things are out of order in their life and someone is watching Beth Ann. She finds things vanishing and hears footsteps and shadows that spell danger. Then Kaylob comes home and nobody knows where she is.
Procesul
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,120. Language: Romanian. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Indiferent dacă a fost citit ca o poveste existențială, o parabolă, sau o profeție a exceselor birocrației moderne vecină cu nebunia totalitarismului, coșmarul kafkian a rezonat cu realitatea crudă pentru toate generațiile de cititori.
Selling Steve Jobs' Liver: A Story of Startups, Innovation, and Connectivity in the Clouds
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 84,130. Language: American English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
"Selling Steve Jobs' Liver: A Story of Startups, Innovation, and Connectivity in the Clouds" follows the adventures of two serial-failure entrepreneurs who obtain the late technology titan's original liver and embark on an exciting entrepreneurial journey to build a new company and technology that will disrupt the market's current model of interacting and communicating with those in the post life.
Purple Alpenglow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,440. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The beauty of the Colorado high country can be so effective at helping one maintain a peaceful balance among all the wrangling over the latest political topics, but it wasn’t helping Adam Turner that election season as the idealistic millennial stepped back from the froth that pervades the headlines to discuss the biggest issues with his conservative and liberal friends.
The Recluse: A tale of an adult with ADHD
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 64,710. Language: British English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Recluse is a story of an ADHD woman whose experiments with occult help her decode the connection between divinity and psyche.
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?
Między prawem a sprawiedliwością
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,090. Language: Polish. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
„Między prawem a sprawiedliwością” to zbiór czterech dłuższych opowiadań kryminalno-sądowych pt. „Zarażona”, „Wykluczony”, „Dawca” i „Złodziej trumien”.
Niepełni
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,670. Language: Polish. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Powieść o samotności i poszukiwaniu miłości. Edyta i Jacek są zwykłymi młodymi ludźmi. Chcą żyć pełnią życia, mieć znajomych, przyjaciół, a przede wszystkim chcą kochać i być kochani. Problem tkwi tylko w tym, że ona porusza się na wózku, a on nie widzi. Gdyby byli sprawni, ich pragnienia byłyby normalne, a tak otaczający świat pokazuje im, że oczekują od życia zbyt wiele.
Damaged Goods
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,320. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ex-football player and ex-cop Harry Molina is paid to keep people safe, and in sunny Southern Florida, where Uzis are as common as retirees, a lot of people need his help. In a land of randomness and sun, mangroves and sizzling highways, the heat is on. Key West after sunset will be deadly dark, and unless Harry takes fast action, no one will make it through the night alive.
The Husband
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,580. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Peter Carmody is a man most people would envy. He has a successful career, an attractive wife, two children he loves and who love him. Yet Peter Carmody has been playing at a marriage that has run down over the years through emotional attrition and boredom. Peter gambles all he has against what he hopes to have in a life with Elizabeth, the woman he loves.
Drinking a glass of Yak's blood in Tibet
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,590. 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.
Homeland (Justin Hall # 7)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,050. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
After a hair-raising mission deep inside ISIS-ruled northern Iraq, Justin Hall, the CIS’s best field operative, discovers this time terrorists’ have his homeland in their sights. They are determined to deal a deadly blow to a large hockey arena and cause massive casualties.
Overdose
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Camilla, a kindhearted but not fully competent young doctor, works in a psychiatric hospital in southern England. Having fallen under the spell of an enigmatic senior colleague, she is struggling to combine the demands of her job with pursuit of their illicit affair. After one of the patients in her therapy group takes a fatal overdose, Camilla gets involved in some tragicomic misadventures.