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Lost Girls
Series: Crocodile Spirit Dreaming - Second Edition, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 106,580. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
4 passports of vanished girls. The one who found them is missing too. A dead mans diary may hold the key. Now a new search begins across Australia and the world desperately seeking any trace of each of these girls.
Empty Place
Series: Crocodile Spirit Dreaming - Second Edition, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,910. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
'Brazen English Hussy - killed her Aussie Outback Lover. Fed his body to Crocodiles,' the newspapers scream. She sits in jail,on trial for murder of a man who almost no one knows. She will not tell what happened on that fateful day. She must hide the truth, keep the secret buried. Information is hidden, can they find it? The search, gets closer. She must stop them.
The Diary
Series: Crocodile Spirit Dreaming - Second Edition, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,180. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
She holds a diary in her hand. Its contents terrify her, What awful tale does it tell? She must read it to see what is hidden but cannot bring herself to do so. She hides it away and passes responsibility to another. A fisherman finds an unidentified head in a waterhole in north Australia. Who is this man that no one knows? What first appeared to be a crocodile attack turns into murder.
Just Visiting
Series: Crocodile Spirit Dreaming - Second Edition, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 84,550. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Her hands and feet are tied and her mouth is gagged. She is a captive. She is being taken to a river full of crocodiles and she is terrified. How could it have come to this. Susan goes on an idyllic Australian holiday - the Barrier Reef is beautiful, Sydney is wonderful. She wants to see the Outback. A man offers to take her. She likes him and goes with him. But he hides terrifying secrets!
After the Fog
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,800. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The sins of the mother… In the steel town of Donora, Pennsylvania, site of the infamous 1948 “killing smog,” headstrong nurse Rose Pavlesic tends to her family and neighbors. As the smog descends she is faced with conflict she never imagined. A love story, the gritty plot is propelled by choices made under pressure and Rose's attempts to forgive herself and let her family’s healing begin.
Last Words
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,190. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Last Words, where Non-Fiction meets Fiction, and the lines in between are blurred by forbidden love. Do we fight for what’s wrong, or do we spend our lives searching for what’s right? A World War II love story mixed with a modern day romance.
Return of the Breaker
Price: Free! Words: 75,220. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Breaker is a name some call him. In outback Australia is a rumour 'The Breaker' has returned' 100 years have passed since they executed him in South Africa. But who is this new man? He is fearless and can ride any horse. There is wild, dangerous side, a devil may care way. Some call him Mark B, or Breaker MB. Now he tells his own story - the good and bad. Man or a monster? What made him so?
Spirits Abroad
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 85,170. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
Here there be dragons ... and aunties. Campbell-nominated author Zen Cho's collection SPIRITS ABROAD "refreshingly reimagine[s] the idea of home and tradition and family without offering tidy or pat resolutions" (The Star). The ebook features 15 speculative short stories, author commentary and an ebook-only cover by artist Likhain.
Sweet Lesbian Love Stories
Series: Lesbian Love. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,090. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Seven sweet lesbian love stories sealed with a kiss! Opposites attract after two volunteers get off to a rocky start. Lauren falls hard for Zarina—so hard she smacks her head on the sidewalk. Hailey doesn’t know how to tell Sashi her biggest secret, but Yvonne and Deva live happily ever after... after saving a man’s life on their wedding day! Short romances by award-winning author Giselle Renarde.
Black President Season 2 Collection
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,450. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
President, Stephen C. Jefferson and the First Lady, Raynetta Jefferson, brings fire and fury to the White House like we've never seen before. Brace yourselves for all the head spinning drama in this book series that is taking readers by storm.
The Broken Place
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,610. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author Michael Shaara’s first novel, The Broken Place, is the triumphant story of Tom McClain—Korean War hero, wounded veteran, professional boxer, college student, and sufferer from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Even a Street Dog
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,130. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Beneath the Las Vegas that America sees on the Travel Channel— nightclubs, famous chefs, rambunctious gambling, celebrities at play—there’s an older, stranger, harder city. These are Las Vegas stories told from the street level, by a narrator who could only have been created by a first-rate author—one of the city’s most-beloved newspapermen, John L. Smith.
La historia de Troya
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,390. Language: Spanish. Published: December 7, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Datos literarios concretos para entender mejor la guerra entre troyanos y griegos,q ue de acuerdo con la leyenda condujo a la muerte de Aquiles y la audaz maniobra del caballo de Troya,q ue con el paso de los años se convirtió en referente para los ejércitos del mundo que han realizado incursiones tácticas sorpresivas en la retaguardia enemiga.
Ugly Naked People: Queer Canadian Short Fiction
Price: $5.99 $3.99 USD. (33% off until Dec. 1!) Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
One minute you’re fainting on a Toronto subway, the next you’re fleeing mythological monsters in the Yukon. First a sidewalk psychic’s convincing you new love is right around the corner, and then your family’s reuniting you with an old flame. With Giselle Renarde's queer fiction, you never quite know what’s around the bend... but you can be sure to enjoy the ride!
Your Pick: Selected Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,610. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Literature » Literary
For fans of literary short fiction, Your Pick is the ideal introduction to the works of V.S. Kemanis. Carefully selected from the author’s four collections, the dozen stories in this volume are reader favorites. These are the stories that have resonated deepest, bringing tears and smiles, wonder and discovery. “Kemanis knows how to build a story and keep it going” (Foreword Reviews).
Paint the Devil
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: British English. Published: March 11, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Scandinavian
As the wolf debate heats up during Denmark’s hottest and driest summer on record, wildlife biologist Jon Østergård and his teenage daughter relocate to the West Jutland village of Thyrup, to study problem wolves in a community divided by fear, belief, opinions and violence.
Authentic Mama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,210. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Paperworth Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Paulina Omoregbe aka Iye Baby rules the night life of Nimbe town from her beer parlour with her magic touch and society connections. Her life is however thrown into commotion when a business deal goes bad, ushering her on to a downward spiral of confusion, disappointment and disaster.
Best Gay Stories 2014
Series: Best Gay Stories. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 86,680. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014 by Lethe Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian
Trysts, old flames, pulp tales. Gay men are neither confined by locale nor are their stories. The 2014 volume of Best Gay Stories features twenty essays, fiction and memoirs that encompass the myriad experiences gay life has to offer: from the insecurity and longings of youth to the complacency and nostalgia that comes with age.
Madam's Maid & Other Stories
Price: $5.70 USD. Words: 23,120. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
'Madam's Maid & Other Stories' is a collection of short stories among which is 'Madam's Maid', a story long listed in the 2013 Golden Baobab Prize.
Anne of Ingleside
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Davenport Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Anne Shirley, the red-haired girl from Green Gables, is now a mother herself - still occasionally as impetuous as the young girl she once was, but also with a more practical side to her nature. Ingleside is a busy and contented place, home for Anne, Gilbert and their six lively children. But then Gilbert's maiden aunt comes to stay and for a while the peace is sadly strained.