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Vietnam Conscript
By Merv Ryan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,080. Language: Australian English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
The Australian author has drawn on his experience and knowledge to present a drama of one woman and two young men - one militant and aggressive, the other a pacifist, who are conscripted and sent to fight in the jungle. The story of forced conscription to war in peacetime and its aftermath for generations is shown in compelling detail.
Tripping Into Mexico
By Eldon Arkinstall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 160,590. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Tripping Into Mexico is about the adventure of life. Corsey Clamming records his days in a diary. He writes of men released from prison, of self-destroying artists, homeless hitch-hikers seeking a lift, and more. Corsey believes in a world he consciously creates. Dirt, heat, blood, and beauty mix as Corsey seeks his muse and follows the philosophy of, 'You create your own reality.'
Zurich by Night
By Laurent Trousselle
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 130,100. Language: French. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
15 nouvelles "émouvantes, surprenantes ou jubilatoires"... Et derrière cette couverture de guide de voyage se cache un paradoxal mais bien réel hommage à une ville qui, de nuit, peut se révéler tout aussi dorée que sombre, voire "noire".
The Three Queens - Book 3 of The Giza Trilogy
By Paul Morrison
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 313,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
THE THREE QUEENS is a book about the life of the son of Pharaoh Khafre and grandson of Pharaoh Khufu - Pharaoh Menkaure, as well as his relationships with his three Queens. It covers the period from c.2532 B.C. through to c.2500 B.C. (the death of Shepseskaf, Menkaure’s son and heir). We only know the name of one of Menkaure’s queens – Khamererenebty II. The other two are a mystery. A clue to one
Ode to Boy: An Anthology of Same-Sex Attraction in Literature from Antiquity Through the First World War
By Keith Hale
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,920. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian
A refreshingly readable collection of literature devoted to same-sex attraction from the ancient Greeks through the war poets. Includes works from Homer, Sappho, the Old Testament, Pindar, Plato, Catullus, Virgil, Horace, Plutarch, Ovid, Rumi, Hafiz, Michelangelo, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Byron, Disraeli, Thoreau, Melville, Whitman, Henry James, Wilde, Housman, Cather, Stein, Mann, Owen, & many more.
The Sphinx - Book 2 of the Giza Trilogy
By Paul Morrison
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 283,860. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
THE SPHINX is the fictional and epic novel about the son of Pharaoh Khufu. This son was Pharaoh Khafre who built the second largest pyramid on the Giza Plateau. He is also thought to be the builder of the mysterious Sphinx. Or was he? The novel is not only about the life of Pharaoh Khafre, his rule over Kemet and his many military conquests, but is also the story of the Sphinx. What did this
Miriam Was Here
By Saleh Johar
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 105,320. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
A story about the ordeal of a beleaguered nation whose population have been going through untold sufferings since 1991 when their power was thwarted by the ruling clique of Eritrea led by a callous tyrant. It is a story of oppression, hostage taking, human trafficking and organ harvesting. It describes the agonies that the victims go through: rape, deprivation, torture and killing
Racing With The Rain
By Ken Puddicombe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Can one outrun the rain? Guyanese born Carl Dias receives news of his father augusto dying in Guyana. Back in Guiana, Carl belonged to the leftwing ruling party. His father, a businessman was in the Conservative party. Returning will reignite memories of the collapse of the political and social fabric of the colony, stoked by the Kennedy administration pressuring the Brits to oust the government.
Next
By Simon Petrie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,760. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013 by CSFG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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The theme for CSFG’s next anthology is… well, ‘Next‘. Sequence. Succession. Cause and effect. What happened. Next. An anthology of Australian speculative fiction edited by Simon Petrie and Robert Porteous and published by the Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild.
The Fatal Empires
By Trevor Steele
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 153,390. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The last decades of the 19th century: the European empires are competing to gobble up the rest of the earth. Their inborn “superiority” seems to guarantee success, and the “natives” will have to submit.
Short Stories
By Nicholas Campanella
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,010. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by The Moon Publishing & Printing. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A short story collection concerning the paranormal and horror.
La $a$katchewan [Saskatchewan}
By Lionel Lizee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Involved in the early 1900's migration of French Canadians to an area of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, the characters battle themselves and the elements in the quest for the golden harvest of riches. The thrust of bumper crops and droughts, accidental deaths, and the dreams that brought them to this land collide and reconstruct themselves and their lives. Lust for wealth trumps relationships.
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 2: International Writing
By Matthew Asprey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,750. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 2 contains interviews with Elmore Leonard & Clive Sinclair. Contributors: Mimi Lipson, John Salazar, David Thomson, Paul Pax Andrews, Peter Doyle, Antigone Kefala, Chris Andrews, Mark O’Connor, Paolo Totaro, Paolo Fabrizio Iacuzzi, Floyd Salas, and others...
Shag v nikuda (Russian English edition)
By Natasha A. Salnikova
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 173,650. Language: Russian. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Как может измениться жизнь в одно мгновенье знает только тот, кто через это прошёл. Ты делаешь шаг, всего один шаг, но этот шаг длинною в жизнь. Шаг между прошлым и будущим, которое не представлялось в самых дерзких мечтах. А может быть, такое будущее не было в твоих мечтах? Может быть, кто-то намечтал его за тебя? И тогда ты шагаешь в пустоту, в бездну и не знаешь, что ждёт впереди.
Rilla of Ingleside
By Lucy Maud Montgomery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,940. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Set almost a decade after Rainbow Valley, Europe is on the brink of the First World War, and Anne's youngest daughter Rilla is an irrepressible almost-15-year-old, excited about her first adult party and blissfully unaware of the chaos that the Western world is about to enter.
Anne of Ingleside
By Lucy Maud Montgomery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: 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.
Northwoods Forest Mystery
By Karin Ficke Cook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,440. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Here it is - the first novel I wrote in 2003! And now it's available in eBook format! This is a family oriented (age 16 and up), faith-based mystery set in 1885 and 2005 which tells the story of a man unjustly convicted of a crime and the family and friends who help to rectify it 120 years later. And it is also a love story of great sadness, new joy and hope for the future.
O. Henry Classics
By Sagarika Publication
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 251,310. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The quite 600 stories written by O. Henry provided a humiliation of riches for the compilers of this volume. the ultimate choice of the seventy stories during this assortment offers forthe reader's delight those tales honored nearly unanimously by anthologists and people that represent, in selection and balance, the most effective work of America's favorite storyteller.
After the Fog
By Kathleen Shoop
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,800. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
Disposable People: Inspired by true events
By Ezekel Alan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,420. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Disposable People tells the story of a young boy's journey out of a deeply superstitious, highly sexual, poor, and violent village in rural Jamaica. Kenneth Lovelace's story begins in the late 1970s when Jamaica's socialist regime had crippled the economy and plunged his family into even deeper poverty. Kenneth, now in his 40s, relives all the shocking details of his escape from his hateful past.