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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
The Sun Does Not Set...And Other Works: Stories & Poems from Mauritius
By Shakuntala Hawoldar
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,320. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013 by Zen Publications. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
"Shakuntala Hawoldar’s writings are poignant renderings of human struggles and sufferings in a world dominated by power, ignorance, inequality, misfortunes and psychological frailties. Her rich vocabulary and her choice of syntax mesmerize the reader into a no-mind land where self-inquiry takes over your imagination.
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
Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge, Volume 2
By Write on Edge
Series: Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,410. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013 by Bannerwing Books. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
"You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from." - Cormac McCarthy, "No Country for Old Men" In the second volume of Precipice, twenty-four authors from the Write on Edge community explore the concept of luck in twenty-six pieces of poetry, short fiction, and memoir.
Someplace North of Here
By CH Lowe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,570. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
George has made his way to the Big City... To the UK city of Newcastle, hoping to find a life more fulfilling than the one he left behind. But this city is a very different place to the 'paradise' he once called home... From stylish apartment to squalid houseshare, and happy ever after to the reality of falling in love, nothing is as George imagined
Shortcomingz
By C.S. Torres
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,530. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
This is a collection of short stories covering a variety of topics and themes. Some of the stories are told in forthright fashion, others border on magical realism. A few offer a poetic peep into the past, several delve into science fiction and the rest, I hope, are a bit avant-garde. Enjoy!
Fast Luck
By DE Morin
Price: Free! Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
(4.00 from 1 review)
In a land where alligators once dined on Wonderbread, where chickens played pianos and monkeys rode on rockets, Fast Luck once met hard luck.
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
North of the Sun, South of the Moon: New Voices From Norway
By Grimbold Books
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,450. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
The members of the OIWG hope that you find this collection to be a thought-provoking and deeply moving reading experience. And remember, just as we who live in Norway must, that even when the winter feels long, the summer sun will rise again and hang there in the sky, defiant and dazzling, as long as it possibly can. All profits from sales of this book go to Utdanningshjelpen.
Woman with Doll & Other Stories
By Joan Slowey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This collection of stories is set in a small, seaside town. The characters are known to each other and appear briefly in each others stories. They have difficult situations to deal with and their solutions are often unexpected or harsh or, sadly, just as you would expect. The sea is a constant in their lives; for some it is integral to their livelihoods and for others a source of peace and solace.
End of the Road
By Jacques Antoine
Price: Free! Words: 92,760. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Roads end. They begin somewhere, too. In between, all manner of things happen: friendship, betrayal, horror and maybe even joy. For some, the End of the Road brings love and happiness, for others agony and suffering, and for a precious few, sorrow may lead to something revelatory. The potholes and pitfalls found in this anthology are many, but for every character, there is an end of the road.
The Raconteurs' Muse Literary Journal Vol.I
By Steven Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 56,150. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
Welcome to the inaugural issue of The Raconteurs’ Muse, the literary journal of Central Oregon Community College. The literary journal is an extension of A Novel Group of Writers, Central Oregon Community College’s creative writing club.
Warp and Weft
By Vinay Jalla
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,200. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Narayana, the protagonist, is orphaned at an early age. He wanders on the streets of Zarivaram like a vagrant looking for something to eat. He cannot escape from poverty, which sticks to him like a leech. He makes a selfish pledge to himself: to earn money and become the richest person in his village. Will fortune favour Narayana?
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.
Under the Yellow Kite
By Rose Marie Colucci
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,930. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Set in a northern Inuit village, where Evil Spirits linger behind snow mountains, Under the Yellow Kite is a portrait of a woman’s courage, a visionary of changing times, and the survival she faces against her abusive husband, her community and traditions. It remains a story of untold love as her husband`s half brother vows to protect her only to intensify conflicts between brothers.
Canine Confessions
By Mary Metcalfe
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,260. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Montreal in the 1970s. The Vietnam War is still sparking controversy. The second tide of feminism still washes in on women as Daisy, a flaxen-haired cocker spaniel, recounts in touching, albeit humorous, detail, the story of her life as it intersects with her humans.
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
(3.00 from 1 review)
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.
More Tales From Denmark
By clive pearce
Price: $3.78 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
More Danish Folk Tales is the second in a series of books that shares a unique collection of tales that have been collated from the rich history of Danish story telling. The collection is derived from stories told by farmers, peasants and labourers who would tell these tales to their families and friends as a form of escapism from bleak working and living conditions.