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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
Right of Way by Bethany Harvey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Jim lives in fear of his neighbors. His daughter Annie lives in fear of him. His wife Linda tries to protect them both. But when Jim's paranoia turns violent, how long can Linda cover for him without taking herself and Annie down with him?
Zaid: A Novel by Danielle Yvette
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,360. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twenty-Four year old Zaid has just been released from prison and hopes to reunite with Amiah, the mother of his child. After a shocking event, Zaid's life is forever changed and he is faced with his most difficult challenge yet. Now, he must confront the trauma of his past in order to end the cycle of tragedy and violence, if he hopes to create a better future for his daughter.
Cuervo Púrpura by Maribel Peralta
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,180. Language: Spanish. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Inspirada en la problemática de los genocidios recurrentes en mi país, México, y cómo es que la justicia jamás repara el daño recibido por parte de las víctimas que se quedan sin voz y trascienden las fronteras de lo intangible mientras se pierden en la bruma de la indiferencia. Atrévete a conocer a Marie Le Brun desde su escondite, un capullo de cartón endurecido con el engrudo de la vida.
An Accident Waiting to Happen by Adrian White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,940. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Extraordinarily engaging and sensitive, wringing one's emotions." (The Bookseller). A young woman disappears. Her partner Gregory, under suspicion from the police of having done her harm, is left to care for her son Tomas from a previous relationship. The race is on for Gregory to find the woman he loves before the authorities take Tomas away. How far would you go to protect the ones you love?
Penelope's Way by Blanche Howard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Penelope, age 70, searches for the meaning of life in the accreted layers of love, lust, guilt, family, pot luck suppers, and time and chaos theory. Her efforts may be destined to fail, but the journey is joyous. “This book is a great read: a compact narrative and a wide-ranging story… it ended far too soon,” wrote the Globe and Mail.
Gotte Spake Musica by Miles Rothwell
Series: Musicscapes. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,280. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Gotte Spake Musica has two sections - the first set in the fictional town of Tremka just after WWII. The second set in modern day Copenhagen. A gypsy boy is hospitalised and learns to play a traditional gypsy instrument. Years later his son forms a folk-metal band and between the two generations discovers a way to release traditional music and his heritage to modern audiences.
The Darkest Valley by Rick Dewhurst
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,250. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A pastor's wife with a deep secret is dying of cancer, his young aboriginal convert is in danger of being kidnapped and initiated into Longhouse spirit dancing rituals, and his congregation is firing him. In desperation, he recruits a local newspaper editor to publish the truth about the Longhouse. Along the way truth is put to the test, and when his wife's secret is revealed, so is their faith.
Lily's Story by Don Gutteridge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 287,940. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Canada(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Lily’s Story tells the tale of a remarkable pioneer woman, born in the backwoods of Ontario in 1840. Lily’s struggle to survive and grow and discover her place in the scheme of things is complicated by the travail of frontier living, and the impact of historical events themselves. Lily’s Story is part history and part fable, with historical personages and a bizarre gallery of local characters.
Belle City by Penny Mickelbury
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,830. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
This saga of love, land and loss is told from the disparate perspectives of Ruth Thatcher, who is Black, and Jonas Thatcher, who is White, and spans nearly a century. During the course of their lifetimes, Ruth and Jonas-- and their respective families have prospered-- but it is left for their descendants to come to grips with the long-unacknowledged truth that the two families are actually one.
Hail Mary: A Short Story by Amanda Linehan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
Bill just can't stay away. Every day he opens the doors, walks down the aisle, and lights his candle. Then he talks to her. Does she hear him? Will she talk back? He's not sure, but he knows one thing. He'll wait until she does.
Attraction and Repulsion by Robert Scott Leyse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,320. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
The setting is Paris. The agenda is merrymaking. The unexpected is two people falling in love and fighting for the right to love, as an ex-friend of the woman becomes insanely jealous, and clinically insane, and does his best to keep them apart. A love and adventure story--with a large cast of colorful characters--that takes place in the parks, cemeteries, streets, and on the rooftops of Paris.
The Sign of Jonah by Charlie Canning
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 64,600. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Notable Book, 2016 Shelf Unbound Competition for Indie Books A group of Filipinos and expatriates are living peacefully together on an idyllic island until a plan to salvage a Japanese World War II wreck and sell it for scrap divides the community along predictable fault lines: Filipinos, an American and an Australian vs. two Japanese, a German and a seemingly neutral Swiss.
One Moment in Time by Glenn Snyder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,300. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After a violent accident, Jack Barrett had a new outlook on life. He took on adventures that made him one of the world's most admired people. With each step, Jack grew as a person and a leader; risking himself and his family to save others. In the end, Jack was about to die, or was he? Prepare yourself for a surprising ending that questions the nature between life and death, reality and dream.
Lion Within by P.D. Workman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,450. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Leo is a troubled young man, constantly on the brink of disaster. In the midst of his own emotional turmoil, Leo meets Elizabeth, single mom of a newborn, with a lot on her plate and a past that she won't acknowledge. Can Leo reach Elizabeth, and at the same time, come to terms with his own past?
A Groovy Kind of Love (The Bibliophiles: Book Three) by Karen Wojcik Berner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Uptight British lit lover meets a free spirit at a book club and his world is turned upside down! Thaddeus Mumblegarden IV was content with his Brit coms and books until he met free-spirited Spring Pearson at a book club meeting. But will an old college pinkie-swear promise Spring made fifteen years ago get in the way of this bibliophilic romance?
Toccata for the Unknown by JMS
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,260. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Follow Tim, a writer looking for inspiration, as he stumbles upon the strangest place in town, a place with no name, which he calls “The Restaurant”. In there he finally finds the inspiration he was looking for, or so he thought. A journey of stories being told, a dream meeting with Einstein, but most of all a hunt after his past, a past that is slipping away.
A Riddle by Isolde Kurz & Becca Menon (translator)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"It is quite clear that one has not use for a person who as no I in a well ordered police state." ~ A Metaphysical Murder Mystery ~
Mississippi Pearl by Joel Arnold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In this award winning short story, Kelly Holmsted finds a huge Mississippi pearl. Refusing to sell it, she keeps it with her at all times until she loses it during a traumatic incident that she refuses to talk about. Years later at a family get together, she decides to finally reveal the secret behind the loss of her pearl, as well as sole the problem of her abusive husband. But at what cost?