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New Old World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,070. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What happens when a headstrong, almost-forty photojournalist pulls the plug on her comfortably creative life and buys a one-way ticket to the Old World? It’s not a pretty picture as Ticonderoga Fox grapples with professional doubt, a stormy love affair, a reproductive crisis, and other challenges to her long-cherished autonomy. When a late bloomer finally comes of age, things can get complicated.
The Bride of Amman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,630. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2015 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Bride of Amman, a huge and controversial bestseller when first published in Arabic, takes a sharp-eyed look at the intersecting lives of four women and one gay man in Jordan’s historic capital, Amman—a city deeply imbued with its nation’s traditions and taboos. Five young lives come together and come apart in ways that are distinctly modern yet as unique and timeless as Amman itself.
Once Without Dying
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,680. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three young woman of different faiths, Sheeawna-a Christian, Akilah-a Muslim and Mali-a Hindu support each other through heartaches, love affairs, abuses and struggles. They gain the courage to pursue a unifying force and common purpose with a mystic, a female rabbi, a Zennist and a follower of Native American spirituality. It is a powerful story of love, respect and honor.
The World Unseen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,720. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Winner of the Pendleton May First Novel Award and a Betty Trask Award, The World Unseen is a captivating human drama and love story between two women who discover universal truths about integrity, justice and finding your voice in 1950's South Africa. 'Elegant and understated' The Times
Evensong: Tales from Beechbourne, Chickmarsh, & the Woolfonts: Omnibus Edition
Series: Village Tales. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 330,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 14, 2015 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In this, the complete edition of the work (also published in two parts), the Woolfonts rally 'round in a time of crisis. Teddy and Edmond are in a jam apiece; The Breener is in a daze; the duke, after a tragic loss, is ill, as is the Rector; Sher Mirza is at his wits' end. Of course, this is the Woolfonts: everything will come right on the night. It's the getting there is dicey.
Tocayos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: American English. Published: March 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
What happened in the monster surf off Peru’s coast that changed the fate of Joe the American, Jose Miguel, and the spirited Milagros? Set among Peru's pastel-painted fishing villages, its barren Andean towns, and its old Spanish haciendas, Tocayos and Resaca tell a story of passion and betrayal, of rivalry and redemption, and of a boy who must choose how he will become a man.
In the Town of Joy and Peace
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Women of action and obstinacy live and struggle with brutality, humor, tenderness and frustration in Radomir, Bulgaria, the Town of Joy and Peace. All inhabit a society where lowness, trickery, networking and criminality rule at numerous levels. They face the devil’s temptations: sex, alcohol, prostitution, and petty robbery. Yet these women do not lose face or hope. They struggle.
Resaca
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
What happened in the monster surf off Peru’s coast that changed the fate of Joe the American, Jose Miguel, and the spirited Milagros? Set among Peru's pastel-painted fishing villages, its barren Andean towns, and its old Spanish haciendas, Tocayos and Resaca tell a story of passion and betrayal, of rivalry and redemption, and of a boy who must choose how he will become a man.
Cross and Poppy: A Village Tale
Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Woolfonts are the prettiest and most placid villages in England. There's the duke, who's more than the comedian he likes to play at being; retired celebrities; real ale; and an all-conquering local XI. All they want is a new Rector. And they get him. No one anticipates that crime, love, and sacrifice shall play out, between the sun of the Summer fete and the poppies of Remembrance Sunday.
Among The Humans
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Beer-soaked and hard-boiled, Jerry the Bird is doing his best to fit into human society. He has a fledgling career writing mysteries, but when his lizard best friend drags him into the search for a missing stripper, Jerry finds himself living a dime-store mystery instead of writing one, all while trying to win the heart of the girl next door. Dark and hilarious, Among the Humans is unforgettable.
She Sings of Old, Unhappy, Far-off Things
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Margaret Braithwaite, a fifty-ish professor, lives in the shadow of her famous husband, Gavin, who is terminally ill. When he hires Wyck Fitzsimmons to restore his gardens, Margaret slowly realizes her heart can feel love again. Gavin, though, is determined not to let death stop him from holding onto his wife. Love can take root in the most barren hearts, if Margaret and Wyck can let it grow.
Year of the Monsoon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,220. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
Leisa Yeats has a good life – family, job, relationship. But suddenly, she finds that her whole life was built on lies and secrets. Secrets about her adoption, secrets about her partner. Everything is turned upside down and in her desperation she reaches out to the wrong people. Finding her world shaken off its foundation, Leisa must figure out whom to hold to as the winds of change blow.
The Day Thou Gavest
Series: Village Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 5, 2016 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In the latest instalment of the Village Tales, one quiet January day: foalings, births, deaths, plans, and pints, and TMS on the ducal wireless: makes four-and-twenty hours of all that Heaven and Earth can afford. The brewery brews; the modern steam locomotives run; the ill are comforted, and children taught, and the land abides. A day of peace: come, spend it in the Woolfonts.
The Prize
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 298,500. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Six people all around the world are catapulted to international fame as they receive the most important telegraph of their lives, which invites them to Stockholm to receive the prize. This will result to be a turning point in their lives, in which personal affairs and political intrigue will engulf every one of the characters.
Beulah's House of Prayer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Some storms bring destruction. Others bring salvation. On Black Sunday, the worst dust storm in history brings with it a choice: Sugar must decide whether or not to return home, leaving the hospitality—and love—of Barmy’s inhabitants. A stunning Depression-era literary novel with a touch of magical realism, Beulah's House of Prayer captivates until the very end.
Price of the Child
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,680. Language: American English. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The desperate, overnight, nine-mile wilderness struggle to keep seven-year-old Sam alive and save his life after a near-fatal mountainside fall will forever bind Sam to his reluctant hero Jake. But can social worker Helen channel Jake’s heroism to find the hero within herself, and somehow rescue Sam from an unstable father who might just be given a third chance at killing him?
Getting Rid of the Macons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,030. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young couple from Albuquerque, Joe and Ellie Lawrence, arrive at their new home in very rural Eastern Oregon to find the former renters still in residence and firmly entrenched. When the Lawrence's develop strategies to get rid of them they soon find that moving amongst the Macons is like working in quicksand, the more that you move the deeper in you sink.
Mortal Coil: A Comedy of Corpses
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,950. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Funeral-home frolic. Short-listed for the London Observer's PG Wodehouse Comic Novel Prize. The stage version is at Samuel French. "A first-rate contemporary farce, one of the hardest - if not THE hardest genre to pull off. I look forward to seeing the movie." (J. Maas, customer review) "From the moment I started to read this book I was crying with laughter." (thedeludedfool, customer review)
Cambiamento di Stato Prima Fase
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,050. Language: Italian. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ambientato in un futuro di mondi virtuali e robotici questa prima parte di due racconta la storia di un gruppo di scienziati che per caso fanno un'incredibile scoperta riguardo l'origine della vita sulla terra. Ma devono fuggire dal potere di controllo mentale dei Sauriani i quali stanno segretamente preparando una raccapricciante distopia per gli abitanti del pianeta.
One Moment in Time
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.