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Freak City by Tom Lichtenberg
Series: Dragon City, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 24,620. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.18 from 11 reviews)
It’s hard to control your destiny while you’re waiting for the bus. The trouble for Argus Kirkham began when a stranger pushed his way through a crowd at a bus stop and pressed a package into his hands. Inside the package were various random items. As Argus and his friends unravel the clues, very strange things occur in this story of mystery and ghosts. Book Two of the Dragon City series.
13 Years in America by Melanie Steele
Price: Free! Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.94 from 33 reviews)
The powerful story of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in modern-day America.
To Dream Again by Brian H Jones
Price: Free! Words: 100,350. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Aichje Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
Rivals at school and rivals in love, Kerem and Nozam take opposing paths during the war of liberation that ignites their country. When Kerem returns from exile, Sanomi, the love of his youth, leaves Nozam for Kerem and together they witness Nozam's disintegration and the betrayal of a nation’s dreams.
The Roman and the Runaway by A. J. Braithwaite
Series: Hawley Lodge stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 42,010. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(3.50 from 6 reviews)
Having a good family friend as your headmaster might sound ideal, but for Luke Brownlow it just makes life even more complicated...
The Foxhole Court by Nora Sakavic
Price: Free! Words: 82,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian(5.00 from 11 reviews)
Neil Josten knows signing with the Palmetto State Foxes is a fatal mistake. After eight years on the run he ought to have better survival instincts, but one of his new teammates is a friend from his old life. Neil left him once; he can't walk away a second time. The longer he stays the faster his past catches up with him, but maybe Neil's finally found someone and something worth fighting for.
Pedalling Backwards by Julia Russell
Price: Free! Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On a bleak, muddy island in the Blackwater Estuary, Lizzie struggles to come to terms with the loss of her unborn child and the death of her sister. Trapped in a damp cottage with her ineffectual but well-meaning husband, and her aloof parents, the things that are said and left unsaid on this strained family holiday threaten the complex ties between mothers and fathers and their daughters.
To Sir, With Love by Karyn Mitchell
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011 by Crimson Melodies Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In the era of Bettie Page and big-band music, rationing and war, every person has a story. This work of fiction shows the blossoming romance between two American soldiers in a time when every tomorrow is an uncertainty.
Avalon Uit Je Ooghoeken by Tais Teng
Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: Dutch. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Uit haar ooghoeken ziet Melissa dinosaurussen en eenhoorns op drukke verkeersrotondes grazen. Alleen als ze de orkaan berijdt kan ze het solide Avalon achter die schimmige beelden bereiken. Avalon waar haar hartsvriendin Morgana haar alle spreuken en de duisterste magie wil leren. Want er is geen beter wapen tegen de mensheid dan een meisje van dertien.
Unplugged by Michael Agelasto
Price: Free! Words: 157,200. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
What might Holden Caulfield be like if he lived in the 21st Century media-infested environment? What if he does something so naughty that his parents severely punish him by taking away all his electronic devices? "Unplugged" takes place in contemporary Durham, North Carolina, and follows a few weeks in the life of a 17-year-old, Sterling Eumorfopoulos, a Mensa-registered genius.
Ensemble by S. P. Elledge
Price: Free! Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Thirteen short stories, comprising Mummified Couple Found in Peatbog, Wordblind,Mona and the Witchdoctor, After Ovid,Frog Baby,The Last Day of June (The Old Ones,Quintana Roo,from Impossible Musics I: The Omniphonium, Kisses, A Fever of Unknown Origin, Lazarus Risen, Game Over,and The Flight.
A Family Legacy: The Watson Works by Wilson James
Price: Free! Words: 52,840. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Another tragedy has struck the Watson family and now the only thing left is the family business. Connor, the younger of the teen brothers, must try to make the tough decisions that will keep things going. Can Connor deal with his profound loss and prevent a similar tragedy when he has the chance? Can he find happiness and make a new family? Join Connor in this story of adventure and courage.
Hard Creek Bridge: a short story by Isaac Sweeney
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011 by Gone Dog Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Friendless and shy, Slim Jackson enters his second semester at Abe Lincoln University. He gets lost on an unknown path, comes to a strange bridge, and has the struggle of his lifetime.
Murder At Zero Hour by Paul Westwood
Price: Free! Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(4.50 from 6 reviews)
1916. William Grant, an American, joins the British Army during the Great War. He is posted to France, where he witnesses the horrors of war on the front line. During a dangerous night patrol, a captain is murdered, leading to a series of unanswered questions. With only his wits, Grant must solve the mystery while keeping his own skin intact. Will he be a victim of war or just another victim?
Prometheus Fit To Be Tied by Paul Hawkins
Price: Free! Words: 89,830. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Recounting 1939, the birth of a superpower, the twilight of a mostly rural America, and the misbegotten adventures of the last man in the world to know everything except what to do with himself. Comedy, romance, and drama unfold when a dissipated millionaire returns from Europe to his childhood home just in time to interfere with a rural electrifcation project and reawaken the town's old secrets.
Migrations, Volume I : Don't Forget to Breathe by Ashim Shanker
Series: Migrations. Price: Free! Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
"...he could imagine the Dust spiraling in corners, plotting en masse an elaborate offensive upon those who sought seclusion from the outside Universe. The Dust: it was older than Time, bound by its allegiance to the Tangible—to the very Physical Substance of creation— to make pointed attacks fueled by conspiracy upon its bitter rival, the amorphously-composed Intangible Will.." (p.202)
Baby Girl by Donna Moss
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
One part angry, two parts self-loathing, and a full cup of confused, Samantha is having trouble keeping her own secrets. First published in RE:AL Literary Journal Volume 30.1.
Scattered Fates - a novel on the second partition of India by Ram Garikipati
Price: Free! Words: 70,600. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history(4.88 from 8 reviews)
An alternate history novel, which unwraps in the backdrop of violent anti-Hindi agitations that rocked the State of Tamil Nadu (India) 50 years ago, narrated over two time frames – 1965 and 2005. It is the story of a son's search for the truth about his father's disappearance and the political intrigue that led to India's second partition into South & North, intertwined with the history of Korea
Chinese Novel Book Review: 小说《花落花开》读者网友书评集 by Hongyang（Canada）/ 红洋（加拿大）
Price: Free! Words: 9,350. Language: Chinese. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Chinese