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Dreams of the Compass Rose by Vera Nazarian
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,100. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010 by Norilana Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(5.00 from 1 review)
"A clever concoction of vignettes and short stories knitted into a morality tale about the temptation of illusion and the price of truth... an exotic setting reminiscent of Tanith Lee's Flat Earth series.... The author's sumptuous language will resonate with Lord Dunsany and Clark Ashton Smith fans.... Nazarian's vital themes and engaging characters are sure to entertain." (Publishers Weekly)
Out From Edom: Book I of the Irredente Chronicles by J. Patrick Sutton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 188,500. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A far-future theocratic space hegemony tries to preserve the human genome by limiting technology. When an unknown enemy begins wiping out hegemony worlds, the complacent, ineffective government is weakened. A genetically-errant urchin and a reactionary priest set out on separate voyages, each discovering shocking truths about the nature of the threat to the hegemony.
Scholarship by Ian John Copeland
Price: Free! Words: 102,880. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Rocks Preparatory School for Boys lived in its own world. 140 odd boys and 16 teaching staff inhabited the school, mostly isolated from the outside world not just by the boundaries but also by the society they formed for themselves. Like all communities, most conformed, but some did not. A story of friendship and loss at a 1960s boarding school.
Enchantment (The Channie Series Book One) by Charlotte Abel
Series: Channie, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,510. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal(4.35 from 20 reviews)
A lovable teenage mage and a BMX racer with a killer smile are frustrated by the chastity spell her parents cast to “protect her virtue.” So when they learn a blood-stained, magical book could break the curse, lust overrules logic. They ignore the warning signs of dark magic and unleash a malevolent force with the power to destroy everything they love … including each other.
The Book of Adam: Autobiography of the First Human Clone by Robert M. Hopper
Price: Free! Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010 by Doublethumb Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Adam’s intimate memoir of a world in which it becomes common to have your genetic twin born after your death. We see the bigotry of his youth, haunting dreams of his clone-father, and Adam’s search for his soul. A search shadowed by his fear of death and a century-old family drama in which, like the House of Atreus, the players seem fated to struggle with the sins of the father.
Courting Infidelity by Steve Mierzejewski
Price: Free! Words: 19,360. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Helen's husband has cheated on her several times. Driven by despair,she talks to a priest who persuades her to give her husband one more chance. This promise is challenged when she falls in love with Darek, the man she has always hoped to find. Darek sees her moral dilemma and, realizing he is losing her to her promise, hires a prostitute to test the true character of her husband.
Taking Candy from the Devil by Robert P. Kaye
Price: Free! Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Chris Bly, burnt out and broke after an ill-conceived software startup, retreats to his father’s collection of geodesic domes on the western slope of Washington’s Cascades Mountains. Brother Trent is a Hollywood stunt coordinator dabbling in jewel theft. Fake Bigfoot tracks surface and a mysterious stranger arrives to exact revenge. Redemption arrives with romance, a trebuchet and explosions.
Omega by Bradley Stoke
Price: Free! Words: 153,790. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Omega returns the adult reader to the world of childhood imagination: a world populated by the fantastic, the fabulous and the thoroughly improbable. But a world where adult concerns of poverty, injustice, prejudice, politics and economics are all too real. In this world, the reader is taken on a search for the Truth in a more literal sense than one would expect.
The Glassblower's Daughter by Frances Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,390. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Greta's life is carefree until the abrupt disappearance of her elder sister, and all her courage can't save her from the sinister shadows that engulf her. Even when she finds a way out betrayal and treachery threaten her.
Playing the 'Son' Card by Wilson James
Price: Free! Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Troy lost his father at age 9. Ever since then, he’s been steadily losing confidence in himself and his ability to make his way in the world. Troy is increasingly the target of bullies at school and he’s just hanging on. He hates school and socializing has become torture. Now age 12, he has one chance to change his life and start new. Will he meet the challenge or will he remain a victim?
A Most Excellent Love by Charles and Becky McQuaig
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Romance » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Few people are privileged to possess one life-long friendship that endures through heartache, separation,and economic depression,as well as happier times. Rebecca Heyward was blessed to have two such relationships; a childhood friend and the love of her life. Follow her travels and adventures growing up near Charleston, S.C. in the late 1800’s to mid 1900’s. Sometimes it is possible to go home
Corpus Callosum by Erika Price
Price: Free! Words: 53,970. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Corpus Callosum is a work of literary science-fiction about Jeanette Porter, a 30-year-old copywriter who uploads the mind of her dead sister Joey into a computer. But Joey doesn't take this change well, and begins to behave erratically. Jeanette must track down the computer’s inventor and enlist the help of several other uploaded minds in order to save her sister’s sanity and repair their bond.
Een Kostbaar Geschenk by Jacqueline Zirkzee
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: Dutch. Published: March 7, 2012 by Uitgeverij Parelz. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Een groep vrienden brengt ieder jaar samen de kerstdagen door met een uitgebreid kerstdiner, om de beurt bij een van hen thuis in een gemoedelijke sfeer. Maar als Lucille het allerlaatste kerstcadeautje openmaakt, zijn alle ogen opeens op haar gericht. Wie heeft haar zo’n kostbaar geschenk gegeven?
Convenient Love by Asrai Devin
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Short stories(1.75 from 4 reviews)
Penny works in her father's store while she studies business part-time. She alternates between fantasizing about co-worker Shawn Moore. and planning her escape. Shawn works to support his disabled mother. He refuses to look closely at Penny because she deserves better. When Penny's grandmother has a stroke, her escape plans are postponed. Can Shawn give Penny a reason to stay?
Thank You and Good Night by Ray Succre
Price: Free! Words: 210,580. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Screenplays » Biographical
Based closely on the multi-faceted and prolific life of Rod Serling, creator (and both head writer and host) of The Twilight Zone, Thank You and Good Night spans the rise and fall of a television icon. Through both narrative and script, Thank You and Good Night follows writer Emery Asher through the raucous, speculative, and complex world of home-screen celebrity in the early days of television.
Texas Roads by Cathy Bryant
Series: Miller's Creek Novels. Price: Free! Words: 88,770. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Romance » General(4.50 from 14 reviews)
"One secret kept, another uncovered..." All she wants is a place to call home. But will malicious rumors and a devastating discovery keep her from realizing her heart's desire?
Flight of the Shaman by geoffwidders
Price: Free! Words: 188,340. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Flight of the Shaman is a tale of two continents; the New World of the Incas, and the role of the Europeans in subjugating that society for gold. The time frame is also juxtaposed - from that of the Elizabethan age - to that of the first half of the last century. The heroes of the work are a young boy and his grandad, it is they who seek to help a young Inca princess escape the evil Shaman.