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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.
Amazed by her Grace, Book II by Janet Walker
Price: Free! Words: 118,430. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman(5.00 from 1 review)
APRIL 2015 EDITION! For anyone who’s ever had a crush on a teacher comes the story of Tracy, a shy and abused teen from the projects who suddenly finds herself in a posh private school, and Grace, the coach who offers the girl a chance to join the school's inner circle of privileged athletes. What Tracy doesn't know about the beautiful Miss Grace is that not everything that glitters is gold.
Rolling Thunder by Mark Berent
Series: WINGS OF WAR, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 153,210. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Literature » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Rolling Thunder is an historical novel about the decisive role politics played during the Vietnam war. Its characters range from men in the field to the Pentagon and the White House. Fighter pilots and Special Forces warriors try to do their best but are hampered by President Johnson, Secretary of Defense McNamara, and their staff members who despise the military.
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.
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 Raven King by Nora Sakavic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,410. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Book 2; follows The Foxhole Court. The Foxes are a fractured mess, but their latest disaster might be the miracle they've always needed to come together as a team. If Neil can get through Andrew's personal barriers, they might have a fighting chance this season, but Neil is running out of time. Riko is intent on destroying Neil's fragile new life, and the Foxes have just become collateral damage.
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.
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.
Beautiful Dreamer by Barry Daniels
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 130,260. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Harry Murphy has it all: A happy marriage, robust health, a successful career. Yet as he approaches fifty Harry begins to wonder about an issue which has not previously interested him: How well is he doing spiritually? Follow Harry as he begins to examine his spirituality by recording and analysing his dreams: What he finds there will alarm and amaze him, and will radically change his life.
Fear and Aggression by Dane Bagley
Price: Free! Words: 117,690. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
A technological breakthrough has forever changed the scope and scale of space travel. Tension on earth builds as the inhabitants realize that the vast distance between stars has never been an obstacle for inter-planetary travel. The earth has always been exposed to the threat of an alien invasion. But, what if we find them before they find us?
Sensei of Shambala by Sensei Publishing house
Price: Free! Words: 108,820. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
The books of Anastasia Novykh are phenomenous for the fact that every person sees as if in the mirror something of his or her own, purely personal. This book discloses the inner world of a sixteen-year-old girl, who suddenly encounters death face to face. This pushes her to reconsideration of her own life and search of answers to the everlasting questions: “What is the sense of life?"
Warm Winter's Garden by Neil Hetzner
Price: Free! Words: 112,000. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A family is an organism. When Bett Koster, mother and grandmother, is diagnosed with breast cancer, she finds she must adapt some and discard other of the rules she has used to live her life for more than sixty years. As Bett makes the changes she needs to be able to fight for her life, her family is forced to change how they think and act toward Bett, each other, and, especially, themselves.
The Girl on the Swing by Ali Cooper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical(5.00 from 13 reviews)
Julia believes that she has lived before. Suspended from her job and grieving for her lost son, Julia's past lives become an escape from her troubles in the present. For the first time, she meets someone in this life whom she recognises from a previous existence. But this man is a murderer, convicted of killing his wife. Past and present entwine, culminating in a dramatic conclusion.
Dog Robber: Jim Colling Adventure Series Book I by Robert McCurdy
Series: The Jim Colling Adventure Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 141,840. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War(5.00 from 2 reviews)
World War II has just ended, and in the chaos of Postwar Germany, Private Jim Colling finds that the occupation affords opportunities for significant financial gain to a resourceful American soldier with the ability to speak the local language. Elizabeth Hamilton, a beautiful American civilian, enlists his aid to rescue her relatives from Soviet-controlled Poland, Colling reluctantly agrees.
Two Horizons by Hank Lawson
Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Biographical(5.00 from 1 review)
Great Pyramid, rival priests, romance with a harem (perhaps royal) woman, and jealous Queen prey on God-king Khufu. In parallel to Khufu’s labors, Mehi labors to absolve his family’s crime by self-sacrifice as a pyramid worker. The crime also burdens his love for An-khi, a governor’s daughter who aspires to be governor herself. Will Mehi save Khufu from his enemies, including Mehi’s own brother?
Migrations, Volume II: Only the Deplorable by Ashim Shanker
Series: Migrations. Price: Free! Words: 161,250. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Was it possible to feel nostalgic about something that had never happened to him, possible for nostalgia to be taken in by the body as a free pathogen to infect the consciousness with stray sentiments? Perhaps, in his dreams, he had traveled back in time, or even drifted into another dimension of space-time and inhabited the body, experiences, and nostalgia of another.