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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
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.
Songs From the Other Side of The Wall by Dan Holloway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 9 reviews)
A lyrical novel for lovers of Murakami. 18 year-old Szandi is part of Budapest’s vibrant, cosmopolitan art scene, sharing a flat and a bohemian lifestyle with her lover and fellow sculptress, Yang. Then a letter arrives that threatens everything, and forces her to choose once and for all: between the past and the present; between East and West; between her family and her lover.
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.
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.
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.
The Girl in the Trees by Tom Lichtenberg
Price: Free! Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(2.00 from 1 review)
Twelve year old Miranda Amelia Harden has lived all her life on her grandfather's ranch in the mountains. All she wants is to stay there, but the rest of the world can't seem to leave her alone. She has only two questions. How young is too young to know what you want? How young is too young to get it?
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: 153,770. 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.
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.
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
Three Nails by Micheal Maxwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Three Nails is a rich, witty, smart slice of Americana. Although it opens with loss of life—Three Nails ends with aspiration—hope, heritage, and new life. Like a handful of stones thrown in a pond, the circles of life and memories are all interconnected to process grief. Relationships with a wife, children, colleagues at work and even the kids taught at school are all part of the gift of healing.
Dirty Genes by Esther Minskoff
Price: Free! Words: 81,440. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Abra, an intellectually gifted woman from a family with mentally retarded parents and siblings, is the family caretaker until she goes away to college severing all family ties. Sixteen years later she learns that her sister died starting her on a quest to understand why she abandoned her family. She falls in love with Adam who helps her cope with her view that she has "dirty genes."
The Chamber Four Fiction Anthology by Chamber Four
Price: Free! Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
25 of the best short stories published on the web in 2009/10--chosen by the editors of ChamberFour.com, a website dedicated to making reading more enjoyable and more rewarding. Includes a wide range of stories from great online lit mags. This anthology is DRM-free and free to download. Find a complete table of contents, a PDF version, author bios, interviews, and more at Chamber Four.
Fear and Aggression by Dane Bagley
Price: $2.99 USD. 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?
Ringer, De jongen die dacht dat hij een verkrachter was by Juul Abbbing
Price: Free! Words: 32,300. Language: Dutch. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Ringer wordt achtervolgd door de gedachte dat hij net zo erg is als de verkrachter van zijn zus. Zal het zijn vriendin lukken om hem te overtuigen van het tegendeel? Roman over een nog weinig bekende aandoening, de seksuele obsessie.
Beautiful Dreamer by Barry Daniels
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 130,260. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » 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.
Warm Winter's Garden by Neil Hetzner
Price: Free! Words: 111,990. 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 » 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.