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Fiction » Literature

Sub-categories: Literary | Plays & Screenplays
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.
Fertility: A Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,240. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
A riveting story about two bright, young professionals who are as damaged by the modern world as they are successful. Fertility shows how small missteps can alter the course of a life forever. This is a book that will stay with you long after reading the last page.
The Work of The Devil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,950. Language: British English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
London 1641: The first revolution by the people for the people is about to begin. Patrick Growsby, a printer's devil soon finds himself embroiled in a series of murders while the crown tries to muzzle him as he begins the very first investigative journalism. A romp in the spirit of the times through the sounds, sights and smells of a ribald city about to explode into open rebellion.
Fruit of the Spirit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
At the heart of Greg Knowles’ debut collection of short stories are the most basic of human characteristics – characteristics fundamental to human existence and yet so difficult to cultivate and sustain within the human spirit. In nine wonderfully crafted stories, Fruit of the Spirit shows even the finest of virtues can have a dark side – but when properly applied, can salve the deepest of wounds
Hound of the Meadows
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Arthur Meadows has been living two lies. The first will ruin him if it’s discovered. But the bigger lie is the one he’s been telling himself – that having a gorgeous wife, nice house, two kids and a dog is the same thing as being happy. When the first lie starts unraveling, the second one blows up altogether, and Art’s life spirals out of control in hilarious, sexy and occasionally deadly ways.
Cold Comfort in a Warm Climate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,640. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Two old friends in their sixties, one an architectural historian dying of cancer, tour Egypt with unpleasant results for all concerned.
The Wake-Up Call
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On the surface he has it all: the women, the career, and the Central Park view penthouse, but behind his well-groomed and chiseled facade he has nothing. At least this is what he's about to realize. Find out how Jack gets his life-changing wake-up call in this fast-paced, heartfelt and funny novel about soul-searching, friendship, and love.
The Ghost Family
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Ghost Family is a quiet, contemplative portrait of a California family. Laurel and Mion are cousins who grew up close as sisters. But there is an unknown third branch of the family. Their half cousin Jane was raised in communes with her hippie mom. When she stumbles across letters that trace back to her married grandfather’s affair, a generations old secret begins to unravel.
Sevens
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 67,370. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
William Barnes, a 43-year-old consultant in Hong Kong, is at a tipping point. His wife is in remand prison, accused of involvement in the murder of a Chinese businessman. He is struggling to hide this from his kids. His new job tests his professional integrity. Over the long weekend of the Hong Kong Rugby 7s tournament, Barnes attempts to exorcise his inner demons and regain his self-respect.
Complete Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,400. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A collection of literary short fiction, Complete Child looks at a variety of contemporary urbanites who find sometimes the only way past a baffling situation is through it.
Unusual Salami and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
With humour ('Imaginary Col')or strange lyrical horror (the title story) the characters in this collection struggle to make sense of life with sometimes dreadful consequences. Greg is weirdly empowered by reading a book, Anna escapes an enchantment (or does she?) God creates the world and Arkle is... well, Arkle. Although what IS that raggy brown stuff under the tree in 'Pneumonia'?
All Good Things Die in L.A.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,490. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
All Good Things Die In L.A. is a fast-paced and cinematic story centered around three ambitious characters who all want to desperately make it in L.A. Unfortunately, the city of angels isn’t as glamorous as it seems. As they try to navigate life in L.A., just how far will each character go to realize their dreams?
The Snake Handler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,620. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Outcast Harrison Kitchen returns to care for his hospitalized sister and encounters the man who ostracized him: the community’s patriarchal pastor. Kitchen’s sister succumbs to her injuries. Her will demands he remain at the family home or risk forfeiting the generations-old property to the pastor. A perilous collision between the anti-heroic apostate and the revered holy man is inevitable.
#LucysLetter - The Children of the Greenhouse Age
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,880. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A dark family secret haunts a young Lucy Gold as she struggles to survive in a world ravaged by the effects of climate change. Her mother is a suspected murderer, her father has been absent since her birth, and her planet—after generations of careless greenhouse gas emissions—is a nightmare of droughts, fires, and violent storms. Lucy's goal is to unravel her past and discover her unique destiny.
Sometimes Y for Yak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hazy Burton comes of age in 1950's Alabama as she sets out to rescue abandoned dogs. Sometimes Y for Yak is the heartwarming story of a girl and her family, friendship, animals, sadness, tragedy and ultimate triumph as she learns the meaning of unconditional love, forgiveness and acceptance. Often comic with colorful characters, the novel will take readers on a journey they will not soon forget.
The Frost and the Sunshine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,770. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shuki goes in search of the family of his birth, lost so many years ago. He finds Mwai and he finds Saif, his brothers. There is also Meriam, his niece, who urgently needs a new home. This is the fourth and final of the Shuki Series – the story of a modern day eunuch.
Twisted
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
These stories have their origin in the darker half of my psyche. Ordinary events suddenly become extraordinary, not to mention a little weird. This is where the title seems rather apt: Twisted. Not one of the stories end as you would expect them to and more often than not the reader is left with a shiver of fear or loathing running down his spine.
Animal Instinct
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,840. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young woman lands her "dream" job in the animal rights movement to find her boss a tyrant and the movement fractured in this fictional expose. "Her fast-paced book will keep you turning pages." - Jim Motavalli, E: The Environmental Magazine. "A must read," - Frank and Mary Hoffman, All-Creatures.com "I would sum this book up as 'The Devil Wears Prada for Vegans." - Beforewisdom
Morena Again
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
An older teenager tries to capture a loose horse as his only chance at traveling far enough in a right direction for surviving a rangeland blizzard.
Tales from a Stricken Submarine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,280. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
An explosion, and a submarine is sent to the bottom of the sea. Twenty-three members of the crew have secured themselves in the control room. In the knowledge that they are beyond rescue, they begin to swap stories in the darkness, telling one another their last confessions, their blackest secrets. But one of them, instead of telling his darkest secret, is hiding it…