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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
Moorings by Nancy Slavin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,100. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Moorings follows 23-year old Anne Holloway as she journeys up to a small, Alaskan fishing town to find her biological father. Instead of finding what she came looking for, Anne realizes the past can never be untangled from people's memories, and damage from oil spilled under the surface never completely dissolves. Still, by making the journey, Anne discovers her true identity can be found within.
Nylon Trees by Gary Loderhose
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,070. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 3 reviews)
As a child, Ronnie worships his older brother Mikey. But as time goes by, he begins to view him differently. How does he deal with a special needs brother? Will Ronnie ever understand Mikey's nylon trees? Nylon Trees, a gripping, voice-driven story dealing with such strong themes as love, guilt and despair, leaves the reader with a message of redemption and forgiveness.
One Moment in Time by Glenn Snyder
Price: $2.99 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.
Prin ochii ei by Gratiela Feraru
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 52,120. Language: Romanian. Published: February 5, 2019 and represented by LETRAS. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Prin ochii ei se adreseaza visatorilor, celor care pot gasi o continuare frazei “ce ar fi fost daca…” dar mai ales celor care nu se lasa sa ajunga in acel punct si celor care nu obosesc sa o ia in fiecare zi de la capat.
Letting Go by Norma Harrs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 5 reviews)
a collection of short stories exploring the foibles and weaknesses of the central characters: a woman looking for uncomplicated sex; an ageing Irish spinster has her dreams coming true in unexpected ways. a middle-aged man who finds out more than he ever wanted to know about his mother's secret life. a young abused girl who deals out her own kind of justice. nothing is as it seems on the surface.
Fertility: A Novel by Denise Gelberg
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 by Ken Hudson
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.
Second Lives: A Modest Collection of Short Stories by Ann O'Neal Garcia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mashups(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The thirty short stories in Second Lives reveal a humanity of a wide range of characters, including a motherless girl of twelve appalled by what's happening to her body, or a drunken broad looking to run off with Jesus, or a teenage boy dreaming of the winning bull ride. This author lovingly draws her versatile cast with clear-eyed detail and perfect pitch, leaving reader enriched.
New Old World by C. D. Stowell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 216,000. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What happens when a headstrong, almost-forty photojournalist pulls the plug on her comfortably creative life and buys a one-way ticket to the Old World? It’s not a pretty picture as Ticonderoga Fox grapples with professional doubt, a stormy love affair, a reproductive crisis, and other challenges to her long-cherished autonomy. When a late bloomer finally comes of age, things can get complicated.
Fruit of the Spirit by Gregory P Knowles
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
Stairway to the Stars by Lidmila Sovakova
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
“Stairway to the Stars” is the ninth volume of the “Jazz Saga”. It is the “Jazz Saga’s” bitter-sweet-happy-end when Irene gets all she has ever asked for: heaven on earth with all the only men of her life and a bigger than life adventure with Egon who had to die to offer her the impossible as her phantasmal lover. Though is this really all Irenchen has ever pined for? Search her!
Hound of the Meadows by Andrew S. Knox
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 by Julian Silva
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.
Flowers from Iraq; The Storyteller and The Healer by Sunny Alexander
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,900. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Flowers," is a love story between two women during a time of war. Accompany Kathleen Moore as she journeys through childhood abuse, a lifetime of secrets and locked closet doors. From foster child living in Boston, to closeted Army physician wounded while serving in Iraq to family doctor in the rural town of Canfield, whatever her role and wherever her journey takes her, she never travels alone
The Twilight Lawns Chronicles by Ian Dorking-Clark
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A series of tales concerning Twilight Lawns, Surrey. Residential Home for the Elderly, the Distressed, but most importantly, the Well Bred. Join the Residents at play. Take tea with Elspeth and Hermione. Marvel at the wisdom and organisational abilities of Maude. Join us at night for a last digestive biscuit and Senapod tea. Then Medication Time and bed. Good night!
Brooklyn Bites: A Pickle & Carrot Cake by Scott Stabile
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The fifth and sixth stories in the Brooklyn Bites series, A Pickle & Carrot Cake look at the discomfort often caused by speaking the truth. In A Pickle, a woman pressures a man to reveal more about himself, but she is ultimately unable to handle what he reveals. In Carrot Cake, a woman prepares a Lebanese feast for her family and cannot begin to predict the uncomfortable reaction she elicits.
Saving the World by R. Eric Swanepoel
Price: $4.69 USD. Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
'Business as Unusual' meets 'The World According to Garp' and 'Adrian Mole' meets 'No Logo' as 'Saving the World' charts the progress of Nathaniel Papulous from a dysfunctional childhood in English suburbia to the frontlines of the battle against the global tyranny of the transnational corporations.
The Wake-Up Call by Jonas Eriksson
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 by Myanne Shelley
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.
Apart from You by Leonore H. Dvorkin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,840. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Set in the late 1960s, this story has almost nothing to do with Vietnam. Instead, it deals with conflicts between parents and children, spouses, sisters, and lovers. Infidelity, sibling rivalry, and social change are highlighted as the novel explores multiple varieties and two generations of deception and self-deception. "Gripping and powerful." "A brilliant first novel, gorgeously executed."