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The Foxhole Court by Nora Sakavic
Price: Free! Words: 82,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Sports(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Neil Josten knows signing with the Palmetto State Foxes is a fatal mistake. After eight years on the run he ought to have better survival instincts, but one of his new teammates is a friend from his old life. Neil left him once; he can't walk away a second time. The longer he stays the faster his past catches up with him, but maybe Neil's finally found someone and something worth fighting for.
Stories for Airports by judy b.
You set the price! Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Going somewhere? Stuck where you are? This book is for you. Stories for Airports is not about airports. It is an album of brief encounters with people who intrigue and appall you, people in the midst of discovering that entire worlds exist within the most inconsequential moments.
Small Town Glory by Eli Godbolt
Price: Free! Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 4 reviews)
With a video camera in his hand and the haunting images in his head of a friend being pulled from an icy river, Eli sets off to film a documentary and, in the process, unearths harrowing truths about life in a small town.
Awful, Ohio by Sirloin Furr
Price: Free! Words: 72,740. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"An intriguing monster." Troy Slushy's exposure to his life-decimating job, depressed wife, and crumbling home encourage his desire for a life in perpetual darkness. It becomes his objective to destroy the bright, menacing beast that removes him from the ecstasy of his dreams, only to expose him to all of these worthless possessions. Troy Slushy declares that his mission is to destroy the sun.
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 » Young adult or teen » Adventure(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?
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.
A Hero Grows in Brooklyn by Jeffrey Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 48,990. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Hero Grows in Brooklyn is a thrilling novel about Steve Marino, a junior high student seeking respect. Should he take after his violent father whose actions have flung his family into poverty? Or can he discover another way? Amidst swirling emotions, suddenly Steve discovers he must face the Skull Bones, a knife slashing gang. Armed only with courage, he takes on the challenge of his life.
El Aguila by James M. Weil
Price: Free! Words: 42,270. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The cafeteros in Colombia get forced into growing coca after the bottom drops out of the coffee market. The guerrillas get involved and then all hell breaks loose when the military gets wind of it and tries to force them out. It is told from the eyes of a nineteen-year-old girl who hires a coyote to bring her across the Arizona border after her entire town and family are decimated by bloodshed.
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 » Women's fiction » General(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 Classic Crusade of Corbin Cobbs by Michael Ciardi
Price: Free! Words: 265,930. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Join Corbin Cobbs as he embarks on an unprecedented journey into thirty works of classic literature. In the process, he will interact with some of the most beloved and reviled characters ever created for the page or stage. It is an excursion of a lifetime, transpiring in the course of a single day that will change Corbin's perception of his world forever.
Not Today, But Someday by Lori L. Otto
Series: Emi Lost & Found, Prequel . Price: Free! Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In December of 1994, Emi Hennigan discovered her father's infidelity. It was in that same month that Nate Wilson's first girlfriend broke up with him. Both heartbroken and jaded in their own ways, Emi and Nate became fast friends. This is how their story began.
Pedalling Backwards by Julia Russell
Price: Free! Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(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.
Os Filhos da Revolução by Renato Carreira
Price: Free! Words: 85,560. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Num momento de invulgar consciência política, Júlio Mourão, dramaturgo falhado, escreve uma peça com mensagem e vende-a pela fama e fortuna a que sempre aspirou secretamente. Corroído por um remorso vago, quase nem percebe como uma simples travessia do Rossio o transforma num ícone revolucionário suficientemente vazio de conteúdo para inspirar multidões.
Un chien enragé by Madeleine Ruh
Price: Free! Words: 38,840. Language: French. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Une fiancée perd sa bague, un homme le contrôle de son bateau, une baby-sitter à l'air rangé a une autre vie, des enfants viennent hanter une mère et sa nouvelle famille, un type se fait détrousser par un couple en Amérique latine, un chien enragé pourrit le dimanche d'un vétérinaire et un campus dégénère... Recueil de nouvelles où le drame n'est jamais loin du rire.
Misty Falls by Shaun Whittington
Price: Free! Words: 61,450. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Todd Seaward is a widower at sixty-nine years old and feels blessed to have inherited a handful and colourful set of friends in his new residential home, Misty Falls. This suddenly changes when a new carer is employed, and a road of verbal and physical abuse begins to make his life a misery by Joseph File.
Long Road to California by Myanne Shelley
Price: Free! Words: 43,490. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Caleb and Nina Byrnes, long married and struggling financially, travel from Texas to California, following the route Caleb's grandmother took when her family migrated from the Dust Bowl. As Nina chronicles the journey, they discover a secret in Grandma's past. Learning about Vera's hardships offers perspective into their own lives. And tracking down old friends may help Vera in her waning years.
The Inelegant Universe by Charles Hibbard
Price: Free! Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A baker's dozen of stories about wives, lovers, mothers, publishers, teachers, petty criminals, pigeons, and fossils of flesh and stone, with settings ranging from the towering Sierra Nevada to the flatlands of Indiana.
Tales of Revelation and Despair by Desirèe C'est Moi
Price: Free! Words: 22,790. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Tales of Revelation and Despair is a collection of dark fairy tales divided into two books. Book one was written among the cemeteries, gypsy camps, and cold, clammy passageways of underground Paris. Book two was written in the desert, three years after my return. Told with traditional simplicity, each tale is an exploration of the ideal, the capacity of human potential, and the nature of despair.
Apart From Love by Uvi Poznansky
Price: Free! Words: 106,750. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Coming back to his childhood home after years of absence, Ben is unprepared for the secret, which is now revealed to him: his mother, Natasha, who used to be a brilliant pianist, is losing herself to early-onset Alzheimer's, which turns the way her mind works into a riddle. His father has remarried, and his new wife, Anita, looks remarkably similar to Natasha--only much younger.
Ensemble by S. P. Elledge
Price: Free! Words: 68,320. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(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.