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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
Quiet Falling by W D Spiller
Price: Free! Words: 54,970. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
How culpable are we in the events that define our history? Bob Bailey did not join the International Brigade in the Spanish civil war. Instead, he finds adventure at home in 1930's Cheltenham. Or rather, it is visited upon him as he becomes an unwitting accomplice in one of European history's most notorious air attacks.
Milkman: A Novel by Kelvin C. Bias
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,130. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Calder Boyd does not have a cold. He lactates. As a result, the new father becomes a media darling wanted by all sorts of strange characters, ranging from porn star performance artists and feminists to militant men and talk show hosts. All this occurs during New York City’s snowiest winter on record as Calder tries to repair his marriage.
Left Behind by Neil Hetzner
Price: Free! Words: 83,260. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When her husband dies unexpectedly, Babette Carter finds herself backtracking across her life as an honored author and college professor to her childhood growing up poor and abused. Using friends and her sister Trina as catalysts, Babette tries to come to terms with why she hid so much of herself from her husband, her friends, and, as she discovers, from herself.
Second Chances by R D Power
Price: Free! Words: 75,130. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jaime Cox is the lucky girl who'd won the heart of handsome hockey star, Justin Rowland, but after 14 years she gave up on getting his proposal. Soon after jumping into the dating pool she meets Tyler MacDonald, who's nothing like Justin. His career and repute in ruins, he has nothing to offer her but his heart, but just when things are getting serious, Justin returns. Whose heart will she break?
Een brandend dek by Véronique van der Griend
Price: Free! Words: 63,540. Language: Dutch. Published: November 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In de Gouden Eeuw verlieten duizenden Nederlanders de Republiek om onder de vlag van de VOC op Ceylon hun geluk te beproeven. Tegen het einde van de achttiende eeuw had zich daar een rijke Hollandse gemeenschap gevormd, maar toen het in Engelse handen kwam emigreerden de meeste families naar Batavia. De achtergebleven gezinnen waren rond 1900 geheel opgegaan in de Brits koloniale samenleving.
The Oarsman by Zubin Mathai
Price: Free! Words: 82,660. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2016 by Beyond Yourself Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A magical river begins singing, and a man suddenly aches to know if the paradise at its end can fill his heart. He hires an oarsman to take him upstream, but they are blocked by a judge who sentences them to revisit the man's past. As the judge’s agents relentlessly pursue, and as they row further back into the man's life, the man begins to suspect the oarsman is more than he seems.
Rosemary for Remembrance:The Tragedy of Ophelia by Frances Mason
Price: Free! Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
We all think we know Ophelia’s story. Hers is a tragedy peripheral to the greater tragedy of Hamlet. But what if she were the centre? Imagine an Elsinore where identity and meaning are as fluid as water, where love and loss, life and death, past and present flow together and one woman’s imagination might have the power to transform the hell of madness itself into a kind of beauty.
The Undergraduates by Steven Snell
Price: Free! Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An exhilarating portrait of a young man’s journey to find purpose in others following a heartbreaking and abrupt separation. The Undergraduates is a novel brimming with truth and immediacy reserved for a generation of lost and misguided adults. Wildly powerful, this is the moving story of one man’s search to feel wanted, needed and loved – not always in the most traditional of ways.
A New Kind of Zeal 3 - The Crux of Salvation by Michelle Warren
Series: A New Kind of Zeal trilogy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,820. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
Two and a half years have passed. Alex has been studying at Victoria University, while the PM James Connor is leading the nation from the Beehive. Rachel Connor has become a Physician, while her husband, John, remains in the Cathedral. Tristan sees the legacy of Alex’s past: a past Alex seems to be trying to hide. What fate will beset the nation? What forces, in the growing darkness, will win?
A New Kind of Zeal 2 - The Price of Redemption by Michelle Warren
Series: A New Kind of Zeal trilogy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,810. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
The sequel to A New Kind of Zeal. The Governor General Anita Mayes has sent the humiliated Prime Minister James Connor to the back benches. Rachel Connor has taken up work at Hardwater Hospital, while John remains in the Cathedral. Alex Kensington is hidden: the mastermind behind Joshua's demise. But the spirit of his father will never be appeased until he achieves total control of New Zealand.
Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy, Abridged by Emma Laybourn
Price: Free! Words: 131,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tristram Shandy, widely regarded as one of the great works of English literature, is also one of the most difficult to read. This edition simplifies and shortens the book to two-thirds of its original length, making it accessible to the general reader while retaining its wit and style.
A New Kind of Zeal by Michelle Warren
Series: A New Kind of Zeal trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 88,810. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
It is Summer in New Zealand, 2030. Tristan is hitching past Kerikeri, having just retired from Peace-making army duty in the Middle East. Rau, a Maori priest, takes him to Ninety Mile Beach, and there they meet Joshua Davidson. Now driving Joshua down the North Island toward the Beehive in Wellington, Rau is finding a new kind of faith, but Tristan knows he must end the growing threat of Joshua.
The Independents by Lian Skaf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,620. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Sports
A baseball player with a fading dream and a newspaper reporter in a fading medium meet in the world of independent league baseball. Both looking for a shot at something bigger, they can only hope someone is taking notice of them and the new baseball team in blue collar Vineland, New Jersey.
The Hawk: Part Nine by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
The death of President Kennedy casts a pall over those concerned about Eric. Meanwhile in Texas, Luke Richardson wonders about the identity of John Doe. Uncertain about his future with Stanford, Laurie assures Lynne that Eric will return, while Marek and Klaudia make plans for a 1964 reunion.
Parhelion Yes by Connor Hyalta
Price: Free! Words: 201,120. Language: American English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Parhelion Yes is a dreamlike epic that combines vivid prose, a surreal setting, intense sincerity, lively characters, an emotional but ultimately uplifting aesthetic, and themes of guilt, life meaning, identity, sexuality, uncertainty, and loneliness to create a strange but touching molotov cocktail of twenty first century experience.
Collected Short Stories: Volume V by Barry Rachin
Price: Free! Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twenty-eight year-old Jesse Caldwell is painfully shy, lives at home and hates his moronic life. Miranda Huffington suffers from a gimpy leg and equally stunted personality. This is not your standard Harlequin romance.
Collected Short Stories: Volume IV by Barry Rachin
Price: Free! Words: 74,840. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
* Bethany Glaspell approached the first-ever meeting with Great-uncle Vern, a man who returned from the jungles of Vietnam with a Hmong bride and warped personality, much as a cat burglar might plan his next heist, telling no one, neither friend nor family, her intentions.
Collected Short Stories: Volume III by Barry Rachin
Price: Free! Words: 78,370. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
* A young boy spends a magical weekend with his sister, a former collegiate track star crippled in a freak accident. During the visit he learns a poignant lesson about the resilience of monarch butterflies and the human heart
Collected Short Stories: Volume II by Barry Rachin
Price: Free! Words: 84,220. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
* Grace Paulson’s train wreck of a personal life takes a turn for the better when the elementary school teacher meets a gifted artisan whose handmade jewelry boxes are featured at the local museum. Well-versed in nineteenth century Russian literature, Carl Solomon also happens to be the school janitor.