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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
Vamps of '29 by Alice Jurow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 286,910. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the darker corners of the City of Light, three fashionable young women revel in the glamor of late-1920s Paris nightlife. They model cutting-edge styles at a couture house on the rue Cambon. And, they are vampires. “Vamps of '29” follows their piquant and picaresque adventures as they seek to define for themselves what it means to be a modern vamp.
The Fish and the Bird by Laura Rae Amos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,310. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Leila Watts has always lived by her heart, but now she realizes that her heart only gets her into trouble. Corbin Green is a kindred spirit, and he reaches Leila in ways her husband never could. But as their innocent new friendship quickly turns into an intense and irreplaceable bond, Leila is haunted by her promises. How can she live an honest life when every choice she makes is full of regret?
The Horned Whale or An Morvil Kornek by Jeremy Schanche
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 175,710. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the archaic port of New Lynsmouth, circa 1911, Elias Gillpington, a young scholar, quietly pursues a life of learning until he encounters the elderly Lazarus Taxon and gets drawn into his world of extraordinary experimentation. Desperate to win the love of the luminous Constance Place, Elias pursues his fate through the foggy alleys of the Old Quarter, while back in the lab, something stirs.
Born Speaking Lies by Rob Lenihan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,670. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
New York mobster Billy the Kid gets a chance to escape the violent world of 1990s Brooklyn after being shot and left for dead in a Pennsylvania forest . Billy tries to disappear into small town life with Lora, a woman who finds him bleeding by the side of the road, but his desire for revenge and his rapidly deteriorating health drives him toward a bloody confrontation with his former friends.
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.
The Labyrinth by Steven Arnett
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 113,020. Language: American English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A romantic adventure wrapped in a thriller, The Labyrinth chronicles the strange life and death of John Jones, whose involvement in a murder when he was 15 years old shapes his whole life afterward. Four people read the manuscript he leaves behind and try to answer this question: Who really was John Jones?
Djerba Nights by Alexis Debary
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 145,690. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Djerba Nights is based on a true terrorist blast on the oldest Jewish Temple in Africa, on Djerba, a Tunisian holiday island. But, when a British woman is washed up dead on the shores, a chain reaction of highly-explosive events sets in. Under-cover agent Monica is torn between jet-setter parties, international politics, Islamic extremism and age-old Arab magic on her quest for the murderer.
The Moral Quandary of Heels by Kathleen Helen Levey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,500. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The billion dollar world of motivational coaching divides philosophically into life and strife coaching, the former propelling Coach, "just plain Coach," a Garden State forest ranger, onto the national stage. The novel takes a comic look at loyalty, involving a mysterious cyclist, contrasted with a father-daughter, a fading love, and historic heroes en route to what it means to live a good life.
Destiempo by Jose Luis Loperena
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 237,340. Language: Spanish. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
La novela finalista en premios literarios que está creando una legión de aficionados al género en España. Una historia apasionante, adictiva y de fácil lectura, con una trama compleja y sorprendente y un desarrollo de personajes sabiamente elaborado. Recomendable para los amantes de la ciencia-ficción, pero también para los que busquen una buena novela.
A Fleeting Glimpse by Miles Rothwell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,000. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
...a fleeting glimpse... depicts the inner most thoughts of a person deconstructing the way in which their mind perceives reality. The story involves a struggling writer disillusioned with life, who sets about recording his thoughts and dreams in a journal that is originally intended to be a parody of a self-help book.
Frankenstein A Life Beyond (Book 1 of 3) The Resurrection Trinity by petepublife
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,390. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Horror » General
Ten years after the loss of his entire family to madness and death, Ernest Frankenstein is compelled to return to the city of his birth, Geneva, in order to discover if his elder brother, Victor, might still be alive. Hunted across Europe his only hope lie with a French spy, Ernest’s childhood friend, and a mysterious gypsy girl whose people believe that Ernest will decide humanity's final fate.
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.
Shadows of the Women They Once Were by Jonathan A. Fogell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,000. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Can the family overcome their difficulties and will daughter Dori ever find the answers that she is seeking both before and after her mother's death?
An Ambitious Woman by M. A. Pasha
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 223,650. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An Ambitious Woman is a journey back to the infancy of the NHS and through its golden age following the multi-faceted caring professional Mary McCarison. A tale of ambition, love, friendship, travel, bravery and the complexities of life.
The Search For Intelligent Life on Earth: A Story of Love by Gerry Pirani
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,190. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Can love really change us? Find out in Gerry Pirani’s heart-wrenching novel, The Search for Intelligent Life on Earth: A Story of Love. Spanning three continents, this tale of love speaks to identity, transcendence, and redemption. High concept fiction (literary). Part 1 in a series of novels and novellas.
The Healing Place by Clare Nonhebel
Price: Free! Words: 126,810. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At 32, Franz Kane is owner-director of The Healing Place, appealing to an appreciative and ever-growing clientele seeking remedies for stress and formulae for fulfilment. The Healing Place has also been Franz’s escape from the past. But now, as one crisis after another challenges his own priorities, Franz has to decide whether it’s worth risking everything for the truth.
In Another Life by Dana Caldarone
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,790. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tommy Louis returns from WW II a hero, only to find that the life he left behind is gone forever. While delivering his best friend's last words to his widowed wife, Tommy meets Jeanne. She's just a kid, at that point, but soon her life spirals into a place she never imagined possible. Both of them seem hopelessly broken, but their lives keep circling back to each other. Can they save each other?
Cuando quedan cicatrices by Esequiel Guerrero Marte
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 100,890. Language: Spanish. Published: June 9, 2016 by ChiadoEditorial. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La obra narra la historia de una joven estudiante de medicina (Rebeca) que se entregó en los brazos de su novio. Sin saberlo, quedó embarazada; pero en vez de hablar con sus padres, decidió contarle a su mejor amiga (Victoria) lo que le estaba aconteciendo, por miedo a su madrastra (Mercedes) que la amenazó con echarla de la casa.
Midnight's Sonata by JB Trepagnier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 184,790. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Mara is a sixteen year old with secrets. Her father makes them worse and her mother and best friend, Chauncey, try to save her from them. Mara's life is changed forever when her mother and friend come up with a plan to get her away from her father for the summer
Welcome to Confluence by Paul V. Froehlich
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,350. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
The City of Confluence is dying. It's been five years since the steel mills closed for good. Twentysomethings Sophia and Will are passionately at odds about saving their rusting hometown. When the town's secret benefactor dies, they suddenly find themselves battling gamblers, opportunists, and entrenched moneyed interests, changing their lives and their town forever.