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Suicide Pact by John Monarch
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,190. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
When all-around failure Coyote Black (not his real name) meets up with four other people to commit group suicide, he suddenly has a better idea: Since the doomed have nothing left to fear or lose, why not postpone their suicide one month, and in that time do whatever the hell they want? Alas he is, as said, a failure...so is it any wonder that things don't go as expected? An 89,000-word novel.
Tra Uncas e Robin by daniela forneris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: Italian. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Il libro si interroga sul mistero della morte e della vita. Il protagonista è un ottuagenario stanco di vivere perché colpito duramente negli affetti nell’ultimo segmento della sua esistenza. La sua personale istanza esistenziale si snoda in un viaggio a ritroso nei ricordi della sua giovinezza. Il viaggio è dunque un elemento simbolico che permea il testo, sia esso reale o spirituale, virtuale
Japanese Reader Collection Volume 2: Momotaro, the Peach Boy by Clay Boutwell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Momotaro is by far Japan's most famous fairy tale. Now, you can read this famous mukashi banashi in real Japanese. Momotaro is a boy born of a peach who grows up to be a brave and mighty man. Oni are invading the village. The villagers beg Momotaro to get rid of the menance. Together with three strange allies, Momotaro heads off to Onigashima to defeat the Oni boss.
Antonia by Maria Rosaria Valentini
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 31,180. Language: Italian. Published: July 12, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Storia - questa - di amori impossibili, parole mai dette, luoghi gravidi di ricordi, affetti ritrovati che portano lontano, verso un futuro che non sarà migliore, ma sincero. “Questo romanzo mi è parso molto bello, sia per l’ottima tenuta del linguaggio, della tensione narrativa, dell’intensità delle situazioni e degli eventi, sia per la sapienza nel fissare i personaggi e i luoghi.”G.B.Squarotti
Salsa Nocturna by Daniel José Older
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,230. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Crossed Genres Publications. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Down the midnight streets of New York, a whole invisible universe churns to life in Daniel José Older’s debut collection of ghost noir.
L'Actualité by Antoine Bello
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: French. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Le lancement d’un nouveau quotidien est toujours un événement. Surtout quand son éditeur se vante qu’un pourcent des informations qu’il contient sont fausses… Une nouvelle inédite d'Antoine Bello, l'auteur des Falsificateurs, des Eclaireurs (Prix France Culture Telerama 2009) et d'Eloge de la pièce manquante.
Gone Forever by Emmanuel Bampoe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
This book brings to bear the realities in life, the nothingness of man, the disappointment in life and above all, the courage to face life. Never allow age to kill your dreams otherwise the society will not forgive you. Nimako was able to rule over her destiny and so can you. Since you did not have the choice to come into the world yourself so you cannot decide to leave...
My Bess by Thomas J. Hubschman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,260. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Savvy Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
You found The One. The One who made you happy just to be in their presence--The One who turned out to be oh so much more besides. So, why are you sitting all by yourself trying to make sense of what went wrong and whose fault it was? A story of what it means to take responsibility for one's own happiness.
The Mission by Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When a homeless woman and child show up in the alleyway, Max is captivated by the child. The little one stares at him with the most amazing gray eyes Max ever saw. He's not supposed to help them. In fact, if he lets them in the warehouse, he risks losing his job as night watchman. Then he'll be out on the street, too, and yet, Max cannot turn his back on the homeless child.
Field Walking by John Bishop
Price: Free! Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a hit man crashes his car on the way to assassinate the Reverend Max Kingsley, a team of undercover police is sent to the New South Wales country town of Arajinna to protect him and his wife Judith. But Lenny d’Aratzio, who ordered the hit, is not about to give up his quest for revenge against the man who helped put him in gaol.
¿Nos vemos el viernes? by Núria Salán Ballesteros
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,410. Language: Spanish. Published: July 10, 2012 by OmniaBooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
El relato, escrito en primera persona, recoge un conjunto de mensajes que componen el monólogo sostenido de María con el mundo. Con sus correos electrónicos, conocemos las cuestiones que se plantea e intuimos as respuestas que le proponen. La protagonista nos permite participar en el desarrollo de una historia que supondrá, inevitablemente, un punto de inflexión en su vida.
The Birth of Aphrodite by Ian Moffitt
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 97,830. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012 by BWM Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
It is 1920 and two babies come into the world in very different circumstances: Grace born of a violent union, but destined for a golden future, and Mike, a country boy with a talent for boxing, whose determination to succeed on his own terms brings him into conflict when he starts to make a name for himself. The Birth of Aphrodite is a panoramic novel based on the myth of Aphrodite and Adonis.
X Out Of Wonderland by David Allan Cates
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,240. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
X Out of Wonderland is a farce, modeled after Candide, that takes on the Global Free Market and just about every other aspect of contemporary life. Outrageous and poignant by turns, X is a satire with heart, and an intense and funny reading experience.
The Burning Citadel by Michael Pettengill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,220. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Tamara stands one step past the pinnacle of her life. Her sworn enemies lie annihilated beneath her feet. But even on the threshold of victory and vindication, the destroyers of her past reach out and unleash an unspeakable horror to even the score and nullify not only her life's work, but her very existence. Her future, a gaping blackness for which she never provided a plan.
Mugs Birdsong's Crime Academy by Richard S. Wheeler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,230. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Western
After being reformed for five years in the Wyoming pen, the celebrated criminal Mugs Birdsong decides to found a crime academy that will instruct lawmen on the ways of means of lawlessness. He sets up shop in an abandoned orphanage in Rock Springs, and soon is instructing classes in bank robbery, train robbery, and various other sterling occupations.
Still Waters by Sara Warner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,030. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When researcher Teena Shostekovich returns home to find her computer files stolen, she suspects it has something to do with the case she’s working. But a call from the thief complicates things and nothing gets any clearer when Detective Logan Deo arrives. Meanwhile, as the story of cowgirl Jessie Weston unfolds on the shores of Lake Ponder, Teena and Jessie’s paths veer ever closer to collision
La Planta Sagrada by Caroline Alethia
Price: Free! Words: 79,640. Language: Spanish. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Literature » Literary
La planta sagrada se inicia cuando un hippie de Oakland, California, elimina una jeringa de LSD a través de un inodoro previendo una redada policial, y luego sigue su improbable travesía de tres décadas hasta Los Yungas, Bolivia, el cordón umbilical entre los empinados Andes y la extensa Amazonía. La jeringa llega justo a tiempo para afectar la vida de dos norteamericanos que viajaron a La Paz.
Secondhand Millions by Geoffrey Allen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Business
I write to tell you about my novel, "Secondhand Millions," a story that has been custom crafted for current times. Louis Bexton has it all -- a lovely wife, amazing children, a large duplex in NYC, a second home in the Hamptons, and a successful career. But even with all this, there's something missing. Louis becomes bored with life, and starts to yearn for more. He wants to make a difference.
The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis by David Sheppard
Price: Free! Words: 132,180. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Available for the first time complete in one volume. Previously published in two volumes as Daughter of Darkness and The Dadouchos. In 480 BC, fifteen-year-old Melaina's biggest worry, she thinks, is wishing to follow Artemis and remain virgin when her mother and grandfather want her to marry and became a priestess. But when the Persians invade, the gods themselves have plans for Melaina.