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After the Strawberry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,100. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2009 by Seedpod Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lydia Poole eats only one cup of Cheerios per day and lets her weight drop below ninety pounds. When Lydia’s sister introduces Jesse, a new friend and filmmaker, Lydia agrees to be the subject of his documentary. With the camera running, Lydia shifts from the viewfinder’s object to the eye behind the camera. In doing so, she discovers how she wants to see her world.
Save a Spaniel
You set the price! Words: 79,550. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This novel follows a rescue dog from an animal shelter where she faces euthanasia and into a permanent home. Grounded in studies of dog behavior and psychology, the book chronicles the challenges a rescue dog faces adapting to new owners.
Undermind
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,070. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2009 by Enigmatic Ink. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Smoke, intelligent fog, fun house mirrors, death house aesthetics, a city lit from within and a city of living houses. Riddles and enigmas. What was that language, where is its key? City webworks for instant travel by elevator or magic bus. People who are you and me, only fictional. Elf clubs burrowed snug in the friendly earth and nightclubs whose floor show is literally murder....
Vital Fluid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,940. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Enigmatic Ink. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Two parallel story lines are distanced by time and culture in this satiric alternate history, modern fantasy exploration. Rival hypnotists are pitted against each other in an increasingly bizarre series of performances across an absurdly chaotic America; while, woven in like fine silk, a pair of Victorian era mesmerists match mystical wits before the intolerant and intolerable European bourgeoisie
The Mandarin Club
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 111,050. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A contemporary Washington mystery with a high tech, China twist . . . A brilliantly-conceived spy novel introducing seven engaging characters whose lives are transformed by crisis. Provocatively detailed through the knowing voice of a prominent Washington expert, this is highly literate fiction. It fuses Big Chill themes with Le Carré rhythms in a post-Cold War story of espionage.
Hume's Fork
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,710. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A comic drama about philosophy, family, religion, and, of course, professional wrestling. Barely adequate philosophy professor Legare Hume has a mind-body problem. No matter how far he goes, no matter how hard he thinks, he can’t escape the world he lives in. Hume’s Fork is a brilliantly satirical and philosophical novel, every bit as funny as it is intelligent—a true original.
In the Wake of the Boatman
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 134,180. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Puttnam Douglas Steward isn’t having an identity crisis--he is one. As he drowns in expectations and disappointments, the matter of who he is—who he truly is—eludes him. Except for one thing: He’s a freak. He has to be. It’s the only answer that makes sense. In the Wake of the Boatman is a brilliant drama, stirringly and sensitively told, about the elusiveness of identity.
A Winter Garden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,780. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With his longtime Greek friend Modestos Thromos at his side, Doran plants a winter garden; and as he patiently tills the Grecian soil, he reclaims his integrity, his sense of joy, and his humanity.
Asphalt Flowerhead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,200. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2009 by Enigmatic Ink. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A picaresque movement in a nameless city. An America engaged in a propaganda-war, determined to clog drug-flow from the Netherlands, and the rubble of a broken city on the opposite shore of the Atlantic. The youth who dream in the face of nightmares, who explore themselves with chemicals with sad paint with jail cells with institutions with a belief in something bigger than the flesh...
Gatsby Girls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Gatsby Girls, a sequel to the classic novel The Great Gatsby, continues the saga of a Jazz Age dream gone wrong, that of Jay Gatsby for Daisy Buchanan. The dreamer is dead, but Daisy is unrepentant and plans an abortion before leaving her drunken, abusive husband, Tom. She enlists the help of a gangster, a drugged friend, and Nick Carraway, but her scheme fails and another deadly tragedy ensues.
Freak City
Series: Dragon City, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 24,620. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.18 from 11 reviews)
It’s hard to control your destiny while you’re waiting for the bus. The trouble for Argus Kirkham began when a stranger pushed his way through a crowd at a bus stop and pressed a package into his hands. Inside the package were various random items. As Argus and his friends unravel the clues, very strange things occur in this story of mystery and ghosts. Book Two of the Dragon City series.
Waves
Price: $29.95 USD. Words: 173,580. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Waves, a post-modern über-Faust, weaves together action, drama, romance, and science in global setting where the melding of good and evil yields shocking consequences. An epic, a technothriller, a psychological drama, a scientific dialogue: there’s something in Waves for everyone and, yes, something of everyone in Waves.
Every Song Has Its Secret
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,050. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tattoos tell stories. The ink that covers Landon McDaniel's skin are not unlike his story... ordinary, yet intriguing; painful, yet beautiful. EVERY SONG HAS ITS SECRET is a tale of love, passion, regret, heartache, loneliness, and... of course, a secret.
Stealing Flowers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 120,150. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The descriptions are rustic and vivid, you truly feel as if you are a part of the story,seeing what the characters are seeing, feeling what the characters are feeling
Kiss of Death
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man is arrested for kissing a cop. If he had known breaking the law was so enjoyable he would have done it long ago. This short story is a winner of the CoffeeHouse Fiction Award and is included in their 2009 Anthology available from Amazon.com.
Bitten
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Relationship with people can be cruel, just because of the nature of human beings. A bond with a cat can be purer, especially both of you are young. Harshness of not knowing comes out in a child. Even worse if you are not an equal to that child. Intent in the relationship is good but real treatment can be brutal.
Questionstruck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Keyhole Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Questionstruck traces the line of questioning throughout Calvin Trillin’s twenty-five books, compiling all of Trillin's interrogatives—the rhetorical, the political, and the victual—into one dizzying collection. Questionstruck is an inventive and experimental text that begs to be defined.
The Only Life There Is
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,170. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
All Sarah and Evan Davis have wanted was a child, but after two dangerous miscarriages, they face a childless future. Sarah gets pregnant, and Evan fears the pregnancy will kill her. Instead she gives birth to Kade, an autistic child. They struggle with never having a normal life until Kade drowns, leaving Evan and Sarah to face a normal life once again, but that life is broken and scarred.
Calico Pennants
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,540. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2009 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A weekend sailor shipwrecked in the South Seas eventually discovers the island's only other human inhabitant - a woman who bears an uncanny resemblance to 1930s lost flying ace Amelia Earhart.
The Zoo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,240. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Margarita Brown is a seven-year-old girl who wakes from a coma to find herself unable to speak or hear... until she visits the Bronx Zoo where the voice of a giraffe penetrates her silent world. Part contemporary literary novel and part supernatural fantasy, “The Zoo” is an exploration of a girl’s awakening to a world that is filled with both brutality and beauty.