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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
The First Book of the Last Testament - The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of Jolly Roger, the World's Greatest Rock n' Roll Band by Brady MacDonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,450. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Told through the eyes of lead singer Dominic "Domi" DeVille, the son of God raised as the Devil’s child, the bandography tells the story of a DIY indie band desperate to become rock gods. Faced with a Faustian bargain, will they choose the Stairway to Heaven or the Highway to Hell?
Krakow Stories by Robert James Tootell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,790. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two books in one - a collection of stories about the people and legends of Krakow and Poland, as well as a further collection of early stories entitled 'Stranger Things Than This'. 28 stories in total.
Where Sheep May Safely Graze by Roger Parkinson
Price: Free! Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The cat stared up at him as though it knew all about the entry and he was being tiresome about it. Then it proceeded to have a bath, the kind of cello-playing bath one feels obliged to look away from unless one knows the cat well. A collection of short (some very short) stories and poems, mostly about New Zealand, or cats, or sheep.
The Brightest Moon of the Century by Christopher Meeks
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,390. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Edward, a young Minnesotan, is blessed with an abundance of "experience"--first when his mother dies and next when his father shoehorns Edward into a private boys school where he's tortured and groomed. In this comic novel, Edward needs a place in the universe, but he wants an understanding of women. The reader experiences Edward's life from ages 14 to 45.
Borneo Pulp by John Francis Kinsella
Price: Free! Words: 130,100. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
At the end of the twentieth century the destruction of the Indonesian rainforest accelerated as vast industrial forestry complexes were planned in the untouched heart of Borneo. The promoters of one of these, backed by international banks, vied for a share in the rich rewards, heedless of the destruction to be wreaked on the habitat of the indigenous peoples and the natural environment.
Worlds Beyond Within by Steve Callaway
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 43,040. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jimmy Martin receives an unusual book in the post and is sucked headlong into a vortex of transdimensional space and time-travel, romance, intrigue and brouhaha. The first book of a series, it focuses on Jimmy's early travels in parallel worlds and time and his developing relationship with his offworld girlfriend, Sarah.
Offshore Islands by John Francis Kinsella
Price: Free! Words: 129,380. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Forces driven by market frenzy and the explosion of Internet technologies created phenomenal wealth in virtual money. At the same time inconceivably large sums of money were derived from crime and drugs with criminal organisations laundering their ill gotten gains via the world’s banking and financial institutions. Virtual reality was never so real and never so ephemeral as on offshore islands.
The Short Life and Will of Charlie Wolfe by Dat H. Dang
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(5.00 from 1 review)
In this unconventional short story, Charlie Wolfe reflects on his life and writes a will to make sure his most treasured belongings go to the right people.
The Lost Forest by John Francis Kinsella
Price: Free! Words: 156,510. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Ennis had no illusions about the risks of such ventures; he sought no challenge, no proof of his own mortality by leaving his body to rot in a dark corner of the humid rainforest. His justification was more down to earth; the search for rare tribal art and antique heirlooms to be sold at a profit in his Paris gallery. But what he discovers in Borneo will shake the science of human origins.
Turning Point by John Francis Kinsella
Price: Free! Words: 83,940. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Determined men such as Michael Fitzwilliams, spurred on by the encouragement of compelling political leaders, grasped, like so many others, the chance destiny had suddenly thrust on him, his dream of transforming a relatively unimportant regional bank into a multi-national finance and investment institution with a deserving place in the adrenaline driven heart of the London’s square mile.
Cardboard: A woman left for dead by Fiona Place
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,310. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Cardboard: A woman left for dead is a fictionalized account of one woman's life-threatening eating disorder and her eventual hard-won recovery. Fiona Place has created Lucy, a narrator who is capable of taking the reader deep inside the puzzling experience known as anorexia nervosa. Acutely observed, a compelling and moving portrait it asks the big questions: Who am I? What do I want?
Death of a Financier by John Francis Kinsella
Price: Free! Words: 86,190. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Tom Barton arrives in Kovalam, a small tourist resort in the southern Indian state of Kerala. In the Maharaja Palace he finds himself in the company of holiday makers including Stephen Parkly, the CEO of a City bank, and his young wife Emma. Parkly falls gravely ill as his mortgage and investment bank is caught in the financial storm with it’s shares plunging on the London Stock Exchange.
Ojos de luna by Yolanda Arroyo-Pizarro
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: Spanish. Published: January 8, 2010 by Terranova Editores. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un conjunto de poderosos relatos que se cuentan con la inmediatez de la oralidad y la tenacidad de la mejor narrativa hispanoamericana. Su fortaleza son sus personajes –predominantemente femeninos- que se enfrentan a diversas situaciones, desde variados espacios y tiempos, y se presentan descarnados en sus deseos, sueños, pesares y frustraciones.
The Ordeal - Ciera of the Aranak-ja by Jean Lejeune
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,720. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » General
1500 years after the apocalypse, Ciera is a member of a band of hunter gatherers. She shows us a world of harmony, grace, beauty and danger. Within stories within stories, Ciera wants to be a "teller of stories." But first she must survive a terrible ordeal and learn the meaning of redemption. Travel with her through a world that may be.
How To Increase the Volume of the Sea Without Water by Edward St Amant
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,160. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
E A St Amant has a way of keeping the reader guessing, thoughtful, with an awesome ending – an excellent read – I urged you to read it. A learning experience for those unfamiliar with the evolution of women's choice in the Western Hemisphere. Nat's becoming binds the intricate plot; etched in human gold.
Thirty Monologues for Teens by Jim Chevallier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Thirty teen voices - flirting, mocking, musing, some fun, some serious, on subjects as different as loss, texting and (yes) spaceships. Monologues for practice, class, audition and performance from the author of "Monologues for Teens and Twenties". NOTE: Certain of these pieces - based on experiences of actual teens - address difficult issues which may be considered "Adult" by some readers.
The Frosted Mirrors by Lidmila Sovakova
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 34,650. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Rinaldo adores his mother and will do anything for her approval. But she is oblivious to all except her cat and her poetry. Fleeing from his mother's indifference he meets Christopher Gray who is doomed to fall in love with them both. This is the first volume of the Gray Saga.
Celtic Evil The Fitzgerald Brothers A Celtic Christmas by Sierra Rose
Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(3.00 from 1 review)
A short holiday story featuring the Fitzgerald brothers as they enjoy their first holiday after being reunited. A humorous look into their lives, snow ball fight and all.