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Twilight of the Ice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twilight of the Ice, from acclaimed storyteller Harry Mark Petrakis, is a dramatic tale of revelation and redemption set against the backdrop of the 1950's Chicago rail yards. Balancing the realistic with the mythic, Petrakis chronicles the life of Mike Zervakis, a Greek immigrant and the last in the line of the strong, skilled railroad car icemen, in a profession destined to become obsolete.
The Purse Snatcher Letters
Price: Free! Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a collection by Hugo Cambridge (introduction by Samuel Yost)
Gardner Remembers: the lost tapes
Price: Free! Words: 45,700. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a novel by Corey Mesler
S.I.C. Memorial
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,210. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
When a marine fungus fouls the air ducts of S.I.C. Memorial, Dr. Hubert Humperdinck, a surfing, goof-ball anesthesiologist, gets the blame. An oil sheik offers $200 million to rebuild the hospital, an offer matched by a Catholic charity. As Muslims battle Christians over naming rights, Hubert becomes a patient himself and must deal with a mad neurosurgeon, Mexican drug cartels, and his angry wife.
Three Degrees of Passion
Price: Free! Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Shory story about love and relationships
The Sport
Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Fireballing pitcher Conrad Bearing seemed to have come from nowhere. A rookie free-agent at 37, he was almost unhittable, mowing down the American League's best hitters as if they were scarecrows propped at the plate. But he was more publicity-averse and reporter-shy than Greta Garbo at her worst. One reporter was determined to crack Bearing's mystery, whatever it might take.
Wait until Morning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,730. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011 by Diamond River Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A story of denial and despair, follows Kate Rothwell through her life with a doting father, an interfering mother; an unreliable husband and her own deteriorating mind. The story is set in Victoria in the 1950s. Kate Rothwell is an escapist. She denies the truth, until forced to choose between harsh reality and complete despair.Should she leave him?
HugoSF
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,850. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Holden Caulfield meets Thomas Pynchon in this sumptuous paean to paying the rent. HugoSF chronicles the coming into life of a young salesman at the start of the 21st Century. Relayed from the landscape of a very contemporary San Francisco, it is a cautionary tale of truth, work and economics during an era in which nothing is truly as it seems.
Patch Scratching
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An inspirational coming of age story about a boy (Jed) who was abandoned by his mother at the age of five. During his final year of high school, just as he is becoming comfortable and confident within his world, life and the past come back to challenge him yet again.
Flying Dutchman of the Spacelanes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The cursed Flying Dutchman returns to the spacelanes... While busy with repairs, Sora Anali gets the surprise of her life: a real cursed ghost ship docking with Langdon Space Station. Then the Flying Dutchman triggers the servicing robots into delivering expensive and rare items needed for the station. Items she needs back. But, the legends say to board her is to die on her...
The Book of Live Wires
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The eagerly anticipated sequel to Gayle Brandeis' beloved Bellwether Prize-winning novel The Book of Dead Birds is now available exclusively as an ebook. Narrated by Darryl Sternberg, Ava Sing Lo's love interest from The Book of Dead Birds and now her husband and the father of their baby, The Book of Live Wires is an electrifying novel about love, identity and family secrets.
Fantasy Creature Spotlight: Nymphs
Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Surrounded by pristine nature, a little grotto is about to become the site of an unusual battle. The grotto’s guardians, a group of beautiful nymphs, argue over how to deal with an intruder. Naturally, they turn their argument into a competition. Seduction, temptation, and several awkward moments follow as they pursue the newcomer. Who will end up the victor?
Quickies
You set the price! Words: 20,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
An entertaining collection of forty miniature short stories from this popular New Zealand author. Each story contains just five-hundred words and can therefore be read in just two or three minutes.
The Gingerbread Man
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,550. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The story of a recluse writer on a Caribbean Island who finds the key to life through an unexpected event touching his very soul.
Clarity
Price: Free! Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Clarissa Farrell awakens one morning with the certain knowledge that a friend has died. Coincidental dream or precognition? Investigating the phenomena leads to recognizing more of her own uncanny perceptions. But when an interested reporter turns out to have fraudulent motives, she is left to question all of her new found abilities.
A Fall to Grace
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,680. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Barbara Moulton. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Follow the journey of C Alexandra as a stress-related illness catapults her into worlds beyond space and time. Teachers in animal and human form help her remember her true self and how to bring harmony , balance and meaning back into her life. This allegory of the soul will appeal to enthusiasts of ancient shamanic traditions and readers seeking to embrace every facet of their humanity.
Selected Stories and Poetry
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,850. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a collection of stories and poetry taken from various other publications in paperback and ebook forms.
Uncle Vincent
Price: Free! Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Short story about a person who died
Three Mile High
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Three Mile High is the story of eight high school friends who get together twenty years later for a weekend of confessions and revealed secrets. None of their lives will ever be the same.
Life Affected
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,510. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Growing up can be difficult, and when your parents take you away from your friends and all that is familiar, growing up slides a little closer to impossible. When the worst possible tragedy befalls the Hobart family, the children go their separate ways, both emotionally and physically. In the end, a great many lives have been affected in ways that could not be predicted.