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Laura English
By Lynn Arias Bornstein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A fairy tale of Hollywood glamour that shows that even blessed lives may not have the happily-ever-after that we would expect, Laura English follows the life and loves of a young British actress who rises to fame and yet struggles to find happiness. By turns heart-warming, heart-wrenching, funny and tragic, this is a journey around the world and into the deepest recesses of the human heart.
The Other Door
By James Cessford
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The Other Door is the latest short story from James Cessford, the critically acclaimed creator of The Carousel and Mr Smith’s Dream. It is a Kafkaesque look behind the curtain at the dark machinery that plunges men in to madness and holds them there at its will.
Paxon Chute: A Novel about Life and Other Funny Things in the Texas Hill Country
By Keith Cartlidge
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,740. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Renewed rumors of a lost treasure have brought more tourists than usual to the historic Texas Hill Country town of Paxon Chute and park ranger Edgar Rerd is overwhelmed. He’s also flat broke. Things look brighter when slick businessman Marlon Ezell returns home to pitch a chrome-plated development that could pay off big for Edgar, but at what expense to Paxon Chute and its quirky residents?
Depression Cookies
By Tia Bach
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 177,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Depression Cookies is a coming of age story woven around the heart of family triumph. It is told from two distinct vantage points, middle-aged mother, Abby, and her teenage daughter, Krista. Each faces unique challenges within the framework of a combined family life. What neither expects to find is the true essence of magic in the strength, friendship, power and energy of the female spirit.
Weathered Bird: A Jazz Age Novelette (House of Black Flowers Short)
By Danielle Yvette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In 1926, single mother Birdy Whitaker thought her life revolved around her bootlegging boyfriend, Sidney Allen. Sidney, a "high yellow" gangster with a penchant for passing as white, leaves Birdy alone too often as he builds a career in the moonshine business. Lonely and heartbroken, Birdy must decide what she wants more in life; being Sidney's wife or seeking her own happiness.
Normal Too?
By Stephen J. Mulrooney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,050. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Busterfly. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“Sometimes it takes a village to raise a child. Sometimes, as in our case, that village looks more like The Village People. And sometimes, it is not the village that raises the child, but the child that raises the village … often to heights they never imagined.” In this sequel to Normal?, Stephen J. Mulrooney reminds us again that the important thing is not who we love, but that we love.
Happy Go Lucky
By Timothy Rodgers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
See through the eyes of a puppy named Lucky as he grows up in the world. He faces many hardships and becomes lost, not all pets have it easy.
Santorini Blues
By Morgan Rose
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 154,550. Language: Italian. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Un navigatore solitario alla ricerca di se stesso conversa, nonostante le sue iniziali reticenze, con Calliope (dal greco Καλλιόπη, "dalla bella voce"), la sua barca. A prima vista è un libro di mare, ma il lettore si troverà a vivere realtà e mito. Introspezione psicologica, avventura e salsedine. La ricerca del perché di un amore perduto, immersi nel cuore del mar Egeo.
Christmas Eve in Jail
By David Sloma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Web of Life Solutions. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Cal found himself in prison, still, during another holiday season. Was he even supposed to be there? What would his future hold? A short story.
The Lost Letter of Lucian of Samosata: A Cthulhu Mythos Tale
By Julio Toro San Martin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
This is a Cthulhu Mythos tale told in the tradition of Lovecraft's revisions. The short story reproduces a once lost and now newly found letter written by the classical author, Lucian of Samosata, with content chilling to any antiquarian or bibliophile unfortunate enough to peruse it, for the letter contains information about a horror from the remote historical past.
William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew": A Retelling in Prose
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 37,520. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." In it, Katherina vows before God — in the marriage ceremony — to love, honor, and obey her husband, but very quickly she makes it apparent that she is not taking her vow seriously. Her husband, Petruchio, is determined to convince her to take that vow seriously.
The Plan
By John Francis Kinsella
Price: Free! Words: 110,610. Language: British English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Business
The Plan is the third part of the Turning Point trilogy 2009-2010, the crisis bites
Holliday's Gold
By Steeven R. Orr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,370. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A woman with hair of gold, on the run for her life... The Beast who will stop at nothing to find her... The rookie cop who just wants to do the right thing... And the three bears who got in the way.
Percy's Plan
By Paul Jansen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,660. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Emily is a maidservant in the house of an earl in a fictional 16th century locale called Emerland. The stove makes the kitchen too hot and there's always something more to be done, but Emily is not one to sulk when there are better ways to pass the time. Soon though, she finds trouble in her employment and seeks refuge in the forest. There, she makes friends, travels, and learns much.
Little Star
By Eldonia Martel-Merritt
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Parents share a sentimental memory of their deceased child.
B30: Part 2
By G. S. Mattu
Price: Free! Words: 7,040. Language: British English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Michael Trilling is a newly-married professional in London. He's also telepathic. This short story follows on from "B30: Part 1" and is the continuing adventure of London's only mind-reading creative arts professional.
Les vraies fables du conteur Lepeintre
By Charles Demassieux
Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 40,680. Language: French. Published: March 29, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Un abbé révèle à un parent journaliste la découverte d’un manuscrit oublié dans les rayonnages de la bibliothèque de son abbaye. Ledit manuscrit, de la main d’un certain Hippolithe Lepeintre (1905-1973), consiste en une série de nouvelles. On apprend que le projet de Lepeintre était de réécrire l’Histoire à la lumière de découvertes faites pendant plusieurs années au cours de ses recherches.
Santos
By Ryan Loera
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Books & Libraries
(5.00 from 1 review)
Santos had some sort of memory problem. He couldn’t retain any information other than his own name. But he sometimes struggled with that as well.
Happy and Glorious
By Sean Devitt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 155,980. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Happy and Glorious is an alternate history novel set in World War Two. It is based on the premise that the aircraft carrier HMS Glorious wasn't tragically lost with heavy loss of life in June 1940 but survived and went on to take part in future battles. In this book we will see how this old and now largely forgotten aircraft carrier changed the war.
The Gate
By Sherry Pruitt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
It was just another day at the bookstore. Danielle had been working for Mr. and Mrs. Stephens for a couple of years now, since she started taking classes at the local community college. Today started out just like any other day until the phone call came in from home that changed her whole life, actually turned it upside down. And what followed was nothing short of fantastical.