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My Brother's Battle by Meredith Allard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
As the son of a Georgia planter, Benjamin Honeysuckle faces many challenges during the War Between the States. To free himself and the woman he loves from the binding chains, he defies his family’s expectations and joins the Union Army. On the frontlines of the battles, Benjamin learns to embrace his weaknesses as well as his strengths.
The Scottish Movie by Paul Collis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Harry Greenville, a part-time writer living in modern Los Angeles, writes a novel about Shakespeare's 'Macbeth', and the cause of its unlucky reputation. He posts the first draft on a website where it's discovered by Hollywood — but not in a good way. The result: life mirrors art in an entertaining tale of revenge. (Positive reviews at Goodreads.com, etc. BRAG Medallion.)
The Misadventures of Mama Kitchen: A Novel by John Walters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,230. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the late 1960s a hippy girl leaves her middle-class home and wanders first to a wilderness commune, then to Haight/Ashbury, and finally to Woodstock. On the way she encounters many strange characters. Though often disillusioned, she believes hippies should unite to create a better world. It's a wild tale: sometimes comic, sometimes tragic, sometimes violent, sometimes sexy, always extreme.
How to Not Tell a War Story by Michael Lund
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,960. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
HOW TO NOT TELL A WAR STORY is a collection of short stories about veterans who went to war but left without a war story to tell. Forty years after their experience, these veterans begin asking if there is something more to say about their military service. Among other things, they come to appreciate the lovers, friends, and family who helped them shape a new post-war identity.
Golden Hills by kd Alexander
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 85,050. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
They call this a prison. Jake Dollop calls it home. There are some men too stubborn to leave, and just about as many too stupid to die. In the new frontier, everyone's got a price. Jake's is high. Wanted for a crime he didn't commit, he wanders into a nowhere town on a half-dead horse with no name. Soon, he finds himself hunted by his past as he struggles to keep a dead man's promise.
Lost River by John M. Dunn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,550. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Jason O’Donnell, journeyman reporter, seeks a Story of transcendent importance. The enigmatic Roxanne, refugee from a secretive religious movement, searches for the God she thought she knew. Together, they must decide whether the corruption of small compromises will deter them from their quest in a tale that depicts the search for a higher calling with compassion, humour and a touch of mystery.
San Fran '60s: San Francisco and the Birth of the Hippies by M.W. Jacobs
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
San Francisco in the Sixties, the Summer of Love, the birth of the hippies, experience it for yourself in San Fran 60s, a collection of autobiographical short stories. This is the first time a participant has used the devices of literary fiction to put you there, living it. LSD and free love, Haight-Ashbury and the Hell’s Angels, the Hip and the Straight, it’s all here.
Wait...Wait For The Thunder by Buck Jones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,290. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western(4.00 from 1 review)
The novel covers the period from 1949 to 2012. Though fiction many events and characters are real and based in truth. This is a Cowboy story, a horse story, a dog story, two loves stories, a handicap child story, a mystery story, a Native American story and a motivational story. It’s about hard work and success. The author lived many of the events in the book.
Jellicle Girl by Stevie Mikayne
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 12, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Evolved Publishing presents "Jellicle Girl" by Stevie Mikayne, a story about the blurred lines of love and friendship, and how one young woman copes with the permanent consequences of a reckless mistake. ~ FINALIST: National Indie Excellence Book Awards - 2014: Gay, Lesbian & Transgender Fiction
Short Stories by a Short Author by BF Oswald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of well-crafted short stories by a talented author for your reading pleasure. Each story is a snapshot of a life or lives in transition. No two stories or the persons involved are alike. Their endings are often surprising and unpredictable.
A look at the life from the other side by Dan Borisov
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: Russian. Published: August 9, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In late autumn 2008, I "saw the life from the other side." This is not a metaphor. It was as if a man spent his entire life inside the home, and suddenly he went out and saw his house from the outside.
Barefoot Toward Heaven by Eric Brehm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,600. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(5.00 from 1 review)
This unconventional love story examines the long-term relationship between Jake Foster and Lizzie Lavin on the day of its ending. Home alone at his cabin on a lake in northern Wisconsin, Jake reflects back on the past 40 years, trying to determine what went wrong, and hoping to find peace at the end of his journey.
The Barbosa Legacy by Roa Lynn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,590. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
All Alexandre Barbosa's plans for the future are turned upside down by his father's gambling losses and his own decision to risk his life in opposition to the Brazilian military dictatorship of the 1960s. He and his lover, Monica, both architecture students in Rio de Janeiro, will have make new lives for themselves, living by their wits, first in Chile, then in New York.
I AM by Richard Spangler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,870. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious
This is a fictional story set sometime in the future about what might happen before the apocalypse. Everyone is given one final chance to figure things out but naturally other forces are in play to hide the truth. What will happen? What would you do in similar circumstances?
More Full of Weeping by Susan Delaney
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,010. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
From the grimy streets of 1920s Glasgow to the peat fires of the Outer Hebrides during the Great Depression, More Full of Weeping is the story of a boy called Hugh, a happy orphan who, in time, is taken in as a foster child on a Gaelic-speaking island off the Scottish coast. There he faces enemies, gains allies, and ultimately solves the mystery of his own parentage.
Home Again by Wayne White
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 92,720. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Reverend Thornton Randolph raises a family with 6 children in a small Appalachian town in the mid-1950s. When he learns his eldest daughter Abby is pregnant, he holds the neighbor’s son Buck Simpson responsible, marries them in a shotgun wedding and runs them into exile to hide the shocking truth.
Blue City: A Novel by Michael Canfield
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012 by Vauk House Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Recovering from a life-altering tragedy, Greg - bright, formerly-ambitious - has grown to accept life’s little curveballs. Then a mysterious, half-mad, figure crosses his path. The pair become inextricably bound, sending Greg on a nocturnal comic quest to recover something the madman has taken from him, something that truly does still matter - even if it means facing the phantoms of his past.
Exit Plan by Mason Cook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,820. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Daniela Rossi’s life is anything but a fairytale and when everything she’s known her whole life makes her believe she’s stuck, it will take her meddling family and an unlikely new friend to help her see the danger she’s in and accept the tough choices she has to make. But it will take more than divine intervention to finally set her free.
ARABA UNGRATEFUL HUSBAND by benus adu poku
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,060. Language: Simple English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
This saga establishes the artistic and literary prowess of Benus Adu Poku. Araba is crying from her heart to tell the world about the morally despicable attitude of her ungrateful husband. Araba is to lose her position as a legitimate wife to her bosom friend because she cannot deliver a ‘Vote of Thanks.’ The man she has loved and supported throughout the difficult stages of their marriage has now
Dante's Purgatory: A Retelling in Prose by David Bruce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,360. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Educational
This is a retelling in prose of Dante's "Purgatory," the second part of his "Divine Comedy." In this volume, Dante the Pilgrim climbs the Mountain of Purgatory with his guide, the Roman epic poet Virgil. Dante purges the seven deadly sins, and at the top of the mountain he finds the Forest of Eden, aka the Garden of Eden. Finally, he sees Beatrice for the first time after her death.