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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
Marigold: A Novella by Richard J. O'Brien
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off until Oct. 15!) Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A boy discovers that approaching adulthood means the loss of magic when he attempts to lure his crush out of her depression by coaxing her into searching for an elusive fairy.
Damage Control by Michael Horner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,990. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2018 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Doug Merit’s middle name is damage control. Working in public relations for GE, he’s ready for any challenge: a teenaged son who still plays with trains, a thirteen-year-old daughter who hasn’t spoken to him in six months, a first-grader who is a little too devoted to animal rights, and a wife who just might have whispered a month or two ago she didn’t love him. No problem! He’s got it covered.
Mangoes for Monkeys by Radhika Vyas Sharma
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2018 by Leadstart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Spanning eight decades, Mangoes for Monkeys tells the story of its protagonist Suchitra and her promise to the monkeys in her sylvan childhood home. From pre-independence India to the year 2000, Mangoes for Monkeys catalogues Suchitra's life journey as a woman, mother, wife, artist and photographer.
The Last Deaf Club in America by Raymond Luczak
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,470. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2018 by Handtype Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ghosts are everywhere. The Deaf community doesn’t seem to be what it used to be, so a small group of people must decide whether to sell the last Deaf club in America. As its board of trustees reflects on what it means to be Deaf, a few ghosts return to share stories of what it was like when Deaf clubs truly mattered. Raymond Luczak offers a compelling look into the Deaf community then and now.
A Crazy Book For Crazy People About Crazy Things by CeeJay
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
48 hours on a psych ward with Chloe and the Time Travelling Spaceman. Read, don't read. It's totes up to you. End message. Over.
Plenty to Hide by Moira MacLeod
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,280. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's 1948, and Mabel is happily juggling the demands of being a wife, a mother and the owner of the town's most popular bakery. Life is full and good. There is a wedding in the offing and plans for a special homecoming, but things quickly begin to unravel.
Invisible: Stories by Stephen Spotte
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2018 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The 19 stories in marine scientist Stephen Spotte's latest collection penetrate the stormy, watery depth of the human psyche, blending elements of make-believe with sharp, systematic observations and insights into the twisted manifestations of life, love, and death.
Hawke's Discovery by Mark Willen
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 87,630. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2018 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A violent felon unexpectedly set free. An anonymous tip to a newspaper reporter. An ugly scandal that threatens a gubernatorial candidate. Together, they amount to another high-stakes crisis for Jonas Hawke—especially since the newspaper reporter is his son and the violent felon a former client. It's up to Jonas to unwrap the mystery,
Надлом (роман) by Сергей Богатков
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 80,010. Language: Russian. Published: September 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Родион Рубанов-нежеланный ребёнок, изгой и чудовище. Он появился на свет в день смерти своей матери, вырос в детдоме и превратился в хищника. С рождения он борется за выживание и растёт не благодаря кому-то, но вопреки всем. Становление личности, психологические метаморфозы переходного возраста, ужасные преступления и необъяснимая тяга к искуплению. Кто же он на самом деле - чудовище или ангел?
6 Guys, 1 Girl, 1 Night by Jill Kelly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,070. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In 1972, six frat brothers met a girl at a tavern, took her to a nearby apartment, and each had sex with her. In 1999, 27 years later, the child conceived that night comes looking for his father and justice for his mother. 6 Guys, 1 Girl, 1 Night explores some of the unforeseen consequences of the casual choices we make in the moment.
The Mountains We Climb By Accident by Dawn McSweeney
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,230. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Talia longed to know what happened after the credits rolled. Her life, however, felt like a series of disjointed steps with no hope of choreography in sight: the scenes kept playing themselves out, but she, the supposed star of her existential show, had long since lost the plot. This is the story of the cacophony, and how Talia finally tuned into the sound of her own drummer and took centre stage.
After the Death of Ellen Keldberg by Eddie Thomas Petersen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,390. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2018 by Kate Macdonald. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The elderly artist Ellen Keldberg was found frozen on a street bench, and now lies laid out on her bed, waiting for a post-mortem. Two visitors come from Copenhagen on a snowy night after her death. Her student nephew Mikkel is there to organise her funeral, yet he can barely remember Aunt Ellen. Anne Sofie comes to pursue her ruthless quest single-mindedly.
Tales of Zen Buddhist Scoundrels by Mel C. Thompson
Price: Free! Words: 41,060. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Religious
Sensei, a man accused of laziness, malingering, sexual misconduct, alcoholism, blasphemy and depression, wanders in a netherworld somewhere between modern Los Angeles and ancient Kyoto. Going from job to job, sometimes serving as a priest, and at other times wandering the streets homeless, he always seeks, though his adventures, to wreck any attempts at smugness and certainty.
The Perfection of Things by Peter Nash
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2018 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 1941, the popular Austrian Jewish writer, Stefan Zweig, went into hiding from the Nazis in Brazil. Less than six months later he and his wife committed suicide in a final act of despair. In 2004 a dying American biographer, Adam Ribeira, is making last, desperate effort to complete a critical biography of Zweig, which he has been writing in frustration and anguish for nearly twenty years.
Yellow Snow - The Print of the Dragon’s Paw by Antonije Nino Zalica
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,670. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
* It is a beautiful, strong story that is already full of life in just a few pages... one of the best books about the Balkan tragedy' - Leeuwarder courant * In short in Yellow Snow there is a writer who is not only driven by emotions, but also has the traditional skills to create a refined literary work. - De Morgen
The Death of Poetry by Ian D. Hall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2018 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set on Malta, The Death of Poetry opens with a seemingly unsuspicious death at a facility for ‘the unhinged’. It is when a fresh victim appears, most definitely murdered, that our island detective begins to unravel the fragile links and faint memories of those he now must confront from his own past—one he may not have wanted to remember for himself.
Lords of St. Thomas by Jackson Ellis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,970. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
During construction of the Hoover Dam, the U.S. government began buying out the residents of St. Thomas, NV. Yet Henry Lord refused vacate his property. Lords of St. Thomas details the tragedies endured by a family fighting a futile battle, and their hectic escape from the flood waters that finally surge through their front door. It also shows that, sometimes, you can go home again...
Lessons in Disguise by Kate Porter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,430. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
Lessons in Disguise, a novel, follows the journey of a handcrafted book from its printing in Virginia, 1820, to its eventual destination in California, 1975. As the book is passed from woman, to man, to child, the owners find within its pages parables, fables, and practical lessons that help shape their lives. Told in eight voices this book reads as though it were an intimate memoir.