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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
Quiet Falling by W D Spiller
Price: Free! Words: 54,970. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
How culpable are we in the events that define our history? Bob Bailey did not join the International Brigade in the Spanish civil war. Instead, he finds adventure at home in 1930's Cheltenham. Or rather, it is visited upon him as he becomes an unwitting accomplice in one of European history's most notorious air attacks.
Left Behind by Neil Hetzner
Price: Free! Words: 83,260. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When her husband dies unexpectedly, Babette Carter finds herself backtracking across her life as an honored author and college professor to her childhood growing up poor and abused. Using friends and her sister Trina as catalysts, Babette tries to come to terms with why she hid so much of herself from her husband, her friends, and, as she discovers, from herself.
Second Chances by R D Power
Price: Free! Words: 75,130. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jaime Cox is the lucky girl who'd won the heart of handsome hockey star, Justin Rowland, but after 14 years she gave up on getting his proposal. Soon after jumping into the dating pool she meets Tyler MacDonald, who's nothing like Justin. His career and repute in ruins, he has nothing to offer her but his heart, but just when things are getting serious, Justin returns. Whose heart will she break?
Een brandend dek by Véronique van der Griend
Price: Free! Words: 63,540. Language: Dutch. Published: November 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In de Gouden Eeuw verlieten duizenden Nederlanders de Republiek om onder de vlag van de VOC op Ceylon hun geluk te beproeven. Tegen het einde van de achttiende eeuw had zich daar een rijke Hollandse gemeenschap gevormd, maar toen het in Engelse handen kwam emigreerden de meeste families naar Batavia. De achtergebleven gezinnen waren rond 1900 geheel opgegaan in de Brits koloniale samenleving.
The Oarsman by Zubin Mathai
Price: Free! Words: 82,660. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2016 by Beyond Yourself Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A magical river begins singing, and a man suddenly aches to know if the paradise at its end can fill his heart. He hires an oarsman to take him upstream, but they are blocked by a judge who sentences them to revisit the man's past. As the judge’s agents relentlessly pursue, and as they row further back into the man's life, the man begins to suspect the oarsman is more than he seems.
Rosemary for Remembrance:The Tragedy of Ophelia by Frances Mason
Price: Free! Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
We all think we know Ophelia’s story. Hers is a tragedy peripheral to the greater tragedy of Hamlet. But what if she were the centre? Imagine an Elsinore where identity and meaning are as fluid as water, where love and loss, life and death, past and present flow together and one woman’s imagination might have the power to transform the hell of madness itself into a kind of beauty.
The Undergraduates by Steven Snell
Price: Free! Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An exhilarating portrait of a young man’s journey to find purpose in others following a heartbreaking and abrupt separation. The Undergraduates is a novel brimming with truth and immediacy reserved for a generation of lost and misguided adults. Wildly powerful, this is the moving story of one man’s search to feel wanted, needed and loved – not always in the most traditional of ways.
Vingt-Quatre Sept by Julien Lezare
Price: Free! Words: 47,260. Language: French. Published: November 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » European / French
Bienvenue dans un monde que personne ne comprend. Cette histoire est celle de nos vies, folles, précipitées sous un déluge d’informations et de médias. En son cœur, les réseaux sociaux, qui sont la drogue douce des temps modernes. Nous nageons dedans vingt-quatre heures sur vingt-quatre, sept jours sur sept. Comment y mener sa vie ?
Sweet Bread by Dan Souder
Price: Free! Words: 43,370. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
This book contains stories and essays of anthropology, romance, philosophy, and art. There is realism and magical realism, humor and black humor. There are made-up worlds and the shack next door. Find herein pieces on the Carthaginians, Robert Burns, bus stops, the Amazon, David Attenborough, parenthood, YouTube, alcoholism, Heraclitus, and The Revolutionary War.
Burning at Both Ends by Thomas Biehl
Price: Free! Words: 47,300. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of my short stories; including fan favorites "My Tattoo" that details my difficulties growing up in a harsh environment and the downward spiral that followed and "A Midlife Night's Dream" where I attend a conference filled with people that are me as well.
Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy, Abridged by Emma Laybourn
Price: Free! Words: 131,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tristram Shandy, widely regarded as one of the great works of English literature, is also one of the most difficult to read. This edition simplifies and shortens the book to two-thirds of its original length, making it accessible to the general reader while retaining its wit and style.
Opealeux by Miles Rothwell
Price: Free! Words: 36,070. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Opealeux has three parts - the first is set in 1920's Paris. Two impoverished artists struggle to maintain an existence. The second part has a contemporary setting revolving around two bohemians sailing around Indonesia and the third section is set in 2162 .The stories are linked with clues and threads creating an allegorical and surrealistic commentary on the nature of existence
A New Kind of Zeal by Michelle Warren
Series: A New Kind of Zeal trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 88,810. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
It is Summer in New Zealand, 2030. Tristan is hitching past Kerikeri, having just retired from Peace-making army duty in the Middle East. Rau, a Maori priest, takes him to Ninety Mile Beach, and there they meet Joshua Davidson. Now driving Joshua down the North Island toward the Beehive in Wellington, Rau is finding a new kind of faith, but Tristan knows he must end the growing threat of Joshua.
The Pains by John Damien Sundman
Price: Free! Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by John Sundman. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in a universe that is part Orwell's 1984, part Ronald Reagan's 1984, and part who-knows-what, The Pains tells the story of a decent man upon whom the universe, or God, or simple chaos, has decided to visit unending torment. If he can prevent one soul from going bad he can save himself and thereby save the world. Or can he?
Дорога (повесть)/ Doroga (Russian Edition) by Sergey Bogatkov
Price: Free! Words: 35,200. Language: Russian. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Сергей Волков – независимая и свободолюбивая личность. Его тянет к себе дорога и горизонт. Не выдержав оков корпоративной культуры он отправляется в путь по России... Чёрное море, Мурманск, Петербург... стук вагонных колес, встречи с интересными людьми. Его тянет дорога, только в пути он обретает спокойствие и душевный комфорт и лишь тогда, когда впереди бесконечность...
Тоска (повесть)/ Toska (Russian Edition) by Sergey Bogatkov
Price: Free! Words: 29,260. Language: Russian. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Иван Семёнович Мышкин теряет дорогого человека – свою жену Варю. Он уезжает в Петербург, исполняя общее желание, снимает комнату у добродушной старушки, которая вскоре умирает. Он изливает свою душу лежащей перед ним, покойной. Мышкин видит во сне свою Варю, сидящую в «Беседке на набережной». От неё узнаёт, что они скоро встретятся. Жизнь теряет смысл и он погружается в мир своих иллюзий...
Деревня (повесть)/Derevnya (Russian Edition) by Sergey Bogatkov
Price: Free! Words: 27,830. Language: Russian. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union(5.00 from 1 review)
Павел Верещагин после путешествия по Европе, с неохотой едет к бабушке в одну из захолустных деревень Рязанской области. Он испытывает культурологический шок и разочарование от всеобщей убогости и не обустроенности деревни. Позже он полностью окунается в разгульную деревенскую жизнь. И вскоре начинает понимать и ценить родную деревню, её неброскую скромность и простоту. Он обретает понятие Родины.
Watching Aliens by Elancharan Gunasekaran
Price: Free! Words: 25,420. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Watching Aliens is a majestic collection that embodies the observation of humans. Actions, feelings and situations that may seem so alien to us are in fact, things so common. We humans, in this digital age have lost what is commonly known as, personal touch. Watching Aliens, is inspired by Jack Kerouac's modern haikus; the need for an inclusive society in this current age of rapid modernisation.
Priest on a Bicycle by October Skye
You set the price! Words: 25,690. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Unconventional priest leaping out of the traditional box throwing caution to the wind moving from the pulpit to the neighborhood. Having a desire to be more connected and available to those around him. Knowing that change ends and begins within. To be more one has to do more. Don't wait for others, lead the way. Starts slow but the pace picks up as you read.
The Hawk: Part Nine by Anna Scott Graham
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
The death of President Kennedy casts a pall over those concerned about Eric. Meanwhile in Texas, Luke Richardson wonders about the identity of John Doe. Uncertain about his future with Stanford, Laurie assures Lynne that Eric will return, while Marek and Klaudia make plans for a 1964 reunion.