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Three Nails
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Three Nails is a rich, witty, smart slice of Americana. Although it opens with loss of life—Three Nails ends with aspiration—hope, heritage, and new life. Like a handful of stones thrown in a pond, the circles of life and memories are all interconnected to process grief. Relationships with a wife, children, colleagues at work and even the kids taught at school are all part of the gift of healing.
Selected Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016 by Shirtsleeve Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stories of space, love, loss, hope, and more are all part of this debut collection from multiple award-nominated author Jake Kerr. A mixture of breathtaking science fiction and contemporary shorts, Selected Stories highlights Kerr's position a leading practitioner in science fiction's humanist tradition.
Finding Land: Stories of Japan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Jewish girl from Cleveland meets a pregnant Texas belle over dried squid in a Tokyo grocery store. Their common ground? Both newlyweds, married to Japanese men. Despite being unable to decipher the maps in Tokyo's train stations well enough to know where they're going, they set off on a quest to find land. Will they find space for themselves, in a place where there's none?
Once Without Dying
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,680. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three young woman of different faiths, Sheeawna-a Christian, Akilah-a Muslim and Mali-a Hindu support each other through heartaches, love affairs, abuses and struggles. They gain the courage to pursue a unifying force and common purpose with a mystic, a female rabbi, a Zennist and a follower of Native American spirituality. It is a powerful story of love, respect and honor.
Under the Amoral Bridge
Series: The Bridge Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,660. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Artemis Bridge is the know-to, go-to guy, the amoral fixer in 2028 Los Angeles with the connection for your illicit desires. When an associate dies in his arms, he is burdened with a damaging video of the current mayor. With assassins dogging his every step, he has only days before the corrupt mayor is re-elected. This taut futuristic cyberpunk thriller is the debut novel by Gary A. Ballard.
Flat World Madness
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Your mind is in the wrong place. You're facing the wrong direction. You're walking. You think you're walking straight. But, no! You're walking off the face of this planet. This is Flat World Madness. Every step is a drop. A jump. A dive into the madness of our world. You think this world is round and fun? Think again. We making it flat. We bombing, we killing, we peeling life from reality. We mad.
The Gate - Things my Mother told me.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,120. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010 by Inhousepress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Biographical
(5.00 from 14 reviews)
The Gate draws you in with subtlety, wit, compassion and faith. An intriguing and captivating look at the last sixty years of western culture that holds you even though we all know how her story is going to end. It will be of particular interest to people who experienced Alzheimer's or Dementia in their immediate family. "This is a jewel of a piece of writing…" [Kate Jones, USA]
Lisa's Diary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,640. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics
The author writes the memoirs of her best friend upon finding her diary, that appeared to have been deliberately left behind upon her moving out of the apartment. She writes of Lisa's hardships and the abuse suffered at the hands of her alcoholic father and of her mysterious condition but in the end she learns that anything is possible even in a worst case scenario and that miracles do come true!
In the Town of Joy and Peace
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Women of action and obstinacy live and struggle with brutality, humor, tenderness and frustration in Radomir, Bulgaria, the Town of Joy and Peace. All inhabit a society where lowness, trickery, networking and criminality rule at numerous levels. They face the devil’s temptations: sex, alcohol, prostitution, and petty robbery. Yet these women do not lose face or hope. They struggle.
Tocayos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: American English. Published: March 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
What happened in the monster surf off Peru’s coast that changed the fate of Joe the American, Jose Miguel, and the spirited Milagros? Set among Peru's pastel-painted fishing villages, its barren Andean towns, and its old Spanish haciendas, Tocayos and Resaca tell a story of passion and betrayal, of rivalry and redemption, and of a boy who must choose how he will become a man.
Koekoeksklok en toverlantaarn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: Dutch. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Via de erfenis van zijn grootvader beseft Jonathan pas wie hij is.
Proxy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Robots replace human workers, devastating the economy. Civil War begins as presidential hopefuls legislate amid corruption.
Looking Within: A Man's Journey to Find Himself
Series: Jake's Wanderings, Vol. 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 63,940. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jake fails out of the University of Nebraska, Kearney. He moves back into his divorced mother's home, and he can't swing with that scene. He runs away by hitching a ride with an older hepcat named Joey. LW is the tale of their road trip & how Jake 'finds himself.' Jake decides to return home, and Joey drives to the correct house without directions. How does he know where Jake lives?!
Getting Rid of the Macons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,030. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young couple from Albuquerque, Joe and Ellie Lawrence, arrive at their new home in very rural Eastern Oregon to find the former renters still in residence and firmly entrenched. When the Lawrence's develop strategies to get rid of them they soon find that moving amongst the Macons is like working in quicksand, the more that you move the deeper in you sink.
The Day Thou Gavest
Series: Village Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 5, 2016 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In the latest instalment of the Village Tales, one quiet January day: foalings, births, deaths, plans, and pints, and TMS on the ducal wireless: makes four-and-twenty hours of all that Heaven and Earth can afford. The brewery brews; the modern steam locomotives run; the ill are comforted, and children taught, and the land abides. A day of peace: come, spend it in the Woolfonts.
The Pains
Price: $2.99 USD. 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?
The Baer Boys
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After twenty five years of not making it as an actor, Darin returns home to take care of his recently widowed father. When he lands a long term substitute teaching job at his old high school he finds that it comes with more than the promise of a much needed paycheck.
Evensong: Tales from Beechbourne, Chickmarsh, & the Woolfonts: Omnibus Edition
Series: Village Tales. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 330,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 14, 2015 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In this, the complete edition of the work (also published in two parts), the Woolfonts rally 'round in a time of crisis. Teddy and Edmond are in a jam apiece; The Breener is in a daze; the duke, after a tragic loss, is ill, as is the Rector; Sher Mirza is at his wits' end. Of course, this is the Woolfonts: everything will come right on the night. It's the getting there is dicey.
Resaca
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
What happened in the monster surf off Peru’s coast that changed the fate of Joe the American, Jose Miguel, and the spirited Milagros? Set among Peru's pastel-painted fishing villages, its barren Andean towns, and its old Spanish haciendas, Tocayos and Resaca tell a story of passion and betrayal, of rivalry and redemption, and of a boy who must choose how he will become a man.
The Frost and the Sunshine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,770. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shuki goes in search of the family of his birth, lost so many years ago. He finds Mwai and he finds Saif, his brothers. There is also Meriam, his niece, who urgently needs a new home. This is the fourth and final of the Shuki Series – the story of a modern day eunuch.