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Fiction » Literature » Urban
Expats by Max de Bruijn
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,250. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
About EXPATS Every decade or so a previously forgotten tropical backyard flowers unexpectedly thanks to the discovery of gold, oil or cheap labor. Enlightened royals and savvy dictators attract investors and foreign companies to their domains. Growth figures – real or inflated – spread the lore of an economical miracle. Factories replace traditional farming fields. Skyscrapers rise amidst the cou
Mensaka by José Ángel Mañas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,600. Language: Spanish. Published: July 15, 2011 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
El protagonista de "Mensaka", David, parece condenado a la pena quizás más dura que puede existir: la de vivir de esperanzas. Atrapado en un trabajo gris y en medio de un ambiente opresivo, sueña con el momento en que su grupo de rock triunfe y se le abran, por fin, las puertas de una existencia diferente. Sin embargo, ese futuro que parece inminente no acaba de llegar…
Does it Matter? A Short Story by Shannon Peel
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Urban
A short story. A moral lesson, a life lesson, just something to think about. A story for everyone who struggles through everyday. Sometimes its all about perspective. This is one of those feel good lesson type of stories about daily struggles and do they matter?
Extraordinary Reflections by Sonya Lee
Price: Free! Words: 108,530. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Pamela once had loving parents until tragedy struck. In one fell swoop, her entire world was turned upside down. Just when she’s finally coming to terms with her life, she meets a young lawyer that turns her world inside out. Pamela is searching for answers to questions she had never asked. In her quest to learn about the night she lost her family’s love she will learn much more.
Exile by William Theodore Clemmons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 369,600. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Building on the characters and themes of Heroes and Smoke, Exile brings back Detroit Homicide detectives, George Hofmann and Christopher Garvin. The two face their most enigmatic case as they try to understand the mysterious events at Phlogiston Fabricating. What happened when the first Candice vanished? Who is the second Candice who suddenly appeared? How is the perplexing John Klein involved?
Dancing with Attitude by Terry Hayman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sometimes, even when you think you’ve got it all, you have to shake things up a little bit, consequences be damned.
Sheila Power An entertainment by Inez Baranay
You set the price! Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Sheila Power has been described as “A rattling good read that defies pigeon holing into any one genre." It combines a comedy of manners with a thriller. First published in 1997; seen as both a continuation and break with the author's writing. This new ebook comes with the author's Afterwords.
Daddy Was Uh Mobsta by Fleetwood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,360. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Urban
In this urban version of Scarface, Fleetwood captures the southern culture on a cross-country suspense full of love and rage driven by childhood revenge only a father could understand and only a family could appreciate.
The Holy City II: Rise in Power by Micheal F. Blake
Series: The Holy City, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Delphine Publications. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Marcus Williams, the eldest of the two brothers, rose through the rankings of his sophisticated street organization. With a blink of an eye Marcus found himself up against jealousy, envy, and frenimies within the Nation he devoted his life to.
The Great Bordello. A Story of the Theatre by Avery Hopwood
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 208,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by Mondial. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Urban
The story of aspiring playwright Edwin Endsleigh (Hopwood's counterpart), who, upon graduation from the University of Michigan, heads for Broadway to earn his fortune and the security to pursue his one true dream of writing the great American novel. Shaping his journey is his love of three women...
El Escarabajo de Oro by Felipe Oliva Arriagada, Sr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,470. Language: Spanish. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play(5.00 from 2 reviews)
La historia de un niño creciendo en Valdivia, al sur de chile, y cuyas aventuras se entrecruzan con un viejo misterio que ha aquejado a su ciudad por casi 30 años: la leyenda del escarabajo de oro. Cada capítulo, nombrado tras una obra de Poe, cruza entre la realidad y la fantasía de esta obra semi-autobiográfica en que el autor intenta unir su historia con las obras que marcaron su infancia.
The Mission by Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When a homeless woman and child show up in the alleyway, Max is captivated by the child. The little one stares at him with the most amazing gray eyes Max ever saw. He's not supposed to help them. In fact, if he lets them in the warehouse, he risks losing his job as night watchman. Then he'll be out on the street, too, and yet, Max cannot turn his back on the homeless child.
Advice From a Master by Henri Bauhaus
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Told in the first person, this piece of flash fiction revolves around a young man trying to hold down a routine job. In this tale, the young worker is exposed to some very, strange distractions.
The Orchards of Ithaca by Harry Mark Petrakis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,390. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
In 'The Orchards of Ithaca,' celebrated Chicago novelist Harry Mark Petrakis returns with great humor, charm, and revelation. Here Orestes Panos, a prosperous restaurateur on the eve of his fiftieth year and the coming millennium, Petrakis personalizes humankind's epic struggle between the unresolved guilt and sins of our shared past and the potential of a still untainted future.
Sueño de Ciegos by Alma Phillip
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,060. Language: Spanish. Published: December 10, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Gardel, cometió un crimen por el cual es condenado a muerte en la silla eléctrica. Él tiene la idea de escapar de su cuerpo, por medio de uno de esos viajes astrales