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Dark Drink and Conversation
By Thomas Kennedy
Series: In Mulligans, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2009. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Adult Irish Humor. Come in. Sit down and take your ease. Have a drink… Hear of Fitzer the pervert, Kathy the Dominatrix, the Yank, the Green Man and of course the Burglar and his daughter Naimh pregnant by the Builder. Hear of the young curate and his connection to the sodality of Catholic Mothers and of the death of Big Breno the drug dealer. All told from conversation
Tinytown
By Darby Gallagher
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 127,460. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In a dystopian England in the 2050s, where technology is used to shrink people who cannot pay size insurance, Tom Flack must fight for the rights of the small. But he has big enemies, including his ex-wife - TV's Tallulah Twinkleplum - and her grotesque brother Lloyd. This first novel includes intrigue, action, humour, drugs, sex, plastic surgery and hedgehogs - but not necessarily in that order.
Conformity Bullet
By Made in DNA
You set the price! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a dystopian future, friends and foes sometimes wear the same mask.
The Left Lane
By Keith T. Hodge
Price: Free! Words: 67,830. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012 by Delphine Publications. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
The name Tyrone Philpott rings in the streets as being southern Virginia's top dog behind the wheel. Recognized and adored by hustlers for his ability to pimp rides, his carefree lifestyle is disrupted when he shoots his hot at a women who appears to be well beyond his grasp
At Large
By Rex Bromfield
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,490. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Ed Miller thought he was going to Toronto to beg his estranged mom for money. He wasn't. In just a few hours he would partner with a rogue preacher's daughter in a revolution against the war on obesity. Together they would wreak havoc on a society gone mad with political correctness.
Half A Man
By Henri Bauhaus
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
0.75 star(2.75 from 4 reviews)
This eerie short-short takes place in old Prague at a hole-in-the wall watering hole during a dismal November night. Read this short fable and learn about the mystery of half a man.
The Best Man
By Paul Reidinger
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,010. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Paul Reidinger's first novel, originally published in 1986, describes the lives of three San Franciscans in their 20s -- he, she and and he -- who find themselves caught up in a design for living that breathes the spirit of the 1980s.
Short Shorts
By Allegra Cohen
Price: Free! Words: 16,730. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.00 from 1 review)
This collection includes four short stories and a series of flash fiction written while the author was on travel. Shot through with magical realism, it is both solemn and vibrant--the long and short of a promising high school author.
Breakaway
By Bryan Murphy
Series: Daria Rigoletti. Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
2032. An independent, racist state, carved out of northern Italy, sliding into bloody chaos. A man with a mission: to save the two children of his closest friends. At what risk? At what price? Will it be enough? And who is the mysterious female go-between with the sensuous lips and steely eyes? Introducing Daria Rigoletti. Dark Future, good reading.
Manual de Trigonometria Aplicada
By Victor Domingos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
O livro começa com uma misteriosa carta e apresenta-nos a história de um engenheiro que parece ter encontrado na trigonometria e na matemática em geral uma forma muito pessoal de se exprimir e de reflectir sobre a sua própria vida. Esta novela venceu em 2002 o Concurso Literário “Ecos da Memória”.
Verbit
By S. A. Barton
Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the competitive world of news podcasting, a young intern has to work hard to become a good reporter. When it comes time to get a job, however, it quickly becomes clear to one young man that just reporting the news isn't nearly good enough. Soon, his would-be employer will get far more than he bargained for...
The Amazing Quizmo
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Darren has a secret identity. At night, he becomes the Amazing Quizmo, the Great God of Answers. He presides over bar trivia contests and no one can beat him. Until a girl appears. A pretty girl. A very pretty girl who just might be smarter than Darren is. And for Darren, that just won’t do.
Dayling
By Gabriel Madison
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,590. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2010 by Whimsical Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Haven Vigano is a Dayling, but in three weeks she will Cross Over into the world of Nightlings. Unfortunately, an ancient group of Nightling hunters called The Holy Sect of Mântuitors are hunting down and killing her kind. Between her growing attraction to Philip and Sébastien’s jealousy towards her human crush, times were a lot simpler when she felt indifferent toward everything and everyone.
Love and the Art of War
By Dinah Lee Küng
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,400. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012 by Eyes and Ears. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
0.75 star(3.67 from 6 reviews)
A London librarian is losing her job, her man and, possibly even her mind. Enrolling in an evening class, "Mending Marriage or Decent Divorce," Jane ends up by mistake with some oddball businessmen studying Sun Tzu's The Art of War and China's legendary Thirty-six Battle Stratagems. The distraught Jane has nothing to lose and in fact, gains more from Baldwin's coaching than she bargained for.
Faux As
By Bernard Viallet
Price: Free! Words: 8,160. Language: French. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
C'est à un séjour au cœur des banlieues les plus chaudes, représentées principalement par la cité des Asphodèles, « Les Faux As » en verlan, que nous convie l'auteur de ce roman. L'usage d'une langue parfaitement correcte mais parsemée aux bons endroits de termes argotiques du cru contribue à mettre le lecteur dans le bain. L'originalité et l'humour sont toujours présents.
12-12-12
By John Rachel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,840. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Welcome to the parallel universe of 12-12-12. This not what actually happened during 2012. But what unfolds is not more implausible. Nor is it less implausible. It is reality with healthy doses of surreality and comedy, spawned by the tragic absurdity of our times. It is laugh-out-loud brain food for hungry minds.
T he Practice and Other Stories
By JACK MARKOWITZ
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Blind Man – the story of starry eyed youth on the threshold of lost innocence; The Visit- a story about enduring family bonds; The Practice – the story of a family physician whose clients view him as a shaman., The Fundraiser- the story of an older working man who hates his job and his life; and Coney Island Limey – the story of an eccentric chap from Liverpool
Paying Taxes, American Style (Short Story)
By C.D. Reimer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
With 15 minutes left on the clock until the courthouse closes for the weekend, Leticia is all alone at the front desk and deep into her bodice-ripper paperback when an old man walks in to pay the taxes that he owe - and then some. (A 1,825-word short story.)
Shallow Breathing
By Robert Vrbnjak (Bobby Wrbniak)
Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Crowds make Fausto nervous. Or, to be more precise still, everything makes Fausto nervous. This presenter, for instance. He’d love to throw the radio out of the window the moment the guy goes, ‘News!’, and then proceeds to reel them off, all those boring, predictable Sunday news.
Salsa Nocturna
By Daniel José Older
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,230. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Crossed Genres Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Down the midnight streets of New York, a whole invisible universe churns to life in Daniel José Older’s debut collection of ghost noir.