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Backstage at The Caribou
By Jade Sylvan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,480. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2009 by Ray Ontko. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
This is the story of Michelle, a twenty-three-year-old failed ballerina-cum-stripper, and Samantha, the magnetic vampiric woman who draws her into the bizarre world of The Caribou, where appearance is everything and no one is who they appear to be.
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.
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.
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.
Conta'm la veritat sobre l'amor
By Santiago Forné
Price: $6.59 USD. Words: 164,570. Language: Catalan. Published: November 18, 2011 by Editorial Tria. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Víctor Verchili, quaranta-tres anys, professor de filosofia i separat. Iniciarà un viatge (figurat i real) cap al que ell suposa que és la veritat de l'amor. L'acció narrativa va guanyant en intensitat a mesura que la novel·la avança i l'amor ho embolcalla tot d'incertesa.
Diary of a Hollywood Nobody
By Lisa Maliga
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,560. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
"Diary of a Hollywood Nobody" is written in an engaging diary format. We are shown the excesses of the 1990's as Chris Yarborough, a bookstore clerk from Ohio, tries to become a screenwriter in Hollywood.
Virá a morte e terá os teus olhos
By Luis Soares
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,910. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Nos três últimos dias de vida do famoso fotógrafo Josef Leitz, que atravessou o terrível século XX de máquina na mão, cruzam-se passado, presente e futuro, imagens e memória, o sexo, a violência e a identidade. Que papel teve nessa morte o jovem modelo Felix que com ele passou esse fim de semana? Que papel tiveram o desejo, as famílias, as verdadeiras, de sangue, e as que os laços do afeto criam?
La vida de los demás
By Joaquín Padeira
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,070. Language: Spanish. Published: November 16, 2011 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Narrada de un modo ágil y manteniendo una tensión constante, "La vida de los demás", última novela de Joaquín Padeira, nos muestra ese lado bronco de la vida cotidiana que late junto a nosotros sin que nos demos cuenta, o no queramos verlo, pero que cuando casualmente nos toca es capaz de desbaratar en un momento todas nuestras seguridades.
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. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
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 reencuentro
By Bosco Esteruelas
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,090. Language: Spanish. Published: April 23, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Cuando las cartas nos vienen malas y perdemos la partida que pensábamos que era nuestra única razón de ser, creemos que el reloj se ha parado y que la muerte es inminente. Sin embargo, suena entonces el teléfono y al otro lado del hilo se escucha una voz amiga y cálida, una de esas personas con la que no se ha hablado ni se ha visto desde los tiempos de la universidad...
Sheila Power An entertainment
By Inez Baranay
You set the price! Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: 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.
Exile
By William Theodore Clemmons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 369,190. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
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?
Public Key
By David Axel Kurtz
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 103,530. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
PUBLIC KEY is the story of a recent college graduate on the run. He tried to help someone. Now there’s a price on his head. He must work to establish his innocence. He just has to make sure he isn’t caught before he does. All he has are his wits and his laptop. Fortunately he’s pretty good with both.
Maenads
By Robert Eisenhart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 205,010. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Jill is out of prison, seeking vengeance. She uses brutal men as her weapons. Gil is perfect. He is obsessive and lethal. When virtues are liabilities, a hint of decency may be an Achilles heel. Mix in a lesbian cellmate, two golddiggers, and a lovelorn prostitute—shake well and stand back. The result is a mean-spirited concoction that explodes off the pages with style, and without remorse.
A Street Dream: The Evergreen Architecture
By Angel G.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,220. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
“Just like a dream I ’ve found on the street—tak peduli kau arsitek atau bukan, arsitektur paling agung tetaplah bangunan bernama kehidupan. Penari atau DJ, rapper atau pembalap liar, apapun, all is good, jadilah arsitek untuk kehidupanmu sendiri... Seperti pepohonan evergreen yang selalu hijau, waktu dan musim bisa mengubah segalanya, tapi tidak dengan siapa dirimu sebenarnya...” - Sean Walker
Buenos Aliens
By Mel Vil
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 127,820. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 22, 2013 by E. M. Crisp. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Buenos Aires was in shock. The porteños felt the vibration. They’d say ‘if you don’t absorb its energy it’ll consume you.’ Those who ignored the advice would eventually realize the good times had come to an end, usually just before having to clock in at work, still wearing yesterday’s clothes, blood-alcohol level hitting record highs and invigorated with enough energy to dance a little longer.
Mis elegidos (Memorias de Margarita Guzmán del Alberche)
By Julián Sanz Pascual
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,930. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Margarita Guzmán del Alberche nos relata episodios de su azarosa vida, en especial los vividos con alguno de los diversos amantes, sus elegidos.
El Magistrado Cuernavaca
By Pedro López Fernández
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,530. Language: Spanish. Published: February 2, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
La del magistrado Cuernavaca es la historia de una obsesión. Pertenece a una familia de viticultores manchegos cuyas raíces se ahondan algo más de cuatro siglos en el culto a una férrea educación, en el trabajo duro, en la responsabilidad ineludible que debe de tener una persona y en la observancia de un comportamiento sin tacha, transmitida de generación en generación.
La cara del sol
By Jorge Mª Valls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,420. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Sentado, inmóvil, en el despacho de mi padre, rodeado de puertas cerradas y de objetos inertes, me sentía yo mismo, también, como un objeto inerte, y no importaba que alguna puerta hubiese quedado abierta, porque tenía la seguridad de que ninguna me conduciría a ninguna parte.
One Was Lost
By Vigil Chimé
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,920. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
PATRICK SINGLETON is a man on the edge of a precipice – both physical and spiritual. He is benumbed with grief, due to the unfortunate event that occurred in his life some years back. Determined to end it all, he hangs on the platform of the elevated subway track at Harlem’s renowned 125th Street.