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Fiction » Literature » Urban
Out of the House of Darkness by Melanie Tem
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,400. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
He came from a long line of alkies, addicts, and ne'er-do-wells. Sobriety wasn’t enough—he needed a new life. In Out of the House of Darkness, we meet Neil as he works to make up for the decades he lost to severe alcoholism. This isn't a story about getting sober; it's about moving past mere sobriety and consciously creating a fulfilling life out of the shambles.
The Living End by Dave Goossen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Beth and her twin brother, Gavin, have got to stop the end of the world or at least find out if they're getting off the planet before the Big Bang Part Two. In their way are a psychotic zealot or two, a TV preacher with a heart of gold - or silver, or any major credit card - and their own doubts about what they've stumbled into the middle of.
12 Cups of Coffee by Dave Goossen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A book about work, love and finally knowing what you want. A compelling narrative voice drives this caffeine-fueled quest through the barrens of trade shows, corporate competition and dark moments of the soul. Chick lit for the sensitive guy, and maybe even the not-so-sensitive one whose had it with taking hits for the gender or corporate team.
When Friends Become Enemies by QUEEN CS PUBLISHING
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,800. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Growing up in Compton, raised by a single mother and no father, Desti'ne became familiar with struggling at a very young age. As a teen, she and her closest friends grew to understand that MONEY is absolutely necessary for survival.
Нью-Йоркские Чайки by Petr Nemirovskiy
Price: Free! Words: 59,540. Language: Russian. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Проза Петра Немировского написана в такой манере, что у читателя возникает ощущение, будто он находится в кинотеатре, где смотрит классные американские фильмы
Zico Hinmetan 'Caught Up In African Savagery' by Ehinmetan M. Ezekiel
Price: $5.02 USD. Words: 12,390. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
This book is the first volume of a realistic, fictional series about the scheme of things in Africa. It deals with commonplace issues such as social and political disorder, bribery and corruption, and savagery; cultism and internet scam ('yahoo'); and it continues up to broad topics like racism.
Το Ασημένιο Ρόδο by Niovi Lyri
Price: Free! Words: 82,450. Language: Greek. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Δεύτερη δεκαετία του 21ου αιώνα. Η Αλίκη, ο Αντώνης, ο Λέο και η Ροντίνια είναι τα μέλη του μουσικού συγκροτήματος Ασημένιο Ρόδο, με το οποίο θα εκπροσωπήσουν το σχολείο τους, ένα Λύκειο της Κυψέλης, στο μαθητικό φεστιβάλ. Μετά το φεστιβάλ ο καθένας θα πάρει το δρόμο του, μέσα στην εποχή της μεγάλης κρίσης...
Reîntregirea sfrei by Ecaterina Chifu
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: Romanian. Published: April 25, 2016 by EdDigitala. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Pygmalion, rege al Ciprului şi sculptor a creat din fildeş o statuie de o neasemuită frumuseţe de care s-a îndrăgostit. Văzând marea lui iubire pentru statuie, zeiţa Afrodita i-a dat viaţă şi cei doi, prin iubire au format „sfera perfectă”.
Oubliette by Ann Pino
Price: Free! Words: 45,680. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Urban
In a city plagued by amnesia, Antoine earns a comfortable living as a prompter to the rich and powerful. He knows his time of privilege is short. Amnesia is contagious and growing in virulence. When a shady government agent offers him an amnesia vaccine in return for feeding scripted lies to his clients, Antoine has to choose between his values and everything else that makes him who he is.
Trinchera en Londres by Nuria Garcia Arteaga
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: Spanish. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
"..Hemos dejado atrás la conducta de mesurados y respetables intelectuales para convertirnos en reclutas dispuestos a toda acción suicida desde una trinchera formada por libros, donde el papel y las letras son nuestras pobres y trágicas armas.." Este fragmento describe a la protagonista. Los audios incluyen fragmentos de 'Vivir para contarla' de Gabriel Garcia Marquez y un poema de Javier Heraud.
Roots by Rahul Bhatt
Price: $3.80 USD. Words: 90,010. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: April 16, 2016 by Banyan Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Indic, Fiction » Literature » Urban
"Roots" is a contemporary urban fiction set in Delhi [India], tracing the roots of a priest and his hometown in the Himalayas... A suicide, a dam, a reality show...all come together in this gripping tale of longing and displacement....raising a question - Can there be any compensation for losing one's home and hearth?
Dogadjaj od Presedana by Mladen Popovich
Price: Free! Words: 54,770. Language: Serbian. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Htio sam da ovim djelom predstavim život čovjeka kao egzistencijalnog bića koje, tumarajući u budućnost, ne zna šta nosi sutrašnji dan. Nije mi bio cilj da nekoga povrijedim, kao ni to da nečiji život izložim javnosti. Sve sličnosti su slučajnost. Roman, takođe, ne sadrži moje autobiografske podatke. Roman je više apstraktna forma društvenog metabolizma.
Niente paura, siamo nei guai! by Andrea Lombardi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,100. Language: Italian. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Mirco, dogsitter disoccupato, e Simone, aspirante kebabbaro, hanno trenta ore per pagare ottantamila euro di riscatto per la nonna di Mirco, rapita dal trafficante a cui per sbaglio hanno sabotato uno scambio. Nel frattempo due spacciatori gitani si convincono che Mirco e Simone siano spacciatori rivali, e li costringono a rimediare anche i due chili di cocaina persi nello scambio per colpa loro.
Life Ain't Fair "But" The Game Is Cold by Shavonda King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Urban
At very young ages, DJ and Desmond witnessed murders and shootouts throughout the hood. The boys were having issues at home and was looking for a way out. They met an older cat that introduced them into the dope game. By the ages of 11 and 12, the brothers was ready to take over the streets in Gary. The money became so powerful one of the brothers couldn’t handle the pressure.
No-mad by Pablo R Mendoza
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,300. Language: French. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Raconté en première personne par Léonardo Ruiz, psychologue et consultant d’entreprises espagnol, No-mad est un passage à travers quelques unes des inquiétudes du trépidant début de millénaire en cours. Léonardo est un cynique optimiste, habitué aux entourages multiculturels et au travail avec les névroses qui nichent dans le quotidien des corporations.
No-mad by Pablo R Mendoza
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,660. Language: Spanish. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Un heterogéneo grupo de amigos tiene cita en Milán para el aniversario de un conocido diario de noticias. Cada uno de ellos proviene de distintos países y circunstancias y celebrarán juntos el evento en un marco privilegiado: la galería Vittorio Emanuele, que ha sido cerrada para la ocasión.
The Fruit Vandal by George Saoulidis
Series: The God Complex Universe. Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
A cozy family mystery set in the God Complex Universe. A menace is tagging the neighbourhood. They call him the Fruit Vandal. Mary is living the boring old-life of the housewife. One day, the husband comes up with evidence that their son might be the one drawing the graffiti. What will they do, give him up to the police?
Hell Is For Hippies by Mark Lind-Hanson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,470. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Muggles Amphora returns to San Francisco to find the Uptopian dream, set up a communal household, and ply his talents as a streetbusker and cofeehouse poet. If you grew up in the 1960’s, 70’s, or 80’s, you might appreciate this take the diversity between Utopian vision and Reality as the San Francisco measure of all things.
Disrupted by Eric Feka
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016 by Hercules Bantas. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban(3.00 from 1 review)
Metho and his motley crew were having a hard time of it. Business was down, and no one could figure out why. It was as if all their customers had suddenly sworn off recreational drug use and turned to living virtuous lives. Thankfully, one of the gang was smarter than your average thug and worked out that it was all the internet's fault. Now all they had to do was figure out how to fight back.
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