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El hombre que lloraba en un banco - Siete relatos de una crisis sin paliativos
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: Spanish. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
¿Puede una crisis económica despojarnos incluso de nuestra identidad? En estos siete relatos las vidas de los personajes se cruzan durante un mismo día formando un laberinto de emociones perfectamente entrelazadas. Un amasijo de sentimientos que, al ser evocados en cada relato, se convierte en un grito desgarrador al que el lector no permanece indiferente.
The Drama and Mockery of Fate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,530. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Asteroid Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Urban
In Argentina, In America, in Canada, in Russia, in France, in Ukraine; the rich and the poor; felons and Saints; no one escapes the ills of humanity and the drama and mockery of fate.
Out of the House of Darkness
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
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
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.
Нью-Йоркские Чайки
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
Το Ασημένιο Ρόδο
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...
mon été avec Lucifer
Price: $5.61 USD. Words: 70,350. Language: French. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A Montréal, sur fond d’été caniculaire, Mathilde, Baby-boomer engagée, revendique haut et fort la jeunesse éternelle que la Science et la Médecine penchées sur son berceau il y a soixante ans lui ont promis. D’où l’intérêt de se mettre d’accord avec la madone en stilettos qui elle, tient ses promesses. Mais au prix de quelles conséquences pour Mathilde et son entourage ? Qui perdra sa vie ?
Oubliette
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.
Roots
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
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.
Life Ain't Fair "But" The Game Is Cold
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
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
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.
Hell Is For Hippies
You set the price! 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.
Vie di Scampo
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 36,850. Language: Italian. Published: January 25, 2016 by Ebooks Gaiaitalia.com. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
... in Vie di scampo è ben centrato il messaggio ultimo di questo libro ben scritto, la moralis fabulae che il lettore porterà tatuata sulla pelle e, si spera, nell’anima, una volta riposto il volume nella propria libreria (…). Perché bisogna convenire che non c’è nulla di peggio di non poter essere sé stessi e Dio sa quanto è diventato difficile riuscirvi in un Paese come l’Italia ...
Black River
Price: Free! Words: 35,110. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Somewhere beneath the soil of Galway city the body of a young woman slowly decays in a small cellar room, while her killer stalks the streets and waterways, anonymous and insane. Disaffected journalist Brian Hardy, cancer-stricken and barely functional without a drink, is tasked to follow the story of the search for the missing girl. As Hardy spirals ever closer to his own personal demise...
Psycho Bitch: A Love Story
Price: Free! Words: 77,220. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 by D.A.B. Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Charlotte Wolfe knows precisely what is important in life … she is. Her life is going exactly the way she planned until her selfishness costs her everything. As she struggles to put her life back together, Charlotte must confront the truth of herself and the true nature of love through her encounters with an eclectic group of people and one adoring dog.
The Tuesday Night Book Club
You set the price! Words: 94,670. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A London woman looks for assassins...men who will end her life. Five times they fail, but with curious benefits. Not for her. Violet listens to an online songstress to ease suburban sorrow, while her daughter is perplexing, her neighbour prays for her and her husband snores through her demon-envisioning nights. Despair and dubious attitudes to eating lead her to a near-disastrous final attempt.
A Great Place to Drink
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A Great Place to Drink takes us into a wine-infused hotel-bar at the outer edges of early 1960s North Beach, San Francisco. It’s the home we didn’t expect to find and the authenticity we didn’t know we were seeking. In real life the San Giovanni was the San Gottardo, a small Swiss-Italian hotel and bar, 217 Columbus Avenue, home to poets, transients, and day dreamers.

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