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Diário de Um Quiosque by Pedro Xavier Silva
Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 48,530. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 22, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Do interior da grandeza dos seus escassos 6 metros quadrados, há um quiosque que não se limita a vender jornais e revistas. Soltando-se do rótulo de típico elemento urbanístico, ultrapassando o seu complexo de inferioridade, conquistando vida própria e adquirindo a personalidade que só os pequenos-grandes quiosques ousam almejar, há um quiosque que retrata em palavras o que vive à sua volta.
Follow The Handyman by Alexis Lawrence
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Follow Matthew, the handyman, as he makes house calls at various places in Gat County, repairing anything from a broken pipe to an electrical appliance, and the interesting interactions he has with his quirky clients.
Spud: A Woman's Best Friend by Catherine Gillard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,420. Language: Australian English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban
While Kate’s SAS husband is preparing to keep the peace in East Timor she spends the last year of the century dealing with the battles of suburbia, including a brother who creates a one man war zone wherever he goes, a mother nursing her geriatric patients and herself towards a euphoric if untimely end and dealing with two neurotic dogs.
Until Morning by Giuseppe Raudino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,860. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Until Morning is a story about different nationalities, habits, customs, common places and stereotypes experienced by a bunch of university students, a lighthearted account on young people's life in a “double speed” Europe, where North and South are not simply a geographical diversity but, most of the time, a source of social disparity and a different way of meaning love, sympathy and solidarity.
Flores Fritas by Yolanda Royo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,910. Language: Spanish. Published: September 7, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Una detective privado y un criminólogo formarán un trio con la protagonista. La sinergia entre ellos intentará resolver una serie de muertes
Seasons: The Woman In Aster Cottage by Alexis Lawrence
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 39,900. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Inspirational
Matthew, a handyman for almost four years, is also an aspiring musician, performing at Brewer's Pub with his band mates. One day, he takes a callout on his colleague's behalf and arrives at Aster Cottage where he encounters a reclusive client. He tries to draw her out of her shell, and in the process, he uncovers the mystery behind her isolation and reticence and the truth about Aster Cottage
O.U.R. Cafe by Alexis Lawrence
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 45,850. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Urban
The book follows the life of Juliette, who has sought employment at a café after her dismissal from an architectural firm due to an internal restructuring. She learns that life at the café is not always a bed of roses and struggles to adapt to its fast-paced life. She also meets some quirky characters that frequent the establishment and learns about life and change.
Diamond Dogs by Alan Watt
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 53,430. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Writers Tribe Books. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Star quarterback Neil Garvin is as cruel to his fellow students at his Nevada high school as his abusive father is to him. When a random act of violence takes a life, Neil's father, the local sheriff, takes control and covers up the crime. Wrestling with the mysterious disappearance of his mother years before, Neil must find his way of out of his prison of fear.
Death By Sunshine by Allison Burnett
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 100,360. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Writers Tribe Books. Categories: Fiction » Urban
B.K. Troop gets out of his comfort zone (if such a thing is possible for him) in this "memoir" of his quixotic odyssey to the City of Angels. Offered a chance to have his first book made into a movie, Troop follows the tradition of prior literati who migrated west to sell their souls to the industry, itching to at last be rich and famous, while at the same time bemoaning their devil's bargain.
The House Beautiful by Allison Burnett
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Writers Tribe Books. Categories: Fiction » Urban
The House Beautiful tells the story of a fateful summer when a young man named Adrian Malloy arrives at B.K.'s new colony for young, struggling artists, lugging a suitcase and dragging a garbage bag crammed with what B.K. presumes to be odes and sonnets. Overjoyed to have found a new poet, B.K. sweeps Adrian into his home and under his wing.
Christopher by Allison Burnett
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 97,250. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Writers Tribe Books. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Debonair oddball B.K. Troop is delighted when Chris Ireland, a 25-year-old aspiring writer, moves into his apartment building. B.K. is convinced he can work his subtle charms on the younger man. Like any entertaining seduction yarn, things don't quite go according to the seducer's plan. Burnett captures the mid-1980s setting and the feelings of both his lovable, predatory narrator and his quarry.
Two Small Birds by Dave Newman
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,660. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Writers Tribe Books. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Two Small Birds is the story of two brothers who take flight in the worst possible way, and what it means to be family, to be working class, and to dream of being a poet in a world that refuses books. Set in tiny apartments and roadside diners, truckstops and warehouses, dive bars and worse hotels. It is a story of misdemeanors and perseverance, the jobs we take and the lives we lose.
Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children by Dave Newman
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,970. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Writers Tribe Books. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children is a brilliantly written story of Dan Charles, a writing professor who teaches at a small college near Pittsburgh. It is about the daily struggle to survive while raising two children with his wife. Dave Newman captures the humanity and heartbreak of one man's struggle to navigate the vicissitudes of life as a working writer in America.
La Segretaria by Davide Rigonat
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: Italian. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Spesso tutti noi ci troviamo costretti a indossare una maschera nella vita, sul lavoro, o in qualche altra occasione. Questo racconto ci "insegna" come spesso la sostanza sia più importante della forma e come il consiglio di una segretaria possa risolvere una situazione difficile.
Fuego inútil by Hernán Zamora
Price: Free! Words: 14,090. Language: Spanish. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry, Fiction » Urban
“Fuego inútil” reúne cuatro poemarios de Hernán Zamora, anteriores a su libro “A contrasombra, padre”. Retrospectivamente, lo interpreta fundación del poemario que hace de la relación padre/hijo la parte primordial de una obra que no deja entrever su forma proyectada, pero se explica desde una intimidad que se interroga, orientándose hacia comprenderse dentro de un paisaje de otredades.
Bathtime at La Chapel Blanche (Seven Tales of a Tokyo Love Hotel) by Richard James
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Urban
Seven visitors cross paths in the rooms and corridors of La Chapel Blanche, a love hotel in Tokyo. Each may have entered for vastly different reasons, but eventually each is confronted with the same question: when and how to leave.
A Moment More Sublime: A Novel (Winner of the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Award for Contemporary Fiction) by Stephen Grant
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,490. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Urban
Set in contemporary London, A MOMENT MORE SUBLIME is the riveting story of Tom Phelps, a philosophy teacher and tennis buff, who finds himself unexpectedly embroiled in his union’s struggle against a corrupt school administration and its plans to cut jobs under the pretense of modernization and fiscal austerity, just as he and his partner Sofia are getting ready to buy a home and start a family...
La Stella by Davide Rigonat
Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: Italian. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Nulla è ciò che sembra. Questo il filo conduttore di questo racconto che descrive uno spaccato della vita di una stella discesa nel nostro mondo. Estratto dall'antologia "LA NEBBIA e altri racconti", è uno dei 15 racconti che la compongono.
Excessive Force by Jennifer Roush
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Excessive Force is the first short story in the Blackman: The Revolution series. On his first trip out, Blackman discovers police assaulting a junkie. In order to stop the attack, he must risk his own freedom, as well as his vigilantist objective.
The Avenging Act by Tushar Mangl
Price: $1.11 USD. Words: 24,160. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban
“You raped by body, not my soul, I will rape your soul, not your body.” This is what Abhita promised to the two men, who had raped her. The Avenging Act is the story about 23 year old Abhita Sahni. Brutally raped, in a busy locality in New Delhi, she decides to fight those people, who caused irreparable scars on her soul. This is a chilling account of her journey to achieve justice.