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Fiction » Literature » Urban
The Wasted King by Ayad Al-Shakhly
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,560. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In a hectic downtown of Wisconsin, nightclubs are thrown in a hidden competition against each other to see which establishment truly owns the streets at night. The managers fuel it while Hugo, a host of Toxin Club, tries to understand it. Success and disappointment are celebrated with booze. Balancing work and play, his booze-loving, womanizing, and troublemaking cousin, Saul, enters the game.
Sin tregua se consumían nuestros ojos by José Manuel Cruz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: Spanish. Published: June 23, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Urban
José Manuel Cruz nos conducirá a un mundo donde la avaricia inmobiliaria, los abusos bancarios y la corrupción política serán los catalizadores de la acción.
Dios de azar by Freddy de Wekker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,140. Language: Spanish. Published: June 23, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Amor, dolor, odio, piedad, obsesión, delirio, egoísmo, bondad y amargura, en esta apasionante novela urbana que se desarrolla entre las calles de una ciudad venezolana que pudiera ser cualquier ciudad hispanoamericana.
The Old Stories by Alen Kapidžić
Price: Free! Words: 15,780. Language: American English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
"Old Stories" is a collection of short stories written in time before smartphones and mobile Internet. So, they are old. Ancient. Thematically, it's a collection of short-cuts from the lives of twenty-somethings, their frustrations in collision with social forces, strives to change things, to find little happiness if they can and, often, their failures.
Convenient Lies by A.K. Cramer
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 76,870. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Quadra Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Convenient Lies follows the lives of three very different women - a Conservative Cabinet Minister, a lawyer and an Iranian wife - as their lives intersect following a suicide in a shelter for abused women in Toronto.
Breakaway by Bryan Murphy
Series: Daria Rigoletti. Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Urban(5.00 from 1 review)
2032. An independent state carved out of Italy is sliding into bloody chaos. A foreigner pursues a mission: to save the two children of his closest friends from murderous racist thugs. He is ready to pay any price, but will it be enough? Dark Future, good reading.
Pensamientos, Reflexiones, y Otros Divagues by Martin Rafael Gonçalves Cunha Gularte
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,780. Language: Spanish. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literature » Urban
“Pensamientos, Reflexiones, y Otros Divagues”, es la primera obra de este joven autor uruguayo, radicado en la República Dominicana. Una colección de cuentos, historias, poemas y narraciones, reunidas a lo largo de una década, de observar el entorno, de hurgar en lo profundo de la mente y de abrir de par en par su corazón.
Admirada Excluida by Martha Rosenthal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: Spanish. Published: June 14, 2013 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Adult
La representación del vigor en una mujer que engaña a todos hasta convertirse en aquel ser que todos admiran pero este mismo se siente excluido. Bonus: Sobre Sal y Espuma -historia corta.
Hood Girlz 2 by Chyna Sallier
Series: Hood Girlz, Part 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,790. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Just when Desti’ne, Nyehiema, Angie, and Nevaeh try to stay away from trouble, some way somehow it always seems to find them, leaving them to make choices that they don’t wont to make, so, what do they do when their backs are up against the wall? Have you ever had to question your Relationship, Friendship, Loyalty, or Trust with another? Well, that lies here with them all.
Fading Jump Shot by Jeremy Perry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Kent Weber loves the game of basketball. The next chapter in his life is to play at the college level. However, when he discovers his parents are divorcing, his passion for the game quickly fades away. Feeling abandoned, Kent turns to a drug-fueled life of self-destruction that leads him down a path of dark and life-changing consequences.
Put Your Pens Down by Roger Long
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,260. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Urban
The third in the series of books following the fortunes of Charlie Bristle, a primary school teacher, and his family and friends.
Corazones aislados by Rafael Rodríguez Castañeda
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: Spanish. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino(5.00 from 1 review)
Un cuento en el que la rutina diaria se combina con la locura, el tren subterráneo y los sacrificios humanos inspirados en la tradición azteca. • • • A short story where daily routine works in complicity with madness, the subway, and human sacrifices inspired in the Aztec tradition.
Historias Pequeñas para Gente Grande by Martha Rosenthal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,070. Language: Spanish. Published: June 10, 2013 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
“Historias Pequeñas para Gente Grande” son un conjunto de breves narraciones donde se abordan temas como amores separados por diferencias de edad o de la brecha existente entre distintos mundos sociales, los deseos truncados ya sea por la pacatería familiar o por los avatares del destino.
Raindrops - (Monologue) by Sam Huntley
Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Literature » Urban
A short monologue of an anonymous character in a dark place (both physically and mentally). It is a broadcasting of the thought processes in a strong-minded character, who has recently been weaker than usual. It is brief, and I wanted it to be that way. It's a message to anyone who will listen. It is not just an upsetting piece of prose, I'd like to think that it offers hope too.
Merci pour le feu ! by Francis Scott Fitzgerald
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,490. Language: French. Published: May 29, 2013 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Classics
La nouvelle qui donne son titre au recueil raconte la vie d’une veuve qui n’aime rien tant que fumer et voyager dans le Midwest afin de vendre des gaines et des corsets pour le compte d’une compagnie de Chicago.
El cerco de Gautrek y otros cuentos by Jorge Castillo Llorente
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,870. Language: Spanish. Published: May 26, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Jorge Castillo, en “El cerco de Gautrek”, nos presenta nueve historias cercanas y de muy amena lectura. Sus palabras salen de los noticieros de la prensa o de la reflexión en las relaciones de pareja. Pero, también de sus experiencias personales en el ambiente rural Navarro y de sus viajes.
Century's Endings by Oliver Frances
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,810. Language: American English. Published: May 6, 2013 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The stories in Century’s Endings narrate the social problems of man and his drama with life. Some are set in a political climate of regimes abolished at the end of the last century and others where the rulers are men of narrow thought.
Decadence (english version) by Rosario Volpi
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Classics
Late at night or at dawn, when dreams are shattered, there is someone who opens his eyes and he restless moves his sweaty head in the pillow. It is as if a sword hurt him by treachery and blood gets coagulating immediately, leaving a permanent scar in the mind of the man for all the days to come. “For a week I did not dream anymore, but every holy morning just opening my eyes I'm relive the