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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: 14,110. 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.
Avenging Act by Tushar Mangl
Price: $1.00 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.
I Liked You Page, Now Help Me by Alfonso Borello
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,650. Language: Simple English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
When real life puts fiction to shame. Unedited, quirky, desperate, at times humorous. It all began with a page like. All names have been changed to respect privacy. Please Note: This book is written in a colloquial non-conventional English in order to preserve the authenticity of the conversation.
Living on the Knife's Edge by David Rose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Two Moons Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Urban(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A romantic drama set in London, this is a contemporary short story about the uncertain business of living. On the knife's edge between love and tragedy, Adam Reid is a young doctor who finds that mending broken lives is not a vocation for the faint-hearted.
An Honest Man by Neil James MacRaild
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,010. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(3.00 from 1 review)
"An Honest Man" is a novella which explores the personal journey of a man who decides to be completely honest; with himself and toward others. The ramifications and revelations that occur as a result of this decision take his life in a completely new direction.
Такая французская жизнь by Надежда Роше
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 259,820. Language: Russian. Published: June 17, 2014 by Wiener Literat. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Urban
Инна, профессор-филолог из сибирского города удачно вышла замуж. Хотя ее французский муж Ролланд– инвалид, но у него есть квартира в Марселе и большой дом у моря. Алекс, дочери Инны, повезло меньше. Кандидат наук в России, она «устроилась» студенткой в Париже. Обе ищут свой путь во «французской жизни», при взгляде из Сибири такой интересной и привлекательной...
The Protege: Part I by Mark Williams
Price: Free! Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Urban
A bartender, Charlie Grifter, is taught the 'tricks of the trade' by a pool tournament champion, Big Milwaukee, shortly before his demise.