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Sex on the Beach
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,840. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Urban
In Boston's Irish neighborhood of Charlestown, the Code of Silence still reigns. Witnesses never live to testify. When Sean, a transplant from the West Coast, overhears two townies plotting a murder, he warns the victim. Soon he finds himself in a life or death struggle with those who live by the Code of Silence.
Short Takes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,250. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Novel, first published by Random House, about a liberal lawyer's urban journeys in New York, facing the angst of seeing his work undone by institutional inertia and his relationships undone by indecision and the handcuffs of people's expected roles. “...engaging and extremely well written first novel, creates a character of enormous vitality and considerable charm, funny, caring..." --Boston Globe
Dark Stranger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Rose Brewer survived a vicious attack years ago, but she's never been able to remember how, until a chance encounter with a dark stranger in a parking garage brings back more than just her terrifying memories.
Hearts of Ice
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
You come home one night, worn out by another day of hard work and not falling back into bad habits, to find the woman you love has left you. What now? A short story about addictions that never quite dry out and wounds that never heal.
Stick Out Your Tongue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,620. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Urban
When Echo crashes, her life as a bicycle messenger in Boston spins out of control. One of her packages is full of cash and that can only mean one thing. She's made thousands of drops, but now knowing the contents and the locations makes her a liability. Helping her is out of her boyfriend's depth, but it's not for a guy at work who she secretly likes.
Taste the Bright Lights
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,160. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Urban
A hard hitting story following 14 year old Lisa as she runs away from home and learns to survive on the streets. 'This book knocked me sideways...will speak for the disenchanted voice of a generation much like Catcher in the Rye did to the youth in the 50s.' 'Exceptional.' 'A brilliant book which should be on the syllabus of every secondary school.' 'Incendiary reading. Exemplary writing.'
A Wake of Vultures
Price: Free! Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Follow Slaw and Shittin' as they take advantage of the destruction of Hurricane Katrina by looting scrap metal. See how two friends linked together by love and circumstance attempt to better their lives by seizing opportunity while others wait for deliverance. A poignant and moving tale of two souls bound together with tenderness and humanity where society would least expect it.
Clockwork
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
In a broken down world connections make all the difference. A glimpse into a tempestuous relationship where love meets obsession on the fringes of society, blurring the lines of conventional romance.
Public Key
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 103,530. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Adventure » General
PUBLIC KEY is the story of a recent college graduate on the run. He tried to help someone. Now there’s a price on his head. He must work to establish his innocence. He just has to make sure he isn’t caught before he does. All he has are his wits and his laptop. Fortunately he’s pretty good with both.
Knockout King!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011 by Living Books USA. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A new terror has hit the streets of the USA; gangs of kids that attack the defenceless and the elderly - for FUN! When his father becomes a victim, Stanley finds himself on the wrong side of a teenage ‘Knockout King’ gang. But there’s more to mild-mannered Stanley than meets the eye - and the streets will never be the same again! Stanley’s philosophy is simple: fight fire with fire!
La espera
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: Spanish. Published: December 27, 2011 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
En este libro encontramos los sueños de Merari Fierro. Pero no es lo onírico, que tiñe en ocasiones sus páginas de un surrealismo delicioso, es algo más contundente: La descripción de la mujer en toda su extensión; con sus problemas cotidianos, su descarnada infelicidad o las alegrías más pausadas.
Fractured in this Killing Scene
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,540. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Rab and Tam are two Jack the Lads who like fun, women, and drink, in whatever order they appear. Unfortunately, they are unready yet to face the challenges and responsibilities that confront them in adult life. Each has their own major situation to contend with, and how they each cope and come to terms with these challenges dictates the kind of people they will eventually become...
Cidade Dormitório
Price: Free! Words: 8,110. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
"Cidade Dormitório" é um livro de contos sobre as reflexões que fazemos num ambiente urbano, sobre as coisas que as cidades nos fazem pensar.
Block
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two ordinary women leading their lives at the extremes of society. Three men seeking to push the boundaries of science and politics. Block is a novel look at power and powerlessness, crime and corruption. This is a story of dual identities where everyone's limits are being tested.
Twenty Seven Seventy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,230. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011 by StreetWise Publications. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Is A Tag On A Fence Worth The Rest Of Your Life? Twenty Seven Seventy, 2770, the postcode of one of Sydney's most working class of suburbs, Mt Druitt. This edgy story of choice and consequences gives the reader pause to consider their own decisions and how they can lead to life changing moments. A gritty, all too real and very readable novel about social issues that challenge ordinary people.
Shoes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Holiday » Family
(4.00 from 1 review)
A dying homeless man promises a reward to a friend if he will take him to a church at Christmas. When they arrive, the homeless man discovers the church has suffered some deterioration.
Jeremy Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Luis, the Peñon, is just a guy whose mind is pestered with images and stories of the lives of the celebrities and people who have succeeded in North America. Though his ambition is to make the American dream come true, he travels mistakenly to the old continent where he sets out his adventure and, eventually, spends his live.
Conta'm la veritat sobre l'amor
Price: $6.59 USD. Words: 164,570. Language: Catalan. Published: November 18, 2011 by Editorial Tria. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Víctor Verchili, quaranta-tres anys, professor de filosofia i separat. Iniciarà un viatge (figurat i real) cap al que ell suposa que és la veritat de l'amor. L'acció narrativa va guanyant en intensitat a mesura que la novel·la avança i l'amor ho embolcalla tot d'incertesa.
La vida de los demás
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,070. Language: Spanish. Published: November 16, 2011 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Narrada de un modo ágil y manteniendo una tensión constante, "La vida de los demás", última novela de Joaquín Padeira, nos muestra ese lado bronco de la vida cotidiana que late junto a nosotros sin que nos demos cuenta, o no queramos verlo, pero que cuando casualmente nos toca es capaz de desbaratar en un momento todas nuestras seguridades.
Fiasco or Desired celebration which didn't happen
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: Russian. Published: November 14, 2011 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Офисная жизнь: явное и тайное, интриги и противостояние, любовь и предательство, честь и подлость, смелость и трусость. Office Life: explicit and secret, intrigue and conflict, love and betrayal, honor, and meanness, cowardice and courage.