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Fiction » Literature » Urban
The Big Bitch by John Patrick Lang
Series: A Jackson "Doc" Holiday Mystery. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Urban
After his drinking buddy, a priest named Jesus, is shot dead, Doc sets out to find his killer. He soon begins to suspect that the murder is connected to a money laundering scheme suspiciously similar to one perpetrated by Doc himself, back when he was a banker with a coke habit. The killer, already facing “The Big Bitch” or life in prison, has nothing to lose. Book 1 of a new mystery series.
My Townie Heart by Diana Sperrazza
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,160. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Laura DiStefano has flunked out of the University of Massachusetts just as the counterculture reaches its peak in the 1970s, and is living back home with her parents and her sister. She can’t deny the embarrassment that she has failed and the fact that she’s now trapped in the blue-collar town she so hoped to escape. How can she reconcile her divided loyalties and find her genuine life?
The White School by Patrick O'Cahir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literature » Urban
This collection of short stories reveals 21st century racism from many perspectives, and it delves into the most basic tenet of human behavior: Some people change, some people try, and some people do neither. Welcome to The White School
Rosas de invierno by Javier Martín Lázaro (Jotamar)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: Spanish. Published: May 24, 2015 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Novela entrañable, con una Salamanca de fondo donde se intercala lo rural y urbano en esta historia de tres protagonistas aparentemente dispares.
The Birds That Never Flew by Margot McCuaig
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,010. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Battered and bruised, Elizabeth has left abusive husband Patrick. Again. In the bleak and impersonal Glasgow housing office Elizabeth meets the provocatively intriguing drug addict Sadie, who is desperate to get her own life back on track too. The two women forge a fierce and interdependent relationship as they try to rebuild their shattered lives.
Cuando regrese el invierno by Diego Caballero Moreno
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,080. Language: Spanish. Published: April 26, 2015 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Lázaro, el banquero que sedujo a la muerte, es la persona con más poder político y económico de la España actual
El coronel de los martes by Ana Francés
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,300. Language: Spanish. Published: April 21, 2015 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Algo más que un thriller, que una novela de suspense sin más. Una historia de amor, de desamor y celos.
L'amore profuma di caffè by Nieves García Bautista
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 59,860. Language: Italian. Published: March 22, 2015 by Fernando Trujillo. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
L’amore è come il buon caffè: ardente, forte, puro, dolce e amaro. Per apprezzarlo e abituarsi a esso, bisogna berlo a piccoli sorsi e lo si assapora veramente solo dopo aver scoperto ogni sua minima sfumatura. Sono storie intime e quotidiane sulla ricerca di una felicità che sfugge tra frustrazione, sogni infranti e routine di tutti i giorni.
Historias de trenes y tranvías by Fernando Pardo Ruiz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 142,790. Language: Spanish. Published: March 1, 2015 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Historia de amor en un escenario de recesión económica y financiera, en la España actual.
A Storied Winnipeg: Fables and Local Legends by Barry Pomeroy
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 70,600. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
This collection is about the tension between the taut grasp and thrust that is the largest city in Manitoba, its nodes of the two universities, the vortex that draws us, the lodestone of our ungovernable attraction and wary repulsion. A city of extremes, Winnipeg is only slowly coming into words, and those words are abrupt and sprawling, glittering and soiled, ecstatic and forlorn.
Zappa's Mam's a Slapper by John Lynch
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 95,810. Language: British English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Mandrill Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A bittersweet story of love, loss and one young man's refusal to accept what life offers.
Vents froids by Olivier Magnier
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: French. Published: January 16, 2015 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Bolivie, Andes royales. Deux romans noirs, dans les règles, désenchantées, du genre. À La Paz, un chauffeur de taxi tente de changer son destin en revenant là où son braqueur a déposé une valise. Plus au sud, un paysan veut comprendre la mort de son fils, et se heurte à l’implacable dureté des hommes.
A Funeral for an Owl by Jane Davis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,600. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Twenty years of change, One person who cares What kind of a boy would it take to convince two high school teachers to risk their careers?
Adrift by Loren Edizel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,640. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by Mawenzi House. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
John arrives in a Montreal airport with a suitcase in hand. We do not know where he is from, or who he is. The novel sets out to explore his identity by following his daily movements and intimate thoughts, as well as his connections to those coming into contact with him. He writes his own reflections and impressions in a notebook which he carries with him at all times.
Historia para una fotografía by Francisco F. Micol
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: Spanish. Published: September 25, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Ayala se muestra ajeno y desconocedor de la sordidez que le rodea. Afable y solícito, paternal y solitario, su existencia transcurre apaciblemente
Spud: A Woman's Best Friend by Catherine Gillard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,420. Language: Australian English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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: $6.49 USD. Words: 55,860. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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.