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What Goes and Comes Around by Randal Eliot
Price: Free! Words: 116,890. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Literary Fragments. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Betrayal, the dreams inspired by popular culture and a slippery slope of debt propel a fashionable working family towards a ruthless criminal's grip. Can the estranged Randalls recover their unity and avert disaster? What Goes and Comes Around adapts and modernises the realist-cum-naturalistic novel, producing a sharp, poignant and sometimes acerbically funny study of contemporary living.
A Funeral for an Owl by Jane Davis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,670. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » 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 » 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 » 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: $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.
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.
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...
Vote Techno Party by A. E. Elliott
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,310. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Displaced and prematurely cynical, Selene comes to London and loses herself in its techno party scene. She has one goal in mind: to erase herself...
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...
Finding Daylight by Lorna Gray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,460. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.00 from 1 review)
How far would you go to save your own life? Finding Daylight is the story of Alonso, a man whose seemingly perfect life is turned upside down after he dreams of his own death - and then meets his supposed assassin the next day! Set in New York and Madrid, the story follows Alonso on a journey of self-discovery as he sets out to expose his new colleague as a cold-blooded killer.
Hasta que regresemos a las estrellas by Esther Aparicio
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,290. Language: Spanish. Published: March 27, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Mónica, obligada por el desempleo, regresa al lugar al que nunca quiso volver: la casa familiar donde un antipático indio apache de madera custodia la entrada, un desván polvoriento guarda viejos tesoros y los fantasmas se escabullen a su paso.
The Incident on Heron Island by Richard Jurgens
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014 by Barncott Press. Categories: Fiction » Urban
When Hilton Ellis leaves South Africa to escape his cloying middle-class life, as well as military service in the apartheid army, he has no idea of the challenges that await him in exile. Dumped at the ‘bottom of the social shitpile’, as he says, and starting life again from scratch, he succeeds in becoming a celebrated storyteller, B-movie actor and newspaper food columnist.
The Man Who Beat Life, And Other Stories by Bill Hermann
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,080. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
With a musician’s ear for dialog and a painter’s eye for detail, William Herman creates characters to reveal universal truths about human relationships. The stories in The Man Who Beat Life are often ironic and tragic, but never boring.