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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.
El Magistrado Cuernavaca by Pedro López Fernández
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,530. Language: Spanish. Published: February 2, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Urban
La del magistrado Cuernavaca es la historia de una obsesión. Pertenece a una familia de viticultores manchegos cuyas raíces se ahondan algo más de cuatro siglos en el culto a una férrea educación, en el trabajo duro, en la responsabilidad ineludible que debe de tener una persona y en la observancia de un comportamiento sin tacha, transmitida de generación en generación.
Exile by William Theodore Clemmons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 369,600. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Building on the characters and themes of Heroes and Smoke, Exile brings back Detroit Homicide detectives, George Hofmann and Christopher Garvin. The two face their most enigmatic case as they try to understand the mysterious events at Phlogiston Fabricating. What happened when the first Candice vanished? Who is the second Candice who suddenly appeared? How is the perplexing John Klein involved?
Expats by Max de Bruijn
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,250. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban
About EXPATS Every decade or so a previously forgotten tropical backyard flowers unexpectedly thanks to the discovery of gold, oil or cheap labor. Enlightened royals and savvy dictators attract investors and foreign companies to their domains. Growth figures – real or inflated – spread the lore of an economical miracle. Factories replace traditional farming fields. Skyscrapers rise amidst the cou
The Boston Druid and the Wizard by Thomas Kennedy
Series: Irish/American fantasy, Book 6. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 93,040. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Urban
Through a series of events, 16 year old Brian unintentionally ends up as the Faerie Queen's Champion and betrothed to Maedbh, a 13th century Celtic teenage princess. Brian's normal life complicates when he has to bring Maedbh home to modern suburbia.Then a gangster decides that Brian should be killed as his grandson Robbo's first hit as a trainee. How will Brian manage this and much much, more?
Mis elegidos (Memorias de Margarita Guzmán del Alberche) by Julián Sanz Pascual
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,930. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Margarita Guzmán del Alberche nos relata episodios de su azarosa vida, en especial los vividos con alguno de los diversos amantes, sus elegidos.
Never Be Unsaid by Perry Gamsby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,530. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by StreetWise Publications. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
When a Yank and an Aussie stop selling cars and head off into the Outback to write the books they have within, it is the things they say to each other that hurt far more than the things they do. Fist fights and adultery can be forgiven, but what’s said, can never be unsaid.
Designer Days by Rosemary Mercer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Butterfly Creek Books. Categories: Fiction » Urban
In the modern day Wellington suburb of Thorndon Laura, a young mother, shuns nine to five work to design her own days. She is eminently employable but covets domesticity. She encounters a schoolboy who also resists the routine others have planned for him. Several new people enter Laura’s life and her ‘tranquil routine’ turns out in a way she had not envisaged.