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Fiction » Literature » Urban
L'Homme Seul est a New York by Sly Garmendia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,020. Language: French. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Urban
L’homme seul, ainsi l’appelle-t-on, est un « collecteur » d’un genre un peu particulier. La solitude, ainsi que l’étrangeté de son travail, ont développé chez lui le besoin de tenir une sorte de journal personnel et poétique, dans lequel il raconte les histoires de ses clients et des personnes rencontrées durant ses voyages.
El señor de Cuenca que pulsó un botón y desapareció y otras historias by Silvia Sánchez Rog
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,330. Language: Spanish. Published: February 10, 2015 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Historias cotidianas ubicadas en un futuro próximo donde ya existen los hombres invisibles, los clones de personas, los viajes en el tiempo, etc.
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.
Una Storia Anzi Due by Piero Lovecchio
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 29,230. Language: Italian. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian
Romanzo breve. Due amici, uno scrittore e un medico, due vite. Storie comuni di matrimoni finiti, gli amici, gli amori, i figli, in una Bari chiaramente detta. Le interazioni tra i personaggi, spesso, si accompagnano al piacere del cibo, che viene presentato e raccontato con accurate descrizioni, come se fosse un ricettario.
El mar en mi corazón y Yo no soy una chica guay, ni quiero serlo by Elena Saiz Sepúlveda
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,940. Language: Spanish. Published: January 11, 2015 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Dos novelas fundamentalmente urbanas y corales, en las cuales se suceden los acontecimientos en innumerables viajes por España y Europa.
The Lonely Hearts Club Band by Maria Blanca Alonso
Price: Free! Words: 48,280. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014 by Piblokto Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Romance » General
Liverpool, a place of promise and opportunity, but Billy Shears is still living in the past, treasuring those memories of 'twenty years ago today. There are others, though, who regret the past, or look to the future... 16 year old Lucy, she's leaving home... Mr Kite anticipating retirement...lovely Rita and the Hendersons... over the space of 24 hours, a day in the life, their stories intertwine
A Funeral for an Owl by Jane Davis
Price: $3.99 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?
The Intimate Stranger by Rishy Powell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
In 1954 Rhona Martin, a twenty-one year old unmarried Jewish girl, must tell her mother she is pregnant and fear the consequences of her father finding out and throwing her into the street.
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.
Romans 12:19 by Dave Weber
Price: $3.43 USD. Words: 40,760. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Sandra Wynn is a beauty with a passion for basketball but has flaws that drive a wedge between her and her husband, Kurt Krieg, an intense college coach who thinks the sources of those flaws need frontier justice. Their spark ignites a chain reaction involving cops and bums, gangsters and jocks and rages from the Clinton Administration well into the 21st Century.
Imagine There's No Heaven by paul harrison
Price: Free! Words: 42,790. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Urban(2.00 from 1 review)
Eighteen years since she was kidnapped by terrorists, a rebellious teenager discovers his mother may still be alive.
El Escarabajo de Oro by Felipe Oliva Arriagada, Sr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,470. Language: Spanish. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play(5.00 from 2 reviews)
La historia de un niño creciendo en Valdivia, al sur de chile, y cuyas aventuras se entrecruzan con un viejo misterio que ha aquejado a su ciudad por casi 30 años: la leyenda del escarabajo de oro. Cada capítulo, nombrado tras una obra de Poe, cruza entre la realidad y la fantasía de esta obra semi-autobiográfica en que el autor intenta unir su historia con las obras que marcaron su infancia.
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
Diário de Um Quiosque by Pedro Xavier Silva
Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 48,530. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 22, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Do interior da grandeza dos seus escassos 6 metros quadrados, há um quiosque que não se limita a vender jornais e revistas. Soltando-se do rótulo de típico elemento urbanístico, ultrapassando o seu complexo de inferioridade, conquistando vida própria e adquirindo a personalidade que só os pequenos-grandes quiosques ousam almejar, há um quiosque que retrata em palavras o que vive à sua volta.
Follow The Handyman by Alexis Lawrence
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Follow Matthew, the handyman, as he makes house calls at various places in Gat County, repairing anything from a broken pipe to an electrical appliance, and the interesting interactions he has with his quirky clients.
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 » 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.