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Mud Puddlers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,370. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
William Black isn’t content pouring Hoover Dam's concrete. He’s more concerned with running an underground lottery complete with runners, middle men—the works. The only thing standing in his way is the boomtown's mayor. He'd love nothing more than to send Black to the very back of the bread line, or worse. He could cement Black's legacy as a warning to every gangster intent on creating Sin City.
Child Bride
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,000. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Aisha is a young girl forcefully married to a wealthy forty-year old man. The poverty in her family is heightened by the drought in her country. Daily, she visits her mother’s dry farmland, praying for rain to fall and moisten the soil. She knows all hope is lost.
The Leap Year Boy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
What makes Alex so remarkable is that even though he’s full-term at birth, he weighs just two pounds one ounce, and is nine inches long. Despite his size, Alex is perfectly healthy. However, his body grows at one-fourth the rate of a normal child—so that after one year, he’s the size of a three-month-old—but his mind grows much quicker.
Beneath the Weight of Sadness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,280. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Beneath the Weight of Sadness is a novel about Truman Engroff, a gay, seventeen-year-old boy, living in an affluent, New Jersey town, Persia, who is brutally murdered one early Sunday morning. The murder becomes sensational not only for the fact that Truman is gay, but because the town is peopled with mostly wealthy conservatives who view anomalous lifestyles as a disruption to their world views.
In the Wake of Our Vows
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,840. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set years after tossed bouquets and tiered wedding cakes, these stories explore happy marriages, broken marriages, and those still hanging in the balance. All of the characters declared the same vows, to have and to hold. Yet each takes a unique approach to coping with the inevitable difference all couples confront—between the world we live in and the world which we were promised.
Selected Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016 by Shirtsleeve Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stories of space, love, loss, hope, and more are all part of this debut collection from multiple award-nominated author Jake Kerr. A mixture of breathtaking science fiction and contemporary shorts, Selected Stories highlights Kerr's position a leading practitioner in science fiction's humanist tradition.
Beulah's House of Prayer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Some storms bring destruction. Others bring salvation. On Black Sunday, the worst dust storm in history brings with it a choice: Sugar must decide whether or not to return home, leaving the hospitality—and love—of Barmy’s inhabitants. A stunning Depression-era literary novel with a touch of magical realism, Beulah's House of Prayer captivates until the very end.
Smoke Paper Mirrors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,380. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
From the totally not bestselling author of Crandolin (shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award), an extraordinary and moving novel that confronts and defies boundaries. "Anna Tambour is an example of one."—Ben Peek
Gutter Ball
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: American English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
(3.00 from 1 review)
John's got better things to do than find out who owns this bowling ball on his kitchen table, like find a job and buy food. If he can find out who owns the bowling ball, maybe he can find some way to pay his way.
What Is Right
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kevin Milan tries to do what is right when his father has an affair with Kevin's best friend's neighbor. Kevin goes straight at the woman to drive her out. His strategy backfires, leaving him the one looking in.
Foot Ways
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,030. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2009 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Polly Junior never understood why the womenfolk in her sleepy little town would get so worked up over the arrival of Mr. Rufe. Why did everyone feel obligated to open their homes to this wanderer, who arrived each spring to the delight of the ladies and the dismay of the menfolk? Nothing is what it seems, and soon it becomes apparent the seemingly harmless tradition carries a darker purpose.
Before the sun goes down
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Austen is a budding journalist. Landon is a spoiled rich kid. They've known each other all their lives and each has presumed much about the other. It's only when they share a car ride back to Alabama that they are obliged to really get to know each other. But is it already too late to become friends...or something more?
One Night in Toronto
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bobby wakes up to shattering sounds like eight-inch cockroaches are throwing dishes off the kitchen shelves in his third-floor apartment. But it’s not roaches; it’s a pimp and hooker fighting on the sidewalk below his window. Bad. Getting worse. Nobody stopping it. Should he? He makes a stupid decision.
Imagine: The Return of John Lennon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,410. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This story imagines the possibilities of a world where John Lennon is alive. It is set in 1997; John has been living safe and well in a parallel universe, but finds himself transported to this world. It charts his journey to reconnect with friends and family whom have believed him dead for the past seventeen years. Essentially, this is a story about love and loss and what might have been.
The Barn: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A timely piece of Americana for readers of literary fiction and the Southern Gothic genre. When George lost his wife, it nearly killed him. Now he has also lost his son. An accident compels George to share space with his son's widow, an African American woman, forcing him to confront his wife's legacy and the prejudice that has defined his family's past, to choose between nostalgia and the future.
The Automat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The Automat is a story of a mild-mannered introvert named Horace Gray, who slowly descends into madness after he becomes obsessively enamored with a woman who stares at him from behind an automat wall.
Moonshine Memories
Series: MOONSHINE. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,880. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Forty years ago, Matt Reynolds was a young Methodist minister serving as pastor of the church in Pruett, a tiny village in the Piney Woods of East Texas. A murder occurred during his stint in the area and a man who Matt considered a friend was convicted. The preacher believed there was more to the story and during a homecoming he endeavors to find out the whole truth.
After All Is Said And Done - A Novel of Infidelity, Healing & Forgiveness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 130,030. Language: American English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
What would you do if you found out the son you loved wasn't yours? Ethan Harrington's world has just been shattered... Nobody wakes up one morning and decides this is the day they are going to cheat on their spouse, but when the opportunity presents itself - it ultimately becomes a choice, and that choice, whether good or bad, can have irrevocable consequences.
Falling Rock
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Darcy is a rural mail carrier whose solitude is broken only when playing in her friends' band -- especially with the singer, Helen. Darcy is in love with her, but Helen is trapped in a contentious marriage for the sake of her disabled son. Darcy knows all she and Helen can have together is their music. That's enough, until an outsider reminds her that more is possible -- just not with Helen.
Shadows of Invisible Dogs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,530. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In these stories, ‘not all we seek is the sky above or the road ahead… Everyone has their own wound. For some, it is their impoverished past. For others, humiliations they have experienced, for still others, simply illness or misfortune.'