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The Big Pink by Erwan Atcheson
Price: Free! Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Poetry » Epic
A tale of debauchery, lies and television. A story about booze, drugs, sex, war, money, and burger boxes. A novel about a house. A Pink House that starts off structurally sound and then falls into millions of beautiful pieces.
The Jig of the Union Loller by Michael Burnham
Price: Free! Words: 130,370. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A loller is a shirker, a slacker, a goof-off, an idler, a goldbrick, a dirtball, a ne’er-do-well—all of which define Claude Amognes’s behavior quite nicely. So he’s a good-time Charlie who smokes and drinks too much and does as little work as necessary; but while all these things are true, he’s also a delightful Falstaffian character. He's what makes reading this book such rollicking
Between the Tides by Michael Graeme
Price: Free! Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Phil Sampson gets more than he bargained for when he finds himself being driven out to view a house by the chilly, taciturn estate agent, Adrienne Divine. There's something about her that unsettles him, something unsettling about the house too. As for the effect he has on Adreinne,... well, least said the better.
Phantom Strays by Lorraine Ray
Series: Phantom Roundup. Price: Free! Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(1.00 from 1 review)
Were you there when "A Hard Day's Night" opened in America? Remember Wolfman Jack? Hit the streets of a desert town circa the '60s and '70s as the teen siblings from A Phantom Herd go mad for the Beatles, dance to rock and roll, and try to give LSD to a cowboy movie star. A zany, nostalgic look at American life in the southwest.
Wasted Year: The Last Hippies of Ole Miss by Douglas Gray
Price: Free! Words: 209,560. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A comic hippie soap opera chronicling 366 days in the life of Ole Miss graduate student Daniel Medway and friends from August 1971 to August 1972.
The Healing Place by Clare Nonhebel
Price: Free! Words: 126,810. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At 32, Franz Kane is owner-director of The Healing Place, appealing to an appreciative and ever-growing clientele seeking remedies for stress and formulae for fulfilment. The Healing Place has also been Franz’s escape from the past. But now, as one crisis after another challenges his own priorities, Franz has to decide whether it’s worth risking everything for the truth.
Second Chances by R D Power
Price: Free! Words: 75,100. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jaime Cox is the lucky girl who'd won the heart of handsome hockey star, Justin Rowland, but after 14 years she gave up on getting his proposal. Soon after jumping into the dating pool she meets Tyler MacDonald, who's nothing like Justin. His career and repute in ruins, he has nothing to offer her but his heart, but just when things are getting serious, Justin returns. Whose heart will she break?
Ensemble by S. P. Elledge
Price: Free! Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Thirteen short stories, comprising Mummified Couple Found in Peatbog, Wordblind,Mona and the Witchdoctor, After Ovid,Frog Baby,The Last Day of June (The Old Ones,Quintana Roo,from Impossible Musics I: The Omniphonium, Kisses, A Fever of Unknown Origin, Lazarus Risen, Game Over,and The Flight.
Poppies by Deena Thomson
Price: Free! Words: 147,890. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A train de-rails Jobeth Robert’life,leaving her at the mercy of evil. Innocence stolen, she runs to a foreign world of racism,prostitution and murder. Views warped she pits daughter against daughter. In the darkness there is light, friendships, loyalty, love and a family to replace the one she lost. All the while, a red flower trails her. A new path awaits her and those who will follow.
Set It Off by Myanne Shelley
Price: Free! Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.67 from 3 reviews)
JJ Carlisle is a guy who grew up thinking he was destined for greatness. Instead, he finds trouble, though his sister Jackie and stepsister Karen regularly bail him out. While their lives settle down as the years pass, JJ feels personally affronted by the roiling 21st century economy. Occupy gives him a shot at leadership. But his anger threatens to radicalize him beyond the family’s imagination.
Taking Chances by T. J. Silverio
Price: Free! Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story of loss, love and self-discovery. A year after the losing his wife, Alex runs into Grace, his first love, at their 30th college reunion. Embers reignite and passion draws them together, but will old fault lines reemerge? Who are they now? Along the way he struggles as he tries to save his relationship with his daughter, rescue the family business, and unravel the kidnapping of his nephews.
Dissemblings by S. P. Elledge
Price: Free! Words: 119,760. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Still more short stories, comprising Writing to Sell, Cruel,A Story for Young Moderns, The Temptation of Cotton Matthias: Part I and Part II, Hypatia Kentworth’s Importation of Edmund Wellington to America, Twist Twist, Rourke and Andy, The White Party, Sand,Arms Outstretched and Head Bowed,In Veracruz, Losses, and Unfinished Dance for Girl and Boy on a Porch.
How To Increase the Volume of the Sea Without Water by Edward St Amant
Price: Free! Words: 115,170. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
E A St Amant has a way of keeping the reader guessing, thoughtful, with an awesome ending – an excellent read – I urged you to read it. A learning experience for those unfamiliar with the evolution of women's choice in the Western Hemisphere. Nat's becoming binds the intricate plot; etched in human gold.
Mary of Angels by Linton Robinson
Price: Free! Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017 by Escrit Lit. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Lives intertwine at the Californa/Mexico border. Smugglers, immigrants, cops, lawyers, journalists, politicians, predators... and the various residents of barrios on both sides, a community with an imaginary line drawn across its heart.
The Return by Margaret Guthrie
Price: Free! Words: 71,610. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In The Return, two orphaned sisters return to their childhood home, thirty years after their parents murder hoping to find out what really happened. The perpetrator is dead, but will those who were with them talk? Lydia, a yoga teacher, feels her mother's spirit asking "Why?" Margie, a recent divorcee, abhors such notions, but as they both get involved in the community, surprising things happen.
Each and All by John Kuti
Price: Free! Words: 291,920. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Uplifting! Heartbreaking! Each and All is the story of the baby boom generation. An urban family of 3 coming apart as they defend themselves from each other’s needs is taken in by a rural family of 14 adopted children who show them the power and beauty of common work and shared purpose. Hands to work, hearts to family. These are deep love stories that show the human heart need not be an island.
The Escape of Bobby Ray Hammer, A Novel of a '50s Family by David Sheppard
Price: Free! Words: 152,280. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Among the 5 finalists in the Faulkner Society Novel Competition. The Escape of Bobby Ray Hammer is a second generation Grapes of Wrath novel. Bobby is just entering his senior year in high school and eager to graduate and go on to college to get out of his rural farming community; however, he must resolve family problems that originated, he believes, with his brother's death.
Yo-yo's Weekend by David Brining
Price: Free! Words: 64,220. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Yo-yo's ring is stolen on a weekend visit to his uncle and aunt in York, he enlists ghosts, statues, clowns, fish, indeed anything he can conjure, to help him get it back. Dodging the forty stone international criminal mastermind Mr Vanilla, the weasly circus owner Truss and the delectable twins Rue and Thyme, Yo-yo needs to recover the ring to avoid being sent back to the nut-house.
A Distant Summer's Day by Stephen Bayliss
Price: Free! Words: 63,980. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A son returns to the farm and his domineering father; a woman facing redundancy recalls an affair and wonders what might have been; a landlord steels herself to evict a poor tenant; a journalist interviews his hero and learns that the great are only human. Twelve short stories where a range of characters struggle to find connection and meaning in their lives.