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If I Never Went Home by Ingrid Persaud
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Written in two distinct, alternating voices, this powerful story follows ten years in the turbulent lives of two narrators – one in Boston and another in Trinidad – as they separately navigate devastating losses, illness and betrayal in their quest to belong. Moving back and forth from the present to the past we see their lives collide, and the gamble they take to find home.
Going For The Wire by Chris Leicester
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 109,510. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » General
'Going For The Wire' is a collection of three stories of escape. Its author, Chris Leicester says: ‘It’s what we all want to do sometimes - break free. These people do.’
Waltz of Love: Poems New and Selected by Bhuwan Thapaliya
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Waltz of Love is a pristine ode to love in the lap of the Himalayas.The poetry that you will read in this book is born in the palpitating moral fiber of a heart that bleeds love. Intrepid is the reader who dares to board in the literary fl
The Disappearance of Felix Kulp by John Wheatcroft
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Don’t be fooled by the epistolary form of this novel—it is a wonderful and engrossing read. Every letter writer’s voice is unique and distinctive. From the divorced second wife Leila’s hilarious couplets and poison-penned fury at her cheating husband to the chap selling the pornographic Japanese art, all letters make compelling reading in the mystery of why and how Felix disappears.
Five Points Akropolis by S. Dorman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,900. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An alternate future? An insecure past? Another present made of dense woodlands and waterways? Or of streets and buildings and crowds? Are its populations living beside one another in a welter of frequencies or wavelengths not generally experienced in Place and Time? What is FIVE POINTS AKROPOLIS? Willie the grave-digger would like to know. But "the girl" who seems somehow responsible isn't saying.
The Seven Last Days - Volume IV: A Mirror Filled With Light by James David Audlin
Series: The Seven Last Days, Book 4. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 117,420. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a world all but destroyed by nuclear war and mind-controlling governments, a living corpse with the power to heal sets out to die on a cross.
Kitchen Acceptance by Nealy Gihan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Miranda, doctor's wife and mother, has filled her days and nights with bake sales, school snacks, dinner parties and birthday cakes. No culinary challenge has ever stumped her, but now she finds herself in a stew over her son's fiance. As Miranda struggles to accept the new woman in her son's life, she works to whisk out the lumps in her marriage in this short story on the upper middle class.
Don't Be A Stranger by Robert Barash
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
....couldn't be more noir: Sep could be Philip Marlowe's brusquer, more antagonistic brother....There are moments when Sep's aggressive showmanship begins to crack when he softens his hard-talking abrasiveness with gentle coaxing, his belligerent repartee with moments of fluid interiority....told mostly through tough-guy banter, which allows the reader to move quickly with Sep.... Kirkus Review
My Half of the Sky by Jana McBurney-Lin
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 207,250. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Chairman Mao said, "Women hold up half the sky." For Li Hui, a recent university graduate, that means following her dream of becoming a teacher, finding love and fulfilling her family obligations. But her father's debts and demands for an arranged marriage will soon pull her away from everything she truly desires . . . and Li Hui is forced to make her place in China's changing cultural landscape.
Short Takes by Jerry Hammer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,030. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A series of short stories each making a point by an experienced screen writer. Satisfying the reader and delighting the intelligent. Varied slices of life as seen through the writer's eyes. An easy read as each story is complete within itself.
Chronology of an Egg by Peter Tieryas Liu
Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Peter Tieryas Liu’s Chronology of an Egg is a companion to his debut Watering Heaven, published in October 2012 by Signal 8 Press in Hong Kong. Chronology of an Egg is a mini-collection containing five short stories -- two from Watering Heaven (“Gradients” and the title story) and three others.
The Italian Castle Affair by Elizabeth Pulford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,070. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three women inherit a castle in Italy, left to them by their ex-lover. One of the women thinks it would be nice to keep the castle. One wants to sell it to help with a cash flow problem. One can’t make up her mind. Can they find the perfect solution? And what about that other problem? The terrible secret that binds them together, yet has kept them apart for so long?
The Interloper by Isaac Adamson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The corporate headquarters of Grimley & Dunballer are thrown into turmoil when a homeless man takes up residence outside one of the conference rooms.
My Dancing Grandmother plus other award winning short stories by Elizabeth Pulford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A collection of nine original short stories by Elizabeth Pulford, five of which have won awards. All stories have been published in either anthologies, on the radio, or literary magazines The stories marked with an ** have either won or been placed in the top three of national short story competitions in New Zealand.
Storie di caffè ovvero il caffè nella letteratura italiana by Duilio Chiarle
Series: La grande letteratura italiana, Book 6. Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 129,320. Language: Italian. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Quanto tempo è passato da quel 11 settembre 1683, la data a cui si può far risalire l'origine della colazione italiana per antonomasia! E si, perchè l'italiano medio fa colazione con un veloce caffè, oppure cappuccino e cornetto... Ma come è nata questa colazione? E perchè? Ovviamente, questa è una "gustosa" antologia di scritti di grandi e piccoli autori italiani.
These Stars Are All The Same: A Survey of Constellations by David Keffer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,220. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
As astrophysicists have long known, stars are alive. Stars are born and they work, converting matter into energy. When their work is done, they die. Like their celestial constituents, constellations also live. Constellations love, they weep, they battle the seemingly infinite expanse of cosmic ennui in which they are enveloped. In this light-hearted novel, Boötes stirs up trouble in the heavens.
Gibbin House by Carola Perla
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 117,440. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
During World War II this Hampstead villa was a refuge for artists and intellectuals fleeing the continent. But when the former beacon of hope becomes a prison for the four men who remain exiled there, the mysterious arrival of a young mute woman with secrets of her own, tests the men's perception of love and loss, and their ability to forgive the past in order to live again.
Life: A Book of Short Stories and Poems by Brandalyn Gill
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,940. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
During a fast-paced era of limited time and digital frenzy, this book was devised in promising increments to slow down the body, minister to the mind, and change your life, shall you allow it.
Establishing Witness by Joan Spilman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Literature » Literary
the halfwit is dead, the church folk are assembled and the pump organ is wheezing out hymns. In short, the stage is set for vernie lee hurlow, grandmother of the “poor little fellow” laid out in her living room, to declare her revelation, one she has been carrying for fifteen years. but in this story the suspense of her wait leads to an entirely different revelation than the one she anticipated.
Lies, Trout, Out and About by Julia Jay
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,000. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
LIES, TROUT, OUT AND ABOUT is a collection of witty and amusingly original short stories. Each features a lie, a trout or something other. From a Queen who needs to give an unusual balcony credit for its existence, to poodles given haircuts in a chip shop with disastrous results, a tiger given as a gift, to a trout which unnerves with glassy eye, and then there is the case of the missing heart.