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Clear Heart by Joe Cottonwood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,570. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.75 from 8 reviews)
When carpenters work for bigshots - and fall for beautiful women - who gets nailed? "It's funny, very tender, and enormously, tremendously human. In fact, Clear Heart just might be one of the most human books I've read in a long time." —Colleen Mondor, Bookslut
The Holly King by Chris Martin
Price: Free! Words: 44,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Holidays with the Hancocks: too many presents, too much booze, a lot of tears. Youngest son Carson, now a filmmaker, explores the history of Christmas by filming holiday visits to his family. Along the way he finds the dying cult of Mithras, Yulegoats in Rio, anarchists and squatters, evangelocalism, a costume solstice party, sleighs of reindeer bones, lapsed monks and their secular monastery.
Drums: a Novel by Brad Henderson
Price: Free! Words: 58,150. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
Told from a drummer's point of view, Drums: a Novel chronicles a small-time 80s rock band's run at making it big-time. The story moves from San Luis Obispo to Lake Tahoe, where the band chases the ultimate gig. Drums celebrates those musicians who achieve commercial success, as well as the 99.99% who give it their all, only to fall short from attaining mega record deals and glitz-glam fame.
Envious Shadows by R.P. Burnham
Price: Free! Words: 136,340. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a novel about a black and white relationship in a small Maine town that explores the many forms of prejudice, particularly that of a racist Nazi group that hounds the couple and causes tragedy, but also many other external ways--class, religion, sexual orientation, even appearance and personality-- that people use to unfairly judge others.
The Very Large Princess by Sheela Word
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
"Aye, she is large. Large of heart and large of mind." Drusilla loves Prince Aubrey, but can he requite her love? Her sister Margery is so very beautiful, and Drusilla is so very large. (Short story, 5,550 words)
You Are Free by Matthew Montague
Price: Free! Words: 47,960. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
Someone once told me that the difference between a fairy tale and a sea story was that a fairy tale begins “once upon a time…” and a sea story begins “no shit…”
Disconnected by Neil Hetzner
Price: Free! Words: 66,110. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In the aftermath of 9/11, love gone awry in the 1940s comes full circle, uniting and re-uniting six intertwining lives. Disconnected explores the serendipity of our hates and loves, the resilience of our hearts, and the simple magic of mercy.
The Classic Crusade of Corbin Cobbs by Michael Ciardi
Price: Free! Words: 265,930. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Join Corbin Cobbs as he embarks on an unprecedented journey into thirty works of classic literature. In the process, he will interact with some of the most beloved and reviled characters ever created for the page or stage. It is an excursion of a lifetime, transpiring in the course of a single day that will change Corbin's perception of his world forever.
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
Kissing Cousins by Barry Rachin
Price: Free! Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Small Favors - Marcie Callahan’s parents run around the house in their underwear; they belch and fart and do all sorts of gross and disgusting things. They don't have a stitch of class or culture or brains or social graces. Which is why Marcie is ready for a change.
Yo-yo's Weekend by David Brining
Price: Free! Words: 66,790. 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.
Stag: A Story by Ben Monopoli
Price: Free! Words: 6,570. Language: American English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Eighth-grader Ollie Wade is dreading the school dance. Unlike his four friends, it isn't because he can't land a date... it's because he doesn't want one. All he wants is to keep to himself and get through the night with his secret intact. Going stag might be his best defense -- if he's strong enough to do it.
Prinzessinnen, Hühner und Verräter by Schreibwerk AutorInnengruppe
Series: Schreibwerk-Bücherprogramm. Price: Free! Words: 47,330. Language: German. Published: May 30, 2012 by Annemarie Nikolaus. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German, Fiction » Literature » Literary
„Schreibwerk“ ist eine internationale Gruppe von Autorinnen und Autoren deutscher Sprache. Wir haben uns Ende 2002 im Netz gegründet und Anfang 2011 begonnen, unsere Werke als E-Books zu veröffentlichen. Wir haben eine gemeinsame Homepage und einen Blog. Mit diesem Katalog präsentieren wir nun auch unsere E-Book-Veröffentlichungen gemeinsam.
Musings of the Soul: Bound by Nature vol.1 by LK Hunsaker
Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three short stories exploring human nature meshed with physical nature: Jacob's Cross, Beagle and Sneakers, & Mount Good Take.
Linehan's Trip by Bryan Murphy
Series: Sean Linehan, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.17 from 6 reviews)
The year is 2019. Sean Linehan, an international sports executive, arrives in Padania to vet the newly independent nation’s bid to join the world football community. As usual, Linehan has his own agenda: girls, art and money. He finds a ready supply, but how will he react when Padania reveals some of its dark secrets?
Lakebridge: Spring (Supernatural Horror Literary Fiction) by Natasha Troop
Price: Free! Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stansbury, Vermont is known for the Lakebridge, a covered bridge with a dark history few remember. The bridge makes people do things – bad things. Some have tried to destroy the bridge, and failed. But as long as the bridge is fed with the lives of the innocents, it will go on – loving the people of Stansbury.