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A Timely Death by Genia Stemper
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Grace has a gorgeous home in the hills of Southern California, a loving husband and two grown daughters. But just as Grace begins to enjoy her newfound freedom, her kids and grandchildren move back into the house. Then, when her father dies suddenly, she must care for her ailing mother. Grace reaches her emotional brink, and the family is forced to make a controversial decision.
The Gate - Things my Mother told me. by Stan I.S. Law
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,120. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010 by Inhousepress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Biographical(5.00 from 14 reviews)
The Gate draws you in with subtlety, wit, compassion and faith. An intriguing and captivating look at the last sixty years of western culture that holds you even though we all know how her story is going to end. It will be of particular interest to people who experienced Alzheimer's or Dementia in their immediate family. "This is a jewel of a piece of writing…" [Kate Jones, USA]
Feallengod: The Conflict in the Heavenlies by Craig Davis
Price: Free! Words: 100,440. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
Domen, cast upon the island Feallengod, schemes against King Ecealdor—unable to vanquish the distant monarch, he sets out to destroy the people the king loves. As the suffering roils, Ecealdor seems disinterested, the tokens of his love becoming hollow idols. Thereby the battle rages, men and women are drawn into choosing sides, and the islanders await some end to the tragedy that engulfs them.
Some Day Days by C. Litka
Price: Free! Words: 79,990. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » New adult(4.00 from 1 review)
Be careful what you wish for – wishes can come true, as Hugh Gallagher discovers when the girl of his dreams, the incomparable Selina Beri, comes seeking his expertise on a piece of technology she needs to understand for her last final exam. Can Hugh, the classic shy, geeky, university student, avoid making a fool of himself with the girl he's loved from afar? A romance set in the near future.
Homefront by Tony Christini
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
"Homefront...takes on the Iraq War and the complicity of the common citizen. Set in the United States, the story is told through the words and thoughts of one family and some members of their circle. A year after losing their son during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the novel presents the family’s questions and doubts." -Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch
Life So Perfect by Nathan Bassett
Price: Free! Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Maddie kissed Joe's cheek and whispered, "Steven’s not crazy Joe, he’s damaged. He’s hurt and broken, like everyone in this place. We're all broken, but never ever ruined.”
Splendor from Darkness by William Davey
You set the price! Words: 389,720. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a novel about the North African campaign in World War II and then the French Resistance, but also much more: a novel showing human nature on the edge, how human love can spring up and triumph under the most trying and desperate situations, a novel with well over a hundred characters that display the entire range of human nature all perfectly delineated with telling and convincing detail.
В барханах песочных часов. Экстремальный роман by Olga Koreneva
Price: Free! Words: 180,600. Language: Russian. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Загадочный роман наших дней. При остром сюжете, внешней занимательности, обилии юмора - произведение очень многогранное. Своеобразный психологический айсберг. Роман о современности, о потрясающей эпохе, в которую ввергла нас судьба. На страницах книги происходят невероятные события: захватывающие, головокружительные ситуации потрясают обычную жизнь двух подруг, их родных и близких.
The Fez Journeys On by L. T. Hewitt
Price: Free! Words: 56,050. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
After the events of 'The Fez', the Fez-following gang continue their adventures on Glix. Now separated, Dave, the Space Chicken, Fred Jr, Clint and Clein continue their venture across Britain, still bound to their goals by the endlessly fascinating Fez. David Gratton is still at large and, just as the problem fades, a new issue opens up. It seems there are more threats than previously thought...
Telling Tales by John Wheatcroft
Price: Free! Words: 95,810. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Telling Tales is John Wheatcroft’s latest collection of ten stories that explore the human condition as well as (in the first and last work) the nature of fiction itself. The stories exemply the same qualities that led Jay Neugeboren in a New York Times Book Review to say of an earlier collection, “Mr. Wheatcroft ... gives us tales that are stark and memorable.”
The Escape of Bobby Ray Hammer, A Novel of a '50s Family by David Sheppard
Price: Free! Words: 152,300. 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.
Días de llamas by Juan Iturralde
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,410. Language: Spanish. Published: May 8, 2010 by Erres Proyectos Digitales, S.L.U.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Madrid, 1936. Los militares golpistas se han levantado contra la República. Tomás Labayen, juez de instrucción perteneciente a una familia de clase media con raíces militares, vive en un dilema: por un lado su lealtad republicana, por otro sus escrúpulos morales frente a los excesos de los revolucionarios. ¿Qué hacer?
Alvin's Farm Book 5: An Innate Sense of Recognition by Anna Scott Graham
Series: Alvin's Farm, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 75,560. Language: American English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
As Chelsea plans her wedding, missing family members cast shadows. Eric’s unstable girlfriend Dana causes distress for Jenny and Sam, but while Jenny battles her marijuana usage, Sam realizes the best place for their youngest is the farm. Dana’s anguish threatens to overwhelm, but other sinister forces bear down on all in the Willamette Valley.
A Phantom Herd by Lorraine Ray
Series: Phantom Roundup. Price: Free! Words: 100,040. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nostalgic for a lost America? Was Chester from Gunsmoke your first crush? Visit the desert Southwest circa 1960 as refugees from Indiana and Ohio cope with cacti and tamales, and a family of kids lie and bluster their way through a frightening adult world. A gentle novel full of wonder and beauty. This is the first novel in a two-part series.
Alone in the Company of Others: A Novel by Kelly Huddleston
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,690. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2009 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
With a cast of eccentrics that rivals "The Royal Tenenbaums", ALONE IN THE COMPANY OF OTHERS is about people and their treasured possessions, and the distinctive role that each of us plays as part of a group dynamic. The book questions where each of us essentially exists — within the singular, the plural, or both.
George Eliot's Daniel Deronda: Abridged by Emma Laybourn
Price: Free! Words: 186,580. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Daniel Deronda", the last, great novel by the author of "Middlemarch", is less read nowadays than it deserves because of its length and complexity. This abridged version makes George Eliot's important and insightful work more accessible to the general reader.
The Chiropractor's Assistant by Barry Rachin
Price: Free! Words: 84,220. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
Epistemology - When Ronda Wickford, the assistant manager of Brandenburg’s ShopRite Supermarket, inadvertently hires a middle-age man with a PhD in philosophy to run the fresh produce department, weird things begin to happen. As events unfold, she learns a thing or two about Wittgenstein’s linguistic theories, common decency and how to fix a leaky faucet.
Little Bluestem: Stories from Rural America by Brian Backstrand
Price: Free! Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There is a lot of hay in this collection of short stories, hay to cut,rake, bale, store and feed. And there is a lot of rusted machinery sitting in sheds and barns. But these bittersweet stories are about the people who are largely overlooked, people living with powerful memories,illness, telling their stories, discovering some small revelation about the meaning of existence and their own lives.