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The Wide Night Sky by Matt Dean
Price: Free! Words: 81,020. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Leland Littlefield thinks he has a happy family. But the cracks are beginning to show. His wife is drifting away and his children are busy handling their own victories and disasters. Leland has always considered himself bisexual, but he has never acted on his attraction to men—that is, until a spontaneous kiss brings to light many of his deepest fears and desires.
The Island by Des Greene
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 65,300. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The island was to be a retreat from the world where an aging man could contemplate on his life and the reality of his existence. He had spent much time studying the complexities of modern science and its implications for philosophy and now was the time to synthesize. But real life drama intervenes as he realizes that he cannot simply escape the desires and threats of island life.
The Flowers of Keiwha by S. Michael Choi
Price: Free! Words: 54,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
200 K-pop obsessed Japanese girls at a language learning programme in Seoul; transliteration of who said what to who when and where in three languages. a handful of foreign guys? an ex-German with a chip on his shoulder? talking green elephant? minor riff on Yale & Seattle.
The Jew's Wife & Other Stories by Thomas J. Hubschman
Price: Free! Words: 58,100. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by Savvy Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
What do you do when your next-door neighbor is arrested for sexual molestation? How does a dirt farmer from the old country feel about working for a Jewish landsman? The author’s world embraces Catholic convents, risqué Halloween parties and the steamy corridors of New York apartment buildings with equal ease. His observations are penetrating, his voice invites sympathy and understanding.
I Love You Maggie by phillip good
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,430. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2008 by zanybooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
John Kennedy was President when five young men, one of them white, sat in at a New Orleans lunch counter. Wood came to New Orleans on his motorcycle looking for adventure. The first night, he crashed a hotel wedding reception, hustled a Bourbon Street strip joint, was swept up in a police raid, got a part-time job as an animal caretaker, and met the women of his dreams--all three of them.
Texas MFA by Tony Christini
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » General
Texas once was Mexico, once indigenous land, part of Turtle Island – indigenous descriptor for the continent. Still is. Texas is Latin America, Anglo America, African America, Indigenous America, Asian America. Texas overlaps. Tejas, Teyas – meaning allies, or friends, or possibly "tough guys." What cosmic forces might converge at this point on the old Chisholm cattle trail?
The Taste of Translation by Anne Gambling
Price: Free! Words: 137,550. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Muslim princess learns to die to self, a Christian translator learns there are other ways to write, and a secular exile from the Bosnian War learns to open to her past in order to embrace the future. Across a shifting landscape spanning Europe and North Africa, and bridging more than six centuries, their pilgrimages to the centre of being tell a single story – of what it means to love.
A Timely Death by Genia Stemper
Price: Free! Words: 53,700. 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.
Homefront by Tony Christini
Price: $2.00 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
Feallengod: The Conflict in the Heavenlies by Craig Davis
Price: Free! Words: 100,450. 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.
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.
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 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...
Días de llamas by Juan Iturralde
Price: $4.63 USD. Words: 181,410. Language: Spanish. Published: May 8, 2010 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. 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?
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.
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.