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Out of Tune (Wynter Wild Book 2)
Series: Wynter Wild. Price: Free! Words: 133,190. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Wynter is struggling to find her place in the world. Now in foster care, her only desire is to move home with her brothers. While she finds success by putting together a rock band with some boys at school, she fails at the social rules required to befriend the girls. When Wynter discovers the world won't bend to her will, she takes matters into her own hands.
Every Story is a Love Story
Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
A beautifully written story of first love and discovery. Patrick, an army brat, and Willow, a musician from an academic family, drift separately into Woodstock, N.Y. in the early sixties. The characters include Bob Dylan and Joe Burke, of "Joe Burke's Last Stand," Wetterau's first novel. The author says, "It was an exiting time in an exciting place. I'm not Joe Burke, but I was there."
Literature & Fiction Interviews Volume II
Price: Free! Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This volume of interviews provides an insight into a group of authors from the United States, Canada and Europe, and gives a glimpse of their past and present books. The unique collection of interviews will entertain and inspire readers to find out more about the authors and their books.
The Wild Horses of Hiroshima
Price: Free! Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Think of a city whose inhabitants respect more than each other and their own interests. Its destruction would not be a crime against humanity but a crime against life. They might not bomb such a city. There is no moral reason for humanity to continue, if its ends are limited to itself. And this is how we must stop seeing ourselves. This is why we destroy each other."
Julia
Price: Free! Words: 139,120. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A love story about Carolyn, her mother Elizabeth, and her grandmother Julia.
In Durleston Wood
Price: Free! Words: 92,860. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Richard Hunter discovers his childhood haunt, Durleston wood, now hides a secret: a mysterious woman, kept hidden there as the property of a villain – or so she says. As he learns more of her fate, and her seemingly insane desire to transfer her ownership to him, he tells himself this is the last thing he wants, while wondering if it isn’t actually the one thing he needs more than anything.
What Lies Buried
Price: Free! Words: 97,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A story of family secrets and misunderstandings, and the way in which they impact down the generations. Walter Blake's death brings a flood of memories to his two daughters. There is the question of what Walter and his wife buried in the garden. The notion of things being buried is also a metaphor for all kinds of issues including, art fraud, family feuds, and holocaust survival.
Mouse
Price: Free! Words: 121,910. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Native and non-native cultures clash in this northern Canadian romance.
St. Somewhere Journal, July 2013
Price: Free! Words: 36,780. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013 by St. Somewhere Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
St. Somewhere Journal is a quarterly literary journal with a Caribbean focus.
The Hawk: Part Two
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 61,040. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this second part of the series, set in 1961, as the Snyders adjust to change, Sam Ahern relives some of his Korean War experiences. Meanwhile Lynne Snyder undergoes a transformation and Stanford hosts an exhibit of Eric’s work that catapults the artist into sudden fame.
The Girl in the Trees
Price: Free! Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
Twelve year old Miranda Amelia Harden has lived all her life on her grandfather's ranch in the mountains. All she wants is to stay there, but the rest of the world can't seem to leave her alone. She has only two questions. How young is too young to know what you want? How young is too young to get it?
The Guy in 3C and Other Tales, Satires and Fables
Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The book is a mixed bag of satire, mordant and/or playful wit as well as other forms of non-realistic fiction. Targets include American historical blindness (The Guy in 3C”) , obsessive social correctness (“A Breach of Decorum”), greed (“The Reminder”) and literary pomposity (Litbiz Magazine Interview)
Collected Short Stories: Volume III
Series: Collected Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 78,370. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
* A young boy spends a magical weekend with his sister, a former collegiate track star crippled in a freak accident. During the visit he learns a poignant lesson about the resilience of monarch butterflies and the human heart
Daughter of Odysseus - Ithaka Calling
Price: Free! Words: 62,320. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Daughter of Odysseus: Ithaka Calling is the first in the Daughter of Odysseus trilogy. It tells the story of a young woman, Christine, standing at the threshold of adulthood, only to find herself betrayed by those closest to her. Out of the depression she experiences, she embarks on a journey to reclaim her Greek heritage, a journey that parallels the journey of the Greek hero Odysseus.
Watching Them
Price: Free! Words: 115,680. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Watching Them is a novel of lives lived under the shadow of abuse. At thirty-one, Vivienne is pregnant and terrified. In order to come to terms with her fears, she must delve onto the memories of a childhood she has tried to forget.
The Hawk: Part Four
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this fourth part of the series, set in 1962, Eric organizes a local exhibit, learning more about Marek Jagucki, but the truth of Marek’s past is revealed to the painter in one of his own canvases. As Marek begins to question the oddness of Eric’s eyes, the entire world is thrown into possible nuclear conflict by the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Everything to Nothing
Price: Free! Words: 158,790. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
For those who enjoy a contemporary novel which contains stark contrasts then Everything to Nothing is a book you will relish and then recommend to friends and family!
Queen of the Jews
Price: Free! Words: 107,090. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In contemporary New York City, a Jewish woman falls in love with a Palestinian wall painter who has been charged with killing her. Galia, a Russian Jew living in New York, has no idea that the man she’s drawn to, Alejandro (not his real name), isn’t Mexican at all, but is actually a Palestinian who carries out the wishes of his Mastermind, ostensibly a college professor.
Literature & Fiction Interviews Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 28,050. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This volume of interviews provides an insight into a group of authors living in the United States, Canada and Europe, and gives a glimpse of their past and present books. The interviews will entertain and inspire readers to find out more about the authors and their books.
Long Road to California
Price: Free! Words: 43,490. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Caleb and Nina Byrnes, long married and struggling financially, travel from Texas to California, following the route Caleb's grandmother took when her family migrated from the Dust Bowl. As Nina chronicles the journey, they discover a secret in Grandma's past. Learning about Vera's hardships offers perspective into their own lives. And tracking down old friends may help Vera in her waning years.