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Omega by Bradley Stoke
Price: Free! Words: 153,770. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Omega returns the adult reader to the world of childhood imagination: a world populated by the fantastic, the fabulous and the thoroughly improbable. But a world where adult concerns of poverty, injustice, prejudice, politics and economics are all too real. In this world, the reader is taken on a search for the Truth in a more literal sense than one would expect.
Fear and Aggression by Dane Bagley
Price: Free! Words: 117,690. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
A technological breakthrough has forever changed the scope and scale of space travel. Tension on earth builds as the inhabitants realize that the vast distance between stars has never been an obstacle for inter-planetary travel. The earth has always been exposed to the threat of an alien invasion. But, what if we find them before they find us?
Warm Winter's Garden by Neil Hetzner
Price: Free! Words: 112,000. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A family is an organism. When Bett Koster, mother and grandmother, is diagnosed with breast cancer, she finds she must adapt some and discard other of the rules she has used to live her life for more than sixty years. As Bett makes the changes she needs to be able to fight for her life, her family is forced to change how they think and act toward Bett, each other, and, especially, themselves.
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 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
Jane Austen's Mansfield Park: Abridged by Emma Laybourn
Price: Free! Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics
This edition of "Mansfield Park" has been shortened to two-thirds of its original length, and slightly simplified, whilst preserving Jane Austen's style. It offers readers with good English a more approachable version of the great classic novel.
Wasted Year: The Last Hippies of Ole Miss by Douglas Gray
Price: Free! Words: 209,560. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A comic hippie soap opera chronicling 366 days in the life of Ole Miss graduate student Daniel Medway and friends from August 1971 to August 1972.
The Many Change and Pass by R.P. Burnham
Price: Free! Words: 138,830. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The novel begins with the mercury poisoning of a small, impoverished boy and follows Chris Andrews, a ecological activist, Myron Seavey, a progressive librarian, and a dozen other characters, including the women Chris lives with in a house in Portland and the brother of the poisoned boy, Malcolm Kimball, who drops out of school, as they all deal with the implications of this poisoning.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Vengeance & Remission by Amalia Angellinni
Price: Free! Words: 205,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It is a story about a Roman soldier, Marcus Lucius, son of the great warrior Maximus, who protects his friends (Appius, Octavian) and falls in love in Julia Fabia, while he is on the way to revenge his killed wife, Decima. It's a story with many risky actions, intrigues and it's about friendship, loyalty and of course love. It's set in the times of the emperor Hadrian.
Poppies by Deena Thomson
Price: Free! Words: 148,280. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A train de-rails Jobeth Robert’life,leaving her at the mercy of evil. Innocence stolen, she runs to a foreign world of racism,prostitution and murder. Views warped she pits daughter against daughter. In the darkness there is light, friendships, loyalty, love and a family to replace the one she lost. All the while, a red flower trails her. A new path awaits her and those who will follow.
The Rainbow Horizon - A Tale of Goofy Chaos by Karen S. Cole
Price: Free! Words: 125,830. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This 1980s satirical tale of the able-disabled Pacific Northwest features friendship favorably. It stars three Mexican Americans, one Black female heroine, one Holocaust and two Vietnam War survivors. It also hugs a central gay male character. But it's about a love triangle of 25 to 45 year-olds -- including a roaring drunk Montanan. Racism is lampooned, sexism is promoted - the good kind, anyway!
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