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The Rowan Tree
Price: Free! Words: 145,680. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE ROWAN TREE is an unflinching novel of ideas that reaches from the rebellious American '60s into humanity’s global future.
The Wide Night Sky
Price: Free! Words: 81,020. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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.
Jane Austen's Mansfield Park: Abridged
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.
13 Years in America
Price: Free! Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.94 from 34 reviews)
The powerful story of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in modern-day America.
Little Sister Song (Wynter Wild Book 1)
Series: Wynter Wild. Price: Free! Words: 109,620. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Wynter has spent her entire young life behind a chain-link fence in the middle of the Arizona desert. She escapes and finds the family she never knew she had--three older brothers who were abandonned by their mother, just as she was. They bond over music but there's no happy ending. Her adult siblings have problems of their own, and they'll have to fight to keep her.
The Narcissist
Price: Free! Words: 91,830. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A man returns from Algeria in search of his lover only to have her vanish mysteriously just days later. Refusing to admit that she is dead, he believes that the secret of her disappearance lies in the works of the French surrealist poet Antonin Artaud. The Narcissist is a stylish Film Noir classic dreamed up by Rimbaud and written by Celine, a work of literary fiction that defies categorization.
Pedalling Backwards
Price: Free! Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On a bleak, muddy island in the Blackwater Estuary, Lizzie struggles to come to terms with the loss of her unborn child and the death of her sister. Trapped in a damp cottage with her ineffectual but well-meaning husband, and her aloof parents, the things that are said and left unsaid on this strained family holiday threaten the complex ties between mothers and fathers and their daughters.
Lady Collendon's Cook - Meet Mrs Green, Good Cook, Evil Poisoner
Price: Free! Words: 198,340. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
As a cook working for Lady Collendon, Jewish Mrs Green is accused of poisoning a Nazi diner. But was it true? Read her story.
Heaven Lies East of the Mississippi
Price: Free! Words: 84,220. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Kendall Schultz walks away from professional soccer and his longtime girlfriend, tragedy threatens to destroy the American superstar. In rural Tennessee, Kendall meets Sarah Dwyer, a widow whose son Heath reflects Kendall’s regrets. Can a sporting icon set aside catastrophe or will his chance at happiness be forever lost?
Figures on a Beach
Price: Free! Words: 69,520. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Elm Books Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kirk VanDyke's semi-autobiographical novel of the life of John Jones: a novel of schizophrenia, discovery, and making do on a Texas beach.
Mr Livchild
Price: Free! Words: 81,890. Language: British English. Published: January 27, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Joe Nurbardy was unloved by his parents and unpopular in school. As an adult he lived an itinerant life in near-future London. Things looked brighter when he got a job at Livchild Preserves – one of the world’s most ethical companies. But, after a meteoric rise, he discovered the company was not as ethical as it claimed. Should he live with the lie… or risk everything to expose it?
George Eliot's Daniel Deronda: Abridged
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.
Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy, Abridged
Price: Free! Words: 131,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tristram Shandy, widely regarded as one of the great works of English literature, is also one of the most difficult to read. This edition simplifies and shortens the book to two-thirds of its original length, making it accessible to the general reader while retaining its wit and style.
The Sea View Cafe
Price: Free! Words: 212,460. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Fleeing a toxic marriage and a job that's killing him, Finn winds up in the forgotten English seaside town of Carrickbar. The country is in pre-BREXIT crisis, and America has gone mad. Things don't look good, least of all for him. But he's about to meet Hermione Watts, owner of the Sea View Cafe, a woman with an eye for suffering and a heart ever ready to heal. If anyone can fix things, she can.
In the Future This Will Not Be Necessary
Price: Free! Words: 51,370. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A thought-provoking novel about a technology-obsessed cult and the disillusioned narrator’s obsession with the cult leader’s wife. “Fluent [and] witty”, “Well written and teeming with interesting ideas”, “Fantastic” (comments by members of peer review site youwriteon).
Ravenstone (Book 1, The Ravenstone Chronicles)
Price: Free! Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014 by Katharina Franck. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Born into a privileged life in London, all that is required of Georgiana Wyndham is to live a life of virtue and obedience. She fails at both. Crippled by her father's severe beating, she remains strong and refuses to allow him to crush her indomitable will. When her father threatens those she loves, Georgiana knows that only way to stop him is with a knife through his heart.
The Crooked Beat
Price: Free! Words: 68,320. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.98 from 91 reviews)
From the squalid heroin dens and live sex clubs of Bangkok to the steaming underbelly of Calcutta, The Crooked Beat takes you to places few tourists ever see. Like Trainspotting set in the jungle, this is a modern day On The Road for the chemical generation. Hang onto your passport because the trip is going to be wild.
Alif
Price: Free! Words: 92,820. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Alif is a country quite unlike any you may have visited but a great deal like all of them. It is a land where the State runs the brothels, but where many liberties are proscribed.Ana takes up employment as a secretary in a State brothel, but finds out as much about herself as about the others who work there. She falls in love with Binta, but the course of true love doesn't run smooth.
Some Day Days
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.
War in a Beautiful Country
Price: Free! Words: 50,860. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this contemplative mystery novel, because death is unknown, life becomes the puzzle. War In A Beautiful Country follows Regina as she is suddenly forced to find her way through a newly dangerous life already rocked by emotional loss and artistic disappointment. An unexpected event, turns everything around.

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