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The Girl on the Swing
By Ali Cooper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 13 reviews)
Julia believes that she has lived before. Suspended from her job and grieving for her lost son, Julia's past lives become an escape from her troubles in the present. For the first time, she meets someone in this life whom she recognises from a previous existence. But this man is a murderer, convicted of killing his wife. Past and present entwine, culminating in a dramatic conclusion.
The Great Teeth of the Young Lions
By Mark Squires
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,430. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
Haunted by a student suicide, the sports-hating English teacher Mr. Batty tries to coach a rowdy junior high track team with raw talent. But as students vandalize his mailbox at night, Batty’s troubles multiply when a fist-swinging mentally-disabled boy named Cage joins the team and threatens Batty’s chance to win the championship track meet and justify his otherwise failed life.
The Avatar Syndrome
By Stan I.S. Law
Series: Anne Howell Stories, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,230. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Prequel to Headless World—The Vatican Incident. Stan I.S. Law, author of over twenty-five books, is releasing his latest jaunt into the uncharted realms of human potential. "The Avatar Syndrome" follows Anne from childhood, to womanhood; from a troubled, taciturn youth, to a world-renowned violinist; from misunderstood recluse, to messiah of a higher truth and beauty.
Wells Without Water
By Channing Allen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,090. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Ruth Clayton has a dangerous secret to keep. Living in an all-white town in Alabama at a time of charged racial emotions, she is pregnant—and the baby is half black. "Wells Without Water" chronicles the coming of age of Ruth’s son, Theodore Clayton, and the one boy in town who dares to befriend him.
Moorings
By Nancy Slavin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,100. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Moorings follows 23-year old Anne Holloway as she journeys up to a small, Alaskan fishing town to find her biological father. Instead of finding what she came looking for, Anne realizes the past can never be untangled from people's memories, and damage from oil spilled under the surface never completely dissolves. Still, by making the journey, Anne discovers her true identity can be found within.
The Pecan Stand
By FM Stutz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 143,470. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Each of us has a Groove in Life, that place where you're meant to be, doing what you're meant to do. Dutch John Van Rensburg finds his groove in a mysterious all-black town where the residents have a very good reason to fear whites. Because neither John nor the town's folk have any choice, they reluctant take him in. And over time he falls in love with them, and they come to see him as family...
A Gift for the Sultan
By Geoffrey Fox
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,540. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Gift for the Sultan is a story of Christians versus Muslims, cosmopolitans versus anti-urbanites, the conflicts within each group, and the surprising complicities between supposed foes. Based on the true history of the siege of Constantinople in 1402 and the battle of Ankara, with a cast of historical figures and fictional composite characters.
Saving the World
By R. Eric Swanepoel
Price: $4.69 USD. Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
'Business as Unusual' meets 'The World According to Garp' and 'Adrian Mole' meets 'No Logo' as 'Saving the World' charts the progress of Nathaniel Papulous from a dysfunctional childhood in English suburbia to the frontlines of the battle against the global tyranny of the transnational corporations.
Warm Winter's Garden
By Neil Hetzner
Price: Free! Words: 112,000. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(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.
The Classic Crusade of Corbin Cobbs
By Michael Ciardi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 265,930. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: 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.
Resurrecting Cybele
By Jenifer Mohammed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,030. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Cybele Moondragon is an unemployed English graduate student who is disillusioned with her life and tired of being in debt. She decides to resurrect a matriarchal cult based on the pagan goddess Cybele in order to make a lot of money and empower men and women who are stifled in more traditional, patriarchal religions.
Un mucchio di parole
By Pierluigi Tamanini
Price: Free! Words: 109,390. Language: Italian. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Un romanzo lungo e scorrevole, che immerge in un mondo in cui istinto, ragione e genialità sono divisi e allo stesso tempo coesi: adatto a chi ama il film "INTO THE WILD", il viaggio senza meta, la ricerca di un senso della vita. L’idea alla base del libro è la natura umana focalizzata sul contrasto tra opposti: istinto e ragione, scappare e rimanere, godere dell'attimo e pensare sempre al futuro.
Perception — a novel
By Dan Catalano
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 126,580. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hugh Lambert is a man of many problems: problems with professors, problems with his punk rock housemates and, most of all, problems with women. A parapsychology student in the Reagan era, Hugh has no job prospects and only one friend—Abby Stoltz, a profane and ever-indignant artist. But then, late one night, Hugh accepts a Tarot reading from a beautiful stranger, and everything begins to change.
Born a Refugee: A Novel of One Palestinian Family
By Dixiane Hallaj
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,100. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Born a Refugee opens a window into the lives of one Palestinian family living in the Kalandia refugee camp amidst the harsh constraints and violence of military occupation. Four sons and their widowed mother build surprisingly normal lives as they support each other through tragedy and trauma, love and joy in spite of very different views on life, love, and politics.
Jesters' Dance
By R Bruce Walker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,580. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Finally, a drug that will end obesity forever! Now all that stands between the unscrupulous pharmaceutical giant that invented it & billions is choosing an advertising agency to ensure it takes the world by storm. As dark & sexy as TV’s Mad Men, JESTERS’ DANCE is a riveting insider’s view as the colorful characters at three competing agencies pull out all the stops in pursuit of the prize.
Slip
By Tanya Savko
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,840. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Andrew, by all outward appearances, lives a normal life. He has a beautiful wife, Erica, and two great kids, Nathan and Eileen. But behind closed doors, normal is slipping away from a depressed and anxious Andrew. Nathan’s recent diagnosis of autism leaves Andrew grasping at therapies and Erica, who moves into an apartment, in denial. How will things ever be normal again?
El Lóbrego Pastor
By Paul Andreas Wunderlich
Series: El Soliloquio de una Flama Creciente, Libro 1, Parte 1. Price: Free! Words: 176,090. Language: Spanish. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
Un huérfano debe encontrar su camino en un mundo vasto conocido como El Meridiano, que amenaza ser oprimido bajo fuerzas oscuras y ominosas. Manchego, el adorado pastor y el personaje principal de la obra, quien mañana tras mañana llega al Observador a ver los amaneceres que tanto le impresionan, debe encontrar el significado de su existencia y una manera de resolver los misterios de su pasado
The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead
By Lorinda J Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the 30th century, an off-world expedition brings back a giant termite with a behavior that suggests intelligence. During the planning for a first-contact expedition, Kaitrin Oliva, a linguistic anthropologist, falls in love with the entomologist-leader, a complex man hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, civil discord is brewing on the termite planet as the Queen's Chamberlain plots a murder ...
Reality
By Linus Rollman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
You know how you suspect that there are beautiful people somewhere out there, living beautiful lives? People that you'll always imagine but never be one of? Call it angst, quiet desperation, or middle age. One possible way to deal with that feeling is to audition for a reality television show. Of course, things may not actually improve if it turns out that the show's producers are out to kill you.
Cross and Poppy: A Village Tale
By GMW Wemyss
Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Bapton Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Woolfonts are the prettiest and most placid villages in England. There's the duke, who's more than the comedian he likes to play at being; retired celebrities; real ale; and an all-conquering local XI. All they want is a new Rector. And they get him. No one anticipates that crime, love, and sacrifice shall play out, between the sun of the Summer fete and the poppies of Remembrance Sunday.