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13 Years in America by Melanie Steele
Price: Free! Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.94 from 33 reviews)
The powerful story of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in modern-day America.
Circle City Blues by Susan Wells Bennett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,380. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Mac turned his life upside down for his wife, leaving behind a promising career to pursue her dream of long-haul trucking. When she leaves him for another man, his life is suddenly full of more twists and turns than a mountain road. Will he be able to find the right road to travel?
Yesterday Mourning by Renita Bryant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,510. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.88 from 8 reviews)
Yvette is a forty-one year old woman devastated from losing both parents during her twenties—one to terminal disease and the other to life’s complications. Vera is the stepsister she never imagined nor wanted. When their father's health takes a turn for the worse, both must decide if they have the strength to release yesterday's burdens or will a childhood secret damage an already broken family.
Fertility: A Novel by Denise Gelberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,240. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.86 from 7 reviews)
A riveting story about two bright, young professionals who are as damaged by the modern world as they are successful. Fertility shows how small missteps can alter the course of a life forever. This is a book that will stay with you long after reading the last page.
Lessons in Eating Soup by Melanie Grabowski
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.85 from 13 reviews)
Michal is a young boy longing to be reconnected with his father who escaped Poland during the communist 1980's. This short story explores the innocence of childhood set against a bleak and frightening environment. It also offers a glimpse into cultural identity, how it can encompass the simplest of things, things that are often lost or left behind in the process of moving on.
The Dateless Diary of An Unknown Person by Gurdip Singh Saini
Price: Free! Words: 67,390. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics(4.83 from 6 reviews)
A law graduate, disowned and turned out by his father, while living in a Kafkaesque world of Franz Kafka, struggles against absurdity and worthlessness of life and comes across a dateless diary of an unknown person and comes to know about the quest of that unknown author of the diary for the peacock tribe people and their mysterious peacock tantra (rituals). A novel writen on many levels.
Dark That Day, After All by Jason McIntyre
Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Excerpted from the anthology NIGHTS GONE BY by #1 Kindle Suspense author Jason McIntyre. On this day, elderly Jarvis Schloss unburdens his soul to another elderly park dweller as they sit on his favorite park bench. In the tradition of Rod Serling, this eerie tale begins as the two each reflect on the primes of their lives and uncover something even darker than the sky overhead.
Save Me, Rip Orion by Matt Bower
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,260. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire(4.80 from 5 reviews)
An abandoned house is set aflame. Roscoe stumbles upon evidence that reveals the arsonist’s next target. Evoking his childhood icon, the mighty Rip Orion, Roscoe decides to become the real life version of the superhero and apprehend the pyromaniac. However, the fantasy rapidly unravels when events don’t unfold in classic comic book fashion. To save the world, Roscoe must play the role of villain.
Clear Heart by Joe Cottonwood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,570. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.75 from 8 reviews)
When carpenters work for bigshots - and fall for beautiful women - who gets nailed? "It's funny, very tender, and enormously, tremendously human. In fact, Clear Heart just might be one of the most human books I've read in a long time." —Colleen Mondor, Bookslut
The Old Man And The Sea Monster by Shane Greenhough
Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.75 from 4 reviews)
All the fish are gone, stolen away by an unknown and possibly terrible force. With a young boy as his witness, one old man waits for the culprit to return to the scene of the crime.
Tales From A Tiny Thai Table by Matthew Turner
Price: Free! Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The night before the morning after. Can this small Thai restaurant be the setting to a monumental moment in four peoples lives? Each person has their own story and an entire life ahead of them. But is something about to happen that will change their lives forever? These four young twenty-something’s aren’t aware, but their futures hang in the balance.
Backyard Horse Tales 2: Frosty and the Nightstalker by Jackie Anton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,490. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Frosty is an Appaloosa colt who undergoes a life changing event the summer he turns two that triggers a strange out of body experience. Is he only having bad dreams or is his strange haunting a result of the collective memories of Appaloosas from a long ago past? Follow Frosty through the twilight between space and time where you will meet the Nightstalker. 2013 Multiple book award recipient.
The Last Long Walk Home by Tom Upton
Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A retired man gets lost on his daily walk, and heads on a journey through his colorful past.
Closing Shift by Cameron D. Garriepy
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.71 from 14 reviews)
Elli prefers working the evening shift in a coffee shop so she can plan, unnoticed, her escape from a life of quiet desperation. Will the arrival of an intense stranger draw her out?
The Call of the Sea by John Heap
Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Why do tears taste of the sea? John Heap’s debut short story begins as Peter meets Maria on a deserted shore of a British seaside town. Peter is fascinated with Maria, but Maria is fascinated with the sea, a dark elemental obsession that echoes back to her family and to the origins of life itself. Can Peter save Maria from herself and the planetary forces that seem bent on her destruction?
A Land of Ash by David Dalglish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,950. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.67 from 6 reviews)
The Yellowstone Caldera has erupted once every 600,000 years. We’re 40,000 years overdue. Lava flows stretch for hundreds of miles. A cloud of ash billows east, burying the Midwest, destroying crops, and falling upon the Pacific Coast like a warm, dead snow. The remnants of the United States flees south as the global temperatures plummet. These are the stories of the survivors.
BUZZ: An Unauthorized Autobiography by Robert Zverina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,130. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Hello, my name is Buzz. Yes, it's my given name. I was born the day Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon. It was supposed to be auspicious. My Czech immigrant family had high hopes for me. That’s OK--they were a disappointment, too. Let me tell you how we were churned through the gears of history but managed to emerge with only a scratch or two. (Plus some deep wounds we were too polite to discuss.)
Suicide Song by Wanda Hartzenberg
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014 by Demitri LeBlanc. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.67 from 6 reviews)
A third-year law student struggles to ensure his death is as existential as he can make it but the Womburu won't let him. His parting marked with a song leaves tragedy in its wake. Maybe he knew something none of us do.
ZombieStop Parade by Richard Buzzell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,280. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This story has nothing to do with zombies. It portrays the humor and the drama of the struggle against Wall Street. The characters conduct an online campaign of ridicule against the cash-grab mentality. Their street-savvy satire wins them supporters, but also create enemies in the media. It's a story that challenges but also offers to entertain.