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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. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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 ...
Warm Winter's Garden by Neil Hetzner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,990. 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.
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.
Lily's Story by Don Gutteridge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 287,940. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Canada(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Lily’s Story tells the tale of a remarkable pioneer woman, born in the backwoods of Ontario in 1840. Lily’s struggle to survive and grow and discover her place in the scheme of things is complicated by the travail of frontier living, and the impact of historical events themselves. Lily’s Story is part history and part fable, with historical personages and a bizarre gallery of local characters.
I Am The Local Atheist by Warwick Stubbs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,980. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Deserted by friends and family, abandoned and left alone, David's only escape is video games and the haze of marijuana. Until Lucas Anthony enters his life and questions everything he had once believed in. David begins experimenting with his ego in an attempt to discover himself again, and to seek the revenge he thought would never be possible.
The Baer Boys by Alan Hutcheson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,550. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After twenty five years of not making it as an actor, Darin returns home to take care of his recently widowed father. When he lands a long term substitute teaching job at his old high school he finds that it comes with more than the promise of a much needed paycheck.
Psyche's Garden by Myfanwy Tilley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,330. Language: Australian English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A man dies in strange circumstances, a girl is missing, and a child is born. Nic Penn is implicated in all of these mysteries, but he has disappeared. Is he dead, as his wife fears, or has he moved to pastures new, as his mistress suspects? When the two women discover the truth, their lives change forever. Psyche's Garden is a tale of madness and murder, but it is also about faith and redemption.
Apart from Love by Uvi Poznansky
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,720. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Apart from Love is not your typical love story. All-consuming, heart-wrenching, and dark, it is an epic that starts when Ben returns to meet his father, Lenny, and his new wife, Anita. It is then that he discovers a family secret. How will they find a path out of conflicts, out of isolation, from guilt to forgiveness?
The Gifts We Keep by Katie Grindeland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,350. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"The Gifts We Keep" is the story of a family forever changed by the arrival of a young Native Alaskan girl. As they come together, new alliances are forged and old secrets are forced to the surface, weaving together questions of identity, forgiveness, and the bravery it takes to open our true selves to the ones we love.
New Old World by C. D. Stowell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,070. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What happens when a headstrong, almost-forty photojournalist pulls the plug on her comfortably creative life and buys a one-way ticket to the Old World? It’s not a pretty picture as Ticonderoga Fox grapples with professional doubt, a stormy love affair, a reproductive crisis, and other challenges to her long-cherished autonomy. When a late bloomer finally comes of age, things can get complicated.
Snow Black (Tatarian Aster #1) by John Jeng
You set the price! Words: 103,920. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
“Skin as white as snow, lips as red as blood, and a heart as black as ebony” aptly describes Juleena Woods, dubbed “Snow Black,” a juvenile delinquent out on parole. Her late boyfriend was killed in a gruesome murder, and only Jules’s friends in the Journalism Club believe in her innocence. Together, they set out to find the culprit and reveal the horrific truth.
Perception by Dan Catalano
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 126,570. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Hugh Lambert is a man of many problems: problems with professors, problems with his glorified student squat and, most of all, problems with women. A parapsychology student in the 1980's, 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.
An Old Black Marble by Florin Nicoara
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 181,690. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
You like Game of Thrones? You think life in that mythical world is harsh and the characters faced with unimaginable struggle? Than you have not read An Old Black Marble. This book is about real struggle. Struggle and pain that makes the quest for the iron throne a walk in the park. So I challenge your comfort, on your reading throne, and ask you read one chapter to see if you can ignore the rest.
Jesters' Dance by R Bruce Walker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,580. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: 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. Categories: 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?
The Holmes Boys: Sherlock and Mycroft by Mona Morstein
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 154,260. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
This e-book, by agreement with Galde Press, contains the entire contents of The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes by Mona Morstein and first published by Galde Press in 2000. The book has been repackaged as The Holmes Boys: Sherlock and Mycroft. Morstein's original work was critically acclaimed. It is UCS PRESS' hope that this "repackaged" edition will widen the reading audience for this epic work.
What Beauty by Mark Beyer
Price: Free! Words: 182,260. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(5.00 from 1 review)
How might the Olympian Gods we know from reading change if we were to allow our imaginations to see their true ages? Time changes all people — even gods — and when their day-to-day mischievous lives no longer play a role in human affairs, what then do they become? New York sculptor Minus Orth has an idea. He'll explain this all, and give our imaginations the figures to uphold.
The Painting of Porcupine City: A Novel by Ben Monopoli
Price: $4.89 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Sexy and sweet, gritty and gut-wrenching, "The Painting of Porcupine City" takes readers on a graffiti-covered adventure spanning years and hemispheres and miles of painted walls. From the author of "The Cranberry Hush."
Clotho's Loom by Shawn Stjean
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 207,080. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
A man and woman marry before they are ready. Torn apart at just the worst time, her mid-life pregnancy, the next year brings adventures that mature them, while they seek reunion. While all events, like his military reactivation, appear to conspire against the pair, StJean explores if the forces of Chance and Fate, as well as ignorant human Will, are not actually working together for ultimate good.