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Saving the World by R. Eric Swanepoel
Price: $4.69 USD. Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(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.
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: 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.
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 Baer Boys by Alan Hutcheson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,420. 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: 128,240. 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: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,750. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Coming back to his childhood home after years of absence, Ben is unprepared for the secret, which is now revealed to him: his mother, Natasha, who used to be a brilliant pianist, is losing herself to early-onset Alzheimer's, which turns the way her mind works into a riddle. His father has remarried, and his new wife, Anita, looks remarkably similar to Natasha--only much younger.
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 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.
Dust on His Soul by Jason Blacker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,300. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Inspired by the life and times of Stephen Biko an apartheid activist arguably as important as Mandela. This novel is a fictional account of such a character. A story of sacrifice, suffering but ultimately redemption. Set in apartheid South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s, the dark days of South Africa's history also bred an incredible thirst for justice. A triumph of the human spirit.
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: 154,270. 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: $6.99 USD. 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.
Reality by Linus Rollman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » General(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.
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.
Lily's Story by Don Gutteridge
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 287,940. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Canada(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Everything to Nothing by Mark Henthorne
Price: Free! Words: 158,790. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
For those who enjoy a contemporary novel which contains stark contrasts then Everything to Nothing is a book you will relish and then recommend to friends and family!
Nietzsche, A Fictional Biography by Suzanne Steinberg
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 196,740. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
There are no answers to humanity's pain, but Nietzsche was one of the few men who dared to look into the abyss and ask why.
Boss Gull by Barry Klemm
Price: Free! Words: 100,370. Language: Australian English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Two Hard Men Friends for Life Enemies to the Death! WWII buddies and bonded by a tragic event, Frank and Lyle remain friends even though Frank goes up and up while Lyle remains at the bottom. Until the day when Frank decides he's rich and powerful enough to take on his oldest friend. But Lyle is the only man Frank was never afraid of; something of which he is about to be devastatingly reminded.