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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: $2.99 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.
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.
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. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Literary(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.
Another Throw of The Dice by Mary Clare Morganti
Price: Free! Words: 101,640. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
It is the mid-eighties when a group of expatriates from Australia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, the United States and Japan meet and form friendships in a small country in the tropical south Pacific. Developing friendships with local people help to establish familiarity with the culture and lifestyle of the society. Over time, past lives are glimpsed and are woven into the fabric of the narrative.
Behind the Folding Fan by Kim Matics
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 151,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a story of self-discovery and self-actualization. The main character, despite having realized the American Dream, is ill-at-ease in his cosmopolitan milieu. Sensing that something important is missing in his life, he hankers to relive experiences he once had in Asia. He naïvely seeks to renew, if not reinvent himself in Old Japan, which he considers his spiritual home.
The Rainbow Horizon - A Tale of Goofy Chaos by Karen Peralta
Price: Free! Words: 125,320. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
This 1980s tale of the Pacific Northwest concerns what you discover when friendship isn't a distant machine. It's about four promising 25 to 45 year old geniuses -- plus a plethora of working background souls -- one Black, two brown, one white. Racism is blasted roundly, while sexism is busily promoted. Not the bad kind; the type where you do get ahead in life...and not much of anywhere else.
Revolving Doors by Kim Matics
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 148,660. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in Thailand, Revolving Doors is the companion piece of Behind the Folding Fan focusing on Old and New Japan. Revolving Doors finds the hero exploring a new country to him as he tries to reconnect with his soul-mate.
Sometimes Y for Yak by Mary Wallace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
Hazy Burton comes of age in 1950's Alabama as she sets out to rescue abandoned dogs. Sometimes Y for Yak is the heartwarming story of a girl and her family, friendship, animals, sadness, tragedy and ultimate triumph as she learns the meaning of unconditional love, forgiveness and acceptance. Often comic with colorful characters, the novel will take readers on a journey they will not soon forget.
The Teacher and the Tree Man by Bryan Winchell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 228,500. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a modern American epic fable about a Teacher in love with Nature who discovers a human head, a Tree Man, living in a tree in a forest near his house. The novel is about our need to unplug from our culture and re-discover ourselves in Nature. It is a fun-yet-deep look at: the media, our education system, drugs in our culture and our inability to listen to each other in the political arena.
The Truth About Dandelions by Hayley Linfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,710. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by wolfonwater. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Mara isn't a slut; she just can't find what she wants. She wants to forget her mother's death, her father's hypocrisy, and the plane crash that follows her. As a child she couldn't understand why the grass never got cut, and now as she gropes her way through university life, all those weeds, those dandelions, have stayed with her, haunting her dreams.
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.
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 Same Moon by Junying Kirk
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Educational(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Pearl Zhang was born in China, and grew up during the Cultural Revolution. She was raised in a typically Chinese manner, went to school, got a job and got married, then she went to the United Kingdom, and stayed. Follow Pearl's Journey, from the East to the West, and discover a New World through her eyes.