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The House of Charles Swinter by J.J. Ward
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,250. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
An old Englishman goes to Thailand to find a bride. Only secretly, because he wants to present the whole thing as a fair accompli. His much younger friend becomes worried at his absence. The friend finds out where he's gone and flies out to find him. While he's there, he falls in love with his friend's new bride. What follows is the re-evaluation of everyone's lives. A long book, a happy ending.
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.
Thrust From the Hand of God by Jason S. Litz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 207,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
One selfless act, one naïve decision, so innocent in the making, so condemning in effect, how foolish John had been not to expect trouble to follow. Murder or self-defense, what did it matter? One man was dead and another wanted revenge.
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.
An Unproductive Woman by Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,690. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.50 from 6 reviews)
After ten years of marriage, Asabe and Adam remain childless. Fueled by desperation and a long held secret, Adam marries a second wife. This decision acts as the catalyst to change no one could have predicted. Read An Unproductive Woman to learn what secrets Adam has withheld that would explain his unreasonable longing and pursuit of a son at all costs.
Alone in the Company of Others: A Novel by Kelly Huddleston
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,690. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2009 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
With a cast of eccentrics that rivals "The Royal Tenenbaums", ALONE IN THE COMPANY OF OTHERS is about people and their treasured possessions, and the distinctive role that each of us plays as part of a group dynamic. The book questions where each of us essentially exists — within the singular, the plural, or both.
Extremus Terra by J.D. Stimpson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,200. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
As a tenuous truce among the peoples of Extremus Terra continues to border on a world war, Lucas Torinac is reluctantly allowed to begin his Quest, a passage into adulthood among his people. But as he attempts to navigate his way through an unforgiving world, Lucas begins to realize that even magic and the fantastic creatures he must face are not as threatening as the races of humanity itself.
Islands of the Gulf Volume 2, The Treasure by Audrey Driscoll
Series: Herbert West, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,380. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Abandoned and abused, young Herbert West resorts to drastic measures to survive. At Miskatonic University, he becomes a scientist who commits crimes and creates monstrosities. Decades later, haunted by his past, he finds safety as Dr. Francis Dexter of Bellefleur Island, but his divided nature threatens those he loves and forces him to face the truth about his healing powers.
Chain Gang Elementary by Jonathan Grant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,510. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.13 from 8 reviews)
A Tale of war between the PTA president and principal at Malliford School, aka Chain Gang Elementary-home to vast right-wing conspiracies, 3rd-grade gangsters, and bake sale embezzlers, where toxic childhood secrets fester, reformers go mad, and culture wars escalate into armed conflict. A One Flew Over the Cuckoo's nest for schools.
The Accident at 13th and Jefferson by Brenda Carlton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 162,840. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Josh Greenwood and his Mom and Dad are walking their neighbors to the corner when a freak accident kills one of them. But which one? Compare three different paths the same lives could take if one event is changed. The Accident at 13th and Jefferson offers three uplifting tales of middle class family life in America.