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Islands of the Gulf Volume 2, The Treasure
Series: Herbert West, Book 3. Price: $2.99 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.
The Holly King
Price: Free! Words: 44,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Holidays with the Hancocks: too many presents, too much booze, a lot of tears. Youngest son Carson, now a filmmaker, explores the history of Christmas by filming holiday visits to his family. Along the way he finds the dying cult of Mithras, Yulegoats in Rio, anarchists and squatters, evangelocalism, a costume solstice party, sleighs of reindeer bones, lapsed monks and their secular monastery.
Paradox Lost: A Divine Comedy Book II
Series: The Paradox Lost Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
L'Inferno, the second part of Paradox Lost, has Steve Adams taking a job at a fundamentalist school. Adams thinks he can walk the intellectual tightrope between science and religion. When the university president's daughter tempts him into joining her family Adams begins to compromise his principles. Will a lifestyle of ease cause him to abandon science for superstition?
Lewis and Loeb (a novella)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Last seen in an obscure 2005 short story, Matthew Asprey's Lewis is back in a new comic misadventure set in Tbilisi.
Con Job: The Fabufestan Exposés–Book I
Series: The Fabufestan Exposés. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,580. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A TV documentary crew discover that things are not quite as they appear as they investigate the scourge of drug trafficking in North America. As production begins, the paroled “ex-con” asked to head the creative team faces some personal setbacks, while the company finds itself battling unknown enemies. To get at the truth on all fronts, they learn that they must all look hard at the evidence.
Calico Pennants
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,540. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2009 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A weekend sailor shipwrecked in the South Seas eventually discovers the island's only other human inhabitant - a woman who bears an uncanny resemblance to 1930s lost flying ace Amelia Earhart.
Prometheus Fit To Be Tied
Price: Free! Words: 89,830. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Recounting 1939, the birth of a superpower, the twilight of a mostly rural America, and the misbegotten adventures of the last man in the world to know everything except what to do with himself. Comedy, romance, and drama unfold when a dissipated millionaire returns from Europe to his childhood home just in time to interfere with a rural electrifcation project and reawaken the town's old secrets.
A Lovely, Indecent Departure
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,860. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A Lovely, Indecent Departure is the riveting and emotionally-charged debut from a promising new voice in literary thrillers, and a captivating story about a mother’s love and desperation set amidst the heart wrenching landscape of child custody.
Life is Good
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,300. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Trapped children. Trapped seniors. Trapped dolls. Lost parents, lost pasts, lost futures. A nightmare, a fairy tale, a final visit. Life is Good is the first short story collection by Montreal author John B. Dutton.
Freak City
Series: Dragon City, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 24,620. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.25 from 12 reviews)
It’s hard to control your destiny while you’re waiting for the bus. The trouble for Argus Kirkham began when a stranger pushed his way through a crowd at a bus stop and pressed a package into his hands. Inside the package were various random items. As Argus and his friends unravel the clues, very strange things occur in this story of mystery and ghosts. Book Two of the Dragon City series.
Chasing the Minotaur
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,080. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
When his wife of twenty years dies in his arms of cancer, celebrated New York painter Emery Lake withdraws from painting and from life. To save him, his grown daughter arranges a house exchange in the south of France. But in the foothills of the Mont Sainte-Victoire, Emery discovers the long-dead painters Picasso, Renoir, Cezanne, and Van Gogh walk, paint, scheme, and love. Is it magic or madness?
Getting Gay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,340. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.13 from 15 reviews)
Noah Henderson's mother marries a man she met on the internet and his life becomes much different. He is moved to Utah and baptized. When he meets Chase, Nick, and Andrew, he does not know the true horror of what they had in store for him. Getting Gay is a book about religious extremism; overcoming sexual assault; and coming of age. A sometime soul wrenching, and other times heart warming read.
Chain Gang Elementary
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
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.
A Timely Death
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Grace has a gorgeous home in the hills of Southern California, a loving husband and two grown daughters. But just as Grace begins to enjoy her newfound freedom, her kids and grandchildren move back into the house. Then, when her father dies suddenly, she must care for her ailing mother. Grace reaches her emotional brink, and the family is forced to make a controversial decision.
Islands of the Gulf Volume 1, The Journey
Series: Herbert West, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,830. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
To Andre Boudreau, Herbert West is the Doctor, who saved his life in the Great War. Andre will follow him into Hell if necessary. Margaret Bellgarde knows him as Dr. Francis Dexter, attractive but mysterious. One day she will be shocked by what she is willing to do for his sake. But who is he really? She doesn’t know – and the possibilities are disturbing.
The Dancer's Spell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Mata Hari casts a spell upon Europe and rouses a dormant one over a childhood friend whose shock at seeing her dance upends his world.
A Year in Tyr
You set the price! Words: 117,390. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This is the memoir of an American who spent 2009-2010 with his family in Tyr, Lebanon near the border with Israel. Become an armchair expat as he shares his experiences of anti-American bias and the chances of a war with Israel constantly looming. You will be fascinated to walk through Tyr vicariously, and troubled as you realize what lurks below the surface there also lurks here and everywhere.
Alexander Murphy's Home for Wayward Celebrities
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,680. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Incorporating song lyrics, articles, and sections of pure dramatic dialogue into its unconventional seriocomic narrative, and with a cast of celebrity characters alternately inspired or imagined, the novel Alexander Murphy’s Home for Wayward Celebrities explores 21st Century celebrity, pop culture, and the creative process with wit and style.
The Redheaded Stepchild
Price: Free! Words: 66,410. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In this coming-of-age novel, we follow the life of Cady O'Donnell as she meets, lives with, and loses one of the most influential people in the most formative years of her life.