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Rain
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,330. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A multigenerational family saga that chronicles the lives of three generations of the Wallin sawmilling dynasty. Rain spans four decades and crosses the globe.
A Gift for the Sultan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,540. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A Gift for the Sultan is a story of Christians versus Muslims, cosmopolitans versus anti-urbanites, the conflicts within each group, and the surprising complicities between supposed foes. Based on the true history of the siege of Constantinople in 1402 and the battle of Ankara, with a cast of historical figures and fictional composite characters.
Caring For Eleanor: A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011 by Heart Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Is it true that if we are abused, we turn around and abuse others? Not always. A story of courage, caring and starting over. Courage to face life, caring for others in the process and beginning again when all seems lost. When Salma is assigned to Eleanor, she did not expect a life coach. Frail and sick Eleanor opens her eyes to truths that seemed to slip out of her own grasp.
The Square-Shaped Tear
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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When marine biologist, Zaid, encounters a leather-back turtle, he names Salt, he is drawn into the life of one of Earth’s most enigmatic marine creatures. Part experiment, part adventure, his small crew must navigate love, time and the great oceans of the world to protect this sea-giantess and her species from commercial slaughter.
The Wake-Up Call
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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On the surface he has it all: the women, the career, and the Central Park view penthouse, but behind his well-groomed and chiseled facade he has nothing. At least this is what he's about to realize. Find out how Jack gets his life-changing wake-up call in this fast-paced, heartfelt and funny novel about soul-searching, friendship, and love.
Saving the World
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Price: $4.69 USD. Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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'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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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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 ...
The Twilight Lawns Chronicles
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A series of tales concerning Twilight Lawns, Surrey. Residential Home for the Elderly, the Distressed, but most importantly, the Well Bred. Join the Residents at play. Take tea with Elspeth and Hermione. Marvel at the wisdom and organisational abilities of Maude. Join us at night for a last digestive biscuit and Senapod tea. Then Medication Time and bed. Good night!
El Aguila
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,270. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The cafeteros in Colombia get forced into growing coca after the bottom drops out of the coffee market. The guerrillas get involved and then all hell breaks loose when the military gets wind of it and tries to force them out. It is told from the eyes of a nineteen-year-old girl who hires a coyote to bring her across the Arizona border after her entire town and family are decimated by bloodshed.
Warm Winter's Garden
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Price: Free! Words: 112,000. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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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.
Shifting Gears
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Wesley Pierce, a Virginia State Trooper, is in search of the perfect log cabin to settle down in. After losing his brother and doing his best to care for the family he left behind he decides, a year after Nathan’s death, that he’s finally ready to move forward.
So L.A.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A fresh-faced San Joaquin Valley girl masterminds a wildly successful bottled water empire only to find herself sidelined as a pampered Beverly Hills wife. To escape an unraveling marriage and her twin brother's tragic death, Magdalena embraces the L.A. lifestyle with a comic vengeance. ”This is a book Joan Didion will wish she’d written!” — Chris Abani, author of Graceland
The Classic Crusade of Corbin Cobbs
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Price: Free! Words: 265,930. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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.
Pedalling Backwards
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Price: Free! Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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On a bleak, muddy island in the Blackwater Estuary, Lizzie struggles to come to terms with the loss of her unborn child and the death of her sister. Trapped in a damp cottage with her ineffectual but well-meaning husband, and her aloof parents, the things that are said and left unsaid on this strained family holiday threaten the complex ties between mothers and fathers and their daughters.
Last Class
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,800. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Last Class is a comedic novel about lust and love, authority run amok, and teenage rebellion. A gay high school student launches a multimedia protest against narrow-minded teachers, his tranquilized monkey classmates, and a totalitarian high school principal. The protest snowballs into a full-fledged rebellion that rockets a tiny town from obscurity into the bizarre glare of unwanted stardom.
Perjury and Prose
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Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A brain injury ten years ago left Auden with amnesia, Tourette's, and a total change in personality. Today she's a self-help guru hiding a secret addiction that could kill her career. When her sister's life implodes, a devastating family mystery pushes Auden into the spotlight she's been trying to avoid. Now she just wants to get her best friend back- and staying out of prison might be nice, too.
Os Filhos da Revolução
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Price: Free! Words: 85,560. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Num momento de invulgar consciência política, Júlio Mourão, dramaturgo falhado, escreve uma peça com mensagem e vende-a pela fama e fortuna a que sempre aspirou secretamente. Corroído por um remorso vago, quase nem percebe como uma simples travessia do Rossio o transforma num ícone revolucionário suficientemente vazio de conteúdo para inspirar multidões.
Hound of the Meadows
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Arthur Meadows has been living two lies. The first will ruin him if it’s discovered. But the bigger lie is the one he’s been telling himself – that having a gorgeous wife, nice house, two kids and a dog is the same thing as being happy. When the first lie starts unraveling, the second one blows up altogether, and Art’s life spirals out of control in hilarious, sexy and occasionally deadly ways.
The Dream Shelf
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,870. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The Dream Shelf follows Sam Archer on a journey of hope, frustration, elation and shame as he struggles to uncover the secret of his father’s hidden past. Along the way it examines the basis of human motivation, asks whether doing the wrong thing can sometimes be the right thing to do and highlights lessons in sacrifice and integrity that one generation must pass on to the next.
Comfort of Fences
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,610. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Comfort of Fences explores the unconditional love between a trio of women: Ruth, the matriarch and builder of boundaries; Denise, her special-needs daughter with powerful secrets of her own; and Georgia, Ruth’s best friend and source of strength and practicality. The dynamics of their relationships expose the irony that the people we love the most can also be the people we most underestimate.