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Permanent For Now
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,720. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2018 by Unsolicited Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Permanent for Now is a novel told in three timelines (Dresden, Germany between the world wars; a death camp during WWII; and contemporary America) that examines the binary of good and evil within the individual and the penchant of historical tragedy to determine which power triumphs. An old man, believed to be a Holocaust survivor, maintains an impassable guilt over his survival and befriends a
The Soldier and Other Stories
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 80,370. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rage is a Superpower, The Soldier, The Cripple, The Final Deal, I am Pipp, Fifty One, Thank you Osbourne, The Harmony of the Three, The Pyramid, Eight Forty Five, Leech, Oxygen, The World in Harness
Sarge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
"Sarge" tells the story of man's best friend in a deadly scenario. This short novelette carries as many twists and turns as a typical novel as the reader realizes the full story and import of one dog's survival leaves the reader guessing and second-guessing through the very last word of the sentence. This story is free to read by downloading the free sample of 100%.
Fly Fishing the River Styx: Stories With An Angle
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,550. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2018 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Dokey is a writer who can take common people and ordinary places and make them resonate with meanings that suggest themselves to the reader long after the book is closed.” San Francisco Chronicle
A Man Becomes His Self: A Novella for Lost Souls
Price: Free! Words: 20,840. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Urban
A man goes looking for himself but he does not like what he finds. This novella is a work of literary fiction dealing with the question of what it means to be 'me'.
Vermelhos Varridos
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Três contos de uma distopia iminente.
All That Glitters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
After almost ten years of trying, Kora and her husband finally get the child they prayed for, but there is something amiss with the child. Kora is convinced that she would take the dark secret to her grave, and was doing so until fifteen years later when the truth threatened to reveal itself and disrupt her life. With nothing else to lose, she must undo the past at all costs to save herself.
By the Sea, by the Sea...
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,890. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2018 by Wordrunner eChapbooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jim Beane's five riveting tales of the Eastern seashore depict the elemental beauty and terror of salt air and wild water and its impact on the harsh, often stormy lives of coastal dwellers who fish the sea, service boats, surf breakers and work in the building trades.
Hotazel: Journal Writings of a Lipstick Lesbian
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 366,240. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Notebooks written by an enigmatic lesbian anarchist intellectual, in that free-flowing engaging style which fills pages with all kinds of erudite and erotic commentary on a mind blowing diversity of topics representing her literary attempt to make sense of an infinite mass of undifferentiated facts regarding her life experiences and the history of the Universe, end up been published posthumously.
Stranger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Urban
Early in the morning, a beautiful young woman, met a young man who helped her on a crowded bus. This stranger seems to care for her as if they were lovers. She tried to avoid him and got off the bus early only to find him following her. she thought of all kinds of possibilities and she was thinking about calling the police. However, when she saw the man's eyes were full of tears, she hesitated.
Sermons in Chalk
Series: Village Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 12, 2018 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Collected sermons and homilies for the Anglican year from the Woolfonts and Downland parishes: a Village Tales treat for feasts and holidays.
Number Ten
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The decision of one man seems to change the course of the day for many. But was change coming, anyway?
Los hermanos Karamazov
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 297,270. Language: Spanish. Published: December 11, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Eastern Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Al abordar la biografía de mi héroe, Alexei Fiodorovitch, experimento cierta perplejidad: aunque le llamo «mi héroe», sé que no es un gran hombre. Por lo tanto, se me dirigirán sin duda preguntas como éstas: «¿Qué hay de notable en Alexei Fiodorovitch para que lo haya elegido usted como héroe? ¿Qué ha hecho? ¿Quién lo conoce y por qué? Fiodor Dostoievski- Autor
Second Lives: A Modest Collection of Short Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mashups
The thirty short stories in Second Lives reveal a humanity of a wide range of characters, including a motherless girl of twelve appalled by what's happening to her body, or a drunken broad looking to run off with Jesus, or a teenage boy dreaming of the winning bull ride. This author lovingly draws her versatile cast with clear-eyed detail and perfect pitch, leaving reader enriched.
Three: A Tale of the Bookseller's Children
Series: The Bookseller's Children, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2018 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bear Kieren is a patient man, but he longs for the day when coddling and comforting humans is no longer his concern - until his goddess, the mighty mountain queen, Huil, rumbles to life during a late-winter storm, and Bear begins to suspect there's evil poisoning Her roots. Now villagers have gone missing, including Bear's own son and niece. Three begins the trilogy of The Bookseller's Children.
This is the Future and This is Now
Price: Free! Words: 97,400. Language: British English. Published: December 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the near future, following an unexplained outbreak of a violence-inducing virus, an already rebellious Scotland is occupied by the Westminster government. What follows is a darkly humorous journey into revenge and irrationality. This is a study of government paralysis, narcissism, sexual fantasy, and the hunt for an office desk.
Chambers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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Fleeing abuse at the hands of his caregivers, a young man chooses to end his life and go home to God. Can faith alone save him?
Lost in the Amazon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,960. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A heady brew of wickedly dark tales to whet a jaded palate. Spoiler alert: none are set in the Amazon rainforest. And for my next trick . . .
Softly Launching
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,550. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Sci-fi. Romance. Noir. Fantasy. Flash fiction. Coming-of age. Here are 13 stories testing the limits of our reality. Includes a classic of flash fiction: "Man Walks Into Bar".
Las lunas de Okde
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,970. Language: Spanish. Published: December 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La historia de lujo, viajes y anécdotas de un diplomático francés contada desde el escenario más dramático imaginable: un relato donde se deslizan numerosas anécdotas, reflexiones sobre la muerte, escenas de humor y de sensualidad explícita.

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