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2000 Tunes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,430. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mark Hopton is obsessed with Manchester music. It’s his escape into a better world. He needs that escape. His dad’s in prison; his violent brother’s only one step away; and they want him to risk his own freedom by smuggling drugs. Things are coming to a head. Nerdy obsessions and a vivid imagination won’t help Mark to evade the local gangsters. This is one summer Mark might not walk away from.
A Story Within, Too: The Collected Short Stories and Novellas of Jason Wallace, Volume 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,200. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is everything since the first volume, all of my new short stories and novellas, plus a short novel. Get everything from fantasy to horror to strange humor and more. Find out why my mind is so twisted up and mismanaged. I have too much running inside to ever stop. Get stories of murder, intrigue, mystery, an epic quest, real stories of the unexplained paranormal and much more!
Pumice Seed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,460. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Pumice Seed follows a troubled character who has developed figments of his imagination he thought were crushed long ago. Ultimately they have reappeared to torment, confuse, tempt and unleash his rage. Careful decisions must be made throughout, as to side with one of his inner demons angers another.
The Damnation of Corey / The Redemption of Tess
You set the price! Words: 209,660. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Based loosely on the book of Job, a woman asks God for permission to destroy the life of the most righteous person she knows, who happens to be her supervisor and childhood nemesis. In the aftermath of their shocking collision, both Corey and Tesla embark on perilous journeys to the edge of the abyss, where its damnation or redemption that awaits.
Apart From Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,750. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Coming back to his childhood home after years of absence, Ben is unprepared for the secret, which is now revealed to him: his mother, Natasha, who used to be a brilliant pianist, is losing herself to early-onset Alzheimer's, which turns the way her mind works into a riddle. His father has remarried, and his new wife, Anita, looks remarkably similar to Natasha--only much younger.
Mouse
Price: Free! Words: 121,910. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Native and non-native cultures clash in this northern Canadian romance.
Vengeance & Remission
Price: Free! Words: 205,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It is a story about a Roman soldier, Marcus Lucius, son of the great warrior Maximus, who protects his friends (Appius, Octavian) and falls in love in Julia Fabia, while he is on the way to revenge his killed wife, Decima. It's a story with many risky actions, intrigues and it's about friendship, loyalty and of course love. It's set in the times of the emperor Hadrian.
Involution & Evolution
Price: Free! Words: 100,530. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Poetry » Epic
A unique read, 'Involution & Evolution' is a modern day epic poem, with a message of peace in a time of war.
Backpaddling: A River Adventure in Reverse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,110. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
It’s the summer of 2004, and a Harvard-educated journalist sets off on an outdoor adventure, expecting to find the essence of America in the uncharted backwaters of his adopted Heartland home. Instead, his trip is undone by drug dealers, monster hunters and his own rapidly disintegrating personal life.
Sebastian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,910. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sebastian is the story of a young man who, due to an unfortunate accident, has his leg amputated shortly before World War I. When his father is drafted to the war it falls to him to run the family grocery store in Vienna, to grow into his responsibilities, bear loss and uncertainty, and hopefully find love.
Journeys from the Viewing Pool
You set the price! Words: 100,680. Language: American English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kirkus Reviews wrote: “A strange, fascinating trip through many lives via one adventurer.” It’s a story of the human experience. Yet, the voice of the protagonist isn’t simply that of a man’s or a woman’s life story, it’s the voice of Noadiah, a solitary soul. With the help of his mentor, Tobias, they spend an evening reliving the lives that has caused him to hide the Journeys in a shuttered room.
The Luck of the Weissensteiners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,000. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the sleepy town of Bratislava in 1933 a romantic girl falls for a bookseller from Berlin. Greta Weissensteiner, daughter of a Jewish weaver, slowly settles in with the Winkelmeier clan just as the developments in Germany start to make waves in Europe. The political climate in the disintegrating Czechoslovakia becomes more complex and affects relations between the couple and the families.
Sometimes Y for Yak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,610. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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.
Chasing Tail
Price: Free! Words: 107,270. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A tragic comedy about a young man who confronts the absurdity of a life spent without love. This would benefit from the assessment of a confident editor far enough removed from the influence of current trends to maintain the scope of the piece. But hey, I'm making it available for free, so for now it remains a vertiginous hike through terrain that is variously uncertain, perplexing, and beautiful
Permanent Spring Showers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 173,170. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 by 5 Prince Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sexy, funny, and very surprising, Permanent Spring Showers is the tale of one very memorable springtime and how it impacts a group of unique artists and dreamers.
Above the Universe Below
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,550. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Artist Carder Quevedo walks a tightrope between worlds in this character-driven festival of strange. Traversing the landmines of everyday life, he finds solace in his art: commemorates bizarre deaths in an alternate universe. When he meets Haika, a beautiful purveyor of art, he's pulled into the limelight.This twisted story asks: what is real, what is family, and just how does art enter our world?
Il sogno nel cielo - Storia sulla Terra, sul mare e su Marte
Price: Free! Words: 140,640. Language: Italian. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
L’antica storia prese piede dall’astruso piano di voler redigere un libro a mano, dal temperamento insensato e dal senso stemperato. Sotterrato una mattina, il manoscritto fu sottratto e viaggiò per terra, per mare e su Marte...
The Rainbow Horizon - A Tale of Goofy Chaos
Price: Free! Words: 118,360. 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.
A New Beginning
Price: Free! Words: 166,240. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
1946 brought about a new era. It was also the year the cold-war began. But there was another battle closer to home: the proposed Bill for a National Health Service. The Bill, when passed, would, for the first time, give free medical care to each and every man, woman and child in Britain.
The Work of The Devil
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 131,950. Language: British English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
London 1641: The first revolution by the people for the people is about to begin. Patrick Growsby, a printer's devil soon finds himself embroiled in a series of murders while the crown tries to muzzle him as he begins the very first investigative journalism. A romp in the spirit of the times through the sounds, sights and smells of a ribald city about to explode into open rebellion.