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The Cello Has Its Say
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Four novellas about alienation.
Daughter of Odysseus: Searching for Ithaka
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Ithaka had been calling to her. The longing for wisdom, meaning, fulfilment. . . For home. So, the search begins.
Price: Free! Words: 74,830. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of short stories isn’t really a book. It’s more like dozens of ideas that could have been books if they were thought of by someone with a better attention span. To put it another way; if you took an infinite number of Shakespeares and put them in front of an infinite number of typewriters with an infinite amount of time they still wouldn’t come up with the complete works of Lance Mani
An Age of Understanding
Price: Free! Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This novel tells two stories of self discovery, that of 34 year-old Constance, an Australian living in present day Spain, and that of her Kiwi friend Matt, 60, told in stories to her about his days as a young hippy in Australia in the late 70's. Both of them, in their respective times, are trying to find their ways in life. Constance's life is riddled with problems and bad relationships,...
Rhythm and Rhyme (Wynter Wild Book 3)
Series: Wynter Wild. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,900. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Wynter has lived on the outside for eight months, and she's growing stronger. She begins to open up to her brothers about her childhood and gains confidence in dealing with the world. When a horrific accident threatens to tear everything apart, her dreams of a happy family may be destroyed. Meanwhile, Joy reveals a secret, and the family dynamics head in a new direction that no one asked for.
The Age for Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
International actor Sheela Tree is born Marie Cassegrain, her ethnic mix Danish/Lutheran/Irish Catholic. She barely survives a Hawke's Bay childhood, Catholic education, teenage abortion, brief marriage and drug and alcohol addiction. At a French commune she escapes drowning; in the US another close encounter leads her home as ‘tangata whenua’, to mysticism and a new life which she might well lose
Freddy the Bottleman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 128,390. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A twenty-four year old college grad and war veteran arrives in Carlsbad, California and gets a job in a convenience store close to the beach. He becomes infatuated with and pursues a woman who works a half block away at a care facility for the intellectually and physically challenged. There, a quick series of events puts him in charge and fighting for the survival of the home and its residents
U zagrljaju šutnje
Price: Free! Words: 53,950. Language: Croatian. Published: March 22, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
U zagrljaju šutnje, naslov ove knjige koji upućuje na radnju knjige, a to su stvari koje se svakodnevno događaju oko nas a o kojima se šuti. To su traume silovanja, homoseksualnost, nacionalizam, kriminal upleten u državne institucije, fizičko i psihičko oboljenje, veze ljudi različitih nacionalnosti. Ukoliko vas zanima ona skrivena strana naše svakodnevice, ovo je knjiga za vas.
Shake's Pier: By Any Other Name
Series: Shake's Pier. Price: Free! Words: 78,430. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the town of Shake's Pier, Illinois, tragedy is the ever growing theme for its residents. Betrayal, heartbreak, love and death, the tales of William Shakespeare are as captivating as ever before.
Out of Tune (Wynter Wild Book 2)
Series: Wynter Wild. Price: Free! Words: 133,190. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Wynter is struggling to find her place in the world. Now in foster care, her only desire is to move home with her brothers. While she finds success by putting together a rock band with some boys at school, she fails at the social rules required to befriend the girls. When Wynter discovers the world won't bend to her will, she takes matters into her own hands.
La transformación de Nadia: Divulgación de la psicología a través de una novela
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,240. Language: Spanish. Published: March 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nadia, 27 años, psicóloga, brillante currículum... Cuando se abre ante ella el más esplendoroso e ilimitado horizonte, se ve sorprendida en el salvapantallas de su ordenador por un inquietante mensaje que va a estremecer su vida: «Nadia, eres un bluff, una mentira». A partir de entonces Nadia emprende la búsqueda vertiginosa del desvergonzado intruso.
Little Sister Song (Wynter Wild Book 1)
Series: Wynter Wild. Price: Free! Words: 109,620. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Wynter has spent her entire young life behind a chain-link fence in the middle of the Arizona desert. She escapes and finds the family she never knew she had--three older brothers who were abandonned by their mother, just as she was. They bond over music but there's no happy ending. Her adult siblings have problems of their own, and they'll have to fight to keep her.
La voie de l’ignominie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,090. Language: French. Published: March 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
S’inspirant d’un scandale ayant eu lieu au 19e siècle, Clarke dépeint adroitement le monde privilégié de la haute société victorienne, dans lequel Hugh se voit forcé par Lady Lillian, sa mère étouffante, à se conformer au regard que la société porte sur la sexualité.
Heaven Lies East of the Mississippi
Price: Free! Words: 84,220. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Kendall Schultz walks away from professional soccer and his longtime girlfriend, tragedy threatens to destroy the American superstar. In rural Tennessee, Kendall meets Sarah Dwyer, a widow whose son Heath reflects Kendall’s regrets. Can a sporting icon set aside catastrophe or will his chance at happiness be forever lost?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 265,140. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a dreary landscape, a woman with no memory approaches a wall of an insurmountable size. She has no idea who she is, where she came from, or what awaits her behind the wall. Is it Paradise? A second change? Unicorns? Death? The Devil is in the detail in Lise Lyng Falkenberg’s timeless, priceless novel “Idyll”.
The Enemy in Your Head: A Compilation of Short Reads
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,400. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
An eclectic compilation of multi-genre short reads. Typical J.A,Hailey - All original, never before done, and devoid of points of contact with works of other authors.
You Choose
Price: Free! Words: 178,760. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
YOU CHOOSE is an (anti)-choose-your-own-adventure. You hear a scream ...
A Pistol Shot - A tale of delayed revenge
You set the price! Words: 61,240. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A revenge tragedy, a tragic love affair. How did a junior librarian find himself involved? Plymouth Arts Centre - a showing of The Duellists, Ridley Scott, preceded by Brenda's veggie ragout and plum crumble. He expected to be full to bursting and excited in that order. He did not expect to fall in love at first sight, to fly to Prague, to fly to Russia, to murder.
Bonfires Of The Gods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the wake of violent outbursts, two warring tribes, the Ijaws and the Itsekiris with an age-old ax to grind come head to head in a bloody and brutal battle for land ownership throwing a once peaceful and lovable city into chaos. Set in March of 1997 in the war-torn city of Warri, Nigeria, this is a story of love and hate, of life and death, and of a quest for survival in one’s own homeland.
To Squeeze a Prairie Dog: An American Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is the story of a sincere young man from a small town who joins a government agency. His quirky coworkers discover a computer glitch, saving the State of Texas millions, but the crotchety governor and a curious reporter threaten to ruin their lives. This is an American tale—part fable, part satire, and part comedy—revealing that camaraderie amongst friends wins the day over evil intentions.

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