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The Vicious Age by John Roman Baker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,190. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by Wilkinson House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tim, living in Amsterdam and enduring a hard winter, finds he is suddenly pursued by two very different men. Both come out of the criminal and hard-edged margins of Amsterdam that Tim has for so many years frequented. Klaus is a German who sells death to those willing to pay for it. Radek is Polish, 19 years old, selling his innocence but holding out for love.
L’Arpenteur sidéral by Alain Dizerens
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: French. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fasciné par une lointaine voix intérieure qui remue en lui de troubles réminiscences, il écoute les chants de l’abîme remonter aux sources de la Genèse. À l’ombre d’arcanes portant leur alchimie au point d’ébullition, des forces obscures l’arriment à la lumière, l’incitent à transiter vers l’inaccessible.
Tipping Points by Mark Saba
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,880. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jared, divorced, is attracted to virtually the whole human race. But Eena, a scientist of singular beauty, intrigues him like no one else. Deirdre, Jared's office mate, finds the relationship between Jared and Eena troublesome. Eena discovers a biological reason for her uncanny powers of perception, and must come to terms with Jared in light of it.
Signs by Mark Saba
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Signs is a magical story in which two young adults who had known one another in childhood are reunited during their sojourns in Europe. It follows the extent to which their lives are unfulfilled until their accidental reunion. Throughout the book both characters notice objects around them that communicate their own thoughts and feelings.
The Shoemaker by Mark Saba
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,430. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Shoemaker follows the lives of Pietro, who emigrates to America in the 1920’s, and Manny, his great-grandson, who moves to California from Pittsburgh in the 1990’s. Pietro is a shoemaker, and Manny is obsessed with finding the perfect pair of shoes. Both uncertain of changing societal roles, their lives intersect when Manny discovers an old photograph of Pietro and restores it back to life.
The Illegal and the Refugee-An American Love Story by Ian Tremblay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,220. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE ILLEGAL AND THE REFUGEE – An American Love Story is the story of an illegal Mexican immigrant and a Cuban refugee, and of the dangerous journeys they undertake to reach the United States in the hope of finding a missing loved one and the dream of a better life.
Tall Man Small Shadow by Vipin Behari Goyal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,900. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It is an English novel based on philosophy of existentialism. It also deals with the problem of uneven marital relations, infertility, queer attractions, eastern mysticism, old age, suicidal tendencies, breakups etc.
Fox in the Hen House by Mary E. Lowd
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fairy tales(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Can a fox kit be raised by a mother hen? Originally published in Dancing in the Moonlight: Rainfurrest 2013 Charity Anthology.
Reef Line and The Gulf by Tim W. Jackson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Literature » Literary(2.00 from 1 review)
Jack and Joey are best buds . . . until they both fall for Chrissy. Then betrayal assumes a friend’s smile on a tropical island where friendship is fleeting and the truth depends on who’s telling the story. Also included: The Gulf. Who are you when the thing you’ve prepped for hits and you react in a way you despise? Two Tales From Blacktip Island by award-nominated novelist Tim W. Jackson.
Flood by Tim W. Jackson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller(2.00 from 1 review)
Cyrus fled to Blacktip Island after betraying everyone he loved. Alone on his hilltop he found peace. Until his past came looking for him. Now he’s fighting off investigators and a flood of memories, trying to buy enough time to finish his boat and sail away. A Tale From Blacktip Island by award-nominated novelist Tim W. Jackson.
Blue Flame by MC Schmidt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Wade Capp is a twenty-year-old college student who has sworn never to return to Carvel Ohio or to Arthur, the father he hasn’t seen since his mother’s fatal car accident. When Arthur’s attempted suicide leaves him in a coma, Wade learns that he has the sole legal authority to remove his father’s life support. Wade returns to Ohio with Jeanine, his closest friend and occasional lover.
The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea by Christopher Meeks
You set the price! Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In 13 stories, Christopher Meeks balances tragedy and wit. As novelist David Scott Milton explains, "In this collection, Christopher Meeks examines the small heartbreaks of quiet despair that are so much a part of all our lives. He does it in language that is resonant, poetic, and precise.... If you like Raymond Carver, you'll love Meeks. He may be as good--or better."
Kamikaze and Other Stories by Juan LePuen
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 33,560. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Translator J. LePuen offers a book of stories of his own. In "Kamikaze," a high-school student discovers the surprising lengths his classmates will go to to ensure they get passing grades. In "Separate but Equal," a basketball game nearly triggers a race riot. Other stories follow their protagonists out of Caddo Parish, La., and into the wider world.
Lucid Dreaming - January 2014 by Darryl Wood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Enter our dreams and ask afterwards if it was just a dream. We include selected short stories and vignettes in various genres from writers across the country. Quality is the only criteria for inclusion. The January issue includes, "Drowning in Dreams." A group of writers begin to experience for real the dreams they're having.
Ebb and Flow by Tim W. Jackson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(3.00 from 1 review)
Cody and Diane grew up best friends. It was only natural they’d fall in love. Then Diane found her dream job on the opposite side of the globe. After two years of waiting, Cody’s packed to move to the Caribbean when Diane returns, Hurricane Sophie on her heels. Will love prevail, or will Cody and Diane chase separate dreams? A Tale From Blacktip Island by award-nominated novelist Tim W. Jackson
Wish World by Tom Lichtenberg
Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
We all have dreams. We pray, hope, buy lottery tickets and wish on falling stars. We know this isn't the most practical way to get things done, but we want to believe. Suppose the world really did work like this, a world where everyone was guaranteed to have at least one of their wishes granted in their lifetime and their life would instantly change, but would it be for better or for worse?
William Shakespeare’s "1 Henry IV, aka Henry IV, Part 1": A Retelling in Prose by David Bruce
Series: William Shakespeare's Henry IV Plays: Retellings. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: American English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "1 Henry IV," which is also known as "Henry IV, Part 1." In this book, we learn of Prince Hal's friendship with the evil but witty Falstaff, and we see Prince Hal redeem himself at the Battle of Shrewsbury in 1403. One of the play's main characters is Sir John Falstaff, Shakespeare's wittiest character.