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Neville the Less by Robert Nicholls
Price: Free! Words: 97,310. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When his father returns from military service in the Afghan war zone, Neville finds himself confronted by a man he no longer knows. Withdrawn, uncommunicative and subject to horrifying nightmares, the father has become The Quiet Man in whom, Neville fears, a dreadful secret may lie hidden.
The Futility of Loving a Soldier by E.D. Martin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,520. Language: American English. Published: September 17, 2015 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
The stories in this collection explore the physical and psychological effects of combat, both on those who serve and those back home. Told from the points of view of spouses and children as well as the soldiers themselves, the stories tackle eleven different scenarios spanning five American wars -- guilt and acceptance, despair and hope, selfishness and sacrifice, and above all, love.
Message Stick: A Literary Suspense Novel by Laine Cunningham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,400. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Winner of two national awards "The best novel in ten years." --Hackney Literary Awards Committee When Gabriel Branch searches the Australian Outback for his best friend, he rediscovers the Aboriginal heritage he lost as a child...and is stalked by a tribal shaman who runs an artifacts smuggling ring. A literary suspense novel ranked with works from Pulitzer winners William Styron and Horton Foote.
The Anesthesia Game by Rea Nolan Martin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Hannah, Mitsy, and Pandora, indulge in addictions that obscure the common past that haunts them all. The link to their recovery is the child, Sydney, and the stake they share in her perilous condition and unlikely cure. As Sydney submits to weekly medical procedures, she plays The Anesthesia Game, a game that leads to the origin of her disease and a way out of the struggle that binds them all.
The Thundering by Megan Davidson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,400. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2015 by Champlain Avenue Books, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
WHAT IS “NORMAL”? That question consumes psychologist Cathy Morgen when she takes on the case of a devastated teenager named Joseph. In the spring of 1961, Cathy receives a distressing call from the director of Summerhaven Mental Hospital in Portland, Oregon: They need her expertise.
The Suburbs of Heaven by Merle Drown
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,570. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Why would easy-going, likable Jim Hutchins pick up a twelve-gauge and head for his sworn enemy? The IRS threatening to garnish his mechanic’s wages? His kids providing the police department full-time employment? His grief-sodden wife making money by dancing naked for his brother-in-law? Better ask what’s kept him from picking it up before—His wits? His keen insights into human pretension?
Good Morning by Subodh Kumar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,360. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rohan realized that the battle for his life had been lost. There was no way he could live. The public was hungry for his blood, he saw it in their eyes. He had heard of this phrase repeated by that bitch AJAY again and again “rarest of the rare.....
Career School by Mike Colahan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 199,150. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is the story of a respected college losing its soul to make a profit. Its heroes are a kind-hearted Quaker school director, his beautiful but ruthless admissions director, a cynical bursar, a stalwart dean, and a financial aid director who would rather be painting. A candid glimpse of small college management, told with humor, compassion, romance and heartbreak, a vital story for our times.
A Person of Letters by Ron Thompson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,110. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It’s 2008, and the guy who just might be responsible for the financial crisis has turned to writing. Now he’s got writer’s block, and he reflects on his choices, his writing, and the great love of his life. Is he naïve, crazy, or just over-medicated? A Person of Letters is a rollicking riff on creativity and idealism, a deliciously icy snowball aimed at writing and publishing in the digital age.
Шабаны by Альгерд Бахарэвіч
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: Belarusian. Published: September 10, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Шабаны. Адно з сакральных месцаў сённяшняга Менска. Канцавая станцыя міфічных аўтобусаў і нікому не цікавых лёсаў. Шабаны як брама; Шабаны як пастка. Іхная тапаніміка вяртае ў чужое мінулае, іхная геаграфія сягае далей за вызначаныя ім межы, іхная гісторыя больш загадкавая, чым можа падацца на першы погляд. Менавіта ў Шабанах і іх ваколіцах разгортваецца дзея гэтай кнігі, у якой прыватныя жыцці г
Мінакі by Алексей Талстоў
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: Belarusian. Published: September 10, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
На першы погляд, “Мінакі” — гэта яшчэ адна ўрбаністычная казка з даволі прадказальным канцом, напісаная, як кажуць, па ўсіх законах жанру. Аднак дзве сюжэтныя лініі, якія рана ці позна мусяць перасекчыся і раскрыць галоўную ідэю твора, чамусьці запаволеныя. Героі ў гэтым не зацікаўленыя. Яны маладыя і асцярожныя, яны ведаюць сабе кошт і на дробязі не разменьваюцца. Кожны жыве сваім жыццём і верыць
Το Τίποτα by Jenny Gkotsi
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: Greek. Published: September 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ίσως έτσι να νιώθει κανείς, όταν μετά από ένα ευκαταφρόνητο χρονικό διάστημα υπερνικά τα εμπόδια κι οδηγείται στην αυτοολοκλήρωση. Ίσως πάλι όμως, εκείνο το κενό που κρατά ο καθένας για το αύριο να μην πρέπει να καλυφθεί από κανέναν και για κανένα λόγο. Ίσως πρέπει πάντα να υπάρχει ένα κενό μέσα μας που να μας ωθεί προς το ολόκληρο...
The Ice Maiden by Blanche Howard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,040. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When celebrated novelist Connie Brewster, her handsome husband and her two grown, charming children are caught in a hail of bullets just after she wins the Booker Prize, the impact causes ripples beyond physical injuries. This is a witty, sly tale of fractures in a marriage, the death of illusion, and reversal of values told by a master.
The Unvoiced Consonant by Clare Mendes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2015 by little owl press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The Unvoiced Consonant is the story of five loud-soft voices and more phonemes than you, or a pigeon, could poke a stick at.
The Summer of Jenny Wade by Jeffrey L Richards
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,170. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The rural town of Ashmoore, OK reels in the aftermath of an act of unprecedented violence against Jenny Wade. Even as the sheriff investigates, the town turns on Jenny as their once safe world teeters on the edge of a new reality. Jenny befriends 14 year old Brian, a fellow outcast, and together they must weather the coming storm of a town fighting to ensure its now fragile existence.
Timberland Writes Together by Timberland Regional Library
Price: Free! Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Timberland Regional Library’s challenge: Submit a work that conveys a sense of optimism - any genre, any time period. Stories by: Anthea Sharp, Jim Tweedie, Pam Anderson, Keith Eisner, Meagan Macvie, Caelyn Williams, Beth Anderson, Laura Koerber, Edward Marcus, Suzanne Staples, Llyn De Danaan, Eve Hambruch, Jessie Weaver, Barbara Yunker, and Kim K. O’Hara with art by Kathryn Wanless.
O Aprendiz do Arquimago by Michael Iora
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 124,820. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 4, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
No mundo de Herannon os chamados “heróis” nem sempre são dignos de tal título e às vezes são tão perturbados e cruéis quanto seus inimigos. Mesmo quando a amargura de um guerreiro é tão forte quando o braço que empunha a espada, ou o poder arcano de um mago é tão intenso quanto seu ódio, são realizadas façanhas lendárias – e se elas culminam em algo Bom, pode ser por mero acaso.
Outro Deus Para Ospithos by Saibreira Júnior
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 52,080. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 4, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Um nome estranho como Espite designa uma extensa freguesia com mais de 800 anos, entre Ourém, a cujo concelho pertence, e Leiria, a sede da sua diocese, fazendo geograficamente com estas duas cidades um triângulo.
Deixa-me Amar-te by Fátima Ribeiro
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 4, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Serena tem segredos que esconde de todos. Para conseguir manter a sua independência procura uma part-time, mas só consegue ser contratada por uma agência de acompanhantes de luxo, singular. Num dos compromissos, ao serviço da agência, reencontra Rodrigo que conheceu numa situação imposta pelo seu ex-namorado.