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Sweetheart
Price: Free! Words: 49,030. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
They came to a funeral of the man they respected most, admired like a giant. His name was Jack Trayer. When he died it was like they'd been deserted at birth. As they approached their hometown the streets and the houses spoke mysteriously of them. Who were they? Why had they come back to Bristol?
Cougar
Price: Free! Words: 25,610. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
If you like short stories, Cougar is a collection of six stories that will touch your deepest emotions: sexual desire, marital abuse, the tenderness of young love, the joy of love rekindled and the sadness of a life no longer worth living. There is humor, love, hate, and despair. Life is sometimes beautiful, and sometimes sad, and sometimes both at the same time. Read with your heart.
To Leave a Memory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If you enjoy films like "On Golden Pond," you'll love To Leave a Memory, a tender, funny story of forgiveness. You'll laugh, shed a tear and fall in love with cranky professor Andrew Ward, his psychic Unitarian wife Lizzy, and their nerdy daughter Jane, who come together to forgive and rediscover how to love. Each character will seem like a member of your family by the surprise ending
Meet the Lidwells! A Rock n' Roll Family Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,050. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The story of four siblings and two cousins who start a band as teenagers and achieve success beyond their wildest dreams. But while they consistently top the charts with their irresistibly catchy tunes, they're also fighting their own demons: perfectionism, disenchantment, addiction, exhaustion, sexism...and figuring out how to become an adult in front of millions of fans.
My First Ten Days in Heaven
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 49,050. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Michael Greyson woke one morning feeling better than he had in years. He soon learns he feels so good because he had died the day before. The upside to being dead, he made it to Heaven. The potential downside, he didn’t believe in Heaven, or God.
Because Nothingness is the Antithesis to Ecstatic Hallucinations
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,700. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a story about human connection at the most indiscriminate, primeval level, and one person’s belief it still exists today.
Vanishing Acts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,820. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Vanishing Acts is the story of three generations of a troubled family, in the shadow of the Vietnam War to the 21st century perils of climate change, set in a Hawaii that is both fantastical and gritty in its portrayal of life down under the tropical dream.
A Few Small Stones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,060. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018 by Unsolicited Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The linked stories of A FEW SMALL STONES follow Alice and her extended immigrant family in 1940s New York City as they cope with the upheavals before, during and after World War II. The stories show the pain of separation and the guilt of survival, the price of upward mobility, and the ultimate disintegration of family. In one story, the sexism of the period devastates a brother and sister.
The Conjurer's Half-Crown: An Entertainment for All Ages
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a London street in 1948 an unidentified girl was found costumed as a fairy-tale princess. Being profoundly unconscious, she was immediately admitted to a hospital where she is to remain until 2034; and the mystery of her arrival is further compounded by the enigma of her not appearing to age whilst being locked into her perpetual coma.
The City of Darkness
Price: Free! Words: 33,380. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"They are very poor, Hassan. They have no place to resort to and cry. Do you realize what a grave calamity that is? The City of Darkness didn’t offer them that. Nothing is worse than wanting to cry and being unable to, or wanting to battle and being unable to, or wanting to love and being unable to, or weakness, Hassan… did you hear me? or weakness…"
El Arte del Terror - Historia
Price: Free! Words: 40,210. Language: Spanish. Published: February 20, 2018 by Elemental Editoração. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Si tuviera la oportunidad de participar activamente en momentos que se convirtieron en hechos históricos?
This Far Isn't Far Enough
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this beautifully written collection of fourteen stories, characters seek to reset their lives knocked sideways by failure, betrayal, or chance, only to be ensnared by pasts they can’t escape. Haunting and deeply moving, This Far Isn’t Far Enough demonstrates Lynn Sloan’s penetrating understanding of loss, endurance, and the undefeated spirit.
Neighborhood Of Dreams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
But, after a fateful afternoon of tragedy, where one of his good friends is killed in a regrettable and senseless act, Morris' life changes drastically, sending him through a series of dangerous and reckless choices that he luckily survives and tries to forget... until now, including his memories of a special girl, who refused to give up on him.
In An Empty Room: A Novel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,030. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2018 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Spanning the landscape from Vietnam's war-torn jungles to hardscrabble Appalachia, In An Empty Room is a gripping examination of time, memory, consciousness, and selfhood and suggests unanticipated conclusions about the nature of human identity.
Анжей и Хлоя
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 32,300. Language: Russian. Published: February 19, 2018 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Любовь или искусство? Не принятие себя, как единое целое, порождает сначала внутренний конфликт между мужским и женским началом, переходя в болезненный душевный раскол и отрицание одной из своих частей, как будто ее не было изначально. Мужская мессианская половина подавляет чувственную женскую, запрещая ей быть и проявлять себя во внутреннем и внешнем мире, чему вторая яростно сопротивляется
The Selected Letters of the Late Biagio Serafim Sciarra
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2018 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Selected Letters of the Late Biagio Serafim Sciarra, stories by George Williams. “The stories in this breathless and relentless collection are rendered in a voice both elegant and manic, as if we’re seeing the world through a surreal and yet precise kaleidoscope, one that both celebrates and condemns our foibles and follies.” —Eric Miles Williamson
Of Dutch Descent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,450. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In postwar Europe six-year-old Ellie is torn from her home in Holland by her mother Rita to start a new life in New Zealand. Rita is reluctant to tell Ellie about her past, which adds to Ellie’s desire to know more about her roots and her father. She is determined to discover more about her roots but a visit to her home country only disrupts her feelings of belonging even more…
Eagles and Hawks and Also People As Well
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,370. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What did Sinatra say? "I've got the world on a string." That was Baseball Star Enzo Prinziatta... WAS... Enzo was well on his way to the big leagues and big paychecks. His girlfriend was pregnant with his baby, and life was great. But again... WAS... Enzo's late father was a beloved man, even idolized. But, at the height of Enzo's life and career, a secret about his father is about to ruin it all
Jack Book 3 - Friends Forever
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,520. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Book 3 opens with Jack and his friends in control of the slave ship, having tricked the pirates and slave traders chasing them after they stole the ship and kidnapped the captain. Despite his friend's reluctance to go along with him, Jack invites the captain to help them and the 135 freed slaves to sail back to Africa to return them home. The captain agrees but will this slaver keep his word?
Return to Les Jonquières
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 53,280. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sébastien Maréchal returns to his training stables in Provence. He vows to restore Les Jonquières but through sabotage and arson nothing runs smoothly. He also hopes to reconnect with his estranged daughter Cécile who was left in the care of his parents. Cécile hates horses and when it comes to her knowledge that Sébastien is giving her five-year-old son Thomas riding lessons, she is enraged ...