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The Front Porch by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Front Porch: the place, literal or figurative, where Americans watch the world go by. Journalists help expand America’s front porch to a worldwide stage. They put on a pretty face and soften the blow of ugly news. They must hold the line between “need to know” and “too much information.” But at what cost, when the horrors of the world become just another day at the office?
Conversations at Night by George W Parker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,560. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Life, Art, and Civilization; Arkansas style. Part 1 - (1965-1974) Drugs, Sex and Violence. Part 2 - (1972-1974) A man wants to be remembered. Part 3 - (Before 1965) Profiles in Courage.
Handover by Paul Blaney
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Handover, a vivid, cinematic new novella by Paul Blaney, writer in residence at Rutgers University, peels back the skin of expatriate Hong Kong to uncover vengeance, betrayal, and madness
Age In A Time Of Insanity and Other Short Stories by Glorianne Hajdu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
21 upbeat tales of choice and challenge. A telepathic plea from an abused, isolated woman -- the impending theft of the assets and freedoms of an 89 year old nursing home resident -- the struggles of a young divorcee sheltering a frail musician -- and more are within these pages.
Illustrated Dodge a Twist and a Tobacconist by Sophronia Belle Lyon
Series: The Alexander Legacy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,660. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Illustrated with full-page, full-color Victorian-era art, this Steampunk Literary Tribute merges characters from classic stories into a crimefighting team battling human trafficking. Characters from Alcott, Stevenson, Dickens and others. Prowl the Thames in a steam-powered Catfish. Soar over London in a stealth glider. Witness astonishing redemption and restoration.
Blues for Beginners: Stories and Obsessions by Judith Podell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,970. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013 by Bacon Press Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
In this deftly written collection,Judith Podell’s bluesy stories about life, love and loss would be heartbreaking if they weren't so funny. Whether she’s writing about Greenwich Village or Washington,DC, group therapy, magic brownies or sex in a fallout shelter -- Podell recreates a time when first jobs, like first loves, weren’t how we were going spend the rest of our lives.
O plus F by John Moncure Wetterau
Price: Free! Words: 64,810. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A solitary man in a diner on the coast of Maine. A tall beautiful stranger. A whip. A bronze heart. Hawaii. The Northwest ... How far will he go to face the truth about himself? ... This is a story about borders: between father and son, between sex and love, between life and death.
The Champion of All Snacks by Martin Dugas
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A father decides to make himself the Champion of All Snacks. When his young daughter Sabrina walks in the kitchen hoping to get a piece of her favorite delicacy, he clearly informs her that he's making his Specialty Snack for himself only, but agrees to teach her how to make it. However, the lesson on how to prepare the infamous snack turns out to be a little bit too technical for Sabrina!
Wild, Hard, Sweet by John Moncure Wetterau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,810. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Harry is determined to outdo his smooth successful father. Charley is a local hero, an athlete, good-natured, fiercely independent. They join forces in a drug buy and are busted on the Maine coast. Charley runs; Harry games the system, using his family's money and connections. Who comes out ahead? This is a finely written story about mavericks growing up. Sexy, visual, and honest.
The Temptress by Hough Rodgers
Series: The Temptress, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A woman and a man meet for the first time. It's an opportunity for one to start something new, for the other it's a chance to further their plans and schemes. Could it be love or something more serious and life threatening?
Joe Burke's Last Stand by John Moncure Wetterau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,230. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Joe Burke is handsome, capable, getting a little gray at the temples. Divorce has left him wondering what's next. He throws some belongings in his truck and leaves town to find out, a search that takes him from Maine to Hawaii. A joyful, powerful, book about sex, love, art, and finding one's teachers.
Growing Old by Bill Rayburn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man approaches his 80th birthday feeling useless, unworthy and unproductive. An afternoon spent overlooking the Pacific Ocean and sipping martinis with his son, puts his life back in perspective.
Every Story is a Love Story by John Moncure Wetterau
Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
A beautifully written story of first love and discovery. Patrick, an army brat, and Willow, a musician from an academic family, drift separately into Woodstock, N.Y. in the early sixties. The characters include Bob Dylan and Joe Burke, of "Joe Burke's Last Stand," Wetterau's first novel. The author says, "It was an exiting time in an exciting place. I'm not Joe Burke, but I was there."
Cuentos sin final by Dídac Marín Hernández
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: Spanish. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Es imposible que no sepas que prefiero tu presente a cualquier futuro perfecto y a cualquier pretérito indefinido. Es imposible que haya canción de Serrat que sepa lo que te quiero.
Le Point de Non Retour (The Point of No Return) by Sharon Desruisseaux
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 221,120. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Brooks-Goding Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A tale of brave French settlers who risked all to find a home in the wilds of Canada. History begins with their many adventures. 400 years ago Samuel Champlain and company battle nature and the politics of the era to pursue their dream.
The Accident at 13th and Jefferson - Book 1 Only by Brenda Carlton
Price: Free! Words: 47,580. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The Accident at 13th and Jefferson is an uplifting tale of middle class family life in America that gives the reader the unique opportunity to compare three different paths the same lives could take if one event is changed. Josh Greenwood and his Mom and Dad are walking their neighbors to the corner when a freak accident kills one of them. But which one?
The Paris Syndrome by John Roman Baker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Wilkinson House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dark exploration of illicit desire, madness and paternal responsibility. Francis has two sons. When one of them disappears in Paris, he returns to the city of his youth to search for him, and once more, the city becomes a place of illusion, frustration, deceit and passion. Francis is desperately in love with his son, but what secret desires are at play in the minds of his two grown-up boys?
Plantatia: High-toned and Low-down Stories of the South by Dixon Hearne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,690. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Southeast Missouri State University Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Plantatia is full of familiar people and places--a wisteria-bound and oak-shaded South comprised of honky tonks, corner stores, mills, and revival churches populated by drunks, gossips, and scandalous preachers--part yarn and part folk in a way that is reminiscent of Zora Neale Hurston. --Darien Cavanaugh, editor, Yemasee