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Chasing Secrets
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,780. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
During the summer of 1937, in rural Alabama, 14-year-old Emma Munn had no idea that the events of one morning would change her life forever. She never dreamed that her father would commit suicide and leave a secret inside a written letter. A letter Emma is determined to find and her mother is determined to keep hidden.
Left Turn at Cloud 9
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Still stinging from an unhappy divorce, Emma can only dream of soaring to new heights, until an unexpected package arrives on her doorstep. How does a confirmed recluse juggle attractive men, priceless Russian jewels, ageless relatives, angry fathers, and tea that has rather… curious properties? What would you do if you inherited a century's worth of mysteries?
Jazz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
A heartbreaking portrayal of ambition, treachery, and deception, Jazz tells the story of Chris Sommers, an aspiring writer from New York, who travels to Paris in the hopes of meeting Amber, a mysterious and beautiful woman he has always been irresistibly drawn to.
Thicke & Thin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,190. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Thicke & Thin is a darkly comic novel about friendship and sacrifice. Within the frenetic world of an upstart public company, executive titles often mask an underlying incompetence and corruption. Amid the struggle, a burnt out CFO is faced with making the ultimate choice: resign in disgrace or watch his friend be sacked. Courage and loyalty were never his strong suits. How will he choose?
Daughter of a One-Armed Man
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 89,660. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
After Jackson spends one night with Mari, he’ll do anything to find her again. He follows her up the coast of California and a polar bear drives the taxi. Into the forest and through frozen mountains, he talks to God and creatures of faerie alike but the final confrontation is with the wood nymph who is Mari’s mother and the father who gave up his arm for the love of his life.
Rainy Pavements
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 43,120. Language: British English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Short stories - Fireworks that won't light, a Christmas afternoon burglary, kindness that creates more problems, an April evening turning murderous - everything here is switched about. An Easter-Egg factory goes on strike, a couple teeter on separation in romantic Paris, a painting becomes menacing - surfaces are broken and deeper truths emerge.
Divine encyclopedia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,870. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
О чем беззвучно говорим все время. Вот эта область. Этот круг забот. «Кого касаются проблемы смерти». Что мы увидим - «начавши все же двигаться туда». Какой сюжет стоит там непрерывно.
Forbidden Liaisons - Twilight of Medicine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,350. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A teenager tells her mother that she plans to become sexually active. She is given an unpublished semi-autographical novel her physician-father wrote twenty years ago. It depicts the happenings in a failing Philadelphia hospital, including staff indiscretions. She then realizes that revealed past liaisons could ruin friendships among families, including her circle of friends.
The Rosary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Between prayers, as she says the rosary ("forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us"), an old woman refuses to pardon her newly widowed and destitute daughter.
All the Good Gods Are Dead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,230. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
How can you hunt a God? How can you kill a God? How can you make a new God? What discerns a man from a beast, a snake from a butterfly? When the golden-eyed priestess of Tzra carries her God into new lands to forcefully convert the minds of the people, a disfigured man emerges as the most unlikely of saints.
Exactly Where They'd Fall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,800. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
As Amelia and Drew pair off to begin their future together, Jodie hangs on to one night, a year ago, which none of them remember the same way. With vivid characters, generous doses of humor, and palpable emotion, Exactly Where They'd Fall is a charming debut novel about three friends forced to explore the complicated and fragile bonds of friendship and love.
Forever I Bloom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
the story centers around Chizoba, a young girl who is forced to live with Aunt Bridget in Lagos at the death of her grand father. she experiences different forms of barbaric cruelty from one relative to the other until she seeks death as the ultimate solution to her misery forever I Bloom is a shocking story that reveals the unbroken ability of every abused child to bloom forever.
The Color Of Things
Price: Free! Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Little Lenny Helzerman doesn’t expect anything more from one day than he does any other day and he doesn’t give anything more to one day than he does any other day. It is all the same. And this suits him just fine.
The Ant Farm
Price: Free! Words: 75,010. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
When Gene Almsson is forced into retirement after more than thirty years traveling the country helping the poultry industry, he finds it hard to go from advising wealthy people and earning their praise to doing dishes and finding ways to pass the time. He doesn't like his new life and he likes it even less when his daughter and one year old granddaughter move in.
Color Blind
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A married woman (white) becomes pregnant, at a time when she cheated on her husband once, with a black man. As birth approaches, she finally confesses, but not to her husband.
Heavy and Light Tales 2012
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,700. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Thirteen stories, 35,000 words. Themes of life and death, love and war, and how we adapt. This is an updated edition of my 2006 short story book, with some new stories and some old ones left out. 'Hunting Elephant' from the old book is now included as a fireside tale told by a character in 'In the Valley'the longest story.
Hot Stuff
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
With her greed, a woman incites her jealous new flame to take revenge.
Warm aanbevolen
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: Dutch. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Met haar hebzucht zet een vrouw haar jaloerse nieuwe vlam aan tot wraak. Wat is belangrijker: materie of lucht?
The Collector of Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,300. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Collector of Tales is about a man in a crisis of age, the choices that he makes and the infinite variations of possibility that buffet him and seek to drive him from his chosen path through life. It is set in a medieval style world where manners are crude and life is nasty, brutish and short. It is written as a series of consecutive tales, following a series of events from idea into reality.
The Dainty
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A 12,600 word novella, titled “The Dainty”, set in 1969 Detroit; One day in an Irish Pub, and that day is Christmas Eve. The dysfunctional denizens of The Dainty plow through a fierce snowstorm, cocktails, and their personal baggage as Christmas Eve plays out before them.