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The Remote Islands
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Price: Free! Words: 38,250. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Thirty-one love letters from an air disaster survivor to his wife reveal a modern-day reachable utopia.
The Last Dreamgirl
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 92,650. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Drake Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
For every man there’s a girl who grips his imagination and his heart as no other girl ever did or will. She may be in her teens or a mature woman. Whether she comes early in his life or late, there is a throne in his subconscious that she takes possession of, without trying, often without wanting to. She may not be the last wife or paramour, but she is the last dreamgirl.
O Segredo das Runas
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 109,470. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 25, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Meu espírito ansiava por respostas veladas pelas imponentes muralhas do Valhalla..., Mas somente encontrei mortes justificadas por nomes sagrados. Se meu único caminho é apenas sangue a ser derramado... Então eu mesma farei este julgamento.
Doce Mistério
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 25, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ao lerem os meus poemas poderão pensar que sou uma mulher triste, amargurada, revoltada, fatalista e sem esperança... mas enganam-se: considero-me uma mulher otimista, lutadora e sempre à espera de uma mudança!
Dogwood Blues
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,220. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Told through the voices of its eccentric characters, Dogwood Blues is a story of a small southern town struggling with change. Carrying the odor of scandal, award-winning New York author Kevin Kilmer moves back to Dogwood to write his memoir, and Boone Marshall, blues pianist and farmer, returns from a trip to New Orleans with a wife, nightclub singer Jasmine Boudreaux.
William Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure": A Retelling in Prose
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Price: Free! Words: 37,730. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's problem play "Measure for Measure." People who read this version first will find it much easier to understand the language of the original play.
In Light of Ray
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
His initial plan of suicide begins to look unfeasible, a man tries to decide, on the basis of Ray’s ambiguous statements, whether he should die alone or invite an abandoned girl along. Ultimately affirming, this novel details a man’s drift from the Vancouver streets and the emptiness of dead-end jobs to a choice between embracing community and connection or disappearing into a waiting squalor.
The Gurry Room
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,770. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Did you ever wonder what really goes into a can of cat food? Frank Parker, a mechanic in a fish processing plant, discovers that some knowledge can be hazardous to your health. This is a novella of approximately 30,000 words.
Principles of Navigation
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,900. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by Fomite. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a small town in Indiana, local reporter Alice Becotte wants a baby to fill her heart. But Alice’s husband Rolly, a talented sculptor, harbors ambitions that draw him away from a steady gig at a “backwater” college and unravel the couple’s moorings. Principles of Navigation explores Alice and Rolly’s Jthrough loss, infidelity and heartbreak, guided only by fragile and fleeting glimpses of grace.
Conditions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,520. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Charles and Tony’s mother dies the estranged brothers struggle to pick up the pieces, particularly so given that one of them is mentally challenged and the other bitter about his place within the family. The conflict is drawn out over materialistic issues, but there are other underlying problems which go to the heart of what it means to be part of a family and to be human.
Time To Let Go
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,560. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Following an incident at work Stewardess Hanna Korhonen decides to take time off to spend time with her elderly parents in rural England. There she finds that her family can't provide the easy getaway that she had hoped for. Her mother suffers from Alzheimer's and while being confronted with the consequences of her issues at work, she and her entire family are forced to reassess their lives.
Backpaddling: A River Adventure in Reverse
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,110. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It’s the summer of 2004, and a Harvard-educated journalist sets off on an outdoor adventure, expecting to find the essence of America in the uncharted backwaters of his adopted Heartland home. Instead, his trip is undone by drug dealers, monster hunters and his own rapidly disintegrating personal life.
Cicada Spring: A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,550. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
After fifteen-year-old Kara Price accuses the beloved mayor of Heartsridge, Massachusetts, of raping her and no one takes action, the people of this small New England town discover a truth about themselves that may have been better left buried.
Acquiescence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,240. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Pamina Campbell learns of a murder committed over two hundred years ago in her Connecticut farmhouse in order to avenge an unforgivable crime, she accepts that she has no idea how the universe works, except that it requires acquiescence at every point. Two plot threads twine as one woman calls to another across three centuries.
The Schrodinger Solution
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You set the price! Words: 64,300. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Samantha Griffen is a scientist investigating strange anomalies in the laboratory where she works for Thorne Industries. She hires an intern who she fears may be spying on her work for her employer. The strange occurrences start to gain in significance and impact globally, threatening the destruction of life, the Earth, and even the universe. Can Samantha find the Schrodinger Solution in time?
Sebastian
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,910. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sebastian is the story of a young man who, due to an unfortunate accident, has his leg amputated shortly before World War I. When his father is drafted to the war it falls to him to run the family grocery store in Vienna, to grow into his responsibilities, bear loss and uncertainty, and hopefully find love.
The Music of Lost Things
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,940. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the Parisian landscape of artists and writers Caroline, an American photographer, arrives to make her way. With an auspicious start life reveals its beauty to her but her circumstances quickly change. She sees another side of reality and must learn to adapt. The nuances of desire, the importance of place and identity, and the high solitude of the exile are themes explored.
Lighting the World
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,390. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Wade Rule reveals to his classmate Maria that he plans to run off to Vermont to escape his domineering mother. When Maria tells him she'd rather run off than live with her father, Wade makes up his mind to take Maria along. But when he shows up at school with a shotgun to fetch her, things go horribly wrong.
The Luck of the Weissensteiners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,000. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the sleepy town of Bratislava in 1933 a romantic girl falls for a bookseller from Berlin. Greta Weissensteiner, daughter of a Jewish weaver, slowly settles in with the Winkelmeier clan just as the developments in Germany start to make waves in Europe. The political climate in the disintegrating Czechoslovakia becomes more complex and affects relations between the couple and the families.
Nothing Beside Remains
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,340. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015 by Fomite. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The year is 1976. East and West are being dissolved in an increasingly globalized world. The narrative moves between India during and after the Emergency and Vienna in the remembered shadow of the Anschluss, while drawing larger parallels about the consequences of intolerance. Chaos stalks the streets as the characters confront their inner holocausts.