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The Long and the short
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,530. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This collection of 25 short stories is by the author of "Book of Days," "The Odor of Orchids," "The Lady from Spain" and the six-book series, "DREW NOLAN — reluctant detective." Both entertaining and quirky, these 25 showcase the author's ability to see things usually missed, and to present them in a clear and cogent appeal to the emotions, passions and intelligence of readers. They're also fun.
Le Gang des bigoudènes - L'Intégrale I
Series: Le gang des bigoudènes. Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 70,220. Language: French. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sous le ciel de Paris s'aiment, se déchirent, se retrouvent ou se découvrent Anna, Tristana, Leila et Suzanna, quatre lesbiennes égarées dans les méandres de l'amour. Quatre femmes qui construisent pas à pas leur vie au rythme de leurs rendez-vous dans les cafés, de nuits d'amour tendres ou passionnées, de rencontres belles ou insensées. Follement libres d'aimer. Nouvelle édition.
Dia Linn - I - Le Livre d'Eileen (partie 1 : Terra Mahurr)
Series: Dia Linn, Livre 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: French. Published: September 23, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Terra Mahurr, « la terre du pays de mon père », est une genèse. Celle de Dia Linn, l’histoire d’une lignée familiale à travers les siècles et les continents. Elle y trouve sa source, dans les brumes et l’âpreté des terres irlandaises, qui forgent des hommes fiers et des femmes conquérantes.
The Phoenix Collection: The Phoenix Rises and The Phoenix Burns
Series: Spontaneous Choices · Spontaneous Choices Adventures · Infinite House of Books. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,860. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two books for one great price! This collection brings together THE PHOENIX RISES and THE PHOENIX BURNS into a single volume. This is part of the SPONTANEOUS CHOICES ADVENTURES collection presented by INFINITE HOUSE OF BOOKS, which feature women fueled by passion that may lead to consequences!
The Last Hour
Series: Thompson Sisters, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 139,260. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Carrie Thompson-Sherman's charmed life begins to unravel as a jealous colleague puts her fellowship in jeopardy and a hideous secret Ray carried home from Afghanistan comes to light. Hanging on by a single thread, a disastrous accident puts both her husband and her sister's lives at risk. Heartbroken, Carrie will be faced with the most devastating choice of her life.
Lazarus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,040. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Luke Collins is a schoolteacher, failed inventor and atheist, who raises his son from the dead. His celebrity status is short-lived, however, when an incident from his past is revealed in the media. He flees to a Greek island from which he is eventually deported. When he returns, he discovers that his son has a new identity, precipitating in Collins, albeit too late, a life-changing revelation.
Open Wounds, Secret Obsessions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,640. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This remarkable collection of fourteen short stories introduces a powerful new voice in literary fiction. In each of these compelling narratives, Canadian author Linda Joyce Ott creates a deceptively smooth surface where ogres and monsters lurk below. Her characters mysteriously pass from normalcy into serious obsession, if not madness, and the reader is never quite able to say when this happens.
Black Wine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,370. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Five Rivers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Winner of the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, Crawford Award, and Prix Aurora Award. An old woman hangs in a cage; a young woman slaves on a rich lord's estate. How does a woman discover and assert her identity in a primeval, barbaric world? From slave dens to merchant cities to isolated mountains, Candas Jane Dorsey's novel is a powerful exploration of gender, identity, and freedom.
The Inflatable Buddha
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 94,350. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Armadillo Central. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Inflatable Buddha is a warm, witty and poignant account of the lives of three boys from disparate cultural backgrounds, set against the dramatic backdrop of Hungary’s recent history.
L'ombre du Guépard (Les Trois Âges - Volume 2)
Series: Les Trois Âges, Volume 2. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 78,460. Language: French. Published: September 16, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Alternative history
« L’ombre du Guépard », c’est l’itinéraire d’une pâtisserie qui aurait pu changer le monde et c’est aussi l’histoire d’un nourrisson oublié dans un carton, qui échappera à la rafle du Vel d’Hiv. Après « La marque du Lynx », « L’ombre du Guépard » est le second volume de la trilogie « Les Trois Âges », qui suit une famille franco-italienne de 1908 à l’aube du XXIe siècle.
Dear Adam
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,150. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Adam is the embodiment of every fantasy Eden's ever had. Their whirlwind relationship is so intense and all consuming that soon she can’t imagine being with anyone else. But there’s one thing that’s keeping Adam and Eden from their happily ever after. They’ve never met. She doesn’t even know what he looks like. Is Adam too good to be true or is the truth more startling than fiction?
Tales of Mystery and Truth
Price: Free! Words: 46,310. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection of seven tales, sprung from the novel "The Beggars of Azure", features crocodile men, books that don't exist, portals through time, living paintings, and, of course, love. Some of the tales feature characters or detail events from the novel. Some of these tales are tangential to the mood and themes in the novel. All of them testify to the fact that reality answers to no one.
Better You Go Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,340. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
Chico Lenoch wonders why his Czech father refuses to contact family left behind the Iron Curtain. After discovering letters revealing the existence of a half-sister, he travels to the Czech Republic to find his forgotten sister and unearth the secrets his father has buried all these years. Chico’s quest is complicated by his urgent need for a donor kidney. Might his sister be a candidate?
Hollywood Assistant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Hollywood superstar suffers a mental collapse, her marriage is falling apart, her career is on the ropes and the only one keeping it all together is her loyal assistant and friend, Darryl. Problem is, he's kind of in love with her. Soon he finds himself drawn into a story that is much like the movies his employer stars in. But in real life the answers aren't in the script...
L'enfance sans alibi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,520. Language: French. Published: September 10, 2013 by Editions Dedicaces. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
En prononçant ton nom de Marilem, je n’ai fait que chérir l’absolu d’un désir, comme on vénère l’effigie des îles Marquises, celle-là même qui reconnaît en nous, la puissance mythique des tatouages et stigmates d’une vie commise aux sources de l’enfance.
The Night Friends
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,120. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Inspired by a real-life crime that shocked New York City in the late 1990s, "The Night Friends" unfolds in the shadowy netherworld of Central Park after dark. After a chance encounter, a lonely, troubled man becomes friendly with three misfit teenagers who see the park as their refuge—until a series of fraught misunderstandings leads to a nightmarish final scene of hallucinatory intensity.
The Circle Game
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
An otherwordly inspirational speaker has life going for him until he encounters his ex girlfriend who makes him melt, literally.
A Vision At Sunrise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
this is the story of a boy coming from meager beginnings who by hard work rises above a life of poverty to become a successful entrepreneur. but along the way he makes some bad choices which come back to haunt him and ultimately destroys his business and his personal life. He decides to end it all one morning at sunrise and he sees in those final moments both the joys and the futility of his life.
Guppy Soup
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 23,660. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stories in Guppy Soup explore human nature and how we sometimes simply don't live up to our potential. Guppy Soup reveals us as who we (oftentimes) are: impatient, petty, jealous, flawed creatures who have knee-jerk reactions to the world of appearances; people who fall too far short of achieving a charitable outlook on life and on others to be considered good.
The Odor of Orchids
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,270. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Charles Bechtel. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book takes you into the steamy summer-hot mountains of western North Carolina, but it's not a regional book. History is made equally among people who do not make it into the news, and the history of three strangers coming together becomes a microcosm of what troubles the daily life of us all. Love, loss, sex, strangeness, hope, anxiety, confusion, betrayal... these and more are all in there.