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Missing the Mark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 250,290. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a book replete with suspense and danger. Margaret Ann will capture your heart as you sympathize and empathize with her. The main character grows up before your very eyes, and she makes the wrong choices at times, experiencing danger and fear, and contacts with those in the highest levels of government. Her sleuthingis amazing, and her resourcefulness will amaze the reader.
A History of the World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,340. Language: American English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A History of the World is a haunting exploration of the mystery of human connection. A novella with the fullness of dimension and scope of a much bigger book, the story is set in a fictional rural American town in the early 1980’s and is told by six narrators, including two ghosts. W.A. Smith's language is luminous, provocative and profound, by turns lyrical and magical.
His Last Nine Words
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,980. Language: American English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of interconnected stories concerned with the loyalty, love and desire that bind families together and the emotional and spiritual forces that may rip them apart. Fathers yearn for deeper connection with their sons; sons chafe under their fathers' control and wonder about their own lives. From aged patriarchs to distant dads to a Vietnam vet who fears he cannot have children.
The Last Snowsuit of Eva Braun
Price: $4.19 USD. Words: 95,710. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
The last five days in Hitler's Berlin bunker in 1945, told through the watchful eyes of his loyal Alsatian, Blondi. A young German officer falls for Eva Braun, and tries to convince her to escape her suicide pact and fly away with him. Can the affair they conduct behind the back of the Führer change history forever?
Confused by Design
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,280. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Boy meets Girl - Girl is a lesbian - Boy becomes a Girl so they can be together.
Carp Fishing on Valium
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 98,490. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013 by Tangible Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
First published by St Martin’s Press in 2000, this new edition of Carp Fishing on Valium by rocker Graham Parker now includes “Kernley Days,” an interconnected trilogy of previously unpublished stories. These eccentric tales, placed in the “desolate southern suburbs” of England as well as Morocco, New York, and Cleveland, all feature the Zelig-like protagonist Brian Porker.
Flowers For The Journey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A 4 Story Collection: This collection contains the following 4 stories: 1. When There Was One 2. Can You Please Be Quiet 3. My Son And I 4. Forever Famine
Insect: An Entomological Fairy Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,450. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fairy tales
Trapped within a palace following a holocaust, the inhabitants—two queens, one dysfunctional and the other petulant, an angry gardener, a lovelorn soldier, a jester, a court magician, a distraught minstrel and an oracle hiding behind the boiler—seek to survive in their post-apocalyptic isolation, though the greatest threat may come from the memory of the King, which haunts the palace.
Rabbit
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A middle aged slacker at the turn of the century, and the children he has created and destroyed. A novella.
Jack Dawkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Golbin Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Jack Dawkins, once known as the Artful Dodger in the streets of London, was sent to Australia on a prison ship when he was little more than a boy. Now he has returned to find that London has changed while the boy has turned into a man.
The Name of His Fathers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,090. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young Jewish man from Texas, Eric Jacobs, moves toward Orthodox belief and practice while at college in New Orleans. THE NAME OF HIS FATHERS is a story about spiritual journeys -- beginning them, resisting them, joining them, nurturing and repairing them. And it is about the humor, grace, and good cheer that can be found along the way.
Child Bride
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,000. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Aisha is a young girl forcefully married to a wealthy forty-year old man. The poverty in her family is heightened by the drought in her country. Daily, she visits her mother’s dry farmland, praying for rain to fall and moisten the soil. She knows all hope is lost.
Lydia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,250. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Divorced, living alone, an old dog as his only companion, Ed Austin's world has contracted into something simple, solitary—and safe. Then he acquires a box of forgotten letters written by a despondent farm wife in 1830, and things get complicated. When he moves into her abandoned homestead, he's visited by Lydia Starbird herself. Is she a ghost? A time traveler? The invention of a yearning soul?
An American Family
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 175,890. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A sprawling multi-generational novel about five siblings in a Jewish-American family. Beginning the day JFK was assassinated and ending on 9/11, the story takes us to Woodstock, Vietnam, Haight-Ashbury, the music scene on the Sunset Strip and the upper west side of Manhattan. More than just one family’s story, this book is a trip through the tumultuous changes in America during these years.
The Days of a King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A weird, cross-country coming of age story. Adam lets things happen to him. He's never been one to go out and do something. But he's had enough of that. He decides to start heading West and with each step, the journey gets stranger and stranger.
Siamese Dreams
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 108,020. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Ready to change the world, two high school friends from America begin a new life in Thailand. They take new names, learn Thai, and experiment with sex, drugs and radical lifestyles -- from spectacular poverty to salacious stardom. Set amid economic booms and an epic tsunami disaster, Siamese Dreams is rich with emotion, wit and insights into relations across cultures and sexes.
12 Steps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,280. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
12 Steps is a novel about addiction, recovery, and the ways in which we're all a little more broken then we want to believe.
The Saint
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,910. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
The Saint is a modern retelling of the Job story which recounts one man’s difficult, troubling and frequently maddening journey through the ramifications of divorce, infidelity, and the nature of relationships to ask not “Why do good men suffer?” but “After suffering, can we ever be fully restored?”
London, in Limbo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Craig first enters The Kennedys he has been stripped of everything recognisable and comfortable in his life. He starts frequenting the north London café daily. Over the following three weeks he establishes himself as a regular and has his opinions and preconceptions challenged at every turn by many of the café's atypical guests, forcing him to examine his job, ambitions, and life in London.
Anchored Leaves
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Vicious dogs named Waldo, love potions, lost souls overflow an old house with haunting memories. Beautifully written, heartbreaking to read.