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Quiet Falling
Price: Free! Words: 54,970. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
How culpable are we in the events that define our history? Bob Bailey did not join the International Brigade in the Spanish civil war. Instead, he finds adventure at home in 1930's Cheltenham. Or rather, it is visited upon him as he becomes an unwitting accomplice in one of European history's most notorious air attacks.
El Arte del Terror - Volumen 2
Price: Free! Words: 31,660. Language: Spanish. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
En el segundo volumen del proyecto: el arte del Terror, el lector hará las delicias de 13 cuentos de Horror, fantasía y misterio, escrito por 13 escritores independientes.
Second Chances
Price: Free! Words: 75,100. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jaime Cox is the lucky girl who'd won the heart of handsome hockey star, Justin Rowland, but after 14 years she gave up on getting his proposal. Soon after jumping into the dating pool she meets Tyler MacDonald, who's nothing like Justin. His career and repute in ruins, he has nothing to offer her but his heart, but just when things are getting serious, Justin returns. Whose heart will she break?
Een brandend dek
Price: Free! Words: 63,540. Language: Dutch. Published: November 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In de Gouden Eeuw verlieten duizenden Nederlanders de Republiek om onder de vlag van de VOC op Ceylon hun geluk te beproeven. Tegen het einde van de achttiende eeuw had zich daar een rijke Hollandse gemeenschap gevormd, maar toen het in Engelse handen kwam emigreerden de meeste families naar Batavia. De achtergebleven gezinnen waren rond 1900 geheel opgegaan in de Brits koloniale samenleving.
Rosemary for Remembrance:The Tragedy of Ophelia
Price: Free! Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
We all think we know Ophelia’s story. Hers is a tragedy peripheral to the greater tragedy of Hamlet. But what if she were the centre? Imagine an Elsinore where identity and meaning are as fluid as water, where love and loss, life and death, past and present flow together and one woman’s imagination might have the power to transform the hell of madness itself into a kind of beauty.
Vingt-Quatre Sept
Price: Free! Words: 47,260. Language: French. Published: November 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » European / French
Bienvenue dans un monde que personne ne comprend. Cette histoire est celle de nos vies, folles, précipitées sous un déluge d’informations et de médias. En son cœur, les réseaux sociaux, qui sont la drogue douce des temps modernes. Nous nageons dedans vingt-quatre heures sur vingt-quatre, sept jours sur sept. Comment y mener sa vie ?
Sweet Bread
Price: Free! Words: 43,370. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
This book contains stories and essays of anthropology, romance, philosophy, and art. There is realism and magical realism, humor and black humor. There are made-up worlds and the shack next door. Find herein pieces on the Carthaginians, Robert Burns, bus stops, the Amazon, David Attenborough, parenthood, YouTube, alcoholism, Heraclitus, and The Revolutionary War.
Burning at Both Ends
Price: Free! Words: 47,050. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of my short stories; including fan favorites "My Tattoo" that details my difficulties growing up in a harsh environment and the downward spiral that followed and "A Midlife Night's Dream" where I attend a conference filled with people that are me as well.
A Sibling in Always
You set the price! Words: 92,800. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a severely deformed corpse lands on his embalming table, skilled mortician, Horace Carver is forced to confront his apathy towards life and the dark secrets hidden within himself, his family, and his hometown of Always, Indiana.
Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy, Abridged
Price: Free! Words: 131,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tristram Shandy, widely regarded as one of the great works of English literature, is also one of the most difficult to read. This edition simplifies and shortens the book to two-thirds of its original length, making it accessible to the general reader while retaining its wit and style.
Opealeux
Price: Free! Words: 36,070. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Opealeux has three parts - the first is set in 1920's Paris. Two impoverished artists struggle to maintain an existence. The second part has a contemporary setting revolving around two bohemians sailing around Indonesia and the third section is set in 2162 .The stories are linked with clues and threads creating an allegorical and surrealistic commentary on the nature of existence
A New Kind of Zeal
Series: A New Kind of Zeal trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 88,810. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
It is Summer in New Zealand, 2030. Tristan is hitching past Kerikeri, having just retired from Peace-making army duty in the Middle East. Rau, a Maori priest, takes him to Ninety Mile Beach, and there they meet Joshua Davidson. Now driving Joshua down the North Island toward the Beehive in Wellington, Rau is finding a new kind of faith, but Tristan knows he must end the growing threat of Joshua.
Watching Aliens
Price: Free! Words: 25,420. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Watching Aliens is a majestic collection that embodies the observation of humans. Actions, feelings and situations that may seem so alien to us are in fact, things so common. We humans, in this digital age have lost what is commonly known as, personal touch. Watching Aliens, is inspired by Jack Kerouac's modern haikus; the need for an inclusive society in this current age of rapid modernisation.
Priest on a Bicycle
You set the price! Words: 25,690. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Unconventional priest leaping out of the traditional box throwing caution to the wind moving from the pulpit to the neighborhood. Having a desire to be more connected and available to those around him. Knowing that change ends and begins within. To be more one has to do more. Don't wait for others, lead the way. Starts slow but the pace picks up as you read.
The Hawk: Part Nine
Series: The Hawk. Price: Free! Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
The death of President Kennedy casts a pall over those concerned about Eric. Meanwhile in Texas, Luke Richardson wonders about the identity of John Doe. Uncertain about his future with Stanford, Laurie assures Lynne that Eric will return, while Marek and Klaudia make plans for a 1964 reunion.
Waterlandsridge
Price: Free! Words: 22,380. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Waterlandsridge is the story of an African farm in the early 1960s told by two teenagers, a brother and a sister. Through what they see, experience and think we acquire an intimate insight into their rural universe with all its characteristic rhythms of life and death, hope and grief.
Collected Short Stories: Volume V
Price: Free! Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twenty-eight year-old Jesse Caldwell is painfully shy, lives at home and hates his moronic life. Miranda Huffington suffers from a gimpy leg and equally stunted personality. This is not your standard Harlequin romance.
Collected Short Stories: Volume IV
Price: Free! Words: 75,050. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
* Bethany Glaspell approached the first-ever meeting with Great-uncle Vern, a man who returned from the jungles of Vietnam with a Hmong bride and warped personality, much as a cat burglar might plan his next heist, telling no one, neither friend nor family, her intentions.
Collected Short Stories: Volume III
Price: Free! Words: 78,370. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
* A young boy spends a magical weekend with his sister, a former collegiate track star crippled in a freak accident. During the visit he learns a poignant lesson about the resilience of monarch butterflies and the human heart
Collected Short Stories: Volume II
Price: Free! Words: 84,850. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
* Grace Paulson’s train wreck of a personal life takes a turn for the better when the elementary school teacher meets a gifted artisan whose handmade jewelry boxes are featured at the local museum. Well-versed in nineteenth century Russian literature, Carl Solomon also happens to be the school janitor.