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A Short Stay in Hell
By Steven L. Peck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,590. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by Strange Violin Editions. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An ordinary family man, geologist, and Mormon, Soren Johansson has always believed he'll be reunited with his loved ones after death in an eternal hereafter. Then, he dies. Soren wakes to find himself cast by a God he has never heard of into a Hell whose dimensions he can barely grasp: a vast library he can only escape from by finding the book that contains the story of his life.
Mr. Wallace Takes a Wife
By R.S. Dean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.5 star(3.60 from 5 reviews)
A small English community is shocked when the local eccentric announces his plans to marry a woman no one has ever seen. Is his intended a real person, or is she a figment of his imagination?
The Paris Syndrome
By John Roman Baker
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Wilkinson House. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A dark exploration of illicit desire, madness and paternal responsibility. Francis has two sons. When one of them disappears in Paris, he returns to the city of his youth to search for him, and once more, the city becomes a place of illusion, frustration, deceit and passion. Francis is desperately in love with his son, but what secret desires are at play in the minds of his two grown-up boys?
Eve (Adam's Memoir)
By Ken Kaye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,260. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rejecting Milton's theological vision of Paradise Lost, Ken Kaye takes only one Biblical assertion literally: that Adam lived 930 years. A lot can happen in forty generations or so..
The Empty City
By Berit Ellingsen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Urban explorer and lucid dreamer Brandon Minamoto discovers that outside his thoughts and emotions exists a world that is silent and open, surrounding him and everyone else. The Empty City is about awakening to universal truths and one’s true self, told in short episodes that each describe a place, a dream, a question, a memory, a fantasy or an event.
Leaving Gilead
By Robert Crompton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,700. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Melanie rebels against the authoritarian religion of her family, she is cut off and has to make her way in life alone. Only then does she learn about Susan who had broken free a generation earlier.
A Surgeon With Big Ears
By Jorge O. Just
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
“A Surgeon with Big Ears” describes the turmoil caused by Ross Steingard, an oversexed surgical resident on his cardiac surgery rotation at a big city hospital. His constant hitting on the operating room nurses and other disruptive behavior brings about a surprising revenge.
Summertime Blues
By B. R. Fleming
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,780. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Summertime Blues chronicles the coming-of-age of Peter Bennings as he weaves his way through high school and the "sturm und drang" of the teenage years. The novel simultaneously traces the “British invasion” and the emergence of Rock and Roll. Peter’s universal appeal, though, rests in his quest for answers to the ubiquitous questions about girls and sex and dating that no one will help answer.
Paradox Lost: A Divine Comedy Book II
By Daniel L. Lowery
Series: The Paradox Lost Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
L'Inferno, the second part of Paradox Lost, has Steve Adams taking a job at a fundamentalist school. Adams thinks he can walk the intellectual tightrope between science and religion. When the university president's daughter tempts him into joining her family Adams begins to compromise his principles. Will a lifestyle of ease cause him to abandon science for superstition?
The Painting of Porcupine City: A Novel
By Ben Monopoli
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Sexy and sweet, gritty and gut-wrenching, "The Painting of Porcupine City" takes readers on a graffiti-covered adventure spanning years and hemispheres and miles of painted walls. From the author of "The Cranberry Hush."
...The Twain Shall Meet
By j guevara
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,310. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.75 star(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Twain's mind in modern times; insight with bite.
Tarantula Woman
By Donald O'Donovan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Not since Charles Bukowski's Factotum has a transgressive autobiographical novel touched upon with such rawness the everyday realities of a modern-day American desperado.
The Artistic Life
By Mark SaFranko
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by the incomparable Mark SaFranko.
Fabric of a Family
By Valerie Crandall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,820. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fabric of a Family is the story of the lives, loves, and marriages of the Woodhouse family, their five children and two eccentric aunts.
The World Unseen
By Shamim Sarif
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,730. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Winner of the Pendleton May First Novel Award and a Betty Trask Award, The World Unseen is a captivating human drama and love story between two women who discover universal truths about integrity, justice and finding your voice in 1950's South Africa. 'Elegant and understated' The Times
Under the Willow Tree and Other Stories
By Jeremy Perry
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,400. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Contained within are ten stories that feature a cast of emotionally charged characters who deal with the difficulties of life the only way they themselves know how. Some of these tales are honed with a psychological edge and sprinkled with a dash of dark humor, while others cross over into the realms of tragedy, coming of age, and the paranormal.
Mediterranean (Sunrise)
By Panait Istrati
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 34,280. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
_Mediterranean (Sunrise)_ follows the young vagabond Adrien Zograffi as he sets sail from his native Romania. At sea, he meets Moussa, a Romanian Jew traveling to Alexandria, Egypt, in an attempt to bring a wayward daughter, Sarah, now being pimped by her boyfriend, back into the fold. Adrien and Moussa join forces and are witnesses to and participants in the events that seal Sarah's fate.
The Prince and the Singularity - A Circular Tale
By Pedro Barrento
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,670. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.25 star(4.32 from 28 reviews)
This is the story of the Prince aka the Master aka Francis, who is more or less immortal and goes through the millennia fighting Desire and Rejection, the roots of all unhappiness and evil. He always fails until the moment he loses interest and decides to die, which he doesn't. Instead he gets promoted.
Short Stories
By Imaginative Publishing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fascinated by the human condition, the individual, and philosophy, L.R. Drake incorporates these elements into each one of his stories. This ebook contains four stories: “My Friend Nick” “The Man Who Cheated Death” “The Faithful Student" “Between Death and Life"
Sunderwynde Revisited
By Joel Bresler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Strange happenings are in store for the residents of 4526 Sunderwynde Drive. An ancient Indian curse is about to go down, and a bungling group of oddballs wants to be there when it does. The results are hilarious, and will shake everyone off their foundations!