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Where the Rain Gets In by Adrian White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,430. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
"Exceptionally well-written." (Martina Devlin, Irish Daily Star). Katie, a successful investment banker and media commentator, self-harms each morning before work. Nice Guy Mike - the only man she ever allowed get close to her - steps out of her past and back into her life, unearthing secrets and memories that long lay buried in the Arizona desert. The price we pay for the life we make.
A Fleeting Glimpse by Miles Rothwell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,000. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
...a fleeting glimpse... depicts the inner most thoughts of a person deconstructing the way in which their mind perceives reality. The story involves a struggling writer disillusioned with life, who sets about recording his thoughts and dreams in a journal that is originally intended to be a parody of a self-help book.
A Packet of Dreams by John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,650. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
27 short prose pieces, 2 novelettes and a one-act play provide a feast for all who love mysteries, romance, fantasy, humor and suspense. The novelettes are thrillers, set in Egypt. 2 essays won awards for Best Humor, while another 2 are drawn from the author's own encounters as an apprentice writing contest judge. The author himself is now Chief Judge for 3 of America's leading literary events.
Sonoran Ruminations by Gerald R. Stanek
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 53,680. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story collection set in the desert southwest features spiritual themes. What do terracotta suns have to do with racism? Is a little bliss worse than no bliss at all? Who is The Alchemist, the one turning things to gold, the one concocting elixirs, or the one seeking immortality?
Yes, And... by Katherine Lato
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,550. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
"Yes, And..." is a common saying in improvisational theater, and a life philosophy that a group learns to apply in Edinburgh. One of the organizers agrees to an early performance, forcing the group to scramble to be ready. Aside from two professionals, the rest of the group signed up for an interesting vacation, and a chance to perform. Many truths are revealed in the 24 hours of the novel.
Attraction and Repulsion by Robert Scott Leyse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,320. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
The setting is Paris. The agenda is merrymaking. The unexpected is two people falling in love and fighting for the right to love, as an ex-friend of the woman becomes insanely jealous, and clinically insane, and does his best to keep them apart. A love and adventure story--with a large cast of colorful characters--that takes place in the parks, cemeteries, streets, and on the rooftops of Paris.
Falling Rock by Bethany Harvey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Darcy is a rural mail carrier whose solitude is broken only when playing in her friends' band -- especially with the singer, Helen. Darcy is in love with her, but Helen is trapped in a contentious marriage for the sake of her disabled son. Darcy knows all she and Helen can have together is their music. That's enough, until an outsider reminds her that more is possible -- just not with Helen.
Mud Puddlers by Shaun Bailey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,370. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
William Black isn’t content pouring Hoover Dam's concrete. He’s more concerned with running an underground lottery complete with runners, middle men—the works. The only thing standing in his way is the boomtown's mayor. He'd love nothing more than to send Black to the very back of the bread line, or worse. He could cement Black's legacy as a warning to every gangster intent on creating Sin City.
Cream Sam Summer by Nicholas Nigro
Series: A Bean Grows in the Bronx. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,860. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
It’s summertime in the Bronx, 1978. The ideal backdrop for Cream Sam Summer and its myriad characters to confront past ghosts and ponder their futures, too, because nothing stays the same—nothing at all. Not neighborhoods and not people. Written with heart and humor from the perspective of a sixteen-year-old Bronx boy, Cream Sam Summer is a retro YA with appeal to adults of all ages as well.
Branches - Three Stories About Family by Joel Arnold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General(4.00 from 1 review)
BRANCHES contains three short stories about family relationships by award winning author Joel Arnold; 'Korean Mother is Dying' 'A Hand to Hold' and ''Jump!' the Water Master Cried'. While mostly known for his horror and suspense, here author Joel Arnold presents a trio of emotionally charged literary shorts that just may leave you crying, cheering, or both.
The Barn: A Short Story by Erin Wilcox
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A timely piece of Americana for readers of literary fiction and the Southern Gothic genre. When George lost his wife, it nearly killed him. Now he has also lost his son. An accident compels George to share space with his son's widow, an African American woman, forcing him to confront his wife's legacy and the prejudice that has defined his family's past, to choose between nostalgia and the future.
Toccata for the Unknown by JMS
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,260. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Follow Tim, a writer looking for inspiration, as he stumbles upon the strangest place in town, a place with no name, which he calls “The Restaurant”. In there he finally finds the inspiration he was looking for, or so he thought. A journey of stories being told, a dream meeting with Einstein, but most of all a hunt after his past, a past that is slipping away.
After All Is Said And Done - A Novel of Infidelity, Healing & Forgiveness by Belinda G. Buchanan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 130,030. Language: American English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.50 from 2 reviews)
What would you do if you found out the son you loved wasn't yours? Ethan Harrington's world has just been shattered... Nobody wakes up one morning and decides this is the day they are going to cheat on their spouse, but when the opportunity presents itself - it ultimately becomes a choice, and that choice, whether good or bad, can have irrevocable consequences.
Making Family by Jennifer White
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,670. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in Newfoundland, this is the story of strong women who are thrown together because of unthinkable circumstances. A lonely old lady who spends her time wrapped in memories of a time long gone. A teenager facing decisions that no child should have to make, with no support from her own mother. Sometimes strength skips a generation, and love binds through the ages.
The Leap Year Boy by Marc Simon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
What makes Alex so remarkable is that even though he’s full-term at birth, he weighs just two pounds one ounce, and is nine inches long. Despite his size, Alex is perfectly healthy. However, his body grows at one-fourth the rate of a normal child—so that after one year, he’s the size of a three-month-old—but his mind grows much quicker.
Tables of Joy by Jessica Barksdale Inclan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,970. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
Thanksgiving: A time for thanks. A time for joy. A time for laughter. But not at the Flynn table. There's a sibling rivalry, disappointment and heartbreak, and the love that brings the family together year after year. Told from the perspective of those invited, this novel follows two families who gather round a table and fake the thanks.
Cuervo Púrpura by Maribel Peralta
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,180. Language: Spanish. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Inspirada en la problemática de los genocidios recurrentes en mi país, México, y cómo es que la justicia jamás repara el daño recibido por parte de las víctimas que se quedan sin voz y trascienden las fronteras de lo intangible mientras se pierden en la bruma de la indiferencia. Atrévete a conocer a Marie Le Brun desde su escondite, un capullo de cartón endurecido con el engrudo de la vida.
Beneath the Weight of Sadness by Gerald L. Dodge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,280. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Beneath the Weight of Sadness is a novel about Truman Engroff, a gay, seventeen-year-old boy, living in an affluent, New Jersey town, Persia, who is brutally murdered one early Sunday morning. The murder becomes sensational not only for the fact that Truman is gay, but because the town is peopled with mostly wealthy conservatives who view anomalous lifestyles as a disruption to their world views.
All Flavors by Julie A. Barnes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,530. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
The Law of Attraction is in novel form! All Flavors effectively delivers a complete teaching full of wisdom and warmth, while focusing on the spiritual aspects of the Law of Attraction. This short novel touches on the subjects of human equality, religious tolerance, and global peace. All Flavors is a powerful vehicle for swift enlightenment, an emotional journey, and a call to action.
I Don't Believe In Sundays by Stephen Kirkaldy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,800. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Biographical
Confronted by his own mortality, Ben Richards must decide how he will spend his time before he shuffles off this mortal coil. He must deal with the big questions of faith and the afterlife, as well as the less important questions of 'Call of Duty' versus 'Halo'. They say it's not the destination, but the journey that is important - this is his journey.