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The Labyrinth
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 113,020. Language: American English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A romantic adventure wrapped in a thriller, The Labyrinth chronicles the strange life and death of John Jones, whose involvement in a murder when he was 15 years old shapes his whole life afterward. Four people read the manuscript he leaves behind and try to answer this question: Who really was John Jones?
We Dare Not Whisper
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2015 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Set in rural Wisconsin, We Dare Not Whisper explores the toxic legacy of a self-destructive family. With hauntingly beautiful prose, Jan Netolicky illuminates the suffering of individuals with bipolar disorder and the unthinkable challenges facing those closest to them.
Stranger
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,350. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
‘A stranger. A comet’s tail. A vision, resembling an improved version of Lord Byron’. An image sprouting from the depths of the author’s memory, serving him as a pinpoint in his search for the lost path in his life, of his destiny which had silently abandoned him somewhere on the long journey.
In Shadow: A Novel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Clover’s got two choices: remain an outcast in the small town where she’s lived her whole life, or move clear across the country like her prodigal stepbrother Mason. Clover is forever paying for her father’s sins at home, but leaving is unimaginable. When Mason comes home for their sister’s wedding, his presence reignites Clover’s past. Even in dreams, there’s no escaping a hungry shadow...
The Darkest Valley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,250. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A pastor's wife with a deep secret is dying of cancer, his young aboriginal convert is in danger of being kidnapped and initiated into Longhouse spirit dancing rituals, and his congregation is firing him. In desperation, he recruits a local newspaper editor to publish the truth about the Longhouse. Along the way truth is put to the test, and when his wife's secret is revealed, so is their faith.
The Local Rag
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,440. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
All Jim Mitchell wants to do is publish an honest newspaper. Print stories that serve the interest of the community with no slant, no bias, no spin, and make a modest living doing it? So why do people want to kill him for it?
The Dream Shelf
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,940. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Dream Shelf follows Sam Archer on a journey of hope, frustration, elation and shame as he struggles to uncover the secret of his father’s hidden past. Along the way it examines the basis of human motivation, asks whether doing the wrong thing can sometimes be the right thing to do and highlights lessons in sacrifice and integrity that one generation must pass on to the next.
One Moment in Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,300. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After a violent accident, Jack Barrett had a new outlook on life. He took on adventures that made him one of the world's most admired people. With each step, Jack grew as a person and a leader; risking himself and his family to save others. In the end, Jack was about to die, or was he? Prepare yourself for a surprising ending that questions the nature between life and death, reality and dream.
Where the Rain Gets In
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.
Zaid: A Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,360. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twenty-Four year old Zaid has just been released from prison and hopes to reunite with Amiah, the mother of his child. After a shocking event, Zaid's life is forever changed and he is faced with his most difficult challenge yet. Now, he must confront the trauma of his past in order to end the cycle of tragedy and violence, if he hopes to create a better future for his daughter.
Sonoran Ruminations
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?
Extremus Terra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,200. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
As a tenuous truce among the peoples of Extremus Terra continues to border on a world war, Lucas Torinac is reluctantly allowed to begin his Quest, a passage into adulthood among his people. But as he attempts to navigate his way through an unforgiving world, Lucas begins to realize that even magic and the fantastic creatures he must face are not as threatening as the races of humanity itself.
A Whisper to a Scream (The Bibliophiles: Book One)
Series: The Bibliophiles, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,890. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Annie, recently diagnosed with unexplained infertility, and Sarah, a stay-at-home mom, meet through a Classics Book Club, each thinks the other one's life is so much better than her own. But is the grass truly greener on the other side of the fence?
Lily's Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 287,940. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Canada
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Lily’s Story tells the tale of a remarkable pioneer woman, born in the backwoods of Ontario in 1840. Lily’s struggle to survive and grow and discover her place in the scheme of things is complicated by the travail of frontier living, and the impact of historical events themselves. Lily’s Story is part history and part fable, with historical personages and a bizarre gallery of local characters.
Tallulah Tempest: A Novella
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,580. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A celebration of a tempestuous relationship—stress can be transformative in a positive way.
Lion Within
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,450. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Leo is a troubled young man, constantly on the brink of disaster. In the midst of his own emotional turmoil, Leo meets Elizabeth, single mom of a newborn, with a lot on her plate and a past that she won't acknowledge. Can Leo reach Elizabeth, and at the same time, come to terms with his own past?
Beulah's House of Prayer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Some storms bring destruction. Others bring salvation. On Black Sunday, the worst dust storm in history brings with it a choice: Sugar must decide whether or not to return home, leaving the hospitality—and love—of Barmy’s inhabitants. A stunning Depression-era literary novel with a touch of magical realism, Beulah's House of Prayer captivates until the very end.
Attraction and Repulsion
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.
Yes, And...
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.
Solomon's Magpie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With Solomon's Magpie Robert Crompton returns to his favourite haunts in Cheshire to disentangle a story told by Solomon Whitaker, boatman, basket-maker and brewer. Solomon heard the tale from his mother and he went to the trouble of learning to read and write so that he could set it down.

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