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Unkept by Ericka Clay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Vienna and Heather navigate through a friendship born of circumstance, devised to assuage their ambivalence towards motherhood and their tenuous relationship with reality, discovering the art of forgiveness. With humor and poignancy, Ericka Clay’s debut novel, Unkept, explores the thorny landscape of childhood trauma and the ferocious politics between little girls—and the adults they become.
Things You Can Do with a Brick by Amy Parker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction(4.00 from 1 review)
Trapped inside concrete walls, a woman's world narrows to one questions - what can you do with just one brick?
Nigel's Holiday by Tabitha Ormiston-Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Bestselling romance writer Nigel Hawthorne, brought low by writer's block, seeks inspiration in a walking tour of Romania, and finds more than he bargained for.
Lighting the World by Merle Drown
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,390. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Wade Rule reveals to his classmate Maria that he plans to run off to Vermont to escape his domineering mother. When Maria tells him she'd rather run off than live with her father, Wade makes up his mind to take Maria along. But when he shows up at school with a shotgun to fetch her, things go horribly wrong.
Penelope's Way by Blanche Howard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Penelope, age 70, searches for the meaning of life in the accreted layers of love, lust, guilt, family, pot luck suppers, and time and chaos theory. Her efforts may be destined to fail, but the journey is joyous. “This book is a great read: a compact narrative and a wide-ranging story… it ended far too soon,” wrote the Globe and Mail.
Leaving Gilead by Robert Crompton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: 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.
Finding Felicity by Thomas Biehl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,190. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
Genuine happiness… why would you settle for anything less? Passed over for a promotion at work, Devin wonders if his life has meaning; will he ever find that elusive happiness human beings all seek. While at a party attempting to drown his sorrows, the host suffers a tragic accident. Moments later, Devin meets the beautiful and mysterious Felicity, who somehow knows this dead man’s tale.
The Snake-Bearer by Peter Schnake
Series: Helium Quest. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Gathering begins like all others. The Healer claims unnatural powers and uses poor Latin. But the snake-bearer is new to brothers Mark and Orin. As the snake-bearer’s role becomes clear, Mark is scandalized. The prices the Healer demands are too high. And the outcomes, questionable. “He’s just another fraud,” Mark says. So then, why does Mark feel the Healer rummaging around in his head?
From History to Chance: A Girl's Journey by Jamaluddin Jamali
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
At their farm in Deplapur, Pakistan, Ahsen and his half-sister, Najma, grow up as siblings, sharing a mother, loving their unlovable time. Thanks to a camouflage, Najma's life is clean and calm, whereas Ahsen is battling with the demons of his past. As he loves her, he wants to protect her clean and calm world.
Sarah, Serendipitous by Teresa Hubley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,260. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As an historian, Sarah finds writing the life of a great American house goes smoothly until the present is the topic. Aside from the house's forceful head, Simon, she faces his needy daughter and mysterious business partners. She is tested most by possible love with Simon's moody nephew and balancing her own family's wishes. When painful stories emerge, she must decide her duty.
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.
I Russian Bride by Mark Katzman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,760. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Letters
True love or complete deception? Herewith 140 emails from Ivana - masseuse in a small hospital in Tair, Russia - to an older American man. Is either who they say they are? (is anybody who they say they are?) "I perish without your love to edge of a planet, Ivana."
The Recluse Storyteller by Mark W Sasse
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,160. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Recluse Storyteller weaves five stories into one as the loner Margaret not only searches for meaning from her reclusive life, but also gives meaning in the most unexpected ways to the troubled souls of her apartment complex. Part adventure, part tragedy, and part discovery, The Recluse Storyteller bridges genres, bringing hope and redemption to the broken relationships of modern society.
Off Somewhere by Z. Z. Boone
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,980. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Off Somewhere, Z.Z. Boone's debut story collection, is populated by characters who seek recognition and empowerment in a world that has suddenly become baffling. The characters are, for the most part, ordinary people driven to exceptional actions.
Mexican Autumn by John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
These inter-related short stories are set in a small Mexican fishing village, Bahia de los angeles--a real place in Baja California, 350 miles from the USA border. As the villagers largely depend upon American tourists for their income, many stories deal with the resulting clash of cultures. Dominating Bahia, a treacherous mountain, Tricky Devil, almost pushes the village into the Sea of Cortez.
The Rock Star in the Mirror (or, How David Bowie Ruined My Life) by Sharon E. Cathcart
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.13 from 8 reviews)
Joe is a small-town Oregon guy. He's madly in love with Lynnie ... who has a huge crush on David Bowie. Joe will do almost anything to get Lynnie's attention, but there are always consequences.
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. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary(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?
Lifestyle Choice by Tabitha Ormiston-Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
We all make choices that govern the course of our lives. But sometimes, the choice may not turn out to be what we think it is....
The Great Imitator by Colyer Reuthe
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,860. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Great Imitator is a haunting account of a family tortured by the unsolved disappearance of a much-adored mother, an accused father never absolved for her presumed death, and a son and daughter who have avoided disillusionment at any cost to maintain sanity. Cast into a chaotic sequence of events, the family is left with just one question: who would you become if you risked telling the truth?
The Story of Albert Ross by Scott Andrews
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: British English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 2 reviews)
'The Story of Albert Ross' tells the tale of a simple man who spends the vast majority of his time in front of his TV. It is delightfully dark, occasionally witty, oddly enchanting and brings new meaning to the term 'the power of television'. It's hard to say much more without spoiling the fun of reading it, so just get on with it and download it right now.