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Hail Mary: A Short Story by Amanda Linehan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
Bill just can't stay away. Every day he opens the doors, walks down the aisle, and lights his candle. Then he talks to her. Does she hear him? Will she talk back? He's not sure, but he knows one thing. He'll wait until she does.
Diary of an Overgod by Martel Espiritu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,400. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Religious(4.00 from 1 review)
After God loses in a war in Heaven, a man is granted His powers and attempts to create better universes than the defeated God.
Gotte Spake Musica by Miles Rothwell
Series: Musicscapes. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,280. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Gotte Spake Musica has two sections - the first set in the fictional town of Tremka just after WWII. The second set in modern day Copenhagen. A gypsy boy is hospitalised and learns to play a traditional gypsy instrument. Years later his son forms a folk-metal band and between the two generations discovers a way to release traditional music and his heritage to modern audiences.
The Murder on Via Belpoggio by Italo Svevo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Everyone felt his own beloved person threatened," notes the narrator of Svevo's sarcastic tale of a bungling murderer on the loose in the city of Trieste.
Eye of a Needle: And Other Stories by Cornelia Fick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Eye of a Needle is robust, interesting and written with a compassionate eye; this latter point being its greatest strength. ‘Flying ants’ is a delicately observed story of emotional neglect and abuse; ‘Belinda’, a slice of life story in a small South African town. ‘Knit one’ solidifies the tone and major thematic of the collection, the decay and unseen emotional damage caused by inequality.
A Groovy Kind of Love (The Bibliophiles: Book Three) by Karen Wojcik Berner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Uptight British lit lover meets a free spirit at a book club and his world is turned upside down! Thaddeus Mumblegarden IV was content with his Brit coms and books until he met free-spirited Spring Pearson at a book club meeting. But will an old college pinkie-swear promise Spring made fifteen years ago get in the way of this bibliophilic romance?
Extremus Terra by J.D. Stimpson
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.
Scar Jewelry by Sue Perry
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 7 reviews)
What do we really know about our parents or the ways they shape us? For twins Deirdre and Langston, 20, the answer is: not enough. With their father long dead, and their mother now in a coma, they realize they don't even know whom to notify. In fact, they understand almost nothing about their mother. They delve into her life and uncover secrets that revise the past and transform the future.
The Sign of Jonah by Charlie Canning
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 64,600. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Notable Book, 2016 Shelf Unbound Competition for Indie Books A group of Filipinos and expatriates are living peacefully together on an idyllic island until a plan to salvage a Japanese World War II wreck and sell it for scrap divides the community along predictable fault lines: Filipinos, an American and an Australian vs. two Japanese, a German and a seemingly neutral Swiss.
Standing Up to the Lions by Michael Philip Kashgarian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Junni the antelope is convinced the lions are out to get her. Maybe she’s paranoid, maybe she’s not. Living in a land governed by nature’s rules, Junni does her best to change the world.
Stranger by Danilo Peshikan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,350. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
‘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.
An Accident Waiting to Happen by Adrian White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,940. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Extraordinarily engaging and sensitive, wringing one's emotions." (The Bookseller). A young woman disappears. Her partner Gregory, under suspicion from the police of having done her harm, is left to care for her son Tomas from a previous relationship. The race is on for Gregory to find the woman he loves before the authorities take Tomas away. How far would you go to protect the ones you love?
Shadows of Invisible Dogs by Danilo Peshikan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,530. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In these stories, ‘not all we seek is the sky above or the road ahead… Everyone has their own wound. For some, it is their impoverished past. For others, humiliations they have experienced, for still others, simply illness or misfortune.'
One Moment in Time by Glenn Snyder
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.
In the Wake of Our Vows by Neil Connelly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,840. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set years after tossed bouquets and tiered wedding cakes, these stories explore happy marriages, broken marriages, and those still hanging in the balance. All of the characters declared the same vows, to have and to hold. Yet each takes a unique approach to coping with the inevitable difference all couples confront—between the world we live in and the world which we were promised.
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.
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.
Selected Stories by Jake Kerr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016 by Shirtsleeve Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stories of space, love, loss, hope, and more are all part of this debut collection from multiple award-nominated author Jake Kerr. A mixture of breathtaking science fiction and contemporary shorts, Selected Stories highlights Kerr's position a leading practitioner in science fiction's humanist tradition.