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A Packet of Dreams
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.
An Accident Waiting to Happen
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?
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.
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.
Moonshine Memories
Series: MOONSHINE. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,880. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Forty years ago, Matt Reynolds was a young Methodist minister serving as pastor of the church in Pruett, a tiny village in the Piney Woods of East Texas. A murder occurred during his stint in the area and a man who Matt considered a friend was convicted. The preacher believed there was more to the story and during a homecoming he endeavors to find out the whole truth.
Making Family
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.
A Brush with Extinction and a New Way Forward
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,010. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
If you have ever wondered how our grandchildren may live and what their world will be like, A Brush with Extinction opens a compelling window into our future. The post-apocalyptic saga paints in vivid detail the challenges that confront humanity in the years following a late 21st century near-annihilation event.
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.
Tables of Joy
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.
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.
After All Is Said And Done - A Novel of Infidelity, Healing & Forgiveness
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.
Falling Rock
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.
The Automat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The Automat is a story of a mild-mannered introvert named Horace Gray, who slowly descends into madness after he becomes obsessively enamored with a woman who stares at him from behind an automat wall.
Empire All In: A Novel of the Trump Era
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 58,530. Language: American English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Empire All In: A Novel of the Trump Era ricochets between financial apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, and military conquest, with the threat of climate collapse overhanging all. A carnival of Death at rule, the novel paints the Oval Office, the President and the Cabinet, in the real light of the Incorporated Estates of Dearth: venal, fatuous, and deadly.
The Actor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen
(5.00 from 1 review)
If your father is an actor--and a very old one--it is hard to tell sometimes if he is telling the truth, or just playing a part. You never know.
Toccata for the Unknown
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.
The Leap Year Boy
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.
Smoke Paper Mirrors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,380. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
From the totally not bestselling author of Crandolin (shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award), an extraordinary and moving novel that confronts and defies boundaries. "Anna Tambour is an example of one."—Ben Peek
Paradox Lost: A Divine Comedy Book II
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?
Beneath the Weight of Sadness
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.