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The Lost Forest by John Francis Kinsella
Price: Free! Words: 156,510. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Ennis had no illusions about the risks of such ventures; he sought no challenge, no proof of his own mortality by leaving his body to rot in a dark corner of the humid rainforest. His justification was more down to earth; the search for rare tribal art and antique heirlooms to be sold at a profit in his Paris gallery. But what he discovers in Borneo will shake the science of human origins.
Turning Point by John Francis Kinsella
Price: Free! Words: 83,940. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Determined men such as Michael Fitzwilliams, spurred on by the encouragement of compelling political leaders, grasped, like so many others, the chance destiny had suddenly thrust on him, his dream of transforming a relatively unimportant regional bank into a multi-national finance and investment institution with a deserving place in the adrenaline driven heart of the London’s square mile.
Death of a Financier by John Francis Kinsella
Price: Free! Words: 86,190. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Tom Barton arrives in Kovalam, a small tourist resort in the southern Indian state of Kerala. In the Maharaja Palace he finds himself in the company of holiday makers including Stephen Parkly, the CEO of a City bank, and his young wife Emma. Parkly falls gravely ill as his mortgage and investment bank is caught in the financial storm with it’s shares plunging on the London Stock Exchange.
Thirty Monologues for Teens by Jim Chevallier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Thirty teen voices - flirting, mocking, musing, some fun, some serious, on subjects as different as loss, texting and (yes) spaceships. Monologues for practice, class, audition and performance from the author of "Monologues for Teens and Twenties". NOTE: Certain of these pieces - based on experiences of actual teens - address difficult issues which may be considered "Adult" by some readers.
Celtic Evil The Fitzgerald Brothers A Celtic Christmas by Sierra Rose
Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(3.00 from 1 review)
A short holiday story featuring the Fitzgerald brothers as they enjoy their first holiday after being reunited. A humorous look into their lives, snow ball fight and all.
Caesar Americanus by David Dawson
Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2009 by Worthy Shorts. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Written in 1968, this is an excerpt from a play reflecting the playwright’s interest in politics, history, and the dangers of political power, as well as his interest in drama. It is, in part, a thought experiment exploring how power might be seized in the United States with the help of "modern" technology. But, it is mostly a gripping story.
God's Money: A novel based on actual events by Tad Hutton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,140. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Adventure » General
Four fishermen find twenty million dollars on an uninhabited island. Now they have to keep the cash from the drug cartel and pirates who claim it. The setting for this thrill and laugh-a-minute tale is the notorious Palawan Passage in the South China Sea. Based on a true story, so recent that the ending is still in play.
A Love that Kills: A daughter's dilemma by Bob Petrucelli
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,500. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A highly respected police sergeant lies in a Rhode Island hospital as his family learns he has inoperable, metastasized cancer. Then, in an unbelievable sequence of events, his daughter goes home, gets her father’s revolver, comes back . . . and kills him with a single bullet! The precedent-setting courtroom drama that follows provides the narrative for this intelligently written novel.
Mind Games by CHRISTINE DEURLOO
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In Thompson Research Station (TRS),scientists have been working on a semi-syntactic virus called Caryo.32. The virus is a major break through in the battle against several brain diseases. When mentaly ill Anthony Baker is offered the option to take part in medical experiments in Los Angeles he takes the opportunity with both hands; not knowing he puts his life and that of others in great danger.
Undermind by Martin Heavisides
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,070. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2009 by Enigmatic Ink. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Smoke, intelligent fog, fun house mirrors, death house aesthetics, a city lit from within and a city of living houses. Riddles and enigmas. What was that language, where is its key? City webworks for instant travel by elevator or magic bus. People who are you and me, only fictional. Elf clubs burrowed snug in the friendly earth and nightclubs whose floor show is literally murder....
The Mandarin Club by Gerald Felix Warburg
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 111,050. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A contemporary Washington mystery with a high tech, China twist . . . A brilliantly-conceived spy novel introducing seven engaging characters whose lives are transformed by crisis. Provocatively detailed through the knowing voice of a prominent Washington expert, this is highly literate fiction. It fuses Big Chill themes with Le Carré rhythms in a post-Cold War story of espionage.
Stealing Flowers by Edward St Amant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,150. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The descriptions are rustic and vivid, you truly feel as if you are a part of the story,seeing what the characters are seeing, feeling what the characters are feeling
Bitten by Toshiyuki Ihira
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Relationship with people can be cruel, just because of the nature of human beings. A bond with a cat can be purer, especially both of you are young. Harshness of not knowing comes out in a child. Even worse if you are not an equal to that child. Intent in the relationship is good but real treatment can be brutal.
The Only Life There Is by Maria Rachel Hooley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,170. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
All Sarah and Evan Davis have wanted was a child, but after two dangerous miscarriages, they face a childless future. Sarah gets pregnant, and Evan fears the pregnancy will kill her. Instead she gives birth to Kade, an autistic child. They struggle with never having a normal life until Kade drowns, leaving Evan and Sarah to face a normal life once again, but that life is broken and scarred.
'Fly-Over State' by Emma Straub by Flatmancrooked Publishing
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Fly-Over State is the debut of author Emma Straub, the 08/09 Halls Emerging Fellow at University of Wisconsin. Fly-Over State includes two stories: Fly-Over State and Hot Springs Eternal. Themes of love and aging, loneliness and danger in a new environment, and self-discovery and painful growth run deep in this impressive debut from one of America's emerging power-house authors.
Ramblings of a Love Sick Masochist by Dan Schwartz
Price: $2.02 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A lonely, yet content middle aged mall security guard is about to have his life turned upside down. He never anticipated finding a soul mate, and in a short period of time learns the joy and pain that love brings. He recounts his tale in a series of journal entries, in this modern day tragedy.
Under the Amoral Bridge by Gary Ballard
Series: The Bridge Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,660. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Science fiction » General(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Artemis Bridge is the know-to, go-to guy, the amoral fixer in 2028 Los Angeles with the connection for your illicit desires. When an associate dies in his arms, he is burdened with a damaging video of the current mayor. With assassins dogging his every step, he has only days before the corrupt mayor is re-elected. This taut futuristic cyberpunk thriller is the debut novel by Gary A. Ballard.
Beautiful Dreamer by Barry Daniels
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 130,260. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Harry Murphy has it all: A happy marriage, robust health, a successful career. Yet as he approaches fifty Harry begins to wonder about an issue which has not previously interested him: How well is he doing spiritually? Follow Harry as he begins to examine his spirituality by recording and analysing his dreams: What he finds there will alarm and amaze him, and will radically change his life.