Books tagged: brooklyn

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Mid-Thirties Angst: A Short Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,310. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A story about restlessness, travel, gentrification, alcohol, sex, friendship, and organic burgers, told from the point of view of a 34-year old who should have found his direction in life a long time ago.
The Deflowering of Rhona Lipshitz
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,200. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Rhona Lipshitz of Queens, New York is eleven days away from becoming Mrs. Stuart Martin Weiner. The Temple has been booked, gowns have been fitted and beauty parlor appointments made. With no way out, Rhona gamely counts down the days to the dreaded event...and finds herself falling madly, hopelessly in love with a wonderful man. Too bad it's not Stuie.
Pray To Win.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,960. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
You do not pray to God for money, especially prize money. This is what we were taught by our very Catholic Mother when we were growing up in Brooklyn. Saying a prayer and mention money in the same sentence, well, watch out because you know where you're going to end up. But Jack, being a creative guy, finds a loophole and hits the jackpot.
The Lonely Life of a Federal Marshall
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You set the price! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
This is a short story, "day in life" view of a new father trying to strike a balance between being a parent of a newborn in Park Slope, Brooklyn and keeping hold of his individual identity enough to still enjoy the things the city has to offer.
A Hero Grows in Brooklyn
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Price: Free! Words: 48,990. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Hero Grows in Brooklyn is a thrilling novel about Steve Marino, a junior high student seeking respect. Should he take after his violent father whose actions have flung his family into poverty? Or can he discover another way? Amidst swirling emotions, suddenly Steve discovers he must face the Skull Bones, a knife slashing gang. Armed only with courage, he takes on the challenge of his life.
Don't Be A Stranger
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
....couldn't be more noir: Sep could be Philip Marlowe's brusquer, more antagonistic brother....There are moments when Sep's aggressive showmanship begins to crack when he softens his hard-talking abrasiveness with gentle coaxing, his belligerent repartee with moments of fluid interiority....told mostly through tough-guy banter, which allows the reader to move quickly with Sep.... Kirkus Review
Murder with Art
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,180. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the second Ruby Neptune mystery, a banker is murdered in a NYC art gallery. When Ruby's best friend becomes the prime suspect, Ruby investigates.
Rose's Will - the first 3 chapters.
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Price: Free! Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The first three chapters introduce the three main characters in Rose's Will - a wealthy Bulgarian Holocaust survivor, a lesbian atheist and a blue-collar family man juggling too many responsibilities. All three struggle to maintain a relationship with Rose, a small-minded Italian woman from Brooklyn. If you enjoy reading about dysfunctional families, you will love Rose's will. Buy at Amazon & BN
Roachkiller and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,600. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Winner of the 2013 Spinetingler Award for Best Anthology/Short Story Collection and the 2013 International Latino Book Award for Best eBook/Fiction! “If there is any justice in the world, [R. Narvaez] should become a giant on the literary noir scene within the next couple of years.” —Anthony Neil Smith, author of Yellow Medicine, on the story
Brooklyn Bites: A Pickle & Carrot Cake
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The fifth and sixth stories in the Brooklyn Bites series, A Pickle & Carrot Cake look at the discomfort often caused by speaking the truth. In A Pickle, a woman pressures a man to reveal more about himself, but she is ultimately unable to handle what he reveals. In Carrot Cake, a woman prepares a Lebanese feast for her family and cannot begin to predict the uncomfortable reaction she elicits.