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Texas MFA
By Tony Christini
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Category: Fiction
Texas once was Mexico, once indigenous land, part of Turtle Island – indigenous descriptor for the continent. Still is. Texas is Latin America, Anglo America, African America, Indigenous America, Asian America. Texas overlaps. Tejas, Teyas – meaning allies, or friends, or possibly "tough guys." What cosmic forces might converge at this point on the old Chisholm cattle trail?
Birthday Girl
By Diane J Wright
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2009 by Seedpod Publishing. Category: Fiction
Sixteen-year-old Tracey Burns has been confined to a single room for two years. One night, amid chaotic spring winds, she slips to freedom and inadvertently sets herself on a journey that takes her further away from the one thing she wants most: to find the mother who left her behind.
Scattershot
By Richard Goodwin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,310. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011 by Seedpod Publishing. Category: Fiction
Fed up with low-paying, menial jobs that infringe on his boozy, loafing lifestyle, Wicker sets off on a road trip to Las Vegas, where the drinks are free, the slots are loose, and a megajackpot could solve his problems forever. On his pilgrimage he finds exactly what he wasn't looking for in Edna, a wayward geriatric with an agenda of her own.
Sidney's Comet
By Brian Herbert
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,460. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction
Bestselling author Brian Herbert’s humorous first novel. For centuries the slops that inhabit Earth have been rocketing their refuse into the Galaxy, carelessly littering the cosmos with wrappers, peelings, bottles and cans. But the universe is about to get even. An immense comet of garbage is on a collision course with Earth! Only one man can stop it: lowly government worker Sidney Malloy!
Murder on Mount Monadnock
By J S Winter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,280. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011 by Surry Cottage Books. Category: Fiction
When the 20-year-old daughter of vaudeville star Lily Langtree turns up dead at the foot of Mount Monadnock in New Hampshire in the summer of 1910, the police consider it an unfortunate accident, but residents of her hotel, including Mark Twain, Franklin Roosevelt, Smokey Joe Wood, Robert Frost and boxer Jack Johnson are not so sure.
Love and the Perfect Pound Cake
By Chantel C
Price: Free! Words: 67,090. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
Isabella Fiore uses baking as a way to avoid love, but Craig’s constant gentleness has her confronting hidden fear and learning that love is as sweet as her mother’s cold-oven pound cake.
Laura English
By Lynn Arias Bornstein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Category: Fiction
A fairy tale of Hollywood glamour that shows that even blessed lives may not have the happily-ever-after that we would expect, Laura English follows the life and loves of a young British actress who rises to fame and yet struggles to find happiness. By turns heart-warming, heart-wrenching, funny and tragic, this is a journey around the world and into the deepest recesses of the human heart.