Books tagged: gritty

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Shiners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,600. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Superheroes, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
People go missing. Pets go missing. Money disappears. When bad things happened to those you love, you come to me, Billy Greer. Recovery is what I do. Not just some of the time, all of the time. In an age of superheroes, someone has to point out where the bad guys are. On the streets, they call me Compass.
A Prophecy of Chaos: a tale from Pragjotisha
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Cheng travels to the village of Bhiji, accompanied by Sor, the strange hairless and eyebrow-less man he met in the forest. Little does he know that Bhiji hides a precious secret, one that must be guarded at all costs. But a riddling prophecy doesn't help and soon Bhiji falls into utter chaos, following the nightly murder of a woman.
Darkspawn: Kowan the Technumage (Segment 01)
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Kowan the Technumage fights to complete his mission, a desperate bid to protect Red World from the returning Darkness. Loyal to King and country, he must use all his training and skill to kill the enemies that destroyed his father and brother during the First War. This short story series from novelist Zachariah Wahrer dives into a gritty tale filled with desperation, techno-magic, and revenge.
Elegy
Series: The E Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,790. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
BOOK FOUR: Eden’s life is in tatters. Too many questions. Too many answers she never would have chosen. With no time to think or mourn, she struggles to take control of her fate once again. There’s one thing that Eden has always wanted— find Oscar. One solution— ask for Matt’s help. But does Outpost Three still exist, or have the Sentries destroyed it, along with the last of Eden’s hopes?
Eden
Series: The E Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,090. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
BOOK THREE Both friends and enemies are keen to get their hands on the information inside Eden’s head—information that could take down the Sentries and change the world. But there are costs that no one realized, and Eden’s not so sure she’s willing to pay them. Refusing to do so could create dangerous problems within the tribe she’s only just come back to.
The Days of Mister Thomas
You set the price! Words: 51,970. Language: British English. Published: July 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The Days of Mr Thomas is a speculative fiction set in a not too distant dystopia, tracking the interwoven lives of six people who will ultimately change the country. Originally serialised in Schlock Webzine in 2012-2013 and met with riotous cheering, it is now available in full for the first time.
In Black
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,640. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
After committing a felony in order to save his life, and acquiring a strangeblack paint that creates mysterious voids, Chase finds himself and his wife on the run. In the broken down town of Needles, California, his wife is kidnapped and the mysterious paint stolen. Chase dedicates the next year of his life in search of his wife, only he doesn't know how dangerous the paint is in the wrong hands.
E
Series: The E Series. Price: Free! Words: 112,850. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Dropped onto the streets with nothing and no one, Eden struggles to avoid death, slavery, and the attentions of the sexy-but-evil overlord of the Outpost. A dark, gritty, poetic tale of survival and friendship in a desperate world.
Die Gerechtigkeit Muss Warten
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,240. Language: German. Published: March 10, 2016 by Jeamel Publishing Limited. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Seit acht langen Jahren jagt Detective Inspector Lorne Simpkins dem als Einhorn bekannten skrupellosen Verbrecher hinterher, doch der Killer führt den MI6 immer wieder an der Nase herum und versteht es meisterhaft zu verhindern, dass der Gerechtigkeit Genüge getan werden kann.
The Left Hand of Calvus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,290. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Former gladiator Saevius is certain fortune’s smiling on him when a Pompeiian politician buys him to be his bodyguard. But then his new master, Laurea Calvus, orders Saevius to discover the gladiator with whom his wife is having an affair. In order to do that, Saevius must return to the arena, training alongside the very men on whom he’s spying. Worse, he’s now under the command of Drusus...