Books tagged: gritty

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Far From Over
Series: Breaking Out, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,300. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
It was all that Matt Lamont could do in keeping his life separated from his past, but now things were far from over.
Trash Corps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,080. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Kellan Quirke's freedom is ripped away from him when at the age of fifteen he is forcefully conscripted into the Trash Corps, an army of laborers controlled by the Colonial military. With the help of his new friends and some very special mushrooms, he learns to become a true leader.
Dark
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Rick Falls is a newly minted manager at the Seven Stop convenience store. To celebrate, he and his lucky lady are going to the movies. Tonight is not the night for a drive, however. They are being stalked by a pair of rednecks with an ax to grind. What happens is quite "Dark" indeed.
Short Flights of Imagination
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,580. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A collection of short stories emerging from the imagination or wishful thinking of the author. Enjoy simple, one or two page stories, in addition to the longer story of young boys growing up in southern Illinois during the coal mining years. Also enjoy the mystery and intrigue of murder in the gay bars of San Francisco and Angola State Prison.
Phoenix: The Rising
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Evernight Teen. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Every 300 years, the immortal Phoenix returns to Mono Lake to be reborn—but this time it didn't return alone. The Nephilim are back in force, trying to keep it from being reborn so one of them can claim its immortality. But first they have to figure out who the Phoenix is—and any red-haired, green-eyed, seventeen-year-old in the area is fair game. And so, the killing begins... 14+
Shrapnel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,430. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 by Evernight Teen. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
It’s been six years since Dylanie and her family visited a Civil War site and the place came alive with cannon fire. Problem was, no one could hear it but her. Now she’s sixteen, her dad’s moved out, her mom’s come out of the closet and Dylan’s got a spot on Paranormal Teen, a reality TV show filming at historic Oakleigh Mansion.
The Anvil of Navarre
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 211,770. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A swashbuckling adventure story ... with a twist. Leaping from the polished stage of a magnificent theater to the blood-soaked grass of a dueling ground, from the twisted alleys of a grimy city to the glittering throne rooms of three vying nations, The Anvil of Navarre is an epic tale of love, revenge and sexual identity. Strap on your sword, this is the new face of adventure.
Vega Rising
Series: The Collective, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,550. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013 by Obscura Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
We'd finally made it. With the technological discovery of the Internet, humanity had become a single social organism, sharing art and science in a nearly instantaneous way, and it had not gone unnoticed.
Penumbra
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Forced from both the comforts & the trappings of her former life as a fashion model, hunted by a cadre of sinister, rat-faced business men, Beauty joins a quest with a strange magical creature to save the city & its inhabitants from total destruction. This powerful coming-of-age fairy tale follows the path of a young heroine who chooses to take fate into her own hands for the very first time.
Gone World: Episode Three (Revenge)
Series: Gone World, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: American English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Viktor Illanov—commander of a base overseeing an occupied American city, or what is left of it—is near the end of his tour. With the rebels taken care off, the U.S. army decimated and in retreat, he looks forward to returning with his wife to St. Petersburg and getting away from the war-torn country.