Books tagged: gritty

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Vegas Knockout: A Novel in Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,920. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
The fight of the century is almost here, and everyone in Sin City feels the buzz. The young journalist on the make. The lovesick con man. The rich man’s daughter with a very dirty secret. The king of Vegas nightlife. As the frenzy builds and the stakes get higher, these and other indelible Vegas characters will put everything on the line. A darker, wilder, more uproarious side of Vegas.
New World Blues - The Messenger
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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People aren't always known by the words they speak or the deeds they do, sometimes it's by the paths they walk. A courier travels one final road home in a post-nuclear California and learns the significance of what messengers can create by the words they deliver and everything they leave behind down the roads they walk.
Gone World: Episode Four (No Shelter)
Series: Gone World, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Narrowly escaping certain death, Brick and Tina straggle on, leaving a big mushroom cloud behind them where once a Russian base was. Tina, an inch away from death, lapses in and out of consciousness. Unable to help herself, she is at Brick’s mercy. Run, hide, and survive, in this wasteland of a world, where nothing is easy and surviving is the least of all.
Dark Sight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,230. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
As the only black student at an all-white school, Monique Robinson has always had to prove herself. When her best friend, Victoria is left brain dead, Monique fights to bring her back. But she soon realizes that blurring the lines between life and death comes with a price. Can Monique save her best friend before she heads down a path from which no one will return?
The Mindwriter: Episode 1
Series: The Mindwriter, Episode 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Kevin Sarcy or The Mindwriter is an ambition mind reader and writer with immense powers and promise, who, apart from ambition, has a very sadistic and egotistical streak. He is a downright bastard.
Minders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Steve sleeps in the darkest of places by day and roams the streets at night, a victim of cutting edge science. His unwanted reality crashes down around him after he receives a cryptic message from another who shares his fate. “They hunt, brother.” Steve must dodge betrayal, clandestine organizations, and others with abilities like his to learn why, after thirty years, someone finally cares.
The Darkness Within
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,140. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jonathan Colby is no one’s idea of a hero. Unfit, overweight, weak. A nobody who never wanted to be somebody. But Colby is very valuable to some very bad people. And his beautiful wife and baby son make him a vulnerable target. With those he loves in terrible danger Colby must do exactly as he’s told. Whatever the cost. But everyone has a breaking point. And everyone has darkness inside them...
Shadows and Substance
Series: The Moon Cried Blood. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In Book Five of the serialized tale of "The Moon Cried Blood, "Shadow and Substance," things really start to heat up when the Lunae witches start to suffer from frightening dreams and visions, and a new threat, the Dark Luna. Who is she and why is she such a danger to all of the Lunae witches? Shocking supernatural/family revelations abound in the wildest episode of the Moon Cried Blood series
Sand and Ruin and Gold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The old stories always end with happy ever after. But this isn’t one of the old stories. This is a story of princes and monsters.
Even a Street Dog
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,130. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Beneath the Las Vegas that America sees on the Travel Channel— nightclubs, famous chefs, rambunctious gambling, celebrities at play—there’s an older, stranger, harder city. These are Las Vegas stories told from the street level, by a narrator who could only have been created by a first-rate author—one of the city’s most-beloved newspapermen, John L. Smith.