Books tagged: gritty realism

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A Test of Loyalty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Told in first person, this is the story of three teenagers growing up in a bad neighbourhood in Canada's capital. Surrounded by poverty, drugs, sexual assault, peer pressure and prejudice, divided by race and religion, can they bond together to survive the unthinkable?
What We Left Unsaid / Poems and Paintings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00)
Caught on the borderland between dreams and reality, this book of inspired paintings and poetry will stay with you when you fall asleep and haunt you while you are awake.
Most of All
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Lucinda raised a son to be a knight in the wake of a war and found a fragment of a god. Just before the Third Crusade, a merchant buys his selfish son, Willis, a squireship. Lucinda, his mother watches his decline and disagrees with how he is raised. Willis fights for honor in a tourney before the region is invaded. What will Lucinda do to protect her son, and how will it change her life.
Moves of a Boss - Pablo's Takeover
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,780. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Pablo is a gangster/hustler who's trying to go legit, but his loyalty to the game keeps him from fully letting go. Red has risen from the streets and vowed never to return to the life she left behind. People are playing both sides of the board... deception and betrayal are brewing, envy is rising, and bodies are falling. Will Pablo make the right moves or will the wrong moves cost him his life?
True Grit
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Growing Up
(3.00)
Delivering papers in a snowstorm was an ordeal and took an awful lot of grit. It almost broke him. This is a short story, a true one, of the author's first job.
Conflict of Interest
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,220. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A new job, a fresh start, and things are looking up for Harry. Maybe going straight isn't so hard. He didn't expect to stumble over a job aimed at his new employer, for the kind of money a crook could retire on. It should be simple enough: tell the police, let them arrest the criminals, claim a reward. Sorted. Except Harry's not a snitch - and it's being organised by his mate...