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Nietzsche, A Fictional Biography
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 196,740. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
There are no answers to humanity's pain, but Nietzsche was one of the few men who dared to look into the abyss and ask why.
To Sea
Price: Free! Words: 71,040. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
To Sea, tells the story of Long Island fisherman Jon Brand, who blames his years of greedy overfishing for the complete absence of life in the local waters. His wife deems this conclusion without merit and urges him to find work on shore to support his family, but Jon has to seek his own answers from the sea before he can choose the right course for his future.
Hazelnut Street
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
A story about returning to the street you grew up on. Everyone's there, but everything's changed. You've changed. The faces you recognize are not the ones you speak to. The people you meet are not the ones you knew. And when she takes you by the hand and pulls you between houses, fireworks exploding overhead, there is pain where once there was so much hope.
The Cost of Paradise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,800. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
What is the cost of living in the modern age? What is the meaning of life? What is the reason for our Nihilism and what is the cure? What does living in a Capitalist society really mean. The journey is from ideology to freedom.
The Darkest Valley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,250. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A pastor's wife with a deep secret is dying of cancer, his young aboriginal convert is in danger of being kidnapped and initiated into Longhouse spirit dancing rituals, and his congregation is firing him. In desperation, he recruits a local newspaper editor to publish the truth about the Longhouse. Along the way truth is put to the test, and when his wife's secret is revealed, so is their faith.
Romance of the Regions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,970. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A Nigerian story that handles its three major regional identities with a very forceful bluntness. The unfolding tale takes a detached, yet associated view of three main characters. The narration lumps up the entire imagery of the three main Nigeria tribes and factions into these three characters. The nature of the intricate romance that plays out shows the appropriate immediate Nigerian situation
North of the Sun, South of the Moon: New Voices From Norway
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,450. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013 by Grimbold Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
The members of the OIWG hope that you find this collection to be a thought-provoking and deeply moving reading experience. And remember, just as we who live in Norway must, that even when the winter feels long, the summer sun will rise again and hang there in the sky, defiant and dazzling, as long as it possibly can. All profits from sales of this book go to Utdanningshjelpen.
The Gateway Express
You set the price! Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
Ten year old Jeremy Benson is being sent away to a new school, but instead of being placed on the train that would take him there, he is placed on The Gateway Express, a train like no other. This is a tale of how the life of little Jeremy unfolds, and in the process, he must face and rise above the most terrifying thing of all, himself.
Hunting the Egret
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
On the banks of the River Severn, two troubled souls are falling in love.
The Salt Hollows
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
My parents divorced. I don't live with my father. I live with my mother and Henry, who likes it when I call him "dad". One summer, my dad visited me secretly. When my mother and Henry found out, they were angry. Then the snow came. I'll never forget that night. Sometimes, people do things—do them out of love—that scrape away their insides, leaving them as nothing but painful containers of salt.