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Little Book
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,670. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
This novel takes the reader into the mind of Ralph Waldo Emerson during the months he wrote his first book, "Nature," when he was in his early '30s, as well as re-creates the major events of his life leading up to that point, from early childhood up to his marriage to his second wife.
Dear Adam
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,150. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Adam is the embodiment of every fantasy Eden's ever had. Their whirlwind relationship is so intense and all consuming that soon she can’t imagine being with anyone else. But there’s one thing that’s keeping Adam and Eden from their happily ever after. They’ve never met. She doesn’t even know what he looks like. Is Adam too good to be true or is the truth more startling than fiction?
Guppy Soup
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 23,660. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stories in Guppy Soup explore human nature and how we sometimes simply don't live up to our potential. Guppy Soup reveals us as who we (oftentimes) are: impatient, petty, jealous, flawed creatures who have knee-jerk reactions to the world of appearances; people who fall too far short of achieving a charitable outlook on life and on others to be considered good.
Cuckoo Funeral, Magique, The Odd Job: Three Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
In "Cuckoo Funeral", a Korean-American teen knows her mother is the keeper of a secret, but she cannot pry it from her. In "Magique", a man wants his wife to partner with him in his greatest dream - to be a full-time magician - but she thinks magic is a stupid hobby. He gives her one last chance to support him. In "The Odd Job", an old man offers a vagrant woman a job scraping paint off his house.
The Stool Pigeon: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A female State Security agent in the capital of North Korea gets the green light to betray her country's premier. The Graham Greene Birthplace Trust awarded "The Stool Pigeon" first place in the suspense category for short fiction at the 2012 Graham Greene Festival.
Morse Code for Cats
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,990. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Coming of age … coming out. When Sam exchanges the country for the city on the eve of a new millennium, a wonderful world of possibility opens up: sex ... drugs ... sport. But when that world collapses, Sam must re-examine his every decision to finally become 'good at life.' Contemporary ... insightful ... raw ... Morse Code for Cats is funny at times and at times intensely moving.
Fast Luck
Price: Free! Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In a land of alligators dining on Wonderbread, of chickens playing pianos and monkeys riding their rockets, Fast Luck once met hard luck.
Chrysalis
Series: Dangerous Secrets. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,460. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by Poison Arrow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Chrysalis explores love and forgiveness as the paths of four young people from different worlds--two wealthy, white brothers and a pair of middle-class minority best friends--collide. It is the second book in the Dangerous Secrets series: unrelated new adult BWWM love stories involving secrets that can derail or destroy important relationships, personal characters, or entire lives.
The Word Not Spoken
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 204,980. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A backpacker falls face-flat in love while on holiday in Turkey. Leigh doesn’t learn that Ahmet is a Kurdish freedom fighter until after their 3-day Islamic wedding. In funny and poignant scenes, Leigh learns to deal with neighbours pounding at the door, chickens in the basement, a new friend who needs help to escape and the growing threat of torture and separation from the man she loves.
A Genealogical Perspective On The Murder Of Mary Rogers
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
I have used United States Census records from the 19th century along with business directories, i.e. Doggett's Business Directory of New York City, to add some light on a murder that occurred in Hoboken, New Jersey on July 25th, 1841. Specifically, the text of my ebook examines what can be learned about Mary Rogers, her family, as well as the men who may have been associated with her brutal death.