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P.E.A.C.E on Earth, Volume One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,350. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It is 3 million AD and the Noan have arrived on Planet Earth. As archaeologists from a far-away star system, they often travel to uninhabited planets, conduct archaeological expeditions, and move on. But here on Earth things begin to go awry, compelling Mathyu of Noa to write his colleague Ethyl of Noa, "It is as if we have disturbed the very fabric of the earth - and now she is waking up."
The Holy Terror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
"Crippled and insane, I am the American Dream!" Evan Shustak is on the hunt for the "Pain Killer," who is taking out Chicago's "invisible people" one by one. Evan and a mis-matched band of would-be saviors fight to protect their own, while the author leaves us wondering - is the killer evil, or is he a hero too? Painful to read, brutally honest. Reminiscent of Flannery Oconner.
Crow's Nest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dark yet humorous tale of existential despair. A lost swimmer climbs aboard a black boat and becomes a source of entertainment for seasoned crew members grown pathologically bored with the infinite.
Resurrecting Proust: Unearthing Personal Narratives through Journaling
Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,810. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Telling Our Stories Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
~Bridges the journal-memoir connection ~Suggests techniques along with an array of story-generating prompts ~Provides an excellent resource for extracting expressive and creative personal narratives ~Mines the depths of which personal writing can play an integral part in unearthing your life stories ~Helps you to follow the story of your inner life To the place where memory meets insight
Has the World Ended Yet? (story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about what happens when the angels come but don't do a damned thing. From the author of the critically acclaimed novels The Warhol Gang and Please, which won Canada's ReLit award for best alternative novel.
Deja Yu Makes the Pain Go Away (story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Zombies meets Mad Men meets Raymond Carver. What more do you need to know? From the author of the critically acclaimed novels The Warhol Gang and Please, which won Canada's ReLit award for best alternative novel.
The Real Jesse James
Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 153,250. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
Jesse James eluded Union soldiers, railroad agents, Pinkerton detectives, federal marshals, local sheriffs and bounty hunters. In so doing, he became one of America's most accomplished and controversial bandits. For over a century Jesse James has been both praised and vilified in print and legend as a common criminal and a Confederate "Robin Hood. In real life, he was all these things and more.
Peeko Pacifiko
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,810. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This work is best described as the quintessential Twentieth Century fin de siècle novel of Los Angeles and perhaps the only one. Its narrator and gallery of characters are too willing pawns in the battle of high and low, individuality and expectations, art and commerce, survival and resignation and the liberation of hedonism versus its perils to the soul.
Beat the Geeks (story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A downsized lab worker wakes up one day to find a double living his life -- a strange and eerie twin made up of his shed skin cells. The two spend their time watching Beat the Geeks, a reality show that targets scientists, but there isn't room for both of them in the apartment. It's clear one of them will have to go. By Peter Darbyshire, the award-winning author of Please and The Warhol Gang.
Dominance Games: An Essay on Power A Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Novel....An essay on Power.....Truth floats through gauzy mists. Cynicism is wrapped in soft cloth. There is fear, intimidation, loss. There is ecstasy, the traps of history, of identity, of territory, of belief. There is passion. There is wisdom. There are kills. Histories with long roots, many mothers, unyielding fathers. Mean and lust are tempo. Winners win. Losers do not.