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East Bay Grease
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,070. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2018 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
East Bay Grease, Eric Miles Williamson’s now classic first novel, has received worldwide acclaim as one of the great depictions of working-class America in the latter half of the 20th century.
Bathing Elephants
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From the tsunami in Thailand, to a suicide bombing in Baghdad, to a brother lost to drugs in Penang. A woman marries her dead husband in China, a refugee finds no solace in Bhutan, and a wild orchid man in Myanmar.
The Darjeeling Affair and other stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
There are 14 stories in Leela’s third short-story collection. It begins with The Darjeeling Affair and ends with The Sexy Send-Off. In between, there’s love and calligraphy, a Hong Kong murder, a drunken Welshman, an Indian student studying in England, a Vietnamese boy on the wrong side of war, the challenge of burying a husband, and more.
Monday's Meal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,100. Language: American English. Published: April 23, 2018 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
MONDAY’S MEAL, stories by Les Edgerton. The author has an affinity for the disenfranchised among us and it is those often heroic people that interest him the most. In these stories he treats them with the sensitivity and dignity they deserve.
The Page Turners
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2018 by Wonderland Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
You're taking a train ride from Alabama to the Chinatown in San Francisco to be with your mother, who is dying of cancer. The year is sometime in the 1920s. A white man walks by, carrying a book that slips away from him. He can't find it...it's after midnight and the train is dark. The book calls to you. It says its name is Jimmy O'Toole...
Floating Petals
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,720. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
These stories range from a first day at school, to running away from home, to the breaking of feet, to the trials of a sparrow, to the death of a husband still alive. Their only common element is me and what flowed through my mind the day I was writing.
The Woman Who Created a Monster
Series: The Woman Who.... Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 710. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2018. Categories: Essay » Literature
Mary Shelley wrote the Gothic/Horror novel, Frankenstein, when she was nineteen. Although the book is one of the most famous novels ever published, Shelley long lived under the shadow of her famous poet husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley. Mary Shelley's life was filled with triumph, love, and horrible loss. She has emerged in modern times as a gifted writer and original genius in her own right.
Eagles and Hawks and Also People As Well
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,370. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What did Sinatra say? "I've got the world on a string." That was Baseball Star Enzo Prinziatta... WAS... Enzo was well on his way to the big leagues and big paychecks. His girlfriend was pregnant with his baby, and life was great. But again... WAS... Enzo's late father was a beloved man, even idolized. But, at the height of Enzo's life and career, a secret about his father is about to ruin it all
The Selected Letters of the Late Biagio Serafim Sciarra
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2018 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Selected Letters of the Late Biagio Serafim Sciarra, stories by George Williams. “The stories in this breathless and relentless collection are rendered in a voice both elegant and manic, as if we’re seeing the world through a surreal and yet precise kaleidoscope, one that both celebrates and condemns our foibles and follies.” —Eric Miles Williamson
Remembering Eternity: Volume 2: The Midnight Sun Book 5 The Wild World Within
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,690. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
"Remembering Eternity: The Midnight Sun - The Wild World Within" is the fifth book in an extraordinary series of metaphysical novels. Follow the hero, Skylar Seequn, and his gypsy band for their first journey to California. Share with them the view from a Volkswagen bus as they cross the plains and mountains before landing at night on what the sunrise will show to be paradise.