Books tagged: literary novel

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Beulah's House of Prayer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Some storms bring destruction. Others bring salvation. On Black Sunday, the worst dust storm in history brings with it a choice: Sugar must decide whether or not to return home, leaving the hospitality—and love—of Barmy’s inhabitants. A stunning Depression-era literary novel with a touch of magical realism, Beulah's House of Prayer captivates until the very end.
Prodigal Jimmy
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A novel about the life of the main character, from childhood on.
We Dare Not Whisper
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2015 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Set in rural Wisconsin, We Dare Not Whisper explores the toxic legacy of a self-destructive family. With hauntingly beautiful prose, Jan Netolicky illuminates the suffering of individuals with bipolar disorder and the unthinkable challenges facing those closest to them.
Glass
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Menashe Everett is a tormented man. He’s ruled by depression and addiction. He’s haunted by his past. At 37, he barely holds onto his job and lives in a haze of blurred reality. But to many in his life, he’s their only hope. Set in Cleveland in the late 1980s, Glass tests traditional ideas of interpersonal responsibility and what it means to struggle with mental illness.
The Young Garden Manifesto
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,240. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Challenging new literary fiction from one of the Pacific Northwest's most exciting young authors. A book about love, New York City, tragi-fantastic reality, and how we tell ourselves stories.
Weeks in Naviras
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,550. Language: British English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Something is wrong at the heart of the tiny fishing village of Naviras, a place where Ellie often sought refuge as her husband’s political power grew. Ellie has returned to Naviras just as a conspiracy to destabilise the Middle East is erupting. The village is the first and last place she ought to be, but Naviras has saved its biggest and deadliest secret for last.
Meditation on Space-Time
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,300. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Father Lawrence fights against time to save his friends from an evil minister, but he finds out they have betrayed him and must decide whether to abandon the friendship even as he fights against the fiend. Either mercy or justice; either salvation or friendship. Either choice: a flawed solution for a fallen man in a broke world
The Canker Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 154,240. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011 by Septimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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When the reclusive, cynical systems administrator, Petor Fidelistro, discovers that one of his own servers has been cracked late one night, he makes it his personal business to track down the perpetrator. What his search uncovers thrusts him, unaware, into a mad shifting between worlds, time and alien minds.
Dust on His Soul
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,280. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
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Inspired by the life and times of Stephen Biko an apartheid activist arguably as important as Mandela. This novel is a fictional account of such a character. A story of sacrifice, suffering but ultimately redemption. Set in apartheid South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s, the dark days of South Africa's history also bred an incredible thirst for justice. A triumph of the human spirit.
The Beardmore Relics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,220. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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An archaeologist sets out to turn the academic world on its ear. Kennet Forbes, teacher at Thunder Bay University, volunteers to find his missing colleague. He finds himself embroiled in violence, murder, and mystery. Forbes, former high-profile newsman, rediscovers the wilds north of Lake Superior. In the process he awakens his own demons.