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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.
The Burden of Silence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
After his sister is killed in broad daylight and those who witness it silently scatter to their homes, Jack Stoneman returns to the small Missouri town of Hollow Valley and tries to piece together the mystery of her death by following clues she left behind for him. As he uncovers the truth in a place mired in bonds of silence, he must face his demons and fight for the lives of those he loves.
The Detective Games - #2: Beyond Chivalry
Series: The Detective Games. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Join Detectives Leor and Jean as they journey through France by helicopter – seeing the beauty of the land and listening to the sound of an accordion, fading into the night. Peaceful as it is, they quickly find that France is home not only to love and lights, but to peril. For the world's chief madman and criminal mastermind has chosen them as his next targets.
Ohio Portraits Vol. 1: A Midwestern Micromemoir
Series: Ohio Portraits. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,840. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Researchers call it the Cleveland Brain Drain. We grow, we suck all the nutrients from the dirt, we learn, we save our money, and we leave. We are statistics. We move by trends, like the grandparents and parents who brought us here. They placed their roots beside the veins of salt that ran beneath the lake. We have placed thin roots in the air. A huge hunk of us stays. But not the brain.
Minnesota Boy: Growing Up in Mid-America, Mid-20th Century
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
What is it like growing up in America? The answer depends partly on the time and place. More specifically, what was it like growing up in a mid-America Minnesota around mid-20th century? This book provides an answer to the question.
At Dawn She Died: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide 12, Based On a True Story
Series: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Delia Parish was 5 months pregnant and married to her high school sweetheart. She had the rest of her life ahead of her. But evil is pervasive and if you're unlucky it finds you. Early on May 26, 2012 it found Delia at the end of a 12 gauge shotgun. Her father and husband directed the investigation to the neighbor, but Lt. Joe Novelli turned up secrets that left both families shaking their heads.
The Minor Apocalypse of Meena Krejci
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,570. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Told through alternating narratives—a portrayal of the last few days of Meena's life and an account of the events in the past that have brought her to where she is now—this is the story of a woman running away from home for the first time and the strong, nearly universal desire to shed one's identity to become somebody else.
Kings and Clans of the Midwest
Series: Kings and Clans, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 71,520. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
KINGS and CLANS of the Midwest is a near future novel set in the Midwestern United States. In a fast-moving story, the Characters watch the Dollar become worthless before their eyes. Without a viable currency, the economy and the Country quickly slides into an apocalyptic collapse. Characters from various backgrounds are desperate to survive in a situation that has rapidly diminishing resourc
Grey Areas
Price: Free! Words: 30,490. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Henry Fields has just moved to the small town of Gable, Iowa. Despite being elusive about his past, local girl Claire Mathison finds him irresistibly attractive. But major trouble begins to brew one night and it soon becomes unclear whether Henry Fields is part of the problem or the solution. Filled with psychological drama, suspense, and thrills, Grey Areas is the debut release from Brad Carl.
A Smattering of Angels
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this intensive short story by Harvey Stanbrough, explore the inner workings of a rather odd mind. For a while the unnamed professor wasn't sure. Did he slip and fall on the ice-slicked asphalt running trail? Or did he continue to run and see a vision? Or did he slip and fall and see a vision?