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The Other Mrs Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult
The story of two women who need to cope when it is revealed that they both have the same bigamist husband. How does Brendon Hayes' dishonesty and possibly criminal behaviour led to Stacey and Jessica being placed in a dangerous situation?
Diversity Bingo
Series: Short Misadventures. Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The story of a temporary worker contract and the people on it.
Modernity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,310. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Generational changes in attitudes, popular culture and lifestyle are obvious, but how do they come about? Perhaps our lives are forever ‘morphing’, being affected beyond recognition by technology and commercialisation. Perhaps we’re mesmerised by ‘modernity’, left unable to think for ourselves and carried along by the latest values and trends.
Blossoms in the Wind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,130. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Blossoms in the Wind is a romantic thriller centred around two families, the Suttons and the Knights who are linked when two high school students, Jeff Sutton and Ava Knight meet . Through them, their parents, separated Chloe Sutton and widower Adrian Knight meet. Earlier, David Sutton a violent husband is finally stopped when Jeff helps his mother and thrashes his father. The problems begin.
Plan B
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,190. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
JENN POSTMAN, a women’s magazine lifestyle writer never thought that such mundane things as recessions or inflation could hurt her until the day the magazine folds. Jenn finds herself back in her childhood home, a boomerang kid, working at the only job she can get– in her father’s booming gourmet grocery business. Her life changes the day someone finds a tarantula in the banana shipment.
Neocon Hard-on
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015 by E. M. Crisp. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Mel Vil's latest volume of vitriolic poetry ups the ante and addresses the broader issues of today's rotten society. Neocon Hard-on is the acid reflux of the great depression. He targets the antagonists of peace, privacy and harmony, painting them in vividly real colours.
Atlas, Broken
Price: Free! Words: 20,570. Language: Australian English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
“Things go right all the time, Hank. Just not for the right people.” Henry Ludlow is a man being crushed by the humdrum of modern life. His will is eroded as the world takes its toll on one little man. A depressing tale of a man's struggle against his life, 'Atlas, Broken', explores the burden of present-day strife.
Living with Spies
Price: Free! Words: 97,540. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
From the author of I Married a Pirate, this is a witty romp through expat life in Brussels. Suzie and Lyndon have the perfect marriage, but Suzie just can't help fantasising. Wouldn't it be more fun to be someone else? A WWII spy, a woman of mystery, a dangerous liaison agent? But when she meets an American secret agent, everything shifts gear. Who is he? And a weekend in Paris?
LSD Issue #8
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,840. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
LSD is back with another exciting issue! I know you're as excited as I am to hear once more from your favorite Smashwords editors and writers Richard Batchelor, Mikey Lee Ray and Jo Lewis. So what's in the new issue then? Take a look and find out!
Time Of Humans - The New Legacy
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution
As the planet constantly evolved, so to has life. From the smallest organism, every stage along the way. Through ideal conditions for life, to conditions that have severely compromised and threatened the chances for all life to continue. We have succeeded, where many of our earlier ancestors didn’t, as did every other living thing on Earth today. This is us, this is the modern world.