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Katu
Price: Free! Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Coming of age
In the shadow of British and Hessian forces, life goes on for young patriot Joshua and his Native American grandfather, Katu, whose only concern seems to be his tattered old fishing net. Raised to abide his elders, Joshua reluctantly aides the mysterious curmudgeon with his repairs and in so doing gets to know the man he only thought he knew. A man full of surprises.
Zaid: A Novel
Pre-release—available March 27, 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Recently released from prison, Zaid vowed to start anew and end the cycle of violence that has plagued him, but after the life of a loved one is snatched from his grasps, he must fight his inner demons that drive him to seek a bloody revenge. Sworn to protect the child left in his custody, he must find a way to avenge his loved one's death without destroying a better future for his daughter
The Mind of an American Revolutionary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Jon Foyt’s 12th novel—heavily researched—uncovers the inner motivations of this illegitimate and uneducated immigrant boy who became one of our most unusual Founding Fathers. Relive his affairs, his marriage, and his fortitude, he being only one of three men to sign all vital Revolutionary documents: the Articles of Confederation, the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution.
PhotoBomb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In this short story, George is walking on the beach with his four year old granddaughter when he pranks a gathering of Middle Eastern people by adding himself to the back of their group photo. When this group sets off a bomb in Philadelphia, and some of the terrorists are killed, the photo on a dead man’s phone soon falls into the hands of the media and the FBI, who identify him as the mastermind!
Zaid: An Urban Tale
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
Twenty-Five year old Zaid has just been released from prison and hopes to reunite with Amiah, the mother of his child. After a shocking event, Zaid's life is forever changed and he is faced with his most difficult challenge yet. Note: This is a short story of approximately 2,100 words or 10 pages.
Azaleas Beyond the Prison Walls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,670. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016 by Smart Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
It’s 1930 and Carson Jones is a prison guard at the notorious Eastern States Penitentiary in Philadelphia where some of America’s most violent inmates are serving time. Amidst the desperation of the Depression and a crowd of hostile convicts, Carson finds solace in an azalea garden behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art and in helping an inmate he believes has been wrongfully sentenced to death.
A Mile in Her Shoes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00)
“A Mile in Her Shoes” is a semi-fictional tale that combines storytelling, science, and magical realism to transport the reader through 60 years and across two continents. Lytle presents a “life flashed before my eyes” scenario with a twist, chronicling the life of her mother, a Korean-born American full of vim and vigor, who was quick with a dirty joke, and fiercely battled racism and illness.
Philadelphia - 2016
Series: The Food Enthusiast’s Complete Restaurant Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 and represented by Andrew Delaplaine. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
There are many people who are enthusiastic about food—the cooking of it, the preparation of it, the serving of it, and let’s not forget the eating of it. But Sebastian Bond is the ultimate Food Enthusiast. This is another of his books with spot-on reviews of the most exciting restaurants in town. Bond dines anonymously at the Publisher’s expense. No business has paid anything to be included.
Sweet Caroline
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Professor Delaney is asked to informally clarify the reasons for a student's suicide. Soon believing that the girl's death was murder, Owen and his wife pursue a frustrating investigation that puts their family in danger.
Two Souls
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,700. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Owen Delaney, now a professor of literature, cannot resist finding out more about the apparent drive-by shooting of one of his students. Piecing together clues from the dead student's past, Owen finds the drive-by was much more than that.