Books tagged: road novel

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Going to Ground: The Search for Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,570. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
After his father died, Tom took the 1971 Impala that his father had bought the day he was born and drifted from one side of the country to the other, grafting limbs on fruit trees but keeping himself unattached. His path littered with breakdowns, this is the story of a drifter yearning to come in from the cold. It speaks to all of us who left home too early and fear it’s too late to return.
Falling Out of Cars
Price: $5.54 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Literature » Literary
'Noon navigates his dystopia with tremendous verve… As well as being a road novel, Falling Out of Cars also toys with being a fantasy quest, thriller, and social allegory before thumbing its nose at the lot of them and creating a vivid, unique space of its own.' _THE TIMES
MiG-23 Broke my Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,740. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
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The year is 1988. Eighteen-year-old Thomas Green, an aspiring artist, has been plucked from his comfortable, suburban existence in apartheid South Africa and thrown onto the frontline of his country’s war against what it sees as terrorism.
Scattershot
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,310. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011 by Seedpod Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Fed up with low-paying, menial jobs that infringe on his boozy, loafing lifestyle, Wicker sets off on a road trip to Las Vegas, where the drinks are free, the slots are loose, and a megajackpot could solve his problems forever. On his pilgrimage he finds exactly what he wasn't looking for in Edna, a wayward geriatric with an agenda of her own.
At all cost
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,200. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Chris (12) and Laura (9) ran away from the father who didn’t wanted them to go to the mother they longed for six years. Criminals caught them in the juggernaut’s trailer they hid from the father. Criminals planned to sell them to Mr. Charlie to export them outside the country. Charlotte, the pretty lady, escaped with the kids to rescue them. Criminals hunted them in order to kill them all.
The Ungettable Joke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,690. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A disheartened math teacher and a NASA engineer are dragged by mysterious forces into a hilarious hunt for a profound and powerful ultimate joke. Mysterious encounters with phantom elements of an ancient tribal culture are the main snares used by an intelligence that needs two young professionals to accept a bizarre new job.
Y3K
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 152,770. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Y3K is a look back from the year 2999 at Entropy Gaia, the world's coming ecological disaster. It's a novel of protest, a defense of ancient forests and an exploration of commune life. Y3K is a novel of ecotopia and a treatise on mysticism and the occult. It's also a story of unconventional love and romance and a road novel that nearly circles the world. Come along, it's a fun ride
Famous Potatoes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,300. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A classic road novel from the 1970s, now an ebook. Willy, a nice boy from the suburbs, is framed for murder and goes on the lam. With hopeful heart and broken balls he joins the people of humble cafes and dusty bars, underground, where life is basic. “An engaging, warm, well-told story of a likable character with a knack for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.”—Publisher’s Weekly