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A Letter From Hell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,050. Language: American English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
W. Virgil Hollingsmore has spent years trying to pry his soul from the clutches of Satan, and now that he's cornered, Lucifer has come to collect. In his final days, Virgil is left to face his own, living Hell, filled with demons of his past, fiery images of his presumed future and tortures of the worst kind. Through it all, he must fight with every fiber of his being to escape eternal damnation.
A Time for Poncey — And other Stories out of Skullbone
Price: Free! Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Based on the book of Ecclesiastes, "A Time for Poncey — And other Stories out of Skullbone" traces the misadventures of Poncey S. Muldoon in an updated Southern Gothic style. The short stories draw a picture of life non-sequentially, but still lead to a crushing climax. The book gives a new look to modern Christian literature.
Clearing the Thickets: A History of Antebellum Alabama
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,610. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Herbert James Lewis’ new, extensive book on antebellum Alabama joins Quid Pro Books' History & Heroes Series. The name "Alabama" comes from the Choctaw word meaning “clearers of the thickets,” inspiring the title of this fascinating book. It examines Alabama's early history beginning with the era of European colonization and culminating with the state's controversial secession from the Union.
Stark Raving Naked
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,360. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
“Lewis’ debut novel, a farcical mystery, pits an immature newspaper reporter against an angry, conservative town…When Hunter College institutes a clothing-optional policy, there are some truly funny moments…An often entertaining novel…” -- Kirkus Reviews
Vehicular Tankacide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of workingman tanka poetry, about struggling for something that feels halfway real in an increasingly digitized world. Fighting to maintain natural human chaos against industrial domestication of man's spirit.
Saved By The Belles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,530. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Life is finally wonderful for Tuscaloosa’s Blake O’Hara Heart: a rekindled love affair with her high school sweetheart and a precious new baby on the way. But when she gets an unexpected call from Harry Heart, her soon to be ex-husband, Blake’s new sweet world is turned upside down. Harry vows his love – but soon Blake discovers he is running from a sex scandal—one that could ruin Harry.
A Concise History of Portsong
Price: Free! Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / United States / Other, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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The Ladies Historical Society is proud to take you on a tour through the rich history of our fair town. From its humble founding, through the War Between the States, and up to the 1920's when an eccentric fellow came to town, you will laugh and come to understand why its citizenry is considered a little odd by most. Why, it's almost as good as sippin' lemonade on Ms. Prattlematt's back porch.
Losing Ladd
Series: Ladd Springs, Book #5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,270. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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Felicity Wilkins might own Ladd Springs but when Jeremiah Ladd struts back into town with retaliation on his mind, she realizes how little her possession means. Not far behind him, Jillian Devane arrives on scene and between the two of them, everything Felicity holds dear is in jeopardy.
The Big Easy
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 55,310. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This novel of violence and racial strife set in New Orleans is full of social and physical contrasts. Comiski, a newspaper reporter, descends into an underworld of corrupt policemen, narcotics dealers and black militants in an attempt to unravel a mysterious grave-robbing and find some meaning in his own life. Powerful and compelling.
Cold Winter Rain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Cold Winter Rain offers an updated take on the hardboiled detective tradition of Hammett, Chandler, Parker and MacDonald -- Southern neo-noir.