Books tagged: suburbia

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The Golden Child
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Stephen Pendleton sees his childhood repeating himself. His brother, Ken, who was given everything as the eldest child while Stephen, the youngest, was neglected and abused. He's tried to put that behind him and move on with his life, but when he sees his younger nephew going through the same things, he finds himself reliving the past and his darkest impulses.
A Special Treat
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A weary man sits in his recliner in his living room. He's waited all week for his special TV show, and it's on. It's the first episode of a new season. Then someone starts knocking at his door. We can forgive him for not answering immediately, can't we? Well, can't we?
Oblivion
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 49,880. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Jimmy Purcell's life has been a tightrope since he was eighteen. He has a wife and young child to take care of with no margin for error. And everything around him seems to be getting worse whether it's at home, work, or church.
Boy in Box
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: American English. Published: August 17, 2015 by hubbubpub. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
[Nominated for a Lambda Literary Award for YA Fiction] Boy in Box is a story about growing up and finding identity amid the chaos and confusion of puberty and the anxiety of entering into a stressful adult world while questioning whether everything happens for a reason.
The Fear Files - vol. 1: Suburbia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,140. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by DreamLitt. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
The Fear-Files vol. 1: Suburbia” collects the best of Danish horror writer Jonas Wilmann’s award winning short stories (best Danish horror release 2012) that caused squeamish reactions – even from another Danish horror writer (who refused to complete the reading of the first volume!).
Acacia Crescent
Series: The Day the Saucers Came.... Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
1956. In the quiet suburb of Shady Groves, a ten year old boy watches as both his parents are murdered, shot down by a mafia enforcer. And the mob is not inclined to leave any witnesses behind. However, an invasion from outer space may just prove to be one little boy's salvation…This is a short story of 3500 words or approx. 13 print pages
California Gothic
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,120. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The preeminent master of the modern American horror story takes a bold and unsettling turn in this 1995 study of Southern California suburbia, where things are not always as they seem and earthquake forces lie just below the surface of the San Fernando Valley. This new edition presents the author's preferred text.
Safe and Secure in Atropia
You set the price! Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A couple recently moved into a master planned gated community, kept up to exacting standards by aerial surveillance, "helpful" bureaucrats, and of course the vigilant HOA. But having to worship a parking meter seems a little much. This farcical satire of suburbia illustrates that totalitarianism isn't always an iron-fisted dictatorship (yet), and it may be closer to home than one might think.
Pax Demonica
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Kate goes to Rome with her family, hoping to bond with her husband and spend quality time with her kids. But while Kate may want to take cheesy pictures and buy overpriced souvenirs, the demon population has other plans. Now Kate’s going to have to call on all her hunting skills– because if she fails, Kate and family might just find themselves sightseeing in hell.
A Walk Across Suburbia: One Man's Journey Through His Neighborhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Why go to the farthest reaches of the earth to explore when you can do so in your own backyard? Author and adventurer Ken Ilgunas sets out on a bizarre journey to explore his boyhood suburb anew.