Books tagged: urban

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Sins of the Father
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,230. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Some say that Evil, like Love, never dies. 20 years ago Kayla DeWitt met Dezi Gianni and a whirlwind romance began.For the sake of her sanity she had to completely forget Dezi Gianni, once and for all. Karma however has its own ideas, and like it or not her past isn’t going to be denied as it raises its head once more and stares Kayla straight in the face.
Please
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,250. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In short, sharp episodes, Please chronicles the life of a young man who drifts through a hallucinatory urban world filled with celebrity wannabes, addictive relationships and jobs that demand he become someone else. This terse, savage debut fuses the quiet desperation of Raymond Carver with the absurdity and media-savvy irony of Quentin Tarantino.
Last Call [a short story]
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
For hard drinker and con man Jake, last call means his last shot to find a woman willing and desperate enough to take him in for the night. Only tonight his luck runs out, and Jake finds himself out in the cold with nowhere to go. What starts out as a search for someplace warm to pass the night quickly turns into a chance for Jake to be a hero and finally put the ghosts of his past to rest.
A Night In Old New Orleans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this humorous short story, two Bohemians, Hans Umber and Gilbert Tamarack, are trying to make a living painting pictures in pre-,Katrina New Orleans. However, a pleasant visit to a colleague's opening night turns into something much bigger, when the exhibiting artist violates one of the most sacred tenets of good showmanship.
A Dark Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A elderly man drags himself into a pharmacy late at night. The only employee present is a young man. A power failure locks them in the store. Then someone else enters unannounced.
Biscuits
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Tony felt for the homeless people he saw outside the window of his Washington D.C. office. He wanted to help feed them and figured that would be easy. It wasn't as easy as he thought.
Inklings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Very short stories and other babies born of Ink. Stories tagged under urban life, oblique humor, romance, satire and even the purpose of life. In this book, you will find urban-style, simple prose, sprinkled with thought-provoking metaphors along the way.
The Greening
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by Secret Fire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Birdie Beecham’s traitorous feet seed grass and weeds everywhere she walks. The town—last in a long line of new towns where she and her mother have moved—fears her. They’re convinced she’s not human. When her best (and only) friend tries to help solve the problem, both of them get more than they bargained for. With bonus story "Ever Rose," by Leslie Claire Walker.
Year of the Rooster
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,060. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011 by Rebel Satori Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Year of the Rooster dismantles the illusions of security, predictabilityand anonymity that pacify humankind. It exposes common incarcerating binds of society. Greed. The Cubicle Effect. Our contentious relationship with money.
Hip Hop Tried 2 Kill Me
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,430. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The pursuit of hip hop stardom is a road many travel in the urban community. Taking their life in poverty, drugs, the attraction of crime, & setting it to music for the world to listen to. Only to discover that the music business is more cut throat than the corners in the hood they are trying so hard to escape. Ride along with Fleetwood as he deals with the ups & downs, ins & outs of the rap game.