Tag: Contemporary Fiction

Until You

Have you ever been so angry that hitting things felt good? Ever felt numb to all emotions? The past few years have been like that for me. Traveling between fury and indifference with no stops in between. Some people hate me for it, while others are scared of me. But none of them can hurt me, because I don’t care about anything or anyone. Except Tatum. I love her so much that I hate her. I ha... »

The Family Business 2 (The Family Business #2)

Welcome to the world of Duncans. By day they are upstanding citizens running one of New York’s most respected car dealerships; but by night, they’re criminals who control most of the East Coast drug traffic. No matter whether they’re on their day or night jobs, one thing is true about the Duncans: there is never a dull moment to be found.  Baby momma drama takes over the Duncan c... »

Who We Were Before

Zoe knows that it wasn’t really her fault. Of course it wasn’t. But if she’d just grasped harder, run faster, lunged quicker, she might have saved him. And Edward doesn’t really blame her, though his bitter words at the time still haunt her, and he can no more take them back than she can halt the car that killed their son. Two years on, every day is a tragedy. Edward knows ... »

The Box Man

Kobo Abe, the internationally acclaimed author of Woman in the Dunes, combines wildly imaginative fantasies and naturalistic prose to create narratives reminiscent of the work of Kafka and Beckett. In this eerie and evocative masterpiece, the nameless protagonist gives up his identity and the trappings of a normal life to live in a large cardboard box he wears over his head. Wandering the streets ... »

Unforgiven

Lindsay Christianson seemingly has it all-the perfect career, the perfect boyfriend, and the best-laid plans for a perfect life-until one phone call changes everything. With a moments notice, Lindsay must choose between her perfect life and her professional dreams. The choice momentarily seems clear when the opportunity to propel her career abruptly sends her across the country, leaving everything... »

Fat Girls and Fairy Cakes

Can you really make a living from indulging in your dreams? TV Producer Stella Weston is over worked, overweight and under fire. Having battled uphill for years to balance her career with her family life, she is repaid by being put out to pasture on a religious gardening programme – complete with a nervous vicar, his nymphomaniac wife, and 22 stone Britney wannabe gardener, Gerald. In the past, co... »

Younger Thinner Blonder

Tough talking, ball busting, TV talk show host Tanya Travis is at the top of her game. For fifteen years she has steered The Truth With Tanya Travis to be a ratings winner, solving the problems of Britain’s great drug taking, shagging, DNA testing unwashed. But underneath the designer exterior, Tanya’s life isn’t so rosy. She is hounded by the press, who are desperate to prove he... »

The Trident Deception 2.Empire Rising

After a long, secret military buildup, China launches a swift and deadly attack on Taiwan. But that’s only their first move in a much deadlier game. In Rick Campbell’s thrilling Empire Rising, Xiang Chenglei, Chinese president and party secretary, has both a problem and a plan. The problem is that China’s limited supply of oil is threatening to derail its economic growth and pros... »

Tubby Dubonnet Mysteries Vol 5-6

The FIFTH and SIXTH funny, offbeat, and surprising legal thrillers in the Tubby Dubonnet series. CORRUPTION, MURDER, AND A REALLY GREAT PO’BOY… “Take one cup of Raymond Chandler, one cup of Tennessee Williams, add a quart of salty humor, and you will get… Dunbar’s crazy mixture of crime and offbeat comedy.” -The Baltimore Sun A New Orleans lawyer who’d rather ea... »

The First Love

In the summer of 1951, Amishwoman Maggie Esh is struggling with a debilitating illness and few future prospects. When tent revival meetings come to the area, Maggie attends out of curiosity. She’s been told to accept her lot in life as God’s will, but the words of the evangelist begin to stir something deep inside her. Dare she hope for a brighter future? »

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