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There Have Been Reports
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Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A young couple discover that they want children, only to discover shortly afterward that it might not be as easy as they thought.
Disparue
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,490. Language: French. Published: August 24, 2013 by AlterPublishing Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Deux jeunes femmes en quête de vérité se prêtent à mystifier le monde entier pour arriver à leurs fins : adoptées dès leur prime enfance, elles cherchent, à leur majorité, la trace de leurs parents biologiques.
Waiting For
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story, about 1500 words. Rudy has the honor of being one of the first permanent human colonists on Mars. Sonya plans to follow him in a year so they can be among the first to be married on the Red Planet... but Rudy's brother Aaron has been keeping a secret that may throw those plans into a cocked hat...
The Groom's Cake
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Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This short story focuses on empty-nest syndrome as experienced by a fifty-something woman on the day of her son's wedding rehearsal.
The House With the Wraparound Porch
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 129,610. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Mame McGrath's family moves in across the street from a magnificent Queen Anne-style house, she notices a catatonic young man rocking on its wraparound porch. Mame proclaims boldly that she will restore his psyche—devastated by a drowning in Keuka Lake. What she doesn't anticipate is that he and this house will become the heart of her existence.
Luminous Skies
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Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Stella has lived all her life in loneliness, neglected by her parents since childhood. She thinks her family has long since fallen apart, but perhaps that isn't the case.
First, I Love You
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Series: Downey, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,610. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Detective Tommy Gates takes an opportunity to work his first Federal case in Chicago, the same city where his estranged mobster father Mickey Downey lives. Tommy's sister Kiki Downey sees this as an opportunity to mend fences, Tommy's DEA partner James Hoffman sees it as a way to get to Mickey. When Kiki and James join forces it sparks a maelstrom of unexpected consequences for everyone.
Honolulu Beetles - Short Urban Fantasy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by Think Tank 7. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Keiko needs to learn the ropes, fast. Her uncle has been running a clandestine business in the middle of Waikiki, but an accident has put him in a coma. Can she add a little pizzazz to the illegal business and still fly under the radar?
Dancing the Maypole
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,650. Language: British English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Taller than most men, Isabel de Bourbon has rejected numerous proposals of marriage. There is only one honourable man big enough to be her flesh and blood hero. A private scribbler of romances, Isabel has been penning the adventures of Pierre, a literary doppelganger of Peter Smirke, Viscount Adderbury.
Ginger Lily
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,210. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
‘Ginger Lily’ charts the joys, trials and tribulations of family and social life in Barbados in the latter half of the 20th Century. With wonderfully drawn characters, author Margaret Knight integrates humour and wit with the serious issues of racial and class prejudice which pervaded Barbadian society at the time, and interracial relationships which were very much frowned upon.
Promises We Keep
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Cora is engaged to the love of her life, Bert. She has a close relationship with her eccentric Aunt Davina. When Cora receives a letter from Aunt Davina, with invitations to a string of social events, she is excited to accept. But to everyone's shock, the invitations are for Bert! Bert is skeptical, but accepts the invitations, and an unexpected journey full of promise begins.
The Fiona Letters
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Sir William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, one of the first scientific celebrities, led a full, productive, and virtuous life, above reproach by Victorian standards. His only passion was for science in the service of nation and empire. But he must have had another life, another kind of passion. This novel imagines how it could have happened
Shadow of my Father's Secret
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,940. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by Concerning Life Publishing. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Twenty- year- old Aaron DeAngelis is seriously thinking about taking his own life. Born with a nervous stutter, dealing with a verbally abusive father, he has always felt unloved, invisible. As the abuse pushes Aaron closer to the edge, he discovers his father’s past, who harbors a painful secret from his childhood, something so dark he’s buried it away for many years.
A Chance to Live
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Price: Free! Words: 131,440. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Devoted mother, Eleonora, is determined to protect her son, Felix, in his gay relationship with Eugeny, which is illegal in 20th century Russia and must be kept secret. Thanks to Eleonora’s clever planning they manage to live well, but they are eventually pushed to extremes by the threat of exposure. Suspicious deaths lead murder detective, Vadim, to their door hell-bent on solving the mystery.
La dernière aube
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,950. Language: French. Published: July 31, 2013 by AlterPublishing Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Qui n'a pas rêvé un jour de refaire sa vie ? Il n'est pas question ici de changer de pays, de travail… de compagne ou de compagnon. Non ! Ces possibilités-là, l'existence les offre… de plus ou moins bon cœur. Elle peine en revanche à faire don de séances de rattrapage pour les meurtrissures de l'âme.
An Irish Miracle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,570. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
An Irish Miracle is the story of Dillon and Alastar Connolly, young men separated by two generations and searching for their places in the world. From an Ohio farm to western Ireland and from the 1940s to present day, their journeys take them through peaceful countryside and personal challenges. Their paths cross in unexpected ways, never far from the people, the horses, and the lands they love.
Fill the Inner Circle
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Series: Willowbrook Saga, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,520. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
With Angie Harrison out of her life, Cherie Daniels makes a new friend named Lisa Allen. Everything seems fine until something happens to Lisa and Bill Caldwell, the boy that Cherie secretly likes, is blamed for it. Cherie’s wants to find out what happened even if it costs a friendship. Meanwhile, her cousin Ohio Tarson and new facts about her past weave Cherie deeper into the town's tangled web.
The Lonely Woman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Zainab was intelligent, beautiful, and ambitious. But unfortunately for her, she was born into a race that considered women to be a man’s plaything and slave. So at a very tender age and without any serious education, she was given out in marriage to a man chosen for her by her father. She got nothing but disaster from that. She had a second one that was worst and reduced her to a nervous wreck.
An Independent Woman:Redwoods Trilogy Book One: A Romantic Novel
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Series: Redwoods, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,300. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
It is often a spur-of-the-moment decision that can become a turning point in life. In nineteenth century London Kitty Morland yields to temptation and commits a crime. Fearful of punishment by the harsh laws of the day she flees to Australia, taking her mother with her. She marries to find security for them both but when she has a chance for love and happiness she must make a difficult decision
The Dinner Guest
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Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
An abused mountain woman has the local sheriff over for dinner to discuss her missing husband. Unbeknownst to the Sheriff, someone else is in the room.