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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.
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.
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.
The Floor
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Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jerry's parents had fought for as long as he could remember. One night, when his video games could no longer drown out their shouts and screams, the trembling boy decided to confront them.
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.
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.
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
In My Frozen Dreams - Vol. 1 (The Muse Series #5)
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Series: Muse, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,370. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012 by Porterlance Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Ruthie and Cam are twin eight year olds, who must deal with their father's sadness after the death of their mother. Ruthie discovers that Cam may not actually be here brother, but before she can find any answers, their father goes missing. This book can be read as a stand alone even if you haven't read the other 4 installments. A must read if you like VC Andrews type books.
Beginnings (Hiding Behind The Couch Short Story)
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Journey back to childhood, where the buds of friendship blossom; take a peek into the lives of the primary school children who would become...The Circle.
A Question of Heritage: An Adoption Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Jo finds herself pregnant in the early 1960’s with limited options. Derailed by betrayal, she must make an impossible decision. Ellen lives with the challenges of being an adoptee. She is compelled to unearth her past in order to definitively prove her Jewish heritage. A Question of Heritage resonates with the angst of those in the adoption triad, leaving the reader with insight and hope.
Shoals Court: The Book
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Price: Free! Words: 98,500. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The novel version of the on-line soap finds a suburban neighborhood beset by murder and organized crime while police and a visiting attorney try to piece the sparse evidence together and catch the villains. Meanwhile, residents contend with growing families, old flames, new crushes, serious illnesses, marriages gone violently sour, and pesky gulls.
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
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.
Dancing the Maypole
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Price: $3.99 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.
Another Chance
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by SolaPress fdfields@hdtrain.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Robert "Bobby" Thennel is the youngest of four brothers. While his three brothers and father are police officers, Bobby has become more familiar with law enforcement from the other end of the spectrum. His drinking, drugging and thieving always puts him in contention with the rest of the family, especially his third brother, Gavin.
Turning on the Lights
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,130. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
This is a story about Marc Nelson who has been suffering from Alzheimer's Disease for 12 years and bedridden for 8 years. He receives an experimental drug that reverses the effects of Alzheimer's. However, the new drug does not restore his lost memories. Marc regains his sanity, but large parts of his life are missing.
A Late Monsoon
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Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: British English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(4.00 from 1 review)
On the shaded veranda of a post colonial Bombay hotel, two men shelter from the pre monsoon heat. Their generations and ideologies differ but they share the same turbulent moment in time. As they muse on the consequences of their changing world, they confront each other with questions affecting each of their personal worlds; questions they would prefer not to face.
What Lies Behind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(2.00 from 1 review)
Behind the clouds of dementia, Lillian holds memories of a life that her granddaughter Lisa could never imagine. Lillian kept her extraordinary life a secret, retreating into a lonely, bitter existence. Curious about her grandmother's mysterious past, Lisa unearths a long-buried secret that may finally bring the truth to light.
Elegy for Piano and Three Voices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Stacey’s mother has disappeared. Alzheimer’s has taken her and left a shell. Except, one night, Stacey—a composer who has given up everything to care for her mother—can’t take it any more. She sits at the piano. The music reveals amazing things, things Stacey does not expect, things she cannot hope for. Also included is the full bonus story "Stille Nacht."
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.