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The Deadly Prize
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,350. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Unlikely circumstances bring together five people from widely divergent backgrounds for the execution of a unique crime A series of coincidences unite the characters, each seeking his own redemption, in a complicated web of wrongdoing, narcissism, and retribution. Clever thinking, stealth, and cunning draw the reader into this complex tale, which ends unpredictably, with justice for all.
Pain's Joke
Price: Free! Words: 30,790. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature
A twelve year old boy who was born with a facial disfigurement befriends an old, fallen-from-grace preacher. Their friendship is threatened, however, when the boy's mother discovers the old man is the preacher responsible for her parents' financial ruin years ago.
Pretending Normal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,400. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A teenage girl struggles with her alcoholic father's humanness and the truths about family, with all of its flaws and weaknesses, as the bond that holds one to another, in love, loyalty, even death. Pretending Normal, fka Lies Imitating Life, was a past quarter finalist in Ray Bradbury’s New Century New Writer Award contest and a past semi-finalist in Amazon's Breakthrough Novel Award contest.
Abigail's Secret
Series: The Story of Abigail, 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,970. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
This is the story of a young girl struggling to keep a secret against all the pressure to reveal it. The setting is a family in the Great Depression and the adjustments they make to deal with suddenly having no money. Their large family home becomes over crowded as aunts, uncles and cousins move in. Family relationships are further strained by a mystery and its connection to Abigail’s secret.
Not a Hopeless Case: Quitting Alcohol
You set the price! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
(5.00)
The following is my personal experience with alcohol and sobriety. I've written this very short book in hopes that anyone who reads it might find some help, comfort, and motivation on their way to sobriety.
Show Me The Way
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,010. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011 by Writers AMuse Me. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Clyde Dupee, jailbird and alcholic, has fallen in love. Will Theron McGee, former beauty queen and GED counsellor, ever see her way to returning that love? Clyde has to try, despite the odds, and despite the hurdles his history and addiction will set in the way.
Bristow County Line
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,150. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00)
Two years out of rehab, burned-out trial lawyer, Jim Taylor, is starting over as a high school teacher struggling with the one thing his ex-wife left him in the divorce; a sixteen-year-old son that inherited his dad’s appetite for alcohol and drugs. When one of his students is brutalized, Jim is hurled back into the legal arena to pursue justice--Texas style.
Conversations With Verbs of Prey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life is not always what we expect. Your vision and what is doesn’t always align. Do you fold into yourself and let your wishing get the best of you? Or do you look around and find that friend? Conversations With Verbs of Prey is Connor Nicolas’ latest short story exploring loneliness and how the need for connection causes one woman to exchange in dialog with an inanimate object.
Gulf Coast Stories
Price: Free! Words: 30,330. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An exciting yet touching short story collection — page-turners illuminating the volatility of the human character in six different, literary shades of good and evil. Adventure, taboo sex, dysfunctional parents, murder, cargo theft, and fervid love — all in rarely seen locations with endearing characters who often live outside the law. Literary pulp fiction!
100 Things You Can Do, To Change Your Life
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
(4.00)
Have you ever wanted to do something, but were afraid to try? Have you ever wondered why someone else has accomplished something, but you never have? Are you having problems with your marriage, dealing with divorce, children, parents, death, life, your job, school, etc.? Well this book isn't going to answer all of your questions, but it will provide you with plenty of inspiration.