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Pikesville Junction
You set the price! Words: 47,960. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00)
Welcome to Pikesville Junction, PA, home of the world's largest Christmas tree. It's only accessible by train, surrounded by mountains, blocked off by a deserted wasteland, haunted by a monster and blessed by magic. And 11-year-old Ray Haley has just moved in. It's 1958 – the year Ray met the first girl he ever liked, the best friends he ever had, and the smartest and fastest German Shepard who
Meridian
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,820. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Meridian is about time. Time, the past. Time, the present. Time, the future. A woman sits in a cafe which has a clock with one hand and reflects how she tried to cheat time. Elderly brothers meet after decades of separation and talk of what they won, what they lost. Two boys test each others’ courage as they stand by a flickering fire in the dark waiting for the Devil.
There Are No Grown-Ups
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,620. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
There are No Grown-Ups is a collection of short stories about life in a small town. But this isn't just any town. This is Malton. Malton is where many of us grew up. A town that has nothing to say and nowhere to go and is where most of these stories originated. Some of these stories were written years ago. Others were written recently. Enjoy.
Kaufman's Hill
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A PROFOUND AND INTENSELY MOVING BOYHOOD MEMOIR: Novelist Tim O’Brien says that “Kaufman’s Hill is among the most touching, sensitive, and spellbinding memoirs I’ve encountered in many years. Beautifully and exactly written, this book will surely reach into the hearts of its readers. I was deeply moved.”
David Olimpio
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015 by Awst Press. Categories: Essay » Literature
A powerful exploration of the development of boys to men including the friendships they form and the figurative minefields they have to navigate. Includes three essays and a poem.
Alden Bridge
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by Lardin Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
From the play cave near his parents’ camp on Cappa Terse, 11-year-old Alden Waverly hears a cataclysmic explosion. His home and family are destroyed. The sole human left on the planet, Alden faces staggering challenges, both emotionally and in his quest to survive. Can his chance friendship with a huge beast be the catalyst to beat overwhelming odds and find their way to life over Alden Bridge?
In The Graveyard At Dawn
Price: Free! Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A young boy enters a graveyard at dawn with his dog. Both love the countryside and the wild-life they observe. Death is a part of the process of Life,but a surprise awaits them in the burial-ground.
I Don't Wanna Be an Orange Anymore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,200. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00)
This book contains a collection of whimsical and sometimes poignant vignettes that recall the life of a young boy during World War II.
Petey's Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
When you're growing up, your friends mean everything; losing them changes you forever.
Memories of RAF Negombo Ceylon, 1950 - 1952
Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile
As a young boy, I lived for two years between 1950 and 1952, in Ceylon, now Sri Lanka, with my parents and sister. My father was in the Royal Air Force and we were based at RAF Negombo, not far from Colombo. This is an account of my life there.