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The Mutilation, Degradation, and Humiliation of Joseph Marcus Barron
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An exposé of gross dereliction and political misconduct on the part of Bexar County, Texas. A terminally ill boy, experiencing a medical emergency while in the custody of his parents, is confronted by three Bexar County Sheriff's Deputies, chased from his home, cornered and shot three times as his mother watches. But that is only the beginning of the family's nightmare.
My Wife Has Alzheimer's
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The personal journey of J. Wesley Sullivan as he became the caretaker for his wife, Elsie. After fifty years of marriage, Elsie slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's, and Wes -- a newspaperman -- wrote journals to help himself deal with the growing pressures of her condition. He combined those journals into this book, hoping it could help others facing a similarly devastating situation.
The Memory Project
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 128,660. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A chemical is released into the environment that mutates a virus which cures millions of people of Alzheimer’s Disease. Then, something happens. Mystery, science, murder, greed, love, fear and faith are woven through this tale as you follow a family through the cause and the cure, strengthened by their tenacity and hope, as they unravel the mysteries of Alzheimer’s. A frighteningly possible story.
Men Cry Alone
Price: $1.61 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Alfred, Tom and Gordon are strangers, yet they share a terrible secret ... they are being abused by their wives. This controversial novel examines through its fictitious characters many aspects of domestic violence, including abuse against women by men and the abuse that can occur because one partner has dementia.
In the Twilight of the Moon
Price: Free! Words: 102,440. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In the Twilight of the Moon is a story of familial love, set against the backdrop of an emotionally dysfunctional family. It follows the lives of three brothers who vie for the approval of their emotionally distant father in destructive ways.
When Goodbye Begins: Sharing Life With Dementia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,980. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012 by MetaPlume. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
John and I had been married a little over ten years when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. To the observer, life is unchanged, but not so for the carer. Having come through this period, observed others, and talked to many, I believe there is a vital need to acknowledge the mental and emotional trauma that is experienced by the carer during those early days.
The Darkside of Down Home: Seven Secret Tales
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,720. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
At times comforting and humorous and at other horrifying, The Darkside of Down Home is a collection of seven dark stories that will stir your imagination and keep you thinking long after they are over. Each of these tales is unique and compelling.
Alzheimer's A Beginning Guide
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 77,290. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Alzheimer's A Beginning Guide gives families and caregivers needed intensive guidance and support with a structured approach to coping with Alzheimer's care giving. Alzheimer’s A Beginning Guide opens a gateway for the future of all care giving. Practical help for all caregivers.Written by a highly experienced Alzheimer's caregiver.
A Simple Guide to Dementia and Alzheimer's Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Dementia is a disease in which brain tissue degenerates to the extent of loss of memory and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. In Dementia there is a severe and progressive decline in mental function. It affects a person's ability to: 1. think, remember and reason 2. learn new information and skills 3. solve problems and make judgement
Promised
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
A collection of inspirational short stories. OUT OF THE EAST: A short story about a prophetic journey (Mormon/LDS fiction). THE DAYSPRING: A Christian short story based on last-days prophecy (Christian speculative fiction). THE BEAST: Symbolic story pertaining to The Revelation of Saint John (Mormon/LDS fiction). THANKSGIVING WITH GEORGE: A fun, holiday character sketch (contemporary fiction)