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Misery Mountain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,410. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2009 by Vicann Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Murder, suicide, rape, witnessed through the eyes of an angry teenager. Follow Vance Remke as he discovers shocking family secrets and befriends a bootlegger, who teaches him humanity and coal mining. But the bootlegger's daughter hates Vance and threatens his life. He fights to keep his girlfriend and kills a child to stay alive. Vance brings justice to his enemies but at what price?
Out of Joint
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mitchell Tanner, an ex-convict struggling to get his life back on track hasn't faced his family in year. Not since his conviction, not since his move to Indiana, not since moving in with his half-sister. When he attends an uncles' funeral in Tampa, old hurts come back to slap him in the face. Take a journey to a tropical paradise ... where sometimes paradise is just an illusion.
A Jew from Riga
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
The author in 2004 visited Riga in order to learn more about her Dad’s mysterious past. How did her father, a young soldier at the start of World War II end up migrating from Eastern Europe to South Africa? And why did he leave suddenly when she was 10 and head for the States? On her travels, Greta learns a lot about Latvia, land of his youth, and Riga, the Baltics' capital city that rocks.
Mom Got Chubby
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Each summer the dysfunctional Healy family takes a holiday. Will they bring along the same saddlebags or gallop into a new adventure.
The Boots My Mother Gave Me
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,500. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
An Amazon Breakthrough Novel Q-Finalist. Determined to be more than her abusive father and enabler mother, Harley LeBeau refuses to play the victim. In this atypical Dysfiction, the strong-willed, quirky, coming of age heroine is a mass of contradictions. Armed with formidable pride and a deep desire to believe in something or someone, the nonconformist Harley incites readers to turn the page.
The Perfect Mother: an in-depth study of forgiveness
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
In this intimate essay, the author of THE WAY OF FORGIVENESS reveals how the struggles of his manic-depressive mother influenced his own life, including a seven-year bout of chronic fatigue syndrome. That illness led to the beginning of a spiritual discipline that would result not only in his healing, but a new perception of his troubled parent as well.
The Torn Trilogy E-book
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Series: The Torn Trilogy, volumes I-III. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 346,750. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Literary Narrative Nonfiction The Torn Trilogy is literary narrative nonfiction at its best, three complete and interconnected memoirs that delve into the psychological motivations that lie at the roots of both good and evil and inspires humanity to a higher level of greatness.
Torn From the Inside Out
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Series: The Torn Trilogy, I. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 139,500. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Torn Trilogy covers over five decades, beginning with Torn From the Inside Out, Sara Nile’s story of being forced to disappear with her five children in order to escape a sure death as a domestic violence homicide at the hands of a maniacal psychopath.
Pretending Normal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,400. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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.
"Goot for You!" The Laughable Life of a Second Wife
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,670. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
"Goot for You!" is the painfully funny, true story of how two career women survived the enabling and dysfunction of their husbands' first families. Their survival tools included therapy, humor, wine, prescription drugs, shopping and the competition for "the crown," awarded to the one with the most screwed-up stepkid at any given time. Kerry and Julie have seen it all but wished they hadn't.