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Two Legged
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
A pair of stories about the concept of reality, the metaphysical issue about life. What is real, after all? First there's a story about deer, or Bambi's. Then there's a story about an elderly couple in an assisted living environment.
The 90s Club & the Hidden Staircase
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Summit Crossroads Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The 90s Club at Whisperwood Retirement Village discovers a simmering brew of thefts, murders and exploitation bubbling beneath its luxurious lifestyle. Club members pile up clues like tricks in a bridge game to uncover the culprits--and almost lose their lives. The menace grows into a bloody climax and even Nancy's kitty cat Malone takes part, turning the murderer's confidence into terror.
The Book Reader
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Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
An elderly collector of second-hand books wrestles with his unusual ability to "read" the lives of his books' previous owners... and with one unique book he can't seem to read.
Power Failure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When visiting her dementing grandmother, a young woman is confronted with the finiteness of life.
Not Forgotten: Collected Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,270. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"Moving, with a sweet twist of an ending." - Diana Gabaldon, New York Times Bestseller. Not Forgotten is a compilation of six diverse tales from award-winning writer Michael Hiebert. With a total length of over 30,000 words, you'll definitely get your money's worth with this wonderful collection of short stories.
101 Fun Things to Do that Younger People (Probably) Aren't Up To Yet
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Price: Free! Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
101 Fun Things is about older folks who are excited about life. It's not a novel but a sequence of humorous or sentimental vignettes (not exactly 101) that show people having outrageous fun. It's an over-the-top gas designed to put a smile on your face if not laughter or love in your heart.
Memories of an Alzheimers Night Nurse
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Series: Memories of a mental health nurse, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The rather sad recollection of a nurse who worked on night duty in a hospital that cared for the elderly mentally ill. The account tells of how things developed during the time that the nurse worked at that hospital.
In Reverse and other stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,550. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The lily, Self-portrait, Heaven on Earth and 7 bonus stories exclusively for this anthology .
Tea Time
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Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Come, have a seat… Meet Ms. May and Ms. Joyce Anderson two loveable, spunky residents of the Crossroads Nursing Home as they sit together for afternoon tea. But keep your wits about you, there’s more to this place than meets the eye. “Tea Time” is a Saki Short Story and to say any more would give too much away, but one thing’s for certain, this is a tea party you will never forget.
The Death of a Mother-in-Law and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The short stories in Helen Hudson's "Death of a Mother-in-Law" present characters struggling to connect — The stories explore strained efforts to bridge racial divides and fraught attempts to find closure in the face of death. Each, whether comedic or dramatic, is enlivened by Hudson's gift for detail and remarkable turn of phrase.