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The Man
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
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A short story about an elderly man in a suit going through a day.
Harvesting Organs
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / pharmaceutical & biotechnology
Why should people be required to maintain the life of a child without a brain? Why should old people have new organs implanted in them? It is questions like these that are examined in this short book. The rationale, the costs, the societal implications, are all examined from the point of view of the average citizen who is being charged for the vast expansion of the health-care system.
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,830. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories collects short stories from Helen Hudson's long writing career along with autobiographical pieces that reveal how the concerns in her fiction intertwine with the concerns of her life. The characters in these stories grasp blindly in pursuit of empathy, a quality that is as vital to the giver as the receiver.
The Vicar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Reverend Adam Rankin the new Vicar made his way through the suburban streets introducing himself to his latest congregation. However is he what he seems?
The Cellar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sarah Greenwood ventured down to the Cellar. There she stood in the dark vile Cellar. In a moment she found herself on the cold dirty floor. She yelled for help but no one could hear her deep in the belly of the Cellar.
String of Pearls
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When an elderly neighbor near their Staten Island home is robbed while in hospital Razor and Edge Investigations spring into action. Anxious to right a wrong they soon discover the thief is too close to home. Another Razor and Edge mystery, the Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin for the 21st century.
Just Looking (A Sorrento Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 21,960. Language: American English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Just Looking was a top 5 finalist in the 2013 Best Indie Book Awards in short fiction. The day has arrived when Alice can no longer live on her own. She forgets to take her meds, and she was caught feeding teabags to her cat Bella. Her long suffering daughter, Karen, delivers her to a Sorrento Retirement Facility, but getting her to stay will be a battle of wills.
Aged Care - The complete Australian guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,570. Language: Australian English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Val Nigol is a Financial Planner and Chartered Accountant with more than 35 years experience in the financial services industry. His new book 'Aged Care - the complete Australian guide' is considered the most authoritative aged care text available and provides a how-to-guide to accessing and maximising aged care whether that be in your own home or in a nursing home. A must read!
Every Precious Second
Price: Free! Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about an old man who tries to slow down time for his dying wife. A blog by the author trying to understand life.
A Clear, Perfect Light
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A man wakes with a clear mind. Something is wrong in his home. A conversation with his son reveals that a period of time doesn't exist in his mind. This isn't Rip Van Winkle or some fable. It is, however, dementia disappearing from one person's mind.