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Harvesting Organs
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Essay » Technology
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,830. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Category: 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.
A Super Home Exercise Book For Seniors
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
This book provides Seniors with some very effective, scientifically based exercise techniques and combines them into a workout routine, which can be performed at home, or in an assisted living facility. This exercise book for the aging has a well-rounded routine that will increase strength throughout all of your major muscle groups...FAST.
Killer Genes
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Series: Art Gallery Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,830. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013 by Cozy Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
DJ Kelly and her fellow senior sleuths and co-art gallery owners are at it again, trying to track down a young man lost in a psych ward--or maybe not.
The Vicar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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 Contemporary Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: American English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Just Looking is 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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,570. Language: Australian English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: 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.