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Reality Check
Series: Short Misadventures, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Olivia is the youngest member of a severely dysfunctional family. This is an abbreviated family history of how badly a family can operate at the mercy of an unstable eldest sibling, from the perspective of the youngest member.
Through the Nose
Price: Free! Words: 320. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
There she was, a silent old woman sitting alone / Seeming as if for some sin she sought to atone / Her lungs filled by a transparent, synthetic hose / And long and laborious breaths through the nose
A Happy Heart (MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS, Honoring excellence)
Series: The Adventures of the Virtuous Earth Angels. Price: Free! Words: 50. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
What is the magic that Charity seems to possess? She turns loneliness into new friendships, pouts upside down and chills into warmth. But how?
Death at White Oaks Retirement Center: A Scary Mystery
You set the price! Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Something stalks the residents at White Oaks Retirement Center and only Robert can see it. His horror grows with each new victim of this shadowy creature. Can Robert escape before it is his turn to die?
The Driving Test
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Things go wrong when a calm, forty-year-old man enters the car for his driving test.
It Could Be Anyone
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ms. Gaither has lived a long time, and once again it's time to go shopping. It's a difficult task for her. But it's not difficult because of her age. Rather, it's difficult because of what she sees: endless possibilities, and things that might have been and things that might come to be --- unless she does something about it.
The Last Night of the Talk Show
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Martin Randall and his wife had big plans for when his show went off the air. Unfortunately, she did not live long enough to see that happen, and now the aging former host has to face a life spent alone. A young couple is about to show him, however, that sometimes you can go back and recapture that lost spark of youth ... until real life gets in the way.
Leftovers an American Tragedy
You set the price! Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
PLEASE don't put me in there son! Please don't, for I shall surely die. Listen Dad, you have to go as we can't take care of you any longer. You won't listen and won't take your medications. We just can't take it any more. You have to go. This may sound like an extreme situation but, happens much too often. When children just don't want the responsibility of taking care of their elderly parents.
Lost Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
Alzheimer's is a terrible disease; it robs us of who we are. Or does it?
Home Care for the Elderly - Looking after Aging Loved Ones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Did you know that around 41 million people are about the age of 65 in the USA alone? All over the world, the statistics can be counted in millions because the life expectancy rate of people living in the 21st century has increased due to better living conditions, medical facilities and healthier food.