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Mia Ryan And Her Fearless Cat, Angel-Boy in: Tea, Cupcakes, and the Great Ant Famine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Mia Ryan and her cat Angel-Boy were enjoying their tea party when all of a sudden one of the cupcakes sprouted legs and ran out of the house. After chasing the cupcake, Mia Ryan learns about the Great Ant Famine from her newest little friend Anthony the Ant. Read about the choices Mia Ryan makes to help Anthony and the rest of his friends.
The Ninth Wave: A Novel of Ireland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,620. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ireland's druids believed that beyond the ninth wave lay exile - a land of peril and desolation. But what of spiritual and emotional exile? How far from the shores of identity, memory and faith can the human heart travel and still find its way home?
In Sunshine Or In Shadow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,820. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
If you adore the stormy heroes of 'Wuthering Heights' and 'Jane Eyre' (and who doesn't?) you'll be entranced by Cynthia Owens' passionate story of Ireland after the Great Famine, and David Burke--a man from America with a hidden past and a secret name. Only one woman, the fiery, luscious Siobhán, can unlock the bonds that imprison him. Highly recommended for those who love classic romance.
The Land, the Crow, the Wind.
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A unique reflection on the devastating Irish Famine – as seen through the eyes of the Land, the Crow and the Wind …
The Book of Revelation Unveiled
Price: Free! Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Is the book of Revelation relevant today? Is it possible to understand it?
Prelude One: Death as a Boy
Price: Free! Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
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This short story is one of three that chronicles the early days Famine, the 250 year old dead teen ager, and his family of Death Omens. This tale introduces The (Grim) Reaper and his brother, The Ankou, as they bring Famine into The Deadlands, the realm of Death. The full length novel "Keeping Up With the Deadlanders" is coming soon from The Twisted Library Press.
A Cottage In Donegal, Mary Doherty's Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
"A Cottage in Donegal" opens in 1919 with a rural Irish woman chronicling her husband's death and burial. In the depth of grief she feels the need to record everything so that she will not forget him. Mary is an old woman, with over eighty years of experiences and memories. Her story draws the reader into a 19th century Irish country woman’s life. The book is written in memoir form.
Only If they Could Hear Me Cry: A Personal Reflection of Poverty and Homelessness In America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
Americans, as we put a spoonful of food to our mouths, millions of our fellow Americans cannot feed themselves or their children. The Republican politicians alike have lethargically responded to Americans living in abject conditions.
The Third Horseman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Based on a true story: At the height of the Irish Famine in the 1840s, an Irish aristocrat watches in horror as economic injustice and political failures result in the deaths of masses and despair for millions. But hope comes from an unlikely quarter: the unprepossessing racehorse Coranna and the sacrifice of the Butler family of peasants in the West of Ireland.
Ireland Trilogy
Series: Trilogy Collection. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Three short stories set in Ireland. The first story, Perhaps A Few, happens just before Ireland's devastating potato famine of 1845-49. Troika is a story that happens in the dark 1930s, while Blitzkrieg Ireland 2016 considers what might happen during the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, the event that led to Ireland's independence.