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A Gift From Malla
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Malla was my mother who died of cancer in 1991 at the age of 71. She never remembered my birthday and was an avid follower of Elvis. On the morning of her funeral I was angered - asking why she never remembered me on that special day. As I began to shave, that's when I noticed it: I had Malla's nose! What a special gift - and then I realized it is not always about money! I love you Malla!
Oh Grandad!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Ben is staying with Grandad. Grandad may be a senior citizen but that doesn't mean he's dull. Far from it! There's great excitement when he has a go on on Ben's scooter before he finds out where the brake is, and then gets in trouble at the amusement arcade. And Grandad comes to the rescue of the Firework Night party for the Cub Scouts and Brownies after vandals seem to have spoiled everything ...
Grandpa & Henry
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » General
After his grandfather falls ill, an orphan boy must learn how to fend for himself in a strange city.
Tanner Truck and Bella Tree: A Christmas Fable of Healing from Grief
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
Mawmaw went to Heaven, leaving Pawpaw sad and lonely. As Christmas draws near, Pawpaw drives Tanner Truck into the hills to gather Christmas trees. Pawpaw chooses Bella Tree as his special Christmas tree. Watching Bella Tree sparkle makes Pawpaw smile. But when Christmas is over, it’s time for Tanner Truck to take Bella Tree away. What will happen to her? And how will Pawpaw keep his smile?
Soaring Like Eagles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,600. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011 and represented by Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
When Kate hears a conversation at her mother's funeral, she unlocks a door to her family's past. Now she is determined to track down her Cherokee grandfather, Tsan, who lives on Snowbird Mountain. He teaches Kate the Cherokee way of life, and together they raise an eaglet orphaned by ruthless poachers. When the poachers return, Tsan and Kate must try to save the majestic birds, but at what cost?
Milk and Oranges
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011 by Central Park Communications, Inc.. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Milk and Oranges is a collection of short fiction and essays examining life, love, and the tragedy and comedy of the human condition by award-winning writer Charlene Wexler. Whether she is tackling fiction or essays, Wexler writes from the heart. With a keen eye for detail and a way of looking at the world a bit sideways, her writings in Milk and Oranges will entertain while they make you think.
The Christmas Challenge
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
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Trying to recreate a family tradition when my Grandfather took me with him to cut down and carry home the family Christmas tree, my children and I would traipse out to our local tree farm to pick out our Christmas tree. Our tradition culminated in the Christmas my friends and family still refer to as the year of "The Mother Lode" tree. Laugh and cry at an attempt to preserve childhood memories.
The Gift - A Supernatural Hint as to what Peter is ...
Series: The Jake Winters Series, 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,210. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
The third book in the Jake Winters Series...At the time they met, Jake recognized Peter as a neglected and shy child. A week later, Jake learns Peter’s father murdered the boy in 1901. Jake accepts the fact that his independence is being sacrificed for the care and nurture of Peter. Peter learns about Thanksgiving, Santa and receives a mysterious gift ...
The Funeral - The Beginning or the End?
Series: The Jake Winters Series, 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,200. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The 4th book in the Jake Winters Series. With Christmas over, as with all cross-country truckers, it was back on the road for Jake and Peter. Dead ahead lay June 30, 2002, the scheduled date of Peter’s new funeral. His first funeral in 1901, in the wicked mining town in Montana had been a mockery of a Christian burial. Now all wonder if the new funeral will return Peter to the grave...
Shoes With New Strings: Poems of Domestic Wondering
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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FREE with coupon code DR82D . Shoes With New Strings: Poems of Domestic Wondering is a small collection of poems about love of home and family. These poems evoke memories of the delights of childhood, the loss experienced when family relationships change over time, and the hope for their recovery.