Books tagged: lonliness

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The Hunt
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A timid teenage boy finds the life he is meant for on a big cat hunt with two old geezers. After Rick's mother died, and his father remarried, he became aware of himself as a misfit. On the cat hunt with his eccentric step-grandfather, he learns why he's a misfit--he should have been born in a previous generation. Rick is out of place and out of time. The cat hunt is his rebirthing.
Katy Land
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Katy Land, country music singer at a local bar, is walking along the sidewalk on a cold bright morning when a goat trailer belonging to Skip, "the goat man," slips its hitch and rolls back, scooping Katy up and taking her on a wild ride before dumping her. Skip, a broke country music singer also, on the side, tries to make ammends but the media encourage Katy to sue.
The Jacket
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine that you, like the grandfather in this story, are confined to a wheel chair from which you watch your only grandchild--in this case a boy, "Butch"--repeat your past like a re-wound video. Already emotionally estranged from the child, who is completely in your care, you can only watch and wait and hope the video will end before you are forced to use the pistol next to your right hip.
Cammie's Lost Years
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
What if you returned to your hometown after a decade of shock treatments in a lock-up away from everything and everybody you knew? When you come home, with no memory, only sensations, everything is new. Gradually, as sensation gives way to memory, you venture out but everybody shuns you. What have you done to them? Cammie Short finds answers better left hidden.
Lorton's Quick Reads - Volume I
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Price: Free! Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is a collection of very short stories. Each one is intended to be read in a single sitting, with the goal of being entertaining, with the occasional deep thought tossed in. Most of the time, humor reigns. The stories are so short and enticing, that they are great, fun, quick reads and page-turners.
A Sad Goodbye: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
When Sara loses the love of her life, she turns to the bottle to help fill the hole in her heart.
Flight of The Monarchs
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Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Autumn can't set her monarchs free alone. Who does she ask for help? (also posted on my DevaintArt account as Antou-desu).
To Date or Not To Date--Guidelines for Christian Widows and Widowers
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Price: $5.39 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
A practical guide to help the widowed consider their readiness to date or remarry, the dangers in rushing because of desperate lonliness, how to get to know the "real" person and recognizing the red flags in dating in the latter years of life.
The Secret Weakness of Dragons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young boy knows The Secret Weakness of Dragons. Before he can use this secret to banish a terrible dragon from his kingdom, however, he becomes best friends with the beast. He still has to get rid of it though, if he ever wants to move out of his mother's house!
Dissecting Sean Connor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,160. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Sean Connor, a teenage boy who wants nothing more than to be left alone, can’t seem to catch a break. Constantly bullied with nowhere to turn, Sean finds himself losing control. After twins, Jonathan and Jessica move in next door, things seem to be getting better, but good things don’t last forever, especially not for Sean.