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Quinton Finds His Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2009 by Four Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Quinton is a somewhat different quail among the others in his village, for he has two plumes instead of one, and has not yet learned to fly. Follow Quinton as he goes from a life as a belittled child and local outcast to one of happiness and love, watch him as he learns the true meaning of family, and see him take the first step into a world of acceptance and belonging.
When Babies Dream
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
An 18 month-old biracial girl named Ciara, lives with a young single white foster father, Jim. He is afraid to take her in at first but over the next eight months the two become an unlikely family until time carries both of them away. The story is told through as a dream where Ciara sees her past from safe inside a tornado, looking out windows that float all around her, showing life with Jim.
Hank
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Hank is a page-turning, contemporary coming-of-age story of growing up amidst the wreckage of a troubled family, an alien school, and a world otherwise booby-trapped with alluring but perilous possibilities. We see not just Hank's confusion and dismay, but his grit, his honesty, and his vulnerability. A real, raw, and rewarding story. Book one of the Gunpowder Trilogy.
Lovie's Baby
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
From "Lovie's Baby": "They said they saw her that Monday morning running up the road toward the courthouse, with that pink blanket all nussed-up to her bosom like the baby was still alive. And it SOME cold..."
Caged in Darkness
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Price: Free! Words: 63,200. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
On her 16th birthday, Savannah is consumed by overwhelming power. She must choose between two loves; the one who taught her to smile or the darkly seductive stranger who tempts her towards another path. Suddenly, an unspeakable evil comes to claim a debt. How will she survive the greatest evil she has ever witnessed… long enough to have a choice to make?
Two Weeks Since My Last Confession
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A dramatically written family saga, Two Weeks Since my Last Confession is the story of one woman's survival in the face of serious childhood abuse and addiction. More than this, it is a tale that chronicles the triumph of the human spirit over its enemies — not only external enemies but also the ones we find within ourselves.
Forget Me Not
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
My name is Jessie. I am eight years old. I am never touched. No pats on the head. No hand to hold when I cross the street. No hug when I am sick. One day, I broke the nose of a boy who tried to touch me. Another, my eyes leaked water when I watched a mother hold her little girl. I was here too, but nobody saw. This is my story. Are you ready?
The Funeral - The Beginning or the End?
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Series: The Jake Winters Series, 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,200. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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...
Pursuing Hope - A Journey From Sorrow to Triumph
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,060. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
Follow the journey of a boy who faces an uncertain future of abuse and neglect. Abandoned at an orphanage Rick must learn to survive and ultimately finds faith, hope and healing.
Alone No Longer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A broken arm was the least of eleven-year old Denise’s worries as she hid in her room as her mother partied with friends in the next room, but when police arrive to break up the party she finds herself in foster care and a succession of homes. With everyone, including her mom making big promises, Denise wonders if she’ll ever find a place where she belongs.