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Confession
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Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
This writer presents the reader with poems of a personal nature. His words in poetic manner flow through a past which can still be troublesome at times, but the war poems shed a different light on a traumatic experience.
Ashes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,930. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story about a woman haunted by a past mistake from her service in Jupiter's navy. Roberta Costa, in a tragic accident, killed three-hundred-twenty-one people at New Beijing, a colony cylinder orbiting Mars. Though honorably discharged from Jupiter's navy, she is tormented by her actions. Her sister and a kind elderly woman from New Beijing seek to bring her back from the brink of despair.
The Boy Died In Vietnam
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A raw portrayal of Don’s experience during the Vietnam War, dealing with dead and dying children. He exposes his soul discussing events in his life while coping with PTSD issues, not knowing for 40 years that he was suffering from the disorder. As conditions worsen he moves into a tent in the woods. Through treatment he returns to Vietnam and in a matter of a few months his whole life has changed.
Aftermath (Blades series part 4)
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Series: Blades, Book 4 ยท Adventure Down Under, Book 8. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 40,320. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Having survived some dangerous situations and seen death during the wildfire crisis in California, Julian returns home to Australia severely traumatised, but neither he nor those around him are aware. He begins abusing alcohol, which finally leads to an act of violence against his best friend. Diagnosed with PTSD, he goes to a rehab unit for teens, before slowly recovering and reclaiming his life.
Just Keep Knitting: a journey of healing through forgiveness, faith, and fibre
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When chest pain and exhaustion forced a pause in her busy life, author Lonna Cunningham was called upon to take a closer look at the big events of her past: the death of her infant daughter, her husband's sudden personality changes and the discovery of the brain tumour that had triggered them ... then she had to rethink her past in order to find her path to the future.
Blades (whole four-part series)
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Series: Blades, Book 5. Price: $14.49 USD. Words: 165,510. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Are heroes born or made? When a 12-year-old kid and his widowed father move to a big metropolis from a coastal city, a fatal tragedy begins a chain of events that tests the courage, self-reliance, integrity and survival skills of the boy. Set in many parts of Australia plus California, over a 5-year period, Blades follows his journey to adulthood and looks at the many lives he saves along the way.
An Accidental Cowboy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,070. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Not long after Simon & Simon went off the air, the author was shot twice and left for dead. Physically, he recovered fairly quickly. Psychologically, however, the effects were far more severe and long-lasting, sending him into a spiral of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. As a result, almost by accident, he ended up in a world of horses and cattle and ranching that helped him survive.
The Memory of You
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,110. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
RWA Golden Heart Award Winner Lt. Matt Foster was taken as a POW and mistakenly declared dead. After six years of emotional and physical torture, he returns home with no memory and a face no one recognizes—not even his wife, Abby, who’s about to remarry. He could still walk away from the gorgeous stranger whose been starring in his X-rated dreams, but he could never abandon his sons.
Trauma Resolution Made Easy
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anxieties & Phobias
It may seem outrageous to claim that trauma resolution could actually be easy but with the breakthroughs explained in this book, remarkably enough, it is.
Private Battles: Military Families' Strengths and Struggles in a Time of War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan -- the longest U.S. combat operations since the Vietnam War -- military families have been struggling through a relentless cycle of crisis and stress. Many suffer their own wounds of war: Depression. Anxiety. Divorce. Suicide. “Private Battles” tells the stories of real families and how they survive these hard times.