Books tagged: rape and its aftermath

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Half fledged she flew
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,120. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Nomthandazo spends an idyllic childhood in the hills of Zululand. Her mother suggests she finds a job at a nearby store. She falls in love with Sipho,and, convinced that he feels the same way she foolishly sets off to find him ‘on the mines’. Life’s darker side is brutally made evident to her.Broke and ashamed she finds that some people can be harsh, while others are exceptionally kind.
A Time Ago And Then
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,600. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Max, a USN submariner, is laid up in a hospital with a broken back in the late sixties: there, he begins spiritual journey that takes him through LSD,the Altamont Speedway fiasco, to the communes of New Mexico, Jamaica and drug dealing in Miami. Ending up in Santa Barbara his misadventures touch on the violence, cults and religions of the era as he struggles to find peace within himself.
When Love Triumphs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,540. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
This novel is a fiction novel with lots of lessons about overcoming life's obstacles and beating the odds. I let my imagination run when writing this book and I really enjoyed writing it. I would go to bed with this novel on my mind and wake up and the words just came so easily to me.
The Ewe Lamb
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: British English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Judith and Alice are childhood friends at school in the Yorkshire Dales but when Judith leaves to have a career in London and Alice stays at home to help on the farm it seems that they have nothing in common. But when disaster strikes they are able to help each other in a way that nobody else can, the bonds of old friendship proving stronger than a difference in life styles.
Rape - Not Sexual Assault
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology
When the word rape is said a chill probably goes through every woman due to the horror that it is. By identifying some sexual abuse as assault it may be technically more accurate, but it loses the impact of the word rape. When that impact is lost, in my opinion, the terror is watered down and it let's society think it is not as dastardly a deed. Whatever you call it there is a life ruined.
Life Waiting
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,430. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Orphaned by a car accident that kills both her parents, 18 year-old Faith suddenly finds herself guardian of her little brother. Forced to relocate to a new town and a new home, she tries to rebuild their lives by putting all of her dreams and ambitions on hold.
Caryl Chessman: Red Light Bandit?
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
Caryl Chessman was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin in 1960. Convicted of kidnappings, his case dragged on for more than 12 years. During this time Chessman wrote 4 successful books, which were autobiographical in genre. My book looks at his paternal ancestry and the kidnappings for which he was sentenced to die. There is new information about his family and the red light bandit victims.
A Balm in Gilead: A Novel
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 91,220. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Ten years after surviving an assault on a college campus, a woman is stunned to hear of a murder case chillingly similar to her attack. This is the story of a rape victim reluctantly heading down the path she most fears, hoping she can find justice and heal herself. "This well-plotted tale...blossoms into a complex crime drama with an array of fascinating characters." -- Kirkus Reviews.
A Way Back to Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,720. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
After the death of his wife, Edwin Goodeve withdraws from life. Facebook and the internet fill his day until he realizes that he knows more about his Facebook "friends" than he does his own neighbors. Pressured by his editor, Edwin decides to write about five neighbors and learn about their lives. As he does, he begins to reconnect to humanity and find his own way back to life.
Sometimes It Can Take Years
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Revenge may take a while, but it can be worth it in the end when the justice system fails you.