Books tagged: selfsacrifice

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Slaying the Mermaid: Women and the Culture of Sacrifice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,770. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
Why do so many women feel obliged to put other people's needs first—even when they don’t want to? Slaying the Mermaid explains why the self-sacrificing impulse comes from women's history, not their nature.
Farwalker
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,960. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012 by HartshornPublishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When saboteurs wreck the hydroponics bay of the colony ship Promise, First Captain Djon Farwalker struggles to find a way to keep his crew alive, even if that means taking the long walk out of an airlock to decrease oxygen consumption on-board. His wife challenges him to find another way, tensions heighten, and factions quickly develop, including those who want the colony idea abandoned.
Wise Men
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,850. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Khefren is ordered to shadow a mysterious African on his way to Roman Palestine. They join a caravan of well armed emissaries from Rome’s hated Parthian Empire rivals to the east. Old prophecies have the local Roman ruler worried ... and Khefren becomes all that stands between a young Jewish girl (pregnant she claims with her people’s messiah) and the mad ruler who wants her dead
Dreamscapes #9 - The Swan
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Series: Dreamscapes, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Dreamscapes is a series of 12 monthly short stories capturing Astra Crompton's real dreaming experiences. In "The Swan" the author finds herself in a post-apocalyptic version of her hometown along with a small group of survivors. Given one last chance at redemption, she volunteers to embark on a journey to save a swan, and in doing so, humanity itself.
The Crystal Rings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,570. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Three stories. Four princesses. Yet all are bound by the fate of two crystal rings. From YA Fantasy and Christian Fantasy author comes a new collection set on the Isle of Spaniño where magic awaits around every corner.
Significance - a Science Fiction Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dr. Roland Price holds the fate of a dying planet in his hands. If he can’t find a way to save them, he’ll be forced to destroy the people that his parents fought to protect.
Ashra
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Price: Free! Words: 113,630. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
During a failed mission against the Sanctum Empire, Alan Belmont, an Einhart officer, rescues an escape pod from a doomed ship. He learns that it contains Ashra, a young Sanctum princess whose psychic powers make her wanted by every side. Alan is forced to balance his duty to the Einhart with keeping the princess safe, all while he and his team continue fighting the Empire's royalty and creations.
A Tale Of True Love
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Series: The Light In The Darkness, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,790. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Many of us go through life thinking we love others when we really don't. We seek to be loved, when it is us who should do the loving, and in God's way - not the worlds. Learn how Marty and Tom Madison, with their two sons Tyler and Sam, learn this lesson in the wilds of Brandon Creek, Idaho. A small town in the shadows of the mighty Tetons, where Tom has been assigned as a Village Missions pastor.