Books tagged: selfsacrifice

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And What Did You Get for Christmas?
You set the price! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015 by VintagEreads. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Christmas, a time of giving. How exciting a prospect! To receive the unexpected, and to give more than just material things, because what counts is the idea, of course. And giving some part of yourself, now that’s some idea, because what is there to lose?
A Tale Of True Love
Series: The Light In The Darkness, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 57,790. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
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.
Ashra
Price: Free! Words: 114,150. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00)
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.
Significance - a Science Fiction Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(5.00)
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.
The Crystal Rings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,570. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Christian » Romance
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.
Dreamscapes #9 - The Swan
Series: Dreamscapes, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » General
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.
Farwalker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,960. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012 by HartshornPublishing. Categories: 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.
Slaying the Mermaid: Women and the Culture of Sacrifice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
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.