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New Beginnings
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Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A soldier aboard a generational cruiser orbiting Mars is the only one who can save a small colony on the surface. That's because he's the only one left alive on the ship as it hurtles toward the Martian terrain. Trouble is, the door he needs to get through requires two arms to open - and he only has one... This story earned Honorable Mention in the Writers of the Future contest in 2012.
Meeting the Black
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Meeting the Black is a powerful and emotional piece written by Tom Piccirilli describing what he was going through, both mentally and physically, before and after his recent operation. 100% of the sales amounts of this and his other Crossroad Press titles, both eBook and audiobook, will continue to go to Tom to assist with his medical bills associated with his cancer treatment.
Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Medical Procedures that Alter Suicide Risk
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Series: Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk, Book 26. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by American Association of Suicidology. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
A review of suicide risks associated with medical procedures as supported by research literature. Authored by Matthew P. Lahaie, JD, MD, Mayo Clinic Medical School, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and Timothy W. Lineberry, MD, Mayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Rochester, MN.
The Clever Doctor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A fictional story that examines the relationship between Doctor Martin and his "heartsink" patient, Mr Waters, who is in hospital to undergo tests in preparation for open heart surgery.
Rock Star
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This is a fiction short story about a rock star who goes on stage even though he is very ill. He passes out on stage, injures himself, and is sent to a hospital where he dies.
Skinny On The Inside
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,940. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
Skinny On The Inside is the titanic, comedic struggle between a mother and daughter over health, weight, body image, and the true meaning of friendship.
Dumpster Child
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Price: Free! Words: 50,220. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Christie Ann Francis goes to an abortion clinic and after her abortion discovers a baby in their dumpster, falls in love with the little girl that looks exactly like her, and decides to raise it as her own. With a dreamlike quality the story progresses to an unexpected ending. Much tragedy and turmoil later the story ends on a positive note as the spirit prevails in the end.
Double Jeopardy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,140. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL—WHO’S THE FAIREST TWIN OF ALL?? Gemma Cardano’s face has been horribly damaged in a construction accident. Ben Halsey, top plastic surgeon at St. Joe’s Hospital in Vancouver, will need all his renowned skills to reconstruct what had been a beautiful face.
Stuffing Sandwiches Down My Shirt... Strategies and Inspiration for Crutch Users
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
An upbeat approach to one-footed living, "Stuffing Sandwiches Down My Shirt: Strategies and Inspiration for Crutch Users" delivers practical ideas for maximizing the temporary challenges associated with a casted leg and crutch use. The author, a single mom of three, found humor to be critical in making her post-op recovery time a fulfilling and, surprisingly, fun experience.
Derailed - Memoirs of a Botched Hysterectomy - Hysterectomy to Remove Fibroids and Cyst - Really was Endometriosis!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,390. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013 by Aauvi House Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Endometriosis affects more than 9,000,000 women in the U.S. and many more worldwide - what every woman needs to know! How does an outwardly healthy 47-year old woman's "routine hysterectomy" become an 18-day ordeal spanning two hospitals, four surgeries, and more than $400,000 in medical bills? The answer, undiagnosed endometriosis. A patients perspective on morbidity and mortality.