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Alice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,220. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Alice is near breaking point. Floods have left her beautiful dream home a damaged mess, her step children's lack of respect is giving her migraines and, worst of all, her husband is giving her no support to lean on. Her life is slowly spiralling out of control. When Alice's daughter, Anne Marie, repeatedly falls victim to aggressive vandals, Alice finally can take no more.
The Beautiful One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,670. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Michael Stanton is a haunted man. He can think of nothing but Moira, his sadly departed love, as he paints endless portraits alone in his mansion. But when ghoulish shadows and ominous voices start to haunt him as well, Michael finds himself spiralling into a fatal pit of depression, paranoia and anxiety.
Tamara: The Woman Who Conquered Baltimore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,110. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017 by Party Crasher Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Biographical
A riveting depiction of one woman’s victorious struggle to stake out a unique place in the American Noughties, Tamara: The Woman Who Conquered Baltimore captures the intersection of addiction, poverty, sexism, and racism in a way few narratives have managed.
A Life Twice Given
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,610. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2017 by berwickcourt. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Joey’s parents, devastated by his death, accept the help of a scientific cabal to clone their son. His new life leads to love and a job with the CIA. When he learns the truth, Joey must face the mystery of his past and the uncertainty of his future. This masterwork of speculative fiction, inspired by Daniel’s personal loss, delivers a genuinely human portrait of a future both idyllic and dystopic.
Thoughts Are Free
Series: East Berlin Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,950. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
East Berlin, 1994: The GDR is divided by a referendum and fascist skinheads roam the streets. Four years later, the GDR is in turmoil: in a city ravaged by politics and economic meltdown it's time for the dreamers of 1989 face up to hard reality. But when an ex-Stasi agent goes undercover on a mission against the fascists, events begin to spiral out of control. Book 2 in the East Berlin Series
What May Be
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,920. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
While the hurricane pelted their New York City high rise, Nick told his fearful and pregnant wife, Eva, his dreams for the future. He'd always imagined a little farm in the Berkshires where you could pick an apple from a tree and grandchildren could grow old. Even though the generations came and went, the land remained the same, always there waiting to sustain them.
Esoterica
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Amelia once ran from her father who had custody to begin a new life and identity in San Francisco, but was found and brought back to a home environment that soon became sexually abusive. This time she is determined to make a legal place for herself with her chosen family in California.
Tahquitz Dawn
Series: Debris. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,440. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The San Jacinto mountains stand majestic ...in the shadows of a ghost.
Drive
Series: Debris. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,020. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The Coachella Valley is a desert hot spot ...where love grows.
Debris
Series: Debris. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,660. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Palm Springs is haunted by the rich & famous ...and the broken.
Coldfire
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 89,730. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Sheriff Matt Henderson must defend his town of Cory, Ohio from the invasion of a Mexican drug cartel. With the increasing frequency of murders in his own peaceful town, Matt and his department are under virtual siege from international criminals who would think nothing of murdering every man, woman and child who opposed their ugly scheme.
Stick Figures
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,420. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016 by WoolysWagon ePublishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
You've seen them. Stick Figures. Walking through life but, differently. Mattie deals with them every day. A young girl, she can't understand why her life is different from other children she meets. Loving fathers and mothers are curiosities. Why were hers so different? Who am I? Not lovable. Not pretty. She must be the reason for her mother’s 'purple' times, she is certain. She is not.
Through Button Eyes: A Collection of Short Fiction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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Placer Gold Writers' book "Through Button Eyes" is a multi-genre collection of short stories which will thrill, intrigue & entertain readers. Seven authors present 15 stories that range from tender coming of age to a humorous zombie, moments of romance to murder and dystopian nightmare, from fantasy and magic to SciFi and mystery thriller - surely "Through Button Eyes" has something for everyone.
Dia Linn - VIII - Le Livre de Cyan (Sinn Féin)
Series: Dia Linn, Livre 8. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 105,250. Language: French. Published: December 2, 2016 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Année 3050. Cyan et Connor sont les derniers descendants des O’Callaghan, la famille fondatrice d’Eochair, une organisation mondiale qui dirige dorénavant la destinée des peuples, depuis 2020. Cyan choisira-t-elle la voie du devoir et suivra-t-elle le chemin qu’on a tracé pour elle ? Quels que soient leurs choix, les derniers descendants d’Eileen devront faire des sacrifices…
Ye Little Hills Like Lambs
Series: Village Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 1, 2016 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The Downlands and the Woolfonts look forward to a placid new year. What they get is tragedy, disaster, a stunning archaeological discovery, and, in the end, perhaps, redemption. But it’ll want all of Canon Paddick’s saintliness, all of the duke’s cunning, and all of Professor Lady Lacy’s wisdom, to see them through and all set right. Merely another half-year in the Woolfonts and District, really.
The Rath
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,330. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A father tells his daughter the story of the gloom she feels, the shadow cast across a century and a half by the family’s ordeal during the Great Hunger. It’s her only hope--understanding what she is grieving and learning how love saw the old ones through.
Keep Your Shorts On!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,690. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
• An award-winning scientist has a major life secret about to become exposed to public knowledge. • A down-on-his-luck country singer experiences a breakthrough that is about to change his entire life. • A missionary to Uganda trying to save the lives of orphan children ends up facing a firing squad. • A reporter trying to find a worthwhile human-interest story gets more than he bargained for.
Atlas Returns
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,180. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
When the current President is impeached for crimes and misdemeanors it leaves an opening for a new kind of President and a new kind of politics in America. Influenced in part by Orwell and Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged, J. Jeffrey Fletcher's Atlas Returns continues the examination of America's ills and the cures that may be necessary.
Daisychains
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,710. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In Daisychains Anita Lounsbach writes a wonderful account of the trials and tribulations of the extended Connolly family exploring the complexities and nature of people. Set in Manchester, the character of each family member develops throughout the book until you feel you know them personally, and discover each is not as first perceived.
When Shakespeare Lost the Plot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,810. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Not to be, you see, is the only way to be! Meditation and the acceptance of being a 'nobody', versus the desire for social recognition and becoming 'somebody'. The difference in personal journeys to fulfilment couldn't be starker between the East and the West.