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Walking the Dusty Track
You set the price! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A thought provoking short story based on the journey of a youth whose life is impacted by the social turmoil his country is in. The unfolding events in his life forms the thrill of the story while the overall plot will surely catch imagination and give a glimpse of what it means to be human.
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.
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
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.
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.
Gorgito's Ice Rink
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,770. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Gorgito's Ice Rink was runner up in Writing Magazine's 2015 Self-Published Book of the Year Awards. Two small boys separated by forty years, but both grieving for lost sisters — torn between family and other loves. Can the fulfilment of one promise make up for the failure to keep an earlier one? A tale of love, loss and broken promises.
Wajemup: Place across the water where the spirits go
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
On the surface, this short story is a snapshot of an Australian family holiday. Look a little deeper and you'll find a subtle critique of a society that buries its head in the sand, ignoring a brutal history to focus on its own gain and enjoyment.
Caught at a Crossroad
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
"Come off it, Tiff. You had a choice: your family or your career. Remind me again, who did you chose? Oh, that's right, you chose those pigs in blue," June bellowed. After twelve years apart, June and Tiffany are reunited. Now face-to-face on opposite sides of the law, Tiffany must choose between her career and her family. It all comes down to this: lose her job or arrest her brother-in-law.
Studious
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story about a serious Med Student. This is also a story about how where we're planted matters, and the friendship between two different people.
Stephani's Light
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Would you give up your dreams to make his come true? Stephani's Light is a story of a young woman’s journey through self-doubt, betrayal, and renewal, set in fictional Point Grey, Maine.
The Golden Child
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Stephen Pendleton sees his childhood repeating himself. His brother, Ken, who was given everything as the eldest child while Stephen, the youngest, was neglected and abused. He's tried to put that behind him and move on with his life, but when he sees his younger nephew going through the same things, he finds himself reliving the past and his darkest impulses.
Rembrandt's Shadow
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Sylvie Rosenberg escaped the holocaust—but can she escape the past? Angela Martino is haunted by events from her childhood and struggles to resolve her guilt. Can these two women from different generations reconcile their own turmoil—or pay the price of an even greater loss?
Swans Still Sing
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A heartbreaking short story about the final goodbye between a big brother and his little sister. It truly captures the meaning of loss, love, and hope.

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