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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Lad in the Lake
Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
A Buffalo, NY priest recounts the life story of twin brothers, Shane and Blaine Cody Vaughn. The short story chronicles their contempt-filled relationship and their inevitable downfall.
The Enemy Within
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,390. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
War has always exacted its toll on the individuals involved whether they are the actual combatants or the members of their family. Travis Lane, 27, lived through a troubled childhood. As a result, his married life was anything but tranquil. As a means of escape, he joined the armed service, but an IED blast during a combat operation ended his military career.
Motel Endings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Motels dot the highways of America, providing a range of services and prices. We use them. Thousands of us use them for a place to rest, for meetings and assignations, and even, at times, to act out life's dramas. They are soulless places, almost perfect for the tragic endings that sometimes seem to take on their own power and strength, playing out no matter what we truly want.
Joey's Bench
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,470. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Reporter Alan Stateson finds himself in Trenton, Michigan after an assignment is cancelled. Having time on his hands and nothing to do, Alan keeps himself busy talking to people about local stories and about a certain resting place everyone calls Joey's Bench. Who is Joey and why was a bench named after him? The answer surprises him.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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Family Secrets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In the late 19th century, orphans became a ward of the county. When that happened to my grandmother, she was sold as a bond servant, setting the course of her life into motion. At the age of 18 the man who held her bond had taught her to read and write, be a good Christian woman, and the mysteries of housekeeping. Giving her a watch, a bible and $10 she was on her own for the first time...
I'll Never Do It Again *a First-Time Spanked, Spanking F M Fantasy*
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016 by Ardour Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Literary
~ You never forget the first time... even when it hurts. ~ It all begins when Timmy finds himself witnessing Jenny's own humiliation and tear-inducing torment as she's bent over her mother's knee and spanked. Right in front of him, right before his eyes that can hardly bear the sight of his best friend's agony. That's the moment that Timmy's day takes a turn he could never ever guess...
Fathers: A Collection of 3 Flash Fiction Stories
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Parents
Fathers: A collection of Three Flash Fiction stories consist of three short stories, "Teddy", "He never Came", "His Truth". All shining a lot of the lack in-home issues many families face regarding an empty father presence.
The Rainbow Household
Series: The Rainbow Household. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016 by SADAViD ENTERTAINMENT. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Sir Adichie, a neurosurgeon, husband of an elegant University lecturer and father to three sons and a daughter, had a blissful life with his family until he received a Benemerenti medal from the Pope same time his wife becomes the first female Vice Chancellor of the University of Nigeria. At a dinner with his family and a priest, he learns that his family's perfect life is about to keel over.
A Not So Very Fairy Tale
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A lovely damsel in distress, three worried cats and a happy ending.
Quig Rises
Price: Free! Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Middle-age is not for the faint-hearted, as Quig, the central character of these short stories, discovers. Join him as he attempts to negotiate the mine fields of memory, dealing with adult children and living alone without losing his sense of humour.
Foggy Paws
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Inspirational
Returning home from the Army, Jennifer Day struggles with the enormous loss of her grandfather. He committed suicide, and now she only has empty questions and his empty house. A dog appears out of the fog, seeking her, and gives her more than she expected.
Family Ties
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,050. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The next twenty-four hours may be the most important in Sascha Meyer’s life. Returning with husband Dan and their twin boys to the village of his youth to bury his mother, he’ll confront more than feelings of grief. Sascha must uncover the courage to challenge the demons of his youth, while his brother Mike must fight for his marriage. But what of Dan’s own secrets?
The Bastion
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2016 by Xadrum (publishing). Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The sole descendant of a family line muses over the ignominious past of his ancestors.

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