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Being Diane
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Price: Free! Words: 130,180. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This is a story of a young man who finds that he has to make his way in life as a transgendered youth fighting for an education and learning that he is not alone in his fight.
Disparue
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,490. Language: French. Published: August 24, 2013 by AlterPublishing Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Deux jeunes femmes en quête de vérité se prêtent à mystifier le monde entier pour arriver à leurs fins : adoptées dès leur prime enfance, elles cherchent, à leur majorité, la trace de leurs parents biologiques.
Père dû
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,560. Language: French. Published: August 18, 2013 by AlterPublishing Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A douze ans… et demi, Christophe pourrait être un enfant insouciant et heureux s'il n'était miné par une douloureuse interrogation à multiples tiroirs. Qui est son père ? Où vit-il ? Que lui reproche-t-on ?
Beginnings (Hiding Behind The Couch Short Story)
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(4.00 from 1 review)
Journey back to childhood, where the buds of friendship blossom; take a peek into the lives of the primary school children who would become...The Circle. A stand-alone prequel from Hiding Behind The Couch.
Fated to Fail: Tales from a Marriage
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 43,390. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The marriage of obsessive Max and compulsive Agnes inevitably fails. Contemplating marriage, their daughter asks her father to explain what happened. Max then chronicles the sad saga, confronting the memories head-on, focusing on crucial episodes, intrigues and calamities. The result is an egregious case of TMI, revealing what no child should learn about what happened behind parents' closed doors.
Introducing Happiness
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,820. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jordy Lee's hard-luck family is at a breaking point. Jordy is away from home, saving for school, but finds himself framed for a bizarre crime by his boss. His sister Katie is getting ready for college but has a secret that will tear her family apart. Meanwhile, widower Henry Lee is unable to get over the death of his wife. Remarkably, it's at a funeral when the family must decide to find peace.
La dernière aube
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,950. Language: French. Published: July 31, 2013 by AlterPublishing Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Qui n'a pas rêvé un jour de refaire sa vie ? Il n'est pas question ici de changer de pays, de travail… de compagne ou de compagnon. Non ! Ces possibilités-là, l'existence les offre… de plus ou moins bon cœur. Elle peine en revanche à faire don de séances de rattrapage pour les meurtrissures de l'âme.
The House With the Wraparound Porch
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 129,610. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Mame McGrath's family moves in across the street from a magnificent Queen Anne-style house, she notices a catatonic young man rocking on its wraparound porch. Mame proclaims boldly that she will restore his psyche—devastated by a drowning in Keuka Lake. What she doesn't anticipate is that he and this house will become the heart of her existence.
The Disappearance of Felix Kulp
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Don’t be fooled by the epistolary form of this novel—it is a wonderful and engrossing read. Every letter writer’s voice is unique and distinctive. From the divorced second wife Leila’s hilarious couplets and poison-penned fury at her cheating husband to the chap selling the pornographic Japanese art, all letters make compelling reading in the mystery of why and how Felix disappears.
My Mom the Mouse (A Family Memoir of Questionable Accuracy)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A man's late night encounters with a mouse reveal unfinished issues in dealing with the death of his Mom. Reality slowly blurs as he comes to believe the mouse is his mother. Intermingled are childhood stories that allow you to laugh and cry as the layers of the relationship are exposed; in the end, enabling him to finally put his mother to rest. A powerful, relatable story for all to enjoy.
L'Arénicole
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,870. Language: French. Published: July 22, 2013 by AlterPublishing Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Une maison de famille, une grand-mère farfelue, un grand-père dont on est sans nouvelles depuis très longtemps… et un testament surprenant. Celui-ci va contraindre deux membres de la famille à accomplir un périple éprouvant à travers l'Europe. De la Bretagne à l'Ukraine, ils remonteront un passé dont ils ignorent encore vers où ils les mène.
Stain of Blood
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 137,160. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Families and their distinctive identities are forged from many forces and influences regardless of the culture from which they emerge. It is the people that populate families that intrigue their histories. The Fullenwieder’s were not aristocratic, famous, notorious, or in any other way outwardly noteworthy, yet a chronicle of their history could only be described as remarkable.
A Chance to Live
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Price: Free! Words: 131,440. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Devoted mother, Eleonora, is determined to protect her son, Felix, in his gay relationship with Eugeny, which is illegal in 20th century Russia and must be kept secret. Thanks to Eleonora’s clever planning they manage to live well, but they are eventually pushed to extremes by the threat of exposure. Suspicious deaths lead murder detective, Vadim, to their door hell-bent on solving the mystery.
Turning on the Lights
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,130. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
This is a story about Marc Nelson who has been suffering from Alzheimer's Disease for 12 years and bedridden for 8 years. He receives an experimental drug that reverses the effects of Alzheimer's. However, the new drug does not restore his lost memories. Marc regains his sanity, but large parts of his life are missing.
Time Enough In Spring (Moonridge Memories, #4)
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Series: Moonridge Memories, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: American English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In the final book of the Moonridge Memories series, Theresa reevaluates her life and relationships after the death of a family member. Meanwhile, Beth is still on the outs with her friends and living with Patrick Jordan. As he grows increasingly more possessive and dangerous, Beth becomes desperate to leave him, even if it means risking the lives of those she cares about.
Mr. Jablowski's Treasure
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Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
There’s always something interesting and exciting happening when you’re thirteen and summer vacation has just begun. In the summer of 1966 a young boy is having the summer of his life, riding his bike, playing baseball and having fun by tempting the wrath of the nasty old man that lives nearby. But things get much more exciting when he discovers an amazing treasure, which leads to trouble.
The Remedy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This Bradbury Award-winner asks, "How do you cure creativity?"
Kismet X Numbers
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Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Based on true Australian history, this is an inter-generational short story of synchronicity, fate, love, struggle and in particular, one white man's experience at the hands of the 'elite' ruling class in early colonised Australia. Through the synchronicity of numbers, the story chronicles the experiences of two families, one white, one Aboriginal, from the early 1800's through to 2048.
The Fiona Letters
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Sir William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, one of the first scientific celebrities, led a full, productive, and virtuous life, above reproach by Victorian standards. His only passion was for science in the service of nation and empire. But he must have had another life, another kind of passion. This novel imagines how it could have happened
The Narrow Gate
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,730. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Rose Banfry McGuire’s world shatters when she meets a young man at her father’s funeral who seems familiar, though this is the first time they have met. When this young man shakes hands with her brother, Rose sees the resemblance, and the past thirty years of secrets and lies collapses into the stark fact of him. The Narrow Gate is a novel of three generations of Banfry women.