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Stick Figures by Carol Kehlmeier
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 by Placer Gold Writers Ink, Patrick Witz, David Loofbourrow, Annemarie Olsen, Jane Haworth, Davin Kent, Evelina Dunn, & Kathleen Coleman
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) by Marie-Pierre Bardou
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 by GMW Wemyss
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 by Brian Collins
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 by Anita Lounsbach
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 by Elizabeth Ducie
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 by Georgina Gregory
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 by Kristi Milne
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas(5.00 from 1 review)
"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 by Meredith Miller
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 by Ceanmohrlass
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 by Daniel Clayton
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 by Janet Lee Berg
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?
The Lad in the Lake: A Short Story, Dark Fiction by Melissa Abigail
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. 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 by K.D. Richardson
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.
No Honor Between Brothers by Second Wind
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 105,490. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Everyone has at least one weakness. Mitch Wilder’s is women. He has always been fussed over, coddled and protected by them. When his father dies in 1967 Mitch’s world starts to fray at the seams. Mitch sees no choice but to hire his brother. Other than the fact that Mitch hates Tom, he has also discovered that Tom had an affair with the woman Mitch loves.
SMAFU Situation Married All F'd Up by EM Bosso
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A sexy and humorous walk through life, as an elderly neighbor notices the impending end of a failing marriage and decides to step in and share her wisdom and life experience. If she can't help save the marriage, perhaps she can at least soften the pain.
The Carolyn Chronicles, Volume 1 by Derek Ciccone
Series: Painless Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,260. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The follow-up to the heartwarming thriller Painless. It picks up a few months following the original story, and chronicles Carolyn Whitcomb, Billy Harper and crew, as they deal with the challenges of Carolyn's unique condition, and the trouble that always seems to find her. Which turns into quite eventful year, and a wild ride!
Motel Endings by Ed Teja
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.