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Life At My House Sampler
Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A small, eBook collection of my “Life at my House Sampler” columns—the wit, wisdom, and reflections of a woman, wife, and mother.
Golden Boy
Price: Free! Words: 49,480. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Billie Bucket just wants to me a normal, average day, kid of eight; he's happiest sitting on his Oak tree, overlooking his family garden. Yet, he has something strange in his blood. Something which is capable of healing incurable diseases. He wants freedom, but strangers around him want the secrets inside him.
The Moral Hazard (Part 1 of 2)
Price: Free! Words: 18,780. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Wealth. Beauty. Youth. Power. Persephone and Eris Benson have it all ever since their father unexpectedly handed them the keys to his billion dollar company in the city of New Lyonesse. But being at the top brings out a power player who sees them and their company as a tempting target. In order to survive, the sisters must confront their tortured past so they can handle their dangerous future.
The Visit
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
An unexpected visit doesn't mean it was appreciated. This is a story based on a real milk jug which was given as a wedding present in 1909. The names have been changed to protect the innocent, Irene.
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
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"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
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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.
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.
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.
The Bastion
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2016 by Xadrum. 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.
The End of the Beginning: A Short Story About the Rise and Fall of Oil Prices
Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
"The End of the Beginning" is a post-publication Bonus Chapter of Chaturanga," the young adult educational novel about Central Asia. In the style of "Chaturanga," this short story offers readers a fun, interesting, and relatable way to understand current events related to oil prices, the future of energy, world markets, and geopolitics.
November Mourning
Series: Savor The Days. Price: Free! Words: 18,950. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
November Mourning, Book 3 of Savor The Days series is a work in progress. Literally. picks up with famed Hollywood actor Rhys Matthews, aka Evan, as he struggles to put the past behind him and find a future for himself and his family apart from his overwhelming career. I know who you are . . . the ominous threat of a stranger threatens to uncover the past that Evan has tried to keep buried
What They Left Behind
Price: Free! Words: 121,090. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Ben and Gennie Perrin, orphaned twins, are abused and abandoned by their brother. Luckily, they are adopted by a young couple and raised in San Francisco. Years later, while trying to bring their parents to California, they uncover something so unexpected it turns their world upside down. Will they reconcile with their past or will it leave them shattered like their city after the earthquake?
'Neve Uncovers the Ultimate Truth of All Things'
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Books & Libraries, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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'Neve Uncovers the Ultimate Truth of All Things' tells the tale of a little girl with some big concerns, left to ponder upon them in the familiar confines of her local library. Although her world is in an increasing state of turmoil, she finds comfort and meaning in the books around her.
Nut Stuffing
Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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A festive gathering with little genuine cheer attached. The nut stuffing has ruined Erin's meal, her day and perhaps her life. This story is a snapshot of fake relationships and of biting the tongue in order to play nice with family out of obligation and in trying to keep everyone happy, even though everyone clearly is not.
The Great Divide a novelette
Price: Free! Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Dacey Theroux’s life takes a turn for the worst when her unstable ex-husband shows up at her job making a scene and threatening her in front of coworkers. She entertains an unlikely messenger. What he tells her becomes the basis of her new life and inevitably leads her to face her past… and her shocking present.
Among Apple Trees
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.00 from 1 review)
A young man takes his great-granddad to the store -- a simple occurrence that happens hundreds, maybe thousands of times daily across the world. But this trip will be something unexpected and special for them both.
Freddy And The Scorpions
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This story is about a young white boy who came to better understand the world through the eyes of “Freddy”, an old black man who worked for his family on a small farm in South Africa. It takes us from fear and preconceptions to understanding and redemption.
All That Remains is Love
You set the price! Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Ivy love Iran like no one else. She lives him so much that she is not sure she can live without him. When she learns his secret, she must decide decide if she should keep the secret or not. Can she live with her decision? Can she survive the final outcome?

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