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Eeks - Book 1 of The Eeks Trilogy
Series: Goldiloxians (The Eeks Trilogy). Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,860. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's the ultimate breakthrough: a truly humanoid robot. Alarmed by the cost of caring for the aged, the UK Government funds development of robotic e-carers ('Eeks'). This works so well that no-one looks too closely at what the Eeks are doing on their own initiative - even when they promote euthanasia and colonizing a distant planet, that they will find. ['Goldiloxians' contains all 3 books.]
Living your 30 Year Bonus. Turning the idea of retirement on its head.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging
We are the first generation where most of us can live into our 80’s and probably well into our 90’s. We are part of a remarkable event- It has never happened before. We are creating history at this very moment - we have the ability to claim a 30-year bonus! This book for anyone over 45, based on the experiences of many others, helps you to carefully think through the life you want in the future.
Time To Let Go
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,560. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Following an incident at work Stewardess Hanna Korhonen decides to take time off to spend time with her elderly parents in rural England. There she finds that her family can't provide the easy getaway that she had hoped for. Her mother suffers from Alzheimer's and while being confronted with the consequences of her issues at work, she and her entire family are forced to reassess their lives.
Out With The Old
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This touching and direct personal essay about a father’s struggle with ageing and alcohol, and reflections on a daughter’s teen pregnancy, was anthologized in Slice Me Some Truth: An Anthology of Canadian creative nonfiction.
Explore Your Career Identity: A Women's Workbook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Counseling / career development, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Balancing work and family
Women-specific issues can be found in career development due to changing social trends, the socialisation of girls, and home/work role conflict. This workbook explores how career theory relates specifically to women's issues. The exercises help women understand what makes them ‘tick’ in terms of their career development so that they can make optimal decisions for their future success and happiness
Out of the Box
Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Life throws so many things our way, good and bad, and sometimes it helps to take an alternative look, especially if we can have a bit of a chuckle at the same time. This collection of humorous verse takes a sideways look at some of the trials (and tribulations) that beset our everyday lives. We've all been there...
The Best Tips of 2013/14
Price: Free! Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Inspirational keynote speaker and mind shift master, Wolfgang Riebe shares an inspirational 'Useletter' (a newsletter that you use) every month to positively inspire and motivate subscribers. Here are a selection of tips from 2013 and 14.
Journey, Arrival and Retreat
Series: Journey of Living with Faith through Verse, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
If the past informs the future we, as seniors, must glance over our shoulder careful not to repeat a misplaced step and stumble, keep our eye on what lies ahead to ensure our destined arrival...but what if our progressive existence takes a detour leading us down a lane inviting shrugging acceptance of retreat? Journey, Arrival and Retreat is the eighth book of free verse in Pamela's series.
A Late Monsoon
Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: British English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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On the shaded veranda of a post colonial Bombay hotel, two men shelter from the pre monsoon heat. Their generations and ideologies differ but they share the same turbulent moment in time. As they muse on the consequences of their changing world, they confront each other with questions affecting each of their personal worlds; questions they would prefer not to face.
The Vicious Age
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,190. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by Wilkinson House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tim, living in Amsterdam and enduring a hard winter, finds he is suddenly pursued by two very different men. Both come out of the criminal and hard-edged margins of Amsterdam that Tim has for so many years frequented. Klaus is a German who sells death to those willing to pay for it. Radek is Polish, 19 years old, selling his innocence but holding out for love.