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12 Steps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,280. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
12 Steps is a novel about addiction, recovery, and the ways in which we're all a little more broken then we want to believe.
Born Broken
Series: Born Broken, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 91,380. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Substance Abuse & Addictions / Alcoholism, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
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Once, maybe twice in a person's life, there appears an opportunity with the power to brush against the soul. It can alter what a person is destined to become. It can leave an impression on broken hearts and injured souls. These are the evidence, the footprints that God leaves behind.
Huomenna hoitoon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: Finnish. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Päiväkirjamuotoisia merkintöjä läheisistä alkoholisteista, asunnottomista (alkoholin takia) ja rahanvippaajista (alkoholin takia). Lupauksilla ja hyvillä päätöksillä ei ole palaneen puupennin arvoa. Terveenä tai edes elossa pysyminen seuraavaan päivään asti on epävarmaa.
Let's Get Lost
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Let's Get Lost is set at a time when Matthew Scudder had his detective's gold shield, and after he'd begun keeping company with Elaine Mardell, while still living in Syosset with his wife, Anita. It concerns a friendly poker game that doesn't stay friendly, and the artful cover-up of a cover-up. And Chet Baker's music, referenced in the title, sets the story's tone.
Batman's Helpers - A Matthew Scudder Story #4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Along with 17 novels, Scudder has starred in 11 short works of fiction. A friend, one Jim Thompson, had switched professions, moving from academia to private investigation. His experiences with street-level level trademark enforcement gave rise to this story. Batman's Helpers is included in The Night and the Music, my collection of all 11 Matthew Scudder short stories.
By the Dawn's Early Light - A Matthew Scudder Story #3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
I had thought Matthew Scudder's career was finished with the publication of the fifth novel, Eight Million Ways to Die. But I'd promised a short story to Bob Randisi for a private eye anthology (The Eyes Have It) and By the Dawn's Early Light was it; it got Scudder back in business, and in the process won an Edgar Allan Poe award and became my first story to appear in Playboy.
Redline
Series: Full Throttle, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,310. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by Webfoot Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Now that Jess DeLand has escaped her alcoholic mother’s grip, all she wants is a chance to be normal. But when her past crashes headlong into her present, all hopes of normal go spinning off into the weeds. Jess’s attempts to spare her friends—and herself—from the things she’d rather keep hidden, threaten to destroy the new life she’s built. Maybe normal is too much to ask for.
Worry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
For Benjamin Cohen, life was one worry after another. Medication, therapy, even cults gave him no relief. Then he met a strange Hasidic mystic...
Whispers Out Of Time
Series: Born Broken, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Inspirational
A unique book of poetry that the author created while reflecting back over his life. Sharing insights he learned while recovering from alcoholism.
A Stolen Childhood, Eleanor's Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,550. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Inspirational
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Eleanor had experienced the dire psychological effects of alcohol and spousal abuse in her childhood home, but undeterred she overcame the emotional traumas and laid claim to international success as an author. Bad choices and living life her way failed. There was one very essential change required, one that she chose to avoid. Once done, her life became so much better.