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Mr. Joe: Tales from a Haunted Life
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,320. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Do you believe in ghosts? Joseph Barnett didn’t until he became a school custodian in a midlife career change when working nights in a school, he’d be forced to confront his darkest fears. "Ghosts are part of my story," says Joe. "After you’ve seen one ghost, after you’ve looked a couple in the eye like I have, you believe. But that is just the half of my story…not all of my ghosts were dead."
Ransom Seaborn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's Dan Finbar's freshman year and he's struggling to find his proper place in Harrison College. When he finally breaks through into the world of notorious loner Ransom Seaborn, their friendship is brutally cut short, leaving Finbar with nothing but Ransom's old leather journal.
My Name is Frankie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Frankie Maio was never expected to amount to much. The oldest son of an alcoholic, it was no surprise when he turned to alcohol as well. Forty-seven years of heavy drinking and drug abuse should have been the end of him ... but Frankie's mother believed in miracles, and that's what Frankie got.
My Drinking Isn't A Problem
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
One of the saddest situations in counselling that I experienced was when a couple came in to my office with one of them saying he/she drinks too much. The other person would exclaim "My Drinking Isn't A Problem!". It usually became apparent that it was one of the problems the couple were struggling with in their relationship. An alcoholic's prime relationship is with the alcohol not a person.
A Medical Exam
Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Donald Farber, MD, is a specialist in Mesmor therapy. He hates it, even though it's an effective treatment for neurosis. Now, what should he do about his own neurotic problems?
The Immortal Alcoholic's Wife
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 67,900. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
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The journey from childhood to the present of a woman who becomes the caretaker of her estranged alcoholic husband. She believes he is dying and gives him a soft place to die. As she waits, she begins to believe he is immortal. This book is a roadmap through the maze of alcoholic insanity. It contains easy to understand medical information; humorous scenarios; family dynamics;and a bit of romance.
Not a Victim... But a Survivor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,760. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
This series includes two books about the childhood and young adulthood for a girl named Sarah. Sarah is a child abuse, and child sexual abuse survivor, that longs for a normal life. Read how she fights against her abusers and triumphs.
George Washington Keefe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
George Washington Keefe was a less than average pitcher for the Washington Nationals during the first seasons of the National League club's 19th century existence, 1886-1889. He established records for most walks in an inning in 1887. Mostly disappointing, but sometimes brilliant, he was 5'8" and left-handed. On one occasion in 1889, he outdueled Hall of Fame, New York Giants pitcher Tim Keefe.
Dust
Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A short story of pronounced madness in a modern, mechanical world. A solitary night watchman at a museum faces his own inadequacy when compared with the museum's security system. As he sinks into depression and alcoholism, a woman appears, seemingly from nowhere, and plucks the watchman from despair in order to further her own otherworldly hobby.
Skeletons in the Rum
Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Skeletons in the Rum - 4746 words - When alcoholic, Victor Birdsong's life falls apart and leaves him with nothing but his bottle of rum, he unknowingly finds himself in Pieter Bruegel's painting, Triumph of Death. This horrific tale takes you through the dark side of art, depression, alcoholism, and redemption.