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Hardships of an American Soldier
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I went through the US Army Ranger School with a young West Point Lieutenant. We were Ranger Buddies, joined at the hip. He went on to become the Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. I went on to become a Homeless Alcoholic and Drug Addict. Our paths were rejoined after 9/11. This is my story.
The Still, Small Voice
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Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
My dad was an alcoholic --- confusion, isolation and solitude had become a familiar and sad place. It was a time of a family crisis for me. We had become the family that was "messed up."
Blood Red Rings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
After 24 years of putting his life on the line, Officer Frank Harper sees it all tick down to one defining moment in this soul-wrenching short story.
Dangerous Women & Desperate Men
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Four gripping stories of people on the brink; a broken-hearted woman in Las Vegas plots to take what she is owed, a haunted street cop finds his life on the line in a way he never expected; a desperate agent in California makes a life-changing choice; a hard-working middle-aged woman whose world is coming apart fights back with shocking vengeance.
Under My Roof -- A Mother's Story of the Heinous Crime of Incest--Second Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,950. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011 by Six Degrees Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Second Edition with Reader Conversation Guide and new Intro. It was midnight in her hell and, without realizing it, she just destroyed all the evidence...Under My Roof is a memoir written through the eyes of a mother, an RN, who discovers the terrible crime of incest has been perpetrated in her own home. This story is a mother's personal triumphant journey of discovery, tragedy, pain and healing
Odyssey of an Octopus Junkie: A Dysfunctional Love Story
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,650. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Ill-fated and quixotic love story of Phoenix, the tormented drug addict and talented artist, and Hannah, the pathologically co-dependent daughter of a Holocaust survivor, and their cross-country odyssey to liberate a giant octopus who may be psychically communicating with Hannah or may simply be her escapist delusion. Addiction is powerful. Will either be able to kick the habit?
Breaking the Circle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Tilted Windmill Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Twelve-year-old Chris learned that lycanthropy ran in her family. The hard way. On the desolate family farm dominated by her father’s alcoholism, everyone hides problems. As Chris grows, she spends one night a month locked in the basement and clawing at the door. She yearns for freedom, but can even transforming into a werewolf break the chains in Chris’ own mind?
Military Brats
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 217,110. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
A startling, groundbreaking exploration, Military Brats is the first book to analyze what it means to grow up in the military. Based on five years of research, this book probes the consequences—both positive and negative—of being raised in a family characterized by rigid discipline, nomadic rootlessness, dedication to military mission, and the threat of war and personal loss.
Manitoulin Memories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,860. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short Stories about a man who's trying to recall his father. Set in Manitoulin Island in the 1950s.
Things You Don't Want But Have to Take
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011 by Wonderland Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Madeline lived an ordinary life, married to a company man, staying home all day to help out at church, bake cookies, and pretend that she had never been anything but a housewife. Then the past comes back to haunt her: a box, carefully taped up, containing a horror that she’d never be able to get rid of, never be able to hide from. Not for long.