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Crash Landing: The Long Road Home
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,570. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
In Crash Landing, a sixty-year-old Liz Jansen sets out on a solo motorcycle quest across the Americas, seeking to understand how the experiences of her ancestors had shaped her. Three weeks later, a catastrophic crash in Alberta farmland changes her course, but not her journey. Crash Landing is a compelling, adventurous, and poignant narrative showing how the heart always knows the way home.
My Name is Blade
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
You might think that a blade of grass does not have much going for it. Think again. Often trod upon and made to sustain bovine life, there’s more to grass than meets the eye (or foot). Blade likes to muse, and muse he does, upon life and death and sex and their lot in life.
Ennead
Series: Alternate. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,040. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A bath, some wine, and a massage were all she wished. But he wanted to take her to his ancestral land, the two of them alone, strolling the streets in-between bouts of lovemaking. I know what I want for Christmas, he said. A novel. From you to me. All mine, Angel. How did they end up here, amongst his dysfunctional family? And let’s not forget the ghosts, old and new. This is all on you, Big guy.
Genealogy 101: Discover Your Ancestors For Next to Nothing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This book is a how-to for researching genealogy with little or no cost.
Of Me I Muse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An inspirational guide to lateral thinking when writing family and personal histories. Whether or not there’s a heaven or a hell, people will live on in the memories of those they’ve left behind. On that premise, and with the belief that we all have life stories, philosophies, and influences simply by “having been,” to pass on down to later generations— memoirs and family histories are for all.
The Leprechaun
You set the price! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales
A short fable about death and reconciliation, regretting loss of long term memory, and how drinking can bridge the gaps in reminiscence. Also, how to strike an accord with a paranoid leprechaun. A paranoid ninja leprechaun.
This Old House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Connecticut ex-pat comes to Vermont looking for his roots. He finds a great Uncle in his nineties still alive and makes him happy by moving into the house of his ancestors. There are several hidden facts connected with the old Farm and house. A little insight into what Prohibition of the 1920s and 30s was like and the people at that time.
All Hallows' Eve
Price: Free! Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Katie has a secret and only her parents and her best friend, Tommy, know the truth: she can see dead people. Not just any dead people — the ghosts she sees are her ancestors. Everywhere she goes one of them trails alongside her, except one night of the year, on All Hallows' Eve, when all of her ancestors descend to visit her at once. A young adult fantasy short story of 5000 words.
Mam-Gu
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Creative non-fiction piece about a family myth, ancestors, memory and the truth.
Whispering Spirits
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,290. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Devastated by her boyfriend’s murder, Summer Timber Wolf, Niipo Ómahkapi'si, goes back to Browning, Montana to take care of her Blackfeet grandmother. That choice finds her living in the ways of the old ones in a tipi on the shores of St. Mary’s River in the shadow of the Chief Mountains. Her Nah’ah tells her to listen to the whispering spirits of her ancestors. They are her shield, her past...