Books tagged: barbados

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The Adventures of Farley
By GK Adams
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
Farley, a mongoose, is taken from his homeland and sent to a far off place. Join him in his adventures as he tries to find his way back home.
Ginger Lily
By Margaret Knight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,210. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction
‘Ginger Lily’ charts the joys, trials and tribulations of family and social life in Barbados in the latter half of the 20th Century. With wonderfully drawn characters, author Margaret Knight integrates humour and wit with the serious issues of racial and class prejudice which pervaded Barbadian society at the time, and interracial relationships which were very much frowned upon.
Sun of the Son
By Vernon Jackman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction
Set in Barbados, the poems in Sun of the Son were awarded the Corson Bishop Poetry Prize, the Dorothy Sugarman Poetry Prize and the American Academy of Poets Prize at Cornell University. The voices in this collection incorporate the cultures and creoles of the islands, the remembrance and continuity of Africa, the influence of European and American writers, and mythologies from Old and New Worlds.
Easter Lili
By Margaret Knight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction
A sequel to ‘Ginger Lily’, ‘Easter Lili’ charts the joys, trials and tribulations of family and social life in Barbados in the latter half of the 20th Century. With wonderfully drawn characters, author Margaret Knight integrates humour and wit with the serious issues of racial and class prejudice which pervaded Barbadian society at the time.
Walking Through The Pain
By Dean Alleyne
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,460. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Walking Through The Pain is based on a true story of a baby given up for adoption in Barbados by parents who think it has a better chance of surviving in a middle class family. His adopted father whom he grows to love very much dies when he is eight. After ten months, adverse circumstances force his adopted mother to sell up and downgrade to a much smaller shop far away from his friends.
Tropical Heat Wave
By Dean Alleyne
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Dennis, a young aspiring academic, becomes infatuated with a girl he meets while jogging on a beach in Barbados. An unplanned pregnancy ensues and Dennis finds himself straightjacketed and dispatched into a marriage for which he is not ready. Now caught in a marriage of almost total incompatibility and one in which he saw a weak future, he tries to free himself.
Barrett's Bar Stories
By Anthony Gillis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction
Most interesting man in the world, eh? That guy's got NOTHIN' on Pappy Barrett! Especially when measured by blood alcohol content.
The Singing Sleuth
By D.B. Barton
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 56,770. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction
Eager to take a spectacular cruise on the Pegasus? It comes complete with tropical breezes, luscious food, exotic drinks, breath taking sunsets, and a vicious killer. Yes, I said killer!
Barbadian Backlash
By Douglas J. McLeod
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction
Gary Celdom has been working as a Toronto detective for 27 years. However, when he gets sidetracked during an investigation into a string of break-and-enters, he risks throwing everything away. Can Detective Celdom salvage his job, and his relationship with his partner/girlfriend while helping a friend research a project? Warning: Contains coarse language.
Scream if you want to go faster
By Mick Lee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,700. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Fiction
A chilling exploration of the mentality of a serial killer. From the seclusion of Barbados a murderer recalls his back catalogue - excused as a necessary evil of survival. Drawn into the local petty underworld he is convinced he has to kill again. A child is pulled from the burning wreck of a funfair caravan. The two incinerated bodies represent an escape from persecution, but demons remain.