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Traveling with Fate ~ Emotional Death Can Bring Renewed Life in a Profound Disguise
Price: Free! Words: 31,460. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Canvas of our life is a masterpiece.  It is perfected with every person and experience. People craft our personality with their influence on our thinking and feeling. Often we do not realize that the loss in one aspect of life may lead to a gain in another. Like a deaf person learns to listen through his hands we can find true love by wounding our heart with sharp sword of a deadly loss.
A Drop of Rain ~ Love in a Blind Disguise
Price: Free! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
One may encounter a treasure and not even know that at the time. The realization may come too late. And the rest of one’s life will be spend in search of the lost and abandoned.
Follow Your Dog: A Story of Love and Trust
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Follow the author as she moves from an unhappy early life and her unstoppable loss of vision to happiness and fulfillment as a guide dog user, wife, and mother who works as a V.A. counselor. This touching, informative, beautifully written book will surely resonate with many besides guide dog raisers, trainers, and handlers. Includes stories and photos of her most beloved dogs, past and present.
Love Letters in the Grand: The Adventures and Misadventures of a Big-City Piano Tuner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Here are 30 true tales, variously funny, touching, and dramatic, from the author's 28 years of piano tuning. Whether he's telling about tuning a piano for Elvis Presley, clobbering a vicious dog with his tool kit, or finding Tommy guns and love letters in pianos, the author's dedication to his craft, his love of people and music, his strong work ethic and his caring nature all shine through.
Weighing Things Up, Book Two
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,330. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like Bob Branco’s first book of essays, Weighing Things Up (2014), this book (his 5th) consists of more than 100 short, mainly conservative essays. Many of them were previously published in magazines or on a blog. The categories are general social issues, government and politics, blindness and disability, education, science and technology, employment, medical issues and concerns, and sports.
Charybda: Worldstrait Book I
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,980. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Blind from birth, Nivin has lived seventeen years in a culture where physical defect is forbidden. When she is discovered and flees, she encounters a Charybdon, a portal in the form of shimmering ribbons of light. She meets Brand, a young man from a different world. Together, they must discover the secret to ending a centuries-long war against the dragon Scylla and the wicked sorcerer Scyllorin.
This Journey We Call Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
A wonderful collection of 10 short stories from Diana Hunter - including one never-before-published short story - proving that Diana writes well in many genres, not just the erotic romance she's known for. The characters in these stories are sometimes in love, sometimes just having fun, and sometimes terrified but, in every case, they're taking very definite steps along this journey we call life.
The Blind History Lady Presents; John Swearingen-Know Your Place Blind Boy!
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,660. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Blinded at age 13, John faced a fierce battle to receive an education as a blind youth in his home community. As an adult, he met prejudice and roadblocks to enter college, graduate, find employment as a teacher and acceptance in the state of South Carolina. Because of his own experience with discrimination, John developed a strong vision of a quality education for all, no matter what.
As Far As The Eye Can See
Price: Free! Words: 12,460. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature
As blindness overtakes his world, the author grapples with the changes in his life through a series of insightful essays aimed at himself and those who remain behind in the sighted realm. He invites you to share his experience, hoping you will see your environment, your work and your loved ones as you have never seen them before.
The Bumpy Road to Assisted Living: A Daughter's Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,860. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As a blind only child, the author enjoyed the single-minded love and devotion of her parents. So when her mother, in the early stages of Alzheimer’s, was going blind and deaf and needed to move into assisted living, it was time for Ms. Hiland to assume the duties and role reversals required for her mother. She wrote her book with the hope of being helpful to others in this tough place in life.