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Vacant Possession
By Hazel McHaffie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,870. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
Vivienne has been in a persistent vegetative state, unable to speak or interact with anyone. And yet she is now pregnant. Who raped her? Her father, her mother, her brothers, the medical team who care for her, all have different interests, values and opinions on the best way forward. As the police investigation gathers momentum, tension escalates: secrets and relationships are in jeopardy.
My Marian Year
By Robert Philip Bolton
You set the price! Words: 123,640. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A fictional auto-biography describing the daily life of a ten-year-old boy growing up in a Catholic working class family in suburban Auckland, New Zealand, in 1954. The suthor's simple, unvarnished, plain language gives the reader a taste of daily life in suburban New Zealand in 1954. Full of detail and always informative, entertaining and amusing.
When Among Painted Icons
By Alice Pfeifer
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Fiction
This book contains 82 poems offering brief reflections on the Gospels, Gospel-inspired social concerns, and the author's personal life as a Roman Catholic sister. The author names the 20th-century German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer as a major influence on her writing for this collection. A study guide is included to aid both personal reflection and discussion in reading circles and book clubs.
Crosses, Cannons & Coffins
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
In Crosses, Cannons & Coffins author Georgiann Baldino brings a little-known, but true, story to readers, a human account of Civil War service rendered by Sisters of Mercy. Relatively few records exist from women who served as nurses in America's Civil War. Few historians include women nurses in their manuscripts. Nuns served under battlefield conditions unnerving even for veteran officers.