Books tagged: character based

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From the Ashes of Courage
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 53,080. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Gail Bishop is a headstrong, driven, single-minded businesswoman, a successful independent professional at only 29 years old. But she still feels empty. Eddie Chase is a fun-loving real-estate agent who made a mint in the boom market, now fast running out of money. And their friends set them up on a blind date, unaware that many years ago, they were once married to each other...
The Proper Order of Things
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,120. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Inspired by the true life Connecticut circus fire of 1944, The Proper Order of Things is a coming of age novel set in the 1980s in Southwestern Ontario. With parents whose secret past haunts every limb of the family tree, and siblings who range from rats to copycats, Caroline is sure to face a difficult journey no matter which household she chooses.
The Proving
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 69,170. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Edgar Lamp is no average mass murderer. What sets him apart is technique: he separates victims from their internal organs. Lt. Husky Martin, LAPD Homicide, must stop Lamp, who sees his ability to kill as a miracle, and remembers what his religious fanatic grandfather said: "The whole world wants a miracle, and the miracle is in the Proving." Lamp has a lot of proving to do, and he loves his work.
Creating Fictional Characters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Characters are the building blocks of fiction. Even in action stories, the action has to happen to characters. Phonetically, the word character begins with "care." Characters have to care about something for readers to care about the characters, and if readers don't care about your characters, they probably won't care about your plot, either. Learn how to create characters readers care about.
Life of the Party
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 188,080. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The moment Mackenzie Taylor first sees Grey Lewis on stage, the wide-eyed teenager falls instantly in love. Though warned by her best friend Riley to stay away, she can't resist Grey's charm and talent, or the undeniable chemistry they share. Just as tempting as Grey's body--the aspiring rock star's ample drug supply. Before long, Mackenzie's addiction is all she has left.
Pop Culture Sucks, Manifesto Of A Vampire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,400. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
After tolerating over a decade of mass media featuring broody, mysterious man-boys with great abs and perfectly sculpted hair, Walter breaks down. Using his own experiences as a platform, he takes us from 1918, during his last days as a Human, all the way up to present day. Though not without a few adventures, his memoir features neither damsels nor apocalypses. You're welcome.
Everything Sucks #3, Family Nonsense
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Silas needs a break from the weirdness of her own life, so she goes to visit her Aunt and Uncle in Montana, where she encounters yet more weird.
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
This fantasy for children is about Scorag the dragon who can only blow cold air. He is involved in an adventure with his friends, Jude and Theo, when they try to find a new source of food for the rest of the colony.
Lily (Seed Savers)
Series: Seed Savers, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,460. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Dystopian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
It’s definitely not what she had in mind for summer vacation.When her friends disappear under mysterious circumstances, thirteen-year-old Lily sets out to discover more about the secret organization with which they had become involved. The truth she uncovers sets her on a path fraught with uncertainty. How will Lily decide which way to turn or whom she can trust?
The Colour Red
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: Australian English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Three very different stories tied together by the colour red. Quirky, funny or serious these tales are imbued with a natural Australian charm. Beautifully drawn characters set in their natural habitat and set loose to play as only Nan can.