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To Death and Back Again
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
One minute Jonah dies on a battlefield. The next finds him alive and well in a young boy’s body, confused as all get out. How can he work his way through this puzzle and survive to live a new life?
An Examined Life
Price: Free! Words: 95,750. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Coming of age
A tale of extraordinary courage shown by a remarkable man, who dared to stand up for the weak, challenging the ethos of an oppressive and bigoted society, in the process forsaking everything he had worked so hard to achieve and what most people would hold dear above everything else. Most, but not him. Conformity is never real security, just an illusion. Breaking away is seldom easy. Try we must.
My Mother's Houses
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / General
This is about houses, those that I've lived in, but it's also about schools, friends, sisters, my mother, my childhood. I've changed the names of streets, places and people.
The Spotter - a Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: British English. Published: September 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age
It is 1964 and at the age of eleven, The Spotter finds himself in a school he doesn’t like and a target for bullying. He lives for the weekends and his one escape – trainspotting – riding the rails behind the steam locomotives that are now in their final years of operation. He gains strength and confidence from his pastime, as he confronts those who those who would otherwise seek to crush him.
Boomhood: A Baby Boomer's Free-Range Childhood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,180. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Boomhood - A Baby Boomer's Free-Range Childhood" overviews generational memories created by common childhood experiences and historical events. It is a flash-back, whimsical and fun account of one baby-boomer's childhood.
Black and White Love
Pre-release—available March 31, 2018. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
Have you ever loved as deeply as Alice loves Tom? And have you ever loved as deeply as Tom loves Alice? To find out, you have to read this book till the very end, because only at the very end it reveals its true identity, and you turn back to look at what you have just experienced, and how blind you were, reading about Tom's and Alice's story.
Dry Rot
Price: Free! Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
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Before the sun shows itself in the sky, James is awake and ready. He was never supposed to go back, not after what happened. Despite the risk, the fear of danger isn't enough to make him forget--the last thing he wants is to forget. He's ready to go back, and he's prepared to finish what they started.
Mirror Image Shattered: A Twin’s True Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
This is a true story spanning almost 50 years, fuelled by events that are unique and horrifying. But my incredible story may offer insight on how the mind works under extreme conditions. A page-a-day diary between 1977 and 1988 has been used as part of the account. Certain readers may find some of the content unsettling.
The Password Is Wishpers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play
A teacher and her young students use whispers and wishes to turn a school lockdown into something positive — a quiet journey of the imagination and a lesson on treasuring childhood regardless of the situation.
Ghost Dogs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,230. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
"I see dead dogs." As a toddle Jamie begins seeing ghost dogs but is unable to describe what he's seeing until later on. Growing up with this gift has its ups and downs; and a unique responsibility to do something good with it.