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A Private Conversation with God
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
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Just a Closer Walk with Thee, Oh Lord. This is the theme of this writing and for those who read this, my hope is that it will inspire you and give you a deeper desire to have a closer, more intimate relationship with the one True God. For those who don't hold the same Faith, my hope is that you will reconsider. God, in His Word said, "If you will search for me with all your heart you will find me"
On a Darkling Plain
You set the price! Words: 116,780. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Samuel Jellerson, 56 and forced into early retirement, is walking in the woods behind the family farm in Maine one fall day when he witnesses a priest molesting a boy. From this one event all the action in the novel follows and draws a wide cross section of the town into a theme that explores the nature of evil and its antidote empathy, the force that creates community, and fellow-feeling.
Lost Kingdom
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Emotions & Feelings
The story is about a Prince whose greedy parents plan that one day their son will become the wealthiest and most powerful monarch in the world. When the King and Queen die, so do their dream. The Prince becomes aware of the consequences produced by his parent’s behaviour and seeks to make amends to all those whose blood and sweat was the heavy price paid.
The Four Sublime States: The Brahmaviharas
Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 18 · Buddhism, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
The Four Sublime States are the best possible relationship with the world and everyone in it. They also offer the possibility of liberation from the cycle of re-birth when your time comes to leave this life. Could there be a more worthy goal in life than this? The Buddha urged us to adopt these sublime states, making them our habitual state of mind with which to embrace the entire world.
Letters from India 1932-1945
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 93,170. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Set against the backdrop of momentous world events, the letters--vivid, perceptive, compassionate,witty and informative--draw the reader into a world which remains forever fascinating.
The Adventures of Vivian Sharpe, Vegan Superhero
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,320. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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An ordinary 15-year-old girl receives an unlikely visitor in the night, setting off a series of sudden and profound changes in her life including new special powers, a new worldview, new friends, a new summer job, and an urgent task to expose the destructive plans of her hometown's largest and most respected employer. This story is a classic American coming-of-age vegan superhero thriller.
The Last Car in the Parking Lot
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Last Car is my favorite work by far. It's about two men searching for a missing hiker in the Sierra Nevada mountains. The weather is just now turning cold. Hike quickly.
Legends of the Lamed-Vav: Volume 1, Number 3: Descent Into Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Inspirational
This story is a prequel to "Simple Chaim". Readers of that story will know that Raizel's father, Nathan, was a very hard-hearted man. But how had he been turned from the Lamed-Vav path of compassion and kindness? What traumatic events could produce a man like Nathan? In "Descent Into Darkness" we learn that, like Jonah, when we fight against our own destiny we end up in the belly of the Beast.
Legends of the Lamed-Vav Volume 1, Number 2: The Jewish Cossack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Inspirational
Nissim Kozlovsky has been raised by his mother to believe in the legend of the Lamed-Vav, 36 hidden people who are the repositories of God's compassion in this world, but in the terrible early days of WW II, Nissim feels a greater call to be a warrior than a saint. As he directly faces unimaginable evil while leading a resistance unit in Poland, will Nissim discover the hidden power of kindness?
Finding Balance: Stepping Stones for Enlightened Living
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is a book of reminders for people who wish to gain happiness and freedom in life. The book includes reflections and meditations designed to expand awareness of personal balance, interpersonal relationships, and community.