Books tagged: contemporary life

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New Girl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010 by White Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Calling the new girl, Lucy, odd ends up more than a tad bit of understatement. In a short period of time, she frees Amber of her inhibitions, her prestigious corporate project, her teeth, her sense of style…and her sanity. A bizarre tale of corporate cannibalism…or a generous sacrifice for a fellow human being? All depends on your perspective.
Across a Crowded Room
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Jonathan’s a good guy with a successful pet shop, but mingling at parties? Not his best skill. In fact he’s just about to chuck it and go home when he’s caught by the sound of a laugh and the flash of a smile from across the room. But how he’s going to get from here to there...?
Bent Tree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00)
Bent Tree is a story of life for a family that is facing some severe problems. A husband who has a drinking problem; a rebellious son who would rather live in a big city; a teenage daughter older than her years; and a mother who has the responsibility to lead the family from financial ruin. Sacrifice, hard work, shows the way to a life of reward and happiness.,
Lost in the Woods
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious
"Lost in the Woods" is a 2000 word short story of contemporary life. Bud Higgins, while waiting in the hospital for his wife, has his life of yesterday and today passes by in front of his eyes.
The Azalea Garden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,440. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.50)
This is the story of Naomi and Joss who meet by chance in 1956 and whose friendship survives the ups and downs of fifty years. Eventually, in their sixties, they come together again at the place where it all began – the azalea garden.
Relative Strangers
Price: $7.75 USD. Words: 179,290. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The McKay family meets to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Robert and Mary. As they gather in the splendid rooms of Hunting Manor, it becomes apparent that for all their shared DNA, they are relative strangers. The holiday mushrooms, drawing in relatives both estranged and deranged,until the machinations of an appalling aunt threaten the holiday – and the family – with irreparable damage.
Actress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,010. Language: British English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mai Rose, a young television actress, becomes involved in a competition to win the leading role in a new fantasy film. However, she finds that the path to success is constantly undercut by her own personality and her uncertainty about what she really wants from her career - and her life.
Beulah the Bull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,460. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013 by Astraea Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Self-sufficient Susan Ann Jones finds herself forty, laid off, and the owner of five vacant acres in Arizona. That's where God tells her how much she means to Him via a unique angel: Beulah, a white bull raised by a little girl who died of cancer and whose father became a minister after her loss. It's a funny, touching story of blossoming faith, especially in things known only to the soul.
Choices
You set the price! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00)
Clara is in a moment of decision about her career, she is frustrated with the current happenings in their use of an influential architect in real estate, so it will venture out in new directions. Choices is an interactive tale with two possible endings to the story, of which the reader chooses with one click what will be the outcome.
Eight Birds for Christmas
Series: Broken Smiles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,850. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Astraea Press. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A holiday funeral sends Laidan into a dormancy of sadness. Holed up in her mother's lake house with her best friend and her bodyguard, birds appear one by one as gifts that help her through the grieving. Each birds carries with it a word and a hope that things will look up. By taking to heart the gifts the birds bring, Laidan realizes the true meaning of Christmas.