Books tagged: contemporary life

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Eight Birds for Christmas
Series: Broken Smiles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,850. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Clean Reads. 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.
You set the price! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Inspirational
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.
Beulah the Bull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,460. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013 by Clean Reads. 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.
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
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.
Lost in the Woods
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » 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.
Bent Tree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
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.,
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...?
New Girl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010 by White Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » 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.