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Far from Home: a memoir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,580. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2018 by Fuze Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Gifted story-teller Antoinette Kennedy draws us into the hidden heart of the convent. With remarkable honesty, humor, and a respect for paradox, Far from Home charts her journey, from a youthful decision to leave family for enclosure through the discoveries that propelled her return to secular life.
The Extraordinary Case of Sister Liguori
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2017 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The remarkable but true story of a young Irish nun who flees her convent in Wagga Wagga, NSW, barefoot, in her nightgown, on a foggy winter’s night in 1920, setting the scene for a religious storm unprecedented in Australia’s history. She finds refuge in the home of local Protestants who refuse to disclose her whereabouts to the Catholic authorities.
Holy Panthers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,980. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Sequel to Holy Tigers. The world believes that Adolf Hitler is dead. Vengeful Nazis have resumed development of wartime super weapons. They've also struck a cruel blow against the holy women of Santa Jalisse. Big, big mistake.
Misereres and Exsultates
Price: Free! Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Through small essays, Celine Armenta narrates the relationship that she had with nuns during her childhood, her decision to enter the convent and, ten years later, to leave it. She describes the emotional life of women living in convents; she reflects on friendship, affection, attraction and love between women, but also on guilt, vocation, religiousness and faith.
Shroud of the Healer
Price: Free! Words: 75,640. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Archbishop Valdieri is impatient to get the Pope to the Clinic of the Little Sisters of Tourvillon in Avignon, France, for urgent treatment. Matt Rider, an English PI, is in Avignon with his girlfriend Zoé. They get talking to a local nurse who tells them that all is not well at the American clinic up on the hill. Matt thinks the nurse is crazy -- until her husband calls with devastating news.
Wanton Innocence
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Champagne Book Group. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
In 1160 England, twenty-one year old herbalist and healer Lenora explores her sensual and deliciously wanton desires with Sir Edward, the knight of her dreams.
The Romances of George Sand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,920. Language: American English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Biographical
“What a read! Not lacking in action and very imaginative.” -Belinda Jack, University of Oxford. It is also about George’s involvement in violent, political revolutions of her time, including the July and June Revolutions and 1848 Revolution; in the latter, she served as the unofficial Minister of Propaganda. The story is full of military battles, coup d’etat maneuvers, duels and malevolent plots.
Elixir of Flesh
Price: Free! Words: 90,790. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The year is 1600, and while most of the eastern corner of Europe is in turmoil, at the edge of the principality of Ardeal, the village of Vallaya thrives. At its center is the shop of a wizened apothecary, who has built his business on the sale of one particularly valuable medicine, a potent elixir distilled from a prey unique to the forests of Vallaya, the vampire prey.
The Good, the Bad, and the Bet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,040. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The day before Thanksgiving in 1971, a lone man wearing black sunglasses hijacked a NW Orient Airlines 727 bound for Seattle. His demand: $200,000.00 and four parachutes. He ended up with a place in history marked by more questions than answers. What really happened to the infamous DB Cooper? No one knows. Well... No one but me... because before he became DB Cooper, I became his wife.
In This Small Spot
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,690. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In a world connected to computers and machines, Dr. Michele Stewart finds herself drowning in a life that no longer holds meaning. When she enters a monastery, her family and friends are sure that she has become a nun to run away from her life, but she feels more alive than she has in years. Soon the outside world intrudes, forcing her to confront demons she thought she had left behind.
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