Books tagged: dysfunctional family

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Andrea's Secret
By John Kelly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,080. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2009. Category: Fiction
In early 1974, a pregnant Andrea Steedman leaves home to conceal the birth of her daughter Mary Therese. A few months after she has given birth, depressed and confused, she agrees to an adoption under highly irregular circumstances. Twenty two years later on her deathbed, Andrea reveals the existence of her daughter to her wealthy brother Warwick, who promises to find Mary Therese.
HOUDINI by Kirby Wright
By Kirby Wright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2010. Category: Fiction
A father is challenged in an escape game by his oldest son and loses in front of the family. Instead of celebrating his son, he interprets the victory as a challenge to his authority and seeks retribution.
Abused - A Daughter's Story
By L.L. Bartlett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010. Category: Fiction
Emily Miller knew her life was about to change forever the day her mother said, "I'm pregnant." She'd hear those words again and again--and with every pregnancy Emily's father changed from bad to worse. For years the Miller family suffered through his rages. It took a terrible loss for the family to regroup, and all the love Emily can muster to save her siblings.
The Chronicles of Acqueria: Blood Moon Treachery
By Ann Wilmer-Lasky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,380. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
At sixteen summers, Sentia is about to be joined for life to a man she does not love, while custom forbids her the one does. The two young men, submerigible pilots in the service of the rocky and shaky Acqueria, become rivals in pursuit of a lofty prize, for Sentia is the daughter of the Chief Elder. One of the young men would destroy his future for her, the other would destroy her for his future.
We're So Sorry, Uncle Albert
By Lorraine Bartlett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2010 by L.L. Bartlett. Category: Fiction
The Nichols family is all in a tizzy when it's discovered their penny-pinching Uncle Albert is worth millions, and decide he has overstayed his worldly welcome. But can they bump off the old man and get away with it?
From Hell and Back: Survive and Thrive
By Gussie McRobert
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
She was brutally victimized first as a child and then as a wife: both her mother and her first husband made numerous attempts to kill her. But author Gussie McRobert was determined to not only survive, but to recover and thrive. And that is just what she did. She was elected, and then twice re-elected, as mayor of Gresham, Oregon. You too can survive and thrive, regardless of your past.
All You Despise
By Tom Piccirilli
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction
In All You Despise, Piccirilli’s characteristically lean prose grimly illustrates the high price of redemption and the violent limits of brotherly love. When a nameless man awakens to find his blood-spattered brother passed out in his trailer it sets off a chain of painful, hard-hitting events that tests family loyalty and shows the savage impact of a father’s dark legacy.
Freedom from Codependency: A Christian Response
By Philip St. Romain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,720. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
In these pages spiritual director Philip St. Romain explores codependency: what it is, its characteristics, the persons it affects, and how it develops. He also details a plan for recovery -- based on the Twelves Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous -- to help one break free from this destructive addiction.
I Don't Need Therapy ,.. But Where Do I Turn for Answers?
By Laurie Weiss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Reduce the emotional chaos in your life. Simple, clear answers to FAQs about, relationship, self-esteem and emotional challenges. Experienced, compassionate psychotherapist offers practical guidelines for getting unstuck and moving on with your life. Addresses fear, depression, anger, hurt feelings, setting limits, sexual abuse, resisting pressure, managing change and much, much more.
Running Wide Open
By Lisa Nowak
Series: Full Throttle, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 96,570. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011 by Webfoot Publishing. Category: Fiction
When 15-year-old Cody gets shipped off to live with his uncle, Race, he's sure he'll be in for the same disappointment and abuse he's gotten from every other adult in his life. The last thing he expects is for Race and his speedway buddies to become the family he's always longed for. But can Cody get a handle on his super-charged temper before it messes up his last chance to get his life on track?