Books tagged: dysfunctional family

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A House in Disarray
Pre-release—available December 16, 2017. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,500. Language: American English. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Emma Rules is asked to investigate a case but finds the Police Commissioner the main suspect. If she solves the crime, it’ll hurt the entire force, if she clears him, it’ll make her look complicit. In addition, her sister-in-law and niece seek shelter seek her protection. Throw in a budding romance, which threatens her world as much as the case, and her biggest threatens to unravel her career.
Pig Spit
Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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Mother. Widow. Sister. Dead. Sue Huxley's body is found crumpled in the giant rotisserie cooker that served her 60th birthday's pig spit dinner. In the fear that their reputations will be tarnished by contacting local police and the media, Sue's family decide to dispose of the body and solve the mystery of the murder themselves. But as they bury one secret, another resurrects itself.
A Family Affair
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,360. Language: American English. Published: October 29, 2017 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
As Skip reaches retirement, he begins to invest more time and energy in his relationship with his parents as they slowly age, become ill, and pass from this life. In the end, Skip reviews his regrets, but focuses more on the lessons his parents taught him and the love they gave him throughout his life.
Mining Town Girl
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse, Nonfiction » Inspiration » 12-step programs
A story of two children abruptly removed from their home and father and how they learned to cope.
Mirror Image Shattered: A Twin’s True Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
This is a true story spanning almost 50 years, fuelled by events that are unique and horrifying. But my incredible story may offer insight on how the mind works under extreme conditions. A page-a-day diary between 1977 and 1988 has been used as part of the account. Certain readers may find some of the content unsettling.
The Movie
Price: $7.98 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A successful Hollywood producer returns home to New Jersey after a couple of divorces and the subsequent burn-out that attends a high-voltage career. Her overly controlling parents think she back to piece her life back together under their tutelage, but they discover an angry, impatient woman who can't stand to be with them.
Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Siren's Call
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case File 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nicolette Mace is a girl that just doesn't fit in. After her mother's death when she could barely walk, Nicolette found all that she had left in the world was her father, Arthur, and her sister, Louise. But the world is a cruel place and the lines between friend and foe are often blurred, especially when rivals are involved.
Programmed for Failure… But God
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,180. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2017 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Esther has the kind of story they make movies about. Her mother was an alcoholic, her father, a two-time murderer. All odds were against her ever becoming a successful, well-rounded woman. But…God intervened in her life. Today, Esther, is an international gospel music singer, teacher, and speaker. Her sincere desire is to inspire others to live a life free from the constraints of the past.
The Ungrateful Bastards
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,670. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017 by Cartel Publications. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
What would cause a mother to contact a hitman to kill her own children? Some ungrateful bastards. When Martha’s husband dies horrifically, she is forced to care for Zoom, Berry and Dodson alone.
Life Among the Voids
Price: Free! Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Somewhere on the lake, far down the highway, a gunshot echoed across the water. Birds took off from the trees, their fluttering silhouettes dark against the sunset, and then both my parents were gone. I was completely alone in this world, with no one to shield me from the oncoming voids of death and old age.