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The Death of a Mother-in-Law and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The short stories in Helen Hudson's "Death of a Mother-in-Law" present characters struggling to connect — The stories explore strained efforts to bridge racial divides and fraught attempts to find closure in the face of death. Each, whether comedic or dramatic, is enlivened by Hudson's gift for detail and remarkable turn of phrase.
Tea Time
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.25)
Come, have a seat… Meet Ms. May and Ms. Joyce Anderson two loveable, spunky residents of the Crossroads Nursing Home as they sit together for afternoon tea. But keep your wits about you, there’s more to this place than meets the eye. “Tea Time” is a Saki Short Story and to say any more would give too much away, but one thing’s for certain, this is a tea party you will never forget.
In Reverse and other stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,550. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The lily, Self-portrait, Heaven on Earth and 7 bonus stories exclusively for this anthology .
Memories of an Alzheimers Night Nurse
Series: Memories of a mental health nurse, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
The rather sad recollection of a nurse who worked on night duty in a hospital that cared for the elderly mentally ill. The account tells of how things developed during the time that the nurse worked at that hospital.
Power Failure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00)
When visiting her dementing grandmother, a young woman is confronted with the finiteness of life.
The Book Reader
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00)
An elderly collector of second-hand books wrestles with his unusual ability to "read" the lives of his books' previous owners... and with one unique book he can't seem to read.
Two Legged
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
A pair of stories about the concept of reality, the metaphysical issue about life. What is real, after all? First there's a story about deer, or Bambi's. Then there's a story about an elderly couple in an assisted living environment.
Ross
Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A short story on how the economy has affected some of the elderly in our community.
Pensions, Population, and Prosperity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,400. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Education / Adult
In both developed and developing nations, old age security is a concern of the utmost importance. Wealthy nations face ailing government pension systems, while less developed nations struggle to construct viable mechanisms for assisting the needy elderly.
He Doesn't Belong: a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
When the old man moves into the assisted living center, he thinks his kids are just shunting him aside to get rid of him. What use is he anyway when he can no longer live alone? But an old companion--his harmonica--might be the key to building a new life.