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Making Sense of the Mandalay Bay Hotel Shooting
Price: Free! Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
Mass murderers are not a new phenomenon in the world. There have been others before and, sadly but truly, there will always be someone weakened enough to become a perpetrator. This little book is about gaining some understanding in a few of the factors that could prevent what happened from happening.
The Night Effie Perdue Passed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,650. Language: American English. Published: October 8, 2017 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Biographical
The novel is set in 1931 involving Effie, a sick elderly woman and Macy, both of whom are trying to accept their lots in life and their death. Effie has a conflict with mortality and what may be beyond, but Macy believes that after death she needs no person or entity on which to depend.
Biblical Perspectives Issues of Life Volume 3
Series: Biblical Perspectives - Issues of Life. Price: Free! Words: 29,210. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Meditations / General
Continuing on from Volume 2; Volume 3 approaches more life issues from a Biblical Perspective. The Holy Bible reveals the mind of God in relation to mankind. God demands reality; too often in life men and women seek a fantasy world to shut out issues hard to deal with. God has a plan for your life. Approach this eBook with an open mind and you can begin to learn God's plan for you.
Atul Gawande's Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
This is a Summary of Atul Gawande's Being Mortal, where this bestselling author tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending.
Defying the Call
You set the price! Words: 330. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A futile though human effort to deny the inevitable final summons of Nature.
Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Character driven short stories dealing with an undocumented immigrant, a runaway slave, coming of age experiences, a love story and end of life.
A Hodge Podge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,340. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
What does a boat at sea have to do with a frog and a princess? Nothing! For your pleasure, Top Writers Block has put together a collection of stories and poems at random. We hope they will encourage you to buy their 2015 collections. As always, all the authors' proceeds go to Sea Shepherd, who protect our oceans and the life within.
Angels Unawares
Price: Free! Words: 71,380. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Joshua Earl wants to die at home, but he has no one to care for him there. In a desperate last attempt, he asks a social worker to contact his ex-wife Laura, whom he has not seen for over thirty years. And Laura says yes to his request, setting off a series of events that turns his dying into a new life, not only for him but also for the numerous others that appear at his bedside.
A Walk In the Valley: Stories of Love, Loss, Life and Hospice
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 25,940. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Pain management
Fifteen years providing hospice care creates a wealth of material to share about death, dying and some unique experiences this nurse encountered along the way. You may laugh and cry, and you will certainly learn many things about something we must all deal with one day. What can you do to be prepared? How can we help ourselves and others? What sustains a hospice worker?
Potter of the Souls--A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Faced with spending the remainder of his days in a depressing nursing home, Luke spends his time yearning for the eternal nap, and the day he will once again see the love of his life.