Books tagged: euthanasia

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To Gently Leave This Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Elaine Feuer. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
For people who are suffering from a terminal or incurable illness, the option of a peaceful passing is the issue at the forefront of modern society. Assessing the quality of life, and allowing patients who suffer from debilitating pain and dependence on others to gently leave this life, gives people a dignified alternative. Learn what you need to know about end-of-life decisions.
Garnier House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,580. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When successful attorney John Atwood suffers a debilitating stroke, he’s left with severe speech and motor problems. He enters a long-term care facility called Garnier House — where he discovers someone is euthanizing terminally ill patients. Fear drives John to begins his own investigation as the body count continues to rise.
Harvesting Organs
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / pharmaceutical & biotechnology
Why should people be required to maintain the life of a child without a brain? Why should old people have new organs implanted in them? It is questions like these that are examined in this short book. The rationale, the costs, the societal implications, are all examined from the point of view of the average citizen who is being charged for the vast expansion of the health-care system.
When You Are Dying: A Personal Exploration of Life, Suffering, and Belief
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,850. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Gilead Books Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Death, Grief, Bereavement
This moving book was written with great difficulty by an Anglican priest with motor neurone disease at the end of his life, and its ruthless honesty is challenging and compelling. It will be helpful to many who face life-shortening illnesses themselves or in those they love. This book is a thoughtful reflection on the encounter with dying and death and the issues they raise about faith in God.
The Promise
Price: Free! Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.67)
Soul mates, George and Jeanie are enjoying their retirement exactly as planned - growing old, gracefully, together. But when Jeanie's illness becomes terminal, she forces George to make her a promise - leading to shocking consequences for them both. This is a short story - a quick, satisfying read for your lunch break or commute to work.
Cerberus and the Hound of Heaven
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
The police discover a gruesome scene: a pro-life advocate and his son are found dead in a road-side cabin. Perplexed, and without any obvious explanation, the detectives are forced to turn to the nightly news for clues. As well they should: last night the world learned of a miracle cure... for death itself.
Sinners and Other Saints
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,310. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A short story collection by a Canadian author that provides glimpses of ordinary people in difficult situations that readers will certainly identify with, whether serious, silly or sad. Facts read like fiction and fiction like fact. You’ll laugh and cry and applaud this author. Her characters are embodied with an uncommon sense of affection told in the voice of a good friend.
Introduction To Philosophical Ethics
Price: Free! Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
An Introductory overview of the various divisions of ethics and a practical approach to ethics in religious and non-religious situations. Concepts evaluated include: Normative Ethics, Deontological Ethics, Metaethics, Altruism, Egoism, Egotism, Utilitarianism, and myriads more.
The Carer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,300. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.00)
A dark psychological tale of patricide by proxy, the corrosive effects of unbridled power - and of what happens when you outsource your loved ones to people who don’t actually love them.
Mercy Killer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,530. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by Mountainview Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A serial killer roams the halls of Sentinel Health Systems who’s dedicated to setting people free—with or without their permission.