Books tagged: family abandonment

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The Face of The Moon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,720. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Possessing a dreadful secret, young Jack Brown thinks that release from the orphanage will give him a chance for a new life. He arrives at Moon Valley as a ward of its owner, Mr Frobisher. Georgie, Mr Frobisher’s granddaughter captivates him and becomes a faithful friend, as does Molly, the only girl in his form at school. But tragedy strikes and knowing he is the cause, Jack runs.
1975 - A Little Girl's Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
When her parents unexpectedly disappeared after the fall of Saigon in 1975, little Mai finds herself left behind in Vietnam at the mercy of an evil Aunt. Despite being forced into child labor at the young age of 5, Mai continues to stay positive and focus on being the best person she could.
The Art of Begging
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
The unnamed narrator is an ex-alcoholic beggar. His fifteen-year old sister, Lauren, is a talented pianist, a loving sibling, and also terminally ill. She only has a chance at life left but needs money. When everyone else has seemingly submitted her to fate, her homeless big brother must save her life.
A Pearl Comb for a Lady
Price: Free! Words: 160,090. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Three women and the men in their lives; three stories of love, betrayal and hope. Following Christabel during the Battle of Waterloo, to Victoria searching for her lost child, and finally Jenny in the twenty-first century, who cannot forgive her husband's unfaithfulness.
Returning from the Blink of an Eye
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 99,940. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Surviving a deadly stroke came with a very high price tag. Paralysed down the left side of his body, the author, was told that he would never walk again. Destined to spend the balance of his now unnatural life in a wheelchair . With the odds stacked against him, he was determined to prove them all wrong. This is his inspirational story of how he won back his independence.
Our Long Journey to our Fatherland
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Drama, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
“The Forgotten Children of America” The story of the Filipino-American Children
Elegy
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Roger Nordquist hasn’t seen his mother in forty years, but suddenly gets a call, telling him that she listed him as next of kin. Roger never expected to have any news—but now hears the words ‘stage-four cancer.’ Despite compelling reasons to turn his back, Roger brings his estranged mother home.
Quiet Strength - Book III, Eli's Journey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,140. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
Alone and with his life turned upside down, Elijah searches for his own purpose in God's plan for his life. Will what started as Love's Mission forty years ago be completed without the loss of more lives?
Those Stories Untold: A Collection of Catastrophes
Price: Free! Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It all began with mud and blood and unintended results, just as every childhood does. Deception crowded my parents’ relationship. Soon, the puzzle pieces of my existence sprouted legs and detached themselves, destroying the picture perfect family that every young child believes she has. I was left with an absent brother and an alcoholic mom. This is my story: fright, deception, beauty, reality.
Birdie McFly
Series: Heart of the Hunter. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men
Short story for ages 10+ A deep story about a young boy who is taught to hunt by an old hunter. Told in the hunter’s lore and language. “I was thirteen when my father left my mother for a lady who looked like she’d just stepped out of a glossy women’s magazine…”