Books tagged: family tragedy

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A Dance in the Woods: A Mother's Insight
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 142,700. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011 by Casa de Snapdragon. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Brennans felt secure with 3 beautiful children, a home in the desert of New Mexico, and a wonderful marriage. Then tragedy struck. Their eldest daughter Kristen was admitted to a hospital with respiratory problems. Just days later, she suddenly passed away in the middle of the night plunging Janet into the depths of depression
The Escape of Bobby Ray Hammer, A Novel of a '50s Family
Price: Free! Words: 152,300. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Among the 5 finalists in the Faulkner Society Novel Competition. The Escape of Bobby Ray Hammer is a second generation Grapes of Wrath novel. Bobby is just entering his senior year in high school and eager to graduate and go on to college to get out of his rural farming community; however, he must resolve family problems that originated, he believes, with his brother's death.
The P Plate Factor
Price: Free! Words: 18,740. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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Statistics show that a 17 year old driver is four times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than a driver over 26 years. Driving at night, with friends, significantly increases the risk. 17 year old Elias Yousif was involved in a high speed crash in 2008. He was critically injured, snatched from the jaws of death by paramedics. He beat The P Plate Factor. Many others don’t.
Children and Tragedy
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Violence & harassment
A quick guide for parents and educators on helping children of all ages deal with the consequences of tragedy.
The Incidental Inheritance
Series: The Inheritance Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,150. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Evan and Beca Brady thought they had the next ten years of their lives all planned. With hard work, they gradually added to the nest egg that would afford them children, a larger house, and a bright future. An astonishing family tragedy changed everything. Little did they know the extravagant inheritance that awaited them, would present shocking truths and ultimately come at a hefty price.
My Life as a Myth
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 68,180. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013 by Torquere Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
In 1969, Nick’s life is complicated. Jesse’s determined to make him a high school superstar, but Nick just wants to explore his blossoming romance with Bobby. Can Nick and Bobby find their way in a world where acid rock rules, status is everything, and being gay is the last taboo?
Mom, I Want to Speak to Marie Antoinette: A Story About Traumatic Brain Injury, Abuse, Death, Divorce, Love & Laughter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A call from the police telling single mom Wendy Gaynor that her 18-year old daughter, Ruby, had been in an extremely serious car accident changed an ordinary fall day to an extraordinary one. Mom, I Want to Speak to Marie Antoinette is a powerful and poignant account of one family’s struggle to turn tragedy into triumph, setbacks, turmoil and disharmony into serenity and success.
Higher Than Eagles: The Tragedy and Triumph of an American Family
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,270. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
He was the first in a family of six children, with parents who initially balked at his fantasies. Prevailing against all the people who called him impractical, a dreamer, Bobby Wills became a legend in the fledgling sport of hang gliding. A family saga written by a mother and one of her six children.
Peder and Terese
Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
At first sight of each other from the fishing boats of their fathers, Peder and Terese fell in love. But Peder was from Hjuvik, Sweden, twenty leagues across the Kattegat from Terese's home in Skagen, Denmark. And when the time came for them to claim each other, the Kattegat would be only one of gulfs to be crossed—the North Sea gale only one of tempests the lammeskyer brings.
She's No Turnip
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 70,490. Language: Australian English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Blue Wings. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
She’s No Turnip is the true story of a mother’s journey from conception, miscarriages and eventually the birth of her baby and the months that follow. A warm and deeply personal account as the mother shares her memories of a baby born with a chromosome abnormality – Trisomy 18, Edward’s Syndrome.