Books tagged: family tragedy

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A Dance in the Woods
By Janet K. Brennan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,710. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011 by Casa de Snapdragon. Category: Fiction
Anna and William Benton felt secure with 3 beautiful children, a home in the desert of New Mexico, and a wonderful marriage. Then tragedy struck. Their eldest daughter Beth was admitted to a hospital with respiratory problems. Just days later, she suddenly passed away in the middle of the night plunging Anna into the depths of depression
The Escape of Bobby Ray Hammer, A Novel of a '50s Family
By David Sheppard
Price: Free! Words: 152,300. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
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
By Drew Lindsay
Price: Free! Words: 18,740. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Rayna Gangi
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
A quick guide for parents and educators on helping children of all ages deal with the consequences of tragedy.
The Incidental Inheritance
By B L Hoffman
Series: The Inheritance Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,150. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction
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
By Huston Piner
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,180. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013 by Torquere Press. Category: Fiction
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?
My Life as a Myth
By Huston Piner
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,180. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013 by Torquere Press. Category: Fiction
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
By Wendy Gaynor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Maralys Wills
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,270. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Future Confronted
By Louise Rule
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Gingernut Books Ltd. Category: Nonfiction
Rob was just 20 years old when he died from a brain tumour 49 days after being diagnosed. The tragedy pulled his family’s lives apart. Gradually they fought their way back. This is their inspirational story.