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The Passion of Jazz and Other Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00)
This collection of short stories by Nicholas Bridgman delves into finding beauty and love in unexpected places, including when young classical musicians develop a passion for jazz and for each other, vacations to the Grand Canyon and Ireland go horribly wrong, a grandfather sends his grandson a gift from beyond the grave, and a man with schizophrenia finds himself incarcerated.
Legacy of Lies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,480. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
The deed to an Upper Peninsula ghost town, a charred pocket watch, and an insane asylum lead Iris Edwards, an investigative journalist on a quest for the truth about her rich and infamous family, and Dr. Joseph Falcon, a native American physician searching for his mother’s murderer, to a truth that will rewrite history—and redefine the meaning of, “Truth, Love and Sacrifice”.
The Comfort Shell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 880. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Elizabeth was vacationing on Sanibel Island in Florida and dreading the start of school on Monday. As she sat on the beach Elizabeth thought of her grandfather who had passed away a few years earlier. Her grandfather was Elizabeth's confidant as well as one of her favorite people. Elizabeth finds a huge whelk shell whose coloration seemed to resemble a man's face. Would the shell provide comfort?
Ma + Ma = Grandma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,410. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Grandparenting
(5.00)
This book gives an account of the first year of a child’s life from the perspective of a first-time grandmother. Written by an Indian author, it is based in the United States. As a grandma, her endeavor is to introduce her grandchild to the culture of both countries—one of his birth and the other of his origin! As he grows, he learns to embrace both cultures with ease, enjoying their revelries.
A Book Is Not A Castle
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 1,330. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 27, 2015 by Ladybee Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Penelope moved in with her grandfather,when her dad lost his job, and had to go elsewhere for work. As her birthday approaches she sets her sights on a toy castle that she has seen on t.v. A local store carries it, and she is sure that her grandfather will get it for her. Things don't quite turn out as she hoped but at the end, Grandpa really does know best.
The Formula
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,010. Language: American English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Inspirational
Regarding material wealth, the scriptures tell us: "...Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you." David Harris, an unemployed young father, is about to find out exactly what this means.
Travels with Par
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: Australian English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
If you’ve never taken a two-and-a-half hour ride in an old Dodge truck with its blue paint faded and chipping, it can be hard to imagine. Suspension is nonexistent, while every component of the vehicle – loose or not – rattles with such ferocity that one might be forgiven for imagining oneself inside a bass drum being rolled down a hill while a two year old happily bashes away on the outside.
The Ferryman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Sometimes even a servant of the gods may become curious and intrigued by other possibilities beyond their assigned role, which threatens to upset everything. Charon the Ferryman witnessed an act of love when a little girl offered him a songbird to pay for her grandfather’s shade to be ferried across the Styx. And the shade of a barbarian woman taught him that there was more than the underworld…
Couscous and Grandfather Woolly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The young camel Couscous says that his friend Pumpkin is a stupid donkey. Grandfather Woolly answers that he should not make fun of his friend, and starts telling a story.
Snow
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Chris has to spend his weekend watching his grandfather who is recovering from hip surgery. He doesn't mind doing this, but as an unexpected Texas snowstorm kicks in, they soon realize there's something outside in the snow. Trapped with his grandfather, they must now work together to fight off their snow-born attackers.