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Lord I Need A Hug
Price: Free! Words: 33,070. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce
Donna had been married for thirty years when her husband announced he loved someone else. Despite her deep Christian faith, Donna doubted that God could mend her shattered heart. In Lord I Need A Hug, Donna reveals God's awe-inspiring grace in her life: how He walked with her, comforted her, and protected her as she reached for the hem of His garment along that lonely, dusty road of rejection.
Something Safe, Something Free
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In time, Willie will drop from his high on alcohol and self-pity. In time, he will adapt to working for the black man who used to work for him. Bear now owns Willie's heavy-construction business, because of a change in govt. regulations. What Willie will never adapt to though is his x-wife's conning him out of his twin girls.
Song of the Mockingbird
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
An old lady reaches out from the grave with a message on a dollar bill to her grown daughters and grandchildren. After the funeral, they gather at the old lady's home to go through her meager belongings. Fannie, boss over the family, finds the dollar bill and they all quarell over what the hand-written message means. Nobody wants the dollar except Zeke, favorite grandson and son of Fannie...
Redemption and Ashes, Book Two
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 52,020. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of ten dark stories from the road less taken: a frustrated office-worker who ponders a mysterious dream; an adolescent from the inner city who falls in love with an older coworker; a woman wondering at the nightly burning cigarette in her yard in the small hours; a "Santa Claus" finds a young crack-addict; a rookie cop impresses by shooting the "blood brother" of his adolescence.
When It's Over: How To Mend That Broken Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce
Most of us have been through it, or are going through it right now. None of us like it. It can be a very frustrating, confusing and painful experience. The break up of an intimate relationship. When It's Over: How To Mend That Broken Heart addresses some of the most important concerns when a relationship ends.
Lovie's Baby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
From "Lovie's Baby": "They said they saw her that Monday morning running up the road toward the courthouse, with that pink blanket all nussed-up to her bosom like the baby was still alive. And it SOME cold..."
Raised in the Shadow
Price: Free! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
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An honest and heartfelt meditation on the author’s darker challenges and mysteries that will quietly illuminate your own. "I do think they're very fresh, and they have a certain drive forward into truth..." Robert Bly, poet and best-selling author of Iron John.
Castor Bean Seeds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 560. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
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A young bride in 1963, my friendly new neighbors showered me with Castor Bean seeds. Nobody knew then that the seeds contained Ricin. They were just tall exotic plants, free for the sharing. Later I learned how toxic the seeds are and wondered how many had been carried downstream to Florida by the Alapaha River. But that was a different time--that was before the grasshopper became a burden.
My Blissful Life As a Submariner's Wife
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,160. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Military families have it all, don't they? Free medical, dental, and benefits galore. But what about the dependents left behind when the active duty member deploys? No amount of money can replace when they miss some of life's major milestones, such as the birth of a child, a baby's first steps, or a high school graduation. Do you think you understand the life of the military family? Think again...
Frances
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
I first met this Frances at a nursing home where my daddy lived for awhile before he died. She walked up to me in the hall and asked should she give them milk with their food. Next time she asked me to bring her a trouble-free "itty-bitty baby." And then I found out that this Frances was a serial kidnapper of other patients' baby dolls. She reminded me of that other Frances, my deceased mother.