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Every Picture Tells A Story ~ Book Two
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
A collection of short stories by Karin E. Tupper. There is magic in a photograph. Sometimes that magic speaks to me and I feel that I know the story it truly wishes to tell. These are some of those stories. I hope you'll see the spell that I did through my words...
The Letter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,740. Language: British English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Michael Parker is dying. He had had a good life and done well for himself. Now, alone, save for his loyal housekeeper, Smithy, he reminisces on a wonderful love affair he had in the summer of 1965. Dianne was an archaeology student on study leave at the British Museum when they met. Then, one day after a passionate affair, she left, never to be heard of again.
George Washington Keefe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
George Washington Keefe was a less than average pitcher for the Washington Nationals during the first seasons of the National League club's 19th century existence, 1886-1889. He established records for most walks in an inning in 1887. Mostly disappointing, but sometimes brilliant, he was 5'8" and left-handed. On one occasion in 1889, he outdueled Hall of Fame, New York Giants pitcher Tim Keefe.
Family Secrets
Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Kieron Bell has endured years of emotional abuse while caring for his bitter, ailing mother. But when she dies, Kieron is left without direction in his life. He embarks on a journey of exploration into his mother’s past and discovers a hidden story of tragedy…with a supernatural twist. As Kieron finds out, sometimes stirring up family secrets can have deadly consequences.
Raising My Only Child: A Generation X Mother's Pre-Cyberspace Parenting Experience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,880. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
I wrote this book at the behest of my son. My experiences in raising him may be different from your background, way of life, and time period. But as parents we all share a common goal: we want to be successful in raising our children and derive a lasting and meaningful relationship with them. To this end, I hope that my experiences and insights will benefit current and future parents.
The Coracle: One Man in a Tub
Price: Free! Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by Black Morning Marsh Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
My introduction to the coracle was not the most promising, I grant you, just a joke email from a bored colleague. But, apparently, it was all I needed. Because, it’s not just racing down a river in a glorified snow sled, shield, or basket, but a journey through such wild territories as Welsh Indians, cadavers, poaching, and sheep wrasslin’, just to name a few.
Palmyra Ridge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When the company Chani works for moves to take her people's lands, she must work to save them, but when Security Officer Asleyan steps in, she must work to get him on-side. Can two people from two very different cultures work together to save a nation, while retaining their own sense of self and sanity? Palmyra Ridge is the third short story in An Anthology of Worlds.
Early History of a Midwestern Fire Department, Vol I
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Early History of a Midwestern Fire Department, rooted in volunterism, grounded in tradition and matured by over a hundred and fifty years of blood sweat and tears. A story of hard work, heart break, and heroism told from the department's perspective.
Dictionary of Superstitions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 185,710. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » History » Social history
A comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the superstitions, old and new, of the English-speaking world, complete with their origins, meanings and variant forms. A first-class source book for the historian, folklorist and casual reader alike, it also offers antidotes to some of the most feared taboos. Would you know what to do if you broke a mirror?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Food connects us, each to the other. For one orphan raised by adoptive parents, an elaborate meal prepared for strangers becomes an unexpected gateway to a heritage beyond her wildest imagining. Includes the free bonus story "Rolo the Great."