Books tagged: homelessness

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Tiger Lily of Bangkok in London
Series: Thriller ยท Tiger Lily. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,920. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
After the devastating effect her rampage had on her own life and the citizens of Bangkok in her early days as a medical student there, Lily's life quietened, and she settled down to her studies. After two years, she won a scholarship to work in Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital in London One day she reads an article that re-awakens old Demons in her, but can she control them?
In Light of Ray
Series: Ray. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
His initial plan of suicide begins to look unfeasible, a man tries to decide, on the basis of Ray’s ambiguous statements, whether he should die alone or invite an abandoned girl along. Ultimately affirming, this novel details a man’s drift from the Vancouver streets and the emptiness of dead-end jobs to a choice between embracing community and connection or disappearing into a waiting squalor.
Smoking in Elevators
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In this new book of poetry by acclaimed author and poet, Charles O’Hay, he delivers, yet again, what Kirkus said in regard to his first collection, FAR FROM LUCK, “…gritty, keen and sympathetic without being condescending…Some of his imagery is especially striking, made all the more so by his clear, straightforward language throughout.”
Tree People
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,890. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A spinster must come to terms with her not-in-my-backyard attitudes when a homeless family takes up residence in her childhood tree house.
KSHM Project Presents: Four Vignettes
Series: KSHM Project. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Four Vignettes features four photographs, each accompanied by a fictional interpretation of the scene in the form of a short caption. KSHM Project is the result of a joint collaborative effort between an award-winning Australian photographer, Karl Strand, and an American author, Henry Martin. It aims to combine striking visual images with thought-provoking prose.
Gods of the Neon Age: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
During the Atomic Age and into the New Frontier, a boy and his mother drive aimlessly state to state in a stolen pickup truck, where they manage an existence on temporary jobs, spare dollars, and spare coins in the search of a home that they can one day call their own. As money and choices dwindle, the mother must choose between two paths that can bring a new life, or bring ruin upon them both.
Gabriel's City: A Tale of Fables and Fortunes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,600. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
For spoiled young aristocrat Colin Harwood, the port city of Casmile is a buffet of easy pleasures. But when he steps into a pub brawl to help a dangerously outnumbered young man, he is drawn into the seedy underbelly of the city the young man calls home.
The Invasion of Tork
Price: Free! Words: 19,300. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A story from Boughs of Evergreen: A Holiday Anthology. Adam is cool, intelligent and drop-dead gorgeous. All the guys tell him so! Tork is clever and funny. He makes origami models and reads Dickens. Tork has green hair and makes Adam's heart race with longing. But Tork is homeless and not at all impressed with Adam's attitude. Can Adam see past his fear and arrogance? Can Tork give Adam a chance?
A Midnight Clear
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,050. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
A story from Boughs of Evergreen: A Holiday Anthology. It's a cold, desperate December when a young girl flees home, in search of food, shelter and the real Santa Claus. Stranded in George and Josh's hometown, she discovers that the spirit of Christmas can be found in the most unexpected of places. Includes the story of The Little Match Girl, by Hans Christian Andersen.
Far From Home - Stories of the homeless and the search for the heart's true home
Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Mention the word 'homeless' and most people imagine an old tramp in a doorway but, young and old, many people whose lives seem secure can experience homelessness. These moving and honest interviews invite awareness that home means more than a roof over our heads; people may become homeless or rootless within their own mind or body, society or family. Sooner or later, we all need to find our way ho