Books tagged: homelessness

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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
The Body in the Freezer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,500. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
A rich, arrogant teenage boy, meets a homeless girl with a secret. He is determined to learn what her secret is, but when he finds out, he wishes he hadn't. It changes the course of his life.
Too Much
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,870. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
David Herman, a young accountant in Orange County, California, wants to have too much. When he cuts off a nefarious private investigator in traffic and becomes the victim of identity theft that makes him appear to have a felony criminal record, he is sent on a life-changing journey that could ruin him or take him to his dream, provided he can handle a girl he meets named Vodka.
The President - Hobo Chronicles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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When The Hobo tries to get justice for a fractured skull, the Hobart police refuse to arrest the perpetrator. Instead they try to entrap the innocent victim, giving him no choice but to sleep in the woods. In order to stay sober, he spars in hard gyms with great Australian fighters. Even when fit and sober, he realizes without the puppet master, he’ll never get to fight in Australia ever again.
With or Without
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
collection of poems that tell the story of three individuals learning about homelessness and the people involved.
The Day the Poppy Met the Shamrock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
The Day the Poppy Met the Shamrock is a personal account that deals with the problem of homelessness, charting one person’s journey from homelessness to resettlement: not just a matter of physical abode but also the deeper, more searching question of finding a home within oneself. God does not close one door without opening another.
Sting
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,930. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
When ordinary people are faced with the unusual and the ugly, some repel, others attempt to set matters straight, while others choose to sting. A collection of short stories where the mundane and the extraordinary collide.