Books tagged: homelessness

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Pigeon Blood
Series: Detective Rein Connery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Dr. Blair Vaughn’s alcoholic binges have gone too far this time. His indiscretions have landed him in the middle of a blood-soaked double homicide, and he can’t remember how he got there, what part he had in the murders, or why the murders occurred in the first place. And as he stumbles along trying to make sense of it all, the body count continues to rise.
In Plain Sight: The Story of TASK
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Services
This is the story of what has happened in one corner of a vast and thriving enterprise called hunger. It is an American story, and it has unfolded in plain sight on the streets of the capital city of New Jersey, one of the nation’s wealthiest states.
The Elephant of Surprise
Series: Russel Middlebrook. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,860. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Book 4 in the Lambda Award-winning Russel Middlebrook Series, about a gay teen and his romance with charismatic but mysterious homeless activist. Geography Club, the first book in this book series, is now a feature film co-starring Scott Bakula and Nikki Blonsky.
Eve's Refusal
Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
St. Francis knew it, Bobby McGee learned it, and Andrew Thurston meets the realization head on. Eve is a nobody – just a dirty, mentally challenged homeless woman who stands on a street corner in her rags and "prophesies." But she knows exactly what she possesses, what most of those who pity her don't have. "Eve's Refusal" is a Flannery O'Connor-esque short story of approximately 3,400 words.
Elmore's Accident
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Crime
"It was that most loathsome of all things: an uncanny, routine-disrupting inconvenience and anomaly." Elmore had never reckoned on the paranormal or the preternatural. But now that he's had his accident, he is "seeing" certain events in the near future – including his own (although he doesn't know it yet).
The Accidental Sleuth, an Emma Winberry Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,440. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sixtyish Emma Winberry has a sixth sense and talks to her Guardian Angel. She is living in a posh condo on Chicago's lakefront with her significant other, Nate Sandler. She becomes involved with an anorexic teenager, her abusive uncle and a cadre of homeless folks and their problems. She suspects everything is tied to a murdered inventor. Follow Emma as she unravels a puzzle of danger and deceipt.
The Tattered Soul
Price: Free! Words: 260. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
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A short poem with a passionate message about a homeless man shivering in the cold. This hungry old man was seen sitting alone in a parking lot on New Year's day, with a few rags for clothes.
Setback Conqueror
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
These poems were written to express the plight of the homeless population in this country. The good news is that homelessness is not intended to be a permanent situation. It is a setback in life that can be temporary or permanent, and depends upon the attitude of each individual. The author spent several years of serving and interacting with persons who fell into this category of existence.
Taking Fog to Nantucket
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 98,870. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
This book is a true life account of a nomad boy who grew up alcoholic, suffered injury and struggled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and who remained shackled by lack of insight until empowered by love.
Homeland
Price: Free! Words: 50,100. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The sun is shining brightly over Jerusalem this morning. In the sunrise, I look out from the top of the garrison tower. There is a certain feeling that comes with morning, a feeling of renewal, of hope. But then I look out in the distance and see the tents of the Chaldeans,and my heart falls in my chest. I know that He has protected our people for dozens of generations, but… Will he do so now?