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The Miracle of Molokai: She Prayed for a Miracle. Then She Became One.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,850. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the inspiring true story of Margaret the Miracle of Molokai who faced suffering most of us can’t even imagine however instead of giving way to grief and anger Margaret spent the rest of her life relieving the suffering of others. Let Margaret’s story give you strength to face your own suffering and at the same time plant a new dream in your heart.
Seven Days with Gehazi
Series: Seven Days. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Old Testament
As a servant of the prophet Elisha, Gehazi had the privilege of observing Elisha's life, hearing his message, and witnessing miracles. Gehazi wanted to be just like Elisha except for one thing. He wanted the acclaim for himself, not for God. Gehazi's greed became full-blown when Elisha refused a deserved reward from Naaman, the Syrian. Gehazi secretly followed Naaman to get the treasures himself.
The Shelter of Darkness
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,870. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The year is l945 and John Winthrop is hiding a disease. Into his life comes Annie Conroy, who is pregnant and fleeing an abusive husband. John gives her shelter, but when Annie's husband Al comes to find her, he and John quarrel. The next day Al's body is found dead behind John's barn. John must prove himself innocent of Al's murder while the real killer is still out there waiting for revenge.
On a Wing and a Prayer: A True Story by A Survivor of a Tragic Crash in the Pacific Ocean
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Plane crash in the Pacific. Two of us. Seats torn loose from the floor. Water rising. Jammed exit door. Shark-infested waters. Separated by currents, grievously injured. Night looming. Untrustworthy life vests. Rescue unlikely. Six-foot waves: inhaling and ingesting salt water. Hypothermia winning. Facing death, seeing death …
Every 2 Minutes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,470. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
this moving book tells the story of a young british man who, to his horror, find that, whilst in india, he has contracted the dreaded disease of leprosy. there is no cure and no hope, he just has to spend his life in a leper colony. but instead he lives a full and worthwhile life, brimming love. It is a story that will warm your heart and remain long in your memory.
dMAC Digest - Health, Vol 4 No 2a 1918 Spanish Flu
Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,560. Language: Australian English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
This second edition of the dMAC Digest contains information on the Spanish Flu - the 1918 Pandemic; Leprosy or Hansen's Disease, the latest medical information and list of countries where you could be at risk; Anaemia and Iron Deficiency, why this is the most common nutritional disorder in the world and how you can combat it.
The Leper's Bible
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
At the time of the dissolution of the monasteries the monks who remain at Fountains Abbey are struggling. It is a time of intrigue, corruption and power politics. Within the hallowed hush of the scriptorium two monks are working in companionable silence. Until a shocking revelation challenges their relationship. Will the corruption of others destroy any hope of a miracle? Is belief in God enough?
Beckoning
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,670. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Horror » General
1867-The American Civil War has ended. A Union Army surgeon returns home to England with the brutalities of Gettysburg and Shiloh buried deep within him. The nightmares are becoming more frequent and now he must use his abilities to try and save his own father from the terrifying agonies of leprosy. He must find and acquire the only known medicinal treatment for the disease.
The Winged Man
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 129,020. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The story of Bladud, the father of King Lear. A leper and a swineherd... a necromancer and a wise king... his memory lives on.
The Wolf in Winter: A Story of Francis of Assisi
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 24,810. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
This story describes the first steps of Francis of Assisi's career, before he had any followers. He had renounced his wealth and family, and was wandering penniless on the road, but had yet to discover his true vocation. This story has been a favorite of children and adults seeking to know more about Francis and the world in which he lived. Includes the tale of Francis and the Wolf of Gubbio.