Books tagged: lonliness

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The Hunt
By Janice Daugharty
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Category: Fiction
A timid teenage boy finds the life he is meant for on a big cat hunt with two old geezers. After Rick's mother died, and his father remarried, he became aware of himself as a misfit. On the cat hunt with his eccentric step-grandfather, he learns why he's a misfit--he should have been born in a previous generation. Rick is out of place and out of time. The cat hunt is his rebirthing.
Katy Land
By Janice Daugharty
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Category: Fiction
Katy Land, country music singer at a local bar, is walking along the sidewalk on a cold bright morning when a goat trailer belonging to Skip, "the goat man," slips its hitch and rolls back, scooping Katy up and taking her on a wild ride before dumping her. Skip, a broke country music singer also, on the side, tries to make ammends but the media encourage Katy to sue.
The Jacket
By Janice Daugharty
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
Imagine that you, like the grandfather in this story, are confined to a wheel chair from which you watch your only grandchild--in this case a boy, "Butch"--repeat your past like a re-wound video. Already emotionally estranged from the child, who is completely in your care, you can only watch and wait and hope the video will end before you are forced to use the pistol next to your right hip.
Cammie's Lost Years
By Janice Daugharty
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Category: Fiction
What if you returned to your hometown after a decade of shock treatments in a lock-up away from everything and everybody you knew? When you come home, with no memory, only sensations, everything is new. Gradually, as sensation gives way to memory, you venture out but everybody shuns you. What have you done to them? Cammie Short finds answers better left hidden.
Lorton's Quick Reads - Volume I
By William F. Lorton, Sr.
Price: Free! Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
This is a collection of very short stories. Each one is intended to be read in a single sitting, with the goal of being entertaining, with the occasional deep thought tossed in. Most of the time, humor reigns. The stories are so short and enticing, that they are great, fun, quick reads and page-turners.
A Sad Goodbye: A Short Story
By Emerald Barnes
Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
When Sara loses the love of her life, she turns to the bottle to help fill the hole in her heart.
Flight of The Monarchs
By Elias Williams
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
Autumn can't set her monarchs free alone. Who does she ask for help? (also posted on my DevaintArt account as Antou-desu).
To Date or Not To Date--Guidelines for Christian Widows and Widowers
By Gail Peterson
Price: $5.39 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A practical guide to help the widowed consider their readiness to date or remarry, the dangers in rushing because of desperate lonliness, how to get to know the "real" person and recognizing the red flags in dating in the latter years of life.
Death's Given Chance
By A. Rosaria
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction
Unemployed, lonely, his life in a crisis not having met any goals he set out for himself. With the last of his money he buys a ticket back to his home town to attend a funeral. A chance meeting might change his life forever.
The Secret Weakness of Dragons
By Brad Grochowski
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction
A young boy knows The Secret Weakness of Dragons. Before he can use this secret to banish a terrible dragon from his kingdom, however, he becomes best friends with the beast. He still has to get rid of it though, if he ever wants to move out of his mother's house!