Books tagged: loss of innocence

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The Emperor’s Concubine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,850. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
“Have you ever felt dead even though you’re very much alive? Sometimes I wonder if the apocalypse really happened, or if the world has always been as it is. Maybe my memories are just dreams and not reality...not this reality anyway.” Ocean Delany wants the world to change, she's tired of the same old grey concrete existence, but on her eighteenth birthday a change happens she will regret forever.
Bonded ~a Forbidden Romance Novelette Series~
Series: Fostered. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016 by Ardour Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
~ Their natural affection—their very needs—draw them irrevocably closer, sealing their intimate bond for life... forbidden or not. ~ Left to the foster care of the Andersons, Daniel's young life changed unalterably. He met the warm, wide-open, mutually broken heart of the one and only Marie. Together, something very special, quite tender, and all together innocent was Fostered between them.
Fostered *a Forbidden Romances Novelette Series*
Series: Fostered. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016 by Ardour Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
~ "There could be only one. Only one perfect girl." ~ Raised by the foster care system, Daniel not only knows the vast emptiness of complete loneliness and the dull ache of consistent disappointment and real heartbreak, he expects them. His newest home belongs to Marie, the epitome of motherly femininity. And Daniel's young heart begins to open, at last.
Starchild
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Starchild's father was a star wanderer, and that was what set her above her peers. It gave her the freedom to choose her own mate, no small thing on an isolated space colony. In her innocence, though, she failed to see her place in the cycle of Outworld life—or how she was doomed to repeat it.
No Place to Call Home
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,580. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Three generations of women struggle to find peace and happiness in their lives. Carol was forced to leave home when she was eighteen. Her daughter, Michelle, also left home at that age. Now her grand daughter, Martha, is having issues at home. Will she carry on the sad tradition of leaving the family? Can the members of this family forget the past, and begin to create positive memories?
The Salt Hollows
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
My parents divorced. I don't live with my father. I live with my mother and Henry, who likes it when I call him "dad". One summer, my dad visited me secretly. When my mother and Henry found out, they were angry. Then the snow came. I'll never forget that night. Sometimes, people do things—do them out of love—that scrape away their insides, leaving them as nothing but painful containers of salt.
Skin Like Dawn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,520. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Dreams are ruthlessly shattered and truths become commonplace in this follow up to 2011′s When You Come to Me. With the prospect of becoming the successful and nurturing pediatrician vehemently tossed out of the window with the announcement of her unexpected pregnancy, Natalie must face the challenges of being married to a man who she suddenly doesn't recognize.
Hazelnut Street
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
A story about returning to the street you grew up on. Everyone's there, but everything's changed. You've changed. The faces you recognize are not the ones you speak to. The people you meet are not the ones you knew. And when she takes you by the hand and pulls you between houses, fireworks exploding overhead, there is pain where once there was so much hope.
The Boy Who Spoke Mosquito
Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
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Duey Pepper doesn't talk much. He doesn't have parents. His only friend is Oliver. Oliver died. The bullies should have left Duey alone after that.
Don Whitman's Masterpiece
Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Horror » General
Don Whitman was a high school boy who did a bad and bloody thing. Now the pipe's all filled with cement and the adults tell his name to scare us—all except Mr Gregor: Mr Gregor knows the truth. He told it to me once, with details...