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The Tears You'll Never Cry (a poem for mourning the loss of a child)
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Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
This poem is for anyone who has lost a child. You are free to use it in non-commercial endeavors, such as memorial tributes; please include my name as the author, and please do not alter it in any way. It was written on 17 December 2012, for the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre.
The Last Email: Mourning the Death of an Internet Friend
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Nearly everyone has attended a wake. Most have attended a funeral. We spend our lives in relationships of all sorts. When a true friend we’ve never met in person dies, we’re robbed of the chance to say goodbye, pay our respects to family members, or attend a funeral. So what do we do when an Internet friend passes away? How do we say a proper farewell? How do we grieve?
Joy, Interrupted: An Anthology On Motherhood and Loss
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Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 75,820. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Lifestyles / City & Town Life
Joy can be interrupted - but not lost. Most people think of motherhood as a joyous experience, but for some it can be an experience of interrupted joy. This anthology delves into the subject of motherhood and loss from different perspectives of authors and artists from all over the world. Contributors explore such topics as Adoption, Death, Infertility, Disabilities, Illness, and Estrangement.
Yesterday Mourning
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,510. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Yvette is a forty-one year old woman devastated from losing both parents during her twenties—one to terminal disease and the other to life’s complications. Vera is the stepsister she never imagined nor wanted. When their father's health takes a turn for the worse, both must decide if they have the strength to release yesterday's burdens or will a childhood secret damage an already broken family.
An Unforgivable Secret (Amish Secrets - Book 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,660. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Amish & Mennonite
Hannah has a good life. A beautiful home, a loving husband, and a wonderful Amish community are only a few of her daily blessings. But she has carried a heavy burden for years: a secret that no one must know. When tragedy strikes, her secret threatens to be revealed, jeopardizing everything she’s ever loved. Will Hannah be able to face her greatest fear and find God's purpose for her life?
Mourning Has Broken
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,640. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Giving herself a year of mourning after her sister's untimely death, the author goes about her life as memories and myriads of emotions assail her. Through it all, she explores the meaning of life and the changing of her beliefs, taking the reader through a journey of sorrow, grief, regret, joy and hope.
Borrowed Things
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,910. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Borrowed Things is set in North Carolina, alternating between Durham and a fictional coastal town on the Lockwood Folly River. Anne Gray, a woman with a troubled past, finds a new home in the dying town of Pearl where she releases the memories of two failed marriages as she sails the waters of the Innercoastal Canal with a haunted Latino priest and an elderly woman who wears No Fear t-shirts.
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,830. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories collects short stories from Helen Hudson's long writing career along with autobiographical pieces that reveal how the concerns in her fiction intertwine with the concerns of her life. The characters in these stories grasp blindly in pursuit of empathy, a quality that is as vital to the giver as the receiver.
Lone Wolves: Chasing After
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Remo has a job that does more than take him to faraway places, it takes him to alternate worlds. Unfortunately for him, taking the job meant he was unable to save his beloved girlfriend. Now, he writes his thoughts in a letter to the late Emily, expressing the biggest regret a world-hopping agent can have. This is a young adult/new adult short story in the Lone Wolves series.
Matilda
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,100. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The short novel Matilda, though written by Mary Shelley shortly after her huge success with Frankenstein, never saw the light of day until recently. This version of Matilda has undergone extensive copy-editing, and includes a glossary for references and translations, with a Foreword about Mary Shelley and why the book was never published in her lifetime. The shadow of incest haunts the pages.