Books tagged: nature vs nurture

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The Bookminder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,610. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016 by Xchyler Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Found guilty of witchcraft, sixteen-year-old Liara is banished from tiny Dvigrad. However, a mysterious mage, Nagarath of Parentino, steps forward claiming custody of her. Denied apprenticeship and tasked with the restoration of his neglected library, Liara gleans what knowledge she can. But her first spell goes awry, renewing an evil wizard’s interest in the valley, endangering them all.
Fade to Black: Sometimes the Truth Really is Inconvenient
Price: Free! Words: 42,190. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Romance » General
Two childhood friends torn and separated by betrayal are reunited in the US Marine Corps thirteen years later. Their reunion takes a twist when Clay’s friend emerges from a horrifice accident a changed man from Traumatic Brain Injury—a person with interesting new talents and diminished capabilities.
Gilda
Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
No one understands the human brain, especially someone struggling with conflicting signals. Nature pulls in one direction, and morality pulls in another. Add the emotional pressure of love, and any decision becomes more complicated or…easier.
The Awakening of Adam Capello
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 79,340. Language: British English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Adventure » General
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In the near future, a process called Awakening enables anyone to regain lost knowledge and experiences through past life regression, but at what price? What happens when you open up the Pandora's box of your past? Memories of loves lost, murders committed and madness endured to name but a few. Adam's journey covers thousands of years but ultimately affects our future and the world around us.
Double Helix Crucifix
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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When greed and faith collide, two powerful men and a beautiful televangelist construct a plan to gain control of the world’s dwindling oil reserves by creating a clone of Jesus to lead America in a new Crusade. But unknown to them, a second clone is born far from their guidance to a young Hispanic woman who hides away the child she believes is Christ incarnate.
Sanctuary
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Set in a near future, “Sanctuary” depicts a conversation between a Catholic deacon and a man who is plunged into an existential crisis when circumstances call his humanity into question.
Sperm Donor 713: 52 Searches For One Identity - Story 2: Hannah
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
52 children were conceived by an anonymous sperm donor known only as Donor 713. Spanning the globe, these children have never met their donor, but search to find their origins. Snapshots into the life of each child meld into a portrait of a man. The ultimate quest of nature versus nurture, some children feel his presence within them, and all wonder who this man could be. This is Story 2.
Immaculate Misconception
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The mysterious Shroud of Turin has provoked controversy for centuries. Many believe it is the authentic burial cloth of Christ. Many believe it is a forgery. What if, however, there could be a final proof beyond any doubt that it was genuine? What if that proof went terribly, horribly wrong for us all? If you were told such a story by a barely glimpsed stranger, would you, should you, believe it?