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Death of a Daughter of Venice
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 81,830. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
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1739 The Venice of Vivaldi and Canaletto. Harry Brierfield, a young Englishman is attempting to establish himself painting cityscapes for his compatriots doing the Grand Tour. Things turn disastrous when he finds a body in a canal. Paola, a young musician and the dead girl’s friend, is ready to co-opt his assistance in discovering who did kill Sonia. But can they do it?
The Rest Of Me
Price: Free! Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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In his second short-story installment Matthew Farrington again tackles issues of family, abuse, madness and the inherent competing human desires of surrender and survival. Part of the bulk of a larger work, The Rest of Me showcases Farrington’s shrewd talent for breaking through traditional barriers in fiction writing, concisely displaying the raw emotion of his subject in brief and moving prose.
Cage Fighting Nuns & T-34 Tanks: An Epic Love Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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Charles and Kazia, separated by half a world, desperate to get back to each other. Watch as they each take their own paths to come back together again, in this strange story of T-34 tanks, cage fighting nuns, and their love for one another.
In This Small Spot
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,690. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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In a world connected to computers and machines, Dr. Michele Stewart finds herself drowning in a life that no longer holds meaning. When she enters a monastery, her family and friends are sure that she has become a nun to run away from her life, but she feels more alive than she has in years. Soon the outside world intrudes, forcing her to confront demons she thought she had left behind.
For the Love of Mike
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,680. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Brian Dillon has fashioned a most lovable abuse victim into a ten-year-old Indy Jones. But in 1950’s Irish Catholic Boston the enemies aren’t Nazis but constant temptation, penalties for succumbing, and those waging war on sin to conceal their own. “For the Love of Mike” is a vivid account of Catholic school in the 1950’s.
Holy Hostages!
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,620. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When the inept Clarkson gang take a convent full of nuns hostage for ransom they face the challenges of diocesan bureaucracy, an angry mob intent on lynching them, and Mother Thelma (their biggest problem, but also at times an ally) to survive and profit from this. The gang planned many things out in advance but of course events don’t follow their plans and they must work it all out on the fly.
Find A Hero
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 189,680. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Terrorism, surveillance, water rationing, nuns, drugs, and reality TV: For Zilch, it's all just another week in San Francisco, as the ex-drug dealer is forced back into the criminal underground she thought she'd escaped for good.
The Prioress' Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Under the harsh hand of its newly elected prioress, St. Frideswide's has become a place of deadly sin. The corruption has found fertile soil in the rage and greed of Domina Alys, who has turned the priory into a boarding house for her relatives, the Godfreys. If Frevisse cannot save the nunnery from itself, then St. Frideswide's may be no more... NOMINATED FOR THE 1998 EDGAR AWARD
Fontevraud: Mysteries of the Abbey and the Village
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,980. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Royal Abbey of Fontevraud is magical in both senses of the word. Fontevraud: Mysteries of the Abbey and the Village evokes, to be sure, its amazing history, much of it well-documented but some of it little-known. It also recounts recondite and inexplicable, perhaps supernatural stories surrounding the abbey.
Advice for Monks and Nuns
Price: Free! Words: 28,680. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Clergy
In these talks, Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche explain the great benefits of practicing Dharma as an ordained person, how to keep the ordination pure, the purpose of the monastic community, how to live together as monks and nuns, and much more.