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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: $0.99 USD. 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.
Desperate Measures
Price: Free! Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.75)
Set in the late 1960s Desperate Measures is a humorous story that follows twelve-year old Owen Finnegan as he tries to cope with one of the biggest events that has ever taken place at his school in the small rural town of Barclay.
Spirits of the Third Dimension
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00)
Three short stories of ghosts, crime and emotion.
Murder At Any Age
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,830. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What is it like to come of age in a convent orphanage where the nuns’ primary concerns were did you say your prayers, did you brush your teeth and were you quiet most of the time? When Robert Steeter shows up missing, the nuns as well as his sister Maureen assumed he has run away and little more thought is given to him. This book has a quick moving plot with lively and emotional scenes.
Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Sutton; A Local History PART 2
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 45,620. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Part 2 of this book deals with the areas of Grange and Stapolin, transport, fishing, Talavera House, farming , coastguard, and Sisters of Charity in Baldoyle.
The Girl Nobody Wants
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
(5.00)
You only get one chance to live your life as a child but Lily was never given that chance; her childhood was taken from her before it ever begun. From the age of four, when she was first sexually abused, her life changed forever and when she walked through the Catholic Church run institution's doors in Ireland, her life continued along the same path that has destroyed her soul. This is Child abuse
Chasing Grace: A Novel of Odd Redemption
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,280. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00)
Cathy Callahan runs away at age ten to escape her mother’s abuse and find God. After thirty years of funny, brutal, uplifting adventures, she finds unexpected grace in the last place she thinks to look. This is a raw, humorous look at spiritual coming of age, at unconventional ways to heal deep emotional wounds, and at finding greater purpose in surprising places despite desperate odds.
The End of the World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A Catholic schoolboy, along with the world, faces the Cuban Missile Crisis.