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Buried Children
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,100. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
I’m not a writer, I didn’t write this book, life wrote this book. All I can offer you is my reality, my simple truth. The book burst out of my journal as its own identity after 20 years of weekly confessions. I guess you couldn’t really understand me and my friends sufferance without reading this book. What happened under the communist streets of Bucharest will sink into your mind...
Headshot
Price: Free! Words: 16,120. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
I've never had a dad. My mom was shot dead in front of me when I was five. You probably guessed I'm not a very typical teenager. My nightmares are so nasty I wake up more tired than when I go to bed. I thought my life was going to stay the dull ache that it had always been, until I found out the nightmares could be controlled. And *used*. This is the story of me turning it all around.
Oberon's Children
Price: Free! Words: 136,800. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
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An orphan girl named Mol wakes in the middle of the night to music. Enchanted, she follows the sound into the forest of Arden, where she is taken captive by a man known only as the Erlking; a man who rules a kingdom of monsters. Leaving her life as an urchin far behind, Mol becomes part of the Erlking's Bower for reasons she cannot understand, her only guarantee a future shrouded in mystery.
The Last Invisible Continent: Essays on Adoption and Identity
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
"The Last Invisible Continent is an important book, a superb mixing of the personal and the political." -- The Columbus Free Press
The Secret Manuscript
Price: Free! Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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The Secret Manuscript is a riveting tale about a broken human spirit triumphing in the face of adversity, by any means necessary.
Aunt Tabbie's Wings
Price: Free! Words: 81,060. Language: Australian English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
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When she got her breath, she screamed at Bluey, tears running down her face, "WHY DIDN'T YOU JUST LET ME DIE, NO ONE LOVES ME, I WOULD HAVE BEEN BETTER OFF DROWNED!" Bluey dragged himself up onto the bank and picked Gwendolyn up in his arms and held her shivering frightened frame, tight. He spoke softly, "I love you Gwendolyn and I would give my life for you, that's how valuable you are to me."
Little Brother's World
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,850. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
An updated Citizen of the Galaxy. In a world where pre-natal genetic engineering determines one's entire life structure, Little Brother is the only person without a GeneCode tattoo to dictate that future. When he teams up with a girl, the thrown-away offspring of the highest levels of society, they'll turn their world upside down…
The Custodian
Price: Free! Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A thrilling story of an Orphan who against all odds stands up to restore justice in Destiny Valley. With the police unable to stop the dreaded Dragons and all forms of justice in his school soon becoming a thing of the past, Robert together with his friends team up in an action packed,suspense filled and hilarious mission to put bring back justice.
Danika's Journey (Amish Girls Series - Book 2)
Series: Amish Girls. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,580. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Amish & Mennonite, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
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Danika Morales is devastated when tragedy strikes close to home. She is forced to move from her friends and beautiful home in sunny California to Amish country in rural Pennsylvania to live with her estranged uncle... Follow Joanna, Danika, and the other Amish Girls as they learn about life, love, and friendship in Paradise,PA. Christian Teen Fiction
Escape from Way Station Manor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Lily, the only daughter of a wealthy mercantile shopkeeper follows her dream of empowering indentured passengers from the Orphan Train. She orchestrates an escape for seven orphaned children to travel to Indiana where they will establish a private home school. Hope and courage fill this story with great expectation, but it will be five generations before the dream is fulfilled.