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Fatherless
Price: $21.85 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: British English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The infant Phil lives with his poverty stricken mother Annie in a 1950s Yorkshire mill town. But Annie's mental state frequently breaks apart as she is burned by loss and desertion. Sent to a distant orphanage Phil struggles for identity and belonging. With love and humour Phil Barber tells the fascinating story from the dark earth of his tangled roots into a troubled adolescence.
Dangerous Ride Across Humboldt Flats
Series: Adventures on the American Frontier, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,660. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015 by Bly Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Action & Adventure
Orphan Gabe Young gets lost and a girl leads him to a Pony Express station. He finds a lot more than shelter and a meal. The family's tender care astounds him. Then he gets a chance to help them by riding the dangerous Pony Express trail alone.
Under the Old Railway Clock: Reminiscences of a time, a place, and a very dear brother, William Marshall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
UNDER THE OLD RAILWAY CLOCK deftly illuminates for readers a time and place - England from the 1930S through to 2007. William Marshall was a sailor, hero, husband, father, gambler, coin collector, cook, flirt with the ladies... and a very dear brother.
The Blade Heir
Series: The Azuleah Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,570. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Kraegyn, the leader of the dragon tribes of Azuleah, has risen from the grave and threatens to plunge the world into chaos through his fiery reign. The ancient Requiem Sword is the only means to stop Kraegyn, but it was destroyed long ago. An orphaned, young man named Lucius Nostra is tasked with reforging the blade. Can he and his elf brother, Siegfried, stop the dragons from rising again?
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…
Tommy's Cave
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
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Nine year old Tommy is unhappy in his new home so a plan of escape builds in his mind. This leads to him joining a group of city urchins where he is happy, but for one thing... Exploring he finds a fearsome looking cave in a deep crater with unblinking eyes inside that stare back at him. Dare he go on???
A Life For Nicholas (The Nicholas Chronicles #1)
Price: Free! Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Porterlance Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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"A Life for Nicholas" details the life of a thirteen year old boy who is an orphan and living in the foster care system. He has to deal with adolescence, his sexuality, the loss of friends and abuse as he figures out his place in the world. This book is a novella of about 13,000 words and the prequel to "A Home For Christmas" by Matt Zachary.
Feolito's Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: American English. Published: August 11, 2012 by Word Shadow. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The gift of ugliness. The curse of beauty. The magic of love. Can a handful of star-stuff change the fate of an ugly stone cutter who carves gargoyles in his own likeness? Or should he use his treasure for the benefit of another, an unattainable but unforgettable someone?
Grandpa & Henry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » General
After his grandfather falls ill, an orphan boy must learn how to fend for himself in a strange city.
Nomads
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,160. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Kit Larsin, an eleven-year-old boy at the Haveland House Orphanage, believes he will never be adopted because he is too skinny and does not do well in school. Music with a borrowed recorder instrument is his only joy in life – until he finds himself adopted without warning. No one came to see him, no one talked to him. He is simply … adopted! What lies in store for Kit?