Books tagged: orphan fiction

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The Fear Within
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,190. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Plagued with panic attacks, nightmares, and the oppressive orphanage he calls home, Faithen's life has been less than ordinary. In the midst of unveiling a dark past, he discovers abilities that have finally emerged after years of repression. Faithen is being watched, and someone wants what he is becoming. He must learn to control the power within him before that power can take over completely.
Love Runs Thru It
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,180. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Not knowing what to do when her experience of men was always negative, Joanna sought solitude, craving a world of no men to harm her. She knew of no experience of men that didn't hinge upon their desire to abuse or possess her. Joanna could not talk to her mother about it for fear of being taken away from her mother by the authorities. The first time she was raped at a very young age, her mothe
The Lady from Spain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In a dark hour after midnight in 1938 a volley of shots ring out and a number of Spanish men fall dead. For them, from then on, there are no consequences. But for the women left behind, wives, mothers, daughters and sons, the echo from those gun barrels repeat, repeat, and repeat. This is the story of the women in one of those affected families.
Violet
Price: Free! Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
From a rubber plantation in Colonial Malaya, boarding school in Singapore and a voyage on a Japanese freighter into wartime England, Violet's story is one of strength, courage and determination. Based on the life of Violet Constance Guy, it is an account of servitude, suffrage and strength of woman in the early 1900's.
The Book of Secrets (The Word and the Sword series - Book One)
Price: $4.45 USD. Words: 148,500. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
All Finian wants in the world is to find out what happened to his parents. So when his step-sister provides him with the only clue - the corner of a cloak he'd been swaddled in when she found him - he realizes finding them might actually be possible. What he can't imagine is that his quest will bring him into a conflict that has raged for millennia and face to face with unimaginable evil.
Earth and Air: Stories
Price: Free! Words: 26,600. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Dangerous gypsies, dragon-like women, and things that go bump in the night, literally. Tara McTiernan's stories resemble twisted modern fairy tales, full of real-life magic and Grimm-like darkness. Containing three unforgettable short works, Earth and Air, like her novel Barefoot Girls, illuminates and explores the lives of women with rare eloquence, keen insight, and a sharp wit.
The Shit-Eater Blues
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
He may look like a simple starfish, but Ll-ll is an extraterrestrial orphan, a Child of the Gng, possessed a sense of wonder and a gastronomic appreciation of human excrement. But when he manages to use his vocalizing air bladder to attract the attention of a blues musician whose toilet he inhabits, Ll-ll discovers his true destiny.