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Michael Thunder: The Thunder Trials
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,310. Language: American English. Published: April 1, 2018 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This is the story of young boy name Michael Thunder who finds himself with a great burden to bear. Save the world, or someone dear to his heart.
Hadagery, Book of Eden (Chapter 2)
Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A wildit took up the spot before the window. It had a huge deformed head with grass and weeds growing out of its back and scalp. Shortly thereafter three more monsters appeared dragging a dead animal of some sort. Most likely dinner. That fact tore the wildit from the window.
HADAGERY, Book of Eden (Chapter 1)
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The gnarled beech trees lined both sides of the road for as far as the eye could see. When an eerie shadow of a man appeared from behind one of the trees. The shadow moved its head as if watching the car pass. Naul's eyesight skipped from Wight's window to the rear window. Watching the shadow dissipate before his eyes.
Love Forward
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Volunteer Work
Can a single act of love have global impact? Robert Benson's answer is "yes." In 1968, his life was changed when an ordinary couple took him home from a children's shelter in California. Over the next fifty years, the reverberations reached around the world and changed hundreds more, as Robert sought to help other abused and abandoned children. That is the principle behind Love Forward.
The Last Suttee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,830. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Last Suttee is about the protagonist, Kumud's struggle to stop suttee, a barbaric ritual that has scarred her for life. As the director of an all-girl orphanage, she shields her girls from customs that victimize women. A shocking phone call turns her world upside down. She has no choice but to single-handedly stop this heinous crime. Can she convince the town to stop this savage tradition?
The Fourth Law
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,450. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Lily Barrett lives in a shattered time for the US with her family missing and presumed dead. Two things keep her going: her job at a small orphanage and Ai, her odd but dear friend, whom she met online: who only shows herself to Lily as a rendered CG image. Troubled by her past and facing an uncertain future, Lily seeks only a quiet, normal life. But, her past and present conspire against her.
The Pacifist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,580. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017 by Cosmic Teapot Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 1866, Peter Baxter's misfortune ends the day he leaves Badgerys Creek orphanage. Unsure of what to do next, Peter finds himself on a farm run by Mr. Brown. Brown needs help and gives Peter a place to live in exchange for his labor. Brown's past is riddled with dark secrets tied to the same orphanage, which he has documented in a red folder.
Belle of Calhoun
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 101,580. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Belle's memories of her life began in a haze she would never remember. Orphaned and abandoned at age four, she experienced it yet again after the "new Momma" who took her in bestowed the family name and died suddenly. Belle was placed in an orphanage from which she traveled to Calhoun County, Illinois, aboard its namesake, the steamboat Belle Of Calhoun" to meet the Follets, her foster family.
Fingers and the Dream Thief
Price: Free! Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A wealthy photographer finances the local orphanage but abuses his generosity, by stealing the children’s dreams. It is left to a street urchin to turn the tables and teach him a lesson that he will never forget.
Albert's Wiggly Tooth
Price: Free! Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Historical fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other
Albert never believed in the tooth fairy so he wondered what happened to his teeth, after being placed under his pillow. Chaos reigned the following Sunday in church!