Books tagged: orphanage

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Wayward Paths and Golden Handcuffs
Price: Free! Words: 51,730. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00)
A college football player finds himself embroiled in a battle against fate and his own shortcomings as he strives to convince his doubting mom of the truths behind Christianity. Will he be successful?
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.
Emmaline Gremlin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,300. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Will Mickey and Warren be able to retrieve the deed to the orphanage from Emmaline Gremlin and save the day? Warren has a plan, but will it work?
The Adventures of Jules & Oliver “The Treasure of England’s Past”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,240. Language: American English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Jules and Oliver are spirited eleven-year-old boys living in the London Orphanage in the late 1800s. The boys are well-mannered and hardworking. They are also intelligent, courageous, and adventurous. When they discover a treasure map, the boys begin a dangerous journey to find the stolen treasure of an infamous pirate.
Orphans and Inmates
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00)
Orphans and Inmates is the first novel in a series about the Sloane sisters and their experiences at the Erie County Almshouse and the Orphan Asylum In Buffalo, New York. The story explores the largely ignored origins of the social welfare system in the United States through the experiences of those who were most profoundly affected by poverty, namely women and children.
My Father's Ears
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
When an Italian-Canadian immigrant's harsh but remarkable past catches up with him, his skeptical daughter Sophie sets out to discover the truth about her father, his relationship with a Romanian trapeze artist and a mysterious New Zealander claiming to be his son.
Orphan Spirit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,600. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Marianne died when she was ten, but she never left her house. A hundred year later, the house has become a Home for abused children, but Marianne is still there. What happens when a ghost decides it’s time to come back to life? And what happens to the ghost when the dead don’t want to let her go?
Death of a Daughter of Venice
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 81,830. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
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1739 The Venice of Vivaldi and Canaletto. Harry Brierfield, a young Englishman is attempting to establish himself painting cityscapes for his compatriots doing the Grand Tour. Things turn disastrous when he finds a body in a canal. Paola, a young musician and the dead girl’s friend, is ready to co-opt his assistance in discovering who did kill Sonia. But can they do it?
Yovo: Experiences of West Africa
You set the price! Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Kiana lived 6 weeks in Togo (West Africa) working at an orphanage. Her insights into her amazing experiences make Africa come alive. She describes beauty, misery, joy, problems, learning and growing, frustrations, and understanding.
Balmythra
Series: The Guardian of Balmythra, Book 1. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 83,400. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Seventeen-year -old Leah Baker lives a pretty normal life considering she has no memories before the night State Troopers found her walking down a deserted highway at age six. When the mysteries in her past, including an old love, finally catch up to her, she and and her friends will face challenges none of them could have imagined.