Books tagged: orphanage

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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!
Fried Chicken, Jesus and Chocolate
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,860. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fried Chicken, Jesus and Chocolate is as much about storytelling as it is about style, and the ending is as magical and fantastical as some of the moments in Ishmael's life.
Breaking Free
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,010. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In order to get off the streets of Boston in 1844, four-year-old Lisa Bellamont’s mother, Charlotte, accepts a job at the Hillside Orphanage for Boys on the condition that her child is a boy. For the next eleven years, they live the lie until Lisa’s pretense becomes so much a part of her that she is overwhelmed when she is thrust out into the world after her mother dies.
Natasha's Legacy
Series: The Natasha Saga, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,600. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The future of the Venderkemp orphanage is still in question. Only one family member is interested in carrying on the family business. Does that soft spoken, introvert have the emotional strength needed to manage the orphanage? Another tragedy and a difficult decision pulls the family together, tightening the family bond.
Interference
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,050. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2015 by Vohh. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
What if you could walk without stopping? Forever. Infinitely. Eternally. Felix Estabon enters a new world where the impossible comes to life before his eyes. Though futuristic and beautiful in nature, it is troubled and in despair. Nothing makes sense to him. He must interfere to help bring it back to its former order and save it from chaos before time runs out.
Winter's Edge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,450. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Growing up in an asylum like Creedmore should have broken Ena's spirit. The search for the mother who abandoned her leads to the Shawangunk Mountains in New York. Hired to collate archaeological documents at the local college, she is drawn in to helping local detective Galen Hill find a serial killer, and finds instead a way to let go of the past.
Fairy Dust
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A boy struggles to escape an orphanage where fantastic, surreal and evil things happen. Based loosely on mind control experiments conducted in Canada in the 1950's, disguised as foreign medical aid.