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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 Fourth Temple
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy
“The Fourth Temple which will be built on the same site where the First Temple was built, will be called the Millennial Temple. It will be the temple of worship during the 1,000 years reign of the Lord Jesus Christ all over the world,” Reverend Kent Hutcheson told the members of the All-Men Bible Study Group composed of UP students and one male student from the University of the East.
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Maria is a young woman that pushes against her family's culture and values. This rebellion invokes a demonic creature to seek retribution for her sins. 'Aswang ' is the modern telling of a mythical Filipino beast.
The Grand Archon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
“A Sigma Rhoan should believe in the existence of the Almighty God who created this earth and the whole universe. If he does not believe in God, to me, he is not a true Sigma Rhoan,” Attorney George Briones firmly stressed to his brothers, or brods for short, with his oratorical voice his conviction of what a true Sigma Rhoan is. The founders of the UP Sigma Rho Fraternity were patriotic...
Miracles Never Stop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Jerusalem Angela Mercado was not so sure if she was prepared to take the 2016 Medical Board Examinations in Manila, Philippines after her classes in a review center in Manila ended in January 2015. When her father, Norberto, asked her if she would take the physician’s examination the following month, she couldn’t readily reply to the former’s query. She was, in fact, speechless...
A Child @ 70
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,250. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2017 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A New Life in the Philippines When Terence first arrived in Asia in 2010, he told the many girls he met two things: that he had no plans to get married and that he did not intend to have any children. He was in Asia merely to let his hair down. Five years later he was happily married to a dazzling Filipina and father to an equally dazzling baby boy. A Child @ 70 describes Terence’s radical transi
The Towns I Love So Well
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
There is an adage which states most aptly that home is where the heart is. This is true for me. An American president also once said, “I love them more whom I loved first.” I say this is true, even for places. San Manuel and Moncada are towns I loved first because these are the towns where I grew up.
Destroy The Bandits
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
Andrea Gonzales has been a newscaster and program host in DWRD Radio Davao for five years. The first news item she was to read that day in August 2016 stirred her emotions, for it was about the beheading of a local teenage boy by the Abu Sayyaf, an Islamic bandit group in the island province of Sulu. The Islamic bandit group had kidnapped both foreign nationals and locals for ransom...
Catherine's Homecoming
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » General
“I have always longed to come back to the Philippines. It is my home. Everything in my life started in my country,” Catherine told her seatmate, Laura Khristenson, in the plane on a long flight from Denmark to Manila. Laura was surprised. Her seatmate, a Caucasian from Denmark, was visiting the Philippines for the first time. She was with five other tourists from Denmark...
The Other Manila
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Agents 32 and 33 of the hard-to-define entity known as psecret psociety investigate the small North Coast (California, USA) enclave of Manila on Arcata Bay. They soon realize that they may be stranded for fifteen hours. But then, a pair of kind Asian gents accost them and let them know an option for getting to their desired destination. With time on their hands, they head out to the sand dunes ...