Books tagged: post traumatic stress

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Across a Sea of Troubles: A memoir of illness, loss and recovery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,200. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Part 1 of this short memoir describes the series of medical and surgical emergencies that affected Jennifer’s family, starting with her husband’s heart attack. Part 2 contains reflections based on her professional experience as a doctor, and personal perspective as a relative and patient.
Warnings Unheeded: Twin Tragedies at Fairchild Air Force Base
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,490. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Military
The true story of two separate mass-casualty incidents that occurred within days of each other at a US Air Force base. Using the words of the people who experienced the tragedies, the book provides an in-depth look at the before, during and after of a preventable "active shooter" incident and an avoidable fatal plane crash.
From Kabul Hitches to Salem Witches
Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
The medics apply bandages to their exterior wounds, But their battle scars go to the bone and then push right through to the heart. Science has not yet found a way to stitch up the invisible gashes that threaten to split their brains and spear their hearts. Who are they? They are the young people of battle who came home without their faces and bodies scarred, but with their souls in shreds.
It's Like This, Jim
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,660. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015 by Double Bridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
After a career ending injury, ecclesiastic muralist Jack O'Brien rented a Spartan studio in Toronto, Canada and embarked upon a six year torrent of writing. He brought his artist's pallet of colors, compositions and textures to describe a life of beauty, love, war and death. He gives the reader a snapshot of an America that is disappearing. It's Like This, Jim, is published now for the first time.
When Bad Things Happen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
This book is a plain langauge illustrated guide to coping with critical incidents - injuries, illness, deaths and other losses . It is aimed at Indigenous people in Australia who, like many, experience more 'bad things' happening in their life.
The Clarity Series (Books 1-3)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,910. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by ThunderWords Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
This bundle contains a full three-book series: Helen Winters is a young writer who is completely blind. After a traumatic experience, she runs away to live alone. When a brilliant doctor shows up, offering her a treatment that could change her life, she must decide whether to take the chance on life and love again...
Occupied
Series: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction. You set the price! Words: 20,610. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
When a tragic accident leaves supermoto champion Stack Miller mentally unprepared to race, his psychiatrist submits him to a highly unorthodox treatment: terror. But his fears become all too real on a flight home from Bermuda.
She's Not Herself
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Young Linda grew up with a mother who was “not herself.” Years later, as a psychotherapist, the author looks back on her childhood in an effort to understand her mother’s mental illness and make sense of the effects of multi-generational traumas. The result is a memoir of love, loss, loyalty, and healing.
The Sheriff of Tesco
Price: Free! Words: 7,460. Language: British English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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A chance encounter in a supermarket coffee shop opens old wounds for the ex-Marine and the war widow. Soon they are reliving horrors of death and murder in the Afghan desert, duty and deceit blowing in the wind. Can an icon of crime fiction save them from themselves, or will it be just another case for the Sheriff of Tesco?
Boogie With Chesty: How A Service Dog Brought One Veteran Home
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014 by Oghma Creative Media. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
Award-winning author Pamela Foster's moving non-fiction essay recounting the relationship between a Vietnam veteran and his loyal PTSD service dog.