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Ill-Gotten Gains and Other Short Stories
Pre-release—available June 30, 2019. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Mashups
ILL-GOTTEN GAINS AND OTHER SHORT STORIES by Rae Paeth is a collection of contemporary short stories. A down-on-his-luck criminal loses more than the money was worth. A hitchhiker meets a deadly couple. An impoverished young woman finds a new home.
Between The Wars Part 3
Series: Between The Wars. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Mary Evans has risen from poverty and with the support of a number of women is heading for university aided by a scholarship. This is rare for a young woman in the 1930's in Melbourne, Australia. Mary has matured and is slowly developing skills in keeping relationships. With war in Europe looming, Mary is very concerned that Australia and in particular her boyfriend Michael will be drawn into it.
Between The Wars Part 2
Series: Between The Wars. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,080. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Part 2 picks up as strangers appear at the door of the Hansens where Mary Evans' mother works and they live. It is the time of the Great Depression and though the Hansens live in the well-to-do suburb of Hawthorn, they are trying their best to help the less well off. Mary has won a scholarship to a private school and is going through adolescence where insecurity, schooling and boys all collide
Between the Wars Part 1
Series: Between The Wars. Price: Free! Words: 100,640. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Mary Evans is born into a poor family just after World War 1. Her father returned from the war having lost his leg and suffering extreme shellshock. He dies when Mary is only seven. Her mother, brother and she are thrown out on to the streets and left scrounging for food and shelter in the back streets of the slums of North Melbourne. A chance meeting with a well to do couple changes their lives.
Vampires in the Night
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A mother and father feast upon their child, aided by a beast in the night.
A Day at the Fare: One Woman's Welfare Passage
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,610. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Social services, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"A Day at the Fare is a good idea carried out very very well." -Nikki Giovanni, poet, author, educator, and activist. This memoir shares the lived experience of the author's plunge from a cozy middle-class lifestyle into one of deep poverty—and back. It demonstrates the importance of maintaining adequate anti-poverty programs for assisting families struggling to fulfill the most basic of needs.
GINI: Capitalism, Cryptocurrencies & the Battle for Human Rights
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,970. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Money & monetary policy
Reveals the technologies, systems, & public policies that are necessary to achieve justice. Answers big questions about privacy, A.I., cryptocurrencies, taxes, economic freedom, & human rights. Unique & refreshing insights into the socioeconomic trends and technologies that are shaping the future of humanity & our global economy. Best-selling author.
Good Morning and I Love You
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,040. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult
The boy and the girl next door met after "Good Morning" and "I love you!" as the greeting one morning as the young romance.
Colour of the Day
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,970. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
As old economies collapse and new ones rise, the tide of 21st century immigration has turned, bringing an influx from the once prosperous West. Tolerance, an impoverished widowed mother of two, believes she must do anything to survive, including escaping her birthplace; a once genteel city now shrouded by a seething, perilous shanty town.
From illness to death
Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
An old woman with a congenital disease. After being so sick for so long, making decides to consult with the ancestors by visit a traditional healer who also failed to tell what was wrong with maki. Maki's first opinion didn't convince her at all, as she was told that she had high blood pressure by private doctors and at the hospital.