Books tagged: story based on actual happenings

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Sick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Lack of knowledge can be quite dangerous, as unfortunately to her detriment, Mama Sophie found out.
Spirit of the Stones: A Retrieval of Earth Wisdom
You set the price! Words: 120,020. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Earth shares the spirit of its wisdom with us at all times. All we have to do is stop, be still and listen to the silent voice of the EarthSpeak! In this true story, the author completes an ancient Earth assignment as a “secretary to the stones” to tap into the vital storehouse of wisdom to access the wealth of knowledge crucial to living in resonance with ourselves, our planet and beyond.
Harriet and Her Lost Dog
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Harriet is a 10 year old Afro-american girl who lives with her white mom and white step-dad. She tells us what happens when the dog who looks like her -- brown with kinky hair -- gets lost on the plane trip.
True Life - The Soldier who Served Under Three Flags
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Clem Ryan, from Ireland, served in the Armed Forces of Ireland, Britain and the United States.He visited Hiroshima six months after the Atom Bomb. He provides a chilling first person account of that visit. He volunteered for service in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service. This is his story.
Using Audio Bibles to Make Disciples In Oral Cultures
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
An Igbo pastor from Nigeria recently said to me, "You teach us that we must understand the Bible to be good pastors. How can we do that when we can't even read our own language?" With 50% of the world's population unable to read, how will vernacular Bibles impact the villages and towns where traditional oral cultures still prevail?
The Stainless Steel Coffin
Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.00)
In the seventies a metal shop just south of Los Angeles received an order for one stainless steel coffin with a glass lid, but that wasn't the unusual part.
Rod and Staff: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
After the death of his estranged, teenage son, a man returns to the mountain stream of his beloved Wyoming to reconcile with a God he has long since forsaken. This is a story of staggering loss---of the guilt, anguish, and disbelief a parent feels when a wedge is driven between them and their son or daughter. It is a story of the irrevocable profoundness of loss when a child dies.
Haunted House in Singapore: My True Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Ghosts and spirits are thought to cross into the house through a road that leads traffic directly into the front entrance of a home. For years, I lived in such a house in Singapore and the stories I tell have happened and will continue to be bizarre for many including my encounter with a local vampire. Read on if you dare - I have lived through it all….
Vampires of the Sky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.00)
It is the summer of 1940. William is a fighter pilot with the Royal Air Force. Sofia is a girl meets in a pub shortly before he is to go back off to war. The time they have together is necessarily brief, but perhaps their love is the flame that will see them through the darkness to come. This is a short story.
Bear Rug: A Story From India Believe It Or Not
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The Bear Rug is a unique and magical story from India. Believe it or not, this short story will capture you imagination.