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The Lucky One
Price: Free! Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
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A Prize Winning Short Story. An elderly woman is haunted by memories of her escape from the holocaust. But how reliable are painful memories that have been kept at bay for over sixty years? And at her time of life, what exactly is she searching for?
The Next Chapter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,230. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The Next Chapter is my mother’s personal story of her recovery after imprisonment in a Nazi slave labor camp during World War II to retirement in La Jolla; she wrote it at the age of 74 on an electric typewriter. She emphasized that this is not a Holocaust memoir but rather a psychological exploration of what it takes to persevere, survive and try to resume a “normal” life after severe trauma.
Sebastian and the Invisible Island, Book 4: The Battle for Home
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Sebastian Linus Youngfield is sailing the world with his parents when their voyage takes a dramatic turn in the South Pacific. A massive storm blows in leaving Sebastian adrift at sea in a small dinghy. To survive the adventures ahead, he must cast fear into the depths and summon every skill learned in his young life.
Another Chance at Life: A Breast Cancer Survivor's Journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,960. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my 1998 breast cancer and mastectomy (with no reconstruction). The book deals primarily with the surprising emotional benefits I gained. The five appendices offer a wealth of practical information on risk factors for breast cancer, ways to help prevent it, and much more. "Beautiful, moving, informative, uplifting." "A terrific read – well-written, frank, and honest."
Aftermath: Found
Series: Aftermath Zombie, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Horror » Undead
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Aftermath: Found chronicles Ghost’s survival prior to her traveling companions and the horrors of the zombie apocalypse. She is alone, afraid, and looking for somewhere to die. America is a wasteland where survivors are often forced to extreme measures. For one survivor running isn't an option. He would rather fight than hide.
An Unusual Encounter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
An in-depth look into the abyss of tragedy and the peaks of triumph as Daryl Wincoat, troubled survivor of Vietnam and novice journalist, encounters Rabbi Asher, troubled survivor of Holocaust.
Against All Odds - a Miracle of Holocaust Survival
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,570. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The personal story of a young Jewish girl trapped in Nazi Germany. Separated from her younger sister, Edith and her mother witness the farce of the Red Cross visit to Terezin, escape the gas chambers of Auschwitz, and survive the labor camps of the Russian Front. This is a story of horror and miracles, and of triumph against all odds.
Sebastian and the Invisible Island, Book 2: Green Pelicans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Sebastian Linus Youngfield is sailing the world with his parents, Cameron and Anne, when their voyage takes a dramatic turn in the South Pacific. A massive storm blows in leaving Sebastian adrift at sea in a small dinghy. To survive the adventures ahead, he must cast fear into the depths and summon every skill learned in his young life.
Growing up in spite of Hitler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,660. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many books have been written about the brutality and atrocities committed by the unbelievably evil government of Nazi Germany. The author, born three years before Hitler came to power has now reached the age of 82 and is therefore part of a generation inevitably and steadily reducing in numbers and feels compelled to write his story as it unfolded within his war-torn country.
On Both Sides of the Diagnosis: A Survival Guide for Children and Adults Who Are Just Beginning a Fight With Cancer, Written by a Childhood Cancer Survivor Who Became a Doctor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,320. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Death crept closely to me when at fifteen years old I was diagnosed with leukemia. Within a few days, a priest came to my room at Children's Hospital of Michigan, in Detroit, to administer my last rites: prayers said to the dying and the dead. However, I would not go gently. I am now a physician, and in this book I will tell you how I rose to capture my dreams, and how my story can help you.