Books tagged: tragedy

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My Magic Cowboy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,530. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Casa de Snapdragon. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
As budding anthropologist, Carly Brumley, enters her junior year in high school, she continues the slow process of healing from the loss of her beloved little brother, Cord. She employs a big gray Quarter Horse, raised and broken by her uncle, to help her regain her passion for riding.
The Salt Hollows
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
My parents divorced. I don't live with my father. I live with my mother and Henry, who likes it when I call him "dad". One summer, my dad visited me secretly. When my mother and Henry found out, they were angry. Then the snow came. I'll never forget that night. Sometimes, people do things—do them out of love—that scrape away their insides, leaving them as nothing but painful containers of salt.
A Disconnected Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Jane never thought her life would come to this. Sally expected nothing more from her menial existence. Their tortured souls collide one fateful day. Experience a dramatic view into the lives of two women and one's highly unusual method of coping.
Africa Day by Day- Book II - Ivory Kills
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
‘Cape East’ Settler’s since 1920. ‘Egoli’ Place of Gold. ‘Gingerbread House’. In ‘Ivory Kills’ the elephants. ‘Morning in Joburg’ An African city. ‘Natal Rock’ The dark rock. ‘New Age Centre’ watering hole. Meeting a ‘Personal Trainer’. Clashes in ‘Polarities’. In ‘Present City Life’ cake, coffee, book. ’This Place of Fate’ an oasis. ’Weaver’.
Breasts of Doom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,320. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is probably the saddest story ever, with a somewhat touching folded ending. It tells of a nameless newly married village girl, coerced into coming to the city with her husband to do menial work during the dry season. In a quick successive sequence of unending cruel happenings, she literally lives the life of her country.
Shattered Dreams - The True Story of A Young Woman Too Young To Die
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,290. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Shattered Dreams is a true story of one young womans heartbreak when told that she had just months to live due to complications giving birth to her baby boy.
Chasing After
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Remo has a job that does more than take him to faraway places, it takes him to alternate worlds. Unfortunately for him, taking the job meant he was unable to save his beloved girlfriend. Now, he writes his thoughts in a letter to the late Emily, expressing the biggest regret a world-hopping agent can have. This is a young adult/new adult short story in the Lone Wolves series.
Heroes,Heroines and Anti's
Price: Free! Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
the hero or heroine saves the day! Hooray! but when their 'anti' counterparts ruin our best-laid plans! oh my! please inspect these seven cases involving both types in 'heroes, heroines and anti's'.
Morning Warning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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It’s never too early to be on alert, especially when the weather is concerned, and for Anthony and his family, one morning could mean the difference between life and death. With no watches or warnings, and little more than a drizzle outside, it seemed like a smooth day ahead. Fate, it seems, may just have other plans. Will they survive the morning? Read on and find out in “Morning Warning”.
My Wild Ride: The Untamed Life of a Girl with No Self-esteem
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 119,900. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013 by All Star Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
"I am the daughter of the town drunks in a small town in upstate New York and this is my story. Life started off well enough. In the beginning there wasn’t even a hint of the chaos that would eventually swallow us all." My Wild Ride is the life story of Susan Bump, which is ultimately a story of triumph. The former California trainer overcame a severely dysfunctional family to...