Books tagged: tragedy

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The Nova In The Attic
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,330. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
"The Nova In The Attic" is a queer ghost story, one hundred years in the telling, that describes the enduring remnants of love after death.
Wishes and Regrets
Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Born with a gift that no human should possess, Darrel has lived a life of wonder. Now terminally ill, he has one last desire. While Darrel’s gift has allowed him to fulfill so many of his wishes, it also caused an unspeakable tragedy that left him forever filled with regret and cost him his true love. Is it too late to find closure, or has fate conspired to do Darrel one last favor?
Fading Polaroids in Reverse
Series: Diamonds, #6. Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Scott Drake is alone in a hotel room and there is no escape. He can walk out at any time but there is no getting away from the past, from his guilt, from himself and the fear of losing someone that he loves all over again. ‘Fading Polaroids in Reverse’ is a series of snapshots of moments and memories in Scott’s life, and is the sixth short story in the ‘Diamonds’ Collection.
The One that Got Away
Price: Free! Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Life ultimately brings us back, through tragedy especially, forcing us to confront the past by painful means. Heading back to the dock, to the edge of the water, recalling a childhood spent fishing with a father he loved then. Too bad things never last. Standing on the end of that peer, waiting for the news that everything was over, he sees it slinking from the depths. Why on today, of all days?
In the City of Art
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Selected poems by J. Berchman Bernard Stewart “Mr. Stewart’s poems reveal a new luminary incarnation of the ancient but ever-present Celtic bardic tradition. With an astonishing variety of voices and styles, his mastery of words and images provides an exhilarating and scintillating experience of a rare and unique poetic power, not to be missed.” Dr. Joseph Gross
Of Miracles Small
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,070. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General
Raised on a farm in Kansas by his grandparents, young Anthony is growing fast. The Christmas season is approaching and the boy is eagerly awaiting the return of his parents who have been working in Alaska. Tragedy strikes when his father’s piloted aircraft goes missing in the wilderness. The boy has been taught by his grandmother that miracles are real and that they come at unexpected times.
Parallel (Prophesied a spirit within,Book I)
Price: Free! Words: 92,830. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Is it the beginning or ending of all as it is to be? When 16 year old, Selah Jones is unwillingly brought to see a fortune teller with her mom, it awakened a deep awareness of selah’s hidden talent, which had lain dormant for years, no longer inhibited selah dives headlong into the unknown.
Helium Heart
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
SHORT STORY A young man must face the first real tragedy in his life, the loss of his best friend. Like Marley & Me but told from a kid's perspective. Get out the tissues before you start reading.
Baby-Blue Eyes
Price: Free! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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Baby-Blue Eyes was inspired by, and loosely based on, the real-life tragedy of Matthew Shepard - a young homosexual man, whose life was cut short by ignorance and prejudice.
The Story Trail
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In the gallant world of ball gowns and society parties, a young woman questions her life. Does she really have to succumb to the pressure of expectation or can she soar free, achieving her dreams? An unexpected meeting rocks her world and she carries the effects of this through the passage of time.