Books tagged: womens lives

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From Hell and Back: Survive and Thrive
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was brutally victimized first as a child and then as a wife: both her mother and her first husband made numerous attempts to kill her. But author Gussie McRobert was determined to not only survive, but to recover and thrive. And that is just what she did. She was elected, and then twice re-elected, as mayor of Gresham, Oregon. You too can survive and thrive, regardless of your past.
Circles Joined to Circles: Real Stories by Real Women on Mothers, Daughters & Sisters
Price: Free! Words: 12,880. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
A life-affirming, funny, poignant, and touching collection of stories on the theme of Mothers, Daughters & Sisters by thirteen women writers. This ebook is a companion to the web series "My Bitchy Witchy Paris Vacation," a sweet mother-daughter tale shot entirely on location in Paris, France.
Blackbird Fly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,020. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Behind the golden stone walls of a village in France, American Merle Bennett finds solace from her grief while renovating her late husband's ancestral home. But things don't go as planned. Soon any calm she feels in her French summer is overshadowed by secrets from the past. A crumbling house, a deranged squatter, a surprise in the garden house -- all must be resolved before Merle can go home.
Amber Waves
You set the price! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A land locked farm wife longs for the ocean shores of her childhood.
Anything's Possible
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Anything’s Possible is a collection of three entertaining, insightful stories about women’s lives. Meet Cynthia, a mostly happily married teacher who gets hit on by a younger man at the mall, and Dinah, so obsessed with her garden she alienates her teenage daughter, and Sally, a novelist having lunch with a literary critic, who just happens to be her first love from student days.
Murky Waters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,310. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
These eighteen stories are about crime. That means they’re essentially about love, hate, greed, revenge and power. So they are, of course, also about relationships. Most of them explore how ordinary people can be driven to extraordinary behaviour. The characters in these stories are just that: they’re not gangsters, or terrorists, or professional crooks; they are simply ordinary people.
A Woman in Russia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,080. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A train journey across Siberia places the writer in a carriage, in which Russian men are unwinding by consuming alcohol. A stranger finds the writer's leg in the dark, forcing her to make a decision. Crossing Russia takes wits, guts, and humour. In possession of these essential attributes, the writer travels across Russia, writing about Russia's history, food, and troublesome drunks.
Rainbow Weather
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,710. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
A white man dressed as an initiate of a local tribe is found dead in the South African countryside. In Scotland, a casual lie is told to impress a new colleague. In Colombia, a friend sows a seed of doubt about a husband's fidelity. The consequences of these three events ripple throughout the lives of three women on three continents and none of them will be the same again.