In a world where everyone has something to say, Malchus Hemmings has nothing to offer but silence. His alcoholic father has no patience for his mute son and throws Malchus out of the house at only five years of age. The lad adapts to life on the streets—and survives by scrounging and begging. He neither seeks nor welcomes companionship until four years later, when he is faced with a choice.
After stumbling into the crude living quarters of two orphan boys during a storm, he is offered a bed for the night. In an instant, the young Hemmings is drawn to the charismatic "Darby," who is two years older and takes Malchus’ inability to speak in stride. Jim, a sullen ten-year-old, grudgingly accepts the newcomer into their partnership.
Life becomes a series of ups and downs as Hemm...
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Religious & Inspirational Fiction, Spirituality, Teen & Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Christian, Women's Fiction
Size: 176 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 November 2017 onward PDT/PST
Perfect for fans of Jackaby who are desperately awaiting the release of its sequel, Beastly Bones, this novella-length story follows the rollicking events of Abigail Rook’s birthday celebration. Abigail hopes that her birthday will slip by unnoticed and uncelebrated, but her employer, detective of the supernatural R. F. Jackaby, has other plans. Using magical party crackers that teleport the pair to unknown destinations in time and space and a cryptic map that may lead to a forgotten treasure, Jackaby intends to give Abigail what he considers to be the best gift of all--adventure. Abigail and Jackaby must tame an enormous (and carnivorous) rabbit, defend a castle, and master a dirigible if they want to find the treasure and get back to New Fiddleham alive....
Genre: Teen & Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Mysteries & Thrillers, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Size: 57 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 04 November 2017 onward PDT/PST
A companion short story to Playing with Matches. Katharina Ackermann's diary entries marking the turn of WW2, and of her heart for a boy heading for battle.Approximately 7000 words.
Genre: Children's eBooks, Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Short Stories, Romance, Teen & Young Adult, Collections & Anthologies, Military, European, German
Size: 35 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 27 October 2017 onward PDT/PST