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Annemarie's Birth Story: A Country Love Tale

by Marco Manfre

Annemarie Herndon, twenty-five years old, has never had it easy. After years of rambling from town to town, working odd jobs and taking money from men, she is living in New York. She is behind in her rent and her refrigerator is empty. In this moving short story, Annemarie remembers her hardscrabble youth in a farm in Ozarks and the hard, unloving people who took her in as a baby. She ponders the unanswered questions involving who her mother and father were and who she really is....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Romance, Biographical
Size: 11 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Wampus Cat's Cure for Alcoholism and Other East Texas Stories

by Tom King

"Tom King's family stories and legends from East Texas, introduce a fascinating collection of oddballs, characters, hound dogs and unusual ancestors. From Wampus Cat's mother-in-law's amazingly effective alcoholism cure to Aunt Agnes' one old lady war on the Confederacy, the stories are funny, poignant and kindly."

Tom King digs up a collection of memorable stories with all the flavor and wisdom of the redneck aristocracy of East Texas, and shares them here for us. Impeccably written and often touching, you might also smile or even laugh out loud. I know I did! ~ Rodney Miles, Bimini Books...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Anthologies, Biographical, Anthologies & Literature Collections
Size: 54 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

The Color of People

by James F. Goffio

Joe Goffio and Sultan Sayed were two completely different people. Joe grew up in Brooklyn the eighth of ten children to hard working parents, while Sultan's parents escaped from Afghanistan to find a new life in America. Joe grew up in the 50's and 60's as where Sultan was still growing in the 90's. Throughout his life Officer Joe Goffio had dealt with poverty, heartache, and losing the closest people to him. Sultan was an eight-year-old boy, full of life, until one day...everything changed. Sometimes two people from different worlds crash into one another to show you the color of who they really are....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Biographical
Size: 306 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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A Diamond From The Rough

by Shawntaye Shawntaye

Most Diamonds don't come from the rough, But Shawntaye did. imagine wanting to be love so badly, you are willing to give your body for it. Believing you will receive Love when in reality Lies and Abuse is all you are left with. A DIAMOND FROM THE ROUGH, is a short story of truth about the bruises, war and survival I went through to overcome many forms of addictions at such an early age and how God and My children saved my life from an abusive relationship and finding myself again....

Genre: Genre Fiction, Biographical
Size: 37 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Separate and Parallel: The Tale of Two Sisters

by Beverly Williams

Beverly Park Williams traces back three generations of strong, smart women, revealing a surprising mystery hiding in her family tree. It was the roaring twenties in Cincinnati, Ohio, and women were quickly opening new doors for themselves and seizing every opportunity for advancement. Here, in a city that was changing on a daily basis, Clarissa Doppler fell in love with Sam Disser. Clarissa never had a real childhood. She was forced into a life of servitude instead. To her, Sam represented an opportunity for a real home. Little did she know that Sam’s conniving parents had no plans to make her a part of their household. They kidnapped her oldest daughter and abandoned her with her new baby. Shirley Disser, the baby, never knew her father. Janet Disser, her older sister, never knew her mo...

Genre: Genre Fiction, Biographical
Size: 424 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Twisting in Headstands and Heavy Drinking

by Justin Zyla

“A strange exploration of the college party scene.”“Captivating and painfully honest.”“A new, unique voice in American literature.”In an unruly Midwest town, Tristan – a college fraternity president – pinballs between failed relationships in an unholy battle with depression. Locked in savage self-abuse at the hands of booze and cigarettes – and surrounded by a collection of part-time degenerates he calls, “Brothers” – Tristan must confront his own inner turmoil, as he searches desperately for some main vein of American life in the swirling backdrop of mental illness.Debut author Justin Zyla brings a unique voice to contemporary literature, carving out a place in New Adult fiction. He comes from a lineage of beat era writers like William S. Burroughs and Hunter S. Th...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Literary Fiction, Genre Fiction, Teen & Young Adult, Biographical
Size: 169 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Hesperia Jack and the Desert Rose: Life and love in the American West

by Della West

Take a journey through the American west in this story told through poetry....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Historical Fiction, Westerns, Poetry, United States, Biographical, American
Size: 43 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Jane Digby's Diary: To Begin, Begin

by C.R. Hurst

Bright, beautiful, and bold, Jane Digby led a remarkable life. Born to privilege in 1807 at Dorset, England, she soon scandalized Europe with her reckless pursuit of of freedom. She sacrificed home, family, and respectability for her passions. Kings, princes, barons, brigands, lords, and sheiks were among her lovers. A gifted artist and musician, as well as a superb horsewoman, she spoke several languages, read widely, wrote eloquently, and embraced all manner of culture and travel.An amusing, thoughtful, and moving work of historical fiction, JANE DIGBY'S DIARY offers a compelling account of the life of a woman who truly lived all for love. Join her on her path to a life well lived.This volume, TO BEGIN, BEGIN, is the first installment of the series, JANE DIGBY'S DIARY. Volume Two, A RE...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Historical Fiction, Biographical, British
Size: 149 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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A Prayer for Katrien: A mother and wife, raising her family during troubled political times

by Lee Mandy

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Memoirs, Specific Groups, Genre Fiction, Biographical
Size: 271 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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The Devil's Crown

by Keith Miles

The Devil’s Crown sat on three heads and drove them mad.Henry Plantagenet won the crown through conquest and cleverness after he married the beautiful Eleanor of Aquitaine.Proud and ambitious, he feared only the wrath of God — and his rebellious sons …When Eleanor turned his children against him, he found himself at war with his own sons.Richard Plantagenet inherited the crown from Henry, but not before he’d tried to kill for it.Eleanor’s favourite son, Richard led the crusades and died childless in battle.Chivalrous and cultured, he led his father’ empire to victory and conquest — and was brought low by his sins of pride and lust …John Plantagenet lost the crown, having waited his entire life for it.Treacherous and wholly ruthless, he could not subdue his rebellious kingdo...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Thrillers, Biographical
Size: 276 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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At Will

by Zeeshan Mahmud

A manual on life charting a magical journey....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Horror, Occult, Teen & Young Adult, Biographical
Size: 50 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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SOLOMON: A Brief Passage in Time

by ANTONIO HASTINGS

Jerusalem circa 970 BC is on the verge of catastrophe. The king is dying, who is to succeed him? In order to stave off disaster he moves decisively and elevates the promising young Solomon. Guided by the steady, if not cranky, hand of his trusted advisor and spymaster, Mehuman, Solomon sets about building on his father’s legacy. Early in his reign there are glimpses of his brilliance. A brilliance that is tested time and time again, forging the quintessential philosopher king....

Genre: Genre Fiction, Biographical
Size: 258 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Happy Hour

by Patrice Chaplin

In a place where people dare to be alive, the narrator finds euphoric freedom beyond her dreams — but she also finds that paradise has a very dark side indeed. Happy Hour is the moving and witty account of an English woman who realizes her dream of leaving her life, her secrets, and her private grief behind her to buy into a piece of paradise — Castel, a small town in the Pyrénées, where the quality of light, the magnificence of the scenery and the vibrancy of the Catalan culture have tempted artists and tourists for decades. It is a place of mystery — of darkened doorways defying brilliant sunshine — which entraps every visitor.Yet the Catalan people are notoriously cautious of outsiders — and there are some mysteries that they do not want to be solved, including the myth surr...

Genre: Genre Fiction, Biographical
Size: 352 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Welcome to the Abyss

by Steve Nahaj

Johan Nivens is an aspiring young filmmaker who has fallen deep into the Abyss following a turbulent break-up in Los Angeles. An inner well of despair which he seeks refuge from by moving back east to live with his father, only to find himself caught in a vicious cycle of boozing at the local pub where he ignites a fiery affair with a mysterious woman.

Despite the sparks, Johan is haunted by his abandoned dreams and decides that it’s time to hit the road and seek concrete answers for his turmoil in an ultimate journey of self discovery. From Hollywood to the high peaks of Colorado, across the Atlantic to the City of Light, his adventure is narrated with humorous anecdotes and wholehearted introspection.

Inspired by author Steve Nahaj’s own wanderings, WELCOME ...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Genre Fiction, Biographical
Size: 317 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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An Addict's Child: A Story Of a Crack Addict's Son And His Struggle To Succeed

by Steven Hajny

Everyone has a story. Some stories are good some are bad. This is a short story of how a boy overcame all of the obstacles that started with being homeless, to my mothers crack addiction plus her other host of mental issues, and finally with my father being neglectful. This book will take you through my experiences first hand and how I perceived them. Those who grow up in addiction filled households are not always hopeless.Half of all proceeds of this book's sale will go to the charity To Write Love On Her Arms. This charity focuses not only on mental health and self abuse but addiction as well. More info can be found here: https://twloha.com/...

Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Mental Health, Psychology & Counseling, Recovery, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Parenting & Relationships, Family Relationships, Sexuality, Teen & Young Adult, Biographical, Family Life
Size: 42 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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The Whispering of Snowflakes

by Josephine Goldman

Author Josephine Goldman uses actual letters between lovers as the basis for her gentle romance, The Whispering of Snowflakes. While some of her characters stem from her imagination, every line of these letters is drawn from actual messages between her mother and father.The notes in question pass between Dorothy and Frank after World War II. Frank, who had been in the Merchant Marine, attended the University of Michigan on the GI Bill. He wrote constantly to his sweetheart, Dorothy, who was attending a different school in the state.Many years later, Dorothy meets Marie, who has just started the process of a painful divorce and believes that love and romance are gone from her life forever. Dorothy asks her new friend to help her preserve Frank’s love letters and create a memorial to his l...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Genre Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Biographical
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 07 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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AN ANGEL WEPT

by ANNE DONLON ACHENBACH

We were tied together with a cloak woven of sadness and our lives forever entwined.Once in a while when the moonlight is strong, and the night quiet, I believe I hear Finn's angel weep, and I remember.all who shared those times with us.It was Hell's Kitchen, New York, a time and place only fools and romantics remember'...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Biographical
Size: 203 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 07 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Many Roads

by Greg Dutilly

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Genre: Self-Help, Spiritual, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Biographical
Size: 273 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 07 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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The Days That Don't Disappear

by Garry Crystal

From the author of the novel, Leaving London and the short story collection, All of Us With Our Pointless Worries and Inconsequential Dramas.

How can you ever hope to become a well-adjusted adult when your only role models are violent, bullying teachers?

The Days That Don’t Disappear is a true story set during the 1970s in a Scottish, Catholic primary school.

This is the first-hand tale of four years of violent bullying towards children, not from other children, but from school teachers who were in a position of trust. An honest account of a less than idyllic childhood and a story of growing up and learning what life can really be like if you happen to be unfortunate enough.

Excerpts

“She was in her mid-forties. Tall, may...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Literature, Memoirs, Specific Groups, Children's eBooks, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Mental Health, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Short Stories, Nonfiction, Parenting & Relationships, Family Relationships, Teen & Young Adult, Biography, Biographical, Coming of Age, Single Authors
Size: 16 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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The Last Chance (The Misadventures of Haole boy Book 1)

by Richard Allen Kapuaala

A prank phone call interpreted as a threat turns out to be a timely warning from an anonymous friend. But, Haole boy learns, it is easier to escape and elude the authorities than it is to change his dangerously self-destructive lifestyle. This prequel to Hotel Amir Kabir is a fictional, introspective and sometimes humorous account of the end of an era of countercultural revolution....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Thrillers, Biographical
Size: 221 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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The Clarendon Boys: A young boy finds courage amongst the wartorn streets of Dover

by Jane Phillips

The Clarendon Boys have an explosive past: Sam is an ordinary boy living in Dover. His grandfather was an ordinary boy too. But only if you ignore the trouble about the Second World War mine, the train, the crashed aeroplane and the long dark tunnels beneath the Western Heights with all their dangerous secrets ......

Genre: Children's eBooks, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Genre Fiction, Sagas, Historical Fiction, Biographical, Coming of Age
Size: 190 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Mental Eclipse: Poetry Collection

by Stjepan Krešimir Kračun

On my journey through my life and my mind, I have faced all possible facets of the human mind, and I can truly say that if I was to tell you what this book is about - it is a journey of the mind in search of freedom, through darkness and through light, a descent into madness and beyond into a consciousness, or better to say lack thereof, that opened my eyes to an experience of life so profound that I cannot even begin to describe it....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Biographical, Metaphysical
Size: 292 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Francois Villon

by Iva Kenaz

They called him many names: outcast, rebel, thief, murderer, but François Villon was mainly a genius of medieval poetry. He was a modern man born in the wrong time and his unique wit keeps on charming people to this day.                                                                                                                                         Set in fifteenth century Paris, this novel centres around Villon's life from his wild student years until his mysterious disappearance at the age of thirty-two.    Part One is told by Villon's best friend, Regnier de Montigny, and describes their last year at the Sorbonne and their first brush with crime. We are introduced to Villon's rebellious sid...

Genre: Genre Fiction, Biographical
Size: 439 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 30 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

A Messy Life

by John Schwartz

After the death of his wife Emily, Steven decides to honor her by walking from their Oregon home to Jerusalem where she was born. His life was messy and so is his walk. The word messy not only reflects Steven’s lifestyle but this book’s structure. There is no linear progression. It does not follow the standard novel structure of plot crisis resolution. It is closer to an anthology in many ways, yet the result creates a novel.Steven trudges through an Indian Reservation where spiritual mushrooms create a visit with Lewis and Clark. At one point he enters a vaginal sperm race to trace life’s source of DNA. His memory is swamped with life lessons learned around the world. Having lived and worked in Asia for several decades his memory is flooded with Thai massages and Chairman Mao’s sa...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Biographical
Size: 297 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Mary's Story: A girl's journey from an Appalachian coal mining town to New York City and back again in the early 1900s.

by Mary Ann LaMantia

After living with her grandmother for the first five years of her life, Mary was sent to live with her mom who was pregnant with her fourth child. It was the 1920s and Vintondale's coal miners were on strike as they tried to unionize with the help of the United Mine Workers Union of America. Food was hard to come by and violence was rampant in this little town isolated in Pennsylvania's Appalachian mountains.At 13, Mary was put on a bus and sent to New York City where a stranger would meet her and help her find a job. It was 1932 and the country was in the grips of the Great Depression. Mary's mom desperately needed the $5.00/month that Mary earned in her first job just to keep her family alive.In 1942, with her mom enduring her sixteenth pregnancy and awaiting the birth of her ninth c...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Historical Fiction, Biographical
Size: 119 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Midway

by Melanie Fischer

MidwayFollow the glowing light. Take your chances to live again. Your life belonged to the other side? Look up to the breathtaking clouds. Your indefatigable soul fights against the bricklayers. You would like to rest in peace?There, look ... you come back home to the Irish coast.Auf halbem Weg:Folge dem leuchtenden Licht. Nimm die Chancen an, um wieder zu leben. Dein Leben gehörte zur anderen Seite? Schau dir die atemberaubenden Wolken an. Deine unermüdliche Seele kämpft gegen die Maurer. Du möchtest dich in Ruhe ausruhen. Dort sieh ... sie kommen wieder nach Hause zur irischen Küste....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Short Stories, Genre Fiction, Biographical, Single Authors
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Dear Mom, I love you very much. Love, Joe

by Joe Brian

When I got word that my mother had died, my life changed forever. I immediately went upstairs to my room and slammed the door shut. I opened up the photo album she gave me before she passed and stared at the pictures of my mom throughout the years. With tears pouring down my hot face, I just gazed at the pictures; images of her as a young woman, images of her older.Thoughts raced through my mind like, “Here she is at 16. She had no clue that she would get cancer several years later and have a horrible death.” And, “Here she is holding me when I was a baby. She had no clue what was in store for her 26 years later.”Suddenly, I screamed and threw the book across the room. “This isn’t fair!” I bellowed. I looked up at the ceiling and screamed at God. “What kind of a sick joke i...

Genre: Genre Fiction, Biographical
Size: 209 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 24 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Wolves and Urchins: The Early Life of Inspector Javert

by Kelsey Brickl

From his ignominious birth in a prison through the time he reunites with Valjean in 1823, Wolves and Urchins explores the life of Javert. Shaped by his painful childhood, his self-reliant adolescence, the heartbreak of love lost, and his service in Napoleon's army, Javert becomes the rigid legalist we see in Hugo's work....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Historical Fiction, Biographical, French
Size: 88 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 24 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Andrew Murray: Destined to Wait: A Biographical Novel

by Olea Nel

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Genre: History, Africa, Genre Fiction, Biographical
Size: 330 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 24 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Faith Set Free: A Memoir

by Hall Gemar, Barbara

The wind-swept prairie provided a gentle start to Priscilla's life while her father pastored a tiny church in the early nineteen-sixties. As they descended deeper into the isolation of their religious culture, mental illness shrouded the family's ability to make decisions and threatened to destroy them. Bound by rules and a controlling fear of the outside world, Priscilla faces a terrifying journey. Would she be the first in her family to leave the Emmanuel Circle of Churches or be paralyzed with a lack of courage? Would her faith be intact if she did take the risk and survive? Faith Set Free is the story of growing up in a cult-like church and seeking emancipation twenty-five years later--exploring the real-life challenges of breaking free from oppression in the pursuit of true joy and ho...

Genre: Genre Fiction, Teen & Young Adult, Biographical, Family Life
Size: 139 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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