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Inspired by true events, the fictional novel Releasing Me is the inspirational story of Meredith Pearson's journey to healing from childhood sexual abuse. Meredith shares her decade-long process toward achieving peace through spiritual insight. Releasing Me is relevant to all people who wish to believe that the human spirit can prevail regardless of the circumstances laid out in this life.
From his first night ever at the hospital under the care of a nurse from Hell, the language tension lingering between a semi-monolingual Anglophone within a primarily Francophone hospital, waking up during his surgery, being hit on by an attractive female patient who just so happens to be..., and much more, the story will entertain, educate and perhaps even frighten.
Katie’s parents treated her like a showpiece, and a punching bag for her resentful mother. Her life revolved around flashing camera bulbs and tyrannical abuse by both her parents. When she was young, Katie was an adorable little girl, but as she got older, she came to understand that hers was not a normal family. Despite suspicion surrounding what took place behind the Pryor’s closed doors, friends, family, & professionals alike remained silent.
by Loretta Wade
"What a inspirational story for cancer victims and a family's love for a dog. This book will make you laugh , smile and cry. Read it and see for yourself you will love it!" - Amazon Reviews. This inspirational biography was released in 2012 to rave reviews and continues to be an inspiration for anyone who suffers a tragedy , but lives to overcome and prosper.
A true story of an Ex-Terrorist from an off-shoot group of Al-Qaeda in Pakistan who gave up arms Six years ago, tracing his journey from being a riot - victim to a trained terrorist from Pakistan involved in multiple bombings across Afghanistan, Algeria and India to circumstances leading to his transition back to a normal human being.
by Jimmie Rich
216 Ways To Die is 22 chapters of Raw & Uncut street stories put together not only to entertain, but also enlighten and educate. Although there are actually more than just 216 Ways To Die, this book tells the fates of those who once lived in the 216 area code who either fell in love with ignorance, or those who chose to indulge in the very things that can clearly be the cause of death.
Find the twists that only destiny can prepare for us – actors on the scene of life. Find the strength which only love can give us. Find the refined beauty that only the simplest things can reach. Find the gratefulness for all gifts that are granted to us freely. Heroines are living as ordinary people; they are not born in royal cradles, they are not born in famous places. There, would not have found their true origin – love.
Read this book if you: Are a woman, Have children, Are a twin or have twins, Love adventure, Cherish your girlfriends, Want to take a peek inside the business of Hollywood and Advertising, Thought Fifty Shades of Grey was a book about photography, Are married, Ever lost someone you loved, Are dealing with the whole aging thing, Love to laugh! PS: Men can read too but be warned: nice cars get damaged.
by Mike Lord
The twenty three chapters in the manuscript are anecdotes of things that really happened in various locations during those years. Some are funny but others are shocking and alarming. One chapter relates to a flight in a DC3 from Singapore to England in 1952, followed by a real life by shocking visit to Benin State in Nigeria during the Biafran war, and the third during work on a project in Libya.
An abusive past brought me to cut my leg, burn my wrist, and beat my arm with a wrench. I was admitted to a psychiatric ward. People cried out in fits. My heart ached for those that got tied down. I had no idea that I would soon become one of them. Let me tell you about how I dealt with the loss of my secrets, and how my family reacted to my need to bleed. Let me introduce you to the unique men and women admitted to the ward alongside me.
William Ray develops a blood clot in his leg and is rushed to the hospital in San Diego. He loses some functional movement but discovers he has a new ability. Robert Woods, utilizes William's talent to help solve murder cases connected to The Company, a corrupt group of men who trade on the NYSE. When large amounts of money are at stake, murder can be easily justified and no one is safe.
On October 12, 2007, a young soldier is injured in Afghanistan. For the next two years, as he is moved from Bagram to Germany to Walter Reed to Palo Alto and finally home to Washington State, his family never leaves his side. And throughout those years, his father writes daily emails to family and friends, chronicling the journey from a dusty road in Afghanistan to the snowy summit of Mt. Rainier.
A German architect moves to south China's Yunnan province to find work, love and inspiration and to realise her dream of becoming an artist. It is an inside view of Chinese customs, work politics, people and the local expat community. The book is beautifully illustrated with the writers paintings created over the time period the book encapsulates.
by Mel RJ Smith
Come inside and reminisce with me as I take you on a humorous journey of discovery, disappointments, fun and adventures of my life, just an ordinary guy growing up in the 70’s and 80’s. From boyhood to manhood and all my escapades in between. Meet the characters I encountered along the way whom helped make this a funny, yet almost truthful account of my memoirs.
by Hank Cooper
After becoming an adult (chronologically, at least), in the nineteen seventies and eighties, Hank lived anything but what his parents would have called a normal life during his 20s and early 30s. Maybe it had something to do with his orthodox Jewish upbringing, but then again it probably was a combination of a million other things, especially luck, which he discusses in his memoir, Smuggling with Jesus.
by Michael January
In 1814, 16 year old Mary Godwin eloped to Paris with the 22 year old married poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley, taking her 15 year old step-sister Claire. Two teenage girls and the poet of “free love” would walk across war ravaged France to Switzerland and up the Rhine River to a castle called Frankenstein on an intimate journey of love, sexual awakening, self-discovery, and ideas to find the real inspiration for the most famous name in literature.
by Anna Herby
Mud and Bug both love the same thing: hiking. Certain that this passion can transcend the complications of their relationship, they set off on a journey to walk from Canada to Mexico. But just two weeks into the adventure they break up. With four months of hiking still ahead, they find that navigating the new terms of their relationship is just as hard as navigating the wilderness.
by Evan Knapp
Bullied for being a gay ballet dancing punk rocker, he runs away from home. Surviving on the streets, he fights to find ways to continue his training. Too young to be on his own, choices carry him into realms that outreach his aspirations, traipse him into worlds most would never visit. The entire memoir spans 30 years. It is a modern day epic about reacting, retreating, and questioning - with help, and sometimes without.
by Justin Forest
A troubled young man must find a way to navigate his hypersexualized world in Justin Forest’s riveting new novel, Lolita in the Lion’s Den or Pre-Tween Juxtaposition.
by Robert Stupack
It took the genius of Sir Francis Drake and an army of men to bury the contents of a Spanish Treasure Galleon somewhere in the land Drake called Nova Albion, and the only evidence they left behind was a small brass plaque that claimed the land for England. It only took one man to unravel the 400-year-old mystery surrounding the treasure's location and contents and he found it in his own backyard.
by Stephen Roffe
Based on real life events, Beyond Hercules is one man’s inside story into the escalation of the Moroccan hash trade as it developed throughout the eighties; an illicit and clandestine industry supplying ever increasing demand and sustaining an otherwise impoverished local economy in return. Fascinating, insightful and unforgettable: it'll make you wish you'd been a smuggler too.