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Book: Dawn by Xavier Cockroachal Damon
Dawn is the story of the man as he crawls through his, quote, life, close quote, through what he sees as an ever ugly world, encountering characters along the way, all of whom he very much wishes he had never encountered at all...except for one. The book begins with the man awaking on a beach, unsure of where he is. The man eventually finds his way back home only to find he in no way knows the [...]
 
Book: Last Wish or, the ravings of a mad woman by Ray Boydstun
This is love poetry from an older woman about a younger man that reveals the loneliness of the heart, the irrationality of the mind, and the ravings from the mouth. "He is my last wish. I promise. Even though he is being more difficult to handle compared to any other man I've ever known, I know I can win. I'm out of control. I'm so tired of waiting for a response. I'm so tired of laying my soul [...]
 
Book: The Walk-In - A True Hollywood Story by Brian Hunter
The Walk-In is an epic true story of a young man's journey through a turbulent life full of tragedy, trauma, adventure, heartbreak, romance, and plenty of sexual exploits as he tries to survive the streets of Hollywood as a down-and-out actor/model.The story is of an innocent boy with humble beginnings who rises up to build an empire, only to have his life shaken by death, loss, and destruction. [...]
 
Book: Once the Storm is Over - From Grieving to Healing after the Suicide of my Daughter by Nina Bingham
Winner of The Literary Critic Reviewer's Award, and the Reader's Favorite 5-Star Award. Reviewer Viga Boland for Readers' Favorite says: "With the alarming rise in suicides, especially sadly amongst teens, Nina Bingham's memoir about losing her beloved daughter to suicide is timely, but no doubt writing it was one of the hardest things Bingham has ever done. What courage it takes to bare a [...]
 
Book: The Gulls Are Always Laughing - A Lifetime, So Far, In Poetry by Karlyle Tomms
This is a poetry book about transition from trauma and turmoil through relationships to spirituality and the ability to laugh at one's troubles. We have all fought through anguish, hopefully to become better citizens of life. The poetry covers my formative years growing up with abuse on a farm in the Ozarks, my adult relationships, and my transition to the shores of the coastal bend of Texas. I [...]
 
Book: Born Outlander - A Novel by Matthew Bouvier
As the product of a trauma-bond marriage, Elijah Cattouse knew he'd have to play chess early on. With virtually no one to turn to, he goes on a journey of self-empowerment as he maneuvers through an abusively indifferent family, and an overall situation that sought to ultimately destroy his very being. In a proverbial tale of triumph, he is the phoenix rising from the ashes, coming into his own [...]
 
Book: Song of Sugar Sands (Sugar Sands Series Book 2) by Debra Coleman Jeter
Acadia Powers knows herself to be too selfish, too sinful, and too skeptical in her faith to marry a preacher. And yet she does. God truly does work in a mysterious way. Acadia nearly lost her faith at an early age due to what she saw as the hypocrisy of her parents' generation. In college where the novel begins she meets and falls in love with Peter O'Neil, who is fervent in his faith and wants [...]
 
Book: Grieving to Believing - Discovering the Afterlife by Deb Sheppard
What is normal in the array of emotions and reactions when death occurs? After a significant loss of any kind, many things change in the dynamics of relationships. Some that were close and solid may become frail. And some that were already fragile or estranged can become more so or strengthened. Deb Sheppard's family experienced suicide twice within a four-year period. Something she never [...]
 
Book: Calling the Dead (Tempe Crabtree Mystery) by Marilyn Meredith
Tempe Crabtree is the resident deputy of Bear Creek, a small mountain community in the southern Sierra. Her continuing interest in the spiritual side of her heritage often causes unrest in her marriage to her minister husband. In Calling the Dead, Deputy Tempe Crabtree investigates a murder that looks like death from natural causes, and a suicide that looks like murder. Putting her job on the [...]
 
Book: Life in the Hollywood Lane by Ann Crawford
Quirky, heart-opening, funny, poignant, up, down, and everywhere in between that's life and that's Life in the Hollywood Lane. Trish, an LA actor, is bereft with guilt after her best friend commits suicide. Glamorous yet tough-as-nails Hollywood is Trish's backdrop and a reflection of her life as she stumbles on through an actor's life of casting calls and premieres, rejection and acceptance. [...]
 
Book: Waters of Separation by Carol McClain
Africa's secrets resurrect the despair physician assistant Anna Haas buried in America. Her pregnancy and the discovery of boys bound by slavery in the cacao sector of the Cote d'Ivoire revive her childhood guilt. Her mother's suicide claimed the lives of the two small sisters Anna had vowed to protect. Her failure to save them was unforgiveable. It will not happen with these boys. Her [...]
 
Book: Tears Of July by Curtis Maynard
Short Story based on the upcoming movie Tears Of July which has won an Independent Film Festival for best trailer. Robert has lost the love of his life, and is struggling with his grief. Sherry was his soulmate, his everything, the glue that held him together, but now he's fallen into a cycle of depression and alcoholism, unable, perhaps even unwilling to break free. Can one man, who has [...]
 
Book: Dream Journal by Nichole Haines
I wanted to shout out but no sound would emerge, I couldn't move, speak and worse I couldn't scream. I couldn't release the huge energy build up of terror from my body, I was sure I was going to explode. I was suspended in in-animation between sleep and wakefulness, hanging in neither world and aware of both, silent, trapped and tormented. The light from the icosahedron hanging just above my head [...]
 
Book: Kellcey by Kacey Kells
Kellcey by Kacey Kells tells the story of a bright happy teenager living in Victoria, British Columbia, with her parents and sister, Cindy. Their idyllic family life is shattered by the untimely death of Cindy and Kellcey becomes increasingly lonely as her grief stricken parents constantly bicker, blaming each other for the untimely death of their daughter.Kacey (alias Kellcey), a beautiful [...]
 
Book: Ripples Through Time (Time Series) by Lincoln Cole
Calvin Greenwood is a family man in his eighties. He is alone for the first time in over sixty years: his wife, Emily, just passed away and he isn't taking her loss well. He doesn't remember how to be alone, and he isn't sure if he can forgive himself for the mistakes he made while she was alive. Edward White is a long time family friend who knows something is wrong with Calvin. He comes to check [...]
 
Book: In The Wilderness - Book 2 of the Egypt series by Angela Joseph
Tortured by guilt over her secret crime, Marva Garcia longs to confide in someone. But who? Her former teacher-turned-surrogate - mother is about to marry the detective who, Marva believes, suspects her of murdering her father. June, her younger sister and the only person who knows what happened, insists they keep it a secret because she doesn't want Marva thrown into prison. Jason, Marva's [...]
 
Book: It's Not Your Journey - Second Edition by Rebecca Ann Lombardo
Follow Rebecca Lombardo as she details two years of her twenty-five year battle with mental illness and what brought her to attempt to take her life in 2013. As she recovered from that attempt, she continued to write in the hopes that she would help purge some of the pain in her life. What she never expected was that she could help others as well. This book quite simply began as a blog and became [...]
 
Book: Tears of Destiny (The InSpectre Series 2) by J&C Wordsmiths
Six months have passed since advertising artist Wayne Martin unexpectedly died. In a bizarre turn of events, he was brought back to life only to find himself caught between two worlds. Given the designation as an InSpectre in a heavenly corporation, his job is to restore the souls of those who died before their time. Wayne is also challenged by an enigmatic being within his human body called The [...]
 
Book: Pink Tootsie by T.M. Raskin
Not everyone is ready for what I divulge. Some may think I go too far. People have asked me what the catalyst of my drug addiction was. I look inside myself and try to answer honestly. But there is no "one" thing. I believe it was a combination of many things starting with my lineage. Most have heard of Yin and Yang, Nature vs Nurture and Karma but these are only theories. In an attempt to answer [...]
 
Book: Tales of Romance by George Thomas Clark
These short stories and creative columns examine entertaining but stressful problems about people merely doing what nature mandates. They seek love or companionship on dating websites and meet people at work or on the phone or even at the southern border. They marry or date and quarrel with each other or former spouses unwilling to step aside. They tire of each other and seek intimacy wherever [...]
 
Book: After the Evil - A Jake Roberts Novel by Cary Allen Stone
Homicide detective Jake Roberts is in a steamy relationship with flight attendant Lori Powers. He is investigating a murder; a serial killer is responsible. FBI profiler Mika Scott leads the investigation. Mika and Jake were partners and lovers. Tensions run high when Jake discovers who the killer is. Will they get there in time to stop another murder?
 
Book: Dear Kane; What I wish we would have said by Sharon K. Angelici
Are the words that we say in front of our children something that builds them up or tears them down? This short story explores the consequences of hatred and bigotry when it applies, unknowingly, to someone that you love. There is a time in every relationship when a parent must let go of the dreams they have for their child, so the child can chase after what they dream to become.
 
Book: You Can't Crack Me... I'm a Rubber Duck by Charlie Northage
An extraordinary tale of one man's triumph over incredible odds. From a thirteen-year-old runaway sleeping in a "cardboard box city" deep within London's urban streets, Charlie Northage somehow summoned the stamina and resilience to triumph over a relentless string of adversities, betrayals, rejections, and losses which persistently dogged his life, to pursue a successful twelve-year career in [...]
 
Book: Vision of the Viking (V for Viking Saga Book 4) by Magnus Hansen
979AD - The Viking Age: A Norse seeress is blamed for the misfortunes of a small, superstitious village. She is violently banished - left to die in the woods. With her skill in herbalism and foresight, she attempts to survive in the dangerous wilderness. Carefully making her way to the coast, she stumbles upon a seaside town that is in desperate need of her skills. Vision of the Viking is a [...]
 
Book: The Vane-Martin Conundrum by Phillip Strang
DCI Isaac Cook, now a Senior Member of London's Counter Terrorism Command at Scotland Yard, faces his Greatest Challenge. The Islamic State is waging war in England, and they are winning. Not only does Isaac Cook have to contend with finding the perpetrators, but he is being forced to commit to actions contrary to his mandate as a police officer. And then, there is Anne Argento, the Prime [...]
 
Book: Dead Man's Journey by Phillip Cook
An invisible realm. A lethal invention. One man must solve an incredible mystery before the death toll rises... Aaron Fitzpatrick wasn't sure what to think when his father's body was found far away from his jogging route. The Australian soldier can't help but suspect foul play when he learns his dad's death wasn't the only local oddity. Dozens of Brisbane's homeless seemed to vanish from the [...]
 
Book: Soldier On by J.D. Wynne
The September 11th, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center changed the United States of America. Those changes affected American society on all levels, from the top echelon of government through to the everyday working American. Molly McKinney was one of those Americans. Having ambitions to become a doctor, Molly joined the Army Reserves to help pay for college, but she had to put those ambitions [...]
 
Book: 2-2-3 by Killarney Sheffield
"Have you ever felt dead even though you're very much alive? Sometimes I wonder if the apocalypse really happened, or if the world has always been as it is. Maybe my memories are just dreams and not reality... not this reality anyway." Ocean Delany wants the world to change, she's tired of the same old grey concrete existence, but on her eighteenth birthday a change happens she will regret [...]
 
Book: Chloe's Guardian (The Nephilim Redemption Series Book 1) by Cheri Gillard
Chloe's boyfriend cheats on her and she just wants to die. But it's not so easy to end it all. An amazing winged creature swoops in and saves her mid-jump. The angelic intervention must be a sign her troubles are over! But things only get worse. Missing her plane, losing her passport, crashing her car are nothing compared to when gangbangers jump her on a dark, empty street. She's too paralyzed [...]
 
Book: HELP ME! by Donna M. Zadunajsky
A novella about a boy named Mick, and his struggles with life. His parent's divorce and a friend's suicide, make his world unbearable. Each "cut" has a deeper meaning. A cry for help. "I spin my dad's Ruger SP101 revolver on the wood floor of my bedroom. Sometimes, just to see what it feels like, I place the tip of the gun against my temple, but I never once pull the trigger. NO!" "I'm more into [...]
 
Book: Under Ether (one act play) by Harutyun Mackoushian
three personalities who feel so intimate with the ambiance that they be sucked into a black hole. 'Death is woven in with the violets. Death and again death.'
 
Book: Healing Rain by Katy Newton Naas
Some people just naturally seem to have it all. Until five months ago, sixteen-year-old Rain Sawyer was one of those people. She had the perfect life, with a loving, wealthy family and a strong Christian faith, complete with popularity, sports, clubs, and good grades. When one tragic incident shatters everything Rain thought she knew, she finds herself five hours away, starting over in a small [...]
 
Book: Soldier, Please Don't Die by Renee Lewiston
A true story and must read for the soldier considering suicide. This book provides real-world reasons why suicide is never the right choice, including the devastating effects on those you leave behind. Its goal is to give hope and pull someone back from the brink - to live until another day when things will look better.
 
Book: The Kiverson Case (Heartfelt Cases Book 2) by Julie C. Gilbert
One man's vendetta could cost them everything ... When a routine arrest turns deadly, FBI agents Ann and Patrick are drawn into a dangerous game with Kevin Kiverson, a man with little to lose and much to avenge. Ann's prepared to risk her life but will her resolve hold when the threat turns to her baby boy?
 
Book: The 11th Step by Tami Shaikh
Noor is a young man living in Pakistan who longs to do something meaningful with his life. Yielding to strict family expectations for his future, he puts his dreams of an education on hold as he marries and welcomes a child into his life. But when tragedy strikes, turning his entire world upside down, Noor is forced to reevaluate what he thinks he knows about himself as well as what he believes [...]
 


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