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Book: To Err Is Common by Margot Terrence
It's 3AM. Do you know where your nurse is? It is a sad truth that each year around 200,000 people enter American hospitals for one reason and leave on a funeral-home gurney for a completely different reason. And while there have been many TV and movie portrayals of life in a hospital, much of what really happens remains a mystery. And a lot happens! Join Andrea Pastori, R.N., a bright, attractive [...]
 
Book: The Human Side of Nursing (Nursing in the Neighborhoods - Stories of Patients, Families, and Their Nurses) by Lois Gerber
These real life stories will inspire and amaz you. A priest learns to forgive the drug abuser, a man he was trying to help, who shot him. An elderly blind woman learns to accept a second failed surgery to restore her vision. A terminally I'll woman who live just long enough to dance at her son's wedding. 'The Human Side of Nursing' is a short story collection about the day-to-day experiences of a [...]
 
Book: Runaway Girl - A Nurse's Story by Lois Gerber
Fifteen-year-old Connie Sinclair runs away from home and the father who is abusing her. It's 1924, a tough world for a single girl without food or a place to live. Connie is resourceful and boards a train taking her to a big city where she hopes to make a life for herself. She meets many interesting characters along the way, one of them a nurse who inspires her to enter a hospital nurses training [...]
 
Book: Nurses and Their Patients - Acts of Courage and Conviction (Nursing in the Neighborhoods - Stories of Patients, Families, and Their Nurses) by Lois Gerber
You don't have to be a nurse to enjoy these 14 short stories about situations I've encountered in my 40 year community health nursing career. They are about everyday people meeting important life challenges. Some of the characters will remind you of persons you know. All of the stories are fictionalized components of patients, families, and nurses I have known. You will meet Nadia, who fought [...]
 
Book: Nurses and Their Patients - Compassion and Commitment (Nursing in th Neighborhoods - Stories of Patients, Families, and Their Nurses) by Lois Gerber
You will meet many interesting people in these 12 short stories based on my experiences as a community health nurse. The individuals, their families, and their communities are all different. The one thing they have in common is their caring and sense of commitment to themselves, their families, and their neighborhoods. Melissa is a teenager with Down Syndrome. She attends a school for children [...]
 
Book: A Day in the Life of a Nursing Student by Sandra Carlson
In 1993 I graduated nursing school and obtained a Vocational Nurse license. I have now had that license for 19 years. And even though I haven't had the opportunity to progress that license, I have done many things to advance my knowledge and skill base. When I was in school, even though it was stressful at times, it was one of the best things I ever did. I originally finished the book in 1996, [...]
 
Book: The Lunatic of Trenton by Eugene Williams
The Lunatic of Trenton (turn of the century), is about an old man telling his two grandchildren how he wanted to change the world, from the battlefields of WWI, to the intellectual's halls of England with Bernard Shaw to chasing Heir Wilhelm, across the fields of France, as he puts it "bugging around Serbia for the devil in an Austrian Top hat". Seeking out the wisdom, and danger were ever he [...]
 
Book: Hear What I Can't Say by James H. Barrett Jr.
Hear What I Can't Say is a mystery that revolves around a fictitious nursing home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where the nursing home seems too perfect to be true. Is Logan Kane's imagination running away with him, or is there something more to this feeling that he just can't shake? As Logan digs further into his suspicions of Absolute Care, he doesn't know whom he can trust and finds it hard to [...]
 
Book: The Irishman&Other Stories by Stephen Hazlett
Stories of people and family, of the lives, loves and tragedies of these Irish and Scots in America, and of their sons and grandchildren. "The Irishman," a man with a youthful secret left behind in the auld sod of Ireland, the secret discovered by his son who chases the truth of it back to the old country. "My Father's Son," a boy who finds himself growing into the man who was his difficult [...]
 
Book: When the Sun was Mine by Darlene Jones
Her dream was to go to university. Instead she's in a nursing home hunting a killer. When high school graduate, Brittany Wright, gets a job cleaning at Happy Hearts nursing home, she is terrified of old lady Flo and desperately wishes she could be in college instead. An unlikely friendship develops between the two. Brittany discovers that Flo, who may or may not have Alzheimer's, is in grave [...]
 
Book: Thirty Scary Tales - Creepy Horror Stories by Rayne Hall
Thirty creepy stories by Rayne Hall. This is subtle horror, atmospheric and unsettling rather than violent and gory. Some stories explore the paranormal, others probe into the dark corners of the human psyche. The frights may creep up on you and linger for a long time. This book is a compilation of volumes 1-5 of the Six Scary Tales books. It includes the acclaimed stories Burning and The Bridge [...]
 
Book: A Story About God by Tim Wood
A father's four year journey out of worldly destruction intertwined with his daughters 12 month battle with cancer. Two amazing stories unfolding at the same time. Only the power of God's discipline and grace could overcome the destruction from worldly living and cancer. A true story, written from inspiration, to encourage others who have fallen into the holds of worldly destruction and to share [...]
 
Book: Spooky Stories by Kathryn Hollingworth
All of the short stories in this book have a supernatural or criminal element. One features a warning message, written in the condensation on a window by an unseen hand. There's a ghostly young woman rising from a river, a premonition, a spectre in a quarry, a haunted pub and much more besides; so read if you dare! Extract from the book: Trisha hated driving on the Barton road, even in the day [...]
 
Book: The Clone's Mother by Cheri Gillard
Nurse Kate has a date! An actual date, with a real person. Not just a Friday night with her finicky cat or a movie marathon with George Clooney. Mack is more than she could have ever hoped for. But there's one catch: Mack's lab partner, Kate's creepy gynecologist, is up to something. Something dark. Kate finds evidence that the unethical doctor has used his patients as guinea pigs to make a [...]
 
Book: Anguished by Ronny Herman de Jong
This book is shedding a light on the abuse of vulnerable seniors in nursing homes, often by family members. Driven by financial problems, a grandson, entrusted to manage all assets of his grandmother, who resides in an Assisted Living Facility, depleted her bank account, put a lien against her house in an attempt to stop her daughter from inheriting her mother's assets. He falsified a letter to a [...]
 
Book: Ghost Stories by Cynthia Fridsma
Ms. Fridsma's Ghost Stories, is a collection of short stories about, well you guessed it, the supernatural. Even though it's a collection of short stories, they are compelling enough to turn page after page before sleeping. I just couldn't wait to read the next story, though I woke at every sound in the house! It's hard to say which story I liked the most. I think it'd be The Old Mansion, it's [...]
 
Book: 13 British Horror Stories by Rayne Hall
Thirteen creepy, atmospheric stories by Rayne Hall, all set in Britain. The horror in these stories is spooky, creepy, unsettling and sometimes disturbing. It is not very violent or gory; however, the stories may not be suitable for young readers without parental guidance. This collection includes: Take me to St Roch's - Seagulls - Never Leave Me - Double Rainbows - Scruples - Through the Tunnel [...]
 
Book: Mothers, Sons, Beloveds, and Other Strangers - A collection of short stories by Janie Dempsey Watts
Fifteen short stories by novelist Janie Dempsey Watts including "Erice," William Faulkner-William Wisdom finalist. Set in the South, California, and Europe, these stories feature characters facing inner and outer journeys that often do not go as expected. Why did Sadie's mother run away? And when will she return? Must a teenage girl learn the truth about her daddy the hard way? Why must a bride's [...]
 
Book: Handcuffed by Charles Carpenter
A compelling true story about a young man who ventured on the wrong path despite a mother's best efforts to keep him on the straight-and-narrow path. This honest collection of memoirs written by Charles Carpenter while in the confines of California's notoriously violent state prison (New Folsom) depicts Mr. Carpenter's early years and details what led to his membership with the faction of Crips [...]
 
Book: What They Don't Tell You About Alzheimer's by Robert Bernstein
An informative memoir about a son taking care of a mother with Alzheimer's Disease. The story is told in a manner that educates and focuses the reader on the insidious nature of adult mental dysfunction, while at the same time offering useful insights and advice on the responsibilities of caregiving. Alzheimer's and its evil brain-robbing cousins are a scourge that rip our loved ones from us [...]
 
Book: Five Lamps and Other Stories by Michele McGrath
Thirteen short stories to tickle your fancy Short stories are easy to read and you never lose the plot! Contents Five Lamps In Wartime Liverpool, Frances is returning home for her wedding, but all public transport has been stopped after an air raid. She battles through the darkened streets, hoping to find her fiance, Jamie, waiting for her at Five Lamps, a local landmark in Waterloo. Will she [...]
 
Book: 20 Sexy Stories - Book Three - Romantic, Erotic Stories for Women by Rory Richards
Book Three of this series has 20 additional romantic, erotic stories that guarantee your satisfaction including: At the Beach, After the Costume Party, Springtime Lovers, In Our Pajamas, Swimming Pool Surprise, Two at Once, Hiking Together, Night Nurse, In the Backyard Hammock, Seduction Massage, and ten more steamy stories ! Comments from readers of Book Three: Your writings just get better and [...]
 
Book: 20 Sexy Stories - Book Two - Romantic, Erotic Stories For Women by Rory Richards
The second book of this series brings you another 20 romantic, erotic stories that will stimulate your imagination including: Adventure in the Woods, At the Library, Early Morning, The Horsewoman, At the Club, In the Guest Room, Lucky Accident, Lunch Hour, Quickie, In Your Sleep, You Like To Be On Top, and ten more sizzling stories ! What readers have said about Book Two: "I read two of your [...]
 
Book: These Islands Here - Short Stories of the South Pacific by Bronwyn Elsmore
Literary-fiction inspired by life in the South Pacific. These 32 tales reflect life, events and conditions in the islands and nations of the South Seas-Polynesia, particularly Aotearoa-New Zealand - aka Land of the Long White Cloud, Down Under, Kiwiland. Together they present the varied facets of living in this region of the globe - pleasure, pain, calamity, comedy, fun, misfortune, loss, triumph [...]
 
Book: Phoenix - A Testimony of Faith by Alice Rovney
The faith book that is inspiring readers around the world! Do you want to read a true story that touches your heart, inspires you and builds up your faith? Then Phoenix: A Testimony of Faith is the book for you!!! After a car accident that almost killed her family, Alice turned to the one thing that she hoped would save them and create a future: her faith. What she discovered then changed [...]
 
Book: The Thornbearer (Penned in Time Book 1) by Pepper D. Basham
From the decks of the ill-fated Lusitania to the smoke-filled trenches of France, Ashleigh must choose between the forgiveness of her past, life in the present, and a Savior who can rescue her from them all. When her fiance leaves her eight months before their wedding, the unexpected blow ignites a battalion of insecurities stemming from her father's intimate betrayal. Her worst fears are [...]
 
Book: Saving Katy Gray (When Paths Meet Book 3) by Sheila Claydon
Katy was used to losing things. First she'd lost her childhood home, then her career and reputation, and finally, and most dreadfully, her identity, so she knew she should be used to it. She wasn't though and she couldn't bear the thought of having to leave her job and start over, not now she was beginning to make a new life for herself. On the other hand she wasn't prepared to play second fiddle [...]
 
Book: Holiday Magic - Three warm Christmas love stories by Kris Pearson
Three romantic novellas, different as chalk and cheese (or holly and hibiscus). Enjoy Brigitte and Steve's intense and unexpected attraction, and the old sheep-dog who saves the day and paves the way for a marriage proposal in KIWI SUMMER CHRISTMAS. Share the desperation and joy as Jeff rescues Evie and they start a triumphant new life together in a borrowed house with an abandoned cat in SANTA [...]
 
Book: Good Night story - Christmas Adventure of Piglet Ben by Linda Fox
Hey everyone, Piglet Ben and his friends decided to celebrate Christmas together at the home of their friend, bunny Woody . Woody lived in the forest, so the friends gathered together on the farm and then headed for Woody's house. This short trip of friends was full of danger, because of a wolf named Rudolph , who lived in the same forest. A hungry Rudolph decided to trick Ben and his friends, [...]
 
Book: Hell's Garden - Mad, Bad and Ghostly Gardeners
Sample Story: GUNDA'S GNOMES By Rayne Hall Daffodils nodded their golden heads, tulips stood in waxy splendour, and early hyacinths spread their heady scent across the allotment garden. Savouring the rare sunshine and silence, Gunda polished her gnomes with a soft cloth until each red cap shone. She knew the name of every one, from the conventional store-bought ones who carried watering cans and [...]
 
Book: TALES OF THREE STORIES - BETTER BE FUNNY by Eugene Williams
Three of my favorite stories all in one place. Enjoy the award winning short story The Lunatic of Trenton, the never-ending tales from an old man in lunatic asylum who in his mind was responsible for the Russian Revolution, and starting World War One, all in the name of changing the world for the better. From there we join Samuel Clemens reading a newspaper article to a young boy sharing a log [...]
 
Book: Fifty Egg Timer Short Stories by Richard Bunning
This is a collection of 50 mixed genre flash fiction stories. These are all of between 600 and 1000 words, short enough to be considered as flash fiction. They vary in genre from Romance to Science Fiction, and from the banal to serious in their scope. The idea of the title is that it should suggest that each story can be read in the time it takes for an egg to boil, or for the bus to arrive, or [...]
 
Book: Glass Half Full - Our Australian adventure by Sarah Jane Butfield
Striving to keep their Glass Half Full, this expat family struggle to cope with loss and grieving, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the devastating Brisbane floods. Life is never without its challenges, but how many life-changing events can one family endure before they reach breaking point? Find out in this heart wrenching and touching true story. After enduring divorce and numerous child [...]
 
Book: Blue Skies (Seasons of Change Book 3) by Lynette Rees
Heartwarming Historical fiction by Lynette Rees: perfect for fans of Iris Gower and Richard Llewellyn. 1896 - Rebecca Jenkin is a nurse working at The General Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil, where she comes into contact with Daniel Evans, an arrogant young doctor. Daniel is someone she prefers to avoid, though with time, his ice-cold exterior begins to thaw as he shows interest in Rebecca, thus [...]
 
Book: Strange Love - Short Stories and Twisted Tales by Victoria Pearson
These ten short stories and twisted fairytales all deal with the theme of love, whether for your partner, someone unobtainable, your children, parents or even your God, and how that love shapes our lives, for good or bad. Love isn't always pretty, and is shown here warts and all. Maternal love turns to obsession, infidelity goes sour and a prince is sorely disappointed. And you may never quite [...]
 


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