Please recommend askDavid.com
   using these social sharing buttons:
David

Books:  

  

Book: Living with Markus by Florence Osmund
Author Florence Osmund

if you read and liked the book:

Living with Markus by Florence Osmund

...you might also like our reading suggestions below

Cordelia's Journey (Pierce Family Saga Book 1) by Hazel Hart
A brutal stepfather . . . A dying mother. . . A loving daughter who tries to save her - Kansas Territory, 1855 - In this coming-of-age story, thirteen-year-old Cordelia endures her stepfather's abuse until she learns her ailing mother is pregnant again. Fearing her mother will die in childbirth, she runs away, heading for Westport and her aunt, the only person who might be able to save her mother. She disguises herself as a [...]
 
The World, the City, and the Wakemans by Richard French
The Wakemans Face a Nasty Challenge as they Strive to Make Improvements for Themselves and their City In this novel, members of the well-established and privileged Wakeman family strive to expand their influence on Botolph, the city they live in, and at the same time pull themselves out of mental, physical, and spiritual low points. Along the way, they learn about their own natures and what significant action in the world [...]
 
Children of the Plantation (Diana Rivers 2) by Faith Mortimer
NB. Although the Diana Rivers mystery suspense murder novels are a 'series', they can be read in any order. The Assassins' Village #1 in Women Sleuths - an Awesome Indie novel - The Surgeon's Blade #1 in Suspense & Psychological thrillers - an Awesome Indie novel - Children of the Plantation #2 in Suspense & Mystery. Camera Action...Murder! Childhunt! an Awesome Indie novel - A Deadly Learning - currently a bestseller - [...]
 
The Incest Diaries 2 by Tammy Ruggles
In this sequel, Becky is now an adult, and the book follows her through her work and personal life. If you enjoyed The Incest Diaries 1, you will want to find out what happens to Becky as an adult. As a former social worker, I worked with many children and adults just like Becky, who survived trauma and dysfunction. Becky is a survivor in more ways than one, and chances are you may see a little of yourself in her, even though [...]
 
Tell a Thousand Lies by Rasana Atreya
Shortlisted for the 2012 Tibor Jones South Asia Prize Tell A Thousand Lies is one of our five favourite tales from India. Glam Magazine, UK (June 2014) At a time when traditional publishers are churning out mindless bestsellers by celebrity (Indian) authors, it's such a treat to find an author who writes so engagingly and entertainingly and yet has something vital to say. -- Ashok Banker, author of 42 books. 2.4 million [...]
 
Then Like The Blind Man - Orbie's Story by Freddie Owens
While fiction about the 1950s Civil Rights era is far from rare, few capture the period and struggles from the perspective of a white child. Synopsis: A storm is brewing in the all-but-forgotten back country of Kentucky.And, for young OrbieRay, the swirling heavens may just have the power to tear open hisfamily's darkest secrets. Then Like the Blind Man: Orbie's Story is the first person account of a white youth cast aside in [...]
 
MEAN - A psychological thriller novelette by Renata F. Barcelos
Cassandra Connelly looks like a normal twenty-four-year-old girl. She seems sweet and shy. She works hard in two jobs and still finds time to do volunteer work. Nonetheless, there's something wrong within her. She has a lot of anger boiling inside, and a very problematic past, making her a dark, twisted woman. She hides her true self from the world, but there's someone Cassandra hates so much, she has been thinking of doing [...]
 
Exit Plan by Mason Cook
An abusive husband, a terrified wife and three little reasons to be strong. Daniela Rossi believed she married into a fairytale. But things are not always as they appear and her cover of a Cinderella life is blown when her overbearing Italian family discover she is being mentally and physically abused by her husband Ivan. She rejects their insistence that she leave him as she holds fast to her Catholic faith and the belief [...]
 
A Far Journey - A young girl's coming of age story by Ruth Ramsey
"Grief is a far country that we visit for a while when our loved ones go home. Sometimes our visit is a long one, and we have a hard time finding our way back. When we do, we carry the memories, not as a burden, but as a treasure." When fourteen-year-old Anne Marie Gibson loses her mother and her father remarries soon after, Annie finds that the journey back from that far country a journey complicated by her resentment of her [...]
 
Ocean in a Drop by Tami Shaikh
Miraj Hussain remembers the moments when her mother admonished her for being too stubborn. She was always told that "good girls were created to obey." In her native land of Pakistan, this was a lie that almost everyone believed. But Miraj couldn't bear living the lie. As she and her brother Asad grew up in their father's stifling household, they became more and more disillusioned with Sadiq Hussain's religious hypocrisy and [...]
 
The Battered Edge - A Coming Of Age Novel by Adam Chandler Crawford
Daniel Rawthorn is on the cusp of becoming a man, but the closer he gets the more he realizes he's already there. A young private at Army Basic Training, Daniel realizes the relationship with his father and that of his stepfather have taught him everything he needs to know about being a man. At the age of five Daniel bears witness to the disintegration of his parents marriage, and any form of stability along with it. Over the [...]
 
Luna Rising, The Full Saga (Volumes 1-3) by Claude Nougat
This 130,000-word "full saga" includes ALL THREE BOOKS of the Luna Rising trilogy and is provided at a discount price compared to buying each volume separately. Also note that the 3 volumes are available separately on Kindle Unlimited. Is it a curse to be too brilliant? For Tony it is. He finishes school at fifteen and dives into a career designing complex video games. By the time he's nineteen, he's burned out like a man [...]
 
The Dragon Documentaries by J.D. Camacho
Dragons are one of the truths about him. What are the rest? Elmo Scrubb wanted perspective on his life. That's why he traveled into the wilderness. But he didn't expect to find dragons out there. Now, a reporter, armed with Elmo's wilderness tapes and with access to Elmo's closest family, will stop at nothing to discover what really happened in the wild - and whether Elmo found the perspective that he so richly wanted. The [...]
 
Legacy of Dreams (Texas Legacy Family Saga Book 1) by Dan Vanderburg
Legacy of Dreams is the first book in Dan Vanderburg's Texas Legacy family saga and takes you to the raw frontier of Texas, following two courageous young men and the women they love as they build new lives, homes and dreams in their new country. In the spring of 1829 Will Bowman and Jeff Jefferson ride into a world of political unrest, hostile Indians and backbreaking work, but unlimited opportunity. This story explores the [...]
 
Her Good Girl by Elaine Stock
Sometimes digging deep frees you to bloom. Sadie Tremont's will to survive is killing her. Almost 18, she's battled one mysterious illness after another. Tara-Lynn, her mom, insists she's the only one with the ultimate cure. Sadie can't depend on her dad to help when his only interest is underground caving. Her grandmother too easily counts on God to help, but Sadie has stopped waiting for miracles. Callie, a cafe owner and [...]
 
September Wind by Kathleen Janz-Anderson
'Martha dropped the curtain and pulled Emily closer. "A storm is headed our way, little one. I can feel it in my bones."' 1942-1960: Emily lives the first eighteen years of her life on her grandfather's farm with a burden of misfortune and hardship. When the school board forces Grandfather's hand, Emily is allowed to attend school. She experiences her first real friendship, the thrill and pain of an innocent young love, and a [...]
 
Shadows Burned In by Chris Pourteau
***winner of the 2015 eLit Book Awards Gold Medal for Literary Fiction*** David Jackson leaves a successful law practice in the big city to return to the hometown he fled long ago. At its center stands Old Suzie's house, a grand home once the elegant jewel of a bygone era. Now abandoned, the house stands decaying, simmering in the town's tortured past. David thought he'd buried his childhood nightmares along with his father [...]
 
The Secret Life - The Bond by Shay Mills
Experience the secret life of Aaron who suffers malicious hands of his stepfather and deals with disguising the abuse from his friends. Appreciate Aaron's highs and lows, along with his undiagnosed bipolar disorder and abusive home life, culminating in a journey of self-discovery. The Secret Life: The Bond transports you into the world fraught with danger, happiness, love, hate, vengeance, hope, and compassion. Follow a [...]
 
The Meaning of Children - Stories by Beverly Akerman
Organized into three sections--titled "Beginning," "Middle," and "End"--the 14 stories in this collection approach the complexities of being human during those three distinct but interdependent stages of life. The author combines emotional depth and literary appeal to view the world through the eyes of children, the sorrow and satisfactions of the child-bearing years, and the culmination of life in old age. Skillfully woven [...]
 
Miss Nobody (Shaw Family Saga, Book 1) by Nicole Dunlap
How far are you willing to go for fame? Fifteen-year-old Charlene Shaw runs away from home to pursue dreams of becoming an actress. Taking a chance, she meets a truck driver with a cross around his neck. She's always been a bit hesitant about God granting her "luck," but takes this as a golden opportunity to get closer to her goal. On the rugged road to stardom, Charlene's using everything in her might to erase the past and [...]
 
Amethyst of Youth (Forbidden Conflicts Book 1) by Ann M. Pratley
The youngest member of the Stonewarden family, Charlotte (Charlie), is 18 years old. As with everyone in her family when they reach that age, she's been told that when she turns 19, she'll be recruited into the family business. She has her warning that she has one year to do anything else she wishes to do - travel, study, work. Whatever she wants to do, she has 365 days to do it. On her next birthday, her life will [...]
 
Swan Deception by Gledé Browne Kabongo
A Library Journal SELF-e Best Books of 2016 Pick The perfect family, a house of full of secrets and an ingenious killer out for revenge... Dr. Shelby Cooper seems to have it all a successful career as a leading scientist in her field, two adorable kids, and a loving husband who is poised to become the next CEO of a multi-billion dollar company. Shelby's perfect world is shattered when she becomes the prime suspect in the [...]
 
Bitter With The Sweet by Debra Phillips
Bitter With The Sweet It's been Birdette Parker's deep belief that family should stand strong and come first, but the good Lord has made a terrible mistake by placing her in the wrong family. She has done all she can to be the glue, the bank, the adviser, the mediator on down to the healer. Her life is calling and it's time to answer. She wants out! Violence could be Betty Jean's middle name. She is truly a big, bold, and [...]
 
A Relative Invasion - The trilogy by Rosalind Minett
In this coming-of-age wartime trilogy, the relationship between two young cousins mirrors the emotions that led Hitler to power: the desire for territory and dominance. 1937 London. With WWII on the horizon, the Wilson cousins meet and trouble begins. Well-meaning Billy is no match for talented but devious Kenneth, who begins his invasion of Billy's life. As the Wilson boys jockey for adult approval Kenneth's porcelain looks [...]
 
Twisted Family Holidays Collection by JR Wirth
Lose yourself in a book that will take on five different scenarios, all surrounding our favorite holidays. The Twisted Family Holidays collection is a series of five stories, which highlight strange and paranormal experiences that occur during popular holidays. Each of the tales within the collection is inspired by actual events, with much creative license, and are highly rated (4.4 to 5.0). The Town Beneath the Christmas [...]
 

Books:  

  




Home | Contact | Legal Notice | Impressum Book Promotion | Do you like askDavid.com? | Boost Your Karma

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.