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Born Out of Wedlock By David McCoy
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With a backdrop of World War II and its aftermath, in England in 1952, the peace of a usually quiet small village in the Chilterns is shattered when an eleven years old boy is the victim of a vicious... More > attack. This triggers the memory of his working-class mother, a nurse at the local cottage hospital, and she thinks back to the terrible events of 1940 and their impact on village life. She wistfully reminisces about her son’s upper-middle-class father, a Spitfire pilot reported missing during the Battle of Britain. In addition to the difficulties and worries due to the war, the boy’s mother and grandmother have to cope with the class system, and the stigma of the boy’s illegitimacy. The people of the village are traumatized and shocked by the tragedy. They are fearful for the safety of their children. Will the guilty criminal strike again? The police are urgently trying to track him down. Can the village return to its erstwhile peace and quiet? The future alone can provide the answer.< Less
Born Out of Wedlock By David McCoy
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With a backdrop of World War II and its aftermath, in England in 1952, the peace of a usually quiet small village in the Chilterns is shattered when an eleven years old boy is the victim of a vicious... More > attack. This triggers the memory of his working-class mother, a nurse at the local cottage hospital, and she thinks back to the terrible events of 1940 and their impact on village life. She wistfully reminisces about her son’s upper-middle-class father, a Spitfire pilot reported missing during the Battle of Britain. In addition to the difficulties and worries due to the war, the boy’s mother and grandmother have to cope with the class system, and the stigma of the boy’s illegitimacy. The people of the village are traumatized and shocked by the tragedy. They are fearful for the safety of their children. Will the guilty criminal strike again? The police are urgently trying to track him down. Can the village return to its erstwhile peace and quiet? The future alone can provide the answer.< Less
The Archguardians of Laceria By Kim Wedlock
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Since ascending to the throne almost twenty years ago, Queen Rysana has fought a war against violent beasts of stone beneath her people's feet and without their knowledge, holding at bay the... More > aggressors who seek only chaotic destruction. But while the gargoyles' predictable attack is usually held off with ease, their recently increasing aggression has given Laceria's five archguardians the push to bring the matter to a swift and final end. Rysana, the latest in the 400 year old line of archguardians, along with the help of three others set out to do just that, but when a storm leads them to discover the gargoyles' true intentions, their plan is tipped upside down. As a war of men is waged in her name and a battle between gods overshadows them all, Rysana must descend into the maze of tunnels and caverns that lie beneath Laceria's entirety to save the creatures she sought to destroy if she is to protect her people.< Less
In My Skin (If I Jump Out) By Shereen Renee
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Coming of Age story about the 1960s south and growing up as a frontline beneficiary of the Civil Rights Movement ... when racism was perfectly acceptable, out of wedlock pregnancies were hidden in... More > shame, welfare was only for white people, and the world spun backwards for a young girl yanked out of an integrated society and forced to live in a segregated one. "Some Black queens are forever kissing a frog and turning into an amphibian instead of him turning into a king."< Less
FINE WIFE YOU TURNED OUT TO BE! By John Dickinson
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As Mary, aged 95, plays a game of Scrabble with her son John, reminiscences are triggered of her life, covering almost all of the last century. It includes two wars, and it is a story of true... More > courage, adversity and love, over 100 years of change. A serving girl whose employers ranged from local vicar to royalty; a man from the back streets of Leeds born to a single mother in 1907; a child born out of wedlock in 1930 when condemnation and shame were the normal reactions; and an escaper extraordinaire during five years of captivity in the last war. And a son who didn’t know that Aunt Mary was his real mother until the eve of his wedding, when he married the niece of the French resistance woman who had helped British soldiers in hospital in Cherbourg, en route to the prison camps in Germany. All these elements are there. It is a fine plot for a novel – except that it’s all true!< Less
FINE WIFE YOU TURNED OUT TO BE! By John Dickinson
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As Mary, aged 95, plays a game of Scrabble with her son John, reminiscences are triggered of her life, covering almost all of the last century. It includes two wars, and it is a story of true... More > courage, adversity and love, over 100 years of change. A serving girl whose employers ranged from local vicar to royalty; a man from the back streets of Leeds born to a single mother in 1907; a child born out of wedlock in 1930 when condemnation and shame were the normal reactions; and an escaper extraordinaire during five years of captivity in the last war. And a son who didn’t know that Aunt Mary was his real mother until the eve of his wedding, when he married the niece of the French resistance woman who had helped British soldiers in hospital in Cherbourg, en route to the prison camps in Germany. All these elements are there. It is a fine plot for a novel – except that it’s all true!< Less
Black Fish: Memoir of a Bad Luck Girl By Angela Tung
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First he told her about the affair. Then he told her about the baby. Her life as she knew it was over. Not just another divorce memoir, BLACK FISH: MEMOIR OF A BAD LUCK GIRL chronicles the... More > relationship between a Chinese woman and a Korean man, both American-born but bound by old world traditions. It "transforms an account of a failed marriage into a work of dark enchantment," says Peter Trachtenberg, author of Seven Tattoos: A Memoir in the Flesh. "This is a memoir that spares no one, least of all its unblinking narrator, who records the breakup in prose as clear and bitter as medicine and as beguiling as a dream." BLACK FISH was a finalist for Graywolf Press's Nonfiction Prize.< Less
Black Fish: Memoir of a Bad Luck Girl By Angela Tung
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First he told her about the affair. Then he told her about the baby. Her life as she knew it was over. Not just another divorce memoir, BLACK FISH: MEMOIR OF A BAD LUCK GIRL chronicles the... More > relationship between a Chinese woman and a Korean man, both American-born but bound by old world traditions. It "transforms an account of a failed marriage into a work of dark enchantment," says Peter Trachtenberg, author of Seven Tattoos: A Memoir in the Flesh. "This is a memoir that spares no one, least of all its unblinking narrator, who records the breakup in prose as clear and bitter as medicine and as beguiling as a dream." BLACK FISH was a finalist for Graywolf Press's 2010 Nonfiction Prize.< Less
Black Fish: Memoir of a Bad Luck Girl By Angela Tung
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First he told her about the affair. Then he told her about the baby. Her life as she knew it was over. Not just another divorce memoir, BLACK FISH: MEMOIR OF A BAD LUCK GIRL chronicles the... More > relationship between a Chinese woman and a Korean man, both American-born but bound by old world traditions. It "transforms an account of a failed marriage into a work of dark enchantment," says Peter Trachtenberg, author of Seven Tattoos: A Memoir in the Flesh. "This is a memoir that spares no one, least of all its unblinking narrator, who records the breakup in prose as clear and bitter as medicine and as beguiling as a dream." BLACK FISH was a finalist for Graywolf Press's 2010 Nonfiction Prize.< Less
Shine The Light According To The Scriptures By Bobbie Davis Jr.
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When the Light is shinned according to the scriptures. With what has becomes formality, normal operating procedures or practices of today's church. There is a vast difference to that of what the Word... More > of God taught and teaches concerning the Church and how that He left it to the charge of the Apostles and for the Believers of today. Because there has been such of a great change, no matter how big or small it was to the simplicity of the gospel. Great controversy has surrounded the teachings, methods and doctrine of the Bible. Therefore we should always look to the scriptures for guidance, direction and correction with prayer and supplication. So that we all teach, preach and speak the same thing. So that there would be no schisms or isms in the Body. Therefore a voice of one is crying out to the people, that is not controlled by money, fame, popularity or the people. When The Lord Jesus returns, He's coming back for the Church that He left behind. Will you be identified with the Church?< Less