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Born in Birtley By Joan McElroy
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A true story of a girl's childhood memories who, born into a struggling young family in the 1930's, devotes herself to assisting her mother. Her embarrassments brought on by the austerity and... More > hardships the family faced and how her dreams and anxieties for herself and her siblings unfold.< Less
A Thousand Sunsets By Jannie Lund
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Struggling to be a dad and a son, Alexander didn’t know he was lost. Living her dream, Sarah didn’t know she needed to be found. Enter cupid in the form of a dying man, who hasn’t... More > had much contact with his children and grandchildren in the years after his wife’s death. In the meantime, however, a new family has formed around him. Patrick McCullough’s staring contest with death and wish to unite the family of his blood and the one of his heart kindles love meant to last, causes tempers to flare, and creates second chances that are given, taken, and thrown away. In the middle of the chaos, a young boy struggles to stay afloat.< Less
Little Feet.. By MELISSA LAWS
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This story is the run up to the dramatic birth of my first child. I was young and naïve and not nearly strong enough to deal with what was happening. With the help love and support of family I... More > pull it together. This story covers the first part of a trying time and as any mother of a premature will know it is a rollercoaster of emotions. This was my first real piece of writing and felt I wanted to share with those going through the same ordeal. too small and too sick. Thank you and I hope you enjoy my take on what happened to me. Mel< Less
War and Innocence: A Time Remembered By H. J. Cole
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As the clouds of war begin to form over Europe, a young Irish couple start their life together in Belfast . It was a time when innovations flourished in the name of progress. Men and women were... More > quickly swept up in the fight for freedom – both in Europe, and at home in Ireland. War and Innocence follows the Cole Family as they struggle to survive in an ever-changing world infused with wars and economic disasters. As thousands leave to fight in The Great War, others remain behind and are caught up in Ireland's quest for self-rule. Many of those fighting in Europe never return, and when the conflict ends and Ireland’s economy changes, the descendants of James Cole must make life changing decisions in order to survive. Two of the Cole siblings remain in Belfast while others seek a better life in Canada, unaware of the impending financial disasters lurking ahead. As the economy of the world struggles, they face unimaginable hardships and loss brought on by the economic and military wars of the period.< Less
Mama's Diamonds By Emcie Day
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Ms. Day was born and raised in a small town in upstate New York during the late 30’s through the early 50’s. Being part of a family of nine children and an alcoholic father brought on... More > many hardships, yet there were many delightful moments as well. “Mama’s Diamonds” is a collection of these tales. The story tells of the extent that the mother and children of this poor Irish family had to go through and the things they had to endure in order to survive. Their wily nature helped. Mama O’Brien loved all her children and would have been shocked to know what devious means they used and the risks they took in order to obtain some of the necessities of life. Perhaps she knew, but just couldn’t bear to acknowledge that this was for the most part, required in order to supplement the meager substance provided by their father. One might ask about her precious diamonds and their worth, and why couldn’t they be used to help support the family; but they did … just not in a materialistic sense.< Less
Solitary Freedom By Hussaini Sani
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Solitary Freedom captures for us a story of remarkable original debut weaved with tenderness, seduction and tumultuous actions. This is a novel of tragic beauty and exquisite tension that details the... More > British conquest of Northern Nigeria and the ensuing resistance by the natives. With its assembled whopper of plots, cutting across incidences set in both the 20th and 21st century Nigeria, the author succeeds in crafting a finely polished amalgam of two warring civilisations and cultures- Western and African, with each other battling for supremacy. From both the ancient and modern Nigeria, to the scorching and barren Sahara desert with its mysterious tribe of Tuareg, down to the Arabian penunsula, the author takes us on an obsorbing voyage of shattering suspense and actions where death and the desperate hope for survival ruled. This book foretold a moving story of the innocence of hope and tragedy through a young man called Jarma, who lost virtually everything (family, property and even hope).< Less
Solitary Freedom By Hussaini Sani
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Solitary Freedom captures for us a story of remarkable original debut weaved with tenderness, seduction and tumultuous actions. This is a novel of tragic beauty and exquisite tension that details the... More > British conquest of Northern Nigeria and the ensuing resistance by the natives. With its assembled whopper of plots, cutting across incidences set in both the 20th and 21st century Nigeria, the author succeeds in crafting a finely polished amalgam of two warring civilisations and cultures- Western and African, with each other battling for supremacy. From both the ancient and modern Nigeria, to the scorching and barren Sahara desert with its mysterious tribe of Tuareg, down to the Arabian penunsula, the author takes us on an obsorbing voyage of shattering suspense and actions where death and the desperate hope for survival ruled. This book foretold a moving story of the innocence of hope and tragedy through a young man called Jarma, who lost virtually everything (family, property and even hope)< Less
My Beautiful Life: An Autobiography By Susie Barry
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An every day tale of heroism in small measures. A young girl's journey to adulthood and the wrong relationships that threaten to steal her innocence. Guided by her faith and a close bond with Nature,... More > she struggles to find freedom.< Less
My Beautiful Life: An Autobiography By Susie Barry
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An every day tale of heroism in small measures. A young girl's journey to adulthood and the wrong relationships that threaten to steal her innocence. Guided by her faith and a close bond with Nature,... More > she struggles to find freedom.< Less
Lottie's Lot By Nancy O'Connor
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Lottie's Lot is a thorough and engaging exploration of a family matriarch during a pivotal time in women’s history. The changing role of women is first revealed when a young girl defies her... More > father and follows her heart to marry the man she loves. She would later defy social convention in a small prairie town to defend her daughter’s reputation. Despite having to struggle constantly with poverty, terrible family tragedies, and frequently being uprooted. Lottie’s lot in life turns her into an admirable survivor who never loses her resolve to support and defend her large family.< Less

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