Search Results: 'tormented children'

Search

×
×
×
×
83 results for "tormented children"
The Secrets of Apricot Lane By Amy Tatko
Paperback: $15.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
After the birth of her only child, Elizabeth grows lonely during her husband’s long trips and finds unexpected companionship in her neighbor Nick, a single father with a baby boy. An unlikely... More > friendship begins between the two parents of newborns, despite her career as a Russian professor and his job as a truck driver. Their connection grows deeper, and their love affair consumes Elizabeth and torments Nick. When he destroys her dream for their future, Elizabeth must confront her marriage and identity as a mother. Through the years, she longs for Nick and writes to him. Only the approach of death prompts him to answer her call. From idyllic California to a mysterious rendezvous on Red Square in Moscow, The Secrets of Apricot Lane shows how love can fulfill some dreams and shatter others. The romance between Elizabeth and Nick, their love for their children, and the power of marriage create an epic tale that spans twenty-five years and reveals the flaws of class and gender stereotypes.< Less
The Secrets of Apricot Lane By Amy Tatko
eBook (ePub): $6.99
After the birth of her only child, Elizabeth grows lonely during her husband’s long trips and finds unexpected companionship in her neighbor Nick, a single father with a baby boy. An unlikely... More > friendship begins between the two parents of newborns, despite her career as a Russian professor and his job as a truck driver. Their connection grows deeper, and their love affair consumes Elizabeth and torments Nick. When he destroys her dream for their future, Elizabeth must confront her marriage and identity as a mother. Through the years, she longs for Nick and writes to him. Only the approach of death prompts him to answer her call. From idyllic California to a mysterious rendezvous on Red Square in Moscow, The Secrets of Apricot Lane shows how love can fulfill some dreams and shatter others. The romance between Elizabeth and Nick, their love for their children, and the power of marriage create an epic tale that spans twenty-five years and reveals the flaws of class and gender stereotypes.< Less
Nalamist Falls: Supernatural Prep School for Witches, Werewolves, and Vampires - Keeping the Peace By J. Curtis Mace
Paperback: $17.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
Being a young werewolf in the Fifth Grade at a supernatural prep school comes with its own built-in drama. Angry witches and warlocks, pesky vampires, and new girls who know way too much about... More > everything are all part of the norm; no need to go looking for trouble. So, when the older group of vampire bullies is charged with stealing the witches’ most powerful book of spells, Rusty doesn’t get involved. Given all the torment and atomic wedgies, which vampires are particularly good at giving out, he’d rather leave the Bishop Boys to the comeuppance they deserve. But when he learns that the elder peace in Nalamist Falls actually hangs in the balance, he has no choice. A species war will destroy Rusty’s world and all the relationship he’s made with his supernatural friends, his only friends really. Wedgies or no, Rusty and his friends commit to doing whatever they can to keep the peace, even interfering in “grown-up” business that turns out to be way bigger than any of them ever expected.< Less
Jude's Music By Sarah Quinn
Paperback: $9.96
Prints in 3-5 business days
(Rating: A / Ages 10+) Thirteen-year-old Nat moves with his family to the small town of Mosspond promising to detest their new home. Only when he stumbles across the trail of a strange, ghostly boy... More > in town does the future look brighter. The boy, Jude, is frightening yet intriguing in his cold silence. Nat is immediately drawn to this classmate despite the aura of disquiet surrounding him. One afternoon, he discovers Jude playing the piano in the school music room, and the sound of it is, as Nat describes, “bitterly moving . . . such profound beauty—such wretched beauty.” While listening, Nat is swept into deep pits of loneliness and emptiness and is unable to comprehend the reason for pulling such emotion from the music. After some guessing, he comes to the conclusion that Jude is ill in a sense that cannot be physically explained and sets off on a quest to find the cure for the tormented boy. What Nat discovers as the answers shimmer closer forces him to search inward, no matter the pain of the experience.< Less
Jude's Music By Sarah Quinn
eBook (PDF): $2.00
(Rating: A / Ages 10+) Thirteen-year-old Nat moves with his family to the small town of Mosspond promising to detest their new home. Only when he stumbles across the trail of a strange, ghostly boy... More > in town does the future look brighter. The boy, Jude, is frightening yet intriguing in his cold silence. Nat is immediately drawn to this classmate despite the aura of disquiet surrounding him. One afternoon, he discovers Jude playing the piano in the school music room, and the sound of it is, as Nat describes, “bitterly moving . . . such profound beauty—such wretched beauty.” While listening, Nat is swept into deep pits of loneliness and emptiness and is unable to comprehend the reason for pulling such emotion from the music. After some guessing, he comes to the conclusion that Jude is ill in a sense that cannot be physically explained and sets off on a quest to find the cure for the tormented boy. What Nat discovers as the answers shimmer closer forces him to search inward, no matter the pain of the experience.< Less
Dreamweavers By David Payne
Paperback: $16.52
Prints in 3-5 business days
Chained to a volcano a long time ago, the titan waits with dread for the coming of another day and the perpetual torment that goes with it. His only escape is a dream. Tom is a boy who has strange... More > dreams. They creep up on him when he doesn’t expect them. Unlike most of us, these dreams don’t just happen when he goes to sleep: the can happen any time. Sometimes he uses them to help him deal with is learning difficulties but other times he has no control at all. When he dreams he finds himself in a different world inhabited by creatures of legend. In this world the skeletons of the dead can row longships; demons can be seen walking in the daylight; there are sorcerers, part human part reptile; and here there be dragons. Tom thinks that these dreams are his alone but he soon finds out that not only his brother Sam but also his parents are visitors to this other world. In this place he knows that he has something to do, some kind of quest, but he doesn’t know what it is until he meets the Watchers.< Less
The World Without - Last Days of the Koonung By Glenn Ric
Paperback: $5.46
Prints in 3-5 business days
Last Days of the Koonung is a rip roaring, fast paced adventure characterized by evocative imagery, positive values and original themes. Appealing to readers aged 8 to 12 the story is set on... More > Melbourne’s urban fringe. It is here that Adam and Tom climb the gigantic tree that grows in Edgars Valley and unknowingly cross into the World Without, a beautiful land where the power of life is greater than anything that exists in our world. However, a decade’s long conflict rages between the long-suffering Marou and tormented Fras, both recreated as lesser beings during the Diminishing; a catastrophic event brought on by Adam’s father. The Diminishing has left the Fras deformed and the Marou lessened in stature but the Fras have found one of the lost Life Elements which imbue extraordinary powers on the holder. While the Marou seek the Elements in the hope of being restored, the Fras are filled with hate, intent on using the Element against the boy’s father, his family and the Marou.< Less
Root Bound By Tanya Karen Gough
Paperback: $14.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
Emma and her father are always on the move, travelling from place to place as her father’s work demands. Their new home, however, is different. There’s a frightening woman who lives down... More > the hall: she bears an uncanny resemblance to a witch. A mysterious light comes from her apartment, and a small boy seems to be trapped inside. School in this town is no happy place either, with an odd principal and a gang of girls who make tormenting Emma their special project. And strangest of all is the fact that there seem to be brownies - basement brownies, in the air vent in her bedroom. Haunted by visions of her mother, Emma travels through the brownie burrow to the valley of Hades to visit with the goddess Ceres, following a series of clues that lead her across the sea of memory to the centre of the world. There, on an inhospitable rock floating in a sea of steaming lava, Emma must find a way to release her mother from the sea of memory and restore magic to both the brownie burrow and the human world above.< Less
The Amazing Adventures of Bradley Baker - Pathylon By David Lawrence Jones
eBook (PDF): $1.97
Special Edition Paperback. The first book in the series; "The Amazing Adventures of Bradley Baker" sees our young protagonist find adventure in Sandmouth, during a summer holiday with his... More > Aunt. The eleven year old meets a local boy and together they make an amazing discovery in the rock pools of Amley’s Cove. Bradley is magically transported through the plughole to the world of Pathylon where he encounters weird creatures, ancient rituals and an evil curse. A strange species of bear-like scavengers have journeyed across the Red Ocean aboard their ice-ship from the Island of Freytor. The ship’s commander is a ferocious Freytorpian General and he has cast the evil spell of revenge. The King of Pathylon has been dethroned and the evil curse continues to shroud the darkened world. Bradley is one of twelve allies enlisted by a good Samaritan, to help free the King and deliver Pathylon from its bounding torment . . .< Less
The Amazing Adventures of Bradley Baker - Pathylon By David Lawrence Jones
Paperback: $14.38
Prints in 3-5 business days
Special Edition Paperback. The first book in the series; "The Amazing Adventures of Bradley Baker" sees our young protagonist find adventure in Sandmouth, during a summer holiday with his... More > Aunt. The eleven year old meets a local boy and together they make an amazing discovery in the rock pools of Amley’s Cove. Bradley is magically transported through the plughole to the world of Pathylon where he encounters weird creatures, ancient rituals and an evil curse. A strange species of bear-like scavengers have journeyed across the Red Ocean aboard their ice-ship from the Island of Freytor. The ship’s commander is a ferocious Freytorpian General and he has cast the evil spell of revenge. The King of Pathylon has been dethroned and the evil curse continues to shroud the darkened world. Bradley is one of twelve allies enlisted by a good Samaritan, to help free the King and deliver Pathylon from its bounding torment . . .< Less

Top 10

see more >
 
1
B Inspired B Inspired By Brandon Warren
Paperback: $15.99
 
 
 
 
4
19-20: MS V3.0 19-20: MS V3.0 By Liza Cowan
Paperback: $30.00