When a soldier leaves for war, those left behind often wonder what their loved ones are experiencing. Letters home are always cheerful and vague - no sense in worrying the family. Then upon returning home, these young soldiers do not want to talk about their experiences. Family and friends allege they are now distant and changed. What causes this?
Focused on the ministry and determined to stay single, Winter speaks at conferences across the country. When a church cancels and her adviser schedules meetings in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho—a city she’s avoided for ten years—Winter must face two things. Her past. And the fact she hasn’t forgiven Ty Williams, her ex.
To most, America has become a safe, orderly, predictable place, but to a few like Nyla and Ethan it has become a prison. Inseparable since childhood, but now faced with being torn apart they are determined to change the course of their future.
For more than five years, Kim was a meth addict living in denial. As a home owner, small business owner, bail-bondsman and loving mother of a child with special needs, Kim thought she had everything under control until her arrest in 2006 for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver. But even the threat of prison wasn't enough to stop her from using.
El Monarca is coming of age story in post-industrial America - where a child named Hannah grows amongst the tall swampy grasses of Michigan and watches as amber fields turn into condos and strip malls. She finds a friend, but friendships are fleeting. She meets a love, but love is often complicated. She sees America, but America is too often not what it seems to be.
This is volume two in the Experience Life in Poetry series, a series that reflects observations and emotions at any given moment in life from childhood to present time. Think of moments that stood out in time for you. Moments that made you laugh, made you cry, made you think or made you sigh.
Érase una vez un par de gemelos, un chico y una chica. Rut era rubia, ojos azules, de piel muy blanca y muy buena. Max tenía el pelo negro como el carbón, los ojos grises, y era huraño y malo. Su vecina de al lado y compañera de fatigas, Hilda, intentaba ser amiga de los dos, pero no era fácil.
Once upon a time there was a pair of twins, a girl and boy. Ruth was blonde, blue eyes, very fair and really good. Max was dark haired, grey eyes, broody and bad. Their next door neighbour and pal, Hilda, tried to be friends with both but it was not an easy task. They didn’t like each other and she found herself in the middle trying to keep the peace.
'Escaping Psychiatry' is a collection of three novellas with the same protagonist, Mary, a psychiatrist and writer. She is trying to develop her literary career but circumstances and friends conspire to keep dragging her back to psychiatry. In the third novella, 'Memory', Mary runs out of her apartment after a difficult encounter with her friend Phil, and goes missing.
In 'Teamwork' Captain Tom McLeod, from the San Francisco Police Department, invites Mary for a meal at home with his wife. When she meets their other guest, a young detective called Justin, she quickly realises there is an agenda well beyond a friendly meal. Justin’s partner, mentor and father figure, Sgt. David Leaman, was killed a couple of months earlier during a routine investigation.