Tag: grief

The White Oak Casket

The White Oak Casket

| May 16, 2019

James’ eighteenth birthday is the day his alcoholic father decides to shoot himself in front of James. Haunted by this memory, James struggles desperately to cope and turns towards alcohol to self-medicate. His mother sells his childhood home, much to James’ protest, causing James to distance himself from her. Years later, after finishing college, James […]

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A Place to Call Home

A Place to Call Home

| May 5, 2019

Elaina Ellis would do anything to protect her family – even if it means keeping secrets from them. Elaina has always been a dutiful daughter. When her father suddenly dies in the summer of 1905, she begrudgingly leaves the safety of her life in Philadelphia to return to her hometown. Once there, Elaina encounters the […]

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Oh, Brother

Oh, Brother

| August 8, 2018

When Lily’s irritating older brother is killed, the whole family is plunged into mourning. Everyone, that is, except for Lily. Because Lily can still see – and hear – her brother Sam. She is not surprised to find that he is just as annoying as he was when he was alive – and yet as […]

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On Burning Mirrors

On Burning Mirrors

| July 22, 2018

Jules Kanter is a wife, a mother and a successful journalist; but she’s completely fallen for a talented musician/bartender named Erin. Plagued with guilt over her affair and afraid of hurting everyone she loves, Jules pours her emotions into her writing. But, she never imagined her words would be discovered when she couldn’t explain them.

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American Girl

American Girl

| July 2, 2018

Sometimes an empty life is heavier than we can carry. After seven years, 32-year old novelist Kate Archer has her husband Paul, her career, and little else. In a tepid marriage, buckling under the expectations of friends and family, Kate has become invisible to everyone, especially herself. Writing, her sole remaining passion, is an embarrassment […]

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Death-Talk Silence

Death-Talk Silence

| May 14, 2018

It’s April 1984, and sixteen-year-old Nick Cooper misses his dad. Grief-stricken and bored with his Midwestern life, he makes a decision that does not sit well with his parents, especially his stepfather. As a result, his stepfather kicks him out. Being unsuccessful with staying at his godfather’s arcade, Nick locates an abandoned warehouse where he […]

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Splinters: Dark Poetry, Volume 1

Splinters: Dark Poetry, Volume 1

| September 28, 2017

This rare compendium of poetry, one could say, is characteristic of a photo album. Splinters is a poetic album, capturing evanescent moments of one’s life, in perhaps the same way a selection of photographs might. Though unlike photography, which generally tends to capture the happier moments of our lives, J J Ginty’s ‘poetic camera’ tends […]

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Jody’s Garden

Jody’s Garden

| September 23, 2017

“Grief is a changing of seasons in our own garden.” Gardens are a space for healing. With the cycle of life and death so close at hand, we have an opportunity to learn many lessons. In the garden, we can see the interconnectedness of our own life. We learn how the soil, once seen as […]

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Chasing Hope

Chasing Hope

| June 11, 2017

“In a stroke of sheer genius, or maybe it’s a sign of a quickly approaching mental breakdown, I left D.C. seven and a half hours ago and headed toward the coast of North Carolina, with the pain of a secret dream’s loss, taking up the most space in my truck. Besides my personal effects and […]

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Healing and the Lotus

Healing and the Lotus

| April 3, 2017

Doctor Avery Adams has been battling with his ex-wife, Dana, over the custody arrangement they have for their daughter, Hannah. When Hannah disappears right out from under Avery’s nose, Dana, along with Avery’s fiancée’, Julie, are by his side as they search for the lovely four-year-old girl. Detective Darren Burke is sent to head up […]

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