Industrial-Sized Deals Shop all Back to School Shop Men's Hightops Learn more nav_sap_SWP_6M_fly_beacon Iron Maiden $5 Off Fire TV Stick Subscribe & Save Shop Popular Services hog hog hog  Amazon Echo Starting at $99 Kindle Voyage Nintendo Digital Games Gear Up for Football Deal of the Day
Kindle Price: $3.99

Save $10.01 (72%)

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Flip to back Flip to front
Audible Narration Playing... Paused   You are listening to a sample of the Audible narration for this Kindle book.
Learn more

Moments in Time: A Collection of Short Stories Kindle Edition

8 customer reviews

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
$3.99

Length: 172 pages Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled

Literature & Fiction Books, $1.99 or Less
Now through September 20, select literature & fiction Kindle books are $1.99 or less. Browse the full selection to find your next great read.

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

AUTHORS BIOGRAPHY As a long-time friend of Brian and his wife Karen, I felt privilege when asked to write this Author's Biography. Our friendship extends back to primary school days and over the years that followed when we have enjoyed tramping (hiking) i

Product Details

  • File Size: 1045 KB
  • Print Length: 172 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Trafford (May 3, 2012)
  • Publication Date: May 3, 2012
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00821518K
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,198,322 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  •  Would you like to give feedback on images?


More About the Author

Brian Wilson is a New Zealand author of short stories.

In his working career he has worked as an investigator and part-time counsellor.

He is married with three adult children.

His qualifications comprise an honours Masters Degree in Psychology (clinical papers), and accounting and management qualifications.

He was inspired to write following his experiences of the killer earthquake in Christchurch on 22 February 2011. Other inclusions in his first book "Moments in Time-a collection of short stories", include humorous stories using his overseas travel experiences.Brian loves to travel and also in the past has been a keen tramper (hiker), exploring the Southern Alps of New Zealand.

Customer Reviews

5 star
50%
4 star
50%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
See all 8 customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By amyeharrington on October 25, 2012
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
I've really enjoyed reading the short stories that Brian has written. With a lot of them based in Christchurch, New Zealand, after the devastating quakes that have affected the region, it givens a real idea what the people have faced. They are quick, to the point and witty narratives that take snap shots of different lives and situations. I highly recommend the book.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By karen wilson on December 3, 2012
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
There is good value for money in this collection of 30 short stories.
The author covers a wide range of settings and creates characters.
Some of the stories have surprise twists at the end and others are predictable, but all are entertaining.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Format: Kindle Edition
MOMENTS IN TIME by Brian Wilson, much like Mr. Wilson’s travel stories presents a slice of life narrative, indeed, quick snapshots of “moments in time,” whether they be the moment a child is leaving home, couples are traveling abroad together for the first and quite uncomfortable time, an adult child is experiencing the shocking deterioration of his aging parent, or a community is living through and moving past a devastating and shocking 6.3 earthquake that has claimed 185 lives, countless businesses, and disrupted the everyday lives of the inhabitants. But as we discover as we make our way through these thirty short stories, scattered photography and a few poems, we are in the hands of a very sturdy rudder. There will be no wild swings of drama within these pages; what you will find is a dry and subtle wit, often tongue in cheek, and an over-riding philosophy that tells you, as Mr. Wilson writes in one of his poems: “Find the sunshine in bad weather/ Remember there is always hope;” as well as the sense as stated in the story “No End in Sight: “Let’s just get on with life instead of fluffing about and erring on the side of caution…”
Mr. Wilson’s travel stories present the most beautifully written passages in their descriptions of foreign lands. Many of the pieces are so subtle they seem like simple conversations, but more often than not hold a gem of wisdom, and again the writer’s philosophy such as in his piece, “Dad,” which probably sums up the entire book as well as the horrific natural disaster that occurred at Christchurch on 2/22/2011 at 12:51 p.m. “…our lives are always in God’s hands—even when we think we are in control…” My personal favorite is probably the shortest piece: “A Moment of Truth,” in which Mr. Wilson blends the present with the future and reality with nightmare.
Read more ›
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Format: Paperback
This is an impressive first up book for Brian. It has the hall marks of a quality book.It rates 5 stars with me and I recommend it to all readers who like reading stories that reflect the reality of life and promoting thought.Brian understands human nature.

Brian's stories relating to the earthquakes in Christchurch New Zealand give a good insight to what life was like when the earthquakes struck.Brian was working directly across from where 113 people lost their life when the biggest earthquake struck in February 2011.There is also a humorous side to the book such as when Brian develops amusing characters travelling overseas.

Brian is to be congratulated and it is good to see him continue to write at the same high level in his second book Bumpy Roads.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in