Books tagged: american south

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A Candle in the Dark
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 90,770. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born in the American South, Lisa Engle Escobar gave up the relative comfort of family, friends and home to follow her love's dictates to exotic places around the world, including the tropical paradise of Belize, where she found a new "home" and fell in love once again, not only with the region and its people, but with her young son, Christian, who shares his story as well.
How I Come to Know
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ten-year old Rex can’t contain his curiosity about grown-up ways. After stumbling upon his married aunt engaged in a backseat ‘wrestling match’ with a man not her husband, he innocently shares the information with another family member and quickly ‘comes to know’ that being too inquisitive can be downright risky, not to mention embarrassing.
At The Crossroads
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 45,850. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
Bent on vengence for the murder of his older brother, Marcus Jackson is at the cusp of manhood and is faced with a choice: to pursue his obsession with a New York City gang or walk away to the life of a blues musician. At the crossroads, he will discover the musical gift he has always had and then choose which way to turn in life. One thing he can't choose, is to go back.
Root. Sprout. Blossom: Life Bag of a Flower-Child
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,420. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
One woman’s journey to overcome an anything-but-normal childhood as a southern hippie-child in the 1960’s, to conquer all odds and circumstances that kept her impoverished and unwelcome in her own small southern hometown. The story follows Robin “Birdie” Lormand’s poignant yet anti-heroic rise from the ash heaps to claim her rightful place in her family legacy.
Things are Going to Slide
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,790. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Winston Groom describes Things Are Going to Slide as “a gripping tale” that “beautifully renders the texture of Southern life.” In this compelling page-turner, heroine Marilee’s life quickly begins to spin out of control when her husband leaves her, her first love steals a promotion from under her nose, and her legal clinic must defend a teenager accused of killing her newborn. A must read.
Butler's Island
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Butler's Island, the second book in the series, continues the adventures of Matthew Butler and his friends. Returning to his home in Mobile, Alabama, Butler discovers a map to a treasure buried by his pirate ancestor . With the use of a muckraker, a zip line, and a yellow submarine, Butler, and Tommy Cooper, along with a beautiful historian and a movie star, battle an unknown killer.
No Defense
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Library Journal describes the romantic mystery No Defense as a “powerful first novel.” At her father’s behest, and over her husband’s objections, LuAnn moves her husband and children home to Alabama. There she inadvertently spurs the investigation that leads to her father’s indictment. Family secrets, a taut story line, and a surprising ending combine to create a riveting courtroom drama.
Memories and Mean Chickens
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Celia is a strong woman from the American South. She lives and loves honestly. Orphaned as a teenager, she sees herself and her younger brother into adulthood. Her brother goes to war as she marries a man who claims love at first sight. Tragically, she loses them both. In her grief, Celia discovers a new and lasting love with a man who long admired her from afar. Bravely, she follows her heart.
Arson and Alchemy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,630. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A meteor flashes, a dead woman speaks, a fire blooms. A decades-old secret is turning over in Mabel, Georgia.
Chant of Ages; Cry of Cotton
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The beginnings of the contemporary Jewish community in Valdosta, Georgia, starts with the arrival of two Jewish confederate veterans, Abraham Ehrlich and Benjamin Kaul, in 1866 and ends with the formal establishment of the present-day congregation in 1908. It is a very warm, personal tale of three Jewish families who became revered as members of Valdosta's socially prominent "new moss."