Books tagged: appalachian fiction

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 12 results

Deadfalls: A Short Story
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Bethany takes a hike in the woods to get a breather from her unhappy home. Though she intends to be home before dark, the forest, with its lengthening shadows, has other plans.
The Saddle of Private Lucius Gray: A Short Story
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When young Harley Richardson discovers a dug-up grave, he realizes his family has been keeping secrets from him. If he doesn't uncover the truth, those family secrets will trap him, too.
The Last of the Bird People
By
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 69,750. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Wilderness House Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
John Hanson Mitchell's new novel is about a secretive band of mixed-race hunter-gatherers who lived, undiscovered, in the Swift River Valley of Central Massachusetts for many generations. The book, which takes the form of a legal deposition, is the story of the fate of these retiring, peaceable people and the young anthropologist who first contacted them.
Mercy (A Southern Gothic Short Story)
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this Southern Gothic short, a sheltered, impoverished teenager seeks to impress a neighbor boy, with destructive results. This story explores poverty, neglect, mental illness, and misogyny in rural Appalachia. This story originally appeared in Printer's Devil Review.
Erma Puckett's Moment of Indiscretion
By
Series: Snippets from Cedar Hollow, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Thomas-Jacob Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
2013 Pushcart Prize Nominee Short Story Nineteen-forty-six was a turning point for young Erma Puckett for three reasons. First, it was the year she became rich. Second, it was the year she fell in love. And third, it was the year she was run out of town.
Return to Crutcher Mountain
By
Series: Cedar Hollow, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Thomas-Jacob Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
As recounted in Appalachian Justice, Jessie is an adult survivor of horrendous childhood abuse. At the age of thirteen, she was rescued by reclusive mountain woman Billy May Platte. Now forty-seven, Jessie is outwardly successful but inwardly struggles to reconcile the broken pieces of her past.
Entangled Thorns
By
Series: Cedar Hollow, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Thomas-Jacob Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Beth Sloan has spent the majority of her life trying to escape the memories of a difficult childhood. Born into the infamous Pritchett family of Cedar Hollow, West Virginia, she grew up surrounded by homemade stills, corn liquor, and an impoverished family that more often than not preferred life on the wrong side of the law. Just when she thought she'd finally escaped, she's been called home.
Sautee Shadows: Book One of the Georgia Gold Series
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,940. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Canterbury House Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Sautee Shadows: Book one of the Georgia Gold Series is the sweeping saga of four families whose lives intertwine through romance, adventure and murderlinking antebellum Georgia’s coast and mountains during the economic expansion of the 1830s.
Jack, The Beanstalk and Other Tales
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Box Of Light. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Favorite Jack tales, retold by storyteller Rand Whipple. This collection includes Jack and the Beanstalk, Seven At A Whack and Jack and the Varmints. Each story has an backwoods 'twang' and a sly sense of humor. Favorite tales told by a favorite storyteller.
Jack and the Varmints
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Box Of Light. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
As Jack walks down the road, he comes across a dog, then a cat, then a rooster and finally a donkey, all of whom are old and feeling useless. They join Jack on his adventure, foil a trio of robbers and get rich in the bargain. No bad for a day's walk. Retold with Rand Whipple's wonderful turn of phrase and sense of humor.