Books tagged: country living

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Stronger than Dirt
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
After years of running the rat race, Kim Schaye and Chris Losee traded in their urban lifestyle for a farm in rural New York. Stronger Than Dirt recounts their transformation from lifetime city dwellers to full-time flower growers. Told from alternating viewpoints of a husband and wife, Stronger Than Dirt is an inspirational tale for anyone who ever wondered what it would be like to pursue a dream
Oceans Rising Trilogy Part II: Mariah and Darcy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,540. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A San Francisco mother, her two toddlers, and their grandmother survive local chaos: a global warming catastrophe — services failing, prisoners escaping, riots, national and global panic. Sea level rises. 30,000,000 people will die. The children’s father, stranded in Russia, ferrets his way to Cincinnati. The women, and others, converge at an isolated, abandoned mountain homestead (Part III).
Oceans Rising Trilogy Part III: Maxwell Acres
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,880. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Survivors of a global warming disaster start new lives at an isolated, abandoned mountain homestead. They have seen Antarctic eruptions, oceans rising, the East Coast destroyed, a prison break and global panic. Stragglers arrive with fresh horror stories. Mysteries of the strange homestead are solved. Reinhold Malone attempts an epic crossing of a militarized U.S. to find his family. And more...
Oceans Rising Trilogy: Complete (3 in 1)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 187,320. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A character-driven action story of a global warming disaster and Katrina-style civil horror. Survivors from the San Francisco Bay Area endure local chaos, riots, a prison break, oceans rising, loss of the East Coast, national and international panic — they pioneer a new life at a mysterious, isolated mountain homestead. One husband attempts an epic transit of the militarized world. And more...
A Journey of Seasons: A Year In the Ozarks High Country
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,360. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
If you long for the country life or love the outdoors you will appreciate this beautiful and inspiring book. Set in the rugged heart of the Missouri Ozarks, A Journey of Seasons is a beautifully recounted memoir filled with nature notes, botanical musings, back-woods wisdom and just a pinch of “hillbilly” humor from noted author, naturalist and organic gardener, Jill Henderson.
The Ladies of Low Arvie - Living the Farming Dream
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 90,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How twenty-four cows became 'The Ladies of Low Arvie'. In 2002 Richard and I bought a 120 acre wet and boggy farm called Low Arvie in SW Scotland. We arrived at the farm with no experience and no equipment. This is the story of the twenty months from the day we first saw the farm, how we dealt with the many challenges we faced, to the successful birth of our first batch of home bred calves.
Life with the Ladies of Low Arvie
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The sequel to 'The Ladies of Low Arvie', this book tells the story of Low Arvie farm life from 2004 to 2010 in which we faced many more challenges on our Scottish farm and almost saw the end of our dream. More tales from the cow shed are interspersed with my journey to fulfil my dream to gain a University degree and the continuation of my filial duties to my mother, now ninety-two years of age.
Castor Bean Seeds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 560. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
A young bride in 1963, my friendly new neighbors showered me with Castor Bean seeds. Nobody knew then that the seeds contained Ricin. They were just tall exotic plants, free for the sharing. Later I learned how toxic the seeds are and wondered how many had been carried downstream to Florida by the Alapaha River. But that was a different time--that was before the grasshopper became a burden.
You'll See!
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Series: West Baker, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 102,190. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
She's a dropout and single mother with a dead-end job. He's been divorced by an ambitious wife and fired by his employer. Brought together by circumstance, they battle in the eternal war between the sexes. Two losers at the game of love--they've no intention of going through that again.
A Home from the Woods ebook version
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design
Part how to, part adventure, A Home From The Woods details methods used for four different log cabin projects: Restoring A Standing Cabin; Building A Hand-hewn Cabin; Building with Rounded Logs; and Taking Down and Recreating An Original Log Cabin. The straightforward advice is put in perspective with a personal narrative of the challenges and rewards of building that idyllic cabin in the woods.