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A Clear Eye
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,890. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the early 1940s, on a northern Canadian homestead, Callie grows up fast. Her innocence, fostered by isolation and her mother’s determination to force Callie into the outdated pattern of Lillian’s own pre-war youth, is the catalyst of a family feud that tests all Callie’s growing strength as she struggles for the freedom to be herself.
Rimwood Tales
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Price: $2.55 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rimwood Tales is about my life, my struggle to survive and to find a better life.In 1951 I decided to emigrate to Canada from Germany and seek my fortune there. I didn't find any gold in the streets, but made a good living and found a good wife. Together we developed a small homestead and raised three good children.There are many interesting stories in this tale and it is very enjoyable to read.
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.
Dream Chasers of the West: A Homestead Family of Glacier Park
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,920. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Dream Chasers of the West is the true story of Clara Augusta Miller. In 1913, unmarried and alone at the age of thirty, Clara headed to Montana to file a homestead on free land, settling on the remote southern border of Glacier National Park. In many ways, Clara's story is the story of countless settlers who were destined to leave their impact on the West.
Wild Wyoming Wind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In 1880 Wyoming, a widow and a US marshal are forced to work together to capture an escaped killer, exposing emotions that threaten their basic beliefs.
Inga the Viking Girl
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Inga the Viking Girl is an early reader historical fiction chapter book. It includes two stories about Inga Svensdotter who lives in Greenland. The first story entitled Inga Goes A-Viking tells of her adventure as she stows away on a Viking ship. In the second story, Inga Plans a wedding, she tries to help her sister get out of marrying the worst boy in the fjord.
How Not To Make Millions - but Still Enjoy a Rich Rural Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,160. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
The sample download is not fully representative of the contents, which is a synopsis of 60 years farming and gardening in several countries and is the base for suggestions that can be used by those with less experience. For a better guide see my blog "Snippets" published in June 2013. It is particularly useful for first time owners and novice food growers. 140k words.
Battle For No Man's Land
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,310. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Slim Raymond had a good business and a good wife but he couldn't measure up to his father-in-law. He talked his wife into moving to a new land where the land was free for the taking. The only problem was holding on to it. If Mother Nature or the insects or the animals didn't try to get it back, there were the Road Trotters. They were the worst animals of all.
October Moon - An Eamonn Shute Short Story
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Series: Eamonn Shute's Miami, Short. Price: Free! Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Let's go back in time, to the first time Nicky called on Eamonn for help. Her cousin, only living relative in the USA, is dead and she doesn't believe the coroner's finding of heart attack.
The Battle of Ashers Farm
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Price: Free! Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
two young girls, in their unreliable time machine, rescue eight asteroid miners from certain death during the alien invasion of earth. they crash land in the year 4300, or thereabouts, and decide to take part in the war between the free thinking easterners and the tyrant western alliance. the girls know what is going to happen, as it is written in their prayer book. but is the book right?