Books tagged: southern gothic

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Buttermilk Moon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,300. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1944, fifteen-year-old farm boy George Cooper goes on a Texas-sized mystical journey to find his father, lost in the Second World War.
Derrick Quinn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,590. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2010 by Daka Daka Publishing. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Lyric and original, Derrick Quinn is the story of a young boy struggling to discover himself in the aftermath of personal and family tragedy. Set in the rural South of the late 1950's, Derrick Quinn narrates his struggles and those of his family as they are beset by loss and the age old verities to which all are vulnerable.
A World Made of Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,940. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
"Mark Childress is a writer of almost uncanny stylistic ability and clear vision ... makes you want to holler 'oh yeah!' like a guy who's gotten religion at a riverside camp meeting." -- Stephen King The first novel by the author of "Crazy in Alabama," "One Mississippi," and "Georgia Bottoms," "A World Made of Fire" is a Southern gothic tale rich in language, description, and spooky mysteries...
Big John : The Hick from Hell - Southern Fried Gothic Western Horror Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011 by Alex Severin. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Four Weird Western Horror Stories...from the South! Big John is a black hat-wearing, six-shooter packing, moonshine drinking, lying son of a bitch, who resides in a cowless backwater in Mississippi. Did I mention that Big John looks a lot like Gary Coleman? Approximately 9,550 words.
Telephone 6
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A 9-1-1 operator and a cry for help...
The Original SOUTHERN RAPTURE
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,780. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The Original SOUTHERN RAPTURE is a novel adaptation of the stage play of the same title that starred Dwight Yoakam and Sally Kirkland and was directed by Peter Fonda. The play was produced at the Met Theatre in Hollywood and opened in April 1994. In 2000 while studying with the three time Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Edward Albee the idea for the novel was born.
Wells Without Water
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,090. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ruth Clayton has a dangerous secret to keep. Living in an all-white town in Alabama at a time of charged racial emotions, she is pregnant—and the baby is half black. "Wells Without Water" chronicles the coming of age of Ruth’s son, Theodore Clayton, and the one boy in town who dares to befriend him.
The Roaming Mortician
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Price: Free! Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Washed up and wasted, punk's poster-boy, Slade Mortimer, is on his last leg. Running from everyone and everything he ever knew, Slade descends on Moonsock, a small town in west Tennessee, desperately seeking an inheritance and a chance at a new life.
Dana Darcy: The Pride and Prejudice Sequel to The Cumberland Plateau
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Series: The Modern Pemberley Series, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 225,010. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Dana Darcy is a Southern Gothic tale of Pride and Prejudice set in London, England and Charleston, South Carolina. It is told in two parts. Part One begins in London where Fitzwilliam Darcy and his wife, the former Elizabeth Bennett of Tennessee, discover a lost and lonely child who bears a strong resemblance to Fitzwilliam's mother, Anne Darcy, creating questions of who her father might be. Part
Mercy (A Southern Gothic Short Story)
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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.