Books tagged: town characters

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Catho Darlington--Lessons Learned in the Space Age
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,410. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
NOTE: THIS IS THE TEXT-ONLY version of Catho Darlington. Catho goes from pigtails to pompadoured ponytail, leaving in her wake a hodgepodge of humorous and heartwarming experiences. It is all done with a gusto that can only be fermented with sassafras tea and "acifidity bags." Midwest Book Review says, "an original and genuinely talented author..heartwarming style."
The Great Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
John Williams is on a plane that suddenly detours to his hometown. When he gets off he finds the town has really changed. Instead of it being a sleepy quiet town it is bustling with life. He discovers the reason the town has changed and everyone is saying outlandish things about him.
Knut (the lone vigilante)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,690. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
If you like old fashioned,heart-warming, slapstick comedy, join the fun! Knut had always wanted to be a Policeman or Fireman, but he was three inches too short for regulations. Now he has decided to form his own one-man law enforcement agency.This is small-town chuckles at its best. For sheer light hearted entertainment, “Knut” is hard to beat!
Montana Midnight
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Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011 by Pine Tree Arts / Pine Tree Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Against a background of national unrest, "Montana Midnight" paints a tense and often humorous portrait of a town caught in a fiery clash between environmental militants and corporate kingpins. Jackpine is the kind of town where every character knows everyone else. And Nathan Chambers is a young veteran with an expectant wife. Naturally, he gets the job of keeping the peace —a very dangerous job.
Son of a Buck: Espee, Too
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,100. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Deprentis Drain goes looking for an old movie, the same movie that he supposes brought his parents together. He's, of course, mistaken about the movie and most everything else, including his parents being brought together.
The Last Kiss
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Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A suspicious death occurs in the peaceful village of Hassman, New York; a retired English professor, who is also the village's self-appointed "amateur sleuth," thinks it just might be murder. The professor solves the lethal puzzle when a nighttime visit to the victim's cottage leads to the discovery of a mysterious poem and a dead cat, not to mention a near run-in with the murderer.
Old Phonies, Cronies and Other Baloney
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,940. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This a book of human-interest stories about a multitude of subjects. Some of the stories go back to the author’s childhood and we get a glimpse of what it was like growing up in a small Tennessee town in the late 50’s and early 60’s. There are stories about interesting and colorful characters that the author meet on his journey through life. Inspiring, informative, motivational and fun to read.
Cousin (A selection from the My Kin collection)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The South probably won't rise again. We're too busy trying to keep up with each other. Down here, family ties are strong but often as tangled as the kudzu that grows wild along the highways. These stories are told with a helping of humor, a pinch of forgiveness and a dash of dismay. This selection features Cousin, a short story from the upcoming collection My Kin, soon available as an ebook.
My Kin (Mostly true stories about growing up Southern)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,160. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In the South, family ties are strong but often as tangled as the kudzu that grows wild along the highways. This collection contains six humorous and charming southern tales. Each one shows a family at its best and worst, through the eyes of a girl learning what kin means when you grow up southern. These stories are told with a helping of humor, a pinch of forgiveness and a dash of dismay.
The Bartlett Journals: Book 1 The Prima Ballerina
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,190. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
In Book 1 of The Bartlett Journals, Kiki Thompsen is a Prima Ballerina rising to the pinnacle of her career. But first, with the help of therapist Emma Bartlett, she must deal with issues from her past.