Books tagged: american south

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Nathan Bedford Forrest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Nathan Bedford Forrest had power over men, charisma it is called today. He also had that vital skill with which all great commanders are gifted – the facility to read the enemy’s mind. He made a fortune as a slave trader, was accused of racist war crimes and was Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. This book recounts the exploits of this legendary, most controversial, hero of the South.
Hunter's Moon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00)
Fresh from the trenches of World War I, Paul Monroe returns home to a life he hardly recognizes. His body is broken, his prospects faded, and his sweetheart married to someone else. Another man might surrender under such blows, but his stint in France has made Paul a soldier. He knows that some things are worth fighting for--and some enemies must be killed to be conquered.
Curing Time
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,230. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
“Curing time” is tobacco’s season of harvest, a time of transformation, when the leaf is made golden by subjection to fire and heat. Tobacco farmer Hume Rankin endures his own curing time in the summer of 1959.
Dixie Autumn
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,700. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
October 1962, and a young newspaper reporter returns to his racially tense home town in upstate South Carolina to find out who set off the midnight explosion that killed his childhood best friend. By the time he learns the truth, three other people have been killed, and he might be next.
Chant of Ages; Cry of Cotton
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » American
The beginnings of the contemporary Jewish community in Valdosta, Georgia, starts with the arrival of two Jewish confederate veterans, Abraham Ehrlich and Benjamin Kaul, in 1866 and ends with the formal establishment of the present-day congregation in 1908. It is a very warm, personal tale of three Jewish families who became revered as members of Valdosta's socially prominent "new moss."
Memories and Mean Chickens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00)
Celia is a strong woman from the American South. She lives and loves honestly. Orphaned as a teenager, she sees herself and her younger brother into adulthood. Her brother goes to war as she marries a man who claims love at first sight. Tragically, she loses them both. In her grief, Celia discovers a new and lasting love with a man who long admired her from afar. Bravely, she follows her heart.
No Defense
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Library Journal describes the romantic mystery No Defense as a “powerful first novel.” At her father’s behest, and over her husband’s objections, LuAnn moves her husband and children home to Alabama. There she inadvertently spurs the investigation that leads to her father’s indictment. Family secrets, a taut story line, and a surprising ending combine to create a riveting courtroom drama.
Butler's Island
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.67)
Butler's Island, the second book in the series, continues the adventures of Matthew Butler and his friends. Returning to his home in Mobile, Alabama, Butler discovers a map to a treasure buried by his pirate ancestor . With the use of a muckraker, a zip line, and a yellow submarine, Butler, and Tommy Cooper, along with a beautiful historian and a movie star, battle an unknown killer.
Things are Going to Slide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,790. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.33)
Winston Groom describes Things Are Going to Slide as “a gripping tale” that “beautifully renders the texture of Southern life.” In this compelling page-turner, heroine Marilee’s life quickly begins to spin out of control when her husband leaves her, her first love steals a promotion from under her nose, and her legal clinic must defend a teenager accused of killing her newborn. A must read.
Root. Sprout. Blossom: Life Bag of a Flower-Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,350. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
One woman’s journey to overcome an anything-but-normal childhood as a southern hippie-child in the 1960’s, to conquer all odds and circumstances that kept her impoverished and unwelcome in her own small southern hometown. The story follows Robin “Birdie” Lormand’s poignant yet anti-heroic rise from the ash heaps to claim her rightful place in her family legacy.