Books tagged: appalachia

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Sanctuary
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,820. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
They came to the peaceful, untouched mountain wilderness of Eastern Tennessee seeking an escape from the madness of modern life. But when they built their luxury homes in the heart of virgin forest they did not realize that something was there before them… something ancient and horrible; something that will make them believe that monsters are real.
Kin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 68,470. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When 13-year-old Jude "accidentally" finds his birth certificate in his mother's underwear drawer, his world is turned upside down. He knew he was adopted, but the birth certificate reveals something he could never have imagined in his wildest dreams. Jude has a blood family nearby-and not just a blood family, a blood relative who is as close as close can get.
Seer's Blood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Award-winning author Doranna Durgin has over 30 published novels (MMPB, trade, and hardcover) and another 19 short pieces. SEER'S BLOOD is an Appalachia-based coming of age fantasy in which a threatened community rediscovers its lost roots--and its magic--in the grit of an outcast girl, the heart of a stranger, and the loyalty of his hounds.
The Big Black Trunk
Price: Free! Words: 27,290. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
A teenager's tale of the end of the world.
Log Cabin King
Price: Free! Words: 24,700. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance
A story of faith in the Appalachian Mountains
The Kentucky Vein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011 by Punkin House. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The poems and essays in The Kentucky Vein deal with our connection to nature, exploring lessons learned from tobacco fields under harsh sun, the lifecycle of quarried stone, childless tricycles, and the grass of a new subdivision asking where the foals have gone. This collection is a rich symphony of images drawn from the Kentucky landscape, people and history.
Real Country: From the Fast Track to Appalachia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,050. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Two middle-aged women traded their city lives in the DC area for a log cabin in an Appalachian holler. Laugh with them as they try to adjust to life among the Southern mountain people.
Faith, Love and Moonshine: An Appalachian Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Frank Jamison is an Appalachian man who relies heavily on his moonshining business to help his family endure the harsh times of the 1920s. However, when he finds out the local authorities and federal revenuers are out to dismantle his operation for the second time in three years, grave memories resurface for the seasoned moonshiner, ones that could ignite an old-fashioned backwoods shoot out.
Family Values
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 166,560. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tim Sloan’s job as pastor in a small country church in Appalachia is a cover. He is really looking for his mother’s killer. During the search he becomes embedded in the small community and its web of relationships in ways he never anticipated. These relationships challenge both his cynicism and his religious beliefs and lead him to changes that surprise both him and his friends.
The Wrong Time For A Killing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,970. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private detective Franc Donahue, with a stroke of (bad) luck, is the first person to the scene of a multiple murder. It's not his case,he's not interested, no one has hired him to solve it but events keep dragging him in to it. Set in Madison, a fictional northeast Tennessee town, on the edge of the southern Appalachian Mountains, in the current era.