Books tagged: appalachia

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Mountain Blood
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,850. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00)
Haunted by a tragic accident, struggling to survive, professor Chris Alford quits her job in New York and joins the faculty of a small college in the heart of Appalachia. Amidst rumors of a teacher's disappearance and whispers of "murder," she meets a dark giant of a boy, who pursues her beyond the classroom. Is he a killer, focused on her, or a lonely victim? A shocking event uncovers the truth.
From Lookout
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Short Fiction. In this oblique psychological study, a woman contemplates her ruined life somewhere in the mountains of Appalachia. Fragmented thoughts bring a contemporary rhythm to her narrative voice (at once stark and lyrical) as she leaves home, making her way toward an altogether darker place.
Sock Full Of Pennies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,770. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Classics
(5.00)
Rusty Sledge is the smallest and the brightest kid in his class. For this, the other kids beat him up and bully him to the brink of suicide. He makes a sock full of pennies and levels the playing field, and his overgrown nemesis, Barry Buckley. Then he turns his weapon into a world-wide coal mining entity that he uses to go after corporate bullies and crush a ruthless coal cartel.A gripping story.
The Girl From Stretchneck Holler "Inside Appalachia"
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Inspirational
A heart-warming, heart-wrenching collection of short stories of moonshine, cock fights, domestic abuse, Holy Rollers, coal mine thugs and the simple yet complex lives of people up the hollers of the Appalachian Mountains. Coal mining provides a livelihood which is colored by violence, and the rape of mountains has forced an independent people into subservience.
A Mile in These Shoes
Price: Free! Words: 60,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These nine stories describe people who live on the margins of society, people who are often oppressed and always ignored. These stories give them voice and let the reader into their worlds on the edge.
Stillbird
Price: Free! Words: 57,480. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00)
From the strangling of a midwife perceived to be a witch in Scotland in the 1880s to thwarted love and the tragedy of incest in West Virginia during the depression thence to Denver on the eve of the sixties, accurate history is enhanced by elements of magical realism in this tale of five generations that is as ancient as the Greek tragedies and as modern as the daily news.
Our Millie Leaves Home and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Our Millie used to say that she lived in the hairy armpit of life, but I didn’t know what she meant until I met her Ma, Big Mil. Big Mil stood almost six feet tall with muscles built from hard work and harder play. You never know what will happen next so please come into Our Millie’s world and prepare to be entertained and, perhaps, enlightened.
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.
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.
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.