Books tagged: appalachia

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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.
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.
Log Cabin King
Price: Free! Words: 24,700. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance
(5.00)
A story of faith in the Appalachian Mountains
The Big Black Trunk
Price: Free! Words: 27,290. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
(3.67)
A teenager's tale of the end of the world.
Seer's Blood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00)
A mountain community under siege rediscovers its lost roots--and its magic--in the grit of an outcast girl, the heart of a stranger, and the mystical touch of lost seer's blood. A book once honored by Andre Norton in the Gryphon Award.