Books tagged: appalachia

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The Stories of Jenny Wiley: Exploring the History and the Legends
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,170. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Jenny Wiley was living in 1780s Virginia when a band of Native Americans attacked her frontier home, killed her children and took her captive, dragging her across rugged mountains and swift-running rivers to present-day Kentucky. THE STORIES OF JENNY WILEY unravels the history behind her legend and looks at the storytellers who honored her memory and carried her story into the 21st century.
The Skies and Lights Imbued
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Deep in the Appalachians, journalist Elliot Shaw finds himself in a life altering situation mirroring the tragedy in Avalon, NC. Elliot and this small town are forced to reconcile themselves to the new balance fate has set. It doesn’t take long, however, to find this new equilibrium pulled out from under the unsuspecting journalist as he discovers the truth behind a well kept secret.
For Want of Cleaner Air
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poetry chapbook chronicling a move from Baltimore City, Maryland to the Appalachian mountains of the West Virginia panhandle.
Hunter's Moon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
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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.
The Day Human Prince
Series: The Day Human Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,210. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
When Devin Alexander was struck by a mortal blow, only Vanessa McKinney's magical power could save him from a certain death. That power had a side effect though, and now Devin and Nessa are strangers from very different worlds who are supernaturally bound together... forever. To free himself of the bond, they set out on a journey to the mysterious and magical world of the sidhe.
Down to the Devil's House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A family reels in terror as a flock of evil gathers. A stranger's schemes center on a mystery ring of sacrificial stones. Only a traveling balladeer can get to the bottom of these dark dealings before all hell breaks loose. Daniel R. Robichaud's Jim Sargent returns with a new ghostly adventure set in the Applachian mountains.
The Mountain's Silent Cry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014 by Melinda Evaul. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Daniel feels his family slipping away while all he can do is watch helplessly. He knows the importance of heritage to survive a hard life in the Appalachian Mountains of the 1940’s. But his children are restless, dissatisfied with traditional ways, and want to make life in their own image. The Pittman family becomes the battleground for the conflict of a stable past against a vague future.
Brothers of the Mountain: Pride of the Shawnee
Series: Brothers of the Mountain. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Lucas McCarty has his sight set on America's western frontier. He wants to be a trapper and explorer while his brother, Henry, rides along to escape a tragedy that has changed his life forever. However, a blood-thirsty stranger is on their trail and getting out of the mountains of Eastern Kentucky alive will be a feat all its own for the McCarty brothers.
Unfit (A Once and Future Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When she left Kettle Hollow, Molly MacAlpin hoped never to see her remote mountain home again. She returned eighteen months later angry, pregnant and abandoned by the man she loved. So, she threw all her energy into making sure her daughter had the best life possible. Until one spring day a brief conversation with her little girl brings her world crashing down around her.
Establishing Witness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Literature » Literary
the halfwit is dead, the church folk are assembled and the pump organ is wheezing out hymns. In short, the stage is set for vernie lee hurlow, grandmother of the “poor little fellow” laid out in her living room, to declare her revelation, one she has been carrying for fifteen years. but in this story the suspense of her wait leads to an entirely different revelation than the one she anticipated.