Books tagged: appalachian fiction

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Deadfalls: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Bethany takes a hike in the woods to get a breather from her unhappy home. Though she intends to be home before dark, the forest, with its lengthening shadows, has other plans.
The Saddle of Private Lucius Gray: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When young Harley Richardson discovers a dug-up grave, he realizes his family has been keeping secrets from him. If he doesn't uncover the truth, those family secrets will trap him, too.
The Last of the Bird People
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 69,750. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Wilderness House Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
John Hanson Mitchell's new novel is about a secretive band of mixed-race hunter-gatherers who lived, undiscovered, in the Swift River Valley of Central Massachusetts for many generations. The book, which takes the form of a legal deposition, is the story of the fate of these retiring, peaceable people and the young anthropologist who first contacted them.
Mercy (A Southern Gothic Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
In this Southern Gothic short, a sheltered, impoverished teenager seeks to impress a neighbor boy, with destructive results. This story explores poverty, neglect, mental illness, and misogyny in rural Appalachia. This story originally appeared in Printer's Devil Review.
Sautee Shadows: Book One of the Georgia Gold Series
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,940. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Canterbury House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Sautee Shadows: Book one of the Georgia Gold Series is the sweeping saga of four families whose lives intertwine through romance, adventure and murderlinking antebellum Georgia’s coast and mountains during the economic expansion of the 1830s.
Jack, The Beanstalk and Other Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Box Of Light. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Favorite Jack tales, retold by storyteller Rand Whipple. This collection includes Jack and the Beanstalk, Seven At A Whack and Jack and the Varmints. Each story has an backwoods 'twang' and a sly sense of humor. Favorite tales told by a favorite storyteller.
Jack and the Varmints
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Box Of Light. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
As Jack walks down the road, he comes across a dog, then a cat, then a rooster and finally a donkey, all of whom are old and feeling useless. They join Jack on his adventure, foil a trio of robbers and get rich in the bargain. No bad for a day's walk. Retold with Rand Whipple's wonderful turn of phrase and sense of humor.
Discarded Christmas Spell
Price: Free! Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Author of Ghost On Black Mountain and The Storycatcher has a new Christmas story. Talley May lives a hardscrabble life on Black Mountain, doing the work of a boy. Then a ghost appears and her whole life is changed. Set in Appalachia on Ann Hite's beloved Black Mountain, this new set of characters will thrill Ann's loyal readers and draw in more.
Laura, Thy Name is Passion
Price: $5.25 USD. Words: 78,920. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Set in Appalachia during the mid sixties Laura tells the story of a young teenager struggling to understand her heart as she deals with her family and the realities of a world that doesn't seem to understand her or the passion she feels. Hold on for your life as her roller-coaster takes you along for a ride you will not soon forget.