Books tagged: appalachian fiction

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Moonshiner's Justice: An Appalachian Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,520. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
Frank Jamison is an Appalachian man who relies 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.
White: The Restoration Trilogy, Book One
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,110. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016 by Canterbury House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Inspirational
As historic preservationist Jennifer and brooding bachelor Michael restore his ancestors’ historic doctor’s residence in a rural Georgia community, they uncover the Roaring 1920s-era prejudice and secrets that caused Michael’s branch to fall off the family tree… and bring two loners into the heart of unexpected relationships.
Bent Creek
You set the price! Words: 78,510. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Born into poverty, in the heart of Appalachia, Rachael Riley's one desire is to leave Bent Creek and start a new life. When the mine closes and her family is without an income, Rachael is forced to work for an unsavory character named Nevers Bains to help support her family. A twist of fate lands her in a scheme that will change her life forever.
Laura, Thy Name is Passion
Price: $5.25 USD. Words: 73,880. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Sautee Shadows: Book One of the Georgia Gold Series
Series: Georgia Gold. 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.
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.
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
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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.