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Looking Back 1&2: 87 True Stories of Mountain Maryland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Think life in the country is boring? You won’t after you read this collection. From the unsolved to the unusual. From the historical to the hysterical. From the famous to the friendly. This is life in the Maryland mountains. These are the stories of Allegany and Garrett counties in Maryland. It's the stories of people who tamed the mountains.
Grandpa Snake: Moonshiner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,050. Language: American English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
Grandpa Snake made illegal moonshine whiskey in the Appalachian Mountains a century ago. His life was forged in a blazing hot furnace fired with black coal, then beaten into shape on the cold, hard anvil of Prohibition. Criminalizing whiskey promised to rid the country of sin, but instead it criminalized the innocent and the greedy.
High Peak Revisited
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
The author (Agent 33) goes back to where he lived for four years (1997-2001) with his 2nd wife and his twelve-year-old son on a nice April day in the Blue Ridge. The small, yet steep, mountain known as High Peak (near Etowah, NC, USA) looks about the same, except for a few areas. Some former neighbors inform him about the deaths over the past decade. Before leaving, they notice an eerie scene.
Dark on the Mountain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,570. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Some things are so wide and deep they can only be told in a story. If a picture is worth a thousand words, a story is worth a thousand pictures. Birth, death, resurrection, loss and love cannot be described or explained. We know them by touch. Stories invite touch.
Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Public Transportation Guide, Complete Edition: Georgia to Maine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,650. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
Want to hike the A.T. but need help getting there and back? Now there's a public transportation guide with comprehensive, detailed, and practical information to help any hiker get to or from just about any spot on the Trail by bus, plane, train, and dial-a-ride. Newly revised and current. The only public transportation guide available anywhere for thru-hikers, section hikers, or weekend warriors.
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.
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.
The Storms of Pemberton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,840. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Let author A.A. Garrison take you to Pemberton, North Carolina, a little mountain town with a big secret. Make sure you bring a raincoat; it regularly storms there, so I hear.
The Summer Boy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,920. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Fairy tales
The first book in the Benjamin Drum Trilogy - A precocious boy is sent by his dysfunctional suburban parents to spend a summer with his eccentric aunt and her unruly clan in a remote mountain cove. There he becomes acquainted with the creatures of the place, and meets Ethan, an old hermit who points his way to self-discovery.
Welcome to Ford
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,490. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this collection of 14 speculative short stories, author A.A. Garrison takes us to Ford, North Carolina, a sleepy little mountain town named after a Civil War deserter. Though out of the way, the town seems to attract an immoderate share of the fantastic and the macabre.