Books tagged: asheville

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A Summer Hike
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author and his small dog go on a hike near Black Mountain (NC, USA) on a nice day in June of 2004. However, sullen thoughts concerning his crumbling first marriage mar the outing. When he stops to rest a second time, the cruel hand of fate snatches his faithful companion. Approximately 1700 words. Largely autobiographical. No sex. No violence (at least not witnessed or expressed). No drugs.
Pooch Paths: Dog Walks and Hikes in Asheville and Beyond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Looking for dog walks and hikes in and around Asheville, NC? Then “Pooch Paths” is for you! This handy eBook offers descriptions, links, directions, and even insider tips for more than thirty dog walks and hikes. You’ll find useful information about Asheville greenways, Bent Creek Forest trails, Blue Ridge Parkway trails, DuPont State Forest, Pisgah National Forest, and much more.
An April Fools' Day
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Agents 32 & 33 take a Friday trip to Asheville to take in the Blackbird Blackbird show at the One Stop. It's a nice evening of psychedelically infused folktronica. [sic] Afterwards, they discover that there is an April Fools' joke that they have all witnessed. Mr. Malloy: Not present Sex: No. Violence: No. Drug usage: Hinted at. Strangeness level: Low to moderate. Real-life accuracy: 89%.
Zoo Are You?
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Agents 32 and 33 take a trip from Charlotte to the NC Zoo in Asheboro on a cool and cloudy April day. They see and comment (in the usual bizarre fashion) on the zoo-enclosed animal species. Monique is elated when she sees her favorite animal: a giraffe. A conversation between a pair from Nash County (NC) is recorded. Later, the linguistic madness extends beyond the zoo. Asheville or Asheboro?
Beanstreets
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » History » American
The author recounts a visit to his favorite downtown Asheville coffeehouse, Beanstreets, in April of 1998. An intriguing 'cosmic' conversation at an adjacent table is overheard and transcribed. Just another legendary day at the award-winning java joint. A 2000-word Psecret Psociety pshort pstory.
Availing Asheville
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Biographical
The author and his wife spend a couple of days in Asheville (NC) in 2012, witnessing and taking part in some mysterious occurrences. A 1700-word short story.
Split to Splinters
Series: An Eli Sharpe Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
When Jim Honeycutt, a Hall of Famer who hurls 90 MPH fast balls in his 50s, finds that his 300th career win baseball is missing, he hires ex pro baseball player Eli Sharpe to investigate. A note points to Jim’s four lovely daughters. As Eli delves into the clan’s complicated family dynamics, he must also interview their boyfriends, their sexy mother, her best friend, and a washed-up journalist.
Go Go Gato
Series: An Eli Sharpe Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
When “Go Go” Gato, a young Cuban baseball player, goes missing mid-season, his agent hires PI Eli Sharpe to investigate. Eli, an ex-player himself, delves into Go Go’s secret life, which includes a drug problem, a rich society girlfriend, and a druggie single-mom fiancée. Eli is determined to locate the young man before one of the nasty people in his life--or his own bad habits--do him in.
She Sings of Old, Unhappy, Far-off Things
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Margaret Braithwaite, a fifty-ish professor, lives in the shadow of her famous husband, Gavin, who is terminally ill. When he hires Wyck Fitzsimmons to restore his gardens, Margaret slowly realizes her heart can feel love again. Gavin, though, is determined not to let death stop him from holding onto his wife. Love can take root in the most barren hearts, if Margaret and Wyck can let it grow.
Amazing Asheville, Guide to the Beautiful North Carolina Mountains
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 145,150. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Amazing Asheville by Lan Sluder is the new guidebook to Asheville and the beautiful North Carolina Mountains. It candidly covers all the best places to stay, eat and explore in Asheville and elsewhere in the North Carolina mountains. It also covers the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Biltmore House and fun and adventure in the highest, coolest mountains in the East.