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Saving Shallmar: Christmas Spirit in a Coal Town
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,890. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » History » North America
In fall turned to winter in 1949, the residents of Shallmar, Maryland, were starving. The town's only business, the Wolf Den Coal Corp. had closed down, unemployment benefits had ended and few coal miners had cars to drive to other jobs. When children started fainting in school, Principal J. Paul Andrick realized the dire situation the town was in and set out to help.
Adventures in a Small Kentucky Town
You set the price! Words: 50,550. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A collection of short stories set in the fictional small town of Lacern, Kentucky. Inspired by the author's Blue Mountain Series.
Sparrow Falls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,500. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » General
The Blue Mountain Series traces the fortunes of two rival families, the Lacerns and the Tolands, through the violence of the Civil War and the feuds that grew out of them, the coming of the coal industry, the union struggles, the moonshine wars, and the destitution that followed the closing of the coal mines.
The Passions of Our Tribes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,950. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Passions of Out Tribes is the second book in The Blue Mountain Series
What The' - Reflections of a Black Country
Price: $9.39 USD. Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'What The' is about the Black Country, the folk, their life, their stoical attitudes, and their somewhat odd sense of humour. The author reflects on growing up in the grey post-war era; applying colour, he shows how times have changed into the bright new millennium.
Lamchwa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The story of Lamchwa is an emotional journey that raises fundamental questions on love and wrenches hearts. Set in the backdrop of picturesque Jaintia Hills blemished by coal mining, it tells the story of a hard life filled with hope. When he finds the girl he wants to marry, he is diagnosed with cancer. Lamchwa and all his loved ones are in turmoil. They say, bad things do happen to good people.
All Strings Attached
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,460. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
How old is coal, and what if something very strange had been buried back when these coal seams were just rotting forests, way back in Permian times, way back around 250 million years ago? Uncover a ‘something’ buried for all this time? So lets tie it all together with … tie-it-with-string, yes tie it together with Stephan Hawkins’s string theory!
When Saigon Surrendered: A Kentucky Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,820. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
When Saigon Surrenders is a coming of age story and a mystery set against the backdrop of a Kentucky family whose lives are forever changed by war.
Shawnee Wildcat Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
An adventure for two southern Illinois gents who decide to do some prospecting in the Shawnee Hills. What they find may surprise you.
The Cellar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sarah Greenwood ventured down to the Cellar. There she stood in the dark vile Cellar. In a moment she found herself on the cold dirty floor. She yelled for help but no one could hear her deep in the belly of the Cellar.