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Smoldering Betrayal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,080. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Matt Ansaro returns to his hometown of Eckhart Mines in 1922, and he swore that he would never return. He is a Pinkerton detective who has been sent to spy out union activity in the area, but Matt has his own plans. He walks a tightrope between spying on friends and trying to protect his family from being blacklisted during a turbulent time in coal mining history.
Saving Shadow Mountain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,380. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Elsie has lived her 43 years in Shadow Valley, a tiny remnant community in East Tennessee where the local pit mine closed in 1981. For many years, she has been sole caregiver of her father, a former miner with black lung COPD. Her life is wrenched out of its narrow limits by a struggle to fend off the destruction of her life space by mountaintop removal mining.
Secrets of Garrett County: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History of Maryland's Westernmost County
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,740. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Garrett County, MD, is known for its natural beauty, but hidden in the valleys, beneath the ground in coal mines, and in the attics of homes are true stories of crimes, cover-ups, legends, and life in Garrett County. Secrets of Garrett County tells stories of coal mining and railroads, crime and war, interesting people and unusual incidents. These are stories that you won't read in history texts.
The Pearl Within
Price: Free! Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Itinerant actors in the North of England, Tommy and Angelina Dyer find themselves caught up in the fledgling silent movie business. The Pathe film company offers them a new life in America and at the Pathe studio in New Jersey they meet and befriend the irrepressible farm girl turned world famous actress Pearl White, star of the hugely successful "Perils of Pauline". Life will never be the same.
Songs in the Mountain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,160. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Hartstown, Virginia, holds stunning natural beauty and a close-knit mountain community. Deep in Appalachian coal country, Hartstown suffers more than its fair share of tragedy. Beth Azen discovers a strange ability that leads her deep into the ancient mysteries of the mountains. Mark Hersch finds more than he ever imagined on his lifelong quest to heal the damage left by decades of mining.
Saving Shallmar: Christmas Spirit in a Coal Town
Price: $1.99 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.