Books tagged: deep south

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The Hanging Tree
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,810. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
When South Carolina plantation owner Samuel Worthington liberates his slaves, he offers them some land in exchange for their continued service. His best worker, Jeffrey, accepts and begins building a life for his freed family. But upon Samuel’s death, everything changes. His son, Jake, alters the agreement, setting in motion a destructive pendulum that swings relentlessly for generations.
A Ghostly Shade of Pale
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,070. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
A Ghostly Shade of Pale, the first installment of the Michael Parker trilogy now used in many schools, follows an idealistic Parker from Ole Miss to the front lines of the first drug wars. Romance, brutality, and faith merge in a Southern Gothic novel about a culture in transition. Death lurks around every corner from mobsters, corrupt politicians, and an antagonist who is the stuff of nightmares.
A Different Shade of Career Day
You set the price! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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A visitor to a small town high school's career day awakens the freshmen from their slumber and tells students that Hollywood is exciting: there's a big world outside of a small Virginia town and a plumber's butt crack!
Sign of the Times
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
How does the community respond to the "No More White Guilt" sign at the We Got It All Storemart? Is the owner serious or has his knucklehead assistant, Algonquin, messed up again? Jimi Strawberry, Reverend Tinsdale, Odeen Fleeter, the local radio station and the owner's wife have a few things to say.
One Late Afternoon in Lower Alabama: A Collection
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Five Intense short stories. Visit Pamplona, watch as a smart-aleck is trained in the best possible way; a young mother-to-be and her escort say goodbye in a bus terminal; enter a village on patrol to the sound of fireworks... or is it? In southern Alabama, things move at their own pace and are very seldom what they seem. These character-driven stories will remind you of Hemingway's later works.
Old Suits: A Collection
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literature » Literary
These are ten intense short stories from backwoods fishing in Montana to war in Southeast Asia to the rural south to Pamplona and more... so much more. Literary and genre alike, these character-driven short stories will remind you of Hemingway's works in his later years.
Consuela & Other Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
If you enjoy Hemingway's descriptive narrative, you will enjoy these five intense short stories. Ranging from the rural midwest to a small town in the deep south to the Sacramento Mountains of New Mexico to the back-country trout streams of Michigan to a steamy jungle in Southeast Asia, they will lead the reader on a rollercoaster ride of emotion.
A Shiny Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short story. An elderly woman is last seen on a soggy, dreary day by two of her neighbors who are playing checkers on a porch. Neither of the men ostensibly know her all that well. But maybe one knows her better than he lets on. A young family comes to town a few days later looking for the woman, and they're even less familiar with her than the men are.
The Pier Murder Mysteries Cookbook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » International
The Pier Murder Mystery Cookbook came about as a result of requests from readers interested in the foods my characters ate or mentioned. There are four mysteries in this series, hence four chapters of recipes, one for each book. I hope you enjoy the regional American and international foods presented here. The international foods in each chapter are authentic and based on my extensive travels.
World's End
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 88,030. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
World’s End (first published by William Morrow) is about love, corruption, and retribution in New Orleans before hurricane Katrina swept much of that world away. Nostalgically bittersweet, intricately plotted, it works on several levels -- as a family saga, a political thriller, and a kind of generational noir. A compelling literary experience, and a complement to the author's novel The Big Easy.