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Deny Me Not
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 155,500. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Born in a 1960s mother and baby home Hannah Casey has never known her father but when her mother finally discloses his name she is determined to confront him. Set in 2004 DENY ME NOT is a story about chickens coming home to roost, the nature of love and greed and of how secrets revealed have the power to knock a world sideways.
John Wayne (Mr. Farmer's Adventures, Vol. 1)
Series: Mr. Farmer's Adventures, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: American English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
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The first in a series of nonfiction tales, as told by an unnamed storyteller who we will call Mr. John Farmer. The beginning story is a remembered tale about a mad cow who once ran free on the highway near Mr. Farmer's home and land. Mr. Farmer tells this story and will tell others that have happened during his many years of farming in this series dedicated to his tales.
From the Farm to the Table Potatoes
Series: From the farm to the table, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Flowers & Plants
Farmer Terry is a spud guy. He raises two varieties of potatoes, Russet Norkotah and Red. Farmer Terry planted his first potatoes in high school with his brother, John, and continues to grow them today. Text with photographs of Farmer Terry tells the story of how potatoes are grown.
The Llungruel and the Lom
Price: Free! Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Llungruel linger in the lom fields around the village. The llungruel is a feared lizard, whose bite brings ravaging fever that drives the mind wild. Malek and Elloch hate the creature, but they must bear the poisonous lizard to grow a sustaining harvest. But after the llungruel kills a brother, Malek and Elloch vow to destroy the lizard, and so discover secrets more bitter than the choking lom
The Poison Planters
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 111,090. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
An exciting, fact-based 'reality novel' of the health dangers and government corruption in the promotion by leading chemical companies of GMO (genetically modified organisms)and rBGH (bovine growth hormones). The book contains dozens of actual incidents, and exciting intrigue following the investigations of ex-CIA biologist Dr. Laura Brett through the US and across Europe, China, and Africa.
The Greedy Swine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe
In this story, a hungry farm worker learns a lesson about stealing and truthfulness.
The Misanthrope's Mansion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Seventeen year old Leah is on a slippery slope to self-destruction. Mad at the world, she doesn’t want any part of this life in New York City. So, when her aunt tells her she has found her a position for a nanny in England, she hopes this is the change she needs. However, when she arrives at the huge mansion in the heart of the English countryside, she learns no nanny position ever existed.
Atlantic Tales: Contributions to The Atlantic Monthly, 1927-1947
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 7. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 98,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Henry Williamson's occasional contributions to the prestigious American literary magazine Atlantic Monthly are collected here for the first time: nature sketches, short stories and tales of his later experiences when farming in North Norfolk during the late 1930s and early 1940s. Central to the collection is 'Salar the Salmon', a condensed version of Williamson's best-selling 1935 novel.
Indian Summer Notebook: A Writer's Miscellany
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 10. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 34,710. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
A selection of Williamson's work from different sources. The theme is one of people, places and events which had a far-reaching effect on Henry's life – his schooldays; the Christmas truce on the Western Front in 1914 (at which he was present); his Norfolk farm; North Devon; and significant essays on the Victorian nature writer Richard Jefferies and the poet Francis Thompson.
The Young Desert Farmer
Price: Free! Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
A small dry sluggish feudal village in western Rajasthan came alive after the villagers managed to pump irrigation water from great depth. Tan Dan and his livestock breeding clan became commercial farmers more powerful than the former feudal lords. Tenants became landowners participating in the casteridden political game of the area. Tan Dan tried modern farming based on agricultural science.