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Summers Run: An American Boyhood
By James Cotton
Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 87,280. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2010. Category: Fiction
Claude Kinkade moves to the family farm and with his cousin Nathean Summers, helps form a Little League team for the local farm boys. Nathe is a film star from the 50s-60s and becomes the father figure Claude desperately seeks. Claude's mother Daisy, however, is launching her singing career in Las Vegas and expects Claude to join her. Whose wisdom will decide his future, Daisy's or Summers' Run?
Laughs, Lies & Limericks
By Phil Latz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Category: Fiction
This selection of racy and irreverent limericks is taken from Lorraine’s extensive collection of poetry. Anyone except prudes can enjoy a good laugh at her whimsical depiction of the human condition. Many different subjects are covered, most from the bawdy belly side of the tracks. Kiwi’s are known for their earthy view of life, her limericks are no exception. Enjoy her naughty look at life.
The Little Pig Who Didn't Go To Market
By Jane Gilgun
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2010. Category: Fiction
Petunia is a grand champion pig who escapes with her brother Peter from a slaughter house and hides from bloodhounds, a sheriff, and a posse. The story of the clever pigs goes viral on the Internet and the two pigs become international stars. Read this story and find out what happens to these two little pigs.
Dumdum (Featured story in the anthology
By Janice Daugharty
Price: Free! Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010. Category: Fiction
At first "the boy" finds the inbred calves he has to tend a burden and embarrassment. That is until the squatters at a country store try to pass the calves off to a stranger traveling through. "Never name a cow, boy," one of the men say. But it's too late. The boy has named and fallen in love with them, especially the cow he calls Dumdum.
Along A Wider River
By Janice Daugharty
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2010. Category: Fiction
Fishing from the Alapaha River bank, Dump Watson faces off with his long-time enemy Boss Pender who is fishing from a boat. Dump has a deep-seated hatred of Pender, one of the farmers who he used to farm on halves for. Pender has mocked and insulted the poorer tenant farmer and now Dump recalls it all. But when Pender has an accident Dump risks his life to help him...
The Least Preacher
By Janice Daugharty
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Category: Fiction
"There is a lot of red clay and long nights in every line Janice Daugharty puts on paper." Pat Conroy Duncan finds his lost faith hiking the roads to country churches with his nephew, who he passes off as the world's littlest preacher. Duncan used to be a preacher himself; his father was too. But as he tells the boy, "You gotta have a hook, or else be called. And you gotta leave the women alone
Blood & Chocolate
By Mark Zero
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 101,870. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
When Marnie Hawthorne inherits her family fortune, a chocolate empire built on the world-famous Hawthorne Toffee Bar, she also inherits a secret her reclusive grandmother took to her grave. The truth behind the Hawthornes' rise from small town candy makers to international chocolate magnates is as disturbing as it is unbelievable and the only man who knows the whole story has a reason not to tell.
The Ladies of Low Arvie - Living the Farming Dream
By Linda Watson
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 90,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
How twenty-four cows became 'The Ladies of Low Arvie'. In 2002 Richard and I bought a 120 acre wet and boggy farm called Low Arvie in SW Scotland. We arrived at the farm with no experience and no equipment. This is the story of the twenty months from the day we first saw the farm, how we dealt with the many challenges we faced, to the successful birth of our first batch of home bred calves.
Life with the Ladies of Low Arvie
By Linda Watson
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The sequel to 'The Ladies of Low Arvie', this book tells the story of Low Arvie farm life from 2004 to 2010 in which we faced many more challenges on our Scottish farm and almost saw the end of our dream. More tales from the cow shed are interspersed with my journey to fulfil my dream to gain a University degree and the continuation of my filial duties to my mother, now ninety-two years of age.
Lee Garrett Bounty Hunter
By WIll Welton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,790. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Fiction
After the War Between the States was over Lee went home. Finding the man, he called Pa, killed by two men over horses. His Ma died shortly after him arriving home. Going to the sheriff and was told no one would go after the two men, he decided to get them himself. Getting into a grange war over homesteads and having a gunfight with the town toughs.