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The Way It Was
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,150. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
This is a story of life in rural Eastern Ontario, Canada, in the 1920s and ‘30s when wages were fifty cents a day plus room and board, cars were rare, homes were without hydro, and neighbors helped neighbors. Alan and Betty met in 1934, fell in love, and raised a family of eleven children, some of whom have contributed memories of their parents, and life in a big family.
Daisy's War
Series: Daisy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,210. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
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In 1914, Daisy lives in the quiet New Zealand valley where her family has farmed for generations. Her world seems a warm and safe one. But the Great War is casting its long shadow over New Zealand. Daisy watches in growing fear as more and more of the men leave to fight in Europe, and the War strikes ever closer to the heart of her family.
An Irish Miracle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,570. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
An Irish Miracle is the story of Dillon and Alastar Connolly, young men separated by two generations and searching for their places in the world. From an Ohio farm to western Ireland and from the 1940s to present day, their journeys take them through peaceful countryside and personal challenges. Their paths cross in unexpected ways, never far from the people, the horses, and the lands they love.
My Grandfather's Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,350. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Based on the true 1920 murder of my Grandfather, a farmer from Upper Canada (now Ontario).
Gunfighter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,630. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by zanybooks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In 1873, when Reuben Lee arrived in the Wyoming Territory by train from Philadelphia, tired, hungry and virtually penniless, he had no idea that in a few short weeks he would be called "The Gunfighter."
Naomi and the Horse-Flavored T-Shirt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,300. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
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Naomi and the Horse-Flavored T-Shirt is a science fiction novel for middle school readers set in a future without gasoline that follows fourteen-year-old Naomi, who, along with her farmer friend, Sammy, searches the paste factory for her father and the town’s missing horses. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by way of 1984 with a little Coraline mixed in.
Living in Paradise
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,280. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When John and Heather decided a move to the country would be the perfect lifestyle change, Heather had no idea what an adventure lay ahead. Tossing aside her high-heeled shoes, this management consultant stepped into a world she was ill-prepared to handle. 'Living in Paradise', was interwoven with abundant challenges and demanded skills she had not intended to add to her resume!
Ebb And Flow
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Two centuries of one of Australia's founding families unfold as generations are shaped and moulded by historic events, relationships, and the grand and majestic sweep of the Hawkesbury River. One in a series of ten short stories published in a compilation entitled A Collection Of Dirty Little Stories.
A Collection Of Dirty Little Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,340. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
No erotica in this collection, despite the title! Just tales of people getting filthy mad at each other, commiting dirty deeds out of greed, lust or jealousy, and generally a whole swag of grubby goings-on. Some are filled with wry humour, others will make you laugh out loud, and some are filled with pathos. Adventure, mystery, smiles and history, there's something for everyone in this collection!
Little Bluestem: Stories from Rural America
Price: Free! Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There is a lot of hay in this collection of short stories, hay to cut,rake, bale, store and feed. And there is a lot of rusted machinery sitting in sheds and barns. But these bittersweet stories are about the people who are largely overlooked, people living with powerful memories,illness, telling their stories, discovering some small revelation about the meaning of existence and their own lives.