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Scabbard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,910. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
An old sword shows up at an antique fair in provincial New Zealand. What tragedy does it conceal and how does this mysterious object connect with Christian Larson, a Scandinavian boy shipwrecked in the year of the Titanic? a Viking past forms part of a quest for identity, set in a small New Zealand town in the early years of the twentieth century.
The Uncommon Herd
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written in 1853 it tells the hard truth about childhood in rural Aberdeenshire. Schooling clashes with having to earn frugal wages cow-herding or other rural tasks. Intelligence, hard work, honesty and good fortune are rewarded when he becomes the Master’s man-servant. Not Downton Abbey, but a fascinating, amusing account of Upstairs and Downstairs in a branch of Scotland’s renowned Gordon family
Mastering the Grain Markets: How Profits Are Really Made
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,780. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / commodities, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / agribusiness
An immensely readable 360-degree look at all aspects of grain trading, Mastering the Grain Markets is a book that belongs in the hands of every investor, grain trader, farmer, merchant, and consumer who is interested in how commodity profits are really made.
10 Must Have Tools for A Farm shop
Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Categories: Essay » Technology
Because there are so many things every farmer needs as basic tools for elementary repairs it is difficult to list all of them
What the Easter Bunny, Santa, and Farmers Share
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Santa Claus, The Easter Rabbit, and farmers all share a secret. The secret shared by them is perhaps the greatest bit of knowledge in the known world, not realized by many, but learned quickly by almost everyone who grows crops and livestock to feed the world
Father
You set the price! Words: 77,270. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
From the moment Cole Montgomery stepped foot on the Hoffmans’ farm, he felt his energy soar. But when he shook his future father-in-law’s hand, Jack Hoffman’s life penetrated Cole’s consciousness with a series of images and intense feelings. As Jack becomes ill with cancer, Cole leaves his family law firm and moves to his in-laws farm where he seeks to find an alternative cure.
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).