Books tagged: farming

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To Love an Irishman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,080. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In 1823, Aveline Peyton has the choice of staying single & inheriting only a small farm in Ireland or getting married & inheriting all her father’s wealth. She heads for Ireland and runs afoul of her father’s farm manager, Ciaran O'Devlin. Confused and angered by strange visions and her growing attraction for Ciaran, Aveline is determined to make the farm proper despite the insufferable Irishman.
Troubled Fields
Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 115,790. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Ray Bennett is coming home after 15 years in prison for a crime that he can't remember. All he wants is to live in peace,revive his grandfather's custom farming business, get to know the daughter he has never seen, and find the truth. None of that will happen if Carl Sullivan has his way, and Carl is a man used to having his way. Ray survived unjust imprisonment. Will he survive Carl's treachery?
Women of the Farm: Five Short Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
On the surface, farm woman who have worked alongside their men, cropping, milking, farming seem worlds apart from their city sisters. But these stories reveal all women who are on the cusp of a change are sisters underneath. A widow, an unhappy wife, a woman contemplating romance, a woman who has seized the day, these are the characters in these short stories about women of the farm.
The Dogcatcher's Kid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,950. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What happens when a boy is raised like a dog…and then thrust into the modern world? The Dogcatcher's Kid tells the story of Peter, a stoic dogcatcher who adopts the discarded dogs he should be euthanizing. When he takes possession of an abandoned baby, Peter is forced to confront the society he abandoned long ago.
A Matter of Survival
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,770. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Four rambunctious brothers, William, Richard, Chris, and Carl grew up in the hand-me-down farmlands of Iowa. They worked hard, they played hard, and did their best to make things work. They held on to dreams that gave them a reason to keep trying to make life work, until they could try no more. Their paths would split; each would take a different route to survival.
Maggie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: Australian English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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'A symbol of love and compassion,’ he whispered, pressing the cool stone into her hot hand—a hand wet with tears brushed from her face. She blinked and stared through the watery haze across her eyes at the dark object resting in her palm. It was a garnet, her garnet, Mal's parting gift. The gift she’d lost, but which had somehow found its way back to her, the way Mal never had...
Picking Our Future : Essays on Food, Change, and Farming
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political
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Agricultural sustainability is a daunting challenge. Only visible in hindsight, sustainability continually presents new challenges to our systems of food and farming. It is a process, not a result. The trick to sustainability isn’t knowing exactly what to do; mankind has never known that. The trick is asking the right questions in the face of change and looking for leadership in the right places.
Casa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Moorna Publications. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Ted Markham finds himself in serious trouble after an accident in the top paddock of Weirakee Station near Bendigo, Victoria, little does he know that his saviour, a stray kelpie, would totally change his whole life. Ted and his wife Dianne are elated at the chance given to them by the little kelpie, Casa, to make their lives, and the lives of others a lot happier.
The Last Will and Testament of Lemuel Higgins
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,280. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Last Will and Testament of Lemuel Higgins is the story of two men, each of whom stands at the edge of the abyss. They are drawn together to find resolution or perish in the attempt. One seeks forgiveness before his time runs out; the other seeks deliverance from the inexorable tide of change. What they achieve together is greater than either could have imagined.
House of Goats
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Wyrd Goat Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Five acres, a couple of goats grazing in the pasture, with chickens pecking around a bountiful garden .... It sounded like heaven to city girl Tammy Owen. What she found instead of heaven was life.