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A Woman Alone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,140. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When all the good men are flawed, what’s a good woman to do? Village girl Roseanne Kitto is destined to be farmer Mark Bodilly's wife – until a chance encounter with Stephen Morvah, the squire's son, presents her with a dilemma. Eventually she makes the socially scandalous (in the 1870s) decision to live alone – a “sin” she compounds by adopting a baby boy after his mother is murdered.
Spring Days in Devon, and other Broadcasts
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 14. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,850. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
During the late 1930s Henry Williamson, perhaps best remembered today as a ‘nature’ writer, broadcast talks on the BBC. Scripts of those in this e-book cover various subjects on nature in North Devon from his own inimitable viewpoint, from a description of a walk along the sands with his young son to talks on the red deer, otter, barn owl and stoat; and his move to a derelict farm in Norfolk.
The Girl in the Cornfield: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide 6
Series: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,240. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a teenage girl is found dead in a cornfield, it's up to Lt. Joe Novelli to find the killer. But after being shot at the police station, his investigation looks to be in going cold, until Joe's friend Larry shows up. With Larry's help Joe starts working the case that will take him from a drug addicted mother, to a boyfriend whose father dislikes his son's choice in girlfriends.
The Carringtons of Helston
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 154,100. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
An old feud or a new love – which will prove the more deadly? In 1914 widower John Carrington returns from America to Cornwall, his ancestral homeland, with his grown-up children in tow. They hope to settle comfortably but an ancient feud with the neighbouring Liddicoats resurfaces – only to be complicated by love affairs across the feud lines.
Bailing Wire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A single parent struggles on a ranch in Wyoming. With her fortitude and brains to match, she struggles against odds to make a life for her two kids. A welcome gift is gladly accepted, Fate sends a cowboy who fills the slot. An unfortunate kidnapping of two young girls sends the town into a tizzy. One of the young girls is our main character's dau
Generate Money In Hydroponics
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,270. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Free enterprise
Employment is a world problem. The greater population work for money to provide food. Engage in hydroponic, aquaponic and aeroponic farming to create that extra income. We all need food as a priority and next, a fat wallet!
The Funky Chicken: Memories, Truth & Tribute
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,440. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / General
Part memoir and part minutia, The Funky Chicken: Memories, Truth, & Trivia is the author’s fond remembrance of growing up in rural Western Maryland in the 1950s and early 1960s tending her family’s flock of Plymouth White Rocks. The story is nostalgic, heartwarming, a bit comical and fun, yet sometimes sad. A bonus is the extensive trivia portion of the book, rife with “all things chicken.”
A Brief History of Milk
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,220. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / dairy, Nonfiction » History » American
Fluid milk entered American homes as Bossie, the family cow, and with Pasteurization, nutritious milk became the greatest public health measure in the 20th Century. John Keats and a dairy maid reveal the role of cows in public health; cows horn into obstetric history as revealed in a new pun on the birth of MacDuff, and finally, Laura Ingalls WIlder and Dr Johnson advise on "winter butter".
Pen and Plough: Further Broadcasts
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 16. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A further collection of 21 broadcast talks on the BBC, made between 1936 and 1967. Ten of these were broadcast in the BBC’s Empire Service in 1938/39 and concern the countryside and farming. Four talks are about Williamson’s ongoing struggle to bring life back to the derelict farm in Norfolk that he had bought in 1937, while a later broadcast has the intriguing title ‘On Seeing Marilyn Monroe'.
The Scapegoat
Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 127,290. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Newlyweds Cedric and Doris Asker sail for New Zealand aboard the Elingamite. But they become separated when the ship sinks near the Three Kings Islands with the loss of many lives. The Askers strive to overcome tragedy, disaster, business failure, and a wrongful murder conviction.