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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.”
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!
Bailing Wire
Price: Free! 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Lowdown on GMOs: According to Science
Price: Free! Words: 35,630. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Distrust of GMOs has increased in recent years from initiatives to label, ban, or warn the public. The Lowdown on GMOs features contributions by public scientists, authors, farmers, science writers and journalists answering the hard questions with elegance, ease, and evidence. This is a book for those who want to know what the evidence says and the implications of our actions regarding GMOs.
Curing Time
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,230. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
“Curing time” is tobacco’s season of harvest, a time of transformation, when the leaf is made golden by subjection to fire and heat. Tobacco farmer Hume Rankin endures his own curing time in the summer of 1959.
Green Fields and Pavements: A Norfolk Farmer in Wartime
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 13. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
Henry Williamson (1895-1977), nature writer and novelist, was a farmer in Norfolk, UK, during World War 2. Throughout those years he was writing newspaper articles, to help finance the farm, and Green Fields and Pavements is a collection of the articles that he contributed to the Eastern Daily Press between 1941 and 1944: on farming, the countryside and its wildlife, and literature and art.