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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.
Farmer's Moon
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 94,000. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Fertility and Conception
Does the Moon affect the growth of crops, has scientific research confirmed ancient beliefs on this matter? Is it worth the effort of a busy farmer to take notice of such matters? This book is the only comprehensive review of all the evidence including the Author's own researches, over thirty years. A new cosmo-biology can show interrelationships between Earth, Moon and Sun.
Land of my Ancestors
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
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Land of my Ancestors is a collection of poems inspired by the author's research into her farming and mining roots in Teesdale, Weardale and the Upper Pennine region of England. Voices found in documents, the landscape and scraps of memory are brought to life to weave together the threads of a family linked by love, loss, pain, hope and travel.
Sheep Tales
Price: Free! Words: 20,750. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A woman's story about living in the country in and looking after sheep on a small New Zealand 20 hectares farm in recent times. The care of the sheep during and the uncovering of their personalities over a year and their needs during that time...
Mathen's Secrets
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 141,690. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
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Mathen's Secrets is a mid-1920 story--but no--it's not about gangsters. It was the time for the flapper, the speak-easy, and the auto was just coming into its own. A light love story, this novel is about a young girl who leaves her unhappy home and heads southwest for a new life. It's an enjoyable read for young and old.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
Park Bench Mojo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
One late winter afternoon Penny Crawford sat down on a park bench....and her life was never again the same. This is the remarkable story of the profound transformation of Penny's life and the secret of what happened on that park bench.
A Breath of Country Air
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 5. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 89,600. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A collection of over 80 of Williamson's weekly pieces in the London Evening Standard, written during 1944/45. The wartime articles are concerned with everyday happenings on his Norfolk farm, his young children (especially Robbie and Rikky, contributors of the Forewords), with other reflections on country life, and most poignantly, the sale of the farm and the end of his farming dream.
Beauty In Bryan, A Poetic Glimpse Of Northwest Ohio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Ever wonder what it would be like to live in a small town? From “Hometown Diner” where “smiles like biscuits are passed around,” to “Whoa-Whee, Jubilee!” resounding from Courthouse Square, this collection of 30 poems will transport you to gracious, slow-paced Bryan, Ohio. Soothing farmland surrounds its borders, “each vista a vision and painter's dream.” Explore for yourself, and find peace.