Books tagged: gravediggers

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Between Two Islands: A Micro Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Bobby Cassel is a man between two islands - Rikers Island, where he has been held for nearly 10 years without being officially charged, and Hart Island, New York City's mass grave. His job as gravedigger is shaken up one morning when a woman joins the inmates on their ferry to 'the island of the dead.' When he overhears why she's visiting an unmarked grave, his whole world is changed.
The Rocker
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two Irish gravediggers lament on burying such a fine coffin under six feet of dirt and after a few Bushmills at the pub, decide to dig it up and sell the wood. Most of the mahogany is subsequently lost in a mysterious fire but Sean had secreted enough to make himself a rocking chair, which cost his life. Selling the rocker to the burial family has consequences which their priest has to resolve...
Where the Bodies are Buried
Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"There's nothing like digging a grave to make you think about life," he said. "I wouldn't know, Mr. President. This is my first one." ... How far do Secret Service agents have to go to protect and serve The President of the United States? Find out in this short short story about a tough night of serving the President.
The Old Lady of the Lake - Stories from the Obey River Valley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,550. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
A charming collection of fictional stories based on local folklore of the Obey River Valley, Clay County, TN. The names of all the locations are historically correct, as are the overviews of the local history surrounding the area but by and large, the main characters are fiction. If you are a historian or a genealogist, don’t look here unless you are bored on a rainy day!