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A Tiger Heart Wrapp'd in a Woman's Hide
By Karen L. Abrahamson
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 12,050. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction
In the Sundarban swamp of Southern India, when man-eating tigers threaten the teak loggers, Nirojan, the shaman, protects them through his talisman to Bonobibi, the gentle forest goddess. But in the face of man's never-ending greed can a simple talisman placate a goddess? Includes the short story: The Lady of Ashuelot
The Jam of all Jams
By Edna Curry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The largest logjam in the world occured in 1886 on the St. Croix River at Taylors Falls, Minnesota. Reporters and sightseers arrived from all over the world. This event spawned the current tourist industry in the St. Croix Valley and also fueled the drive for the current two Interstate Parks there today. Pictures of this event are available at both the Minnesota and Wisconsin Historical Societies.
Running with Moose and Other Stories
By Dave Folsom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,030. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
This book is all about people and how different we are, especially about life and how we deal with its mysteries. The stories include a little about death and an occasional encounter with animals and a lot about some of the colorful and interesting characters I've met told with a touch of humor, some adventure, and a little pathos.
The Woodsman
By RW Holmen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
Multi-colored splashes of sugar maple leaves carpet the ground, disturbed only by squirrels scrounging for acorns and the woodsman's autumnal pilgrimage to cut firewood. Many happy days of the old man's life were spent in these hardwood hills, and he journeys here each fall with his memories. Spend a day with him and share his life in a day.
Last Wild Island:Saving Tetepare
By John Read
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,240. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by Page Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
A well told story with humourous and insightful moments about Australian ecologist John Read and his family as they battle to save Tetepare Island in the Solomons from ugly indiscriminate logging. They establish the Tetepare Descendants Association (TDA) and the book shares the challenges of different food, culture, disease and the hope of a sustainable future.
Avenging Annabelle
By Mandy White
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,730. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
How far would you go to protect the ones you love? For Jim Fraser, the line between right and wrong disappears when he seeks to solve his daughter's disappearance and have his vengeance on the one responsible.
Son of a Buck: Espee, Too
By Patrick King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,100. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
Deprentis Drain goes looking for an old movie, the same movie that he supposes brought his parents together. He's, of course, mistaken about the movie and most everything else, including his parents being brought together.
Bone Bird
By Darlene Barry Quaife
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,010. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
Bone Bird (1989) received a Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book. Set in the rain-drenched, dying logging town of Tanis Bay on Vancouver Island, it is the story of a young woman, Aislinn Cleary, struggling to find hope for the future while burdened with the responsibility of a dying mother and a family store.
Highway Dinosaur: A Changed World
By Jack Nelson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The author makes a classic road trip in his 1962 hot rod Chevy, avoiding big highways in favor of the winding narrow roads. But like everything in our changing world, this simple adventure highlights bigger issues,suggesting personal quests should be grasped heedlessly lest they slip away.
On the Many Uses of Cedar
By Geoffrey W. Cole
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction
On a mountain beside a roaring log flume, Fanny endlessly repeats the day her husband hits her. If Fanny can learn what's causing the day to repeat, she may be able to move on with her life, but that will mean facing the man the mountain has remade.