Books tagged: midwest fiction

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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A small town in the Midwest is about to be transformed by a strip-mining conglomerate, and a professor at the local high school has called three of his former students to persuade the town to reject the change. When the first two go down in defeat, it's up to a sports writer who left the town years ago and is riddled with doubts. But sometimes the town itself provides inspiration...
Possum Trot
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,670. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The pieces in this collection form a lament for a way of life mostly gone. “The family farm is dead. Did you know?” says one character within. “E.B. White writes Charlotte’s Web today, it takes place in a hog confinement. Imagine Wilbur living in a concentration camp for pigs.”
Love Returned
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,990. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance
Megan McGinnis falls in love with Scott Landis. But circumstances say his son is the baby she gave away nine years ago. If she confronts him, she’ll lose his love, and he’ll take his son away. If she marries him without telling who she is, she’ll have both husband and son, but be living a lie. Is there a happy ending?
Stan by Me
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"CARPE DIEM! IDIOT." Follow Ollie Schurtz as he ventures back to his hometown of Havendale, Missouri for a Christmas holiday he won't soon forget. After losing his job and nearly being killed by his father, Ollie bends the ear of his childhood friend, Stan Tubbs. The two recall what it was like to grow up in Midwestern America during the 1940’s and 1950’s.
Series: Dan Allex mystery, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A mystery that starts in a quiet community in Lake County, Minnesota. An abandoned fishing boat with a corpse included is found half submerged in the reeds of German lake. Retired sheriff, Dave Johnson and his wife, Jan, follow clues to help the F.B.I. track a robber and murderer to an unusual end. Enjoy the humor of the Midwest while trying to solve this mystery before the characters do.
My Father's House: a novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Cole Jansen, a young career-minded businessman, estranged from his family. Rachel Miller, a faith-filled Amish woman with secrets and dreams, dedicated to hers. A chance encounter. An unlikely romance. An improbable love...all leading to crucial decisions of character, faith and sacrifice. My Father’s House, a love story of truth and tragedy that will touch your heart and warm your soul.
A Memoir of Absence
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,340. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ever since Salinger, nine seems to be a magic number when it comes to rendering debut short story collections. Frederic Colier's A Memoir of Absence is no exception. Embarking on an evocative journey through the heartland of our own delusions, Colier's terse prose guides us beyond the barren cultural plane of our all-too-malleable American dreams taking us into a realm of intellectual urgency, lin
The Last Nazi
Price: Free! Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Last Nazi is found in the American Midwest after 50 years! Born of German immigrants he takes on the bitterness of his family from the defeat in WWI; sympathizing with Hitler, he wields vengeance on an unsuspecting merchant of a local community. Yet, the ghosts of the past haunt him. His greatest fear of being found becomes a reality and his only salvation in the end, but it is too late.
Rose and the Enchanted Seven
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A young girl must battle an ancient evil for the survival of her kingdom, her family and possibly her very own life.
Flowers of Grace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,670. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Christian » Romance
After a broken engagement, Grace inherits a hibiscus she fears she will kill. Doubting her capacity to nurture it, she brings the plant into the upscale St. Louis boutique she manages, and the dynamic female staff helps it to bloom. Grace and the hibiscus blossom through a wedding and a birth, but its unexpected death pushes her to face false assumptions, opening a path for new love to appear.