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Stone Windows
You set the price! Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The poetry of Jolie Sasseville, poet, mother, sister and wife, posthumous winner of the Minnesota Book Award.
Unreasonable Risk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,220. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When fire rages through the refinery, environmental engineer Hannah Morrison stumbles onto evidence of sabotage. Hannah’s resolve to catch the saboteur is tested by a series of explosive events that push the refinery to the brink of catastrophe. Unreasonable Risk tells the story of a resourceful young woman fighting to save the refinery, the city surrounding it and, ultimately, her life.
Dearest Laura: The Civil War Letters Of Captain John Reed Beatty, 1861-1865
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
For the Sesquicentennial of the US Civil War I have digitally transcribed the nearly 150 wartime letters my great-grandfather wrote from the field to his love and future wife Laura. There are many picture samples of his beautiful penmanship. A few letters from Laura that survived are also included. These letters will immerse you in one soldier's wartime life. This is time travel like no other.
The Woodsman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.
The Road to Goodbye
Price: Free! Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
If Diego Hidalgo closes his eyes and thinks he can remember his life before it all changed. Diego is 18 years old and about to leave the old neighborhood. But before he does, he needs to find a way out. The Road to Goodbye is the story of Diego's plan and the obstacles that conspire to keep him in the barrio forever.
Moonlight Madness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Mary has to spend a whole year with her Aunt and family in a small Minnesota town because her father left to work in Brazil. Life here is nothing like it was in Milwaukee! Her cousin Jane is condescending and Mary misses her friends. Then she finds a boyfriend - the wrong kind! Life is too complicated!
The Jam of all Jams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
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.
A Bark On The Beach-Great Lakes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
If you have ever wanted to let your dog loose in the waves you know the frustration that can come with trying to take the dog to the beach. Too often dog owners stopping at a sandy stretch of beach are met with signs that make hearts - human and canine alike - droop: NO DOGS ON BEACH. Included are regulations for dogs on Great Lakes beaches so you can find a tail-friendly beach.
The Red Scarf: A Tale of Christmas Magic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A touching Christmas tale about a Minnesota widower who has a magical encounter with an enchanted snow man -- and gets a last glimpse of the love of his life. Originally appeared in Cicada Magazine.
Born with a Beard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A "Bedtime Story for Big Kids," this tells the funny story of a baby who, yes, was born with a beard. This is the tale of his family, told by the bearded one, from the unusual moment of his birth, up to the time he speaks his first, momentous words. Dad battles a blizzard. Mom gets her hair done. Sister has designs on France. Gambling, fitness, romance––this family has it all!