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Thandi - A Story of Hope
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
An pair of American ladies get lost in the rural Eastern Cape of South Africa. They get help from a young local girl, who besides guiding them to their destination, explains her perspective of life in the post-Apartheid society. Her story both shocks them and touches their hearts. The day becomes a turning point in all their lives, expanding their horizons and opening new doors.
The Day Thou Gavest
Series: Village Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 5, 2016 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In the latest instalment of the Village Tales, one quiet January day: foalings, births, deaths, plans, and pints, and TMS on the ducal wireless: makes four-and-twenty hours of all that Heaven and Earth can afford. The brewery brews; the modern steam locomotives run; the ill are comforted, and children taught, and the land abides. A day of peace: come, spend it in the Woolfonts.
Secret (Peters Junction Series Book 1)
Series: Peters Junction Series. Price: Free! Words: 63,980. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Everyone has secrets. And eventually all secrets are revealed. What do you do if the person you’re falling for is the one person who threatens everything you've worked so hard to protect?
Barons Reach: Book 3 The Dreaming Series
Series: The Dreaming Series. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,480. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story of an Australian woman coming to terms with past injustices, by facing the ghosts of long ago (includes non-fiction historical information pertaining to the largest Indigenous Australian group of New South Wales).
Judge Bubba’s Christmas Letters: 1995–Present
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Judge Bubba is a semi-retired judge, living on a farm with his wife of 39 years, R.D. His annual Christmas letters chronicle the misadventures and travails of Judge Bubba, his family, friends and associates around his farm and his community. where there is a constant battle with skunks, fish, criminal behavior, bodily dysfunction, errors in judgment, and even hostile cottonwood trees.
The Soul Thief
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,790. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015 by Knotted Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Ghosts get stuck sometimes. Franklin sees it as his duty to help them along, get them to pass from this earth to the Beyond. But some ghosts start returning. Haunting Franklin. Destroying his crops. Also read Book One of the Chronicles of Franklin, "The Popcorn Thief."
Rumination
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A young man feels trapped by expectations he can't fulfill. He longs to leave the crush of the city and find freedom in the farming life of his youth.
Evensong: Tales from Beechbourne, Chickmarsh, & the Woolfonts: Omnibus Edition
Series: Village Tales. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 330,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 14, 2015 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In this, the complete edition of the work (also published in two parts), the Woolfonts rally 'round in a time of crisis. Teddy and Edmond are in a jam apiece; The Breener is in a daze; the duke, after a tragic loss, is ill, as is the Rector; Sher Mirza is at his wits' end. Of course, this is the Woolfonts: everything will come right on the night. It's the getting there is dicey.
Evensong: Tales from Beechbourne, Chickmarsh, & the Woolfonts: Book Two: Te Lucis Ante Terminum
Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 189,150. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 14, 2015 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The Woolfonts are reeling, from floods, council politics and skulduggery, a tragedy in the duke's family, the duke's own illness, the Rector's collapse, and the prospect of a social housing new build. The Bishop faces a problem in Beechbourne; Edmond Huskisson, a personal crisis. Can the villages Keep Buggering On?
Evensong: Tales from Beechbourne, Chickmarsh, & the Woolfonts: Book One: Nunc Dimittis
Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 14, 2015 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In this, the first part of the second Village Tales novel, changes come to the Woolfonts, floods vex the District, a retirement at the Free School is announced, there's dirty work on council, the Rector is under strain, and a family tragedy befalls the duke. The villagers must rally 'round: and of course do, with blood, toil, tears, and sweat.