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Laura Ingalls Wilder's Most Inspiring Writings
By Dan L White
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A large collection of Laura Ingalls Wilder's most inspiring articles, written prior to and seed stock for her Little House books. She offers timeless wisdom on country living and warm memories that later became her beloved books. Extensive notes and setting, like a book within a book, by Dan L. White, author of Laura's Love Story, Devotionals with Laura, and Laura Ingalls' Friends Remember Her.
Sharpest Tool in the Shed
By Michael Angel
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction
Tune into rural Texas’ radio station KRAP (don’t touch that dial, there’s KRAP on it!) as a pair of down-home country DJs try their damnedest to stop a murder…all while they’re still on the air.
Peacocks: a short story
By Maren Bradley Anderson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
In this short story, Sherri wants a new start, so moves from California to rural Oregon where she takes a new job as a bartender and befriends a wild female peacock. Unfortunately, her former husband manages to track her down just as she is beginning to feel at home. Is she strong enough to send him away and face the loneliness of starting over in a new place?
Kane
By Stephen Jennings
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction
From the emotional story of one family's struggle with rural poverty, pain and loss, the unequal power of beauty, the pits of despair and the longing to escape comes Kane, a beautifully crafted and poignantly told tale of patience and perseverance, of love and understanding and the difficulty of growing up when destitution is knocking on the door.
Buying The Land To Launch Your Dreams
By Michael Antoniak
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
An essential guide to purchasing rural property for those who dream of or intend to escape to a simpler life in the country. Whether you seek a few acres, a hobby farm or a future home site give, your dreams their best start with this overview of the process, special considerations, and insights on what and where/how to look for your corner of paradise. Includes live links to many Web resources.
Lost Crossings: A Contemplative Look at Western North Carolina's Historic Swinging Footbridges
By Katey Schultz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Essay
This ebook contains 12 brief, contemplative essays and numerous photographs documenting North Carolina's most historic swinging footbridges. Mitchell and Yancey Counties are home to 13 of the state's 23 remaining footbridges, including the oldest in the state. Lost Crossings is the first book to offer comprehensive footbridge info. Read stories, view the map, and learn about this local feature.
The Last of the Bird People
By John Hanson Mitchell
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 69,750. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Wilderness House Press. Category: Fiction
John Hanson Mitchell's new novel is about a secretive band of mixed-race hunter-gatherers who lived, undiscovered, in the Swift River Valley of Central Massachusetts for many generations. The book, which takes the form of a legal deposition, is the story of the fate of these retiring, peaceable people and the young anthropologist who first contacted them.
My Kin (Mostly true stories about growing up Southern)
By Lisa Giles
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,160. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction
In the South, family ties are strong but often as tangled as the kudzu that grows wild along the highways. This collection contains six humorous and charming southern tales. Each one shows a family at its best and worst, through the eyes of a girl learning what kin means when you grow up southern. These stories are told with a helping of humor, a pinch of forgiveness and a dash of dismay.
Asparagus Is Forever: A Love Story
By Scott Webb
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
Micah is going through the breakup of a five year relationship. Listen as he chronicals his side of the story, taking you on a wild ride across today's back hills of rural Tennessee. The ironic twist: it's a tale about optimism & self-discovery. Translation -- it's funny as hell! Fiction in the tradition of Jack Kerouac.
Medicine Bird
By Sharon Greene
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,980. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
When wildlife biologist Natalie Hughes finds her friend and mentor murdered in a bed and breakfast owned by the older woman, the search for the killer draws Natalie into a struggle over land rights that will shape the fate of a wildlife sanctuary and the future of the local Native American tribe.