Books tagged: rural america

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Masks: A Hudson Valley Childhood
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 43,820. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Memories come back to us often as pictures. We may see these images clearly. They are not merely color and lines but have emotional content. These are the kinds of pictures displayed in Masks: A Hudson Valley Childhood. Except for a few photos, all the artwork expresses a poignant moment. These, along with the text, tell a simple and true story--as true as memory allows.
From Newsprint to Footprints
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,070. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
“You're fired!” Grouchy news publisher Hal Morris sends reporter Melanie Perkins packing for taking too many photos of flowers. Panicked at being unemployed, she lands a job as a landscaper, but an ugly surprise greets her on her first day. A pile of mulch, a tangerine, and a stolen hoe cast suspicion on Melanie. But her efforts to find a murderer instead put a target on her back.
Even When You Win...
Series: Jim Stanton Mysteries. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,380. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Wins and losses… In this, the fifth Jim Stanton Mystery, the retired community journalist and his wife Jan reach out to help a family in need only to find themselves plumbing the depths of despair as they confront winning, losing and family values with everything they hold dear hanging in the balance.
Adventures of an Idaho Mountain Pilot
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 and represented by Kathryn Judson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
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Back country pilot Harold Dougal shares true tales gleaned from decades flying in a region known for rough terrain, dangerous weather, interesting residents, and a few airstrips that can only be successfully approached one way. Illustrated with photos and line drawings.
The Elective
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
Four young teenage friends from a rural district are at war with the school bully. The Elective details some of their battles, as a series of adventures culminating in a mountainside incident that jeopardizes their lives.
Cousin Toby and the Preacher and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The Robertsons are not the only occupants of rural Ouachita Parish, Louisiana. In Don A. Hoyt's collection of eleven "flash fiction" stories, neighbors of the "Dynasty" clan exhibit many of the same fascinating and puzzling characteristics. Meet Billie Moran the horse trader, Mayor Roosevelt Huey Wallace, Dutch Bienvdenue the moss ginner, and especially Cousin Toby. Unforgettable!
The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute In Gaslight New York City
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.
Whispering Minds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,550. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 by Matt Sinclair. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
By day, a terrifying blackness eats at Gemini Baker's memories. By night, there are unsettling dreams. After the death of her beloved grandmother, seventeen-year-old Gemi is left with parents more interested in gambling than paying bills, a best guy friend who's looking for love at a time when she has none to give, and a dark childhood secret that just might be the key to her sucky life.
Charles Manson The Ancestry Of A Mass Murderer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Numerous true crime books have been published about the crimes of serial killer Charles Manson. My ebook differs from these types of books. I have written about the maternal and paternal genealogy of Manson's biological father, his stepfather, and his mother. I hope that readers will enjoy finding out about his roots in Kentucky. His family history can also be traced to OH, NC, NY, WVA, and VA.
Railroad Worker Profiles Wake County North Carolina 1880-1917
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.