Books tagged: rural america

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Homecoming - The Secrets of Clayton County Vol. 3
Series: The Secrets of Clayton County Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,680. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
KENT AND SARAH CRODIN continue to age gracefully as their children become young adults. It isn’t easy as Wendy and Teddy don’t take the road most traveled. WENDY can't wait to leave Clayton County. Will she ever return? TEDDY has no inclination to leave. But when a woman enters his life, he feels awkward and inadequate. To make love happen he'll have to grow up quick.
New Beginnings - The Secrets of Clayton County Vol. 2
Series: The Secrets of Clayton County Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,010. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
New Beginnings, opens as Sarah Hunter leaves a lucrative career and significant other in Chicago and returns to the small Iowa town of Clayton, where experiences come one after the other. Among them, she's swept away to jail. Her loved one's business goes up in flames. Then baby Wendy adds to her turmoil.
The Secrets of Clayton County Vol. 1
Series: The Secrets of Clayton County Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,790. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
If someone exchanged Indian pottery for their accountant's tax services, is that bartering? Can they be taxed? Well, yes they can. And that's why IRS examiner Sarah Hunter descends upon a small river town in Iowa, like a fox in a hen house, to investigate potential tax resisters. Is the big government machine right, or do the small town residents have the key to survival?
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.