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A Tale That Is Told: The Autobiography of Opal Earp Pounds
Price: Free! Words: 25,450. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The tale that Opal Earp Pounds tells is that of a farm girl, born in 1920 near Stroud, Oklahoma, of grandparents who had homesteaded. After high school, she marries and gives birth to three children. In 1952 she undergoes a Christian conversion, and after that her story is colored by her desire to be a good Christian mother. Her tale as a whole belongs to the genre of conversion narrative
Diesel
Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Horror » General
Mason is a running addict, training incessantly. While vacationing, he goes for an evening run on Kansas back roads. Feeling good, Mason continues past sunset. Who he meets, and what he has to do next, gives a chilling insight into his psyche.
Stories from Lone Moon Creek: Splashes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,650. Language: American English. Published: June 4, 2017 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
In book four of Stories from Lone Moon Creek, author Teresa Millias shares more tales from the small town and its collection of intriguing and interesting characters.
Right of Way
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Jim lives in fear of his neighbors. His daughter Annie lives in fear of him. His wife Linda tries to protect them both. But when Jim's paranoia turns violent, how long can Linda cover for him without taking herself and Annie down with him?
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 » Romance, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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: $4.99 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
Series: River's Edge Cozy Mystery Series. 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: 90,390. 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.