Books tagged: rural culture

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Mountain Blood
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,850. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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Haunted by a tragic accident, struggling to survive, professor Chris Alford quits her job in New York and joins the faculty of a small college in the heart of Appalachia. Amidst rumors of a teacher's disappearance and whispers of "murder," she meets a dark giant of a boy, who pursues her beyond the classroom. Is he a killer, focused on her, or a lonely victim? A shocking event uncovers the truth.
Bob Harmon St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
My eBook is about an early 20th century Major League Baseball pitcher who faded into obscurity after winning 23 and 18 games in the 1911 and 1912 seasons. Harmon played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates organizations. After his baseball career ended in 1918, he settled in Ouachita Parish, near Monroe, Louisiana. He became a successful dairy farmer and remained close to sports.
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 » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
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.
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!
Boys in Gilded Cages
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,540. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In gloomy southern Missouri, meth-addicted preacher's son Eric Redmond--idealistic, eccentric, and wise beyond his years--warns us of an impending apocalypse of our own doing. With a wide cast of characters that exist in the periphery of unreliable source Eric, we see both dysfunction and beauty in this hypnotic and fragmented novel of adolescent self-destruction, bad medicine, and death.
Life At Emakhaya
Series: Life At Emakhaya. Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Book 1: Noma wakes up at her boyfriend's house after a heavy night of drinking with her friends. She knows that once again she will the talk of area, but then over the following week she soon realises that her careless attitude has consequences not only to her but also the people around her. Also what is to become of her and Lihle now?