Books tagged: rural life

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The Five Horseshoes
Price: Free! Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
The Five Horseshoes is a light-hearted, funny novella introducing the off-beat characters and eccentricities of village life that readers will meet again in the The Animal Man, the first of David McDine’s upcoming trilogy. It is sure to appeal to fans of Tom Sharpe, Alexander McCall Smith, and P.G. Wodehouse.
I Met A Goat On The Road, And Other Stories Of Life On This Hill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,110. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A visiting guinea? A ‘possum in the dining room? What strange and wondrous occurrences might one expect while living on an Ozark mountaintop for forty years? Ponder the passage of time through a lens of wonder and delight. The seasons bring summer heat, winter snow, pouring rain, the power of fire. What is our responsibility to this place, its creatures, each other?
Accidental Cowgirl: Six Cows, No Horse and No Clue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,210. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An award-winning, funny, true mountain adventure complete with city slickers, bats, cats, wild turkeys, skunks, snakes, 'coons, cows and local pot farmers in far northern California. Interested in the Simple Life? If your definition involves rocking on the ranch house porch, you might want to rethink that. Lotsa luck, neighbor!
The Age of Locust
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
THE AGE OF LOCUST is a cultural essay about locust invasions in Colombia during the twentieth century. The biblical plague was a scourge to agriculture. It caused a great economic impact. The task of combating it was a civic and government work. Several programs were launched by the State to definitively eradicate it.
Pitchforks & Pina Coladas
Price: $5.14 USD. Words: 95,230. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Derek Fitztumbleton, ambitious headmaster of a rural school and belittler of rustic ways, is desperate to make it ‘big’ in the city. When his wife deserts him for a better life, his quest for promotion becomes ever more urgent. But as an Ofsted visit looms, a flasher, a farmer and a faltering dominatrix are fated to jeopardise his plans...
I Want to Fly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I WANT TO FLY tells the story of a peasant woman who accidentally discovers she has the ability to be a witch. At first, she refuses to admit it. Then, the circumstances of life take her to want to be a witch. She performs the ritual to fly. Since then, her life changed.
Slice of the South Stories
Price: Free! Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A collection of short stories depicting characters growing up in a small southern town. A neat collection humorous fiction.
Tisha
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Abbey Ilori, a student teacher from the city of Lagos finds living and working in a village a daunting experience.
A Row of Rhubarb
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,410. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
Candace Hennekens shares more of her story to find lasting reciprocal love while trying live a life with meaning and tranquility. At times inspiring, at time heart breaking, Hennekens is open and honest about the human journey which doesn't always turn out the way you want it to. From farming to becoming an artist to some tried and true rhubarb recipes, this is a cornucopia of rural adventures.
Where There Are Two or More
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,990. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The characters in these thirteen stories set in the mountains of east Tennessee struggle with both regret and renewal. They discover unexpected turns even along the most familiar trails. They often find that where there are two or more, there is the potential for clarity and rebirth, even in the wilderness of lives they never saw coming.