Books tagged: rural life

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Team Up
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,630. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Coming of age
Competition is always tough to get into the Wattle Park College show jumping team to compete in the Victorian State School Championships and when Savannah purchases an expensive new show jumper, it becomes tougher! When the new show jumper proves dangerous it's clear Savannah has put herself and the team in jeopardy. Hetta and JJ need to rescue her and save the team, but can they?
Escapee from Sandbed Hell
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Escapee from Sandbed Hell" chronicles the life of a young man from rural Georgia as he begins exploring the world. It starts in 1950, when he enlists in the Air Force as the Korean War heats up. Poignant and humorous vignettes capture his footsteps as they change from bare feet on the farm through military boots to dress shoes of academia. What a ride! See also: "Livin' PO in Sandbed Hell Redux."
What Is It With Me?
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 35,020. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Danny, a son of the south, spent some time in his childhood up north, where he learned to defend the south. After getting his life of northern life, he eventually made it back home to the Rutledge Loop in rural Alabama. His adventures of growing up, dating, marrying and serving time in the military, and then back home to Rutledge are now collected in this book.
Holiday On Grandma's Farm
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Experience the awe and wonder of a child who lives in a town in the early 1960's and has a holiday on his Grandma's farm way out in the bush. What strange things will he see? What things will he do that are just not done in town? Milking cows, making butter, emptying the toilet and more. Maybe you will reflect on some of your childhood experiences as you read this story.
Stories from Lone Moon Creek: Reflections
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,700. Language: American English. Published: December 13, 2016 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
The latest installment of Stories from Lone Creek includes a new collection of short stories set in the small town that features a variety of local characters in different circumstances that span the goings on in a school during snow season to a mother tree’s scheme to save her blossoming daughter.
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...