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Du Rose Legacy
Series: The Hana Du Rose Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 162,650. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Awarded a 5* review by Readers' Favorite. The Du Rose family is still in danger but finally understand why. As Hana struggles to deal with her husband's complicated life, her own past hunts her with a vengeance, threatening to unpick her new marriage and plunge her back into loneliness. When tragedy strikes deep in the New Zealand bush, none of the Du Roses will be left unscathed.
Free From the Tracks
Series: Troubled, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 34,300. Language: British English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Awarded a 5 star review by Readers' Favorite. Sophia's family worked hard to stay on ‘the right side of the tracks.’ But who decides which is the 'right side' and what happens when love calls from the other side in the shape of bad boy, Dane? Things are never what they seem and as a dreadful secret begins to eat away at Sophia, life at the failing New Zealand high school, starts to unravel
Pie and Prejudice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Sophia’s Thanksgiving has been ruined before it began. She’s been tasked with looking after her sister Olivia’s future brother-in-law, Sean, a sullen know-it-all who has no place to celebrate the holiday except with Sophia’s family. Sean is arrogant and aloof, and Sophia’s attempts to be nice to him fail. But then Sean surprises her. This might turn out to be the best Thanksgiving yet.
Dispatches from the High Country: Essays on the West from High Country News
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013 by Sidewalk Press. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Ed Quillen is best known for entertaining Denver Post readers with his weekly columns for twenty-six years, but he wrote some of his sharpest commentary for High Country News. Managing Editor Jodi Peterson called him one of the region’s “wisest and most unique voices.” Dispatches from the High Country features a selection of his best essays published between 2008-2012.
Livestock Guardian Animals: Donkeys, Llamas, and Livestock Guardian Dogs to Protect Your Property and Stock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Rural Living Today. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Would your farm benefit from a livestock guardian animal to defend your property and stock? Learn how donkeys, llamas, and livestock guardian dogs deal with threatening predators. Read about the instincts, abilities, and limitations of each type of livestock guardian. Then evaluate your needs and make the right livestock guardian decision for your farm, ranch, or homestead.
Women of the Farm: Five Short Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
On the surface, farm woman who have worked alongside their men, cropping, milking, farming seem worlds apart from their city sisters. But these stories reveal all women who are on the cusp of a change are sisters underneath. A widow, an unhappy wife, a woman contemplating romance, a woman who has seized the day, these are the characters in these short stories about women of the farm.
Buying The Land To Launch Your Dreams
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
An essential guide to purchasing rural property for those who dream of or intend to escape to a simpler life in the country. Whether you seek a few acres, a hobby farm or a future home site give, your dreams their best start with this overview of the process, special considerations, and insights on what and where/how to look for your corner of paradise. Includes live links to many Web resources.
Give Us this Day
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A short story. The people of a small town are isolated by martial law when the nearby metropolis is attacked by terrorists. News reports of bio-terrorist events in the city move some to take the law into their own hands and others to cash in on selling supplies. Vigilantes organize when a stranger shows up observing them. Will they catch him before he hits the church where everyone is gathering?
Sweet Land of Mine
Series: Sweet, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,140. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ruth's story from "Sweet Farm of Mine" continues. As her father Arlan's distraction with the lively widow and neighbor Gretta continues, Ruth finds plenty of challenge in managing their farm on her own and teaching. But Gretta is like a breath of fresh air, making Ruth aware of changes she needs to make. Moua and Sting, Hmong wanting to become farmers, become a big help to Ruth and Arlan.
How Not To Make Millions - but Still Enjoy a Rich Rural Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,140. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
The sample download is not fully representative of the contents, which is a synopsis of 60 years farming and gardening in several countries and is the base for suggestions that can be used by those with less experience. For a better guide see my blog "Snippets" published in June 2013. It is particularly useful for first time owners and novice food growers. 140k words.