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Body in the Bluff Norma Jean's Mysteries Series Book Two
Series: Norma Jean's Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,220. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
Norma Jean is at it again. On a beautiful fall day, trees the color of the rainbow, she and good friend, Roy take a hike into the hills above her creek property. Norma Jean comes upon a skeleton jammed into a bluff crevice and the skeleton is clinging to a strange object. Norma Jean wants to find out who lived in those bones.
Dying to Get Even
Series: The Jennifer Marsh Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
(4.00)
The second in the very funny Jennifer Marsh Mystery Series. Mystery writer Jennifer Marsh has caught her friend Emmie Walker standing over her dead ex-husband's body with a bloody knife. Now Jennifer, the prime witness, must prove that sweet, senior citizen Emmie could not have done the deed. There's a long list of people who wanted Edgar dead. But the police are sure they already have their man.
Cousin (A selection from the My Kin collection)
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00)
The South probably won't rise again. We're too busy trying to keep up with each other. Down here, family ties are strong but often as tangled as the kudzu that grows wild along the highways. These stories are told with a helping of humor, a pinch of forgiveness and a dash of dismay. This selection features Cousin, a short story from the upcoming collection My Kin, soon available as an ebook.
Canis Major
Price: Free! Words: 190,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Coming of age
After seventeen-year-old Russell Whitford confronts and kills a rabid dog, he seeks to prevent the news from reaching the dog's owner, whose hair-trigger temper is well-known in the small town of Riley, Alabama
Best Left Buried
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,100. Language: American English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult
(5.00)
"If a bird flies out of a house of sickness, the patient will die." A young girl Arliss Pardot, is found in a cabin in the woods with hundreds of caged birds and a long dead corpse. Years later she must return to the sleepy town of Morganton to reclaim a sinister destiny. SHe will find that some things are "best Left Buried".
Princess Charming
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,240. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
The owner of a computer company enrolls his engineers in a charm school run by an impoverished Southern belle.
Gabby's Gold: Anecdotes of Classic Country Music Artists, Writers and Musicians
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Country
For over forty years Gabby has been in the radio business playing classic country music – that era of country music from the birth of the Nashville Sound in the late nineteen fifties, to the eighties. This book is an exhilarating collection of stories and anecdotes of many of Gabby’s personal experiences while working with the biggest-named Nashville stars and other people in the business.
Tender
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 181,820. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Stephen King: "Mark Childress's novel, TENDER, is a little more than just a fine novel; it is a big, all-American, Technicolor dreamboat of a book, as vital and as intense as anything I've read in the last 10 years. Childress's understanding and love of this new music lends Tender the sort of piney woods authenticity I associate with such American classics as Elmer Gantry and All The King's Men."
V for Victor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,170. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Alabama, 1942. The war is everywhere, but Victor - a 16-year-old boy sent by his father to care for his dying grandmother on a lonely island in Mobile Bay - can only dream of it. Then he wakes one amazing night to a thunderous roar from the Bay...and sees the ominous shadow of an enemy submarine surfacing at night. "Fantastic, extravagant...thoroughly charming." -Boston Globe.
Broken Town
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,640. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Wylie Tillman’s desire to do what is right, coupled with marginal intelligence, propels him to drag a girl’s severed arm from under his idling car, find the victim and call 911. He quickly realizes he is drunk and doesn’t want to be accused of the crime; so he runs. The police chief who controls Uniontown aims to preserve its false tranquility by hanging the murder around Wylie’s neck.