Books tagged: southern fiction

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The Rascals of Stafford Street: Laughing and Losing during the Remarkable Summer of '62
Series: The Rascals of Stafford Street. Price: Free! Words: 27,110. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Laughing and Losing is a short novel loosely based on the lives of six actual children growing up in a small southern town during the summer of '62. The story involves humor wrapped around a thread of darkness, an ugly moment from the author's childhood when he was attacked by an older boy. An act of extreme violence soon follows, ensnaring the rascals in a life and death mystery.
Redfish Oak
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,350. Language: American English. Published: November 3, 2017 by N. L. Quatrano. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1875 St. Augustine, Florida, race-based fear and hatred is rising in the wake of the failing Reconstruction. When a trainload of Plains Indians are delivered to the Fort for incarceration and acclamation, the city's tensions explode. Out of the chaos, a White girl, a Negro boy and a young Indian warrior fight prejudice to free a man accused of murdering a young white woman.
Red Alligator Boots
You set the price! Words: 81,420. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
"June wanted to go home and so did I, but I kept my mouth shut and hoped Cal would take us away from this terrible place we were supposed to call home.” Danni sighed, “He decided to prove to all of us that we could make a good living catching alligators, but no one wanted to help him and so I got drafted into his army of one. But when Jack Sawyer came to town, my life changed forever."
Turning in Circles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,600. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2017 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Savannah and Charleston, two sisters living in a small Southern town, have always been close. They've shared everything with one another...until Dillon, the one boy in school who's bad news, sets his sights on Charleston. As she's drawn down his dark, destructive path, Savannah panics. As her foundation begins to crumble, each decision becomes a step toward an outcome that could be tragic.
The Five Manners of Death
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,210. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2017 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
After a construction worker unearths a human skull on the campus of the University of Mississippi dating to the 1960s, an older woman’s desperate attempt to erase history counts down the five ways to die in the thriller, “The Five Manners of Death.”
Dead Priest in Maude's Chicken Yard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,030. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Dismayed to learn that her best friend, Maude, has found the dead body of a priest in her chicken yard, reckless-driving Audie Boudreaux rushes to save her from the clutches of the new sheriff. Audie’s pretty niece, Louise, who wishes to re-invent herself, goes along for the ride. The handsome sheriff is interested in Louise, so Audie enlists her to help hide suspects and hunt for the real killer.
Eulalie and Washerwoman
Series: Florida Folk Magic Stories. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,930. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017 by Thomas-Jacob Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Torreya, a small 1950s Florida Panhandle town, is losing its men. They disappear on nights with no moon and no witnesses.
A Woman Misunderstood
Series: Tennessee Delta Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,610. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017 by Thomas-Jacob Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
On a sweltering July morning in rural Tennessee, fifty-year-old Rebecca Reynolds visits the family farm, where she literally stumbles across the dead bodies of her parents and younger sister.
Shadow Days
Series: Cedar Hollow. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,930. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017 by Thomas-Jacob Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Struggling to make peace with the death of a husband who’d been lost to mental illness, Emily Holt vows to drive to the end of the road, which, she’s surprised to find, is just outside the tiny mining town of Cedar Hollow, West Virginia.
Tales from the Holler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,730. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Nestled in the hills and mountains of Middle Tennessee, the Upper Cumberland is a region of sublime beauty, powerful history, and deep mystery. Anything can happen there. And it often has. Several writers who reside in the Upper Cumberland, all of them associated with Cookeville's Foxleaf Writers' Workshop, have contributed stories to this collection. You're in for a treat.