Books tagged: village life

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In the Town of Joy and Peace
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Women of action and obstinacy live and struggle with brutality, humor, tenderness and frustration in Radomir, Bulgaria, the Town of Joy and Peace. All inhabit a society where lowness, trickery, networking and criminality rule at numerous levels. They face the devil’s temptations: sex, alcohol, prostitution, and petty robbery. Yet these women do not lose face or hope. They struggle.
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.
Only the Gnomes Know
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: British English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Urban
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The quaint English village of Hampton prides itself on the upkeep of its old-fashioned cottages. The annual 'Appealing Garden' competition has the whole village participating with wonderful results. Dorrie's garden isn't quite what she planned.
The Bumpkinton Tales: Volume One
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,340. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Welcome to Bumpkinton! Come in, have a cup of tea and a scone, and lose yourself in five humorous tales from the village. Follow Father Whitworth O’Grady as he chokes on a penny, Albert Scatterhorn as he becomes the grubbiest Father Christmas ever, and Amelia Goose as she feuds with… well, anybody. Plus a whole host of characters as they attend the village’s first Singles Night with a sex-craz
Mission Accomplished
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,850. Language: British English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When government cutbacks leave RAF pilot Steve Wilson without a job, he decides to invest his redundancy money in a family-run museum. But Steve has an ulterior motive: a mission that leads him to a remote Yorkshire Dales village to fulfil a lifelong ambition, unaware of the repercussions his actions will have on the villagers and his own family…once long-buried secrets come to the surface.
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...
Deception Bay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,360. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Deception Bay seems like a peaceful village, anything but deceptive. But Larry, bartender in the ivy-covered inn, and Brenda, a realtor, know better. They learn many secrets lurking below the surface: occult meetings, hidden rape, a mysterious fire and a man who, like the village, is not what he seems.
The House With The Lilac Shutters: And Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,040. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
With a keenly observant eye and a finely detailed pen, Barnby illustrates the minutiae of life in this moving but unsentimental collection of short stories predominantly set in a small town in France.
That'll Do
Series: Herding Home. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,740. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A treasure hunt in an old house, an encounter with spirits, and a parade of unusual characters greet Ruth Welborne when she leaves Oklahoma and moves into a "dual living house" in Centerbury, Vermont, with her old college roommate. Old friends introduce Ruth to a new addiction, Dog Agility, and help her come to terms with the real meaning of “That’ll Do.”
The Wrath of Shiva: An Anita Ray Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Anita Ray visits her eldest relative to offer comfort when a granddaughter fails to arrive, but during her own visit she finds other events in the home much more ominous. A maidservant has had a number of possessions during which she makes dire predictions. The family astrologer suggests an exorcism, but Anita has her doubts about his motives.