Books tagged: village life

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Fivehead's Military Men
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the 1st World War, these are the stories of the men from a rural village in Somerset, who went to war, to do their duty. Many would not come home, others came home with injuries that would blight the rest of their lives. The Villagers did their part too; taking in refugees, helping to work the land for food and keeping the home fires burning.
Halfway Home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,870. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A novel for lovers of romance, mystery and home-cooked pizza
Halfway There
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,310. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A modern novel for lovers of romance, mystery and cake-baking
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
(4.75)
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: Free! Words: 67,360. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00)
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.