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Book: On the Other Side of Goodbye - Will our last goodbye be forever? by Mable Dotson
On the Side of Goodbye, a Christian romance, is about a teenage girl growing up in the coal mining camps in Eastern Kentucky of the Appalachian Mountains. She is bullied at school because of the way her mother made her dress and it causes her to be a loner. Her father gets killed in a mining accident and leaves her to take care of her ailing mother. While trying to take care of her mother, she [...]
 
Book: Far Across The Sea - A family saga by Carmel McMurdo Audsley
An historical fiction novel that paints a vivid picture of life in the coal mining villages of Scotland in the early 1900s, and leads to life in the coal mines of Australia in the 1950s. FAR ACROSS THE SEA is a family saga that begins in Scotland in 1913, progresses through two world wars and follows a young man who takes up the offer of assisted passage to Australia as part of the Australian [...]
 
Book: Red Fox in the Heather by Robert N. Story
The year is 1898. In the small coal mining town of Birtley, in northeast England, a sixth child is born to Jonathon and Elizabeth Witherspoon. He will be the first and only boy in a family heretofore under the management of five sibling sisters. It is an auspicious start to a challenging youth, but his birth is much more than that. It is the beginning of Percy Stanley Witherspoon's eventful life [...]
 
Book: Trails in the Sand by P.C. Zick
Oil gushing from the depths of the Gulf of Mexico's floor. Petroleum-covered wildlife gasping for air. Tar balls pushing into the grassy habitat of marine life. Beaches suffocating with the smell of fossil fuel instead of salt air. All the while, sea turtles, in an ancient ritual, march from the sea, unaware of the dangers lurking for their precious cargo once hatched. The eggs laid sometimes [...]
 
Book: Stealing Jake by Pam Hillman
When Livy O'Brien spies a young boy jostling a man walking along the boardwalk, she recognizes the act for what it is. After all, she used to be known as Light-Fingered Livy. But that was before she put her past behind her and moved to the growing town of Chestnut, Illinois, where she's helping to run an orphanage. Now she'll do almost anything to protect the street kids like herself. Sheriff's [...]
 
Book: Gunnar's Mine (Valediction For Revenge) by Roland Cheek
Heading north, over 10,200-foot Lizard Head Pass, past the struggling Colorado mining camps of Ophir and Telluride, following the rushing tumble of mountainside freshets down from alpine tundra to the quiet murmuring of the San Miguel River, almost to a decaying Uncompahgre gold camp called Placerville, a traveler encountered a mud-and-wattle waystop where a pilgrim could find plain, but filling [...]
 
Book: Evalina's Gamble (Greentree series) by Patrizia Murray
This is the second book in the Greentree series. The first book is Lucinda's Grooms. In this book, we meet up with Jean-Gilles Marquette, who is a minor character in the first book, and Evalina Carstairs. Evalina is a 1920s flapper, returning to Canada from a finishing school in France, when she meets Jean-Gilles on the ocean liner that takes them both to Montreal. The story takes you from the [...]
 
Book: Ambrosia Lake - Adventures Mining Uranium in New Mexico During the 1970s by R. D. Saunders
It offers a collection of character sketches, entertaining anecdotes, stories and glimpses into a time and place and way of working that are now gone. The author consistently conveys the sense that his younger self was learning from all these different experiences, and that provided a unifying thread, as did the awareness that the story was building up to the eventual major injury described in [...]
 
Book: Lucinda's Grooms (Greentree seires) by Patrizia Murray
A sweeping tale that takes you from the trenches of World War I to the emerging Canadian West, and back to the salons of Paris, during the Roaring Twenties. Lucinda Montgomery is loved by two men, Jack and Ford. Their story is warm, sexy and unconventiona, but the three defy the odds, finding a way for love to last.
 
Book: Clean Coal Killers - Richard Paladin Series by David E. Manuel
When terrorists threaten the U.S. power grid, it's time to send in Richard Paladin, America's top Environmental Protection Agent. At least, that's how Paladin's new boss, Frank, describes the assignment. But when Paladin starts digging through the personnel files at a Pennsylvania coal-fired power plant, he finds a lot more than the EPA bargained for like a partner who's not playing straight with [...]
 
Book: The Silver Yoke (Valediction For Revenge) by Roland Cheek
The Silver Yoke is the concluding novel in Roland Cheek's "Valediction For Revenge" series chronicling the life and adventures of the mixed-race progeny of a mountain man father and a Blackfeet mother; stories of desperate struggles to play the cards fate dealt amid the exciting pages of America's frontier West. The saga of Jethro Spring's life through five previous tales is one gigantic learning [...]
 
Book: A Christmas of Coal and Mistletoe by Bobbi Romans
Cathy has hit that 'married for so long' slump and, coupled with the news that she can't have children, she has become quite distant. Her adoring husband Dan surprises her with a Twelve Days of Christmas trip. All is well and spicy, with Partridges in Pear Trees or at least, owls on totems poles until a cryptic text arrives on his cell. A text that might end their marriage for good. But a tragic [...]
 
Book: Mining Sacred Ground by David E. Knop
Ancestral spirits demand that Marine veteran Peter Romero protect the secrecy of a sacred burial ground, and the world becomes a stranger place than he'd ever understood. He is pitted against a psychotic anthropology professor in a life-and-death struggle through the hills, arroyos, and caves of central Arizona, and into another world. When Romero's cousin is murdered, the former military [...]
 
Book: Rising Above by Toni Noel
Modern day tomboy Wilda Stone crashes her hot air balloon above California's Owens Valley where she is blown back through time to 1874. Stoic undercover lawman Hal Grantham rescues Wilda and promises to take her to the silver mining town of Cerro Gordo on his horse. A sandstorm makes it impossible and they seek shelter in a cave. This compromises her reputation and Hal insists they marry. At [...]
 
Book: Glass Ceilings by Alicia Hope
(Previously titled 'Glass Ceilings') Corporate glass ceilings aren't the only things meant to be broken ... and when someone determined enough shatters the glass, watch out everyone below! When ambitious career woman Verity Parker breaks through the glass ceiling of a multi-national mining corporation and snatches the job of CEO from the waiting hands of ruthless corporate nemesis Royce James, [...]
 
Book: The Opal Dragon by James A. Calderwod
The Dragon starts his life in the Philippines on one of the smaller islands. Ali is the son of one of the town's local prostitutes Zeena. He works the markets looking for customers for his mother, who is starting to lose her looks due to her age and the volatile lifestyle she has lead over the years. Drugs in her early years did not help. Zeena's lifestyle has not helped Ali in his upbringing. He [...]
 
Book: Murder Seen Through The Eyes of a Child by Nathan Rhodes
Murder Seen Through the Eyes of a Child has a lot of good things to offer the reader. There is humor, drama, and adventure wrapped up into a good story line. It is a story about the lives of three young boys. As they grow up these boys are getting into one entertaining brand of mischief after another. They will keep the reader laughing as they find and create different childish pranks to play to [...]
 
Book: Rock Bound by Rochelle Weber
The future is a dangerous place for dreamers and idealists. When a dictator takes over the United States, Annie Peterson attends a protest in Washington, DC, with her husband Paul, and US troops fire into the crowd killing him. Jake Johnsrud, a virtual stranger, risks his life to save Annie's. They are among the survivors who are sentenced to slavery on the Moon for their "crimes" Jake as a [...]
 
Book: Rock Crazy by Rochelle Weber
Katie McGowan is bi-polar, and she's run the gamut of medications, but nothing works anymore. Everyone says her she should have a microchip implanted in her brain that can regulate her mood swings. But Katie doesn't want to be a robot. In a tough love move, her husband, Scott takes her to the Moon and dumps her. Katie's stuck on that God-forsaken "rock" and thinks she's space sick. But she's [...]
 
Book: The Rescued Heart by Tierney James
Returning home in hopes of putting her life back together after several disastrous relationships, Fawn finds that the man who drove her away ten years earlier is waiting to pick up where he left off. Her father is determined to keep them apart and hide the secret that forced her to run away from the handsome Garrett Horton. He's convinced Garrett wants Fawn's inheritance and his lead mines. But [...]
 
Book: The Quarry - Firehouse Family Series - Book Two by Laurie Loveman
It's 1933 and Dr. Jessica Malloy is losing a beloved patient to cancer. There is nothing she or any other doctor can do to halt the disease's progress. Jess faces a medical ethics problem and she discusses her dilemma with her close friends, Dr. David McCann, Laura Darvey, and Woodhill Fire Department First Aid Officer, Eli Sheffler. With opiate pain killers being the only means of keeping her [...]
 
Book: Carly and Sam ... Will and Effie (The Pearson/Rickards Trilogy) by Raymond Boyd Dunn
The third book of the trilogy. There's a surprising development in the relationship between Carly and Sam. Tennis 'Romeo' Jason gets his just desserts. Will goes off to war in South Africa. You will follow four of the main characters from the second book of the Trilogy as they negotiate their way through the good and bad periods of life's journey - and its dangers!
 
Book: GOLD FEVER (The Apple Grove Gang) by Hamilton C. Burger
It's the dog days of summer and Benny Churchill and Bug Beetle are back and still running! The Apple Grove Gang has caught gold fever, and they find that it's too hard to bear. When they try locate the cure, things don't go as expected and not everything pans out. Only an earth shaking experience will lead them to the depths necessary to cure GOLD FEVER.
 
Book: Palmer Gold (The Pearson/Rickards Trilogy) by Raymond Boyd Dunn
First Book of a Trilogy. Billy is obsessed with the beautiful Beth, but does she reciprocate? What is Goldie's dark secret? Why do two women endure the hardships of the goldfields after surviving the terrifying attack by the cannibalistic natives? Action, adventure and romance in 'Chasing the Rainbow' - the search for the elusive yellow metal in an historically accurate portrayal of a group of [...]
 
Book: Fracking Pennsylvania - Flirting with Disaster by Walter M. Brasch
In his most powerful investigation to date, award-winning journalist Walter M. Brasch digs into the natural gas industry and extracts the truth about fracking. Horizontal fracturing, better known as fracking, is the process of injection as much as seven million gallons of water, propants (like silica sand), and toxins into the earth to fracture the shale and extract methane. Dr. Brasch readily [...]
 
Book: YOGO (Sapphires of Yogo Series) by Roland Cheek
Searching For Gold Bumbling Onto Sapphires - He already had two noted gold discoveries, so what could the guy do for an encore? Stumble onto the greatest gemstone lode in world history that's what! Caught by a cloudburst on an open plateau, he squatted alongside his horse in the pelting rain until the sun at last emerged. While shrugging from soaked clothing and spreading them on nearby rocks to [...]
 
Book: Ours, Yours and Mines - A family saga set in the miners' rows of Ayrshire Scotland in the mid-1800s to early 1900s by Carmel McMurdo Audsley
An historical novel based on real people and places in the period 1861 to 1913, set amidst the poverty and overcrowding in the miners' rows of Ayrshire Scotland. The author has put words into the mouths of her ancestors to create a picture of life for large mining families and how they battled sickness and disease, and barely eked out a living. The story begins with Thomas and Margaret McMurdo [...]
 
Book: Mining Your Database - Making More Sales Through People You Already Know by Steve Hoffacker
"Mining Your Database: Making More Sales Through People You Already Know" is a special type of sales book that has been prepared to help you be more successful. It has been needed and now is available to make a real impact on professional selling. Years in the making and fully field tested, the concepts in this book are solid. They are ready to use "right out of the box" or can be adapted to suit [...]
 
Book: Albie's Tale by Steven Williams
Thousands of feet below the surface of the earth, in the pitch black, dirty world that is modern coal mining, Albie, a newly qualified surveyor, discovers old mine workings; old mine workings where none should be old mine workings that cannot possibly exist. Fae, Giants, Imps and Warlocks, not to mention the obligatory murderous villain in the form of Jimmy Blackhand, all thrown together in a [...]
 
Book: The Grass Sweeper God by Doug Howery
In the 1950s Appalachia coal fields of Solitude, VA... Smiley Hanlon is placed in the "Mentally Retarded" Class... Because he is different... Being different in America has never been easy; being born different and in the wrong body in Solitude, Virginia in the 1950's, is brutal. Smiley Hanlon lives day to day trapped in a Coal Miners town, buffeted by the Appalachian's and generations of hate [...]
 
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