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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: Mercy's Rain by Cindy Sproles
When your life is built around a father's wrath, how can you trust in the love of Father God? Mercy Roller knows her name is a lie: there has never been any mercy in her young life. Raised by a twisted and abusive father who called himself the Pastor, she was abandoned by the church community that should have stood together to protect her from his evil. Her mother, consumed by her own fear and [...]
 
Book: A Life in the Day of a Lady Salesman by Diana Amann Cruze
As one of the first women sales reps in southern Appalachia, customers often call Diana the "lady salesman." She overcomes hurdles and hills while learning to love the mountains of Appalachia. Humor rides along as she treks back roads, selling products from tobacco to toys, from groceries to grease, and from cookies to chemicals. Managers, customers, and sales trainees enter into this tale along [...]
 
Book: Entangled Thorns by Melinda Clayton
Beth Sloan has spent the majority of her life trying to escape the memories of a difficult childhood. Born into the infamous Pritchett family of Cedar Hollow, West Virginia, she grew up hard, surrounded not only by homemade stills and corn liquor, but by an impoverished family that more often than not preferred life on the wrong side of the law. After the mysterious death of her brother Luke at [...]
 
Book: Return to Crutcher Mountain by Melinda Clayton
No one with Jessie's history of childhood trauma could make it through unscathed, and Jessie is no exception. As recounted in Appalachian Justice, Jessie is an adult survivor of horrendous childhood abuse suffered at the hands of her stepfather. At the age of thirteen, on a stormy night on top of Crutcher Mountain, Jessie was rescued by reclusive mountain woman Billy May Platte. Now, at the age [...]
 
Book: Appalachian Justice (Cedar Hollow Series) (Volume 1) by Melinda Clayton
Billy May Platte is a half Irish, half Cherokee Appalachian woman who learned the hard way that 1940s West Virginia was no place to be different. As Billy May explains, "We was sheltered in them hills. We didn't know much of nothin' about life outside of them mountains. I did not know the word lesbian; to us, gay meant havin' fun and queer meant somethin' strange." In 1945, when Billy May was [...]
 
Book: Tee for two by Sybil Powell
This is my eighth book and with the exception of the trilogy Evergreen they are all totally different yet all in some way reflect the experiences I have had in my life. Not too long ago I took up golf which stimulated this book and made me wonder about the private lives of professional golfers. They too must have ups and downs just like Gemma in this book perhaps not as strange or dramatic but [...]
 
Book: Age Should Never Be An Excuse For Not Succeeding by Chris Vaca
I originally wrote this book after I lost my mortgage business because of the great housing crash, losing just about everything I had at the age of 57. Even though things are much better these days, a book with such a topic will always be needed. Whether you have lost a job or a business, you need to know that there is a way back no matter what your situation might be. People need to know that [...]
 
Book: Of Foreign Build - From Corporate Girl to Sea-Gypsy Woman by Jackie Parry
After suffering an emotionally-brutal bereavement and against her counsellor's advice, Jackie ran away. Suddenly within a new culture, with a new husband, and no friends, she was living in the obscure world of cruising with zero knowledge of boats. Crashing within the first twenty-four hours, Jackie realised life would never be the same again; a floating home with no fridge or hot water, and with [...]
 
Book: Inspired by Paris - Why Borrowing from the French Is Better Than Being French by Jordan Phillips
Part travel narrative and part lifestyle guide, Inspired by Paris: Why Borrowing from the French Is Better Than Being French is a must-read for anyone who's ever dreamed about traveling to or living in France. Author Jordan Phillips is a bona fide Francophile. Just show her a wedge of oozy French cheese or a slightly dilapidated Mansard roof, and she'll swoon every time. Before moving to New [...]
 
Book: The Foxfire Terror by J.D. Wilson
Pete Garrison will be retiring soon. He and his wife, Kate, are both excited. The plan is to spend more time with their only grandchild. As he and his wife prepare for their golden years, circumstances begin to unfold that will change their lives forever. Others from outside this small community will become involved. Dean Stewart and Chris Campbell, two former college fraternity brothers, will [...]
 
Book: Riotous Retirement by Brian Robertson & Ron Smallwood
"A laugh a minute fun read, as an outburst of chaotic humor abounds when newly retired over 50's adapt to a new lifestyle and different friends when downsizing to Burnside Retirement Village, all under the eagle eye of Manager Helga. Hilarious cartoons, eye-catching cover and end of chapter limericks bring the stories to life. The authors deserve a courage medal for this pearl". Independent [...]
 
Book: Revenge by Ann Robbins Phillips
On October 28, 1862, the Hoopers break into the house of the Watson family and kill three men, injure and resultantly kill one teenage girl, and rape another young woman. Nine-year-old Nathe Watson is a witness to this western North Carolina Mountain massacre, but escapes through a window to get help at the urging of his mother. When he returns, it is to find the heads of the men atop pike poles [...]
 
Book: A Minute of Forever by Val Edward Simone
After a teen girl, Ashley Brown, miraculously survives a horrific car accident in which her best friend is killed, she is rescued by a mysterious firefighter who urges her to begin living her life anew and in gratitude for having escaped the tragedy. During her recovery, she keeps hearing the phrase, "forever doesn't last forever," over and over, as she struggles with survivor's guilt. Resuming [...]
 
Book: Murder Caribbean-Style (High Seas Mystery - Book 1) by Diane Rapp
Praise for Murder Caribbean-Style: "Sometimes a reader needs to curl up with a deliciously good book and disappear from their own world for awhile. Murder Caribbean-Style spirited me away into a world that oozed with the charms of such exotic locations as Barbados, St. Thomas, Sint Maarten and Puerto Rico. Diane Rapp offers a gift to her readers: She whets an adventurer's appetite with zesty, [...]
 
Book: The Cracked Mirror, Reflections of an Appalachian Son by Billy Ray Chitwood
When Prentice Paul Hiller enters the senior care facility he brings with him not only a hip surgery gone wrong, but a mirror of his past, cracked with the stress of all his memories: a family broken apart by their Appalachian circumstances and the 'great depression'; a childhood tainted by a father's abusive nature; an impetuous marriage and a sorrowful divorce; a subsequent search of 'isms' and [...]
 
Book: Bad Blood (Revenge Series) by Ann Robbins Phillips
Nathe and Addie Watson are warned by Amps, a ghost from Nathe's past, that the Hooper-Watson Feud might still be fermenting. Nathe thinks it's due to Bad Blood. Bad Blood--the fact that a person is bad because of his or her blood line. Is that possible? The struggle involves Glee Hooper, his wife's nephew, which hides activity in the mountains that's illegal. Their daughter, Lottie, has become an [...]
 
Book: Hillbilly Tales from the Smoky Mountains - And Other Homespun Remedies, Proverbs, and Poetry by Patricia Leigh Graham
Hillbilly Tales from the Smoky Mountains includes several short stories based on the folklore of the Appalachian Mountains. Before the time of cell-phones, computers and television, family members would gather on the front porch and offer up stories through simple oral traditions. These stories were to provide simple forms of entertainment to their children. With each generation, the stories [...]
 
Book: Southern Mystical Moments by Patricia Leigh Graham
Mystical Tales of the South is comprised of a collection of myths, legends, and folklore situated in Western North Carolina. This is Patricia's 3rd collection of short stories. Learn about the traditions and local myths of Fontana Lake's man-eating monster, the Boojum of Swain County, or the Healer of Tuckasegee, and much more. Discover the mystery behind the Brown Mountain Lights, the [...]
 
Book: Dracula in Dior - The Ultimate A-Z Fashion Guide for the Undead and Those Who Wish To Be by Scarlett Stoker
Twilight. True Blood. Dracula. Vampires are hotter than the sun they don't walk in, and why? Because they have the only two things we humans all want. Eternal life. Eternal thinness. Yet when it comes to style, vampires might as well stake themselves. Sure, their books sell millions and their movies pack them in, but too many are still dressing like the Count from Sesame Street. That's why undead [...]
 
Book: Enigma - Discovering the Moments that Form Your Life by Charles Stoll
Joshua Chambers is facing a catharsis when he learns that 14 of his friends have perished in a tragic blaze. In an attempt to make sense of his life, Joshua returns to his earliest memory, sitting in a stroller in his dad's orthopedic shoe store being adored by a customer who teaches him about trust and love. Joshua then traces the forty significant events that created the person he is today. [...]
 
Book: Murder Manhattan Style by Warren Bull
In this short story collection, Warren Bull takes his readers across the American landscape with stories of justice and injustice, truth and speculation, and humor and noir. The Manhattan in the title sometimes refers to the suave part of New York and sometimes to its prairie twin in Kansas. The stories are equally diverse. Bull writes tales of children outwitting their elders in the name of [...]
 
Book: Style, Chic, Trendy, Cheap - How to Get an Expensive Wardrobe to Fit Any Paycheck by Elle Campbell
A past graduate of Parsons School of Design, Elle Campbell held internships with companies such as BCBG Max Azria and MTV and had worked in merchandising and buying for contemporary fashion companies like True Religion and Juicy Couture. Now a fashion and lifestyle writer, Elle Campbell really knows what she is talking about when she is using her years of expertise to inform readers how to have [...]
 
Book: The Bad Wife by Madelene Martin
Hannah is a 20-something, hard working woman trapped in a boring, sexless marriage. As she grows increasingly dissatisfied, her sex drive demands more, and Hannah longs to experience new things. The problem is, her husband isn't passionate about anything, and that includes sex. Frustrated with her lacklustre love-life, she turns to her male co-workers for fun and flirtation, longing to feel sexy [...]
 
Book: The heart of a lion! - E-Hare by Serge and Kristina Lapytski
This is an interesting book about a very smart and energetic little hare, and his adventures. When E-Hare, like any other child, goes to school or plays with his friends, he has to meet certain challenges such as bullying at school and tough homework, while learning invaluable lessons like how to study hard, have fun and so on. This book is written in a fiction rhyme style. The idea is to help [...]
 
Book: The Great Life Redesign - Change How You Work, Live How You Dream and Make It Happen ... Today by Caroline Cameron
Do you feel like you're working harder than ever but seemingly getting nowhere? Maybe it's taking far longer than you hoped it would. Rest assured, you're not alone. While t he 21st-century information age has given us instant access to seemingly everything, it's also created unbearable pressure. With rarely enough hours in each day, stress and anxiety are rising at alarming levels with no end in [...]
 
Book: Short and Sweet - 19 New Zealand Romances by Kris Pearson
Romance novelist Kris Pearson has gathered together her three current collections of short stories, added four new tales, and republished them as this bumper collection of nineteen. Some have appeared in mass-market magazines, some have been produced for radio. Most have been contest winners or finalists. They're all tender uplifting stories guaranteed to make your heart beat a little faster and [...]
 
Book: Life and the Universe by Walter Parks, John Long
Just what is life? What do we really know about God? What do we really know about the universe? Is there intelligent life out there? Are we likely to encounter aliens in our lifetime? Is there more than one universe? Will parallel universes soon be proven beyond a shadow of a doubt? These are just some of the questions that two friend have been asking since we were in grammar school together over [...]
 
Book: The Heart Is Where The Angels Sing by Kenny Miller
This is a story family history from the 1960 period. America was getting turned upside down. Everly Brothers fans were being replaced by Beatles fanatics. Quiet American streets filled with rock throwing protestors. They protested race and war and environmenal policy. Kids strapped on the new Sony Walkman and the pleasant "hello" greeting was replaced with a blank stare. The dinner table became a [...]
 
Book: A New Place, Another Murder (A Sheridan Hendley Mystery Book 1) by Christa Nardi
Sometimes you need to be careful what you wish for. Pretty much settled into her new home in Appomattox with Brett and his daughter, Sheridan longs for something to keep her busy. That is, until Maddie and her new friend are framed for theft and murder. Not quite the distraction she had hoped for, but she'll turn over every rock to prove their innocence. In the process, she learns about the [...]
 
Book: Project You - Living A Determined Life by Phronesis LLP
Life is a mystery to be experienced Living A Determined Life is an opportunity to continuously examine your life in an on-going manner than helps you build and journey on a path that mentally, emotionally and spiritually aligns with your personal life's purpose across seven key elements of life: Your Personal Life Your Professional Life Your Family Life Your Mental and Emotional Life Your Health [...]
 
Book: Hometown Girl Forever (Hometown Series Book 3) by Kirsten Fullmer
Lizzie gave up her stressful job in Boston to embrace her love of all things country in Smithville PA. Her farm, a new job at the spa, and her pet alpacas are a dream come true, if only her meddling, matchmaking, socialite mother would back off. Elliot, a successful architect from Washington, DC, designed the new spa, but he certainly hadn't envisioned the exotic bohemian style manager or her [...]
 
Book: Find The Best in U - Quick guide to personal style, positive attitude and inner strength to bring out the best from you by Leena Joshi
'Find The Best In U' is about finding your personal style combined with positive attitude and inner strength. It is a quick guide about bringing out the best from you. In todays turbulent and competitive world , people are looking for ways for self help and improvement to become the better version of themselves. Being an image consultant and a motivational i always wanted to reach out to more [...]
 
Book: Great Little Last-Minute Editing Tips for Writers - The Ultimate Frugal Booklet for Avoiding Word Trippers and Crafting Gatekeeper-Perfect Copy by ...
Here is a booklet of word trippers. It is an addendum to a similar list in the appendixes of Carolyn Howard-Johnson's multi award-winning book, "The Frugal Editor." An instructor for UCLA Extension's world-renowned Writers' Program, editor, poet, and novelist, Howard-Johnson has included trouble causers she finds most frequently in her clients' copy. This handy booklet is small enough to be [...]
 
Book: Life After Death by Maxwell Kobina Acquah
LIFE AFTER DEATH - (WHERE WOULD YOU BE IF YOU DIE TODAY?) This book is not an ordinary story book. It is a Revelation book which tells an encounter with JESUS CHRIST. Many people believe in life after death. In fact, most people not only believe in a heaven, but also feel sure that they are going there after death. However, very few people believe in a hell, statistically speaking. Moreover, it [...]
 


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